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In this issue

June 19, 2024

Gatchalian: Is 'Guo Hua Ping' the real Alice Guo?

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian raised this question yesterday as he released a document about the supposed real identity of suspended Bamban, Tarlac Mayor Alice Guo.

Gatchalian: Is 'Guo Hua Ping' the real Alice Guo?

4 mins

China boards Phl resupply boat; Navy men hurt

The latest attempt by China Coast Guard to block the delivery of food and provisions to the BRP Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal last Monday left at least eight Filipinos injured - with one losing a finger - and several others disarmed and their inflatable boats punctured by the Chinese, according to military sources.

China boards Phl resupply boat; Navy men hurt

5 mins

NBI to use intel funds for 'reward system'

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian raised this as the date of registry.” bs the National Bureau of Santiago succeeded question yesterday as he released a Alice Guo might be Guo Hua Ping Man tat Investigation willbe used outgoing director Medocument about the supposed real whoentered the Philippines on Jan. 12, vo _Sokr Sint to reward outstanding dardo de Lemos. identity of suspended Bamban, Tarlac 2003, when she was 13 years old. Her ak hous employees, newly apIn his farewell speech, Mayor Alice Guo. real birth date is on Aug. 31, 1990,” said i e es i pointed NBI Director JaiDe Lemos reminded the The document in black and white Gatchalian. es war cat a aeeta Cece cneccckccacestte me Santiago announced NBI and Santiago of the has the word passport” stamped on. This is according to documents Na et peaiibeevaoisees mee yesterday. need to apprehend exit and was issued by the Ministry of provided by the Board of Investments To those who are dopelled Negros Oriental Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic from the Guo family’s application for i ing well in their jobs, we congressman Arnolfo of China in Fujian on April 3, 1999. Special Investors Resident Visa and will use up our intelliTeves Jr. and former Bu- The document has a control numthe Bureau of Immigration. Guo Hua gence funds,” Santiago reau of Corrections direcber of 14-5679410 for Guo Hua Ping, Turn to Page 3 said during the turnover _ tor Gerald Bantag.

NBI to use intel funds for 'reward system'

1 min

Timor court concludes Teves extradition hearings

The Court of Appeals (CA) of Timor-Leste has concluded its hearings on the extradition case against expelled Negros Oriental lawmaker Arnolfo Teves Jr. filed by the Philippine government.

1 min

Phl maintains competitiveness ranking at 52nd

The Philippines maintained its standing in this year's edition of the World Competitiveness Ranking of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), but it remained among the laggards in the Asia-Pacific region, with infrastructure identified as an area where improvements have to be made.

1 min

38 Phl firms land in maiden Fortune Southeast Asia 500

A total of 38 Filipino companies have landed in the maiden Fortune Southeast Asia 500 list, with diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) leading the charge as the only Filipino firm in the top 10.

2 mins

White House: Phl seafarer killed in Houthi attack

A Filipino seafarer of bulk cargo carrier M/V Tutor was killed when Yemeni Houthi rebels attacked the vessel last week, the White House confirmed on Monday, as it called the action \"terrorism.\"

1 min

Red Cross assistance in WPS needed - senator

Senate Majority Leader Francis Tolentino has written Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo urging him to convince the International Committee of the Red Cross to assist in the resupply missions to Ayungin Shoal.

1 min

Sea rules 'consistent with universal practices' - China

China defended yesterday its new maritime “regulation” that empowers its coast guard to use deadly force against foreign vessels that refuse to leave waters Beijing considers as part of its territory, saying this is “consistent with universal practices.”

1 min

Romualdez: Probe irregularities in registration of birth, retirement visa

Speaker Martin Romualdez on Monday ordered a probe into possible irregularities in the late registration of birth and issuances of retirement and investor visas to foreign nationals, particularly Chinese nationals.

2 mins

UP unveils 10 flagship programs

Ten flagship programs promoting inclusive admissions and expanded academic services were unveiled yesterday by the University of the Philippines (UP).

1 min

MMC approves resolution vs resolution vs 'spaghetti' wires

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) yesterday approved a resolution urging local government units (LGUs) to enact ordinances that would regulate the installation of telecommunications and electric wires.

