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OFW center to be established in 5th district

ILOILO Rep. Raul Tupas is pushing for the establishment of an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Center in the 5th district. Tupas said he will formalize the proposal with Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) administrator Hans Leo Cacdac as well as Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) secretary Silvestre Bello when the House of Representatives resumes […] The post OFW center to be established in 5th district appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMar 6th, 2018

Protection of ‘pawikan’ pushed

A rescue center for the critically-endangered hawkbill turtles or more commonly known as pawikan will soon be established in Punta Dumalag in Davao City by the Aboitiz-owned Cleanergy Park to safeguard its continued reproduction. A memorandum of agreement for the purpose has been signed between Aboitiz, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and the Department of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Solon Bats Upgrading Of CVMC’s Bed Capacity, Other District Hospitals

To accommodate more patients here and other parts of the region, Cagayan Third District Representative Randolph S. Ting proposed an Act increasing the bed capacity of the Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) from 500 to 1,000 beds and appropriating the needed funds. CVMC, the only state-run tertiary hospital in Region 2, has only 500 inpatient […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

gulftoday.ae | Manila officials confirm closure of honesty store

MANILA: Officials have confirmed the closure of an honesty store established inside the headquarters of the Manila Police District (MPD) mainly due to heavy financial losses blamed on dishonest buyers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Meet the men who form the human bridge of Traslacion

MANILA, Philippines – In the Feast of the Black Nazarene , sacrifice takes on a profound meaning for devotees, even if it means being the parts of a "human bridge." Every year, dozens of male devotees gather at the center island of Quezon Boulevard in the Quiapo District of Manila to help ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

LOOK: Albayalde inspects Luneta Park, Divisoria on Christmas Day

  MANILA, Philippines ---Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Tuesday inspected Luneta Park and Divisoria in Manila as people flocked in those areas to celebrate Christmas Day. The inspection was part of PNP's effort to maintain peace and order during the holiday season. According to the Manila Police District District Tactical Operations Center (MPD-DTOC), about 12,000 people visited Luneta Park on Christmas Day. Albayalde also made the rounds of the crowded Divisoria shopping spots. /kga                ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Albayalde inspects Luneta Park, Divisoria on Christmas Day.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

MANILA TOUR – BINONDO FOOD TRIP in MANILA CHINATOWN – Philippines tourist destinations – Manila Video

Binondo is located in the District of Manila. It is oldest Chinatown in the world. It was once the business and financial center of the Philippines. philippines tourist destinations philippines tourist attractions Binondo Food trip – Manila ChinaTown, BINONDO FOOD TOUR – MANILA TOUR For booking, book your tour in BCKETS. Www.bckets.com For more videos… link: MANILA TOUR – BINONDO FOOD TRIP in MANILA CHINATOWN – Philippines tourist destinations – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

METRO MANILA TRANSFORMATION – Philippines Capital Region – Manila Video

Watch how some of Metro Manila, the Philippines capital region transformed into a modern business district. ———————————– Metro Manila Philippines Philippines in 2050 Manila philippines Philippines growth forecast Philippines projection Asean economies Makati Philippines Bonifacio Global City Taguig Manila Bay Philippines Entertainment City Philippines skyline Metro manila skyline Quezon City Philippines Ortigas Center pasig Rodrigo… link: METRO MANILA TRANSFORMATION – Philippines Capital Region – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

