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  • PBA: SMB drubs Meralco to remain in tie for first place
    The San Miguel Beermen took care of business against a smaller Meralco Bolts squad, 88-77, on Friday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
  • Kin of OFW killed in Canada car crash seek help
    The family of one of the overseas Filipino workers who were killed in a car accident in Canada has appealed for the speedy repatriation of his remains, a report on “24 Oras” said Friday.
  • De Lima: Website for illicit affairs may be banned in PH
    MANILA, Philippines--A recently launched website that promotes illicit affairs may be banned in the Philippines under the Revised Penal Code, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said on Friday. "The website is a platform that allows illegal acts to be eventually committed. A ban may be enforced," De Lima said in a text message. De Lima ordered the Department of Justice's Office of Cybercrime to monitor the website, which has a tagline "Life is short, have an affair" with a Filino translation "Buhay ay maikli, mangaliwa." AshleyMadison.com, an international online dating service for those who are already in a relationship but find themselves dissatisfied, was banned in Singapore ...

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  • Cops detonate old grenade found near river in Manaoag, Pangasinan
    Police in Manaoag town in Pangasinan detonated an old grenade that was found near a river, a television report said Friday.
  • Symbolic decommissioning of MILF firearms set in January
    It's almost all systems go for the decommissioning of firearms of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), with a symbolic turnover scheduled in January, MILF peace panel chair Mohagher Iqbal said Friday.
  • PBA great Samboy Lim collapses: report
    MANILA, Philippines – Filipino basketball legend Samboy Lim has reportedly collapsed apparently due to exhaustion after a friendly game.
  • Yassi Pressman dances to rapping Gloc-9
    "Diary ng Panget" actress Yassi Pressman showed off her dance moves on "It's Showtime" Friday with rapper Gloc-9 performing his dance hit "Sumayaw Ka." Both were guest judges on the noontime program for the week.
  • Pope Francis: The Church's 'brand ambassador' reaching out to the youth

    At a time when technology competes strongly for the youth's attention, Pope Francis serves as the Catholic Church's most famous brand ambassador through his drawing powers that has many youngsters idolizing him and following his teachings in social media.

  • DFA opens temporary processing scheme for OFWs
    MANILA - A temporary passport express processing scheme has been implemented by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for overseas Filipino workers.
  • Moyes wants 'excitement' in Sociedad home debut
    MADRID - David Moyes wants "excitement, speed and commitment" from his players when the former Manchester United and Everton manager makes his home debut as Real Sociedad coach in Friday's La Liga game against Elche.