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Include Metro Cebu in emergency powers revival to solve traffic woes

CEBU CITY – Presidential Assistant for the Visayas, Michael Lloyd Dino, expressed full support to proposals that will grant President […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2019Related News

Sharon Cuneta, John Arcilla, stars of hit thriller Kuwaresma urge audience to 'PlayItRight

Since the latest horror movie Kuwaresma premiered, Globe Studios and Reality Entertainment has given the Filipino audience a new take on thriller narratives. Top-billed by the country’s own megastar Sharon Cuneta and multi-awarded actor John Arcilla, under the direction of critically-acclaimed filmmaker Erik Matti, Kuwaresma has garnered praise and recommendation with people flocking to the […] The post Sharon Cuneta, John Arcilla, stars of hit thriller Kuwaresma urge audience to #PlayItRight appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2019Related News

Brigada Eskwela sa Navotas

Nakilahok sina Mayor John Rey Tiangco at Vice Mayor Clint Geronimo sa pagbubukas ng isang linggong Brigada Eskwela sa Dagat-Dagatan Elem. School, Brgy. North Bay Blvd. South – Dagat-Dagatan. Nagpinta ng mga lumang upuan ng […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2019Related News

Kawhi Leonard s improved playmaking has Raptors on cusp of Finals

By John Schuhmann, NBA.com MILWAUKEE -- At some point in the regular season, Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse had a feeling that his team's best player would be even better in the playoffs. "He seemed to cruise to 30 points a lot of nights," Nurse said of Kawhi Leonard. "Thirty is a lot in this league, and that's why I kept saying, 'Geez, it just feels like there's another gear here with this guy that we're going to see.'" [Watch the Playoffs on NBA League Pass for 30% less with this limited time offer! Select Annual package and use code SAVE30 at checkout to redeem] Leonard acknowledged as much in early March. "There's 82 games and for me, these are just practices," he said, "and playoffs is when it's time to lace them up." Nurse's reaction when he heard that? "Now we're talking." Indeed, Leonard has taken things to another level in this postseason, playing big minutes, making huge shots, and defending at an elite level. But Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals brought something new. Leonard scored 35 points in the biggest win in Toronto Raptors franchise history, a 105-99 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks that gave the two-seed a 3-2 series lead with Game 6 in Toronto on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). Fifteen of those 35 points, including two huge step-back three-pointers over the seven-foot-tall Brook Lopez, came in the fourth quarter. That wasn't the new part. This was Leonard's seventh game of 35 or more points in this postseason. And you might recall a couple of big fourth-quarter shots over a seven-footer in the last series. Leonard also played smothering defense on Giannis Antetokounmpo. That wasn't new either. Since Game 3, Leonard, with plenty of help from his teammates, has made the presumed MVP look somewhat mortal. The new part was the number "9" in the assists column. In 570 career games (regular season and playoffs combined) prior to Thursday, Leonard had never recorded as many as nine assists. That he did it in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on the road and against the league's No. 1 defense says a lot about Leonard as a big-game star. That, given his star status, he had never had nine assists before just as much about his history as a playmaker. Leonard may be the most complete player in the game right now, but his passing can still get better. It doesn't come naturally to him. In regard to making his teammates better, Leonard is certainly not LeBron James. And you can even say that Antetokounmpo, still emerging as a superstar himself, has been better at reading the defense and finding open shooters. In the regular season, Leonard recorded assists on just 12.2 percent of his possessions, the fifth lowest rate among 35 players with a usage rate of 25 percent or higher. And his assist rate has actually been lower (11.7 percent) in the playoffs. But over the last two series, Leonard has been the focus of the Philadelphia and Milwaukee defenses. At times, he has tried to score through multiple defenders. And often, because his teammates weren't willing or able to do much offensively themselves and because he was scoring so efficiently, he was probably right to force things. Leonard forced little on Thursday (Friday, PHL time). He drove into the teeth of the Bucks' defense, saw where the help was coming from, and made the right play. "We keep stressing that in this series and in the last series, too," Nurse said. "When you've drawn two, you've done your job. You've got to find the guy who's open." And on the 22 possessions in which he drove, the Raptors scored 29 points, 10 from Leonard himself and 19 from his teammates. "Pretty much try to stay with a consistent mindset throughout the whole game," Leonard said of his performance. "Just trying to read the defense throughout the entire game, see what's working." It was all working, whether it was Leonard calling his own number or making plays for others. And it certainly helps that the others have seemingly found their mojo. Fred VanVleet, who shot 6-for-42 over a nine-game stretch from Game 2 of the conference semis through Game 3 of this series, is a 63 percent shooter (10-for-12 from three-point range) when he has more than one child. All of Leonard's nine assists in Game 5 were on three-pointers - so he accounted for 62 (59 percent) of the Raptors' 105 points via his own points and assists - and four of them were to the dad who hasn't slept much since Fred Jr. was born on Monday. "Any time he chooses to get the rest of us involved," VanVleet said of Leonard, "it's going to bode well for our offense. The rest of us just got to be ready to step up and knock them down." VanVleet had both the biggest shot of the night - a three from the right wing off a Leonard kick-out that broke a 93-93 tie with 2:19 to go - and the quote of the night when asked about his formula for success: "Zero sleep, have a lot of babies, and go out there and let loose." The Raptors' offense has been the biggest key to this series, because Toronto's defense, when it has been set, has been tremendous. They've kept Antetokounmpo from getting all the way to the basket, and they've been able to recover out to and contest the Bucks' shooters. While the Raptors scored 1.32 points per possession when Leonard drove in Game 5, the Bucks scored at a rate less than half of that (0.57, 12 points on 21 possessions) when Antetokounmpo drove. "We've got to play good offense," Nurse said, "not turn it over and score the basketball, because if you don't, they're getting what they want, which is downhill basketball in a hurry. If we can score it, if we can take care of it, we can get our defense set up, for the most part we get down and guard them and make the shots a lot tougher." Just six days ago, the Raptors were a possession away from falling into an 0-3 hole, one that no team in NBA history has ever come back from. Now, they've won three straight games against the team that hadn't lost three straight all season. After scoring less than a point per possession over the first two games of this series, the Raptors have scored 110.3 per 100 over the last three. The defense feeds off of the offense. And the offense feeds off of the star that keeps taking things to a new level. "I'm not afraid of the moment," Leonard said. "I enjoy it." The Kawhi Leonard that we saw in Games 1-4 against Philadelphia (when he averaged 38.0 points on 62 percent shooting) was a preposterously efficient scorer, good enough to keep his team even in the second round. The Kawhi Leonard that we saw on Thursday (Friday, PHL time) has his team playing even better ... and just one win from the NBA Finals. John Schuhmann is a senior stats analyst for NBA.com. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 24th, 2019Related News

