NATIONAL

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WATCH | LTFRB pounces on deviant taxi cabs, unauthorized passenger vans

Atty. Aileen Lizada, a member of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, was almost rammed by a taxi that she accosted for refusing...

MERON O WALA? In same speech, Duterte says there are no EJKs in PH, but later says there are

Do extra-judicial killings happen in the Philippines? It appears that the highest leader of the land is in a quandary over the issue.
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WATCH | Troops wind down Marawi campaign; military eyes weekend closure

As the tide of the Battle of Marawi has turned in favor of the government, the Armed Forces of the Philippines makes calibrated moves to relieve the fighting men and start flying them out of the battle zone.

WORLD

FROM RUSSIA WITH GUNS | After Duterte party pact with Russia ruling party, Moscow sends weapons to PH

It looks like Philippine-Russia ties have gotten deeper since President Rodrigo Duterte announced last year that he wanted to open an alliance with Moscow and chart a supposedly independent foreign policy.

Obama, Bush take barely veiled swipes at Trump

Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush separately took thinly veiled swipes at President Donald Trump, the former urging voters to reject a growing “politics of division” and his predecessor blasting “bullying and prejudice” while defending immigrants and trade.

‘Paolo’ seen to hinder Japan election

Typhoon "Lan," known in the Philippines as “Paolo,” is expected to hit southern Japan with heavy rains and destructive winds on Sunday, when the nation holds a national election, forcing officials in Okinawa to stage voting a day early on some remote islands.

BUSINESS

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Department of Finance sees lower trade deficit helping to sustain investment-led growth

MANILA - The lower trade deficit recorded as of August this year is seen to help narrow the country’s balance of payments (BOP) deficit,...

Islamic bond float pushed for Marawi rebuilding

The government should consider floating tapping the Islamic banking system and float bonds to help raise funds to rebuilt war-shattered Marawi City, a lawmaker said.
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Peso falls to 11-yr low vs. USD; PSEi bounces back

The peso fell to its 11-year low against the US dollar on Thursday while the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) bounced back after ending its three-day rally to a record-high a day ago.

OPINION

We saw how the Executive department gathered the felons and the convicted drug lords to testify against her. Then we witnessed many in Congress totally besmirch her dignity using these convicted felons/drug lords. Finally, the majority of the Supreme Court justices - Velasco, De Castro, Bersamin, Peralta, Tijam, Martirez, Segismundo, Del Castillo, Reyes - allowed her incarceration.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Bad Genius’ male leads say there are consequences to cheating

Chanon 'Non' Santinatornkul and Teeradon 'James' Supapunpinyo play students who get involved in an elaborate cheating scheme.

Court of Appeals affirms bail for 3 suspects in Vhong Navarro case

The DOJ and Navarro had appealed the decision to grant bail, alleging 'grave abuse of discretion' on the part of the trial judge.

SPORTS

Meralco ties #PBAFinals at 2-2 after surviving Ginebra in wild Game 4

The Meralco Bolts came out victorious in a wild Game Four finish against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 85-83, to tie the Oppo PBA Governors'...

June Mar Fajardo stamps PBA dominance with 4th straight MVP

June Mar Fajardo made history after becoming the first player to win four straight MVP awards as his feat bannered the 2017 PBA Leo...

Jeremy Lin set to miss season with knee injury

NEW YORK - Jeremy Lin’s 2017-18 NBA season looks to be over after the Chinese-American suffered a knee injury that left him writhing in...

LIFESTYLE

Do fewer patients die with female surgeons?

Patients may have better survival odds with female surgeons than with male surgeons, a recent Canadian study suggests.

Eight outstanding UPCMC alumni to receive Glory Awards on Nov. 11

Roby Alampay, editor in chief of InterAksyon and BusinessWorld, will join seven other distinguished alumni of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) who will be honored during the 1st Glory Awards ceremony on November 11, 2017 at the UP Bahay ng Alumni, DIliman Quezon City.
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WOTL | The things you may want to know about the mythical Jeepney

Looks like the jeepney has made the endangered species list. Before the looming phase-out of old dilapidated jeepneys become reality, watch here and get...

MOTORING

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WATCH | LTFRB pounces on deviant taxi cabs, unauthorized passenger vans

Atty. Aileen Lizada, a member of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, was almost rammed by a taxi that she accosted for refusing...
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WOTL | The things you may want to know about the mythical Jeepney

Looks like the jeepney has made the endangered species list. Before the looming phase-out of old dilapidated jeepneys become reality, watch here and get...

China’s electric car output to hit 1 million next year — BAIC

China’s electric vehicle (EV) production could touch 1 million units next year and 3 million units by 2020, likely exceeding a government set target.

TECH

GAMING | Sony PlayStation showcases explosive line up games at ESGS 2017

Call of Duty: WWII, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, and Dragon Ball FighterZ to headline largest line up of playable demos at the highly awaited gaming summit in the Philippines.

WEAK SALES | ‘Anemic’ iPhone 8 demand drags Apple shares lower

Apple Inc’s shares fell nearly 3 percent on signs of weak demand for the iPhone 8 that caused analysts and investors to question the company’s staggered release strategy for its latest phones.