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Fire hits Sangley Point naval base in Cavite - ABS-CBN News

Fire hits Sangley Point naval base in Cavite - ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsNov 9th, 2018

LOOK: Fire hits Navy base in Cavite

MANILA, Philippines – Fire struck a Philippine Navy base in Sangley Point, Cavite, early Friday morning, November 9. “There was no reported personnel casualty,” said Navy Spokesperson Commander Jonathan Zata. Zata said the fire started at around 5:30 am in one of the igloos of the Naval ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Fire hits Navy bunker in Cavite where ammunition are stored

Fire hit a Philippine Navy bunker in Sangley Point in Cavite on Friday, according to Jonathan Andal’s report on Dobol B sa News TV. Source link link: Fire hits Navy bunker in Cavite where ammunition are stored.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Russian Navy makes ‘historic’ visit to Philippine Navy base

      MANILA, Philippines --- The Russian Navy visited for the first time a Philippine Navy base in Cavite as part of its 5-day goodwill visit.   The Philippine Fleet said in a Facebook post that it rendered arrival honors to Rear Adm. Eduard Mikhailov, chief of staff the Russian Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet at its headquarters in Sangley Point on Thursday.   The Russian contingent also visited the headquarters of the Naval Special Operations Group located in the same naval base.   Participating troops from the Philippines and Russia also completed an obstacle course at the NAVSOG sc...Keep on reading: Russian Navy makes ‘historic’ visit to Philippine Navy base.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Lorenzana: Maritime row with China still a security worry

SANGLEY POINT, Cavite --- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday said the country had been managing "very well" its territorial dispute with China over the West Philippine Sea (WPS), but this remained a security challenge. Lorenzana accepted three Beechcraft TC-90 planes donated by Japan that he said would immensely improve the Philippines' capability to gather intelligence in the disputed waterway. Lorenzana, in a press conference at the Naval Base Heracleo Alano here, said the Philippines had been managing the sea dispute "very properly and very well," describing its relationship with China as "very strong." "We must admit that much still has to be done to boost our ...Keep on reading: Lorenzana: Maritime row with China still a security worry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

PH receives 3 more aircraft from Japan to boost maritime patrols

SANGLEY POINT, Cavite: The Philippine Navy received three additional Beechcraft King Air TC-90 aircraft units from Japan intended to boost the country’s maritime patrol capabilities, especially in disputed waters. The units were flown in by the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to the Naval Base and were welcomed with the traditional water cannon salute before [...] The post PH receives 3 more aircraft from Japan to boost maritime patrols appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Philippine Naval conducts activation, blessing of Beechcraft King Air C-90 aircraft in Cavite

The Philippine Navy through the Naval Air Group (NAG) conducted today activation and blessing ceremony of the Beechcraft King Air C-90 Aircraft held at Hangar 2, Headquarters Naval Air Group, Naval Base Heracleo Alano, Sangley Point, Cavite City. #BeFullyInformed Philippine Naval conducts activation, blessing of Beechcraft King Air C-90 aircraft in Cavite By Francis Wakefield… link: Philippine Naval conducts activation, blessing of Beechcraft King Air C-90 aircraft in Cavite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2017

Fire hits fleet armory in Sangley Point

Fire hits fleet armory in Sangley Point.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Cavite government’s Sangley airport plan gets green light from Transportation dep’t

THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) has given the green light to the Cavite provincial government’s plan to build an airport at the former US naval facility at Sangley Point, Cavite. The post Cavite government’s Sangley airport plan gets green light from Transportation dep’t appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 29th, 2018

PCG, Japan Coast Guard conduct joint exercises in Cavite

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) conducted combined exercises with the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) one nautical mile north of Sangley Point in Cavite City on Sunday morning, according to a press release from PCG. Source link link: PCG, Japan Coast Guard conduct joint exercises in Cavite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Another Spike-ER Missile Test Slated Nov. 21

