Showing latest news headlines from the Philippine Star newspaper
Pentagon execs: US Navy to send ships near man-made islands - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Pentagon officials told a US-based military newspaper that the United States Navy is gearing to deploy a surface ship near China's artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. The Navy Times on Thursday cited unnamed military ...
Binay-Honasan tandem officially launched in Cebu today - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - The opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) will officially launch today in Cebu City the tandem of Vice President Jejomar Binay and Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan for the 2016 elections. Binay said Binay-Gringo (Bin-Go ...
20 years to hack OMRs’ - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Smartmatic International Corp. has given assurance the optical mark readers (OMR) to be used in the 2016 elections cannot be hacked, saying it would take 20 years to tamper with the voting machines. Smartmatic Philippines project ...
Philippines confirming reports US to sail warships in disputed sea - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government is confirming reports that the United States will sail warships near China's artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea. "[The Department of] Foreign Affairs is currently undertaking to validate that said ...
Philippines leads climate-vulnerable countries in crafting action plan - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines led 19 other countries in agreeing to a high-level initiative that lays out financial means to combat climate change, which strips their vulnerable economies by more than $40 billion a year on top of tens of thousands ...
Philippines's Ann Lorraine Colis is Miss Globe 2015 - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines — Philippines’s bet Ann Lorraine Colis was crowned Miss Globe 2015. The pageant happened held in Rose Theater Brampton in Toronto, Canada. Colis, crowned on Friday at Rose Theater Brampton in Toronto, Canada, was congratulated by Bb.
Mangudadatu inaugurates school named after ‘Maguindanao massacre’ plotter - Philstar
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines - Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu on Thursday willingly had himself photographed with pupils in a school named after the main plotter of the Nov. 23, 2009 “Maguindanao massacre” that left 58 people dead, one of them his spouse.
IN PHOTOS: Lifehouse live in Manila - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines – American rock band Lifehouse returned to Manila five years after their first visit. The band was in hiatus the past years as they planned out something new to offer to their fans, which led them to their latest album “Out of the ...
Arum clueless on Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch talks - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines – Top Rank Inc. chief Bob Arum says he has “no idea” about negotiations reportedly ongoing for a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Reacting to a recent report by Agence France Presse, which claimed Pacquiao ...
8 beautiful pieces you should add to your rainy season wardrobe - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Navigate all the new looks for the rainy season, while creating an incredible wardrobe. For the girls who love to dress up, rainy season means saying goodbye to the the shades of summer. From peasant blouse to pinny dress, here are ...
YStyle trend report: MFW - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Milan continues fashion month with #MFW as the storied houses of Prada, Gucci and Fendi make the rounds. The mood of unbridled excess saw continuity with Gucci’s hi-shine meets geek-chic aesthetic by Alessandro Michele, the new ...
Move on, make a choice, make it blissful: Lessons from Blissmakerie 2015 - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines – Last month, my dear friend and fellow blogger Martine de Luna of MakeItBlissful.com invited me to be part of the first Blissmakerie for 2015. The Blissmakerie is a gathering of women who “wish to inspire others to ‘make things ...
Celtics end European tour with 111-96 win at Real Madrid - Philstar
MADRID — Avery Bradley scored 17 points and the Boston Celtics ended their two-game European tour with a 111-96 victory over Real Madrid on Thursday night (Friday morning in Manila). Two days after a 33-point victory over Italy's Olimpia Milano, the ...
Grizzlies top Maccabi Haifa 97-84 behind 23 from Gasol - Philstar
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Marc Gasol scored 23 points in 29 minutes and the Memphis Grizzlies beat Maccabi Haifa 97-84 on Thursday night (Friday in Manila) for their second straight preseason victory. Gasol finished 8 of 12 from the floor and was 7 of 9 from the ...
Maine 'Yaya Dub' Mendoza spotted at Lifehouse concert - Philstar
MANILA, Philippines – Maine Mendoza, popularly known as her Eat Bulaga! "kalye-serye" character Yaya Dub, attended Lifehouse’s concert in disguise. The “Kalye-serye” star tried to blend with the crowd by pulling off a disguise, but slightly failed ...