• 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…

    Manila Bulletin
    • China evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols

      China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending anti-piracy patrols in the area amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country. Three Chinese navy ships were diverted to the port of Aden to rescue Chinese nationals caught in the conflict, state media reported on Monday, marking…

      Associated Press
      • 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…

        Philippine Star
        • 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…

          Philippine Star
          • 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…

            ANI
            • South Korean firm named sole bidder for big fighter jet deal

              South Korea chose a state-run aircraft maker on Monday as the sole preferred bidder for a contract to develop a midlevel fighter jet with the help of Lockheed Martin Corp. in the country's biggest-ever weapons development project. South Korea eventually plans to introduce 120 such fighter jets to…

              Associated Press
              • 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…

                Property24 Philippines
                • "Transformers" expands franchise with spinoffs

                  29 Mar – Looks like Paramount Pictures will be following in Lucasfilms' footsteps with their "Star Wars" plan, by expanding the "Transformers" cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs. The studio is bringing in Academy award-winning director-producer Akiva Goldsman to work with…

                  Cinema Online
                  • 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…

                    ANI
                    • 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…

                      Philippine Star
                      • 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…

                        Manila Bulletin
                        • Hugh Jackman 'Wolverine' News

                          Hugh Jackman is getting de-clawed. The actor announced on Saturday that he is almost done with the role of his "X-Men" character, Wolverine. "WOLVERINE ...ONE LAST TIME. HJ," he posted on Instagram, with a photo of his two fists and three claws coming

                          Access Hollywood
                          • '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…

                            Access Hollywood
                            • 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.…

                              Reuters
                              • 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
                                • 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…

                                  ANI
                                  • 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…

                                    Manila Bulletin
                                    • Jeane Napoles ITR case holds no water – Tax Law Experts

                                      Tax lawyers said yesterday the criminal charges filed against the daughter of alleged pork barrel mastermind, Janet Lim Napoles, arising from non-filing of income tax returns (ITRs) will not prosper. Lawyer Frederick Kapitan, former chief of the tax fraud division of the Bureau of Internal Revenue…

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