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Manganti, Sarr falter as Falcons hold off Tigers

Adamson University depended on its bench players to hold off University of Sto. Tomas (UST), 79-71, and stay unscathed in Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum. With lackluster efforts from Sean Manganti and Papi Sarr, the Soaring Falcons leaned on their second-stringers to post [...] The post Manganti, Sarr falter as Falcons hold off Tigers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

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AVC Asian Cup: PHI repeats over Kazakhstan for ninth place

Cha Cruz-Behag displayed veteran composure down the stretch to will the Philippines to a hard-fought, 25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 17-25, 15-8 repeat win over Kazakhstan Saturday to salvage a ninth place finish in the AVC Asian Cup at the Korat Chatchai Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The F2 Logistics team captain scored five of the Filipinas last seven points including the match-clinching crosscourt kill in the PHI second straight win over the young Kazakhstan team. The Philippines closed the tournament at ninth spot to end their campaign on a high note despite being relegated into the Challenge Cup after falling short of advancing in the quarterfinals. Mylene Paat led the Nationals with 18 points built on 12 kills, four aces and two kill blocks, Alyssa Valdez had 17 markers while Cruz-Behag copped 16 markers highlighted by 14 spikes.    Mika Reyes sparked the PHI’s closing charge to push the country’s 8-7 lead into a seven-point gap. After Reyes attack, Cruz-Behag punched in four straight points before the Kazakhs committed an error to give the PHI a 14-7 lead. The Filipinas committed an error in the next play before Cruz-Behag  whipped a killer crosscourt to finish off Kazakhstan, which the Philippines defeated in the group stage in four sets. Overall, the PHI finished with a 2-3 win-loss record while Kazakhstan ended their stint without a single win in five outings. Diana Grokhotova and Dinara Syzdykova posted 16 points each to lead Kazakhstan......»»

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Finalists for the 2018 Asian International Children’s Film Festival to fly to Japan

The following is a press release from the Embassy of Japan. Eight Filipino high school students will represent the Philippines in the 2018 Asian International Children’s Film Festival under the JENESYS2018Programme. High school students from all over the Philippines submitted 3-minute film entries under the theme “Self-Responsibility”. The top three entries ........»»

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Clutch Paul Zamar downplays role in Ginebra overtime stunner

  MANILA, Philippines – Paul Zamar is seemingly carving a reputation as a basketball heartbreaker. Back when he was plying his craft  as an import for Thailand's Mono Vampire team in the Asean Basketball League (ABL), he routinely silenced the home crowds of eventual champion San Miguel Alab Pilipinas with his cold-blooded ........»»

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INSIDE STORY: How Duterte handled Trillanes fiasco from Israel, Jordan

MANILA, Philippines – As President Rodrigo Duterte took off for official visits to Israel and Jordan on September 2, he left behind a big surprise for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and the public. But it turned out that the most surprised was the President's own ........»»

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HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World Philippines 2018 Beach Beauty Competition

PALAWAN, Philippines – The world-renowned tourist destination of El Nido, Palawan played host to the Miss World Philippines 2018 Beach Beauty Competition on Thursday, September 20. The 40 candidates were welcomed by Mayor Nieves Cabunalda Rosento and very accommodating local government officials. The candidates were so proud to know that for almost ........»»

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Tropical depression outside PAR becomes Tropical Storm Trami

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) intensified into a tropical storm on Saturday morning, September 22. It has been given the international name ........»»

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Bocaue police chief arrested for extortion

MANILA, Philippines – The police chief of Bocaue, Bulacan was arrested for extortion in an entrapment operation past midnight of Saturday, September 22. Police Superintendent Juwen Dela Cruz allegedly asked for an iPhone X worth P75,000 in exchange for the release of a confiscated vehicle. The Montero SUV, owned ........»»

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Beginner s Guide: Say the name, Seventeen!

MANILA, Philippines – There's a chance you've only heard of them now, but it’s actually the third time for Seventeen to visit the Philippines and perform for their fans. Seventeen is a 13-member South Korean boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment. They debuted on May 26, 2015, and were the ........»»

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Naga, Cebu landslide: At least 897 families affected

MANILA, Philippines – At least 897 families, or 2,836 individuals were affected bt the landslide in Naga City, Cebu ........»»

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Undefeated Adamson downs gritty UST

      MANILA, Philippines – The undefeated Adamson Falcons maintained their grip of the solo lead with a 79-71 triumph over the tenacious UST Growling Tigers in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament on Saturday, September 22 at the Araneta Coliseum. Jerrick Ahanmisi pumped in 20 points to power the Falcons, who ........»»

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LOOK: Largest wedding cake in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines –  The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Baguio (HRAB) on Saturday, September 22, presented what it called the “largest wedding cake” to mark the 14th edition of its Hotel and Restaurant Tourism Weekend. Around 43 couples at a government-sponsored mass wedding were among the first ........»»

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Metro Manila police to file complaint vs blogger Drew Olivar over bomb scare

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila police will file a complaint against controversial blogger Drew Olivar over his bomb scare post on social media. In a press briefing on Saturday, September 22, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Guillermo Eleazar said that Olivar's actions would not be taken lightly. "Ito ay ........»»

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[OPINION] Of Marcos, Duterte, and Zeman: Reviving the ghosts of the past

    The Philippines on Friday, September 21, marked the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by former president Ferdinand Marcos which plunged the country into a dark era of dictatorship. Thousands of people came out to rally in Manila and other cities across the archipelago not just to show their indignation for the ........»»

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Tropical Storm Trami slightly intensifies outside PAR

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Trami, which is located outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), slightly accelerated and intensified on Saturday afternoon, September 22. In a bulletin released 5 pm ........»»

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Franz Pumaren carving unbeaten Adamson s team-first identity

    MANILA, Philippines – Leave it to a multi-titled UAAP coach to pump new life into a lifeless collegiate team. Just in his third season with the Adamson Soaring Falcons, head coach Franz Pumaren has taken the former cellar-dweller into two straight Final Four appearances. And by the looks of things in ........»»

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LOOK: Volunteers together WWF-Philippines particpate in the annual coastal clean…

LOOK: Volunteers together WWF-Philippines particpate in the annual coastal cleanup here at Batangas. Tons of garbage were collected at the shorline of Pico Beach. #HamiloCoastalCleanUp#AyokoNgPlastic Source link: LOOK: Volunteers together WWF-Philippines particpate in the annual coastal clean….....»»

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1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Mckinley West for 8,100,000 – Web reference 113170481 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

Park Mckinley West in Mckinley Hill Fort Bonifacio Near McKinley Hill, BGC, airport, Makati Near Forbes Park and Manila Polo Club Available Units: 1BR to 5BR Penthouse unit available (limited) AVAILABLE NO DOWNPAYMENT TERM! 4 YRS TO PAY and NO INTEREST! Starts at Php.18,000 per month ONE BEDROOM UNIT 35-48sq.m Bedroom with Modular Closet Common… link: 1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Mckinley West for 8,100,000 – Web reference 113170481 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

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Avenues for stronger Philippines-Japan linkages

In light of the devastation brought forth by Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the families of victims and sympathize with all those who were affected......»»

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Rice imports seen to exceed 1.5 million metric tons in 2019

The Philippines is expected to import more rice next year as local production will still not be able to cover the national demand for the country’s staple and as preparation for the 2019 midterm elections, the United States Department of Agriculture said......»»

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