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Jameson Blake, Jon Lucas on Franco Hernandez s death: We miss him

MANILA, Philippines – Jameson Blake and Jon Lucas have both “moved on” from the death of fellow Hashtags member Franco Hernandez. The former reached out to Franco’s fans and encouraged them to accept his unexpected passing. He pointed out that engaging in needless discussion about his death ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2017Related News

Honduras president keeps lead in disputed vote after recount

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduras's President Juan Orlando Hernandez maintained his lead in disputed election results after a partial recount, the head of the electoral tribunal said on Sunday, December 10. An official winner of the November 26 election has still not been announced, and the small Central American nation of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2017Related News

Vice Ganda’s ire at basher subsides

  Kapamilya comedian Vice Ganda showed yet again what he can do for his friend. He recently made headlines for not letting a basher go away without a slam for wishing Hashtags member Jon Lucas should have died instead of Franco Hernandez. For him, he only acted on his feelings and didn't care how the public accepted it. He was just being a friend to his friend. "At that moment, I was being myself, I was mourning, I was weeping, I was devastated because of my good friend's death. That was the exact feeling na naramdaman ko. Feelingko nabastos 'yung kaibigan ko, feeling ko OA, feeling ko na-violate niya 'yung kaibigan ko. At right there and then hindi ako nag-isip, I h...Keep on reading: Vice Ganda’s ire at basher subsides.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 8th, 2017Related News

Marches back Honduras president in drawn-out, contested election

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Thousands of supporters of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez marched on Thursday, December 7, to back his claim of victory in a strangely drawn-out election that the opposition says was rigged . But his leftwing rival, former TV president Salvador Nasralla , maintained he won the November 26 poll and is ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 8th, 2017Related News

LOOK: Six must-see matches at 2018 World Cup

By James Ellingworth, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Next year's World Cup sees an old rivalry revived as Spain and Portugal meet in the group stage. Defeat for either 2010 World Cup winner Spain or reigning European champion Portugal means they would need to be careful against fellow Group B nations Morocco and Iran to avoid early elimination. Meanwhile, reigning champion Germany starts its defense against Mexico at Moscow's vast Luzhniki stadium in another centerpiece game. Here are six World Cup group stage games to watch: ___ RUSSIA vs. SAUDI ARABIA June 14, Moscow It may look more like a friendly than a show-stopping World Cup opener, but the first game of the tournament is always special. Ranked 63rd and 65th in the world respectively, the Saudis and Russians are the worst teams in the tournament according to FIFA. At least they're evenly matched, which could make for an exciting spectacle. Saudi Arabia won their only previous meeting 4-2 in a 1993 friendly. ___ PORTUGAL vs. SPAIN June 15, Sochi For many, this will be the game that really kicks off the World Cup in style — Cristiano Ronaldo against Andres Iniesta, the reigning European champion against the 2010 World Cup winner. Spain beat Portugal at the 2010 World Cup, and again in the semifinals of the 2012 European Championship, going on to win the tournament both times. Their World Cup meeting on the Black Sea coast may not be a thriller, though — the 2010 games finished 1-0, and the second was a goalless draw decided on penalties. ___ ICELAND vs. ARGENTINA June 16, Moscow The smallest nation ever to qualify for the World Cup has a huge reward. Lionel Messi's Argentina risks becoming the latest victim of the Icelanders, who beat England and drew with Portugal at last year's European Championship, winning the hearts of neutral fans across the continent along the way. If Argentina drops points, it will be under more pressure to beat tenacious Croatia and Nigeria in its next games. The stadium in Moscow has a capacity of 45,000 — or more than 10 percent of Iceland's population of around 330,000. If last year is anything to go by, there will be a huge exodus of Icelanders heading to Russia. ___ GERMANY vs. MEXICO June 17, Moscow The title defense begins here for Joachim Loew and Germany. The venue — Moscow's 81,000-capacity Luzhniki — befits a world champion, while Mexico brings quality opponents like forward Javier Hernandez and midfielder Giovani dos Santos. Anything less than a win will be a disappointment for Germany, which beat Mexico 4-1 in the Confederations Cup semifinals in June. Germany showed its immense strength in depth by winning that tournament with an experimental team lacking some of its biggest stars. Sweden and South Korea are on hand in Group F to take advantage of any dropped points. ___ SERBIA vs. SWITZERLAND June 22, Kaliningrad Switzerland is a long way from the Balkans, but there could be a Yugoslavian rivalry in Group E. The Swiss have several players of Kosovan and Albanian heritage in their squad, such as midfielders Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, while the coach is Vladimir Petkovic, who comes from a Bosnian Croat background. That won't escape the attention of the Serbian fans, whose games against other Balkan nations routinely require heavy security because of the region's long-running rivalries between ethnic groups. With Brazil the heavyweight in Group E, both teams will likely fight for second place, with Costa Rica also in the mix. ___ ENGLAND vs. BELGIUM June 28, Kaliningrad It's almost an English Premier League game when England meets Belgium in their final group stage game. England coach Gareth Southgate predicts "banter" at various Premier League clubs, thanks to Belgium's Premier League stars like Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Romelu Lukaku. Belgium's coach Roberto Martinez is a Premier League fixture too from his time with Everton and Wigan. If both England and Belgium have won their preceding games against Panama and Tunisia, the meeting could lose its edge — but if either team risks elimination it will be a crucial fixture......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2017Related News

