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PH Blu Girls nakamit ang ika-10 SEAG softball gold

    TULAD ng inaasahan nauwi ng Philippines Blu Girls ang gold medal at ika-10 Southeast Asian Games title sa pagwalis sa lahat ng mga nakatunggali nito sa 30th SEA Games women’s softball competition. Napagwagian ng Nationals ang ginto sa lahat ng mga laro  nito softball sa biennial meet. At nitong Linggo, ipinagpatuloy ng PH […] The post PH Blu Girls nakamit ang ika-10 SEAG softball gold appeared first on Bandera......»»

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SEA Games: Cash incentive para sa binyag, diaper at future ni baby

SUBIC, ZAMBALES – KARGA ang bagong silang na sanggol at taimtim na nananalangin sa gilid habang pinanonood ang nobyo sa pabilisan ng pagsagwan, halo-halong emosyon ang nararamdaman ni Irish Pepito. Ilang daang metro ang layo mula sa kinatatayuan ng kasintahan, tumatakbo sa isip ni Hermie Macaranas habang nasa laot ang munting anghel na bigay ng […] The post SEA Games: Cash incentive para sa binyag, diaper at future ni baby appeared first on Bandera......»»

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LGU Maasin City surpasses 2019 blood collection target

MAASIN CITY, Dec. 7 (PIA) -- The local government unit of Maasin City has surpassed already its blood collection target of 891 blood bags, the city health official in this city said during the Loca.....»»

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Knott shatters SEA Games record anew

Knott shatters SEA Games record anew.....»»

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Gladbach beats Bayern 2-1 to stay top of Bundesliga

By James Ellingworth, Associated Press MÖNCHENGLADBACH, Germany (AP) — Surprise Bundesliga leader Borussia Mönchengladbach showed it's a serious title contender by beating Bayern Munich 2-1 on Saturday with a last-gasp penalty. Left-back Ramy Bensebaini scored both goals for Gladbach, which last won the title in 1977. Bensebaini headed in a corner to draw Gladbach level after Ivan Perisic's volley for Bayern, and then scored the decisive penalty in added time. “That shows why we’re rightly up there," Gladbach coach Marco Rose said. "We tried until the 90th minute to show what's made us stand out in the last few weeks and months, and we got the penalty.” After scoring the opener, it was as if “we forgot how to play football somehow," said Bayern's interim coach Hansi Flick. The seven-time defending champion is now down in seventh after losing back-to-back Bundesliga games for the first time in 14 months. Gladbach leads the league by a point ahead of Leipzig, which beat Hoffenheim 3-1 thanks to two goals from Timo Werner. Jadon Sancho scored twice as Dortmund thrashed Fortuna Düsseldorf 5-0. BAYERN BEATEN AGAIN Another week, another 2-1 defeat and yet more missed opportunities for Bayern. Just as in last week's loss to Bayer Leverkusen by the same score, Bayern had a string of great chances — 15 shots in the first half alone — but a mix of poor finishes and good goalkeeping denied the Munich team. Gladbach keeper Yann Sommer trapped an effort by Joshua Kimmich on the line, and Robert Lewandowski twice flashed shots just wide of the post. After that frustration, Bayern scored with its first shot of the second half, a sweetly hit volley by substitute Ivan Perisic into the top-left corner from the edge of the box. That sparked Gladbach into life. The hosts have been strong at set pieces this season and showed it again when Bensebaini lost his marker to head in the corner in the 60th. Bayern pushed up to chase the win in stoppage time and was caught out by a Gladbach counter. Martinez launched into a desperate slide to stop Marcus Thuram reaching a loose ball and brought him down, giving away a penalty and earning a red card. Bayern's interim coach Hansi Flick started the day with a chance to go within a point of Gladbach, but now finds himself seven points adrift of the top. “The results don’t match" the chances Bayern created, Flick said. Bayern substituted Corentin Tolisso and Jerome Boateng with suspected injuries, which could complicate selection ahead of Wednesday's game against Tottenham in the Champions League. WERNER LEADS LEIPZIG If Leipzig manages to win the Bundesliga title for the first time in its short history, it will be largely thanks to Timo Werner. He's scored 15 goals in 14 league games this season and has nine in his last five Bundesliga matches. Hoffenheim could do nothing to stop Werner giving Leipzig the lead on a counterattack in the 11th minute. Hoffenheim tried fouling Werner, but that just led to the 52nd-minute penalty from which he scored his second goal. Marcel Sabitzer added a third late on. SANCHO'S SCORING RUN Dortmund continued its recovery from a 4-0 loss to Bayern last month, beating Düsseldorf with two goals each from Marco Reus and Sancho. Reus gave Dortmund the lead with a calm finish in the 42nd minute. Thorgan Hazard and Sancho added the second and third goals, before Reus and Sancho each scored again late on. Sancho has now scored in his last four games in the Bundesliga and the Champions League. That makes it three games unbeaten for Dortmund in the Bundesliga since the loss to Bayern, and puts the team third and firmly back into the fight for Champions League places. Freiburg continued its unexpected chase for a Champions League spot, rising to fifth with a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg thanks to Jonathan Schmid's 85th-minute goal. Leverkusen followed up its win over Bayern last week by overtaking the Munich team for sixth place with a 2-1 win over Schalke, which drops to fourth. Lucas Alario scored both of Leverkusen's goals in the win. Augsburg beat Mainz 2-1 to halt Mainz's winning start under new coach Achim Beierlorzer, who had overseen victories in his first two games......»»

