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After PBA bubble, Abueva is looking to help ex-Pinatubo Trio member

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 07:45:35 +0000

  By JEREMIAH SEVILLA     SMART CLARK GIGA CITY – Calvin Abueva strongly believes that longtime pal Ronald Pascual can make his own basketball comeback. As Phoenix bowed out in the semifinals of PBA Philippine Cup and exited the bubble on Saturday, Abueva bared his plan to visit Pascual, who still wants to play […]


Bambol bracing for busy schedule next year

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 06:24:56 +0000

  By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA             Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Bambol Tolentino will focus heavily on various elite tournaments next after getting his first four-year term Friday. Prior to his reelection, the Cavite representative said he had successfully lobbied for Congress an additional P900 million budget for the Philippine Sports Commission […]


Public warned vs SAP scam

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 05:54:17 +0000

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) warned the public Saturday against phishing scams and refuted multiple online posts claiming that the agency is giving away cash prizes ranging from P50,000 to P60,000 from its Social Amelioration Program (SAP). The DSWD issued the stern warning after receiving a report of fake online posts showing […]


NBA books 49-game pre-season schedule from Dec. 11-19

  NEW YORK – The defending champion Los Angeles Lakers will open the NBA pre-season schedule against the Los Angeles Clippers as part of a 49-game exhibition slate announced Friday. The league booked tuneup games from December 11-19 ahead of the planned December 22 start of the 2020-21 campaign to be played at team arenas. Each club will have at least two pre-season contests, one at home and one on the road, and no more than four. The Lakers will play the maximum, with home games against the Clippers on December 11 and 13 and road games at Phoenix on December 16 and 18. The Toronto Raptors, set to play home games in Tampa, Florida, due to Covid-19 restrictions inv…

Keep on reading: NBA books 49-game pre-season schedule from Dec. 11-19


Brownlee lauds Thompson’s game-winning shot

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 05:31:15 +0000

      By JONAS TERRADO   Scottie Thompson’s game-winning triple in Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s semifinal win over Meralco has led to comparisons between that shot and the one hit by Justin Brownlee against the same team that resulted in a championship four years ago. But in the eyes of coach Tim Cone, Brownlee’s […]


Tyson plans fast start in ring return at 54

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 05:18:12 +0000

  LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Mike Tyson says he never imagined as a heavyweight boxing champion that he would climb into the ring with Roy Jones Jr. at age 54 as he does on Saturday. Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman Kevin McBride, Tyson makes a comeback after dropping 100 pounds […]


Vancouver News

Mountie says he suggested meeting with CBSA on Meng arrest to avoid problems, court hears

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 02:19:04 +0000

Ultimately, Meng would undergo screening by border officers for nearly three hours before she was informed of her arrest and right to counsel.


COVID-19: B.C. health officials announce record 911 new cases amid 'our COVID storm'

Credit to Author: Harrison Mooney| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 02:09:30 +0000

Henry and Dix said they will speak more on restrictions for the Christmas season next week


Gil Kelley and Lon LaClaire: Next steps in transport pricing won't be implemented without consultation and analysis

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 02:00:58 +0000

Opinion: Equity is woven into Climate Emergency Action Plan to minimize burden on disproportionately impacted communities.


Science News

Research creates hydrogen-producing living droplets, paving way for alternative future energy source
Scientists have built tiny droplet-based microbial factories that produce hydrogen, instead of oxygen, when exposed to daylight in air.


Research creates hydrogen-producing living droplets, paving way for alternative future energy source
Scientists have built tiny droplet-based microbial factories that produce hydrogen, instead of oxygen, when exposed to daylight in air.


BMW Named Automotive Industry Leader In Dow Jones Sustainability Indices — Seriously

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:55:12 +0000

Was I aware of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices before this week? Most definitely. Had I forgotten all about it? Certainly. Would I have guessed in my wildest dreams that BMW would be named the auto industry leader of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and Europe (DJSI) in 2020? Definitely not, but that’s what just happened


Technology News

BMW Named Automotive Industry Leader In Dow Jones Sustainability Indices — Seriously

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 21:55:12 +0000

Was I aware of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices before this week? Most definitely. Had I forgotten all about it? Certainly. Would I have guessed in my wildest dreams that BMW would be named the auto industry leader of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and Europe (DJSI) in 2020? Definitely not, but that’s what just happened


Wuling Mini EV Shines In Hot Chinese Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:26:49 +0000

While the overall Chinese auto market kept positive numbers last month, +9% year over year (YoY), plugins vehicle sales were firmly in the fast lane, growing by 120% YoY in October to 147,000 units, a new year best


IKEA Partners With Vox Creative To Design A Custom, Off-Grid Tiny House

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:35:34 +0000

IKEA and Vox Creative are teaming up with Curbed to create a space that is sustainable, affordable, and stylish that would fit in around 187 square feet. This would prove that anyone, anywhere could live a more sustainable life


Vice News

Toddler Found Dead By Gunshot After Ontario Police Open Fire on Father Accused of Kidnapping

Credit to Author: Jake Kivanc| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:48:28 GMT

The Special Investigative Unit declined to confirm whether the father was armed at the time of the police shooting.


Colonial Statues Had a Pretty Bad Thanksgiving

Credit to Author: Paul Blest| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:18:00 GMT

Statues of former presidents and colonial monuments were toppled or vandalized this week in at least four U.S. cities.


Canadian Universities Are Surveilling Striking Workers with Private Security

Credit to Author: Kieran Delamont| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:31:39 GMT

Over the past two decades, the use of private security agencies has become a common fixture of academic labour disputes.


Immigration

Which nationalities want to move to Canada?

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 09:00:06 +0000

Since many of us are in lockdown, there has been a surge in Google searches for all sorts of search terms: “sourdough bread,” “yoga mats,” “how to make McDonald’s chicken nuggets,” and “how to immigrate to…” insert dream destination. A new report suggests that the most popular destination where people are looking to move abroad […]


Canadian immigration options for Hong Kong residents

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 06:00:50 +0000

Canada recently announced immigration measures to assist Hong Kong residents and Canadians in Hong Kong. The new immigration initiatives have been launched to attract Hong Kong students and youth to Canada, offering them the opportunity to obtain a new work permit that opens the door to permanent residence. In addition, improvements have been made to […]


Canada is resuming citizenship testing online

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:36:03 +0000

Eight months after all citizenship tests were cancelled, Canada is now making the test available online. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is testing the new platform over the next few months. During this time, online citizenship tests will first be offered to those whose tests were cancelled due to the pandemic and those who […]


Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.