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P187 million slope protection structures slated for CY 2018

DPWH Samar First District Engineering office will soon implement two projects with a combined appropriation of P187 million sourced out from the General Appropriation Act (GAA) of 2018......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsFeb 13th, 2018

California wildfire largest since 1932 – Cal Fire

LOS ANGELES: A California wildfire that firefighters have battled for over two weeks is now the state’s largest since at least 1932, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said on Friday. The so-called “Thomas Fire” has burned 273,400 acres (70,172 hectares), destroyed 1,063 structures and cost more than $177 million since it broke [...] The post California wildfire largest since 1932 – Cal Fire appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Donnarumma in tears after Milan fans jeer him

By Daniella Matar, Associated Press MILAN (AP) — A visibly shaken Gianluigi Donnarumma was comforted by AC Milan teammate Leonardo Bonucci as insults poured down on the teenage goalkeeper from the fans. And that was only the warmup. Donnarumma has swiftly gone from being one of Milan's most adored players to its most hated. After a protracted saga appeared to be settled in the offseason by Donnarumma signing a contract until 2021, speculation over his future has started again and supporters have had enough. Despite the new deal being worth 6 million euros ($7 million) a year and including the signing of his older brother as Milan's third-choice goalkeeper, Donnarumma and his agent, Mino Raiola, are reportedly looking to annul the contract because he felt pressure to agree to it. Before Wednesday's Italian Cup victory over Hellas Verona, fans unveiled a giant banner saying: "Moral abuse, 6 million a year and the signing of a parasite brother? Now go, our patience is finished." There were jeers ahead of the kick-off when the 18-year-old Donnarumma's name was read out, and shouts for him to leave. He was in tears as he was comforted by Bonucci. Donnarumma had to play the first half below the giant banner and his every touch was greeted with boos.   E’ stata una brutta serata e non me l'aspettavo ! Non ho mai detto ne scritto di aver subito violenza morale quando ho firmato il contratto. Nonostante tutto guardo avanti e testa alla prossima partita..forza milan!🔴⚫️ A post shared by Gianluigi Donnarumma (@gigiodonna99) on Dec 14, 2017 at 11:30am PST "It was an awful night that I didn't expect!" Donnarumma wrote on Instagram on Thursday. "I never said nor wrote that I had suffered psychological pressure when I signed the contract. Despite everything I am looking forward and have my mind on the next game ... Forza Milan!" Milan, which is seventh in the standings, plays Verona again in Serie A on Sunday. "Of course he's upset, he's only 18," Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso said after Wednesday's match. "For the age that he is, there's no doubt that he will become the best goalkeeper in the world, but he's not calm and it can't be easy to go out on the pitch and be criticized by your own fans. I can only say that while he is with me he will always have my total protection. "They're turning a lad of 18 into a monster. And he doesn't deserve it, he has incredible values. Luckily this was a match where there weren't many people (about 9,000). Imagine how difficult it would have been with 50-60,000." It's not the first time Donnarumma has faced insults from the stands. He had fake money thrown at him during Italy's Under-21 European Championship opener against Denmark in June after it was announced he would not be renewing his contract, while a banner emblazoned with "Dollarumma" was also displayed. "We understand the fans but I ask them to boo our opponents and not our players," Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli said. "Gigio is a young lad and he's not entirely at fault, he loves Milan and one day he will understand what's good and what's bad. "He needs to be supported and the club will do so because he is an asset. We know where the evil comes from and we hope to resolve this problem in the next few months." Mirabelli said Milan "has no intention of selling Donnarumma" and criticized Raiola. "I don't have any plans to meet with Raiola. I don't have anything to say to him," Mirabelli said. "There's a man who is trying to damage our image but he is becoming more a showman than anything else. We laugh about it, but he won't get away with it. "Gigio has never said he wants to leave, otherwise he would never have signed through to 2021. There's someone who is trying to organize something deliberately, but we will look out for Milan's interests in every arena." Donnarumma has been playing for Milan since October 2015, when he became the youngest goalkeeper to start a Serie A match, at the age of 16 years, 8 months, 6 days. He has made four senior Italy appearances and is likely to take over as the No. 1 after Gianluigi Buffon retired from international duty following the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Duterte sportsfest slated

