NATIONAL

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Bad weather delays runway repairs at Tacloban airport, cancels flights of Cebu Pacific, Cebgo

The "degradation of the runway surface" at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City has forced the cancellation, starting Wednesday afternoon, of Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights to and from Leyte's capital.

Aguirre directs NBI to probe ‘possible violations’ by Rappler, file cases vs ‘those found liable’

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre on Wednesday directed the National Bureau of Investigation to probe possible violations by online news site Rappler of the 1987 Charter and other laws in connection with a finding by the SEC that Rappler had allowed a foreign entity to exert "negative control" over it.

Roque: Rappler reporters can become bloggers instead

After the Securities and Exchange Commission revoked the registration of news organization Rappler, its reporters can still continue their work by becoming bloggers, according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

WORLD

U.S. withholds $65 million in aid to Palestine after Trump threat

The United States on Tuesday said it would withhold about half the initial aid it planned to give a U.N. agency that serves the Palestinians, two weeks after President Donald Trump questioned the value of such funding.

Ex-U.S. Navy officers face negligent homicide charges over ship collisions

The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including negligent homicide, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.

10 dead in Colombian army chopper crash

Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday, the army said.

BUSINESS

cebu pacific plane

Bad weather delays runway repairs at Tacloban airport, cancels flights of Cebu Pacific, Cebgo

The "degradation of the runway surface" at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City has forced the cancellation, starting Wednesday afternoon, of Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights to and from Leyte's capital.

Aguirre directs NBI to probe ‘possible violations’ by Rappler, file cases vs ‘those found liable’

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre on Wednesday directed the National Bureau of Investigation to probe possible violations by online news site Rappler of the 1987 Charter and other laws in connection with a finding by the SEC that Rappler had allowed a foreign entity to exert "negative control" over it.

SELF-FULFILLING FEAR? | BSP tracks tax reform’s wider impact on inflation

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) may raise interest rates should tax reform trigger price increases for all other consumer goods and services as well as wage hike petitions that, in turn, could push inflation beyond target.

OPINION

As an alternative remedy, the SEC could have only voided that part of the contract which was constitutionally infirm and left the rest effective. This is significant especially considering that the overall purpose of the company is clearly news-dissemination falling within the protected exercise of the freedom of the press.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

Mariel Rodriguez defends husband Robin Padilla in Korean contestant row

Mariel argued that Robin treated the contestant with fairness and humility after the initial awkwardness.

Alec Baldwin defends director Woody Allen as Hollywood backs away

Baldwin said on Twitter that the renunciation of the director and his work was 'unfair and sad to me.'

SPORTS

Ex-Ginebra players instrumental in Blackwater’s historic win vs Gin Kings

It might be coincidence, but the Blackwater Elite's victory over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel was mainly anchored by former players of the league's most...

‘I LOVE THE FANS’ | Justin Brownlee happy to play in front of Pinoy crowd

Amidst the deafening cheers and shrieks from the Ginebra fans, Justin Brownlee couldn’t do anything but just support the Gin Kings at this...

Saudi women score right to watch soccer in stadiums

As teams al-Ahli and al-Batin faced each other in the city of Jeddah, women showed up to their first public sporting event in the Kingdom to support the sides with their spouses, children and friends.

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

DETROIT MOTOR SHOW 2018 | The flashy and futuristic from the automotive capital

The Detroit auto show has been about flashy cars and big pick up trucks, but now the floor is giving space to startups as well.

DETROIT MOTOR SHOW 2018 | Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

The world’s top automakers are poised to introduce dozens of new battery electric and hybrid gasoline-electric models over the next five years.

Uber to utilize tech to enhance safety for drivers

Uber has rolled out features over the past few months with the goal of improving their drivers' overall experience. Today, the ride-hailing company added one more of these features.

TECH

US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei — sources

U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns.

DETROIT MOTOR SHOW 2018 | Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

The world’s top automakers are poised to introduce dozens of new battery electric and hybrid gasoline-electric models over the next five years.