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August 20, 2017 9:32 PM Qatar World Cup organizers present plans for latest stadium

DOHA — Qatar World Cup organizers have presented plans for the 40,000-seat Al Thumama Stadium that will be used in 2022. The design by Qatari architect Ibrahim M. Jaidah is based on the "gahfiya" skullcap worn under the gutra, or male headscarf, in the Gulf. It is one of the seven stadiums currently being built for the tournament in the Gulf nation in five years 5

August 20, 2017 7:30 PM University of San Agustin’s creative writing workshop turns 15

For the 15th time, the San Agustin Writers Workshop was held last May 3-5 at University of San Agustin (USA) in Iloilo City. An annual workshop was spearheaded under the project directorship of Jigger Latoza, former USA presidential chief of staff, together with award-winning writer-critics from USA, De La Salle University and University of the Philippines-Visayas 5

August 20, 2017 4:09 PM Citizen Noy remembers Ninoy as a father

But to private citizen Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, today he remembers a father. That father – Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. – had taught him, the former President of the Philippines, many lessons in life. One is to be responsible to right what he sees is wrong. REMEMBERING NINOY – Former President Benigno S. Aquino III reminisces about his father 5

August 20, 2017 3:18 PM Wreckage of World War II US warship found in Philippine Sea

In this photo, taken July 10, 1945, and provided by the US Navy, USS Indianapolis (CA 35) is shown off the Mare Island Navy Yard, in Northern California, after her final overhaul and repair of combat damage. Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima 6

August 20, 2017 11:27 AM LOOK: ‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke proves she’s Queen of Instagram

For the past six years, Emilia Clarke has successfully portrayed Daenerys Targaryen as both a kind and fearless leader who will do anything to stake her claim to the Iron Throne. But the dragon queen truly wins behind the camera—particularly, her phone camera. Prior to shooting together, Clarke was already good friends with Kit Harington, even if their 4

August 20, 2017 3:19 AM DCNHS, Sagayen High School top ‘Indak-Indak’

CONTINGENTS from Davao City National High School (DCNHS) Special Program in the Arts-Sining Sayon Dawet Culturan Ensemble and Asuncion Davao del Norte Sagayen National High School (SNHS) bagged the major prizes in this year's Indak-Indak competition in Davao City-based schools and Open category, respectively. SNHS principal Marieta Ramonida Ranis said determination 4

August 20, 2017 1:50 AM Alcantara eyes revenge, men’s doubles gold vs Thai twins

KUALA LUMPUR — Francis Casey Alcantara wants his revenge over the dreaded Thai twins, who spoiled it for the Philippine men’s team two years ago. To be paired with Ruben Gonzales this time, Alcantara said he would like to finally win the men’s doubles gold against current champs Sanchai Ratiwatana and Sonchat Ratiwatana of Thailand. The twins derailed 4

August 19, 2017 11:30 PM Kian could not be that innocent, says fiscal

“Too far-fetched,” Caloocan City prosecutor Darwin Cañete said of the possibility that Grade 12 student Kian delos Santos was a “totally innocent boy planted (with) P16,000 worth of drugs” by the police. “I am not saying they did not kill the kid. The (police) should be held accountable if ever it’s a proven EJK (extrajudicial killing). But making the kid super 8

August 19, 2017 4:42 PM Independent probe panel eyed for drug deaths

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman called on President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday to form an independent commission that would probe deaths related to the war on drugs. The lawmaker said that the fact-finding commission “should be composed of retired justices of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals of proven probity” and authorized to “[r]ecommend the prosecution 5

August 19, 2017 4:41 PM Another Pinay hurt, son missing in Spain attack

MANILA, Philippines - A Filipina is in serious condition while her seven-year-old son is missing following the deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. The Filipina and her son, whose identities were not released, were the latest confirmed Filipino victims in the attack that left at least 5