• Programs readied for displaced OFWs

    Falling oil prices may cost overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) their jobs, and the government is preparing to absorb those who decide to return home for good. Programs are in place to allow returning OFWs to choose between local employment or livelihood opportunities, the Department of Labor and Employment

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  • DepEd trumpets gains under Aquino

    Leaders who will succeed President Aquino will find it hard to replicate what he has done for the education sector. Education Secretary Armin Luistro said this during the inauguration and turnover of a new three-story, 18-classroom school building to the Pavia National High School donated by the Philippine

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  • US, India consider joint patrols in South China Sea

    The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defense official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the waterway. Washington wants its regional allies and other Asian nations to take

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  • AFP chief submits retirement papers to Noy

    Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri has submitted his retirement papers to President Aquino as he bows out of the service a few days before the elections in May. Iriberri confirmed his retirement when asked about a possible extension of his term during the ban on appointments

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  • PNP bucks Marcelino’s detention transfer

    The Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drugs Group (PNP-AIDG) has opposed a proposal of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to transfer Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino to another detention facility while undergoing preliminary investigation on drug charges. PNP-AIDG chief Senior Superintendent

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  • Roxas blamed for MRT contract mess

    Metro Rail Transit Holdings chairman Robert John Sobrepeña yesterday blamed Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas for the contract mess that the light train company is facing. Sobrepeña said the series of events leading to the current state of the Metro Rail or MRT actually started when Roxas was

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  • Errors found in source codes, voting machines

    Less than three months before the May 9 polls, more errors have been discovered in the source codes of the automated election system (AES). In a press briefing yesterday, Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista said SLI Global Solutions Inc. notified the Comelec that there were problems with

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  • Enrile, Napeñas warn of another Mamasapano

    Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile and former Philippine National Police Special Action Force (SAF) chief Getulio Napeñas are not letting President Aquino off the hook over his supposed role in the Mamasapano incident that left 44 police commandos dead in January 2015. During the campaign kick-off

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  • Next gov’t urged to adopt principled foreign policy

    After a five-year stewardship, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario is hoping that the next administration would embrace a principled foreign policy and total protection of national interest. “It is my hope that this principled foreign policy will be embraced by the next administration because

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  • Binay: Im physically fit for nationwide campaign

    Despite persistent rumors that he has a kidney ailment, United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay yesterday said he could withstand the rigors of a nationwide campaign. Binay and his slate hit the road in San Pedro, Biñan, Sta. Asked what he is doing to remain healthy

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  • Congress leaders urge SC: Rule on Poe DQ now

    Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and Senate President Franklin Drilon urged the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday to rule with haste on the disqualification case of presidential aspirant Sen. Grace Poe, stressing it could affect the integrity of the May 9 elections. If they have to drop everything, then concentrate

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  • Noy urges local execs to support Mar-Leni tandem

    In a gathering yesterday of more than 1,500 local officials, President Aquino took the opportunity to endorse his chosen successor Manuel Roxas II and running mate Leni Robredo. The Chief Executive was guest of honor at the general assembly of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines at Marriott

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  • Duterte, Cayetano woo Ilocandia leaders

    Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte yesterday set foot in the so-called “Solid North,” the first leg of his campaign to get the support of Ilocandia leaders in his bid for the presidency. Scouting for prominent leaders in his two-hour trek, Duterte arrived alone without his running mate Sen. Alan Peter

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  • Valentine’s date with Bongbong contest launched

    According to Marcos’ official website, anyone could win a lunch date with the senator this February by sending an entry to his social media page. Details of the lunch date will be announced on the website. Marcos and his presidential running mate Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago launched their campaign

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  • Obama to tackle China ‘bullying’ at Asean-US summit

    US President Barack Obama will deliver a tough message to China during a summit with Southeast Asian countries next week that disputes in the South China Sea must be resolved peacefully and not with a big nation “bullying” smaller neighbors, the White House said on Tuesday. Obama will also address North