PBA Finals: Alex Compton sick to the stomach as he sinks to 0-5 in Finals

ANTIPOLO CITY, RIZAL -- After another loss in the PBA Finals, his fifth out of five appearances, coach Alex Compton admitted that the feeling of frustration gets to him every time the Alaska Aces bow out of the championship series. Compton, who is 0-5 in the Finals, set a new record for most Finals appearances without a victory, extending his torment against San Miguel Corporation-backed teams. The Aces lost to the San Miguel Beermen in three heartbreaking series, with them bowing their heads down every time. Alaska lost to San Miguel for the first time under Compton's watch in the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Finals, an epic seven-game showdown which was not decided up until the final buzzer.  San Miguel and Alaska then faced each other once more in the Governors' Cup Finals that same season, where the Aces and import Romeo Travis were swept 4-0 by the same squad. His squad then faced the Paul Lee-led Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Commissioner's Cup Finals the very next season, where they lost in six games. It also featured a Paul Lee dagger, with the guard drilling the game-winner from the baseline, a similar shot Lee drilled in Game 5 of this series over two years later.  Despite all this, they held their head up high and faced dreaded San Miguel the very next conference, and they looked like they had the series in the bag, up 3-0. However, the Beermen established history and won the next four games to become the first PBA team ever to climb back in a run now immortalized as the 'Beeracle'. Fast forward to Wednesday evening. Magnolia used its choking defense to get easy baskets and it became the difference in the 102-86 clincher at the Ynares Center here.  "Right now I feel sick to my stomach, but you know, the bottom line is, if you don't win the championship in the PBA, you lost. So it's all of us, we lost in the Finals. 11 teams lost to Magnolia, we lost in the Finals. That's how it works," the mentor said after the season-ending loss. "I think what's particularly painful about the Finals loss is that you're there. It's that you're there. It's always frustrating." Even though he has not won a Finals series just yet, Compton knows that it is a better feeling to have fought hard but fell short than a disastrous season like the previous one. The former pro also lamented if the ball did not sail to Paul Lee's hands in Game 5, which led to the Best Player of the Conference drilling the game-winner with 1.3 seconds left to take the 79-78 win at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.  "But when you're there, when you're a blocked shot, loose ball away from winning Game 5, when you're there, everything just feels... it's more painful in a sense." With the PBA season set to start January 2019 and end January 2020, there will be no real offseason, since the three-conference tournaments will have long breaks due to the sixth window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, and the South East Asian Games set to be held in the country November.  In a team with no real superstars, they rely on Compton's system and Alaska's culture to get wins, but of course, it would be difficult to be good if the players are nicked and banged up due to injuries.  How will Alaska deal with the long and winding road that is the PBA season? "So, the question is how do you handle a pre-season going into another 14-month season, that's due to end late January of 2020. There might be a little bit of triage early on."   __     Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

PBA: Travis stays the course and finally ends up with title

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal --- Romeo Travis finally finished the job he couldn't three years ago. Following Magnolia's decisive Game 6 victory over Alaska Wednesday at the Ynares Center here, Travis is finally a PBA champion, beating his former team in the process. Travis captured his first Governors' Cup title, three years after he got swept in the same tournament finals, and he capped his season with a strong 32 points, 17 rebounds, and five assists for the win. "I'm very happy. My face might not show it, but I'm very happy. It's just a great feeling to win it with this group of guys," Travis said. "We have a great group of guys. Like I said before, they accepted me as one of their own, and I'm just thankful. I can't say anything else but I'm thankful. I'm thankful for the guys, I'm thankful for Coach Chito, for the coaching staff, everybody who just kept talking to me, kept coaching me up, and kept keeping me calm and all the other things. So I can't say anything but I'm just thankful," he added. While Magnolia ends the PBA season on a high, the journey to the top was filled with a lot of downs. Travis himself had to deal with a handful of obstacles including a hamstring injury after Manila Clasico and a bum ankle in the middle of these Finals. Still, the former Best Import just stayed the course like he always says and he eventually ended up in his preferred destination. "It was up and down. A lot of good things happen but some bad things happened, too," he said. "In my life, I've noticed that if you stay positive, and you stay upbeat through the bad times, then good things are gonna happen, and that's what I tried to do. Just stay positive, stay upbeat through the bad times, and I knew good times where on their way," Travis added. In Game 6, Travis says they just wanted to finish things off. No more Game 7 out of town. Travis certainly did his part, scoring 15 points in the opening period as Magnolia established dominance early and never let go. "I mean, we just didn't wanna play a Game 7. I know I didn't wanna play a Game 7. I wanna go home," he said. "I wanna be home for Christmas. I didn't wanna drive two hours, I just wanted to finish it now, and we all had the mindset. We just came out, we played aggressive, we played together, and we got a win," Travis added.   --- Follow this writer, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

