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  • Rebuilding Green Archers: Silent waters run deep
    When La Salle parades their lineup for the 12th edition of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup this Saturday, they’ll not only have a different look but also a different style of offense. ... more
    Philstar |Sports3 hours ago
  • Adamson’s Simon Camacho aiming to make his Cavite home...
    Simon Camacho is grateful to Akari-Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren for giving him the exposure and confidence. ... more
    Philstar |Sports3 hours ago
  • Matthysse ‘relieved’ to see Pacquiao’s ch...
    Lucas Matthysse endured a back-breaking 30-hour journey from his native Argentina to the Philippines, believing the long trip will be well worth it. It turned out, he was correct. ... more
    Philstar |Sports4 hours ago
  • San Andres rules CEZA motocross
    Reigning Rider of the Year Kenneth San Andres of Kawasaki-JBS team stamped his dominance in the 2018 CEZA-Eastern Hawaii National Motocross Championship, winning both the premier MX1 and MX2 divisions of the national series at the world-class Cagayan Economic Zone Authority track here on Sunday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Economic legs
    The market plunged mid week in reaction to the weak OFW remittance data, a market analyst said. A sliding PSE index shouldn’t be a serious concern just yet because market volatility everywhere has been high. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Tanod caught with P10-million shabu
    A barangay tanod or watchman in Taguig City was arrested yesterday for alleged possession of two kilos of shabu with an estimated street value of P10 million during a drug bust in Barangay Central Bicutan. ... more
    Philstar13 hours ago
  • Non-partisan Comelec
    For those eyeing to run for barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14, you have until office hours today to file your individual certificates of candidacy at the offices of the Commission on Elections all around the country. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion13 hours ago
  • 8 bridges linking Luzon, Visayas to be built
    The government plans to construct eight bridges with a combined cost of P269.19 billion to improve the interconnectivity of islands in the Visayas and link these areas to Luzon, the Department of Finance said yesterday. ... more
    Philstar13 hours ago
  • Will Manila protest military planes?
    In landing air force transport planes on Panganiban Reef, Beijing lied to the world about not militarizing its artificial islands in the South China Sea. It reneged on promises to Manila of non-provocative acts. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion13 hours ago
  • Drug war: 1 dead, P3-million shabu seized
    Another drug suspect was killed in a police operation in Bulacan yesterday. ... more
    Philstar13 hours ago
  • ‘Lolos’ – good and bad
    Like a blast from the past, I received a call from my friend Jun, a road safety expert, and I automatically assumed we would be talking about cars, traffic, or road safety. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion13 hours ago
  • 4 slain in Rizal gun attacks
    Four persons, two of them women, were gunned down in Rizal on Wednesday. ... more
    Philstar13 hours ago
  • Losing friends
    Why did they push him to run, President Duterte wanted to know, and then engage in corruption after he recruited them to his government? ... more
    Philstar |Opinion13 hours ago
  • 84 Bukidnon barangays declared poll hotspots
    At least 84 of 464 barangays in Bukidnon have been identified as areas of concern during the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. ... more
    Philstar13 hours ago
  • EDITORIAL – Stealing from scholars
    It’s the summer break, and many high school graduates are pondering the careers they hope to pursue. A college degree can be expensive. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion13 hours ago
  • Erap spends birthday with poor, orphans
    Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada distributed gift packs to 3,300 residents of the Baseco Compound in Port Area and Delpan in Tondo as he celebrated his 81st birthday yesterday. ... more
    Philstar13 hours ago
  • For the common good
    Obviously, the diehard supporters and staunch defenders of incumbent President Duterte are relying more on social media to convey their message of admiration and praise for their idol. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion13 hours ago
  • Belingon stakes win run vs Leone
    Kevin “The Silencer� Belingon stakes his four-bout win streak and tries to firm up his standing as the top contender in the bantamweight division as he takes on American Andrew Leone tonight in the main event of ONE: Heroes of Honor at the MOA Arena. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • BPI to redevelop Makati head office
    The skyline of the central business district in Makati City is set to change with the redevelopment of the 40-year old headquarters of Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands at the corner of Ayala and Paseo de Roxas avenues. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Cuyom adds to Calabarzon gold run
