LPA to bring cloudy skies over Eastern Visayas, Mindanao

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 05/13/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Mindanao and Eastern Visayas may have cloudy skies and isolated rain brought by a a low-pressure area (LPA), the state weather bureau said Friday morning, May 13, 2022. According to weather updates from the…

Grandchild or $650,000: Indian couple sues son

Agence France Presse 05/12/2022

DEHRADUN, India — An Indian couple are taking their son to court demanding that he and his wife produce either a grandchild within a year or cough up almost $650,000. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad say that they…

PNP to exercise ‘maximum restraint and tolerance’ on 2022 poll protesters

Daphne Galvez 05/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s police force on Thursday said it would “exercise maximum restraint and tolerance” as groups stage rallies to register their protest over the conduct of the 2022 national and local elections. According to…

NBA: Bucks erase late deficit, stun Celtics for 3-2 edge

Reuters 05/12/2022

Bobby Portis turned a missed Giannis Antetokounmpo free throw into a go-ahead hoop, Jrue Holiday made two critical defensive plays in the final 8.1 seconds and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks rallied past the Boston Celtics 110-107 on…

NBA: Ja Morant-less Grizzlies demolish Warriors to stay alive

Reuters 05/12/2022

Desmond Bane, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Tyus Jones each scored 21 points and sank four 3-pointers as the host Memphis Grizzlies steamrolled the Golden State Warriors 134-95 in Wednesday night’s Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals.…

Lionel Messi tops Forbes’ highest-paid athletes list

Reuters 05/12/2022

Lionel Messi was the world’s highest-paid athlete over the last year, according to the annual Forbes https://www.forbes.com list released on Wednesday that had the Paris Saint-Germain forward ahead of the NBA’s LeBron James and Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi earned…

Duterte to Comelec: Probe alleged electoral fraud, disabuse people’s minds

Daniza Fernandez 05/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to look into election fraud allegations and disabuse the minds of those making the allegations. Duterte believes that there is no cheating amid the canvassing…

US Secretary of State Blinken congratulates Marcos Jr., eyes stronger PH – US ties

Christia Marie Ramos 05/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After congratulating presidential frontrunner Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on his impending victory in the 2022 elections, the United States committed to working with him to strengthen the “enduring” ties between Manila and Washington. “Congratulations…

SEA Games: Pencak Silat’s Francine Padios bags PH’s first gold medal

Lance Agcaoili 05/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Pencak Silat athlete Francine Padios delivered the Philippines’ first gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Wednesday at Bac Tu Liem Gymnasium in Vietnam. Padios foiled Indonesian Puspa Arum Sari in the…

James Yap, Charo Soriano lead election winners among sports personalities

MARK GIONGCO 05/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines—PBA star James Yap and former Ateneo standout Charo Soriano were among the many sports personalities who secured seats in the 2022 elections. Yap, who plays for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, claimed a council seat…

Comelec, sitting as NBOC, suspends canvassing, to resume Tuesday afternoon

Christia Marie Ramos 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), suspended the canvassing of votes on Monday afternoon. “At this point, we are still awaiting electronic transmission of the results and,…

Some teachers replaced by cops for poll duties in Cotabato City — Comelec

Neil Arwin Mercado 05/09/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Some teachers in Cotabato City opted not to serve for poll duties on election day due to confusion and fear for their safety, prompting the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to replace them with trained personnel from…

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