1 min

4 drug war cops guilty of killing father , son

A Caloocan City court convicted yesterday four police officers for the killing of a father and son during former president Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs in 2016.

1 min

Man indicted for selling child porn materials

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed charges against a man who allegedly sold online materials showing sexual abuse and exploitation of minors.

1 min

Lamitan City declared free from Abu Sayyaf

Business opportunities and development are expected to rise in this city after the local government declared Lamitan free from Abu Sayyaf bandits.

1 min

500,000 immigrants could eventually get US citizenship from Biden

US President Joe Biden is taking an expansive, election-year step to offer relief to potentially hundreds of thousands of immigrants without legal status in the US.

500,000 immigrants could eventually get US citizenship from Biden

1 min

Thailand approves same-sex marriage

Thailand yesterday became the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, in a historic parliamentary vote hailed as a \"victory\" by campaigners.

Thailand approves same-sex marriage

1 min

SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD

CELTICS BEAT MAVS FOR RECORD 18TH NBA CROWN

SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD

2 mins

Weightlifting, 3 others out of 2025 SEAG

This early, the Philippines is already losing part of the battle in next year’s Southeast Asian Games in Bangkok, Chonburi and Songkhla in Thailand after the host country decided to remove some events considered as gold mines for the Filipinos.

1 min

BOLTS BIGS NO SHORT IN HEART, SPIRIT

When Meralco arranged a title duel with San Miguel Beer, the big question then was: Can the Bolts’ frontline handle the great June Mar Fajardo?

BOLTS BIGS NO SHORT IN HEART, SPIRIT

2 mins

Early birthday gift for MVP

Now it can be told. Mera lco chairman/CEO Manny V. Pangilinan went to the Bolts’ locker room about an hour before Game Six of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last Sunday and showed a 1971 newspaper clipping of a MICAA championship match.

2 mins

'Public, private alliance to boost LNG development'

Partnerships between the public and private sectors are needed to ensure energy security, particularly in the development of liquified natural gas (LNG), a Cabinet official said.

2 mins

Phl to end 2024 with 95-day rice stock

The country could end the year with a rice stock level that would last for over three months as the Department of Agriculture (DA) sticks with its palay production target of 20 million metric tons (MT).

2 mins

Share prices retreat on sluggish trading

Investors stayed on the sidelines as the market returned to action, resulting in a trading that was largely sluggish after a long holiday weekend.

1 min

ALI buys out Aboitiz Group in Cebu JV for P1.81 B

Property giant Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) is taking over the developer of Gatewalk Central in Cebu as the company moves to buy out 50 percent stake of its partners for P1.81 billion.

1 min

SM gears up for redevelopment of several malls

The SM Group, the largest mall operator and developer in the Philippines, is set to embark on a redevelopment of some of its shopping centers, starting with its iconic Megamall in Mandaluyong City.

1 min

Motorcycles in NCR quadruple in 10 years

The number of motorcycles in Metro Manila grew by almost four times in the past 10 years as a result of the booming e-commerce demand and the entry of two-wheeled services.

1 min

40% of Pinoys use buy now, pay later services - survey

Nearly half or 40 percent of respondents using buy now, pay later (BNPL) services in the Philippines said they use BNPL platforms for budget planning and management, according to financial technology firm UnaCash.

1 min

SSS turns to SMS for loan notifications

State-run pension fund Social Security System (SSS) has started to utilize text messages to remind its members to settle their loan obligations on time.

1 min

Pag-IBIG releases P23 B short-term loans

The Home Development Mutual Fund, commonly known as Pag-IBIG Fund, released almost P23 billion in short-term loans during the first four months of the year to help members access additional funding.

1 min

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The Philippine STAR is the flagship title of the country's largest and most successful print media enterprise, the Philstar Media Group. Owned and published by Philstar Daily Inc., The Philippine STAR is a vaunted pillar of Philippine journalism whose integrity is anchored on the Biblical motto, “Truth Shall Prevail”. The Philippine STAR is a two-time winner of the prestigious Newspaper of the Year award given by the Rotary Club of Manila.

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