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Franky Johnson sinks million-peso shot in cardiac Chooks 3x3 finals

Jul 27, 2019 - 7:17 PM

Basilan outlasts Balanga in a thrilling finale to bag the 3x3 crown and the P1 million prize

THRILL. Basilan celebrates as Franky Johnson (center) hits the game-winner. Photo release

Despite steel venture, FNI has no plans to become major market player

Jun 26, 2019 - 9:10 PM

One of the Philippines' top nickel producers is eyeing to take advantage of the steel demand, but it knows its limitations

The construction workers fixes metal rods at a construction site in Ortigas Center, Pasig City on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Canada aims to ratify trade deal after lifting of tariffs

May 19, 2019 - 9:28 AM

But Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says it would be 'naive' to think US protectionism is no longer a threat

TRADE WAR. Steel is loaded onto a truck for shipping at the NLMK Indiana steel mill on March 15, 2018 in Portage, Indiana. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images North America/AFP

U.S. nears metal tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

May 16, 2019 - 12:05 PM

'I think we are close to an understanding with Mexico and Canada,' says US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

TRADE WAR. Steel is loaded onto a truck for shipping at the NLMK Indiana steel mill on March 15, 2018 in Portage, Indiana. Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images North America / AFP

Duterte orders Board of Investments to streamline steel industry projects

Apr 22, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Board of Investments will have to ensure that permits for critical steel projects will be issued within 20 days of filing

Construction workers keep their balance while crossing on the steel beam at the 10th floor of the ongoing building construction in Barangay Pagasa Quezon City on Monday, November 5, 2018. The Department of Labor and Employment announce the approval of the P25 wage increase and it will be valid 15 days after the publication of the wage order on a newspaper. Minimum wage in Metro Manila now ranges to P537. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Global Ferronickel Holdings to venture into steel business

Mar 29, 2019 - 12:36 PM

FNI says it will partner with Hong Kong-based firm Huarong Asia Limited for the venture, to take advantage of the Philippines' 'fast-growing steel demand'

Construction workers keep their balance while crossing on the steel beam at the 10th floor of the ongoing building construction in Barangay Pagasa Quezon City on Monday, November 5, 2018. The Department of Labor and Employment announce the approval of the P25 wage increase and it will be valid 15 days after the publication of the wage order on a newspaper. Minimum wage in Metro Manila now ranges to P537. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Pacquiao sparring partner beats Perez as 2 Pinoy boxers falter

Jan 20, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Training with Manny Pacquiao proves to be rewarding for Greek-Australian George Kambosos Jr

Japan denounces South Korean court ruling on wartime forced labor

Oct 30, 2018 - 6:53 PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe criticizes a South Korean court ruling, saying it was 'impossible' under international law to order Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal to pay compensation over forced wartime labor

LONE SURVIVOR. Lee Choon-shik (center), a victim of forced labur by Japan during its colonial rule of the Korean peninsula from 1910 to 1945, sits in the supreme court in Seoul on October 30, 2018.  Photo by Ed Jones/AFP

Trump announces 'doubling' of tariffs on steel, aluminum from Turkey

Aug 10, 2018 - 9:42 PM

Trump on Twitter: 'I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!'

NEW TARIFFS. In this file photo taken on July 19, 2017, US President Donald Trump holds up a pair of pliers as he speaks during a Made in America event with US manufacturers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Seoul requests Interpol warrant over 'treasure ship' claims

Aug 02, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Authorities have asked Interpol to issue a so-called red notice for the founder of the Singaporean Shinil Group. A red notice is a request to locate and provisionally arrest a person with a view to extradition.

Choi Yong-seok (2nd L), CEO of Shinil Group, looks at a video footage taken by a submersible of the wreck, with the word "Donskoi" visible on the hull, during a press conference on a Russian "treasure" ship in Seoul on July 26, 2018. Shinil Group announced last week it had found an Imperial Russian naval cruiser the Dmitri Donskoi, which sank over a century ago in the Sea of Japan (East Sea), saying it was believed to contain gold bullion and coins worth 130 billion USD. / AFP PHOTO / Jung Yeon-je

Makati clinches maiden franchise win in Datu Cup over Basilan

Jun 19, 2018 - 10:18 PM

The Skyscrapers prevent Basilan Steel from spoiling its MPBL debut

DEBUT. The Makati Skyscrapers are off to a promising start to their MPBL campaign. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught

Jun 02, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.

