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DOLE, nagbabala vs fake certification ukol sa escrow deposits ng mga recruitment agency

Nagbabala ang Department of Labor and Employment kaugnay sa umano'y modus sa pag-withdraw ng escrow deposits ng mga recruitment agency gamit ang pekeng sertipikasyon na pinapalabas na galing sa kagawaran at sa Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (PO

Milos Raonic beats racket-wrecking Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open QFs

MELBOURNE, Australia --- Milos Raonic was just overwhelming Alexander Zverev with consistency, compounding the frustration with every service break. Roanic dropped serve in the opening game of their fourth-round match at the Australian Open but then went o
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Milos Raonic beats racket-wrecking Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open QFs

MELBOURNE, Australia --- Milos Raonic was just overwhelming Alexander Zverev with consistency, compounding the frustration with every service break. Roanic dropped serve in the opening game of their fourth-round match at the Australian Open but then went on a roll, winning eight straight games before fourth-seeded Zverev held serve. No let up. Raonic held and then broke the 21-year-old German player's serve again to lead 4-1 and that's when Zverev lost it. At the change of ends he destroyed his racket by smacking it into the court eight times, then tossing it away. The angry outburst only served to highlight Raonic's dominance. «I played incredible today,» the 2016 Wim...Keep on reading: Milos Raonic beats racket-wrecking Alexander Zverev to reach Australian Open QFs

Elina Svitolina beats Madison Keys, faces Naomi Osaka in Australian Open quarterfinal

Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win over 2017 U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys. The WTA Finals winner fended off five breakpoints in a pivotal third game in the third set
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Elina Svitolina beats Madison Keys, faces Naomi Osaka in Australian Open quarterfinal

Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win over 2017 U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys. The WTA Finals winner fended off five breakpoints in a pivotal third game in the third set that went to deuce 11 times and lasted more than 15 minutes. She broke Keys' serve at the first opportunity in the next game and finished off the match quickly. It ended a comeback by Keys, who didn't quite find her range with her ground strokes and 34 unforced errors, including some very nears misses on big points. Both players reached the quarterfinals here last year, but Keys had more success at the majors in 2018 when s...Keep on reading: Elina Svitolina beats Madison Keys, faces Naomi Osaka in Australian Open quarterfinal

 Lea Salonga cancels Hongkong, Singapore concerts due to leg injury

    MANILA, Philippines - Lea Salonga on Monday cancelled her upcoming concert tour in Hong Kong and Singapore after sustaining a leg injury during a vacation in Hokkaido, Japan. In a twitter post, the singer said she had to cancel her perf
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 Lea Salonga cancels Hongkong, Singapore concerts due to leg injury

    MANILA, Philippines - Lea Salonga on Monday cancelled her upcoming concert tour in Hong Kong and Singapore after sustaining a leg injury during a vacation in Hokkaido, Japan. In a twitter post, the singer said she had to cancel her performances as her leg injury is taking longer than expected to heal and she was prohibited to travel for several weeks. «While we initially hoped to be able to keep the appearances on the calendar, the injury is going to take longer than expected to heal and my doctors have given me strict instructions not to travel for the next several weeks,» Salonga wrote.   https://twitter.com/msleasalonga/status/1087229640911908864?s...Keep on reading:  Lea Salonga cancels Hongkong, Singapore concerts due to leg injury

Cops seize 85 guns, 12 grenades at checkpoints before BOL plebiscite

MANILA, Philippines --- Police have confiscated 85 firearms and 12 grenades since setting up election checkpoints a week prior to the conduct of the plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) on Monday.   Police also seize
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Cops seize 85 guns, 12 grenades at checkpoints before BOL plebiscite

MANILA, Philippines --- Police have confiscated 85 firearms and 12 grenades since setting up election checkpoints a week prior to the conduct of the plebiscite for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) on Monday.   Police also seized 589 live bullets and three bladed weapons from January 13 until 6 a.m. of January 21. The Philippine National Police (PNP) has established 120,216 checkpoints and carried out 68 police operations across the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and some parts of Central, Western, and Northern Mindanao for the BOL plebiscite.   PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said 85 persons were arrested from checkpoints ...Keep on reading: Cops seize 85 guns, 12 grenades at checkpoints before BOL plebiscite

