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Pinay student wins P20M in global science competition

A Filipina student from Leyte has bagged over P20-million worth of cash prizes after beating 11,000 other students from all over the world in …

Philippines

‘IS recruiter’ Hamidon cries: ‘I feel deprived of my right’

The woman who allegedly used social media to recruit Islamic State (IS) fighters has accused the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) of denying …

Philippines

The 30 Most Influential Teens of 2017

Millie Bobby Brown, 13<p>Not many actors can say they got an Emmy nomination, and worldwide fame, for convincing the world that they have superpowers. …

Michelle Obama

YOUTHFUL IDEALISM: Pinay student protester, Bretman Rock among Time’s Most Influential Teens of 2017

Grade 9 student activist Shibby De Guzman and Fil-Hawaiian vlogger Bretman Rock made Time Magazine's list of the 30 Most Influential Teens of …

Grieving mom writes poem for son slain in Duterte’s drug war

“Bago pa man lang pumikit ang aking mga mata, sana mabigyan na ng hustisya ang iyong pagkamatay, akin anak.”<p>(Before my eyes close in this life, may …

The story of a Marawi officer nominated for the highest combat award

MARAWI CITY, Philippines – It was almost midnight on the first day of the war, May 23. First Lieutenant Geraldo Alvarez of the 4th Mechanized Brigade …

Serious dishonesty, misconduct raps filed vs SSS execs over stock purchases

Is the chief investment manager of the Social Security System illegally profiting from his position by trading his own stocks using the very same …

Philippines

De Lima to Duterte: Stop going after imagined, fictitious drug lords

Sen. Leila de Lima. (File photo by MARIANNE BERMUDEZ / Philippine Daily Inquirer)<p>Instead of going after “imagined and fictitious drug lords,” …

Philippines

Duterte: Harry Roque 'very competent, able' as spokesman

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte was mum on the reason Ernesto Abella was replaced by Kabayan Party-list Representative Harry Roque as his …

TNT issues strong statement against Narvasa over Kia trade controversy

Christian Standhardinger was already drafted by the Beermen but it seems like the controversy surrounding the Kia-San Miguel trade is not over yet.

Philippines

Duterte to deal with Trump in 'most righteous way' during PH visit

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte said he will deal with US President Donald Trump in the "most righteous way" when the American leader visits the …

World Stroke Day

Image: Goran Bogicevic/shutterstock.com via AFP Relaxnews<p>From high blood pressure and excess weight to smoking, alcohol and cholesterol, 80 percent …

LOOK: The 2017 PBA draft round-up

All but one of the 44 men who applied for the 2017 PBA Draft were selected on Sunday night. Current Philippine headlines on sports on basketball(PBA, …

WATCH: Kobe Paras puts on a show at CSUN event

Kobe Paras introduced himself to his new school in impressive fashion, as he put on a show during California State University, Northridge's (CSUN) …

Basketball

Mocha wants case filed vs person behind wrong Marawi photo

Courtesy of Galit Ako sa Corrupt at Krimen Facebook page<p>Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Assistant Secretary Margaux “Mocha” Uson …

The Mutineer: How Antonio Trillanes Came to Lead the Fight Against Rodrigo Duterte

The Philippine Senate can lack a sense of political theater. Beyond the cockerel chained up outside, the lackadaisical weapons pat-down at the gate, …

Rodrigo Duterte

It’s still plunder for 2 ex-BI execs

The Office of the Ombudsman has found sufficient basis to file plunder and bribery charges against resigned Bureau of Immigration (BI) Associate …

Corruption

Frat man testifies 10 brods took part in fatal hazing

For about four hours, at least 10 members of Aegis Juris took turns beating Horacio “Atio” Castillo III with their fists during his initiation into …

Crime

Tiglao and his fever swamp of conspiracy theories

No one wants to waste time responding to baseless accusations and obviously false statements because doing so dignifies them and might lend them …

WATCH: Jessica Sanchez takes a knee as she sings US national anthem

A post shared by Jessica Sanchez (@jessicaesanchez) on Sep 24, 2017 at 11:33am PDT<p>Filipina-American singer Jessica Sanchez kneeled as she completed …

Philippines

The story behind the Pinoy-made ‘tsinelas’ action figures

He's usually the one associated with the word "incredible," having been cast as The Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.<p>But Mark Ruffalo found …

Comics

Believe it or not, this #Hulk doll is made out of recycled tsinelas (that's tagalog for flip-flops). Elmer Padilla made this for me so I just wanted to give a nice shoutout. Not only is this inventively creative, but it's sustainable and just pure awesome! Thank you Elmer! https://t.co/JiA4E91LjZ

Angelica Hale's Journey on America's Got Talent from Auditions to Grand Finale

From its temporary start to its uncertain future, the Jeepney is covered by today's #InquirerBriefing. https://t.co/ZbLAXsLn3i