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WATCH | Lumads insist their schools are legit, not tools of communists

A lumad group of indigenous persons on Friday stood their ground in the face of recent threats by President Rodrigo Duterte that he would...

DOON KA, DITO AKO | What are some of the issues that Rody supports but Leni opposes?

There are at least two issues that President Duterte supports but Vice President Robredo opposes. Here's why the country's second highest leader is against these issues.
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Arms, ammo seized, 1 person arrested by Martial Law Special Action Group in CDO

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Firearms and assorted rounds of ammunition were seized, while a person was arrested in simultaneous operations conducted by the...

WORLD

Missile North Korea launched was an ICBM: Pentagon

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that flew for about 1,000 km (620 miles) and landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Charlie Gard, ‘beautiful little boy’ at heart of dispute, dies

Charlie Gard, a British baby who became the subject of a bitter dispute between his parents and doctors over whether he should be taken to the United States for experimental treatment, has died, local media said on Friday.
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Pakistan Supreme Court dismisses PM Sharif after damning wealth probe

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's top court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office after a damning corruption probe into his family wealth,...

BUSINESS

Manila Water to hike rates next month

Manila Water Company, Inc. will hike water rates starting August 13. This, after the Manila Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) approved a 1.12 percent increase or 28-centavo per cubic meter hike in the Foreign Currency Differential Adjustment (FCDA) for the third quarter of 2017.
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PH govt forms team to look into right of way issues

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is optimistic on faster implementation of government infrastructure projects following the creation of an interagency team to look into right of way (ROW) issues.

FOCUS | Google, Facebook show power of ad duopoly as rivals stumble

Quarterly results from Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc provided fresh evidence this week that the digital advertising market is effectively a duopoly, a dynamic with deep implications for two of Silicon Valley's titans.

OPINION

Atty. Mandy Mercado Anderson's postings on Facebook were made in the exercise of her freedom of expression and, more fundamentally, within the context of her engagement as a citizen in the debate of an important issue

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Coke Studio’ fuses tradition and innovation with OPM legends and emerging artists

The show premieres on July 29, 7PM on TV5 with the unusual pairing of Noel Cabangon and Curtismith.

LOOK | Exclusive art for PH ‘Cars-ifies’ the iconic jeepney

Ever wondered how the jeepney would look like if it were a character in Disney Pixar’s 'Cars' series?

SPORTS

Malcolm Hill shines down the stretch as Star extends Alaska’s woes

New Star Hotshots import Malcolm Hill came up with big plays in crunch time as they extended the miseries of the woeful Alaska Aces...

Michael Craig posts triple-double in PBA debut to lift TNT over Kia

Michael Craig delivered a triple-double in an impressive PBA debut as he carried TNT KaTropa to a 106-96 victory over Kia Picanto in the...

Perlas Pilipinas remains winless in FIBA Women’s Asia Cup after loss to Chinese Taipei

The Philippine national women's basketball team remained winless in the FIBA Women's Asia Cup after an 87-53 defeat to Chinese Taipei in the classification...

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

Several Chinese electric car makers mull alliance

A handful of China's many electric vehicle (EV) start-ups are considering setting up an alliance to pool resources, develop joint technology and bring cars more quickly to the world's biggest autos market.

Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

The ban is in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of reliance on the internal combustion engine.

WATCH | Researchers program plug-in hybrid cars to learn fuel efficiency

Researchers in California have created a computer program for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that learns how to save fuel, improving efficiency by more than 30 percent.

TECH

Xiaomi gets $1 billion loan for retail push, expansion

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said it had signed a deal for a new $1 billion loan to accelerate its drive into brick-and-mortar stores and help a push overseas.

North Korea hacking focused more on making money than espionage – South Korean study

North Korea is behind an increasingly orchestrated effort at hacking into computers of financial institutions in South Korea and around the world to steal cash for the impoverished country, a South Korean state-backed agency said in a report.