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  • BreakingDu30 declares martial law in South
    President Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday night after fighting raged in Marawi City between government forces and militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) group.Mr. Duterte made the declaration from Moscow, where he was on a f…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 17, 6:51pm -
  • BreakingSecurity forces in control of vital Marawi facilities — spokesman
    COTABATO CITY --- Government forces have been deployed to secureseveral vital installations in Marawi City as operations to flush out the Maute terror group and the Abu Sayyaf continue.Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera, spokesperson for the Philippine Army's1s…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 17, 6:37pm -
  • BreakingAfter ML declaration, Davao on virtual lockdown
    DAVAO CITY -- Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio has announced the virtual lock down of the city following President Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao.The President's daughter, in a press briefing held after a meeting with police and military…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 17, 6:25pm -
  • BreakingLorenzana: No failure of intel in Marawi clashes
    [ventuno id='OTM5NDQ5fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno]Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday night denied that the security serviceswere caught flat-footed in the clashes with IS-linked terrorist groups in Marawi City, which has so far…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:45pm -
  • BreakingMarawi residents told to stay indoors, drop to ground in case of gunfire
    COTABATO CITY -- Lanao del Sur Vice Gov. Mamintal Adiong Jr. urged residents to stay home, especially at night, now that the military and police have not finished flushing out the Abu Sayyaf and Maute Group attackers from Marawi City."I'm appealing…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:10pm -
  • BreakingAntidistracted driving law suspended
    [ventuno id='OTM5MjY1fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno] Amid public criticism, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) suspended on Tuesday the new law forbidding the use of electronic communication devices while driving pending a review o…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:06pm -
  • BreakingEnvoy: Russia has no military interest in SEA
    MOSCOW---The interests of the Philippines and Russia are converging, but Moscow has no intention of becoming a military power in the Southeast Asian region even if it is beefing up defense ties with Manila, according to Philippine Ambassador to Russi…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:00pm -
  • BreakingMRT 3 maintenance contractor no-show in Senate panel hearing
    [ventuno id='OTM5MjkzfHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno] Marlo dela Cruz, who was found to be an incorporator of all three companies that won the contracts to maintain the trains of Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3) on Edsa, was a no-show again…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:52pm -
  • BreakingCher at 71: Luck has so much to do with my success
     The 2017 Billboard Music Awards didn't just serve notice that Bruno Mars was one of pop music's most formidable vocalists (with his octave-breaching rendition of "Versace on the Floor") and Drake its biggest star (he broke Adele's impressive feat…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:40pm -
  • BreakingNext miracle drug may come from PH seas, say scientists
    BAGUIO CITY---The next miracle drug may come from the country's seas, scientists here said last week."There are so many potential drugs which can come from the ocean. This is precisely the next frontier which we feel pharmaceutical drug discovery e…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:40pm -
  • BreakingGlamorous beauty turns into young sugar mama
    Who knew that Glamorous Beauty had the makings of a young sugar mommy?GB loves to pamper Hunky Beau. GB purportedly treated HB to a deluxe holiday---all expenses paid. HB didn't have to part with a single centavo throughout the grand vacation.Wel…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:35pm -
  • BreakingPanel OKs traffic emergency powers
    Opening private subdivision roads, stopping courts from issuing temporary restraining orders (TROs), and canceling contracts are among the new powers of the Duterte administration in dealing with the traffic crisis within three years under a bill the…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:32pm -
  • BreakingPinoy lookers challenge local show biz’s ‘Amboy’ dominance
     When the Filipino motion picture industry began producing movies locally, we were being colonized by the Americans, so Hollywood films were the template for our own filmmakers' best efforts.Thus, most of the first Filipino movie stars were tiso…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:30pm -
  • BreakingLawmakers scrap lowering age of criminal responsibility
    Going against President Duterte's wishes, lawmakers have scrapped the proposal to lower the age of criminal responsibility in a new draft of the bill that was approved by the House justice subcommittee on Tuesday.All members of the subcommittee on…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:29pm -
  • BreakingBe not afraid, Robredo urges public amid Marawi clashes
         Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday night urged the public not to be afraid and to stand their ground as fighting went on in Marawi City, which came under siege from terrorist groups that have pledged allegiance to the Islami…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:28pm -
  • BreakingWE’RE NOT OK: Marawi mayor, residents confirm fires in city, blackout, gunfire
    COTABATO CITY -- Marawi City Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra confirmed on Tuesday night that the city jail and the Dansalan College were on fire shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday.He declined further interview as he was receiving briefings from security off…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:25pm -
  • BreakingKhavn invades Oberhausen
     Filipino filmmaker Khavn dela Cruz recently served up a double whammy in Oberhausen, Germany: a retrospective of his films and a thoroughly indie installation work, dubbed "Happyland."Organizers lined up 15 films in the program, but the pice de…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:25pm -
  • BreakingFree Leila: Coalition seeks release of senator
    Supporters of detained Sen. Leila de Lima are gathering 1 million signatures to call for her immediate release from detention and the dismissal of nonbailable drug cases.Free Leila Movement, a coalition of groups leading the signature drive, on Tue…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:25pm -
  • BreakingShoot for Mega’s indie film begins
     Finally, the shoot for Megastar Sharon Cuneta's Cinemalaya film, Mes de Guzman's "Ang Pamilyang Hindi Lumuluha," pushed through last Saturday. Sharon was excited about the shoot, writing on Facebook: "Good morning! Woke up really early today. Yeh…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:20pm -
  • BreakingFilipinos in Cannes 2017
     It was like the "Amazing Race," Cannes edition.In spite of rushed visa applications and last-minute flights, director Carlo Francisco Manatad and his actors, Angeli Bayani and Ross Pesigan, made it to the Croisette, the famous boulevard of cell…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:15pm -

