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Security strengthened for Buglasan Festival 2018

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Oct. 8 (PIA) - Police authorities have strengthened the security measures set in place for the Buglasan Festival as thousands of local and national visitors and officials are expe.....»»

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Bacolod shortlisted in eGov awards anew

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 16 (PIA6) -- Bacolod City was again included in the shortlist as national finalist in the eGov Awards 2018, or the "digitalcitiesPH Awards: Best Practices in eGovernance for LGUs.....»»

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Kerr prepared for slow start as Warriors tip-off

OAKLAND, USA – Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is prepared for his team to make a slow start to the season as they open the defense of their NBA crown against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, October 16. They tip-off their 2018-2019 season at Oracle Arena with the traditional ........»»

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Apple releases PH prices for iPhone XS, XS Max, XR

MANILA, Philippines – Apple has released on their website the prices for their 2018 iPhones , the XS, XS Max, and the XR. The XS starts at P67,990; the XS Max at P74,990; and the XR at P50,990. All phones start with the 64GB variant. (READ:  iPhones now dual-sim capable with the XS and XS Max ) The XR, the ........»»

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Rappler Talk: Comedy, idolatry, and social commentary in Asuang

In a world of social media hot takes, influencers, and connectivity overload, a movie like Asuang is inevitable. An official entry to the Cinema One Originals Festival 2018, Asuang documents the efforts of the titular god of Bicol to "regain his former glory and fame but to no avail."  Asuang ........»»

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October 16, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro Issued at: 6:00 AM, 16 October 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is affecting Palawan, Visayas and Mindanao. FORECAST: Visayas, and Palawan will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to ITCZ. Occidental Mindoro will […].....»»

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Overseas Filipinos’ cash remittances (August 2018)

CASH remittances slipped in August from a year ago due to lower inflows from the Middle East, the central bank said on Monday, which could signal softer household spending in the third quarter. Read the full story. The post Overseas Filipinos’ cash remittances (August 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Meghan Markle shows off her baby bump in Australia

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kensington Palace (@kensingtonroyal) on Aug 4, 2018 at 12:00am PDT Now that the world knows Meghan Markle is expecting, she isn't afraid to show off her baby bump. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are in Australia for their first official engagement together and here's what went down. They met Governor-General Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lady Cosgrove who gave Meghan a stuffed kangaroo with a joey. When Meghan received it she exclaimed, "That's so cute! It's our first baby gift." They also received Akubra hats for themselves and a pair of baby ugg boots f...Keep on reading: Meghan Markle shows off her baby bump in Australia.....»»

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LOOK: A sneak peek at Sunnies Face Fluffmatte new packaging

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sunnies Face (@sunniesface) on Aug 30, 2018 at 5:27am PDT Sunnies Face seems to be working double time. They temporarily closed their shops to get ready for the holidays and they've been working on something new as well. Last night they posted a video teasing new packaging for their Fluffmatte lipsticks. "Fluffmatte: the holiday edition. Your favorite lipsticks get a frosty makeover just for Christmas!."   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sunnies Face (@su...Keep on reading: LOOK: A sneak peek at Sunnies Face Fluffmatte new packaging.....»»

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2018-19 NBA referees: By the Numbers