THROWBACK: Top PBA rookie draft picks through the years

After 33 years, the tradition of PBA teams selecting promising players from the amateur ranks, patterned after the NBA draft process, heralded a balanced influx of talent to even out the league’s competitiveness. But what makes the draft process interesting is the choice of the number 1 pick, who is considered the most in-demand player seen to bolster the chances of the worst performing or a newly established team in the PBA. With Columbian Dyip’s selection of Lyceum stalwart CJ Perez as the number one pick in the 2018 PBA Draft,  let’s look back at the top draft picks through the years, from its beginnings in 1985 to the controversial selection last year, and how they made their mark in the league. 1985 – Sonny Cabatu Sonny Cabatu was the PBA’s first-ever number one draft pick, selected by the expansion club Shell Azodrin Bugbusters, which took over the Crispa Redmanizers franchise. An intense bruiser inside the paint, Cabatu was Shell’s starting center known as “Mr. Quality Minutes.” He would then play for Great Taste, Purefoods, Sarsi, and Ginebra in a respectable career. 1986 – Rey Cuenco A member of the guest Northern Cement Corp. (NCC) team coached by Ron Jacobs that played in the pro league’s 1984 season, Rey Cuenco was picked in the 1986 draft by another new, expansion ballclub Alaska Milkmen to lead their charge.  His pro playing career blossomed from 1989 to 1992 under the tutelage of Ginebra playing coach Robert Jaworski. In 1990, he was adjudged the Most Improved Player and part of the Mythical Second Team. He also became a member of the Big J-coached, first all-Filipino, all-professional “Dream Team” in the 1990 Asian Games in Beijing that won a silver medal for the country with Allan Caidic, Samboy Lim, Benjie Paras and Ramon Fernandez among others. 1987 – Allan Caidic Considered the greatest Filipino basketball marksman ever, Allan Caidic was already a big name before he strutted into the PBA. Having won titles for the UE Red Warriors and among the top players of the Ron Jacobs-mentored national team, the Triggerman was definitely one big prized addition for any team. And Great Taste, having the privilege of selecting first in 1987, made Caidic a hands-down choice. He would later suit up for San Miguel Beer and Ginebra San Miguel in a storied career. He had since become a PBA Hall of Famer and among the Top 25 Greatest Players of All Time. 1988 – Jack Tanuan A vital cog of the FEU Tamaraws and a member of the 1986 Seoul Asian Games squad that took home the bronze, Jack Tanuan was a feared scorer who made a living with his inside game. It was no surprise that new franchise Purefoods selected him as their top pick in 1988, in addition to other direct hires from the amateur ranks that formed their strong core—Alvin Patrimonio, Jerry Codinera, Jojo Lastimosa and Glenn Capacio—on top of having the Franchise, Mon Fernandez, as playing coach. He would later play for the Sarsi, Swift and Pop Cola teams under the RFM franchise, and later on for Sta. Lucia, Mobiline, and Alaska. 1989 – Benjie Paras It was the year of Benjie Paras, a valiant, hardworking center called “The Tower of Power,” who led the UP Maroons to its historic 1986 UAAP title. After being selected by Shell as the number one pick in the 1989 draft, Paras would achieve the impossible of being both the league MVP and Rookie of the Year, while being named to the Mythical Five. Paras along with fellow Hall of Famers Ronnie Magsanoc and long-time import Bobby Ray Parks Sr. became the triumvirate that led Shell to the First Conference championships in 1990 and 1992. And, even with the onset of Fil-foreign players in the PBA, Paras remained dominant and won his second MVP plum in 1999. 1990 – Peter Jao Peter Jao was the first Cebuano player to be drafted as a rookie top pick in the league, selected by Presto Tivoli. He would then become a member of Presto’s champion team in the 1990 All-Filipino conference with Allan Caidic and Gerry Esplana. 1991 – Alex Araneta The former Ateneo Blue Eagle suited up for Alaska Air Force/Milkmen until 1995, after which he was hired in the company as a management trainee, eventually becoming one of Alaska Milk Corp.’s sales managers. Of Alaska’s 14 championships in the league, Araneta was a veteran of 2 of them (1991 Third Conference and 1994 Governors’ Cup). 