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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has temporarily suspended the issuance of exemptions under the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program ...
With the way Blackwater started the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup, Mac Belo and Art dela Cruz agree that it would definitely be a disappointment if the team misses out on the quarterfinals.
Manila: Philippine National police (PNP) chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa said he is ready to resign despite his "mission to God" and to President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign against illegal drug trade - as critics were angered by the involvement of ...
Sen became the first Indian to win the crown, besting 76 other contestants including Philippine bet Charlene Gonzales. In her emoji-filled post, the beauty queen-turned-Bollywood actress confirmed earlier reports that she would be one of the judges in ...
The Philippine central bank is tightening its surveillance of money-remittance firms to ensure they would not be used to launder dirty money and facilitate terrorist ...
Just before sunrise in Manila, Dexter Comendador, a systems engineer for Philippine airlines reported for work. He, along with pilots Captain Eduardo Reyes and First Officer Jaime Herrera were scheduled to command Philippine Airlines Flight 434 to ...
Barangay Ginebra and Phoenix petroleum clash Sunday night in one of the key matches in the homestretch of the PBA Philippine Cup elimination round, each one fighting to stay in the race for a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals. Both in a ...
Defending champion San Miguel Beer clinched the No. 1 seed after nipping GlobalPort, 106-100, in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Saturday night at Hoops Dome in Lapu Lapu City in Cebu.
In The Philippines, this is partly due to the collective failure of society's leaders (political, religious, business, and other civic groups) to free the country from the clutches of entrenched political and economic dynasties, and to transform our ...
Alaska head coach Alex Compton knows his team, which is currently in the bottom half of the standings with a 4-4 card, in a precarious situation with the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup already in its homestretch. Compton questioned his players maturity after ...
MANILA - US-based company JCS Inc. said Friday it is betting on expanding in The Philippines, despite US president Donald Trump's protectionist stance.
The Philippines said on Thursday a rare surplus in domestic supply this year meant it could be able to export corn for the first time ever, touting Malaysia, Taiwan ...
SANDAKAN: A Malaysian-registered fishing boat was found abandoned in waters off Langawan island in the southern Philippines this morning, sparking fears ...
Sen. Francis Pangilinan filed a resolution to investigate and penalize social media platforms for the rise of fake news and misinformation online.
Governors Cup titlist Barangay Ginebra braces for a rough weekend in the PBA Philippine Cup as it plays two tough opponents, starting with Blackwater Friday at the Cuneta Astrodome then Phoenix petroleum Sunday over at the Philsports Arena.
MANILA, Philippines - He would kill rogue policemen if he could. Philippine National police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa expressed embarrassment yesterday over the murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo by policemen right inside ...
The war on drugs, a centerpiece effort of President Duterte, has already resulted in the death of more than six thousand "drug users and pushers" from either various Philippine National police operations or attacks by unidentified assailants. Poe, who ...
navy VISIT. Miss Universe 2016 candidates visit the Philippine Navy before their trip to Batangas. Photo shows Philippine Navy chief Vice-Admiral Ronald Mercado posing for photos with the candidates at the navy headquarters in Manila. Photo by Ted ...
Responding to criticism from Roman Catholic priests over his war on drugs, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fired back by accusing them of molesting children, participating in gay acts, and failing to understand the country's problems.
Philippine negotiators and communist guerrillas are set to resume peace talks in Rome, with the Maoist insurgents warning that alleged government violations of ...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Left-wing and Muslim activists have urged Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a noisy protest to keep his promise of charting a foreign policy independent of America by staying away from Donald Trump when he becomes ...
Jesus Dureza said the pontiff had told him he would bless The Philippines, and "also bless your president". In a speech to police officers, the firebrand leader of one of only two majority Catholic Asian countries challenged the church to a "showdown ...
MANILA - A South Korean businessman was strangled at the headquarters of the Philippine National police last year by officers who later extorted ransom money from his family under the pretense that he was alive, the Philippine Department of Justice ...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Left-wing and Muslim activists urged Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a noisy protest to keep his promise of charting a foreign policy independent of America by staying away from Donald Trump who after he is sworn in ...
ROME (AP) - Philippine negotiators and communist guerrillas resumed peace talks in Rome on Thursday, with the insurgents warning that alleged government violations of an accord on human rights might prompt them to terminate a monthslong cease-fire.