NBA press release NEW YORK – Sixty-five referees will compose the NBA officiating staff for the 2018-19 season.  Below are some numbers and tidbits pertaining to this season’s NBA officials. On The Court · 33 – Ken Mauer is entering his 33rd season as an NBA referee, the most for any current official.  He is followed by Ron Garretson, who begins his 32nd season. · 1,904/238 – Garretson has called 1,904 regular-season games and 238 playoff games, the most of any current official in each category. · 1,408 – Monty McCutchen worked 1,408 regular-season games – along with 169 playoff games (including 16 NBA Finals games) – before stepping off the court last season to oversee day-to-day management and on-court performance of all officials as Vice President, Head of Referee Development and Training. · 20 – Mike Callahan leads active referees with 20 NBA Finals games officiated, followed by Mauer with 19 and Scott Foster with 18. · 37/27 – 37 of the 65 officials (57%) have at least 10 years of experience, while 27 of the 65 (42%) have 15 or more years of experience. · 75.4 – 49 of the 65 referees (75.4%) have worked in the G League. · 33.8 – 22 of the 65 referees (33.8%) have WNBA officiating experience. Off The Court · 3,600 – Senior Vice President and Head of Referee Operations Michelle Johnson logged more than 3,600 flight hours as a pilot for the United States Air Force during her 36-year career. The former three-star general was the 19th Superintendent at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where she was a graduate and the first woman inducted into the Air Force Sports Hall of Fame after a stellar basketball career for the Falcons. · 1987 – President of League Operations Byron Spruell was an offensive lineman and co-captain of the 1987 Notre Dame football team helping future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tim Brown win the Heisman Trophy that season. · 1977 – Mauer earned All-Big Ten honors in 1977 for the University of Minnesota’s baseball team, helping lead the Golden Gophers to the College World Series alongside future Baseball Hall of Famer Paul Molitor. · 87 – NBA official Eric Dalen wore No. 87 as a two-time letterman at tight end for the University of Minnesota. · 12 – NBA official Leroy Richardson spent 12 years in the United States Navy (1982-94), serving as a surface warfare specialist and underwater sea surveillance specialist. · 9 – Historically Black Colleges and Universities are represented by nine referees: Bennie Adams (Southern University); Tony Brown (Clark Atlanta University); Derrick Collins (Xavier University in New Orleans); Sean Corbin (Coppin State University); Courtney Kirkland (Southern University); Karl Lane (Philander Smith College); Eric Lewis (Bethune Cookman College); CJ Washington (Southern University); and Tom Washington (Norfolk State University). · 7 – The NBA referee roster features seven officials who have earned advanced degrees: Adams (MS, Southern University, 1993); Brent Barnaky (JD, Nova Southeastern Law School, 2001); Kevin Cutler (MS, Cal State Dominguez Hills, 2005); Tyler Ford (MA, Ball State University, 2009); Lauren Holtkamp (MS, Drury University, 2004; MDV, Emory University, 2010); Kevin Scott (MS, Georgia Southern University, 2002); and Sean Wright (MBA, University of Mobile, 1996). · 4 – This year’s staff features four second-generation NBA referees: James Capers, the son of former NBA referee James Capers, Sr.; JB DeRosa, the son of former official Joe DeRosa; Brian Forte, the son of Joe Forte; and Garretson, the son of former NBA official Darell Garretson. · 4 – Four referees – Derek Richardson, Leroy Richardson, Wright and Zach Zarba – were born in New York City, the most for any major U.S. city.  New Orleans and Miami have produced three referees each. · 3 – Three officials have served in the U.S. military, including Matt Boland (Connecticut National Guard), Rodney Mott (U.S. Navy) and Leroy Richards (U.S. Navy). In addition, NBA Senior Vice President and Head of Referee Operations Michelle Johnson is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. · 2 – Two referees were born in Eastern Europe: Marat Kogut (Kiev, Ukraine) and Gediminas Petraitis (Kaunas, Lithuania). · 2 – This year’s officiating staff includes two sets of referees with family ties.  Lauren Holtkamp and Jonathan Sterling are married to each other, while Jacyn and John Goble are the only brothers officiating this season......»»

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2018-19 NBA Preview: It s the Warriors, and then everyone else

By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to start all over again. The NBA’s 73rd season starts Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time), beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets over the top, where Dwyane Wade will take his 16th and final lap around the league. A new arena is opening in Milwaukee, eight teams will have new coaches, and everyone will be looking to see if the Warriors can win a third straight title. “None of us are ready for this run to come to an end,” said Golden State’s Draymond Green, part of all three Warriors’ titles in this four-year run of dominance. “So we’ve got to continue to approach it like we’ve got zero. And that’s cliche and impossible to do, but you want to try to get as close to that as you possibly can. And that’s my mindset always entering the season.” They will be the overwhelming favorites, with good reason. The Warriors still have Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Green, plus added All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins — coming off an injury — on a bargain $5.3 million deal. And calling all the shots is coach Steve Kerr, who won five rings as a player and now three more as a coach. “If they don’t win, it’s a failure,” Memphis guard Mike Conley Jr. said. “I know that’s how they feel as well. For us, for the other 29 teams, we’re the underdog. We’re trying to take what they have. It’s a lot easier playing from the underdog perspective than coming in with a lot of expectation.” In this NBA, everybody else is an underdog. That even applies to Houston — which won 65 games last season, has the reigning MVP in James Harden, an elite point guard in Chris Paul who re-signed for $160 million this summer, a deep-pocketed owner in Tilman Fertitta and an always-tinkering GM in Daryl Morey. The Rockets had the Warriors against the ropes in last season’s Western Conference finals, leading that series 3-2 yet falling after Paul was lost to a hamstring injury. “We’ve all got one goal, man,” Harden said. “You’ll keep hearing the same story over and over until I’m not here no more. We’ve got to win a ’chip. We’ve all got the same goal. We kind of, a little bit, we kind of know what it takes to almost get there. But we haven’t gotten there yet.” The Warriors are the best team and the Rockets had the best record, but the best player is now in L.A. After 15 seasons in the Eastern Conference, James — who has played in each of the last eight NBA Finals — has moved West. He signed a four-year deal in July with the Lakers, one that makes him the biggest star on the league’s glitziest franchise. He’s teamed up with talented young players like Kyle Kuzma, Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram, and former rivals like Rajon Rondo and Lance Stephenson. “I’m a basketball player,” James said. “I play ball. That’s what I do and that’s what I live by. And when I do it at the level I do it at, everything else takes care of itself.” The only certainty in the NBA this season is that James won’t win the East — ending an eight-year run of that, four in Miami and four in Cleveland. Boston, Philadelphia and Toronto (with the newly acquired Kawhi Leonard) are the top candidates to take over as East champions. The Celtics had a Game 7, at home, to get to the NBA Finals last season and lost to James and Cleveland, but now get Gordon Hayward back and a healthy Kyrie Irving again. Miami has been trying to get Jimmy Butler from Minnesota, and if they do — someone will get Butler before the trade deadline — the Heat may be able to get back into East contention. It might be Dirk Nowitzki’s last season in Dallas. Gregg Popovich no longer has Tony Parker or Manu Ginobili with him in San Antonio, and the Spurs (who have been battered by injuries, including one to point guard Dejounte Murray) are no lock to extend their 21-year run of playoff appearances. Sneakerheads will have a big season, because the NBA now says players may wear whatever colors of kicks that they want. There’s plenty of stories. But in the end, it’ll be all about someone finding a way to beat Golden State — or not. “I’ll get back to you when somebody cracks that code,” Wade said. “In this game, the most important thing is health. If they stay healthy, it’s tough to beat them. There’s teams that can, but you’ve got to do it, and you’re going to have to do it four times.”.....»»