Sunstar Local News Headlines

  • BreakingAFP: Situation in Marawi has 'stabilized'
    THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday evening, May 23, said the government forces are in “full control and have stabilizedâ€� the situation in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. The AFP's announcement came an hour after President…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:22pm -
  • BreakingDavao bridge work ends by June
    THE Davao River Bridge widening project of Department of Works and Highways (DPWH)-Davao Region connecting Ma-a and Buhangin along the Carlos P. Garcia Highway (Diversion Road) will finally be completed by second week of June this year, two years sin…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:08pm -
  • BreakingDavao police intensifies smoking crackdown
    DAVAO City Police Office (DCPO) intensified operations against smokers following President Rodrigo Duterte's signing of an executive order on nationwide anti-smoking policy last May 16. Senior Inspector Maria Theresita Gaspan, DCPO spokesperson, sa…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:08pm -
  • BreakingCity councilor wants revisit of signage ordinance
    DAVAO City Councilor Mabel Acosta urged the 18th City Council to revisit the Ordinance 092, Series of 2000, otherwise known as the Signage Ordinance, of the city especially after observing that this is grossly violated. The Signage Ordinance prohibi…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:08pm -
  • BreakingVape bars crackdown soon
    THE Davao City Anti-Smoking Regulation Unit recorded 6,483 smoking apprehensions from April 12 to May 20. This developed as the unit intends to crack down soon on vape bars that have started to proliferate in the city.Retired Captain Voltaire Engrac…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:08pm -
  • BreakingAccused in girl-rape remains in detention
    THE accused in the rape-slay of the six-year-old girl, whose body was found in a vacant lot in Barangay Angliongto last week, will stay under the custody of the Sasa police station until further instruction, the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) said.P…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:08pm -
  • BreakingDureza warns public vs 'pabaon' solicitor
    OFFICE of Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) Secretary Jesus Dureza on Monday, May 23, warned the public against a certain "Aguelo" whom he was informed was soliciting for P2-million for Dureza's pocket money to Russia.Dureza, on his…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 May 17, 7:07pm -
  • BreakingDavao City under red alert, lock down after Marawi encounter
    DAVAO City has been placed under red alert and lock down following the clash in Marawi City on Tuesday, May 23, where two soldiers and one policeman were reported killed, while 12 others were injured.Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday dawn, May…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 May 17, 6:08pm -
  • BreakingBaguio resto freed from infringement of intellectual property rights
    THE Court of Appeals (CA) absolved a business establishment from infringement of copyright for playing music aired over radio stations.In a decision dated April 19, the appellate court affirmed the earlier decision by the Regional Trial Court (RTC)…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:39pm -
  • BreakingBaguio Cathedral waives parking fees
    THE Baguio Cathedral director Reverend Felimon William said parking at the church grounds is free for as long as you hear mass and not use the areas as a car garage.William said parking fees are waived for legitimate mass goers but parking must not…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:39pm -
  • Breaking4 persons nabbed in separate Cordillera drug busts
    FOUR individuals including a leader of a criminal group were arrested in separate police operations against prohibited drugs and illegal firearms in the Cordillera during the weekend.In Abra, the leader of Villamor Group identified as Arthur Echave…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:38pm -
  • BreakingApayao hosts disaster risk reduction officers’ convention
