Brexit

Explainer: How the British courts may decide the fate of Brexit

LONDON — Scotland's highest court said it would wait before deciding whether to take action to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask for a...
Screenshot of a scene from Liway

Director questions PNP’s campaign against his film in anti-insurgency drive

Award-winning director Kip Oebanda was not particularly pleased that the Philippine National Police is trying to campaign against his film "Liway" in its efforts...
Gulfstream jet

Traffic jams, unreliable transport system juxtaposed with Cabinet’s luxury jet buy

As the government is set to acquire a billion-pesos luxury jet for President Rodrigo Duterte and his senior officials' use, the Filipino public continues...
AirAsia aircraft

AirAsia delays initial public offering to 2020 or 2021

MANILA — The Philippine unit of AirAsia Bhd is postponing its initial public offering (IPO) to next year or 2021 as it focuses on corporate reorganization...
Students at Hong Kong Baptist University

HK pro-democracy activist appeals against sentence as more protests loom

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist jailed for six years for rioting in 2016 appeared in court on Wednesday to appeal against his sentence, as anti-government protests showed...
Imelda Marcos filing notice of appeal

Sandiganbayan rejects gov’t effort to recover Marcos wealth

MANILA — The anti-graft court has rejected an effort to claim millions of dollars in art, property and investments from the family and associates of...
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Young Filipino entrepreneurs urged to collaborate against poverty, climate change

A group of small entrepreneurs called Roots Collective Philippines sought the influence of the youth to help those from far-flung areas to deal with...
Actors in Duterte's trip

Personalities with no official functions defend presence during Duterte’s Russia visit

Social media noticed that actors and other controversial personalities who had no official functions joined President Rodrigo Duterte's five-day Russian trip in viral posts. A...
Russia's President Putin shakes hands with Philippines' counterpart Duterte during their meeting in Sochi

Duterte’s latest ailment puts new spotlight on his health

Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte played down concern about his health on Monday after the firebrand leader announced he is suffering from a chronic...
Duterte in the 16th Annual Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club

Duterte gets cut off before a foreign audience for the second time around

President Rodrigo Duterte was once again requested to wrap up his raving speech at a think tank forum in Russia, the second time he...
LRT-2

It’s a misnomer! Light Rail Transit Line 2 is actually a heavy rail-subway system

The LRT-2, two stations of which caught fire last week, is actually not light rail line but rather, a heavy rail train system that...
Libra logo

PayPal becomes first member to exit Facebook’s Libra Association

WASHINGTON — U.S. payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital currency Libra,...
Robin Padilla in an interview

Patriotic move? Robin Padilla’s defense of wife Mariel’s choice to give birth in U.S.

Robin Padilla defended his wife's choice to give birth in the United States amid accusations that they are not being patriotic. He made the remark...
A pet owner walks the red carpet with his Poodle puppy at an event that celebrates World Animal Day in Quezon City

Owners present pets to Philippines priest for blessing

Elaborately dressed cats and dogs and even a palm-sized sugar glider were among the animals blessed outside a Philippine mall on Sunday in celebration...
Vico Sotto

‘Black propaganda:’ Vico Sotto debunks rumors of riding-in-tandem ban

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto suspected his opponents of being behind "black propaganda" as he debunked claims saying he would ban riding-in-tandem or the...