• Phl offers Sabah to win Malaysia’s support for UN case vs China

    The Philippines has offered to downgrade its claim on Sabah in exchange for Malaysia’s support for its case against China before the United Nations. The quid pro quo was contained in a note verbale the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) handed to a representative of the Malaysian embassy last…

    Philippine Star
    • 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
      • 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
        • 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
          • 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
            • Angelina Jolie is Kids' Choice Awards' best villain

              Angelina Jolie celebrated her Kids’ Choice Award with Zahara and Shiloh last night.The Nickelodeon event took place at The Forum in Los Angeles and the Hollywood star took home the prize for best villain thanks to her role in Disney’s Maleficent.Despite

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              • Hamilton blames Merc's 'poor tyre strategy, confusing radio communication' for Malaysian GP loss

                London, Mar 30 (ANI): Formula One defending champion Lewis Hamilton has put the blame on Mercedes' poor tyre strategy and confusing radio communication for his failure to beat Sebastian Vettel and win the Malaysian Grand Prix. Hamilton had to settle for second place behind Ferrari's Vettel after…

                ANI
                • 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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                  • Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in estate fight

                    Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The attorneys are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on Monday, as they argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one his…

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                    • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

                      The Bild newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into the French Alps, killing all on board. "He did it…

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                      • 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…

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                        • South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in $7.8 bln fighter deal

                          South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet. The bid from KAI and the US aerospace giant, which is subject to a screening process before being…

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                          • 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
                            • 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
                              • SIM card mandatory registration nears passage

                                All prepaid subscribers need to register their Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card should the proposed measure, which passed on second reading becomes a law. This after members of the House committee on Information and Communications Technology, led by Chairman and Rizal Rep. Joel Roy Duavit,…

                                Manila Bulletin
                                • New species of tarantula found

                                  Scientists from the Museum of Natural History (MNH) of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños have discovered a new species of cave-dwelling tarantula on an island off the coast of Quezon. The new species of the spider, Phlogiellus kwebaburdeos, was described in the recent issue of the…

                                  Philippine Star
                                  • 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

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                                    • 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.…

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