• Super howler nears Phl

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Maysak will be named Chedeng when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility tonight or tomorrow morning. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the forecast track of Maysak…

    Philippine Star
    • Ringside ticket for richest fight being sold at P3.8M

      Manny Pacquiao fell off his chair when told that ringside seats to his coming fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. are being sold at $87,500 or roughly P3.8 million – EACH. “Nahulog ako sa eighty-seven thousand,” Pacquiao said during an interview with ABS-CBN, while motioning like he just fell off his…

      Philippine Star
      • DFA: Malaysia paying rent for Sabah

        Malaysia does not acknowledge the Philippine claim over Sabah but the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintained yesterday that the Malaysian government is paying rent for Sabah, indicating it rightfully belongs to the Philippines. The Malay Mail Online reported that Malaysian Foreign Minister…

        Philippine Star
        • Lawmaker tells Junjun: Battle not yet over

          “There is no sense in gloating over the fact that the CA has refused to stop deliberations on the case filed by Mayor Binay against the ombudsman to freeze his preventive suspension,” Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. of Dasmariñas City in Cavite said. Barzaga said the appellate court proceeded with its…

          Philippine Star
          • Ginebra starts rebuilding, may also trade LA

            Barangay Ginebra San Miguel yesterday traded Dylan Ababou and James Forrester to Barako Bull yesterday in a move that is seen as the start of the team’s revamp under new coach Frankie Lim. Ababou and Forrester, two of Ginebra’s seldom-used players, were shipped in exchange for Barako’s first round…

            Manila Bulletin
            • Russia threatens to use 'nuclear force' to protect Crimea annexation and Baltic states

              London, April 02 (ANI): Russia has threatened to use "nuclear force" to protect its invasion in Crimea and warned that "same conditions" that were present in Ukraine and caused Russia to take action there exist in the three Baltic states. According to the Independent, Moscow said that if Nato moved…

              ANI
              • Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

                Jetliners from the United Arab Emirates' two main airlines avoided a possible midair collision after they got too close to each other earlier this week. The incident happened Sunday as passenger planes from Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways were traveling in opposite…

                Associated Press
                • From Space, Typhoon Maysak's Eye Looks Like a Black Hole (Photo)

                  And from more than 200 miles (320 kilometers) above Earth, the mass of clouds swirling around the dark eye of the monster storm Maysak almost resembles the disk of glowing matter being pulled into a black hole. It seemed like a black hole from a Sci-Fi movie," NASA astronaut Terry Virts wrote on…

                  LiveScience.com
                  • No further WWE plans for Ronda Rousey after her WrestleMania appearance

                    UFC champion Ronda Rousey sent the sports entertainment world into a tizzy with her well-publicized in-ring appearance over the weekend at WrestleMania 31. Unfortunately for fans (of the WWE at least), they won’t be seeing Rousey in a squared circle again anytime soon. Rousey’s agent, Brad Slater,…

                    Cagewriter
                    • Arsenal take One Direction deserter Zayn Malik on trial

                      Arsenal have taken former One Direction superstar Zayn Malik on trial just days after his sensational departure from the band, Goal can reveal. "Charging a measly £97 for one matchday ticket just isn't enough to compete with the oil-flushed coffers of Chelsea and Manchester City," Arsenal's…

                      GOAL.com
                      • US Naval chief terms China's 'great wall of sand' in 'disputed' South China Sea 'worrisome'

                        Melbourne, April 2 (ANI): A U.S. commander has warned that the creation of "a great wall of sand" by China through land reclamation in the South China Sea has raised serious concerns over its territorial intentions. Admiral Harry Harris Jr, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, said while…

                        ANI
                        • Houthi forces in Aden pull back after Saudi coalition air strikes

                          Houthi forces pulled back from positions in central Aden after air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition at dawn on Thursday, residents of the southern Yemeni port city said. The Houthis' recent gains in Aden, the last major foothold of supporters of Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, have…

                          Reuters
                          • Avril Battling Lyme Disease

                            Avril Lavigne is opening up about battling Lyme disease, something she discovered she had last October while celebrating her 30th birthday. "I could barely eat, and when we went to the pool, I had to leave and go lie in bed," she told People. "My friends

                            Access Hollywood
                            • Kim Jong-un impersonator 'made out with 30-40 girls' at Rugby Sevens

                              Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): A Kim Jong-un impersonator has disclosed that he made out with "30 to 40" girls while dressed as the North Korean dictator at the Rugby Sevens. According to South China Morning Post, Jeremy was photographed hundreds of times at the event and the images have now gone viral…

                              ANI
                              • SM Group plans to build micro cities around shopping malls

                                Billionaire Henry Sy, the richest person in the Philippines, will start to develop apartments, offices and hotels around his shopping malls to maximize the value of property holdings in the face of similar moves by competitors. Fifteen of 50 shopping malls now owned by Sy’s SM Prime Holdings Inc.…

                                Manila Bulletin
                                • TESDA chief to replace Coloma as Noy spokesman

                                  Several changes in the Cabinet are expected after the Holy Week break, among them Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director Joel Villanueva replacing Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). It was reported that Coloma…

                                  Philippine Star
                                  • Reigning NBA champion Spurs book playoff return

                                    Reigning champions San Antonio are headed back to the NBA playoffs for the 18th straight season after a 103-91 victory over Orlando. Backup big man Aron Baynes scored a career-high 18 points to lead the Spurs, whose reserves out-scored the Magic bench 69-12. Manu Ginobili added 13 points and Marco…

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