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2 Thais storm ahead as local bets stumble

2 Thais storm ahead as local bets stumble.....»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardOct 12th, 2018

Filipina aces ready vs Thais, Taiwanese

Princess Superal and Pauline del Rosario set out against a slew of aces from Thailand and Taiwan tipped to contend for the ICTSI Champion Tour at Manila Southwoods crown, upbeat of their chances along with the other local bets out to defend their turf at the Legends course in Carmona, Cavite......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Cagayan de Oro has zero casualties from STS Vinta

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- The lessons from the harrowing experience of typhoon Sendong which killed some 3,000 people in 2011, helped save lives as Severe Tropical Storm Vinta lashed Northern Mindanao last Dec.22, 2017. City Mayor Oscar Moreno said the Sendong experience taught residents to heed the call of the local government to evacuate ahead before the storm made landfall Thursday and Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Fiery start seen as CAT Open reels off

Local bets have the edge but the foreign aces, including seven Australians out to keep their good run of form in the second season of the Philippine Golf Tour Asia, set out to foil the hosts’ bid in the CAT (Central Azucarera de Tarlac) Open beginning today at the Luisita Golf and Country Club......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 29 min. ago

US, Aussie bets ready for local challenge

US, Aussie bets ready for local challenge.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

Birdie spree gives Jay Bayron inspiring 66

Unable to match the course record or grab the outright lead with a late mishap Tuesday, Jay Bayron used a scorching start yesterday to storm ahead early and stayed in control the rest of the day as Clyde Mondilla sizzled, faded then sparkled again halfway through the ICTSI Luisita Invitational here yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Capiz LP bets file candidacies

By: Felipe V. Celino  ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ – The candidates of the Liberal Party (LP) running for different local positions in Roxas City and different towns of Capiz filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) on Oct 15, 2018. Led by re-electionist Gov. Antonio del Rosario, the candidates proceeded to the respective offices of the Commission on […] The post Capiz LP bets file candidacies appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan --- Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit the island in a move aimed at deepening ties with the Vatican after the Holy See signed a historic deal with Beijing. Vice president Chen Chien-jen made the invitation during an audience with the pope ahead of the canonization of Pope John Paul VI on Sunday, Taiwan's presidential office said in a statement. Pope Francis asked Chen to send his greetings to President Tsai Ing-wen and "indicated that he would pray for Taiwan", the statement added. In footage aired on local TV, Chen told reporters that the pope "smiled" when he was invited to visit Taiwan. The presidential office said they had no further detail on his respo...Keep on reading: Taiwan invites pope to visit after historic China deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Guidelines for filing certificates of candidacy

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Starting Thursday, October 11, aspirants for elective positions formalize their intentions to run in the May 2019 general elections. All eyes will be on the offices of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as national and local bets file their certificates of candidacy (COC).  General guidelines The period of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

High inflation, investment slowdown to drag growth

The Philippines is facing a perfect storm of economic woes, both from overseas and within, that will cap growth next year, a foreign think tank said on Wednesday.   In a research note to its clients, Capital Economics said high inflation and a slowdown in private investment would weigh down the local economy over the coming quarters.   "In contrast to the consensus, which is expecting growth to rebound next year, we think [gross domestic product (GDP) growth] will slow to just 6 percent in 2019," the think tank said, citing the stubbornly high inflation as the country's main economic challenge at present.   "The main concern for policymakers is the recent...Keep on reading: High inflation, investment slowdown to drag growth.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

PNP eyes reshuffle before 2019 elections

Police officials related to bets running for local elective posts in the 2019 midterm polls will be relieved or re-assigned to other posts, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General O.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Sara Duterte bets on P800-million lotto jackpot, and mocks Trillanes

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte tried her luck at the local lottery, with a jackpot prize at more P800 million with no wins for weeks. Sara, the presidential daughter, shared on Instagram that she’ll allot P121 million of the winnings for legal fees Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, a staunch critic of the president, will incur. The beleaguered […] The post Sara Duterte bets on P800-million lotto jackpot, and mocks Trillanes appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

