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LN-UNegA merger holding – Lacson

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said on Oct 11, 2018 that the merger between the Love Negros Team (LN) and the United Negros Alliance (UNegA) is holding. Lacson issued this statement in a chance interview with the media after he accompanied former Vice Governor Genaro “Lim-ao” Alvarez in filing the latter’s Certificate of […] The post LN-UNegA merger holding – Lacson appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianOct 11th, 2018

Love Negros, UNegA merge, to field Lacson for governor

BACOLOD City – Third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez and Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson announced on Sept 23, 2018 that Love Negros (LN) Team is merging with the United Negros Alliance (UNegA) for the 2019 elections. They also announced in a press conference here that Lacson would be the common gubernatorial candidate of the two […] The post Love Negros, UNegA merge, to field Lacson for governor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Negros mayors support LN, UNegA merger

BACOLOD City – Mayors from different cities and municipalities in the province of Negros Occidental expressed support for the merger of Love Negros (LN) team headed by third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez and the United Negros Alliance (UNEga) under Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. The proposed merger aims to field a unified ticket for the 2019 elections as […] The post Negros mayors support LN, UNegA merger appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Lacson is Love Negros Team rep in unity talks – Benitez

BACOLOD City – Rep. Alfredo Benitez (3rd district, Neg.Occ.) said Monday that Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson is the representative of Love Negros Team to the unity talks with the United Negros Alliance (UNegA) headed by Governor Alfredo Maranon Jr. The unity talks between the two local parties are seen to pave the […] The post Lacson is Love Negros Team rep in unity talks – Benitez appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Love Negros has yet to name rep to unity talks with UNegA

BACOLOD City – Negros Occidental Vice Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson on June 13, 2018, said Love Negros Team has yet to name its representative to the unity talks with the United Negros Alliance (UNegA) headed by Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. Lacson, who is also a Love Negros stalwart, said they could choose between Reps. Alfredo […] The post Love Negros has yet to name rep to unity talks with UNegA appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Roxas & Co land, resort units agree to merge

ROXAS and Co., Inc. said two subsidiaries approved their merger after the approval of their respective shareholders, the company told the stock exchange on Friday. The subsidiaries are Roxaco Land Corp. and Anya Hotels and Resorts Corp. (AHRC). The holding firm said Roxaco will be the surviving company. “The companies shall file the Application for […] The post Roxas & Co land, resort units agree to merge appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Panthers rally with 21 fourth-quarter points to beat Eagles

