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  • Filipino serves jail sentence, faces deportation for Dubai gas station fraud

    December 11, 2017 1:17 PM 5

    A Filipino gas station employee and two other men were sentenced to six months in jail after embezzling over Dh58,000 (about P795,000) from a gas station. One of the men is a 37-year-old Pakistani driver who had a fuel refilling card from his former employer that was used in the fake transactions, reports The Khaleej Times. The 34-year-old Filipino and his 24-year-old

  • Disney music executive faces charges of child sexual abuse

    December 11, 2017 12:07 PM 5

    An executive at Disney has been arrested and will face charges in relation to sexually abusing two minor girls about a decade ago. The Variety reported on Saturday that 58-year-old Jon Heely, Disney’s director for music publishing, will face three counts of child sexual abuse. The first minor he abused was a 15-year-old; the second was 11 years old whom he continued

  • Congress set to ratify tax reform package on Dec. 12

    December 11, 2017 11:56 AM 6

    After a series of debates and meetings between House and Senate lawmakers, the comprehensive tax reform package is finally up for ratification on Tuesday. House ways and means committee chairperson Dakila Cua confirmed to House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas on Monday that the tax reform bill is ready to be subjected for ratification. “Boss, we have closed

  • DOTr: Japan study says Philippines loses P4.1B daily over traffic

    December 11, 2017 11:51 AM 5

    MANILA, Philippines — A transport official on Monday said that a Japanese study found that the country incurs daily economic loss of P4.1 billion ($81.426 million) due to traffic congestion. According to Transport Assistant Secretary Mark de Leon, a 2017 updated study from Japan International Cooperation Agency revealed that economic loss due to traffic

  • NLEX unveils new logo ahead of 2018 PBA Season

    December 11, 2017 10:48 AM 6

    NLEX coach Yeng Guiao admitted there’s added pressure heading into the new PBA season following the team’s launch of its new team logo. “We feel pressured because if we fail, all of you might mug us,” Guiao joked Monday in the team’s logo rebrand event at the MPTC Compound in Balintawak. NLEX signaled its move to a brighter path with a refreshed take on the team’s

  • Duterte names Barza as CA presiding Justice

    December 11, 2017 10:41 AM 5

    President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed as Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeals one of its magistrates who voted to dismiss the petition of Senator Leila De Lima which sought to stop the illegal drug trade probe against her. The appointment letter dated Dec. 8 which was received by the Supreme Court Monday stated that Associate Justice Romeo Barza

  • Brother of ex-justice who was linked to Napoles named CA justice

    December 11, 2017 10:32 AM 5

    President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed the brother of former Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong to the Court of Appeals. In a transmittal letter sent to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Atty. Walter S. Ong will fill the post vacated Associate Justice Noel Tijam who was appointed to the Supreme Court last March. His brother was dismissed

  • LOOK: Manny Pacquiao is now a colonel

    December 11, 2017 10:06 AM 5

    Sen. Manny Pacquiao has ticked another achievement off his bucket list. The senator recently posted on Instagram that he has been promoted to army colonel by the Philippine Army after he submitted his commandant’s paper, a requirement to finish the General Command and Staff course in order to receive the rank. In another post, he revealed that he is part of the Command

  • WATCH: Erwan Heussaff battles Solenn and Nico in spicy Korean noodle challenge

    December 11, 2017 9:54 AM 4

    Celebrity siblings Erwan and Solenn Heussaff, with Solenn’s husband Nico Bolzico, sat together to take on the 2x nuclear spicy Korean fire noodle challenge. Erwan uploaded a video of their saga on his YouTube channel. After the first bite, Nico visibly had trouble proceeding with the next one. Erwan laughed while Solenn just kept on eating. As the noodles’

  • LOOK: Maxene Magalona treated to fabulous staycation bachelorette party

    December 11, 2017 9:25 AM 6

    Maxene Magalona enjoyed the last moments of being single with a fun bachelorette party that involved her closest girlfriends. These included sister Saab, beauty queen Megan Young and actress Lauren Young who led the planning. The party dubbed “#Maxxelorette” was a classy staycation in Solaire where the group enjoyed a massage, had cocktails in a jacuzzi