Nadia Lim honouring her father’s wish

A year after her father died, celebrity chef Nadia Lim is honouring his legacy fulfilling his plans to help the underprivileged in Cambodia. Her father Ken had visited Cambodia twice with wife Julie… Source: Nadia…


Speaker: Poe unstoppable

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas has to prove he can win next year’s presidential election or President Aquino has no choice but to endorse the “unstoppable” Sen. Grace Poe as the administration’s standard-bearer, House Speaker Feliciano…



Pope: Corruption is gangrene of people

ASUNCION, Paraguay—Pope Francis decried the scourge of corruption as the “gangrene of a people” on Saturday in Paraguay, one of the poorest countries in South America and where graft is rampant.   The 78-year-old Pope—in…




WBO strips Mayweather of title he won vs Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not exempted from following the rules. The World Boxing Organization (WBO) made this clear when, on Monday (US time), it stripped Mayweather of the welterweight world title he won after beating…


‘Egay’ triggers floods in northern Luzon

Rain dumped by Tropical Storm “Egay” (international name: Linfa) triggered floods and landslides that slowed down vehicular traffic in major roads in Isabela, La Union and the upland Cordillera provinces on Sunday.   Strong winds…


WHO cites need for HIV screening

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday underscored the importance of intensified HIV screening programs to stem the AIDS epidemic in Asia-Pacific.   In a statement, Dr. Shin Young-soo, WHO regional director for the Western…



VP Binay lambasts Aquino administration at UNA launch

Vice President Jejomar Binay delivered an emotionally charged speech lambasting the Aquino administration as he formally launched his United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) party before thousands of supporters in Makati, the city of his political origins….


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Political Dynasties

There have been attempts to prohibit dynastic political families, but these failed and instead they became even more powerful than ever. Read more…



Nubo Hotel Manila

Robert de Niro, Australian billionaire James Packer and their business partners formally opened Asia’s first Nobu Hotel in Manila. The 321-room hotel within the bayside casino and entertainment City of Dreams complex.The hotel is just…