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November 20, 2018 6:01 AM 3rd telco Mislatel brushes off national security worries

'We are a Filipino company. We will never allow our national security to be undermined,' says Udenna Corporation spokesperson Adel Tamano MANILA, Philippines – Executives of Udenna Corporation, the majority shareholders of 3rd telecommunications player Mislatel, assured Filipinos that national security will not be compromised under their deal with China 4

November 20, 2018 4:34 AM China Telecom, DICT ink deal for submarine broadband infrastructure

The meeting between DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr and China Telecom Chairman Yang Jie coincides with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Manila MANILA, Philippines – Telecommunications giant China Telecom met with officials of the Department of Information and Telecommunications Technology (DICT) to ink a deal which will speed up internet connectivity 5

November 19, 2018 1:15 PM Gilas succumbs to Jordan in tuneup game

MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas failed to utilize its homecourt advantage after falling short to Jordan, 92-98, in a tuneup game at the Meralco Gym in Pasig on Monday, November 19. Playing with only 12 of its 20-man pool, the Filipinos ran out of steam in the crucial stretch as the hot-shooting Jordanians proved the steadier team in the endgame 3

November 19, 2018 7:12 AM Nuguit, Emana capture PCA Open tennis crowns

The two tennis prodigies reign in the 12-and-under division MANILA, Philippines – Sherwin Ray Nuguit copped his first 12-and-under boys' title in the initial leg of the age group events of the PCA Open, carving out a grueling 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Gerald Gimeda of Ormoc City at the Philippine Columbian Association Tennis Courts in Plaza Dilao 4

November 19, 2018 4:57 AM YouTube rolling out free, ad-supported movies in U.S

No word yet on whether the free movies will hit Philippine shores or other regions MANILA, Philippines – YouTube is now offering free Hollywood movies if you're in the US, according to a report by US advertising magazine Ad Age. Currently, there are no reports whether the free movies will be made available in the Philippines or other regions. Visiting 4

November 19, 2018 2:24 AM Bright Akhuetie bags UAAP Season 81 MVP plum

The UP Fighting Maroons Nigerian center is crowned MVP in his first year in the UAAP MANILA, Philippines – After leading the University of the Philippines (UP) to end it's 21-year Final Four drought, Bright Akhuetie nabbed the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball Most Valuable Player award. The Fighting Maroons Nigerian center tallied a total of 82.5 statistical 4

November 18, 2018 9:25 AM FEU forces Final Four playoff vs La Salle

The FEU Tamaraws blow out the undermanned Adamson Falcons to stay alive in the UAAP Final Four hunt MANILA, Philippines – Far Eastern University made the most of a lucky break to keep its UAAP Season 81 campaign alive. The Tamaraws came out charging from the get-go against an Adamson Falcons side that played minus its top two scorers to cruise to an 82-56 victory 3

November 18, 2018 8:34 AM 5 Pinoy champion boxers to be feted in WBC Asian Summit

Manny Pacquiao and Jerwin Ancajas lead the reigning Filipino world champions who will be honored in the 3rd WBC Women's Convention and Asian Summit MANILA, Philippines – The country's top boxers and promoters will be feted during the three-day 3rd WBC Women's Convention and Asian Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. To be given 4

November 18, 2018 7:26 AM Troy Rike racks up double-double as NU exits on high note

The NU Bulldogs wrap up their UAAP campaign with a convincing win over the UE Red Warriors MANILA, Philippines – Troy Rike made the most of his final game in his only season in the league as the NU Bulldogs wrapped up their campaign with a 79-71 victory over the UE Red Warriors in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena 4

November 18, 2018 4:43 AM Facebook News Feed suffers outage

'Something went wrong. Try refreshing this page.' NOT LOADING. A screenshot of the message on the Facebook News Feed on November 18, 2018. MANILA, Philippines – Facebook users reported that their News Feed was down late Sunday morning, November 18, Manila time. Instead of posts, a white box appeared on the News Feed, with the words: "Something went wrong 6