• PH jumps six places in global Internet, technology rankings

    The Philippines climbed eight places in a global information technology ranking, even as many Filipinos complain about the country’s slow Internet connection.

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    • Pacquiao has lost his 'pop', Mayweather

      Floyd Mayweather says Manny Pacquiao has lost a step and that the Filipino's superstar slide has coincided with his decision to split from former strength trainer Alex Ariza. The 37-year-old undefeated welterweight champ Mayweather weighed in Wednesday on the latest performance by Pacquiao who beat…

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      • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

        ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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        • Kim Chiu hits nose in minor accident

          Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu met a minor accident in the morning of Wednesday, April 23, when she hit her nose against her van’s metal interior.

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          • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

            In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

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            • Jovit Baldovino wants to become a lawyer

              Jovit wants to take up Law after he finishes his Criminology course.

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              • Whoops: Clippers color commentator mistakenly filed MVP ballot for Most Improved Player award

                To be fair to Clippers color commentator Michael Smith, Kevin Durant *does* have an MIP case.

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                • Will Danica approve if dad Vic marries Pauleen?

                  Danica Sotto-:Pingris wants to tell dad Vic Sotto, “Dapat, kung talagang kayo na, siguraduhin nyo na yan.”

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                  • Scientists monitor huge iceberg that broke off from Antarctica

                    By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest now in existence - that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean. NASA glaciologist Kelly Brunt said on Wednesday the iceberg covers…

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                    • Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend!

                      Jodie Foster can add a new title to her impressive resume - blushing bride! Jodie and girlfriend Alexandra Hedison have tied the knot, her rep confirmed to Access Hollywood . The exciting news comes 15 months after Jodie took the stage at the 2013 Golden Globes to accept the Cecil B. DeMille…

                      Access Hollywood
                      • Boy and girl on Korean ferry tied life jackets together before they drowned

                        By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. Almost 250 teenagers and…

                        Reuters21 mins ago
                        • 15 Things Introverts Love

                          You're all in favor of a long conversation with a friend. But small talk with strangers? Not so much.

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                          • Popular Korean Foods in Hit Series ‘Love from Star’

                            Some of them already have become extremely popular in China that Korean town is packed with people looking for those foods. Along with China, many Southeast Asian countries are paying attention to Korean foods featured in the series. Korean beer is now exported to China three times more and the…

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                            • Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

                              TOKYO (AP) — Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.

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                              • Four Seasons launches branded private jet for $119,000 world tours

                                From February 2015, the luxury hotel group will become the first in the industry to offer its clients exclusive and unique itineraries aboard its own private jet. The Four Seasons Jet, emblazoned with the hotel group's logo, will be able to accommodate up to 52 passengers for customized travel…

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                                • Angry parents seek autopsies of S Korea ferry victims

                                  Some parents of the mostly teenage victims of South Korea's ferry disaster are pushing for autopsies that might show their children were alive inside the submerged vessel and only died because the emergency response was so slow. "They want to know for certain how their family members died," Kim said.

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                                  • Camilla's brother dies in NYC of head injury

                                    NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury, royal officials said.

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                                    • Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

                                      HONOLULU (AP) — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials said…

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                                      • Hong Kong 'milkshake murderer' loses final bid for appeal

                                        American housewife Nancy Kissel, dubbed the "milkshake murderer", on Thursday lost her final bid to appeal against her conviction in Hong Kong for the 2003 murder of her banker husband. The 49-year-old expatriate, serving a life sentence since 2005, was found guilty of drugging her husband -- a…

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