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May 19, 2018 9:00 PM This week’s milestones: May 20-26, 2018

Emilio Aguinaldo arrived in Cavite province from his exile in Hong Kong and issued a proclamation calling on Filipinos to unite and resume the revolution against Spaniards. The order broke the truce signed between Filipino revolutionists and Spaniards in the pact of Biak-na-Bato in December 1987. The province of Lanao was divided into two separate provinces 4

May 19, 2018 7:48 AM Saab Magalona, Jim Bacarro start fund in memory of daughter Luna

The musician couple also launch a project with the Kythe Foundation MANILA, Philippines – Saab Magalona and Jim Bacarro, along with their families, started the Luna Isabel Magalona-Bacarro Memorial Fund in honor of the daughter they lost in February. Through the fund, the young couple also launched their first project with the Kythe Foundation and the foundation’s 4

May 18, 2018 2:48 AM Antetokounmpo gives thumbs up to new Bucks coach Budenholzer

Former Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer takes over a Milwaukee squad coming off a first-round stint in the NBA playoffs CHICAGO, United States – Mike Budenholzer, who spent the past 5 seasons as coach of the Atlanta Hawks, got named as the new coach of the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, May 17, and quickly got the approval of team star Giannis Antetokounmpo 6

May 17, 2018 8:33 AM Homeless man jailed after trying to eat at Burger King

BOSTON—Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015. But instead of breakfast, Ellis got a ride to the police station and more than three months in jail after he was wrongfully accused of using counterfeit cash, he says. Now Ellis is suing the fast food giant and franchisee for nearly $1 million 4

May 17, 2018 7:06 AM Pope names Ongtioco new apostolic administrator in Malolos

Pope Francis has named Cubao Bishop Honesto Flores Ongtioco as the new apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Malolos. Ongtioco, 69, was named to the position following the death of Malolos Bishop Jose Francisco Oliveros. In January 2017, Oliveros had called on his fellow Catholics to pray for him as he was set to undergo a series of treatments for prostate 4

May 17, 2018 6:46 AM 'Power Rangers: Legacy Wars' gets 'Street Fighter' crossover, but not in Asia

Ryu, Chun-Li, Guile, Cammy, Akuma, and M. Bison to take on Power Rangers in mobile game crossover MANILA, Philippines – Some of Street Fighter's iconic characters are crossing over to the Power Rangers universe in a new tie-up between nWay, Saban Brands, Lionsgate, and Capcom. The latest version of mobile game Power Rangers: Legacy Wars will feature 3

May 16, 2018 11:51 AM COA: No PCOO 2017 audit report has been published yet

The Commission on Audit (COA) has maintained that it has not released any audit report on the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for 2017, contrary to claims that COA flagged anomalous projects by the department. “There is an audit report, but it is ongoing and we haven’t released it yet,” a COA employee who refused to be named told Inquirer 5

May 15, 2018 6:12 PM Basketball: ‘Steve Nash’ among standouts in junior Elite 60 camp

A boy named after a 2-time NBA MVP was among those who left an impression during the recent Elite 60 Development Camp. Steve Nash Enriquez of University of Visayas caught the eye of most experts, especially program assistant director Anton Altamirano. Altamirano said the 5-foot-7 Enriquez reminds him of a talented guard in the PBA. “ ’Yung talent niya, ’yung 3

May 14, 2018 11:40 AM Tricky choice for Malabon residents as popular ‘narcopol’ runs for office

In Tinajeros, Malabon City, residents found themselves in a tough and tricky situation on Monday’s Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Barangay Tinajeros is the village that made headlines last April when operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Philippine National Police on Friday discovered and dismantled an illegal narcotics 8

May 14, 2018 11:15 AM Japan Airlines bares own budget airline

TOKYO―Japan Airlines (JAL) on Monday announced plans to launch a budget airline, hoping to take advantage of an expected expansion in the nation’s low-cost market ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The new carrier would run medium-haul international services between Tokyo and major cities in Asia, the US and Europe from summer 2020, JAL said in a statement 7