• 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

    Property24 Philippines
    • 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

      Cover Media
      • Junjun’s case reaches SC

        The temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) on the six-month suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay has reached the Supreme Court (SC). Through the Office of the Solicitor General, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday filed a petition before…

        Philippine Star
        • 'Frustrated' or not, LeBron James, Kevin Love and the Cavs seem to fit awful well

          The dominant, leave-no-doubt win — which Grizzlies talismen Tony Allen deemed an "old fashioned beat down" and Zach Randolph said left him with "a sick feeling in [his] stomach" — improved the Cavs to 28-6 since Jan. 15, the day after their famed bowling trip, which marked their second game with a…

          Ball Don't Lie
          • 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…

            Philippine Star
            • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

              Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to pave the way…

              Associated Press
              • 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…

                Reuters
                • 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…

                  Cover Media
                  • 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…

                    AFP Relax
                    • 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…

                      Ball Don't Lie
                      • Iraqi Shiite cleric calls for unity after militia pullout

                        Iraq's most revered Shiite cleric on Friday called for unity among the country's forces battling the Islamic State group after most of the Iran-backed Shiite militias pulled out of the offensive in the militant-held city of Tikrit in protest over U.S. airstrikes there. Grand Ayatollah Ali…

                        Associated Press
                        • 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…

                          Philippine Star
                          • 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…

                            Philippine Star
                            • 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…

                              Associated Press
                              • 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…

                                Philippine Star
                                • China offers Sri Lanka olive branch and warnings

                                  President Xi Jinping worked to mend relations with Sri Lanka on Thursday as Chinese state-run media warned the island nation's new government against shutting off billions in investments from Beijing. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is on his first state visit to Beijing since taking…

                                  AFP News
                                  • Woman behind NBA ex-owner Donald Sterling's downfall denies they had romance

                                    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The woman whose recording of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks that cost him his NBA franchise testified in court on Thursday that she loved him but insisted again that they never had a romantic relationship. V. Stiviano,…

                                    Reuters