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Category: newsSource: manila_shimbun manila_shimbunOct 9th, 2019

US Army 1st Corps Commander Visits Pa Chief

United States Army 1st Corps commander, Lt. Gen. Gary J. Volesky on Monday paid a courtesy call on Philippine Army (PA) chief, Lt. Gen. Macairog S. Alberto at the PA headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. The visit served as a venue to discuss future US-proposed exercises and trainings between the United States Army Pacific […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 30th, 2019

Nonong Araneta named Chief d Mission for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Philippine Football Federation President Mariano "Nonong" Araneta has been appointed as Chief d'Mission to the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.  Araneta's appointment was made during the first General Assembly of the Philippine Olympic Committee under newly-elected president Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino.  Tolentino himself was the one to appoint Araneta to the Chief d'Mission role.  The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 24th, 2020.  A former football national team member and coach, Araneta has served as the PFF's president since 2010. In 2017, Araneta became one of four members from the Asian Football Confederation in the FIFA Council.  Other appointments during the POC's first General Assembly included Stephen Hontiveros as Chairman, Atty. Edwin Gastanes as Secretary-General, and Sonny Barrios as 2nd Deputy Secretary General in charge of Administrative Matters......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

U.S. bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya ethnic cleansing

WASHINGTON, USA – The United States on Tuesday, July 16, banned visits by Myanmar's army chief and 3 other top officers due to their role in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

Army Chief Leads Special Forces Anniversary Celebration

Army Chief Lt. Gen. Macairog S. Alberto led the celebration of the 57th founding anniversary of the Special Forces Regiment (Airborne) at its headquarters in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The SFR(A) is an elite Army unit with a competency on unconventional warfare operations. The members of the regiment are also […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 2019

NBA names Amadou Gallo Fall president of Basketball Africa League

NBA press release JOHANNESBURG AND NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today named NBA Vice President and Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall as President of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa scheduled to begin play next year. Fall will assume his role as BAL President immediately while assisting in the transition and search for a new Managing Director of the NBA in Africa. [Watch the Playoffs on NBA League Pass for 30% less with this limited time offer! Select Annual package and use code SAVE30 at checkout to redeem] “Amadou’s efforts to grow basketball and the NBA’s business across Africa have been extraordinary, and he is an ideal choice to lead the Basketball Africa League,” said NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer Mark Tatum.  “This historic initiative will not only further enhance the game in Africa but also provide new opportunities in media, technology and infrastructure on the continent.” The announcement about the NBA and FIBA’s launch of the BAL, which would mark the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside of North America, was made at the NBA All-Star 2019 Africa Luncheon in Charlotte on Saturday, Feb. 16. Fall, a Senegalese native who joined the NBA in January 2010, helped open the league’s office in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 2010, and has directed the NBA’s grassroots basketball development initiatives and partnerships with marketing, media and consumer product companies in Africa. He has overseen significant growth in the NBA’s business and basketball development efforts in Africa, highlighted by three sold-out NBA Africa Games - in Johannesburg in 2015 and 2017 and in Pretoria in 2018 - in support of charities including UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and SOS Children’s Villages South Africa.   Under Fall’s leadership, the NBA has expanded its grassroots and elite development efforts across the continent, including the Jr. NBA, Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa and The NBA Academy Africa.  This year, the NBA plans to reach more than 2.5 million boys and girls ages 16 and under through Jr. NBA programs in 21 African countries.  BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program, has been held in Africa 16 times, with 10 former BWB Africa campers drafted into the NBA. Fall was instrumental in opening The NBA Academy Africa in May 2017, where 25 elite male prospects ages 14-20 have received scholarships and training after scouting programs conducted with local federations across the continent.  Three NBA Academy Africa graduates have gone on to commit to NCAA Division 1 schools. Fall is a recipient of multiple leadership awards for his contribution to the growth of the game of basketball and youth development on the African continent.  This includes African Leader 4 Change (2017) and the South African Sport Industry’s Leadership in Sport (2018). Fall previously worked for the Dallas Mavericks, starting as a scout in 1998 before ultimately becoming Director of Player Personnel and Vice President of International Affairs, when he served as the team’s international goodwill ambassador and oversaw scouting assignments.  He helped start Basketball Without Borders Africa in 2003 and served as Camp Director until 2010. Fall is also the Founder of SEED (Sports for Education and Economic Development), a global non-profit organization established in 1998 with the mission of using sport as a vehicle to inspire, empower and support the holistic development of promising African youth, preparing them to become global citizens. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), where he played center on the basketball team.  Fall was inducted into the UDC Athletics Hall of Fame on February 15, 2019......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 28th, 2019

Task Force Piniliay formed for midterm polls

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews/01 May) – An Army unit has lent its support for an honest and orderly election in Lanao del Norte and Iligan by forming Task Force Piniliay. The 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade here activated the task force on Wednesday with deputy brigade chief Col. Alex Aduca as its commander. Task Force Pinilliay, which […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process - InterAksyon

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process - InterAksyon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process

Malaysian deputy defense chief visits Central Mindanao to boost peace process.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 13th, 2017

