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May 20, 2018 12:32 PM Drilon urges Senate to take a stand China's invasion of Phl territories

The Senate should take a stand on the creeping invasion of Philippine territory in the South China Sea by China, saying that the matter will be a challenge to the new leadership of the Senate, according to Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon. "I condemn the continuous violation of the arbitration award, of the international rules," Drilon said in an interview 2

May 19, 2018 2:17 PM Biado-De Luna tandem misses out on World Cup of Pool semis

The Filipino pair crashes out vs China in the prestigious tournament the country last ruled in 2013 END OF THE ROAD. Jeff de Luna and Carlo Biado fail to snap the Philippines' 5-year title drought in the World Cup of Pool. Photo from World Cup of Pool's official Twitter account (@worldcupofpool) MANILA, Philippines – Carlo Biado and Jeff de Luna saw their 4

May 19, 2018 11:24 AM Chinese bombers make debut landing on disputed South China Sea runway

BEIJING -- China has for the first time landed several bombers on an island in the disputed South China Sea, a move that could provoke renewed tensions between countries bordering the strategically vital maritime region. Several bombers of various types — including the long-range, nuclear strike capable H-6K — carried out landing and take off drills 4

May 19, 2018 7:31 AM After China success, Volkswagen brings 3 new models to PH

MANILA - Volkswagen said it would start selling in the Philippines from Saturday 3 models that were successful in China, betting on price points that are dominated by Japanese and Korean cars. The Santana, Lavida and Tiguan are "tailor-made" for Asia, said Shanghai Volkswagen First Vice President David Powels. Ayala Corp distributes Volkswagen cars in the Philippines 5

May 18, 2018 3:29 PM PH duo of Biado-De Luna advances to World Cup of Pool quarterfinals

International pool glory and a $250,000 cash prize await the winner MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine tandem of Carlo Biado and Jeff de Luna made quick work of their opponents in the elimination phase to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup of Pool 2018 in Shanghai, China. Biado and De Luna dispatched New Zealand's Matt Edwards and Marco Teutscher 4

May 18, 2018 1:50 PM PBA: Macklin lifts Magnolia past Meralco in farewell game

Vernon Macklin couldn’t have written a better script for his farewell game for Magnolia in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Macklin sank the game-winning free throws with 3.1 seconds left to lift the Hotshots over the Meralco Bolts, 81-79, Friday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Macklin capped a 9-0 burst by the Hotshots in the final one minute and 48 seconds 3

May 18, 2018 6:20 AM China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

FILE – In this May 13, 2018, file photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency, China’s indigenous aircraft carrier lifts anchor in Dalian in northeast China’s Liaoning Province. China says the carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials. (Li Gang/Xinhua via AP, File) BEIJING — China said Friday its first home-built aircraft carrier has completed 5

May 18, 2018 4:55 AM Palace vows Duterte will visit Pag-asa Island

MANILA - Malacañang said Friday President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Pag-asa Island in the South China Sea within his term, as the chief executive continues to reap criticism for his response to Chinese aggressiveness in the disputed waters. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said there is no exact date yet for the President’s visit but he said the chief 16

May 17, 2018 12:00 PM 30 Filipino riders join Le Tour de Filipinas

Thirty Filipinos, led by national champion Jan Paul Morales, will mix it up with 50 foreign riders in a bigger Ninth Le Tour de Filipinas that kicks off this Sunday from the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City and finished in Burnham Park in Baguio City on Wednesday. Morales, leader of the Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance team, rides alongside Ronald 5

May 16, 2018 11:40 PM OnePlus 6 challenges Apple, Samsung, Huawei flagships

MANILA - China's OnePlus unveiled on Thursday its sixth-generation smartphone, claiming to match features found on top offerings from Apple, Samsung and Huawei at half the price. The OnePlus 6 has a glass back, a nearly 6.3-inch screen to match the Galaxy S9+ and a notch on the display that is similar, albeit smaller, than the one on the iPhone X. OnePlus 7