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Stan Lee wins restraining order vs alleged elder abuser

MANILA, Philippines – Comic-book artist and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee was granted a protective order against a memorabilia collector accused of abusing the 95-year-old. The judge on Friday, August 17, ordered Keya Morgan, a New York-based memorabilia collector, to stay at least 100 yards away from Lee for the next ........»»

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Police raids ex-kapitan’s house

POLICE raided the house of a former barangay captain for illegal possession of firearms at around 5:40 p.m. of August 16, 2018. But the cops did not find a gun inside the house of Ramonito Gratis in Barangay Pali-Benedicto, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. They believe that he may have stashed his guns in another place. The […] The post Police raids ex-kapitan’s house appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News18 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

NCAA: Jed Mendoza’s cry just may be a rallying cry for JRU

The cheers rained down on Jose Rizal University as it scored its first win – on the basketball court, that is – on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Struggling for all of the first round of the NCAA 94 Men’s Basketball Tournament, those cheers was all Heavy Bombers top gun Jed Mendoza wanted to hear. “Alam ni Lord, alam ng team na gustong-gusto kong manalo. Every game naman, binibigay ko lahat,” he said. Mendoza and his teammates lost all of their first seven games before a league ruling overturned one of their losses and turned their 0-7 record to 1-6 last Thursday. A day later, Mendoza and his teammates were celebrating their first win – on the basketball court, that is. That is even truer as throughout their terrible start to the season, Mendoza has been at the receiving end of heavy criticism. And so, when that final buzzer sounded, the third-year guard could only let out all those tears. “Parang nabawasan ako ng tinik sa dibdib talaga. Ngayon kasi, pag sinabi na JRU, ako nagre-represent e as captain ball and superstar,” he shared. He then continued, “Parang pag binabatikos yung team, ako kaagad e,” he shared. That was why from start to finish of their school hymn, he was crying and pointing at the JRU crowd. “Hindi na para sa akin ‘to, para kay Lord na ‘to, para sa team, para masuklian ko yung binibigay nila coach. Nahihiya na rin kasi kami sa JRU community na todo-suporta pa rin sila,” he said. While he was doing that, his father figure on the team was fighting back tears of his own. “Hindi ako naiyak sa panalo e. Dito ako naiyak,” head coach Vergel Meneses told reporters, referring to Mendoza who was sitting beside him in their first post-win interview in the season. He then continued, “Nakita kong gustong manalo talaga e. I hope yung ibang players ko, madala rin yun.” All season long, coach Vergel has been preaching patience and perseverance for his rebuilding crew. “Nakita ko pa lang sa Filoil (Preseason), prangka na ako sa kanila at sinasabi kong swerte na tayong manalo ng tatlo o apat,” he shared. That is exactly why the Philippine basketball legend, always the competitor, changed up his coaching style for this season. For example, in one instance in the endgame, Mendoza was forced into a turnover which then led to a timeout for Emilio Aguinaldo College. Instead of giving him a scolding, however, the usually fiery coach Vergel just kissed him on the head. All of this, the Heavy Bombers’ mentor understood, will just be part of their process. “We take all the criticism as a challenge. Naging constructive criticism na lang that will help us,” he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 17th, 2018Related News

Maguindanao barangay captain, 3 others nabbed for illegal drugs

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 15 Aug) – Anti-drug operatives from Region 12 and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) arrested one of the most high-valued targets in terms of the scope of his illegal drug operations in a raid they conducted dawn on Monday, reports said. Arrested was a certain Nelson Sulayman Salama, 47, barangay […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2018Related News

