Supreme Court's newest judges

The Supreme Court’s newest judges (SC) have taken their oath before Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta, leaving only one vacancy to be filled in the coming weeks by President Rodrigo Duterte. On Thursday, Associate Justice Mario Lopez was sworn in, while Associate Justice Edgardo Delos Santos was sworn in on Friday. They were accompanied respectively by Francis Jardeleza and Antonio Carpio, who retired last September and October. Before their nomination to

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The Billiards and Snookers Congress of the Philippines (BSCP) has assembled a star-studded lineup for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games to ensure the country will harvest an impressive batch of gold medals. Former world 9-ball kingpin Carlo Biado, former world 8-ball champion Dennis Orcollo and twice world women’s 10-ball titlist Rubilen Amit are leading the nation’s pool project in the national biennial conference. Johann Chua, Jeffrey Ignacio, Warren Kiamco, Chezka

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In the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, the Philippines took the top spot in the Division A polo tournament to advance to the gold medal round against reigning champion Malaysia. The Nationals capped their elimination run with a 6-4.5 victory over Indonesia, while on Thursday, November 28 at the Iñigo Zobel Polo Facility in Calatagan, Batangas, Malaysia handed over its first defeat of the tournament to Brunei. Gus Aguirre led the

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A task force of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has found multiple violations that caused the collapse of Chuzon Supermarket in April following a 6.1-magnitude earthquake in Porac, Pampanga. According to Chino Gaston’s Thursday article on 24 Oras, the results of the investigation by the task force showed that the supermarket collapse was triggered by the earthquake’s power. The DPWH found that there was no seismic testing

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Pain perception is essential for survival, but how much hurt can sometimes be amplified or suppressed: for example, soldiers who have been injured in battle often remember not feeling anything at the time. A new study published in Cell Reports on Tuesday honed the brain circuitry responsible for upgrading or downgrading these pain signals, comparing the mechanism to how a home thermostat controls room temperature. Yarimar Carrasquillo, senior author of

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“Hello, Love, Goodbye,” starring Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards, was nominated for Best Asian Film Award at the 2019 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA). Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, Star Cinema’s movie depicts the challenges faced by OFWs living in Hong Kong through the lens of a budding love story between a domestic helper and a bartender. It features the first-ever team between Bernardo and Richards, and

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Five additional days of proof of resumed prosecution of the dismissed lawsuit against police officers alleged to be involved in drug recycling were issued to the CIDG (Criminal Investigation and Detection Group) by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Promoters. On Wednesday the DOJ officially re-enquired 13 officers in connection with a 2013 Pampanga operation for drug-related purposes, claiming to have only reported a fraction of the shabu that they have

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During the rush hour, Senate dismissed a Congressman’s suggestion to prohibit private cars on EDSA to relieve traffic congestion on Metro Manila’s primary highway. The suggestion made by Caloocan Rep. Edgar Erice, Senate President Vicente Sotto III, was not a “well thought out” proposition. Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto called the concept of Erice “insane” and something not to be taken seriously. According to Erice, vice chairman of the House

Coach Yeng Guiao of Gilas Pilipinas

This was what coach Yeng Guiao of Gilas Pilipinas provided on Sunday night after the Philippines failed to win even a single game in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. A 95-75 rout at the hands of ancient Asian rival Iran finished a brutal Filipinos World Cup tour that saw them lose their matches by an average 29.4 points margin. Only against Angola they were truly competitive, losing in overtime to


On Friday, even as typhoon Hanna left the Philippine region of responsibility (PAR), Monsoon rains will still be encountered over areas of Luzon and Visayas. State weather office PAGASA said at 12:30 a.m. the typhoon left PAR. On Friday, but the southwest monsoon or habagat will continue to be enhanced. Hanna was situated 645 kilometers north-northeast of Basco, Batanes, with global name Lekima. It packs 175 km / h peak