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UPDATE: PH blasts Kazakhstan in Asiad men’s basketball for opening win 

THE Philippine team on Thursday opened its men’s basketball campaign at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia with a bang by routing Kazakhstan, 96-59, behind Stanley Pringle’s scoring prowess. Pringle, the combo guard of GlobalPort (now Northport), tallied 18 points and four rebounds in the game at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.  JOSEF [...] The post UPDATE: PH blasts Kazakhstan in Asiad men’s basketball for opening win  appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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Dozens killed in Italy motorway bridge collapse tragedy

GENOA, Italy (4th UPDATE) – Italy was in shock Tuesday, August 14, after dozens of people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in heavy rain in the Italian city of Genoa in what the government called an "immense tragedy". The collapse, which saw a vast stretch of the A10 freeway ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2018Related News

UPDATE: 7 NPA rebels killed in clash with, police, military in Antique

SEVEN members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were killed in a clash with police and the military in San Jose, Antique on Wednesday morning. Joint elements of the San Jose Municipal Police Station and the Philippine Army were serving a warrant of arrest against Jason Talibo alias Bebe and Joven Ceralvo alias [...] The post UPDATE: 7 NPA rebels killed in clash with, police, military in Antique appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2018Related News

Clarkson gets NBA clearance to play in Asian Games

In another turn, Jordan Clarkson is cleared to play for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2018 Asian Games. According to Chef de Mission Richard Gomez, the NBA has given Clarkson to go signal to play for the national team, which makes its Asiad debut against Kazakhstan on Thursday, August 16. Jordan Clarkson, binigyan na ng go signal ng NBA na makalaro sa Asian Games, ayon kay Philippine Delegation to Asian Games Chef de Mission Richard Gomez pic.twitter.com/sP1HCK7Yqh — DZMM TeleRadyo (@DZMMTeleRadyo) August 14, 2018 Last Sunday, August 12, the NBA denied Clarkson clearance to see action in the Asian Games. [Related: Jordan Clarkson not allowed to represent PH in Asiad, says NBA] Two days before that, the Cleveland Cavalier was included in the Finals 12 of the Gilas lineup just in case he gets the necessary go signals. [Related: Clarkson makes Gilas final 12 for Asian Games] However, there's still one hurdle to Clarkson's national team debut and that is the Asian Games itself. Philippine officials will have to talk with the Asian Games organizing committee once again to re-allow Clarkson to play. [Related: ASIAN GAMES: Disappointed Clarkson still wants that Gilas dream] After Jordan was initially denied clearance, Gilas re-promoted Don Trollano to the Final 12. JUST IN. Jordan Clarkson, pinayagan na ng NBA na makalaro sa Asian Games, ayon kay Philippine Delegation to Asian Games Richard Gomez. pic.twitter.com/ayparBkfli — DZMM TeleRadyo (@DZMMTeleRadyo) August 14, 2018 6:28 p.m. UPDATE: In a report by PBA Press Corps President Gerry Ramos of Spin.ph from Indonesia, the INASGOC [Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee] and the OCA [Olympic Council of Asia] have cleared Clarkson again, making the Cleveland Cavalier ready to go for Gilas Pilipinas. Now, it's just a matter of getting the Fil-Am combo guard to Jakarta to suit up for the Philippines-Kazakhstan match to start the country's basketball campaign in the Asian Games. This will mark the first time Jordan Clarkson will play for the Philippine national team since he first burst into the scene as a second round pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2014 NBA Draft before being traded to the LA Lakers. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 14th, 2018Related News

22 dead in Italy motorway bridge collapse tragedy

GENOA, Italy (3rd UPDATE) – At least 22 people were killed on Tuesday, August 14, when a giant motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa, with several more feared dead in what Italy's transport minister described as an "immense tragedy." The collapse, which saw a vast stretch of the A10 freeway tumble on ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

'WALANGPASOK UPDATE: August 14, 2018

CLASSES remain suspended in parts of Luzon on Tuesday because of floods and heavy rains caused by the southwest monsoon or “habagat”. Below is a list as of 6:00 a.m.: Metro Manila Marikina City – all levels (public and private) Malabon – all levels in schools in Barangay Dampalit (public and private) Navotas City  – [...] The post #WALANGPASOK UPDATE: August 14, 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

'WalangPasok List of class suspensions for August 14, 2018 (Tuesday)

(Update) #WalangPasok: Classes were suspended today, August 14, 2018, in said areas: Municipalities of Ilocos Sur (All levels): Narvacan Sta. Lucia San Juan Salcedo Sigay Sugpon Sta Cruz San Emilio San Fernando city, La Union (All levels) LGUs in CAR (All levels): Province of Benguet Province of Abra Baguio City #WalangPasok List of class suspensions… link: #WalangPasok List of class suspensions for August 14, 2018 (Tuesday).....»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

PAG ASA ‘KARDING’ LATEST UPDATE AS OF 4PM AUGUST 11, 2018 – Manila Video

Heavy Rainfall Warning No. 3 #NCR_PRSD Weather System: Southwest Monsoon enhanced by TS KARDING {YAGI} (Outside PAR) Issued at: 5:00 PM 11 August 2018 Red Warning Level: #MetroManila & #Rizal Serious FLOODING is expected in flood prone areas. Orange Warning Level: #Bataan, #Zambales, #Pampanga & #Bulacan FLOODING is THREATENING. Yellow Warning Level: #NuevaEcija, #Tarlac, #Laguna,… link: PAG ASA ‘KARDING’ LATEST UPDATE AS OF 4PM AUGUST 11, 2018 – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 13th, 2018Related News

Duterte fires top AFP Medical Center officials

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – President Rodrigo Duterte fired top officials of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center over alleged ghost transactions, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced on Monday, August 13. Duterte "has ordered the relief and court martial proceedings against the top military brass" that ........»»