La Salle finishes fourth in South Korean tournament

While De La Salle University fell short of a podium finish in the 2018 Asia Pacific University Challenge, the experience they earned there will still go a long way as they commence a new era. The Green Archers fell to host Yonsei University, 80-92, last Saturday to wind up their campaign with a 2-3 record. That standing was only good for fourth-place in the invitational. Still, the Taft-based team welcomes the promising showings from the likes of scoring dynamo Aljun Melecio, hardworking forward Santi Santillan, and super rookie Encho Serrano. “Malaking tulong ‘to sa amin cause, first of all, we all know na yung team na ‘to is rebuilding so kailangang mabuo namin yung confidence namin sa isa’t-isa,” Melecio shared. He then continued, “Both on and off the court, yun yung nagawa namin.” In particular, Serrano, playing for the first time in green and white, showed several flashes of why he was once considered the top high school player in the country. “Masarap at masaya na makapaglaro na finally sa La Salle. Sobrang thankful ko rin kasi big experience para sa aking makalaro at makalaban yung mga team sa ibang bansa,” he said. A fully healthy team captain Kib Montalbo, who sat out much of the 2018 Filoil Preseason due to injury, was also a welcome sight. “Man’s greatest victory is to conquer himself. We learned a lot about mental toughness there,” he remarked. Now, La Salle will bring that experience to the looming UAAP Season 81. The Green Archers opened the tournament with back-to-back wins against Japan and Chinese Taipei before falling to UC Irvine, Russia-select, and Yonsei. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 13th, 2018Related News

Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda s PVL bid

San Beda captain Cesca Racraquin had to watch her team falter in two straight outings in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference from the bench. Racraquin was absent for two of the Red.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2018Related News

Dasma bgy chief held for shabu

CAMP Brig. Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- A barangay captain of Dasmariñas City was arrested for possession of illegal drugs in Bgy. Salitran 1 last Saturday night. Police identified the suspect as Mario Valerio of said barangay. A certain Reynalyn Valerio was also arrested. At least eight sachets….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2018Related News

Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda’s PVL bid

San Beda captain Cesca Racraquin had to watch her team falter in two straight outings in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference from the bench. Racraquin was absent for two of the Red Lions' last three losses because of a couple injuries on her left leg. The missed opportunity to help her team lit the fire under Racraquin as she led San Beda to a dominant victory against San Sebastian 25-14, 21-25, 25-20, 25-16. READ:PVL: San Beda ends winless run, beats San Sebastian "This win is very important for me because for the past games I can see that the team didn't have a leader and I'm hurt because I'm their leader," said Racraquin in Filipino. "So when I played t...Keep on reading: Racraquin return pumps life into San Beda’s PVL bid.....»»

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

PVL: Tigers extend win streak

Joshua Umandal poured in 23 points to help University of Sto. Tomas preserve its unbeaten record and take the solo lead in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference men’s division on a rainy Saturday morning. Umandal’s scoring barrage piloted the Tigers’ straight sets demolition of Adamson University, 25-22, 26-24, 25-22, at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan for a perfect 5-0 win-loss record. UST also inched closer to a Final Four berth. Umandal pounded 19 kills with three aces and a kill block to lead the Espana-based squad. Manuel Medina added 10 points with all but one coming off attacks while putting up a great defensive performance with 18 excellent receptions. Tyronne Carodan and Jayvee Sumagaysay combined for 17 markers for UST, which rained down 48 kills and survived a fierce battle despite giving away 31 points off errors. The Falcons absorbed their second straight loss after opening their campaign with four straight wins. Team captain Paolo Pablico was the lone bright spot for Adamson, scoring 11 points in a losing effort.     ---   Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles    .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 11th, 2018Related News

Volleyball star De Guzman shows hops with double-handed slam

With the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference, still a couple of months away, power-hitting John Vic De Guzman keeps on balling. The men’s national team skipper showed his leaping ability but this time in a different kind of ball game. De Guzman, also an actor, during a shoot for a scene in a short film made a slick double-handed slam dunk off a bounce after an own lob.           He didn’t need no double or any adjustment with the hoop, the guy just got hops. Aside from excelling in volleyball, the former NCAA Most Valuable Player from College of St. Benilde is also regular fixture in barangay cage leagues in his hometown in Calamba City, Laguna.   The PLDT Home Fibr team captain and product endorser this offseason is busy with his showbiz career, shooting a short film set to be released online on August 30 and will be entered in international film fests and a couple of full-length movies expected to be included in the Metro Manila Film Festival......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 10th, 2018Related News

