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REVIEW | ‘Nay’ plays out like two films, and it’s not a good thing

This horror drama is about the complex relationship between a young man and his devoted yaya, who turns out to be an aswang......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top14 hr. 14 min. ago Related News

Gadon told to & apos;review his law& apos; as Sereno camp insists on right to counsel - GMA News

Gadon told to 'review his law' as Sereno camp insists on right to counsel - GMA News.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: News21 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Apple releases Philippine off-contract prices for iPhone 8 series, iPhone X

MANILA, Philippines – Got your wallets and credit cards ready? Apple   has released its pricing details for the off-contract models of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.  While Globe and Smart have released details on their iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2017Related News

Pacers build big lead, hold on to beat Grizzlies 116-113

By Clay Bailey, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Darren Collison scored a season-high 30 points, Victor Oladipo had 21 and the Indiana Pacers built an early lead before holding off a late rally to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-113 on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time). Collison added eight assists, made all 12 of his foul shots and connected on 8-of-13 from the field, including 2-of-4 from outside the arc. Memphis lost its third straight. It had a chance to tie it after a review of an out-of-bounds call gave the Grizzlies the ball with nine seconds left. Marc Gasol's three-pointer with three seconds remaining was off the mark. Gasol led Memphis with 35 points and 13 rebounds. Tyreke Evans added 18 points and nine assists, while Chandler Parsons scored 13 points. Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 16 points for Indiana, including a three-pointer that momentarily stalled a fourth-quarter surge by Memphis. The Grizzlies trailed by 17 early in the fourth but scored 10 straight points to cut the deficit to 105-98 before Bogdanovic's triple. Memphis played without starting point guard Mike Conley, who has a sore left Achilles tendon. Despite shooting well at times, Memphis' offense seemed in disarray and committed fifteen turnovers. TIP-INS Pacers: Indiana's 67 first-half points were the most allowed in a half by Memphis this season. ... Collison's previous high this season was 25 at Cleveland on Nov. 1 (Nov. 2, PHL time). The 30 points matched his career best as a Pacer. ... Thaddeus Young had five points, ending his string of double-digit scoring games at nine. ... The Pacers had lost four straight road games in the series. Grizzlies: Mario Chalmers started in Conley's place. ... F JaMychal Green returned to action after missing 12 games for an ankle injury that occurred in the season opener. UP NEXT Pacers: Host Detroit on Friday night (Saturday, PHL time). Grizzlies: Host Houston on Saturday night (Sunday, PHL time) — the fourth and last time the two Southwest Division foes face each other in the regular season......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 16th, 2017Related News

Review: Not even Wonder Woman can save Justice League

It's hard not to feel a little bad for the DC Comics films at this point......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2017Related News

3 UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident

By Beth Harris, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting have been allowed to return home, where they may be disciplined by the school as a result of the international scandal. Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were on a plane back to Los Angeles that was due to land late Tuesday afternoon after a 12-hour flight from Shanghai. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said the matter "has been resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities." The players were detained in Hangzhou for questioning following allegations of shoplifting last week before the 23rd-ranked Bruins beat Georgia Tech in their season-opening game in Shanghai as part of the Pac-12 China game. The rest of the UCLA team returned home last Saturday. A person with knowledge of the Pac-12's decision said any discipline involving the trio would be up to UCLA. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the conference doesn't plan any sanctions. UCLA Chancellor Gene Block said the school is weighing its options. "I want to be clear that we take seriously any violations of the law," he said in a statement. "In this particular case, both Athletics and the Office of Student Conduct will review this incident and guide any action with respect to the involved students. Such proceedings are confidential, which limits the specific information that can be shared." There was no immediate word on the trio's status for the team's home opener Wednesday night against Central Arkansas. The school said the three players, along with coach Steve Alford and athletic director Dan Guerrero, will make their first public comments about the matter at a campus news conference Wednesday, but won't take questions. Scott thanked President Donald Trump, the White House and the State Department for their efforts in resolving what he called "the incident with authorities in Hangzhou, China." He indicated that UCLA made "significant efforts" on behalf of its athletes. It wasn't clear under what terms the players were freed to return to the U.S. "We are all very pleased that these young men have been allowed to return home to their families and university," Scott said. Trump said Tuesday he had a long conversation about the three players' status with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Ball, Hill and Riley were expected to have an immediate impact as part of UCLA's highly touted recruiting class. Instead, they are being talked about solely for their actions off the court. Ball, a guard whose brother Lonzo is a rookie for the Los Angeles Lakers, averaged 33.8 points as a high school senior. The elder Ball played one season in Westwood and left early for the NBA draft. The Balls' outspoken father, LaVar, was in China at the time of the incident. He spent some time promoting the family's Big Baller Brand of athletic shoes with his youngest son, LaMelo, while his middle son was detained. Forwards Hill and Riley, both four-star recruits, figure to bolster 7-foot senior Thomas Welsh in the frontcourt. The Bruins traveled to China as part of the Pac-12's global initiative that seeks to popularize the league's athletic programs and universities overseas. The China Game is in its third year, and while the scandal was developing the league announced that California and Yale will play in next year's edition. The game is sponsored by Alibaba Group, the Chinese commerce giant that both UCLA and Georgia Tech visited before the shoplifting incident occurred......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 15th, 2017Related News

