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PSL: Petron, F2 eye big start in PSL semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 22:00:32 +0000

The Blaze Spikers and Cignal spikers clash at 7 p.m. with the former aching to gain a big psychological advantage. #PSL


Collo shines for Makati FC

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:30:59 +0000

MFC made it to Cup after finishing second in the Group A table with 10 points and won all its knockout matches.


Intense heat good for Dagupan’s ‘bangus’ industry

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:16:29 +0000

Intense heat good for Dagupan’s ‘bangus’ industry

DAGUPAN CITY — Street performers launched this year’s Bangus Festival under biting summer heat, which people normally avoid but which has been beneficial to this city’s main product.

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Slow start for dry run of Edsa bus ban

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:02:12 +0000

Slow start for dry run of Edsa bus ban

MANILA, Philippines — Only one provincial bus stopped at the recently opened Valenzuela Gateway Complex terminal in Valenzuela City on Monday, the first day of the dry run for a ban on provincial buses on the busy thoroughfare of Edsa.

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‘Smartmagic’ in May polls?

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:01:49 +0000

With Holy Week over, the unholy election cheaters and manipulators are back at their dirty work, prompting voters to ask, will we have accurate vote counting this time?

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Yeng is PSA Forum guest

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:00:38 +0000

Guiao is joined by PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial in the session presented by San Miguel Corp. Tapa King, Amelie Hotel, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).


Thai golfer eyes repeat

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:30:04 +0000

Ngam-usawan edged Cyna Rodriguez by two to rule the event in 2016 but failed to score a follow-up since although a slew of Thai players have stepped up and kept their domination of the country’s premier ladies tour, including the last two tournaments won by Thanutra Boonraksasat at Southwoods last month and Arpichaya Yubol at Manila Golf two weeks ago.


Brooks Orpik wants Andre Burakovsky to be his best self

The veteran defenseman has taken on a mentor role for the young winger, and the relationship is emblematic of the Capitals’ tight-knit group.


Why the Giants should draft Dwayne Haskins as Eli Manning’s successor
The Ohio State quarterback bleeds Big Blue. “I do see him one day playing for the Giants,” his dad says. Here’s why New York shouldn’t pass on him.


Devin White, Drew Lock are Giants’ most likely picks in first round

With 12 picks, including two in the first round, the Giants are in position to land a defensive playmaker and their future starting QB on Thursday.


MMDA revives 30-minute ‘heatstroke break’

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:00:06 +0000

Traffic enforcers and street sweepers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be getting an additional 30-minute “heatstroke break” between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. every day to help them cope with the summer heat.

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News Briefs: April 23, 2019

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:57:39 +0000

Filipino Catholic Church leaders have condemned the Easter Sunday bombings of several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.

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Vice News

How to Be Together

Credit to Author: Kate Carraway| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:09:49 +0000

Existing with another human is a difficult thing to do. Luckily, Kate Carraway’s got advice.


‘Game of Thrones’ Is Turning Into a Generic Video Game Plot

Credit to Author: Matthew Gault| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:07:13 +0000

Increasingly, ‘Game of Thrones’ has taken storytelling cues from video games like ‘Mass Effect’ and ‘The Witcher.’


Kanye West’s Sunday Service Is Not a Redemption Story

Credit to Author: Paul Thompson| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:54:35 +0000

What happened at the religious spectacle Kanye staged on the last morning of Coachella.


Immigration

Prince Edward Island issues 130 invitations in April 18 draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:32:13 +0000

Prince Edward Island issued new invitations to Express Entry candidates and others in a draw held April 18.  Prince Edward Island, or PEI, holds monthly draws for immigration candidates who have submitted an Expression of Interest to its immigrant nominee program, the PEI PNP. A total of 130 invitations were issued to candidates in PEI’s […]


10 Canadian tech startups that are hiring right now

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:56:04 +0000

Looking for work in Canada’s thriving tech start-up scene?  The Toronto-based MaRS innovation hub has published a list of high-growth Canadian startups with current job openings. Nine of the 10 companies listed here are located in Toronto, where tech job growth has outpaced San Francisco in recent years. DROP Location: Toronto In their own words: […]


Ontario provides new details of proposed nominee program changes

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:56:02 +0000

Ontario has released new details of proposed changes to a number of key Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program streams.  The changes touch on existing Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) streams and do not detail the new stream for foreign tech workers or the new smaller communities pilot announced in the province’s 2019 budget last week. Two […]


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.