TRADE WAR. Steel is loaded onto a truck for shipping at the NLMK Indiana steel mill on March 15, 2018 in Portage, Indiana. Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images North America / AFP

U.S. to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

Jun 01, 2018 - 10:41 AM

The announcement sparks immediate angry reactions from key allies

EU asks WTO for safeguards over U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs

Apr 17, 2018 - 4:37 PM

'In these discussions, the European Commission is insisting on getting a full and unconditional exemption from the announced steel and aluminum tariffs'

Trump suspends metal tariffs for key U.S. trade partners

Mar 23, 2018 - 11:19 AM

The suspension until May 1 covers EU member states, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and South Korea

SUSPENSION. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with House Republican leaders and Republican members at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 2, 2017. File photo by  Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump to EU: We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours

Mar 11, 2018 - 9:02 AM

The EU's top trade official says the US failed to provide full clarity on how Europe and Japan could be spared set to continue next week

TIT-FOR-TAT. US trades tariff threats with the EU. File photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

EU says no 'immediate' clarity from US on trade tariffs

Mar 11, 2018 - 12:02 AM

(UPDATED) Trump's new tariffs has stung the European Union, along with other major partners, and triggered warnings of an all-out international trade war

ALUMINUM TARIFF. In this file photo taken on December 12, 2014, an employee checks an aluminum roll at the Constellium factory in Biesheim, eastern France. Photo by Patrick Hertzog/AFP

U.S. working to spare Australia tariffs – Trump

Mar 10, 2018 - 12:22 PM

'Working very quickly on a security agreement so we don't have to impose steel or aluminum tariffs on our ally, the great nation of Australia!' says Trump

TRADE. US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departure from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, February 16, 2018, as he travels to Florida for the weekend. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump signs sweeping tariffs, defying trade war warnings

Mar 09, 2018 - 9:58 AM

(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump says the tariffs will not initially apply to Canada and Mexico, and that close partners on security and trade could negotiate exemptions

Trump steps up trade threats as Cohn resigns in protest

Mar 07, 2018 - 3:56 PM

The White House downplays the idea that economic advisor Gary Cohn resigned over more aggressive trade policies

GARY COHN. In this file photo, Gary Cohn, chief economic advisor to US President Donald Trump, speaks after Trump announced the Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 5, 2017. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/ AFP

Mexico vows U.S. steel tariff retaliation

Mar 07, 2018 - 8:48 AM

'We would have to target our response at the things they export that are most politically sensitive and hit exactly those goods. We have the ability to respond,' says Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo

NAFTA RENEGOTIATION. (L-R) Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer gather for a trilateral meeting at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017. Lars Hagberg/AFP

Trump vows Mexico, Canada steel tariffs without 'fair' NAFTA deal

Mar 06, 2018 - 10:28 AM

The US leader links his planned steel and aluminum tariffs to the ongoing talks with Mexico and Canada in his latest anti-NAFTA rampage on Twitter

US President Donald Trump speaks during the swearing-in of the White House senior staff at the White House on January 22, 2017, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

China 'won't sit idly by' if US harms trade

Mar 04, 2018 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'China doesn't want a trade war with the United States,' says China National People's Congress spokesman Zhang Yesui

CHINA RESPONDS. China leader Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

China's foreign minister slams Trump tariffs on steel, aluminum

Mar 03, 2018 - 7:41 PM

'Many European countries and Canada have all said they cannot accept this,' adds Foreign Minister Wang Yi

US TARIFFS. In this file photo, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing on April 29, 2016. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Overruling objections, Trump announces steep aluminum, steel tariffs