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From SAP to SAsp

From SAP (Special Assistant to the President) to SAsp (Senatorial Aspirant). President Rodrigo Roa Duterte raises the hand of SAP Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go who filed his certificate of candidacy for Senator at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Intramuros, Manila on October 15, 2018. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO  .....»»

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FRONTPAGE — Tuesday, 16 October 2018

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BUSINESS — Tuesday, 16 October 2018

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Villar seeks second term, files COC for senator

October 15, 2018. Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar has filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator today at the Commission on Elections main office in Intramuros, Manila. Villar was accompanied by husband former Senate President Manny Villar and daughter, Camille, and son name Paolo. She is seeking her… Source link link: Villar seeks second term, files COC for senator.....»»

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More NP-Iloilo bets file COCs

By: Gail T. Momblan MORE Nacionalista Party (NP) candidates filed their certificate of candidacies (COCs) for the May 2019 polls with the Provincial Commission on Elections (Comelec) Office on the third day of filing on Oct 15, 2018. NP-Iloilo’s standard-bearer and gubernatorial candidate is fourth district Rep. Ferjenel Biron. Biron’s son, provincial board member Bryant Paul, […] The post More NP-Iloilo bets file COCs appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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‘Boracay Island a cesspool no more’

SIX months into its massive rehabilitation, the world famous whitesand destination Boracay Island has been fit for swimming. Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu, who also heads the Inter-Agency Task Force Boracay, made the announcement at the start of the 10-day dry run for the island’s re-opening on Oct 15, 2018. The island will […] The post ‘Boracay Island a cesspool no more’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Man wanted for robbery arrested

ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ – A 32-year-old man wanted for the crime of robbery with violence and intimidation of persons was arrested by police at Poblacion Dumalag, Capiz, evening of October 14, 2018. Erwin Fenola of Brgy. Bagong Bario Tapaz, Capiz was collared by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by Regional Trial Court Branch 20 […] The post Man wanted for robbery arrested appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Teener commits suicide in Igbaras

By: Gail T. Momblan A 17-YEAR OLD girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging at Barangay Signe, Igbaras, Iloilo, evening of Oct 10, 2018. Inspector Rogelio Tumagtang, Igbaras police chief, said the teenager used a veil (sarong) to hang herself in a mango tree near their compound. Reports said a confrontation between the victim and her aunt […] The post Teener commits suicide in Igbaras appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Mayors’ support sought in Mental Health Law

THE Department of Health (DOH)-6 has sought the support of the mayors in the implementation of the Republic Act No. 11036 (Philippine Mental Health Law). All mayors in Western Visayas were invited to the regional Mental Health Fair which will be held on Oct 22, 2018 at Punta Villa, Iloilo. Dr. Frances Priscilla Cuevas, national […] The post Mayors’ support sought in Mental Health Law appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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