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January 9, 2019 7:28 AM 'Game of Thrones' confirms prequel series, cast and director

A spin-off series to the 'GoT' world will reportedly tell the tales of Westeros' dark history, White Walker origins, and other legends MANILA, Philippines – As the final season of HBO hit Game of Thrones draws near, HBO is making sure that the GoT fever won't be dying down anytime soon. HBO announced that a spin-off prequel series to the popular Game of Thrones 139

December 31, 2018 1:21 AM Mak Tumang is getting inquiries from other Miss Universe franchises

The Pampangueño designer collaborated with Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray to craft the breathtaking gowns she wore during the pageant PAMPANGA, Philippines – Filipinos aren’t the only ones impressed with Pampangueño designer Mak Tumang’s flair for crafting gowns that not only look good on the catwalk, but also tell a story. The young fashion designer 122

December 21, 2018 12:51 AM WATCH: The first 'Men in Black International' trailer is here

Chris Hemsworth, Liam Nesson, and Tessa Thompson make for an out-of-this-world, alien-fighting team MANILA, Philippines – A movie spinoff of intergalactic proportions is on its way to humanity, and fans are getting excited. The charismatic Thor: Ragnarok duo Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, as well as Taken star Liam Neeson and Emma Thompson are buckled 99

December 20, 2018 4:49 AM 3 years since PBA heartbreak, Romeo Travis basks in championship glory

"It was up and down. A lot of good things happen, but some bad things happened, too. In my life, I've noticed that if you stay positive and you stay upbeat through the bad times, then good things are going to happen," he said. Enduring the pain of a hamstring injury, he dropped 50 points to help Magnolia dethrone two-time defending Governors' Cup champions 101

December 11, 2018 4:39 AM House panel approves Dennis Uy’s controlling stake in Mislatel

The proposal is approved despite heated debates among lawmakers MANILA, Philippines – Despite legal obstacles, the House committee on legislative franchises approved the transfer and sale of the controlling interest of Mindanao Islamic Telephone (Mislatel) to Dennis Uy's Udenna Corporation, Chelsea Logistics, and China Telecom. The panel approved the proposal 101

December 10, 2018 6:57 AM 3rd telco faces franchise trouble before House panel

The House committee on legislative franchises tackles Mislatel's legal dispute with DigiPhil and its franchise problems MANILA, Philippines – Legal matters led the House committee on legislative franchises to suspend its deliberations on the transfer and sale of the controlling interest of Mindanao Islamic Telephone (Mislatel). The panel was set to approve 104

November 20, 2018 5:38 AM Grace Poe on third telco hearing

The government, particularly the DICT, has been working on a timeline for the bidding and selection of the third telco, something we badly need as we know that having a meaningful competition will translate to better service and lower costs. Next week, we will resume our public hearing on the third telco and we will use the opportunity to delve into the details 102

November 10, 2018 11:23 PM Siakam's 23 points help Raptors beat Knicks

Pascal Siakam scored 14 of his career-best 23 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors remained undefeated at home with a 128-112 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday afternoon. The Raptors have won six in a row and are off to a franchise best 12-1 start to the season that includes a 7-0 home record. The Knicks lost for the third time in four games 165

November 6, 2018 8:08 AM Robredo wants TRAIN subsidy for fishermen, too

Vice President Leni Robredo wants to expand the fuel subsidy from the TRAIN law to fishermen, who also bear the brunt of high prices of gasoline which they use for their fishing boats. "Iyong isang pinapakiusap natin, pati nga iyong mga mangingisda, isama [sa Pantawid Pasada], dahil dependent talaga sila sa gasolina,” Robredo said during a visit to communities 200

November 4, 2018 3:15 PM Marqus Blakely on Tim Cone: 'I miss him, too'

The former Best Import fails to reach a PBA playoffs for the first time as his former mentor and the Gin Kings prove to be the mightier squad MANILA, Philippines – As fate would have it, the coach Marqus Blakely helped win a rare PBA Grand Slam denied him from reaching the playoffs for the first time. Blakely will go on an early vacation this time as his TNT KaTropa 68