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NBI-7 arrests ‘fake’ land developers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of individuals posing as employees of a land development firm were arrested on Thursday, August 6, in Cebu City after they tried to sell a parcel of land that they do not own. Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI – 7) arrested eight people […] The post NBI-7 arrests ‘fake’ land developers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 6th, 2020Related News

P4.5-M shabu in wafer cans seized

  BY BETHEENA UNITE     More than half a kilo of shabu worth P4.5 million stuffed in chocolate wafer tin cans was found hidden in a parcel declared as toys from the United States of America, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) said Thursday. A total of 640 grams of shabu was discovered in an […].....»»

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

BOC seizes $15,700 hidden in parcel

The Bureau of Customs seized a parcel containing $15,700 (approximately P778,000) at the FedEx warehouse in Pasay City......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 11th, 2020Related News

Spotty sick leave policies limit options for avoiding virus

LONDON: A barber in Beijing is supporting his wife and child by charging food and other expenses to a credit card while he waits for his employer’s shop to reopen. A waiter at a barbecue restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, washes his hands more often and hopes for the best. A parcel delivery driver in Britain […].....»»

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

PBA: 'Underdog' Beermen to prove bite without June Mar

For the first time in a long, long while, San Miguel might actually be an underdog heading into a new PBA season. This is despite the Beermen entering the 2020 Philippine Cup as the defending 5-time champions. San Miguel has lost star center June Mar Fajardo to a broken leg and he could be out for the season as he works his way back to full health. "Actually, talagang mahirap ngayon for SMB," team governor Robert Non said Tuesday, "This is the first time na ng feeling namin, kami ngayon ang underdog because of June Mar. June Mar's been part and parcel of our championships," he added. Since drafting him first overall in 2012, June Mar's been a part of eight championship teams for San Miguel. Fajardo also has five, possibly six, MVP awards as member of the Beermen. With arguably its greatest player out, San Miguel is still strong in its resolve as it looks to win a 6th straight All-Filipino title this year. "Naniniwala pa rin ako na we can come up with something na kahit wala si June Mar, we can be competitive, especially now that we have some adjustments that we're doing in the absence of June Mar," Non said. "And hopefully, it will work and we'll be there fighting again for the championship," he added. — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 25th, 2020Related News

DOLE signs contract of usufruct with Province of Leyte

DOLE-8 has entered into contract of usufruct for a parcel of land owned by the Provincial Government of Leyte on September 17, 2019 at the DOLE RO VIII Training Center, Tacloban City......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleDec 9th, 2019Related News

No jingle bellies: How to stay in shape during & after the holidays

If you’re one of those and we’re sure there are plenty who have officially accepted that a few pounds up the scale are part and parcel of having a merry Christmas, then it’s time to hold that thought......»»

