• Super howler nears Phl

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Maysak will be named Chedeng when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility tonight or tomorrow morning. In an interview, PAGASA weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said the forecast track of Maysak…

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    • Lawmaker tells Junjun: Battle not yet over

      “There is no sense in gloating over the fact that the CA has refused to stop deliberations on the case filed by Mayor Binay against the ombudsman to freeze his preventive suspension,” Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. of Dasmariñas City in Cavite said. Barzaga said the appellate court proceeded with its…

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      • Pacquiao stunned by ticket prices

        Even Manny Pacquiao himself is astounded by the skyrocketing prices of tickets for his May 2 clash with Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In an interview with ABS-CBN on Monday (Tuesday in the Philippines), Pacquiao expressed surprise that

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        • Philippine leader says 'worst airport' now looking much better

          President Benigno Aquino Wednesday hailed renovations to the Philippines' main international airport, expressing optimism it would soon shake off its ranking on one website as the world's worst airport. Almost a year after he personally apologised for the failure of air-conditioning at Terminal 1…

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          • Taiwan's largest missile ship goes into service

            Taiwan's largest-ever missile ship went into service Tuesday after a ceremony presided over by President Ma Ying-jeou as the island strives to modernise its military in response to a perceived threat from China. Armed with 16 missiles, the ship will strengthen Taiwan's defence capabilities. China…

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            • Ginebra starts rebuilding, may also trade LA

              Barangay Ginebra San Miguel yesterday traded Dylan Ababou and James Forrester to Barako Bull yesterday in a move that is seen as the start of the team’s revamp under new coach Frankie Lim. Ababou and Forrester, two of Ginebra’s seldom-used players, were shipped in exchange for Barako’s first round…

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              • A history of the Islamic State group as Iraq retakes Tikrit

                The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, found itself driven out of the city of Tikrit on Wednesday by an allied Iraqi force backed by U.S.-led airstrikes. The monthlong offensive to retake Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam…

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                • TESDA chief to replace Coloma as Noy spokesman

                  Several changes in the Cabinet are expected after the Holy Week break, among them Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director Joel Villanueva replacing Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). It was reported that Coloma…

                  Philippine Star
                  • Kim Jong-un impersonator 'made out with 30-40 girls' at Rugby Sevens

                    Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): A Kim Jong-un impersonator has disclosed that he made out with "30 to 40" girls while dressed as the North Korean dictator at the Rugby Sevens. According to South China Morning Post, Jeremy was photographed hundreds of times at the event and the images have now gone viral…

                    • Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

                      Jetliners from the United Arab Emirates' two main airlines avoided a possible midair collision after they got too close to each other earlier this week. The incident happened Sunday as passenger planes from Dubai-based Emirates and Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways were traveling in opposite…

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                      • Probe sought on arrest of suspected BIFF leader

                        The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) yesterday urged the government to further investigate the arrest of Abdulgani Esmael Pagao, who is suspected to have links with the separatist Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). Former Cotabato City mayor Muslimin Sema, chairman of the largest…

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                        • Arsenal take One Direction deserter Zayn Malik on trial

                          Arsenal have taken former One Direction superstar Zayn Malik on trial just days after his sensational departure from the band, Goal can reveal. "Charging a measly £97 for one matchday ticket just isn't enough to compete with the oil-flushed coffers of Chelsea and Manchester City," Arsenal's…

                          • Gwyneth 'hurt by Chris and Kate romance'

                            The Coldplay frontman and Kate were linked after being spotted hanging out at a beach recently with their kids. Gwyneth considered Kate a friend, but now sources say she's hurt by the romance rumours. "Gwyneth feels like this is a betrayal.

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                            • Gregg Popovich's reaction to Mario Chalmers' beyond-half-court buzzer-beater was perfect

                              The San Antonio Spurs opened up their nationally televised matchup with the Miami Heat playing sound defense, holding Erik Spoelstra's club without a made field goal for the first 6 1/2 minutes of Tuesday's contest. The Spurs didn't capitalize early,

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                              • MMDA rejects LTO’s ‘no plate, no travel’ policy

                                MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said the LTO policy that prohibits unregistered new vehicles to travel is untimely and “un-Christian” considering the exodus of people going to the provinces in observance of the Lenten season. “The LTO should have considered that it’s the Lenten season.

                                Manila Bulletin
                                • Report of plane passenger video overshadows exec visit to crash site

                                  By Reuters Staff BERLIN/LE VERNET, France (Reuters) - A video of the final seconds aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in France last week has been discovered, reports said on Wednesday, just hours before executives visiting the crash site dodged questions about the mental health of the…

                                  • Shocking Discovery: Egypt's 'Mona Lisa' May Be a Fake

                                    An ancient Egyptian masterpiece, hailed by some scholars as the "Mona Lisa" of Egyptian painting, is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says. The "Meidum Geese," as modern-day Egyptologists and art historians call it, was supposedly found in 1871 in a tomb located near the…