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ABL 10: Alab Pilipinas bounces back big-time at expense of Saigon

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas is on the up and up anew in the 2019-2020 Asean Basketball League after defending home court versus visiting Saigon, 82-75, Sunday at Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Complex in Laguna. Nick King waxed hot for 26 points on top of 12 rebounds, five assists, and four steals while Sam Deguara and Miah Gray wound up with 15 and 13 markers, respectively, in the Filipinos' mighty rebound back into the win column. Setting it all up was Jason Brickman who only contributed five points, but also collected 14 assists and six rebounds. The Philippines scored no less than 21 points in the first three quarters and enjoyed a lead as big as 23. They would never trail and would never be threatened en route to a share of second in the standings. BOX SCORES SAN MIGUEL ALAB PILIPINAS 82 - King 26, Deguara 15, Gray 13, Heading 9, Domingo 6, Brickman 5, Ganuelas-Rosser 4, Williams 2, Vigil 2, Caracut 0, Aban 0, Rangel 0. SAIGON HEAT 75 - Thompson 32, Taylor 15, White 10, Tran 7, Young 5, Dierker 2, Nguyen 2, Dinh 2. QUARTER SCORES: 25-15, 50-31, 71-54, 82-75......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 9th, 2020Related News

Mickelson chases Pebble Beach win

San Francisco, United States---Phil Mickelson, chasing a record-setting sixth Pebble Beach Pro-Am title, played the angles to pull within one stroke of leader Nick Taylor in the US PGA Tour event on Saturday (Sunday Philippine time)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 9th, 2020Related News

Malware Hides Behind Top Music Award Nominees

Cybercriminals are actively exploiting the names of artists and songs nominated for Grammy 2020 awards, to spread malware. Kaspersky protection technologies detected a 39% rise in attacks (attempts to download or run malicious files) under the guise of nominees’ works in 2019, compared to 2018. Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and Post Malone were attackers’ favorites, […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2020Related News

DOF upbeat in sustaining robust growth

The Department of Finance is optimistic of sustaining the country’s high economic growth trajectory this year given the swift approval of the 2020 General Appropriations Act and the extended validity of certain portions of last year’s  budget......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceFeb 1st, 2020Related News

Swift response should end coronavirus crisis soon

  SINCE the Wuhan coronavirus crisis began last December 31, 2019, the Philippine government has been quick to ensure that the country is safe from the new disease that has already spread to some countries around the globe. The Department of Health (DoH) said 11 foreign nationals – Chinese, Americans, Germans, and Brazilians – were […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2020Related News

A Food Lover s Guide To Oahu, Hawaii - Philippine Tatler

A Food Lover's Guide To Oahu, Hawaii Philippine Tatler.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 29th, 2020Related News

Record ni Taylor Swift sa Grammys nilampaso ni Billie Eilish

Sa edad na 18, lumikha ng kakaibang historical record ang singer na si Billie Eilish sa katatapos lamang na 62nd Grammy Awards......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2020Related News

Billie Eilish wins Grammy for Song of the Year

Pop-rock innovator Billie Eilish on Sunday bested a packed field to win the Grammy for Song of the Year — which honors songwriters — for her hit “Bad Guy.” The 18-year-old beat veteran acts Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Lana Del Rey along with newcomers Lewis Capaldi and Lizzo to take home the coveted honor. […] The post Billie Eilish wins Grammy for Song of the Year appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 27th, 2020Related News

Loonie, nakalaya na!

Manila, Philippines – Nakalaya na ang rapper na si Loonie matapos makulong dahil sa umano’y kasong nahaharap sa droga.     Ito ang kinumpirma sa Instagram post ng kasamahan nitong rapper na si Mike Swift na may caption pang “back at it!”     Nag-upload din ito ng short clip sa YouTube na pinamagatang “Loonie […] The post Loonie, nakalaya na! appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2020Related News

Taylor Swift kicks off Sundance festival with Miss Americana

PARK CITY, USA – Pop superstar Taylor Swift kicked off the Sundance Film Festival Thursday, January 23 with the premiere of the Netflix documentary Miss Americana which charts her rise to fame. The film, directed by Lana Wilson, traces the career of the 30-year-old singer from her ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 25th, 2020Related News

Queen takes & lsquo;Rhapsody Tour& rsquo; to K-Pop capital

Queen band members Brian May, Adam Lambert, and Roger Taylor attend a press conference ahead of their Rhapsody Tour in Seoul, South Korea. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesJan 19th, 2020Related News

Billy Crawford urges government to have animal evacuation plan

Animal lover couple Coleen Garcia and Billy Crawford admitted that they felt sad upon seeing animals abandoned in Taal Volcano after the steam-driven eruption recently......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2020Related News

DOTr Mobilizes Sectors, Attached Agencies for Swift Action, Relief Ops in Taal Eruption