Christian Standhardinger happy for Andray Blatche, questionable for 6th Fiba window

MANILA, Philippines---Christian Standhardinger begged off from national team duties ahead of the Philippines' next matches against Qatar and Kazakhstan in the second round of the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers. San Miguel's star big man cited his knee inj
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Christian Standhardinger happy for Andray Blatche, questionable for 6th Fiba window

MANILA, Philippines---Christian Standhardinger begged off from national team duties ahead of the Philippines' next matches against Qatar and Kazakhstan in the second round of the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers. San Miguel's star big man cited his knee injury that has bugged him for the past year as to why he would like to be removed from the team and also to make room for former NBA player Andray Blatche to be Gilas' Pilipinas naturalized player. «To be honest with you guys, you can see my knee is recovering but I have to build strength now so I'm happy that Blatche is now part of the pool because he's a great basketball player,» said Standhardinger, who is part of the 14-man ...Keep on reading: Christian Standhardinger happy for Andray Blatche, questionable for 6th Fiba window

House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal responsibility for children from 15 to 9 years old

THE bill, which seeks to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9 years old, hurdled the committee level at the House of Representatives. In a hearing on…READ The post House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal responsibility for childre
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House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal responsibility for children from 15 to 9 years old

THE bill, which seeks to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9 years old, hurdled the committee level at the House of Representatives. In a hearing on…READ The post House panel OKs bill lowering age of criminal responsibility for children from 15 to 9 years old appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

PNP confiscates 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that ceased operations

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) confiscated a total of 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that were ordered to cease operations in 2018, Director General Oscar Albayalde said on…READ The post PNP confiscates 1,025 firearms from 96 pri
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PNP confiscates 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that ceased operations

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) confiscated a total of 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that were ordered to cease operations in 2018, Director General Oscar Albayalde said on…READ The post PNP confiscates 1,025 firearms from 96 private security agencies that ceased operations appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Fuel prices up for 3rd time in Jan

OIL  companies will jack up prices of petroleum products effective on Tuesday, the third price adjustment in a month. The price of diesel will increase by 40 centavos per liter,…READ The post Fuel prices up for 3rd time in Jan appeared first on The Man
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Fuel prices up for 3rd time in Jan

OIL  companies will jack up prices of petroleum products effective on Tuesday, the third price adjustment in a month. The price of diesel will increase by 40 centavos per liter,…READ The post Fuel prices up for 3rd time in Jan appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Electing Malaysia’s new King: What happens (a primer)

KUALA LUMPUR ---This Thursday (Jan 24), Malaysia will witness the election of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) for the 16th time, since it attained independence 61 years ago.   This election process is in line with Malaysia's constitutional monarch
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Electing Malaysia’s new King: What happens (a primer)

KUALA LUMPUR ---This Thursday (Jan 24), Malaysia will witness the election of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) for the 16th time, since it attained independence 61 years ago.   This election process is in line with Malaysia's constitutional monarchy, where one of the nine Malay rulers or sultans will ascend the federal throne to become the Yang di-Pertuan Agong for a five-year term.     The office of the head of state fell vacant when Sultan Muhammad V, in an unprecedented move, stepped down as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Jan 6. The Conference of Rulers came forth to handle the situation in a mature and harmonious manner, thus averting the developmen...Keep on reading: Electing Malaysia’s new King: What happens (a primer)

Tañada vows to take age of criminal liability issue to SC

MANILA, Philippines --- Former Deputy Speaker and senatorial candidate Erin Taada has vowed to question the constitutionality of the bill lowering the age of criminal liability to nine years old if it passes through the Senate. Taada said after an Aksyon D
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Tañada vows to take age of criminal liability issue to SC

MANILA, Philippines --- Former Deputy Speaker and senatorial candidate Erin Taada has vowed to question the constitutionality of the bill lowering the age of criminal liability to nine years old if it passes through the Senate. Taada said after an Aksyon Demokratiko event in San Juan on Monday that he is ready to bring the issue before the Supreme Court. «Kung ito ay, for some source of unexplainable and stupid wisdom, passes the Senate, ilalaban po namin 'yan sa Korte Suprema para sabihin na ito ay talagang labag sa ating Konstitusyon,» he said. (If this, for some source of unexplainable and stupid wisdom, passes the Senate, we will bring this fight to the Supreme Court to show...Keep on reading: Tañada vows to take age of criminal liability issue to SC

