• 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…

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    • Philippine leader says 'worst airport' now looking much better

      President Benigno Aquino Wednesday hailed renovations to the Philippines' main international airport, expressing optimism it would soon shake off its ranking on one website as the world's worst airport. Almost a year after he personally apologised for the failure of air-conditioning at Terminal 1…

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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
        • 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 –…

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          • 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…

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              • Report of plane passenger video overshadows exec visit to crash site

                BERLIN/LE VERNET, France (Reuters) - A video of the final seconds aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in France last week has been discovered, reports said on Wednesday, just hours before executives visiting the crash site dodged questions about the mental health of the pilot. The video was…

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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…

                    • Gwyneth 'hurt by Chris and Kate romance'

                      The Coldplay frontman and Kate were linked after being spotted hanging out at a beach recently with their kids. Gwyneth considered Kate a friend, but now sources say she's hurt by the romance rumours. "Gwyneth feels like this is a betrayal.

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                      • IS enters Palestinian camp in Damascus; Jordan closes border

                        Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus on Wednesday, marking the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the capital, seat of President Bashar Assad's power, Syrian opposition activists and Palestinian officials said. Jordan, meanwhile, closed its only…

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                        • ‘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.…

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                          • Gregg Popovich's reaction to Mario Chalmers' beyond-half-court buzzer-beater was perfect

                            The San Antonio Spurs opened up their nationally televised matchup with the Miami Heat playing sound defense, holding Erik Spoelstra's club without a made field goal for the first 6 1/2 minutes of Tuesday's contest. The Spurs didn't capitalize early,

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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…

                              • 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…

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                                • BlackBerry gets its second wind

                                  After almost disappearing in 2013, BlackBerry is back on track this year, thanks in large part to its enterprise software services. Once the leading name in mobile devices for business, BlackBerry took a nosedive as its signature keyboard smartphones were outpaced by Android and iOS touchscreen…

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                                  • Use Deng Xiaoping’s way to defuse territorial spats in South China Sea

                                    The US and China should look to the example of Deng Xiaoping when it comes to defusing China’s territorial spats in the South China Sea, said Henry Kissinger, secretary of state during Richard Nixon’s presidency. China and the US should “remove the urgency of the debate,” Kissinger told reporters…

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                                    • Kim Jong-un impersonator 'made out with 30-40 girls' at Rugby Sevens

                                      Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): A Kim Jong-un impersonator has disclosed that he made out with "30 to 40" girls while dressed as the North Korean dictator at the Rugby Sevens. According to South China Morning Post, Jeremy was photographed hundreds of times at the event and the images have now gone viral…