NATIONAL

Work starts on Tutuban-Clark railway

Gerald de la Pena, Bloomberg TV Philippines MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Transportation has started work on the Tutuban to Clark railway line that,...

Though out of sight again, Duterte ‘alive and well,’ says Abella

President Rodrigo Duterte is "alive and well," presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella told a press briefing in Malacañang Tuesday amid renewed speculation about the chief executive’s wellbeing triggered by his latest lengthy absence from the public eye.

NO FAKE RICE | Analyzed samples are the real thing – NFA

The National Food Authority debunked persistent rumors of fake rice being sold in the markets, saying samples submitted for analysis proved to be the real thing.

WORLD

China accuses Indian border guards of crossing into its territory

China has accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India's northeastern border with Tibet, the Chinese foreign and defense ministries have said.

Battle for Mosul to end in days – Iraqi general

The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old City.

White House spokesman gets flak for turning off TV cameras

White House spokesman Sean Spicer drew the ire of some reporters on Monday for banning cameras from daily press briefings as part of what Spicer called an effort to vary the routine.

BUSINESS

NO FAKE RICE | Analyzed samples are the real thing – NFA

The National Food Authority debunked persistent rumors of fake rice being sold in the markets, saying samples submitted for analysis proved to be the real thing.

Oil firms cut pump prices effective Tuesday

Oil firms cut pump prices of gasoline by 35 centavos a liter for diesel and 20 centavos a liter for kerosene on Tuesday.

US destroyer stayed on deadly collision course despite repeated warnings: PH merchant ship’s captain

A US warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain.

OPINION

The DOF's TRAIN is grossly anti-poor, brazenly pro-rich, and should be derailed.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Pampanga charmer wins Miss Global Philippines pageant

Mary Ann Mungcal will represent the country in this year’s Miss Global International pageant.

Lorde scores first chart-topping Billboard album with ‘Melodrama’

Her breakout first album 'Pure Heroine' debuted and peaked at No. 3 when it was released in 2013.

SPORTS

Russell Westbrook named MVP after historic season

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook put the finishing touch on a magical season by being named the Most Valuable Player of the...

Cavs target Paul George to challenge Warriors dominance

Fresh off their NBA Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly trying to bring Paul George over from the...

TNT likely to make import change in Game Four: sources

There's a strong chance that TNT KaTropa will make an import change in time for Game Four of the PBA Commissioner's Cup finals, multiple...

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

HERE ‘WIGO’ | Fun in the sun with Toyota

Toyota unveiled the latest iteration of the Wigo with a new powertrain.

Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China

Tesla Inc took a step closer toward establishing an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in China with its announcement on Thursday that it is in exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government.

Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda Motor Co said it halted production at a domestic vehicle plant for a day this week after finding the WannaCry ransomware that struck globally last month in its computer network.

TECH

If online store can’t produce advertised items, it could be part of gamblers’ shadow banking system

A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.

WATCH | Boom’s supersonic prototype prepares for 2018 test flight

U.S. company Boom is developing a supersonic airliner that will fly 2.6 times faster than any other aircraft on the market today.