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January 10, 2019 3:26 AM Ken Chan signs up with GMA Music

The year is off to a great start for versatile Kapuso actor Ken Chan as he becomes the latest artist to join GMA Music’s roster of talents last January 8. Present during the contract signing were GMA Artist Center Assistant Vice President and Head for Talent Imaging and Marketing Unit Simoun Ferrer, Senior Talent Manager Tracy Garcia, GMA Music Managing 127

December 8, 2018 1:30 AM LIST: 2018 hotel buffets, special holiday meals

What diet? Check out what hotels around the country have to offer during the 2018 holiday season. MANILA, Philippines – It's December! And that means putting up the Christmas tree and decor, making plans with family and friends, and yes, putting on weight thanks to those holiday feasts. If prepping meals in the kitchen for Christmas eve or Christmas 88

November 24, 2018 11:19 PM Racela expects Ateneo’s Kouame to be a ‘headache’ for FEU

The Tamaraws still remember how the Ivorian center bullied them with a monstrous double-double of 33 points and 27 rebounds MANILA, Philippines – Far Eastern University may have often pushed Ateneo to the limit in the UAAP Final Four, but FEU coach Olsen Racela expects it to be a lot tougher this time. "Last year wala si (Angelo) Kouame. Iyon ang headache 50

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 62

October 20, 2018 1:11 AM Facebook hires British ex-deputy PM as global affairs head

Britain's former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg says Facebook faces complex issues such as 'the balance between free speech and prohibited content' British former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, a leading anti-Brexit advocate, said on Friday, October 19, he would be starting a job at Facebook, as the US giant faces up to regulatory pressures 88

October 19, 2018 8:47 PM Trump criticized for praising congressman who body-slammed reporter

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump reiterated his support for a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year, even as he came under criticism on Friday from US lawmakers and press organizations. Trump's praise for Greg Gianforte, a Republican member of the US House of Representatives who pleaded guilty to an assault charge for the incident 140

October 15, 2018 10:31 AM Being overweight or obese in your 20s and 30s could cut life expectancy by up to 10 years

Carried out by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney and published in the International Journal of Obesity, the new study used a microsimulation model of obesity progression in Australia to calculate the expected amount of weight that adults will put on every year depending on their age, sex and current weight 41

October 14, 2018 6:05 AM Abe renews pledge to change Japan’s charter to boost troops

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has renewed his pledge to push for a revision to the country’s war-renouncing constitution, in which he wants the military explicitly mentioned. Abe told Sunday’s annual defense review that a revision is needed to give his troops sense of pride. Re-elected as head of his ruling party last month and with up to three 39

October 12, 2018 9:34 PM Bargain hunters lift PSEi back to 7,000

The local stock barometer sprang back to the 7,000 level on Friday as the previous day’s bloodbath attracted domestic bargain-hunters. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) recovered 120.39 points, or 1.75 percent to close at 7,004.77, tracking the rebound in regional markets and the Dow Futures. Local investors kept the index afloat 47

October 9, 2018 9:54 AM Opera star Montserrat Caballe laid to rest in Barcelona

Spain’s world-famous opera singer Montserrat Caballe was laid to rest on Monday at a funeral in Barcelona where tenor Jose Carreras hailed her as “the greatest soprano of the 20th century.” Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Catalonia’s separatist president Quim Torra also said their goodbyes to Caballe, who died on Saturday aged 85. Hailed as one of the greatest 22