Smart reveals iPhone 8 and 8 Plus postpaid plans

MANILA, Philippines – Smart has revealed their postpaid plans for the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus on their website. The telco announced last November 3 that the phones will officially be available by Friday, November 17. Pre-orders began last Friday, November 10. A week after the availability announcements, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2017Related News

Globe releases iPhone 8 and 8 Plus postpaid plan details

MANILA, Philippines – Like Smart, Globe has also released their postpaid plans for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.  Regular plans range from P599 to P2499 monthly. The most you'll have to shell out as initial cash-out is 52,800 should you decide to get the 256GB version of the 8 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2017Related News

Mayor halts P25-M traffic system project

ILOILO CITY Mayor Jose Espinosa III halted the procurement of the P25-million Intelligent Transport System (ITS) in order to review the project’s practicality. Espinosa said he views the ITS project as “disadvantageous” to the city. “Gin-cancel ko na sina. Tam-an kadako (sang amount), sa akon pamatyagan indi doable in the meantime. Wala pa man na-release […] The post Mayor halts P25-M traffic system project appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2017Related News

REVIEW | ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is truly Oscar-worthy

Throw out all your expectations when seeing this moving drama about compassion and forgiveness......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopNov 13th, 2017Related News

Globe confirms iPhone X pre-orders to start November 24

MANILA, Philippines – Just a week after telcos Globe and Smart announced availability details for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus , news about the iPhone X's availability began trickling in.  On Friday, November 10, Globe officially announced availability dates for the much-awaited albeit expensive iPhone X through their Facebook page – effectively confirming ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2017Related News

The iPhone X now has an official PH release date

MANILA, Philippines – Apple has posted the release date of their sought after, hype-heavy iPhone X in the Philippines: December 1, 2017. The date was posted on Apple's Philippine iPhone X page, where it says "Available 1.12" right below the first paragraph on the page.  Here's a screenshot: In case you ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 9th, 2017Related News

First-rate horror film of Chito Roño

Film review: The Ghost Bride.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesNov 9th, 2017Related News

SMC, Clark airport projects moving up the review process

MANILA, Philippines — San Miguel Corp.’s unsolicited proposal to put up a P700-billion airport in Bulacan is slowly moving up the review and approval process.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceNov 8th, 2017Related News

DOH to form panel to review legal marijuana

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) will create a committee to study the implications of legalizing medical marijuana, officials said yester.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2017Related News

New list of investment areas off-limits to foreigners now on Duterte s desk

MANILA, Philippines – A new and shortened list of investment areas or activities that are off-limits to foreigners is already on President Rodrigo Duterte's desk for review. A National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) official expects the list to be approved after the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit wraps ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 7th, 2017Related News

Apple tax avoidance plan laid bare in leaked documents

SAN FRANCISCO, United States --- Apple shifted much of its offshore wealth in the face of a tax crackdown on a haven it had in Ireland, according to reporting Monday on the Paradise Papers on the iPhone maker's tax strategy. After the US technology colossus stated publicly in 2013 that it was paying its proper share of taxes, it moved the bulk of its untaxed overseas cash to the Channel Islands jurisdiction Jersey, the New York Times and BBC reported based on a once-secret cache of documents referred to as the Paradise Papers. The documents shared with some media outlets by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has exposed tactics the wealthy and po...Keep on reading: Apple tax avoidance plan laid bare in leaked documents.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 7th, 2017Related News

GADGETS | Quick review: Focal Spirit Classic

The affordable high-end Focal headphones designed for audiophiles and music lovers......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopNov 6th, 2017Related News

‘Spirit of the Glass 2: The Haunted’ review: Death by jibber-jabber

Jose Javier Reyes’ Spirit of the Glass isn’t a film that's really begging for a sequel. However, for reasons that behoove both logic and fairness, a sequel has resurfaced. Complete rehash The 2004 original, which had then-young stars Dingdong Dantes, Marvin Agustin, Rica Paralejo, and a few ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 6th, 2017Related News

New Samsung ad mocks iPhone and its history of launches

MANILA, Philippines – Samsung came out with a new advertisement on Sunday, November 5, pointing to a number of perceived flaws of the iPhone throughout its numerous launches. The minute-long ad features a young man growing slowly dissatisfied with the iPhone as he gets older.   In 2007, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 6th, 2017Related News