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PBA D-League: St. Clare gives Go for Gold-CSB a dose of reality

St. Clare College-Virtual Reality chalked one in the win column, topping Go for Gold-CSB, 92-78, Thursday in the 2019 PBA D-League at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Joshua Fontanilla came out of nowhere and dropped 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, alongside four steals, three rebounds, two blocks, and two blocks to help the Saints bamboozle the Scratchers after a spirited third quarter run. The 20-year-old guard commanded the 18-5 assault that turned a 70-68 lead to a 14-point advantage, 88-74 lead in the final two minutes of the game. "Buo lang ang loob ng bata. Napagalitan ko siya pero pagbalik, nag-take over. Maganda ang pagtapos sa game," said coach Jinino Manansala of Fontanilla. Junjie Hallare chipped in 13 points, six boards, three assists, and three steals, Ray Rubio shared 11 points, nine rebounds, and four assists, and Irvin Palencia had 11 points, three rebounds, and three assists in the victory to join the early leaders of the Aspirants Group. Go for Gold-CSB succumbed to its second defeat after winning the Foundation Cup last season. Justin Gutang paced the wasteful Scratchers with 16 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals, as he went 5-of-13 from the field. Go for Gold-CSB committed 33 turnovers for the game as Gutang and Unique Naboa both wasted the ball five times each. BOX SCORES ST. CLARE-VIRTUAL REALITY 92 -- Fontanilla 27, Hallare 13, Rubio 11, Palencia 11, Ambuludto 9, Pare 8, Santos 7, Rivera 3, Fuentes 3, Tecson 0, De Leon 0. GO FOR GOLD-CSB 78 -- Gutang 16, Belgica 13, Haruna 12, Adams 9, Dixon 8, Naboa 5, Pangalangan 4, Pasturan 4, Leutcheu 3, Carlos 2, Velasco 2, Young 0, Nayve 0, Lim 0. QUARTER SCORES: 22-16, 38-33, 59-60, 92-78......»»

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WATCH: CCTV clips show before, after EDSA shooting

MANILA, Philippines – The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Eastern Police District (EPD) has released the CCTV clips showing scenes before and after the EDSA shooting that killed businessman Jose Luis Yulo and his driver Allan Santos on February 17. In a press conference on Thursday, February 21, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News19 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

DA approves P3-million grant for swine multiplier farm in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 Feb) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has approved a grant of around P3 million for the establishment of a swine multiplier farm in South Cotabato province. Dr. Flora Bigot, officer-in-charge of the Provincial Veterinary Office, said the preparations are underway for the implementation of the project, which will […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 19th, 2019Related News

GenSan city hospital goes ‘paperless’

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 Feb) – The city government has adopted new management systems – mainly going “paperless” – in a bid to enhance the operations of the city hospital and address the perennial delay in the procurement and delivery of supplies and medicines for the facility. Glenvil Gonzales, administrator of the local […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 19th, 2019Related News

GenSan LGU provides Moro, Lumad residents easy access to civil registry services

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 19 Feb) – Moro and B’laan tribal residents here may now avail of free civil registration services through a new program of the city government. The “Rehistro Project: Free On Time Registration for IPs (Indigenous Peoples) and Muslims” program formally rolled out this week. It is a partnership between the […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 19th, 2019Related News

South Cotabato’s HIV/AIDS program may get WHO recognition

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 February) – The World Health Organization (WHO) is eyeing South Cotabato province’s initiatives on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) as model for local government interventions. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office, said Monday a team from the WHO visited the province […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 19th, 2019Related News

South Cotabato to immunize 6,700 kids vs measles, other diseases

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 February) — Health personnel in South Cotabato province are targeting to cover around 6,700 children for its ongoing catch-up immunization activities against measles and two other viral diseases. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., head of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Monday they have deployed health teams in various barangays to […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 19th, 2019Related News

Cotabato’s HIV/AIDS program may get WHO recognition

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 February) – The World Health Organization (WHO) is eyeing South Cotabato province’s initiatives on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) as model for local government interventions. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office, said Monday a team from the WHO visited the province […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2019Related News

Cotabato to immunize 6,700 kids vs measles, other diseases

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 February) — Health personnel in South Cotabato province are targeting to cover around 6,700 children for its ongoing catch-up immunization activities against measles and two other viral diseases. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., head of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Monday they have deployed health teams in various barangays to […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2019Related News

Task group formed to probe businessman Yulo’s slay

MANILA, Philippines --- A special investigation task group (SITG) was created by the Eastern Police District (EPD) on Monday to fast-track the investigation on the murder of businessman Jose Luis Yulo and his driver.   Yulo, 62, and driver Allan Nomer Santos were onboard a Toyota Grandia when they were shot by motorcycle-riding suspects along Edsa in front of a hospital in Barangay Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City, at around 3:30 p.m on Sunday.   Police said the assailants wore black jackets and blue and black helmets.   The task group dubbed "SITG Yulo" is now studying the trajectory and cross-matching of bullets and fingerprints found at the vehicle,...Keep on reading: Task group formed to probe businessman Yulo’s slay.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 18th, 2019Related News

