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NATIONAL

Bong Go’s ‘no go’ in 2019 similar to Duterte’s stance in 2015

Mobile users report having received a message from an 11-digit mobile number asking Filipinos in a "non-commissioned survey" if they would vote for Bong Go, Duterte's trusty aide.

Online petition wants to raise age of determining statutory rape

An organization made an online petition to raise the age of determining statutory rape in the Philippines from the legislated 12 years old. Child Rights...

Endangered corals from Philippines found illegally sold in US gift shop

Endangered corals found in Philippine waters are allegedly being sold in a gift shop in the US, photos of which went viral on social...

WORLD

Nelson Mandela’s legacy echoes on his 100th birth anniversary

July 18, 2018 marks the 100th birth anniversary of the late Nelson Mandela, once the leading voice against the apartheid in South Africa and...

China cuts Air China’s flight hours, launches safety review after incident

SHANGHAI — China's aviation regulator will cut Air China's flight hours for its Boeing 737 fleet by 10 percent and cancel the licences for...

Migrants in Lebanon seek to break stereotypes with new radio show

BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Since arriving in Lebanon, Sudanese migrant worker Abdallah Afandi has been turned away from beach resorts, mistaken for a cleaner...
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BUSINESS

US ban on China’s ZTE forces telecoms to rethink business

LONDON — The U.S. trade ban on Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE wreaked havoc at wireless carriers in Europe and South Asia and forced operators...

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...

OPINION

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

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Why upcoming movie ‘Jacqueline Comes Home’ is creating some buzz

A trailer was released, and an old controversy over an alleged mistrial of a murder case resurrected.

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...
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SPORTS

The real deal with Alphonse Areola and how he can still switch to Azkals

A Filipino is a World Cup winner but not everyone is celebrating French reserve goalkeeper Alphonse Areola's chance to hold up the most coveted...

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.

LIFESTYLE

Why people are excited about an American fast food’s Philippines opening

What's all the fuss about a fast food joint's opening? One explanation: Filipinos' love for American food goes back centuries.

Online petition wants to raise age of determining statutory rape

An organization made an online petition to raise the age of determining statutory rape in the Philippines from the legislated 12 years old. Child Rights...

UST student’s tale of physical abuse causes uproar

A female student from the University of Santo Tomas told her story of alleged physical abuse at the hands of her boyfriend. On July 14,...
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MOTORING

TECH

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...
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