Acid-tongued Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte takes his diplomatic roadshow to Japan on Tuesday, days after his apparent tilt towards China raised questions about his strategic intentions. The Philippines and Japan have long been key US allies in Asia, but Duterte has done a dramatic U-turn since
Cleveland sports fans, who endured more than 50 years of futility, will celebrate in style Tuesday with an NBA title, a return to baseball's World Series and a truckload of ice cream. For some, the partying has already started ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers raising their NBA championship banner
"Boo! A Madea Halloween" scared off the competition during its debut weekend to claim first place at the North American box office, industry data showed Monday.
It took just seven days for "Wizard of Oz" nostalgics to raise more than $300,000 in a crowdfunding drive to restore Dorothy's iconic slippers to their ruby red glory. The US Smithsonian's Museum of American History, which owns the slippers, said Monday that its Kickstarter campaign
President Barack Obama has only a handful of months left in office, but facing the shock loss of a pivotal Asian ally in the Philippines, his White House is playing a long game. Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte says a lot of things. Most notably, the capricious 71-year-old has called Obama (and Pope
Chinese forward-center Yi Jianlian has been waived by the Los Angeles Lakers after requesting to be released, the NBA club announced Monday. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Yi had sought to be waived over concerns he would not get enough minutes on court. "Yi was productive in practices
A first US showing of rare old Korans opens Saturday in a Washington museum, highlighting a different side of Islam at a time when the religion's image in America has been scarred by a divisive presidential campaign. More than 60 Korans and Koranic texts, dating from as far back as the late seventh
Drake, the rapper who has dominated the charts with his latest album, celebrated his 30th birthday Monday by announcing a new release that includes a song dissing a critic. Drake previewed "More Life" by putting out four tracks -- three by himself and one by Dave, a rising teenage rapper from
The rap mogul insists his former protege was responsible for the altercation that landed him in jail.
The moviemaker turned down his latest movie twice before the script gripped him and he signed on.
Diesel cars have always been in demand in the Philippines because they blend economy, impressive refinement, and great performance in any vehicle. Sure, these cars might be a bit pricey compared to their gasoline-chugging counterparts—and diesel fuel isn’t exactly what your Uncle Cheapskate will give
The former California Governor cannot run for higher office because he was born in Austria.
Katy Perry also showed up for the party.
The actress is reportedly unable to attend rehab because of her schedule.
The superstar can always count on Tony Bennett to cheer her up.
The actress faces jail time and fines if convicted.
The police chief is "very confident" the thieves will be caught.
Philippine National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa said, the two foreigners killed in Sunday’s raid in Isabela are linked to a shabu laboratory discovered last January in Sta. Cruz, Manila where former PDEA official Ferdinand Marcelino was arrested. The police chief therefore considers the two Chinese
Japan is the biggest official development assistance partner of the Philippines. On Tuesday, President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Japan for a 3-day official visit where he would be meeting top business leaders of the country in the hopes of further strengthening the economic relations of both nations
Despite the major shift in the country’s foreign policy under President Rodrigo Duterte, a former national security adviser, Roilo Golez, said China will remain a threat. “It will continue to be a threat because they continue to claim about 90% of the West Philippine Sea. They’re not changing that,
Oscar-winner Meryl Streep had to learn how to "screw around" with songs when she played a tone-deaf socialite, she told reporters in Japan on Monday. Streep, whose latest work "Florence Foster Jenkins" opens the Tokyo International Film Festival, has an enviable musical pedigree,
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiery rhetoric and deadly crime war are becoming a growing concern around the world, the top US envoy for Asia warned on Monday in Manila. US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel met with the Philippines' defence
“In this venue, your honors, I announce my separation from the United States, both in military, not maybe social, but economics also.” This statement from President Rodrigo Duterte during his China visit has raised fears. However, upon his return, the president clarified that he will not end the
US comedian Bill Murray is on cloud nine, and it's not just because his beloved hometown baseball team, the Chicago Cubs, are advancing to the World Series for the first time in 71 years. The "Caddyshack" and "Lost in Translation" star got a major salute Sunday from America'
Elsa Pataky also took to Instagram to assure fans her marriage to Chris Hemsworth isn't in trouble.