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January 16, 2019 1:03 AM Lacson Eyes P75-B 'Deleted' from DPWH's Proposed 2019 Budget for BLISTT Road Slope..

There are several worthwhile programs that could use the P75 billion deleted from the proposed 2019 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways - such as slope protection for key roads in Northern Luzon, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "If my other colleagues will allow ... we might give part of the P75 billion to the DPWH for slope protection 441

November 14, 2018 12:29 AM Lacson: Lack of Planning in DPWH Cordillera Road Project Can Waste Funds, Cost Lives

Wasting taxpayers' money is bad enough, but potentially endangering lives is worse. Yet, this could be the fate of multibillion-peso infrastructure projects that lack planning - such as the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Circumferential Road in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said. "It's bad enough 91

November 6, 2018 12:14 PM Yeng Guiao officially appointed as Gilas head coach

Guiao will be juggling both his commitments to the national team and the NLEX Road Warriors, while also planning to run for congress The formal appointment came this morning before the meeting. So it’s no longer interim and it’s no longer temporary," Guiao told reporters. For the 5th window of the qualifiers, Guiao will be fielding a tall All-Filipino 70

October 13, 2018 9:11 PM Marvel celebrates 10 years of big movies with movie marathon

Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first jumped from comic book to the big screen in 2008 with Robert Downey Jr. headlining “Iron Man.” Since then, the MCU has gotten only bigger and more colorful, with flourishing franchises such as “Captain America,” “Thor,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and the mightiest of them all, “Avengers.” In its 10th year, Marvel 64

October 11, 2018 8:49 AM Former NBA coach Tex Winter dies at 96

Tex Winter, who teamed with Phil Jackson to lead the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to multiple NBA championships, died Wednesday in New York. He was 96. Winter pioneered the triangle offense that the Bulls and Lakers both used to dominated the league for years. “I learned so much from Coach Winter. He was a pioneer and a true student of the game,” Michael 61

October 3, 2018 3:06 AM Young Azkals team wants to prove worth in Bangladesh

The Philippine Azkals aim for a good result in preparation for the upcoming Suzuki Cup and Asian Cup NEW LOOK. Azkals striker Misagh Bahadoran says the tournament is a chance for the new members of the Philippine Azkals to prove themselves in the international front. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine 65

September 28, 2018 6:53 AM Kapamilya stars prepare for ABS-CBN Ball 2018

A day before the much-anticipated night of stars, celebrities shared their last-minute preparations for the ABS-CBN Ball 2018. In an Instagram post, Ara Mina shared she’s done with her final gown fitting with a caption, “Excited for the first #ABSCBNBALL2018.” A sneak peek on Kim Chiu’s gown for the ball was also from celebrity fashion stylist Patty 22

September 12, 2018 5:17 AM ‘Mangkhut’ prompts class suspensions in La Union, Pampanga, Biliran, Bulacan

Local government units has announced the suspension of classes on Wednesday in preparation for the impact of Typhoon Mangkhut. Mangkhut (local name Typhoon Ompong) is expected to enter the Philippine area of Responsibility on Wednesday afternoon. All classes and work in Ilocos Norte have been suspended from Sept. 14-15 in preparation for “Ompong 45

September 12, 2018 5:00 AM Bicol prepares for Typhoon ‘Ompong’

LEGAZPI CITY – The Office of Civil Defense in Bicol has advised the local disaster councils to prepare and activate their operation centers as Typhoon “Mangkhut” (local name “Ompong”) further intensified as it was expected to enter the country Wednesday afternoon. Jsar Adornado, division chief of the OCD Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council 39

August 27, 2018 10:13 PM Asian Games: India's Chopra smashes competition to win javelin gold

JAKARTA - India's Neeraj Chopra smashed the field to claim the men's javelin gold at the Asian Games on Monday by posting his personal best which was nearly 6 meters clear of his closest competitor. The long-haired 20-year-old entered the competition in Jakarta having posted the season's best throw by an Asian when he hurled 87.43 meters at the Diamond 50