WOTL | What’s in a name like Justin?

Justin can be the name of a heartthrob pop idol, sure, but the name seems to ring a special bell and can send up...

WATCH | SC opens petitioners’ oral arguments vs legality of Oplan Tokhang

MANILA - The Supreme Court opened oral arguments by the petitioners Tuesday challenging the legality of the Philippine National Police (PNP) anti-drug operation nationwide,...

WATCH | NO KABIT, NO COFFEE SERVER, NO JUNKET: Ex-DDB chair Santiago answers, point-by-point, allegations vs him

Below are ex-DDB chief Dionisio Santiago's point-by-point refutations of the allegations contained in a dubious letter complaint during his interview with News5 on Tuesday, November 21, as he denied that his trips to the U.S. and Austria were just junkets.


Iraqi Army units fighting Islamic State miitants in Mosul

Iran’s president declares end of Islamic State, ‘roots destroyed’

BEIRUT - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the “thousands of martyrs”...

Chinese rights lawyer jailed two years for inciting subversion

A prominent Chinese rights lawyer was sentenced to two years jail on Tuesday after being found guilty of inciting subversion of state power, the latest in a series of similar verdicts amid a sweeping crackdown on activism.

Suu Kyi says Myanmar hoping for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.


Seaweed farm gate price up

Average July-September farm gate price of seaweed rose this year to its highest level since 2015, fueled by traders' higher buying price.
wahoo caught at Benham Rise

Chinese investors set eyes on aquaculture prospects in Palawan

A group of Chinese businessmen is expected to arrive here this week to check on the possibility of investing in aquaculture, particularly in the rearing of high-value export commodity fish.

WATCH | PLUNDER RAPS FOR PNOY CABINET: 9 ex-secretaries charged over MRT3 maintenance deal fiasco

Nine former secretaries and three undersecretaries in the Aquino administration were charged with plunder Tuesday before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the MRT3 maintenance contract fiasco that is being blamed for much of the technical troubles plaguing the commuter train used by half a million people daily.


Beyond the government-declared week-long holidays in Metro Manila in the duration of the ASEAN meetings, this is an opportune time to note how ASEAN has only been “One Communty” for the big players of the global market and not for the region’s peoples:



REVIEW | ‘Justice League’ is by-the-numbers and lacks dramatic tension

It has funny moments and great fight scenes, but as a whole it is so uninteresting and bland as a superhero team film.

The Late Isabel releases long awaited second album for Ely Buendia’s label

'Imperial' is now available in digital format via Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and Deezer.


Gilas arrives in Tokyo to begin FIBA World Cup qualifying quest

The Philippine national men's basketball team landed in Tokyo on Tuesday three days before kicking off its 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifying campaign. Gilas...

UAAP suspends 3 refs after Adamson’s protest in Final 4 loss vs La Salle

The UAAP has suspended the three referees who worked the Adamson-La Salle UAAP Final Four game last Saturday after the Falcons filed a protest...

Singer Nyoy Volante can play ball, too

Outside of his tedious work performing in gigs and doing recording, singer Nyoy Volante is a competitive baller. Aside from serenading us with his...


Pinay students bag 90 medals and 3 trophies in prestigious World Scholar’s Cup at Yale

Filipina middle school and high school students from Miriam College emerged triumphant at the World Scholar's Cup Tournament of Champions, hosted by the Yale International Relations Association and held in Yale University in the United States from November 10 to 14.

REFLECTION | Parable of the talents: ‘Use your God-given gifts to inspire others’

In today's gospel, Christians are encouraged to use their talents to touch the lives of other people.

Go Beyond Vitamins and Minerals—with Probiotics

Your body is not simply a machine. This means that even when you eat lots of fuel like vitamins & minerals, it won’t always be enough for your good health. Rather, your body is a complex living, breathing thing—it is home to billions of microscopic “good” bacteria, that help you maintain vitality, ward off disease, and feel great every day.


Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars.

SOCIAL MEDIA | Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

onda Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it will use Facebook Inc’s custom audiences tool to find car owners with defective Takata airbags.

Musk unveils prototype of new generation Tesla Roadster

Tesla Inc may have to ask creditors and shareholders for more capital to fund development of an electric semi truck, a new roadster and...


BETT ASIA 2017 | Digital transformation: Future-proofing the workforce

Are we training students in digital literacy to provide them the skills they need for a digital tomorrow?

$8000! | Bitcoin hits record high

Bitcoin hit a new record high on Monday after smashing through the $8,000 level for the first time over the weekend, marking an almost 50 percent climb in just eight days.