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  • 5 days Why Vietnam’s economy is surging ahead Philstar |Opinion
    In 1986, Vietnam decided to launch economic and political reforms that would enable the country to transform from a centralized economy into a socialist-oriented market economy. ... more
  • 5 days Eagles trounce Tams to stay unbeaten Philstar |Sports
    Ange Kouame led the Blue Eagles in their fourth straight win with his 14 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks, while Adrian Wong scored 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from deep, on top of five assists. ... more
  • 5 days Lucky Rey hits game-winning 3 as Warriors stun Archers Philstar |Sports
    The former CESAFI MVP was blazing from deep, going 5-of-7 from downtown including the game-winning trey with 3.2 seconds left to tow the Red Warriors and new head coach Bong Tan their first win of the tourney. ... more
  • 5 days Soldiers’ help sought to protect Basilan rainforests Philstar
    Officials want soldiers deployed in abandoned Abu Sayyaf camps in Sampinit Complex in the province to help protect tropical rainforests along stretches of a new highway in the area. ... more
  • 5 days Team USA beats Poland, finishes 7th in FIBA World Cup Philstar |Sports
    After losing their last two games against France and Serbia, the Americans managed to salvage a win to end the tournament on a high note. ... more
  • 5 days Cool Smashers book No. 9 sans Valdez Philstar |Sports
    Fillet Cainglet-Cayetano stepped up to lead the Cool Smashers’ romp with nine attack points as coach Tai Bundit took the luxury of fielding in all his players in the 78-minute demolition. ... more
  • 6 days Media’s ‘narrative’ helped Antetokounmpo win NBA MVP, says runner-up Harden Philstar |Sports
    In an interview with GQ about his newest signature sneaker, Harden got candid on his thoughts about the results. ... more
  • 6 days Lady Tams buck slow start to ram Lady Eagles Philstar |Sports
    Choy Bahuyan led the Lady Tamaraws' 21-2 assault that flipped the game from a 45-38 deficit to a 59-47 lead entering the fourth period. ... more
  • 6 days Pastrana stars as Lady Archers rout Lady Warriors Philstar |Sports
    The highly touted rookie out of Silay City poured 20 points, three rebounds and three assists as the Lady Archers slowly ran away with the game after taking a 10-point lead, 26-16, after the first quarter. ... more
  • 6 days Shaun Livingston retires from the NBA Philstar |Sports
    After 15 years in the league, the Golden State Warrior is hanging up his jerseys for good. ... more
  • 6 days 1 in 5 Filipinos are diabetic or pre-diabetic—You might be, too Philstar |Health
    Millions of Filipinos are afflicted with diabetes, and more are at risk. Here are some preventive tips. ... more
  • 6 days Ex-DepEd exec gets 8 years for graft Philstar
    The Sandiganbayan has sentenced a former regional director of the Department of Education (DepEd) to up to eight years in prison over the anomalous procurement of P2.9 million worth of information technology (IT) equipment in 2008. ... more
  • 6 days Apocalypse now Philstar |Opinion
    Under the Malolos Constitution, the Constitutional successor to the President was the Chief Justice, then called the President of the Supreme Court of Justice. ... more
  • 6 days SC urged: Allow Pinay on death row to testify vs recruiters Philstar
    A group yesterday asked the Supreme Court to allow Mary Jane Veloso, who is on death row in Indonesia, to testify via written deposition against those who recruited her. ... more
  • 6 days Easing Philstar |Opinion
    Recession is a specter haunting the Eurozone economies. ... more
  • 6 days Diokno sees earlier action on rate cut, RRR reduction Philstar |Biz
    Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said the next monetary action through another interest rate cut or the reduction of the reserve requirement ratio could come as early as this month due to easing inflation. ... more
  • 6 days Manila offers amnesty to 50,000 motorists Philstar
    The Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) yesterday called on at least 50,000 motorists who have yet to claim their driver’s licenses to avail themselves of the city government’s amnesty program. ... more
  • 6 days The elements of teaching Philstar |Opinion
    “Letter to a Young Teacher” is the title of Fr. Joseph V. Landy’s small and sensible book for those who want to teach. ... more
  • 6 days Trust the system Philstar |Biz
