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STL franchisee in city eyes province

ZFIC Iloilo Gaming Corp. is the sole Authorized Agent Corporation (AAC) of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in Iloilo City. But it is also eying the Small Town Lottery (STL) operation in Iloilo province following the termination and cancellation of the franchise awarded to Eagle Crest Gaming and Holding Corp. (ECGHC) in May 2018. […] The post STL franchisee in city eyes province appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Armed man runs away, reaches for waist, shot dead by cops

CHICAGO, United States --- A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, according to footage released Sunday from an officer's body-worn camera. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said it's the quickest he has ever ordered such video released and that he hoped to dispel rumors that Harith Augustus, 37, was unarmed. He also hoped that making the 30-second clip public before a planned protest would prevent another violent confrontation between residents and officers. Protesters angry about the killing Saturday took to the streets in a city that's struggled with police shooti...Keep on reading: LOOK: Armed man runs away, reaches for waist, shot dead by cops.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 15th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Eddie Garcia is cold-blooded torturer in ‘ML’ first trailer

MANILA, Philippines – Benedict Mique’s Cinemalaya 2018 entry ML released its first official trailer on Friday, July 13, and by the looks of it, the film is going to be bloody and horrific. (READ: Cinemalaya 2018: The 10 full-length films ) In the trailer, college student Carlo (Tony Labrusca) looks for someone to interview about ........»»

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

12 officials of CIIF-OMG resign over appointment of incompetent CEO

  MANILA, Philippines– Twelve officials of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund-Oil Mills Group (CIIF-OMG) resigned to protest the appointment of Rehan Lao as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Eddie Delima, chairman of the board, and Benedicto Lor,  current CEO, and 10 more officials have submitted their resignation to Executive Secretary Salvador ........»»

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

Hot Kim Joo Hyung surges with eagle-spiked 66

Kim Joo Hyung moved on top again behind another fiery start and a solid iron game that helped produce an eagle-2, shooting a five-under 66 and wresting control by four halfway through Philippine Golf Tour Asia’s ICTSI Forest Hills Championship at the Nicklaus course here yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 13th, 2018Related News

Jacob Ang guns for impressive win in Asian Karting

Jacob Ang of Eagle Cement Racing Team seeks a reprise of his victory in Macau last month when he sets out as the prohibitive favorite in the second leg of the Asian Karting Open Championships series sponsored by Petron at Carmona Racetrack in Carmona, Cavite, this weekend......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 13th, 2018Related News

Duterte meets with Brother Eddie Villanueva

MANILA, Philippines – Hours after ending his "moratorium" on making remarks about the Catholic Church, President Rodrigo Duterte met with Jesus Is Lord founder Brother Eddie Villanueva on Malacañang grounds. A photo of the meeting sent by Malacañang showed that it took place in the Malacañang Golf Club House ........»»

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

Duterte, Bro. Eddie Villanueva hold meeting over President& apos;s remarks about God - GMA News

Duterte, Bro. Eddie Villanueva hold meeting over President's remarks about God - GMA News.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2018Related News

Duterte meets with JIL’s Brother Ed after ‘stupid‘ remark on God

President Rodrigo Duterte met with evangelist Bro. Eddie Villanueva in Malacaang on Tuesday night. The meeting came after the leader of the Jesus Is Lord (JIL) Church asked the President to apologize for his rant about a "stupid God" and questioning the creation theory in the Bible. Duterte refused to apologize for his scathing remarks about the Catholic Church and God. Photos released by Malacaang showed Duterte and Villanueva at a table with Special Assistant to the President Christopher "Bong" Go and presidential chief legal counsel Salvador Panelo at the Malago Golf Clubhouse in Malacaang. As of this writing, Malacaang has not released details of their meeting. /at...Keep on reading: Duterte meets with JIL’s Brother Ed after ‘stupid‘ remark on God.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 10th, 2018Related News

Respeto bags 6 major awards at Eddys

Eddy Icon awardees (second from left to right) Maricel Soriano, Eddie Garcia, Nora Aunor and Charo Santos-Concio hold their trophies. INQUIRER BANDERA / DJAN MAGBANUA The Society of Philippine Ente.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 10th, 2018Related News

MPBL: Parks flirts with quadruple-double

MANILA, Philippines – The Mandaluyong El Tigre continued their winning ways in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup, drubbing the Pasig Pirates, 98-55, in the Ateneo Blue Eagle Gym in Quezon City on Thursday, July 5. Ray Parks flirted with a quadruple-double  with 20 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 6th, 2018Related News