The Philippine Navy (PN) will conduct another test-fire activity for its newly-installed Rafael Advanced Defense Ltd. Spike-ER (extended range) surface-to-surface missile off Lamao Point, Limay, Bataan on Wednesday. This was confirmed by Navy spokesperson Commander Jonathan Zata in a message to the Philippine News Agency Monday. “The PN will be conducting a scenario-based capability demonstration […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Fire hits candy factory in Taytay | News

A candy factory at the Rizal Technopark in Taytay, Rizal caught fire before dawn Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Fire hits residential area in Manila | News

The commemoration of All Souls' Day for residents of a barangay in Manila ends unexpectedly as houses were hit by fire, Julee Cabrera reported on Super Radyo's dzBB......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

PVL: Angels bag back-to-back wins

Rachel Austero came up big at crunch time to help PetroGazz weather the comeback attempt of listless Iriga-Navy, 25-19, 25-20, 23-25, 28-26, Sunday in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Angels improved to 3-2 win-loss record as they picked their second straight win a day after scoring a huge five-set upset over title favorite Creamline in Imus, Cavite. Austero pulled off the exciting win after hitting an offspeed kill to push the Angels at its second match point advantage before landing the game-clinching ace to seal their fifth game in nine days. “Ayun swerte siguro kami na kahit papaano nakakakapit tayo sa games so long rest pero syempre training pa rin, konting pahinga,” Angels coach Jerry Yee, whose squad will get a much-deserved rest before marching back into battle on Saturday against Ateneo-Motolite. Paneng Mercado led PetroGazz with 12 points, all from attacks, while Ranya Musa got 11 off eight hits and three kill blocks in two sets of play. Cai Baloaloa, Chie Saet and Cherry Nunag got nine markers each while Austero scored all of her points in the fourth set off the bench.  PetroGazz squandered a 15-11 lead midway in the fourth set as they allowed the Lady Oragons to counter with five unanswered points. The Angels went down, 22-24, before forcing a duece after Sabete's back-to-back hits. A service error by Sabete gave Iriga-Navy back the set point advantage. PetroGazz answered with two straight points for a 26-25 lead. Florence Madulid tied it again at 26 before Austero's heroics.    The Lady Oragons continued to struggle in the tournament after losing their fourth straight in as many outings. Grazielle Bombita got 21 points, Madulid finished with 17 while Divine Eguia posted 14 markers for Iriga-Navy.   ---   Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Sangley airport still ‘on the table’ – DOTr

The proposed Sangley Point International Airport in Cavite is not on the back burner, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said. Sangley airport still ‘on the table’ – DOTr The proposed Sangley Point International Airport in Cavite is not on the back burner, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said. Source link: Sangley airport still ‘on the table’ – DOTr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

