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Sara Duterte fires back: My father understood spirit of Edsa - ‎11 hours ago‎
DAVAO CITY— Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Friday recalled being woken by her father, then city prosecutor Rodrigo Duterte, at the height of the people power revolt that ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986.
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7 'swimming pigs' of Bahamas found dead

Manila Bulletin - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Some of the famous swimming pigs of the Big Major Cay in the Bahamas were found dead over the weekend. In an interview with the Nassau Guardian, Wayde Nixon, one of the pigs' owners, confirmed that seven died after being fed the wrong food.
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Report: China Nears Completion of Militarizing Island Chain

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
FILE - Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, May 21, 2015.

PCOO to accredit social media publishers, users

CNN Philippines - ‎4 hours ago‎
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - What does it take to go inside the Malacañang gates and report everything that happens there? Soon, it will only be a certain number of followers.
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Courts postpone De Lima hearings

The Manila Times - ‎Feb 23, 2017‎
THREE Muntinlupa City courts reset the hearings scheduled for Friday for the three motions to quash filed by Senator Leila de Lima.
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Bribe offer to drug convicts 'bum steer' - ‎6 hours ago‎
Former Sen. Jamby Madrigal and Biñan City Rep. Marlyn Alonte-Naguiat on Friday denied accusations by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II that they were behind the alleged P100-million bribe attempt to high-profile inmates in exchange for retracting ...
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UK envoy on Abella tirades: Don't read headlines only

Rappler - ‎19 hours ago‎
HIT BY PALACE. British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad reacts to criticism by Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella against his recent statements about the Philippine government.

Duterte: I'm protecting the people from the drug menace - ‎6 hours ago‎
This was what President Duterte stressed here on Friday in an apparent bid to parry allegations he ordered the killings even of innocent individuals under his drug campaign while he was still mayor of Davao City.
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Boost to Indonesian live cattle trade - ‎2 hours ago‎
Northern Territory cattle producers hope Jakarta's move from four-month to year-long import permits will mean an end to cattle banking up in Australian paddocks and a frantic last minute search for other markets.
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MMEA plans to set up two radar stations in Sarawak

The Star Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
KUCHING: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is looking to build two radar stations to boost monitoring and enforcement in the Sarawak waters.
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60 years after Japan army husband fled, Vietnam war bride clings to love

ABS-CBN News - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's been more than sixty years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, left her in Vietnam, but the 94-year-old still sleeps with a body pillow she fashioned from his military uniform.

Planned JB demo over teen cycling accident fails to materialise

New Straits Times Online - ‎27 minutes ago‎
JOHOR BARU: All has been quiet at Dataran Bandaraya here since 8am today, despite talks in previous days of a public gathering this morning to urge police to act against the woman driver involved in last Saturday's accident which killed eight teenage ...
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Civilian respondent in Jee case seeks bail

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎12 hours ago‎
ONE of the accused in the kidnapping-murder of Korean businessman Ick Joo Jee on Friday sought provisional liberty from a local trial court, citing that the evidence against him is “weak and insufficient.

Democracy won't thrive with civic ignorance, warns constitutionalist - ‎1 hour ago‎
Democracy dies when the people remain mired in ignorance, breeding tyrants who promise solutions to all their problems. Constitutionalist Christian Monsod issued this warning on the eve of the 31st anniversary of Edsa Revolution, echoing the words of a ...
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SBMA orders water park guards to leave Subic - ‎9 hours ago‎
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Administrator Wilma Eisma has ordered all security personnel hired by the new management of Ocean Adventure here to leave the free port amid the ownership row in the marine theme park ...

EDSA Spirit continues to inspire heroism

Manila Bulletin - ‎3 hours ago‎
“EDSA lives on and its spirit should continue to inspire heroism in all of us for the greater glory of God and country.” This was the message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, who was represented by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, on Friday ...
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Lopez briefing host communities on closure and suspension orders

Manila Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is now briefing communities affected by the mining audit about the potential effects of her closure and suspension orders, basically preparing them for the transition that could take place once her orders are implemented.
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PSE profit up despite market volatility

Manila Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) reported a 3 percent improvement in net income to P701.54 million in 2016 from the P682.81 million earned in 2015 due to higher revenues and lower expenses.
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Micro lenders going to legalize operations

Manila Bulletin - ‎2 hours ago‎
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF THE FEDERATION OF INDIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, INC. (FICCI) - Shown (from left): Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries George T. Barcelon; Producer-Anchor, ANC ABS-CBN News Channel ...