1992 – Vergel Meneses An ex-seminarian who became among the PBA’s Top 40 Greatest Players, the “Aerial Voyager” was known for his show-stopping moves and is considered among the best one-on-one players. The former JRU Heavy Bomber and 1995 PBA MVP was also a member of the all-pro Centennial Team coached by Tim Cone that won the William Jones Cup in Taipei and placed 3rd in the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. 1993 – Zandro Limpot After his years as a King Archer for De La Salle, Zandro Limpot entered the 1993 draft and was chosen first overall by the expansion ballclub Sta. Lucia Realtors.  Limpot was named Rookie Of The Year that season as well as reaping All-Star, Mythical Second Team and All-Defensive Team honors. Limpot won his first and only PBA championship (2006 Philippine Cup) with the Purefoods Chunkee Giants. 1994 – Noli Locsin Another former Green Archer, Noli Locsin was picked by Tondeña 65 as the league’s top draft pick in 1994. He became a 4-time PBA All-Star (1994, 1995, 1996, 1999) in a high-flying career with Ginebra. Bacolod-born Locsin was famous for his barrelling game before the arrival of Filipino-Americans in the PBA. Spent 6 seasons with the Ginebra San Miguel franchise; won the 1997 Commissioner’s Cup with Jaworski as coach. He later suited up for Pop Cola, Tanduay, Red Bull, Talk ‘N Text and Sta. Lucia. 1995 – Dennis Espino After leading the UST Growling Tigers to their monumental four-peat, Dennis Espino would later bring his winning ways to the PBA. Sta. Lucia got the first crack at the 1995 draft and picked him first overall to form a menacing one-two punch with Zandro Limpot, and later with Marlou Aquino. He had a sterling career with Sta. Lucia for 15 years and yielded the following achievements:  4-time PBA All-Star, 2-time All-Defensive Team, 2-time Mythical First Team, 2004-05 Defensive Player of the Year and 2007-08 Philippine Cup Finals MVP. He won the 2001 Governors’ Cup and the 2007-08 Philippine Cup for Sta. Lucia. 1996 – Marlou Aquino Picked by Gordon’s Gin as first overall in the 1996 draft, Marlou Aquino had an exceptional maiden year gave him Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Best Player of the Conference (1996 Governors’ Cup), Mythical First Team, All-Star and All-Defensive Team honors. He also became the second Ginebra player (after Dondon Ampalayo in 1986) to win the Rookie of the Year award.  Aquino then was part of Gordon Gin’s 1997 Commissioner’s Cup and Sta. Lucia Realty’s 2001 Governors’ Cup championship teams.  1997 – Andy Seigle The first Fil-Am top pick, chosen by Mobiline in 1997, Andy Seigle won Rookie of the Year and was part of the 1999 All-Star Game. The Scranton, Pennsylvania native was twice a member of the National Team in the 1998 and 2002 Asian Games and was one of the most dominant and best defensive players in the 1990’s era. 1998 – Danny Ildefonso  Danny Ildefonso was picked by San Miguel Beer first overall in 1998, the year he also won Rookie of the Year. One of only four pro players to win back-to-back MVP awards (2000 and 2001), Ildefonso had a prolific 15-year career with the San Miguel ballclub with 8 championships (1999 and 2000 Commissioner’s Cups;  1999, 2000 and 2011 Governors’ Cups; 2001 All-Filipino; 2005 and 2009 Fiesta Cups). He is among the PBA’s Top 40 Greatest Players. 1999 – Sonny Alvarado Selected by Tanduay as its top pick in the 1999 Draft, Sonny Alvarado was poised to dominate the league as a gritty Fil-Am all-around player. He was however embroiled in the “Fil-Sham” controversy, that revealed that he had filed two alleged birth certificates of his mother when he applied for the draft. This prompted immigration officials to initiate deportation measures against Alvarado because of such failure to directly prove his Filipino parental links. 2000 – Paolo Mendoza Paolo Mendoza was a hot-shooting guard who led the UP Fighting Maroons to two Final Four appearances from 1996-1997. He then applied for the 2000 draft and was chosen the overall first pick by Sta. Lucia Realty. Together with Dennis Espino and Marlou Aquino, Mendoza was one of the main factors behind the 2001 Governor’s Cup title win of the Realtors. 