BUENOS AIRES: The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago was located in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, said the navy, crushing the last…READ The post Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after disappearance – navy appeared first on The Manila Times Online.
The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) lost one of its biggest participants after Sony decided not to be part of the 2019 event. An event announcement for 2019 E3 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the organization behind E3, highlighted Microsoft and Nintendo as among the companies in attendance, except Sony. The company later sent a statement to Variety to confirm its absence in the annual video gaming event. «As the industry evolves, Sony Interactive Entertainment continues to look for inventive opportunities to engage the community,» according to the statement. "PlayStation fans mean the world to us and we always want to innovate, think differently a...Keep on reading: Sony opts out of annual video game trade show E3 in 2019
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea --- China's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer. Pence said there would be no letup in President Donald Trump's policy of combating China's mercantilist trade policy and intellectual property theft that has erupted into a tit-for-tat tariff war between the two world powers this year. The U.S. has imposed additional tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods and China has retaliated. Pence reiterated Trump administration threats to more than double the penalties. "The...Keep on reading: China, US trade barbs in speeches at Apec Summit
A study suggested that people's sexual habits may include doing it in self-driving cars a couple of decades from now. Published in the journal Annals of Tourism Research, the study suggested that when self-driving cars become commonplace by 2040, people having sex in them will more likely happen. The survey conducted showed that 60 percent of Americans have had sex in the car. This is because a car can provide a relatively private space wherein two people can be intimate. Without a driver to gossip about what happens in the back seat, self-driving cars would afford private time for couples to do the deed while moving to a specific location. Moving beyond couples, the sex ind...Keep on reading: More people seen to have sex in self-driving cars
Sen. Grace Poe on Saturday questioned the plan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to take legal action against «FJP's Ang Probinsyano,» an ABS-CBN series revolving around fictional police hero, PO2 Ricardo «Cardo» Dalisay, played by Coco Martin. «Kailangan ba palitan din ng konti ang istorya para walang magmukhang masamang pulis, [walang] magmukhang masamang government official? Anong klaseng kalayaan meron tayo? 'Pag may ginagampanan na senador na corrupt sabihin na natin, kailangan ba namin ipapigil yun?» Poe said in a interview with AM radio station DWIZ. [Does the story have to be change a bit so that no police officer or government official would...Keep on reading: Poe questions DILG plan to sue ’Ang Probinsyano’
Traffic in Filinvest Alabang in Muntinlupa crawled to a standstill on Saturday night after the major roads were closed to give way to a fun run. Vehicles tried to scurry around looking for routes only to run into road blocks. Traffic aides ere around to redirect traffic but the major arteries remained clogged. Understandably, this left some motorists fuming, including this writer. One can't buy wonder how a fun run is allowed on a busy Saturday evening in a southern development with huge malls, office buildings and residential villages such as Ayala Alabang that are among the biggest in the metropolis. /atm...Keep on reading: Fun run stalls traffic in Filinvest City Alabang
Former Defense Secretary and Energy chief Angelo Reyes committed suicide after Senator Antonio Trillanes IV shamed him at a Senate hearing several years back, President Rodrigo Duterte said last Friday before the Filipino community in Papua New Guinea.
Jealousy drove a policeman to shoot to death another on Saturday morning inside the National Capital Region Police headquarters in Taguig City.
President Rodrigo Duterte's comments that China “is already in possession” of the South China Sea imply that the Philippine government recognizes Beijing's control over the disputed waters, a maritime law expert said Saturday.
The United States and China swapped barbs over trade, investment and regional security at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on Saturday, as growing fault lines among members suggested little prospect of consensus at the weekend meeting.
Magdalo Party-list Representative Gary Alejano on Saturday lashed back at President Rodrigo Duterte for his comments likening Magdalo members to terrorists.
A northbound train of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3) unloaded passengers on Saturday afternoon due to a technical problem.
The Philippines and Papua New Guinea signed a memorandum of agreement on Friday for agricultural cooperation.
Panay Electric Co., the sole power distributor in Iloilo City, on Saturday said it will file a complaint before the appropriate courts if Congress grants a 25-year legislative franchise to MORE Electric Power Corporation.
Ezra Acayan was one of the photographers who had heard the story of Roger Herrero, the 27-year-old pedicab driver who almost got killed allegedly in the hands of policemen in Agdangan, Quezon.
Five soldiers were killed and 23 others wounded in a clash with bandit Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu on Friday afternoon, a military official said.
Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday said she was happy about former First Lady Imelda Marcos' conviction, but sad about her P150,000 bail.
NEW YORK: Massachusetts is joining the growing list of US states where Americans can walk into a shop and legally buy recreational marijuana, with two stores due to open next…READ The post Massachusetts to start selling recreational marijuana appeared first on The Manila Times Online.
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people…READ The post CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder – reports appeared first on The Manila Times Online.
PARADISE: Schools and tourist attractions across the San Francisco Bay Area were shut Friday and residents were urged to stay indoors as smoke from California’s deadliest wildfire — a three-hour…READ The post Northern California chokes on toxic air as Trump set to visit appeared first on The Manila Times Online.
