TALK. Give me the chance to talk to the President. This was the appeal of former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama after President Rodrigo Duterte once again mentioned his family name in a comment against alleged drug protectors.

BEHEADED. The Armed Forces of the Philippines are now verifying reports that the Abu Sayyaf Group have beheaded German hostage Juergen Gustav Kantner Sunday, February 26, for failure to pay ransom.

WINNERS. Here is the list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.