SUMMER gets even better -- and hotter -- as the Tapang at Malasakit 2018 National Basketball and Volleyball tournament presented by former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo “Pulong” Duterte gets underway in different venues. A brainchild of Tapang at Malasakit Alliance for the Philippines, the event will divided into 15….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated News17 hr. 19 min. ago

Asian Fruit Market to be dismantled; moved to Sta. Ana wharf as food park and souvenir shop

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) — The P10-million Asian Fruit Market, set up last year to boost Davao City’s bid “as the home of the biggest fruit market in Asia in 10 years” will be dismantled and its structures moved to the old Sta. Ana wharf as a food park, souvenir shop and waiting area […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

ILLEGAL STRUCTURES RAMPANT IN BORACAY: DENR-6 to serve show cause order

After running after violators of the Philippine Clean Water Act, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-6 is setting its sight on illegal structures in Boracay Island. Starting Feb 19, 2018, DENR-6 will start serving show cause order to 842 illegal structures in the island. Jim Sampulna, DENR-6 regional executive director, said the structures […] The post ILLEGAL STRUCTURES RAMPANT IN BORACAY: DENR-6 to serve show cause order appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Capitol delays planting of cacao, coffee

THE ILOILO provincial government will delay the planting of cacao and coffee originally slated in February 2018. Provincial Agriculture Office head Ildefonso Toledo said they scheduled to distribute the seedlings to the towns next week. But Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. suggested delaying the distribution of planting materials as the summer season is approaching. “You should […] The post Capitol delays planting of cacao, coffee appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Positive start to 2018 for hot money inflows

Positive investor sentiment saw net foreign portfolio investments hit P162.16 million January, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Thursday, with the bulk of the so-called “hot money” going to the equities market. Net inflows for the month were “attributable to investor optimism over the passage of the first phase of the government’s tax [...] The post Positive start to 2018 for hot money inflows appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Martinez finishes 28th, fails to advance to Olympics free skate round

Michael Christian Martinez failed to advance in the men's single figure skating, finishing 28th in the short program Friday in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter OIympics at Gangneung Ice Arena. The 21-year-old could only muster 55.56 points--26.04 from technical elements and 29.52 from presentation-- in his short program performance, good for third to the last place among 30 skaters. Only the top 24 skaters from the short program are advancing to the free skate round which is slated on Saturday. Though Martinez had a clean run without deductions, most of his moves were seen as largely basic compared to the level of difficulty of the routines of the other competitors. READ: PH ...Keep on reading: Martinez finishes 28th, fails to advance to Olympics free skate round.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Robinsons Land to open three office buildings this year

ROBINSONS LAND Corp. (RLC) plans to open three new office buildings this year, as it targets to end 2018 with around half a million square meters (sq.m.) in leasable space. Scheduled to open this year are Exxa and Zeta Towers, located inside RLC’s 30-hectare IT park called Bridgetowne in C-5 Road, Ugong Norte, Quezon City.  […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Metallica wins 2018 Polar Music Prize

STOCKHOLM — American heavy metal band Metallica was awarded Sweden’s Polar Music Prize on Wednesday, drawing a delighted response from the group which has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Founded in 1989 by Stig Anderson, publisher and manager of the Swedish band ABBA, the Polar Music Prize has become a coveted accolade in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

LOOK: Jia Morado receives personalized shoes in Cool Smashers colors

A couple of months before the Premier Volleyball League tips off anew, Creamline setter Jia Morado received an early set of sneakers that are as dazzling as her playmaking. Last January 26, Miguel De Guzman, Morado's longtime boyfriend, took to Instagram to flaunt the personalized Jordan XXXIs and Nike Kobe ADs, accented with the ubiquitous Cool Smasher purple and hot pink.   Personal touch; for the girl with the magic touch A post shared by Miguel (@amigueldeguzman) on Jan 26, 2018 at 2:25am PST .   Mas excited pa ata ako sa season kaysa sa gagamit 😅 A post shared by Miguel (@amigueldeguzman) on Jan 26, 2018 at 11:21pm PST The Kobes have a pink swoosh, while Jia's jersey number 12 is in purple. Meanwhile the Jordans have a hot pink side panel and of course, a pink jumpman logo. With that kind of heat ready to be laced up, perhaps Jia may be even more motivated to start the season. After joining the Creamline Cool Smashers last season, Morado has transformed the Cool Smashers into immediate contenders. Teaming up with former Ateneo Lady Eagles teammate Alyssa Valdez, the veteran collegiate playmaker orchestrated an improved Cool Smashers offense from borderline playoff team into one of the tournament's favorites. With veteran libero Melissa Gohing and opposite hitter Michele Gumabao in the squad, keep your eyes peeled for Jia's setting, and shoes this coming PVL conference slated to start in April......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Barnachea ready for Ronda Pilipinas