Mar 02, 2018 - 9:55 AM

Meeting at the White House with industry representatives, US President Donald Trump announces tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum, materials that are the lifeblood of the construction and manufacturing sectors

DONALD TRUMP. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on hurricane relief efforts in Dallas, Texas, on October 25, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Wesley So fails to defend Tata Steel Crown

Jan 29, 2018 - 4:01 PM

But the bigger battle for the Philippine-born So, who now plays under the US flag, is the Candidates Tournament where at stake will be the right to challenge world chess champion Magnus Carlsen

SURRENDERED TITLE. Wesley So continues to play for the US and ranks 6th in the world. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

LOOK: Anastasia Steele wears Monique Lhuillier to her wedding

Jan 10, 2018 - 1:10 PM

'Fifty Shades Freed' sees Ana marrying Christian in a gown by the Filipina designer

FIFTY SHADES FREED. The wedding gown designed by Monique Lhuillier appears in third installment of the 'Fifty Shades' series. Screengrab from Instagram.com/moniquelhuillier

WATCH: The NSFW 'Fifty Shades Freed' trailer

Nov 07, 2017 - 11:07 PM

In the upcoming final film in the 'Fifty Shades' series, Christian and Anastasia are in the throes of wedded bliss

MRS. GREY. Ana enjoys her honeymoon view. Screengrab from YouTube/FiftyShadesMovie

Japan steel scandal grows as more carmakers hit

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The carmakers are assessing vehicles with products from Kobe Steel, which admitted falsifying data linked to the strength and quality of its products

An employee of Toyota Motor's subsidiary Toyota Motor Kyushu assembles a new 2-litre gasoline turbo engine '8AR-FTS' at the Kanda Plant in Kanda, Fukuoka Prefecture, on August 7, 2014. Toyota said on August 5 its net profit in the three months through June came in at a record USD 5.7 billion, with the rise largely thanks to cost-cutting and a weak yen. AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA / AFP PHOTO / TORU YAMANAKA

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 6 Juli 2017

Jul 06, 2017 - 9:21 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

SteelAsia offers to revive defunct National Steel

Mar 20, 2017 - 7:42 AM

Local steel bar maker SteelAsia wants to ride the infrastructure boom and offers to revive the thrice privatized National Steel in Iligan City

NEXT CHAPTER. SteelAsia Manufacturing Corporation has offered to buy long defunct National Steel Corporation in Iligan City.

Gov’t mulls Indonesian-style export ban on unprocessed minerals – DENR

Mar 03, 2017 - 10:36 PM

In the long term that will help our economy because that will increase the value add of the products says Environment Undersecretary Maria Paz Luna

'Fifty Shades Darker' Review: Charmless raunch and suffering

Feb 09, 2017 - 6:01 PM

How does the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey compare to the first film? Critic Oggs Cruz weighs in

LOOK: Anastasia Steele's Monique Lhuillier gown in 'Fifty Shades Darker'

Feb 08, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Dakota Johnson who plays Anastasia Steele in the movie wears a custom gown and capelet by Monique Lhuillier for the masquerade scene

WATCH: Christian Grey proposes to Anastasia Steele in 'Fifty Shades' trailer

Feb 08, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Be mine Christian Grey gets down on one knee in the latest Fifty Shades Darker trailer

Wesley So wins 2017 Tata Steel Chess Tournament

Jan 29, 2017 - 10:28 PM

The Cavite born chess grandmaster defeats Ian Nepomniatchi of Russia in the 13th round to take an insurmountable lead

WINNER. Wesley So stretches his unbeaten streak to 56 matches and wins his third straight tournament. Photo from chessbase.com

Wesley So sets new unbeaten record at 55, leads going to last round

Jan 29, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Wesley So draws with Wei Yi on Saturday and leads at the 2017 Tata Steel Chess Tournament going into the final round

STILL UNBEATEN. Wesley So stays unbeaten in new record of 55 games. File photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP

