ABS-CBN Ball 2023’s best-dressed celebrities

After four years, some of the country’s biggest stars in show business once again came together for the ABS-CBN Ball 2023clad in their most spectacular gowns and sleek suits last Saturday, Sept. 30. at a hotel in Makati. The gathering also showcased the seemingly growing rapport between the Kapamilya network and erstwhile rivals, withGMA executives Felipe Gozon and daughter Annette Gozon-Valdesand some TV 5 celebrities joining the black-tie event. While all of them shone bright that night — kudos to their talented designers — there are a few standouts who served the mostbreathtaking looks and dazzling fashion statements. 1. Lovi Poe Lovi Poe was an alluring siren personif…

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The secret’s out: Take Kubo is thrilling all of LaLiga, except those who overlooked him

Credit to Author: Graham Hunter| Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 11:44:15 EST

At just 22, Takefusa Kubo is already on his eighth club, leaving plenty of people kicking themselves for passing over one of LaLiga’s biggest stars.

Cops back to using whistles, batons

Credit to Author: Emmanuel Tupas| Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2023 00:00:00 +0800

Following the death of two teenagers at the hands of police officers, the Philippine National Police will again be issuing whistles and batons to its personnel.

Transfer Talk: Man United target Silva, Todibo to fix defence

Credit to Author: Adam Brown| Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 19:31:02 EST

As Man Utd’s season goes from bad to worse, Antonio Silva and Jean-Clair Todibo have been identified as targets to fix Erik ten Hag’s defence. Transfer Talk has the latest.

NBA: Giannis wants to ‘expedite’ Lillard chemistry with Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo wants to focus on film study with new superstar teammate Damian Lillard so they will have chemistry before ever taking the court together for the Milwaukee Bucks. Even as Lillard was declaring it was the right moment for him to arrive on an NBA title contender after last week’s trade from Portland, two-time Most Valuable Player Antetokounmpo was working to maximize them as a deadly combination. “Having a guy like Dame on the team, it’s unbelievable,” Antetokounmpo said Monday. “Plays at a high level, built from the same cloth, wants to win. He’s extremely hungry.” The 28-year-old Antetokounmpo led the Bucks to their first title in 50 years in 2021 and w…

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VAR’s wildest moments: Diaz offside, Griezmann goal ruled out

Credit to Author: Chris Wright| Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2023 23:30:31 EST

From wrongly disallowed goals, to penalties scored after full time, VAR is never far from the headlines.

LTFRB OKs P1 hike in minimum PUJ fare

Credit to Author: Romina Cabrera| Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2023 00:00:00 +0800

Starting Sunday, the minimum fare for public utility jeepneys nationwide will be P13 after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board approved a provisional increase of P1.

75 things for NASCAR’s 75th anniversary: Weirdest announcements

Credit to Author: Ryan McGee| Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 12:00:57 EST

To celebrate NASCAR’s 75th anniversary, Ryan McGee presents a top-5 list every week for the rest of 2023. This week: the weirdest announcements.

Binay wants apology from Indonesian exec for criticizing PH tourism video

  MANILA, Philippines — Senator Nancy Binay said Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno should apologize to the Philippines after the latter supposedly claimed that a footage of Indonesian rice paddies was used in a tourism promotion video presented by the Department of Tourism (DOT) during the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in June. Binay, chairperson of the Senate committee on tourism, raised the issue before the Senate committee on finance’s Tuesday hearing on the proposed P2.9-billion budget of the DOT for 2024. “Saan galing yung statement noong Indonesian Tourism Minister that the rice fields ay parang sa Indonesia? May statement pa sya na na…

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The week in tennis: Players voice new concerns, Djokovic wins in another sport, and more

Credit to Author: D’Arcy Maine| Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 09:57:05 EST

Player discontent over changing ball sizegs, match scheduling and court conditions dominated the conversation this week, while Novak Djokovic played golf — quite successfully.

Government ready to lift rice price caps

Credit to Author: Alexis Romero| Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2023 00:00:00 +0800

The government is ready to lift the price ceilings it imposed on rice due to decreasing prices in the global and domestic markets and the expected increase in the supply of the food commodity, the Department of Agriculture said yesterday.

Betting odds and lines for Top 25 in Week 6

Credit to Author: ESPN Sports Betting| Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 00:55:01 EST

Here are all of the betting odds, lines and spreads for the Top 25 college football matchups in Week 6.