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UPLB lightning indignation rally

WATCH | Indignant UPLB students strike up anti-Marcos lightning rally

Thousands of UPLB students gathered at Carabao Park inside the University of the Philippines like a flash mob at Los Baños to unleash a lightning indignation rally directed against the Marcos regime.

UST student tops 2017 physician licensure exam

University of Santo Tomas graduate Vincent Edouard Anthony Retardo Gullas topped the 2017 physician licensure examination with a rating of 90.50 percent, and was joined by five other schoolmates in the list of examinees with the ten highest scores.
Marcos crowd promised money at UPLB

LOOK | Thousands of Marcos loyalists flock to UP Los Baños

Thousands of loyalists of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos have converged at the University of the Philippines-Los Baños for what is officially billed as the "general assembly" of a cooperative.

WORLD

Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race

Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.

MEET FRIDA | Rescue dog emerges as hero of Mexican earthquake

For a country still in mourning and counting its dead from Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, Frida the Navy rescue dog has emerged as a source of inspiration and pride in the search for survivors.

‘KINDERGARTEN FIGHT’ | Russia urges calm as U.S. admits feeling challenged by North Korea

Russia urged “hot heads” to calm down on Friday as the United States admitted it felt “challenged” by North Korea’s warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific and President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un traded more insults.

BUSINESS

Soon, you can breeze through parts of C. Luzon with new expressway link – DPWH

Motorists can look forward to a seamless drive along the Central Luzon Link Expressway as the construction for the second package commences this month, the Department of Public Works and Highways said.

LEDAC to focus more on curbing corruption in procurement process

The Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) has agreed to put greater focus on curbing corruption in the procurement process.

PH posts P28.8-B surplus in August ‘17

The Philippine government posted a P28.8-billion budget surplus in August 2017 as revenue collections for the month grew higher than expenditures.

OPINION

It has gotten to the point that there is pride in entitlement and braggadocio in lying. Filipinos are mocked and demonized for fighting for human rights, for demanding accountability and transparency in government, while those who deny and twist the words of the Constitution fist-bump you on Facebook after embarrassing their own staff and alma mater.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Sunshine Cruz ready to ‘spread wings’ under new manager

Sunshine signed up with Arnold Vegafria after the recent passing of her longtime manager Alfie Lorenzo.

Trudeau sparks Star Wars/Star Trek spat with Chewbacca socks

The Canadian PM’s choice in socks sparked light-hearted banter from Mark Hamill and William Shatner.

SPORTS

TNT routs Ginebra to book twice-to-beat ticket

TNT KaTropa booked the first twice-to-beat ticket in the quarterfinals after steamrolling Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 121-92, in the Oppo PBA Governors' Cup on...

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas goes cold, bows to Palestinian club

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas got a reality check after falling short against Sareyyet Ramallah of Palestine, 89-82, in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup Saturday at Chenzhou...

Marc Pingris: ‘Kahit pala role player kayang mag-5,000 points’

While defense has been his main calling card, Marc Pingris still managed to achieve a scoring milestone in his decorated career. On Friday night,...

LIFESTYLE

Filipino cosplayers unite to advance ‘geektivism’ for peace and change

Dressed up as their favorite super heroes, Pinoy cosplayers are stirring awareness among their peers and fans to #answerthecallPH.

Kalibrr Job Festival has 5,000 slots for jobseekers on Sept. 23 in BGC

Its all-mobile application process aims to change the way young workers will be looking for their next career jump.

Tropical breeze blows down Fendi’s Milan catwalk

Geometric designs in tropical hues breezed along Fendi’s catwalk as the Italian fashion house showed off its spring-summer 2018 collection.

MOTORING

Tesla, AMD to develop chip for self-driving car — CNBC

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is working with Advanced Micro Devices Inc to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving cars, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the matter.

Audi takes lead in automated driving

German carmaker Audi is taking a lead in bringing more automated driving to roads, but rivals seem in no rush to follow while legal and regulatory uncertainties still cloud the technology.

Intel collaborates with Waymo on self-driving compute design

Intel Corp announced a collaboration with Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving unit, saying it had worked with the company during the design of its compute platform to allow autonomous cars to process information in real time.

TECH

Salalima resignation should not disrupt big-ticket ICT projects — Recto

The resignation of DICT secretary Rodolfo Salalima should not lead to the “low-batt, offline” implementation of projects and reforms in the ICT (information and communications technology) sector, Sen. Ralph Recto.

WATCH | Defibrillator drones could save lives in hard-to-reach areas

Researchers have developed a drone with the capability of transporting and delivering an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to rural areas in the first few minutes after cardiac arrest to facilitate early defibrillation. Reuters' Roselle Chen reports.