• 3 Filipinas in Forbes top 50 businesswomen in Asia

    Three Filipinas are included in Forbes Asia’s power businesswomen list this year. These women, said Forbes, are active in the upper echelons of the business world, wield significant power and have access to robust financial resources.Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. Chairman Helen Yuchengco Dee;…

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    • Game over, Mr. President

      Many are amused when they find out that President Aquino, the bachelor that he is, is very fond of cars, video games, and handheld consoles. When he pushed through with inaugurating a car plant and checking out an array of cars prepared for presidential inspection – at about the same time the…

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      • Kanye: I’m trying hard to get Kim pregnant

        Kanye West has been “practicing really hard” to get wife Kim Kardashian pregnant again. “Oh, I’m practicing really hard, I try as many times a day as I can,” Kanye told Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe in an interview aired on Thursday night. In the same Radio 1 interview, Kanye showed a different side of…

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        • Man guilty of setting up wife's death while on walk with son

          A New York City man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while the couple was on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey. A jury deliberated for less than four hours before convicting Kashif Parvaiz of scheming with his girlfriend to kill his wife and make…

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          • Shailene wasn’t interested in 50 Shades

            Shailene Woodley has revealed she “wasn’t really interested” in playing Anastasia in Fifty Shades of Grey as she goes topless in a new photo shoot.

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            • New cable show offers sex in a box as therapy

              A relationship therapy TV show that premieres Friday gives most participating couples the same prescription: Go into a modular, windowless room onstage and have sex while the studio audience waits until they're done. Not surprisingly, "Sex Box" has attracted some negative attention. The Parents…

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              • Floyd ready and fit at fight time – Pacquiao

                Manny Pacquiao believes that Floyd Mayweather won’t make the mistake of underestimating him the way the US fighter did when he faced the rugged Argentine puncher Marcos Maidana last year. Mayweather encountered rough sailing when he met Maidana during their first fight in May but won handily in the…

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                • Johansson: Travolta isn’t strange

                  Scarlett Johansson insists there’s “nothing creepy” about John Travolta. The 30-year-old actress was pictured posing on the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Sunday when John came up behind her and planted a kiss on her cheek. “It was an unfortunate still-frame from a live-action encounter that…

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                  • IS executioner 'Jihadi John' named as London tech worker

                    "Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State group militant apparently responsible for beheading a series of Western hostages, was named on Thursday as Kuwaiti-born London computer programmer Mohammed Emwazi. A Washington Post report citing friends, a leading think-tank researching foreign jihadists and…

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                    • Thousands flee as all out offensive vs. BIFF starts in Maguindanao

                      Thousands of residents from the areas of Datu Unsay in Maguindanao have evacuated early morning on February 27 as fighting erupted between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). At around 9:00 am, roughly 80 heavily armed BIFF men led by…

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                      • Bright lights on dwarf planet perplex NASA as probe nears

                        The discovery of another bright light on the dwarf planet Ceres has NASA scientists perplexed as the US Dawn probe prepares to enter the orbit of the largest object in the asteroid belt and possibly resolve the mystery. The images taken nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers) from Ceres show that a…

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                        • Black/blue or white/gold? Dress debate goes viral

                          Is the dress black and blue, or white and gold? It all started when a Tumblr user with the handle 'swiked' uploaded a picture of a dress with the caption: "guys please help me - is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? The post went viral on Twitter, Facebook and other social media…

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                          • Philippine army kills 14 Islamic militants

                            U.S.-trained army commandos on Thursday killed 14 Islamist militants belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group in the first major battle this year on a remote southern island, as the Philippines stepped up efforts to rescue foreign hostages. The Abu Sayyaf is the smallest but most deadly of…

                            • Binay laments non-stop harassment

                              Vice President Jejomar C. Binay expressed this sentiment following reports that the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) has petitioned the Court of Appeals (CA) to scrutinize his and his family’s bank accounts. “Buong-buo talaga ang plano ng paninira o kaya ay plano na hindi ako makapagkandidato…

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                              • The Lakers are either way behind the rest of the NBA, or secretly way ahead of it

                                At some point, we might have to start wondering if the Los Angeles Lakers are playing the NBA’s sneakiest game of possum. The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference strikes up again this weekend, a gathering that the Lakers infamously skipped in 2013. Between a few published reports decrying the…

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                                • Lesbian kiss on Korean drama sparks debate

                                  An unprecedented lesbian kiss between two high school students on a popular South Korean TV drama has fuelled a debate about portrayals of sexuality in a rapidly modernising society with deeply conservative roots. The broadcast and internet regulatory body, the Korea Communications Standards…

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                                  • Galaxy S6 with dual-edge screen leaked online

                                    After photos of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone appeared online before the product's launch, it's the turn of the "other" Galaxy S6 - the Galaxy S6 Edge - to get the leaked photo treatment. "New images have now showed up, and these show us the Galaxy S6 Edge in the flesh for the first time.

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