Spurs star Kane celebrates arrival of second child

Tottenham forward Harry Kane celebrated the arrival of his second child on Wednesday. Kane's fiancee Kate Goodland gave birth to Vivienne Jane Kane and the England captain took to Twitter to r.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

No turning back on Azkals’ Suzuki, Asian Cup buildup

Philippine Azkals team manager Dan Palami assured there won’t be any disruption in the Pinoy booters’ buildup for the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup and 2019 Asian Cup following the withdrawal of former English captain Terry Butcher as head coach......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 8th, 2018Related News

“Can Aby your boyfriend?”: How Robert Bolick won Aby Maraño’s heart

Aby Maraño is everything you want in an athlete. She’s strong, driven and passionate about her sport. So, when basketball player Robert Bolick saw her play volleyball for the first time…he saw himself. The only difference was she was a three-time champion, two-time MVP and team captain, while he was merely a rookie and a bench warmer. Robert was also three years younger than her. Aby was way out of his league, it seemed. But, this young man was no loser. He was determined to shoot his shot and find some way to win her heart. His first move was to ask for a little favor from his former teammate, LA Revilla, who was the starting point guard of the DLSU Men’s Basketball team at the time. Robert needed LA to find out whether Aby had a boyfriend. Like he usually does on the hardcourt, LA delivered an assist to Robert in form of good news - Aby was single. Now, that Robert knew that his target was open, all he had to do was take a shot. And he took it at the most unexpected of moments. They were inside the school bus on the way back to DLSU after a Green Archers game in the UAAP. Aby, who was undergoing her on-the-job training with ABS-CBN Sports, the official broadcast partner of the league, hitched a ride with the team. There was a lot of joking among his teammates, but all Robert could think of was the soothing smell of Aby’s hair as he was seated right behind her. It was at that moment when Robert decided to crack a joke of his own. “Oy, Pre! Makinig kayong lahat!” announced Robert before motioning towards Aby. “Aby ka ba? Can Aby your boyfriend?” The entire bus erupted. It was as if they were back inside the MOA Arena where fans where screaming their lungs out. Robert looked at Aby’s face and sensed a positive reaction to his sudden revelation. “Ay. Parang kinilig ah,” he thought. As soon as they got off the bus, Robert and Aby shared their first dinner. When it was time to go home, Robert reminded Aby to take care and that they should continue communicating. “Text, text na lang tayo! Text mo ako ha.” he told her. “Paano kita ite-text? Wala naman akong number mo,” she replied. Little did Aby know that Robert didn’t ask for her number directly to avoid getting “busted.” His game plan worked as they started talking and spending time with each other more often. Upon Aby’s advice, Robert even asked her coach, the multi-titled Ramil de Jesus for permission to court her. Although Robert admitted that he was intimidated at first, he knew that he had no choice but to ask for Coach Ramil’s blessing to ensure a smooth passage to Aby’s heart. “Para sa akin naman, wala namang dapat katakutan pag alam mo na gusto mo talaga. Gusto ko naman si Aby eh.” Today, August 8, 2018, Robert and Aby are celebrating their 5th year anniversary together. A lot has happened in their lives since then. Robert has transformed himself into an accomplished athlete like Aby, winning three championships (1 UAAP title with La Salle, 2 NCAA titles with San Beda), a PBA D-League championship and MVP award among many accolades. They both have also become national team athletes as Robert was included in the “23 for 23” Gilas Pilipinas roster for the 2023 FIBA World Cup while Aby was named Captain of the Philippine Women’s Volleyball Team. “Hindi niya ako minahal dahil magaling ako mag-basketball. Minahal nga niya ako na bangko pa lang ako,” said Robert as he reminisced about everything he has been through with Aby throughout the past five years. While watching their careers blossom, following their love story is equally entertaining. The two are very open with regards to how they feel about each other. Aby even proudly declared during an interview on “Down the Line” that she would agree to marry Robert is ever he proposed to her.   We throw it back to an episode of #DownTheLinePH when @MrPureBusiness and @denniselazaro asked about Robert popping the big question to Tyang Aby! pic.twitter.com/NFGitS4TKE — ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) August 8, 2018 Despite Robert and Aby being just 22 and 25 years old respectively, marriage has been a topic of conversation between the couple. “Sinasabi na nga niya sa akin na gusto niya na ‘Maraño-Bolick’ pag naglalaro siya,” revealed Robert. “Sabi ko naman sa kanya, ‘Take time lang. Total, five years na tayo magkasama. Di naman natin kailangan madaliin yan. Focus ka lang muna sa kung saan ka ngayon. Eventually, pag nag propose na ako, gusto ko yung ready ka na magka-anak.’” One of Robert’s biggest dreams in life is to be able to play with his future kids as a young father, preferably in his 20s. “Dream ko talaga na while naglalaro ako, makakalaro ko yung anak ko,” said Robert. “Kung magka-lalaki man lang ako, whatever na sport ang gusto niya, makakalaro ko man lang siya. Makaka-takbo-takbo man lang ako.” “Sabi ko kay Aby, ‘Tell me pag ready ka na.’” Only God knows what the future holds for these college sweethearts. But, right now, the King Lion and Tyang Aby are living their best lives. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 8th, 2018Related News