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  • NPC still undecided on presidential bet

    The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC), which considers itself the second largest political group after the ruling Liberal Party (LP), remains undecided on the presidential candidate it will support. As of now, such unanimity has not been attained,” Cebu Rep. Joseph Ace Durano told reporters yesterday

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  • ‘Many public schools lack K to 12 readiness’

    The K to 12 program is facing difficulties such as lack of classrooms and other necessities, Rep. Terry Ridon of the Kabataan Party-list said. Book shortage, insufficient budget, curriculum issues and the lack of overall readiness of the government to fully implement the program have not yet been solved

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  • Ombudsman probes local execs over illegal dumps

    Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales and Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon Gerard Mosquera, who heads the environmental ombudsman team, yesterday received some 50 complaints filed by environmental group EcoWaste Coalition led by Romeo Hidalgo. The group said mayors, vice mayors and local council members have

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  • Ash Wednesday ushers in Lent: Don’t be hypocrites

    As the Catholic faithful flocked to churches yesterday to have foreheads daubed with ash, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle had a message in this Lenten and election season: don’t be hypocrites, and don’t use Lenten rituals for publicity stunts. Aside from the “photo ops” when showing off

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  • Phl, US may conduct joint patrols in South China Sea

    The Philippines and the United States may conduct joint patrols in the South China Sea this year, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said yesterday. Depending on discussions that are being undertaken now at lower levels,”  Del Rosario told journalists when asked about the joint patrols  during

  • Noy: 2 senators conspired to block BBL

    Two senators conspired to block the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and put the fragile peace in Mindanao in greater peril, President Aquino said in a speech during the Liberal Party’s kickoff rally in Iloilo City Tuesday night. The President did not name the senators, but he was apparently

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  • 1.8 tons of illegal posters collected

    In just two days since the start of the campaign period, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has removed 1.83 tons of illegally posted campaign materials in a few areas. Francis Martinez, head of the MMDA’s Metro Parkway Clearing Group, said teams yesterday removed campaign posters

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  • NBA: Portland's Lillard added to US Olympic candidates

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, having a stellar NBA season with career highs in scoring and assists, was named Wednesday to the finalist roster for the US Olympic team. USA Basketball announced the move, approved by its board of directors, that adds another talented playmaker to a candidates

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  • Concert hall at centre of Paris attacks to reopen late 2016

    The Bataclan concert hall in Paris, where 90 people were killed in the November jihadist attacks in the French capital, will undergo renovation and reopen its doors before the end of the year, the venue's owners announced Wednesday. "We will do our best to reopen the venue by the end of 2016

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  • Paul McCartney tries new sound - emojis

    The Beatles were masters of concise yet catchy songs and now Paul McCartney is writing tunes that are even more succinct -- to accompany emojis. The former Beatle announced Wednesday that he has written a series of sounds to go with emojis on video chat service Skype, mostly designed for Valentine'

    • AFP News
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  • Script of new Potter play to be published after premiere

    The script of a new Harry Potter play is to be published following its world premiere in London in July, publishers announced Wednesday. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will officially open in the West End on July 30, while the script will come out on the following day. The play tells

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  • Johnny Depp stars in fake Trump biopic

    Donald Trump's outlandish campaign claims -- and hair -- are a regular gift to late-night comedy writers. The satirical website Funny or Die began streaming the faux documentary the morning after Trump's resounding victory Tuesday night placed him firmly back atop the Republican field of White

    • AFP News
  • Eagles to pay tribute to Glenn Frey at Grammys

    Surviving members of classic rock group The Eagles will honor late bandmate Glenn Frey with a performance at next week's Grammys, organizers said Wednesday. The band members will team up with the folk rocker Jackson Browne -- the co-writer of Eagles hit "Take It Easy" -- during the award

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  • Italy best-seller Elena Ferrante's novels get TV adaptation

    Italian literary sensation Elena Ferrante's best-selling Neapolitan novels about female friendship are being adapted for television, with the author, who writes under a pseudonym, helping transform the books for the small screen. Television and film producer Wildside, currently producing the Paolo

    • AFP News
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  • Top songwriter Max Martin wins Sweden's Polar Music Prize

    Swedish songwriter Max Martin, who has written chart-topping hits for stars such as Britney Spears, Adele and Justin Timberlake, was awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize along with Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli. This year's winners are known for their ability to reach wide audiences and

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  • Miley Cyrus purchases home for her and Liam Hemsworth - report

    Rumours that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have rekindled their romance continue to build pace.

