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IN PHOTOS: Summit Media's May 2018 covers

May 05, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Summit Media's last remaining print publications share their latest covers, just weeks after the publishing group announced that it will stop printing glossies

MAY ISSUES. Summit Media's remaining print publications share their May covers – which could be the last to see print. Photos from,, and

End of an era: Summit Media stops printing glossies

Apr 11, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Summit Media, one of the country’s leading magazine publishers, says it has ‘completed its full digital transformation’

Court orders arrest of Top Gear PH's former editor-in-chief

Mar 10, 2018 - 10:03 PM

Vernon Sarne is charged with cyber libel for identifying on a Facebook post the wrong person as the gunman in a 2016 road rage incident

ORDERED ARRESTED. A Manila regional trial court has ordered the arrest of ex-Top Gear Philippines editor-in-chief Vernon Sarne over cyber libel charges. Photo from Sarne's Facebook account

Former 'Top Gear' host Richard Hammond injured in 'serious' crash

Jun 11, 2017 - 12:13 PM

The former presenter of Top Gear suffers a fracture to his knee after escaping from the electric car just before it burst into flames

Ex-'Top Gear' hosts currently a voice option on Waze

Nov 15, 2016 - 8:22 PM

The option to have Jeremy Clarkson Richard Hammond and James May tell you where to go on Waze is part of the promotional efforts for their new show

ON TRACK. Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson gestures as he arrives at the Ticketpro Dome for the Clarkson, Hammond and May Live Show held in Johannesburg on June 10, 2015. File photo by Stefan Heunis/AFP

Chris Evans quits as lead host on BBC's 'Top Gear'

Jul 05, 2016 - 12:41 AM

Chris Evans: Gave it my best shot but sometimes that s not enough The team are beyond brilliant I wish them all the best

CHRIS EVANS. Host Chris Evans speaks onstage during the Top Gear panel as part of the BBC America portion of This is Cable 2016 Television Critics Association Winter Tour at Langham Hotel on January 8, 2016 in Pasadena, California. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Matt LeBlanc, James Corden race on kids' scooters

Jun 15, 2016 - 10:30 PM

James Corden races against former Friends star and now Top Gear host Matt LeBlanc

Screengrab from YouTube/The Late Late Show with James Corden

Buying a luxury car: 6 questions, answered

Nov 09, 2015 - 6:46 PM

Is buying a top of the line vehicle worth it?

Drunk driving? Ateneo to deal with player John Apacible

Oct 19, 2015 - 9:50 PM

Blue Eagle John Apacible is recorded on video evidently inebriated and causing a commotion along Timog Avenue in Quezon City on Sunday morning October 18

DRUNK DRIVING? Ateneo Blue Eagle John Apacible is caught on video appearing to be heavily inebriated and causing a commotion along Timog Avenue in Quezon City early on Sunday morning, October 18. Screengrab from video posted on Top Gear Philippines' Facebook

Metro Manila has ‘worst traffic on Earth’ – Waze

Oct 01, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The 2015 Global Driver Satisfaction Index conducted by the navigation app Waze reveals that the Philippines is among the countries with the worst driving experiences

File photo by Kevin de la Cruz / Rappler

Chris Evans replaces Jeremy Clarkson on BBC's 'Top Gear'

Jun 17, 2015 - 11:06 AM

Evans signs a three year deal to present the world s most popular factual TV program

Jeremy Clarkson will 'start again' after leaving 'Top Gear'

Apr 19, 2015 - 11:42 AM

I have lost my baby but I shall create another Jeremy writes in his newspaper column


Sacked 'Top Gear' star Jeremy Clarkson defends attack victim

Mar 27, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Read on what he has to say regarding attack victim Oisin Tymon

BRUSH OFF. There has been a petition from fans to reinstate 'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson

BBC drops 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson

Mar 25, 2015 - 10:25 PM

UPDATED This follows after he verbally and physically attacked a producer

Petition for 'Top Gear' presenter Clarkson hits 1 million

Mar 21, 2015 - 10:31 AM

The petition for Clarkson on the website change org reads: We the undersigned petition the BBC to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson Freedom to fracas

ONLINE PETITION. British presenter Jeremy Clarkson during the rehearsal of the popular TV show 'Top Gear Live' in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 26 April 2013. File photo by Koen Van Weel/EPA

Cash-cow Jeremy Clarkson gives BBC major headache

Mar 14, 2015 - 1:08 AM

Many believe that commercial concerns have allowed Clarkson to stay on despite a series of controversies over race

'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson brushes off suspension

Mar 12, 2015 - 12:12 PM

A petition from fans to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson quickly follows after his suspension on March 10

BRUSH OFF. There has been a petition from fans to reinstate 'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson

‘Top Gear’ presenter Jeremy Clarkson suspended over 'fracas'

Mar 11, 2015 - 11:37 AM

The BBC also cancelled the broadcast of the latest episode supposedly out on March 8

SUSPENSION. Jeremy Clarkson, host of the BBC show 'Top Gear' receives a suspension for his slew of controversial remarks

'Jeepney nurses' photo sparks sexism debate online

Oct 16, 2014 - 6:11 PM

Is chivalry dead? Netizens battle it out on Facebook