By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Newton tossed a 1-yard touchdown pass to Greg Olsen with 1:22 left and the Carolina Panthers overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 21-17 on Sunday. Julius Peppers sacked Carson Wentz, forcing a fumble on fourth down from the Panthers 14, to seal the victory. The Panthers improved to 4-2 with the biggest comeback in franchise history. The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles fell to 3-4. After Carolina took the lead, the Eagles started at their 30. A 48-yard pass interference penalty on James Bradberry against Alshon Jeffery put the ball at the Carolina 22. Eric Reid appeared to intercept Wentz's overthrown pass but the play was overturned on a video review. Wentz threw incomplete to Jeffery in the end zone on third-and-2 and was stripped on the next play. Down 17-0, the Panthers started their rally when Curtis Samuel ran in from the 14 on a reverse but Graham Gano missed the extra point. Newton then quickly drove the Panthers 87 yards, tossing an 18-yard pass to Devin Funchess. He connected with Jarius Wright on the 2-point conversion with 4:08 left. The Panthers forced a three-and-out. Newton threw three straight incomplete passes, but took a hit on fourth down and still completed a 35-yard catch-and-run pass to Torrey Smith to reach the Philadelphia 34. A 22-yard pass to Christian McCaffrey gave Carolina first down at the 4. Newton ran it to the 1, setting up third down. He threw it to Olsen wide open in the back of the end zone. BUCCANEERS 26, BROWNS 23, OT TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 59-yard field goal, the longest ever in overtime, with 1:50 remaining. Redeeming himself after missing an extra point, as well as a 40-yard field goal on the final play of regulation, Catanzaro's kick barely made it over the crossbar to end Tampa Bay's three-game skid and hand the Browns (2-4-1) a NFL record-tying 24th consecutive road loss. Cleveland, which has played four overtime games this season — most for a team since Arizona won all four it played in 2011, and tied for second most in NFL history — doesn't have a road victory since winning in overtime at Baltimore on Oct. 11, 2015. The Detroit Lions also dropped 24 in a row away from home from 2001-03. Jameis Winston and DeSean Jackson scored on 14-yard runs for Tampa Bay (3-3). Rookie Ronald Jones II added his first pro TD on a 2-yard run that put Tampa Bay up 23-9 heading into the fourth quarter. The Browns, who had 126 yards of offense through three quarters, used Nick Chubb's 1-yard TD run to cut into their deficit and pulled even on Baker Mayfield's 16-yard pass to Jarvis Landry with 2:28 remaining in regulation. SAINTS 24, RAVENS 23 BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Tucker missed the first conversion of his career after the Ravens scored the potential tying touchdown with 24 seconds left. Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes, locked up two more milestones and engineered a comeback that enabled the Saints (5-1) to wipe out a 10-point deficit. It was 24-17 before Joe Flacco directed a beat-the-clock drive covering 81 yards and ending with a 14-yard touchdown pass to John Brown. That seemingly set up overtime, given that Tucker had connected on 112 straight extra points and was the only NFL kicker without a miss since the placement of the ball was moved back in 2015. He made the first 222 tries of his career. This attempt, however, went wide right — the deciding moment in a matchup between the NFL's highest-scoring offense and top-ranked defense. Brees brought back the Saints from a 10-point deficit against a unit that allowed only 12 second-half points all season. The 39-year-old quarterback threw a 5-yard TD pass to Michael Thomas with 4:58 remaining to put New Orleans ahead 21-17, and the Saints tacked on a field goal just before the two-minute warning. Earlier, Brees threw his 500th career touchdown pass, connecting with tight end Benjamin Watson for a 1-yard score to put New Orleans up 7-3 late in the second quarter. REDSKINS 20, COWBOYS 17 LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan's strip-sack of Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was recovered for a touchdown by Preston Smith with just under five minutes left and Washington held on when a last-second field-goal attempt by Brett Maher went off the left upright. What would have been a 47-yard kick became a 52-yarder when Louis-Philippe Ladoceur was called for a snap infraction. The Kerrigan-Smith play that provided the winning points was Washington's fourth sack of Prescott, who appeared to use smelling salts after taking a shoulder to his helmet at the end of a run in the first quarter. Prescott lost two fumbles in the game, including one on an earlier fourth-and-1 keeper. The Redskins (4-2) won consecutive games for the first time this season and stretched their lead atop the NFC East. They also dropped the Cowboys to 0-4 on the road, 3-4 overall, as they head into their bye week. CHIEFS 45, BENGALS 10 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 358 yards and four touchdowns, Kareem Hunt finished with three scores and Kansas City rebounded from its first loss to throttle Cincinnati. Mahomes was 28 of 39 with his only big mistake an underthrown interception, though the Chiefs (6-1) were already so far ahead of Cincinnati (4-3) by that point it didn't really matter. Mahomes spread the wealth, too, connecting with eight targets. Tyreek had seven catches for 68 yards and a touchdown, and Demetrius Harris had the other scoring grab for Kansas City. The Bengals' Andy Dalton was held to just 148 yards passing with a touchdown and an interception by the NFL's worst defense. Joe Mixon managed 50 yards rushing on 13 carries. RAMS 39, 49ERS 10 SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Todd Gurley scored three touchdowns and Jared Goff threw two TD passes as the Rams took advantage of four takeaways and a blocked punt. The Rams (7-0) intercepted C.J. Beathard twice and recovered two fumbles to give them seven straight wins to open the season for the first time since 1985. The Rams began 6-0 for three straight seasons in 1999-2001 before losing the seventh game. The 49ers (1-6) made sure that wouldn't happen this year by repeatedly giving away the ball, justifying the decision the NFL made to flex this game out of prime time following the season-ending knee injury to San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Beathard has thrown seven interceptions and lost three fumbles in four starts as the 49ers have committed 14 straight turnovers since their last takeaway