Windless Bangkok strangles in smog, but forecast improves

BANGKOK --- Bangkok's air pollution crisis worsened on Monday as predicted, with 23 locations along main roads and 16 other areas reporting unsafe levels of PM2.5, the health-threatening airborne particles 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter.   Th
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Windless Bangkok strangles in smog, but forecast improves

BANGKOK --- Bangkok's air pollution crisis worsened on Monday as predicted, with 23 locations along main roads and 16 other areas reporting unsafe levels of PM2.5, the health-threatening airborne particles 2.5 micrometers or less in diameter.   The Pollution Control Department recorded 89 micrograms of PM2.5 per cubic metre of air on Rama II Road in Bang Khun Thien district, 88 in Khlong Toei and 83 on Charansanidwong Road in Bang Phlat district.The safe limit is 50 micrograms.   On Sunday there were 18 locales along roads and nine other places where breathing was hazardous to health, and the PCD said the situation would be worse on Monday due to weak winds and ...Keep on reading: Windless Bangkok strangles in smog, but forecast improves

PNP: We’re not obligated to share drug operations data with CHR

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police (PNP) is not duty-bound to release to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) records proving that its anti-illegal drugs operations comply with human rights standards. PNP spoke
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PNP: We’re not obligated to share drug operations data with CHR

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police (PNP) is not duty-bound to release to the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) records proving that its anti-illegal drugs operations comply with human rights standards. PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. Benigno Durana Jr. had this to say on Monday, after CHR chairman Chito Gascon urged the police to release data on anti-illegal drugs operations. «We are not obligated to give it to them,» Durana told reporters. «May makukuha sila[ng records] pero (They'll be able to get data but) through proper channels.» "They are not the proper agency where we can turn over these case folders. I think the proper agency ...Keep on reading: PNP: We’re not obligated to share drug operations data with CHR

Suspected underwear thief killed in motorcycle crash in Thailand

BANGKOK --- An unidentified suspected underwear thief was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a roadside tree on a Chon Buri road while he was allegedly fleeing after the latest theft. The Laem Chabang police station was alerted at 9 pm that a motorcyc
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Suspected underwear thief killed in motorcycle crash in Thailand

BANGKOK --- An unidentified suspected underwear thief was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a roadside tree on a Chon Buri road while he was allegedly fleeing after the latest theft. The Laem Chabang police station was alerted at 9 pm that a motorcyclist had died when his bike hit a tree on a road along Ban Na Canal in Tambon Thung Sala of Chon Buri's Si Racha district. Police have yet to identify the motorcyclist, who appeared to be in his mid-20s. He suffered a broken neck in the accident and was killed outright. Two used items of pink lingerie were found in his trouser pocket. Local residents told police that they heard motorcycles revving up in the Ban Na Kao commun...Keep on reading: Suspected underwear thief killed in motorcycle crash in Thailand

7 areas remain under Signal 1 as ‘Amang’ hits Surigao del Sur–Pagasa

SIGNAL 1 remains over seven areas in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao as Tropical Depression “Amang” made landfall in Siargao Island, Surigao del Sur on Sunday night, the state-run…READ The post 7 areas remain under Signal 1 as ‘Amang’
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7 areas remain under Signal 1 as ‘Amang’ hits Surigao del Sur–Pagasa

SIGNAL 1 remains over seven areas in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao as Tropical Depression “Amang” made landfall in Siargao Island, Surigao del Sur on Sunday night, the state-run…READ The post 7 areas remain under Signal 1 as ‘Amang’ hits Surigao del Sur–Pagasa appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Voters buck bad weather for Bangsamoro plebiscite

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: Voting precincts opened early on Monday for the historic plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) amid the bad weather caused by Tropical Depression “Amang.”…READ The post Voters buck bad weather for Bangsamoro pleb
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Voters buck bad weather for Bangsamoro plebiscite

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur: Voting precincts opened early on Monday for the historic plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) amid the bad weather caused by Tropical Depression “Amang.”…READ The post Voters buck bad weather for Bangsamoro plebiscite appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Ageless warrior