Bello visits NPA lair on CPP anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – Government officials led by chief government negotiator Silvestre Bello III visited a stronghold of the New People’s Army (NPA) in Paqu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2016

Bomba ‘itinapon’ sa US emba (Gawa ng Maute group – Gen. Bato)

INIHAYAG ni PNP chief Dir. Gen. Ronald dela Rosa, ang bombang narekober sa Roxas Boulevard, Maynila malapit sa US Embassy ay katulad sa eksplosibo na ginamit sa Davao City bombing. Ginawa ni Dela Rosa ang kompirmasyon sa kanyang pagtungo sa headquarters n.....»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsNov 29th, 2016
Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2016

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions

US Army chief visits China amid missile system tensions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2016

President Duterte visits wounded military men, wake of fallen soldier at the 4th Infantry Division headquarters

The President made a visit to the 4th Infantry Division (4ID) of the Philippine Army (PA) on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 10th, 2016

Indonesian police ramp up suspect search after ISIS-linked attack

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesian police were searching for more suspects Friday, October 11, after two militants from an Islamic State-linked terror group stabbed the chief security minister , as the politician recovered in hospital following emergency surgery. Wiranto, a 72-year-old former army chief, was stabbed twice in the stomach as he left his vehicle ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 11th, 2019

Harden dazzles, then Raptors rally past Rockets in Japan

By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press When James Harden's night was over, defense got easier for the Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the Raptors — in their first game since winning the NBA Finals — rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 134-129 in Tokyo on Tuesday to open the NBA Japan Games. The exhibition game at the Saitama Super Arena, a site for basketball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, was the NBA's first in Japan since 2003. The Rockets and Raptors return there to conclude the two-game series on Thursday. Raptors coach Nick Nurse said he liked the arena and felt energy from the Japanese fans. "We get 'Let's go Raptors' in a lot of cities," Nurse said. "It's nice to see it in Tokyo as well. Lot of Raptors fans around the world. It's great." There were plenty of Rockets fans as well, for good reason. Harden put on yet another dazzling offensive show, making his first six shots and finishing 11 for 14 from the field and scoring 34 points in 27 minutes. His final points were a pair of free throws with 3:40 left in the third quarter that put Houston up 104-87. He checked out shortly afterward, and Toronto outscored Houston 47-25 the rest of the way. "It was amazing," Harden said. "They got an opportunity to see what NBA basketball is about, what Rockets basketball is about. They brought the energy tonight. They were excited from the beginning of the game. They made us want to go out there and put on a show, so hopefully it can be that same kind of atmosphere on Thursday." Russell Westbrook played for Houston for the first time, scoring 13 points in 21 minutes in his preseason debut. "It wasn't bad," said Westbrook, the longtime Oklahoma City star and former MVP now in his first season with Houston. "Unfortunately, we didn't win. That's the main goal. But it was good to get on the floor for the first time, get up and down, try to find a rhythm. We've got a lot of work to do." Serge Ibaka scored 18 points and Fred VanVleet scored 16 for the Raptors, who played without Marc Gasol and Kyle Lowry. There are six games later Tuesday (Wednesday morning, PHL time): Philadelphia plays host to Guangzhou of the Chinese Basketball Association, San Antonio visits Miami, Memphis hosts New Zealand, Dallas goes to Oklahoma City, Minnesota is at Phoenix and Denver plays in Portland......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019

Crisis-hit Nissan names China unit head Makoto Uchida as new CEO

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan on Tuesday, October 8, named Makoto Uchida as new chief executive, elevating the insider currently heading the firm's China unit as it overhauls its leadership after the Carlos Ghosn scandal. The board also announced that India-born Ashwani Gupta, currently at Nissan partner ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019

MGen. Diñoso assumes as 21st 8ID Commander

Maj. Gen. Pio Q. Diñoso III AFP has formally assumed his post as Commander of the 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army during the Change of Command Ceremony held at the unit’s Headquarters in Brgy. Maulong, Catbalogan City on July 5, 2019......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 7th, 2019

Phl, Iraq step up drive vs human trafficking

The Philippine Embassy in Baghdad intensified its drive against human trafficking and illegal recruitment of Filipinos to Iraq in line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy to curb the incidence of human trafficking and illegal recruitment. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jomar T. Sadie met with Police Affairs Deputy General Emad Mohammed Mahmood of the Ministry of Interior […] The post Phl, Iraq step up drive vs human trafficking appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 7th, 2019

ASG sub-leader nabbed in QC

An alleged sub-leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group was arrested in a joint police and military operation in Quezon City last week. National Capital Region Police Office director Police Major Gen. Guillermo Eleazar and acting Quezon City Police District chief Police Col. Ronnie Montejo identified the suspect who was presented yesterday at the QCPD headquarters […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsOct 4th, 2019

Miss Earth Candidates Visit Philippine Army

Candidates of Miss Earth 2019 visit the Philippine Army Headquarters today, Sept. 30, 2019. Miss Earth is an international environmental event by Carousel Productions, Inc. The visit of the delegates is in line with the “Adopting-a-delegate” partnership of the Carousel Production, Inc. and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). The AFP is hosting the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 4th, 2019