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November 14, 2018 2:00 AM LIST: Must-see Christmas sights and sounds in Metro Manila

Check out these photo op-worthy Christmas attractions around the city, including the Disney-themed Ayala Festival of Lights MANILA, Philippines — There's no better way to usher in the holiday spirit than with the best and brightest Christmas lights and holiday attractions. Luckily, every Christmas, Metro Manila sprawls with picturesque decor and shows 5

November 3, 2018 9:10 AM Nietes all set to fight Ioka for fourth world title

Filipino champion Donnie Nietes and Japanese Kazuto Ioka tangle for the WBO super flyweight belt MANILA, Philippines – Donnie "Ahas" Nietes gets another chance to become a four-division world champion when he and Japanese Kazuto Ioka dispute the vacant World Boxing Organization super flyweight crown on December 31 in Macau. The 35-year-old Nietes came close 17

October 28, 2018 10:41 AM Lacson: Incoming BOC Chief Has Big Boots to Fill

Newly appointed Bureau of Customs Commissioner Leonardo Rey Guerrero will have big boots to fill as he replaces the newly "promoted" Isidro Lapeña, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said Friday. But Lacson also noted that while Lapeña was promoted in rank and position, his transfer to a new post may well be a demotion in trust and confidence. "It may well be a promotion 13

October 24, 2018 12:36 AM Baseball's World Series: 5 things to know

It's Los Angeles versus Boston in Major League Baseball's best-of-seven finals This year's World Series marks the longest journey between stadiums in World Series history. The 2,588 miles (4,165km) between Fenway Park, the oldest major league ballpark debuting in 1912, and Dodger Stadium, the third-oldest having opened in 1962, is 20 miles longer than the trip from New York's 15

October 21, 2018 4:45 AM Villar to career execs: Put heart in government service

Public service is a calling that not everyone can competently and ably deliver, Sen. Cynthia A. Villar said as she rallied career executives and rank-and-file employees to put more heart and integrity in their service to the government. "Public service is a difficult career. You put long hours and great effort in delivering services to the people, at times 14

October 18, 2018 2:00 AM Maja named as Best Actress at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Actress Maja Salvador was named Best Actress national winner for her role as “Lily Cruz” in ABS-CBN’s drama series ‘Wildflower’ at the Asian Academy Creative Awards. “Lumalaban pa rin si Lily Cruz! Ayaw po niyang tumigil! ang laking karangalan po na mapasama po ako dito… hindi pa rin ako makapaniwala… salamat po Lord,” the actress wrote in an Instagram 8

October 17, 2018 11:03 PM End of an era: Original Big Bird is leaving ‘Sesame Street’

NEW YORK, United States – After nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” the actor who has brought Big Bird to life on the iconic children’s television series since its debut in 1969 is retiring. Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who also plays Oscar the Grouch, has hand-picked his successors to play the two roles — after mentoring them for more than two decades 6

October 17, 2018 9:46 AM Arroyo sister-in-law runs for House seat as Negros Occidental rep

Ma. Lourdes “Marilou” Arroyo-Lesaca (center) with husband John Lesaca (right), Fifth District Rep. Alejandro Mirasol (secnd from right), niece Dina Arroyo-Tantoco, and Abang Lingkod partylist Rep. Stephen Paduano (left) during the filing of her certificate of candidacy at the Comelec office Bacolod City on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 (Photo by NANETTE L. GUADALQUIVER 8

October 17, 2018 6:10 AM CHEd: No suppression of anti-gov’t sentiments in universities

Anti-government sentiments won’t be curtailed in colleges and universities even after the military linked 18 Metro Manila schools to the “Red October,” the alleged plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte, the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) said Tuesday. “The commission recognizes academic freedom, freedom of expression among state universities 8

October 17, 2018 1:38 AM Gatchalian to DDB: File cases against ‘narcopols’ instead of baring ‘narcolist’

Instead of releasing the list of “narco-politicians” before the 2019 midterm polls, the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) should file criminal and administrative cases against these unscrupulous politicians, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Wednesday. “If there is solid evidence to pin down these narco-politicians, then the DDB should by all means file cases 7