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13 areas under storm signals ahead of 'Egay' landfall

ABS CBN News - ‎5 hours ago‎
MANILA - Storm warning signals were raised Friday night over 13 areas in the Philippines as tropical storm "Egay" intensified as it moved towards northern Luzon.
PAGASA: TS Egay intensifies; Signal 2 up over Isabela, north Aurora
Storm signals up due to Egay
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45 confirmed dead; 142 survivors Philippine ferry disaster

The Straits Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
A relative of a victim weeping as rescuers ended their search for survivors yesterday. The sea was calm when the ferry capsized on Thursday.

Death toll from Ormoc sea mishap rises to 56

ABS CBN News - ‎2 hours ago‎
MANILA - The death toll from a capsized ferry off Ormoc City rose to 56 on Friday night, as more bodies are being recovered, a city official said.
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Comelec: Refurbishing 80K PCOS machines presents savings, cost advantages

GMA News - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Refurbishing over 80,000 precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines for P2.07 billion is the most cost effective option the Commission on Elections said it has for the automated election system it needs for the 2016 elections.
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Greece headed to a vote that could shape its future

Washington Post - ‎48 minutes ago‎
ATHENS - Dueling rallies of tens of thousands of people apiece took over central Athens Friday evening, with demonstrators making their final push before a referendum on Sunday that has passionately divided this flailing nation between those terrified ...
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ABS-CBN shuts down 'Pinoy Big Brother' live streaming amid Bailey, Kenzo ...

Philippine Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN decided to shut down the online and cable television. live streaming of its reality show “Pinoy Big Brother 737.
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AFP: Rebels, lawless armed groups diminished during Catapang's watch

GMA News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Armed Forces of the Philippines said that the total strength of other armed groups including the New People's Army, Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and Abu Sayyaf Group has been significantly reduced this year.
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Hague hearing set July 7

Manila Standard Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
THE Philippines will send a high-level delegation to The Hague next week to argue Manila's position in the arbitration case it filed against China, officials said on Friday.
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Witness admits to pork scam deals separate from those hatched by Napoles

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
KEY WITNESS Benhur K. Luy yesterday admitted to taking part in a separate pork barrel transactions with lawmakers to increase his earnings from the multimillion-peso scam, adding that he got an additional P150,000 just before the scheme was exposed.
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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes parts of Visayas, Mindanao

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
A MAGNITUDE 6.1 earthquake struck parts of the Visayas and Mindanao region early Friday afternoon, with tremors being felt in several neighboring areas.
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Indonesian suburb hit by plane disasters twice in 10 years

Arab News - ‎2 hours ago‎
CRASHING DOWN: Residents gather near the crash site of a military Hercules plane in Medan, N. Sumatra province. (AFP). THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.
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Man nabbed with 124 tortoises inside baggage

Ceylon Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake found 124 live tortoises inside the baggage of a 38-year-old Sri Lankan, who had come to board a flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia yesterday.
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President Obama to host head of Vietnam's Communist Party at White House

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington: The head of Vietnam's Communist Party will meet President Barack Obama next week, the first party chief to visit the US as the two countries seek closer ties 40 years after they fought a war.
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Iran tries last-minute bargaining tactic in nuclear talks

Los Angeles Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎
In an eleventh-hour appeal, Iran's foreign minister used a video clip Friday to prod the six world powers he is negotiating with to abandon “coercive” tactics and strike a deal over his nation's nuclear program.
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IS affiliate in Egypt claims rocket attack on Israel

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
A group affiliated with Islamic State has said it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula. The affiliate, which calls itself Sinai Province, said it had acted in retaliation for what it says is Israeli support for the Egyptian army ...
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French President Denies Julian Assange's Request for Protection

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS - The French president on Friday rejected an appeal for protection from Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks co-founder, who has spent three years under political asylum in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.
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Bayantel on course to emerging from debt woes after Globe takeover

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
LISTED Globe Telecom, Inc. has taken over debt-saddled Bayan Telecommunications, Inc. (Bayantel) -- which is under corporate rehabilitation since 2003 -- putting it on track to get back on its feet by 2023.
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Stocks tumble as investors turn cautious

