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Wednesday, December 12, 2018






Extrajudicial killing

Why the Universal Declaration of Human Rights matters in the Philippines

Human rights groups and advocates are reflecting on the state of human rights in the Philippines and around the globe as the world celebrated...
Paolo Duterte during a Senate hearing

Paolo Duterte tagged 3 bishops as destabilizers, but one is non-existent

A priest slammed former Davao Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte's list of supposed destabilizers that included three bishops and noted that they are already retired,...
Milwaukee Bucks

NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again

Malcom Brogdon made two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the...
Jeepney drivers tariff expense

With rolled back fare, jeepney drivers will pay for another round of paperwork

Passengers in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon will soon be enjoying the cheaper jeepney base fare of P9 after the government rolled back...
Treaty of Paris

Filipinos look back on 1898 Treaty of Paris 120 years later

Filipinos are looking back at the 1898 Treaty of Paris, where the Philippines and other territories were ceded by the dwindling Spanish Empire to...
A home owned by the family of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail

TORONTO/BEIJING — A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing fears...
Drone shot

Why drone photo of Baguio ‘traffic parol’ violates CAAP regulations

A drone shot of vehicles in gridlock at Pacdal Circle, Baguio City was admired for how it captured the traffic congestion that resembled a...

Fortnite, K-pop, royal wedding make this year’s #YouTubeRewind

The much awaited summary of everything we enjoyed on video sharing platform YouTube all year is out and has gained more than 20 million...
Bernie Grundman

Get to know the audio engineer who remastered Eraserheads’ debut album

An award-winning audio engineer was hired to do the remastering of OPM rock band Eraserheads’s debut album “Ultraelectromagneticpop!” which will also be released in...
Bong Revilla Jr.

Questions being asked about Bong Revilla’s acquittal

The Sandiganbayan's decision to acquit former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. from plunder charges arising from the pork barrel scam was questioned by a...
LeBron James

Report: LeBron open to Anthony joining him in L.A.

LeBron James reportedly hasn't asked Los Angeles Lakers management to acquire Carmelo Anthony, but that doesn't mean the two have no chance of playing...

Azkals fans still looking up despite loss to Vietnam in Suzuki Cup

The faithful fans of the Philippine Men's National Football team still believe in the country's bright future in football despite a 2-1 loss in...
A woman walks by a Huawei logo at a shopping mall in Shanghai

U.S. probe of China’s Huawei includes bank fraud accusations — sources

WASHINGTON — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer was arrested as part of a U.S. investigation into an alleged scheme...
Earth in outer space

Reach for the stars: Congress passes bill creating Philippine Space Agency

The Philippines might have its own national space agency soon after Congress approved a bill on its third and final reading that mandates the...
Arrested person

Philippines to deport American Catholic priest wanted for sex crimes

MANILA — Philippine law enforcement agents have arrested a 77-year-old American Catholic priest on a warrant for sex crimes issued by a court in the...
Kuku TNC

Why a Filipino esports player was banned from a major Dota 2 tournament

Carlo "Kuku" Palad, a Dota 2 player for Filipino esports team TNC Predator, was banned from attending an upcoming tournament after he was found...
Priest hugs man with HIV

Catholic priest hugs HIV-positive person to help break stigma

Filipinos were amazed when a priest hugged a young man who declared that he has human immunodeficiency virus or HIV in the midst of...
UP Juan Gomez de Liano

#Atin82: Why UP Fighting Maroons fans are looking forward to next UAAP season

Fans of the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons are professing their faith in their men's basketball team's potential to reap further success in...
Paul George Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George game-winner caps Thunder rally vs. Nets

Paul George hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds remaining and finished with a season-high 47 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied for...
Road accident

Death of UST student as passenger a warning against drowsy driving

A passenger of a popular ride-hailing service died in a car crash after the driver struggled against drowsiness. The victim, 20-year-old Marko De Guzman, succumbed...