on Sept. 30 against the Chargers. The Rams dominated defensively with Aaron Donald recording four sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery; linebacker Cory Littleton having two sacks and a blocked punt for a safety; and Troy Hill and John Johnson III intercepting passes. PATRIOTS 38, BEARS 31 CHICAGO (AP) — Tom Brady threw for three touchdowns and the Patriots hung on when Kevin White got stopped at the 1 on a 54-yard pass from Mitchell Trubisky. About four or five defenders swarmed White after he leaped to haul in that long heave, preventing him from crossing the goal line while preserving the fourth straight win for New England. The Patriots (5-2) also got two special teams touchdowns and came out on top even though they were missing Rob Gronkowski. The five-time Pro Bowl tight end missed the game because of ankle and back injuries. Brady improved to 5-0 against Chicago (3-3), one of five teams yet to beat him. He was 25 of 36 for 277 yards and an interception. Cordarrelle Patterson ran a kickoff back 95 yards for his sixth career return TD. Kyle Van Noy became the first New England player in 22 years to return a blocked punt for a touchdown. Dont'a Hightower blocked the kick. Rookie running back Sony Michel left in the second quarter because of a knee injury. But the Patriots beat the Bears for the eighth time in nine games since the 1985 team got routed in the Super Bowl. TEXANS 20, JAGUARS 7 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles fumbled on Jacksonville's third play of each half, leading to 10 points and his benching. The Texans (4-3) won their fourth consecutive game thanks to those two turnovers and took a one-game lead in the AFC South. Deshaun Watson, who reportedly made the 800-mile road trip by bus instead of plane, had a touchdown pass despite playing with a bruised lung and injured ribs. Lamar Miller ran for a season-high 100 yards and a score. Cody Kessler replaced Bortles in the third quarter and threw a short touchdown pass to T.J. Yeldon , creating speculation he might supplant Bortles in the starting lineup. The Jaguars (3-4) signed Bortles to a three-year, $54 million contract in February with the belief he was good enough to lead the defensive-minded team back to the playoffs. Bortles has been downright awful in three straight losses, with two touchdown passes and eight turnovers. LIONS 32, DOLPHINS 21 MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kerryon Johnson rushed for 158 yards and the Lions repeatedly mounted long scoring drives. Matt Stafford was 18 for 22 for 217 yards and two touchdowns. Detroit had 457 total yards and 248 on the ground, with scoring drives covering 64, 85, 75, 65, 75, 63 and 44 yards. The Lions (3-3) punted once and had no turnovers to win on the road for the first time. They've climbed back to .500 after being outscored 78-44 in their first two games. Injury-ravaged Miami (4-3) lost at home for the first time this season — and lost another key player. Dynamic receiver Albert Wilson was sidelined in the first half with a leg injury. Receiver Kenny Stills also limped to the locker room with a minute left. Johnson carried 19 times and needed barely a quarter to reach 100 yards. CHARGERS 20, TITANS 19 LONDON (AP) — Adrian Phillips broke up Marcus Mariota's pass attempt, the Titans' second try for a 2-point conversion after a defensive penalty on the first attempt, and the Chargers held on. It was the fourth consecutive victory for the Chargers (5-2), who weathered the absence of running back Melvin Gordon (hamstring) and relied upon their defense to pull out the win. The Titans (3-4) drove 89 yards over the final 4:55 before Mariota's 1-yard pass to tight end Luke Stocker pulled them within one point. Mariota, who went 24 for 32 for 237 yards with an interception, thought he had scored the touchdown himself. With 40 seconds left, he ran 3 yards on a draw and stretched for the end zone, but replay showed he was down inches shy of the goal line. After Stocker scored, Mariota's first attempt was a pass intended for Tajae Sharp, an incompletion negated by a defensive holding call on Casey Hayward, and his second, toward Taywan Taylor, was tipped by Phillips. Philip Rivers completed 19 of 26 passes for 306 yards and threw two touchdown passes — one that went 75 yards to Tyrell Williams on Los Angeles' first play from scrimmage, and one that traveled 55 yards to Mike Williams to cap the first drive of the second half. VIKINGS 37, JETS 17 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes, Latavius Murray ran for two scores, and the Vikings pulled away in the second half for their third straight victory. Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen became the fifth player in NFL history to get at least 100 yards receiving in seven consecutive games, catching nine passes for 110 yards and a touchdown. Murray, coming off career-high 155 yards rushing against Arizona, finished with 69 yards on 15 carries to help lift the Vikings (4-2-1) to their first win against the Jets on the road after losing the first five meetings away from home. In his first game against the Jets (3-4) since spurning their massive offer in free agency, Cousins was far from spectacular but made some big plays late. With the game still hanging in the balance and the Vikings facing fourth-and-8 from the 34, Cousins connected with Aldrick Robinson for a TD to seal it. Jets rookie QB Sam Darnold was 17 of 42 for 206 yards with a TD pass to Chris Herndon and a TD run, but was intercepted three times as New York's two-game winning streak ended. COLTS 37, BILLS 5 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes and Marlon Mack had his first rushing scores of the season. The Colts (2-5) snapped a four-game losing streak and finally won their 300th game since moving to Indianapolis from Baltimore in 1984. Adam Vinatieri scored five points to move within five of breaking Morten Andersen's NFL career record (2,544). The Bills (2-5) lost their second straight, playing this one without injured starting quarterback Josh Allen. Luck was 17 of 23 with 156 yards and extended the league's longest active streak of consecutive games with a TD pass to 30 — breaking a tie with Dan Marino, Ben Roethlisberger and Matt Ryan for No. 8 all-time. It's the third time in four weeks he's thrown four TDs in a game. Mack added 19 carries for 126 yards. Derek Anderson made his first start since December 2016 and the 35-year-old quarterback was 20 of 31 with 175 yards, three interceptions and lost a fumble......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Crowded Taguig police detention cell reports another casualty

