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Pangasinan capital town offers free printing services for students

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Nov. 22 (PIA) - In line with the celebration of the Library Month this November, the local government unit (LGU) of Lingayen, through its Municipal Library, is now offering fr.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesNov 22nd, 2019

Phoenix, Globe Business, Provide Free Mobile Calls to '78737 LPG Delivery Service

Phoenix LPG Philippines, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc., now offers free mobile calls to its SUPER LPG delivery hotline #SUPER (#78737) powered by Globe Business, the enterprise arm of Globe Telecom. This mobile solution allows fast and easy access to delivery services for anyone who needs a Phoenix SUPER LPG whether […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 7th, 2019

Phoenix, Globe Business, Provide Free Mobile Calls to '78737 LPG Delivery Service

Phoenix LPG Philippines, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc., now offers free mobile calls to its SUPER LPG delivery hotline #SUPER (#78737) powered by Globe Business, the enterprise arm of Globe Telecom. This mobile solution allows fast and easy access to delivery services for anyone who needs a Phoenix SUPER LPG whether […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 5th, 2019

Nationals fans rejoice in red as hometown heroes are honored

By Carole Feldman and Lynn Berry, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The song "Baby Shark" blared over loudspeakers and a wave of red washed across this politically blue capital Saturday as Nationals fans rejoiced at a parade marking Washington's first World Series victory since 1924. "They say good things come to those who wait. 95 years is a pretty long wait," Nationals owner Ted Lerner told the cheering crowd. "But I'll tell you, this is worth the wait." As buses carrying the players and team officials wended their way along the parade route, pitcher Max Scherzer at one point hoisted the World Series trophy to the cheers of the crowd. At a rally just blocks from the Capitol, Scherzer said his teammates grinded their hearts out to "stay in the fight." And then, after backup outfielder Gerardo Parra joined the team, he said, they started dancing and having fun. And they started hitting. "Never in this town have you seen a team compete with so much heart and so much fight," he said. And then the Nats danced. Team officials, Nationals manager Dave Martinez and several players thanked the fans for their support through the best of times and staying with them even after a dismal 19-31 start to the season. "I created the circle of trust and I trusted these guys," he said. The camaraderie among the players was a theme heard throughout the rally. "It took all 25 of us, every single day we were pulling for each other," said pitcher Stephen Strasburg, the World Series MVP. Nationals veteran slugger Howie Kendrick, 36, said that when he came to the Nationals in 2017, "I was thinking about retiring. This city taught me to love baseball again." Mayor Muriel Bowser declared DC the "District of Champions." The Capitals won Stanley Cup in 2018, the Mystics won the WNBA championship this year, and now the Nationals. The city had been thirsting for a World Series championship for nearly a century. The Nationals gave them that by winning in seven games over the Houston Astros; the clincher came on the road Wednesday night. "I just wish they could have won in DC," said Ronald Saunders of Washington, who came with a Little League team that was marching in the parade. Nick Hashimoto of Dulles, Virginia, was among those who arrived at 5 a.m. to snag a front-row spot. He brought his own baby shark toy in honor of Parra's walk-up song, which began as a parental tribute to the musical taste of his 2-year-old daughter and ended up as a rallying cry that united fans at Nationals Park and his teammates. As "Baby Shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo" played on a crisp morning, early risers joined in with the trademark response — arms extended in a chomping motion. Chants of "Let's go Nats!" resonated from the crowd hours before the rally. Kimberly Ballou of Silver Spring, Maryland, said sports "is a unifier" that transcends race, gender and class and brings people together. The crowd along the route was deeply packed. Cheers went up and fans waved red streamers, hand towels and signs that said "Fight Finished" as the players rode by on the open top of double-decker buses. General Manager Mike Rizzo, a cigar in his mouth, jumped off with the World Series trophy to show the fans lining the barricades and slap high-fives. Manager Martinez also got in on the fun. "We know what this title means to DC, a true baseball town, from the Senators to the Grays and now the Nationals," Bowser said at the rally. "By finishing the fight you have brought a tremendous amount of joy to our town and inspired a new generation of players and Nationals fans." Bowser added: "We are deeply proud of you and I think we should do it again next year. What do you think?" Then she started a chant of "Back to back! Back to back!" Martinez said he liked to hear the mayor pushing for back-to-back championships and said: "I get it. I'm all in. But let me enjoy this one first. I don't know if my heart can take any more of this right now. I need to just step back and enjoy this." Martinez, who had a heart procedure recently, said that during the Series, as things heated up, players and fans shouted at him to watch out for his heart. "All this right here has cured my heart," he said. And as the "Baby Shark" theme played once more, team owner Lerner told the team's veterans, "From now on, you can call me 'Grandpa Shark.'" President Donald Trump has invited the Nationals to the White House on Monday, though relief pitcher Sean Doolittle doesn't plan to attend. "There's a lot of things, policies that I disagree with, but at the end of the day, it has more to do with the divisive rhetoric and the enabling of conspiracy theories and widening the divide in this country," Doolittle told The Washington Post. Doolittle found support from Larry Stokes of Boyds, Maryland, citing Trump's stand on immigrants. "They're playing this game, but he doesn't like immigrants," Stokes said. But to fan Bridget Chapin, who came from Burke, Virginia, with her husband, Mark, "Regardless of how you feel, you go to the Oval Office. I'm really weary of athletes making political statements. I watch sports to get away from all that." The president attended Game 5 in Washington and was greeted with loud boos when he was shown on the giant video screen during a tribute to veterans. The boos more than overwhelmed a scattering of cheers. Delores Smith of Washington, a longtime baseball fan who said she had an uncle who pitched in the Negro Leagues, said the World Series was "a big win" for the city. "This is the first time in a long time that I've seen the whole city come together. There's no fussing about Trump." Even with the threat of stars leaving for free agency — as outfielder Bryce Harper did after 2018 — fans hoped the Nationals' success would continue. "I don't think it's going to be our last time. This team, even when our last superstar left, this team rallied around, they played as a team," Larry Stokes said. Fans urged the Nationals to re-sign third baseman Anthony Rendon, who was greeted with chants of MVP......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2019

Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

By Ben Walker, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Almost out of contention in May, champs in October. Howie Kendrick, Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals completed their amazing comeback journey — fittingly with one final, late rally on the road. In Game 7 of the World Series, no less. Kendrick and Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night to claim the first title in franchise history. With all eyes on Max Scherzer and his remarkable recovery after a painkilling injection, these Nationals truly embraced their shot in the first Series when the road team won every game. Even more against the odds: Juan Soto and Washington rallied from behind to win five elimination games this postseason, an unprecedented feat. Stephen Strasburg, Patrick Corbin and the Nats brought the first World Series championship to the nation's capital since ol' Walter Johnson delivered the crown for the Senators in 1924. This franchise started out as the Montreal Expos in 1969 when the major leagues expanded beyond the border, putting a team with tricolor caps at jaunty Jarry Park. They moved to D.C. in 2005, ending Washington's three-decade-plus wait for big league baseball after the Senators left town to become the Texas Rangers. But the incredible path these wild-card Nationals with the curly W logo took, well, no one could have imagined. Having lost star slugger Bryce Harper to free agency and beset by bullpen woes, Washington plummeted to 19-31 in late May. It got so bad there was talk around town the Nationals might fire manager Dave Martinez and trade away Scherzer. Instead, they stuck with the motto that sprung up on T-shirts — Stay In The Fight. And months later they finished it, indeed. For the 43,326 revved-up fans at Minute Maid Park, it was a combination of shock and disappointment. So close to seeing the Astros win their second crown in three years, they watched their chance suddenly vanish as Houston fell apart. Washington kept pulling away after taking the lead, with Adam Eaton's two-run single in the ninth accounting for the final margin. Zack Greinke was in complete control until Rendon — a Houston prep and college star — hit a home run that cut Houston's lead to 2-1. When Soto followed with a one-out walk, manager AJ Hinch decided to make a move. He'd had ace starter Gerrit Cole warming up in the bullpen earlier, but this call was for Will Harris. Kendrick connected on the second pitch, slicing a drive that hit the screen attached to the right field foul pole. Just like that, everything had changed for the team in orange that led the majors in wins, and the ballpark fell silent. For Kendrick, another timely blow. At 36, playing on the oldest team in the majors, the journeyman earned the MVP award for the NL Championship Series against St. Louis after hitting the winning grand slam in the 10th inning of the deciding Game 5 of the Division Series at Dodger Stadium. Then again, this was nothing new for the Nationals. Washington rallied in the eighth to beat Milwaukee in the wild-card game and took the last two to beat Los Angeles in the NLDS, setting up a sweep of the Cardinals in the NLCS. Far away, a big crowd poured into Nationals Park for a watch party. That was the stadium where Houston hammered the Nats for three games last weekend, but their luck changed in Texas. This World Series had lacked a lot of drama, aside from a volatile call of interference in Washington's Game 6 win that stoked heated debate across the sports world. Who knew rule 5.09(a)(11) could stir such passion? With Greinke and Scherzer grunting on every pitch, Game 7 was a classic duel from the start. Yuli Gurriel put the Astros ahead with a home run in the second and Carlos Correa added an RBI single off Scherzer that made it 2-0 in the fifth. Scherzer was done after the fifth, but he had done his job to keep it close. Only a few days earlier, the three-time Cy Young Award winner had been unable to lift his right arm because of nerve irritation near his neck. Daniel Hudson closed it out for the Nationals, who made Houston pay for stranding so many runners on base all game. Hudson struck out Michael Brantley for the last out, then threw his glove to start the celebration. For the Astros, who brought baseball into the Space Age with their far-out Astrodome and AstroTurf, and helped zoom the game into the galaxy of the Analytics Era, it was a startling end. Houston shares a spring training complex in Florida with the Nationals and reported to camp in February full of high hopes. The Astros breezed to the AL West title, edged Tampa Bay in a five-game ALDS and topped the Yankees in the ALCS. They played through front-office fiasco, which led to the firing of an executive for a boorish rant at female reporters during a clubhouse celebration. UP NEXT The Astros and Nationals start training side-by-side in a few months and open exhibition play with a World Series rematch on Feb. 22 at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. They met in their Grapefruit League opener this year and Scherzer gave up a home run to the first batter of the game......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 31st, 2019