WATCH: 'Fifty Shades Darker' first full clip released

Jan 29, 2017 - 10:16 AM

Take em off

DATE NIGHT. A full clip from the 'Fifty Shades Darker' movie is released weeks before its release in theaters. Screengrab from YouTube/Fifty Shades

China accuses EU of protectionism over new steel taxes

Jan 28, 2017 - 6:19 PM

The targeted products are used to join steel pipes and tubes and are commonly used in industries such as food processing and shipbuilding as well as energy and construction

REDUCTION PLEDGE. This picture taken on June 15, 2013 shows a laborer working in a steel factory in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province. China's manufacturing activity shrank again in June, HSBC said on June 20, hitting a nine-month low and adding to concerns about the strength of the world's second biggest economy. Photo by AFP

Wesley So matches career-best 54-game unbeaten streak

Jan 28, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Wesley So draws with Dmitry Andreikin to remain half a point up in the 2017 Tata Steel Tournament

STILL IN THE LEAD. Wesley So remains atop the standings in the Netherlands with two rounds left to play. File photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP

Wesley So leads by a point with 3 rounds left, unbeaten at 53 games

Jan 26, 2017 - 3:34 PM

So has been heads up with 7 points out of 10 rounds

GOING ON 50. Wesley So manages to avoid defeat in drawing with Ukraine's Pavel Eljanov. Screengrab from Tata Steel Chess YouTube

Wesley So's unbeaten streak reaches 50 games

Jan 22, 2017 - 5:02 PM

So maintains his lead at the 2017 Tata Steel Chess Tournament after 7 rounds with a draw against Pavel Eljanov

GOING ON 50. Wesley So manages to avoid defeat in drawing with Ukraine's Pavel Eljanov. Screengrab from Tata Steel Chess YouTube

Wesley So escapes inferior position to stretch unbeaten mark to 49 games

Jan 21, 2017 - 4:18 PM

So escapes from strong pressure to remain in the lead following 6 rounds

ESCAPING DEFEAT. Wesley So avoided defeat against Adhiban Baskaran, stretching his unbeaten streak to 49 matches. File photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP

Wesley So's unbeaten mark now at 48 games

Jan 18, 2017 - 5:07 PM

So wins in 43 moves at the Tata Steel chess tournament in the Netherlands

TOUGH TO BEAT. Wesley So remained unbeaten for his 45th straight game. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

Wesley So moves up to world number 3 ranking with hard fought win

Jan 17, 2017 - 4:11 PM

Wesley So escapes a bad position against Hungarian foe Richard Rapport to win in the third round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in the Netherlands

HOT STREAK. Wesley So narrowly avoids defeat to extend his no-loss streak to 46. Screengrab from Tata Steel Chess YouTube

Wesley So stretches no-loss streak to 45

Jan 16, 2017 - 5:22 PM

Wesley So defending stoutly against his arch rival Anish Giri of the Netherlands earns a draw after the second round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament

TOUGH TO BEAT. Wesley So remained unbeaten for his 45th straight game. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

Wesley So draws world champion, now 44 games without a loss

Jan 15, 2017 - 4:00 PM

So is now ranked fourth in the world in the latest FIDE ratings up from a ranking of 10th last year

ON A ROLL. Wesley So hasn't lost in 44 games, including a most recent draw with world champion Magnus Carlsen. File photo from Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St Louis Facebook

WATCH: 'Fifty Shades Darker' extended trailer features Taylor Swift, Zayn song

Jan 03, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Plus a closer look at the women in Christian Grey s past

Porno-trolling is a thing, and two lawyers are indicted in one scheme

Dec 20, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Federal prosecutors prepare an 18 count indictment against Paul R Hansmeier and John L Steele for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud among others

PH stops import of 20,000 MT Chinese steel bars

Dec 13, 2016 - 5:49 PM

The Philippine Iron and Steel Institute s probe into the October 2013 earthquake in Cebu and Bohol shows substandard and uncertified steel bars from China were used

TRADE. A Chinese worker loads steel tubes onto a truck at a logistics center in Lianyungang in east China's Jiangsu province on November 8, 2016. Photo from stringer/AFP