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Man City defense implodes with Liverpool on title charge

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City’s title defense is imploding in a way Pep Guardiola has never experienced before. Losing 2-1 to Manchester United left City with 32 points in the Premier League — Guardiola’s lowest haul after 16 matches in 11 years in top-flight management. Any fading prospect of a hat trick of titles looks to have been extinguished by City’s fiercest foe in a game marred by United players being targeted with racist abuse and objects thrown by home fans. The derby defeat left City 14 points behind Liverpool after the leaders won 3-0 at Bournemouth to nudge toward ending a 30-year championship drought. “It is not realistic to think about catching up,” Guardiola said. Second-place Leicester is now the team to catch for City, but the 2016 champions can move six points ahead with a victory at Aston Villa on Sunday. Chelsea’s grip on fourth place weakened with a 3-1 loss at struggling Everton as Duncan Ferguson started his caretaker command with a signature success. But the goal of the day came at Tottenham where Son Heung-min ran scored a dazzling solo goal after running from one of the field to the other in a 5-0 victory over Burnley for Jose Mourinho’s sixth-place team. UNITED TURNAROUND Chelsea’s collapse helped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer cap a transformative week with United up to fifth place and only five points from the Champions League spots. Being held at home by Aston Villa last Sunday raised further doubts about Solskjaer’s job prospects, especially with Mauricio Pochettino on the market after being fired by Tottenham. But since then Solskjaer has masterminded victories over two of the biggest names in management: Mourinho — Pochettino’s successor at Tottenham — and Guardiola. "There's more hard times for the doubters out there,” Solskjaer said, “because we'll keep on working the way we're doing and we believe in what we're doing.” United tore apart City in the first half at the Etihad Stadium. Marcus Rashford put United ahead from the penalty spot in the 23rd minute after being bundled over by Bernardo Silva. The second goal inside six minutes was created by a slick exchange of passes between Daniel James and Anthony Martial, who applied the final touch past goalkeeper Ederson. City didn’t even manage a shot on target until the 34th when United goalkeeper David de Gea denied David Silva. Although Nicolas Otamendi’s header reduced the deficit in the 85th, City couldn’t prevent United from claiming only a second away win of the season. City’s priority after the game was working with police to identity the fans who racially abused United duo Fred and Jesse Lingard and hurled objects at them as a corner was able to be taken during the second half. “Thank God I have a lot of friends here in the locker room who hugged me, like Lingard,” Fred told ESPN. "I don't want to think about it. I just want to move on.” LIVERPOOL ON MARCH Liverpool’s goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah came in a devastating 19-minute spell either side of halftime to make it 33 league games unbeaten for Juergen Klopp’s side stretching back into last season. “The team performance was just really mature and professional,” Klopp said. “Just what we needed." ‘SONALDO’ Son’s mazy run before scoring Tottenham’s third goal against Burnley reminded Mourinho of a goal scored by Brazil great Ronaldo. "Even before this goal my son calls him ‘Sonaldo,’ and today he was Sonaldo Nazario," Mourinho said. “The only thing that came to my mind was a goal where I had the honor to be sat next to Sir Bobby Robson, in 1996, and Ronaldo Nazario scored a goal against Compostela from behind the halfway line and scored a very similar goal." Harry Kane also scored twice and Lucas Moura and Moussa Sissoko were on target as Tottenham recovered from losing to United on Wednesday. FERGUSON’S EMOTIONS Ferguson, a former Everton striker, already has the team out of the relegation zone after Marco Silva’s firing. Ferguson was charging down the touchline at Goodison Park celebrating with ball boys after Richarlison's header after five minutes against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea. "It was just relief, excitement,” Ferguson said. “But you still know there is a long way to go in the game so you're not getting too carried away, although it didn't feel like that at the time. I'd have hugged the linesman if he was there. It is just emotion. Dominic Calvert-Lewin extended Everton’s lead four minutes into the second half but Mateo Kovacic's first Premier League goal reduced the deficit. Those early wild celebrations by Ferguson were replicated in the 84th when Calvert-Lewin found the target again. WATFORD HALTS SLUMP New manager Nigel Pearson watched from the stands as Watford halted a three-game losing run by drawing 0-0 with Crystal Palace. Watford has won only once in the league this season and sits at the bottom of the standings, while Palace is in eighth place......»»