    Calabarzon continued to sizzle on the tracks as Eliza Cuyom took the secondary girls 100m hurdles gold in another record-breaking feat in the Palarong Pambansa at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium here yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Stocks plummet to 1-year low
    Local share prices further went south yesterday, triggering a bloodbath not seen in over two years, as investors dumped their holdings on fears of escalating US-China trade confict and rising inflation at home. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Le Tour de Filipinas hits road May 20
    The Le Tour de Filipinas returns to the so-called “Cradle of Philippine Cycling� for its ninth edition on May 20-23, pedaling from Quezon City to Baguio passing through the sport’s hotbeds Nueva Ecija and Pangasinan. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Hot money inflow hits 3-year high in March
    Foreign portfolio investments swung to a net inflow of $1.13 billion in March, the highest in more than three years, after the government successfully raised P12 billion ($230 million) from the maiden issuance of Panda bonds, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Gleeson fires record-tying 65, takes PGT Luisita lead
    Aussie David Gleeson missed setting a new course record at Luisita but achieved grabbing the lead, his seven-under 65 in super hot condition shoving him past a surprisingly tough Erwin Arcillas in the third round of the $100,000 ICTSI Luisita Championship here yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Shell remains keen on LNG, renewables
    The local unit of energy giant Royal Dutch Shell is pursuing liqufied natural gas and renewable energy projects as part of the group’s global thrust to provide cleaner energy, its top official said. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Milo to launch community-based sports programs
    Milo Philippines reaffirms its commitment to provide the Filipino youth opportunities to be more active in sports and at the same time promote active lifestyle among the youngsters as it launches the Milo Champ Camp and the Barangay Milo Liga. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Holidays prompt temporary cut in TDF offer
    Higher demand for cash during the upcoming Labor Day and barangay election holidays has prompted the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to reduce anew the volume of term deposits to be offered next week. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • PBA struts stuff anew overseas
    The Philippine Basketball Association is going overseas again, bringing official games to Dubai, and possibly to Guam and in US mainland. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • GOCC subsidies decline in Jan-Feb
    State corporations received P9.13 billion in subsidies from the national government in February, 8.68 percent lower than the previous year’s P9.99 billion, according to the Bureau of the Treasury. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Pacquiao, Matthysse offered rich purse?
    Manny Pacquiao’s longtime adviser, Mike Koncz, said Pacquiao is bound to earn more than what he did for his three previous fights against Tim Bradley, Jessie Vargas and Jeff Horn when he clashes with WBA titlist Lucas Matthysse on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Gabby Lopez steps down as ABS-CBN chairman
    ABS-CBN Corp.’s board of directors has elected Eugenio “Gabby� Lopez as the media and entertainment firm’s chairman emeritus, while his cousin Martin Lopez will succeed him as chairman of the board. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Revellers, Jawbreakers move to D-League final
    Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian and Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum finished off their fancied rivals in contrasting fashions to arrange a showdown of lower ranked sides for the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup crown at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Infra spending jumps 44% to P50 billion in February
    The government’s infrastructure expenditures in February jumped by nearly 44 percent to P50.5 billion from a year ago level of P35.1 billion as a result of road project completions and other capital outlays of various agencies, the Department of Budget and Management reported yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Fortune back in Manny’s camp?
    Australian strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune may be tapped by Manny Pacquiao to rejoin his team in preparing to battle WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina even as there is still no final decision on whether trainer Freddie Roach will be asked to reunite with the challenger. ... more
    Philstar |Sports13 hours ago
  • Minimum P200 billion investments for 3rd telco player â€...
    Interested investors who want to enter the Philippine telecommunications industry should be ready to invest at least P200 billion, if they want to compete with existing major players, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Biz13 hours ago
  • Matthysse ‘relieved’ to see Pacquiao’s ch...