SANTY Barnachea will try to defy father time as he guns for a historic third title as he spearheads newcomer Team Franzia in the Ronda Pilipinas 2018 presented by LBC slated March 3-18 starting from Vigan City and ending at Filinvest, Alabang. The 41-year-old Barnachea needed to qualify in the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Sandigan dismissal of furniture case a major victory – Leonardia

BACOLOD City – Mayor Evelio Leonardia on Feb 14, 2018 described as a major victory the dismissal of the graft case filed against him over the alleged anomalous procurement of P49 million worth of furniture and fixtures. The Sandiganbayan junked the case due to inordinate delays in the Ombudsman investigation. Leonardia, together with his political […] The post Sandigan dismissal of furniture case a major victory – Leonardia appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Ex-fireman nabbed for brandishing gun

A RETIRED member of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) was arrested for alleged illegal gun possession law evening of Feb 11, 2018 in Leganes, Iloilo. Hilarion Sotomil, 63, a resident of Barangay Calaboa, Leganes, was caught brandishing a caliber .40 pistol. Senior Inspector Dadje Delima, Leganes police chief, said responding policemen then frisked the […] The post Ex-fireman nabbed for brandishing gun appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018

Globe looks to secure more content partners

AYALA-LED Globe Telecom, Inc. is looking to secure deals with more content partners, as it launched a cybersecurity and intellectual property protection campaign. Globe Chief Executive Officer Ernest L. Cu said the Ayala-led company will be stricter in protecting intellectual property as it reaches about one million broadband lines, beating its 2020 target. “You know, […] The post Globe looks to secure more content partners appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

Ateneo alumni tourney slated in Valley Golf club

ALL is set for the holding of the annual Ateneo de Zamboanga Metro Manila Alumni Association (ADZUMMAA) golf tournament at the South Course of the Valley Golf and Country Club in Antipolo City on March 23, tournament director Jimmy Panganiban said. Panganiban said the 16th ADZUMMAA Golf Classic 2018 is open to all members, friends, […] The post Ateneo alumni tourney slated in Valley Golf club appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

QC bakery survives war but not fire

Fire gutted the prewar Kamuning Bakery Cafe in Quezon City shortly after Monday midnight, hours after an adjacent restaurant went up in flames. According to the city's Bureau of Fire Protection, the blaze began at 12:52 a.m. on Tuesday in the second-floor stockroom of the 79-year-old bakery located at the corner of K-1st and Judge Jimenez Streets in Barangay Kamuning. The fire reached the first alarm after several minutes before it was put out at 2:43 a.m., said Insp. Rosendo Cabillan, investigation chief. All employees safe Around P1 million worth of property was damaged, according to Cabillan, but fortunately, all of the establishment's bakers and employees were saf...Keep on reading: QC bakery survives war but not fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

‘Freedom’ gone in two weeks

THE demolition of the Iloilo Freedom Grandstand will start in two weeks’ time, according to Iloilo City Engineer Roberto “Bobby” Divinagracia. In an interview on Feb 5, 2018, Divinagracia said the demolition of the grandstand will commence after a demolition permit is secured by the contractor of the P20-million Sunburst Park Restoration Project, Bacolod-based contractor […] The post ‘Freedom’ gone in two weeks appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Philab allots $150 M for 2018 capex

MANILA, Philippines — Philab Holdings Corp., the listed healthcare company, is alloting $150 million in capital expenditures this year as it invests in a gen.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Philab sets 2018 capital budget at USD150M

Listed healthcare company Philab Holdings Corp. has earmarked USD150 million for capital spending this year, mostly to build new satellite clinics......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018