Rain in Palawan, parts of Mindanao due to intertropical convergence zone–Pagasa

THE intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) will continue to affect the province of Palawan and parts of Mindanao, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Friday. According…READ MORE

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Magnitude 4.1 quake hits Davao Occidental — Phivolcs

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit Davao Occidental on Friday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) said. The quake that struck at 2:15 a.m. 63 kilometers (km) east…READ MORE

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Roque pulls off surprise, will run for senator, after all

FORMER presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. surprised everyone on Wednesday when he filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for senator at the Commission on Elections and not as partylist representative….READ MORE

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Ex-presidential bet, Poe ‘tormentor’ on ‘new mission’ in 2019 polls

REMEMBER Rizalito David, the former Senate employee who ran for President in 2016 and gained prominence when he filed a disqualification case against Senator Grace Poe before the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) for not being a natural-born citizen? David on Tuesday filed his certificate for candidacy (CoC) for senator, together with Alberto Alba, his running mate in 2016. […]

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Junjun Binay files candidacy for Makati mayor, sets up head-to-head with ‘ate’

FORMER Makati mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. on Tuesday filed his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for Makati mayor, accompanied by his sister Sen. Nancy Binay. This means that Junjun Binay will go head-to-head with incumbent and older sister Mar-Len Abigail who previously asked him not to run. In a television interview aired on Monday […]

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Pregnant Duchess of Sussex starts official Australian tour

SYDNEY: A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex started the first day of official engagements of a royal tour of Australia on Tuesday with the public focus on the former Meghan Markle’s newly announced pregnancy. Meghan wore a tight-fitting cream dress by Australian designer Karen Gee that barely revealed a royal bump as they were […]

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Roxas back in political arena, files candidacy for senator

FORMER senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas 2nd was the first individual to file his certificate of candidacy (CoC) for senator on Tuesday, more than two years after he lost in the presidential elections to then Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Running under the opposition Liberal Party (LP), Roxas said that he decided to try to regain […]

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his company Vulcan Inc. announced. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called Allen’s contributions to […]

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China purrs over rare white tiger triplets

KUNMING, China: Three playful white Bengal tiger cubs are charming visitors as they clamber around their enclosure at a zoo in China. The rare, blue-eyed triplets were born nearly three months ago at the Yunnan Wildlife Zoo in Kunming, and made their public debut in early October. “The oldest one—the largest—is very naughty and has […]

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