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Stranded port passengers due to Lawin drop to 528

The number of stranded passengers in different ports nationwide due to rough seas caused by typhoon Lawin dwindled to at least 500, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Thursday, October 20......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 20th, 2016

Church launches prayer campaign for PH

MANILA &'8212; Catholic bishops launched a nationwide campaign to pray for peace and healing, calling on people of faith and good will to get involved in the “A Million Roses for the World” initiative. The campaign started Tuesday at the Coleg.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2016

Rehab for Drug Surrenderees Under Way Sueno

Interior and Local Government Secretary Ismael “Mike” Sueno on Thursday said the government is mapping out plans for the rehabilitation and treatment of thousands of drug dependents nationwide, stressing that the policy of the administration.......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2016

PNP chief Bato rocks Trabahula of Its Showtime

THE COUNTRYS top police officer might be tough in leading the war against drug personalities but his soft side is equally comical, charming his way to millions of Filipinos nationwide. On Thursday, Philippine National Police chief Director General Rona.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2016

Duterte declares Sept 8 special holiday - The Manila Times

Duterte declares Sept 8 special holiday The Manila Times President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law declaring September 8 of every year as a special working holiday nationwide to commemorate the Feas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Congress determined to avert budget delay

  DETERMINED to avoid the disastrous three-month delay in the approval of the National Budget for this year, the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means an­nounced it will start deliberations on next year’s budget on Thursday, August 22. On that day the committee, headed by Rep. Isidro Ungab of Davao City, will open […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Former DENR secretary Gina Lopez dies at 65 | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Former environment secretary Gina Lopez dies Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto fires ‘abusive’ city official Responding to Cardema, poll exec Guanzon tweets rat poison picture FLAG lawyers move to disqualify OSG from sedition probe Duterte is no Marcos, says DILG in defending anti-subversion law Kaliwa Dam bidding looks rigged for China Energy – COA Executive Producer / Writer Lilibeth Frondoso Associate Producer / Publisher Marga Deona Jaira Roxas Master Editor / Playback Emerald Hidalgo Jaene Zaplan Jaen Manegdeg Quita Chuatico – Rappler.com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 16 min. ago

Iloilo-Guimaras passenger motorboat guidelines now in effect nationwide

Iloilo-Guimaras passenger motorboat guidelines now in effect nationwide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Nationwide round-up

Nationwide round-up.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Mickelson late to the course after lightning hits hotel

By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship. Mickelson said on Twitter that lightning struck the hotel where he was staying, leading to an evacuation. One problem: He was staying on the top floor, his clubs were in his room and his tee time at Medinah was approaching. How’s this for crazy? My hotel was struck by lighting, I was on top floor,we were evacuated and the place is on fire(only thing of mine on fire this week.) I can’t get back into my room and may miss my tee time because I am without clubs and clothes. — Phil Mickelson (@PhilMickelson) August 18, 2019 "Kind of a funny deal," Mickelson said after ending his season with a 71 to fail to reach the Tour Championship. "The building got struck by lightning right above me and blew out a brick chimney and caught fire a little bit. There were 10 fire trucks. I got in my car and left and couldn't get back. The roads were closed and the hotel was closed." Mickelson didn't sound as though he were overly concerned, saying it would have meant heading home to San Diego that much sooner. "But things cleared up pretty quickly," he said. "I was able to get back in and get my stuff." Mickelson eventually got to the course in time to change shoes in the parking lot, but not after a tweet saying that his clubs served as a fire retardant. He headed to the range to warm up, pausing only to answer the phone when his wife called to check on him. He told her at one point, "I tweeted it." By the end of the day, Mickelson said everything worked out fine "except for my score." After winning at Pebble Beach in February, Mickelson had only one finish inside the top 20 the rest of the year, a tie for 18th at the Masters. His eight missed cuts were the most for him since 1995. He also failed to qualify for the Presidents Cup team and could be left off a U.S. team for the first time since 1993. U.S. captain Tiger Woods makes his four wild-card picks on Nov. 5. Mickelson has only two tournaments on his schedule before then. "If I play well I might try to add a couple in Asia to try to warrant a pick," Mickelson said. "If I'm not playing well, I probably won't." He also wasn't ready to comment on whether he would talk to Woods about being an assistant, saying he was mentally and physically tired and needed time to decompress. "I've had a rough four, five months, probably the worse four, five months stretch of my career," he said. "I'm looking forward to having a couple months off and kind of regrouping and come back fresh.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 19th, 2019