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) immediately mobilized its assets and attached agencies to maintain the safety of all affected transport operations as well as render needed aid and assistance to those hit by the eruption of Taal Volcano on Sunday. Aviation Sector Immediately following the eruption, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and the Civil […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Duterte not keen on withdrawing Filipinos from Kuwait despite OFW slay

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is not keen on ordering the repatriation of Filipinos from Kuwait, despite the killing of Filipino domestic worker Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende. In an exclusive interview with ABS-CBN aired on Friday night, Duterte said he was satisfied with the Kuwaiti government’s “swift” response to Villavende’s case. “You know, the situation is quite different. […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2020Related News

Go seeks creation of more CA divisions

There is an urgent need to create additional divisions of the Court of Appeals and appoint new justices to help the judiciary provide a more “reliable, unbiased and swift delivery of justice in the country,” Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2020Related News

Bebot ninakawan ng puri, valuables ng 5-day lover

SISING-SISI ang isang magandang telecom company manager makaraang ibigay ang sarili at lasa­pin ang sarap kapalit ang isang oras na kaligayan sa kamay ng inakala niyang lover ngunit magnanakaw pala sa  Malabon City, kamakalawa ng gabi. Dakong 9:00 pm kamakalawa ng gabi nang mag-check-in sa isang motel sa Brgy. Potrero ang biktimang itinago sa pangalang Jovy, 47 ........»»

Source: Hatawtabloid HatawtabloidCategory: MoviesJan 10th, 2020Related News

Russia, Australia, Serbia, Britain into ATP Cup quarters

SYDNEY (AP) — Daniil Medvedev helped Russia to a 3-0 sweep of its pool matches to join Australia, Serbia and Britain in the quarterfinals of the inaugural ATP Cup on Tuesday. Medvedev clinched victory against Norway by beating Casper Ruud 6-3, 7-6 (6) in Perth. Karen Khachanov had already routed Victor Durasovic 6-2, 6-1. The fifth-ranked Medvedev will join Serbia's Novak Djokovic, undefeated Australia and probably Rafael Nadal in Sydney for the knockout stages starting on Thursday. Only an unlikely 3-0 loss to Japan on Wednesday would stop Nadal and his Spanish Davis Cup-winning teammates from making the quarterfinals. Australia will play Britain for a spot in the final four after Britain swept past Moldova 3-0 without dropping a set and then took advantage of Bulgaria losing to Belgium 2-1 to finish first in Group C. After David Goffin beat Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, Belgium rallied from a match and a set down to take the group match in Sydney. The loss was costly for the previously unbeaten Bulgarians, who fell to third in their group and out of contention for a quarterfinal spot as one of the best two group runners-up. Australia, which had already qualified for the quarterfinals by topping Group F, clinched a win over Greece in Brisbane where Nick Kyrgios defeated a hot-tempered Stefanos Tsitsipas. Kyrgios returned from a back injury to claim a 7-6 (7), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5) win at Pat Rafter Arena. After losing the first set, Tsitsipas slammed his racket into the bench, accidentally hitting his father and Greece captain Apostolos Tsitsipas on the forearm. His father walked away briefly before Tsitsipas' mother, Julia, emerged from the crowd to stand behind the bench and criticize her son for his behavior. Earlier, John Millman of Australia beat Michail Pervolarakis 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (1). British No. 1 Dan Evans outclassed Radu Albot 6-2 6-2 to clinch their match after Cameron Norrie downed Alexander Cozbinov by the same scoreline. Britain captain Tim Henman said he's looking forward to the quarterfinal against Australia. “I have a lot of history with (Australia captain) Lleyton (Hewitt) and everyone knows the team well. It would be a big challenge, but we would love that opportunity," Henman said. Also in Brisbane, Canada eliminated Germany 2-1. Alexander Zverev made seven double faults in losing to Denis Shapovalov 6-2, 6-2 after Jan-Lennard Struff put Germany ahead defeating Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-1, 6-4. But Zverev's loss and a 6-3, 7-6 (4) doubles win for Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime over Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies gave Canada the win. With a 2-1 record in pool play, Canada can still quality for the quarterfinals as one of the best two group runners-up. Zverev has 31 double faults in 31 service games in the tournament. He said an offseason exhibition tour in South America with Roger Federer left him behind in his preparations. “I had like five days less than I normally have ... I didn't practice a lot of tennis," he said. “You can see that on the tennis court. There are a lot of things that I still need to improve.” In the night match at Perth, Italy took a winning 2-0 lead over the United States. Fabio Fognini beat John Isner 6-4, 7-6 (5) and Stefano Travaglia defeated Taylor Fritz 7-6 (3), 7-6 (1). The six group winners and two best second-place finishers advance. Two quarterfinals are set for Thursday and two more on Friday. The semifinals are on Saturday and the final on Sunday at Ken Rosewall Arena......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 7th, 2020Related News

