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Arrested priest extradited from Philippines to North Dakota
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:16

FARGO, N.D. — A priest accused of molesting two boys in the 1990s has been extradited from the Philippines to North Dakota to face charges. philst...

Masbate City folk refuse to leave homes flooded by ‘Urduja’
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:16

LEGAZPI CITY -- Disaster officers in Masbate City had difficulty convincing residents in three villages to evacuate amid heavy rain and strong winds b...

China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:16

BEIJING  — Britain and China pledged Saturday to promote London as a center for offshore use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy re...

Vatican returns shrunken ‘warrior’ head to Ecuador
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:16

  VATICAN CITY, Holy See --- The Vatican museum has returned a shrunken head to Ecuador, relinquishing the wizened cranium of an Amazon warrio...

Fear, shame preserve silence of abuse by clerics in Pakistan
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:16

It began with sweets and pocket money when he was 10 years old — special attention from the religious cleric who ran the Pakistani madrassa, or Isla...

Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 03:16

MAIDUGURI — Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on t...

Yemeni rebels slam US charges that Iran is arming Houthis
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:16

SANAA — A Yemeni rebel spokesman has heavily criticized US charges that Iran is funneling missiles to the Shiite rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis. ...

Isabelle Duterte’s Palace photoshoot gives birth to hilarious internet meme
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:16

MANILA, Philippines — Searching for a place to hold an event? Look no more. philstar.com - breakingnews

Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:17

MENLO PARK, California — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunit...

Public storm signals lifted in some areas as 'Urduja' slightly weakens
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:17

MANILA, Philippines — Warning signals in some areas have been lifted after Tropical Storm Urduja slightly weakened while traversing Visayas, the sta...

Report: Philippines dominates land-rights murders in 2017
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:18

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines recorded the highest number of killings related to land conflicts and struggles in 2017 amid a government crac...

LIST: Passengers, sea vehicles stranded due to Tropical Storm Urduja
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:20

MANILA, Philippines — At least 11,100 passengers were stranded Saturday in some of the country’s ports amid risks posed by sea travel due to Tropi...

Marawi stories: Hundreds of human rights violations
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:24

MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of narratives detailing hundreds of alleged human rights violations have been documented in the aftermath of the mon...

Did Isabelle Duterte Violate a Law During Her Pre-Debut Shoot?
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:30

Isabelle Duterte's pre-debut shoot is getting backlash from netizens. Aside from how grand the gowns looked (including one that was shipped from Dubai...

Home (as usual) for Christmas
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:23

Did you know that Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas has lost more than 30 pounds in the last eight weeks? philstar.com - Entertainment

32 hot hits from the Korean Wave
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:18

1 Psy and "Gangnam Style"---It's a bit jarring. A pudgy-looking singer named Psy, wearing a suit and sunnies while doing a horseback-riding dance to a...

Uber data breach affected 171,000 Filipinos – NPC
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:20

MANILA, Philippines — Personal data of an estimated 171,000 Filipinos were exposed in the massive data breach that hit mobile ride hailing applicati...

‘Ang Larawan’
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:34

  (We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7,...

Julie Anne San Jose’s Personal Style Is All About Comfort
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:22

Singer and actress Julie Anne San Jose is one to watch. While interviewing her one early morning in Escolta, I got a glimpse of her fashion sense and ...

Frankie Lim back in NCAA as Perpetual’s consultant
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:38

MANILA, Philippines – Multi-titled player and coach Frankie Lim will make a return to the NCAA after he was tapped as a consultant to the Perpetual ...

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