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The STAR Cover (November 21, 2018)

The STAR Cover (November 21, 2018).....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News1 min. ago Related News

Alaska, Magnolia both hungry for elusive PBA title

Streaks will be at stake when Magnolia tangles with Alaska for the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup crown. The Aces look to arrest a Finals drought that has hovered the franchise the last four seasons, while the Hotshots seek to preserve what has been a string of productive outings by their sister teams. "I feel like all of the PBA fans will enjoy with this series," Magnolia coach Chito Victolero said in Filipino during the series presser Tuesday in Libis. "The competitive edge of both teams will push each other to the limit." "And both are hungry, too," he said of the protagonists in the showcase that kicks off Dec. 5 at MOA Arena. "I don't know what's going to happen," chimed in...Keep on reading: Alaska, Magnolia both hungry for elusive PBA title.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 1 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

‘Samuel’ slows down, to make landfall in Eastern Samar, Dinagat islands

The Tropical Depression "Samuel" has slightly slowed down as it heads toward the Leyte Gulf Area, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said it is expected to make landfall between the Southern portion of Eastern Samar and Dinagat islands this evening. As of 7 p.m., Pagasa said Samuel was last spotted at 135 kilometers east-southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, moving west-northwest at 15 kilometers per hour (kph). It has maximum sustained winds of up to 55 kph and gustiness of up to 65 kph. Pagasa said moderate to heavy rains, which may result in flooding and landslides, is expected o...Keep on reading: ‘Samuel’ slows down, to make landfall in Eastern Samar, Dinagat islands.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 1 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 43 killed

Updated @ 12:43 a.m., Nov. 21, 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan --- A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Muslim religious scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 43 people, Afghan officials said. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said another 83 people were wounded in the attack, which took place as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. He said more than 20 people are in critical condition and that the toll could rise. The suicide bomber was able to sneak into a wedding hall in Kabul where hundreds of religious scholars and clerics had gathered to mark the occasion. "The victims of the attack unfortuna...Keep on reading: Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 43 killed.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 1 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Playwright Alberto S. Florentino, 1931-2018

NEW YORK---I heard last month, from the fictionist Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, that the writer Alberto Florentino had passed away in late September. The immediate cause of death was pneumonia, complicated by the fact that he had had Alzheimer's for some time. At the time of his death, Bert had been living with his wife, Eva, in Portland, Oregon, where they had moved from New York about a decade ago, to be closer to their daughter Lisa and her family. I knew of Bert before I met him in New York. He had made a name for himself by winning a Palanca award for his play The World Is an Apple, when he was all of twenty-three years of age. Significantly, Bert had also been the publishe...Keep on reading: Playwright Alberto S. Florentino, 1931-2018.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 1 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Radyo Mindanao November 19, 2018

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Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: News2 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Radyo Mindanao November 20, 2018

 You are listening to Radyo Mindanao – broadcast daily from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on mindanaoexaminer.com For radio […].....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: News2 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Assurance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Last November 7, 2018, I talked on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or Industry 4.0) and its impact on the accounting and assurance professions, as a guest speaker to the 13th…READ The post Assurance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News3 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

PCSO chalks up P55-billion initial target for 2018

PCSO chalks up P55-billion initial target for 2018.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: News3 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

House seeks to make 2018 budget available beyond 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The  House of Representatives is seeking to extend for one year the availability of funds allocated for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) and for capital outlay under the 2018 national budget.    On Tuesday, November 20, lawmakers approved House Joint Resolution (HJR) 32 on second ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News4 hr. 14 min. ago Related News

24 municipalities now under administration

Since October 2016, 24 municipalities have been placed under administration, with 13 of these being placed under administration since June.This is according to the Department of Cooperative.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News6 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Mobile Legends meets Filipino basketball ‘liga’ in new esports tournament

An ongoing mobile gaming tournament seeks to introduce a new twist to the local multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) scene by combining street basketball culture with mobile gaming. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is holding MLBB: LIGA in the last quarter of 2018, a three-part MOBA tournament held in various neighborhoods across Metro Manila. The tournament […] The post Mobile Legends meets Filipino basketball ‘liga’ in new esports tournament appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top7 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Masungi Georeserve wins international environmental award for innovative ‘geotourism’

The famed Masungi Georeserve has won the 2018 Pathfinder Award Special Commendation, a special environmental conservation award presented by various international groups. The sprawling 430-hectare conservation area was selected by the United National Development Programme, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, World Commission on Protected Areas and WildArk at the recent 14th Conference of Parties to the UN […] The post Masungi Georeserve wins international environmental award for innovative ‘geotourism’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: Top7 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Azkals, Thailand in Bacolod for key AFF Suzuki Cup match

A KEY Group B match in the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup is to take place today in Bacolod City as the Philippine national men’s football team takes on Thailand in a battle of unbeaten teams in the grouping......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance9 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Kagay-anon Booter wins Golden Boot in Asia’s Largest Int’l Youth Football Tournament

Cagayan de Oro booter Carlo Dorin won the coveted Golden Boot award and played a key role in helping the Philippines’ Great Oak Manor (GOM) win back-to-back championships in the prestigious SingaCup in Singapore recently. Great Oak Manor (Philippines) was crowned U18 Champion 2018 via a penalty shootout over Kelab Bolasepak Remaja Shah Alam (Malaysia) (3) 0-0 (2). SportCares (Singapore) finished third in this tourney billed as Asia’s largest international youth football tournament, held Nov. 3 to Nov. 9, 2018 at Turf City, Singapore......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: News10 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Durian

Durian sells for P60 per kilo in this stall in Astorga, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur. November 17, 2018. The price would go down to as low as P30 per kilo during the peak season. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: News11 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

November 20, 2018 “TD Samuel” Severe Weather Warning for Visayas

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #8 FOR: Tropical Depression “#SamuelPH” Tropical Cyclone: WARNING ISSUED AT: 5:00 AM, 20 November 2018 TROPICAL DEPRESSION “SAMUEL” HAS MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE TOWARD THE DINAGAT-SAMAR-LEYTE AREA. Moderate to heavy rains which may trigger flooding and landslides, are expected over Caraga Region, Northern Mindanao, Eastern Visayas, Central and […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News13 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Capitol Kicks Off Nat’l Drug Prevention Week with a Color Fun Run

The Cebu Provincial Government started the National Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week celebration with the “3rd Run Free, Be Drug Free Color Fun Run” held at the Capitol grounds early morning Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. The Color Fun Run was spearheaded by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), in partnership with the Cebu […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News13 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

President Duterte Promotes PH Key Interests in 33rd ASEAN and 26th APEC Summits

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte arrived here on Sunday, November 18, after the successful participation in the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Singapore and the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) in Papua New Guinea from November 12 to 18, 2018. The Chief Executive, throughout the series of international commitments, continued to advance the […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News13 hr. 1 min. ago Related News

Student loan debt still crippling burden for millions of Americans

WASHINGTON, United States--- Michael Bloomberg's record $1.8 billion donation for financial aid to Johns Hopkins University highlights the problem of student debt in America, which can still be a burden even years after graduation. According to the Department of Education, 42.2 million Americans were repaying a federal student loan at the end of June 2018 for a total sum of nearly $1.5 trillion, the largest volume of debt after home loans. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York, said he was making the gift to his alma mater to help qualified low- and middle-income students more easily afford access to university in a country where post-secondary education fees at elite schools...Keep on reading: Student loan debt still crippling burden for millions of Americans.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 13 hr. 48 min. ago Related News