Discovery of Malaysian first lady’s luxury handbags reminds world of Imelda

A luxury handbag collection of Imeldific former first lady of Malaysia has been discovered.

The perks (and powers) of being a Senate president

Sen. Vicente Sotto III took the helm of the Senate presidency on May 17 following the stepping down of Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III. Described as...

How Tito Sotto came to be the next Senate president

Now that Koko Pimentel has stepped down from his Senate presidency, let's take a look at the ascent of the upper chamber's next leader.


Japanese climber dies on eighth attempt on Everest – official

KATHMANDU, May 21 (Reuters) - A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, died on Monday during an attempt to climb...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle declared husband and wife

Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were pronounced husband and wife on Saturday by the Archbishop of Canterbury in a glittering union that brought a measure of modern Hollywood glamour into the 1,000-year-old monarchy.

Vietnam unit of Russia’s Rosneft fears Beijing backlash over South China Sea drilling

Rosneft Vietnam BV, a unit of Russian state oil firm Rosneft, is concerned that its recent drilling in an area of the South China Sea that is claimed by China could upset Beijing, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.


Coal-reliant Philippines struggles to power up clean energy

Renewable energy costs are falling around the globe, but the Philippines, up to now, has shown few signs of moving away from coal.

Asia oil bill to top $1 trillion a year as crude hits $80

The cost of Asia's growing thirst for oil will surpass $1 trillion this year, about twice as much as in 2015 and 2016, as oil prices touch $80 per barrel and continental demand hits a record.

SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch...


With one of their own as the bride, it may afford Americans a moment, however fleeting, to imagine themselves once again as royal subjects.



LIVE coverage: The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Live coverage of the royal wedding by and Interaksyon.

Nancy Binay makes international headlines for ‘search for Thanos’

Nancy Binay made headlines for calling herself Thanos' "wife." She might not know Thanos already has a love interest with a dark name.



Why do Americans fawn over British royalty?

With one of their own as the bride, it may afford Americans a moment, however fleeting, to imagine themselves once again as royal subjects.

And the greatest Senate president of the Philippines was…

As the Senate is about to choose its next president, here's a look at the role notable Senate presidents played in Philippine history.

Cherie Gil just throws water at celebrities in a dedicated Instagram account

Veteran Filipino actress Cherie Gil plans to reenact an iconic scene from the “Bituin Walang Ningning” movie, with 100 people and post video clips...


VW’s Audi finds emissions problem with another 60,000 cars

BERLIN/MUNICH— Audi has discovered emissions-related problems with a further 60,000 cars, it said on Tuesday, dealing a fresh setback to parent Volkswagen more than...

Uber loses its licence in southern UK coastal city of Brighton

LONDON — Uber's licence in the southern English coastal city of Brighton will not be renewed, the local council said on Tuesday, adding the...

More choices for commuters as LTFRB accredits Grab rivals

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board has accredited more TNVS companies since Uber's exit giving commuters more choices for travel. Previously, the government agency...


The internet is divided over this viral clip that pronounces a name in two ways

If Twitter were any indication, there are now two types of people in this world — those who hear "Yanny" and those who hear "Laurel."

Agot Isidro won’t be silenced despite threats on social media

Last weekend, she greeted a user on Twitter “Happy Mother’s Day” despite having wished for her death and abuse of her children.