• CA junks plea to stop Binay suspension hearing

    The Office of the Ombudsman has suffered another setback in its bid to proceed with its preventive suspension order against Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. Assistant Solicitor General Hermes Ocampo cited judicial courtesy since any further action of the CA would preempt the ruling of…

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    • First China air force drills in 'far offshore' Pacific

      China's air force has carried out its first ever military drill over the western Pacific Ocean, state media said, highlighting Beijing's growing military reach. Several aircraft from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Monday flew over the ocean via the Bashi Channel, which runs between…

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      • Pacific islands brace for possible super typhoon

        Meteorologists warned on Tuesday that a storm reported to have left several casualties and severe damage in Micronesia was building into a super-typhoon as it swept across the central Pacific towards the Yap group of islands. The island of Chuuk, part of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM),…

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        • Marc Gasol takes frustrations out on clothing, rips jersey during Grizzlies-Kings

          It's been a frustrating few weeks for Marc Gasol. The Grizzlies' late-winter puttering has sparked questions about whether Gasol, inarguably one of the most skilled and cerebral big men on the planet, can consistently serve as the sort of aggressive, take-charge leader that Dave Joerger's club can…

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          • Maisie Williams: I can’t wait to turn 18!

            Maisie Williams hates that people think because she’s young, she’ll trash hotel rooms. “You’re not allowed to stay in a hotel room on your own if you’re under 18,” Maisie told Britain’s Glamour magazine. Maisie will celebrate her birthday on 15th April.

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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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              • 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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                • Review: New HTC One phone is strong contender

                  NEW YORK (AP) -- HTC's flagship One phone has a lot going for it — except for strong sales. In Samsung's and Apple's shadows, HTC barely has any market share despite having good phones. But the latest edition of the

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                  • Megan Fox: I’m a free spirit mother

                    Megan Fox has opened up about how becoming a mother has changed her life. The 28-year-old actress is mother to two-year-old Noah and 13-month-old Bodhi with husband Brian Austin Green, as well as stepmother to her husband’s 13-year-old son Kassius. Megan keeps herself busy with her various acting…

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                    • Selena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death

                      Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. "Of course I'm happy that, today, people remember Selena more than ever," Abraham Quintanilla Jr. said via phone from his office in Corpus…

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                      • Japan grants P4-B loan to help decongest Metro traffic

                        The Japanese government will be providing some P4 billion to the Philippines for road projects aimed at decongesting monstrous traffic jams in Metro Manila. Noriaki Niwa, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), said the loan will cover major interchanges to…

                        Manila Bulletin
                        • 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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                          • Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of central Tikrit - PM

                            By Mahdi Talat TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi troops aided by Shi'ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein's home town continued. Government forces have been in a month-long…

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                            • Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

                              By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - One word seemed to encapsulate Fernando Alonso's Malaysian Grand Prix weekend. The comment, posted on Twitter under a photograph of the sweaty Spaniard walking in his McLaren overalls past the Ferrari garage and the Italian team's smiling mechanics, was simple:…

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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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                                • 'Walking Dead' Finale Recap

                                  In its first ever extended finale, "The Walking Dead" delivered 90 minutes of shocks, surprises and twists. In the back, a man wakes from his slumber – it's Lennie James' Morgan! At a small campfire, he boils some water and makes some instant oatmeal. "What's the 'W' for?" Morgan asks the man, who…

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                                  • Louis Tomlinson blasts inconsiderate Naughty Boy

                                    Louis Tomlinson has lashed out at the producer working with Zayn Malik. Zayn announced he was leaving boy band One Direction last week, shortly after he was signed off their On the Road Again Tour with stress. Last night the producer retweeted a spoof video to his followers, which was called…

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