• 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…

    Philippine Star
    • Mayweather-Pacquiao bout ringside seats up for 87,500 dollars-a-pop!

      Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): The ringside seats for the highly anticipated and much awaited bout between unbeaten US boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and Filipino boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao are up for grabs for a whopping 87,500 dollars-a-pop. A high-end New York based hospitality service has…

      ANI
      • Robin Williams heirs agree to negotiate over belongings

        Robin Williams' widow and his three children have agreed to out-of-court negotiations in a battle over parts of the late actor's estate -- including movie awards such as his 1998 Oscar for "Good Will Hunting". A judge in San Francisco delayed until June a hearing on a suit filed in December by…

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        • Opposition should field only one presidential bet – Erap

          The opposition should field only one presidential candidate in the May 2016 general elections, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said yesterday. Estrada made the statement after personalities from the opposition topped the latest Pulse Asia survey on voters’ preference for president in 2016. Vice…

          Philippine Star
          • 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…

            Ball Don't Lie
            • 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…

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              • Lucas Silva open to temporary real Real Madrid exit

                Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Silva admits he could be tempted by a loan move following reports linking him with Porto. The 22-year-old joined Madrid from Cruzeiro in the January transfer window, but has so far been unable to secure regular first-team action at the Santiago Bernabeu. A number of…

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                • Malaysian fish seller to hang for killing 2 British students

                  A Malaysian court on Tuesday sentenced a fish seller to death for killing two British medical students last year on Borneo island. Prosecutor Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad said the high court found Zulkipli Abdullah, 23, guilty of stabbing to death Aidan Brunger and Neil Gareth Dalton in Sarawak state…

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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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                    • 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
                      • Iraq forces retake government HQ in Tikrit from IS

                        Iraqi forces have retaken the Salaheddin provincial government headquarters in Tikrit from the Islamic State jihadist group, a significant advance in the battle to recapture the city, officials said Tuesday. The spokesman for the Badr militia said members of the Popular Mobilisation units --…

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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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                          • 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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                            • '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
                              • 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…

                                  Philippine Star
                                  • Japan and U.S. look to extend naval missions after law change

                                    By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to allow Tokyo to come to the aid of an ally under attack will pave the way for closer cooperation between U.S. and Japanese forces across Asia, a top U.S. commander said on Tuesday. Expanded training and joint missions could…

                                    Reuters