A 30-year-old detainee at the Taguig City Police Station died on Saturday after he reportedly had trouble breathing in a cell built for just 50 inmates that was holding almost 300 people. Chief Insp. Ramon Christian Laygo, head of the Taguig City police investigation section, said he was waiting for the autopsy results to determine what killed Isidro Obquia Jr., who was rushed to Taguig Pateros District Hospital after he complained of shortness of breath at 3:40 a.m. Dead in less than a week Obquia was declared dead 20 minutes later. He was arrested on Oct. 15, on charges of physical injuries. "There was a medical examination before he was brought into the detention cell, and...Keep on reading: Crowded Taguig police detention cell reports another casualty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 39 min. ago

LOOK: JR Smith, Tyronn Lue show up in LeBron s Lakers home debut

MANILA, Philippines – There were familiar faces from the Cleveland Cavaliers who just wouldn't miss LeBron James home debut as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Sort of.  Impersonators of James' former teammate JR Smith and former coach Tyronn Lue showed up at the Staples Arena holding banners convincing "The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Bus driver, conductor nabbed for drugs in Pasay

A bus driver and his conductor were arrested for holding a pot session inside a passenger bus while two of their companions escaped past midnight on Sunday. The Southern Police District identified the two individuals apprehended as Carno Donio, 36; and Louie Ellamil, 29. Their companions, Michael Ilagan and Darry Arroz, escaped the police authorities. All four were employees of Ceres Bus Inc. company. Police investigation showed that the security guards at the Victory Liner Terminal in Pasay City saw the four men inside the Ceres Bus during a routine inspection. Upon seeing Arroz on board the vehicle, security guards called Arroz' supervisor since he has been under police sur...Keep on reading: Bus driver, conductor nabbed for drugs in Pasay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Asean, US holding maritime exercise in 2019