Dumanjug offers free bus rides on October 31, November 1

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is still such a thing as free lunch. Or in the case for those who are heading home to the town of Dumanjug: free bus rides. The announcement was made on the official page of the Municipality of Dumanjug on Wednesday afternoon, October 30. Dumanjug Mayor Efren Guntrano Gica said […] The post Dumanjug offers free bus rides on October 31, November 1 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2019

Lapu-Lapu to create e-library, call center academy using Chinese-donated computers.

LAPU-LAPU CITY,  Cebu – The Lapu-Lapu city government will be opening an e-library for free, using brand new computer with free internet and printing services using the state-of-the-art computers donated by the Lapu-Lapu City Chinese Guild. Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan received the 20 brand new state of the art computers, where its Central Processing Unit […] The post Lapu-Lapu to create e-library, call center academy using Chinese-donated computers. appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2019

2,200 Pangasinenses benefit from SM s medical, dental mission

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 10 (PIA) - Over 2,200 indigent residents of Rosales and Urdaneta City in Pangasinan were provided with free medical and dental services by the SM Foundation in a mission held at.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

2,200 Pangasinenses benefit from SM s medical, dental mission

DAGUPAN CITY, Sept. 10 (PIA) - Over 2,200 indigent residents of Rosales and Urdaneta City in Pangasinan were provided with free medical and dental services by the SM Foundation in a mission held at.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Down to policy: Isko Moreno’s help for Manila’s disadvantaged

MANILA, Philippines – Just two months into leading the capital, Isko Moreno has seen developments in one of his main thrusts: his social amelioration program. The phrase may sound deep, but it refers to Moreno’s social services program, which he targets to benefit children, teens, students, the elderly, and persons ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

Good behavior? Prison violations, murder convictions mar Sanchez s record

A former Laguna town mayor convicted of perpetrating a rape and murder of two college students more than two decades ago—a crime dubbed as a “plot seemingly hatched in hell”—may soon walk free for his supposedly good behavior......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2019

KWF offers free seminar on language, poetry to SPA schools in Metro Manila

KWF offers free seminar on language, poetry to SPA schools in Metro Manila Rappler PRESS RELEASE: The seminar aims to give additional skills to teachers and students of SPA on the proper use of Filip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

SWU PHINMA Offers Free Tuition for Public School Grade 10 Completers

Southwestern University PHINMA is rolling out limited slots of 100% tuition and miscellaneous fees coverage for SHS students who are about to complete their grade 10 education in public high schools. Reflecting the university’s goal for personal and community development, the 100% enrolment coverage applies to the following Senior High School Strands (SHS) strands: STEM, ABM, HUMMS, TVL, & GAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