MPBL: Parks Jr. flirts with quadruple-double as Manda destroys Pasig

Mandaluyong did not take long to show just how hungry it was for its first-ever winning streak in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League. Rampaging to a 16-0 start, the El Tigre buried Pasig in a hole it could never get out of for a 98-55 demolition job on Thursday at the Blue Eagle Gym in Quezpn City. Ray Parks Jr. opened the floodgates and the rest of his teammates in the starting five only followed suit. It wasn’t just on offense that Mandaluyong was on-point from the get-go, however, as it did not allow a single basket for the first five minutes. Their lead would only balloon into as big as 50. With the game already decided, head coach Mac Cuan decided to rest key cogs Parks Jr. and Prince Rivero for the final frame. In their place, Kapamilya star Xian Lim was sent in and made good on his first-ever basket, a three from the top of the key early in the fourth. He wound up with six points, six rebounds, and one block. Still, it all wouldn’t have been possible if not for Parks Jr.’s brilliance. In just 23 minutes of action, he tallied a triple-double of 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists. In fact, three steals more and we would’ve had a quadruple-double in the El Tigre’s second straight win following a season-opening loss. It wasn’t meant to be, however, as Cuan decided against putting him on the floor for too long. Despite the big win, though, Mandaluyong are nothing but confident they could do even better. For the Pirates, Bernzon Franco showed the way with a 15-point, 11-rebound double-double. They remain winless in three games. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 5th, 2018Related News

It s a dream come true -- Kapamilya actor Xian Lim on MPBL debut

Kapamilya actor Xian Lim flexed his muscles and showed off his sculpted biceps after scoring over two defenders early in the fourth quarter. Lim’s Mandaluyong squad was already ahead by a mile when he scored the last of his six points but his basket was enough to energize the crowd inside the Blue Eagle gym at the Ateneo de Manila University campus going as the El Tigre ripped apart the Pasig Pirates, 98-55, in the 2018 MPBL Datu Cup Thursday night. The hunky heartthrob cherished his debut for Mandaluyong where he played alongside hardcourt stars Ray Parks and Prince Rivero, calling it a ‘dream come true’ as it brought back his interest to play competitive basketball – the very reason why he decided to come back to the Philippines. “It’s a dream come true para sa akin,” said the 6-foot-1 Lim. “Ito ang dahilan kung bakit ako pumunta from the States to the Philippines, to play basketball for UE along with  (JR) Alabanza kaya nakakatuwa na nag-reconnect kami.” Lim was a part of University of the East’s Team B a few years back but never made it into the school’s main team in the UAAP as he shifted his career into showbiz. Basketball runs in the veins of Xian, whose father Godofredo Lim Uy played for UE in the 80’s, and he’s thankful for the opportunity.      “Napakagandang opportunity ng MPBL especially for everyone, all the Filipinos who want to play basketball to be given a chance,” he said. “Siyempre mahirap (ang level of play). Nirerespeto ko ang mga ‘to eh, napapanood ko lang ang mga ito sa TV pero sabi nga ni coach Mac (Cuan) we have to respect the game, we have to respect all the players and we have to hustle hard,” Lim added. Lim scored his first point in the first half from a split in the free throw line. Fielded back in late in third quarter, Lim uncorked a booming top of the key three-pointer over an outstretched arm of a Pasig defender. He followed it up with strong drive at the hoop off an offensive rebound, twisting in the air and finding a crease to slice through defense of Pasig’s Martin Gozum and Kojack Melegrito at the fourth. Lim celebrated his basket with some swag, much to the delight of the screaming fans. Lim logged in 15 minutes of action, pulling down six rebounds and swatting away a shot.            “Unti-unti na po (nakokondisyon). Araw-araw nagpa-practice, napapagalitan nga lagi ni coach Mac pero to become a better player naman po,” he said. Lim also liked that his basketball career made him learn the importance of discipline in time management both in hoops and in showbiz. “Sa pelikula naman po nagagawan naman ng paraan. Nagiging flexible naman sila sa schedule,” he said. “Sobra (ang nagiging disiplina ko sa schedule) dahil iba po ang disiplina ng player. Kapag sinabing seven o’clock ang practice hindi pwedeng nine o’clock dumating. It’s a whole other discipline po sa basketball.” Lim is now looking forward to Mandaluyong’s game against Marikina – a squad that parades another Kapamilya actor Gerald Anderson. “Pinag-uusapan namin yun noong isang araw ang sabi ko, ‘Bro kailan tayo maglalaro? Wala pa tayong schedule,’” said Lim. “Pero parehong kaming nangangamba kasi all the other players we’re playing with napakagaling and siyempre for me and Gerald to get playing time, si Gerald naman he’s a really good basketball player. Pero for me and him to get playing time, nilalakasan na lang po namin ang dasal namin kay Lord.”     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 5th, 2018Related News

