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PBA Draft: Perez or Parks Jr. for 1st pick? Legends debate

Lyceum star CJ Perez and Alab Pilipinas captain Bobby Ray Parks Jr. are the concensus top-two picks for the upcoming 2018 PBA Draft this Sunday. What's unsure, however, is who Columbian Dyip, the owner of this year's top pick, should actually draft. PBA legends Gary David and Dondon Hontiveros were on hand at The Score's studio along with LA Tenorio and Beau Belga last Thursday to break down the exciting rivalry of sorts between Perez and Parks that's been adding spice to the PBA Draft. SPORTS SQUAD RELOADED! @dhonts7, Gary David, @LA_Tenorio, Beau Belaga and @micohalili discuss the possible top picks of the 2018 rookie draft! Who ya got? pic.twitter.com/56urqgJVFD — The Score (@TheScorePH) December 13, 2018 The question: Who should go first, and why? Hontiveros, who now plays for Alab Pilipinas in the ABL, obviously had Parks Jr. as this year's top pick.  The Cebuano hotshot was all praise for Parks Jr. and his ability to take charge and lead the team, which has already been proven with Alab's championship run last season.  David, Tenorio, and Belga, however, are all for CJ being the top pick. They all cited Perez's all-around game, his defense, and his ability to lead by example after two seasons with Lyceum.  What sets his apart, says Tenorio, was his willingness to learn, which is as important as any trait, said the Ginebra guard. Watch the entire breakdown below: .....»»

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No hand in Sorsogon projects cornered by 1 contractor, says mayor

  LEGAZPI CITY --- Mayor Edwin "Boboy" Hamor of Casiguran town in Sorsogon province has denied any participation in infrastructure projects being built by CT Leoncio Construction and Trading, saying he does not even know its proprietor.   "I also have no idea that they (Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and Sorsogon Vice Gov. Ester Hamor) know each other," Hamor said on Thursday.   The vice governor is the mayor's wife and the mother-in-law of Diokno's daughter. Hamor said Ester's son was by her first husband and not his.   The names of the Hamors surfaced during Question Hour in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, when Diokno fielded quer...Keep on reading: No hand in Sorsogon projects cornered by 1 contractor, says mayor.....»»

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PNR: Pinabayaan National Railways

What is happening to the state-run Philippine National Railways (PNR)? I ended up asking this question at the end of the litany of woes poured out by union leaders headed by Edgar Bilayon, president of the Bagong Kapisanan ng mga Manggagawa sa PNR (BKMP) during our weekly breakfast forum Kapihan sa Manila Bay last Wednesday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News14 hr. 36 min. ago Related News

Katarina Rodriguez on Miss World 2018 experience: I wouldn t change a thing

MANILA, Philippines – Miss World Philippines 2018 Katarina Rodriguez took to Instagram on Wednesday, December 12 to share her sentiments after failing  to make it to the Top 30 of the competition in Sanya, China. Katarina was considered one of the top favorites to make it to the competition. Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon eventually won the title . (READ: Katarina Rodriguez's Miss World journey: Taking risks, staying true to herself ........»»

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More questions about the new martial law extension

Those opposing the extension of martial law in the island of Mindanao continue to question the necessity of another year-long extension of martial rule in the region, claiming their concerns have not been properly addressed. Existence of rebellion, uprising Some opposition lawmakers at the joint congressional session on Wednesday, December 12 questioned why President Rodrigo […] The post More questions about the new martial law extension appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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On what grounds? Netizens question martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines– After the 17th Congress approved the extension of martial law in Mindanao until the end of 2019, netizens were left wondering about the basis and necessity of the move. In a joint session on Wednesday, December 12, the Senate and the House of Representatives ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2018Related News

KONSYENSYA DABAW: A third extension of Martial Law in Mindanao: What for? Who gains?

Statement of Konsyensya Dabaw on the third extension of martial law in Mindanao We at Konsyensya Dabaw, an open movement of human rights advocates from Davao City, question the request transmitted by Malacañang to the 17th Philippine Congress for a third extension of martial law in The Philippine Constitution in Article VII, Section 18  clearly […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

Intrinsic value

Buy when the price is low. Sell when the price is high. This is the prescription given to those who are interested to invest in the stock market. But the underlying question is: when is it low or high? Fundamental analysts will prescribe comparing observed price versus intrinsic value. If the intrinsic value is higher than the price, buy the stock. If it is less, sell it. And if it is equal to price, hold it......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

Miss Universe bet Catriona Gray shows original lighting up parol costume

On her Instagram account, Catriona posted a video dressed in the elegant national costume, which is now blinking because of the lights......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

