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  • BreakingIndian businessman shot dead in Dagupan
    DAGUPAN CITY --- An Indian businessman was shot dead while driving his motorcycle in a coastal village here on Saturday. Gurmeet Singh, 32, of neighboring San Fabian town, was riding through an interior road in Barangay (village) Bonuan Boquig h…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 12:26am -
  • BreakingSurvivors recall carnage of Taliban attack on Afghan base
    MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan --- Survivors of a deadly Taliban assault on an Afghan military base described leaping from windows to escape gunmen shooting soldiers as they prayed, as grieving families Saturday collected coffins draped in the Afghan fl…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 11:21pm -
  • BreakingThousands join March for Science to fight ‘alternative facts’
    WASHINGTON, United States --- Thousands of people joined a global March for Science on Saturday with Washington the epicenter of a movement to fight against what many see as an "assault on facts" by populist politicians.US President Donald Trump hi…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 11:05pm -
  • BreakingNBA: DeRozan recovers as Raptors beat Bucks to level series
    LOS ANGELES, United States --- DeMar DeRozan, held scoreless from the floor a game earlier, struck for 33 points and nine rebounds to lead Toronto over Milwaukee 87-76 in an NBA playoff game Saturday.The visiting Raptors pulled level with Milwaukee…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 10:54pm -
  • BreakingDe Lima lauds ‘brave’ cops for speaking up on killings
     Detained Sen. Leila de Lima on Saturday renamed the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS) to the "Presidential Death Squad" even as she predicted the end of the vigilante group after policemen have been coming forward to reveal its activities. "…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:47pm -
  • BreakingLP slammed for ‘playing it safe’ on impeachment
     A minority congressman on Saturday taunted the Liberal Party (LP) lawmakers who declared they would not support any impeachment complaint against both Vice President Leni Robredo and President Rodrigo Duterte, saying it was a case of the Liberals…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:46pm -
  • BreakingTeaching Rizal’s Noli, Fili to make better citizens
    A seminar-workshop designed to help Filipino teachers better understand the relevance of the historical background of Rizal's "Noli Me Tangere" and "El Filibusterismo" will be conducted on April 26 to 28 at Telengtan Hall, University of Asia and the…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:41pm -
  • BreakingShining, shimmering, splendid–it’s Mega magazine’s silver year
    The first quarter of this year has been filled with unforgettable milestones and joyous celebrations. It also included so many fantastic trips to new travel destinations.One magical night was the 25th anniversary of Mega Magazine, one of our countr…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:27pm -
  • BreakingTo be You and MakeItMakati hold video contest for students
    Got a real story about Makati? Share it---in video format.To be You and MakeItMakati are holding a video contest for students from April to May.Following the contest's theme, "Real stories of Makati," entries must visually capture the uniqueness…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:06pm -
  • BreakingNiseko: Simply magical
     Niseko has become a popular winter destination over the past few years. But to get there isn't exactly the easiest thing to do.Niseko is in the Abuta District, Shiribeshi Subprefecture in Hokkaido, Japan. It is around 50 kilometers west of Sapp…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 9:02pm -
  • Breaking‘The Ateneo is not a democracy!’: Memories of high school (1952-1956)
     Grade school at Ateneo de Manila was spent in Padre Faura, Ermita, Manila, where the buildings were still scarred by the war which had ended only a few years ago.Then the school transferred to its present location, Loyola Heights in Quezon City…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:54pm -
  • BreakingWhat accounts for the Filipinos’ enduring devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help?
     Why are millions of Filipinos attracted and drawn to the icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (OMPH), the image of which appears in all parish churches across the country?What makes them join the OMPH Wednesday novena? Why do thousands of peopl…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:50pm -
  • Breaking3 reasons to revisit Resorts World Manila
     The good news: First, the recent opening of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Expressway has made traveling to Resorts World Manila (RWM) a breeze. The bottleneck route one has to endure coming from Roxas Boulevard to Andrews Avenue i…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:45pm -
  • BreakingCatch ancient maps exhibit ‘Mapping the Philippine Seas’
    [caption id="attachment_260491" align="aligncenter" width="660"]...Keep on reading: Catch ancient maps exhibit ‘Mapping the Philippine Seas’
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:27pm -
  • BreakingBack to an uneasy normal
     The Easter holiday is over. Holy Week came in a blaze of heat and ended with sudden downpours of rain spawned by a tropical depression.Our meditating is done; penance was at least attempted. The eggs were hunted and found, chocolate bunnies all…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:17pm -
  • BreakingIgnatius and discernment
    In the movie "Ignacio de Loyola," the protagonist Iigo, in the Salamanca trial, testifies that the Spiritual Exercises--- a book of Christian meditations, contemplation and prayers that he wrote---has saved souls, especially his own. He pleads with t…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 8:12pm -
  • BreakingRide ’em, Masbate cowboys
    [ventuno id='OTI0MjEzfHwyMzY4fHwxMTE4fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno] MASBATE CITY---Cowboys working in ranches in Masbate are for real, and a festival to pay tribute to the island-province's cattle industry and its workers has become its brand to erase…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:45pm -
  • BreakingBest of Negros Occidental in Panaad
     BACOLOD CITY---Negros Occidental is offering the best of its 12 cities and 19 towns during the 24th Panaad sa Negros Festival on April 22-30."This is one unique festival that gives room for everyone," Gov. Alfredo Maraon said. "Farmers, fisher…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:36pm -
  • BreakingThis week’s milestones Apr. 23 to Apr. 29)
     April 23, 1899Filipino forces led by Gen. Gregorio del Pilar won in their fight for freedom against the Americans in Plaridel (formerly Quingua), Bulacan province. This encounter is now known as the "Battle of Quingua."April 25, 1956The pro…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:27pm -
  • BreakingThis week’s festivals (Apr. 23 to Apr. 29)
     April 26 to May 3International Costume FestivalCostumes of different nations will be represented in this festival in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur province. Foreign participants collaborate with local designers in using indigenous materials on their…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 6:24pm -

