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  • Eustaquio weathers Moraes to become undisputed ONE flyweight...
    Geje Eustaquio is ONE Championship's undisputed Flyweight kingpin. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • CIDG nabs man for illegal recruitment
    A suspected illegal recruiter who allegedly duped six people of P480,000 by promising non-existent jobs in Japan was arrested in Pasay City on Friday. ... more
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  • So world No. 2 in rapid chess
    Wesley So drew his last three games including one against Indian Vishwanathan Anand in the ninth and final round to top the rapid section and zoom to No. 2 in the world rapid rankings of the Paris Grand Chess Tour in Paris, France Friday night. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • City Savings Bank merges with PR Savings
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has approved in principle the merger between Aboitiz-owned City Savings Bank and Isabela-based Philippine Resources Savings Bank. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Two boys killed by guard
    Two minors who entered the compound of a construction supply firm in Quezon City were shot dead by a security guard of the establishment on Friday. ... more
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  • Fitness buffs go to the limit in Test of Will
    Almost 400 fitness enthusiasts are taking the challenge in the third edition of Under Armour’s “Test of Will� Urban Fitness Challenge currently ongoing at the Fashion Hall of SM Megamall. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • NTC issuing new rules for frequency auction
    The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) is coming up with new terms of reference (TOR) for the auction of frequencies to be conducted for the selection a new major telco player. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • P21.2 million cocaine seized in Quezon
    Four kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of P21.2 million were seized in a drug bust in Infanta, Quezon on Friday. ... more
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  • EDITORIAL – No health without mental health
    Over 60 years ago, the first director general of the World Health Organization declared that “without mental health there can be no true physical health. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • Best practices and remedies to avoid COA disallowances
    With the intensified campaign of both the national government and the Commission on Audit (COA) in their thrust toward good governance, there has been a clamor for a program to address the issue of COA disallowances and solutions for those encountering such problems. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Makati stops 21 construction projects
    The city government of Makati has halted the construction of at least 21 structures for failing to comply with the National Building Code of the Philippines, an official said yesterday. ... more
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  • Duterte rants on, calls God stupid!
    What has come over President Rodrigo Duterte that, without provocation, he aimed for the very top and called God “stupid� on the basis of his limited understanding of the biblical story of Creation? ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • Powdered onion, sili soon in the market
    The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) is developing a technology that will allow the production of powdered onion and chili (sili) in a bid to offer opportunities to farmers and entrepreneurs. ... more
    Philstar |Agric11 hours ago
  • CA affirms guilty verdict vs ex-actor
    The Court of Appeals (CA) recently affirmed a Pasig City court’s ruling convicting former actor and congressman Dennis Roldan of kidnapping a three-year-old Chinese-Filipino boy in 2005. ... more
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  • Are those hemorrhoids? Get to know the anorectal imitators
    A colorectal surgeon sees a steady parade of primary care referrals for surgical evaluation of haemorrhoids. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • DA wants to perk up Davao coffee industry
    The Department of Agriculture (DA) wants to step up the production of coffee in Davao amid increasing local demand for the commodity. ... more
    Philstar |Agric11 hours ago
  • 5 nabbed for P1.2 million marijuana
    Five suspected drug dealers were arrested and P1.2 million worth of marijuana leaves were seized in two sting operations in Quezon City on Friday. ... more
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  • Attorney General Sessions getting tougher on asylum applican...
    In a recent ruling, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled that women who were victims of domestic violence, and people fleeing gang violence in their home country, are not eligible for asylum in the US. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • QC cops round up 341 ‘offenders’
    A total of 341 persons were rounded up in Quezon City since Friday for allegedly violating ordinances and other laws. ... more
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  • ASEAN influence
    As the current chair of the ASEAN Committee in Washington (ACW), the Philippines has been hosting several meetings and events to foster closer ties with fellow ambassadors from Association of Southeast Asian Nations member-countries and elevate the regional bloc’s profile among US government officials, legislators, business organizations and other private… ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • Family arrested for kids’ cyber sex in Malabon
    Three children were rescued in Malabon Friday night from their family, who allegedly used them for child pornography. ... more
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  • The powerof the written word
    Why do we read? And more important, why do we read literary books. Most CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies around the world read around 60 and more books a year. Many of the books they read are fiction books. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • Migration in our time
    The pictures of crying children being separated from their parents is unbelievably sad. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion11 hours ago
  • BanKo-Perlas halts BaliPure, stays unbeaten
    BanKo-Perlas fizzled late in the second set but recovered its bearing, then dominated BaliPure in the last two, 25-19, 22-25, 25-14, 25-19 to roll to its fourth straight win and strengthen its semifinal campaign in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan… ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • GSIS asks members with overdue loans to pay before Sept 30
    State-run Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has urged its members to settle their past due loan accounts until Sept. 30 this year to avoid penalty and charges. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Beermen rip Road Warriors apart
    Before serving duty to Team Phl once again, June Mar Fajardo put up a big game with his mother ball club last night, leading the San Miguel Beermen to an outright playoff entry in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • Banked Malampaya gas up for bidding
    State-run Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) is selling its unused Malampaya gas called banked gas through a public bidding. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Arum says MP payments overdue, fears cancellation
    Despite verbal assurances that the fight is on, other parties to the Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse title bout on July 15 continue to fear the opposite. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • China steel firm investing $3 billion in Philippines
    Chinese steel manufacturer Panhua Group Co. Ltd. plans to invest up to $3 billion to develop an integrated steel industry in the country, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Generika off to flying start
    Generika-Ayala gave newcomer United Auctioneers-University of the Philippines (UA-UP) a baptism of fire as it tallied a 25-22, 25-9, 23-25, 25-16 victory to kick off its Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference campaign on a high note last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • Zamboanga industrial group backs coal use for power
    An industrial association from Zamboanga is supporting the use of coal for power generation in the country as it aids canning industries in preventing the price of sardines from “spiking out of proportion.� ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Trenten cleared to join track team in Asiad; Cray asked to e...
