• Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship, Bernard Hopkins became the oldest to win a unification bout Saturday night as he captured a split 12-round decision over Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan.

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    • Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

      The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric shapes are the Southeast Asian nation's oldest known artworks, but encroaching urbanisation, vandals and the ravages of nature are growing threats. The artworks have been declared a national treasure, regarded as the best proof that relatively…

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      • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

        As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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        • Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

          By Nobuhiro Kubo YONAGUNI Japan (Reuters) - Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. The move risks angering China, locked in a dispute with Japan over…

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          • Dear Ms. Kris Aquino

            Sometime in October, 2013, you assumed a new role as member of the board of directors of Central Azucarera de Tarlac. The news spread quickly among the good, decent, and hardworking farm workers and farmers at Hacienda Luisita and their supporters inside and outside of Tarlac. Your new role comes…

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            • Europe's mergers and acquisitions market heats up

              Europe's mergers and acquisitions market is rebounding after years in the doldrums, as improving market sentiment is prompting companies to spend cash built up during the financial crisis. A flurry of new deals have been announced in the past month alone, including Numericable's purchase of…

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              • Kim Chiu cries over Xian Lim’s birthday surprise

                Kapamilya star Kim Chiu feels overwhelmed and grateful because onscreen partner Xian Lim and their friends gave her a surprise party in San Francisco, where they are doing a show.

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                • Estrada wants Manila’s old glory back

                  Manila, Philippines --- An enamored street toughie, a vendor, a driver, a gangster – he’s done it all in his long career as an actor. I hope I can at least accomplish my dream for Manila, to bring back Manila to its old glory. Manila is deep in debt...I wish I could achieve 30 to 40 percent of my…

                  Manila Bulletin
                  • Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

                    By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken…

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                    • Porter, Quillin defend world titles

                      Undefeated Shawn Porter stopped former world champion Paulie Malignaggi in the fourth round Saturday to retain his International Boxing Federation welterweight crown. Porter improved to 24-0 with one draw by hammering Malignaggi before the all-American showdown was stopped 74 seconds into the…

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                      • Galoc-2 oil production reaching 1M barrels

                        With production at Galoc phase 2 already at 825,162 barrels as of first quarter this year, it is not far-fetched that 1.0 million barrels will be reached this quarter. The oil field’s phase 2 development had its first oil flow December last year, hence, the asset is just barely in its fourth month…

                        Manila Bulletin
                        • More than a thriving career for Coleen

                          First, she was discovered as a stunning teen newcomer who made heads turn and eyes glued to her weekly youth-oriented drama on ABS-CBN every Sunday. In the first Yahoo! OMG Awards in 2011, she was among the nominees based on … Continue reading →

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                          • PH ranked 4th among top tippers in Asia

                            The Philippines was ranked fourth among the top tippers in Asia, according to the research conducted by MasterCard. The survey revealed that Thai consumers have proven to be the most generous when it comes to tipping, overtaking Bangladesh and claiming the top spot. The research was based on a…

                            Manila Bulletin
                            • Djokovic out for "some time" with wrist injury

                              Novak Djokovic said on Saturday he would not be able to play tennis "for some time" after being hampered by a wrist injury at the Monte Carlo Masters. The Serbian second seed was knocked out 7-5 6-2 by former world number one Roger Federer in the semi-finals, being clearly bothered by his sore…

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                              • SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW: RYAN REYES AND THE NIKE KD VI ELITE

                                What’s up SLAMFam! Here’s part 2 of 2 for this week’s special edition of the SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW Elite series. With Tony Dela Cruz covering the LeBron XI Elite, we invited Ryan Reyes to try on the KD VI Elite … Continued The post SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW: RYAN REYES AND THE NIKE KD VI ELITE appeared…

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                                • Ex-mayor appeals graft conviction

                                  After being convicted on graft charges, a former municipal mayor asked the Sandiganbayan to reconsider the decision it made against him. Claiming that the complaint against him was politically motivated, Salvador Perez, former mayor of San Manuel, Pangasinan, asked the Sandiganbayan Second Division…

                                  Manila Bulletin
                                  • SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW: TONY DELA CRUZ AND THE NIKE LEBRON XI ELITE

                                    What’s up SLAMFam! Welcome back to SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW. This version is a special edition one as we feature the Elite series from Nike. This 2 part Sneaker Review covers the LeBron XI Elite court tested by Tony Dela Cruz … Continued The post SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW: TONY DELA CRUZ AND THE NIKE LEBRON…

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                                    • Two expats die of MERS in Saudi commercial hub

                                      Two foreigners died of MERS in the Saudi city of Jeddah, the health ministry said Saturday, as fears rise over the spreading respiratory virus in the kingdom's commercial hub. The latest deaths of a 64-year-old and 44-year-old, whose nationalities were undisclosed, bring to 76 the overall number of…

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                                      • Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

                                        MIAMI (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.

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                                        • Yemen drone strike 'kills 15 Qaeda suspects, 3 civilians'

                                          A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said. The three civilians were passing by in another car. The United States is the only country that operates drones in Yemen, but…

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