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Filipino Muslims Vote in Referendum for Autonomous Region | Time

Filipino Muslims Vote in Referendum for Autonomous Region TIME Muslims in the southern Philippines voted in a referendum on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest......»»

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WATCH: Derrick Rose hits game-winner vs Suns

MANILA, Philippines – Derrick Rose still has the All-Star in him after he drilled the game-winning basket for the Timberwolves to take home the 116-114 win on Monday, January 21 (Sunday, January 20, US time) in front of the home crowd at Target Center, Minnesota.  Rose tied the game at ........»»

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U.N. envoy in Yemen for talks on Hodeida truce

SANAA, Yemen – The UN envoy for Yemen landed in rebel-held Sanaa Monday, January 21, for talks aimed at shoring up a truce between rebels and a government alliance in the port city of Hodeida. Diplomat Martin Griffiths landed in the capital at around 10:30 am local time (1330 GMT), an ........»»

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WATCH: NBA game recap and highlights

  MANILA, Phiippines – Here's the day's recap and other game highlights in the NBA! Watch Derrick Rose hit a game-winner for the Minnesota Timeberwolves against the Phoenix Suns, plus more thrilling action on Sunday, January 20 (Monday, January 21, Manila time).  Game Results Minnesota 116, Phoenix 114 ( WATCH: Derrick Rose hits game-winner vs Suns ).....»»

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[Right of Way] Tea Time with Vince and Frank: Rockwell-Mandaluyong Bridge

MANILA, Philippines –  A day after the  Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge  was closed, road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and VISOR motoring writer Frank Schuengel camped out by the foot of the bridge and talked about the closure's potential detriment to motorists and commuters in the immediate vicinity. Based on the timeline provided by the Department ........»»

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No Inflation, No Cry: Jamaica turns to reggae to promote target

AT A TIME when inflation targets have eluded the central banks of major emerging markets like Turkey and Argentina, Jamaica has turned to an unorthodox method of communicating its consumer price policy: reggae......»»

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Ely and Itchyworms collaborate once more, this time in a concert

FOR ONE night, Resorts World Manila is bringing two of the most prominent names in the Philippine rock scene as it presents Ely Buendia and the Itchyworms: Greatest Hits on Feb. 9 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater......»»

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Ceres Negros FC vies in AFC Champs League

After the Philippine Azkals’ historic stint in the Asian Cup, it will be Ceres Negros FC’s turn to gun for a milestone as it vies in the AFC Champions League qualifiers for the second time......»»

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Koreans, Thais boost LPGT Beverly cast

Two-time LPGT Champion Tour titlist Lee Jeong Hwa and fellow Korean Lee Ji Hyeon join the big, talent-laden Thailand crew and the country’s top guns in what promises to be a slam-bang duel in the ICTSI Beverly Place Ladies Classic unfolding tomorrow in Mexico, Pampanga......»»

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Ibibigay ko yung best ko, time ko, puso ko -- Barroca

Magnolia guard Mark Barroca is very much pumped-up to don the national colors once again after eight years. So when head coach Yeng Guiao called for the team’s first training session for the sixth and last qualifying window for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, the 32-year old Magnolia Hotshots backcourt star was one of the early players to arrive at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Unfortunately, the training session turned into just an orientation with just 10 players showing up and just six including Barroca participating in a quick shoot around.           But it didn’t dampen Barroca’s return as a member of the national team. “Sobrang excited ako makapaglaro dito. Sabi ni coach kanina ‘yung commitment nga sobrang kung meron pang 200 percent na commitment, ‘yun committed ako, so why not?” said Barroca, a pioneer of the then Smart Gilas program. “Bibigay ko talaga ‘yung best (ko), bibigay ko yung time ko dito ngayon na makapaglaro ulit.” Barroca last played for the national team back in 2011 during the FIBA Asia Championship where the country placed fourth.     “Siyempre as a player, lahat ng players gusto mag-national team so ito napili din ako so ibibigay ko yung best ko, yung time ko, yung puso,” said Barroca. “’Di na rin ako nagi-expect na makuha dito pero kinuha nila ako siyempre sobrang saya ko rin sobrang tine-treasure ko ‘yung pagkakuha nila dito sa akin. Alam mo yun, na-pump up ako e na kinuha nila ako,” he added. Barroca was joined by Roger Pogoy, Marcio Lassiter, Gabe Norwood, Troy Rosario, Jayson Castro, June Mar Fajardo, Poy Erram, Raymnond Almazan and Japeth Aguilar. Paul Lee and Scottie Thompson skipped the first training day while naturalized player Andray Blatche has yet to arrive in the country. Back-up naturalized player Christian Standhardinger has recently stated that he’s focused on recovering from knee injury and playing for San Miguel in the ongoing 2019 PBA Philippine Cup. Gilas is preparing for two must-win games against Qatar on February 21 and Kazakhstan on February 25. The national squad will fly to the Middle East on the second week of Ferbuary for a series of tune up matches. Gilas dropped its last two games on nail-biting fashions – against Kazakhstan (92-88) and Iran (78-70) last December. The national team is 1-3 in the last four games, and the two setbacks dropped the Philippines to fourth place with a 5-5 card in Group F behind Australia (9-1), Iran (7-3) and Japan (6-4).   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

