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Kobe to Gilas: Play with a lot of heart

June 25, 2016 10:58 pm

Retired National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar Kobe Bryant told Gilas Pilipinas that it needs unity and tenacity in its campaign in the upcoming FIBA Olympic Qualifying tournament scheduled on July 5 to 10 at the Mall of Asia Arena in … Read more »

PH braces for Brexit fallout

June 25, 2016 10:57 pm

Malacañang said the Philippines will have to be vigilant and strengthen its economy to withstand the possible impact of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU). In a statement, outgoing Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the country … Read more »

Proof of vote manipulation strong, group says

June 25, 2016 10:55 pm

THE Confederation of Non-Stock Savings and Loan Associations (Consla) party-list group said it has strong evidence to prove its claim that votes were manipulated during the last election. Retired Col. Ricardo L. Nolasco Jr. the group’s first nominee, said in … Read more »

Pope names Pinoy priest new bishop of Saipan

June 25, 2016 10:49 pm

POPE Francis has appointed a Filipino priest as the new bishop of Saipan. Fr. Ryan Jimenez will be the second bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands. His episcopal ordination … Read more »

Caloocan’s top drug lord killed in QC

June 25, 2016 10:48 pm

A barangay official in Caloocan City who is considered as the number one drug lord in the city was killed in an ambush on Saturday morning in Quezon City. Edres Domato, chief of Barangay 188 or Tala, was killed by … Read more »

China officially cuts contact with Taiwan

June 25, 2016 10:46 pm

BEIJING: China said Saturday that communications with Taiwan had been suspended after the island’s new government failed to acknowledge the concept that there is only “one China.” Relations between the two sides have grown increasingly frosty since President Tsai Ing-wen … Read more »

New orchid species found in PH

June 25, 2016 10:45 pm

Five new orchid species have been discovered in remote Philippine mountains, protected from poaching because of an insurgency in the region, conservationists said. The species are found only in a mountain range on the rebellion-torn Mindanao area in the southern … Read more »

Duterte raises ante for bounty on his head

June 25, 2016 1:25 am

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte looks unfazed by reports that drug lords had set a P1-billion bounty to have him killed. In his speech during the turnover of command at the Davao City Police Office on Friday, Duterte said he could even … Read more »

Incoming govt pushing claim to Sabah

June 25, 2016 1:24 am

The admnistration of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will press the Philippines’ claim to Sabah, which is now being administered by Malaysia. In an interview with the ANC’s #NOFILTER on Thursday night, incoming Foreign Affairs secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said the Duterte … Read more »

Blue book names drug-dealing officials

June 25, 2016 1:23 am

THERE is a blue book that contains names of police officers and government officials allegedly dealing in illegal drugs and stealing cars, Sen. Vicente Sotto 3rd revealed on Friday. He said he will  ask the Department of Interior and Local … Read more »