• Sharon plays Cupid to Zsa Zsa and Conrad

    Add matchmaking, aside from singing, acting and hosting, to Sharon Cuneta’s list of talents. "Philippine Daily Inquirer" Lifestyle Editor Thelma Sioson San Juan's column says it was the Megastar who connected her friend Zsa Zsa Padilla and her current flame, renowned architect Conrad Onglao, to…

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    • Sam Concepcion reveals real score between him and Jasmine Curtis

      Weeks after the confrontation between him and Anne Curtis made headlines, Sam Concepcion finally admitted that he and Jasmine Curtis, the Kapamilya actress’ younger sister, are officially together.

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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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        • Japan PM makes offering to Yasukuni Shrine; China seizes ship

          By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine, seen by critics as a symbol of Japan's past militarism, a move that may increase strains on Tokyo's ties with Asian neighbours China and South Korea. The offering from Abe, who…

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          • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal

            Bernard Hopkins, boxing's ageless wonder at 49, is one victory from becoming the undisputed world light-heavyweight champion and already daring unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to a showdown. Hopkins, the oldest major world champion in boxing history, won a split decision Saturday…

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            • John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

              VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity entered its third millennium.

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              • Radcliffe ‘goes public’ with romance

                Daniel Radcliffe and Erin Darke are officially dating, according to her rep.

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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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                  • 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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                    • Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370

                      Two-thirds of the planned underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been completed, with no signs so far of the jet, Australian officials said Monday. As many as 10 military aircraft and 11 ships are taking part in the search for the aircraft, which was carrying 239 people…

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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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                        • What did Jesus look like?

                          The basis of the Christian faith is the belief  that the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, became man. As a matter of faith, I accept the Lord Jesus’ divinity, even if my finite mind can not fully comprehend it. But Jesus was also a man. Last week,  I tried to read up on the historical Jesus. …

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                          • Miley: I don’t want to die dumb

                            Miley Cyrus is educating herself while on bedrest.

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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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                              • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

                                KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.

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                                • Indonesia speaks out on boatpeople amid Australia tension

                                  Jakarta called on governments Monday to stop "shifting responsibility" for asylum-seekers, in veiled criticism of Australia's hardline policy of towing boatloads of would-be refugees back to Indonesia. The military-led operation has caused anger in Indonesia, which has been forced to take back…

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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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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                                        • 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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