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Weak FDI pledges worry Amcham

March 16, 2018
The Philippines is now slowly catching up with its fast growing Asean neighbors in terms of foreign direct investments (FDIs) but American businesses believe the Philippines should be able to attract even higher levels of FDI in the future.


Prosecutors: CIDG failed to do its job

By ASHZEL HACHERO | March 16, 2018
STATE prosecutors who dismissed the criminal charges against self-confessed drug dealer Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Lim, and others allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade yesterday defended their controversial decision, with one of them saying it is not their job to look for evidence.


Duterte is mistaken

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | March 16,2018
‘There is no unilateral constitutional authority to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the ICC.’


Road Warriors seek equalizer

By Noli Cortez | March 16,2018
IF THERE is one area coach Chito Victolero believes his Magnolia squad has the edge over NLEX, it’s the seasoning his Hotshots got from previous playoffs stints.


Who will bring home the crown this Sunday?

March 16,2018
THE 40 candidates of the 55th Binibining Pilipinas are, to many, make up the most competitive batch of beauties in its history. No less than Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc. chair Stella Marquez Araneta praised the girls during the press presentation. “They’re the cream of the crop. They’re perfect,” she said.


Rustan’s for the Arts feature Al Perez and Paulina Luz Sotto

By Antonio Delos Reyes | March 16,2018
ARTISTS evolve over time. As experiences pile up and skills are polished, an artist hones not just their art, but also their identity. For artists Al Perez and Paulina Luz Sotto, their continued pursuit of art has allowed them to grow as both individuals and artists while maintaining their identity. Their works are displayed at Rustan’s Makati as part of “Rustan’s for the Arts,” a campaign promoting not just the most celebrated Filipino artists and masters but also the up and coming talents in the Philippine art scene.

Special Features

Antique gears up

By Edison Joseph Gonzales | March 16,2018
Though not as popular as the other provinces in the region, Antique could very well be a popular tourist spot as the province abounds with natural and historical attractions.  It is also blessed with beautiful beaches, caves, falls, and churches. The province  is for the rugged travellers as well as millennials living in the big cities who want to taste the natural setting and experience the contrast between what they have been used to and what is in there. 

Front Page

Column of the Day

The tragedy of Dengvaxia

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | March 16,2018
‘Blood test is mandatory, Dr. Halstead told Sanofi in 2016: “I was quite astonished and upset that this mass immunization is going forward.” Without the blood test.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte is mistaken

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | March 16, 2018
‘There is no unilateral constitutional authority to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the ICC.’