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April 23, 2017 5:17 PM Final Four exit to serve as challenge for FEU, says Delos Santos

For three straight years, Far Eastern University has reached the Final Four of the UAAP women’s volleyball tournament, but all of those ended in early exits. Their latest exile from the semifinals was on Sunday when Ateneo handed the Lady Tamaraws a four-set beating, 25-22, 25-10, 16-25, 26-24, Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. Despite the Final Four heartbreak 3

April 23, 2017 10:40 AM Marco Polo’s new Executive Chef

With the recent win of Forbes Travel Guide’s 5-star, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila sets new and higher standards starting off with its culinary expertise with the coming of the new Executive Chef, Alisdair Bletcher. With over 40 years of culinary experience in the hospitality industry, Chef Alisdair has gained his expertise from several luxury international 5

April 23, 2017 10:20 AM Slain Boholano Abu Sayyaf was a ‘very good kid’

Joselito Melloria, a Boholano who became an Abu Sayyaf Group member, lies lifeless and surrounded by law enforcers following a gunfight with soldiers and policemen along a wooded area in Barangay Bacani in Clarin, Bohol, on April 22, 2017. Moreover, he was a “kind and respectful person” that it came as a shock to his former landlady Pacing dela Torre 5

April 23, 2017 10:02 AM France votes in presidential nailbiter

France began voting Sunday under heavy security in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the favorites to progress to a run-off on May 7 but the result is too close to call in a deeply 3

April 23, 2017 9:06 AM PH security officials: We can't fail ASEAN Summit

Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa uses the NBA playoffs to explain the importance of the task at hand MANILA, Philippines – Like coaches rallying team members to start and finish strong, top Philippine security officials on Sunday, April 23, gave pep talks to government personnel tasked to provide security and emergency response during 3

April 23, 2017 7:30 AM Employees earning P21,000 monthly and below to pay zero tax under revised CTRP Package One

Employees receiving a monthly income of P21,000 will be exempted from paying personal income tax (PIT), allowing over P20,000 in savings annually, under the first package of the comprehensive tax reform plan (CTRP). Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua said the revised CTRP Package One under House Bill 4774 that was filed by Rep. Dakila Carlo Cua retained 5

April 23, 2017 7:19 AM Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad

In this April 17, 2017, file photo Vice President Mike Pence, left, poses with South Korea’s acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn for a photo before their meeting in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File) SYDNEY — As tensions rose on the Korean peninsula, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has President Donald Trump’s trust but little 3

April 23, 2017 6:06 AM France votes in election nailbiter

France goes to the polls under heavy security Sunday for the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European Union. Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the frontrunners to progress to a run-off on May 7 but the result is too close 5

April 23, 2017 5:50 AM Warriors take 3-0 series lead over Blazers with 119-113 win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Klay Thompson added 24 and the short-handed Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to take a 3-0 lead in their playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 119-113 victory on Saturday night. The Blazers led by as many as 17 points in the first half, but couldn't hold off the Warriors 5

April 23, 2017 5:47 AM NBA Playoffs: Toronto down Bucks, Atlanta beat Wizards, Grizzlies shine in OT, Warriors hold off Portland

THE NBA Playoffs heat up! Thon Maker impressed in Milwaukee, Memphis silenced San Antonio in OT, the Warriors beat Portland and Atlanta downed Washington. NBA rookie Thon Maker put in a brilliant defensive effort in Milwaukee’s loss to Toronto. His hustle on both ends of the court earned him a heap of praise from the game day commentators. “I watched 5