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August 20, 2018 10:31 AM Popeyes is coming back to the Philippines

Popeyes makes a return with the people behind Kuya J restaurant MANILA, Philippines – Popeyes restaurant is set to make a return to the Philippines. In a press release posted on Business Wire, Friday, August 17, Alexandre Santoro, President of Popeyes said that they have signed an agreement with the people behind Kuya J restaurant to make their return 3

August 20, 2018 10:22 AM Manila cops pursue motorist in hit-and-run incident in Ermita

According to the initial investigation of the Manila police, victim Jeremiah Erwin Tan was crossing the portion of Roxas Boulevard along Pedro Gil when a speeding car hit him, sending him a few feet away from his spot. Tan sustained injuries as he landed hard on the road pavement. However, the suspect reportedly did not alight from his vehicle 4

August 20, 2018 7:49 AM Pulse Asia: Majority of Filipinos not satisfied with electricity rates

Majority of Filipinos are not satisfied with the current electricity rates, a recent survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed. Pulse Asia Research director Ana Maria Tabunda said on Monday in a press conference that 84 percent of the respondents in Metro Manila were not pleased with the cost of electricity provided by the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) 5

August 20, 2018 7:47 AM Kerwin Espinosa gets to stay at NBI cell

Self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa can stay at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) detention center, instead of the Manila City Jail, amid a trial for illegal drug trade and possession of firearms. The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 26 issued a commitment order to the NBI to retain their custody of Espinosa at the bureau’s detention 3

August 20, 2018 4:30 AM 'Madilim Ang Gabi' tells the 'other side' of Duterte's 'drug war'

Director Adolfo Alix Jr talks about working with Gina Alajar and Philip Salvador, and why movies about the controversial 'drug war' are important MANILA, Philippines – Madilim Ang Gabi (Dark is the Night), one of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018 movies, is about Sara (Gina Alajar) and Lando (Phillip Salvador), who peddle shabu. Directed by Adolfo 4

August 19, 2018 2:21 PM PGH doctors cry foul over Ramon Tulfo 'cyberbullying, doctor shaming'

MANILA - A group of doctors accused radio broadcaster and newspaper columnist Ramon Tulfo of cyberbullying and doctor shaming over a video he uploaded on the internet. Tulfo posted a video on Facebook on Thursday of him confronting doctors at the Philippine General Hospital over a child he brought to the emergency room. The Physicians' Association of the Philippine 4

August 19, 2018 8:51 AM Official: Whoever’s at fault in Naia runway mishap should just admit it

A Xiamen Air passenger plane lies on its belly on a muddy field after landing in bad weather and skidding off the runway of Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday night. There were no casualties but the incident caused widespread flight disruptions. (Photo by MARIANNE BERMUDEZ / Philippine Daily Inquirer) This was the message of Manila International 3

August 19, 2018 8:26 AM LOOK: Nikki Valdez, Luis Garcia get married in Hong Kong

This is the second marriage for the actress MANILA, Philippines – ABS-CBN actress Nikki Valdez married boyfriend Luis Garcia in a ceremony in Hong Kong on Saturday, August 18. The actress wore a gown by designer Rajo Laurel and carried a floral arrangement by Gideon Hermosa. Nice Print Photography, which was the official photographer of the wedding 3

August 19, 2018 4:09 AM Araneta to challenge for world crown after Tomogdan KO

Cebuano power puncher Christian Araneta may just be another world champion in the making MANILA, Philippines – Just when the bomb was thought to be a dud, it exploded. Power puncher Christian Araneta, dubbed “The Bomb” unleashed a left uppercut with just two seconds to go to brutally knock out Jerry Tomogdan in the 12th round late Saturday, August 18, and snare 5

August 18, 2018 11:51 AM DFA probes death of Pinay worker found in Jeddah hotel room

MANILA—Authorities are looking into the death of Filipina migrant worker in Saudi Arabia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday. In a statement, the DFA said the woman's body was found at a hotel room in Jeddah on Wednesday. It said the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah only learned of the woman's death Saturday "after it was told by a concerned 4