MANILA (AFP) - Philippine police kidnapped and murdered a South Korean businessman, then led his wife to believe he was alive for months to extort money from her, authorities said on Wednesday (Jan 18).
It takes a special talent to be Taylor Swift and to even be able perform with the grace and charisma of Tay Tay. You might have to search the world to find such a star - and if you did, you'd locate one in The Philippines. Related: Does Taylor Swift's ...
MANILA, Philippines - A discussion over a bribery scandal deteriorated into an exchange of insults on the Senate floor yesterday, with two lawmakers nearly coming to blows before colleagues pacified them.
"Notwithstanding the warming of relations between our countries, the Philippine government would be remiss in its duty to protect its national interest if it does not protest, question and seek clarification from China on the presence of weapons in the ...
Philippine officials, led by Senator Vicente Sotto III, have vowed to block a plan by the Department of Health to start distributing condoms to students as part of its efforts to stem the spread of HIV.
So we know about it once they've found a partner and agreed to move forward, but they have told us that they're looking," Mr. Espenilla said, refusing to disclose how many banks are already inquiring of acquiring a stake in existing Philippine banks ...
Shimmering with steel and glass Manila's newest sky-scraper soars 57 storeys above the sprawling city's financial district of Makati.
American children's television network Nickelodeon will not be allowed to build an underwater theme park on one of The Philippines' most pristine islands, according to the nation's environment minister. Nickelodeon's parent firm announced last week it ...
MANILA - Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC) said Tuesday it upgraded its growth forecast for The Philippines for this year citing robust consumption and investments.
MANILA, Philippines - At least one month's worth of rain poured within 24 hours in Cagayan de Oro City, the state weather bureau said as five deaths were reported from the massive flooding spawned by last Monday's torrential rains in Northern Mindanao.
Toyota Motor Philippines was incorporated in 1988. According to GT capital (PHS:GTCAP), Toyota Motor Philippines is a joint venture of GT Capital Holdings, Toyota and Mitsui & Co.
Philippine communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies said on Tuesday a peace pact was not likely to be achieved before 2019, in a blow to the government's hopes of securing a deal this year.
Seoul: A South Korean businessman who went missing in The Philippines three months ago was kidnapped by policemen and murdered on the day he disappeared, a Seoul official said Wednesday (Jan 18).
People going to mass at one of the most famous churches in the Philippine capital over Christmas were met by a disturbing sight: poster-size pictures of Filipinos dying in pools of blood.
The AFP promises that there will be no discrimination against LGBT recruits who aim to become Philippine soldiers, sailors, airmen, or marines, ABS-CBN reported.
"South Korea is now urging the Philippine government for a thorough investigation into the case," another ministry official said, also indicating that Seoul may take action to demand the Philippine government provide compensation for the crime ...
MANILA, Philippines - The scenes looked like Metro Manila when it was battered by Typhoon Ondoy in 2009. There was no typhoon yesterday, but the convergence of a low-pressure area and the tail-end of a cold front brought incessant torrential rains that ...
A Philippine serpent eagle is rescued by a village resident in Garcia Hernandez town, Bohol province. The rescuers have coordinated with the Department of Environment and natural resources-Bohol to take care of the bird.
THE Philippine government HAS TAKEN SWIFT action after it discovered that a lot, and we mean a lot, of its citizens are accessing adult sites and probably masturbating over them.
MANILA, Philippines - Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) welcomed yesterday its first woman administrator and Chief Executive Officer in lawyer Wilma Eisma.
The Meralco Bolts beefed up their lineup by signing San Miguel Beermen free agent Chris Lutz. The former Gilas Pilipinas standout, on Monday, agreed to join the Bolts after sitting out for almost a season due to a hip injury.
THE CENTREPIECE public infrastructure programme of the Duterte administration just got a big boost with the pledge of the Japanese government to funnel some US$8.7 billion (Bt308 billion) in aid and private investment into The Philippines over five ...
President Rodrigo Duterte, center, walks with Russian Rear Adm. Eduard Mikhailov, left, Deputy Commander of Flotilla of Pacific Fleet of Russia and Russia's Ambassador to The Philippines Igor A. Khovaev as he visits the Russian anti-submarine navy ...






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