Philippines

Sarah Sanders Teaches Media a Lesson After Reporter Says 'Fake News' Is a Term Dictators Use

During a press briefing on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about dictators using the term “fake news.”<p>Politico's Matthew …

Conservative View

Philippines' Duterte wins extra year of martial law powers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won martial law powers across the southern third of the country for one more year on Wednesday to combat Islamic …

Asia

Duterte to Piston: Obey jeepney modernization plan or else…

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday threatened to use the might of the police and military against the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at …

South-east Asia

Baked Tomatoes and Mozzarella Recipe

Place tomatoes and mozzarella in an ovenproof dish that will fit everything very snugly in a single layer. If using a block of mozzarella, you can …

Recipes

WATCH: Daniel, Kathryn, Robi tease Matteo, Sarah at Christmas special

It seems like some celebrities conspired to bring together real-life couple Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli on stage during the “Just Love …

South-east Asia

Solon wants nationwide martial law but Lorenzana bucks proposal

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Kusug Tausug party-list Rep. Shernee Tan. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO and congress.gov.ph<p>A party-list lawmaker …

South-east Asia

Local Fashion Brands to Upgrade Your Outifts for 2018

IMAGE INSTAGRAM (L)custommadecraftscenter(R)risquedesigns<p>It’s the season for your “new year, new me” battle cry, and you’re probably planning on …

South-east Asia

All-new Volvo XC60 wins Japan's Car of The Year for 2017-2018

Volvo XC60 bests the BMW 5-Series, Toyota Camry to be Japan's Car of The Year for 2017 - 2018

South-east Asia

Gov’t deporting British child sex offender

Bureau of Immigration. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ ALEXIS CORPUZ<p>The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is preparing to deport a British man who fled the United …

South-east Asia

Did Sanofi, WHO ignore warning signals on dengue vaccine?

CHICAGO/LONDON - When French drugmaker Sanofi published the results of clinical trials of children given its dengue vaccine two years ago, the …

Viruses

Dramatic BPO resurgence seen in 2018

The Philippines will likely see a dramatic resurgence in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry next year on the back of improved relations …

South-east Asia

JK Rowling says she’s proud to receive royal honor

LONDON --- Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling can add another magic moment to her list of achievements -- she has been made a royal Companion of …

J. K. Rowling

UST nursing grads ace licensure exam

For the third consecutive time, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) was named as the top performing school in the nursing licensure exam in November …

University of Santo Tomas

Exec in P6.4-B shabu case now BOC-NAIA collector

MANILA, Philippines — A Bureau of Customs collector implicated in the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling has been appointed by President Duterte as BOC …

South-east Asia

A learning session for Councilor ‘Jun’ Osmeña

By: Jose Santino S. Bunachita, December 12th, 2017 10:50 PM<p>Councilor Renato “Junjun” Osmeña Jr. (second from left) confers with Councilors Alvin …

South-east Asia

Dengue Fever Vaccine Suspension Criticized by Drugmaker Sanofi

Mosquito-borne diseases cause millions of deaths each year, says the World Health Organization. So instead of vaccinating people, it may be safer to …

Public Health

Monsour del Rosario earns rare taekwondo award in Seoul

Makati Rep. Monsour Del Rosario was just conferred the 2017 Award for a Proud Taekwondo by Kukkiwon, the sport’s governing body, last Dec. 7 in …

South-east Asia

Philippines's Duterte offers third telecom slot to China

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China Telecom a slot to be the country's third telecom provider to break up the dominance of …

China

ABL: Alab looks for first win in road rematch with Standhardinger, red-hot HK

Game time is at 8 p.m. at Southorn Stadium in Hong Kong.

South-east Asia

Fil-Am Daly City councilor in hot water over photo with Bato

DALY CITY -- The erstwhile mayor of this Bay Area City with a large Filipino population denied endorsing alleged human rights violations in the …

San Mateo County

Sharon reveals why she and ‘great love’ Robin didn’t get married

Once upon a time, in their younger years, Megastar Sharon Cuneta and action star Robin Padilla met on a movie set and fell deeply in love. But unlike …

South-east Asia

Why artisanship with social advocacy is the way to go

Mercedes Lopez Vargas wears a “jusi” barong especially made for Artefino by Techie Hagedorn, and clutch by Good Luck,Humans.<p>When you buy a bag, a …

South-east Asia

Sanofi clarifies 'misconceptions,' insists Dengvaxia 'safe'

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, Nov 12) —</b> Dengvaxia manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur is insisting the controversial dengue vaccine is safe despite concerns …

South-east Asia

Ai-Ai & Gerald: May forever!

Super yes I do! Yes, I do!! Yes, Bishop!!!

South-east Asia

‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen

Full screen<p>1/4 SLIDES © Omar Havana for The New York Times<p>2/4 SLIDES © Doug Mills/The New York Times<p>3/4 SLIDES © Adam Dean for The New York Times<p>4/4 …

Nicolás Maduro

Philippines congress extends martial law in Mindanao

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Philippines government has voted to extend martial law in the southern island of Mindanao, following a year in which Islamic militants shocked the nation in taking -- and holding, for several months -- pockets of a Muslim-majority city there.<p>State media PNA reported that a joint session …

Asia

NBA: Van Gundy laments 'embarrassing' Pistons after loss

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy lamented his team's "embarrassing" performance after they slid to a seventh straight defeat in a 103-84 rout …

Basketball

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee suddenly dies

SAN FRANCISCO-- Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in San Francisco that brought with it sky-high housing prices despite his …

San Francisco

Netherlands tops new ranking of countries that make the world a better place

A look at the top 10 countries on the latest edition of the Good Country Index, which started in 2014, suggests that overall, European countries make …

South-east Asia

Drunk cop, couple killed in Nueva Vizcaya gunplay

TUGUEGARAO CITY — A drunk policeman gunned down two people and was killed by responding policemen in Dupax del Sur town in Nueva Vizcaya province on …

South-east Asia