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MILF insists on Bangsamoro law without charter change

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) stood pat on its position that the new draft law carving a new territory for the Bangsamoro in Mindanao will not require changes in the constitution, its leader said. The new draft Bangsamoro Basic [...]

June 30, 2017 News

Leyte’s Kalanggaman Island to close for a week for ‘beauty rest’

Kalanggaman Island in Palompon town, Leyte will not accept tourists for a week starting Saturday to give way to cleaning and resort repairs, officials said. The island, with its powdery white sand surrounded by crystal-clear waters, is one of the [...]

June 30, 2017 News

Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship to be aired on ABS-CBN S+A

ABS-CBN has won the rights to be the official host broadcaster of the Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in August. ABS-CBN S+A is the exclusive broadcaster of the tournament, which will be held in the country on August 9-17. Match [...]

June 30, 2017 News

Bangs Garcia, iiwan na ang showbiz?

Inamin ng aktres na si Bangs Garcia na darating ang panahon na maninirahan siya sa London kasama ang kanyang Filipino-British na asawang si Lloydi Birchmore. Sa “Magandang Buhay” nitong Biyernes, paliwanag ni Bangs na personal niyang desisyon ang manirahan sa [...]

June 30, 2017 News

2 hanggang 3 bagyo maaaring papasok sa bansa sa Hulyo

Dalawa hanggang tatlong bagyo ang posibleng mabuo sa Pacific Ocean at papasok sa Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) sa darating na Hulyo. Ayon sa PAGASA, kung hindi lilihis ay maaaring mag-landfall ang potensyal na bagyo sa Eastern Visayas o sa [...]

June 30, 2017 News

China offers PH more aid against drugs, terrorism

China vowed Thursday to continue providing the Philippines with “necessary assistance”, a day after Beijing donated thousands of weapons to the country to help its fight against Islamist gunmen. Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the remarks during a visit by [...]

June 30, 2017 News

Nokia 3310 revamp on sale starting Friday

The reworked Nokia 3310 will be available in retail outlets starting Friday, its manufacturer said, marking the iconic mobile phone brand’s big return to the Philippines with a play on nostalgia. The handset is aimed at consumers looking for a [...]

June 30, 2017 News

Pinoy students win 4 medals in Bulgaria math contest

Filipino high school students bagged four medals at a math Olympiad in Bulgaria. Vincent Dela Cruz of Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science and Bryce Ainsley Sanchez of Grace Christian College won silver medals for the Philippines at the [...]

June 30, 2017 News

I want to prove I’m not washed-up yet: Pacquiao

Yet the 38-year-old Manny Pacquiao continues to defy his age as he pushes through with the 68th fight of his career against a younger and hungrier opponent in Jeff Horn this Sunday. Paquiao’s credentials are nothing to sneeze at. In [...]

June 29, 2017 News

Dead infant found inside bag at Zamboanga City port

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Port officials here were surprised to see the image of a dead infant inside a travelling bag come up in the baggage scanner at the passenger terminal of the Zamboanga City Port, Thursday morning. The Philippine Coast [...]

June 29, 2017 News