Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 08:57 p.m.
QUEZON CITY – By winning their respective bouts, Baguio mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Eduard Folayang, Eric Kelly and Honorio Banario scored separate victories to highlight the country’s campaign in One Fighting Championship (One FC) dubbed “Pride of a Nation” at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
The Malaysian-based Eric Kelly had the biggest win of the night for the Baguio boys after demolishing former UFC champion Jens Pulver in knocking the MMA legend in the second round that finished the fight early.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 07:43 p.m.
MANILA -- La Salle tried to get even with archrival Ateneo on Saturday in Season 75 of the UAAP men's basketball tournament but fell short, 77-67, before over 17,000 fans at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
The Archers, now in a share of fourth place with National University, only managed to move closer in the middle of the third period, courtesy of rookie Jeron Teng's triple as the Eagles tightened their defensive screws late in the contest.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 05:45 p.m.
MANILA -- The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) alerted Saturday the public against bogus job offers that is supposedly coming from the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).
In an advisory, POEA Administrator Hans Cacdac said the agency has been informed by the Unicef Manila on the circulation of e-mailed job offers supposedly sent by the latter.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 05:35 p.m.
MANILA -- Thousands of blue-and green-clad basketball supporters paused for some 30 seconds to pay tribute to the late Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo, an alumnus of warring schools Ateneo and De La Salle University in the UAAP.
The gesture was made before the game's tipoff on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 04:04 p.m.
MANILA -- The Philippines has at least 17 holidays next year based on Proclamation 459 that President Benigno Aquino III signed, Malacanang said on Saturday.
Of the 2013 holidays, 11 will be regular holidays, five as special non-working days, and one as a special holiday for all schools.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 03:17 p.m.
MANILA (Updated 3:17 p.m.) -- State volcanologists recorded more than a hundred aftershocks following the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that jolted the eastern part of the Visayas and Mindanao Friday night.
A report from the National Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) on Saturday stated that the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) have recorded 153 aftershocks as of 8 a.m.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 01:03 p.m.
SAN JOSE, California — Fresh off its court victory over Samsung Electronics Co., iPhone maker Apple Inc. is asking a federal court to add four more of its rival's products to the list of patent-infringing products.
Apple filed documents in San Jose federal district court on Friday asking a judge to end Samsung's release of "copycat products," and urged the court to pull Samsung products released after its lawsuit was filed in April.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 12:33 p.m.
MANILA -- Members of a notorious robbery group led by a retired army sergeant and tagged in the shooting of a television director were busted on Tuesday, a few hours after pulling off another heist in Metro Manila.
Police Director Samuel Pagdilao, chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), said police operatives arrested four suspects of the so-called "Nick-Nick Robbery Gang" after an armed robbery at the Marikina City Public Market on August 28.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 12:09 p.m.
MANILA (Updated 12:09 p.m.) -- After the magnitude 7.7 earthquake that hit off the coast of Samar on Friday night, the governments of United Kingdom and Canada immediately placed on alert their own citizens based in the Philippines.
In separate advisories issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, they both urged their respective nationals to be vigilant over the aftermath of the tremor.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 - 10:59 a.m.
BURBANK, California — "Hobbit" fans need only wait seven months between the second and third installments of Peter Jackson's highly anticipated trilogy.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures announced Friday the final film in the series will be called