• Japanese train sets new world speed record
    An experimental magnetically levitating train or maglev, operated by Central Japan Railway Co., makes a test run in Tsuru, Yamanashi Prefecture, in this photo taken on Tuesday. Japan's maglev set a new world speed record of 603 kilometers per hour.

  • US-PH war games in Zambales
    An amphibious assault vehicle lands on the beach with ground troops during a demonstration in the ongoing Balikatan exercise in San Antonio, Zambales. The war games are seen as a demonstration of Philippine-US military capabilities in the face of China's expansion in the Spratlys.

  • Incinerator ban sought
    Environmental activists dramatize the effects of burning waste using incinerators during a protest on Tuesday. The activists want the government to uphold the Clean Air Act and not be swayed by attempts to lift the ban on industrial waste incinerators.

  • Last-minute appeals for Mary Jane Veloso
    Migrant rights activists march in Manila on Tuesday, urging the Philippine government to save Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina facing execution in Indonesia for drug trafficking. Indonesia's Supreme Court has upheld its ruling and ordered her execution.

  • Sudden downpour in the summer
    Two men use umbrellas to keep dry after a sudden downpour in the middle of the hot weather in Metro Manila on Tuesday. Thunderstorms, sometimes caused by intense heat, affected other areas in Southern and Central Luzon areas. 

Pinay on death row doesn't fear firing squad

There's no trace of fear in the voice of Filipino drug convict Mary Jane Veloso even though she's facing death by firing squad on Friday.
Pinay on death row doesn't fear firing squad

PH seeks more US military aid to counter China

MANILA - The Philippines said Tuesday it would soon ask the United States for more military equipment and training to build its defenses, as it faces Chinese "aggressiveness" in disputed waters.
PH seeks more US military aid to counter China

SC nullifies P268-M Comelec-Smartmatic deal

MANILA (1st UPDATE) - The P268-million contract between the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and election service provider Smartmatic-TIM has been nullified by the Supreme Court (SC).
SC nullifies P268-M Comelec-Smartmatic deal


US: China water cannons 'provocative'

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China sees PH as weak: Baja

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Maynilad fights MWSS rate adjustments

A busy day for the MWSS, serving its latest rate adjustment orders to Manila Water and Maynilad. Manila Water got a rate cut. Maynilad got its rate hike cut. This report tells us all the months of arbitration and quarreling over water rates, haven't resolved anything.
Posted 9 hours ago

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PHOTOS: Loisa Andalio's 'Sweet 16'

Former "Pinoy Big Brother" housemate Loisa Andalio, who turned 16 on April 21, celebrated her birthday in advance at Hotel Rembrandt in Quezon City last Sunday.
Posted 17 hours ago

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Why Amir Khan is picking Floyd over Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao will have his moments early, but Floyd Mayweather Jr. will eventually find a way to win in the second half of the fight. This is how British boxer Amir Khan sees the May 2 "Fight of the Century" playing out.
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Pinoy hurt, PH honorary post damaged in Yemen airstrike

A Filipino was injured while the office of the Philippine Honorary Consulate General was partly damaged from the shockwaves following the airstrikes of Saudi Arabia against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Posted 21 hours ago


Usman still in Central Mindanao

ISABELA CITY, Basilan – Wanted terrorist Basit Usman is still in Central Mindanao months after he escaped the police commando raid in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25, the Army provincial commander here told The STAR yesterday.


New law to allow Japan to supply US military in West PH Sea, say officials

TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to expand Japan's non-combat role in armed conflicts beyond ''areas around Japan'' could see Tokyo becoming dragged into action in the South China Sea in support of U.S. forces, government and ruling party sources say.

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PANOORIN: Ulan ng yelo sa QC, Bulacan, Cavite

Nakunan ng mga Bayan Patroller ang pag-ulan ng yelo sa Quezon City, Bulacan, at Cavite kaninang hapon.

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