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Robbed again!

  WITH various issues besetting the NBA and in the aftermath of the deaths of former commissioner David Joel Stern (age 77) and all-time Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe bean Bryant (age 41) last month, this was one controversy that the NBA did not need to have – an anomalous manipulation of the scores of […] The post Robbed again! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2020Related News

Mayor: Group tours from China banned in City of Samal in Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO — The Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) in Davao del Norte banned the entry of all group tour travels from China to their city in the aftermath of the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in the country. Igacos City Mayor Al David Uy issued the executive order banning all […] The post Mayor: Group tours from China banned in City of Samal in Mindanao appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2020Related News

UP varsities, alumni group call for donations to Taal volcano eruption victims

MANILA, Philippines – Varsity teams of the UP Fighting Maroons program are set to make an assist off the court starting Wednesday, January 15, as they called for donations in the aftermath of the tragic Taal Volcano eruption this week. Led by top alumni group Nowhere to go but UP, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Govt can tap CAT bonds for Taal eruption

The government can tap the country’s catastrophe-linked or CAT bonds once it accounts the full impact of Taal Volcano effect on the economy, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd assured. “We have in place a CAT bond that can be triggered by a 1-in-19 year earthquake that may be an aftermath of the Taal eruption,” he […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2020Related News

Nightmares of 1965 Taal eruption forces Lolo King to flee early

BATANGAS CITY— The images of death in the aftermath of the 1965 eruption of Taal Volcano are still giving 73-year old chills and nightmares. He may have already seen enough as a teen helper for a funeral parlor in Taal then but the deformities and the extent of damage inflicted by the pyroclastic materials on […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2020Related News

On LET Board Passers & Typhoon Tisoy’s Destruction

          Today as in the past, the months of November and December are the most critical and dangerous period in the Bicol Region as far as typhoons and its destructive aftermath are concerned. Most especially in Catanduanes which is today as in the past is originally famous for its monicker: THE LAND OF THE HOWLING […].....»»

Source: Bicolperyodiko BicolperyodikoCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2020Related News

Exploring opportunity

Tom Brady’s presser in the aftermath of the Patriots loss to the Titans last week was laced with uncertainty. In part, his inability to answer queries on his future with any modicum of certainty stemmed from an unexpected ouster from the playoffs prior to the divisional round -- a first in a whole decade. In larger measure, it was a natural offshoot of his status as a would-be free agent at 42, and for the first time in his career. And given the deflating end to a season that began with promise and progressed with expectations of a successful Super Bowl defense, he understandably needed to process his situation before moving on......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 9th, 2020Related News

Duterte to AFP: Be ready to evacuate Filipinos if Middle East tensions rise

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to be ready to evacuate Filipinos in the Middle East if tensions worsen in the aftermath of the killing of Iran's top general by the United States .  In a statement, Department of National Defense Spokesperson Arsenio Andolong said that the President gave this ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 5th, 2020Related News

2 Cebu towns under state of calamity due to Typhoon Ursula

MANILA, Philippines – The municipalities of Medellin and Daanbantayan in the province of Cebu declared a state of calamity in the aftermath of Typhoon Ursula (Phanfone). According to Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura, the declaration of a state of calamity allowed the local government unit to access P3.2 million or 30% of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 26th, 2019Related News

Airports status in aftermath of Typhoon Ursula

MANILA, Philippines – Six out of 7 airports in the Philippines that sustained damage due to  Typhoon Ursula are now back to limited to normal operations, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said. In an advisory sent to media at around 3 pm Thursday, December 26, CAAP ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 26th, 2019Related News

EDITORIAL- Breaking bad habits

During Christmas, one of the most popular venues for family outings is Rizal Park in Manila. And a common aftermath of such gatherings is the mountain of garbage left in the park......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 26th, 2019Related News

Happy for the athletes

It’s a great time to be a Filipino athlete. In the aftermath of the Southeast Asian Games, the winners are being feted and handed rewards, bonuses and sponsorships, and deservedly so. It has been so long that national athletes have been under compensated and not being given what they needed to perform at their utmost......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 20th, 2019Related News

Standing sentinel

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte used strong language to upbraid oligarchs in the aftermath of the arbitral ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore. Ayala owned Manila Water is the intended beneficiary of a P7.39 billion windfall but the President isn’t settling this particular water bill......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

