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DoTr sees low impact of truckers’ ‘Day of Rest’

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) has assured the public that the planned “truck holiday” by small and independent truckers to protest the phase-out of old trucks will have a minimal impact on port operations. The groups of small truckers plan to hold a nearly week-long “Day of Rest” on 19-24 November 2018 in protest to […].....»»

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PH men s poomsae trio bags silver in World Championships

MANILA, Philippines – It didn't take long before the Philippines struck a medal in the 2018 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Taipei. The Filipino trio of Jean Pierre Sabido, Glenn Lava and Ernesto Guzman Jr bagged silver in the men's team over 30 division in Day 1 on Thursday, November ........»»

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Sven-Göran Eriksson gets his groove with the Azkals

MANILA, Philippines – After steering the Philippine Azkals to a brilliant start in the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup, new coach Sven-Göran Eriksson said he already gained a better understanding of the team.  "I have much more knowledge today than I had one week ago. I’ve been working to see ........»»

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Catriona Gray and Jehza Huelar are ready for their beauty battles

MANILA, Philippines – Pageant season kicks into high gear during the last quarter of the year. The fitting finale are the major titles that beauty contestants dream of. Last November 12, 2018, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. hosted the send-off party for Miss Universe Philippines 2018 ........»»

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NBA star lashes out after presenter labels brother a monkey

    ATHENS, Greece – NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo lashed out Thursday, November 15, at a Greek television presenter who described his brother Thanasis as a "monkey" following a EuroLeague game last weekend. Presenter Takis Tsoukalas, a well-known supporter of Olympiakos, targeted Thanasis Antetokounmpo with the "racist" remark shortly after he had ........»»

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Cuenca, Dee boost Cycle PH roster

Cuenca, Dee boost Cycle PH roster.....»»

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LeBron passes Chamberlain for '5 on NBA s all-time scoring list

NBA.com staff report LeBron James hit another career milestone on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) as he passed Wilt Chamberlain for fifth on the NBA's all-time scoring list. The King passes the Big Dipper.@KingJames is now the fifth-highest scorer in NBA history. pic.twitter.com/XHDXoMVCsW — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 15, 2018 James reached 31,420 career points with an and-one free throw in the fourth quarter to pass Chamberlain. James, 33, now sits directly behind Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the NBA's all-time scoring list. James finished the game with a season-high 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Lakers' 126-117 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. 👑 @KingJames walking off with 3️⃣1️⃣,4️⃣2️⃣5️⃣points and the 5th spot on the @NBA all-time scoring list! pic.twitter.com/FzXtV4R9lp — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 15, 2018 “It’s all about hard work.” @KingJames (44p/10r/9a/@Lakers W) walks off as the 5th all-time leading scorer in @NBAHistory! #ThisIsWhyWePlay pic.twitter.com/Z6ZZwhs4J7 — NBA (@NBA) November 15, 2018 Congratulations to @KingJames for passing Laker great Wilt Chamberlain to become 5th all-time leading scorer in NBA history! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 15, 2018 The historic game ball and James' uniform will be donated to the I Promise School in Akron, LeBron announced after the game......»»

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Jett Manuel proud of his boys as UP finally makes UAAP Final Four