LUCENA CITY -- A motorcycle rider died in a road accident in Sariaya town in Quezon province Friday night, police said Saturday. A report from the Quezon police said Rogelio Magadia, 59, was aboard his motorcycle when he collided with an incoming tricycle that went out of its lane in Barangay (village) Pili at around 6 p.m. Police said Magadia sustained serious injuries and was taken to the Lucena United Doctors Hospital in Lucena City. Police said Magadia died on the way. Meanwhile police said Froilan de Luna, the tricycle driver fled after the collision. Police said De Lima remains at large as of Saturday morning. /muf &...Keep on reading: Quezon road accident kills motorcyclist
Since she is now a certified Kapamilya, Regine Velasquez made a revelation during her 20-year stay with her previous network, GMA. «Not a lot of people know that my 20 years (staying at) GMA, kalahati[noon], wala akongkontrata(half of it, I didn't have a contract),» the Asia's Songbird revealed in a «Tonight With Boy Abunda» interview aired Friday night. Velasquez made the revelation after Boy Abunda asked her what comment she got after her much-talked-abouttransfer to ABS-CBN was the most hurtful. She answered: «walangutang na loob (being ungrateful).» Even though she was called ungrateful despite being with GMA for that period, Velasquez said she stayed with the network "[...Keep on reading: Regine Velasquez: In half of my career with GMA, I didn’t have a contract
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) is constantly monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) spotted outside the Philippine area of responsibilty. Pagasa said that as of 3 a.m. of Saturday, the LPA was located at 2,010 kilometers east of Mindanao. It has a maximum sustained winds of 45 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 60 kph. It is moving westward at a speed of 20 kph. With this, the Pagasa said that the Palawan island would have cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms caused by the trough of LPA. Possible flooding and landslides could be expected, Pagasa warned the r...Keep on reading: Pagasa monitors LPA outside PAR
LUCENA CITY - Eight suspected shabu pushers were arrested in a raid and a series of buy-bust operations in different municipalities in Quezon province on Friday, police said Saturday. Anti-illegal drugs operatives armed with a search warrant nabbed Melinda Calapini at her house in Barangay (village) Paiisa in Tiaong town around 11:30 p.m. She yielded 12 sachets of shabu weighing a total of 4.5 grams with an estimated street value of P30,600, said Senior Supt. Osmundo de Guzman, Quezon police director. Earlier, authorities also collared Argel Reyes in a buy-bust operation in the same village at around 11 p.m. Reyes yielded less than one gram of shabu. ...Keep on reading: 8 alleged shabu pushers fall in Quezon raid, buy-busts
DAGUPAN CITY --- A businesswoman was shot dead on Friday night (Nov. 16) accidentally by her husband in Alaminos City, Pangasinan, police said on Saturday (Nov. 17). Jennifer dela Cruz, 45, was hit in the head and died while being treated at the Western Pangasinan District Hospital. Police said Dela Cruz's 44-year-old husband, Christopher, was dry firing his 9-mm pistol at about 8:50 p.m. when the gun went off inside their house in Barangay (village) Palamis. Dry firing refers to practice shooting stances using an empty firearm. Christopher claimed he did not know the gun was loaded. He was immediately arrested by responding policemen a...Keep on reading: Husband accidentally shoots wife dead in Pangasinan
Department of Information and Communications Technology Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said Saturday the process to declare Mislatel Consortium as the third telco player can now proceed as Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. and Singson-led Sear Telecom no longer pursued to appeal their respective disqualifications before the National Telecommunications Communications.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday urged people to stand up against hatred and reject «lies» about a UN migration accord during her first visit to the city of Chemnitz since a spate of far-right violence that tarnished Germany's image abroad.
Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos for a second day on Friday as lawmakers supporting newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa threw books, chili paste and water bottles at the speaker to try to disrupt a second no-confidence motion.
A lone bettor won the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot worth P49,500,000 during Friday night's draw.
US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he may not impose more tariffs on Chinese goods after Beijing sent the United States a list of measures it was willing to take to resolve trade tensions, although he added it was unacceptable that some major items were omitted from the list.
The US dollar weakened and Treasury yields slid on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official said US interest rates were near a neutral rate, while the S&P 500 ended positive after a seesaw session helped by optimism over US-China trade ties.
Brandon Vera is confident that the ONE heavyweight title is staying in the Philippines.
Former ONE lightweight champion Eduard Folayang, ahead of his upcoming showdown against Amir Khan of Singapore, says his best days are not yet over.
PORT MORESBY: Asian Pacific leaders fly into the unlikely venue of Port Moresby today for a summit that is developing into a tug-of-war for regional influence between an assertive China and an increasingly…READ The post US-China rivalry to dominate summit appeared first on The Manila Times Online.
The stock market returned to the 7,000 level on Friday as investors took heart from a fresh policy rate hike and overnight gains on Wall Street. The benchmark Philippine Stock…READ The post PSEi back at 7,000 following rate hike appeared first on The Manila Times Online.