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  • Julianne Hough: 'I don't have to be the man in my relationship'

    Julianne Hough has days where she cries for no reason.

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  • Top art collection to be shown outside Russia for first time

    One of the world's greatest private collections of modern art is to go on show for the first time outside Russia, museum curators told AFP Wednesday. The collection of more than 250 paintings put together by Sergei Shchukin before the Russian revolution will go display in its entirety in October

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  • Curry magic as Golden State Warriors down Rockets

    Stephen Curry turned on the style as the Golden State Warriors overcame a brave Houston Rockets fightback to triumph 123-110 and stretch their winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday. Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Curry scored 35 points in a pulsating battle in Oakland to take the Warriors' record

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  • NBA: Curry magic as Warriors down Rockets

    Steph Curry turned on the style as the Golden State Warriors overcame a brave Houston Rockets fightback to triumph 123-110 and stretch their winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday. Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Curry scored 35 points in a pulsating battle in Oakland to take the Warriors' record

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  • Maritime dispute with China to take center stage in US-ASEAN summit

    An aerial view shows the Pagasa (Hope) Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea located off the coast of western Philippines July 20, 2011. China’s perceived bullying in the South China Sea region will take center stage in an upcoming summit between leaders of the

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  • Rebel Wilson: 'I did not lie about my name and age'

    Rebel Wilson is adamant she hasn't mislead people about her name or age.

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  • Knicks slump again, Anthony surprise over Fisher axe

    Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points but it was not enough to prevent the New York Knicks from sliding to defeat against the Washington Wizards in their first match since the dismissal of coach Derek Fisher. Anthony drained a three-pointer with 67 seconds left to reduce Washington's lead to 106-101

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  • Victoria Beckham hearts NYC

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  • Cara Delevingne and St. Vincent spark engagement rumours

    It's thought Cara Delevingne has popped the question to girlfriend St. Vincent.

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  • NBA: Knicks slump again, Anthony surprise over Fisher axe

    Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points but it was not enough to prevent the New York Knicks from sliding to defeat against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday in their first match since the dismissal of coach Derek Fisher. Anthony drained a three-pointer with 67 seconds left to reduce Washington's lead

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  • Banks "Outraged" by Brilliant Home Payoff Method

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  • Alicia Vikander warned Kate Winslet about dad's crush

    Alicia Vikander was pleased she finally got to meet Rooney Mara at the Oscar nominees luncheon this week (beg08Feb16), and was surprised when lunch was actually served during the event.

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  • Henry VIII chapel hosts first Catholic service in 450 years

    The sounds of Latin song echoed through the halls of Hampton Court Palace in London for the first Catholic service in more than 450 years to be held in anti-papal King Henry VIII's residence. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, celebrated the Vespers prayer

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  • Adriana Lima: 'Please can someone buy me chocolates this Valentine's!'

    Stunning model Adriana Lima isn't going to be celebrating Valentine's Day with a partner this year, instead marking the romantic occasion alongside daughters Valentina and Sienna.

