NATIONAL

Kian’s father to Bato: I’m not involved in drugs, we’re the victims here so help us

The father of slain Grade 11 student Kian Loyd delos Santos denied Philippine National Police chief Gen. Ronaldo "Bato" dela Rosa's claim that he had victimized his own son because he made him his and his uncles' drug courier.
Leni Robredo

VP Robredo appreciates inclusion in Uson online poll for next DSWD chief

Vice President Leni Robredo is surprised but thankful that Office of the President Assistant Communications Secretary Mocha Uson included her name in a poll...

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

(UPDATED - 7:00 p.m.) 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.

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

Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91

He once summed up his career by saying 'I've had great success being a total idiot.'

5 Seconds of Summer, Two Door Cinema Club lead top performers in ‘In The Mix’ concert

This year’s edition of 'In The Mix' music festival lived up to all the pre-concert hype and then some.

SPORTS

Gilas Pilipinas overcomes Thailand’s tough stand for 1st win in 2017 SEA Games

The Philippine national men's basketball team dodged the upset axe after overcoming Thailand's tough stand, 81-74, in its first assignment in the 2017 Southeast...

Rain or Shine pounces on depleted TNT by 32 points

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters hammered the undermanned TNT KaTropa from start to finish to cruise to a 105-73 victory in the Oppo...

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...

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.