Drilon delivers KO blow on Joe III

“It’s always hard to deal with injuries mentally, but I like to think about it as a new beginning. I can’t change what happened, so the focus needs to go toward healing and coming back stronger than before.” – Carli Lloyd   MANY Ilonggo wisecracks were saying that the eleventh hour endorsement by Senator Frank Drilon […] The post Drilon delivers KO blow on Joe III appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2019Related News

Rocketman builds on new music biopic

LONDON — With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world’s best known performers and flamboyant costumes, Rocketman brings Elton John’s story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2019Related News

La Salle scores big in Filoil Preseason; JRU gets first win in new era

The inside-outside combo of Justine Baltazar and Aljun Melecio worked wonders for De La Salle University as it overwhelmed Arellano University, 95-62, Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre. Baltazar posted a powerful 21-point, 16-rebound double-double while Melecio scored 16 of his own to go along with seven assists and two rebounds for the Green Archers who rumbled to a 4-1 standing in the 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament. Encho Serrano and Jordan Bartlett also added 16 and 11 points, respectively, as the Taft-based team went wild in the second half when they turned a three-point deficit into a 32-point win. For the Chiefs, Darrel Bayla showed the way with 19 points and seven rebounds. Returning court general Kent Salado chipped in 14 markers as well only to see his side remain winless in four games. Meanwhile, Jose Rizal University gifted new head coach Louie Gonzalez his first win, an 84-78 decision against Emilio Aguinaldo College. Second-year swingman Agem Miranda topped the scoring column with 25 points on top of four steals while rookie point guard John Delos Santos chimed in 16 markers as the Heavy Bombers finally lifted off for a 1-3 record. The Generals hold a similar slate even after the best efforts of Chester Carlos who had 17 points. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME JRU 84 -- Miranda 25, Delos Santos 16, Dela Rosa 14, Vasquez 8, Bordon 6, Dionisio 5, Abaoag 4, Dulalia 4, Arenal 2, Jungco 0, Aguado 0. EAC 78 -- Carlos 17, Luciano 12, Maguliano 10, Gurtiza 10, Taywan 8, Mendoza 6, Martin 5, Cadua 4, Estacio 4, Boffa 2, De Guzman 0, Dayrit 0, Padilla 0, Fuentes 0, Gonzales 0. QUARTER SCORES: 18-22, 36-39, 58-59, 84-78. SECOND GAME LA SALLE 95 -- Baltazar 21, Melecio 16, Serrano 16, Bartlett 11, Caracut 8, Lojera 8, David 5, Escandor 3, Cu 3, Capacio 2, Lim 0, Manaytay 0. ARELLANO 62 -- Bayla 19, Salado 14, Arana 8, Concepcion 5, Alcoriza 4, Sacramento 4, Villar 4, Segura 2, Loyola 2, Sablan 0, Espiritu 0, Santos 0, Gayosa 0, Cruz 0, Sunga 0, Sera Josef 0. QUARTER SCORES: 17-19, 35-38, 61-48, 95-62. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 23rd, 2019Related News

