• Khan believes Floyd will beat Pacquiao

    British pride Amir Khan is picking Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas, according to a report from CBS Sports. Khan, who was hoping to secure a fight with either fighter, feels that the unbeaten Mayweather will be too smart for the ultra-aggressive Filipino puncher. If…

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    • Donaire wins in a flash; Nietes stops Mexican

      It didn’t take long for Nonito Donaire Jr. to announce that he still has what it takes to be called a champion once more. The Filipino Flash, who was knocked out last October, was his old self, deadly and explosive, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Donaire needed less than two rounds to…

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      • South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in $7.8 bln fighter deal

        South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet. The bid from KAI and the US aerospace giant, which is subject to a screening process before being…

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        • PH offers Sabah to win Malaysia’s support for UN case vs China

          The Philippines has offered to downgrade its claim on Sabah in exchange for Malaysia’s support for its case against China before the United Nations. The note verbale, a copy of which was obtained by VERA Files, referred to the May 6, 2009 joint submission by Malaysia and Vietnam to the United…

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          • More Pinoys get HIV through paid sex

            More Filipinos are being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through paid sex. Since DOH began the official evaluation of people who engaged in transactional sex in 2012 up to present, there have been 1,701 recorded cases of HIV. About 55 percent acquired HIV after engaging in paid…

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            • Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

              By Yara Bayoumy and Mahmoud Mourad SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.…

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              • UFO conspiracy theorist claims to have seen nine-foot alien on space shuttle

                London, Mar 29 (ANI): A UFO conspiracy theorist Clark McClelland who had claimed to be a NASA veteran, has said that he saw a nine-foot alien on the space shuttle. McClelland has maintained the truth of his story, despite being dismissed by skeptics, as 'delusional' and never having worked with…

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                • Germanwings crash: Co-pilot Lubitz' girlfriend was 'pregnant' at time of crash

                  London, March 30 (ANI): Secondary school teacher Kathrin Goldbach, who was dating Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, is believed to have discovered two weeks ago that she was expecting, a report said. The pair, who had an on-off romance for seven years, were letting the news sink in when…

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                  • Ayala Land talks new township in Balintawak

                    A new mixed-use, masterplanned township, going by the name of "Cloverleaf," is about to rise in Balintawak, Quezon City. A project by Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), the countrys biggest developer, the Cloverleaf will cost P25 billion over the next 10 years. Its name stems from the Balintawak interchange, a…

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                    • Another coaching change at Ginebra?

                      Mentored by former MVP winner Ato Agustin, the Kings were booted out by top seed Rain or Shine, 92-91, in their quarterfinal series Saturday at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena in Pasay City. The defeat, for sure, will linger on the minds of Ginebra management and its hordes of avid fans who have been…

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                      • New Spanish transport plane turned over to AFP today

                        The first of three C295 transport planes acquired by the government from a Spanish firm will be formally accepted by the Air Force today. Key security officials including Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Armed Forces chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang Jr. and Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Delgado…

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                        • Senators seek amendments to Labor Code

                          Under Article 248 of the Labor Code, “to contract out services or functions being performed by union members when such will interfere with, restrain or coerce employees in the exercise of their right to self-organization” is an unfair labor practice. “Clearly, the provision does not cover…

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                          • SIM card mandatory registration nears passage

                            All prepaid subscribers need to register their Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card should the proposed measure, which passed on second reading becomes a law. This after members of the House committee on Information and Communications Technology, led by Chairman and Rizal Rep. Joel Roy Duavit,…

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                            • Angelina Jolie is Kids' Choice Awards' best villain

                              Angelina Jolie celebrated her Kids’ Choice Award with Zahara and Shiloh last night.The Nickelodeon event took place at The Forum in Los Angeles and the Hollywood star took home the prize for best villain thanks to her role in Disney’s Maleficent.Despite

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                              • Philippine troops end offensive they say killed 139 rebels

                                A monthlong Philippine offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels ended Monday after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops, the military chief said. Ten soldiers were killed and 30 others were wounded in the ground and air strikes in…

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                                • New species of tarantula found

                                  Scientists from the Museum of Natural History (MNH) of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños have discovered a new species of cave-dwelling tarantula on an island off the coast of Quezon. The new species of the spider, Phlogiellus kwebaburdeos, was described in the recent issue of the…

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                                  • Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

                                    Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 29 (ANI): A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. Born on Thursday, the child has a protuberance between her two…

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                                    • PH to become ‘space-capable’ in 10 yrs, according to DOST

                                      DOST's Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERRD) and MO have joined hands to promote the country's space science and technology applications (SSTA) sector. It could be recalled that the DOST-PCIEERRD had sent 10 engineers to Japan to build…

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