    Lucas Matthysse endured a back-breaking 30-hour journey from his native Argentina to the Philippines, believing the long trip will be well worth it. It turned out, he was correct. ... more
    Philstar |Sports14 hours ago
  • Pradera, Wack Wack shine in jungolf tourney
    Pradera bagged titles in two categories but failed to score a sweep as Wack Wack averted it by winning a title in the 2018 PAL-JGFP Interclub Championship. ... more
    Philstar |Sports15 hours ago
  • DOF: New telco player needs an estimated P200B to compete
    A new challenger in the country’s wireless communications industry should prepare a P200-billion war chest to compete with incumbents PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc., the country’s Finance chief said on Thursday. ... more
    Philstar |Biz17 hours ago
  • Voyager Innovations inaugurates DigiHub
    PLDT, Inc.’s digital innovations unit Voyager Innovations, Inc. on Thursday inaugurated DigiHub, a physical facility in Voyager’s Launchpad headquarters that Filipino entrepreneurs can use as a space for consultation and mentoring. ... more
    Philstar |Biz20 hours ago
  • DICT issues revised policy guidelines for new telco playerâ...
    The Department of Information and Communications Technology has revised its policy guidelines for the entry of a new player that will challenge a longstanding duopoly in the country’s telecommunications industry. ... more
    Philstar |Biz22 hours ago
  • DAR awards 504 hectares to agrarian reform beneficiaries in ...
    At least 745 farmers in the towns of Balbalan, Lubuagan, Pasil, Pinukpuk, Rizal, Tinglayan, and in Tabuk City in Kalinga province now own the land that they have been tilling for decades. ... more
    Philstar22 hours ago
  • Ateneo looking to sort out deep, talented team in Filoil cag...
    This year, it will be more of the same for the Blue Eagles — an opportunity to develop. And see where the chips may fall. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • Online hiring activity up in February, January — repo...
    E-recruitment activities in the Philippines further picked up in the first two months of the year on the back of bullish outlook on the country’s economy, according to online hiring website Monster.com. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • LTFRB suspends P2 per minute charge of Grab
    The Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board on Tuesday ordered the suspension of Grab's travel time charge of P2/minute. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • Foton’s Carlos passes test of character
    She may have failed to light up the scoreboard, but Tots Carlos made a very strong first impression when she debuted for Foton in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Grand Prix. ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • New Amazon feature makes international shopping easier for P...
    Over 45 million items from the United States are just one click away for Filipino shoppers, Amazon said. ... more
    Philstar |Biz1 day ago
  • LeBron erupts for 46 point as Cavaliers even series with Pac...
    LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers, 100-97, ... more
    Philstar |Sports1 day ago
  • Senate to probe missing P59.8-M SAF allowance
    The Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs is set to conduct an investigation into the alleged withholding of some P59.8 million in daily subsistence allowance and hazardous pay for members of the Special Action Force. ... more
    Philstar2 days ago
  • Controlling technology
    The term “technology titans� refers to a handful of technology-based companies that have become so dominant that they are being accused of being BAADD – big, anti-competitive, addictive and destructive to democracy. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion2 days ago
  • Anti-cigarette drive for full implementation
    The Department of Education said that their anti-cigarette campaign will be fully implemented in all schools nationwide by the opening of school year 2018-2019 this June. ... more
    Philstar |Edu2 days ago
  • National Youth Commission: Low turnout of SK poll bets
    Many positions in the Sangguniang Kabataan may not be filled if the turnout of candidates will not increase, according to the National Youth Commission. ... more
    Philstar2 days ago
  • Oral arguments
    I’m not a lawyer, but there are issues involving legal matters that interest me, as, I am sure, others too. ... more
    Philstar |Opinion2 days ago
  • Mapúa implements adaptive curricula
    Mapúa University, one of the premiere schools in the country, has designed and is now implementing adaptive curricula for its college programs. ... more
    Philstar |Edu2 days ago
  • Floirendo faces trial over Tadeco case