Sunstar Local News Headlines

  • BreakingDOJ to seek reversal of court's ruling on De Lima's case
    THE Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to ask the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) to reverse its ruling that denied the prosecution's motion to consolidate the three separate drug cases filed against detained Senator Leila de Lima over her alle…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 3:50am -
  • Militants mark global Earth Day with protest
    VARIOUS sectors from Northern Mindanao celebrated the 47th Global Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, with a protest action condemning the continuing encroaching of the indigenous people’s (IP) ancestral lands by multinational agri-corporations.…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:21pm -
  • Tri-level pass ready for bidding
    A TRI-LEVEL pass that will be constructed in Mandaue City is set for bidding with a budget of P1 billion.Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, chief of staff of Rep. Jonas Cortes (Cebu, 6th), said that Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secreta…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:13pm -
  • Cop’s brother caught in Duljo drug bust
    THE brother of a policeman who went absent without official leave (Awol) was caught during a buy-bust in Sitio Barrio Lapok, Barangay Duljo-Fatima last Friday evening.Police identified the suspected drug pusher as Rogelio “Jay-Râ€� Pogoy,…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:12pm -
  • 60,000 seniors receive cash assistance from City Hall
    MORE than 60,000 senior citizens in Cebu City received another tranche of their financial assistance from the City Government yesterday. Fructosa Suico, 68, said her P1,000 cash aid this month will go directly to her maintenance medicine. Sui…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:11pm -
  • Cebu City Council revives move to regulate habal-habal
    THE proposed ordinance granting the Cebu City Government the authority to issue local regulatory franchise to operators of motorcycles-for-hire (habal-habal) was reintroduced in the City Council. “There is an urgent need to constitute safet…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:10pm -
  • Deal for BJMP 7 to stop handling correctional facility put on hold
    THE agreement to stop the supervision of the Cebu City’s Operation Second Chance Center (OSCC) in Barangay Kalunasan by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) 7 was put on hold in the City Council. The council said it has to stu…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:09pm -
  • CSC 7 rules vs. transfer of LTO officer to town
    THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) has struck down the move of former Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 chief Arnel Tancinco to reassign a subordinate to the agency’s extension office in Medellin.Editha Luzano, CSC 7 acting director, granted…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:08pm -
  • Surrenderer, 22, shot dead
    A 22-YEAR-OLD surrenderer of the Oplan Tokhang was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding men in Poblacion West, Moalboal town, Cebu Province yesterday morning. Jason Deniega, who earlier submitted himself to the Oplan Tokhang, succumbed to several guns…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:08pm -
  • 5 arrested in drug op in Lapu-Lapu
    FIVE persons were arrested in a buy-bust in Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City last Thursday.Arrested were Benjie “Kokoyâ€� Astilla, 41, Leonardo “Jong-Jongâ€� Balos, 42, Ruben “Jun-junâ€� Obayan, 30, Shiela Aliviado, 29…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:07pm -
  • Security guard stabbed, wounded
    A SECURITY guard was rushed to the hospital after he was stabbed while he was on duty last Friday in Barangay Bankal in Lapu-Lapu City.Franklin Leones Laurente, 26, a security guard of Flux Engineering, was working when he heard someone knocking on…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 4:06pm -
  • Lifetime treatment for 50 HIV-Aids patients