Swift action

The first five months of the House of Representatives under the 18th Congress have been generally controversy-free, but the large number of quality bills passed in so short a time and without fanfare may have been enough to restore trust and confidence in the institution......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJan 4th, 2020Related News

Hunk actor nilayasan ng rich lover, balik sa dating buhay

BILANG na ang maliligayang araw ng isang hunk actor na produkto ng isang talent search, balik na siya sa reyalidad sa pagpasok ng 2020 dahil nauntog na sa katotohanan ang kanyang sponsor, kayod-marino na siya uli ngayon dahil wala na siyang puwedeng asahan. Kahit maliit pa lang ang kanyang kinikita ay lume-level na sa mga […] The post Hunk actor nilayasan ng rich lover, balik sa dating buhay appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 4th, 2020Related News

Kyrgios serves up funds for Australia at debut of ATP Cup

By John Pye, Associated Press BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios served 20 aces in a win that cost him $4,000 in local currency and helped set up Australia’s opening ATP Cup win over Germany. It was all for a cause. Kyrgios, so often considered the bad boy of tennis for his emotional behavior and outbursts, promised to donate 200 Australian dollars ($140) for every ace he serves this month to go toward the recovery effort from the wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia, leaving at least 19 people dead and 1,400 homes destroyed. He opened and closed his 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday in Brisbane with booming, high-value serves — including a second-service ace down the middle to close it out. Alex De Minaur followed that up with an upset over No. 7-ranked Alexander Zverev, trailing a set and a break before rallying to win 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2 on Pat Rafter Arena. Australia also won the doubles to clinch a 3-0 sweep of Germany. Kyrgios devised the cash for aces idea earlier in the week, and inspired other fundraising efforts from other players and from organizers of the ATP Cup and the Australian Open. He said he was lifted by the crowd, and motivated by the plight of people struggling in parts of the country impacted by the fires, including his hometown of Canberra. A tournament had to be relocated from the Australian capital to Victoria state earlier Friday because of poor air quality related to the proximity of the fires. "It’s tough,” Kyrgios said, choking back tears and wiping his face with his towel in an on-court interview. "(The money raised) is going to the families, fire fighters, animals, everyone who is losing homes, losing family - it’s a real thing. It’s bigger than tennis, you know. "It's tough to go out there and concentrate on tennis, to be honest. Every ace I was hitting that's all I was thinking about. Every time I stepped up to the line that's all I was thinking about.” Canada registered the first victory of the new international team tournament, and the United States went down in the first major upset despite being one point from clinching a win over Norway. The 24-team tournament kicked off the men's tennis season for 2020, with matches Friday in Brisbane and Sydney on Australia's east coast and Perth in Western Australia state. The Canadians swept Greece 3-0, with Denis Shapovalov holding off No. 6-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4) after 19-year-old Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Michail Pervolarakis in the first singles victory of the tournament. They the combined to win the doubles. The No. 15-ranked Shapovalov now has a 3-1 lead in career meetings over ATP Finals champion Tsitsipas, who was unable to convert his break-point chances in the seventh and 11th games of the second set and then had a double-fault on match point. “He had an unbelievable end to the season and he's definitely one of the top players in the world right now,” Shapovalov said. “So to beat a guy like this first match of the year, it's really special for me." In Perth, Russia beat Italy 3-0 after Norway rallied to edge the United States in Group D. Taylor Fritz beat Viktor Durasovic 6-2, 6-2 to give the Americans the lead and John Isner had two match points in the second-set tiebreaker of the second singles match before Casper Ruud rallied to win 6-7 (3), 7-6 (10), 7-5 to level it. Ruud combined with Durasovic to beat Rajeev Ram and Austin Krajicek 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 to seal Norway's 2-1 win. “What I need to do is really just put this match behind me as best as I can, because at times it wasn't pretty out there,” Isner said. “So hopefully I can fix some things and try to play a little bit better on Sunday.” Fifth-ranked Daniil Medvedev gave Russia an unbeatable 2-0 lead against Italy when he beat Fabio Fognini 1-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the second singles match. In Sydney, Belgium beat Moldova 3-0, with Steve Darcis holding off Alexander Cozbinov 6-4, 6-7 (4), 7-5 and David Goffin beating Radu Albot 6-4, 6-1. The Moldova team got a formal apology from tournament organizers after the wrong national anthem was played before the match. And just after 2:45 a.m. local time, Bulgaria finally beat Britain 2-1 when Grigor Dimitrov and No. 477-ranked Alexander Lazarov saved two match points before finishing off a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (2), 11-9 win over Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury in the deciding doubles match. Dimitrov had earlier beaten Dan Evans 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the second singles match to pull Bulgaria level at 1-1. The winners from each of the six groups and the two best runners-up will advance to the quarterfinals, which will start in Sydney on Jan. 9......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 4th, 2020Related News