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Canada taps shipping firm to get back trash – Palace

  Canada has tapped a shipping company to get back the garbage dumped in the country “sooner than later,” Malacañang announced yesterday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo has revealed Canada’s im­minent garbage shipment based on the latest information from the De­partment of Foreign Affairs (DFA). “The DFA issued a statement that the Canadian government has al­ready […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win

By Rob Harris, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Manchester City swept aside Watford to complete the first clean sweep of English men's football trophies. The fourth piece of silverware of the season was sealed by four different scorers in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus netted twice and David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne also scored as Watford was humiliated 6-0. Victory for Pep Guardiola's side came a week after the Premier League trophy was retained to join the League Cup and Community Shield already in City's possession. "What a season," City captain Vincent Kompany said. "What a tremendous club." But the unprecedented achievement by football's costliest squad comes against the backdrop of investigations into City's compliance into football's spending rules that could lead to the Abu Dhabi-owned team being banned from the Champions League. More than $1 billion has been spent on transfer fees alone since 2008 when Sheikh Mansour bought a team that was more accustomed to playing in lower leagues than lifting trophies. It wasn't until 2011 that City ended a 35-year trophy drought by winning the FA Cup. Now City is the undisputed power of English football — a status it claimed from neighbor Manchester United. "It's one of the best seasons I have experienced as a manager," said Guardiola, who won titles previously at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Watford was contesting its first cup final in 35 years and never had a look in after Roberto Pereyra was denied by goalkeeper Ederson of the chance to snatch a shock lead in the 11th minute. Not long after, Watford fans were made to endure City players celebrating in front of them. After Abdoulaye Doucoure gave the ball away, City broke forward and Sterling headed through for David Silva to strike into the net. City's other Silva — Bernardo — was the provider of the second in the 38th, chipping to the far post where Gabriel Jesus diverted the ball into an empty net. Sterling ensured it crossed the line but his Brazilian teammate was credited with the goal. The onslaught came in the second half with De Bruyne exerting his influence after coming off the bench. The Belgian netted in the 61st, receiving the ball from Gabriel Jesus, who had combined with Sterling. Gabriel Jesus found the net seven minutes later after being released by De Bruyne's throughball, sliding past Heurelho Gomes after the goalkeeper came off his line. Then the record-equaling final victory margin came from a double inside six minutes from Sterling, who grew up near Wembley and has a tattoo of the stadium's arch. The Football Writers' Association player of the year tapped in after latching onto Bernardo Silva's cross in the 81st, and met the rebound after Gomes pushed his initial shot onto the post. "It just shows what the manager's building here," Sterling said. "At the start of the season he said, 'Let's try and get the mentality right and go for the Premier League again,' and we've done that again, exceptionally well. "It's a credit to all the boys, being mentally switched on throughout the season which has been long with the World Cup as well. Everyone's been focused and on their A game the whole way through.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 19th, 2019

LTFRB suspends Grab’s P50 cancellation fee

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) suspended yesterday the P50 cancellation fee that would have been imposed next week by ride-hailing firm Grab on its customers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2019

PCOO tapped to ensure compliance with FoI

The government’s top communications office has been tapped to ensure that agencies within the Executive branch are complying with President Duterte’s Freedom of Information policy......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 4th, 2017

Money-laundering monitor says Switzerland has work to do

GENEVA — Switzerland has achieved "good results" in fighting money laundering and terrorism financing, but should strengthen its compliance controls, boost s.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2016

DOH, BIR want compliance with graphic warning law

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) is tapping local government units (LGUs) to help monitor the full implementation of the Graphic Health W.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 5th, 2016

Law firm to pursue legal remedies on Vargas disqualification

MANILA, Philippines - The group of boxing chief Ricky Vargas yesterday tapped a private law firm as a counter-measure in case their appeal for a reversal of.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 29th, 2016

Red Cross personnel to monitor areas with Zika cases

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has tapped its staff and volunteers to help monitor areas with confirmed cases of Zika virus infection......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2016

P679-M water system turned over to Cebu firm

CEBU CITY: The Japanese government, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has turned over some P679-million worth of equipment and software to the Metropolitan Cebu Water District, which will help the MCWD monitor pressure and volume .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2016

Palace asked to monitor compliance to speedy public service

MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto asked Malacañang yesterday to make sure government agencies keep their promise of providing speedy p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2016

Ride-hailing firm Grab raises $750M from investors

Ride-hailing firm Grab raises $750M from investors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2016

Semirara Mining stands firm on compliance

MANILA, Philippines - Semirara Mining and Power Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Cebu Pacific taps French firm

