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  • UAAP: ‘Hungrier’ UE Red Warriors excited to parade new recruits
    on September 29, 2023 at 3:03 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — University of the East coach Jack Santiago can’t wait to see what his new recruits can offer when the host team kicks off its campaign against the University of Santo Tomas in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament opener on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena. Despite […]

  • Hardline Republican holdouts push U.S. gov’t closer to shutdown
    on September 29, 2023 at 2:57 pm

        WASHINGTON – The U.S. government was two days from a partial shutdown on Friday, as a handful of hardline House Republicans refused to support a bipartisan stopgap spending bill meant to give lawmakers more time to negotiate a full-year deal. The National Park Service will close, […]

  • PCSO ordered to pay P12 million Lotto jackpot to man with damaged ticket
    on September 29, 2023 at 1:17 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to give the more than P12 million prize to a man whose jackpot winning ticket was damaged by a flat iron. In a 17-page decision, the SC’s second division, through Associate Justice Jhosep […]

  • UAAP allowing players with special guest license from other leagues
    on September 29, 2023 at 1:02 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The UAAP has added a new rule allowing student-athletes from other collegiate leagues, who played professionally with a special guest license (SGL) from the Games and Amusement Board, to still play in the basketball competition after a one-year residency. The league’s […]

  • Over P445K worth of smuggled meat seized in Cavite
    on September 29, 2023 at 12:48 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture confiscated smuggled Indian buffalo meat in Dasmarias City, Cavite on Wednesday. The smuggled meat was found in a Kadiwa wet market through a joint inspection by the Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Inspectorate […]

  • NCAA: Clint Escamis, Paolo Hernandez fuel Mapua rout of San Beda
    on September 29, 2023 at 12:28 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—Mapua made quick work of San Beda, 75-57, in the NCAA Season 99 men’s basketball tournament at San Juan Arena on Friday. The Cardinals, who now share the top spot with Lyceum with a 2-0 record, came out hot as early as the first quarter, and that energy from the starters […]

  • UAAP: Nic Cabañero happy to be part of UST’s revival bid under Pido Jarencio
    on September 29, 2023 at 12:09 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Nic Cabaero had to sacrifice his curly hair as returning University of Santo Tomas coach Pido Jarencio brought back his trademark buzz cut requirement for his players in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament. But the third-year UST guard didn’t regret cutting his […]

  • Gilas’ winning streak snapped by Mongolia in Asian Games 3×3
    on September 29, 2023 at 11:42 am

    MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas’ three-game winning streak in the Asian Games 3×3 basketball showcase met its end on Friday. The Nationals bowed to Mongolia, 21-12, finding very few answers to the enemy’s pinpoint shooting at Deqing Basketball Court in Hangzhou, China. Bismarck Lina had […]

  • Jerom Lastimosa jersey retired by Adamson ahead of his final UAAP year
    on September 29, 2023 at 11:14 am

    MANILA, Philippines — Adamson has immortalized Jerom Lastimosa’s jersey No.7 ahead of his final playing year in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament starting on Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena. The school on Friday held a jersey retirement for the graduating guard during its Pep […]

  • Environmental activists Tamano, Castro seek Supreme Court protection
    on September 29, 2023 at 11:09 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The environmental defenders Jhed Tamano and Jonila Castro have asked the Supreme Court (SC) for protective writs from state security agents. In their petition dated September 28, they urged the SC to issue writs of Amparo and Habeas Data and a temporary protection order. […]

  • UAAP: Topex not backing down from La Salle ‘championship or bust’ challenge
    on September 29, 2023 at 11:04 am

    MANILA, Philippines — New La Salle coach Topex Robinson is embracing the pressure of fulfilling the “championship or bust” goal for the Green Archers in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament starting this weekend at Mall of Asia Arena. Robinson, who took over the La Salle coaching […]

  • Inflation drops sharply in Europe
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:58 am

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Inflation that has been plaguing Europeans declined sharply in September, strengthening hopes that consumers will eventually get relief from costlier groceries, vacations and haircuts — and that the European Central Bank won’t have to further restrict the economy by raising […]

  • INQToday: Pagasa: LPA east of Central Luzon enters PAR, now tropical depression Jenny
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:54 am

    https://youtube.com/live/f-lj2ubyxIw Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:   Marcos breaks silence on China’s barrier: ‘We are not looking for trouble’ President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday stressed his commitment to continue to protect the Philippine territories […]

  • PNP-IAS recommends 59-day suspension for 20 cops in Jemboy Baltazar slay
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:50 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) is reviewing the recommendation to suspend the cops involved in the killing of 17-year-old Jemboy Baltazar in Navotas City. According to Philippine National Police (PNP) Public Information Office chief Col. Jean Fajardo on […]

  • NCAA: St. Benilde outlasts JRU in another heated affair
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:23 am

    MANILA, Philippines–College of St. Benilde had to dig deep to defeat rival Jose Rizal University in a heated overtime encounter, 93-85, in the NCAA Season 99 men’s basketball tournament at San Juan Arena on Friday. Last season, the two teams were the brunt of controversy after John Amores’ […]

  • Asian stocks end grim Q3 on brighter note, rate worries linger
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:17 am

    SINGAPORE – Asianshares had their best day in weeks on Friday but were still on track for their worst quarterly performance in a year as worries over elevated interest rates dragged on sentiment, while the dollar wobbled and oil prices held their ground. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific […]

  • DENR suspends protected land agreement deal with SBSI
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:09 am

    MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has suspended its Protected Area Community-Based Resource Management Agreement (PACBRMA) with Socorro Bayanihan Services Inc. (SBSI), it announced on Friday. According to its statement, DENR secretary Ma. Antonia […]

  • 10 agencies’ secret funds chopped to boost WPS guardians’ budget — Quimbo
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:04 am

    MANILA, Philippines — There are ten agencies so far that have been affected in the House of Representatives leadership’s quest to cut confidential and intelligence funds (CIF) and allocate them to offices in charge of defending the West Philippine Sea, Marikina 2nd District Rep. Stella Quimbo […]

  • Taste, tradition, and trade: The impact of geographical indications on Filipino and European markets
    on September 29, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Europe is a captivating blend of art, history, culture, and natural beauty. From the architectural wonders of Paris and Vienna to the tranquil beauty of Scandinavia’s landscapes, every experience for visitors and locals is deeply enriched by the unique offerings of each region. Beyond iconic […]

  • Nesthy Petecio bows out early in Asian Games boxing
    on September 29, 2023 at 9:49 am

    HANGZHOU, China—Nesthy Petecio became the latest casualty in the short list of promising Filipino medalists at the 19th Asian Games. Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yu Ting delivered the cataclysmic blow by upending Petecio, 4-1, on Friday at Hangzhou Gymnasium here, showing the Filipino Olympic silver […]