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February 23, 2018 3:03 AM Rachel McAdams is pregnant – report

The actress is expecting her first child MANILA, Philippines – Rachel McAdams is reportedly expecting her first child. According to E! News, multiple sources say that the 39-year-old actress is pregnant, though Rachel or her reps have yet to confirm the news. Rachel is reportedly dating screenwriter Jamie Linden, who wrote the film Dear John, as well as 10 Years 3

February 22, 2018 3:10 PM Sara boosts spikers' morale

"Dili importante mudaog, ang importante naay memories (It's not important to win, what's important are the memories)," Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio told the Davao City Durians secondary girls volleyball team before leaving the Davao City National High School Alumni Multi-Purpose Gym on Thursday. The mayor watched the early going of the gold medal 6

February 22, 2018 2:06 PM Foreign investment pledges down 51.8% in 2017

MANILA, Philippines – Total foreign investment pledges for the Philippines fell by more than half in 2017, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Data released by the PSA on Thursday, February 22, showed that total foreign investment pledges approved by the 7 investment promotion agencies last year totaled P105.6 billion, lower by 51.8% from P219 billion 6

February 22, 2018 11:57 AM ‘Entourage’ star Seo Kang-joon gets role in hit webtoon-based drama

Star of 2016 hit drama “Entourage” Seo Kang-jun has confirmed his role in a webtoon-based drama series tentatively titled “Something About Us”. According to reports by K-Pop Herald, the TV drama, based on the popular webtoon series of the same name, tells a college love story between two childhood friends. It is a romantic coming-of-age tale. Fantagio 7

February 22, 2018 11:49 AM House Speaker: US, not Duterte, is threat to democracies

MANILA - The United States, not President Rodrigo Duterte, is the threat to democracies in Asia and other parts of the world, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said Thursday. Alvarez's statement comes a day after a US intelligence report branded Duterte as a threat to democracy in Southeast Asia for declaring in his speeches that "he could suspend the Constitution 7

February 22, 2018 11:32 AM Alvarez denies Sara's allegation, says he supports Duterte

HOUSE Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez denied saying that Davao City Mayor and presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio is part of the opposition following the creation of a regional political party in Davao. Alvarez, secretary-general of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party, said he was confident that he would be able to iron out the issue 7

February 22, 2018 8:25 AM New urban poor commission head named

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Noel Felongco as the new chairperson of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP). Duterte on February 1 signed Felongco's appointment paper, which was released by Malacañang on Thursday, February 22. Duterte also appointed Romeo Jandugan as PCUP commissioner on February 1. He joins two other commissioners 6

February 22, 2018 4:34 AM PH score in world corruption index falls to lowest in 5 years

MANILA - The Philippines has obtained its lowest score in a global corruption ranking in 5 years, slipping 10 places. According to the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published Wednesday, the Philippines placed 111th out of 180 countries surveyed in 2017, with a score of 34 out of 100. The last time the country scored as low was in 2012. In 2016, the ranked 8

February 21, 2018 9:38 PM Ayala Land raising P25B to help fund 2018 capex

Property giant Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) has secured board approval to raise up to P25 billion from a mix of retail bond, corporate notes and bilateral loan deals as it prepares to fund record-high capital spending this year. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday, ALI said its board had approved a P20-billion fund-raising through the issuance 11

February 21, 2018 11:45 AM Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

Samsung's launch is on Monday, February 26, PH time SEOUL, South Korea – Samsung Electronics will unveil its next flagship smartphones – the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ – on Sunday, after it reported record profits in recent weeks and its vice chairman was released from prison. Samsung, the flagship subsidiary of South Korea's biggest business group, suffered 9