Raiders GM to absent Brown: Time to be All in or all out

By Josh Dubow, Associated Press Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown it's time to decide whether he's "all in or all out" about playing this season after losing a fight with the NFL and NFLPA over his helmet. Mayock issued a statement to reporters that the Raiders released in a video on Twitter expressing his frustration that Brown didn't participate in practice Sunday despite being healed from the frost-bitten feet that have sidelined him for most of training camp. GM Mike Mayock issued a statement today regarding Antonio Brown. pic.twitter.com/5ueLsrOmid— Oakland Raiders (@Raiders) August 18, 2019 "You all know that A.B. is not here today. So here's the bottom line. He's upset about the helmet issue. We have supported that. We appreciate that," Mayock said. "But at this point, we've pretty much exhausted all avenues of relief. So from our perspective, it's time for him to be all in or all out. So we're hoping he's back soon. We've got 89 guys busting their tails. We are really excited about where this franchise is going and we hope A.B. is going to be a big part of it starting Week 1 against Denver. End of story. No questions." Brown has been upset that the NFL and NFLPA won't allow him to use the same Schutt Air Advantage that he has used throughout his career. Brown filed a grievance over the issue that he lost on Aug. 12 and then set out to find a newer version of the helmet that was less than 10 years old to get approved. Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said last week after Brown returned to the Raiders training camp facility that they had found several helmets and were waiting formal approval. Brown took part in pregame warmups before an exhibition game in Arizona on Thursday night and took part in a walkthrough on Saturday, prompting coach Jon Gruden to express confidence that he would soon be able to practice. The helmet was sent to the independent Biokinetics Inc. lab in Ottawa for testing with results shared with biomechanical engineers from both the league and union, a person familiar with the testing said on condition of anonymity because the results weren't released. The person said the helmet was no different than the 2010 version that had previously been rejected and both the league and union determined it wasn't safe enough to be used. Pro Football Talk first reported the failed test after the Raiders walkthrough on Saturday, prompting a profane response from Brown on Twitter. He then didn't take part in practice Sunday, leading to Mayock's forceful statement. Brown had 686 catches and 9,145 yards receiving the past six seasons in Pittsburgh, the best marks ever for a receiver in a six-year span. But he still wore out his welcome with the Steelers after leaving the team before a crucial Week 17 game last season and was able to be acquired by Oakland in March for the small price of third- and fifth-round draft picks. But the drama that surrounded Brown in Pittsburgh didn't stop upon his arrival with the Raiders even though he was given a hefty raise with a three-year contract worth $50.125 million. Brown injured his feet while getting cryotherapy treatment in France, forcing him to start training camp on the non-football injury list. Brown was activated on July 28 and participated in parts of two practices before leaving the team to get treatment on his feet and deal with the grievance with the NFL. Brown returned to the Raiders on Aug. 13 but still hasn't participated in a full practice all of training camp. The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment sets performance and test standards for equipment. Brown's Schutt Air Advantage helmet is no longer allowed because the NFL follows the National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association (NAERA) rule that helmets 10 years or older cannot be recertified. Schutt discontinued making the helmet three years ago because current technology had moved past it, according to the company. Brown was one of 32 players using helmets last season that are now banned by the league and players' association. Those players, including Tom Brady, were able to use the helmets last season under a grace period but were required to make the change in 2019......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 19th, 2019

