• 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
    • Pacquiao is solid but reckless – Mayweather

      Floyd Mayweather believes that while Manny Pacquiao poses serious problems the Filipino star remains flawed and he expects to expose him when they finally go at it on May 2 in Las Vegas. “A lot of guys do a lot of things wrong, but they are still successful,” said Mayweather, obviously referring to…

      Manila Bulletin
      • 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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        • 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
          • 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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            • More Pinoys get HIV through paid sex

              More Filipinos are being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through paid sex. Since DOH began the official evaluation of people who engaged in transactional sex in 2012 up to present, there have been 1,701 recorded cases of HIV. About 55 percent acquired HIV after engaging in paid…

              Philippine Star
              • 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…

                Associated Press
                • 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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                  • 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

                    Associated Press
                    • 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…

                      • Online NBI clearance application goes full blast

                        In a bid to shorten queues and time spent by the public in clearance processing sites, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will be fully implementing an online application scheme for documents starting today. Starting April 1, NBI spokesman Nick Suarez said the bureau will no longer be…

                        Manila Bulletin
                        • 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
                          • 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
                            • '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
                              • 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
                                • 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.…

                                  • 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