Kourtney Kardashian designs bridal dress with luxury Italian house

Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian got married to Blink-182 musician Travis Barker in Portofino, Italy last weekend, donning an unconventional nuptial dress designed by the bride herself with Dolce & Gabbana. The lavish Italian wedding came after the couple got 'legally' got married at a Santa Barbara, California courthouse. They…

Damage unlikely after Magnitude 6.1 Batangas quake

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Calatagan in Batangas at around 5:50 a.m. on Sunday morning but the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said damage to infrastructure is unlikely. Phivolcs, in its 7:20 a.m. advisory, said it expects reports of aftershocks. “Ang sanhi ng paglindol ay pagsuksok ng West Philippine…

PDRF showcases work at UN conference in Geneva

The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and private sector representatives from 14 countries from the UN’s Connecting Business Initiative met recently in Geneva in person for the first time in two years at the eighth Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) hosted by the UN Office for the Coordination of…

PCG’s P300 billion vessel arrives in Manila on June 1

The Philippine Coast Guard’s second biggest vessel is expected to arrive in Manila on June 1, the PCG announced yesterday. The PCG said the P300-billion BRP Melchora Aquino, a 97-meter multirole response vessel, is still in Japan undergoing harbor acceptance test and inspection. According to the ship’s commanding officer PCG…

NCAA’s top rookie, overall player Abando powers Letran to back-to-back titles

There was no way Rhenz Abando would sit out the game that he had long dreamed of. That is why he made sure the left ankle he tweaked in Game One a week ago would heal in time for this one glorious moment. And the high-flying Abando made every second…

Pat Aquino steps down as NU coach, to focus more on Gilas, Blackwater jobs

Six-time UAAP champion coach Pat Aquino has officially stepped down as coach of the NU Lady Bulldogs. In a message on Sunday, Aquino confirmed to Philstar.com his decision. "I am officially stepping down as head coach of the NU Women's Basketball team. After six straight years of being a champion,…

Philippines, ASEAN launch video contest vs ‘infodemic’

The Philippines, along with other member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), has launched a video competition aimed at addressing the “worsening” information epidemic (infodemic) in the region. The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through its youth-oriented program Youth For Truth, spearheaded the RISE (Right Information Saves and…

‘I served entire nation irrespective of each tribal division’

More than a month before he steps down from office, President Duterte claimed that he served the entire nation “irrespective of each tribal division,” citing projects that he said benefited all areas, including those that did not install him to the presidency. Speaking during the launching of the digital innovation…