House OKs free freight services for relief goods

The House of Representatives approved on third and final reading the “Relief Goods Free Transportation Act” right after the onslaught of Typhoon “Tisoy” in the country. House Bill 5070 seeks to provide for free freight cost in the delivery of relief goods to calamity-stricken areas. It was passed with 170 affirmative votes. The measure aims […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Pangasinan town mayor’s husband shot dead

The husband of Mayor Susan Pagador-Casareno of this town was gunned down after midnight yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

'WALANGPASOK UPDATE: Dec. 3, 2019

CLASSES were suspended in most of Luzon and the Visayas on Tuesday as typhoon “Tisoy” makes landfall in Sorsogon, bringing strong winds and rain to the affected areas, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Below is the list: LUZON National Capital Region Caloocan City – all levels (public and private) Las Piñas […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

Swiss prosecutors quiz PSG president in FIFA bribery case

By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi was questioned again by Swiss federal prosecutors on Monday, and will seek to have a two-year investigation into allegations he bribed a FIFA official dismissed. The office of Switzerland’s attorney general said Al-Khelaifi, former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, and a businessman who has not been identified presented themselves for questioning in the Swiss capital. Final examination hearings were held ahead of decisions on “whether the proceedings are abandoned or a summary penalty order is issued or an indictment is filed,” the prosecution office said. Criminal proceedings were opened against the three men in March 2017 and unsealed later that year before they were questioned for a first time in Bern. In his role as chairman of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports, Al-Khelaifi is alleged to have arranged for Valcke to use a luxury villa in Italy linked to sealing broadcast rights deal for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups. “Valcke is believed to have accepted undue advantages from his two co-suspects,” prosecutors said on Monday. “In particular, the co-suspect Al-Khelaifi allegedly gave Valcke the sole rent-free use of a property.” BeIN Sports renewed its Middle East and North African rights for those tournaments. It bought the 2018 and 2022 rights soon after FIFA picked Qatar as the 2022 tournament host exactly nine years ago on Monday. “The principal allegation against Mr. Al-Khelaifi ... has no single basis in law or fact,” beIN said in a statement on Monday. “For this reason a motion to dismiss proceedings will be filed by Mr. Al-Khelaifi’s lawyers this week.” BeIN said the price it paid for the 2026-2030 games — reportedly close to 500 million euros ($550 million), a record for the Middle East rights — showed that no favorable deal was struck. Al-Khelaifi and Valcke have repeatedly denied wrongdoing, and Swiss prosecutors said they enjoy the presumption of innocence. Since the criminal proceedings were opened, the PSG president was elected oto represent European soccer clubs on the executive committee of UEFA. It meets on Wednesday in Nyon, Switzerland. On Monday, Swiss prosecutors declined to predict a timeline for their work, which it called “dynamic processes, which are not influenced by the (Swiss attorney general’s office) alone.” In a separate investigation, French prosecutors have implicated Al-Khelaifi in “active corruption” linked to payments allegedly helping Doha win hosting rights for the athletics world championships. He has denied wrongdoing......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

Taguig suspends classes

TAGUIG City Mayor Lino Cayetano suspended all classes in public and private schools today because of Typhoon Tisoy. “Students are advised to spend their free day productively. You are encouraged to stay at home, help with the household chores and read up on your assignments,” said the city government in a statement. It urged residents […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2019

LMP spokesman mulls construction of MacArthur monument in P sinan

LINGAYEN,Pangasinan, Nov. 27 (PIA) - A monument of Gen. Douglas MacArthur will soon rise in Pangasinan if groundbreaking pushes through in 2020.This was revealed by Lingayen town Mayor Leopo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 27th, 2019

LMP spokesman mulls construction of MacArthur monument in P sinan

LINGAYEN,Pangasinan, Nov. 27 (PIA) - A monument of Gen. Douglas MacArthur will soon rise in Pangasinan if groundbreaking pushes through in 2020.This was revealed by Lingayen town Mayor Leopo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 27th, 2019

Plastic bottles for free internet’ launched in Zambo Sur town

OFFICIALS OF  the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) in the Zamboanga del Sur town of Kumalarang town have initiated a program that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2019