EYES ON YOU, KID: NCAA 94 Jrs. players to watch

The first round of the NCAA 94 Juniors Basketball Tournament is over and done with. And with the second round already underway, we’re getting even more glimpses of the future of Philippine basketball courtesy of these players: CLINT ESCAMIS – Mapua High School (yellow jersey with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 23.3 points, 46.9 percent shooting, 5.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 2.7 steals Clint Escamis has spent his first two seasons under the leadership of the likes of Sherwin Concepcion, Mike Enriquez, Warren Bonifacio, and Will Gozum. Now in his third and last season in Mapua, he is proving that he is no slouch as a leader himself. The league’s top scorer and second-best steal-getter has carried the Red Robins right back up there in the standings – and they are the only team to have downed all f the traditional powerhouses in College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills, Arellano High School, and San Beda High School. This version of Mapua may not be as star-studded as it was in the last four years, but they may just have the brightest star in all of the league in their 6-foot-1 swingman. INAND FORNILOS – College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills (green jersey defending white jersey with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 11.4 points, 51.8 percent shooting, 10.9 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.0 assist On a team as fully loaded as CSB-LSGH, there has to be a workhorse – and Inand Fornilos has been just that and more. Just like he did in their championship campaign last season, he has been a force to reckon with on both ends of the floor for the league-leading Junior Blazers. The rebounds and defense have always been second nature for Fornilos, but this season, he has become better on offense. In fact, he already has a couple of 20-point games to his name – not bad for an undersized big man at 6-foot-2. Without a doubt, the graduating forward is doing all he can to make his former team regret ever letting him go. JOHN AMORES – Jose Rizal High School (blue jersey with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 20.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.0 steal And all of that is because of John Amores, the second-best scorer in all of the league and the undisputed main man of the daring Light Bombers – the only team that will be sweeping contending Mapua in the elimination round. JRU’s rise from the bottom half of the standings to the top four is nothing short of spectacular and that improvement is best personified by Amores who went from role player a year ago to go-to-guy this season. Give the Most Improved Award to the kid already because he’s ready and raring to take much more than that. JOEL CAGULANGAN – College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills (green jersey with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 15.3 points, 7.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 steals For the high standards he set a year ago, this season has been a quiet one for Joel Cagulangan. With the likes of Escamis and Amores flying high and CSB-LSGH teammates Fornilos and RC Calimag grabbing more headlines than him, last year’s Finals MVP has been under the radar. Quietly, however, he is actually the Junior Blazers’ leading scorer and the NCAA’s best assistman and fourth-best steal-getter. Yes, that’s just how the 5-foot-9 do-it-all dynamo rolls, making an impact even if everybody else doesn’t feel it. Just don’t forget that he could also choose to make everybody feel his impact, okay? AARON FERMIN – Arellano High School (grey jersey, #18) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 14.2 points, 53.5 percent shooting, 17.6 rebounds, 1.0 block If not for Arellano’s struggles last season, Aaron Fermin would have been MVP. If not for the Braves’ struggle in the ongoing season, Fermin would have been the league’s most tantalizing talent. Standing at 6-foot-5, graced with a wide frame, having timing on lock, and blessed with a non-stop motor, the graduating big man has all the tools to be a game-changer on both ends of the floor. Indeed, he had a stretch of games of posting a 15-point, 20-rebound double-double. Now, if only he could lift Arellano to much-needed wins and back onto a playoff push. DAN ARCHES – Mapua High School (yellow jersey with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 16.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 1.8 steals Mapua has long been defined by its talented big men, but now, it’s the guys at the wings who have taken center stage. Escamis has been their main man, but he also has a more than capable running mate in Dan Arches. All Escamis could do, Arches could do as well, only without the same sort of consistency. But hey, this is the first time he has been getting time with in his two years as a Red Robins so there’s nothing that all those reps couldn’t improve. And oh, he also has one thing going for him – a fine floater that he could bust out at any time that somehow, some way, has become automatic. JOSHUA DAVID – College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills (green jersey, with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 14.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.9 steals Imagine the dynamic between Escamis and Arches, and then translate that onto Cagulangan and his own partner-in-crime in Joshua David. Like Cagulangan, David could stuff the stat sheet. Like Cagulangan, David could do whatever CSB-LSGH needs for a win. The only difference is that unlike Cagulangan, David already has the size at 6-feet and a big body to make the same sort of noise in the Seniors. Of course, Cagulangan’s clutch genes are also on another level, but who knows? Maybe David is just waiting on the wings to seize those moments for himself? MILO JANAO AND KEAN BACLAAN – San Sebastian College-Recoletos JANAO’S ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 19.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.0 assist (yellow jersey with ball in first photo) BACLAAN’S ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 15.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.8 steals (yellow jersey with ball in second photo) It looks like San Sebastian College-Recoletos still wouldn’t be able to get over the hump this year, but the good news is that they remain on the right track. The even better news is that Milo Janao and Kean Baclaan, the two paving the way for them, are here to stay. That backcourt, by themselves, has fueled the Staglets to four wins – and still in the thick of things. While a long-awaited, much-wanted playoff berth is a long shot this year, perhaps it wouldn’t be so when both Janao and Baclaan get a year older and a year more determined to continue doing it all to win. MAC GUADANA AND JOHN BARBA – Lyceum of the Philippines University GUADANA’S ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists (grey jersey with ball in first photo) BARBA’S ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 17.6 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.7 steals (grey jersey with ball in second photo) Batang Gilas member Mac Guadana has become the NCAA’s constant – a 6-foot guard who could score at will while also doing his part in rebounding and playmaking. With him showing the way, Lyceum of the Philippines University has proven to be a far from easy out for three seasons now. They are still a ways away from legitimate contention, but the Junior Pirates have reason to believe that would be sooner than later as teaming up with Guadana is John Barba, a 6-foot-2 forward who just has a knack for willing his way to good looks inside. With those two, the boys from Cavite have two of the top six scorers in all of the league. Now, they just have to find the other pieces of the puzzle for their first-ever playoff berth. ROM JUNSAY – Arellano High School (grey jersey with ball) ROUND 1 AVERAGES: 19.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.6 steals Rom Junsay was one of the biggest keys to Mapua’s first-ever championship. That was two years ago, though, and since then, the 5-foot-6 has transferred to Arellano and is now only playing his first and last season there. Nonetheless, in just his first game in blue and grey, he wasted no time in reminding everybody about his talents, dropping a career-high 34 points. He and the Braves have trailed off from there, but just as Arellano is a sleeping giant no team wants to wake, Junsay is an active volcano just waiting for the perfect time to erupt. HONORABLE MENTIONS Jonnel Policarpio – Mapua High School RC Calimag – College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Fire hits new NCCC mall; controlled in 15 minutes - Minda News