MANILA, Philippines - Budget carrier Cebu Pacific has tapped the services of a French consulting and software solutions provider for airlines to save fuel an.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Germany beats South Africa 4-0 to win World Cup group

By Joseph Wilson, Associated Press MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Germany is playing like a title contender, just at the right time. After seeing her team start the Women's World Cup with a pair of one-goal wins, Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg told her players to keep the game simple. Germany played to its status as the world's second-ranked side and one of the top challengers hoping to dethrone the United States, routing South Africa 4-0 on Monday to top Group B with a 3-0 record. The Germans will play a third-place team in the round of 16 instead of the possibility of an immediate matchup with the Americans. After Germany grinded out 1-0 wins over China and Spain, its offense broke out with three goals in the first half at Montpellier's Stade de la Mosson, matching its total in its previous five World Cup games combined. "I told my players that we should keep it simple," Voss-Tecklenburg said. "The players performed very well. They showed that football can really be very simple sometimes. ... There were moments within the match when we tried to go for the more difficult solution. That's something we can work on." Displaying a varied attack, Germany generated a constant stream of scoring opportunities and could have easily won by a bigger margin. Melanie Leupolz opened the scoring in the 14th minute with her first goal for Germany since the 2016 Olympics. Sara Däbritz doubled the lead in the 29th minute from a goal-keeping blunder, Alexandra Popp made it 3-0 in the 40th and Lina Magull added the final goal in the 58th. "I think we are ready for the round of 16," Däbritz said. "Our goal was to come in first, and we are really happy about that." South Africa was winless in group play and outscored 8-1. At 49th, South Africa had the lowest ranking of the 24 teams in the tournament. Spain finished Group B as runner-up after a 0-0 draw with China and advanced to the knockout stage for the first time. Spain will face the winner of Group F on Monday at Reims, and the United States would be the opponent with a victory or draw in its final group match against Sweden. Two-time tournament champion Germany has not lost a match in group play since falling to Sweden in 1995. "Germany has won tournaments that it started out with difficulties," Voss-Tecklenburg said. "It would be great to have the same this time. All the matches will be challenges, and I hope we will be able to meet them all." Germany didn't miss the playmaking of Dzsenifer Marozsan, who broke a toe in its opener. Voss-Tecklenburg said she couldn't guarantee the Lyon midfielder will be ready for the round of 16. Leupolz put Germany ahead when she was left all alone on the edge of the 6-yard box to deftly nod a corner kick into the far corner of the net. Däbritz made it 2-0 after a mistake by goalkeeper Andile Dlamini, who turned what appeared to be a poor German pass into a perfect assist. Left back Verena Schweers's cross looked like an easy grab for Dlamini, only for Dlamini to parry the ball right into the path of Däbritz, who got her second goal of the tournament. "We conceded poorly from a set piece and a second goal, as well, and were on our back foot from there," South Africa coach Desiree Ellis said. Germany boosted the lead to 3-0 with pure power. Popp, the team captain, jumped over her marker to drive home a header. Magull got the fourth goal when she rushed in to finish off a save by Dlamini, who did well to push a header by Marina Hegering off the post, only to see the ball bounce across the open goalmouth. Only Dlamini's sharp reflexes saved South Africa from a greater defeat. "We always knew it would be a challenge," Ellis said. "We are happy with the performance but not the result.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

Huawei phone sales plunge, cutbacks planned as US pressure bites

SHENZHEN, China – Huawei's founder said Monday the Chinese telecom giant's overseas smartphone sales have tumbled since the US last month threatened to blacklist the company , and he warned the embattled firm would slash production to weather the US drive to isolate it. The announcements by Huawei founder ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 17 min. ago

‘Men in Black: International’ review: An obvious money grab

The Men in Black franchise’s humor-filled take on the government covering up the proliferation of aliens in the world was once a lucrative uniqueness. It is but inevitable that in this market, an unnecessary and patently lazy attempt to revive the franchise will happen. Bland from the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

Grab PH hires riders from urban poor sector

Grab PH hires riders from urban poor sector.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Special Report : Inside a Philippine offshore gaming company

On the fourth floor of an offshore gaming firm somewhere in Paranaque City, a sprawling cafeteria serves a variety of Chinese food......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

5,000 TNVS drivers urged to grab offer for new slots

5,000 TNVS drivers urged to grab offer for new slots.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

More troops deployed in Negros to fight Reds

More soldiers have been deployed in Negros in compliance with President Duterte’s directive to end communist insurgency to accelerate development on the island......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019