Grade 11 student shot, stabbed dead in Negros

BACOLOD CITY – A Grade 11 senior high school student was shot and stabbed to death by four unidentified men on board two motorcycles in Barangay Bolocboloc, Sibulan, Negros Oriental last Thursday. Killed was Joshua Philip Partosa, 20, a resident of Barangay Bolocboloc. Initial investigation showed that the victim, along with his two siblings, were […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 18th, 2019

NFL conditionally reinstates Patriots WR Josh Gordon

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has conditionally reinstated Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon. Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Gordon on Friday that on Sunday, Gordon can rejoin the team for meetings and conditioning and individual workouts. After that, according to a league statement, "Subject to appropriate progress on clinical care and other arrangements, he will be permitted to participate in team activities, including practice." But Gordon is barred from next Thursday's game because of a lack of sufficient conditioning and practice time. Gordon had been suspended indefinitely since December 2018 for violations of the league's substance abuse policy. New England has been struck by a series of injuries at the position this preseason. But there are no guarantees Gordon can help the team given his history of suspensions......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 16th, 2019

Naomi Osaka s knee injury brings uncertainty to US Open

By Joe Kay, Associated Press MASON, Ohio (AP) — Naomi Osaka felt a strange sensation in her left knee, different than anything she'd experienced. The U.S. Open champion left the court worried about whether she'll be in shape to defend her precious title. Osaka retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open on Friday, unsure what's going on in the knee. She expected to get an MRI. For now, the player currently ranked No. 1 in the world is concerned about her chances of making another deep run in New York. "Last year, I won the U.S. Open," she said. "This year, I'm trying to play the U.S. Open." The problem came out of the blue. Osaka split two sets with Sofia Kenin. She felt something unusual in the knee while serving early in the third set. After a timeout to have it examined and wrapped, she played a couple more points before retiring. "I have no idea what's going on," she said. With that, Kenin advanced to the semifinals for the second straight week. During her run to the semifinals in Toronto, she knocked off then-No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, an upset that allowed Osaka to move up to the top ranking. Barty is in position to snatch it back heading into the Open. She beat Maria Sakkari 5-7, 6-2, 6-0 with an encouraging all-around effort. "Still not quite there, but we're getting better and better each match," the French Open champion said. "I think that's the beauty of being able to stay alive in the tournament is to give myself an opportunity to keep getting better. I think I'm still aiming to obviously do very well here, but the big picture is New York in 10 days' time." She needs some work on those first sets, though. Barty got ahead 5-2 in her opening set and got sloppy, letting it slip away. It was the second straight day that Barty rallied after dropping a first set. She fought off a match point during a three-set win over Anett Kontaveit on Thursday, showing poise that she'd need to draw upon again a day later. "There is certainly no panic, where it gets to the stage where I'm kind of overwrought or can't think straight," she said. "I'm still able to, more times than not, have the ability to relax and kind of stay clear and come back to what works." Barty will face Svetlana Kuznetsova, who reached her first semifinal of the season by beating third-seeded Karolina Pliskova 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3. Kuznetsova is playing only her ninth event after missing the start of the season because of a knee injury. On a hot, humid afternoon, she got treatment for tightness in her upper right leg after the second set and twice again during the final one. On the men's side, qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka withdrew because of illness, sending David Goffin into the semifinals. Nishioka had a good tournament showing, beating sixth-seeded Kei Nishikori — a player he called his hero — and Alex De Minaur to reach the quarterfinals. Goffin will face Richard Gasquet, who advanced with a three-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut. Gasquet had groin surgery in January and fell to No. 68 in the ATP rankings on July 29, his lowest in nine years. He's back in an ATP Masters 1000 semifinal for the first time since 2013 in Miami. Seven-time champion Roger Federer was upset Thursday, leaving Novak Djokovic as the only high seed left in the bracket......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 16th, 2019

Vic Sotto supports Vico Sotto s stand on love life

“Eat Bulaga” host Vic Sotto was proud of what his son, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, has accomplished in barely two months of being the head of government in one of the biggest cities in Metro Manila. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2019