Viewed as a confidence-building measure that enhances cooperation among regional navies, defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the US have agreed to conduct a joint maritime exercise next year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government

BEIRUT --- The Islamic State group early Saturday released two women and four children they had been holding since July in the first part of an exchange with the Syrian government that will set free dozens of women related to members of the extremist group, opposition activists said. The women and children were among 30 people kidnapped by IS in the southern province of Sweida on July 25 when they carried out a raid that left at least 216 people dead. One woman died in IS custody while another was shot dead. In August, a 19-year-old man was also killed while in detention. The rare attacks in Sweida province, populated mainly by Syria's minority Druze, came amid a government off...Keep on reading: IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Alibaba’s Robust Ecosystem Supercharges 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

BEIJING--Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) today officially kicked off the 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in China's capital, promising this year's mega-event will be the largest-ever in terms of scale and reach. Businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem will jointly offer hundreds of millions of consumers an enriching experience that supports their pursuit of high-quality products, entertainment and fast, reliable services. The Festival will also demonstrate the enthusiasm of consumers and brands embracing Alibaba's New Retail strategy -- the convergence of online and offline retail through technology. "This year marks the 10th anniversary of 11.11. On the back of C...Keep on reading: Alibaba’s Robust Ecosystem Supercharges 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Abu Sayyaf frees Cafgu member

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) gunmen have freed a Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (Cafgu) member they kidnapped in Zamboanga del Norte in August but are still holding his wife captive in Sulu. Rufo Roda, 62, was released late on Wednesday in Jolo town after negotiators reportedly paid over P1 million ransom to… link: Abu Sayyaf frees Cafgu member.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Abu Sayyaf frees Cafgu member

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) gunmen have freed a Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (Cafgu) member they kidnapped in Zamboanga del Norte in August but are still holding...READ MORE The post Abu Sayyaf frees Cafgu member appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

UP Visayas to host 2nd International Conference on Intangible Heritage

By: Anna Razel L. Ramirez THE University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) in coordination with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is holding Pagtib-ong 2: The UP Visayas International Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City, Philippines on October 25-26, 2018. […] The post UP Visayas to host 2nd International Conference on Intangible Heritage appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

You’ve won the Mega Millions jackpot. Now what?

DES MOINES, Iowa --- Despite the terrible odds --- one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home --- someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, now at $900 million. It could happen as soon as Friday night, when the next drawing is held, leaving most of us disappointed but some lucky winner beset by a host of questions. Here are some answers for someone holding that prized lottery ticket. I'VE WON. NOW WHAT? Lottery officials recommend winners take a deep breath, put their winning ticket in a safe spot and consult with a reputable financial planner before popping over to the lottery headquarters. Their first decision is whether to ...Keep on reading: You’ve won the Mega Millions jackpot. Now what?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Uy makes ISM his holding firm via share swap

Uy makes ISM his holding firm via share swap.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Gov t fines Grab, Uber P16M for causing undue difficulties on merger review

The country's antitrust body fined Grab and Uber P16 million for causing undue difficulties that prejudiced the review process of their controversial takeover deal. Top officials of the Philip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

PCC fines Grab, Uber P16 million for merger violations

The Philippine Competition Commission has imposed a fine of P16 million on ride-hail service apps Grab and Uber for violations on interim measures such as maintaining separate business operations and deferment of the merger during the antitrust body’s review of the transaction......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Philippine watchdog fines Grab, Uber for rushed merger, drop in service quality

MANILA — The Philippines‘ competition watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies on Wednesday, saying they consummated their merger too soon and that the quality of service dipped, becoming the second regulator in the region to penalize them. Uber sold its money-losing Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab in March, prompting regulators in the […] The post Philippine watchdog fines Grab, Uber for rushed merger, drop in service quality appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018