    First, they wanted a competitive bidding process. ... more
  • 6 days BIR employee dies in road mishap Philstar
    An employee of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a passenger bus in Isabela on Thursday. ... more
  • 6 days Grief and its rewards Philstar |Opinion
    “A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.” – Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking ... more
  • 6 days Meralco inks 1,200 MW power supply deals Philstar |Biz
    After conducting its first successful bidding, Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) signed power supply agreements (PSAs) with Phinma Energy Corp., San Miguel Energy Corp. and South Premiere Power Corp. (SPPC) to supply 1,200 megawatts (MW) for 10 years. ... more
  • 6 days EAMC execs fail in bid to shorten graft trial Philstar
    The Sandiganbayan has denied a motion by three ranking officials of the East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC) to seek the dismissal of the graft cases against them without presenting their counter-evidence. ... more
  • 6 days EDITORIAL – No end to political violence Philstar |Opinion
    Whether it’s election season or not, armed violence is a constant threat for politicians in this country. ... more
  • 6 days Customer breakpoint Philstar |Biz
    It took me what seems like forever to listen to the product advertisements of this credit card company when I called. ... more
  • 6 days SSS, DENR see action Philstar |Sports
    Social Security System and Department Environment and Natural Resources make their much-awaited debuts tomorrow when they face respective rivals in the 8th UNTV Cup at the Pasig City Sports Center. ... more
  • 6 days House OKs CITIRA bill Philstar |Biz
    The House of Representatives yesterday approved on third and final reading a bill reducing the 30 percent income tax on thousands of corporations to 20 percent over 10 years starting next year. ... more
  • 6 days Cards outlast Knights in double OT Philstar |Sports
    Noah Lugo dished out a performance to remember as he willed Mapua to a shock 105-101 double-overtime victory over Letran yesterday to cling on to its Final Four hopes in the 95th NCAA basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. ... more
  • 6 days SEC approves Now Corp’s move to wipe out deficit Philstar |Biz
    Listed technology company Now Corp. has received the Securities and Exchange Commission’s approval to eliminate its accumulated deficit, which will help ramp up its financing and expansion. ... more
  • 6 days FIBA: Are we good enough? Philstar |Sports
    The FIBA World Cup finishes up with the US no longer the force it was in global basketball. In parallel fashion, the Philippines was blanked in the competition, and fell to last place in the tournament. ... more
  • 6 days Stocks recover, but gains muted ahead of IPO rush Philstar |Biz
    The stock market ended in positive territory yesterday but gains were somewhat muted as investors may be preparing for the robust IPO pipeline, traders said. ... more
  • 6 days PBA legend son bright draft bet Philstar |Sports
    With his D-League stint over, versatile guard Aaron Black now sets his sights on preparation for the PBA Rookie Draft where he hopes to be “up there” with the top prospects. ... more
  • 6 days BSP mint facility in Clark to be completed in 2 years Philstar |Biz
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to complete the planned smart, green, and modern currency production facility in a 29.22-hectare complex at the New Government Administrative Center (NGAC) here in the New Clark City within a two-year period. ... more
  • 6 days Joey Delos Reyes, Alexandra Ganzon triumph Philstar |Sports
    Standout duathlete Joey delos Reyes and former national duathlon champion Alexandra Ganzon stamped their class in ruling the Alviera Bike King Duathlon recently at Alviera in Porac, Pampanga. ... more
  • 6 days Okada Manila nearly doubles revenues in Aug Philstar |Biz
    Okada Manila continues to see an increase in gaming and non-gaming revenues. ... more
  • 6 days Eagles eye win No. 4 vs Tams Philstar |Sports
    Ateneo targets win No. 4 against dangerous FEU to keep a stranglehold of pole position in the 82nd UAAP men’s basketball tournament today at the MOA Arena in Pasay. ... more
  • 6 days Plebiscite to ratify renaming of Compostela Valley set Philstar
    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set a plebiscite to ratify the law to rename the province of Compostela Valley to Davao de Oro. ... more