    A TOTAL of 50 patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV-Aids) in Davao City will receive a lifetime supply of anti-retroviral (ART) drugs and treatment, a health officer said.Maria Teresa Requillo, STI/HIV-Ai…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:33pm -
  • Man charged with attempted parricide
    A MAN is charged with attempted parricide before the court after he tried to kill his wife in Marilog District, Davao City last week.In a two-page resolution, prosecutor Joy Bernales-Largo found probable cause to charge Celso Laidan Jr., who is curr…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:33pm -
  • Random acts of kindness movement launched in Davao Oriental
    MATI CITY, Davao Oriental -- The City Government kicked off its Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) movement, which seeks to empower the youth by spreading kindness to the communities and make them a productive citizen of the country, at the city's Baywalk…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:32pm -
  • Parents of 16 minors nabbed in gang riot to face charges
    AUTHORITIES plan to file a case against parents of minors for their negligence to monitor their children, who were arrested Saturday dawn, April 22, by the police while they were about to engage in a gang riot at Bagong Buhay Village, Davao City.Dav…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:32pm -
  • Man faces illegal drugs raps
    A MAN is facing charges before the court after he was found possessing suspected drugs in a drug bust conducted by the Talomo Police Station in Davao City two weeks ago.Charged with violation of the Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehe…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:31pm -
  • 2 persons face malicious mischief charges
    TWO people were charged with malicious mischief before the court after they allegedly destroyed a Nipa hut owned by their neighbor in Barangay Ilang, Bunawan District in Davao City on April 10.In a two-page resolution, prosecutor Irene Joy Tala-Mont…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:31pm -
  • DOT exec: Tourism sector boom to continue despite terror threat
    DESPITE the atrocities that ensued in Mindanao and other parts of the country allegedly perpetrated by local terrorist groups, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo remained unfazed that the tourism sector will continue to boom."The travel advisories don't af…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:30pm -
  • Rehab of Freedom Park continues
    THE Climaco Freedom Park in Mount Abong-Abong will continue to undergo rehabilitation and improvement later this year. Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar said the Phase II of the rehabilitation project for the Freedom Park will comm…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 1:40pm -
  • Zamboanga City gov’t checks road diggings, excavations
    THE City Government of Zamboanga started the conduct of an inventory of ongoing road diggings and excavations to determine if these are compliant to the provisions of City Ordinance 309. City Administrator Marie Angelique Go said section 2 of Ordina…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 1:39pm -

BusinessWorld Headline News

  • 'Hot money' flows out for 2nd straight month in March
    MORE foreign capital went out of the Philippines in March for the second straight month on the back of profit-taking and higher interest rates in the United States, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:03pm -
  • Ayala eyes more unsolicited infrastructure proposals
    AYALA Corp., the country's oldest conglomerate, plans to take on big-ticket infrastructure projects and venture into the logistics business, while navigating a rapidly evolving global business landscape.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:02pm -
  • BSP mulls relaxation of derivatives rule
    THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is looking to relax its rules on derivatives and similar instruments to boost the trust industry, while also prodding better portfolio management across financial firms.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:01pm -

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