2001 – Willie Miller The diminutive Willie Miller is considered the first player from the PBA’s rival league, Metropolitan Basketball Association, to become the top overall pick in a PBA Rookie Draft, in which he was selected by the Batang Red Bull Thunder. He was part of three teams that copped PBA titles—Red Bull (2001 and 2002 Commissioner’s Cup), Alaska (2007 Fiesta Cup), and Talk ‘N Text (2015 Commissioner’s Cup). His career highlights in his 15 years in the PBA were 2-time MVP (2002 and 2007), 2-time Finals MVP, 9-time All-Star,  3-time Mythical First Team member, and 2014 Sportsmanship Awardee. 2002 – Yancy de Ocampo The “Post-Man” as he is called, Yancy de Ocampo is a shifty, reliable center who delivers the goods at crunch time. He was the number one draft pick in 2002 by the FedEx Express. He was part of several champion teams, namely Talk ‘N Text, BMeg Llamados, San Mig Coffee and eventually San Miguel Beer. 2003 – Mike Cortez The “Cool Cat” Mike Cortez, a former La Salle standout, brought his court savviness to the PBA after Alaska picked him first overall in the 2003 draft by and immediately went to work. Cortez helped the Aces win the Reinforced Conference that year. He would then move on to San Miguel Beer, and was part of a hefty push to win the 2007 and 2009 Fiesta Conferences. A journeyman in his 15-year PNA career, Cortez currently plays for the Blackwater Elite. 2004 – Rich Alvarez The Japan-born and U.S.-raised Rich Alvarez had a blast on his maiden year with Shell, which selected him first overall in the 2004 draft, collecting Rookie of the Year, All-Star, All-Defensive Team and All-Rookie Team honors. Played for 13 seasons in 8 different teams, Rich was successful in winning 4 championships with the TNT Tropang Texters (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 Philippine Cups and 2011 Commissioner’s Cup) 2005 – Anthony "Jay" Washington This Zambales-born journeyman was first chosen by Air21 in the 2005 draft then traded to Talk ‘N Text. But his stint with San Miguel Beer made him flourish with two titles in the 2009 Fiesta Conference and the 2011 Governors Cup. He would return to the TNT Tropang Texters and help the, win the 2015 Commissioner’s Cup. He currently plays for the Rain or Shine Elastopainters. 2006 – Kelly Williams Picked first overall by Sta. Lucia Realty in 2006, Kelly Williams immediately made his presence felt that year bagging Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie Team honors. He first won a championship with Sta. Lucia in the 2007-08 Philippine Cup and would then lead his present ballclub, the TNT Tropang Texters to five championships, notably the three-peat Philippine Cups from 2010 to 2012, and the 2011 and 2015 Commissioners’ Cups. 2007 – Joe Devance While it was Welcoat that originally drafted Joe Devance as the first pick overall in the 2007 draft, he would earn the distinction of being the league’s winningest coach Tim Cone’s most trusted trooper. Devance has won nine championships with Cone as his coach, starting with Alaska (2010 Fiesta Cup), B-Meg/San Mig Coffee (2012 and 2014 Commissioner’s Cup, 2013 and 2014 Governors’ Cup and Philippine Cup); and currently, Ginebra San Miguel (2016 and 2017 Governors’ Cup, and 2018 Commissioners’ Cup).  2008 – Gabe Norwood Chosen by the only team has played for up to now, the Rain or Shine Elastopainters, as its number one draft pick in 2008, Gabe Norwood would then etch a rich career with his ballclub, having won 2 championships (2012 Governors’ Cup, 2016 Commissioner’s Cup). He had also notched numerous awards, including Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and was part of the All Star Game nine times, and the All-Defensive Team six times.  2009 – Japeth Aguilar   “Jumpin’ Japeth” starred for the Ateneo Blue Eagles for two years then moved to the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers during his university years.  In 2009, Aguilar was selected by Burger King and only played one game with the Whoppers, after which he was traded to Talk `N Text.  Japeth has become a Team Gilas mainstay since the beginning of his pro career, of which the Philippines’ participation in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain became one of his national team career highlights. 