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Thousands join SONA rally - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Thousands of protesters marched along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City toward Batasan Pambansa for the 5th State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III. As early as 8 a.m., a small group of protesters from various ...
Abu Sayyaf bandits kill 16 civilians in Sulu ambush - m.philstar.com
ZAMBOANGA CITY - Suspected Abu Sayyaf Group members killed at least 16 people and wounded 13 others, mostly children, in an ambush in Talipao, Sulu on Monday morning. Capt. Ma. Rowena Muyuela, spokesperson of the Armed Forces' Western Mindanao Command ...
Protesters sing wrath, march vs PNoy - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Layers of human and physical barriers were placed in between the protesters' post and the policemen's as they face off during the annual street protests coinciding with President Aquino's State of the Nation Address (SONA). These ...
LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs - m.philstar.com
LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland. James tweeted ''23 it is! It's only right I go back. 23(equals)6 We still family 6.'' The tweet included an Instagram post with photos of James holding his No. 23 Cavaliers ...
Mbala explodes as Archers shoot down Chiefs in Fr. Martin Cup - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines – Benoit Mbala finished with 36 points for the La Salle Green Archers, who subdued the Arellano University Chiefs, 71-60, Saturday in the 12th Fr. Martin Division 2 Cup basketball tournament at the St. Placid gymnasium of the San Beda ...
Atlanta's Paul Millsap added to Team USA roster - m.philstar.com
LAS VEGAS -- Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap was added to Team USA's roster for the training camp that opens Monday in Las Vegas. Millsap averaged 17.9 points last season for Atlanta and was selected to the Eastern Conference All-Star team. USA ...
Peso flat midday Monday - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - The peso was unchanged against the dollar midday Monday, staying at 43.28 from the previous day's close. Total volume transacted at the Philippine Dealing System amounted to $318.1 million in the morning, higher than the $265.8 ...
Lanao officials voice support for PNoy - m.philstar.com
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Local officials in Lanao del Sur remain loyal to President Benigno Aquino III despite the continuing controversy sparked by the Supreme Court’s having declared the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional.
EPIRA amendment sought to solve Mindanao power crisis - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Two lawmakers have sought the amendment of the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) to allow the government to generate and sell power or electricity from renewable energy sources. Under House Bill 4422, Cagayan de Oro City Rep.
UAAP Power Rankings: Sweep-less Season - m.philstar.com
When the going got tough, UE...choked. Just like old times. Remember Season 70? Yeah, that hurt right? Here was UE, up 10 at the start of the final canto in their first acid test, and then...UE just went UE. DLSU threw the ball 36 times, they failed to ...