Star back on winning track after dumping Blackwater

Even with their import arriving late to the party, the Star Hotshots were able to break out of a two-game slump by edging the Blackwater Elite, 96-90, in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Tree planting Payatas

EARTH DAY | Payatas garbage dump now template for sound nature conservation

As Quezon City commemorates Earth Day this year, officials turn the Payatas open garbage dump, where a mountain of trash buried dozens of people...

You’ll love these sinful sweets at Shang Mall’s Chocolate Wonderland

From matcha-dusted to liquor-filled, this chocolate festival has your cravings covered.

Kin of dead, wounded in Ecija crash attend Mass; aid expected from Du30, bus...

A Mass for full healing was held Saturday morning at the Veterans Memorial Hospital in Bayombong Nueva Vizcaya, where most of the victims of the April 18 Leomeric minibus crash are being treated.

Power outage cripples San Francisco for seven hours

A massive power outage threw San Francisco into chaos for most of the work day on Friday, knocking out traffic signals, paralyzing businesses and halting the city's famed cable cars.

Firm probed by BI, NBI for terror links got P100M from OFWs in 7...

POEA has advised overseas job seekers seeking medical fitness certification to avoid clinics whose accreditation has been suspended by the Department of Health pending investigation for violations of the migrant workers law.

The truth is still out there as ‘X-Files’ returns for new season

After a six-episode revival last year, the series will return in the fall with 10 new episodes.

‘On The Job’ mini-series spawns film sequel

'On The Job Part 2' will premiere exclusively on Hooq in August, to be followed by the five-part mini-series announced last November.

Gina Lopez willing to attend 5th round of peace talks with NDF – if...

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez said she is willing to attend the fifth round of formal negotiations between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines next month as suggested by Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Ma. Sison with one caveat: if she is confirmed by the Commission on Appointments.

After 10 years, canines used for cruel dogfights get justice

Ten years after a hard-fought case, a local court in Antipolo finally issued a decision finding two men guilty of animal cruelty for staging a dog fight in March 2007. The wounded pit bulls survived, were adopted, and lived happily with their new masters. The died two years ago, however, before justice could be had.

Inflation seen to rise only until Q3 2017 – BSP exec

The rate of price increases in the Philippines is seen to sustain its within-target rise until the third quarter of 2017, a Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) official said Friday.

In shadow of China’s reef city, Philippines seeks upgrade for Pagasa island patriots

Subi symbolizes China's increasingly assertive claim to most of the South China Sea, a claim it reinforces in building manmade islands from dredged sand and equipping them with runways, hangars and surface-to-air-missiles. For the 37 Filipino families who call Thitu (Pagasa) their home, however, life is basic with just a few buildings, no television or internet, and no shops or street-side eateries.

SEC clears Cebu Landmasters’ P3.8-B IPO

Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI), Metro Cebu’s leading local housing developer, has obtained the Securities and Exchange Commission's clearance for its P3.8-billion initial public offering to support its expansion plans.
Defense Sec Delfin Lorenza on Pagasa Islang, Spratlys

Lorenzana brushes off Chinese radioed challenge on approach to Pagasa Island

Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana on Friday flew to Pagasa Island, also known as Thitu Island, off Palawan Province about halfway to the...

PSEi up again, PH peso firm vs. US dollar

The Philippines' main stock index on Friday posted a second consecutive day of improvement while the peso finished the week little changed ahead of the French elections this weekend.