• The 6 richest tycoons in the Philippines in the real estate business.

    Forbes Magazine recently issued the roster of the 500 richest billionaires in the world. Six Filipinos, each with their real estate empires and interests, made it on the list. Take a look at the wealthiest tycoons in the countrys property sector:6. DAVID

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    • JLo and Casper 'never split up'

      Jennifer Lopez never broke up with Casper Smart, according to a new report.The 45-year-old singer-and-actress was said to have split from the backing dancer in June last year, following claims he'd been unfaithful - which he denied.It's now been suggested

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      • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

        As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to return to the country, while backing Sunni tribesmen to fight against Shiite rebels and their allies, military…

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        • Filing: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezer

          A teenager told authorities that her mother killed two siblings and forced her to put one of the bodies in the freezer of their Detroit home where both were found by an eviction crew. Details of death and extreme abuse emerged Thursday as Mitchelle Blair appeared in court, two days after the bodies…

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          • PNPA spotlight falls on Ampatuan grandson

            The stigma of being a namesake of the principal suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre did not prevent Cadet First Class Andal Ampatuan III from entering and graduating from the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA). Ampatuan III, now with a rank of police inspector, is a grandson of former…

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            • Zayn’s 1D exit has left ‘everyone feeling misled’

              Zayn Malik’s nearest and dearest are reportedly feeling “misled” after he was seen arriving at a recording studio one day after quitting One Direction. "He told everyone in the band and management that he wants to live a normal life and the next thing you know he's going into music studios and…

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              • Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet

                A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software — specifically, what's not in it. After a few years of making phones…

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                • Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

                  Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Cook…

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                  • Russian superhighway could connect London to New York

                    Russia has unveiled ambitious plans to build a superhighway that, in theory, could make it possible to drive from London on one end to New York on the other. According to a report by The Siberian Times, the head of Russian Railways is asking the government to seriously consider his project dubbed…

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                    • De Lima: Nothing wrong with P21-M offer to Laudes

                      Justice Secretary Leila de Lima sees nothing wrong with the reported P21-million settlement offer to the family of slain transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude for a plea bargain deal in the murder case against US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton. “We have to remember that in preliminary…

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                      • No wages for Makati councilors, staff

                        The members of the Makati City council and 83 personnel working under them had the release of their salaries suspended by acting Mayor Romulo Peña, a councilor said yesterday. He refused to sign the checks that would cover their salaries and allowances for March 16 to 31, according to Councilor…

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                        • Co-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings job

                          Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany. On Thursday, French prosecutors said Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight…

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                          • 'Fifty Shades' director Taylor-Johnson bows out of franchise

                            Sam Taylor-Johnson will not be returning to direct the sequels to "Fifty Shades of Grey," she announced Wednesday night. "Directing 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has been an intense and incredible journey for which I am hugely grateful," she said in a statement to industry site Deadline in which she…

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                            • Monta Ellis doesn't think Rajon Rondo is the problem with the Mavericks

                              Despite an impressive victory against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night, no team’s win percentage has fallen so sharply in the second half of the season as the Dallas Mavericks', who transformed from a team that won two-thirds of its games to a .500 club soon after the New Year. Rajon Rondo…

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                              • Prosecutors buck Revilla plea

                                Government prosecutors asked the Sandiganbayan yesterday to deny the request of detained Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr. to attend his daughter’s high school graduation tomorrow at the De La Salle Zobel School in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa.  Ombudsman lawyers

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                                • Tan group inaugurates 2-MW Batangas solar plant

                                  The Lucio Tan Group has joined the renewable energy bandwagon with the inauguration of its two-megawatt solar plant in Lian, Batangas yesterday. The plant, located inside the compound of Absolut Distillers Inc., is the first solar project of the group and is in line with the group’s plan to “go…

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                                  • New tool to foretell heart attack/stroke risk

                                    Want to know your risk of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? A new instrument dubbed Globorisk, unveiled Thursday, will allow you to determine your risk simply by inputting your age, gender, blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, whether you have diabetes or smoke, and…

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