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January 15, 2019 4:01 AM Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

NEW YORK, USA – When Stephen King's local newspaper, under financial pressure, announced it would cut regional book reviews, the horror author swooped in – and managed to save the section with just a few tweets. The story began on Friday, January 11 when King shared that The Portland Press Herald, a prominent newspaper in his home state of Maine, would 149

January 13, 2019 6:53 AM ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ review: A spoonful of sugary nostalgia

'Mary Poppins Returns' is undoubtedly a good time in the cinemas Marshall’s Mary Poppins, played by Emily Blunt makes her grand appearance aboard a kite being chased by the Banks children after a sudden surge of wind. The P.L. Travers-penned character remains to be a well-dressed deus ex machina, as she shows up like she did in the previous film at the right 88

January 8, 2019 5:39 AM Supreme Court to hold oral arguments on 2019 martial law extension

The Supreme Court has decided to hold fresh oral arguments on the validity of re-extending martial law in Mindanao up to the end of 2019, Rappler has learned. Oral arguments will be held on January 22 and 23, according an informed source. The 17th Congress voted 235-28-1 on December 12 to reextend President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao to yearend 114

January 5, 2019 1:41 AM Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open

Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut shocks world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to advance to the final round DOHA, Qatar – Novak Djokovic lost surprisingly in Doha, beaten in the Qatar Open semifinal by world No. 24 Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-3, 6-7 (8/6), 6-4, on Friday, January 4. The Serb fell to his first defeat of the season in a high-quality contest lasting more than 2 1/2 hours 71

December 30, 2018 4:40 AM Liza Soberano No. 4 on '100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018' list

The 20-year-old stunner is again part of 'The 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World' list MANILA, Philippines – Not that it comes as a surprise to many, but Kapamilya star and resident stunner Liza Soberano bagged a spot on this year's "The 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World" list. The 20-year-old actress ranked 4th in the list released by TC Candler's 71

December 27, 2018 10:31 AM Pringle at forefront of PBA MVP race, Fajardo running 2nd

The San Miguel giant, though, is still the favorite to win the league's top individual award thanks to two Best Player of the Conference plums last season TOP HONOR. NorthPort's Stanley Pringle and San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo vie for the MVP award. File photos from PBA Images (Pringle) and Josh Albelda (Fajardo) MANILA, Philippines – As the PBA wrapped 73

December 23, 2018 9:56 AM Heavy rain delays MMFF 2018 Parade of Stars

It literally rained on their parade MANILA, Philippines — Despite heavy rain on the morning of Sunday, December 23, the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2018 Parade of Stars pushed through, leaving fans and stars alike at the mercy of gloomy weather. The Fantastica float kicked off the parade past 1 pm without any of the stars on board. The film’s star-studded 84

December 18, 2018 10:41 AM Manchester United sacks Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United after suffering from a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool SACKED. Jose Mourinho leaves the club with immediate effect. Photo from Twitter (@ManUtd) MANCHESTER, United Kingdom – Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after the club made their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the Premier League club announced 75

December 14, 2018 10:02 AM Actress Sondra Locke dead at 74

Locke has battled breast and bone cancer WASHINGTON DC, USA – Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke has died of cancer at the age of 74, US news outlets reported Thursday night, December 13. Locke died November 3 in California, the reports said, quoting a celebrity news website, Radar Online. She had been battling breast and bone cancer. The Los Angeles 79

December 13, 2018 2:22 AM PRIB: Filipino senior war veterans to receive 300% increase in old-age pension starting next year

The 300 percent increase in the monthly old-age pension of Filipino senior war veterans has been transmitted to Malacanang last Nov. 26 and is now just awaiting President Duterte's signature. In all likelihood, it will be implemented early next year, providing the more than 6,000 Filipino World War II, Korean and Vietnamese war veterans a total of P20,000 monthly 74