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Chinese swim idol Sun Yang fights prospect of lengthy ban

Nov 16, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Sun Yang faces a ban of up to 8 years after being accused of using a hammer to smash a vial containing his own blood sample

CAREER ON THE LINE. Should the 27-year-old Sun Yang be banned for 8 years, the career of China's most successful ever swimmer would effectively be over. Photo from Twitter/@fina1908


The purrfect crime: Chinese pet detective seeks lost animals

Nov 15, 2019 - 3:59 PM

The man dubbed by China's media as the nation's first pet detective is a stony-faced animal lover who solves cases with the help of high-tech gear worth thousands of dollars

PET DETECTIVE. This photo taken on October 23, 2019 shows pet detective Sun Jinrong pointing to cat paw prints at a underground parking area in a residential compound in Beijing. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Kuzma late show as Lakers eclipse Suns

Nov 13, 2019 - 2:44 PM

Kyle Kuzma knocks in clutch treys as the Lakers bounce back on the road against the Suns

RESURGENT. Kyle Kuzma and the Lakers stay on top of the Western Conference. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Suns scorch Sixers to topple NBA's last unbeaten club

Nov 05, 2019 - 3:38 PM

Devin Booker unleashes 40 points as the Phoenix Suns shock one of the Eastern Conference favorites

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - NOVEMBER 04: Tobias Harris #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers handles the ball under pressure from Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game at Talking Stick Resort Arena on November 04, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the 76ers 114-109. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

NBA fines Suns' Oubre $10K for harsh words to ref

Oct 28, 2019 - 10:29 AM

Despite being penalized, Kelly Oubre has helped steer the Phoenix Suns to a 2-1 start, including a stunning win over the Los Angeles Clippers

HOT START. Kelly Oubre and the Suns are off to an impressive start in the NBA. Photo from Instagram/@suns


Clippers on shock defeat to Suns: ‘We deserved to lose'

Oct 27, 2019 - 5:47 PM

'They were the Clippers, but we were pretty good,' says coach Monty Williams after his Suns' stunning win over the Kawhi Leonard-led squad

UPSET. The Clippers fall short even with Kawhi Leonard dropping 27 points. Photo from NBA

Suns' Ayton suspended 25 games for banned diuretic

Oct 25, 2019 - 11:21 AM

DeAndre Ayton, the 2018 No. 1 overall pick, will miss almost one-third of the regular season

SUSPENDED. The Suns will miss the scoring and inside presence DeAndre Ayton provides. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


LOOK: Behind the scenes of the Pinoy adaptation of 'Descendants of the Sun'

Oct 04, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Dingdong Dantes and Jennylyn Mercado star as Captain Lucas and Dr Maxine in the show

Jennylyn Mercado is Dingdong Dantes' leading lady in 'Descendants of the Sun'

Oct 03, 2019 - 8:36 PM

Jennylyn is set to play Dr Maxine de la Cruz in the Pinoy adaptation of the hit K-drama

ROUNDTABLE: How partnerships enrich lives

Sep 30, 2019 - 4:02 PM

No one makes it through life alone – having a partner can make life more fulfilling! Watch our roundtable discussion on September 30, 4 pm onwards.

Ghosts of China's past haunt former capital Nanjing

Sep 27, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Nanjing locals still remember when Mao Zedong's Nationalist rivals controlled China from their city, and some hint at dismay over its lost stature

This picture taken on September 4, 2019 shows tourists walking past a portrait of nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen at the Nanjing Chinese modern history museum, which once housed the presidential palace of the Republic of China from 1927 to 1949, in Nanjing, China's Jiangsu province. The eastern city of Nanjing contains vestiges of China's past that represent an inconvenient truth for the government today: the Chinese world has not always revolved around the Communists and Beijing.  STR / AFP

'Temptation Island' actress Deborah Sun arrested in buy-bust operation

Sep 09, 2019 - 12:49 PM

Sun and her daughter Angela are arrested in a joint operation by the QC Police and PDEA

Police release 3 alleged Chinese kidnappers after victim left PH

Aug 07, 2019 - 9:20 PM

The victim, 24-year-old Lei Kun, already left the country, according to the Chinese consulate

Why you need a life partner – and not necessarily the romantic kind

Aug 06, 2019 - 2:40 PM

We all value independence. But there are some things we can’t do alone.