  • 6 days Blu Girls raring to extend SEAG reign Philstar |Sports
    Extending the country’s 42-year dominance in the Southeast Asian Games is the mission the Philippine Blu Girls have set for the 30th edition of the biennial conclave the country is hosting late this year. ... more
  • 6 days Student nabbed in Pasay drug sting Philstar
    An 18-year-old student was arrested in a drug bust in Pasay City on Thursday night. ... more
  • 6 days Reymon Jaraula hikes Pueblo lead with 69 Philstar |Sports
    Reymon Jaraula snagged a third-round spell that ruined his title bid the last time out, bucking a backside slip with a birdie binge then matching Jay Bayron’s closing pars to take a step closer to a dream title run with a 69 in the third round of the P2.5 million ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship here yesterday. ... more
  • 6 days Alejano asks CA to stop DOJ sedition probe Philstar
    Former Magdalo party-list representative Gary Alejano and fellow Magdalo soldier Jonnell Sangalang have asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to stop the Department of Justice (DOJ) from continuing with its preliminary investigation of the sedition complaint filed against them and 34 others. ... more
  • 6 days NCA 6-stag derby circuit on Tuesday Philstar |Sports
    The National Cockers Alliance announced that the second leg of the NCA 6-stag derby circuit will be held on Tuesday at the Ynares Sports Complex in Pasig City. ... more
  • 6 days SC reverses Comelec ruling on Camarines Norte governor Philstar
    The Supreme Court (SC) has reversed the Commission on Elections (Comelec)’s ruling that disqualified Edgardo Tallado from running for governor of Camarines Norte in the last midterm polls. ... more
  • 6 days Cool Smashers out to stretch hot streak Philstar |Sports
    Top meets bottom as unbeaten Creamline kicks off its second-round campaign in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference against winless Chef’s Classics today at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. ... more
  • 6 days HIV cases up in 3 Bulacan cities Philstar
    Three cities in Bulacan have registered the most number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in the country. ... more
  • 6 days ‘Non-stop,’ ‘all-out’ war grinds on vs CPP-NPA Philstar |Opinion
    Once again, President Duterte on Tuesday ordered the AFP and the PNP to pursue an “all-out war” against the CPP-NPA. This time, he told reporters in Malacanang, there would be “no stopping” in the fighting and that he would not accept any surrender. ... more
  • 6 days Spain outlasts Australia in 2OT, books FIBA World Cup finals berth Philstar |Sports
    Spain is heading to the 2019 FIBA World Cup Finals after outlasting Australia in double overtime, 95-88, in Beijing, China on Friday. ... more
  • 6 days Former BIFF members begin journey back to mainstream society Philstar
    Fourteen former members of an Islamic State-inspired group have taken the first steps to reintegrating into mainstream society with the help of the military and the Bangsamoro government. ... more
  • 7 days Mayor seeks source of dozens of dead pigs dumped in Marikina River Philstar
    Mayor Marcelino "Marcy" Teodoro on Friday said people who threw the bodies of dead pigs in the Marikina River while the Agriculture department is dealing with African swine fever should be held accountable. ... more
  • 7 days Jaraula hikes lead to 2 with gutsy 69 Philstar |Sports
    Reymon Jaraula snagged a third round spell that ruined his title bid the last time out, bucking a backside slip with a birdie-binge then matching Jay Bayron’s closing pars to take a step closer to a dream title run with a 69 in the third round of the P2.5 million ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship here yesterday. ... more
  • 7 days Meralco rates down for the fifth straight month Philstar |Biz
    Meralco reports a total decrease of almost P1.52 per kWh since April 2019. ... more
  • 7 days KC Concepcion defies beauty standards as global brand’s first Filipina face Philstar |Fashion
    “Baka mamaya, kung sino pa ‘yung nilalait mo, ‘yun pa ‘yung tutulong sa’yo,” she warned her bashers. ... more
  • 7 days Petro Gazz Angels to face top Taiwan, Thai volleyball clubs Philstar |Sports
    The Petro Gazz Angels are set to face two of the top women’s volleyball teams in Taiwan when the 2019 Taichung Bank International Women’s Volleyball Tournament tips off this September 14 at the Taipei Arena. ... more
  • 7 days Elorde grandson braces for ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ title fight Philstar |Sports
