Showing latest news headlines from the Philippine Star newspaper
Roldan reigns in ABC bowl - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Boy Roldan of Boysen Paints scored 1015 to capture the Group 3 crown while Jimmy Ocampo of American Wires scored 1108 and Boyet Libiran of Steeltech posted 1250 to rule Group 2 and Group 1, respectively, in the ...
Pascua heads Cebuana junior netfest winners - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Kidron Pascua crushed LJ Quines, 6-1, 6-1, to cop the 10-and-under crown and emerge the lone local bet to win in the Cebuana age-group tennis tournament in Valenzuela, Bulacan recently. Metro Manila and Northern and Southern Luzon ...
Policemen to watch super fight on PPV - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - The Public Safety Mutual Benefits Fund Inc. and a private company agreed to shoulder the cost of the pay-per-view of the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight, enabling around 1,000 policemen based in Camp Crame to watch the ...
End of the line for Veloso - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Filipina death convict Mary Jane Veloso has lost her last legal recourse to stay the hand of the executioner with the Indonesian court’s rejection of her second appeal for a judicial review of her case. The court’s decision ...
‘Pacmania’ in PeopleAsia - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - • PeopleAsia gives a blow-by-blow, pound-for-pound account of the saga of “Pambansang Kamao” Manny Pacquiao as “Pacmania” sweeps the country and the world. In a special issue headlined, “The Ultimate Battle ...
ISIS has not penetrated Phl – AFP - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Security officials yesterday maintained that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has not penetrated the Philippines following an expert’s warning that the group poses a threat to the country. “There are no ISIS (members) in ...
Pump prices up anew - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Oil companies announced yesterday another round of price hikes with independent oil firms among the first to issue their respective announcements. PTT Philippines, the local subsidiary of Thailand’s biggest oil firm, and Phoenix ...
Starwood Hotels expands Phl presence with the signing of Westin Manila Sonata - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. yesterday announced the signing of The Westin Manila Sonata Place and The Residences at The Westin Manila Sonata Place, a new-build property owned by Robinsons Land Corp. that marks the Westin ...
Floyd guarantees knockout win - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Floyd Mayweather Jr. has guaranteed to knock out Manny Pacquiao inside five rounds when they face off in their WBC/WBA/WBO unification welterweight title fight in Las Vegas this Saturday (Sunday morning, Manila time) but unconvinced ...
The 2015 US Fine Foods Show - Philstar
CEBU, Philippines – A two-day food expo that highlighted a variety of high quality U.S. food and beverage products took place in Cebu last week - effectively serving as an avenue where foodies and local food industry players met with the major suppliers ...
A garden of Seafood Treats - Philstar
CEBU, Philippines – On the surface, it would seem that the city's "sutukil" venues don't really differ much from each other - what with almost all of them offering what can be described as a generic bill of regular specialties and seasonal highlights.
Butterbeer and Potato Chips - Philstar
CEBU, Philippines – Here's a special mid-summer treat - two mugs of chilled Butterbeer and a basket of homestyle potato chips. Those familiar with Harry Potter, whether the book or the movie series, would probably know what Butterbeer is, a cold, creamy ...
ABS-CBN wins at 2015 New York Festivals - Philstar
CEBU, Philippines – ABS-CBN won a bronze medal in the Cinematography category at the recently concluded prestigious New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Films 2015 for its documentary “Yolanda (Haiyan).” “We were just told, as I was accepting the ...
Battle reenactment ‘not just a show’ - Philstar
CEBU, Philippines- With the majestic Liberty Shrine, the beach and horde of mangroves as backdrop, the Battle of Mactan came back to life yesterday, 494 years after its fateful occurrence on the shores of what is now Barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City.
DTI warns consumers on bogus sales people - Philstar
CEBU, Philippines- The Department of Trade and Industry-Cebu has cautioned consumers against bogus house-to-house dealers who are probably selling substandard products. This warning followed a number of complaints that DTI Cebu has received in recent weeks.