Navotas child protection unit pinasinayaan

BINASBASAN ang Women and Child Protection Unit sa Navotas City Hospital na ipinag­mamalaki  nina  Navotas City Mayor at ngayon ay congressman-elect John Rey Tiangco at nakakatandang kapatid na si mayor-elect Toby Tiangco kahapon ng umaga. Bukod sa Tiangco brothers, dumalo rin sa blessing at inagurasyon sina vice mayor elect Clint Geronimo, Dra. Christia Padolina, hehe ng nasabing ospital, ........»»

Source: Hatawtabloid HatawtabloidCategory: MoviesMay 23rd, 2019Related News

Navotas City Child Protection Unit, binasbasan

Navotas City – Pormal na ipinagmalaki nina Navotas City Mayor John Rey Tiangco at Congressman Toby Tiangco ang isinagawang inagurasyon ng Child Protection Unit sa Navotas City Hospital. Bukod sa Tiangco Brothers, dumalo sa blessing at inagurasyon […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2019Related News

& lsquo;John Wick& rsquo; opens on top as & lsquo;Avengers& rsquo; nears historic mark

& lsquo;John Wick& rsquo; opens on top as & lsquo;Avengers& rsquo; nears historic mark.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMay 22nd, 2019Related News

Mayor Halili nagparamdam kay John: Takot ako sa multo!

AMINADO si John Estrada na takot siya sa multo. While shooting “The Last Interview: The Mayor Antonio Halili Story”, the biopic of slained Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili ay nagparamdam ang dating mayor. “Ako, I saw it with my two eyes, yung palakol sa sala, nahulog na lang basta. Ang palakol na ‘yun hindi basta-basta mahanginan […] The post Mayor Halili nagparamdam kay John: Takot ako sa multo! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2019Related News

Bayani Agbayani, inaming nami-miss na ang kaibigang si John Lloyd Cruz

Bayani Agbayani, inaming nami-miss na ang kaibigang si John Lloyd Cruz.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: MoviesMay 22nd, 2019Related News

Huelgas out of SEAG?

For missing the event, Huelgas has dropped to No. 5 in the rankings with John Chicano moving up to No. 1 followed by Andrew Remolino, Mark Hosanna and Filipino-Spanish Fer Casares......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Cariño eyes back-to-back Le Tour title

Cariño won last year’s race that finished at Burnham Park in Baguio City as a rider for Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance (PNSI) to become the third Filipino champion of the International Cycling Union race after Baler Ravina (2012) and Mark John Lexer Galedo (2014)......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Four riders killed in road mishap

Four motorcycle riders were killed in a traffic collision in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras evening of May 19, 2019. The victims were identified as Elven Gamlanga and Joemarie Trono, both 18 years old and residents of Sitio Talisay, Barangay Poblacion, Nueva Valencia; and Andy Magon, 15, of Oracon village, Nueva Valencia, and John Rey Castor, 21, […] The post Four riders killed in road mishap appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Che Lu stays alive even as SMDC-NU goes out with a bang in PBA D-League

