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May 25, 2018 10:00 AM Just in case you forgot that books exist, here's what you can start reading

The other day, I was scrolling through Instagram and came across a video that was both sad and funny. It was a series of clips posted on Jimmy Kimmel Live’s account. It was part of the show’s segment called “Pedestrian Question.” Here, they go to the streets and ask random people questions. For this episode, they decided to ask people to name a book, any book. And to my surprise 3

May 25, 2018 7:45 AM Sta. Ana transfers to Letran, reunites with former HS coach Napa

The former University of Santo Tomas standout has joined Colegio de San Juan de Letran in the NCAA where he reunites with his former high school mentor in Jeff Napa. “Sta. Ana has committed to play with Letran,” said Napa Friday after the Knights’ 94-71 victory over Jose Rizal University in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup at The Arena in San Juan. Napa said Sta. Ana has yet to enroll 3

May 25, 2018 1:00 AM Next Dubai? Untapped Maguindanao reserves used only for cooking gas

MANILA - Unexploited to its full potential that is estimated at $1 billion, a gas field in the heartland of the decades-long fighting in the south has become a source of cooking gas, a lawmaker with jurisdiction over the area said Friday. The area beneath Lake Buluan in Maguindanao's Liguasan Marsh contains 68 billion cubic feet of gas, according to a government 3

May 25, 2018 12:15 AM TPB names career exec Arnold Gonzales OIC after Cesar Montano’s resignation

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) has chosen its officer in charge on Thursday, just three days after its chief operating officer Cesar Montano resigned. In a statement, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said career official Arnold T. Gonzales was unanimously chosen as OIC by the TPB board of directors. TPB is a government-owned corporation attached to DOT. Tourism 3

May 24, 2018 5:20 PM US ‘disinvites’ China from Pacific drills

Washington—The Pentagon has pulled its invitation for China to join maritime exercises in the Pacific because of Beijing’s “continued militarization” of the South China Sea, an official said Wednesday, in the latest sign of US-China strains. China hit back at the decision, calling it “very non-constructive” and saying it was taken without due reflection 4

May 24, 2018 2:00 PM Legalize ‘bike taxis’ —motor riders

Motor bikers on Thursday urged the government to back the legalization of motorcycle taxis to operate not only in Metro Manila but also in other highly urbanized cities. At a news conference in Quezon City, George Royeca of Transport Watch called for the regulation of motorcycle taxis. "We urge the government not to turn a blind eye to the needs of the motorcycle-riding 4

May 24, 2018 10:50 AM UAAP volleyball: Oliver Almadro eager to match wits with mentor Ramil de Jesus

MANILA, Philippines — With his move to the UAAP women's division, multi-titled coach Oliver Almadro will finally get a chance to match wits with the man who helped him get started in volleyball — De La Salle University coach Ramil de Jesus. Almadro, after five years at the helm of the Ateneo men's volleyball team, was named coach of the Lady Eagles on Thursday 3

May 24, 2018 9:35 AM WATCH: OPM singer Sofia Romualdez wrote her single 'Thinkin' of U' in just 10 minutes

Watch talented singer Sofia Romualdez and her one-on-one interview with Mama Belle in 'Sikat sa Barangay.' Talented singer Sofia Romualdez revealed during her one-on-one interview with Mama Belle some amazing facts on how she found the inspiration to write the lyrics of her single "Thinkin’ of U." According to Sofia, she didn’t know she could sing and only started 5

May 24, 2018 9:31 AM Career DOT official named tourism board OIC

MANILA - Career tourism official Arnold Gonzales has been appointed officer-in-charge of the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), replacing Cesar Montano. In a statement Thursday, the Department of Tourism said Gonzales was "unanimously chosen" as OIC by the TPB Board of Directors. Gonzales has been with the tourism department for the past 30 years. Prior 2

May 24, 2018 6:59 AM Sony's next PlayStation may be at least 3 years away

'We want to use the next 3 years to prepare the next step, to crouch down so that we can jump higher in the future,' says PlayStation CEO John Kodera MANILA, Philippines – With the advent of upgrades to the existing lifecycle of the PlayStation 4 and the rise of online connectivity and console-based apps, it seems the concept of a console lifecycle is changing 4