    Trenten Beram will remain in the Asian Games-bound Philippine track and field team while fellow Fil-Am track star Eric Shaun Cray will have to find the right words to stay in the squad. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • 11 manufacturing sectors under PCC watch
    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is keeping a close watch on various „priority“ industries in the local manufacturing sector for possible anti-competitive practices. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Blistering finish nets Carlos 4-shot win
    Jobim Carlos turned in another blistering finish reminiscent of his recent breakthrough win at Riviera, birdying three of the last seven holes to shoot a 68 and beat Elmer Salvador and Albin Engino by four in the ICTSI Apo Golf Invitational here yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • PDIC sells P14 M foreclosed bank assets
    State-run Philippine Deposit Insurance Corp. (PDIC) raised P14.2 million from the sale of assets of closed banks last month. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Bongbong’s cheating claim is fake news – lawma...
    Caloocan City Rep. Edgar Erice yesterday branded as “fake news� the claim of defeated vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong� Marcos Jr. that he was cheated of victory in the 2016 elections. ... more
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  • Batang Gilas tired but raring to battle
    Batang Gilas endured a 31 1/2 hour trip from Manila to arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina, yesterday tired but raring to play Canada and New Zealand in tune-ups before engaging Croatia at the Newell’s Old Boys Arena in Rosario on June 30 to start its campaign at the fifth FIBA… ... more
    Philstar |Sports11 hours ago
  • Online recruitment seen to remain positive
    Online recruitment activity in the Philippines is expected to remain positive for the rest of the year on the back of favorable economic conditions, employment website Monster.com said. ... more
    Philstar |Biz11 hours ago
  • Edward Kelly suffers 2nd round KO loss in ONE Macau card
    Edward Kelly kept his assignment at bay. But that was only good for nearly two rounds. ... more
    Philstar |Sports14 hours ago
  • Kingad outpoints Ma in ONE Macau card
    Danny Kingad mounted a valiant stand before a divided crowd at the Studio City event center en route to a unanimous decision win over Ma Hao Bin in ONE Championship’s “Pinnacle of Power� preliminaries  here Saturday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports15 hours ago
  • Central bank warns public vs fake P10,000 banknote
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has warned the public against fictitious P10,000 bills. ... more
    Philstar |Biz18 hours ago
  • WATCH: Get to know this year’s Top 3 NBA Draft picks
    There are new kids on the block in the NBA. ... more
    Philstar |Sports22 hours ago
  • UE spoils Ricci Rivero’s UP debut in Got Skills Summe...
    Ricci Rivero officially wore the UP jersey for the first time on Friday at the Buddha Care Gym in Quezon City and made an immediate impact with 34 points ... more
    Philstar |Sports22 hours ago
  • 3 BIFF members surrender to military in Maguindanao
    Three more members of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters surrendered on Friday and pledged allegiance to the Philippine flag. ... more
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  • Pacquiao sets blockbuster undercard
    Manny Pacquiao has assembled a 12-fight, 108-round bill capped by his battle against WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina at the 16,000-seat Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15 with nine protagonists staking their unbeaten records and four world titles at stake. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • Tax amnesty futile without bank waiver, says think tank
    A planned tax amnesty program of the government would be pointless without the waiver of the bank secrecy law, according to fiscal policy think tank Action for Economic Reforms. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • 3 teams dispute last 2 semis slots
    BanKo-Perlas and Pocari-Air Force try to assure themselves of a playoff for a semifinal berth while PetroGazz seeks to firm up its own bid as the three teams go for crucial victories in their chase for the last two Final Four seats in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Reinforced… ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • Lack of impetus drags stocks lower
    Bearish sentiment prevailed in yesterday’s trading session, sending the stock market gauge further south. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Wild finish up as 4 share Apo Invitational lead
    Jobim Carlos checked an impending skid with a lone backside birdie but his one-over 73 enabled three others to force a four-way tie for the lead, guaranteeing a wild, woolly finish in the rich ICTSI Apo Golf Invitational yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • IRC Properties reorganizes on diversification into infrastr...
