NATIONAL

SC okays curfew for minors in QC, but not in Manila, Navotas

The Supreme Court has declared the curfew for minors implemented in Quezon City as constitutional but unconstitutional in Manila and Navotas.

Military commanders cross retaken bridges in Marawi

Two key field generals in the re-taking of this Islamic city from Maute-led terrorists on Sunday crossed for the first time since the start of the May 23 siege two strategic bridges, marking what authorities called a significant turn in the military campaign.

Senate to hear ‘Atio’ fatal hazing case on Sept. 25

(UPDATED - 4:30 p.m.) Despite its busy schedule, the Senate has scheduled for 6pm Monday (Sept. 25) a hearing on the fatal initiation rites on University of Sto. Tomas law student Horacio "Atio" Castillo III, and will tackle proposed amendments to the anti-hazing law.

WORLD

Trump expands ban, issues travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela

The United States will prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea to the United States as part of a sweeping new travel ban that also slaps restrictions on Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia, the Trump administration said on Sunday.

Trump weighs replacement to travel ban on Muslim countries

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday was considering a replacement to his executive order temporarily barring travel to the United States from several majority-Muslim countries.

Merkel heads for 4th term but with lower turnout, Germans warned apathy could boost far-right

Turnout slipped slightly in Germany’s election despite politicians warning that apathy could boost the far-right, expected to return to parliament after a half century’s absence, overshadowing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s expected victory.

BUSINESS

SPECIAL REPORT | Scammers sell Marcos ‘legacy’ to poor Pinoys

Behind the pamphlet distributed among thousands who attened that controversial "cooperative" gathering at UPLB on Saturday (Sept. 23) was an organization that had already been discredited by the Securities and Exchange Commission and whose leaders had already been charged with estafa by the National Bureau of Investigation way back in 2013.

FOCUS | EU-ASEAN: Strengthening our connectivity agenda

The EU is also supporting ASEAN efforts to connect its peoples and its markets: We are engaged supporters of ASEAN's Master Plan on Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025), supported in different ways though thematic dialogues and our EU/ASEAN Cooperation budget of over 200 million euros, to make Connectivity a reality in the region and beyond.

DOF eyes December signing into law of tax reform bill

The Department of Finance (DoF) wants the tax reform bill signed by President Rodrigo R. Duterte by mid-December, with roughly two months left for Congress to finalize the measure ahead of its planned implementation by 2018.

OPINION

It has gotten to the point that there is pride in entitlement and braggadocio in lying. Filipinos are mocked and demonized for fighting for human rights, for demanding accountability and transparency in government, while those who deny and twist the words of the Constitution fist-bump you on Facebook after embarrassing their own staff and alma mater.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Kundiman legend Ric Manrique, Jr. passes away

He succumbed to a heart attack and diabetes complications Saturday, Manila time. He was 76.

REVIEW | Aronofsky’s ‘Mother!’ is an overblown metaphor

The film is relentless in inducing anxiety in every scene but can barely hold itself together in the end.

SPORTS

SMB’s Grand Slam bid in jeopardy after major collapse against Meralco

The San Miguel Beermen suffered a major collapse against the Meralco Bolts, 104-101, to put their Grand Slam bid in serious jeopardy as the...

Hometown boy Philmar Alipayo wins Siargao National Surfing Cup

SIARGAO - Philmar Alipayo made history by winning the 19th Siargao National Surfing Cup on Thursday. Alipayo defeated fellow Siargao native and previous national and...

CBC drops 28 points, Austin delivers 27-19 game as Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas slays Mono Vampire of Thailand

Carl Bryan Cruz erupted for 28 points while Isaiah Austin registered a monster game of 27 points and 19 boards as Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas slayed...

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

Tesla, AMD to develop chip for self-driving car — CNBC

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is working with Advanced Micro Devices Inc to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the matter.

Audi takes lead in automated driving

German carmaker Audi is taking a lead in bringing more automated driving to roads, but rivals seem in no rush to follow while legal and regulatory uncertainties still cloud the technology.

Intel collaborates with Waymo on self-driving compute design

Intel Corp announced a collaboration with Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving unit, saying it had worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.

TECH

Salalima resignation should not disrupt big-ticket ICT projects — Recto

The resignation of DICT secretary Rodolfo Salalima should not lead to the “low-batt, offline” implementation of projects and reforms in the ICT (information and communications technology) sector, Sen. Ralph Recto.

WATCH | Defibrillator drones could save lives in hard-to-reach areas

Researchers have developed a drone with the capability of transporting and delivering an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to rural areas in the first few minutes after cardiac arrest to facilitate early defibrillation. Reuters' Roselle Chen reports.