SWS survey: 11.2M Filipino adults jobless in last quarter of 2016 - ‎3 hours ago‎
About 11.2 million adults remained jobless in the last quarter of 2016, the worst in two years according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.
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Cloudbleed bug: Everything you need to know

CNET - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Internet security suffered a major blow by a bug nicknamed Cloudbleed. Patrick Holland/CNET. Cloudbleed is the latest internet bug that puts users private information in jeopardy.

The vaccine-autism controversy continues

Manila Bulletin - ‎2 hours ago‎
Is there a link between vaccines and autism? I read an internet report titled “Vaccines and Trumpism” dated February 15, 2017 by Steve Heilig.
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Mass Effect: Andromeda lead designer Ian Frazier on 'fulfilling the promise of Mass Effect 1'

PC Gamer - ‎3 hours ago‎
More on combat, the new planetary exploration, and how Andromeda compares to Dragon Age: Inquisition and The Witcher 3. Shares. Andromeda is lead designer Ian Frazier's first Mass Effect game, but you wouldn't pick up on that by talking to him.
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Beermen destroy Kings in Game 1 - ‎8 hours ago‎
There was a telling sequence in the third quarter where Arwind Santos, Marcio Lassiter and June Mar Fajardo—with San Miguel Beer irreversibly in the lead—all converged on Ginebra guard LA Tenorio, who thought he'd finally found a slight gap in the ...

Former Best Import Denzel Bowles says he will never play again for Star

InterAksyon - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former PBA Best Import Denzel Bowles declared that he will never play again for the Star Hotshots. On Twitter, Bowles disappointed inquiring Star fans when they asked if there's a chance for him to suit up for Star in the upcoming PBA Commissioner's Cup.
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Elorde brothers risk WBO belts tonight

Philippine Star - ‎10 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The Elorde brothers stake their WBO crowns tonight in a promotion dubbed “Boxing Kontra Droga” at the Elorde Sports Center on Sucat Rd.
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Mighty Sports wins at last, beats Dubai squad

Manila Bulletin - ‎10 hours ago‎
DUBAI - PBA player Gary David produced a performance for the ages and led Mighty Sports-Philippines to its first win in six games.
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Oscars so divided: Hollywood still struggles with race

InterAksyon - ‎3 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES | On their way to this year's Oscars, Dev Patel searched for his Indian roots, Denzel Washington wrestled with racism as an angry African-American patriarch and Octavia Spencer became a top black female mathematician.
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It's Three Days Before the Oscars, and This Nominee Hasn't Seen Her Dress

Vanity Fair - ‎6 hours ago‎
Say you're headed to the Oscars for the first time. Not only that, but you're nominated, so you're walking the red carpet.
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You can make Siri sound like the batcomputer - ‎9 hours ago‎
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The iPhone's Siri will serenade you quotes from "The Lego Batman Movie" if you use the right phrase.
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APNewsBreak: Beyonce out of Coachella; will perform in 2018 - ‎11 hours ago‎
FILE - This Feb. 12, 2017 file photo shows Beyonce performing at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the ... more. Photo: Matt Sayles, Matt ...
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Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

NPR - ‎15 hours ago‎
Initially, Clint Perry wanted to make a vending machine for bumblebees. He wanted to understand how they solve problems. Perry, a cognitive biologist at Queen Mary University of London, is interested in testing the limits of animal intelligence.
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'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse Will Cross South America and Africa on Sunday

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
An annular solar eclipse as seen in Utah in May 2012. A similar “ring of fire” eclipse will be visible in the southern hemisphere on Sunday.
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Neanderthal DNA Determines Our Health and Appearance Today Way More Than We Thought

ScienceAlert - ‎Feb 23, 2017‎
The last Neanderthals died out tens of thousands of years ago, but the effects of interbreeding are still being felt today, with a new genetic study revealing that certain traits in modern humans, such as height and schizophrenia risk, can be affected ...
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Mumps outbreaks underscore need for vaccinations

The Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
What all the infected have in common - other than the swollen glands and aches that characterize the illness - is that they are young, and they tend to play and live in communal settings where respiratory droplets (read: saliva) are shared, willingly ...
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Yes, Yes, Yes: the techniques that boost chances of female orgasm

Irish Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
The female orgasm has often been described as elusive, but researchers say they might have discovered how to boost the chances of eliciting the yes, yes, yes.
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Fasting diet may help regenerate a diabetic pancreas

NHS Choices - ‎11 hours ago‎
"The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers," BBC News reports.
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Intense exercise can lower men's libido - study - ‎6 hours ago‎
Exercise is meant to make us hot-blooded, but too much of it can sap our sex drive, a new study has found. Research has tended to focus on how our sex drive benefits from regular exercise.