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MMDA chair Danilo Lim

‘That’s all they can think of?’ Netizens unhappy with MMDA plan to expand number coding

Twitter users were not too happy with MMDA Chairman Danny Lim's suggestion to expand the number coding scheme so that cars sporting certain license...
cadaver Marawi

WATCH | Decomposing remains of suspected Maute fighters retrieved from Marawi war zone

Security authorities in the Islamic City of Marawi reported recovering decomposing remains of suspected followers of the terrorist Maute Group during search and clearing...
Ammo among relief goods Marawi

WATCH | Bullets and gun accessories discovered in donated aid bound for Marawi

A software engineer who was helping aggregate donations of relief goods bound for violence-wracked Marawi City chanced on a cache of ammunition and assorted...

WORLD

Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s cancer beyond surgery: wife

BEIJING - Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo's liver cancer can not be treated with surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, Liu's wife said, as questions...

China accuses Indian border guards of crossing into its territory

China has accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India's northeastern border with Tibet, the Chinese foreign and defense ministries have said.

Battle for Mosul to end in days – Iraqi general

The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among the narrow alleyways of the historic Old City.

BUSINESS

NGCP offers fiber optic cables for national broadband network

The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is readying its agreement with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on the use of the grid operator’s fiber optic network for the national broadband program.

DICT unveils 3 top projects: Govt portal, broadband plan, and free public Wi-Fi

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has formally launched its three flagship project.
ERC study rate hike petitions

Lower rates welcome but applications for fee hikes bear watching: consumer advocates

Consumer group CitizenWatch has hailed the orders of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) that will cause electricity prices to go down for June, July and August, but called for vigilance on pending applications seeking to increase the fees charged on the monthly bill.

OPINION

The DOF's TRAIN is grossly anti-poor, brazenly pro-rich, and should be derailed.

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ENTERTAINMENT

‘Women of the Weeping River’, ‘Paglipay’ lead Urian nominees

The two films lead the pack with 11 nods apiece including Best Picture and Best Director.

Pampanga charmer wins Miss Global Philippines pageant

Mary Ann Mungcal will represent the country in this year’s Miss Global International pageant.

SPORTS

No import change as TNT sticks with Joshua Smith in PBA Finals

TNT KaTropa kept their faith with import Joshua Smith as they decided to not make an import change in the Oppo PBA Commissioner's Cup...

Russell Westbrook named MVP after historic season

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook put the finishing touch on a magical season by being named the Most Valuable Player of the...

Cavs target Paul George to challenge Warriors dominance

Fresh off their NBA Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly trying to bring Paul George over from the...

LIFESTYLE

MOTORING

Volvo and Autoliv team up with Nvidia for self-driving cars

Volvo Cars and Swedish car safety supplier Autoliv have signed a deal with U.S. firm Nvidia Corp, best known for its graphics technology in computer games, to develop software systems for self-driving cars.

HERE ‘WIGO’ | Fun in the sun with Toyota

Toyota unveiled the latest iteration of the Wigo with a new powertrain.

Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China

Tesla Inc took a step closer toward establishing an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in China with its announcement on Thursday that it is in exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government.

TECH

EU hits Google with record $2.7 billion antitrust fine

EU antitrust regulators hit Alphabet unit Google with a record US$2.7 billion fine, indicating they will likely take a tough line with the company in two other ongoing cases.

DICT unveils 3 top projects: Govt portal, broadband plan, and free public Wi-Fi

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has formally launched its three flagship project.