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Barcelona wins with Messi hat trick, Suarez backheel goal

By Tales Azzoni, Associated Press MADRID (AP) — It was showtime for Barcelona at Camp Nou Stadium. Lionel Messi had a hat trick. Luis Suárez scored with a superb backheel goal. There was even an assist by goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen to Antoine Griezmann's first goal in six Spanish league matches. With one of its best performances of the season, Barcelona cruised to a 5-2 win over promoted Mallorca on Saturday, keeping pace with Real Madrid and regaining the league lead. Madrid had beaten Espanyol 2-0 earlier Saturday to provisionally move to the top, but Barcelona's win left the teams tied on points and the Catalan club ahead on goal difference. The highlight of Barcelona's win was Suárez's 43rd-minute backheel goal, which came after a smart exchange of passes between Frenkie de Jong and Sergi Roberto. De Jong made the final pass to Suárez who was near the corner of the six-meter (yard) box, and the Uruguay striker hit the ball with the back of his right foot, pressing it down and making it bounce off the ground over goalkeeper Manolo Reina. “I knew I had a difficult angle, my only option was to backheel the ball firmly so it would bounce and make it harder for the goalkeeper,” Suárez said. “It wouldn’t be impossible for the ball to go through if it didn’t bounce. Luckily it worked and it was a beautiful goal.” Barcelona's dominant performance had started with Griezmann's seventh-minute goal off a long pass by Ter Stegen, who quickly took a goal kick to set up the Frenchman's run from behind the midfield line. Griezmann entered the area and niftly tapped the ball over Reina. It was the second assist for Ter Stegen this season. He had also set up Suárez's goal against Getafe in September. Messi was at his best, scoring in the 17th with a superb curling left-footed shot into the top corner and then with another well-placed strike from outside the area in the 41st. He completed his record 35th league hat trick from inside the area in the 83rd after Suárez's pass. The goal also allowed Messi to take the league's scoring lead with 12 goals, one more than Real Madrid's Karim Benzema. Before the match, Messi was presented with the Ballon d'Or award which he won for best player of the year on Monday. Messi's three young sons carried the trophy out to him as the Camp Nou crowd chanted his name. Ante Budimir scored Mallorca's goals in the 35th and 64th minutes. Barcelona has won nine of its last 10 league matches, including four in a row. It has lost only once in its last 14 games in all competitions. It was the seventh consecutive away loss for Mallorca, which stayed in 17th place, one point from the relegation zone. MADRID STAYS CLOSE Raphael Varane and Karim Benzema scored a goal in each half to give Madrid its win over second-to-last-place Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The result extended Madrid's unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches. It was the team's fourth straight league win, and the 14th in the last 15 games against Espanyol across all competitions. Varane opened the scoring with a low left-foot shot from inside the area in the 37th after a pass by Benzema, who sealed the victory with a shot from close range in the 79th after being set up by midfielder Federico Valverde. Madrid played the final minutes with 10 men as left-back Ferland Mendy was sent off with a second yellow card for a hard foul in the 83rd. Madrid played without several regular starters because of injuries, including Gareth Bale, Eden Hazard, James Rodríguez and Marcelo. VALENCIA DERBY It was a three-goal night for Levante striker Roger Martí, but only two counted for his team in a 4-2 loss to city rival Valencia. Martí put the hosts ahead with a pair of goals by the 20th minute, but then netted an own-goal just before halftime while trying to clear a cross from inside the area. The ball hit his right knee and went backward into his own net. Valencia came back with two goals in two minutes by Kevin Gameiro in second-half breakaways, one in the 57th and another in the 59th. Ferran Torres closed the scoring in the 88th to give Valencia its fourth win in its last five league games. “It was a shame that own-goal just before the break,” Martí said. “It was an unlucky play.” Levante played with 10 men after defender Eliseo Falcón was sent off with a second yellow card in the 74th. Levante hasn't won the Valencia derby since 2016, having lost three of the last five. The result left Valencia in seventh place and Levante stayed in 11th. GRANADA WINS AGAIN Promoted Granada ended a five-match winless streak with a 3-0 rout of Alavés, moving to eighth with 24 points. Carlos Fernández, Roberto Soldado and Yangel Herrera scored second-half goals for Granada, which had lost four of its last five matches. Alavés, sitting in 15th place, had two players sent off — Wakaso Mubarak in the 67th and Víctor Laguardia in stoppage time......»»