2010 – Nonoy Baclao   “Mr. Swat” was among the vital cogs of the Ateneo Blue Eagles’ back-to-back UAAP men’s basketball championships in 2008 and 2009. After college, Baclao led the Philippine Patriots as the inaugural champion of the 2009-10 Asean Basketball League (ABL) season prior to entering the PBA rookie draft. In 2010, Nonoy was selected by Air21 then he was traded to Petron (San Miguel) where he had one championship in his sophomore year in the league.  2011 – JVee Casio  The former De La Salle Green Archer playmaker who was Rookie of the Year (2003), Finals Co-MVP (2007) and Mythical Five member (2007 & 2008) in the UAAP was a Gilas pioneer before deciding to turn pro in 2011. By far Casio “G-Shock” is the shortest among the active PBA players to have been picked first overall by the Powerade Tigers. JVee was traded to Alaska Aces in 2012 and has since then became a mainstay in the team which he helped win the Commissioner’s Cup title in 2013. 2012 – June Mar Fajardo  The burly Cebuano was star center at the University of Cebu of which he steered to back-to-back titles in 2010 and 2011 at the CESAFI league. “The Kraken” has played for only one team throughout his pro career in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) and the PBA – San Miguel. As one big reason to “Fear the Beer,” Fajardo gave San Miguel six championships to date and became the first and only PBA player to win the MVP award in four straight seasons (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).  2013 – Greg Slaughter  “GregZilla” stomped rivals with his huge presence when he helped lead the Ateneo Blue Eagles to two consecutive UAAP championships in 2011 and 2012 -- completing a five-peat for the Loyola Heights squad. Picked by Barangay Ginebra in 2013, Slaughter got his pro career to a fast start with ROY and All-Rookie Team honors. He won 3 championships under coach Tim Cone (2016 and 2017 Governors’ Cups; 2018 Commissioner’s Cup). He also saw action for the first time with Gilas this year in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. 2014 – Stanley Pringle  Drafted by NorthPort Batang Pier, “The Beard” exploded into the local basketball scene with Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie team honors, after stints with Belgium, Poland, Ukraine and Indonesia ballclubs.  A 4-time All-Star (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Pringle is considered among the best guards and high scorers in the play-for-pay league, gaining raves from other coaches and close followers of the sport.   2015 – Moala Tautuaa  He applied and went undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, then moved to Asia to resume his basketball career by playing as an import for the Westsports Malaysia Dragons in the ABL.  After which, the Fil-Tongan made the “Big Mo(ve)” to the Philippines and spent a fruitful season with the D-League, ending up as its 2015 Foundation Cup MVP.  Talk N` Text selected Tautuaa as overall pick of the first round but traded him later on to NorthPort Batang Pier in 2018. 2016 – Raphael Banal  Since the first round of the 2016 PBA draft was dedicated to PBA teams choosing Gilas Pilipinas players to join their ranks, the regular draft started in the second round. Here, the Blackwater Elite chose as its first pick Raphael Banal, a contemporary of Kiefer Ravena and Von Pessumal in the Ateneo Blue Eaglets juniors team who went to the Hope International University-California for college.  His surname rings a bell, being the youngest child of former PBA player and TNT coach (2003 All-Filipino Conference champion) Joel Banal.  Yet “Ael” held his own in the PBA D-League for two conferences with Racal Motors.  2017 – Christian Standhardinger  The American-schooled Fil-German played in the ProA and Basketball Bundesliga tournaments in Germany as well with Hong Kong Eastern in the ABL.  Although he was selected by San Miguel Beer in the overall draft of 2017 in a controversial trade with Kia Picanto, the rightful owner of the number one pick, Standhardinger joined the Beermen in the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup after completing his ABL tour of duty.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