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

Joshua out to regain aura, belts in rematch

By Steve Douglas, Associated Press Anthony Joshua didn't just lose three world heavyweight titles and an undefeated record when he was beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr. in one of boxing's biggest upsets in a generation. He lost his aura, his growing sense of invincibility. So Joshua has had to reinvent himself, strip everything back and, in a sense, start all over. That began by going back to his roots in Nigeria. “Because of boxing, I’ve never had time to go there,” Joshua told The Associated Press of his first return in 17 years to the homeland of his parents and where he briefly went to boarding school at the age of 11. “In Nigeria, the people love you for you, not for what you have.” At the lowest point of his professional career and with people starting to question him for the first time, Joshua needed time to reflect and to have a dose of reality. He visited Makoko, a slum just off mainland Lagos that is largely a floating community of wooden homes on swampland. Joshua is adored there, and they mobbed their icon. “It was good to see hope,” Joshua recalled. “Anyone that can bring hope to you, they appreciate it and they appreciate my journey so far. That’s what I liked. We’re on a journey.” Joshua's journey took an unexpected detour with that loss to Ruiz Jr. in June. But it may well be the making of him. The Briton heads into the rematch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday as something of a changed man. More humble, more accepting of vicissitudes of his sport, and eager to learn from his mistakes. Joshua accepts there were plenty of them before the first fight in Madison Square Garden. He still won't say exactly what went wrong that night in New York, but he acknowledges he “wasn't prepared” for the challenge of Ruiz Jr. — a portly Mexican with a big heart, fast hands and unexpected power. Ruiz Jr., who stood in as a late replacement after Jarrell Miller failed multiple doping tests, knocked down Joshua four times before the fight was stopped in the seventh round, the defeated champion somewhat dazed and disheveled. Joshua has ignored some calls to dispense with his long-time trainer, Rob McCracken — the pair go way back, to before Joshua won an Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Games — but has changed his sparring partners, his routines, and his mentality. “Last time when I lost, I understood why,” Joshua told the AP in a phone interview after arriving in Riyadh. "I took it like a man, I'd say. I took it like a champion should. Because I understood my mistakes. And I’ve changed them, I’ve rectified them. “If anything wasn’t to go my way this time, I just have to say the man is better than me. He is a tricky customer but I think I’m a better fighter than him, even though I didn’t get the decision last time. I went straight back in. I didn’t say, ‘Ah, I need a warm-up fight.’ I knew where I went wrong. I know how to improve it, and I’ve done that.” Time will tell, but there's a sense Joshua is more comfortable in Saudi Arabia than he was in the bright lights of New York five months ago, when he was making his U.S. debut and, maybe, took his eye off the ball. While retaining that chiseled physique that could not contrast more with Ruiz Jr.'s, Joshua looked slimmer and lighter during his public workouts in Riyadh this week. And because he is having to prove himself all over again, Joshua said he compares this fight with the first of the 23 in his pro career. “I have erased the old fight from my memory and I’m approaching it like I’m fighting for the heavyweight championship of the world, which I am. I’m not looking at it as a rematch,” Joshua said. “Even though I’ve had a belt around my waist, I’ve always had that challenger mindset because even in my 15th fight, I challenged for the British title. The 16th (was for the) world title, defend, defend, challenge again, so it’s part and parcel of the game now. I’m used to the tough challenges.” Another loss to Ruiz Jr. — in a fight with a reported $70 million purse and being televised by the DAZN streaming service — and there would be serious questions about Joshua, one of Britain's most celebrated sportsmen and someone whose career trajectory was only heading one way until last summer. Fights with the likes of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury would be further away then ever. But he's not thinking that way. He's embracing taking boxing to a new audience, shrugging off the fact that the fight will take place in a kingdom where there are human-rights concerns, and is desperate to regain his IBF, WBA and WBO belts. “Of course people doubt me,” Joshua said. “But the main thing is I’m still here. I’m not discouraged. That’s all I can say.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 5th, 2019Related News

Alveo offers rare P55 million park-facing Makati condo

Alveo Land is building on its success in the Makati Central Business District with its latest residential property in a rare, park-facing parcel. Alveo, Ayala Land Inc.’s upscale brand, recently launched Parkford Suites Legazpi, a 35-story residential tower with an average launch price of P55 million per unit......»»

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

Ulo ng usa galing Guam nasabat sa Customs

NAKOMPISKA ng mga tauhan ng Bureau of Customs (BOC) ang ulo ng isang usa na ipinasok sa bansa mula sa Guam nang walang karampatang permit. Ang ulo ng usa, nasa isang parcel na idineklarang mga gamit sa bahay at personal effects ay natuklasan sa Manila International Container Port (MICP). Agad dinala sa Department of Environmental ........»»

Source: Hatawtabloid HatawtabloidCategory: MoviesSep 26th, 2019Related News

P1.4-M marijuana stuffed in tortilla chips packs seized

  Customs officers found over 800 grams of marijuana worth P1.4 million stuffed inside several packs of tortilla chips from Illinois, USA, Monday night. The Bureau of Customs (BoC) said a total of 847.20 grams of marijuana or kush weeds was discovered in a parcel at the Central Mail Exchange Center in Pasay when a […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJul 2nd, 2019Related News

ALI ups stake in logistics unit

AYALA LAND, Inc. (ALI) tightens its grip on AyalaLand Logistics Holdings Corp. (ALLHC), formerly called Prime Orion Philippines, Inc., in exchange for a parcel of land in Muntinlupa......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceMay 27th, 2019Related News

DFA, inaalam na kung may nadamay na Pinoy sa Lyon bomb blast

France – Patuloy nang inaalam ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) kung mayroon bang Pinoy na nadamay sa nangyaring parcel bomb blast sa Lyon, France ngayong Sabado. Sinabi ni  Ambassador to France Ma. Theresa Lazaro […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMay 25th, 2019Related News

Why the 1987 Constitution has endured for 32 years without amendment

By: Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco and Sophiya M. Navarro First of two parts INITIATIVES to change a constitution are part and parcel of being a constitutional democracy. Resisting such an initiative, provided it is supported by a rational public consensus-building process, is an integral component of constitutional democracy as well. As a constitutional democracy, the […] The post Why the 1987 Constitution has endured for 32 years without amendment appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2019Related News