Fire hits new NCCC mall; controlled in 15 minutes - Minda News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Force India to remain in F1 under new name after takeover

By Jerome Pugmire, Associated Press SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Force India will remain in Formula One as a renamed team under new ownership following a successful consortium takeover by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll. F1's governing body, FIA, confirmed Thursday that the team can continue to compete in as the Racing Point Force India team. The name change is because the team had to apply as an entirely new outfit. British-based Force India was excluded from this year's championship after going into administration last month. A consortium of investors led by Stroll — the father of Williams F1 driver Lance Stroll — moved in to save Force India and its 400 employees by bringing it out of administration and wiping out its debts. The sale of the business to the new consortium — known as Racing Point UK Limited — has officially gone through and the renamed team can resume racing at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. "We are very pleased that the situation has been resolved and that the team will continue to race in Formula One," F1 chairman and CEO Chase Carey said. "It is also very gratifying that, in partnership with the stakeholders involved, we have been able to safeguard the livelihoods of the many hundreds of people working at its Silverstone base." The renamed team will lose all the points gained by Force India, which was sixth in the constructors' championship with nine races left this season, and start again from scratch. Drivers Sergio Perez of Mexico and Esteban Ocon of France are not impacted and will retain their points. Last month, Perez took legal action against Force India to save its immediate F1 future by forcing it into administration. Perez's legal action was supported by creditors including engine supplier Mercedes. Force India reportedly owes more than 10 million pounds ($13 million) to Mercedes and around 3 million pounds ($3.9 million) to Perez. Reflecting on the takeover, Lawrence Stroll said "we will invest in new resources and bring fresh energy to empower the workforce." That could also mean signing his 19-year-son. When asked at a news conference on Thursday if he was staying with Williams, the teenage driver did not commit. "At the moment I'm at Williams, we'll see what happens with me in the future and I wish (my father) all the best with Force India," he said. "It's definitely a very exciting future for him.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

