A debate on ‘Pacquiao the Boxer’ versus ‘Pacquiao the Politician’

The premise is simple: can Manny Pacquiao the boxer be separated from Manny Pacquiao the senator?

Philippine army arrests wife of top Islamist militant in south

MANILA - Philippine soldiers arrested the wife of a top leader of a pro-Islamic State militant group, and killed a suspected bomber in separate...

Legal experts weigh in on the draft federal constitution

Members of the legal profession have sounded off as the draft federal constitution prepared by the Consultative Committee on charter change was finally made...


US lawmakers slam Trump as ‘weak’ in Russia summit; some push new sanctions

WASHINGTON — Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's...

There is no single origin story on why Friday the 13th is ‘unlucky’

It's Friday the 13th in the Philippines. For some, it might be just another day in an already stress-filled work week while others think...

Pinoy fans brace for World Cup final between powerhouse France and underdog Croatia

The final stage is set. Upstart Croatia will face off against historical powerhouse France in the final round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup...


Asian stocks on edge hours before tariff deadline

SHANGHAI- Asian share markets were set for a bumpy ride on Friday just hours ahead of a U.S. deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese...

Trump says US tariffs could be applied to Chinese goods worth $500 billion

WASHINGTON/BEIJING — President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States may ultimately impose tariffs on more than a half-trillion dollars' worth of Chinese goods...

U.S. plans limits on Chinese investment in U.S. technology firms

 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Treasury Department is crafting rules that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies...


Regulation is coming, but in the hands of governments, this often means pressure for company censorship.



Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez love saga: No happily ever after for ‘Jelena’

The Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez love saga is over and it did not end in their happily ever after. Months after breaking up with...

Kris Aquino appears to have ended spat with ex James Yap

Actress and TV host Kris Aquino recently tweeted a message commemorating her failed marriage to basketball star James Yap, solemnized in a civil ceremony...


A debate on ‘Pacquiao the Boxer’ versus ‘Pacquiao the Politician’

The premise is simple: can Manny Pacquiao the boxer be separated from Manny Pacquiao the senator?

Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

After watching their soccer team lose 4-2 to France in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, some Croatians wept with sadness while others felt pride that their tiny nation had gone so far in the tournament.

France lift second World Cup after classic final

France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades ended the battling outsiders' dreams of a first title.





New immigration electronic gates are the latest in NAIA good news

New electronic gates at NAIA are in a viral Facebook post. It is a step forward for the country's premier gateway long beset with poor facilities and congestion.

Images and graphics from early social media networks make a comeback

Some twitter users have sparked social media nostalgia by bringing back to life some once viral graphics and webcomics from the early days of...