LAS VEGAS---A colds-stricken Manny Pacquiao overwhelmed a game but overly cautious Adrien Broner on Saturday night (Sunday, PH time) to retain his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title at MGM Grand Arena here. But no matter how Pacquiao success
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Ageless warrior

LAS VEGAS---A colds-stricken Manny Pacquiao overwhelmed a game but overly cautious Adrien Broner on Saturday night (Sunday, PH time) to retain his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title at MGM Grand Arena here. But no matter how Pacquiao successfully turned back time by cutting down his opponent with his usual flair, it all became just background noise to that one fight many want to happen for the second time: Against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather tickled the fans by dropping by the 40-year-old Pacquiao's locker room before he scored the lopsided unanimous decision win over Broner, 29. Tim Cheatham scored it 116-112, Dave Moretti 117-111 and Glen Feldman 116-112...Keep on reading: Ageless warrior

Pagadian holds smaller version of Cebu’s Sinulog with 25,000 devitees

PAGADIAN CITY --- At least 25,000 devotees celebrated the feast of the Child Jesus at the wharf here in a demonstration of faith detached by distance from the main celebration in Cebu province. «It's a lot cheaper than traveling to Cebu City,»
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Pagadian holds smaller version of Cebu’s Sinulog with 25,000 devitees

PAGADIAN CITY --- At least 25,000 devotees celebrated the feast of the Child Jesus at the wharf here in a demonstration of faith detached by distance from the main celebration in Cebu province. «It's a lot cheaper than traveling to Cebu City,» said Adriano Durano III, chair of the festival committee that put together the Santo Nio event. The smaller version of Cebu's Sinulog, in honor of the Child Jesus, drew also tourists and devotees from other provinces. Durano said it was a more practical way for people to join the festivities for Sto. Nio. 100 boats A dawn Mass was celebrated and followed by a fluvial procession joined by at least 100 fishing boats. Just like i...Keep on reading: Pagadian holds smaller version of Cebu’s Sinulog with 25,000 devitees

Group finds substandard steel sold in Southern Luzon

The Philippine Iron and Steel Institute (Pisi) said it found substandard reinforcing steel bars (rebars) being «openly sold» in some provinces in southern Luzon at the risk of consumer safety. In a statement, Pisi president Roberto Cola said th
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Group finds substandard steel sold in Southern Luzon

The Philippine Iron and Steel Institute (Pisi) said it found substandard reinforcing steel bars (rebars) being «openly sold» in some provinces in southern Luzon at the risk of consumer safety. In a statement, Pisi president Roberto Cola said that recent «test buy» operations flagged several hardware stores in the provinces of Laguna, Cavite, Batangas and Occidental Mindoro. The steel bars bought by Pisi were submitted to the Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) where they were tested against the requirements of prevailing national standards. «We are concerned that substandard rebars are being openly sold [in these provinces],» he said. Risks "These steel...Keep on reading: Group finds substandard steel sold in Southern Luzon

Creation of courts to try juvenile offenders pushed

Assistant House Majority Leader Bernadette Herrera-Dy on Sunday pleaded with her colleagues in the House of Representatives to put enough safeguards in the draft measure lowering the age of criminal liability from 15 to 9 years old. Despite her opposition
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Creation of courts to try juvenile offenders pushed

Assistant House Majority Leader Bernadette Herrera-Dy on Sunday pleaded with her colleagues in the House of Representatives to put enough safeguards in the draft measure lowering the age of criminal liability from 15 to 9 years old. Despite her opposition, Dy acknowledged that House Bill No. 505, filed by Tarlac Rep. Victor Yap, had already gained the support of a number of House members, including Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The Bagong Henerasyon party-list representative pushed the creation of juvenile courts, which would have «original and exclusive jurisdiction over all criminal and civil cases» against youth offenders, to help protect children from abuse. Moreover, Dy ...Keep on reading: Creation of courts to try juvenile offenders pushed

Palace: Probe slay of Cebu prosecutor

Malacaang has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Philippine National Police to thoroughly investigate the murder of a former Cebu City prosecutor who was ambushed last week. «We are outraged by the brutal and brazen ambush of former Ceb
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Palace: Probe slay of Cebu prosecutor