    The Sandiganbayan will proceed with the trial of Davao del Norte Second District Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. in connection with his alleged unlawful financial interests in a banana plantation doing business with the government. ... more
    Philstar2 days ago
  • ALI gains control of Malaysian firm
    Ayala Land Inc., the integrated property developer of the Ayala Group, is expanding its presence in Malaysia after acquiring a 72.31 percent stake in Malaysian property company MCT Bhd. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
  • State universities to help fledgling firms
    Strategically located state universities and colleges will be harnessed to help enhance the development of struggling enterprises in their respective regions. ... more
    Philstar |Edu2 days ago
  • Legends converge for a good cause
    Six PBA legends visited the pro league office in Libis the other day to discuss ways of assisting former players who are in need of medical treatment or attention. ... more
    Philstar |Sports2 days ago
  • Weak peso, inflation spike may prompt BSP rate hike
    The weak peso and higher inflation may prompt the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to finally raise interest rates next month. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
  • 85 private techvoc schools face legal suits
    At least 85 vocational schools in several regions nationwide face possible closure and legal suits for alleged corrupt practices. ... more
    Philstar |Edu2 days ago
  • Pacquiao wants Duterte at ringside
    Manny Pacquiao wants President Duterte to be at ringside when the Filipino boxing icon challenges Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ... more
    Philstar |Sports2 days ago
  • MVP: No pressure to divest in Rocket
    PLDT Inc. plans to hold on to its remaining stake in Rocket Internet as it expects improvement in the European company’s share price in the long term. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
  • 1,694 schools selected for NAT-12
    A total of 1,694 public and private senior high schools nationwide have been randomly selected by the Department of Education (DepEd) to administer the National Achievement Test (NAT-12) for Grade 12 students. ... more
    Philstar |Edu2 days ago
  • Obscure Filipinos seize 1-2 at PGTA Luisita
    Rolando Marabe tripped with a bogey on the last hole but took a step ahead with a 69, leading an unlikely 1-2 charge by the unfancied Filipino bets as Erwin Arcillas moved to joint second with a solid 68 midway through the $100,000 ICTSI Luisita Championship at the Luisita Golf… ... more
    Philstar |Sports2 days ago
  • Q1 sales slowed for vehicle importers
    Vehicle importers suffered a sales slowdown in the first quarter as higher auto excise taxes dampened demand for new purchases. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
  • Jawbreakers, Revellers go for clinchers
    Che’Lu Bar and Grill-San Sebastian and Zark’s Burgers-Lyceum try to arrange an interesting showdown for the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup crown as they go for a sweep over their top-seeded rivals at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig today. ... more
    Philstar |Sports2 days ago
  • Sales of sugary drinks further weaken in February
    Sales of sugar-sweetened beverages in supermarkets and sari-sari or convenience stores further soured in February following the first wave of price hikes due to the implementation of higher excise taxes. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
  • Veruel Verdadero still Palaro fastest
    Calabarzon’s Veruel Verdadero emerged as Palaro’s fastest man for the second straight year as he dominated the 100m dash in record-breaking fashion at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium here yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports2 days ago
  • Philippine Business Bank raising P5 B for capital expenditur...
    Philippine Business Bank hopes to raise P5 billion as it continues to explore capital raising avenues to strengthen the bank’s balance sheet. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
  • Tigers repel Falcons, earn last F4 seat
    Arnold Bautista presided over the endgame assault as University of Santo Tomas outlasted Adamson, 25-20, 25-23, 19-25, 23-25, 15-11, to claim the last Final Four seat in the UAAP Season 80 men’s volleyball tourney at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan yesterday. ... more
    Philstar |Sports2 days ago
  • Index turns green as investors pick up bargains
    Stock market investors returned to the market yesterday to hunt for bargains, allowing the index to enjoy its first positive finish since Thursday last week. ... more
    Philstar |Biz2 days ago
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