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March 24, 2017 3:14 AM US building case against N. Korea on cyber heist

NEW YORK: US prosecutors are building potential cases that would accuse North Korea of directing the theft of US$81mil from Bangladesh Bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, and that would charge alleged Chinese middlemen, the Wall Street Journal reported. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) believed that North Korea 3

March 24, 2017 12:34 AM US demands Venezuela hold elections “as soon as possible”

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela (Credits: Reuters | Marco Bello | Manila Bulletin file photo) State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the United States is not pushing for Venezuela’s expulsion from the Organization of American States. But he said “the United States calls for the immediate release of political prisoners in Venezuela 3

March 23, 2017 9:40 PM DepEd starts back-to-school plans

With the current school year almost over, the Department of Education (DepEd) has started planning for the opening of classes in June. Although school has not yet officially closed for 2016-2017, the DepEd issued a March 17 memorandum for the launch of its 2017 Oplan Balik Eskwela (back-to-school) and the setup of public assistance stations for school 3

March 23, 2017 9:00 PM Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia

In this photo, taken on Thursday, May 5, 2016, Denis Voronenkov speaks in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. Ukrainian police said Voronenkov was shot dead Thursday, March 23, 2017, by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of an upscale hotel in Kiev, Ukraine. Voronenkov, 45, a former member of the communist faction in the lower house of Russian parliament, had moved 4

March 23, 2017 5:07 PM North Korea eyed in $81-M Bangladesh theft — report

WASHINGTON, DC — US federal prosecutors suspect the North Korean government directed last year’s theft of $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the New York Federal Reserve Bank, according to a media report Wednesday. Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal said prosecutors were developing cases showing Chinese middlemen helped the North Korean 3

March 23, 2017 4:53 PM Will Texters defuse Bolts lightning start?

MANILA, Philippines - Meralco braces for a first major test as it seeks a third straight win versus TNT KaTropa and debuting import Louis Amundson in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tonight. The Bolts and the Texters clash at 7 p.m. after the 4:15 p.m. showdown between the NLEX Road Warriors and the Mahindra Floodbuster, two teams 4

March 23, 2017 4:10 PM Arnisadors haul 14 gold medals

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental -- Davao City Durians arnisadors hauled a total of 14 gold medals, 21 silvers and 11 bronzes to place second overall in the Davao Regional Athletic Association Meet arnis competition at the Mati School of Arts and Trade covered court in the city, Thursday, March 23. In the secondary boys, Palaro veteran June Floyd Zabala, Batang 3

March 23, 2017 4:05 PM US cases link North Korea to theft of $81-M Bangladesh fund at NY Fed

Federal prosecutors are building cases that would accuse North Korea of directing one of the biggest bank robberies of modern times, the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, according to people familiar with the matter. The charges, if filed, would target alleged Chinese middlemen who, prosecutors 4

March 23, 2017 3:35 PM Pinoys in the US weigh in on Trump-Russia issue

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — “Hillary Clinton is the prime suspect in a massive far-reaching criminal investigation. Her current scandals and controversies will continue throughout her presidency, and will make it virtually impossible for her to govern or lead our country.” That was then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, making the case that Clinton 3

March 23, 2017 3:20 PM Duterte eyes appointment, not election, of barangay officials

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he is mulling the appointment of barangay officials in a bid to stop narcopolitics. "We are looking for a way to appoint na lang barangay captains, but the mechanism of how to go about it, I'm going to a compromise with the church and everybody," he said in a speech 4