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October 4, 2016 6:28 PM No bail for Mark Anthony Fernandez in marijuana bust

Movie and television actor Mark Anthony Fernandez was caught on Monday night here with a kilogram of marijuana, but he claimed it would be used for “medicinal purposes to prevent cancer.” Fernandez, a son of movie star Alma Moreno and the late Rudy Fernandez, led policemen in a chase after ignoring a checkpoint at 8:30 p.m. in Barangay Virgen de los Remedios 84 21

October 4, 2016 1:02 AM Children suffer most from extreme poverty—report

UNITED NATIONS— Nearly one fifth of children in the world’s developing countries are living in extreme poverty, according to a new report by the World Bank Group and Unicef. The report entitled “Ending Extreme Poverty: A Focus on Children,” released Monday, found that in 2013, 19.5 percent of children in developing countries lived in households making 1

October 3, 2016 11:28 AM IN PHOTOS: Georgina Wilson, Arthur Burnand at star-studded baby shower

The couple's baby shower will be seen on the show 'It Girls' this October MANILA, Philippines – Georgina Wilson and husband Arthur Burnand were treated to a baby shower arranged by Georgina's sister Jessica at Le Jardin Manila on Sunday, October 2. All guests wore white during the baby shower. On Instagram, Georgina said that the baby shower will be shown 7

October 3, 2016 1:31 AM Fil-Aussie model Catriona Gray crowned Miss World Philippines

Catriona Gray reacts after being declared the winner of the Miss World Philippines 2016 pageant on Sunday. Right, the 22-year-old top model poses for a Bench campaign. (Pageant photo by Rhoy Cobilla/InterAksyon) A Filipino-Australian top model was crowned Miss World Philippines 2016 Sunday night at the Manila Hotel Tent. Representing the province of Albay 4

October 2, 2016 6:04 AM 3 Philippine public hospitals renovated, reopened with help of Korean aid agency

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Yonhap) -- Three public hospitals in the Philippines reopened in July after being expanded and renovated for 13 months, with financial support from South Korea's state-run aid agency. The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) said Sunday that the renovation is part of the agency's regional health improvement program that started 18

October 2, 2016 6:04 AM Korea turns over P339-M hospital project to Iloilo provincial government

THE Korean government recently turned over three hospitals to Iloilo as part of the local government’s Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Area (GIDA) Health System Strengthening Project. Built from a P339-million grant from the Korean government and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the project includes the construction of the Comprehensive 21

October 2, 2016 5:43 AM Heart's eulogy for Miriam: I shall forever treasure our shared memories together

MANILA, Philippines – Actress Heart Evangelista on Saturday evening went emotional as she delivered her eulogy for the late Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. In her heartfelt eulogy speech, Heart addressed lawyer Narciso “Jun” Santiago and their family as she expressed gratitude over the moments shared with Miriam, who passed away last Thursday after battling 31

October 1, 2016 7:11 AM LOOK: Paul Soriano shares first photo of newborn son

JUST hours after welcoming their first child, director Paul Soriano shared the first official snap of their son, Severiano Elliott, via Instagram. Soriano's wife, television host Toni Gonzaga, gave birth to their first son at 5:23 a.m. on Friday. Gonzaga's younger sister, Alex, shared the baby picture to her followers and expressed her happiness over the arrival 8

September 30, 2016 9:35 PM Zika triggers travel alert vs PH, SEA countries

The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised pregnant women to “consider postponing nonessential travel” to several southeast Asian countries—including the Philippines—because of the Zika virus. In a recent advisory posted on its website, the CDC said that while travel notices had not been issued specifically for the Philippines 19

September 30, 2016 8:48 PM The Latest: Boy still in critical after school shooting

A 6-year-old boy remains in critical condition two days after authorities say a teenager wounded him when he opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school. Greenville Health spokeswoman Sandy Dees said Jacob Hall was still critical Friday afternoon. Jacob was shot in a main artery in his thigh when authorities say a teen shot into a door as a first-grade 20