643 local officials recommended for disqualification ahead of 2019 polls

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will recommend to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) the disqualification of 643 local officials who may run in the elections in 2019. Interior Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año told reporters on Wednesday that of the total 93 were on the drug list, 300 suspended and dismissed since July [...] The post 643 local officials recommended for disqualification ahead of 2019 polls appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Local manufacturing grows at modest pace in September

The domestic manufacturing sector grew at a moderate pace in September, signalling “resilient” expansion in the months ahead, according to the latest reading of the Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

PSE index falls ahead of Sept. inflation report

LOCAL SHARES fell on Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines while anticipating the release of inflation figures on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Neymar s mouth bloodied between 2 goals in PSG rout of Nice

By Jerome Pugmire, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Neymar took a whack to the face, played on with cotton tissue in his bloodied mouth, and grabbed his second goal as Paris Saint-Germain won at Nice 3-0 in the French league on Saturday. The Brazil forward was caught by Wylan Cyprien's flailing arm as they contested the ball near the hour mark of an otherwise one-sided contest. Cyprien was sent off for a second yellow card, and Neymar sat down for a while and had a little blood wiped from his mouth with a sponge. He got up and carried on, playing for several minutes as he ran around with the makeshift plaster device protruding from his mouth. Neymar had already done damage of his own to Nice, expertly curling PSG in front midway through the first half from the edge of the penalty area. The ball fizzed past goalkeeper Walter Benitez before he could react and lodged in the bottom right corner. That was enough for league leader PSG's eighth straight win. France star Kylian Mbappe returned from a three-game ban and was desperate to score for PSG, but too much so. He fluffed a good chance right at the start of the second half by taking too many touches. After his shot was blocked near the line, attacking midfielder Christopher Nkunku stroked in the rebound to make it 2-0. PSG has struggled in the past at Nice, which always reserves a vitriolic welcome, but should have scored several more. When Neymar eventually got the third goal, it was in the second minute of injury time as Mbappe set him up for an easy tap-in. With seven goals, Neymar is one ahead of Marseille winger Florian Thauvin at the top of the scoring chart. There seems no stopping PSG in the French league: It has 27 goals and counting. PSG is the second French side to win its first eight games after Lille in 1936, and victory at home to Lyon next weekend will be a record. LYON STUMBLES Lyon missed the chance to overtake local rival Saint-Etienne and move up to second place after drawing at home to Nantes 1-1. United States defender Matt Miazga looked horrified when a penalty was given against him with 10 minutes left. He was shown a yellow card for holding back Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar following a video review. Miazga was irate but then relieved, as Lyon forward Nabil Fekir's penalty was well saved by Romania goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu. Aouar gave Lyon the lead midway through the first half and midfielder Gabriel Boschilia leveled in the 62nd. OTHER GAMES Alsace-based Strasbourg beat Dijon 3-0 at home, while Caen defeated Amiens 1-0. Brittany side Guingamp lost its first six games but has four points from two games after winning at Angers 1-0. Reims drew at home to Bordeaux 0-0. SUNDAY'S MATCHES Marseille can claim second place with a win at Lille, while Montpellier hosts Nimes in a tense derby. Rennes needs a home win against Toulouse to pull away from the relegation zone......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Madrid and Atletico draw in derby, Barcelona stays ahead