Although not being able to personally bring the UP Fighting Maroons to the UAAP Final Four, Jett Manuel was just as happy as he learned of his team's feat. The boys from Diliman have made the postseason for the very first time since 1997, when they were led by the late Bryan Gahol, Joseph "Ogie" Gumatay, and Paolo Mendoza.  Since then, the squad has experienced heartbreak for the next two decades, including a few winless seasons. Manuel, who donned the maroon and white from 2010-16 was not spared from UP's mediocrity, compiling an overall 10-60 record in his five-year playing career, including two 0-14 seasons and the infamous UAAP Season 77 bonfire back in 2014, which celebrated their only win of the campaign. The former team captain admitted that he was following the game while his team, Ginebra, was at shootaround at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, trying to keep their season alive, facing archrivals Magnolia in Game 4 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. "Well, I was secretly following the game throughout my pre-game preparation. Di nga ako nag-pre-game shooting para mapanood ko yung game," Manuel shared. UP was already up by 23 when the opening jump took place for Game 3, so Manuel had a good feeling his alma mater had made it and never knew the actual final results until much later. Despite not leaving the bench the entirety of the game, Manuel went home a happy man as the Fighting Maroons downed the DLSU Green Archers, 97-81, while Ginebra forced a Game 4, 107-103. "I’m sad na I wasn’t there in person, but at least I got the win here today." But before some of his former teammates, now the veterans of the squad entered the hardwood, Manuel relayed a good luck message for the team, who were playing at the Mall of Asia Arena. "I spoke to Paul [Desiderio], I spoke to Diego [Dario], to Gelo [Vito] this morning, just telling them good luck, and yung usual ano, I mean, I’m always there for them. I’m just really happy for them. Yun lang talaga." The licensed engineer also shared how he expected that one day his teammates will bear the fruit of his squad's labor, an accomplishment the UP community has eagerly waited for a very long time. "Me personally, leaving UP with that goal na I wanted to leave something behind, leave a culture behind and try to start something, which will eventually lead to this." However, Manuel felt mixed emotions that UP's victory came at the expense of the Green Archers, where his younger brother, Joaqui plays for as a rookie. "...50-50 yung puso ko eh. I’m Maroon-blooded as well as a Manuel. So at the expense of my brother, yeah, I feel sad, but I’m more happy now that finally, finally [UP made it]." __   Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary......»»

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UAAP: Don t stop Bo-lieving, hold on to that feeling, UP!

When head coach Bo Perasol exited the dugout of the University of the Philippines inside the MOA Arena last Wednesday, he was serenaded with cheers, applause, and “UP Fight!” A fitting welcome for Coach Bo Perasol from the UP community outside the arena. @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/3AjE56nGxS — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) Nobyembre 14, 2018 For the mentor who guided the Fighting Maroons to their first Final Four since 1997, it was nothing but well-deserved. After all, as early as the first round of UAAP Season 81, there were those who were questioning if Coach Bo was the right fit for a State U side with grand plans of breaking through the proverbial glass ceiling. “Yung journey, definitely wasn’t easy,” he told reporters as he looked back at what they went through to get here. This season was always supposed to be when UP ends its 21-year playoff drought. At one point, however, they stood at 3-5, tied for the sixth and seventh spots in the eight-team tournament. Of course, Coach Bo could only admit that then, he himself had doubts. “Pag naririnig niyo akong sinisigawan sila, I wanted to leave them kasi parang iniisip ko, is this worth it? If I keep pushing you then you are not responding, I have an obligation to the community na if I’m not effective as your leader, then I might as well step down,” he shared. He then continued, “This is not about me. This is about winning for the community.” Indeed, the 45-year-old mentor reiterated that ever since he took this post back in 2016, giving the UP community just what they deserved was always his first and foremost goal. As he put it, “Yung burden ko kasi is to win it for the community. There isn’t a push from them na you need to win eh – it’s the other way around.” He then continued, “You see them, you’ve been in UP for a long time, and makikita mong they’re hungry for it. You want it to deliver it to them. Yun yung stress ko, pero alam ko naman na kaya eh.” Now, the Fighting Maroons have proven their coach correct all along – poised to play in their first Final Four game in 21 years. And all of it began because Coach Bo believed – and kept on believing no matter what his doubters said. “Sometimes, you doubt yourself, tao lang tayo eh, but I have to be an example of confidence at what we’ve put it. Mararamdaman natin ang pressure, but you need to go through that para ma-achieve mo yung gusto mo,” he said. With that, the entire Diliman community is, for the first time in a long time, believing – or more pointedly, “Bo-lieving.” For all of those who did not and still do not? “Wala akong masasabi kasi hindi ko naman sila masasagot din eh. Wala akong social media,” the architect of UP’s rebuild said through chuckles. He then continued, “Bahala na lang ang mga players kong sumagot.” --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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Why removal of Filipino, ‘pantikan’ from college curriculum is being criticized

