• The 6 richest tycoons in the Philippines in the real estate business.

    Forbes Magazine recently issued the roster of the 500 richest billionaires in the world. Six Filipinos, each with their real estate empires and interests, made it on the list. Take a look at the wealthiest tycoons in the countrys property sector:6. DAVID

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    • JLo and Casper 'never split up'

      Jennifer Lopez never broke up with Casper Smart, according to a new report.The 45-year-old singer-and-actress was said to have split from the backing dancer in June last year, following claims he'd been unfaithful - which he denied.It's now been suggested

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      • DND holds off infra dev’t in Pag-Asa

        The defense department is holding off repairs and other planned infrastructure projects on Pag-Asa Island, one of seven islets and two reefs occupied by Filipino troops in the disputed Spratly Islands. Earlier, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario pointed out that the maintenance and repair…

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        • Blake Griffin's impression of Austin Rivers' game is worth watching

          It's not exactly what we were anticipating from a former No. 1 high-school recruit who led Duke in scoring during his lone season in Durham, but that sort of dribble-drive, complete with wildly off-target floater, has kind of been Austin's signature move since entering the NBA in 2012. From his…

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          • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

            As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to return to the country, while backing Sunni tribesmen to fight against Shiite rebels and their allies, military…

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            • PNPA spotlight falls on Ampatuan grandson

              The stigma of being a namesake of the principal suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre did not prevent Cadet First Class Andal Ampatuan III from entering and graduating from the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA). Ampatuan III, now with a rank of police inspector, is a grandson of former…

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              • NBA Playoff Picture Update: What's at stake in Friday's big matchups?

                With just a few weeks remaining until the NBA postseason, every night can impact the standings. NBA Playoff Picture keeps you up to date on all the most important news for all 16 berths and seeds. Thursday's lone game was a notable one for the playoff picture, with the Milwaukee Bucks beating the…

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                • Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

                  Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Cook…

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                  • Filing: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezer

                    A teenager told authorities that her mother killed two siblings and forced her to put one of the bodies in the freezer of their Detroit home where both were found by an eviction crew. Details of death and extreme abuse emerged Thursday as Mitchelle Blair appeared in court, two days after the bodies…

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                    • Russian superhighway could connect London to New York

                      Russia has unveiled ambitious plans to build a superhighway that, in theory, could make it possible to drive from London on one end to New York on the other. According to a report by The Siberian Times, the head of Russian Railways is asking the government to seriously consider his project dubbed…

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                      • Co-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings job

                        Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany. On Thursday, French prosecutors said Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight…

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                        • Junjun’s case reaches SC

                          The temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) on the six-month suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay has reached the Supreme Court (SC). Through the Office of the Solicitor General, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday filed a petition before…

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                          • Tan group inaugurates 2-MW Batangas solar plant

                            The Lucio Tan Group has joined the renewable energy bandwagon with the inauguration of its two-megawatt solar plant in Lian, Batangas yesterday. The plant, located inside the compound of Absolut Distillers Inc., is the first solar project of the group and is in line with the group’s plan to “go…

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                            • De Lima: Nothing wrong with P21-M offer to Laudes

                              Justice Secretary Leila de Lima sees nothing wrong with the reported P21-million settlement offer to the family of slain transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude for a plea bargain deal in the murder case against US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton. “We have to remember that in preliminary…

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                              • 'Fifty Shades' director Taylor-Johnson bows out of franchise

                                Sam Taylor-Johnson will not be returning to direct the sequels to "Fifty Shades of Grey," she announced Wednesday night. "Directing 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has been an intense and incredible journey for which I am hugely grateful," she said in a statement to industry site Deadline in which she…

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                                • New tool to foretell heart attack/stroke risk

                                  Want to know your risk of suffering a fatal heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years? A new instrument dubbed Globorisk, unveiled Thursday, will allow you to determine your risk simply by inputting your age, gender, blood pressure and cholesterol numbers, whether you have diabetes or smoke, and…

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                                  • Agency: 4,000 fishermen stranded on some Indonesian islands

                                    An estimated 4,000 foreign fishermen are stranded on a number of remote islands in eastern Indonesia, including men revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved, an aid group said. Many of the migrant workers were abandoned by their boat captains following a government…

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