Aussie swimmer Horton says no regrets over Sun podium protest

Aug 05, 2019 - 2:28 PM

Mack Horton snubbed Sun Yang for a photo-call and refused to shake his hand after a medal ceremony in the recent world championships

TAKING A STAND. Mack Horton says he and several athletes are frustrated with doping in sports. File photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP


'I'm just protecting athletes,' insists China swim star Sun

Jul 27, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Amid the heated podium protests due to doping suspicions, Sun Yang says he has 'nothing to prove' and doesn't deserve the insults from fellow swimmers

Sun Yang. Photo from Twitter/@fina1908

FINA threatens bans as swimming image hurt by Sun protests

Jul 26, 2019 - 3:51 PM

Swimmers may be stripped of their medals or face a ban if Sun Yang podium protests continue

SWIMMING ROW. Silver medalist Mack Horton of Australia (left) refuses to stand on the podium with gold winner and Chinese star Sun Yang (center) and bronze medalist Italy's Gabriele Detti. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Sun, Scott warned by FINA over world swim medal clash

Jul 24, 2019 - 1:25 PM

'You're a loser, I win!' Chinese swimming star Sun Yang rages at British rival Duncan Scott after another salty medal snub

CONTROVERSY. Britain's Duncan Scott (right) walks out during the podium ceremony in protest of gold medallist Sun Yang (center), the Chinese star competing under doping suspicions. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Swimmers 'don't trust' Sun as doping row boils over

Jul 22, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Sun Yang is facing allegations, outlined in a leaked FIBA doping panel report, that he smashed vials of blood with a hammer when testers visited him last year

GOLD MINE. Sun Yang wins another gold medal. Photo from Twitter/@fina1908


5 memorable Song-Song scenes from 'Descendants of the Sun'

Jun 27, 2019 - 4:13 PM

We're here to remember their best on-screen moments with you

ICONIC. This is one of the memorable scenes in 'Descendants of the Sun.' Screenshot from YouTube

TIMELINE: The last 4 years of the Song-Song couple

Jun 27, 2019 - 1:35 PM

(UPDATED) Here’s a quick lookback at the story of 'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo

HIT DRAMA. One of many memorable scenes from the hit Korean drama 'Descendants of the Sun' that stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo. Photo from KBS World

Song Hye-kyo on divorce: 'Differences in personality'

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:42 AM

'We urge you to refrain from making scandalous posts and speculative comments,' says the actress' management

SONG-SONG. The two actors married in 2017 following the wildly popular 'Descendants of the Sun.' Photo from Song Kye-kyo's Instagram

'Descendants of the Sun' stars Song-Song couple file for divorce

Jun 27, 2019 - 9:21 AM

'I hope that the divorce process can be wrapped up amicably,' says Song Joong-ki, who filed for divorce on June 26

DIVORCE. Song Joong-ki files for divorce from wife Song Hye-kyo following months of speculation. Photo from Song Joong-ki's Instagram account

Suns name 76ers assistant Monty Williams as new coach

May 04, 2019 - 12:51 PM

The former NBA forward will take over a team that had its worst campaign in franchise history since its inaugural season

NEW MENTOR. Monty Williams is the fifth head coach for the Phoenix Suns in the last 5 years. Photo from NBA.com


Sun sets on Kokoskov's brief time as Phoenix head coach

Apr 23, 2019 - 3:54 PM

The firing of the first European-born head coach in the history of the NBA leaves the Suns searching for their seventh head coach in 8 years

FAREWELL. Igor Kokoskov bids goodbye to the Phoenix Suns after just one season. Photo from Phoenix Suns' Twitter account (@Suns)


Dingdong Dantes to star in 'Descendants of the Sun' Philippine adaptation

Apr 22, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Dingdong Dantes is set to play the male lead role, which was played by Korean actor Song Joong-ki in the original version

Devin Booker hits 3rd 50-point game in another loss

Mar 28, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Devin Booker makes back-to-back 50-point games, but both end up in losses

BIZARRE. The Phoenix Suns lose all their games when Devin Booker makes a 50-point game. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Devin Booker scores 59 in Suns loss to Utah

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:31 PM

22-year-old Booker is only the fourth player in NBA history to post multiple 50-point games before his 23rd birthday

SCINTILLATING. Devin Booker drops 59 points despite absorbing a loss to the Utah Jazz. Photo from NBA Twitter

Harden drops incredible stat line to power Rockets over Suns

Mar 16, 2019 - 1:03 PM

Reigning MVP James Harden stuffs the stat sheet to help the Rocket escape the Suns

ALL AROUND. James Harden virtually does it all for the Rockets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors fall victim to NBA-worst Suns as Durant suffers injury

Mar 11, 2019 - 11:51 AM

The Suns have won 4 of their last 5 games that includes LeBron James' Lakers and the NBA-best Bucks

YOUNG BUCK. Devin Booker fills up the stats sheet as the Suns stun the Warriors. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


Warriors survive Suns scare

Feb 09, 2019 - 12:57 PM

The defending champion Warriors turn the game around just in time against worst West team Suns

Harden's 20th 40-point game fuels Rockets' win

Feb 05, 2019 - 2:26 PM

James Harden extends his streak of games with 30 or more points to 27

SCORING LEADER. James Harden scores 44 points to lead the Rockets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Zubac stars as undermanned Lakers snap skid vs hapless Suns

Jan 28, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Los Angeles misses the services of LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and Tyson Chandler

BIG GAME. Ivica Zubac fills in the void left by his sidelined Lakers teammates. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


