NATIONAL

Reverse ruling upholding Duterte martial law, House opposition asks SC

Opposition members of the House of Representatives asked the Supreme Court to reverse its ruling upholding Proclamation No. 216, which placed Mindanao under martial law, and declare it unconstitutional.

CAN’T STAND TRAFFIC? GO ABOVE IT | Architects envision elevated bike, walkway on EDSA

When a group of architects grew weary of dealing with Metro Manila’s traffic, they brainstormed a solution that, on hindsight, seems obvious.
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US Congressman James McGovern: If Duterte visits, he can expect many protesters, including myself

(UPDATE - 6:54 a.m.) United States Congressman James McGovern (Dem), speaking at a congressional hearing into the war on drugs in the Philippines, said...

WORLD

2 killed as magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Turkish and Greek coasts

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials said.

US attorney general brushes off Trump criticism of recusal from Russia probe

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue serving.

After Mosul, Islamic State digs in for guerrilla warfare

Islamic State militants began reinventing themselves months before US-backed Iraqi forces ended their three-year reign of terror in Mosul, putting aside the dream of a modern-day caliphate and preparing the ground for a different fight.

BUSINESS

ADB upgrades PH growth forecast for 2017, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has upgraded its growth projection for the Philippines this year and the next, making country among the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia.

Duterte to grace 2-day Davao investment conference

President Rodrigo Duterte will speak at the two-day Davao Investment Conference (ICon) which opens Friday at SMX Convention Center with at least 600 local and foreign business delegates.

Nestlé opens Quirino province coffee buying station

A Nestlé satellite coffee buying station was recently opened in Diffun, Quirino province in North Luzon to enable producers in the area to sell their green coffee beans with greater convenience consistent with prevailing world market price.

OPINION

President Benigno Aquino cannot be the main person for usurpation of authority charge. Clearly, he did not “knowingly or falsely represent himself” as an officer of the government. He was the President of the Philippines. Neither did he act “without being lawfully entitled to do so.” As President, he was the chief executive of the government.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Television amps up, movies simmer down at Comic-Con

This year's four-day geekfest will see fewer films being marketed by movie studios.

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead in apparent suicide: coroner

TMZ, citing law enforcement sources, said Bennington had hung himself while alone in his house near Los Angeles.

SPORTS

Gilas back on track, takes down Iraq for 4th Jones Cup win

The Philippine national men's basketball team came out on top against a highly physical Iraq squad, 84-75, to notch its fourth win in the...

Philippines bags hosting rights to World Pool Championship for next four years

The Philippines will be hosting the prestigious World Pool Championship for the next four years starting this October. Yen Makabenta, former chairman of the...

Yeng Guiao satisfied with NLEX import Aaron Fuller’s PBA debut

NLEX import Aaron Fuller impressed in his PBA debut, scoring 30 points and 20 rebounds as well as providing energy to help the Road...

LIFESTYLE

LOOK | Baguio City’s iconic Café by the Ruins holds final cañao ritual

Farewell to Baguio City's most famous restaurant and hub for creative souls.

Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October

The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the magical series.

Living healthily, learning more could cut dementia cases by a third

Learning new things, eating and drinking well, not smoking and limiting hearing loss and loneliness could prevent a third of dementia cases, health experts noted.

MOTORING

Nissan shares Intelligent Mobility vision at ASEAN EV & Hybrid Summit

MANILA, PHILIPPINES -- Nissan has detailed its comprehensive and far-reaching Intelligent Mobility plan at the first ASEAN Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Summit, which was...

Blaze 100 Euro 6 is best gasoline in the country

Petron Blaze 100 Euro 6 is acknowledged as the best gasoline in the country, with outstanding qualities unmatched in the industry.
Grab hailing station

WATCH | LTFRB: No halt in Grab and Uber ops, only crackdown on ‘colorum’ vehicles

(UPDATED - 10:48 P.M.) LTFRB clarified Tuesday that it does not intend to stop the ride-sharing services in the country amid its crackdown on transport network vehicle services (TNVS) operating without certificates of public convenience (CPC) or provisional authority (PA).

TECH

Moto Z² Play finally lands in PH

The all new mid-premium moto Z² Play completes the recent releases from Motorola, which include the moto C, moto C Plus, moto E4, and moto E4 Plus.

NO MORE FRICTION | Amazon makes cloud contract more customer-friendly

Amazon.com Inc has done away with a controversial clause in its cloud computing contracts that prohibited customers from suing the company over patent infringement.