Malacaang has ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Philippine National Police to thoroughly investigate the murder of a former Cebu City prosecutor who was ambushed last week. «We are outraged by the brutal and brazen ambush of former Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro,» presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on Sunday. He said the DOJ, through the National Bureau of Investigation, «has been directed to immediately look into this dastardly crime, identify the perpetrators and bring them to the bar of justice.» Castro was shot five times by a motorcycle-riding gunman....Keep on reading: Palace: Probe slay of Cebu prosecutor

Explosion hits Cotabato City on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite 

AN explosion occurred in Cotabato City late Sunday, a military official said, a day before the conduct of a plebiscite to determine the fate of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)….READ The post Explosion hits Cotabato City on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite
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Explosion hits Cotabato City on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite 

AN explosion occurred in Cotabato City late Sunday, a military official said, a day before the conduct of a plebiscite to determine the fate of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL)….READ The post Explosion hits Cotabato City on eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite  appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

THE ‘PACMAN’ STILL THE CHAMP AT THE AGE 40

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THE ‘PACMAN’ STILL THE CHAMP AT THE AGE 40

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Today’s Front Page January 21, 2019

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Today’s Front Page January 21, 2019

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Despite herculean effort, Moala Tautuaa knows he needs to work harder to stay course

MANILA, Philippines---Moala Tautuaa showed his mettle when he came up big for NorthPort's 95-90 win against Poy Erram and NLEX in the PBA Philippine Cup. The victory pushed the Batang Pier to a 2-0 record thanks in no small part to Taututaa's efforts that
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Despite herculean effort, Moala Tautuaa knows he needs to work harder to stay course

MANILA, Philippines---Moala Tautuaa showed his mettle when he came up big for NorthPort's 95-90 win against Poy Erram and NLEX in the PBA Philippine Cup. The victory pushed the Batang Pier to a 2-0 record thanks in no small part to Taututaa's efforts that resulted in 18 points and 11 rebounds against Erram who is set to receive the league's Defensive Player of the Year award for the 2017-18 season. The double-double, however, wasn't enough for Tautuaa's coach Pido Jarencio who wanted to see more from his fun-loving big man. «The bigs didn't have that much production, actually Mo was able to deliver in the fourth quarter,» said Jarencio in Filipino. "The team plays better whe...Keep on reading: Despite herculean effort, Moala Tautuaa knows he needs to work harder to stay course

Hamstring injury sidelines San Miguel’s Alex Cabagnot

MANILA, Philippines---San Miguel point guard Alex Cabagnot is out indefinitely after suffering a hamstring injury in the Beermen's previous game in the PBA Philippine Cup against Columbian. Cabagnot said on Sunday that his left hamstring has been botherin
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Hamstring injury sidelines San Miguel’s Alex Cabagnot

MANILA, Philippines---San Miguel point guard Alex Cabagnot is out indefinitely after suffering a hamstring injury in the Beermen's previous game in the PBA Philippine Cup against Columbian. Cabagnot said on Sunday that his left hamstring has been bothering him for a couple of weeks and it only got worse in the Beermen's 124-118 loss to the Dyip on Friday. «I hurt my hamstring last game when I dove on the floor but we were trying to catch up so you have to try anything to win the game,» said Cabagnot after the Beermen's recent 99-91 win over Barangay Ginebra at Smart Araneta Coliseum. "Whatever happens I just did what I had to do and the worst consequence was I hurt my hamstring ...Keep on reading: Hamstring injury sidelines San Miguel’s Alex Cabagnot

2,628 passengers stranded in Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines --- As of 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, Tropical Depression Amang stranded a total of 2,628 passengers, 38 vessels, 222 rolling cargoes, and 8 motorbancas in Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Eastern Visayas and Southern Visayas due to Tropical D
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2,628 passengers stranded in Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines --- As of 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, Tropical Depression Amang stranded a total of 2,628 passengers, 38 vessels, 222 rolling cargoes, and 8 motorbancas in Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Eastern Visayas and Southern Visayas due to Tropical Depression Amang. The Philippine Coast Guard posted the figures at 8:23 p.m. on its Facebook timeline. Following is the breakdown of those figures. Central Visayas: 65 passengers, 8 vessels, 15 rolling cargoes, and 8 motorbancas Northern Mindanao: 1,413 passengers, 15 vessels, and 39 rolling cargoes Eastern Visayas - 1,103 passengers, 9 vessels, and 146 rolling cargoes Southern Visayas -- 47 passengers, 6 vesse...Keep on reading: 2,628 passengers stranded in Visayas, Mindanao