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  • NBA star Marc Gasol sidelined after breaking foot

    Memphis Grizzlies star Marc Gasol faces a lengthy layoff after suffering a fracture in his right foot, the team confirmed Tuesday. The towering center exited early from Monday's defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers but had complained of pain over the weekend. "Marc is a cornerstone of our

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  • Basketball: Marc Gasol sidelined after breaking foot

    Memphis Grizzlies star Marc Gasol faces a lengthy layoff after suffering a fracture in his right foot, the team confirmed Tuesday. The towering center exited early from Monday's defeat to the Portland Trail Blazers but had complained of pain over the weekend. "Marc is a cornerstone of our

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  • 9.1 million Pinoys remain unemployed – SWS

    With barely four months left for the Aquino administration, around 9.1 million Filipinos remain unemployed, according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS). The country’s latest unemployment rate, however, is lower by 2.2 points from 23.7 percent or about 10 million adults in September

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  • Noy, Del Rosario to attend Asean-US summit next week

    Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario will join President Aquino at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-US summit next week.

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  • Grace begins another life chapter at Quiapo Church

    Left on the doorstep of a church in Jaro, Iloilo 48 years ago, Sen. Grace Poe feels it’s only fitting that she should begin her toughest political journey in another house of worship – the Quiapo Church. Accompanied by her husband Neil and eldest son Brian, Poe heard mass at the Quiapo Church a few

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  • Trillanes posts bail for libel case filed by Junjun

    Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV posted P10,000 bail yesterday morning on the libel case that former Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. filed   against him. Shortly after arriving from the US, he went to Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 142 before 11 a.m. and met with Judge Dina Pestaño Teves in her office

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  • Duterte, Cayetano start campaign with Manila’s poor

    The tandem of presidential aspirant Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and his running mate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday started on their campaign trail with a proclamation rally last night at the heart of Tondo, Manila. Speaking before a crowd of some 3,000 residents of what is considered as

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  • Iraq vows speedy repatriation of remains of OFWs in hotel fire

    Authorities in Iraq’s Kurdish region have assured the Philippine embassy that they would facilitate the repatriation of the remains of 13 Filipino workers who perished in the fire at a hotel in Erbil last Friday. Charge d’Affaires Elmer Cato of the Philippine embassy in Baghdad said Kurdistan regional

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  • Binay vows decisive leadership

    Vice President Jejomar Binay kicked off yesterday his campaign for the 2016 presidential elections in a large slum area in Mandaluyong City, vowing to provide decisive leadership that will secure the nation and truly prioritize the poor. Wearing dark blue jeans and a blue polo shirt, Binay arrived at

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  • BI to probe jail anomalies

    The Bureau of Immigration will look into reports of anomalies at the BI jail in Taguig, ranging from a Korean gang that can get a detainee out for a fee, illegal drug deals and limitations on visits, Commissioner Ronaldo Geron said yesterday. The complaint was reportedly drawn up by 30 inmates at the

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  • Singing kartero, love locks on V-Day

    You can send cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts through the postal service and the Philippine Postal Corp. (PhlPost) will deliver these literally with a song through its “Singing Kartero” service from Feb. 9 to 14. Not only that, people will now have more options to express their love as the

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  • And they’re off!

    Since emerging from dictatorship three decades ago, the Philippines has seen its political scene dominated by elite families, celebrities, corruption and violence, which have contributed to near-constant chaos. The current presidential front-runner is Sen. Grace Poe, an inexperienced politician who

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  • Comelec on Day 1 of campaign: Disappointing

    The Commission on Elections (Comelec) was disappointed with the first day of campaigning yesterday as many campaign materials were posted in unauthorized areas. “As soon as I came out of my house, I saw many campaign materials, and those were major thoroughfares that I passed, so it’s a little disappointing

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  • DSWD seeks P6.7 B to assist El Niño-affected families

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is seeking a P6.7-billion supplemental budget to fund programs to assist some 2.5 million families who will be affected by the dry spell. The DSWD has submitted an action plan to the Department of Budget and Management for the social protection

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  • Vitangcol seeks letters to Abaya, Mar on MRT

    Former Metro Rail Transit-3 general manager Al Vitangcol III has asked the Sandiganbayan to subpoena letters sent to Joseph Emilio Abaya and Manuel Roxas II, current and former secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), respectively, in connection with the allegedly anomalous

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