Philippines

OFW falls to death in UAE

An overseas Filipino worker passed away after falling from the third floor of a high-rise establishment in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.The post OFW …

South-east Asia

Australia to send spy planes to help Philippines fight militants

Australia agreed on Friday to send two surveillance planes to help the Philippines tackle Islamist rebels, as jets and artillery pounded militant …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Rhodes loving the challenge of trying to stop Smith

Frustrated in Game 1, Charles Rhodes is now speaking on a different tone as San Miguel found a temporary solution to the problem that was Joshua …

South-east Asia

Pasay councilor, aide wounded in attack outside bar

A Pasay City councilor and one of his bodyguards were shot and wounded by still-unidentified gunmen who waited for the local official to come out of …

Crime

Here's What You Should Know About Adobo | Cooking

Undoubtedly a local favorite, <i>adobo</i> can refer either to the traditional pork or chicken stew itself or the cooking process of protein, seafood, or …

Cooking

Fil-Am gets 45 years for sexually abusing foster child, facing charges for 2nd victim

Noel F. Buhay. LINKHEDCHICAGO—A Filipino American from a far western suburb of this city has been sentenced June 15 to 45 years in prison for a …

Crime

More than 200,000 people wait in limbo as the Philippines fights Islamic State's allies in Mindanao

In an evacuation center filled with parents running after scampering children and adults huddled together on mats, Saipoding Mariga stood alone.<p>He spent his days wandering aimlessly, trying to pass time while waiting for word about his wife, Geraldine. She was trapped in their home in the city of …

Rodrigo Duterte

Bongbong tells Imee not to attend probe

LAOAG CITY---Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Friday said her brother, former Sen. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., had advised her not to attend the …

South-east Asia

Solenn Heussaff Does Her Husband's Makeup and It's Hilarious

If you’re looking to start off your long weekend with a laugh, look no further. Solenn Heussaff released a vlog where she does Nico Bolzico’s makeup …

Beauty

‘Fire trucks defective, contract questionable’

The 469 China-made fire trucks the Bureau of Fire Protection bought for P2.57 billion in 2014 were not only procured irregularly but also defective, …

South-east Asia

De Lima wants to know if gov’t can handle effects of Arab diplomatic row

The Duterte administration should be ready for any "worst-case scenario" as the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighboring countries …

South-east Asia

Uber Driver Returns Rider's Lost Phone, Surprises Her with Donuts, Flowers

IMAGE Twitter/__cklucas<p>Everyone appreciates a simple good deed, but this #UberStory has its dose of kilig!<p>Twitter user with the handlename @__cklucas …

Uber

I’m from Mindanao and I’m against martial law

Visit us on Instagram To be You; Facebook: To be You; e-mail inq.tobeyou@gmail.com<p>LLUSTRATION BY TRISTAN YUVIENCO<p>As one born, raised and residing in …

Martial Law

How Many More Medical Studies Do We Need to End Rape Culture?

I’m a little shaken that it has come to this. We need a medical report to prove that a rape victim experiences “tonic immobility” during the attack, …

South-east Asia

Depp’s ‘assassin’ comments the latest in celebrity anger

Actor Johnny Depp introduces a film at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo by Grant …

Johnny Depp

‘No overnight solution’ to traffic, Lim tells impatient public

MMDA chief Danilo Lim: I’m only in office for a month.<p>Even though the monsoon is exacerbating road congestion in the capital, Metropolitan Manila …

South-east Asia

La Salle, San Beda forge Filoil title duel

Newcomer Santi Santillan completed a three-point play with 10 seconds remaining to lift UAAP champion La Salle to a thrilling 100-99 victory over …

South-east Asia

100% fit and ready

GEN. SANTOS CITY---Manny Pacquiao swears his speed is back and so are the hard punches after the conclusion of his gym work here Friday. Still, …

Manny Pacquiao

Tatum relishes chance to learn more with Celtics

Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has had to face tons of criticism throughout the week when he sent the top pick in the 2017 NBA Draft to …

Basketball

Racela loss of focus, composure in Game 2 loss to SMB

TNT coach Nash Racela said that he’s still not thinking of replacing reinforcement Joshua Smith despite the 102-88 loss to San Miguel in Game 2 of …

South-east Asia

Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she’s gay at church

SALT LAKE CITY, United States--- A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God --- before …

Religion

Dy replaces Daquis; Branislav joining team?

The Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas (LVPI) has announced the retirement of top player Rachel Anne Daquis from national team duties after the star …

South-east Asia

Saudi says suicide bomber killed in foiled Mecca plot

Saudi security forces said Saturday they disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Mecca, home to the holiest site in Islam, just as the fasting …

Middle East

SM Supermalls and Chevrolet partnership gives shoppers a fun and unique automotive experience

At the start of Father's Day weekend last Friday at the SM Mall of Asia, mallgoers were treated to an exciting new activity at the mall's Atrium. The …

South-east Asia

Santos livid over fellow FEU alum Pogoy’s hit to his groin

Arwind Santos was still fuming over Roger Pogoy’s hit on his groin after San Miguel’s 102-88 victory over TNT in Game 2 of the 2017 PBA …

South-east Asia

Qatar receives list of demands from ‘siege countries’

Qatar confirmed it received a list of demands on Friday from countries which have cut diplomatic ties with Doha, according to a statement released on …

Middle East

Maute gunmen in Lanao hinterlands? Town execs say they’re ready

ILIGAN CITY – Local government officials of three Lanao del Norte towns, which previously came under attack by Moro rebels, said they were worried by …

Marawi City

Maute caliphate plan for Marawi busted – Palace

In this photo, taken May 30, 2017, government troops prepare to head to the frontline in the fight against Muslim militants in Marawi City. (PHOTO by …

Marawi City

PNP chief fumes over coward cops

BACOLOD CITY – Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Friday scored “coward policemen,” warning that it will be …

South-east Asia

5 electrocuted at Turkey water park — reports

Five people, including three children, died Friday after being electrocuted at a water park in western Turkey, reports said.The post 5 electrocuted …

Water Parks