Spice Girl Mel B cancels event after severe injury, surgery

LONDON --- Spice Girl Melanie Brown has suffered an unexplained injury in New York that required surgery to prevent her from losing her hand. Brown said online Monday she needed three hours of surgery to repair damage to her hand. She also said she suffered two broken ribs. She posted a photograph on Instagram and thanked doctors and nurses for their "wonderful" work but did not explain how the accident occurred. Brown cancelled a book signing event in New York and apologized to fans who had bought tickets. "Ohhh the pain, but I'm in super safe hands with the care of everyone here at the hospital!!!!! Thank you all for understanding, I love you all," she said. The Spic...Keep on reading: Spice Girl Mel B cancels event after severe injury, surgery.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

Trillanes seeks SC ruling on Duterte amnesty revocation

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will question before the Supreme Court the ruling of Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148 that affirmed the constitutionality of Proclamation No. 572, which voided the amnesty given to him by former President Benigno Aquino III. In his motion dated Dec. 9, released to the media Tuesday, Trillanes' legal counsel Reynaldo Robles urges the Makati RTC to allow them to take their case straight to the Supreme Court. The decision that they want to appeal was the Oct. 22 order where the court affirmed the legality of President Rodrigo Duterte's proclamation. However, in the same ruling, the court refused to order the arrest of Trillanes and reopen the cou...Keep on reading: Trillanes seeks SC ruling on Duterte amnesty revocation.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 11th, 2018Related News

Listing the inconsistencies in Paolo Duterte’s list of ‘destabilizers’

Paolo Duterte’s photos of a controversial list of people and organizations involved in the “Oust Duterte Movement” is fraught with inaccuracies and mistakes that the veracity of the whole is being put into question. On the list is a certain “Jim ‘Ducky’ Paredes,” who are actually two people, brothers Jim and Ducky Paredes. Jim is […] The post Listing the inconsistencies in Paolo Duterte’s list of ‘destabilizers’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopDec 11th, 2018Related News

Instagram adds voice feature to direct messages

MANILA, Philippines – Instagram is rolling out a voice messaging feature in its direct messaging suite, the platform announced  on Tuesday, December 11.  With the new feature, users will be able to record and send voice messages up to a minute long, either to one chat partner or to a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

How PH s Jehza Huelar made a damaged gown work during Miss Supranational 2018

MANILA, Philippines  – Jehza Huelar ended her Miss Supranational 2018 assignment in Poland on Saturday, December 8 with a Top 10 finish . But unknown to many, Jehza had to walk onstage with an altered – really altered – gown. On her Instagram stories after the contest, Jehza posted the broken zipper ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

Lea Salonga gets first Grammy nod with Broadway musical album

By CNN Philippines Staff – For the first time, Lea Salonga gets a Grammy nomination. The theater actress enthusiastically broke the news on Instagram that the entire musical cast of Once On This Island who were involved in the recording of its album version was nominated for the Best Musical Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News

House to hold question hour for Diokno over 2019 budget

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The House of Representatives is set to subject Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to a question hour at 3 pm on Tuesday, December 11.  Lawmakers summoned Diokno to a question hour – a period during the plenary session wherein legislators can ask questions to a ........»»

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Rappler Talk: Mel Sta Maria on judicial independence and the Supreme Court

Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live on Monday, December 10, at 3 pm MANILA, Philippines – The appointment of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on November 28 led various people to question the independence of the Supreme Court. Bersamin, the third most senior ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News

Byte opens Creator Program ahead of launch

Byte, an upcoming short video looping app created by the founder of the late Vine video hosting service, opened a program this week for future creators to register for the platform. Vine fans everywhere mourned the application's demise back in 2016. Many users still hold a place in their hearts for these memorable short videos, keeping YouTube Vine compilations going strong. Social media stars who found their fame through the app found themselves having to turn towards YouTube, Instagram, and the more recently released TikTok, though, for many, none of these media were considered an adequate Vine replacement. Content creators were the core of Vine, and Vine founder Dom Hofmann ...Keep on reading: Byte opens Creator Program ahead of launch.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 9th, 2018Related News

House summons Diokno on GAA

With a reenacted budget for 2019 a looming possibility, the House of Representatives has invited Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to attend its Question Hour on 11 December. House Resolution 2307 seeks to ventilate “issues regarding budget insertions” that may lead to non-passage of the General Appropriations Act for 2019......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News

TRANSCRIPT: Miss World 2018 Q and A segment

MANILA, Philippines – On Saturday, December 8, the top 5 candidates of Miss World 2018 went onstage for the pageant night's highly-awaited Q&A portion. Five previous Miss World winners each asked a candidate their own question. Here are the contestants' respective questions and answers: Maria ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News