• Bong son shot, wounded

    A son of Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. was in critical condition yesterday from what a family friend described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound. But the family's lawyer said the shooting was accidental. Cavite Vice Gov. Jose Lorenzo Bautista III, who is known as Ramon Revilla III in politics and…

    Philippine Star
    • Secondhand smoke scourge of Jam Sebastian

      The case of You Tube sensation Jam Sebastian – who is now fighting for his life after being diagnosed with lung cancer – should serve as an eye-opener for the need to implement stricter tobacco-control measures and address secondhand smoking, health advocates believe. “In one of his interviews on…

      Manila Bulletin
      • 80 minors, 66 adults nabbed in ‘open parties’

        At least 146 persons, including 80 minors, were rounded up Saturday night at two “open parties” reportedly offering sex, drugs and alcohol, Mandaluyong Mayor Benjamin Abalos Jr. said yesterday. He said they recovered dried marijuana leaves, shabu and drug paraphernalia in the two establishments.…

        Philippine Star
        • The fight

          Floyd pressured Floyd Mayweather was “pressured into this fight” with Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya told The Desert Sun newspaper. “I believe that Mayweather was boxed in from the pressure coming from (CBS Chief Executive Officer) Les Moonves, the pressure coming from (Top Rank head) Bob Arum,…

          Manila Bulletin
          • LeBron's missed free throws help Harden win MVP duel as Rockets edge Cavs in OT

            "I didn't come through for my teammates," LeBron James said after the game. "It won't happen again."

            Ball Don't Lie
            • Military steps up offensive vs BIFF, Abu Sayyaf

              Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. has ordered the sustained campaign against the Abu Sayyaf and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) following the successive offensives against the armed groups last week. A total of 24 Abu Sayyaf bandits and two…

              Philippine Star
              • Demi Lovato: Forget Thigh Gap!

                Demi Lovato posted a message of empowerment on Instagram on Friday. In a caption to a photograph of herself sunbathing in a bikini, the singer said that having a thigh gap does not necessarily equal beauty. Demi Lovato posted a bikini shot on Instagram on February 27, 2015 with the caption,…

                Access Hollywood
                • Hijacked Indonesian vessel found in Davao

                  An Indonesian cargo vessel that was hijacked a month ago in North Sulawesi, Indonesia has been found stuck in the waters off Mati, Davao Oriental, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported yesterday. PCG spokesperson Armand Balilo said the PCG- Southeastern Mindanao district was informed on Feb. 23…

                  Philippine Star
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                    • ‘Jolo’ Revilla shot in chest, stable in ICU

                      Actor and Cavite Vice Governor Ramon “Jolo” Revilla, III was rushed to the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa City yesterday morning due to a bullet wound in the upper right side of the chest, sources close to the young politician said. As of last night, the 26-year-old Revilla, son of…

                      Manila Bulletin
                      • Rare Roman Tombstone Discovered in England

                        A 1,800-year-old tombstone was discovered at a Roman cemetery in England this week. Because of its inscription, archaeologists know who was buried in the grave: a 27-year-old woman named Bodica. "It's incredibly rare," Neil Holbrook, of Cotswold Archaeology, told Live Science. For the last two…

                        LiveScience.com
                        • There’s more fun in the Philippines than Manila

                          I was a little disappointed, though, that riding airport taxis from my various trips late last year, I found every single driver I encountered clueless about the Department of Tourism’s ambitious 10-million-tourists program Visit the Philippines this year.

                          Manila Bulletin
                          • Militants want US Marines pulled out of Negros

                            The militant group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) is calling for the pullout of US Marines who arrived in Sagay City, Negros Occidental last Wednesday to train Special Action Force (SAF) commandos and members of the allied forces. The SAF commandos and the allied forces will secure the…

                            Philippine Star
                            • Somerhalder and Reed: We never argue!

                              Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder insist their relationship is so perfect that they don’t argue about “anything”.

                              Cover Media
                              • Ex-New York Knick basketball player Anthony Mason dead at 48

                                (Reuters) - Anthony Mason, a former player with the National Basketball Association's New York Knicks, has died at the age of 48, the team said on Saturday. The 13-year NBA veteran had severe heart problems, his son, Anthony Mason Jr., said in a statement quoted on the Knicks' web site. "As you all…

                                Reuters
                                • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

                                  YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday.

                                  Associated Press
                                  • 'The Walking Dead' Recap

                                    After meeting Alexandria's leader, Deanna, the group each took turns being interviewed on camera for membership. Rick's group, inside Alexandria: After the events of Woodbury and Terminus, Rick's group is understandably on edge as they walk inside the gates. Rick, inside a house at Alexandria: "Do…

                                    Access Hollywood
                                    • Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

                                      Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets. Samsung, fellow South Korean firm LG and hip Chinese maker HTC timed their smartphone launches to grab the attention on the…

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