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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 4

November 17, 2018 12:01 PM Why the lower UAAP cheerdance prize?

League organizers say the decision is 'more consistent with the mission of the UAAP to promote amateur sports' MANILA, Philippines – A whopping 85% has been slashed in the cash prizes of the the UAAP Cheerdance Competition this season. The champion's prize last season amounted to P340,000 , but it was reduced to P50,000 this year. The 2018 1st runner-up 4

November 17, 2018 11:02 AM Alaska import Mike Harris treats kids to fastfood joint

The American reinforcement brings with him some 10 kids and bought them each meals MANILA, Philippines – Alaska import Mike Harris has been applauded by PBA fans, but it's not exactly for basketball reasons. The Aces' prized reinforcement has gone viral after a video of him treating children at a popular fastfood joint surfaced on social media 4

November 17, 2018 5:00 AM LeBron sends shoutout to Romeo Travis: 'Keep going, Lucky Lefty'

GAME RESPECT GAME. LeBron James and Romeo Travis go way back in high school. File photos from Los Angeles Lakers Facebook account (James) and PBA Images (Travis) MANILA, Philippines – The 50-point explosion of Magnolia import Romeo Travis didn't go unnoticed by his "brother" LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar gave a shoutout to his buddy 4

November 16, 2018 4:23 AM Barbra Streisand on getting political: ‘Truth has always worked for me’

The singer released her politically-charged 2nd album ‘Walls’ on November 2 MANILA, Philippines – Barbra Streisand’s new album Walls was released on November 2, and in it the iconic singer takes on a more political bent. She sings about her views in an America run by Donald Trump. In an interview with the New York Times, Streisand said she was inspired 4

November 15, 2018 1:14 PM Barriga hones up offense skills for world title fight vs Licona

Chief trainer Joven Jimenez says Mark Anthony Barriga is peaking in time for his December 1 bout versus Mexican-American Carlos Licona MANILA, Philippines – A notable counterpuncher, Mark Anthony Barriga will be displaying his offensive prowess when he tangles with Mexican-American Carlos Licona for the International Boxing Federation minimumweight crown 4

November 15, 2018 12:00 PM Catriona Gray and Jehza Huelar are ready for their beauty battles

Catriona is set to leave for Thailand, while Jehza is off to Poland MANILA, Philippines – Pageant season kicks into high gear during the last quarter of the year. The fitting finale are the major titles that beauty contestants dream of. Last November 12, 2018, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. hosted the send-off party for Miss Universe Philippines 6

November 15, 2018 9:38 AM PH men's poomsae trio bags silver in World Championships

WINNER. Jean Pierre Sabido, Glenn Lava and Ernesto Guzman Jr impress in the 2018 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships. (Screenshot from Youtube/Moe Sports) MANILA, Philippines – It didn't take long before the Philippines struck a medal in the 2018 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Taipei. The Filipino trio of Jean Pierre Sabido, Glenn Lava and Ernesto 3

November 15, 2018 8:33 AM Bangko Sentral hikes interest rates for 5th time to curb inflation

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas projects inflation to settle at 5.3% in 2018, then significantly drop to 3.5% in 2019 MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) again hiked interest rates on Thursday, November 15, to rein in stubbornly high inflation. The BSP has hiked interest rates for a total of 175 basis points this year, playing 3

November 15, 2018 5:58 AM LOOK: Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig now open

The highway, which cost P1.28 billion to build, also features a 3-meter-wide bicycle lane MANILA, Philippines – The newly completed P1.28-billion Laguna Lake Highway in Barangay Lower Bicutan, Taguig City, is now open. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inaugurated the 6.94-kilometer highway on Thursday, November 15. The highway, which 4