Che'Lu gutted out a tough 77-72 thriller over Family Mart-Enderun Tuesday at JCSGO Gym in Cubao to keep itself in the running for the 2019 PBA D-League playoffs. Jeff Viernes drilled the go-ahead triple with 43.5 seconds left that broke a 72-all deadlock and complete the Revellers' rally from a 15-point hole and an eight-point deficit in the last five minutes of the game. He finished with 13 points, five rebounds, and five assists as Che'Lu improved to 6-3 in the Aspirants Group. "No matter what happens, we should end with a win," said coach Stevenson Tiu. "Wala na sa kamay namin ang fate namin. We're just hoping for the better na lang." Alfred Batino led his side with a double-double in the tune of 14 points and 17 rebounds, as Rey Suerte got 13 points and four boards in the victory. But defense was the key for the Revellers, forcing the Titans to commit six turnovers in the final three minutes to steal the game late. Valandre Chauca carried Family Mart-Enderun (1-7) with 18 points and eight assists, as Fonso Gotladera had 17. In other results, SMDC-NU made it four straight wins to end its campaign, clipping Perpetual, 100-74. Dave Ildefonso guided his side to the victory with 20 points, six rebounds, and three assists. John Lloyd Clemente came off the bench and contributed 16 points and four boards, Patrick Yu scored 13, and Senegalese big man Issa Gaye nabbed a double-double with his 11 points, 16 rebounds, and three blocks. The superb showing allowed the Bulldogs to wrap up their assignments in the developmental ranks on a solid note, ending with a 4-5 record in the Foundation Group. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME SMDC-NU 100 -- D. Ildefonso 20, Clemente 16, Yu 13, Gaye 11, Mangayao 8, Gallego 7, Rangel 7, Mosqueda 6, Tibayan 5, Diputado 5, Minerva 2, Oczon 0, Joson 0, Abatayo 0. PERPETUAL 74 -- Peralta 18, Aurin 12, Adamos 11, Charcos 9, Sese 6, Martel 5, Guissani 4, Pasia 3, Razon 2, Egan 2, Cuevas 2, Lanoy 0, Tamayo 0. QUARTER SCORES: 22-15, 43-36, 67-49, 100-74. SECOND GAME CHE'LU 77 -- Batino 14, Viernes 13, Suerte 13, Bautista 10, Dagangon 9, Collado 7, Dumapig 4, Taganas 3, Manalang 2, Siruma 2, Gabo 0, Bringas 0, Ng 0. FAMILY MART-ENDERUN 72 -- Chauca 18, Gotladera 17, Hayes 13, Escoto 9, Kuoakou 3, Nunez 3, Gatdula 3, Dungan 3, Vidal 2, Sacundo 1, Tancioco 0, Dela Cruz 0. QUARTER SCORES: 12-22, 38-42, 54-62, 77-72......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Leonard stars in Raptors Game 3 adjustments