Ateneo tops San Beda to take Filoil Preseason crown

For the third year in a row, there has been a clean sweep of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament. And just like in 2017, the 2018 edition of the tournament has seen one sweeping squad get replaced by another. Claiming control from the get-go on Saturday at the Filoil Flying V Centre, Ateneo de Manila University didn’t give any chances to now dethroned champion San Beda University for a convincing 76-62 victory. The Blue Eagles scored the first basket and seized the lead right from tip-off. “We gotta give credit to the players. We didn’t really have practices so it was all verbal,” coach Sandy Arespacochaga said post-game. Still, the Red Lions were only behind by four after the opening salvo until Ivorian reinforcement Angelo Kouame imposed his will down low and fueled Ateneo’s 26-11 rush that mounted a 45-26 lead. San Beda would not be able to threaten from that point. With that, the UAAP champions proved that they were the top team in the tournament. Kouame finished with 15 points, 16 rebounds, and three blocks en route to being hailed as the Tournament MVP. “We’re very happy for him individually. We’d like to see him continue to improve,” Arespacochaga said. Fellow Mythical team member Thirdy Ravena contributed seven points, two rebounds, and two assists while Jolo Mendoza and Raffy Verano also added nine markers each. Ateneo’s sweep of the 2018 Filoil Preseason follows San Beda’s sweep of the 2017 Filoil Preseason which itself followed De La Salle University’s sweep of the 2016 Filoil Preseason. Last year, the Red Lions dethroned the Green Archers en route to a clean sweep. San Beda got a taste of its own medicine this time around, falling victim to a Blue Eagle side that did not lose in 11 games. Javee Mocon showed the way for them with a 14-point, 12-rebound double-double. Donald Tankoua also had 13 markers and five boards. Robert Bolick was scoreless in 10 minutes of play, but did not play much of the second half after suffering an apparent ankle injury in the second quarter. In the battle for third, Far Eastern University made quick work of College of St. Benilde, 78-58. No Tamaraw was in double-digits, but they counted seven players who contributed somewhere between six to nine points in the scoring column. For the Blazers, Kendrix Belgica and Robbie Nayve topped the scoring column with 12 points apiece. However, they elected not to play top guns Justin Gutang and Clement Leutcheu to rest them for the looming NCAA season. BOX SCORES FINALS ATENEO 76 – Kouame 15, Mendoza 9, Verano 9, Ravena 7, Belangel 7, Nieto Mi 6, Asistio 6, Go 6, Mamuyac 5, Navarro 3, Maagdenberg 3, Nieto Ma 0, Tio 0, Wong 0, Black 0, Andrade 0 SAN BEDA 62 – Mocon 14, Tankoua 13, Abuda 9, Canlas 7, Doliguez 6, Nelle 5, Cabanag 4, Oftana 2, Carino 2, Tongco 0, Bolick 0, Eugene 0, Cuntapay 0, Burri 0 QUARTER SCORES: 19-15, 45-26, 56-42, 76-62 BATTLE FOR THIRD FEU 78 – Tuffin 9, Nunag 9, Tolentino 8, Inigo 7, Comboy 6, Jopia 6, Ramirez 6, Orizu 5, Ebona 4, Gonzales 4, Parker 4, Escoto 4, Casino 4, Bienes 2, Stockton 0, Cani 0 CSB 58 – Belgica 12, Nayve 12, Pagulayan 11, Barnes 10, Carlos 6, Naboa 3, Young 2, Dixon 2, Velasco 0, Pasturan 0, Haruna 0 QUARTER SCORES: 13-17, 32-24, 56-40, 78-58 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJun 30th, 2018Related News

Duterte: ‘I won’t apologize, not in a million years’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday rejected a demand for a public apology after calling God “stupid.” “I will not do that, not in a million years,” Duterte told reporters during a media interview in Bohol. Duterte made the statement after evangelist Bro. Eddie Villanueva of the Jesus Is Lord church called on the President to issue a public [...] The post Duterte: ‘I won’t apologize, not in a million years’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Jun 28th, 2018Related News

Song charges back, forces 3-way tie at 68

Korean Lee Song checked a rollercoaster start with a five-under card in the last 11 holes, finishing with a eagle-spiked 68 and catching Ira Alido and American Lexus Keoninh at the helm in the first round of the ICTSI Del Monte Championship here yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJun 28th, 2018Related News

No way

MALACAÑANG yesterday shrugged off the call of a group of Christians for President Rodrigo Duterte to apologize for calling God “stupid” in his rant about the creation story in the Bible. Duterte drew heavy criticism from various quarters for his remarks, with Bro. Eddie Villanueva’s Philippines for Jesus Movement demanding….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2018Related News

Bro. Eddie hits Duterte, Morales on Batacan, border families update | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Jesus Is Lord Church founder Brother Eddie Villanueva says President Rodrigo Duterte violated the Constitution by calling God stupid. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales slams defense lawyer Edna Batacan . A US judge issues an order that reunites immigrant families separated at the Mexico border. New York’s incumbent 14th district congressman Joe Crowley was ousted by 28-year-old far-left political novice Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez . A study shows Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering ‘invasive’ and limited default ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2018Related News

Eddie Villanueva: ‘Duterte should apologize for insulting God’

Evangelist-turned-politician Eddie Villanueva yesterday called on President Duterte to issue a public apology for insulting God in his recent speech......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2018Related News

JIL s Bro. Eddie: Duterte comments blasphemy in highest order

President Rodrigo Duterte may have violated the constitution by issuing controversial statements about God, the founder of a Christian church said, while the president's daughter urged critics to ignore his rants on the Bible......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2018Related News