Steelers QB Rudolph denies report he used racial slur

By Will Graves, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph is denying an anonymous report alleging he used a racial slur shortly before his confrontation with Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, reported Garrett told the NFL during the appeal of his indefinite suspension Rudolph used the slur just before a confrontation between the two players that included Garrett ripping off Rudolph’s helmet and then hitting the quarterback in the head with it. The NFL upheld Garrett’s indefinite suspension on Thursday, though the accusation added another complex layer to an already emotionally charged rivalry. Rudolph was scheduled to speak to reporters on Thursday but declined shortly after the ESPN report surfaced. Steelers spokesman Burt Lauten said Rudolph “vehemently denies” the report. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league investigated Garrett’s claim and “found no such evidence.” Rudolph, who has not yet been disciplined for his role in the fight, spoke about the incident on Wednesday, saying there was “no acceptable excuse” for his behavior during the fight while adding he “definitely didn't say anything that escalated” the situation. Cleveland coach Freddie Kitchens said he supports Garrett “in every way possible” but did not comment when asked if Garrett told Kitchens about the slur in the aftermath of the fight. Pittsburgh defensive lineman Cam Heyward said Rudolph approached him as practice ended on Thursday when both players saw the report on a television while walking past the team’s weight room. Heyward, a captain and the longest-tenured defensive player on the Steelers, said he believes Rudolph and questioned why Garrett would wait until the appeal to bring up potentially damaging information. “I thought it would have been brought up right after (the game), there would have been multiple guys speaking up about it,” Heyward said. “You know, I don't condone racial slurs ever and Mason, dealing with that, he's going to be labeled for it. That's just not right. I don't appreciate that." The trouble began in the final seconds of Cleveland’s 21-7 victory on Nov. 14 when Rudolph flipped a short pass to running back Jaylen Samuels. Garrett hit Rudolph immediately after Rudolph released the ball, twisting Rudolph to the ground as play continued downfield. Rudolph took exception to Garrett wrapping him up, calling it “late.” Rudolph said he was trying to get away from Garrett — who was not flagged on the play — when he briefly grabbed the back of the 6-foot-4, 272-pound Garrett’s helmet. Garrett responded by tugging Rudolph’s helmet off and holding it high while Steelers guard David DeCastro attempted to separate them. Rudolph scrambled to his feet and gave chase. Garrett swung Rudolph’s helmet at the quarterback, striking him on the right side of the head. Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey ran in and kicked and punched at Garrett. The NFL initially suspended Pouncey for three games before reducing it to two on appeal, meaning he will not play when the Steelers and Browns meet at Heinz Field on Dec. 1. Heyward said there were “mistakes made by both people” but worries that Rudolph will be forever scarred by the allegation. “I know he's not going to talk about it because he's being villainized by it but he said, 'I'm going to be labeled as (a racist),” Heyward said. “And I just don't think that's right. That's my teammate. I'm going to fight for him. Do what's best for him. But, that kid made a bad mistake but he never crossed the line talking about racial slurs." Rudolph’s agent Tim Young called the allegation “a lie” and “an assault on Mason’s integrity.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 22nd, 2019Related News

Quake aftermath: Kidapawan school shuts down elementary department

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 15 November) – The Board of Directors of a private school here is closing its elementary department even if it is already on the third periodical grading, citing lack of facilities due to the series of powerful quakes last month. Father Gerry Tacdoro of the Diocese of Kidapawan, President of the Kidapawan […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2019Related News

Much ado over a cartoon?

As we were about to close meeting last Tuesday afternoon on how to add more tour packages to align with the upcoming Quincentennial commemoration, I suggested the production of a movie about the Magellan expedition up to the aftermath of the Battle of Mactan, one that should address a young audience that has only learned […] The post Much ado over a cartoon? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2019Related News

IN PHOTOS: Aftermath of October 31 Mindanao earthquake

The powerful shaking caused serious damage to a mid-rise condominium in Davao City and a hotel in Kidapawan City. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 31st, 2019Related News

House eyes review, update of building code

The House of Representatives will update the martial law-era National Building Code in the aftermath of the deadly and destructive Mindanao earthquakes, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 30th, 2019Related News

Quake aftermath in Daig Elementary School: “wala na, back to zero”

DAIG, Tulunan, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 29 Oct) — Around 200 students of the Daig Elementary School were taking their periodic exams when the ground suddenly shook at 9:04 a.m. on Tuesday, sending all of them rushing outside as classrooms swayed so hard, ceilings started to fall and a three-classroom building eventually collapsed. For many, […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 30th, 2019Related News

Quake aftermath: 9 dead, 7 missing, at least 200 injured

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 30 October) – The Magnitude 6.6 quake that struck at 9:04 a.m. on October 29 with epicenter 25 kilometers southeast of Tulunan town left at least nine persons dead, seven others missing and some 200 persons injured, reports from the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management offices in the affected areas said. […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 30th, 2019Related News