Philippine Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Stocks tumbled yesterday as investors turned cautious ahead of a Greece referendum on an international bailout deal this weekend.
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Ebdane, Vitangcol indicted for graft - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Friday indicted former Metro Rail Transit (MRT) General Manager Al Vitangcol III for graft over an anomalous maintenance contract for MRT 3 (Edsa line) in 2012, and Zambales Gov.
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Fuel prices expected to fall next week, energy official says

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
FUEL PRICES are expected to decline next week, reflecting the downward trend in global petroleum prices, an energy official told reporters on Friday.
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See the weird, trippy results of Google's DeepDream experiment

Irish Examiner - ‎Jul 2, 2015‎
Google has been showing off the results of an artificial intelligence experiment, where photos were interpreted and edited by what the firm calls its 'neutral network'.
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How to add a Google Photos Folder to Google Drive

CCM - ‎9 hours ago‎
Google Photos is a cloud based service for photo and video sharing and storage which was previously integrated to Google+. Google Photos can be accessed through dedicated mobile apps (iOS and Android) or via a web browser.
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MasterCard preps technology to make payments with selfies

New York Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
MasterCard is testing out a new program that allows for payments to be taken via selfie. Why didn't Kim Kardashian think of this?
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Is this BlackBerry's First Android Phone?

TechCrunch - ‎2 hours ago‎
For the past month or so, the general thinking around the rumor mill has been that BlackBerry is working on an Android phone. If you can't beat'em, join'em, right?
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Akhuetie shines Bright with 44, lifts Altas past Blazers - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bright Akhuetie delivered one of the most dominant performances in recent NCAA basketball history to power Perpetual Help to a 77-69 whipping of St. Benilde yesterday at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.
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Alaska routs Star, moves closer to finals

ABS CBN News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Alaska's Romeo Travis puts up a shot against Star Hotshots. Photo by Mark Cristino for MANILA, Philippines - Alaska moved just a win away from the PBA Governors' Cup finals after handing Star a 95-74 beating on Friday's semifinal ...
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Chiefs nip Pirates

Manila Standard Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
ARELLANO University squandered a big lead, but relied on their defense in the endgame to escape with a 80-78 win over the Lyceum Pirates in the 91st National Collegiate Athletics Association men's basketball tournament at the SanJuan Arena yesterday.
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Pacquiao's Knights slay Bombers

ABS CBN News - ‎8 hours ago‎
JRU's Marco Balagtas is teamed up by Letran's defense. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBN. MANILA, Philippines - Letran stifled Jose Rizal University in a 78-62 victory and remained undefeated in the NCAA men's basketball ...
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Miriam eyes task force vs. fake drugs

GMA News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago is proposing the creation of a task force against fake medicines following reports that counterfeit drugs continue to proliferate in the country despite existing laws.

ABS-CBN leads nationwide, GMA7 tops Mega Manila - ‎5 hours ago‎
GMA Network Inc. kept its television ratings lead in viewer-rich areas of Urban Luzon and Mega Manila in June, based on data by Nielsen TV Audience Measurement.

Walang forever: Kiefer Ravena confirms breakup with Mika Reyes

ABS CBN News - ‎12 hours ago‎
La Salle volleyball player Mika Reyes and Ateneo's Kiefer Ravena watch a La Salle basketball game. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.
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PTV, DOST ink pact to boost gov't free wifi project

GMA News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Government is taking one more step closer to bring Internet access to remote rural areas with a co-location deal between state-run People's Television and the Department of Science and Technology.

LOOK: Amphibious pedicab makes waves in Visayas science fair

GMA News - ‎13 hours ago‎
An amphibious pedicab won runner-up honors at the Department of Science and Technology's regional invention contest and exhibit in Central Visayas.
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Doctors allay fear over Mers-CoV

Sun.Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
BACOLOD. Dr. Joan Cerrada (left), infection control committee chairperson, and Dr. Marlon Tabligan, acting chief of medical professional staff, of Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital declare there is no truth to reports that there is ...
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Pupils hit by 'toxic' gum leave hospital; did not attend classes - ‎11 hours ago‎
SAN CARLOS CITY-–Classes at the Guelew Integrated School in Barangay Guelew here resumed on Friday, although many students downed by bad chewing gum a day earlier were absent, according to a school official.
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