• The Top 10 Richest People In The Philippines 2015

    This 2015, there have been a few shakeups in the top 10 richest people in the Philippines, and some changes in net worth. Henry Sy of SM Investments Corporation consolidates his status as the richest person in the Philippines for the seventh year in a row, with his net worth increasing by ten…

    iMoney Philippines
    • PNP: Floyd camp charging P.2 M for pay-per-view

      The camp of Floyd Mayweather is reportedly charging the Philippine National Police P200,000 for a pay-per-view deal of his fight with Manny Pacquiao, a PNP official said yesterday. Director Danilo Constantino, the PNP’s Chief Directorial Staff, said the cost of the pay-per-view for the fight makes…

      Philippine Star
      • Revilla accounts frozen, but only P291,205 left

        The Sandiganbayan has effectively frozen the existing bank accounts of detained Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., who is facing plunder charges for alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam. However, the anti-graft court found out that the accounts contained

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        • 60 girls commit suicide every month after being sexually abused by IS jihadists

          London, April 21 (ANI): At least 60 girls commit suicide every month after being sexually tortured by Islamic State (IS) jihadists, an aid worker based in Iraq has said. While narrating the horrific sexual abuse that the women and children are subjected to by the jihadists, Yousif said that at…

          • Zayn Malik Breaks Twitter Silence

            Rest easy, Directioners. Zayn Malik is getting by with a little help from his friends. The departed One Direction member broke his Twitter silence on Monday – his first Tweet since leaving the band in March – offering his appreciation to those who have supported him over the past few weeks.

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            • Binay daughter says VP a unifying leader

              In a letter to The STAR, the daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay said she only gave her personal view in an interview on a television show, and it was not intended to reflect the sentiment of her father and her family. “I was speaking only for myself when I answered Ms. Pinky Webb’s question…

              Philippine Star
              • BIFF bombs Army, SAF detachments in Maguindanao

                The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) bombed an Army outpost and two different detachments of the Special Action Force (SAF) in Maguindanao on Sunday night. Nobody was hurt in the attacks, but the explosions caused panic among residents of

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                • Budol-budol, dugo-dugo scams now online

                  Authorities warned the public yesterday to be more careful in dealing with people they meet online as the “budol-budol” and “dugo-dugo” gangs have expanded their deceptive operations on social media. Senior Inspector Robert Reyes, assistant chief of the Philippine National Police’s Anti-Cybercrime…

                  Philippine Star
                  • Ariana Grande & Big Sean Split!

                    Were the last eight months Ariana Grande and Big Sean's "Best Mistake"? The singer, 21, and the rapper, 27, have split, Access Hollywood has confirmed. Back in October, Ariana confirmed their relationship in an interview with The Telegraph, where she also raved about her then-boyfriend.

                    Access Hollywood
                    • Sony unveils new Xperia phone even as it retrenches in mobile

                      Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan around the middle of the year,…

                      • Little 9: Cavaliers bench players boosting team's "Big 3"

                        For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers' "Big 3" can't win an NBA title by themselves. Although they may not have the catchy nickname of their three famous teammates, Cleveland's two other starters — J.R. Smith and Timofey Mozgov — and the team's supporting cast of bench players have had…

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                        • US sends carrier to Yemen waters with eye on Iran convoy

                          A US aircraft carrier was headed to the Arabian Sea Tuesday as Washington said it was monitoring Iranian vessels suspected of carrying weapons to Huthi rebels in Yemen in violation of a UN embargo. The US Navy said it was sending the USS Theodore Roosevelt and guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy…

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                          • Mindoro governor gets 10 years over P2.5-M loan

                            The Sandiganbayan yesterday sentenced Oriental Mindoro Gov. Alfonso Umali Jr. to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a P2.5-million transaction made 21 years ago. The Sandiganbayan said the respondents violated the Local Government Code when they used the money to repair, operate and maintain…

                            Philippine Star
                            • PCG probes latest China bullying of Pinoy fishermen

                              Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Admiral Rodolfo Isorena yesterday said they are verifying reports that Chinese coast guard ships drove some 80 Filipino fishermen away from Panatag Shoal recently. Filipino fishermen were reportedly chased away from the Panatag Shoal, also known as…

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                              • McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand

                                Fast food giant McDonald's said Monday it was aware of a New Zealand woman's allegation she found a half-eaten cockroach in a hamburger bought at one of its South Island restaurants. Annah Sophia Stevenson told Fairfax New Zealand that she bought a Big Mac meal on Saturday night then found the…

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                                • Japan robot receptionist welcomes shoppers

                                  "My name is ChihiraAico. How do you do?" she says in Japanese, blinking and nodding to customers in the foyer of Mitsukoshi, Japan's oldest department store chain. Clad in an elegant traditional kimono, ChihiraAico -- a name that sounds similar to a regular Japanese woman's name -- breaks into a…

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                                  • DND warns China of ‘irreparable miscalculations’

                                    “We hope they wake up to the truth before irreparable miscalculations and untoward incidents that would adversely affect not only our region but the community of peace-loving nations occur,” DND spokesman Peter Galvez said in a text message yesterday. Galvez, who was asked to react to China’s move…

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