Honduras opposition candidate alleges fraud in presidential vote

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduran opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla on Tuesday, November 28, accused incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez of trying to steal the Central American country's bitterly disputed election by faking poll results. Leftist TV host-turned-politician Nasralla said Hernandez was colluding with the army and the electoral authorities to forge ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 29th, 2017Related News

LOOK: Hashtag Franco Hernandez’s GF gets tattoos to commemorate him

Janica Nam Floresca shared three new tattoos she had inked weeks after her boyfriend, a member of the boy group Hashtags, met a tragic death. Franco Hernandez, 26, used to perform in the noontime variety show "It's Showtime" together with other Hashtags. The first tattoo she shared is a silhouette of the two kissing. "You'll always be a part of me," she said. You'll always be a part of me.. A post shared by Janica Nam Floresca (@janicanam) on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:26pm PST It seems to be based on a picture before they went snorkeling. I want all of my lasts to be with you. A post shared by Janica Nam Floresca (@janicanam) on Nov 12, 2017 at 3:57pm PST ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Hashtag Franco Hernandez’s GF gets tattoos to commemorate him.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 28th, 2017Related News

Honduras president declares self winner

TEGUCIGALPA: Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday declared himself the winner of elections before official results were announced—and his top rival did the same. “The result is more than clear: we won this election,” Hernandez told supporters who cheered him in the capital Tegucigalpa. Shortly after his announcement, 64-year-old Salvador Nasralla of the leftist [...] The post Honduras president declares self winner appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsNov 27th, 2017Related News

Honduras president declares himself vote winner prior to official result

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez declared himself the winner of elections before official results were announced – and his top rival did the same. "The result is more than clear: we won this election," Hernandez told a crowd of supporters who cheered him in the capital Tegucigalpa. Shortly ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 27th, 2017Related News

ONE Championship: Yamaguchi facing a different kind of ‘Conviction’

Two weeks after her victory in Manila, Filipino mixed martial artist Gina “Conviction” Iniong of Team Lakay is slated to face Mei “V.V.” Yamaguchi of Japan at ONE Championship: Immortal Pursuit this Friday (Nov. 24) at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. #BeFullyInformed ONE Championship: Yamaguchi facing a different kind of ‘Conviction’ By Ernest Hernandez Singapore –… link: ONE Championship: Yamaguchi facing a different kind of ‘Conviction’.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Nov 24th, 2017Related News

COA chides 2 Bohol LGUs over P30M in unused development funds

BOHOL, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) chided two local government units (LGUs) here for not using nearly P30 million in funds already appropriated for development projects. In separate audit reports, COA rebuked the officials of Ubay and Garcia-Hernandez towns in Bohol for depriving their constituents of the projects ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 19th, 2017Related News

Team PHI bags 8 medals in Cheerleading World Championships

The Philippine contingent to the 9th Cheerleading World Championships hauled in eight medals in its bid in Takasaki, Japan, as per Dyan Castillejo. The unheralded MAG Irigia Team led the charge, taking home two gold medals in the Senior Cheer Dance Team and the Senior Cheer Dance Doubles categories. Another proud moment for the Philippines 🇵🇭 pic.twitter.com/yrro5xank7 — DYAN CASTILLEJO (@DYANCASTILLEJO) November 13, 2017 Meanwhile, the UP Pep Squad claimed a silver medal in the All-Female Cheerleading Team division and two bronze mints in the Mixed Small Group Cheerleading category and the All-Female Small Group Cheerleading classification ahead of their much-anticipated return to the UAAP Cheerdance Competition this December 2.   UP Pep Squad representing the Philippines at the 9th Cheerleading World Championships in Takasaki, Japan. Day One is finished. Our All Female Team Cheer is ranked 2nd, Team A of All Female Small Group ranked 3rd. A post shared by Eloi Hernandez (@badassprof) on Nov 11, 2017 at 5:27am PST St. Scholastica's College, Manila also raked in a silver and a bronze at the Junior 2 Cheer Dance Team and Cheer Dance Doubles Junior 1 categories respectively. The Gymnastics Association of the Philippines meanwhile, capped off the Philippines' haul in the interntational tiff by finishing with a bronze medal in the Cheer Dance Team Junior 1 category......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 13th, 2017Related News

Lagot!

