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August 20, 2017 3:18 PM Wreckage of World War II US warship found in Philippine Sea

In this photo, taken July 10, 1945, and provided by the US Navy, USS Indianapolis (CA 35) is shown off the Mare Island Navy Yard, in Northern California, after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage. Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima 6

August 19, 2017 9:54 PM SEA Games: 'El Presidente' hopes Tabal's triumph leads to PH gold rush

KUALA LUMPUR — It was with great pride and delight that Mon Fernandez, a towering figure in Philippine sports, discussed the country's first gold medal in the 29th Southeast Asian Games on Saturday morning in Putrajaya. A four-time PBA Most Valuable Player who is now with the Philippine Sports Commission, Fernandez enveloped Mary Joy Tabal with a tight 7

August 19, 2017 9:08 PM The Andy and Tish show

They’re the “couple of the year.” Everywhere one goes in the city, especially in places where matrons and barkadas congregate or when friends and relatives get together, the “Andy and Tish Show” is the topic of conversation. The breakdown of the relationship between Commission on Elections Chair Andres “Andy” Bautista and Patricia Paz “Tish” Cruz-Bautista 5

August 19, 2017 4:41 PM Carpio: China virtually occupying Sandy Cay

MANILA, Philippines - Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio yesterday expressed belief that China is breaking its vow not to occupy any more islands in the Spratlys area because it is allegedly virtually occupying a new geological feature called Sandy Cay in the West Philippine Sea. In a statement, Carpio said China is guarding Sandy 4

August 19, 2017 4:00 PM Domestic trade posts 2-digit growth in 2016

MANILA, Philippines - Trade of goods within the country registered double-digit growth in 2016, both in terms of volume and value on the back of strong sales of food and live animals, as well as machinery and transport equipment, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. The total quantity of traded goods rose 25 percent to 24.35 million tons in 2016 from 19.49 million 5

August 19, 2017 12:33 PM Join the Young Blood Workshop at the Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2017

Have your essay workshopped by the team behind the best-selling Young Blood books from the Philippine Daily Inquirer! Join the Young Blood Workshop at the Philippine Readers and Writers Festival at 1 p.m. on August 26, Saturday, at Raffles Makati. There’s no age limit for participants. Young Blood book editors Ruel S. De Vera, Rosario A. Garcellano 4

August 19, 2017 11:54 AM House silence over killings 'disturbing,' opposition says

Opposition lawmakers call for a probe into the recent spike in drug war killings, including the death of 17-year-old student Kian Loyd delos Santos MANILA, Philippines – Opposition lawmakers criticized both President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and their own colleagues' silence over the spate of killings linked to it, in the face of outrage over the death 4

August 19, 2017 10:41 AM Gilas cadets fire off mission for SEAG gold vs Thais

KUALA LUMPUR – The Gilas cadet squad, made up mostly of PBA rookies primed up for the SEA Games battle by their recent Jones Cup stint, finally kicks off its campaign here Sunday night, taking on Thailand and its dreaded naturalized player Tyler Lamb at the MABA Gymnasium. The Filipinos and the Thais square off at 9:30 p.m., the closing game in a heavy 7

August 19, 2017 10:15 AM Perlas coach smells something fishy in SEAG schedule

KUALA LUMPUR – Perlas Pilipinas plays Singapore at 7:15 p.m. Sunday night at the start of the Southeast Asian Games women’s basketball competition, where the trickiest challenge comes at the halfway mark when the Filipinas face tough rivals Thailand and Malaysia back to back inside 16 hours. Perlas coach Patrick Aquino said Malaysia is obviously using 7

August 19, 2017 6:02 AM Samsung recalls thousands of Galaxy Note 4 batteries over safety fears

Samsung is recalling thousands of batteries from its Galaxy Note 4 handset fearing safety risks it may cause just days before when it is set to launch Galaxy Note 8. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued the recall noticing that the batteries fitted in the 2014 Galaxy Note model have a tendency to “overheat” and “poses risks of burns and fire hazards 6