Doha Qatar diplomatic quarter

Gulf Arab states, Egypt, sever ties with Qatar

(UPDATE - 4:35 P.M.) DUBAI - Three Gulf Arab states, plus Egypt, on Monday severed their ties with the state of Qatar in a...
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MARCOS, ROUND 1 | CA directs House to produce ‘Ilocos 6’ detained in probe...

The Court of Appeals has issued a writ of habeas corpus for the Ilocos 6, the six officials of Ilocos Norte cited for contempt and detained by the House of Representatives for their failure to testify at an inquiry.
Marines mosque Marawi City

Terrorists using mosques as safe havens? AFP says it’s avoiding assault on places of...

In the realm of possibilities, a military assault on places of worship is allowed by international law if such sites are being used as safe havens by terrorists - a situation reportedly happening in Marawi, where the siege by Maute Group-led forces enters its second week. Still, the AFP said it is striving mightily to avoid having to fire on mosques.

Smart leads in 3G, LTE download speeds in PH – JP Morgan

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications has led in average download speeds for both 3G and Long Term Evolution (LTE) in the country amid ongoing improvements of its mobile services.

Android malware hits as many as 36.5 million users

Researchers from cybersecurity firm Check Point warned recently of a widespread malware which may have affected 36.5 million Android users.
Soldiers Mapandi Marawi

Military unsure of meeting Du30’s 3-day deadline to end Marawi crisis; 20 more foreign...

The military is unsure if it would be able to meet the three-day deadline imposed by President Rodrigo Duterte to get rid of terrorists in Marawi City.

GADGETS | Award-winning Promate enhances everyday lifestyle with tech and design innovations

China-based technology company Promate delivers the most specialized and original electronic peripheral solutions for today's lifestyle gadgets.

Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead

The Golden State Warriors overcame 20 turnovers and a triple-double by Cleveland's LeBron James to beat the Cavaliers 132-113 at Oracle arena on Sunday...

Duterte to local, foreign terrorists in Marawi: ‘Magkaubusan na tayo d’yan’

President Rodrigo Duterte assured on Sunday, June 4, that the military would be able to eliminate local terrorist groups in Marawi City.

Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

The show unfolded under the watchful eye of hundreds of police, including a significant number of armed officers.

Six congressmen take Duterte’s martial law to Supreme Court

Six lawmakers from the House of Representatives' opposition bloc lodged the first petition before the Supreme Court challenging President Rodrigo Duterte’s May 23 declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
Rodrigo Duterte in front of CPP-NPA flag_Reuters file

Reds say Duterte has freed 39 political prisoners but arrested just as many

The government cannot boast of having released the “majority” of political prisoners because there are almost as many behind bars today, according to communist rebels.

LOOK | RWM attacker’s last known address shared space with a pre-school

Resorts World Manila attacker Jessie Javier Carlos lived in a two-story house in Manila that shared space with a school offering education for students with special needs.

R&B artist Mica Javier takes pride in being a music renegade

'It’s a fun song to groove to, with an underlying positive ‘go-getter/break barriers’ [kind of] message,' she said of 'Renegade.'

‘Wonder Woman’ conquers N. American box office with heroic $100.5 million

Combined with an international take of $122.5 million, the movie has scored a global opening of $223 million.