3rd CDSA, ILOPRISAA win high school cage openers

THE 3rd Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) and Iloilo Private Schools Athletic Association (ILOPRISAA) made emphatic debuts in the opening games of the 2018 Iloilo Schools Sports Council (ISSC) Meet secondary boys’ basketball at the Iloilo Sports Complex (ISC) open court, Dec. 13. The 3rd CDSA represented by Centerphil Montessori Learning Center (CMLC) in Janiuay […] The post 3rd CDSA, ILOPRISAA win high school cage openers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

CenterphilSilverKnights tops 1st Inter-school Sports League

FRESH from winning their eighth crown in the 2018 Third Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA) Meet, Centerphil Montessori Learning Center (CMLC) also captured the inaugural title (Zone 3) of the 1st Province of Iloilo Interschool Sports League secondary schools basketball games at the Pototan Astrodome in Pototan, Iloilo on Nov. 25. The CenterphilSilverKnights survived Integrated […] The post CenterphilSilverKnights tops 1st Inter-school Sports League appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

DPWH completes Bago City Evacuation Center

One of the nine evacuation centers undertaken by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 6 was already completed in Bago City, Negros Occidental. According to District Engineer Genaro M. Panganiban of DPWH-Negros Occ. 4th District Engineering Office, the evacuation center was turned over by the district along with the Office of […] The post DPWH completes Bago City Evacuation Center appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

Man loses arm in road mishap on Edsa Kamuning

A man lost his arm after the bus he was riding veered towards another bus along the southbound lane of Edsa Kamuning in Quezon City.   The right arm of Daniel Malapit, 29, was protruding outside the window of the bus when the mishap happened, a report from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Saturday said.   The QCPD said the bus he was riding veered to the right and collided with the rear left corner of the other bus, causing the victim to lose his right arm.   The victim was rushed to East Avenue Medical Center for treatment. /je...Keep on reading: Man loses arm in road mishap on Edsa Kamuning.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

First SM mall in Waray region catalyst for growth–Ong

Leyte Second Congressional District Rep. Henry C. Ong on Wednesday welcomed the opening of the newest mall in the province, the SM Center Ormoc. “SM Prime Holdings’ entry into the local economy of Leyte and Eastern Visayas is a clear indication of the economic growth potentials of the province and the region,” said Ong, referring […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

DPWH constructs Aklan Tourism Center

ILOILO City –The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Aklan District Engineering Office is currently undertaking the construction of Tourism and Trade Investment and Promotion Center in the province of Aklan. According to District Engineer Noel L. Fuentebella, an initial amount of P20.0 million from District’s FY 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA), released to […] The post DPWH constructs Aklan Tourism Center appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Mozambique opens $785M Chinese bridge

MAPUTO, Mozambique – Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi opened a Chinese-built bridge in the capital Maputo on Saturday that cost $785 million, saying it would help link northern and southern Africa. The twin-tower suspension bridge stands 141 meters (463 feet) above Maputo Bay, is 680 meters-long and joins the city center to the outlying district of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

MPD: More than 15,000 visitors now inside Manila’s four main cemeteries

  On the eve of "Undas," the Manila Police District has already monitored more than 15,000 visitors inside Manila's four main cemeteries as they try to beat the Nov. 1 and 2 crowds.   According to the data released by the MPD's District Tactical Operations Center on Wednesday, of the more than 15,000 visitors, 10,000 are inside the Manila North Cemetery in Sta. Cruz, Manila, 2,400 have entered the La Loma Cemetery, 3,700 visitors have entered the Manla South Cemetery located in Makati City, and 300 have entered the Manila Chinese Cemetery.   Police have also confiscated two bladed objects, 21 flammable items, 14 packs of cigarettes, and three gardening tools...Keep on reading: MPD: More than 15,000 visitors now inside Manila’s four main cemeteries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

LOOK: PNP’s top brass inspect Cubao bus terminals

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde and National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Guillermo Eleazar personally inspected the security in bus terminals in Cubao, Quezon City two days before All Souls' Day. Albayalde, Eleazar, along with PNP Spokesperson C/Supt. Benigno Durana Jr. and Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director C/Supt. Joselito Esquivel, checked on Wednesday the police personnel deployed at the ordinary bus terminal inside Araneta Center as some passengers have started to travel towards their respective provinces. During the inspection, the PNP chief also climbed into a bus to assess the readiness of a driver t...Keep on reading: LOOK: PNP’s top brass inspect Cubao bus terminals.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Employee falls from rooftop of Legazpi City mall

LEGAZPI CITY --- A mall employee here died after he fell from the rooftop of a five-story shopping center located at this city's business district Thursday afternoon, police said. Supt. Aldwin Gamboa, Legazpi City police chief, said the victim Richard Escorel, 30, a resident of Monreal town in Masbate province, fell from the rooftop of the mall where he works as a housekeeper. He landed on the concrete street leading to the parking area at around 5 p.m. The victim died on the way to the Albay Doctor's Hospital just around 26 minutes after he fell. Gamboa said they are still investigating whether the incident was an accident or if there was foul play involved. "So far, we coul...Keep on reading: Employee falls from rooftop of Legazpi City mall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018