By Tales Azzoni, Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Barcelona is getting some help from its rivals to stay ahead in the Spanish league despite falling into its worst slump in two years. The defending champion failed to win for the third straight game on Saturday, being held by Athletic Bilbao to 1-1 at home. But it was enough to retain its lead after Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid couldn't manage more than 0-0 in the derby at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Real Madrid hasn't won in two consecutive games, being unable to take advantage of Barcelona's struggles. Atletico has won two in a row, but hasn't reached the top because of a poor start. Real Madrid and Barcelona are tied on points, one more than Sevilla, and two more than Atletico, which extended its unbeaten streak in league matches at the Bernabeu to six. Sevilla moved up after defeating Eibar 3-1 in a match marked by the collapse of a railing that left a few fans injured as they fell onto the pitch while celebrating a goal. DERBY DRAW The Madrid derby ended with goalkeepers Jan Oblak and Thibaut Courtois getting the better of the attackers in the few times the teams got near the goal. "I'm not satisfied with the result because we deserved the victory," Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui said. "We created some clear scoring chances." The loudest celebration by Real Madrid fans came when Brazilian teenage sensation Vinicius Junior made his first-team debut, but he entered in the final minutes and didn't do much. Lopetegui couldn't count on left back Marcelo and midfielder Francisco "Isco" Alarcon because of injuries. Gareth Bale was replaced at halftime with an apparent injury. "It was a difficult match, as it always is when we play here," Atletico coach Diego Simeone said. "We were better in the first half but in the end it was a fair result." Atletico beat Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup final in the beginning of the season. BARCELONA'S STRUGGLES Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde put Messi in the game early in the second half, but the playmaker couldn't rally the team to victory. He did set up an 84th-minute equalizer by Munir El Haddadi, but it was already too late. Athletic, winless since the first round, opened the scoring before halftime through Oscar De Marco. Sergio Busquets also was rested ahead of Barcelona's Champions League match at Tottenham on Wednesday. He entered the match early in the second half to replace the injured Sergi Roberto. "We have the squad and players to remain strong without depending on only one player," Messi said. "We have to improve on many things, but this is just the beginning, the league is very long." Messi said Barcelona has to stop "conceding goals in every match." The team has conceded five goals in its last three matches, and eight in total in the league this season. RAILING COLLAPSE Sevilla followed its 3-0 rout of Real Madrid with a 3-1 win at Eibar, a match that had to be stopped for a few minutes in the second half because fans fell onto the pitch when a railing collapsed. Some fans were carried away on stretchers, although local media said no serious injuries were immediately reported. WINLESS NO MORE Valencia's winless streak is finally over. A first-half goal by Kevin Gameiro — and a second-half penalty kick save by goalkeeper Neto — gave Valencia its first win in eight matches in all competitions. It was the fifth winless game for Sociedad in the last six league rounds, keeping the Basque Country club near the middle of the table. Sociedad has yet to win at its renovated Anoeta Stadium this season......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

PDP-Laban bets in 2019 polls will be federalism advocates

The candidates that the rulingPartido Demokratiko Pilipino--Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) will field in the 2019 national and local elections must pursue the basic objectives of the party, particularly federalism. "Our common bond, number one is you must be a party member. And you are a federalism advocate, you believe in federalism, among others," said PDP-Laban party president Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, who, along with vice chair Al Cusi, submitted on Thursday the party's list of authorized signatories for the Certificate of Nomination and Acceptance (CONA) to the the Commission on Elections (Comelec). The CONA, which also serves as the party's official endorsement, will be used by...Keep on reading: PDP-Laban bets in 2019 polls will be federalism advocates.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

US chipmaker maintains local spending plan ahead of changes in incentives scheme

CALIFORNIA-BASED chipmaker Maxim Integrated, Inc. is maintaining its capital expenditure program in the country next year despite the semiconductor industry’s concerns over the government’s plan to change its fiscal incentive policies. The post US chipmaker maintains local spending plan ahead of changes in incentives scheme appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Peso to drop ahead of Fed, BSP

THE PESO will likely weaken anew this week due to escalated geopolitical tensions overseas and in anticipation of the possible policy tightening of the local and US central banks. The post Peso to drop ahead of Fed, BSP appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Trami strengthens into typhoon ahead of PAR entry

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Trami intensified from a severe tropical storm into a typhoon as it neared the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) late Sunday morning, September 23. In a bulletin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018