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Rocket guys shake PH hotel industry

Two young Frenchmen, working for Rocket Internet SE of Germany, are shaking the Philippine accommodation industry, offering budget hotel rooms in premium locations such as Manila, Cebu and Boracay for as low as P850 a night......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJan 21st, 2017Related News

4 quakes shake Italy, isolating towns blanketed under snow

ROME — Four strong earthquakes on yesterday shook the same region of central Italy that suffered deadly temblors last year, sending quake-rattled residents i.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: WorldJan 18th, 2017Related News

IN PHOTOS: Miss U candidates shake up Sinulog in swimwear

CEBU, Philippines — Not even the intermittent weather could break the Sinul.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesJan 17th, 2017Related News

Jokic scores career-high 30, Nuggets beat Magic

em>By Pat Graham, Associated Press /em> DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored a career-high 30 points, Emmanuel Mudiay dished out a career-best 13 assists and the Denver Nuggets followed up their 'home' win in London with another at the Pepsi Center, beating the Orlando Magic 125-112 on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time). Jokic also grabbed 11 rebounds and Kenneth Faried scored 20 points for the Nuggets, who certainly packed their surging offense with them when they returned home from London. They routed Indiana 140-112 last Thursday (Friday, PHL time) in England and remained on that sort of shooting streak, hitting a season-high 58.4 percent from the floor. They also had 33 assists. Elfrid Payton scored 20 points and had 12 assists as the Magic fell to 1-4 on their current six-game trip. Denver arrived home from London late on Friday (Saturday, PHL time), took Saturday off (Sunday, PHL time) and then went through an intense practice Sunday (Monday, PHL time) designed to shake any sort of lingering jet lag. 'Now, it's mental,' Nuggets coach Michael Malone said before the game. 'Can you push all that tiredness and fatigue and jet lag out of you mind?' They certain did. Up 69-63 early in the third quarter, the Nuggets pulled away with a 16-2 run. The Magic cut into a 22-point deficit, but Faried put the game way with an emphatic dunk with 1:28 remaining. The officials operated with a two-person crew after Nick Buchert was a late scratch for personal reasons. It really didn't seem to be an issue for Tom Washington and Justin VanDuyne, who were never really out of position. strong>TIP-INS /strong> em> strong>Magic: /strong> /em> G/F Evan Fournier was out with a bruised right heel. C Nikola Vucevic scored 17 points, and the Magic had seven players in double figures. em> strong>Nuggets: /strong> /em> G Gary Harris suffered a sprained right ankle early in the first quarter and didn't return. X-rays were negative. Jokic had five assists. He entered the game averaging 3.9, which is fourth-best among centers. strong>ALL-STAR ATTENTION? /strong> Although Jokic is averaging 13.3 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.9 assists, Malone doesn't expect his big man to be in All-Star consideration just yet. That has to do with Denver's sub-.500 record and not his play. 'Unless you're winning, I don't think you're going to be in the conversation,' Malone said. 'With that being said, everybody in the NBA knows Nikola and what he brings to the table. He's probably one of the most fun players to watch.' strong>UP NEXT /strong> em> strong>Magic: /strong> /em> At New Orleans on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) for the sixth and final game of this trip. em> strong>Nuggets: /strong> /em> At Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night (Wednesday, PHL time). The Nuggets are 1-6 in the second game of a back-to-back this season. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 16th, 2017Related News

