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  • Rody to Leni, kids: Let’s have dinner

    March 24, 2017 6:55 PM 3

    But tags VP, Leila, Trillanes in ouster plot DAVAO CITY, Philippines – In public, President Duterte accused Vice President Leni Robredo of being part of a triumvirate plotting to oust him. But in private, the President yesterday invited Robredo and her children to dinner, according to a reliable source. The nation’s two highest officials sat beside each other

  • Bantam champ Tapales, 2 others headline Elorde awards

    March 24, 2017 5:22 PM 3

    Marlon Tapales is leaving nothing to chance in his first defense of the WBO bantamweight crown. He’s training so hard that he’d still be sparring at RWS Gym in Cebu Saturday before leaving for Manila to receive his award as co-winner of Boxer of the Year in the Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Memorial Awards and Banquet of Champions at The Tent City of Manila

  • P3.2-B Mighty cigarettes with fake stamps seized

    March 24, 2017 4:55 PM 5

    MANILA, Philippines - Raids on two warehouses in Bulacan province yesterday yielded P3.2 billion worth of Mighty cigarettes that have fake tax stamps, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said. An estimated 160,000 master cases of the locally branded cigarette were found inside two warehouses in Barangay Matimbubong in San Ildefonso, Bulacan. The first warehouse

  • Navy deploys warship to patrol Benham

    March 24, 2017 4:55 PM 5

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Navy has deployed one of its three warships to Benham Rise. The BRP Ramon Alcaraz has started patrolling the 13-million-hectare undersea region and biodiversity hotspot east of Luzon, officials said yesterday. “The Navy will henceforth regularly patrol Benham Rise partly due to past Chinese activities there but more importantly

  • Barangay execs’ appointment reeks of Marcos – solon

    March 24, 2017 4:19 PM 5

    Opposition lawmakers on Friday said allowing President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint barangay officials will give him control over the people like the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, but administration supporters countered that selecting rather than electing village leaders will get rid of those linked to drugs. “Imagine the possibilities of appointing

  • Sunflower maze opens again today

    March 24, 2017 4:10 PM 4

    DAGUPAN CITY—The sunflower maze and gardens in Tayug town reopen today (March 25) after it closed on Feb. 28 for the rehabilitation of plants and flowers damaged during a tourist rush last month. “As we reopen the garden landscape and the sunflower labyrinth, we hope to give you the feeling of being a Filipino farmer,” said an announcement posted on the Facebook

  • Duterte bares reason tension escalated in South China Sea

    March 24, 2017 4:07 PM 2

    The United States had a chance to nip in the bud the territorial conflict in the South China Sea years ago but has “done nothing” about it, according to President Duterte. The President has sharply rebuked the United States for its inaction when China started its reclamation works in the disputed waters a few years ago, accusing America of waiting for the conflict

  • PH warship to patrol Benham Rise

    March 24, 2017 4:00 PM 4

    The Philippine Navy will regularly patrol Benham Rise in the western Pacific after Chinese research vessels were sighted in the area, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Friday. Lorenzana spoke after the Philippine Navy sent one of its warships, the frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz, to begin patrolling the undersea region and biodiversity hot spot off eastern

  • Meralco stays unbeaten, tops TNT

    March 24, 2017 1:55 PM 4

    Meralco outclassed listless TNT, 94-89, to improve to 3-0 in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Alex Stepheson led the Bolts with 20 points and 27 rebounds, but got plenty of help from the locals as they repulsed their sister team. Baser Amer added 17 markers, two boards, and two assists, Jared Dillinger chipped in 17 points

  • Davao City netters rule

    March 24, 2017 1:36 PM 3

    MATI CITY, Davao Oriental -- The Davao City Durians ruled the Davao Regional Athletic Association (Davraa) Meet 2017 secondary boys and girls' tennis competition at the Mati City tennis court here Friday, March 24. The pair of Lourderns Pacheco and Lawrence Colina defeated the Cero twins of Tagum City Tagumpay, 8-6, in their secondary boys' doubles finals