NATIONAL

De Lima deplores Duterte’s ‘addiction’ to killing; Leni says it’s time to ‘express our hate’

Sen. Leila de Lima and Vice President Leni Robredo condemn the escalation of drug-related killings in Bulacan and Metro Manila, resulting in the death of 81 Filipinos, including Grade 11 student Kian Loyd delos Santos.
Kian Lloyd delos Santos

THE CHURCH SPEAKS | Tagle says solidarity sans action ‘cheap’ as Lingayen rings bells for Kian

Leaders of the Catholic church joined the growing chorus of outrage over the government’s bloody war on drugs, with Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urging “acts of compassion” and the Lingayen-Dagupan archdiocese to ring its bells nightly for three months in honor of slain teenager Kian Lloyd delos Santos.
Lockheed Martin TARS system

TETHERED RADAR SYSTEM | PH Navy to get US-donated radar

MANILA - The Philippine Navy (PN) is to formally take possession of its first-ever tethered aerostat radar system (TARS) donated by the US government. The...

WORLD

Yuan bank notes

Onus for debts should not be on China, says academic

Countries such as the Philippines must first consider whether or not it will be able to pay China back for whatever loans it takes...
Nick Xenofon Australia

Citizenship crisis tags seventh Australian senator

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's administration hangs in the balance over the eligibility of key members of his government, as crossbenchers threaten its one-seat majority.

ROADBLOCKS AND WEAPONS BANS | Boston braces for ‘Free Speech’ rally

Boston officials are planning road blockades and even banning food vendors from the historic Boston Common as they step up security around a "Free Speech" rally on Saturday featuring right-wing speakers, aiming to avoid a repeat of last weekend's violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia.

BUSINESS

Filipinos becoming e-payment savvy: survey

Filipinos are becoming tech-savvy in their payment attitudes, an official of a global payments technology said, as he sees strong opportunities for banks to make leaps in terms of delivery of payment-related products.
Yuan bank notes

Onus for debts should not be on China, says academic

Countries such as the Philippines must first consider whether or not it will be able to pay China back for whatever loans it takes...

PH on track to hit 6.3% GDP despite risks – BMI

The Philippine economy faces risks as a result of the latest weakness in the financial markets but the medium-term outlook points to a strong expansion, a unit of Fitch Group said.

OPINION

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SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Mary Joy Apostol’s breakout performance anchors acclaimed PPP entry ‘Birdshot’

Variety critic Richard Kuipers called her an 'impressive newcomer [with] a magnetic screen presence...'

‘Destination Flavour’ host Adam Liaw thinks Filipino food is ‘underappreciated’

'Of course there are historical reasons, but the food here is really fascinating so I want to explore that more.'

SPORTS

Gilas Pilipinas looks to bounce back against host Lebanon in FIBA Asia Cup classification phase

The Philippine national men's basketball team tries to pick up the pieces and move on from its humiliating defeat to South Korea as it...

Roi Sumang’s big game lifts Blackwater over NLEX

Roi Sumang dropped a career-high 32 points to lift the Blackwater Elite to a pulsating 107-106 victory against the NLEX Road Warriors in the...

Young Gilas squad arrives in Malaysia for 2017 SEA Games

The young Philippine national men's basketball team arrived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday night for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games where it aims...

LIFESTYLE

WEEKEND GUIDE | Aug. 18 to 20: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, Maker’s Market

Make the most of the long weekend by checking out our list of events in the metro from August 18 to 20.

WATCH | DOT brings more interactive fun to London’s Canary Wharf

Virtual reality pods and interactive booths showed Londoners why it's still more fun in the Philippines.

With 12-M Filipino users – its biggest globally – EverWing to launch a Pinoy fairy contest

The creator of the hugely popular Facebook Messenger game EverWing has confirmed that Filipinos are their biggest market globally, and is now thus set to further cater to the country by launching a Filipino fairy through a contest.

MOTORING

STRATEGIC SHIFT | Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car

Hyundai had initially championed fuel cell technology as the future of eco-friendly vehicles but has found itself shifting electric as Tesla shot to prominence and battery-powered cars have gained government backing in China.

CHINA E-CAR | Future Mobility raises $200M in new financing

A Chinese-funded electric-car startup Future Mobility Corp, led by former BMW and Nissan Motor Co sales executive as president and co-founder, has raised $200 million in its latest round of financing.

Nissan Philippines up 41% in first half of 2017

Driven by the strong sales of its core models, aggressive dealer network expansion, and the introduction of innovative After-sales programs.

TECH

Filipinos becoming e-payment savvy: survey

Filipinos are becoming tech-savvy in their payment attitudes, an official of a global payments technology said, as he sees strong opportunities for banks to make leaps in terms of delivery of payment-related products.

Nokia 8: What you need to know

First new generation Nokia smartphone to feature ZEISS optics, real-time live streaming using Dual-Sight mode, and OZO spatial 360° audio.