• 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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    • Ringside ticket for richest fight being sold at P3.8M

      Manny Pacquiao fell off his chair when told that ringside seats to his coming fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. are being sold at $87,500 or roughly P3.8 million – EACH. “Nahulog ako sa eighty-seven thousand,” Pacquiao said during an interview with ABS-CBN, while motioning like he just fell off his…

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      • Russia threatens to use 'nuclear force' to protect Crimea annexation and Baltic states

        London, April 02 (ANI): Russia has threatened to use "nuclear force" to protect its invasion in Crimea and warned that "same conditions" that were present in Ukraine and caused Russia to take action there exist in the three Baltic states. According to the Independent, Moscow said that if Nato moved…

        ANI
        • Lawmaker tells Junjun: Battle not yet over

          “There is no sense in gloating over the fact that the CA has refused to stop deliberations on the case filed by Mayor Binay against the ombudsman to freeze his preventive suspension,” Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. of Dasmariñas City in Cavite said. Barzaga said the appellate court proceeded with its…

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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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            • 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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              • No further WWE plans for Ronda Rousey after her WrestleMania appearance

                UFC champion Ronda Rousey sent the sports entertainment world into a tizzy with her well-publicized in-ring appearance over the weekend at WrestleMania 31. Unfortunately for fans (of the WWE at least), they won’t be seeing Rousey in a squared circle again anytime soon. Rousey’s agent, Brad Slater,…

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                • Super typhoon expected to weaken before reaching Philippines

                  A super typhoon blamed for the deaths of at least four people on islands in the western Pacific Ocean has moved into the open sea and is expected to significantly weaken before reaching the Philippines later this weekend. Paul Stanko of the National Weather Service said super Typhoon Maysak packed…

                  Associated Press
                  • From Space, Typhoon Maysak's Eye Looks Like a Black Hole (Photo)

                    And from more than 200 miles (320 kilometers) above Earth, the mass of clouds swirling around the dark eye of the monster storm Maysak almost resembles the disk of glowing matter being pulled into a black hole. It seemed like a black hole from a Sci-Fi movie," NASA astronaut Terry Virts wrote on…

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                    • 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…

                      GOAL.com
                      • Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

                        Jetliners from the United Arab Emirates' two main airlines avoided a possible midair collision after they got too close to each other earlier this week. The incident happened Sunday as passenger planes from Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways were traveling in opposite…

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                        • Probe sought on arrest of suspected BIFF leader

                          The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) yesterday urged the government to further investigate the arrest of Abdulgani Esmael Pagao, who is suspected to have links with the separatist Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). Former Cotabato City mayor Muslimin Sema, chairman of the largest…

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                          • US admiral says China 'creating a great wall of sand' in sea

                            China is "creating a great wall of sand" through land reclamation in the South China Sea, causing serious concerns about its territorial intentions, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Tuesday. "But what's really drawing a lot of concern in the here and now is the unprecedented land…

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                            • Floyd working for perfection

                              While the Pacquiao fight looms as the biggest ever for the 38-year-old Michigan native, “he takes his training for every fight very seriously,” according to Swanson. Also lending a hand during training are his uncle and assistant trainer Roger Mayweather, another assistant and 1996 Atlanta Olympics…

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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…

                                ANI
                                • SM Group plans to build micro cities around shopping malls

                                  Billionaire Henry Sy, the richest person in the Philippines, will start to develop apartments, offices and hotels around his shopping malls to maximize the value of property holdings in the face of similar moves by competitors. Fifteen of 50 shopping malls now owned by Sy’s SM Prime Holdings Inc.…

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                                  • TESDA chief to replace Coloma as Noy spokesman

                                    Several changes in the Cabinet are expected after the Holy Week break, among them Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director Joel Villanueva replacing Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). It was reported that Coloma…

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