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January 16, 2019 8:15 AM Japan-funded projects for signing in Q1 2019

More flood control and road projects are set to be funded by Japan this year MANILA, Philippines – Three loan agreements with Japan are set to be formalized this 1st quarter of 2019, said the Department of Finance (DOF). The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will be funding the North-South Commuter Railway extension project, the 4th phase 66

January 16, 2019 6:57 AM Sony's vlogger-friendly a6400 camera has a selfie screen

The a6400 touts itself as the vlogger's ideal camera SONY'S NEW CAMERA. The a6400 is said to be perfect for vloggers. Image from Sony. MANILA, Philippines – Sony announced Tuesday, January 15 (January 16, Manila time) it was coming out with a content creator-friendly midrange camera that meshes perfectly with vlogging. Called the a6400, it's a camera 60

January 16, 2019 4:51 AM Razorback drummer Brian Velasco dies

He joined the band as its drummer in 1996 MANILA, Philippines – Brian Velasco, drummer of iconic Filipino rock band Razorback, on Wednesday, January 16, died in an apparent suicide. Velasco, according to his Facebook profile, joined Razorback as its drummer in 1996. He had apparently died by suicide and streamed the act on Facebook. His friends and followers 64

January 15, 2019 2:37 PM WATCH: Teaser trailer for 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' released

MANILA, Philippines – If the first teaser trailer for Spider-Man: Far from Home is any indication, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) and friends are in for an adventure. In the trailer, Peter and his friends jet off to Europe for a school trip. Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson), interrupts Peter's vacation and seeks his help when a series of attacks occur, putting 49

January 15, 2019 12:47 PM Cone, Austria, Victolero vie for PBA Coach of the Year

BEST OF THE BEST. Chito Victolero, Leo Austria and Tim Cone (left to right) duke it out for the yearly award. Photos from Josh Albelda/Rappler (Austria and Cone) and PBA Images (Victolero) MANILA, Philippines – Leo Austria, Tim Cone, and Chito Victolero crowd each other out for the 2018 Coach of the Year as the PBA Press Corps celebrates the 25th year of its traditional 50

January 15, 2019 10:38 AM Elections, infra push to boost PH economy in 2019 – First Metro

First Metro Investment Corporation expects economic growth and lower inflation, but a weaker peso in 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Infrastructure projects, improved consumer spending, and the upcoming elections will help boost the economy in 2019, Metrobank's investment arm First Metro Investment Corporation said on Tuesday, January 15. First Metro said the recovery 48

January 15, 2019 10:00 AM Apple COO claims Qualcomm would not sell them chips for newer iPhones – report

Apple's soured partnership with Qualcomm may have hurt its chance to release a 5G iPhone early MANILA, Philippines – In July 2018, Apple terminated its exclusive partnership with Qualcomm to have the chip-maker supply modems for its iPhones. But even before that, business between the two was somewhat on track to go bad as both companies have, over the years 44

January 15, 2019 9:25 AM LOOK: Shay Mitchell drops by center for street kids during Manila visit

And she wants you to help out by donating too! MANILA, Philippines – Actress Shay Mitchell’s visit to Manila might have been pretty quick and action-packed but the You star managed to squeeze in a visit to a non-profit organization that takes care of disadvantaged children. “Please drop by and help out! Anything from in-kind donations for their needs 36

January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Marijuana patch eases pain for Arroyo

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo suffers from multiple cervical spondylosis which causes pain on her spine How does Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo help ease pain on her cervical spine? She uses marijuana – well, at least in countries that have legalized it. The Pampanga 2nd District congresswoman admitted she uses cannabis patches to help ease pain whenever 35

January 15, 2019 7:59 AM FALSE: Man who challenged father of accused school bully has not been found dead

No, the man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippines' top schools has not been found dead Online reports being shared across multiple social media platforms claim a man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippine's top schools has been found dead. However, the video used in the reports shows a 2016 news clip about 30