By John Schuhmann, NBA.com TORONTO -- Kawhi Leonard has grown into one of the best offensive players in the world, a machine that ranks second in this postseason in scoring (32.0 points per game), with an ultra-efficient true shooting percentage of 65.5 percent (third-best among players with at least 50 postseason field goal attempts). But what makes Leonard truly special is how good he can be on both ends of the floor ... in the playoffs ... having played more than 50 minutes ... while hobbled by a leg injury ... and with his team's season on the line. [Watch the Playoffs on NBA League Pass for 30% less with this limited time offer! Select Annual package and use code SAVE30 at checkout to redeem] The Toronto Raptors are still alive in the Eastern Conference finals, having escaped with a 118-112, double-overtime victory in Game 3 on Sunday (Monday, PHL time). They're still alive because Marc Gasol finally made the shots the Milwaukee Bucks have been daring him to shoot all along, because Pascal Siakam had his best game of the series, and because Fred VanVleet and Danny Green picked timely moments for their only buckets on a night in which they combined to shoot 2-for-20. But mostly, the Raptors have a chance to even this series in Game 4 because Leonard was the better of the two superstars on the floor. And he was just that, in part, because he was defending the other one. Through the first two games of the series, Pascal Siakam has been the primary defender on Giannis Antetokounmpo, with Leonard defending Khris Middleton. Antetokounmpo hadn't exactly gone wild in the first two games (totaling 54 points and 11 assists), but the Raptors needed to change something. And the primary adjustments in Game 3 were in the matchups. On the first possession, Leonard was guarding Antetokounmpo, Siakam had shifted over to Eric Bledsoe, and Kyle Lowry had taken the Middleton assignment. Things didn't stay that way all game long. The Raptors switched often and couldn't worry about matchups when defending the Bucks in transition. And no matter who the initial defender is, guarding Antetokounmpo is always a five-man job, with the other four needing to be ready to help on Antetokounmpo's relentless attacks of the basket. "One man can't guard him," Leonard acknowledged. "It takes the whole team." But in regard to 1-on-1 defense, Leonard is the best that the Raptors have. And the adjustment worked. The Bucks scored just seven points on their first 13 possessions of Game 3 and only three of their 26 first-quarter shots came in the restricted area. "We wanted to take a look at it early to see how it looked," Nurse said of the Antetokounmpo-Leonard matchup. "It looked pretty good, so we stuck with it." Leonard played Antetokounmpo tighter than the MVP favorite had been defended in the first two games. "He was up and not giving him quite as much runway to get flying off of," Nurse said. "But so were the other guys that ended up on him in a switch or in different parts of the game. They were all a little bit more locked in. We took steps forward to get physical. The other night we were backing away from everything." The Bucks punished the Raptors with a few transition three's and eventually got to the basket. But their 112 points on 120 possessions was their second-worst offensive output of the postseason. Antetokounmpo, who entered Game 3 averaging a postseason-best 15.1 points in the paint per game, finished with just 10 points in the paint on Sunday (Monday, PHL time). It wasn't his lowest total of the postseason, but it was a low mark considering the season-high 45 minutes that he played before fouling out on the Raptors' first possession of the second overtime. The 8.1 points in the paint per 36 minutes were Antetokounmpo's third-lowest output in his 84 games this season. Leonard, meanwhile, scored a game-high 36 points despite suffering an apparent left leg injury less than three minutes in, either on the take-off or the landing of a fast-break bucket after one of Milwaukee's 20 turnovers. He looked hobbled for the rest of the night, but a hobbled Kawhi Leonard is still the best that the Raptors have. "Obviously, he wasn't moving very fast," VanVleet said. "But if he's out there, he's good enough." And he was, seemingly, all the Raptors had offensively late in the game. When they couldn't get him the ball in the post against Malcolm Brogdon, he had to go out to the perimeter to get it. Most of the iso-ball stuff didn't work, but all the work the Raptors' did defensively eventually allowed them to break through in the second overtime. With the Raptors up one and a little more than three minutes to go, Bledsoe got a switch onto Gasol and attacked. Danny Green came from the weak side to help, leaving Brogdon wide-open in the corner. That's where Bledsoe was looking to go with it, but Green got his hand on the pass, Leonard picked up the loose ball, and raced down the floor for a lefty dunk over Nikola Mirotic. Three possessions later, Toronto's lead was back to one point when Middleton got a switch onto VanVleet. Leonard came over to double and deflected the pass. Brogdon was the first to get to the loose ball, but Leonard snatched it away from him and took it the other way for another dunk. "His defense was probably the biggest key of the game," Nurse said of Leonard. "Offense was hard to come by there for both teams for a while, and any time you can get a steal and a breakout, it's a huge momentum play." In 568 career games prior to Sunday (Monday, PHL time), Leonard had never played more than 46 minutes. He played 52 minutes and eight seconds in Game 3, and the Raptors needed every last bit of it. They'll need more in Game 4 on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time), and they'll have to hope that Leonard can recover in the next 48 hours. "Fifty-two minutes and it's in the playoffs," Leonard said, "so you definitely feel it. When you play 30 minutes, you feel it still. You just got to not worry about it, get my treatment and move on to the next one." There was always going to be a next one. But Leonard and the Raptors have made sure that Game 4 won't be the last one. John Schuhmann is a senior stats analyst for NBA.com. You can e-mail him here, find his archive here and follow him on Twitter. The views on this page do not necessarily reflect the views of the NBA, its clubs or Turner Broadcasting......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Cebuano director eyes John Lloyd Cruz-Sarah Geronimo tandem for dream film

Cebu City, Philippines—If Cebuano director Keith Deligero would have his dream film, he would choose John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo as his lead stars. In an interview during the #CDNFreshtalk, a Sunday  program of Cebu Daily News Digital in its Facebook page, Deligero said he dreams of both Kapamilya stars leading his planned romantic […] The post Cebuano director eyes John Lloyd Cruz-Sarah Geronimo tandem for dream film appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Filipinos go on epic martial arts showdown with Keanu Reeves in John Wick 3

Filipinos go on epic martial arts showdown with Keanu Reeves in John Wick 3 Philippine Star Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves is back for another installment of the action-packed John Wick: Chapter 3Parab.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2019Related News

Comment on Animal Care Ordinance pushed by John Fregans

It should be the concern of the city to humanly and cleanly treat those animals in there charge. The worth of a society is shown in the way they treat there animals. The City of Bacolod should be known around the country for the care they give to there rescued animals. It is with in you ability to do this. If you show concern you will be surprised by the support the citizens will give you. I would volunteer my time to the shelter but I have been ignored by the government many times as I am an expat and my help is not wanted. My information has been given to Juan N.Orola Jr. during an expat meeting. To date I have had no contact. But none the less I again will offer my time to help get a real humain policy instituted at the city kennel to help turn you into a no kill shelter. This should be a goal of all city officials......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2019Related News