Seahawks suffer yet another road divisional playoff loss

CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer br /> ATLANTA (AP) — Another road divisional round playoff loss didn't shake Russell Wilson's confidence the Seahawks can win away from Seattle at this stage of the postseason. The list of road postseason losses is daunting, however. Seattle's 36-20 loss at Atlanta on Saturday marked the second straight year the Seahawks' season ended with a road divisional round playoff loss, following last year's loss at Carolina. The Seahawks had home-field advantage through the NFC playoffs while making two straight Super Bowl appearances in the 2013 and 2014 seasons. They lost road divisional playoff games in the 2012 and 2010 seasons, to Atlanta and Chicago, respectively. 'I don't think you have to be at home,' Wilson said. 'I think you just have to find a way to win.' Wilson said he was reminded of the loss five years ago in Atlanta when he was a rookie. He said all the success he and the Seahawks have experienced since that loss is a good reason to remain confident — even in road playoff games. 'I think back to 2012, I was young and I was a rookie and I was being put in a position to play and a lot of people told me I couldn't do it,' Wilson said. 'Now for me I think about how far I've come, winning a Super Bowl, winning multiple playoff games, winning as many games as we have. Why would I doubt anything else when I think about what's ahead?' The Seahawks might have pulled off Saturday's road win over the Falcons if not for two key plays. Seattle appeared to be in excellent position to extend a 10-7 lead when Devin Hester returned a punt 80 yards to the Atlanta 7. Instead, a costly holding call against Kevin Pierre-Louis pushed the Seahawks all the way back to the Seattle 7. Cheap flag? Nope. Pierre-Louis conceded 'I was holding' on Atlanta's LaRoy Reynolds. 'I grabbed him a little bit so he wouldn't get down to Hester,' Pierre-Louis said. 'But the referee was able to see it. It cost us.' Two plays later, Wilson was tripped by backup right guard Rees Odhiambo and fell in the end zone for a safety. Hester, who played for the Falcons in 2014-15, said the play 'kind of put a dent in the momentum.' If so, it was a huge dent. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll called the penalty 'a huge turnaround. Just as obvious as you can get, a 70-something yard penalty was just ridiculously large play in the game.' Carroll said the safety 'wasn't the worst thing that happened.' The Falcons seized momentum, however, and scored 10 points on their next two drives to lead 19-10 at halftime. Wilson said the punt return wasn't the only game-changing play. His 58-yard completion to Paul Richardson to the Atlanta 22 with less than 3 minutes remaining was ruled no catch on a review. 'We believe if we had hit that, we score on the next play and the game is real close,' Wilson said. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2017Related News

Not so ‘fast’

Every time people learn I’m taking part in a five- or seven-day fast, they shake their heads in disbelief and soon all the whys, how and what for, begin to p.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2017Related News

A robot built to go where humans can t

GUNPO, South Korea— A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechDec 31st, 2016Related News

(Movie Review) SEKLUSYON: Psychological horror, di gaya ng Shake, Rattle & Roll

(Movie Review) SEKLUSYON: Psychological horror, di gaya ng Shake, Rattle & Roll.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 28th, 2016Related News

Duterte's first 6 months in office: A shake-up - Rappler

Duterte's first 6 months in office: A shake-up - Rappler.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2016Related News

NBA Wrap: Pacers shake off road blues to deny Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Indiana set aside it road blues by rallying from 15 points down and pulling off a surprise 111-102 win at the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday (M.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 5th, 2016Related News

Netizens shake off recent earthquake with 'hugot' posts

Netizens shake off recent earthquake with 'hugot' posts.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2016Related News

Pocari, BaliPure seek to seal V-League title clash

MANILA, Philippines – Pocari Sweat and BaliPure go all out to finish off UST and Customs, respectively, today as they try to arrange a showdown for the Shake.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 6th, 2016Related News

Strong tremors shake central region – BBC News

Strong tremors shake central region – BBC News.....»»

Source: Mindanaoexaminer MindanaoexaminerCategory: NewsOct 27th, 2016Related News

AT&T buying HBO and CNN owner Time Warner for $85.4 billion

AT&'038;T is buying Time Warner, the owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN, for $85.4 billion in a deal that could shake up the media landscape......»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsOct 22nd, 2016Related News

Workout Wisdom: 5 Effective Pilates Moves That Mold Your Physique

They make you shake, they make you burn, but with effort put in, you'll certainly see a world of difference......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleOct 20th, 2016Related News

Location profiles to replace NWC as next potential ICT BPM sites

TAGBILARAN CITY, October 14 (PIA)&''There is a current move by information communication technology (ICT) and business process management (BPM) bigwigs to shake off the list of next wave cities (NWC) in lieu of a more reliable location profile. No less th.....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2016Related News

Rizal’s ‘Federalism’

"...AS the tendency of countries that have been tyrannized over, when they once shake off the yoke…like the beat of the pendulum, by a law of reaction the Islands will probably declare themselves a federal republic”. Jose Rizal, ‘The Phi.....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsOct 14th, 2016Related News

Blockbuster PBA trade: Star’s Yap for Rain’s Lee

A PAIR of blockbuster trades involving superstars and key players were completed Thursday and are expected to shake-up the landscape in the Philippine Basketball Association in its next season.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsOct 13th, 2016Related News

Palestinian, Israeli leaders shake hands

Palestinian, Israeli leaders shake hands.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 1st, 2016Related News

When China refuses to shake hands

SBP deputy executive director for international affairs Butch Antonio, who accompanied Gilas to Tehran for the recent FIBA Asia Challenge, said he was called.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 28th, 2016Related News