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October 21, 2017 5:27 PM US: DNA test confirms top Filipino terror suspect is dead

DNA tests have confirmed the killing of one of the FBI's most-wanted terror suspects, who the Philippine military reported was killed by Filipino troops in a final battle to quell an Islamic State group-linked siege in southern Marawi city, U.S. and Philippine officials said Saturday. (Reuters) DNA tests have confirmed the killing of one of the FBI's 13

October 21, 2017 4:55 PM Aba on serving Vidal: I’m blessed

31-year-old Adrian Aba served Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal for eight years as the prelate’s private nurse. Upon learning of the cardinal’s death, Aba – who now works in Dubai – could barely contain his grief for losing the man who was his biggest influence. But Adrian Aba, then in his early 20s, chose to stay and serve Cebu Archbishop 11

October 21, 2017 4:55 PM Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos dies at 74

Born in Bohol, Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos was a bishop for more than 3 decades MANILA, Philippines – Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos died at the age of 74 on Saturday, October 21. The president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, confirmed this in a text message to Rappler 3

October 21, 2017 9:36 AM Xi’s new thought the soul runs throughout the Congress report

The Chinese Communists mainly represented by Xi Jinping have created Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. The Thought is the soul running throughout the report delivered at the opening of the 19th CPC National Congress. It has embarked on a “new era” for Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, integrated the “new mission 6

October 21, 2017 6:38 AM Kia trades top pick to San Miguel

San Miguel is set to acquire Kia’s top overall pick in exchange for JayR Reyes, Rashawn McCarthy, Keith Agovida, a future first rounder, and cash considerations, sources told INQUIRER on Saturday. The deal, which has already been agreed upon by both sides, will hand the Beermen the top selection in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft set next Sunday 5

October 20, 2017 11:13 PM They’re wearing their NBA

As the 2017-2018 NBA season kicks off, we asked students to try on the new Converse x NBA sneakers and pair them with their fave #OOTD (with style guidance from the To be You team, of course). It was like Christmas in October when our student models eagerly chose sneakers emblazoned with the colors and logos of six NBA squads: New York Knicks, Boston 8

October 20, 2017 9:00 PM UCBL: Centro Escolar eyes semis

Defending champion Centro Escolar University takes on struggling Technological Institute of the Philippines today at the Olivarez College gym in Sucat, Parañaque City, with the Scorpions out to clinch the first Final Four berth in the Universities and Colleges Basketball League (UCBL) Season 2. Tip-off is at 12 noon, with the Scorpions looking to repeat 6

October 20, 2017 12:36 PM What you should know about the PH startup ecosystem

Entrepreneurial spirit is seen to be flourishing in the Philippines MANILA, Philippines – Planning to quit your job to start your own business? Interested in investing your money and resources to a startup? Here are the things you should know. The 2017 Philippine Startup Survey provided significant insights into the local startup scene. Begun by QBO Innovation 5

October 20, 2017 12:03 PM Funeral procession set for Cardinal Vidal’s burial on October 26

Vidal will be buried beside the tomb of the late Cebu Archbishop Julio Cardinal Rosales, inside the mausoleum ordered built by Rosales in 1983 CEBU CITY, Philippines – The late Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal will be laid to rest on October 26 at the mausoleum inside the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, according to funeral details finalized by the Archdiocese 5

October 20, 2017 11:35 AM Former NBA star Marbury buys Chinese gridiron football team

Stephon Marbury is moving towards his next evolution as a sports executive Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury will purchase the Beijing franchise of a fledgling American-football arena league, the league announced on Friday, October 20. Marbury, who has starred in the Chinese Basketball Association since 2010 for several teams before settling in recent 2