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December 19, 2018 11:38 AM Catriona Gray’s national costume is on its way back to the Philippines

According to the National Quincentennial Committee, fans will soon be able to see the costume IRL MANILA, Philippines – Catriona Gray’s national costume will be following her home soon. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) worked with the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok to bring the ensemble back right in time for the Philippine 23

November 14, 2018 12:09 AM Harry Winston jeweler buys ‘Pink Legacy’ diamond for record $50M —Christie's

GENEVA - The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by US-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on Tuesday. Harry Winston, owned by Swatch whose CEO is Nayla Hayek, daughter of the late Swatch founder Nicolas Hayek, promptly renamed it "The Winston Pink Legacy" 92

October 16, 2018 8:10 AM Google AI to help experts detect cancer cells more accurately

An artificial intelligence system developed by Google proved accurate at detecting advanced breast cancer cells and may one day help pathologists with their work. The AI, called Lymph Node Assistant, or LYNA, was trained using a deep-learning approach. LYNA is able to detect cancer cells around 99 percent of the time and can see suspicious regions too small 23

October 9, 2018 6:29 AM Australia mulls banning some immigrants from biggest cities

CANBERRA, Australia — Starting a new life in Australia might not come with views of the Sydney Opera House or surfing at Sydney’s Bondi Beach with the government considering a ban on some immigrants from settling in big cities. Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge said Tuesday that his government wants to cut the number 21

August 30, 2018 3:37 AM WATCH: Learn to save money the smart way with Bianca Gonzalez’s vlog

Bianca Gonzalez’s latest vlog is quite relevant to just about any Filipino, especially in this economy where inflation is at a five-year high. The TV host’s latest “Paano ba ‘To” vlog answers the question, “How to Save Money for the Future?” with the help of Rose Fres Fausto, a former investment banker who is now a homemaker, writer and financial expert 12

August 22, 2018 3:54 PM '4th Industrial Revolution' to radically change society, expert says

A fourth industrial revolution is happening all over the world, which is expected to radically change how the governments, businesses and citizens carry out their daily activities. Dr. Ramon Albert of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies said the first three industrial revolutions utilized steam power, electricity and then computers in that order 21

August 17, 2018 8:46 AM Voice actor of Pokémon’s Professor Oak dies of cancer

The Japanese voice actor of Professor Oak from the “Pokémon” anime series recently passed away due to esophageal cancer. He was 68. Unsho Ishizuka started lending his voice to the animated Pokémon expert, named Okido in Japanese, when the franchise’s first anime series debuted on Japanese television in 1997. Ishizuka also narrated for the show and voiced 21

August 16, 2018 11:08 AM Gatchalian eyes suspension of TRAIN law

MANILA - Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Thursday said his committee might recommend the suspension of the tax reform law upon hearing the incomplete status of government programs designed to cushion the law's effect on inflation. Gatchalian, head of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs, took note of the National Food Authority's failure to provide 28

August 16, 2018 9:51 AM Poorest Filipinos suffer most from inflation: study

MANILA - The poorest 30 percent of the population suffer the most from rising prices of goods, particularly food items such as rice, a statistics expert said Thursday. On average, households spend 38.34 percent of their budget on food, said Dr. Dennis Mapa, dean of the University of the Philippines School of Statistics. But for the poorest 30 percent 26

July 18, 2018 12:24 PM Philippines could breach US sanctions if Russia arms deal proceeds

MANILA - The Philippines is at risk of breaching sanctions imposed by the United States if it proceeds with the purchase of grenade launchers from a blacklisted Russian firm, a deal that could test its longtime security alliance with Washington. A senior Philippine general familiar with the deal said Manila had agreed in October last year to a 400 million 13