Davao-Gensan-Bitung route to resume this year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 17 Feb) -- Senior officials from the Philippines and Indonesia met at the sidelines of the 2019 BIMP-EAGA Strategic Planning Meeting in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia on February 14, to discuss the resumption of the Davao City-General Santos City-Bitung (D/GB) shipping route with a Manila-based shipping company, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) assistant secretary Romeo Montenegro said on Sunday......»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

DPWH finishes retrofitting of Malibay Bridge in Pasay City Manila Bulletin News

DPWH finishes retrofitting of Malibay Bridge in Pasay City Manila Bulletin Improvement works on an old bridge across Epifanio delos Santos Avenue in Pasay City have been completed, the Department of.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Duterte: I don’t know about Ressa’s arrest

CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACAN --- President Duterte has distanced himself from the cyberlibel case of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa that had led to her arrest, saying he had nothing to do with it.   The President on Thursday said he did not even know businessman Wilfredo Keng, who filed the complaint in the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Ressa and former Rappler researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr.   "I don't know Keng. Frankly, I do not know him or what prompted him to file a case," Duterte told reporters after rallying support here for 11 senatorial candidates he endorsed in May's midterm elections.   "I really don't know about [Ressa's case and arre...Keep on reading: Duterte: I don’t know about Ressa’s arrest.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2019Related News

JBC releases shortlist of candidates for new SC associate justice

MANILA, Philippines --- The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) released on Friday its shortlist of candidates for the Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice position vacated by Lucas Bersamin when he was appointed chief justice. A total of 13 candidates made it to the list, including Court of Appeals (CA) justices Edgardo Delos Santos and Amy Lazaro-Javier, who were leading the list with six votes each. Meanwhile, Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) justice Roman Del Rosario and CA justices Japar Dimaampao and Ramon Garcia received five votes each. Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparao Cabotaje-Tang and CA justices Henri Jean-Paul Balinghasay Inting, Jhosep Ylarde Lopez, Mario Lopez, Eduardo...Keep on reading: JBC releases shortlist of candidates for new SC associate justice.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2019Related News

Cyberlibel complainant ‘grateful’ to DOJ, fighting Rappler ‘to very end’

The private complainant in the cyberlibel case the government brought against Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr. on Thursday welcomed the indictments, saying "no one is above the law."   In a statement issued by his lawyers, businessman Wilfredo Keng said he was "deeply grateful" that Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors decided to file the case in court.   "While I am aware that this vindication is but the start of what may be a long and arduous process, I am committed to see this legal battle to the very end," Keng said, adding that he wanted the case to serve as a warning to journalists that "no one is above the law."   Exponen...Keep on reading: Cyberlibel complainant ‘grateful’ to DOJ, fighting Rappler ‘to very end’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2019Related News

Wilfredo Keng sees vindication in fight vs ‘irresponsible media’

Businessman Wilfredo Keng yesterday thanked the Department of Justice for resolving to file cyber libel charges against online news website Rappler officers Maria Ressa and Reynaldo Santos and he is prepared for a lengthy legal process......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Duterte denies involvement in Maria Ressa cyber libel case

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he has nothing to do with the cyber libel case that led to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa's arrest on Wednesday, February 13. Duterte claims he does not even know Wilfredo Keng, the businessman who filed the complaint against Ressa and former Rappler researcher Reynaldo Santos ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

STATEMENT of Mr. Wilfredo D. Keng on the Cybercrime of Libel criminal case filed against Reynaldo Santos, Jr., and Maria Angelita Ressa, of Rappler, Inc. 

Of the many virtues guarded by democratic nations, justice and protection against libelous speech may well be the most difficult to attain. Apart from the unfortunate reality that necessary legal machinery may be inaccessible to many, technology and modernity have so drastically changed the information highway such that information-sharing has become virtually and instantaneously boundless - both global in reach and perpetual in duration......»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

SouthCot steps up anti-rabies vaccination campaign

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 Feb) – The provincial government of South Cotabato is set to expand its vaccination activities against rabies for pet animals, especially dogs, as it moves to eradicate the disease in the area in three years. Dr. Flora Bigot, officer-in-charge of the Provincial Veterinary Office, said Thursday preparations are underway […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Rising measles cases noted in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 Feb) – Health personnel in Sarangani Province are closely monitoring several villages in at least two municipalities due to the rising cases of measles since last month. Dr. Arvin Alejandro, Provincial Health Office chief, said they have dispatched teams to treat cases of suspected measles and conduct immunization activities […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News