Chris Ross finds inner fire to light up scoreboard for Beermen

MANILA, Philippines---Looking flat out devastated when he left Cuneta Astrodome following their opening game against Columbian, Chris Ross had this fire in his eyes when he took on crowd darlings Barangay Ginebra. That couldn't be more evident when his sig
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Chris Ross finds inner fire to light up scoreboard for Beermen

MANILA, Philippines---Looking flat out devastated when he left Cuneta Astrodome following their opening game against Columbian, Chris Ross had this fire in his eyes when he took on crowd darlings Barangay Ginebra. That couldn't be more evident when his sights aimed for the bucket in the third period of the game. Ross, only five points in the first two frames, waxed hot for 12 more that quarter to help the Beermen erect a comfortable lead heading into the stretch. «I knew I had to be a little more aggressive because Alex and Terrence were out,» Ross told the press after San Miguel's 99-91 victory over Ginebra in Sunday's nightcap. "I just wanted to get going offensively and m...Keep on reading: Chris Ross finds inner fire to light up scoreboard for Beermen

Authorities implement preemptive evacuation in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY -- Authorities in Caraga started preemptive evacuation of some areas and suspended classes for Monday shortly after the entry of Tropical Depression Amang into the Philippine area of responsbility on Sunday. With heavy rains expected, as Amang
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Authorities implement preemptive evacuation in Caraga

BUTUAN CITY -- Authorities in Caraga started preemptive evacuation of some areas and suspended classes for Monday shortly after the entry of Tropical Depression Amang into the Philippine area of responsbility on Sunday. With heavy rains expected, as Amang was expected to make landfall in the area, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) in Caraga ordered pre-emptive evacuations in landslide and flood-prone communities. Liza Mazo, OCD regional director and concurrent head of Caraga's RDRRMC, said local governments had already been informed about the need for preemptive evacuations. "We have identified 234 barangays ...Keep on reading: Authorities implement preemptive evacuation in Caraga

UK police speak to Prince Philip for not wearing seatbelt

LONDON --- British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt --- just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash. READ:Britain's Prince Philip, 97
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UK police speak to Prince Philip for not wearing seatbelt

LONDON --- British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt --- just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash. READ:Britain's Prince Philip, 97, recovers after Land Rover crash Norfolk Police said late Saturday «suitable words of advice have been given to the driver.» The police spoke to Philip after British media on Saturday published a photograph showing Philip, 97, driving a new Land Rover near the royal residence at Sandringham. Police said the advice given to Philip was "in line with our standard response when being made aware of such images showing this t...Keep on reading: UK police speak to Prince Philip for not wearing seatbelt

One of America’s ‘happiest’ places will pay you $100 to visit this winter

Here's one way to entice visitors to your city: Offer a $100 (about P5,200) cash incentive. That's the strategy being employed by the tourism office at San Luis Obispo, California, United States located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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One of America’s ‘happiest’ places will pay you $100 to visit this winter

Here's one way to entice visitors to your city: Offer a $100 (about P5,200) cash incentive. That's the strategy being employed by the tourism office at San Luis Obispo, California, United States located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. To attract visitors, fill up hotel rooms and spur tourist spending during one of the most sluggish periods of the year, San Luis Obispo, also known as SLO, is givingaway $100 cash to those who book two consecutive nights at a local hotel this winter. With its Mediterranean marine climate, world-class wine region, farm-to-table ethos and dynamic downtown, SLO earned the title of America's happiest place back in 2011 on "...Keep on reading: One of America’s ‘happiest’ places will pay you $100 to visit this winter

‘Power Rangers’ fighting game targets April launch

The Power Rangers are landing on consoles in April through «Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid» after game studio nWay found success on mobile with «Power Rangers: Legacy Wars». «Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid» promi
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‘Power Rangers’ fighting game targets April launch

