• Dear Ms. Kris Aquino

    Sometime in October, 2013, you assumed a new role as member of the board of directors of Central Azucarera de Tarlac. The news spread quickly among the good, decent, and hardworking farm workers and farmers at Hacienda Luisita and their supporters inside and outside of Tarlac. Your new role comes…

    Manila Bulletin
    • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

      Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.

      Associated Press
      • Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

        By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/JINDO South Korea (Reuters) - The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 274 missing alive. The Sewol, carrying…

        • Yemen drone strike 'kills 15 Qaeda suspects, 3 civilians'

          A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said. The three civilians were passing by in another car. The United States is the only country that operates drones in Yemen, but…

          AFP News31 mins ago
          • More than a thriving career for Coleen

            First, she was discovered as a stunning teen newcomer who made heads turn and eyes glued to her weekly youth-oriented drama on ABS-CBN every Sunday. In the first Yahoo! OMG Awards in 2011, she was among the nominees based on … Continue reading →

            Yahoo Celebrity Blog
            • Japan, US to back ASEAN's sea surveillance

              Japan and the United States will pledge to jointly help Southeast Asian nations boost their marine surveillance capabilities, a newspaper said on Saturday, as tensions over territorial disputes in the region simmer. US President Barak Obama will discuss the issue with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…

              AFP News
              • Lakers, Knicks, Celtics miss playoffs, seek help

                For the first time in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks are all absent from the playoffs in the same season. While that will not break any hearts for the 16 clubs who begin their championship quests this weekend, it does leave three of the most iconic franchise…

                AFP News
                • Study: sleeping positions reflect quality of relationships

                  Whether a couple sleeps face to face or back to back, with or without physical contact, is a good indicator of relationship health, according to a study presented at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, which is taking place in the Scottish city through April 20. Couples who sleep closer…

                  AFP Relax
                  • Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

                    Russia was under intense US pressure Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period". But with the separatists' refusal to budge throwing a deal to defuse the…

                    AFP News
                    • Centipede Bursts from Snake's Stomach

                      A group of researchers stumbled upon a grisly scene during a field study in Macedonia last year: a dead nose-horned viper with a centipede's head sticking out of its ruptured abdomen. "All of us were astonished, as nobody has ever seen something like this," Ljiljana Tomovi?, a herpetologist at the…

                      • Peaches 'settled' before death

                        Peaches Geldof had been "lighter" and "happier" before her death.

                        Cover Media
                        • Dane joins in Philippines' bloody Easter crucifixions

                          A Danish man joined eight Filipinos in re-enacting the death of Jesus Christ Friday by being nailed to crosses in a bloody annual Easter spectacle in the Philippines before thousands of surprised onlookers. But local residents were surprised to see the Dane, identified by a local tourism officer as…

                          AFP News
                          • That Nap Could Be Leading You to an Early Death

                            We all know how important it is to get enough sleep—but a new study suggests that daytime napping may actually increase your risk of an early death. Researchers looked at more than 16,000 British adults over a 13-year period, and found that those who sle

                            Healthy Living
                            • Are Tom Cruise & Laura Prepon Dating?

                              Is Tom Cruise secretly dating Laura Prepon?

                              Access Hollywood
                              • Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

                                Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car market. Fiat-Chrysler -- created by Italy's Fiat acquiring Chrysler of the United States -- will produce three Jeep sport utility…

                                AFP News
                                • JICA aids procurement of 10 RORO vessels

                                  Amid numerous maritime accidents over the years that have so far left thousands of people dead, the Japanese government will facilitate the procurement of 10 passenger vessels in the tune of P2.3 billion for use in RORO (Roll-On, Roll-Off) operations in the country. Through its foreign assistance…

                                  • Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

                                    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment…

                                    Associated Press33 mins ago
                                    • The sleeping giant awakes

                                      Napoleon Bonaparte was said to have warned of the “Sleeping Giant,” China, which now is fully awake and appears to be wrecking havoc among its neighbors in Southeast Asia. What he meant is that China, which had lain dormant for many years, is a potential world power and because of many domestic…

                                      Manila Bulletin
                                      • Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

                                        JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.

                                        Associated Press42 mins ago
                                        • 10 Natural Cough Remedies

                                          The next time you have an annoying cough, take your grandmother's advice and try one of these natural remedies.

                                          Healthy Living