Ferrer signs 2-year extension for NorthPort Batang Pier

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 22:13:13 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO NorthPort rewarded swingman Kevin Ferrer a two-year extension after the two sides agreed on a deal. Ferrer inked on the dotted line after he and agent Marvin Espiritu met with Batang Pier manager Bonnie Tan Thursday, Jan. 27 to formalize the deal. His previous contract with NorthPort was a similar two-year pact […]

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PH XI blanks Indonesia, nears World Cup dream

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 21:47:23 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippine women’s football team claimed a historic place in the quarterfinals of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup after rolling past Indonesia, 6-0, in their final group stage match Thursday, Jan. 27 at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, India. Katrina Guillou and Sarina Bolden scored in the first half before […]

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Moreno OK with mining, ‘but it must be responsible’


MANILA, Philippines —Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said he will continue the current administration’s stand on mining if ever he wins the presidency, although it should be a responsible and environment-friendly activity. Moreno told veteran talk show host Boy Abunda during a one-on-one interview aired on Thursday night that he will allow mining because the country badly needs income to revive the economy, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. “Pagtitibayin,” Moreno said when asked if he would continue President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy in terms of mining. “Because isa sa pinaka-magandang asset ng bansa ‘yong ating mga minerals. There is also what you ca…

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PBA: Chance to play for Chot Reyes draws Ganuelas-Rosser back to TNT


MANILA, Philippines—Matt Ganuelas-Rosser admitted that it’s the opportunity to once again play for Chot Reyes that pulled him to return to TNT following his foray into free agency. Ganuelas-Rosser first played for Reyes in the 2012 Jones Cup where the Philippines captured the invitational tournament’s trophy. “Being able to play under Coach Chot, that was like a big factor for me,” said Ganuelas-Rosser in an interview with The Game. “And then, obviously, they just won a championship, and they’re contending, and they’re really going up.” Ganuelas-Rosser’s reunion with Reyes, though, took 10 years as the 2014 fourth overall pick arrived in TNT during the coach’s hiatus from the PBA….

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3 drug suspects yield P863K ‘shabu’ in Antipolo City


LUCENA CITY—Police arrested three drug suspects and seized over P863,000 worth of “shabu” (crystal meth) during a buy-bust operation Wednesday in Antipolo City, Rizal province.   The Calabarzon police identified the suspects as Joen Canata, Michael Jimenez, and Angelo Lawaan.   Authorities confiscated five sachets of shabu weighing 127 grams worth about P863,600 after the sting operation at 7:10 p.m. in Barangay Cupang.   The police also seized a Toyota Vios used by the suspects in their illegal drug trade.   The suspects faced charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. lzb…

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Again, PSC chief tells Popoy Juico, EJ Obiena to ‘be humble’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:24:19 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Butch Ramirez pleaded to pole vaulter EJ Obiena and Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) officials to sit down and put an end to their “word war” that has placed the Philippine sports in bad light of late.  “My point of reference is if they continue […]

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Juico to Obiena: Don’t use ‘socmed’ to run away from money issue

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:16:13 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) President Philip Juico remains steadfast in pursuing “transparency and accountability” in light of the recent statements made by EJ Obiena’s Ukrainian coach Vitaly Petrov. “Let us not be distracted by such statements when the issue is for Obiena to explain how he used the funds […]

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Magsayo to defend title vs former Mexican champ

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:02:59 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Newly-crowned WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo is slated to defend his title against Mexican boxer and former WBC super bantamweight titlist Rey Vargas.A week after becoming the new king of WBC’s featherweight division, Magsayo will have his first test as the boxing governing body ordered the mandatory title defense.Full details, such as […]

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DOLE to download initial P130M for 25K workers affected by lockdown curbs


MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to download an initial P130 million to its regional offices to help around 25,000 workers recover from the effects of the government’s imposition of Alert Level 3 in Metro Manila to curb the surge in COVID-19 cases. DOLE Assistant Secretary Dominique Tutay on Thursday said that they have allocated P1 billion for the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program which will provide each affected worker P5,000 cash assistance. “‘Yung P1 bilyon po na inilaan po natin for 2022, ito po ay sasapat sa mga 200,000 workers. Ngayon po, base po sa tala natin sa Establishment Report System po natin nung January 23, around 2…

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Medvedev pulls off astonishing comeback, faces Tsitsipas next

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 03:43:59 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Men’s title favorite Daniil Medvedev fought back from the brink of a shock exit on Wednesday to reach the Australian Open semifinal and keep his dream of a second Grand Slam crown alive. Medvedev, the world number two, looked down and out as he lost the opening two sets to Canadian 21-year-old […]

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