• Super howler nears Phl

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Maysak will be named Chedeng when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility tonight or tomorrow morning. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the forecast track of Maysak…

    Philippine Star
    • Super typhoon expected to weaken before reaching Philippines

      A super typhoon blamed for the deaths of at least four people on islands in the western Pacific Ocean has moved into the open sea and is expected to significantly weaken before reaching the Philippines later this weekend. Paul Stanko of the National Weather Service said super Typhoon Maysak packed…

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      • Marquez sees tough May 2 showdown

        Juan Manuel Marquez is undecided on who to select as winner of the megabuck May 2 world welterweight title clash between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Speaking to boxingscene, Marquez, 41, who is pondering his future, believes that if the fight goes the distance of 12 rounds, Mayweather will…

        Manila Bulletin
        • Video shows last seconds of Germanwings flight before crash - Bild

          A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site, Germany's Bild daily reported on Wednesday, saying it had seen the footage. The video was found on a mobile phone belonging to one of the passengers…

          Reuters
          • Vanessa: Dating Zac Made Me Mean 

            If Vanessa Hudgens ever threw you shade or gave you side eye – don't sweat it, she was just dealing with the side effects of dating Zac Efron. Zac and Vanessa began dating in 2007 and at the height of their romance, another side of the actress was unleashed, all thanks to Zac's army of rabid fans –…

            Access Hollywood
            • Taiwan's largest missile ship goes into service

              Taiwan's largest-ever missile ship went into service Tuesday after a ceremony presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou as the island strives to modernise its military in response to a perceived threat from China. Armed with 16 missiles, the ship will strengthen Taiwan's defence capabilities. China…

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              • Ginebra starts rebuilding, may also trade LA

                Barangay Ginebra San Miguel yesterday traded Dylan Ababou and James Forrester to Barako Bull yesterday in a move that is seen as the start of the team’s revamp under new coach Frankie Lim. Ababou and Forrester, two of Ginebra’s seldom-used players, were shipped in exchange for Barako’s first round…

                Manila Bulletin
                • Ansel Elgort: Fans don't believe it's me

                  Ansel Elgort gets mistaken for his own doppelganger.The 21-year-old actor has won fans all over the world with roles in the romantic The Fault in Our Stars and the exciting Divergent franchise.Luckily he can still lead a pretty normal life because most

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                  • CA grills gov’t lawyers on defying Binay TRO

                    Government counsels yesterday took the cudgels for what a Court of Appeals (CA) justice described as their defiance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the preventive suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. In a hearing on Binay’s contempt petition, representatives of…

                    Philippine Star
                    • Arsenal take One Direction deserter Zayn Malik on trial

                      Arsenal have taken former One Direction superstar Zayn Malik on trial just days after his sensational departure from the band, Goal can reveal. "Charging a measly £97 for one matchday ticket just isn't enough to compete with the oil-flushed coffers of Chelsea and Manchester City," Arsenal's…

                      GOAL.com
                      • US admiral says China 'creating a great wall of sand' in sea

                        China is "creating a great wall of sand" through land reclamation in the South China Sea, causing serious concerns about its territorial intentions, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Tuesday. "But what's really drawing a lot of concern in the here and now is the unprecedented land…

                        Associated Press
                        • CA junks plea to stop Binay suspension hearing

                          The Office of the Ombudsman has suffered another setback in its bid to proceed with its preventive suspension order against Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. Assistant Solicitor General Hermes Ocampo cited judicial courtesy since any further action of the CA would preempt the ruling of…

                          Philippine Star
                          • Boko Haram putting Lake Chad's boatmen out of business

                            Hunched up in the prow of his canoe, Mahamat simply watches time slip by, like dozens of boatmen in Guite on Lake Chad who no longer dare sail for fear of Boko Haram fighters. The ruthless Islamists of the Nigerian sect have brought such insecurity to Lake Chad that most trade among the four…

                            AFP News
                            • 'A.D. The Bible Continues' goes beyond the biblical epic

                              The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations — and now to make matters worse, the body of a condemned cult-leader known as Jesus has disappeared from the tomb, apparently following some ancient prophecy.…

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                              • Shocking Discovery: Egypt's 'Mona Lisa' May Be a Fake

                                An ancient Egyptian masterpiece, hailed by some scholars as the "Mona Lisa" of Egyptian painting, is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says. The "Meidum Geese," as modern-day Egyptologists and art historians call it, was supposedly found in 1871 in a tomb located near the…

                                LiveScience.com
                                • ‘No vehicle registration, no travel’ starts today

                                  Starting today, enforcers and deputized agents of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will apprehend violators of the agency’s “no registration, no travel” policy. Four-wheeled motor vehicles not registered with the LTO will not be allowed to travel, LTO spokesman Jason Salvador said yesterday.…

                                  Philippine Star
                                  • Noy signs Sugarcane Law

                                    President Aquino signed the Sugarcane Law last Friday, according to Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo Benitez. Benitez, author of the bill’s House version, said Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. confirmed the signing as they expressed gratitude for the President’s support. “It’s a great blessing…

                                    Philippine Star