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UAAP: Adamson scores local blue-chip recruit in 6-5 Aaron Fermin

Aaron Fermin missed out on back-to-back MVPs as his team failed to make the Final Four in his last two years in the NCAA Juniors. Now, the 6-foot-5 big man will be joining an Adamson University side that is locked into contention for the playoffs for the foreseeable future. “Sa Adamson na po ako,” he said. Fermin is the Soaring Falcons’ first big get from the local high school ranks as the likes of Jerrick Ahanmisi and Sean Manganti were recruits from the US. In the 18-year-old’s final season for Arellano High School, he averaged 15.6 points, 16.2 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks. He topped the MVP leaderboard, but did not win the award because they did not advance to the Final Four. That was also the same story in 2017 as he was, head and shoulders, the top individual player in the tournament, showcasing both the physical and mental tools to make an impact on either end. Because the Braves did not make the playoffs, however, he also did not take home the trophy. Now, Fermin will be getting together with sniper Ahanmisi, versatile Simon Camacho, heady Jerom Lastimosa, and steady Koko Pingoy for an Adamson side coming off its best finish in the Franz Pumaren era. Alongside all that young talent, the Nueva Ecija native said learning under coach Franz was the clincher for his commitment to the blue and white. “Siyempre po, pinili ko rito kasi marami akong matututunan kay coach Franz,” he said. Securing the services of Fermin is a big-time beginning to the fresh two-year contract extension Pumaren had just signed last Friday. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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Let’s play with the Sto. Niňo

THAT’S right! Let’s play with the Child Jesus. In fact, we can dance with and for him, just like what we do when we are with a little child. We can make faces and do many other cutesy things so that he and us will smile and have a good time. This usually just comes […] The post Let’s play with the Sto. Niňo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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NBI to Probe Ex-Cebu Fiscal’s Murder

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has directed the National Bureau of Investigation to investigate the murder of former Cebu City Assistant City Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro. “I have immediately directed the NBI to investigate the ambush of Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro and to identify the perpetrators at the soonest possible time,” Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra […].....»»

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House OKs bill lowering criminal liability age to 9

The House of Representatives approved yesterday a bill lowering the age of criminal liability from 15 to nine years without jail time......»»

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Now Showing: Sakaling Maging Tayo Dares You To Experience The Unadulterated McLisse Kilig!

Jeffrey Hidalgo on feeling the tandem's effect for the first time.....»»

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Ray Parks: Henry Sy touched everybody’s lives

MANILA, Philippines – Ray Parks is now known as one of the best young basketball players in the country. But before he was a two-time UAAP MVP, a top PBA overall pick and a reigning two-time ABL MVP for Alab Pilipinas, he was just a young teen living in the shadow of ........»»

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Pacquiao still fearless as before – Peñalosa

LAS VEGAS, USA – After seeing Manny Pacquiao's handiwork against Adrien Broner on Saturday night, January 19, (Sunday, January 20, Philippine time), former world champion Gerry Peñalosa is convinced his friend has more fights left in him. "He (Pacquiao) still has it," said Peñalosa. "He's still very fast and fearless." According to ........»»

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Awesome Nadal faces Tiafoe test as Tsitsipas eyes semifinal

MELBOURNE, Australia – Relentless Rafael Nadal will aim to snuff out the challenge of young giant-killer Frances Tiafoe Tuesday, January 22, while young Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas has eyes on a maiden Australian open semifinal after knocking out Roger Federer. The Australian Open hits the quarterfinal stage in Melbourne with 17-time Grand ........»»

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San Beda bests Ateneo in Game 1 of PCCL semis

MANILA, Philippines – The San Beda Red Lions drew first blood against the Ateneo Blue Eagles, 49-43, in Game 1 of their PCCL President's Cup semifinals at the Arena in San Juan on Monday, January 21. The reigning three-time NCAA champions are now one win away from facing defending Cebu ........»»

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Fuel prices up for 3rd time in Jan

OIL  companies will jack up prices of petroleum products effective on Tuesday, the third price adjustment in a month. The price of diesel will increase by 40 centavos per liter,…READ The post Fuel prices up for 3rd time in Jan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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