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  • 6 months Reymon Jaraula makes dreams come true at Pueblo Philstar |Sports
    Reymon Jaraula finally grabbed a Philippine Golf Tour crown he had been chasing since he broke into the ranks as a scrawny upstart at Palos Verdes six years ago, beating multi-titled Tony Lascuña in the second playoff hole to snare the ICTSI Pueblo de Oro Championship crown before a cheering crowd here yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months Acienda Designer Outlet adds more store tenants Philstar |Biz
    Acienda Designer Outlet (ADO), the country’s first true international outlet mall located in Silang, Cavite, continues its momentum well into the upcoming holiday season with the opening of its newest stores. ... more
  • 6 months For all the marbles Philstar |Sports
    It’s down to one final game to decide the new FIBA World Cup champion. Two unbeaten teams are left among 32 that began hostilities in China last Aug. 31. ... more
  • 6 months Insurers allowed to invest in SBL Philstar |Biz
    The Insurance Commission (IC) is now allowing insurance firms to participate in securities borrowing and lending (SBL) transactions, subject to regulatory approval. ... more
  • 6 months PBA Draft: Early focus on Thirdy Ravena, Jason Brickman Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) will hold its Annual Rookie Draft on Dec. 8 with eyes focusing early on collegiate standouts led by Ateneo’s Thirdy Ravena and a bunch of Fil-foreign players bannered by Jason Brickman. ... more
  • 6 months The craving for distraction Philstar |Biz
    Ever fall in line behind the counter of a bank or a fast food resto which all it takes is a few minutes? ... more
  • 6 months LPC derby champ known today Philstar |Sports
    The champion of Las Piñas Coliseum’s 30th Anniversary 5-Stag Derby will be determined as the event’s grand finals unfold at 1 p.m. today, with more than 80 fights on tap. ... more
  • 6 months Phoenix partners with Brunei LPG firm Philstar |Biz
    Independent oil firm Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. is strengthening its network in the Southeast Asian region after it forged a deal to source liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Brunei. ... more
  • 6 months Philippines blitz kings on bigger stage Philstar |Sports
    The Philippines’ “fastest” chessers Daniel Quizon and David Elorta will try to reclaim the Southeast Asian Games blitz gold last won by Wesley So eight years ago as they spearhead the country’s bid in the biennial event set late this year in Subic. ... more
  • 6 months Agusan del Norte governor cleared of graft, malversation Philstar
    Agusan del Norte Gov. Dale Corvera has been acquitted of graft and malversation of public funds over alleged illegal reimbursement of municipal funds when he was mayor of Cabadbaran City in 2014. ... more
  • 6 months Alyssa Valdez hurts ankle, skips SEA Grand Prix Philstar |Sports
    The Philippine women’s volleyball team will be without its top two players when it sees action in the Southeast Asian Grand Prix scheduled Sept. 20-22 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. ... more
  • 6 months Sandigan affirms ex- Quezon City execs’ conviction Philstar
    The Sandiganbayan has upheld its decision sentencing two former Quezon City government officials to serve up to 30 years in prison in connection with the 2011 Manor Hotel fire that took the lives of 74 persons. ... more
  • 6 months Terrific 12 features World Cup vets Philstar |Sports
    It will be redemption time for 11 players whose teams failed to advance to the second round of this year’s FIBA World Cup in China as they suit up for their home clubs in the Terrific 12 tournament featuring three PBA, four Japanese, three Chinese and two Korean pro teams at the Tap Seac Multi-Sports Pavilion in Macau on Sept. 17-22. ... more
  • 6 months UP sets nationwide protests on ML anniversary Philstar
    Various activities, including a “National Day of Protest” on Sept. 20, will be organized at different campuses of the University of the Philippines (UP) to commemorate the declaration of martial law during the Marcos regime. ... more
  • 6 months Philippine lifters vie in Pattaya Philstar |Sports
    Ten national lifters will participate in this year’s International Weightlifting Federation World Championships to be held in Pattaya, Thailand from Sept. 18-27. ... more
  • 6 months All-female cop station launched in Siquijor Philstar
    A police station to be manned only by policewomen was launched in Maria town in Siquijor yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months No Alyssa Valdez, no problem for Creamline Philstar |Sports
    Creamline showed depth and class as it smothered Chef’s Classics, 25-11, 25-14, 25-21, even without top hitter Alyssa Valdez as the Cool Smashers rolled to their ninth straight win in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan yesterday. ... more
  • 6 months Don’t feed, ride whale sharks — BFAR Philstar
    Residents have been advised against feeding whale sharks sighted in the waters off Alegria town in southern Cebu. ... more
  • 6 months Long-term effects of using ketamine for depression are uncertain Philstar |Opinion
    Low doses of ketamine, an N- methyl- D- aspirate glutamate receptor antagonist, can produce benefits that are unprecedented in the history of treating major depression. ... more
  • 6 months No more transport disruption, Yanson matriarch assures public Philstar
    The bus operations of Vallacar Transit Inc. (VTI)’s will not be disrupted again, Yanson family matriarch Olivia has assured the public amid an ongoing squabble involving her children. ... more
  • 6 months EDITORIAL – Not in their backyard Philstar |Opinion
    It’s an ugly mindset – the idea that it’s OK to dump one’s trash and other discarded items indiscriminately, as long as it’s not in one’s own backyard. ... more
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ‘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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months Easing Philstar |Opinion
    Recession is a specter haunting the Eurozone economies. ... more
  • 6 months 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 months 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 months 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 months Trust the system Philstar |Biz
    First, they wanted a competitive bidding process. ... more
  • 6 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months Okada Manila nearly doubles revenues in Aug Philstar |Biz
    Okada Manila continues to see an increase in gaming and non-gaming revenues. ... more
  • 6 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months 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
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