Month: April 2024

CHINA WAR SHIPS SWARM AT WPS; BIGGEST U.S.-PHL DRILLS HEAT UP; France, Australia, 12 nations gird for gaes, G 7 airs support

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE Editor in Chief and Managing Editor MANILA/WASHINGTON – As close to 17,000 troopers from the Philippines and the United States stage their biggest air, sea and land war games in years in West Philippine…

First Lady Liza chides VP Sara, President downplays rift

By Jennifer T. Santos MANILA – First Lady Liza Araneta Marcos threw a potshot at Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte in a tell-all interview, surprising administration supporters but President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. immediately downplayed the rift before it…

PNP steps up manhunt for Pastor Quiboloy

 TACLOBAN CITY – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rommel Francisco Marbil  said they are doing their best to arrest fugitive pastor Apollo Quiboloy. Speaking to reporters during his brief visit at the Police Regional Office 8 headquarters in Palo, Leyte,…

After radio return in July, ABS-CBN shows back on Channel 2 via Villar’s AMBS

By  Jennifer T. Santos and Jennifer T. Santos ABS-CBN may yet be back on its strong feet and luster again as a premier television, radio and broadcast network. This as the once mighty network which lost its Congressional franchise during…

Yulo nets gold in Qatar; fencer, rower latest to gain berths for Paris Olympics

MANILA – The Philippines’ Carlos Yulo scored a gold over the weekend at the International Gymnastics Federation’s World Cup in Doha, Qatar. This as more Filipino athletes have secured their berths in the Philippine delegation to the Paris Olympics which…

Upsurge of US investments seen following PHL Dialogue – Recto

WASHINGTON/MANILA – An upsurge of American investments into the country is expected following the highly successful Philippine Dialogue in Washington, D.C..  Finance Secretary Ralph Recto showcased before American investors the visionary leadership of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and his administration’s…

No reason to replace VP Sara as DepEd chief – Marcos

MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. does not see any reason to replace Vice President Sara Duterte as Education Secretary amid her reported rift with First Lady Liza Marcos. In an interview in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, Marcos said…

FAMAS Awards rites set; Marian Rivera, Dingdong Dantes to get top grosser trophy for ‘Rewind’

Reel and real couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes will be given special honors at this year’s Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards. The actors will both receive the FAMAS Bida sa Takilya Award, which are given…

Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia reunite in new film ‘Un/happy For You’

Don’t look now but former couple Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto are reuniting in a new film with an uncanny title “Un/happy For You.” An announcement on their home studio ABS-CBN, mother company of Star Cinema, disclosed that the new…

ALICE H. REYES: Blue bloods

One of my favorite television shows in America  is “Blue Bloods”, which is about the Reagan family in New York City.      The show’s cast is led by  Tom Selleck of Magnum P.I. fame and includes Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget…