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ABL: Ramos hulks up to a triple-double in Alab s rout of Warriors

Without a doubt, Alab Pilipinas started slow up against Zhuhai on Friday at the Doumen Gymnasium in China. Once they got going, however, there was no slowing them down as the Filipinos rolled over the home team Wolf Warriors, 105-79, all the way a bounce back win in the 2018-2019 Asean Basketball League. Coming off a loss that halted their seven-game win run two days ago, all of back-to-back Local MVP Ray Parks Jr. and Puerto Rican reinforcements PJ Ramos and Renaldo Balkman took time to find their range in this one. With Zhuhai enjoying a 26-19 lead at the 6:35 mark of the second, however, Parks Jr. caught fire in the telling run that swung both the lead and the momentum in favor of his team. It was his back-to-back triples that formed the backbone of the 30-8 tear that erased Alab’s seven-point deficit and erected a 49-34 advantage just right before halftime. Their lead would not go lower than 20 points the rest of the way as they breezed to their 14th win in 17 games. In the end, Parks Jr. had 15 points, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals, staying red-hot as he has been of late. He didn’t play much in the second half, however, and then, it was the Ramos show as he did it all to tally a triple-double of 15 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists. Balkman also added 19 points, seven rebounds, and five assists while Caelan Tiongson and Brandon Rosser each had 10 markers. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

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Man Sets Self on Fire, 3 Houses Burned Down

3 houses burned after a 51 year old man allegedly set himself on fire on Friday in Purok 8, Brgy. Kamputhaw, Cebu City, February 15, 2018. The victim was later identified as Alexander Sanchez, a resident of the area. In an interview with DyHP, the niece of the victim she said that his uncle was […].....»»

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Remittances from overseas Filipinos hit all-time high in 2018

Remittances from overseas Filipinos rose to a record high level last year despite recording the slowest growth in 17 years, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported yesterday......»»

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Pucker up: Kissing Booth 2 in the works

MANILA, Philippines – Apparently, one of Netflix’s most successful  2018 summer films, teeny-bopper romcom The Kissing Booth, is blowing more kisses our way. A sequel to the hit movie is currently in production, bringing along with it the original breakout cast. The teaser on Netflix's ........»»

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Parade route for Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray released

MANILA, Philippines – Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc (BPCI), together with the Miss Universe Organization, released on Friday, February 15, the route information for Catriona Gray's grand parade set to take place on February 21 and 23. The grand homecoming will formally kick off on February 21 at 2 ........»»

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December cash remittances at record high, but 2018 growth slowest on record

CASH sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFW) surged to an all-time high in December and clocked in full-year growth that outpaced the central bank’s growth forecast even as it was the slowest annual increase on record, according to the data which the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) released on Friday......»»

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Go in middle of Magic 12

Former Special Assistant to the President and 2019 senatorial candidate has sustained his strong showing in the senatorial race at the onset of the formal campaign period, landing middle of the “Magic 12” or ranking of 6 -12 based on the 26-31 January 2019 Pulse Asia survey. In the 14-21 December 2018 Pulse Asia survey, […].....»»

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‘Duterte Youth’ member and National Youth Commission chair are taking aim at youth scholars

A member of the “Duterte Youth” group reiterated the proposed removal of scholarships for student rallyists made by National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema. Erap J. De Guzman, a member of right-wing “Duterte Youth” group posted on February 11 a copy of a 2018 report of Radyo Pilipinas wherein Cardema, the chair of Duterte Youth, […] The post ‘Duterte Youth’ member and National Youth Commission chair are taking aim at youth scholars appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

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Jollibee profit hits P7.77B, 2019 capex set at P17.2B - The Manila Times Online

JOLLIBEE Foods Corp. saw its net income jump by 16.5 percent to P7.77 billion in 2018 from P6.67 billion the year before on the back of its strong systemwide retailREAD The post Jollibee profit hits P.....»»

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Why PH lags behind rural, agri devt - The Manila Times Online

(First of three parts) With the countrys agriculture sector growing by a dismal 0.56 percent in 2018 and rural poverty remaining high, there is a need to sound the alarmREAD The post Why PH lags behin.....»»

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You ll love these dolls if you re a fan of Catriona Gray

MANILA, Philippines – It's no secret that pageant fans love Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray. Lately, they've showed their love for her in various forms – from imitating the famous lava walk, recreating her outfits, and even paintings and drawings . (READ: Catriona Gray at Miss Universe 2018: Ambassador for PH culture, design ) But other fans ........»»

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Jollibee nets P8.3 billion in 2018

HOMEGROWN FAST-FOOD giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) booked a 17.1-percent increase in profit in 2018 after opening 502 stores, the […].....»»

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Jollibee& rsquo;s 2018 profit rose 17% to P8.32 billion

Jollibee& rsquo;s 2018 profit rose 17% to P8.32 billion.....»»

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9 Arrested Inside a Drug Den in Lorega

9 persons were arrested inside a drug den after a buy-bust operation was conducted on Tuesday in Sitio Laguna, Brgy. Lorega San Miguel, Cebu City, February 12, 2018. Operatives from Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region Office (PDEA RO) VII conducted the buy-bust operation and arrested drug den maintainers Angelina Porlas and Wilson Gomez. Meanwhile, 7 […].....»»

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Clark earns record P1.35 billion in 2018

Clark Development Corp. (CDC) earned a record P1.35 billion last year on the back of higher revenues, the state agency said in a statement......»»

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Jollibee nets 17% more in 2018, doubles 2019 capex

Filipino-owned fastfood giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) finished 2018 with higher profitability despite a challenging environment brought about by rising inflation rate and slower economic growth......»»

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Jollibee sets P17-billion capital spending for 2019

JOLLIBEE Foods Corp. (JFC) is beefing up capital spending this year to P17.2 billion as it continues to expand its store network this year, following the homegrown food giant’s double-digit profit growth in 2018......»»

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Jollibee profit zooms by 17.1% in 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The profit of Jollibee Foods Corporation jumped by 17.1% to P8.3 billion in 2018, as the company opened 502 stores – the most it has opened in a single year. In a regulatory filing on Thursday, February 14, Jollibee reported system wide retail sales growth of 23.5% ........»»

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Output of industrial crops mostly higher in fourth quarter

PRODUCTION of abaca, coconut, coffee, rubber, and tobacco increased while sugarcane production decreased during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)......»»

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Zambo City lists 2 human, 24 animal bite cases in 2018

THE ZAMBOANGA CITY  Rabies Control and Eradication Coordinating Council (ZCRCECC) has recorded a total of two human and 24 animal […].....»»

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