Paxton Lynch has gone from 1st-rounder to roster bubble

By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph said former first-round pick Paxton Lynch was "obviously motivated" by his demotion to third-string quarterback last week "and that's a good sign. He's upset and he should be upset." Lynch might not have enough time to channel that frustration and salvage a roster spot. Chad Kelly of Ole Miss, "Mr. Irrelevant" as the final pick of the 2017 draft, has outworked and outplayed Lynch all summer and in both of Denver's exhibition games. He's expected to get a long look in relief of starter Case Keenum on Friday night in Washington as general manager John Elway decides whether to add a veteran backup instead. That likely leaves Lynch with mop-up duty at best. He might even have to wait until Denver's exhibition finale at Arizona to persuade the Broncos brass to keep him around. After leapfrogging Lynch, Kelly had another solid performance, throwing for 90 yards and a touchdown on 7-of-9 passing against Chicago before leaving a 23-10 lead to Lynch, who again faltered as the Bears came back to win 24-23 Saturday night. Afterward, Lynch said he never wanted the No. 2 job he lost to Kelly . "I want to be THE quarterback. I don't want to be a backup and I definitely don't want to be third-string quarterback," Lynch said. "The cards have been dealt to this point in time and I'm not quitting. I'll never quit. My mom never quit. My dad never quit. My brother never quit. I'm never going to quit and I'm working hard." It's just not paying off for the former Memphis QB who hasn't shown the progress the Broncos expected entering his third season in the NFL even with Trevor Siemian, whom he couldn't beat out the past two summers, now playing in Minnesota. By many measures, Lynch has actually regressed since Elway moved up to select Lynch. He's won just one of his four NFL starts, and that was in his rookie year when he went 1-1 with two TDs and an interception. Last year, he was 0-2 with one TD and three interceptions. In the preseason, his slide is even more dramatic: — 2016: 40 for 68 for 458 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions. — 2017: 16 for 24 for 90 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. — 2018: 11 for 22 for 63 yards with no touchdowns and one interception. Lynch was booed when he entered the game against the Bears at Mile High. Denver's fan base has apparently had enough of the man Elway envisioned as his next franchise quarterback. "I feel bad for Paxton, but our fans want to win," Joseph said, adding that Lynch "has to ignore it and go play. It's professional football. No one is going to hold your hand, so he has to go out there and perform." That tough love approach is a departure from the kid-glove treatment Lynch enjoyed in the past . Even when Lynch was having a tough time digesting the playbook and the speed of the game, unable to use proper footwork or decipher defenses to capitalize on his natural talents, the Broncos brass kept its faith in him. With Lynch struggling this preseason, Kelly, who missed his entire rookie season last year while recovering from wrist and ankle injuries, has gone 21 of 30 for 267 yards, three TDs, an interception and two sacks. Lynch's demotion puts him on notice with roster cuts looming. "When I first got the news, I was pretty upset about it because I know how hard I work, I know how bad I want to play and I know how much this means to me," Lynch said. "Sometimes you go through tough tests just to take you to a whole other level. I'm taking it that way and working my butt off." Lynch said he realizes poor quarterback play is especially untenable in Denver, where Elway and Peyton Manning won Super Bowls. "I just haven't been playing well," he said. "That's not acceptable, especially playing quarterback here, you've got to play well and give your team an opportunity to win every week." Lynch insists his confidence isn't shaken. "Yeah, if you don't believe in yourself then no one else is going to believe in you," he said. "That's what I have to do. I have to hang on that, come to work every day and get better." MILITARY SALUTE Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas traded his autographed jersey to a U.S. Airman who participated in USAA's "Salute to Service NFL Boot Camp" at the team's training facilities Tuesday. In return, Thomas received a pair of military challenge coins , one from the 1st Space Battalion and another from a Chief Master Sergeant. "It's always good to see them come out and support us, and we can support them back," Thomas said. The ninth-year pro was the only player to receive military medallions in exchange for his jersey. "I'm trying to decide if I they're going to travel with me for the season or they're going in the locker with me or I'm going to take them home," Thomas said. "I think I want to travel with them." Notes: WR Carlos Henderson, who failed to report to training camp while dealing with family issues, visited general manager John Elway at team headquarters Tuesday morning......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Navy, PRA dredging heavily silted Manila Bay

The Philippine Navy (PN), in partnership with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), is dredging the heavily silted Manila Bay in line with its ongoing basing development projects for bigger warships at Sangley Point in Cavite......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

Remulla: Sangley project to be pursued

The Cavite provincial government remains optimistic of securing approval for the proposed Sangley Point International Airport (SPIA) project, targeting the submission of a new draft agreement “very soon” after the Transportation department flagged a number of issues. The resubmission, Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla told The Manila Times, is “part of the process” as he… link: Remulla: Sangley project to be pursued.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018