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Foul play: Espinosa slay is ‘height of impunity’ – Hontiveros

Another Philippine politician is raising questions about the death of Albuera town mayor Roland Espinosa inside Baybay Provincial Jail before dawn Saturday. In a press statement, Senator Risa Hontiveros said the killing of Mayor Espinosa inside his cell “is awfully [...]

November 6, 2016 News

Index ends 9-day losing streak

Index ends 9-day losing streak The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed at 7,227.37, gaining 0.92 percent or 66.46 points during the trading day. MANILA, Philippines – The local stock market bounced back yesterday after hitting a six-month low on [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Bradley picks Pacquiao, but says ‘tough’ Vargas will survive

Bradley picks Pacquiao, but says ‘tough' Vargas will survive LAS VEGAS – Timothy Bradley sees Manny Pacquiao winning a decision over Jessie Vargas at the Thomas & Mack Arena on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). He said the fight will go [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Palace keeps silent amid killing of Mayor Espinosa

Palace keeps silent amid killing of Mayor Espinosa MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Saturday offered no response to the report that Albuerra town Mayor Rolando Espinosa was killed after a shootout with police. “Right now it’s really under investigation so wala [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Age likely excuse if Pacquiao loses, says Mayweather

Age likely excuse if Pacquiao loses, says Mayweather LAS VEGAS – A day before Manny Pacquiao challenges WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas, Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he is already expecting to hear a possible excuse from Pacquiao’s camp in case [...]

November 5, 2016 News
Fil-Am widow, Soros tagged in anti-Rody US moves

Fil-Am widow, Soros tagged in anti-Rody US moves

Fil-Am widow, Soros tagged in anti-Rody US moves A Filipina widow of a wealthy African-American was tagged by President Duterte yesterday as one of those behind alleged efforts in the United States to unseat him. MANILA, Philippines – A Filipina [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph’s 3-point streak

Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak Los Angeles Lakers forwards Brandon Ingram (L)  and Larry Nance Jr. double-team Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of their NBA game in Los Angeles, Friday, Nov. 4, [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Kerry confident on US-Philippines alliance

Kerry confident on US-Philippines alliance Secretary of State John Kerry swears in Sung Kim, shown with his wife Jae, as United States ambassador to the Philippines during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington yesterday. The Korean-American Kim arrives [...]

November 5, 2016 News

DOH, BIR want compliance with graphic warning law

DOH, BIR want compliance with graphic warning law Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial shows samples of graphic health warnings on cigarette packs during a press conference in Quezon City yesterday MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is tapping local [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Government to expand Bangsamoro transition body

Government to expand Bangsamoro transition body Now that Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari has come out of hiding, President Rodrigo Duterte will sign on Monday an executive order creating an expanded Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) MANILA, Philippines [...]

November 5, 2016 News