• Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points on Sunday to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener. James made four of the Heat's 11 three-pointers and finished with 27 points and nine rebounds as the Heat seized the advantage…

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    • Marquez may fight Pacquiao for fifth time

      Los Angeles — Reports from the boxing hotbed of Mexico City say that Juan Manuel Marquez is starting to realize the magnitude of facing Manny Pacquiao for the fifth time. But Marquez insists that before he begins thinking of a megabuck matchup with his Filipino rival, he should focus on his next…

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      • The return of Gigi Reyes

        By Ellen T.Tordesillas This is going to be fascinating. Atty. Gigi Reyes, former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce-Enrile who is included among those accused of plunder in connection with the misuse of Priority Development Assistance Fund, came back … Continue reading →

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        • Bianca Gonzalez to wed JC Intal in December

          TV host Bianca Gonzalez and boyfriend of almost three years, cager JC Intal are getting married in December. JC has a love nest waiting for Bianca once they settle down.

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          • PH, Korea governments act to prevent sham marriages

            Teresa, 18, married a 33-year-old Korean man six days after meeting him in the Philippines in 2011. She and the Korean man got married in a civil wedding in Cavite in August 2011 and she followed him to Korea in June last year. She said she got shocked when she learned that she would be working in…

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            • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

              As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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              • Chinese motorcycles up against Japanese

                Fourteen Chinese motorcycle assemblers, irked for being ignored in the crafting of the motorcycle industry roadmap and smarting from being called mere copycats, have formed a new group called the Chamber of Assemblers and Manufacturers of Motorcycles of the Philippines (CHAMMP) positioning the…

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                • The sleeping giant awakes (2)

                  Dr. Sheng Lijun of Singapore’s Institute of Southeast Asian Studies argues China lacks the definition of superpowerdom. He said given time, China will change since it invented printing and gunpowder -- arguably two of the most influential inventions of all time. On the other hand, Don Koenig’s…

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                  • Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight titles at 49

                    REUTERS - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old American was awarded the fight 116-111 by two judges but…

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                    • Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

                      By Nobuhiro Kubo YONAGUNI Japan (Reuters) - Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. The move risks angering China, locked in a dispute with Japan over…

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                      • Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

                        The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric shapes are the Southeast Asian nation's oldest known artworks, but encroaching urbanisation, vandals and the ravages of nature are growing threats. The artworks have been declared a national treasure, regarded as the best proof that relatively…

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                        • 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.

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                          • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

                            Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

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                            • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

                              NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

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                              • Ilocos Sur invents the ‘beach cleaner’

                                Vigan City, Ilocos Sur — When sun-bathing or on a picnic on the beaches of Ilocos Sur, don’t be surprised to see a tractor driving by. It is the newest local invention contracted by the provincial government – a “beach cleaner.” [caption id="attachment_130531" align="alignleft" width="300"] BEACH…

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                                • Gov't to buy 8 new amphibious assault vehicles

                                  The government will spend P2.5 billion to buy eight brand new amphibious assault vehicles for the Navy, said the Department of National Defense (DND). The money will be sourced from the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program. In line with this, the DND has issued an…

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                                  • Liverpool, Atletico maintain title bids

                                    Liverpool opened a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League by beating Norwich City 3-2 after title rivals Chelsea slipped up against Sunderland, ending manager Jose Mourinho's long unbeaten home league record. Atletico Madrid stayed on course for a surprise championship triumph in Spain…

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                                    • Wrongfully imprisoned US boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies

                                      Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76. From 1993 to 2005, Carter served as the executive director of the Canadian organization, which said it was "deeply…

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                                      • Two LPAs moving toward Philippines

                                        One of two low-pressure areas (LPAs) moving toward the Philippine territory is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone within 24 to 36 hours. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), one of the LPAs was located 220 kilometers (km)…

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                                        • 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 →

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