Longer, harder practices for Gilas beginning next week

With just a little over two weeks to go before the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas is all set to enter its final phase of preparations. Just two days removed from landing in Manila from a training camp in Spain, the Philippine national team was in practice for the second straight time inside the Meralco Gym in Ortigas on Thursday. And still, head coach Yeng Guiao was nothing but satisfied with their preparations. "Okay naman. At least, we have 11 or 12 guys coming in already and we're still waiting for the three guys playing in the Finals," he told reporters. Indeed, 12 of the 15-man pool were present in the latest training session - and only June Mar Fajardo, RR Pogoy, and Troy Rosario were missing as all of them still had business to take care of in the ongoing 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals. Whatever happens in the PBA Finals, whether San Miguel wraps up the championship on Friday or TNT forces a winner-take-all Game 7 on Sunday, coach Yeng said Gilas' daily practices will continue. And starting next week, they will be undergoing longer and harder training sessions. "We're just going to wind up this week with regular practices, but next week, meron na kaming extra hour for the shooting drills and another extra hour for video watching every other day siguro," the fiery mentor shared. He then continued, "We're going to add more hours next week so were hoping by that time, ready na rin yung tatlo na galing sa Finals." Along with the extra work starting next week, Gilas is also looking forward to a two-game series against Australian club Adelaide 36ers. "We're hoping to see some improvement once we play the Australian team. After that, final adjustments na lang," coach Yeng said......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Petron, Foton secure semis slots

Defending champion Petron breezed past Marinerang Pilipina, 25-18, 25-13, 25-11, to make its way to the semifinals of the Philippine Super Liga All-Filipino Conference on Thursday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Aiza Maizo-Pontillas finally caught fire for the Blaze Spikers, who stretched their winning streak to 12. Maizo delivered 15 points on top of 12 digs while Bernadeth Pons and skipper Frances Molina combined for 24 markers for Petron, which need only one hour and 25 minutes to wrap up the contest. The Blaze Spikers will clash with the survivor in the other quarterfinal battle between Generika-Ayala and Cignal, who will clash on Saturday. "Siyempre sobrang laki kasi lahat naman ng teams ito yung goal makarating sa ganitong status,” said Petron head coach Shaq Delos Santos. “Ngayon nandito na kami kailangan mas maging eager pa kami na pagandahin yung takbo ng team namin kasi siyempre pinaghirapan naman namin," he added. Meanwhile, Foton recovered from a set down to boot out PLDT Home Fibr, 16-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-12, in the other quarters pairing. Jaja Santiago dropped 20 points off 14 spikes, five kill blocks and an ace while Dindin Santiago-Manabat and Marian Buitre added 15 and 12 markers, respectively, for the Tornadoes, who will take on the winner between no. 2 seed F2 Logistics and Sta. Lucia Realty in the Final Four. The Power Hitters, who played sans Aiko Urdas because of a knee injury, got 22 points from Grethcel Soltones while Jerrili Malabanan and Shola Alvarez got 13 and 10, respectively. The Blaze Spikers had the game in full control that allowed Delos Santos to field in seldom-used players, including Mary Anne Esguerra, Mela Tunay and Toni Basas. Dimdim Pacres and Judith Abil finished with seven points apiece for Marinerang Pilipina, which ended its campaign without a single win to show.    .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Sotto on gays: Call them homo sapiens

Senate President Vicente Sotto III proposed to make it simple and call gay people homo sapiens instead of the politically correct lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, asexual and many other terms (LGBTQIA+) following the recent controversy over the use by a transgender woman of a toilet in a shopping mall in Quezon City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Boracay officials should install restrooms along Boracay beachfront, Palace suggests

Authorities should install restrooms along the beachfront of Boracay, Malacañang said Thursday as it criticized the act of publicly defecating in the popular tourist destination as “offensive.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Uncoordinated passage of Chinese warships in Sibutu Strait ‘not an act of friendship’ — Palace

Malacañang on Thursday expressed concern over the unannounced passage of Chinese warships through the country’s territorial waters, saying such move is not something a friend would do......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019