Basher ni Hashtag Jon, wanted kay Vice ‘Napakawalanghiya mong hayop ka!’ Lagot kay Vice Ganda ang neti-zen na nag-tweet na sana si Jon Lucas na lang sa Hashtag member ang namatay at hindi si Franco Hernandez na nalunod sa ba-kasyon kasama ang girlfriend sa Davao Occidental. Reaction ni Vice sa….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2017Related News

TV performer drowns in Davao vacation

MANILA, Philippines — Aspiring actor and entertainer Franco Hernandez of the all-male dance group Hashtags drowned while vacationing in Davao Occidental on S.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2017Related News

New Hashtags member drowned in Davao Occidental

MANILA, Philippines — Franco Hernandez, a new member of boy group Hashtags as seen in th.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesNov 13th, 2017Related News

Celebrities, fans mourn death of Hashtags member Franco Hernandez

MANILA, Philippines — A new member of boy group Hashtags as seen on the ABS-CBN noontime show “It’s Showtime” has reportedly drowned Saturday afternoon in Da.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesNov 13th, 2017Related News

Hashtags member Franco Hernandez dies in drowning incident

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Young star Franco Hernandez, a member of the boy group Hashtags, died in a drowning incident in Davao Occidental on Saturday, November 11. Cornerstone Entertainment, the company that manages Franco, confirmed the sad news. "It is with deep sadness and grief that we accept the news of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2017Related News

Man stealing cock jailed

A jobless man who tried to steal a fighting cock from a game fowl breeder landed in jail after the victim caught him running away while carrying two of his roosters before dawn yesterday in Malabon City. Police recovered from James Carl Parreño, 24, of 203 Hernandez St. Bgy. Catmon….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2017Related News

Doctor: Hernandez’s brain was severely damaged by disease

BOSTON --- Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered substantial damage to parts of the brain that affect memory, judgment and behavior from the most severe case of a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher saidThursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of Boston University's CTE Center, stressed she could not "connect the dots" between the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the behavior of the 27-year-old who hanged himself in April while serving life in prison for murder. But McKee said CTE had significantly impacted key parts of Hernandez's brain, including the hippocampus --- which is associated with memory -...Keep on reading: Doctor: Hernandez’s brain was severely damaged by disease.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 11th, 2017Related News

West Ham hires David Moyes as manager to replace Bilic

By Steve Douglas, Associated Press David Moyes was hired as manager of West Ham on Tuesday, securing a return to the Premier League despite tarnishing his coaching reputation with disappointing spells in charge of Manchester United and Sunderland. Moyes replaced Slaven Bilic, who was fired on Monday, with West Ham's board wanting a manager with proven Premier League experience as the team battles to pull clear of the relegation zone. West Ham is in third-to-last place in the Premier League after 11 games. The 54-year-old Moyes has taken charge of 499 games in the Premier League, most during a successful spell with Everton from 2002-13. Only Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp have managed in more. "We need somebody with experience, knowledge of the Premier League and the players in it, and we believe David is the right man to turn things around and get the best out of the players at the club," West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan said. "He is highly regarded and respected within the game, and will bring fresh ideas, organization and enthusiasm." Those were qualities he couldn't deliver at United or Sunderland, though. After leaving Everton, Moyes lasted only 10 months as Ferguson's hand-picked replacement at United before getting fired. He was fired by Spanish team Real Socieded after a year in charge before a 10-month spell at Sunderland, which he failed to keep in England's lucrative top division. He resigned at the end of last season and was criticized for his negativity. In the face of potential fan disgruntlement at his appointment, Moyes pointedly targeted supporters in a video message that presented him as West Ham manager. "I'm looking forward to seeing them get right behind the team, and my team also," Moyes said. "We need their support. We need everybody with us. It's a big job we have in hand now but I'm sure with everybody together, we can get the right results between now and the end of the season." Moyes' first game in charge — his 500th in the Premier League — will be against Watford after the international break. One of his first tasks might be to get Javier Hernandez on his side. Moyes largely froze out the Mexico striker during his time at United. Moyes must also improve West Ham's form at the Olympic Stadium, the team's new home since leaving Upton Park at the end of the 2015-16 season. West Ham has lost its last two home games in embarrassing fashion, against Brighton (3-0) and Liverpool (4-1). The team has been prone to collapsing after going behind — it has already lost by at least a three-goal margin on four occasions this season — and lacked any real identity under Bilic. West Ham did not disclose the length of Moyes' contract......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 7th, 2017Related News