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NATIONAL

Philippines’ Duterte sacks 20 for graft in military medical buys

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has fired 20 people, including colonels and a general, over accusations of fraud and graft in purchases of military...

Marikina is getting praises for devising tents in evacuation centers

Marikina City government is earning applause on social media for its perceived innovation in sheltering affected residents of the recent monsoon showers. Social media users...

Some Filipinos are tired of ‘resiliency’ narrative during disasters

Online Filipinos called for an end of a so-called romanticization of resiliency during the rainy season as monsoon rains pummeled the metropolis over the...

WORLD

‘Too afraid to sleep’: India’s homeless women suffer as cities expand

NEW DELHI — Manjeet Kaur cannot say exactly how old she is or how long she has lived on the pavement of a busy...

UK Muslim convert admits plotting carnage with Oxford Street attack

LONDON — A Muslim convert has admitted plotting to kill more than 100 people by driving a truck into pedestrians on London's Oxford Street, the...

U.S. to return colonization era church bells to the Philippines

MANILA - The United States will return to the Philippines church bells seized by U.S. troops as trophies during a war between the two countries more...
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BUSINESS

Philippines to cancel Landing’s $1.5 bln casino project – Duterte’s spokesman

MANILA- Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will cancel Landing International Development Ltd's $1.5 billion integrated casino project in the capital, his spokesman said minutes after the Hong...

How 5G technology can turn science fiction into reality

The introduction of 5G technology in the country could bring faster internet and also massive innovation in various industries. Ticket to the future The advent of...
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Asian stocks struggle as trade anxiety weighs

TOKYO - Asian stocks wobbled on Tuesday as simmering worries over the U.S.-China trade conflict offset positive leads from earnings-led gains on Wall Street. MSCI's...

OPINION

The world’s most populous country has evolved under President Xi Jinping – simultaneously more self-confident yet paranoid, and no longer nearly so bothered what the rest of the world thinks.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Heeding fans, Dingdong Dantes calls out ‘Ang Probinsyano’ over use of family photos

Actor Dingdong Dantes, who appears in shows on GMA Network, accused rival network's hit series "Ang Probinsyano" of using and altering family photos he...

Glaiza de Castro and Alexa Ilacad have own ‘habagat’ stories to tell

Severe weather conditions are proving to be a great equalizer. Even celebrities Glaiza de Castro and Alexa Ilacad were not spared by the wrath...
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SPORTS

Why Richard Gomez is calling for a boycott of the NBA

Actor turned-Asian Games mission chief Richard Gomez has vowed to refrain from following the National Basketball Association's games after the world's biggest basketball league...

Why Barangay Ginebra’s 2018 Commissioner’s Cup victory is more special than usual

The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel's victory in the 2018 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner's Cup finals is sweeter than the typical PBA conference championship, for...

Philippine Little League softball team hits ‘home run’ in US championship

The Tanauan-Philippines Little League softball team's 7-0 victory over the Southwest Texas District 9 in the recent 2018 Senior League Softball World Series championship...

LIFESTYLE

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MOTORING

Sunday driving: This solar-powered car can charge while on the road

BERLIN - A Munich-based start-up has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test the final development of the charging system...

Can boats on Pasig River contribute to solving Metro Manila traffic?

One commuter has shared how a 5-peso wooden boat ride on Pasig River saved her from clocking in late at a company-sponsored training session. Saved...

Police’s latest plan to get rid of criminals on motorcycles involves stickers

The police's implementation of the 'Clean rider' sticker program has been generally-well received by motorcycle riders in the country. The new program is the next...

TECH

Philippines a top target of 2018 cyberattacks

The Philippines has been one of the most frequent victims of cyber attacks in the past year, according to a top cybersecurity and anti-virus...

Why Filipinos make lots of videos and upload them online

Why do people—why do you—make videos and upload them online? There's more to this phenomenon than you think.
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