    IRC Properties Inc. is reorganizing its corporate structure as part of its diversification into the infrastructure sector as well as in the mass transport system industry. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Cargo Movers, Tornadoes duel in PSL opener
    F2 Logistics and Foton tangle in an early duel of the favorites today while Generika-Ayala and United Auctioneers-University of the Philippines collide at the start of the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • GOCC subsidies surge 125% in 4 months
    Subsidies extended by the national government to state-run corporations surged by a sharp 125 percent to P49.16 billion in the first four months from P21.82 billion in the same period last year, according to the Bureau of Treasury. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • 2 men, teen caught with P300,000 marijuana
    Two men and a teenager – all of whom reportedly sold illegal drugs to students – were arrested in separate stings in Metro Manila since Thursday. ... more
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  • YKK Asia kids boot camp under way
    Cristiano Ronaldo-wannabes from the underprivileged sector get a taste of learning and playing football the Real Madrid way with the staging of the YKK Asia Group Kids Football Clinic beginning today at McKinley Stadium in Taguig. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • EU supports off-grid hybrid power projects
    The European Union (EU) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are pushing for hybrid power projects in off-grid areas in the country. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Woman found dead at lodging inn in Iligan City
    A woman has been found dead at a lodging inn in this city. ... more
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  • Abe Avena nips Rolly Viray in playoff, bags Senior’s c...
    Abe Avena bucked wet condition and fought back from three down with four holes left then edged Rolly Viray in sudden death to regain the Philippine Senior and Mid-Amateur Open Championship crown at the Mt. Malarayat Golf and Country Club in Batangas here yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • Boracay Water hikes budget amid rehab
    Boracay Island Water Co. Inc. may adjust its five-year capital budget to allow it to accelerate the construction of the Yapak sewage treatment plant as part of the rehabilitation efforts in the island. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Slain anti-drug cop chief gets posthumous award
    President Duterte has posthumously conferred the Order of Lapu-Lapu, Rank of Kalasag on Chief Senior Inspector Michael Angelo Tubaña, police chief of Mallig, Isabela, who was killed in an anti-drug operation last Sunday. ... more
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  • POSF bets rule Spartan Cebu race
    Close to 2,000 obstacle course competitors, including those seeking slots in the 2018 Team World Championships in September, took part in the first Spartan Race in Cebu last Saturday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • New export development plan up for Duterte approval
    The Economic Development Cluster has submitted for President Duterte’s approval a new medium-term export development plan aimed at improving the global competitiveness of the country’s goods and services, the National Economic and Development Authority said yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Judge who ordered Matobato arrest appointed to Court of Appe...
    The regional trial court judge who ordered the arrest of self-confessed Davao death squad member Edgar Matobato was appointed as an associate justice of the Court of Appeals. ... more
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  • Who owns the players?
    Two eyebrow-raising stories caught our attention this week, necessitating clarification of the rights of athletes and of leagues over them. The answers won’t be pretty, but they will be real. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • Dennis Uy investing in ISM via private placement
    Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy is investing in ISM Communications Corp. by subscribing to the company’s shares through a private placement. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Lawyer gunned down in Rizal
    A lawyer and a security guard at a subdivision were killed in a gun attack in Cainta, Rizal on Thursday. ... more
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  • EDITORIAL – Preventing abuse
    For going shirtless outside his house in Novaliches, Quezon City, Genesis Argoncillo is dead. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion1 day ago
  • 4 mining firms fail MICC audit
    Four mining sites out of the 27 earlier ordered closed or suspended by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources have failed the review conducted by the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council, the Department of Finance said yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • NFA allays fears of rice shortage; imports arrive
    The National Food Authority has allayed fears of a rice shortage as imports from Vietnam have started to arrive. ... more
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  • Decayed
    Drive around Manila today and you will understand how cities die. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion1 day ago
  • 6 drug suspects killed in shootings in past 2 days
    Five suspected drug dealers were killed in alleged shootouts with anti-narcotics agents in Camarines Sur, Cavite, Davao City and Bulacan while a drug surrenderee was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men in Ilocos Norte in the past two days. ... more
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