Gilas bows to Boomers

Inquirer.net 02/22/2018

The Philippines had its unbeaten run snapped after bowing to the undefeated Australians, 84-68, in the group stages of the Fiba World Cup Qualifiers Thursday. The Filipinos, who put on a tough stand early before breaking down,…

Ateneo logs third straight win via 5-set thriller

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

ATENEO continued its steady climb after overcoming Adamson University, 25-18, 14-25, 25-18, 15-25, 15-10, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre. The Lady Eagles streaked to their third straight win…

Arum open to Pacquiao-Matthysse

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

Top Rank chief Bob Arum is open to the possibility of making a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse of Argentina happen. Just don’t expect it to happen soon with Arum planning to pit Pacquiao against…

Ravena, Alas need to step up for Gilas

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

YOUNG guns Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas will be playing bigger roles for Gilas Pilipinas in the absence of Jayson Castro in a Fiba World Cup Asian qualifying game against Australia today. Castro was excluded from the…

After Boracay, Panglao faces shutdown, too

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

PANGLAO, Bohol — After Boracay, another island in the Visayas could be the next target of President Rodrigo Duterte after he was told that it was teeming with resorts with no septic tanks and proper waste disposal…

PSG: Palace guard didn’t hurt Ranada

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

Rappler reporter Pia Ranada should be thankful that the Presidential Security Group (PSG) officer who stopped her at the Malacañang gate did not hurt her despite her “insulting” behavior, Brigadier General Lope Dagoy said. Ranada, on Tuesday…

US Intelligence Community says PDut is threat to democracy in Southeast Asia

Inquirer.net 02/21/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte was listed as one of the Southeast Asian leaders that pose a threat to democracy and human rights, according to the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community. The US Intelligence Community is…

Gilas now in Melbourne, prepares for Australia match

Inquirer.net 02/20/2018

FIBA World qualifying GILAS Pilipinas is now on its final preparations for its colossal Fiba World Cup Asian qualifying game against Australia on Thursday. Coach Chot Reyes shared a glimpse of the team’s first training in Melbourne…

Occupational safety bill gets Senate approval

Inquirer.net 02/19/2018

The Senate approved on Monday on third and final reading a bill which would mandate stricter compliance by employers to the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS). Senate Bill No. 1317 or the proposed “Act Strengthening Compliance…

Kagitingan Reef may be China’s ‘intelligence hub’ in Spratlys — US think tank

Inquirer.net 02/18/2018

The Kagitingan Reef (Fiery Cross Reef), the smallest of the “Big 3” artificial islands of China in the Spratlys, is likely the “Intelligence/Communications hub” of the regional superpower on its man-made islands, a US-based think tank said.…

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