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Taiwan to further advance healthcare with tech

The vice chairperson of Taiwan’s Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry revealed that the country aims to further advance its healthcare by harnessing latest technology in the Taiwan Healthcare Expo 2019 at Nangang Exhibition Hall 2, last Friday. .....»»

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Editorial Cartoon (December 8, 2019)

Editorial Cartoon (December 8, 2019).....»»

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Tempo 08 December 2019, Sunday issue

Tempo 08 December 2019, Sunday issue.....»»

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FWD Insurance teams up with MCX Tollway Inc.

FWD Life Philippines, part of pan-Asian FWD Group and AC Infrastructure Holdings Corp., a fully-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp., has announced its Expressway Sponsorship Program which unveils the newly renamed FWD-Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway......»»

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2-part PBA Draft on Sunday

Just like in 2016, the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft will be a two-part draft proceeding, with a special draft among Gilas prospects held before the regular draft exercise......»»

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Centeno tops Amit for 10-ball gold

Chezka Centeno got off to a hot start before putting up the finishing touches to beat Rubilen Amit in an all-Filipino final to claim the women’s 10-ball singles gold of the billiards competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Manila Hotel Tent on Saturday......»»

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PH takes silver at Asian equestrian championships

In front of an astonished crowd, the Philippine team composed of veteran riders Colin Syquia, Toni Leviste, and Joker Arroyo came from an impossible distance behind the pack to take the silver medal at the team jumping competition of the Federation Equestre Internationale Asian Championships Pattaya 2019, the first continental championship in the multi discipline sport. .....»»

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Alcantara, patrombon rule tennis doubles

It was a sure gold for the Philippines with the All-Filipino finals’ cast featuring top seed Ruben Gonzales and Huey Treat against Nino Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon in the men’s doubles of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Rizal Memorial tennis courts before an overflow crowd that cheered both teams......»»

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Another productive day for PH

Subic —Gymnast Daniela dela Pisa kicked off another productive day for the Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian Games......»»

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PNB gathers knowledge experts to lift Luzon& rsquo;s economy

More than a hundred business owners and entrepreneurs from Northern and Central Luzon provinces gathered recently at the Clark Marriot Hotel for the “2019 Transforum: Connecting You Forward”, a first-of-its-kind innovation forum hosted by Philippine National Bank for corporate clients in the region......»»

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Map& uacute;an climate diplomat bags TOFIL 2019 award

Mapúa University alumnus and climate diplomat and scientist Glenn Banaguas is a recipient of this year’s The Outstanding Filipino award......»»

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6k shoppers attend international bazaar

The 2019 International Bazaar had exceeded all expectations as some 6,000 shoppers shopped the world during the annual one-day bazaar-for-a-cause at the PICC Forum......»»

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High alert over exodus of tourists

Immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and other airports in the country are on heightened alert for this holiday season and for the mass departure of foreign athletes and delegates after the 30th Southeast Asian Games, which ends Dec. 11......»»

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