NATIONAL

Govt has PUV ‘marketing,’ not modernization, program – PISTON’s San Mateo

The leader of the transport group that staged last week’s two-day strike accused the government of pushing a jeepney “marketing,” not modernization, program.

Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos dies at 74

Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos died on Saturday. He was 74.

MARAWI COUNTDOWN | Govt forces tell 30 Maute holdouts in fortified building to surrender

Despite being declared "liberated" by President Duterte last week, fighting continued Sunday in Marawi City, where government forces gave some 30 Maute Group holdouts until midnight of Monday to surrender, promising to treat them humanely.

WORLD

Dozens killed as militants attack Egyptian police – sources

Egypt’s security forces suffered one of their heaviest losses after militants firing rockets and detonating explosives hit a police operation on Friday in the western desert, authorities and security sources said on Saturday.

11 foreign works killed in Malaysian construction site landslide

Eleven foreign workers were killed in a landslide at a construction site in northwest Malaysia on Saturday, authorities said.

Trump to release JFK files, subject to ‘further information’

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due for release next week.

BUSINESS

Property developer confident of investment growth in Negros Occ.

Property developer Suntrust Properties Inc. (SPI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Megaworld Corp., has expressed confidence that its investments will grow amid the bullish economy of Negros Occidental, particularly Metro Bacolod.

CRYPTO-CURRENCY | Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000

Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point.

California judge tosses $417-M cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

A California judge on Friday threw out a $417-million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

OPINION

Often called the largest invisible workforce, there are almost 10 million domestic workers in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. More than two million are migrant domestic workers.

SPECIAL FEATURES

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Bomba’ lead stars win special jury prize for acting in Warsaw festival

Allen Dizon and Angellie Nicholle Sanoy were honored for their portrayal of a deaf mute and his 16-year-old girlfriend.

REVIEW | Will ‘Mindhunter’ be Netflix’s new ‘House of Cards’?

David Fincher's new crime drama series is a riveting show, heavy with mood, and dread.

SPORTS

Sacramento Kings hire full-time female coach

Jenny Boucek became the second current full-time female coach in the NBA on Friday, when the Sacramento Kings hired the former WNBA coach as...

PBA board expresses concern as Kia set to trade No. 1 pick to SMB

Members of the PBA board are set to convene this week to discuss the future of the Kia Picanto franchise after its move to...

WATCH | Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at NBA game

'I had to take a knee for the opening game in my city and let my voice be heard. We will not be silenced,' Justine Skye said.

LIFESTYLE

From Whang-Od to bamboo motorbikes: 10 design-forward presentations at the 66th Manila FAME

Tradition meets contemporary at the ongoing Manila FAME at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, October 20 to 22.

REFLECTION | ‘Pay to God what belongs to Him’

In today's gospel, the faithful are enlightened to give 'Caesar what is due to Caesar' and to God what is due to Him.

California judge tosses $417-M cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

A California judge on Friday threw out a $417-million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

MOTORING

THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT | Designing vehicles to travel over traffic

Futuristic transportation pods aim to help commuters ride above the fray.
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WATCH | LTFRB pounces on defiant taxi cabs, unauthorized passenger vans

Atty. Aileen Lizada, a member of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, was almost rammed by a taxi that she accosted for refusing...
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WOTL | The things you may want to know about the mythical Jeepney

Looks like the jeepney has made the endangered species list. Before the looming phase-out of old dilapidated jeepneys become reality, watch here and get...

TECH

GADGETS | Quick review: Huawei Nova 2i

The Huawei Nova 2i is an outstanding choice in the mid-range category.

CRYPTO-CURRENCY | Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000

Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point.