    MORE than a hundred local disaster risk reduction and management officers (LDRRMO) from the different provinces, municipalities and cities in the Cordillera participated in a convention hosted by Apayao recently.With the theme "Moving Forward in Uni…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:38pm -
  • BreakingDepEd: Philippine education meets Asean requirements
    THE COUNTRY’S educational standard is meeting the requirement of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), making it at par with the other member nations, the Department of Education (DepEd) official said.DepEd Cordillera Regional D…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:38pm -
  • BreakingFarmers in Cordillera receive cattle breed
    THREE out of the nine farmer associations received 69 heads of upgraded male Brahman breed on May 16 at the Municipal Hall of Villaviciosa, Abra.Funded under the Department of Agriculture’s (DA)- Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) wi…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:38pm -
  • BreakingHospitalization aid for Baguio government workers proposed
    THE Baguio City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance providing hospitalization assistance for all bonafide officials and employees of the local government.Authored by Councilor Leandro Yangot Jr., in order to avail of the hospitali…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:37pm -
  • Breaking1st Namaskar festival set on June 24-25
    A YOGA and arts healing festival will take center stage in Baguio City in the hopes of becoming the holistic wellness capital of the country.Namaskar Yoga and healing Arts festival, slated on June 24 and 25 will feature some of the finest yoga teach…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:37pm -
  • BreakingHundreds benefit in medical outreach in Kalinga
    TANUDAN, Kalinga -- Four hundred forty-two residents availed the free medical check-up during two separate outreach programs recently conducted by professionals association and military here and in Balbalan town.Fifty-six were also circumcised while…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 May 17, 5:37pm -
  • BreakingLaw against distracted driving gets stalled
    JUST six days after it started being enforced on the streets, Republic Act 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act was suspended.Ahmed Cuizon, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) 7 director, confirmed the matter to SunStar…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:21pm -
  • BreakingWhat's next for Team Rama?
    WITH barely two months before tables are turned in the Cebu City Council, Team Rama councilors may soon be stripped of their leadership or participation in any committees.Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that when Councilor Jerry Guardo resumes office aft…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:20pm -
  • Breaking'Lost' girl still not found
    EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Jacel Nacional has not yet been found two days after a fire destroyed her home in Sitio Matumbo, Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City.Senior Insp. Alden Zambrano, chief of Police Station 5, said they have yet to check if the child was broug…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 May 17, 4:20pm -

BusinessWorld Headline News

  • BreakingSatisfaction with gov’t stays ‘very good’
    PUBLIC SATISFACTION with the administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte stayed “very good” last quarter in a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey that nevertheless bared erosion in the issues of defending territorial rights, fighting crime, p…
    - 19 mins ago, 23 May 17, 10:08pm -
  • BreakingTransport department halts regional airport PPP offer
    THE GOVERNMENT has terminated the public-private partnership (PPP) mode of procurement for the regional airport projects, with the implementing bodies -- the Department of Transportation (DoTr) and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines -- decid…
    - 20 mins ago, 23 May 17, 10:07pm -
  • BreakingSurvey finds listed firms ready for stricter governance rules
    MANY listed firms are ready to adhere to more stringent corporate governance standards, but there is much room for improvement to increase acceptance and adoption of these new principles.
    - 21 mins ago, 23 May 17, 10:06pm -

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