• The Top 10 Richest People In The Philippines 2015

    This 2015, there have been a few shakeups in the top 10 richest people in the Philippines, and some changes in net worth. Henry Sy of SM Investments Corporation consolidates his status as the richest person in the Philippines for the seventh year in a row, with his net worth increasing by ten…

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    • PNP: Floyd camp charging P.2 M for pay-per-view

      The camp of Floyd Mayweather is reportedly charging the Philippine National Police P200,000 for a pay-per-view deal of his fight with Manny Pacquiao, a PNP official said yesterday. Director Danilo Constantino, the PNP’s Chief Directorial Staff, said the cost of the pay-per-view for the fight makes…

      Philippine Star
      • 3 more SC justices inhibit from Junjun suspension case

        Supreme Court Associate Justices Presbitero Velasco Jr., Arturo Brion and Francis Jardeleza have joined colleague Diosdado Peralta in inhibiting from participating in the resolution of the petition of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales assailing the Court of Appeals (CA)’s temporary restraining…

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        • 60 girls commit suicide every month after being sexually abused by IS jihadists

          London, April 21 (ANI): At least 60 girls commit suicide every month after being sexually tortured by Islamic State (IS) jihadists, an aid worker based in Iraq has said. While narrating the horrific sexual abuse that the women and children are subjected to by the jihadists, Yousif said that at…

          • Revilla accounts frozen, but only P291,205 left

            The Sandiganbayan has effectively frozen the existing bank accounts of detained Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., who is facing plunder charges for alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam. However, the anti-graft court found out that the accounts contained

            Philippine Star
            • Hailstorm, heavy rains hit Metro

              Hailstorm and heavy rains hit some parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces yesterday, bringing relief to the scorching summer heat while also triggering floods in some parts of the metropolis. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical

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              • Binay daughter says VP a unifying leader

                In a letter to The STAR, the daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay said she only gave her personal view in an interview on a television show, and it was not intended to reflect the sentiment of her father and her family. “I was speaking only for myself when I answered Ms. Pinky Webb’s question…

                Philippine Star
                • Hong Kong lawmaker rapped for 'racist' views on maids' sex lives

                  A senior Hong Kong politician is under fire after she accused some Filipina domestic helpers of seducing their male employers, in comments branded "racist" and "offensive" by critics. There are 300,000 maids in Hong Kong, mostly from the Philippines and Indonesia, with concern growing among rights…

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                  • Sony unveils new Xperia phone even as it retrenches in mobile

                    Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobile operations. Sony said the Xperia Z4 would be available in Japan around the middle of the year,…

                    • Czech president: Russian attack on Baltics would be suicidal

                      Russia is unlikely to launch a military thrust against the Baltics because President Vladimir Putin "is not suicidal," Czech President Milos Zeman said Tuesday. The Baltic countries — Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — were ruled by Moscow for nearly five decades following World War II and have been…

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                      • Boy in Spain attack 'burst into tears' after killing teacher

                        A 13-year-old boy armed with a crossbow and knife who killed a teacher at his school in Spain "burst into tears" after he realised what he had done, the gym teacher who subdued him said Tuesday. David Jurado described in an interview with television station Telecinco how he managed to calm the boy,…

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                        • Ariana Grande & Big Sean Split!

                          Were the last eight months Ariana Grande and Big Sean's "Best Mistake"? The singer, 21, and the rapper, 27, have split, Access Hollywood has confirmed. Back in October, Ariana confirmed their relationship in an interview with The Telegraph, where she also raved about her then-boyfriend.

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                          • BIFF bombs Army, SAF detachments in Maguindanao

                            The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) bombed an Army outpost and two different detachments of the Special Action Force (SAF) in Maguindanao on Sunday night. Nobody was hurt in the attacks, but the explosions caused panic among residents of

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                            • McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand

                              Fast food giant McDonald's said Monday it was aware of a New Zealand woman's allegation she found a half-eaten cockroach in a hamburger bought at one of its South Island restaurants. Annah Sophia Stevenson told Fairfax New Zealand that she bought a Big Mac meal on Saturday night then found the…

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                              • Boston, Toronto, Dallas: Who has the best odds to tie it up in Game 2?

                                The NBA’s initial playoff weekend made a loser out of outfits from Boston, Toronto, and Dallas. Boston looked fantastic to start game one. The ball was moving offensively, Cleveland seemed a half step short in catching up to the Celtic spacing, Kelly Olynyk was hitting from behind the arc and at…

                                Ball Don't Lie
                                • Mindoro governor gets 10 years over P2.5-M loan

                                  The Sandiganbayan yesterday sentenced Oriental Mindoro Gov. Alfonso Umali Jr. to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a P2.5-million transaction made 21 years ago. The Sandiganbayan said the respondents violated the Local Government Code when they used the money to repair, operate and maintain…

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                                  • New 'Jurassic World' Trailer

                                    Velociraptors ain't got nothin' on "Jurassic World's" new mother of all dinosaurs! A genetically modified dinosaur, Indominus Rex (that will "kill anything that moves"), takes center stage in the latest preview, proving once again that no one should eff

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