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NATIONAL

Communist and Liberal parties have different ideologies. So are they joining forces?

Figures from opposition bloc Liberal Party and the Communist Party of the Philippines are allegedly joining forces in a destabilization plot against President Rodrigo...

Enchong Dee and the phenomenon of entertainers ‘leading’ a nation explained

Social media users admired Enchong Dee's insight on Philippine politics being filled with a considerable amount of former entertainers and how he lamented the...

Philippine farmers struggle to rebuild lives after typhoon decimates crops

MANILA — The destruction of crops by a powerful typhoon will push people in the Philippines deeper into poverty and prolong recovery efforts, aid agencies said...

WORLD

Pope defends China deal on bishops, says he will have final say on names

Pope Francis on Tuesday defended a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, saying he, and not the Beijing...

Oil near 4-yr high as producers resist output rise to offset Iran sanctions

SINGAPORE— Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of four-year highs hit in the previous session, as looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and unwillingness...

China says it hopes Britain respects its West Philippine Sea sovereignty

BEIJING — China hopes that Britain can stand by its position of not taking sides in the West Philippine Sea and earnestly respect China's...
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BUSINESS

Philippines plans $4.97-billion domestic borrowing in Q4

MANILA—The Philippines plans to raise as much as P270 billion pesos from the sale of treasury bills and bonds in the fourth quarter, the same amount...

Philippines central bank to show strong policy action — deputy governor

LONDON — The Philippines central bank will take "very strong" action at its meeting on Thursday, deputy governor Diwa Guinigundo said on Tuesday, a move likely to...

Oil near 4-yr high as producers resist output rise to offset Iran sanctions

SINGAPORE— Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of four-year highs hit in the previous session, as looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and unwillingness...

OPINION

Lawyer Jude Sabio reflects on the role of the International Criminal Court, which the Philippines opted to exit in March as a communication he filed against President Rodrigo Duterte is pending before it.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Enchong Dee and the phenomenon of entertainers ‘leading’ a nation explained

Social media users admired Enchong Dee's insight on Philippine politics being filled with a considerable amount of former entertainers and how he lamented the...

Korean group BTS speaks before UN to end violence against children

Korean group Bangtan Boys or BTS told young people to stand up for their rights in a historic appearance at the United Nations headquarters...
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SPORTS

Report: 76ers to promote ex-center Brand to GM role

The Philadelphia 76ers will name former on-court star Elton Brand to fill the team's vacant general manager role, ESPN reported Tuesday. NBA sources told ESPN's...

Basketball fans pay tribute after NBA veteran Dwyane Wade announces ‘last dance’

Basketball fans are celebrating the storied career of Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade after his announcement that the coming 2018-2019 NBA season would be...

Not everyone is excited about possible Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch

Nobody saw it coming. Retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. has challenged Sen. Manny Pacquiao to a rematch after an unlikely meeting between the...

LIFESTYLE

There are more Metro Manila road mishaps daily than you’d think

As traffic continues to pervade the metro, more and more people are getting involved in road accidents at most of the city's major thoroughfares,...

Previews of upcoming super movies: Captain Marvel and Joker in 2019

Comic book and superhero fans around the world are pumped after the trailer to Marvel Studios' "Captain Marvel" and photo previews of Joaquin Phoenix...

The long road to annulment for Sunshine Cruz

Actress Sunshine Cruz expressed her elation when the court finally granted her annulment with estranged husband Cesar Montano after four years of struggling in...
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MOTORING

Why public transportation is regarded as a livelihood

A transport official's statement on public utility vehicle operators has revived the discussion on public transport utilities as livelihood in the traffic-plagued Philippines. Transportation Assistant...

Stories of stranded passengers at NAIA can stop you in your tracks

A Xiamen Airlines flight that overshot the main runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport set off a chain of events that led to...

NAIA’s terminal case: What went wrong after an airline’s bad landing

(Updated 3:34 p.m.) Several flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been cancelled following the crash landing of a Boeing 737-8000 owned by...

TECH

Japanese billionaire and art collector to be first ‘moon tourist’

A Japanese billionaire is the first private citizen to sign up for a planned trip to the moon scheduled for 2023. Elon Musk, owner and...

The story behind NDRRMC’s Intelligent Operations Center

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council's Intelligent Operations Center is being praised and admired by Filipinos after photos of it were shared on...
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