• 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
    • 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
      • 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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        • 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
          • PH 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 note verbale, a copy of which was obtained by VERA Files, referred to the May 6, 2009 joint submission by Malaysia and Vietnam to the United…

            • '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…

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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…

                • CA junks OSG’s motion to suspend hearing of Binay’s petition

                  The Court of Appeals (CA) dismissed on Monday the motion of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) seeking to suspend the hearing of the petition filed by suspended Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. Assistant Solicitor General Hermes Ocampo told the CA Sixth Division that the hearing…

                  Manila Bulletin
                  • Byron Scott swears opposing players have approached him about becoming Lakers

                    Byron Scott has had to talk himself into quite a bit this season, working with a Los Angeles Lakers team that was built to lose, but his particular brand of delusion may have hit its peak over the weekend. The Laker coach, working with a 19-53 record in the months following a misspent 2014…

                    Ball Don't Lie
                    • 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…

                        • 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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                          • For Mamasapano students, an emotional graduation

                            High school students in Barangay Tukanalipao in Mamasapano, Maguindanao thought their graduation would never push through because of the security problems in the community. Hadji Salik Kalaing National High School class valedictorian Norombai Utto, 16, wept during her speech when she called for an…

                            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
                              • 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…

                                • Philippine troops end offensive they say killed 139 rebels

                                  A monthlong Philippine offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels ended Monday after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops, the military chief said. Ten soldiers were killed and 30 others were wounded in the ground and air strikes in…

                                  Associated Press
                                  • NBA Power Rankings: Top seeds facing balancing act

                                    1. Golden State Warriors (Record: 60-13; last week: 1): Two interesting statistics about Stephen Curry: He is third in the NBA in steals per game (2.1) and 42nd in minutes per game (32.8). 2. Cleveland Cavaliers (Record: 48-27; last week: 2):

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                                    • "Transformers" expands franchise with spinoffs

                                      29 Mar – Looks like Paramount Pictures will be following in Lucasfilms' footsteps with their "Star Wars" plan, by expanding the "Transformers" cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs. The studio is bringing in Academy award-winning director-producer Akiva Goldsman to work with…

                                      Cinema Online
                                      • Jeane Napoles ITR case holds no water – Tax Law Experts

                                        Tax lawyers said yesterday the criminal charges filed against the daughter of alleged pork barrel mastermind, Janet Lim Napoles, arising from non-filing of income tax returns (ITRs) will not prosper. Lawyer Frederick Kapitan, former chief of the tax fraud division of the Bureau of Internal Revenue…

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