• China splurging on military as US pulls back

    QINGDAO, China (AP) — China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation. In a little more than a decade, it's expected to have three aircraft carriers, giving it more clout than ever in a region of contested seas and festering territorial disputes.

    Associated Press
    • Obama 'ate only half' the sushi course

      Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday. Pictures showed the US president being served sake by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the counter of the…

      AFP News
      • Pacquiao has lost his 'pop', Mayweather

        Floyd Mayweather says Manny Pacquiao has lost a step and that the Filipino's superstar slide has coincided with his decision to split from former strength trainer Alex Ariza. The 37-year-old undefeated welterweight champ Mayweather weighed in Wednesday on the latest performance by Pacquiao who beat…

        AFP News
        • Salud summons Guiao and Hodge for altercation, clarifies expansion process

          PBA Commissioner Chito Salud will not take the latest altercation sitting down. After Cliff Hodge hit Raymond Almazan in Game 2 of the quarterfinals series, Rain or Shine head coach waited for the Meralco forward near the dugout. The two got into a shouting match but cooler heads prevented it from…

          Yahoo PH Sports
          • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

            ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

            Associated Press
            • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

              By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. The diver had to separate…

              Reuters
              • Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend!

                Jodie Foster can add a new title to her impressive resume - blushing bride! Jodie and girlfriend Alexandra Hedison have tied the knot, her rep confirmed to Access Hollywood . The exciting news comes 15 months after Jodie took the stage at the 2013 Golden Globes to accept the Cecil B. DeMille…

                Access Hollywood
                • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

                  In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

                  bnt news
                  • More jobs for Pinoys in South Korea eyed

                    If you’re planning to work abroad, you might want to keep an eye out for job openings in South Korea.

                    Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom
                    • Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels, Putin warns of consequences

                      By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alexei Anishchuk SLAVIANSK Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of "consequences" if Kiev used the…

                      Reuters
                      • Senator wants probe on slow, costly PH Internet

                        Amid netizens’ complaints on Internet speed and cost, Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino wants a probe on the services provided by telecommunication firms.

                        Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom
                        • The most popular destinations for travelers around the world

                          A large-scale travel survey has revealed the top bucket list destinations among travelers around the world. While Italy and Australia topped the global wish list, TripAdvisor’s bi-annual TripBarometer survey also breaks down travel preferences among respondents from different countries. For…

                          AFP Relax
                          • Kim Chiu hits nose in minor accident

                            Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu met a minor accident in the morning of Wednesday, April 23, when she hit her nose against her van’s metal interior.

                            Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom
                            • Scientists monitor huge iceberg that broke off from Antarctica

                              By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest now in existence - that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean. NASA glaciologist Kelly Brunt said on Wednesday the iceberg covers…

                              Reuters
                              • Will Danica approve if dad Vic marries Pauleen?

                                Danica Sotto-:Pingris wants to tell dad Vic Sotto, “Dapat, kung talagang kayo na, siguraduhin nyo na yan.”

                                Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom
                                • PH jumps six places in global information technology rankings

                                  The Philippines climbed eight places in a global information technology ranking, even as many Filipinos complain about the country’s slow Internet connection.

                                  Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom
                                  • 15 Things Introverts Love

                                    You're all in favor of a long conversation with a friend. But small talk with strangers? Not so much.

                                    Healthy Living
                                    • Pau Gasol: 'There'd have to be significant changes' for me to return to Lakers in free agency

                                      In a post on his personal website, the Spaniard discusses the chances that his time with the Los Angeles Lakers has reached its end.

                                      Ball Don't Lie
                                      • Jovit Baldovino wants to become a lawyer

                                        Jovit wants to take up Law after he finishes his Criminology course.

                                        Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom
                                        • Popular Korean Foods in Hit Series ‘Love from Star’

                                          Some of them already have become extremely popular in China that Korean town is packed with people looking for those foods. Along with China, many Southeast Asian countries are paying attention to Korean foods featured in the series. Korean beer is now exported to China three times more and the…

                                          bnt news