2 NPA killed in Agusan Sur clash

Two members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed in an encounter with troops in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur on Sunday, the Philippine Army reported. Captain Anthony Pueblas, spokesman for the 402nd Infantry Brigade, identified the slain rebels as Juan Precioso, alias Max, 59, and Dondon Montilla, alias Amang, 23, who are members of the Guerilla… link: 2 NPA killed in Agusan Sur clash.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 7th, 2018Related News

This Week’s Milestones: Aug. 5-11, 2018

Aug. 6, 1569   King Philip II of Spain issued a royal decree creating Cebu as the first Spanish province in the Philippines.   On the same day, King Philip II appointed Miguel Lopez de Legazpi as governor and captain general of Cebu "and all the other lands he would conquer."   Legazpi later established Cebu (then a municipality) in Cebu province and named it "Villa del Santisimo Nombre de Jesus," or Town of the Most Holy Name of Jesus.   Aug. 10, 1969   The town of San Jose in Nueva Ecija province formally became a city through Presidential Proclamation No. 595, days after Republic Act No. 6051 converting San Jose to a city was sign...Keep on reading: This Week’s Milestones: Aug. 5-11, 2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 4th, 2018Related News

Mabatid and Allies Boycott ABC Elections, BOPK Landslide Win

BANDO Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) swept the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) elections in Cebu City, July 30, 2018 after Mabolo Barangay Captain Prisca Niña Mabatid and her allies boycotted the election at Bayfront Hotel on July 30, 2018. Mayor Tomas was said to be spotted at the venue which sparked the boycott of Mabatid […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2018Related News

PH Navy to help rescue Pinoys abducted in Libya

The Philippine Navy will assist the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in planning and mounting a mission to rescue three Filipinos kidnapped in Libya. Commander Jonathan Zata, spokesman of the Philippine Navy, said liaison officer Captain Donn Miraflor has been instructed to coordinate with Boy Melicor, the Charge d’Affaires in Tripoli, Libya. Three Filipinos and [...] The post PH Navy to help rescue Pinoys abducted in Libya appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Aug 4th, 2018Related News

Philippine Azkals move on as Terry Butcher withdraws

The Philippine Azkals will proceed with their preparations for both the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup and the 2019 Asian Cup without the coach they originally tapped to take the helm, former England captain Terry Butcher......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 3rd, 2018Related News

Butcher quits Philippines before first game

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Former England soccer captain Terry Butcher has stepped down as head coach of the Philippines national team after less than a month in charge. Butcher, appointed on June Source link link: Butcher quits Philippines before first game.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 3rd, 2018Related News

Butcher steps down as Philippines coach

HONG KONG, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Former England captain Terry Butcher has stepped down from his role as head coach of the Philippines national team without taking charge of a single game. Butcher was n Source link link: Butcher steps down as Philippines coach.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 3rd, 2018Related News