Fil-Am nabbed for liquid marijuana

A Filipino-American was arrested when he claimed a parcel of 30 vape cartridges containing liquid marijuana at the Central Mail Exchange Center (CMEC) in Pasay City on Monday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2019Related News

Airbus’ Skyways drone trials world’s first shore-to-ship deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, to deliver a…READ The post Airbus’ Skyways drone trials world’s first shore-to-ship deliveries appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 6th, 2019Related News

A glimpse of the Sinulog Festival in Cebu

Over the weekend specifically last Saturday and Sunday because of the celebration of the Fiesta of Cebu, or the Sinulog Festival, Cebuanos and their local (estimated to have reached 1.5 million) visitors, especially foreign tourists experienced something unexpected, that there were no cellphone signals from our telecommunications providers, Smart Telecom, Sun Systems and Globe Telecom in Metro Cebu as part and parcel of the security measures to keep the Sinulog Festival safe from acts of terrorism......»»

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

Fun and games, Dimitrov finds a way to break title drought

JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer br /> BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov concentrated on fun and games at the season-opening Brisbane International, looking for something a bit different to his regular routine. It turns out, that's what he'd been missing. Dimitrov ended a title drought that dated back to 2014 when he beat third-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in the final on Sunday. The 25-year-old Bulgarian attributed some late-night trips to the game arcades in downtown Brisbane for the change of fortunes. 'I played motor bikes, we played cars, basketball, I mean, I went there with my fitness coach and we were — I think we were the biggest kids out there,' he said. 'You know, it's something so childish, if you want to say it. 'Well, every time I was going to bed, I was, like, 'Wow, that feels so good.' It's just something so small.' Dimitrov, dubbed 'Baby Fed' earlier in his career for his style similarities with Roger Federer, lost the Brisbane International final to Andy Murray in 2013. He won three titles and reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 2014 as he rose to a career-high ranking of No. 8. But his form faded and he slipped down the rankings to No. 40 by the middle of last year. That's when he had to make some decisions, refocus, set some goals. The first was to win a tournament in 2017 — he's achieved that in the first week of the season. There are other goals, including better runs at the Grand Slams — he hasn't been past the fourth round since a career peak in the Wimbledon semifinals in 2014, when he beat Murray but lost to Novak Djokovic. He entered the season-opening Brisbane event ranked No. 17 and seeded seventh, and could rise to No. 15 for the Australian Open, which starts Jan. 16. 'It's been pretty emotional,' Dimitrov said. 'This trophy means a lot.' He didn't elaborate too much on any emotional upheaval, saying it's part and parcel of touring so much as a professional player. But he did say he needed to adjust how he spends his time on the road. 'I'm the kind of guy that I cannot just lock myself in the room and just think tennis for 24 hours. It hasn't helped me,' he said. 'And since I have been here, every night I've been going to the arcades, for example, for an hour and a half, been playing arcades. It's given me tremendous joy. 'That's why I say those, I think, these 10 days that I have been here — I don't remember having so much fun, but in the same time I was very focused, played quite solid all the matches. So I was just — overall, I just felt good.' He beat defending champion Milos Raonic in the semifinals, improving his career record to 3-1 against the big-serving Canadian. He'd never beaten Nishikori in three previous matches, and he had to save break points in the first game and again in the third. After that, he went on a roll. Nishikori, who reached his first Brisbane final after losing three previous semifinals, fended off a breakpoint early in the second set and went on to break Dimitrov's serve twice in an almost reverse of the first set. But the Japanese star lost momentum after a medical timeout for a left hip problem after the second set, and Dimitrov dominated before getting the decisive break in the eighth game and then serving out at love. Nishikori said the hip pain was intense in the second set, and may force him out of a scheduled exhibition match in Sydney on Monday before he heads to Melbourne. 'Well, sort of it was OK, but yeah, a little bit sad to finish (the tournament) like this,' he said. 'But I think it was great week to start of the year. I had good four matches here. Well, I try to stay healthy next week and hope I can be ready for,' for the Australian Open. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 9th, 2017Related News

Rio Olympic headquarters could be site of new US consulate

RIO DE JANEIRO  — The parcel of land housing the Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizing committee headquarters could become the new location for a United States c.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsOct 21st, 2016Related News

PBA: Welcome home, James

While being traded to another team is part and parcel of a basketball player’s life, James Yap still felt shocked that the Star Hotshots shipped him to Rain or Shine for Paul Lee in a blockbuster deal last week......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2016Related News