The Supreme Court’s decision to exclude Filipino and Filipino Literature or ‘Panitikan’ as core subjects to be taught in colleges has been criticized by those who believe in the necessity of including the critical study of country’s native language in core curricula. The high court voted in a decision dated October 9, 2018 to lift […] The post Why removal of Filipino, ‘pantikan’ from college curriculum is being criticized appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Early Christmas

Passersby view the Christmas lights and decor outside the house of the Buendia family on Libra Street, GSIS Heights in Davao City on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. For many Filipinos, the onset of “ber” months signals the start of the Yuletide season. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO.....»»

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Duterte OKs renewal of franchise of MBC, 2 others

      President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the renewal of franchise granted to the Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC). Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11109 last Oct. 30, which grants the renewal for another 25 years of MBC's franchise. A copy of the law was shared to the media on Thursday. MBC is a radio and television network currently owned by the FJE Group of Companies, which also operates hotels and a Pasay-based amusement theme park. Its AM flagship station, dzRH is the oldest radio station in the country. Duterte, likewise, approved for another 25 years the franchises of Bright Star Broadcasting Network Corporation and Vanguard Radio Network C...Keep on reading: Duterte OKs renewal of franchise of MBC, 2 others.....»»

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‘Naglakas ako ng loob umakbay’: Nash Aguas on how romance with Mika dela Cruz began

Nash Aguas and Mika dela Cruz looked back recently at how their relationship started --- from being friends during their child star years, to falling for one another now that they have grown up as actors. Aguas was the first to tell his side of the story through an Instagram post last Tuesday, Nov. 13. The 20-year-old actor shared his favorite photo of him and dela Cruz, wherehe is seen whispering something to her, with his arm around her shoulder. This was taken in 2007 during a taping of the now-defunct ABS-CBN noontime show, "Wowowee". Even back then, Aguas already had eyes for dela Cruz, as he admitted she was his crush. He told the story behind the photo: while the noontim...Keep on reading: ‘Naglakas ako ng loob umakbay’: Nash Aguas on how romance with Mika dela Cruz began.....»»

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November 15, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro Issued at: 6:00 AM, 15 November 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 370 km South Southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (6.6 N, 119.8 […].....»»

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Today’s Front Page November 15, 2018

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Ginebra stays alive with gutsy Game 3 win over Magnolia

MANILA, Philippines – Barangay Ginebra lives another day after hacking out a dramatic 107-103 win over Magnolia in Game 3 of 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, November 14.  Justin Brownlee tied his career-high 46 points to go with 19 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks ........»»

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Pacquiao, Broner to unveil fight details next week

    NEW YORK, USA – Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao and former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner will announce details Monday, November 19, in New York about their upcoming bout, expected in January at Las Vegas. Pacquiao owns the World Boxing Association's regular welterweight crown, a step below US unbeaten WBA 'super ........»»

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FRONT PAGE — Thursday, 15 November 2018

FRONT PAGE — Thursday, 15 November 2018.....»»

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Trade group promotes entrepreneurship

The Association of Filipino Franchisers, Inc. (AFFI), the prime trade organization is promoting responsible and home-grown micro, small and medium enterprises through franchising, is launching an activity focused on the youth called EntrepOlympics. The EntrepOlympics 2018-2019 Food Edition is a competition with the goal of sparking an entrepreneurial mindset among them.  It is open to […].....»»

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Teen ‘dope peddlers’ hurt in drug buy-bust

TWO 18-year-old lads were wounded in a police anti-narcotics operation early morning of Nov. 14, 2018 at Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Jesseje Fama of Barangay Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City, and Daniel Balmes of Zarraga, Iloilo allegedly put up a fight with police operatives who were about to arrest them. Fama suffered a gunshot injury on the […] The post Teen ‘dope peddlers’ hurt in drug buy-bust appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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