The Power Rangers are landing on consoles in April through «Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid» after game studio nWay found success on mobile with «Power Rangers: Legacy Wars». «Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid» promises accessibility, depth and a variation on typical fighting game stereotypes by focusing on «knowing when to strike, not how.» https://youtu.be/pIG6dnEcn44 Its developer, nWay, released Android and iOS title «Power Rangers: Legacy Wars» in 2017. The well-received app allowed players to assemble multi-fighter tag teams comprised of heroes and heroines from across the «Power Rangers» TV and movie franchise entries. At the same time, it steered away from ...Keep on reading: ‘Power Rangers’ fighting game targets April launch

LOOK: Anne Curtis meets Big Bang’s Seungri after Manila show

MANILA, Philippines --- Actress and television host Anne Curtis was able to meet K-pop superstar Seungri of Big Bang backstage after his concert in Manila. In an Instagram post on Sunday, Curtis shared a star-studded photo of her with Seungri, Sandara Par
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LOOK: Anne Curtis meets Big Bang’s Seungri after Manila show

MANILA, Philippines --- Actress and television host Anne Curtis was able to meet K-pop superstar Seungri of Big Bang backstage after his concert in Manila. In an Instagram post on Sunday, Curtis shared a star-studded photo of her with Seungri, Sandara Park and friend and co-host Ryan Bang. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bs14trlh7ij/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link «Mr. Tagumpay. Congrats on your concert @seungriseyo and thank you for the invite. First time to watch and it was pretty funny and awesome. @daraxxi , welcome home! It's always so nice to see you. Kakamiss ka sa stage!» Curtis wrote in the caption. Curtis also invited Sandara and Seungri to visit the stage of the noontime ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Anne Curtis meets Big Bang’s Seungri after Manila show

Keeping active in old age could help protect brain from dementia

New United States research has found that keeping active in old age, whether it's by doing exercise or just doing the housework, could help maintain memory and thinking skills, even in those who have signs of dementia. Carried out by researchers at Rush Un
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Keeping active in old age could help protect brain from dementia

New United States research has found that keeping active in old age, whether it's by doing exercise or just doing the housework, could help maintain memory and thinking skills, even in those who have signs of dementia. Carried out by researchers at Rush University Medical Center, the new study looked at 454 older adults, 191 of whom had dementia and 263 of whom did not. Participants were given physical exams and asked to complete thinking and memory tests every year for 20 years. In addition, at an average of two years before death, the participants were also asked to wear an accelerometer to measure their physical activity for a period of seven days. Using the data collecte...Keep on reading: Keeping active in old age could help protect brain from dementia

Stats don’t lie: Manny Pacquiao dominates Adrien Broner in punches

MANILA, Philippines---Adrien Broner may have felt he won a lopsided fight and oppose the judges' ruling, but he can't ever argue with numbers. Punch stats showed that Manny Pacquiao dominated in every category making Broner a human punching bag during thei
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Stats don’t lie: Manny Pacquiao dominates Adrien Broner in punches

MANILA, Philippines---Adrien Broner may have felt he won a lopsided fight and oppose the judges' ruling, but he can't ever argue with numbers. Punch stats showed that Manny Pacquiao dominated in every category making Broner a human punching bag during their fight for the WBA World welterweight title at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The numbers showed that Pacquiao landed 112 of his 568 punches while Broner, who backpedaled and defended for most of the fight, connected on 50 while throwing a total of 295. Pacquiao's power punches stat line of 82-of-197 dwarfs Broner's 39-of-180 in the same category and the American's total punches. The Filipino icon earned the nod of all three j...Keep on reading: Stats don’t lie: Manny Pacquiao dominates Adrien Broner in punches

Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ’compromise’

WASHINGTON --- In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall.
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Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ’compromise’

WASHINGTON --- In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a «common-sense compromise,» Democrats were quick to dismiss it as a «non-starter.» With polls showing a majority of Americans blaming him and Republicans for the impasse, Trump said from the White House that he was there «to break the logjam and provide Congress with a path forward to end the government shutdown and solve the crisis on the southern border.» Hoping to put pressure on Democra...Keep on reading: Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ’compromise’

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