• Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal

    Bernard Hopkins, boxing's ageless wonder at 49, is one victory from becoming the undisputed world light-heavyweight champion and already daring unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to a showdown. Hopkins, the oldest major world champion in boxing history, won a split decision Saturday…

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    • Marquez may fight Pacquiao for fifth time

      Los Angeles — Reports from the boxing hotbed of Mexico City say that Juan Manuel Marquez is starting to realize the magnitude of facing Manny Pacquiao for the fifth time. But Marquez insists that before he begins thinking of a megabuck matchup with his Filipino rival, he should focus on his next…

      Manila Bulletin
      • The return of Gigi Reyes

        By Ellen T.Tordesillas This is going to be fascinating. Atty. Gigi Reyes, former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce-Enrile who is included among those accused of plunder in connection with the misuse of Priority Development Assistance Fund, came back … Continue reading →

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        • PH, Korea governments act to prevent sham marriages

          Teresa, 18, married a 33-year-old Korean man six days after meeting him in the Philippines in 2011. She and the Korean man got married in a civil wedding in Cavite in August 2011 and she followed him to Korea in June last year. She said she got shocked when she learned that she would be working in…

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          • Bianca Gonzalez to wed JC Intal in December

            TV host Bianca Gonzalez and boyfriend of almost three years, cager JC Intal are getting married in December. JC has a love nest waiting for Bianca once they settle down.

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            • 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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              • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

                NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

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                • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

                  Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.

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                  • Chinese motorcycles up against Japanese

                    Fourteen Chinese motorcycle assemblers, irked for being ignored in the crafting of the motorcycle industry roadmap and smarting from being called mere copycats, have formed a new group called the Chamber of Assemblers and Manufacturers of Motorcycles of the Philippines (CHAMMP) positioning the…

                    Manila Bulletin
                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • 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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                          • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

                            Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

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                            • The sleeping giant awakes (2)

                              Dr. Sheng Lijun of Singapore’s Institute of Southeast Asian Studies argues China lacks the definition of superpowerdom. He said given time, China will change since it invented printing and gunpowder -- arguably two of the most influential inventions of all time. On the other hand, Don Koenig’s…

                              Manila Bulletin
                              • Ilocos Sur invents the ‘beach cleaner’

                                Vigan City, Ilocos Sur — When sun-bathing or on a picnic on the beaches of Ilocos Sur, don’t be surprised to see a tractor driving by. It is the newest local invention contracted by the provincial government – a “beach cleaner.” [caption id="attachment_130531" align="alignleft" width="300"] BEACH…

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                                • Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight titles at 49

                                  REUTERS - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old American was awarded the fight 116-111 by two judges but…

                                  Reuters
                                  • Two LPAs moving toward Philippines

                                    One of two low-pressure areas (LPAs) moving toward the Philippine territory is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone within 24 to 36 hours. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), one of the LPAs was located 220 kilometers (km)…

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                                    • Wrongfully imprisoned US boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies

                                      Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76. From 1993 to 2005, Carter served as the executive director of the Canadian organization, which said it was "deeply…

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                                      • Gov't to buy 8 new amphibious assault vehicles

                                        The government will spend P2.5 billion to buy eight brand new amphibious assault vehicles for the Navy, said the Department of National Defense (DND). The money will be sourced from the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program. In line with this, the DND has issued an…

                                        Manila Bulletin
                                        • Samsung Music Puts a Hold on EXO Special Events for Now

                                          With EXO’s comeback postponed, Samsung Music has decided to put a hold on all of its EXO events. While it successfully hosted EXO’s comeback show on April 15, with the ongoing SEWOL tragedy that occurred on April 16, Samsung Music has decided to put a hold on its EXO special events until further…

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