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February 23, 2018 6:47 AM Ricky Vargas ends Peping Cojuangco's 13-year reign as POC president

A new era begins in the Philippine Olympic Committee as Ricky Vargas dethrones Peping Cojuangco MANILA, Philippines – For the first time in 13 years, the Philippine Olympic Committee has a new leader. Boxing chief Ricky Vargas ended Peping Cojuangco's reign as POC president, which spanned more than a decade, following a 24-15 win in an election held at the Wack Wack Golf and Country 4

February 23, 2018 5:52 AM Anti-drug operatives net P800k-worth of pot at Kalinga checkpoint

Government operatives have arrested four individuals, including a minor, who were found to be in possession of over P800,000 worth of marijuana at a checkpoint in Kalinga, Mountain Province, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) revealed on Friday. According to PDEA, anti-drug agents and local police intercepted the suspects, who were aboard 4

February 23, 2018 3:03 AM Rachel McAdams is pregnant – report

The actress is expecting her first child MANILA, Philippines – Rachel McAdams is reportedly expecting her first child. According to E! News, multiple sources say that the 39-year-old actress is pregnant, though Rachel or her reps have yet to confirm the news. Rachel is reportedly dating screenwriter Jamie Linden, who wrote the film Dear John, as well as 10 Years 3

February 23, 2018 2:47 AM Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

Basque riot policemen control the perimeter of the stadium close to FC Spartak Moskva’s followers before the match during the Europa League – round of 32, 2nd leg, between Athletic Bilbao and FC Spartak Moskva, at San Mames stadium, in Bilbao, northern Spain, Thursday, Feb.22, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos) BILBAO, Spain — A Spanish riot police officer 3

February 22, 2018 9:15 PM Perpetual wrests 2 volley crowns

Throughout the final series, Perpetual needed to come from behind to stay afloat. On Thursday night, it went through the same route to finally finish on top. John Patrick Ramos buried a smash off a perfect quick set by graduating setter Junjun Taneo to complete an epic comeback against Arellano, 23-25, 27-25, 25-19, 25-23, as the Altas claimed their 5

February 22, 2018 3:49 PM Boxing: Ex-world champ Brian Viloria eager to show he can keep up with the best

Former 2-division champion Brian Viloria will look to turn back the clock when he climbs the ring at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Saturday (Sunday Manila time). Viloria is featured on HBO’s “Super Fly 2” card opposite a younger, undefeated Ukrainian in Artem Dalakian. It will be for the vacant WBO flyweight crown. Boxing analyst Ed Tolentino said Viloria 6

February 22, 2018 1:03 PM From street kid to songstress: Lyca blooms as a teenager

It's been five years since a "singing street kid" from Tanza, Cavite became an Internet star, and subsequently clinched the top prize in the first kids edition of "The Voice of the Philippines." That girl, Lyca Gairanod, is now a teen and has bloomed, quite expectedly, as a showbiz up-and-comer. Gairanod, 13, won the hearts of viewers of "The Voice" 5

February 22, 2018 11:20 AM Cost of Metro Manila’s heavy traffic rises 45% to P3.5b

The daily cost of heavy traffic to Metro Manila residents jumped 45.6 percent this year as vehicle congestion in the metropolis got worse, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said Thursday. Susumo Ito, chief representative of Jica Philippines Office said during the 36th Joint Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Committees of the Philippines and Japan 7

February 22, 2018 11:09 AM Netizens lament Boracay’s exploitation in light of shutdown warning, ‘cesspool’ tag

“Fools, if nature were to shrug or raise an eyebrow, then you should all be gone. The wrath of nature is not wrong, nor is it unjust that man should bear its brunt.” This is what the Swamp Thing, the antihero in the DC Comics “Saga of the Swamp Thing”, once said about the burden of man’s responsibility to the natural world. It comes apropos in this day and age, as recent 5

February 22, 2018 4:34 AM PH score in world corruption index falls to lowest in 5 years

MANILA - The Philippines has obtained its lowest score in a global corruption ranking in 5 years, slipping 10 places. According to the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published Wednesday, the Philippines placed 111th out of 180 countries surveyed in 2017, with a score of 34 out of 100. The last time the country scored as low was in 2012. In 2016, the ranked 8