• The 6 richest tycoons in the Philippines in the real estate business.

    Forbes Magazine recently issued the roster of the 500 richest billionaires in the world. Six Filipinos, each with their real estate empires and interests, made it on the list. Take a look at the wealthiest tycoons in the countrys property sector:6. DAVID

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    • What PNoy and Kris Aquino text each other

      OMG. I almost fell off my chair upon reading the text exchanges between President Aquino and his sister, Kris Aquino posted by journalist Cecil Morella in Facebook. Tuesday afternoon, Kris Aquino posted in her Instagram account (withlovekrisaquino

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      • Junjun’s case reaches SC

        The temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) on the six-month suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay has reached the Supreme Court (SC). Through the Office of the Solicitor General, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday filed a petition before…

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        • Prosecutors buck Revilla plea

          Government prosecutors asked the Sandiganbayan yesterday to deny the request of detained Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr. to attend his daughter’s high school graduation tomorrow at the De La Salle Zobel School in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa.  Ombudsman lawyers

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          • 'Frustrated' or not, LeBron James, Kevin Love and the Cavs seem to fit awful well

            The dominant, leave-no-doubt win — which Grizzlies talismen Tony Allen deemed an "old fashioned beat down" and Zach Randolph said left him with "a sick feeling in [his] stomach" — improved the Cavs to 28-6 since Jan. 15, the day after their famed bowling trip, which marked their second game with a…

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            • Bergdahl charged despite torture, attempts to escape Taliban

              Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban: beaten with a copper cable, chained, held in a cage and threatened with execution after trying to escape. Bergdahl described his captivity in a note his lawyer made public Thursday after…

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              • Harry’s tears over Zayn’s departure

                Harry Styles was reduced to tears on stage after Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction. As Harry stood alongside bandmates Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan, he struggled to control his emotions as he came to terms with the magnitude of the situation. Zayn announced his departure from…

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                • PNPA spotlight falls on Ampatuan grandson

                  The stigma of being a namesake of the principal suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre did not prevent Cadet First Class Andal Ampatuan III from entering and graduating from the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA). Ampatuan III, now with a rank of police inspector, is a grandson of former…

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                  • Pozzovivo takes stage as Rolland moves into overall lead

                    Italian Domenico Pozzovivo won the third stage of the Tour of Catalonia on Wednesday as France's Pierre Rolland took the overall lead. Colombia's Rigoberto Uran took second with Dan Martin of Ireland in third after 156.6km around Girona. Pre-race favourite Alberto Contador finished fourth but…

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                    • Russian superhighway could connect London to New York

                      Russia has unveiled ambitious plans to build a superhighway that, in theory, could make it possible to drive from London on one end to New York on the other. According to a report by The Siberian Times, the head of Russian Railways is asking the government to seriously consider his project dubbed…

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                      • Britney Would Love To Get Married

                        This news makes us smile: Britney Spears is happy! "I’m the happiest I’ve ever been," Britney told People in a new interview. The proud mom said her sons, Sean Preston, 9, and Jayden James, 8, are growing into "little men" – each with their own distinct personalities.

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                        • Co-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask why

                          "We have no idea of the reason," Marseille Prosecutor Brice Robin said, revealing the chilling conclusions investigators reached after reconstructing the final minutes of the flight from the plane's black box voice recorder. Robin would not give details on the co-pilot's religion or his ethnic…

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                          • Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

                            Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Cook…

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                            • Filing: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezer

                              A teenager told authorities that her mother killed two siblings and forced her to put one of the bodies in the freezer of their Detroit home where both were found by an eviction crew. Details of death and extreme abuse emerged Thursday as Mitchelle Blair appeared in court, two days after the bodies…

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                              • The Latest: Experts say crash raises need for 3rd pilot

                                Some aviation safety experts say French prosecutors' assertion that Tuesday's Germanwings crash was a deliberate act points to the possible need for a third pilot in the cockpit. James Hall, former chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, says no pilot should ever be alone in the…

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                                • 16 Smartphones That Were Deemed ‘iPhone Killer,’ 2008-2011

                                  After the first iPhone came out in 2007, tech publications rushed to identify the phone that would be the “iPhone killer.” SPOILER: Apple sold more than 190 million iPhones last year. It is safe to say that the iPhone has not, in fact, been killed. 1.

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                                  • America's Best Employers 2015

                                    Forbes decided to find out by asking those in the best position to say: America's employees. In partnership with Statista.com, we asked more than 20,000 American workers at large U.S. companies, nonprofit institutions like hospitals, government agencies, and U.S. divisions of multinationals a…

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