    Elorde, who is the reigning WBO Asia Pacific super bantamweight champion, will hope to bring home the WBO Junior Featherweight title on Sunday (Manila time). ... more
  • 7 days Cool Smashers target No. 9 vs Red Spikers Philstar |Sports
    The Cool Smashers had a virtual workout in disposing of the Red Spikers in the first round, 25-12, 25-5, 25-15, last August 18 on their way to an eight-game sweep. And from the looks of things, the defending champions could be in for another cruise on a team built around some of the league’s top stars and given the Red Spikers’ current form and record (0-7). ... more
  • 7 days Porn company makes bid to rename Miami Heat arena Philstar |Sports
    A porn company has made a $10 million bid to rename the Miami Heat arena this upcoming NBA season. ... more
  • 7 days 277 illegal foreign workers nabbed in Pasig business district Philstar
    The bureau said that 277 Chinese nationals were arrested in a raid led by the BI’s Fugitive Search Unit in Ortigas Center in Pasig City on Wednesday. ... more
  • 1 week Foreign chambers laud changes to Foreign Investments Act Philstar |Biz
    Foreign business groups in the country welcomed the recent approval of amendments to the Foreign Investments Act at the House of Representatives, saying these would enable the Philippines to attract more investments. ... more
  • 1 week Either Garcia in line for Manny Philstar |Sports
    It appears that either Danny or Mikey Garcia is in line to fight super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao with the bout likely to be held in Las Vegas in March or April next year. ... more
  • 1 week National resilience council Philstar |Biz
    (I wrote about the National Resilience Council when it was launched in 2017. Two years after, much progress has been made. I am re-printing some portions of that column for background) ... more
  • 1 week Baldwin, Ayo salute each other Philstar |Sports
    Ateneo tactician Tab Baldwin and UST mentor Aldin Ayo may be on the opposite ends of the brewing 82nd UAAP cage wars but the rivalry would not stop them from heaping praises to each other. ... more
  • 1 week AboitizPower bullish on Vietnam prospects Philstar |Biz
    Aboitiz Power Corp. sees more opportunities in the Vietnam market with the expansion of its recently acquired wind power plant and other possible project acquisitions like solar and wind developments. ... more
  • 1 week Serbia humbles USA, gains shot at 5th spot Philstar |Sports
    Team USA is now heading to its worst finish in the FIBA World Cup after suffering an 89-94 loss to Serbia last night in Dongguan, China that relegated the five-time champ to the fight for seventh place at the close of the classifications tomorrow. ... more
  • 1 week FLI, DMCI Homes launch new projects Philstar |Biz
    Filinvest Land Inc. and DMCI Homes are expanding their respective residential footprints with the launch of new projects. ... more
  • 1 week Petron karting academy in Clark up Philstar |Sports
    The country’s brightest young students of motor racing get specialized training from the masters when Season 2 of the 2019 Petron Motorsports Karting Academy resumes tomorrow and on Sunday at Clark International Speedway’s kart track in Pampanga. ... more
  • 1 week Nationwide transport strike set Sept. 30 Philstar
    Major transport groups will lead a nationwide strike on Sept. 30 to protest the proposed phaseout of jeepneys and UV Express service vehicles next year. ... more
  • 1 week Skippers, Scorpions enter semis Philstar |Sports
    Top contenders Marinerong Pilipino and CEU took the most out of their win-once playoff incentives, making short work of their respective rivals for early passage into the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Final Four at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig yesterday. ... more
  • 1 week Reds torch heavy equipment in Iloilo Philstar
    Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned heavy equipment being used in a road project in Guimbal, Iloilo on Wednesday night. ... more
  • 1 week Experts rated subway route least acceptable Philstar |Opinion
    Poultry prices are spiking. From P125/kg in Aug. chicken now retails at P165. ... more
  • 1 week 7 Chinese held for illegal sand dredging Philstar
    Seven Chinese citizens were arrested on Wednesday for working without visas and engaging in illegal sand dredging in Masinloc, Zambales. ... more
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