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

'WALANGPASOK UPDATE 6: August 13, 2018

LOCAL officials in 15 cities in Metro Manila and nearby provinces suspended classes on Monday because of persistent heavy rains induced by the southwest monsoon. Below is a list as of 12:00 a.m: Metro Manila: Caloocan City ( all levels, public and private) Las Piñas ( all levels, public and private) Malabon City ( all [...] The post #WALANGPASOK UPDATE 6: August 13, 2018 appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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'WALANGPASOK UPDATE 5: August 13, 2018

LOCAL officials in 15 cities in Metro Manila and nearby provinces suspended classes for Monday because of persistent heavy rains induced by the southwest monsoon. Below is a list as of 7:10 p.m. on Sunday: Metro Manila: Caloocan City ( all levels, public and private) Las Piñas ( all levels, public and private) Malabon City… link: #WALANGPASOK UPDATE 5: August 13, 2018.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 12th, 2018Related News

US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week – minister

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US and Mexican negotiators will resume talks next week on the update of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico’s Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Friday (Saturday in Manila). At the close of the third consecutive week of discussions in Washington, Guajardo said a deal was still possible by the end of the [...] The post US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week – minister appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsAug 11th, 2018Related News

4 killed in shooting in Canada, including 2 police

OTTAWA, Canada (3rd UPDATE) – Two police officers were among 4 people killed on Friday, August 10, in a shooting in eastern Canada and a suspect has been arrested, authorities said. Residents of the Brookside neighborhood of Fredericton, New Brunswick reported waking to the sounds of multiple gunshots. Witnesses described to the ........»»

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

U.S., Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week – minister

WASHINGTON, USA – US and Mexican negotiators will resume talks next week on the update of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Friday, August 10. At the close of the 3rd consecutive week of discussions in Washington, Guajardo said a deal was still possible ........»»

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

UPDATE 2: Duterte names CA justice to Supreme Court

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte named Court of Appeals (CA) Justice Jose Reyes, Jr. to the Supreme Court, according to the Chief Executive’s top aide. Reyes will be replacing Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco, Jr., who retired on August 8, Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go said in a message to reporters. Go said Reyes would [...] The post UPDATE 2: Duterte names CA justice to Supreme Court appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Aug 10th, 2018Related News

Aftershocks rock Indonesia’s Lombok island as quake death toll jumps to 319

The death toll from a devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok jumped to 319 Thursday, as strong aftershocks triggered panic among traumatized survivors waiting for aid in the worst-hit regions. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake Sunday leveled tens of thousands of homes, mosques, and businesses across Lombok, with relief agencies only just starting to reach survivors in some of the worst-hit areas four days later. "Our latest update is that 319 people died," said Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, adding that rescue efforts were ongoing and complicated by aftershocks. Around 1,400 people were seriously injured ...Keep on reading: Aftershocks rock Indonesia’s Lombok island as quake death toll jumps to 319.....»»

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

UPDATE: House rejects proposed P3.7-T budget for 2019 over massive cuts

THE House of Representatives rejected the proposed P3.7 trillion budget for 2019, which introduces a system requiring government agencies to spend all of its obligated funding within the year or lose it. Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. of Camarines Sur made the announcement during a hastily called caucus on Wednesday as lawmakers raised concerns that [...] The post UPDATE: House rejects proposed P3.7-T budget for 2019 over massive cuts appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Aug 8th, 2018Related News

Weekly PC download charts: ‘No Man’s Sky’, ‘Monster Hunter: World’ depose ‘PUBG’

Recently rejuvenated sci-fi exploration jaunt "No Man's Sky" and leviathan-tracking "Monster Hunter: World" conspired to further loosen the grip of "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" at the top of the Steam chart last Monday, Aug. 6. A graphical overhaul, systems tune-up, and the implementation of a recognisable co-operative multiplayer feature have helped boost "No Man's Sky" to the top of the Steam charts following the July 24 release of its latest update, NEXT. User reviews logged over the past two weeks have been mostly positive, and the effective "No Man's Sky" re-launch has coincided with a half-price sale on the 2016 debut. It's a significant turnaround in reputation for...Keep on reading: Weekly PC download charts: ‘No Man’s Sky’, ‘Monster Hunter: World’ depose ‘PUBG’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 8th, 2018Related News

Duterte to shoulder P25M police hospital bills monthly

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – President Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2018Related News

SC denies De Lima request to join ICC oral arguments

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday, August 7, voted to deny the request of detained Senator Leila de Lima to personally argue in the upcoming oral arguments on the Philippines’ withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). "The Court found ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2018Related News