WATCH: Derrick Rose hits game-winner vs Suns

Jan 21, 2019 - 9:59 PM

Derrick Rose saves the day with a clutch basket for the Timberwolves' win

CLUTCH. Derrick Rose caps off a stellar night with a game-winning basket for the win. Photo from NBA Twitter

Rose blooms with game-winner as Timberwolves dim Suns

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:31 AM

The former NBA MVP shows he still has plenty of gas left by powering Minnesota to an enthralling win over Phoenix

TOPSCORER. Derrick Rose finishes with a team-high 31 points for the Timberwolves. Photo from Twitter (@Timberwolves)


Siakam hits buzzer-beater to lift Raptors over Suns

Jan 18, 2019 - 4:45 PM

'To be honest I didn't know what I was going to do,' says Pascal Siakam as the Raptors escape the Suns for an 8th straight home win

GAME-WINNER. Toronto’s Pascal Siakam buries the heart-stopping last bucket that bounces off the backboard before going in. Photo from Toronto Raptors Twitter

Sixers crush T'wolves in Butler's first clash vs former team

Jan 16, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Two months after parting ways with the Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler drops 19 points to help power the Sixers against his former squad

FACE OFF. Two months after parting ways with the Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler drops 19 points to help power the Sixers against his former team. Photo from NBA Twitter

Undermanned Sixers hold off Suns, Celtics pounce on T'wolves

Jan 03, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Joel Embiid caps a 42-point display with a Sixers win as the Celtics also score behind Gordon Hayward's 35 points

HOT START. Joel Embiid unleashes 30 of his 42 points in the 1st half. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Curry's identical threes in Warriors win over Suns

Jan 02, 2019 - 10:08 AM

It's pretty much a routine win for Steph Curry and the defending champion Golden State Warriors

HOT CURRY. Warriors superstar knocks in 15 of his 34 points from beyond the arc. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors scorch Suns, Spurs roll past Celtics

Jan 01, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The defending champion Warriors and the Spurs close out 2018 with huge victories

ONE-SIDED. Steph Curry and the Warriors easily ward off De’Anthony Melton and the Suns in the last NBA game of 2018. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Raptors rally from 17 down to edge Heat

Dec 27, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green star as the Toronto Raptors snap Miami Heat's five-game winning streak

ON TOP. Kawhi Leonard pumps in 30 points as the Raptors improve to a league-best 26-10 record. Photo from Toronto Raptors Twitter

WATCH: Warriors up; Beal, Bryant lift Wizards in 3OT

Dec 23, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Jonas Jerebko shines in the Warriors' win as Bradley Beal and Thomas Bryant deliver monster numbers in the Wizards' triple-overtime triumph over the Suns

REVELATION. Swedish forward Jonas Jerebko plays a key role in powering the Warriors to their 22nd win. Photo from Golden State Warriors

Suns spoil Nowitzki's record-setting season debut

Dec 14, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Dallas talisman Dirk Nowitzki becomes the first player in NBA history to suit up for 21 seasons for the same team

RECORD-SETTING. Dallas veteran Dirk Nowitzki high fives Maximilian Kleber after checking out of the first half. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets blast Blazers, Spurs eclipse Suns

Dec 12, 2018 - 12:48 PM

James Harden fires 29 and Chris Paul tallies a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snap a three-game slide

HOT SQUAD. Chris Paul and 6 other Rockets players wind up in double figures against the Blazers. Photo from Houston Rockets

Mavs topple Clippers, Lakers ease past Suns

Dec 03, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Dallas drops Los Angeles from the top of the Western Conference

YOUTHFUL PROGRESS. LeBron James says the young Lakers squad is improving as days go by. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP


Pinay playwright debuts in New York theater

Nov 01, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Written by Dorothea Gloria, ‘The Sun Tries Dating’ will open at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre on November 2

NASA spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun

Oct 30, 2018 - 2:14 PM

The goal of NASA's Parker Solar Probe is make a series of 24 flybys past our scorching star

UP CLOSE. Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Image courtesy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Thunder trips Suns for first win

Oct 29, 2018 - 11:08 AM

Oklahoma City finally barges into the winning column after dropping its first 4 games behind 3 players breaching the 20-point mark

STAT-STUFFER. Russell Westbrook flirts with a triple-double. File photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP


LOOK: Boy left alone in birthday party gets treated by Phoenix Suns

Oct 26, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The Suns turn 6-year-old Teddy Mazzini's frown upside down

TURNAROUND. Teddy Mazzini was treated to a home game by the Phoenix Suns after his photo showing him alone in his own pizza party went viral. Photos from Facebook (Sil Mazzini) and Twitter (@suns)


LeBron, Lakers eclipse Suns for 1st win

Oct 25, 2018 - 12:57 PM

The NBA superstar flirts with a triple-double and gets his first victory as a Los Angeles Laker

BREAKTHROUGH. LeBron James and the Lakers bounce back from a 0-3 start. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP