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Homegrown Filipino basketball talent Kai Sotto is projected as the 49th overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in Sports Illustrated's mock NBA draft.
A WIDOWED grandmother and five others were nabbed inside a drug den by operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA 7) in Barangay Cadawinonan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2022.Leia Alcantara, spokesperson for PDEA 7, identified the suspects as Elviera Sabido, 68, a widow, allegedly the owner of the drug den, and Jickie Romano, 23, who was said to have sold the illegal drugs to their customers who were also arrested during
Following her performance, Filipino-Japanese actress Stefanie Arianne told Yahoo Philippines that she hopes for "more Filipino representations in Hollywood."
THE Department of Health (DOH) has dismissed rumors that the government will give incentives and awards to individuals who have allegedly fallen victim or have had bad experiences with coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines.DOH made the clarification in an advisory Thursday, May 26, 2022, after learning that there are messages circulating as false promises and offers of vaccine incentives.“We urge everyone to always check official DOH sources before forwarding anything," it said, as the departm
A video posted to Facebook claims Americans can qualify for thousands of dollars via a new relief program, using purported footage from CNN to appear legitimate. But the clip is not from the US news channel, the posts offer no guarantee of economic assistance or a loan, and the National Consumers League called the video "incredibly deceptive.""I'm literally in tears over this... One of the best decisions I ever made..." claims a May 19, 2022 Facebook post that includes a video promoting a "progr
A SECURITY guard was arrested for allegedly molesting a minor in Sitio Fatima, Barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu on Thursday evening, May 26, 2022.Master Sergeant Girlie Echaluce of the Women and Children's Protection Desk of Liloan Police Station identified the suspect as Fermen Abear, 38, a security guard from Queen Capila Agency, and a native of Argao town in southern Cebu but currently residing in Barangay Basak, Mandaue City.Echaluce told SunStar Cebu that the mother called for hel
ABOUT 600 poll workers in Cebu Province who served during the recently concluded general elections have yet to claim their honararium and allowances.Lawyer Jerome Brillantes, acting elections supervisor of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Cebu Provincial Office, told SunStar Cebu that about 95 percent or 11,400 poll workers were able to receive their honorarium, as of Thursday, May 27, 2022.Brillantes said the province has more than 12,000 poll workers who served during the May 9 polls.He s
Multiple social media posts in China have shared a video alongside a claim it shows the Polish president declaring military mobilisation in support of Ukraine. Although Poland sent weapons aid to Ukraine after Russia's invasion, misleading Chinese-language subtitles have been added to the clip to suggest it was sending troops to war. The Polish defence ministry dismissed the claim. As of May 26, AFP found no official reports that Poland was sending troops to Ukraine."The president of Poland has
INSTEAD of just renting, a real estate developer encourages Filipinos to pursue buying their own houses as this will give them good returns in the future.“Real estate rewards those who invest early,” said Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) executive vice president and chief operating officer Franco Soberano, in a recent virtual briefing.He said the value of residential properties usually appreciates at least 30 to 40 percent from the time of pre-selling to completion, allowing it to counter interest ra
THE Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas has sent its Regulations Licensing and Enforcement Division (RLED) personnel to the Toledo City General Hospital following reports about the death of a mother and her baby.The mother and child reportedly died due to medical negligence committed by some health personnel of the Toledo City General Hospital.The Toledo City General Hospital has vowed to conduct a thorough investigation on the matter.DOH-Central Visayas Director Jaime Bernadas told Su
Lawyer-turned-vlogger Trixie Cruz-Angeles said that she even discussed her old tweets with President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. himself
CLYDE Mondilla saw his lead dwindle down to two shots as he salvaged a 72 in the third round of the ICTSI Splendido Taal Championship in Laurel, Batangas on Thursday, May 26, 2022.Mondilla had an uncharacteristic triple-bogey on the par-5 No. 9, which almost ruined the day of the Del Monte ace, who birdied Nos. 3 and 10 before bouncing back with back-to-back birdies from No. 16 from close range after dropping another stroke on the 14.From seven-up over Tony Lascuña halfway through the P2 million
Recently, while embarking and immersing myself on a new hotel project, I was in heavy bombardment into defining what is genuinely Filipino hospitality. By defining this, if at all it is possible, how do you brand it and make it an impeccable practice within our thriving hospitality industry?Extracting the ingredients of values and cultures of Filipino families, of generations gone by, we firmly believe we have the right to claim we are a hospitable lot of human species. No scientific claims but
This is the second time Magic: The Gathering brings us back to the worlds of D&D in the popular Forgotten Realms setting. Check out our exclusive preview card.
An image of ominous-looking clouds was shared thousands of times globally on social media alongside a claim it was shot in India's financial capital of Mumbai. Some social media users appeared to believe the image shows a genuine cloud formation, but it is actually a digital artwork created using a stock photo of Mumbai."A unique formation of Mammatus clouds over Mumbai, India," reads the caption alongside the image shared here by an India-based Facebook user.Mammatus formations are distinct ser
THE Mandaue City Lone District representative is hopeful that the transfer of the city jail facility from Looc Road to its new location in Dungguan, Barangay Basak would soon be realized once it gets an approval from Congress.Representative Emmarie "Lolypop" Ouano-Dizon told reporters on Friday, May 27, the transfer was already planned in 2019 and that the Mandaue City College (MCC) would occupy the lot vacated by the city jail."The Mandaue City Government and I will try our best to start workin
Since a Justice Secretary Boying Remulla is already inevitable at this point, we have no choice but to be in a constant lookout.
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It is all right to mourn our loss in SEA Games basketball. Why? Because we were not expected to lose our longest-held crown in the meet spanning 33 years.Not to Indonesia, for Chrissakes!Indonesia was never known to be a basketball contender—football being its pet game.Since the 1989 SEA Games, we’ve been winning the basketball gold in dominating fashion. We’ve been that amazed that even a high school team would win with plenty to spare.Not anymore. As the saying goes, all things must pass—inclu
CEBUANA Lhuillier and Unified Tennis Philippines (UTP) president, Jean Henri Lhuillier expressed his commendation toward Cebuana Lhuillier Sports Tennis Ambassadors Francis Casey Alcantara, Ruben Gonzales, and Treat Huey who bagged one gold, one silver and two bronze medals during the international tennis tourney in the 31st Southeast Asian Games held in Hanoi, Vietnam.“We are very proud of the performance of our national players. They have given their best all throughout the games and it is wit