Philippines Report

Table tennis gave a once-homeless teen a path to Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — A few months before U.S. table tennis player Tahl Leibovitz left his home in Queens, N.Y., for the Rio Paralympic Games, his wife, Dawn, heard a bang late at night. They didn’t identify the source of [...]

September 13, 2016 What The Papers Say

Box Office Top 20: ‘Sully’ makes $35 million splash

LOS ANGELES — Clint Eastwood’s “Sully” made a splash in its first weekend in theaters, bringing in a solid $ 35 million, according to studio reported actuals Monday. In this image released by Sony Pictures, Jaz Sinclair, left, and Regina [...]

September 13, 2016 What The Papers Say

In transition, Oscar de la Renta presents a team effort

NEW YORK — All fashion shows are team efforts, but that was truer than usual at Oscar de la Renta’s Spring 2017 runway show Monday at New York Fashion Week. Fashion from the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2017 collection [...]

September 13, 2016 What The Papers Say

Scott visits ’80s NYC, Proenza mixes it up at Fashion Week

NEW YORK — Jeremy Scott fondly recalled an ’80s New York that was a lot more grungy. Proenza Schouler did some radical work with ostrich feathers. And Serena Williams focused on female empowerment. Some highlights: Fashion from the Jeremy Scott [...]

September 13, 2016 What The Papers Say

Unmanned hot-air balloon hits Olympic arena; minor damage

This handout photo taken on July 12, 2016 and received on July 23, 2016 shows a hot-air balloon named “Morton”, flown by Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov, about to take to the skies for a round-the-world trip from Northam in Western [...]

September 13, 2016 What The Papers Say

Searchers find overdue hiker looking for “Into the Wild” bus

Denali national park | photo courtesy of Denali National Park | DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska — A 45-year-old man from Mexico was located unharmed Monday after failing to return on time from a hiking trip to an [...]

September 13, 2016 What The Papers Say
Duterte wants US troops out of Mindanao

Duterte wants US troops out of Mindanao

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Monday called out the United States’ (US) military staying in Mindanao to leave the place, for fears that they have become an attraction to the Abu Sayyaf group. In a speech delivered at the oath taking [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say
Mary Jane’s execution

Duterte okayed Mary Jane’s execution, says Indonesian president

Mary Jane’s execution – Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi”,  Widodo said on Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had given the green light for the execution of Filipina death row inmate Mary Jane Veloso. “President Duterte has given the go-ahead to [...]

September 12, 2016 News
Indonesian President Joko Widodo

Pres. Duterte at Pres. Widodo, magtutulungan kontra droga

Magtutulungan sina Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte at Indonesian President Joko Widodo sa pagsugpo sa iligal na droga na kapwa matinding problema ng Pilipinas at Indonesia. Bukod sa ipinagbabawal na gamot, pagtutuunan din ng pansin ng dalawang presidente ng kanilang mga [...]

September 12, 2016 Headlines, News, Politics, What The Papers Say, World
Miriam Defensor Santiago

Ex-Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, balik-ICU

NAGBALIK muli sa intensive care unit (ICU) sa St. Luke’s Medical Center-Global City sa Taguig si dating Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago dahil sa kritikal na kondisyon nito. Si Santiago ay kasalukuyang nakikipaglaban sa sakit nitong Stage 4 lung cancer. Ayon sa [...]

September 12, 2016 What The Papers Say