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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.
AFTER more than a century since it started operation, the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) on B. Rodriguez Street in uptown Cebu City is now sporting a new look.The management of VSMMC headed by its medical chief, Dr. Gerardo Aquino, unveiled the tertiary hospital’s new facade and its giant logo located at the lower left of the main building on Friday night, May 27, 2022.“The unveiling of the new façade also entails the rebranding of the external appearance of VSMMC enhancing its re
CONGRESSIONAL funding is still needed before the old city jail facility in Mandaue City can be converted into the new campus of the city’s community college.This was what Mandaue City congresswoman-elect Emmarie “Lolypop” Ouano-Dizon said when SunStar Cebu asked her about the project on Friday, May 27, 2022.Dizon, who will represent the newly created Mandaue City lone district starting June 30, said she plans to seek funds for the transfer of the city’s jail from its current location in Barangay
While the world is slowly recovering from the pandemic, the entertainment industry is continuing to churn out its best work in recent years. Netflix has allowed the growth of regional projects outside of Hollywood, and the diverse line-up of shows make for a very entertaining viewing experience.Check out what’s coming in hot on Netflix this June (all dates subject to change without prior notice):“Peaky Blinders: Season 6” (June 10)This British drama has amassed hundreds of thousands of fans arou
Following her performance, Filipino-Japanese actress Stefanie Arianne told Yahoo Philippines that she hopes for "more Filipino representations in Hollywood."
FOUR individuals got injured in a road accident along the national highway in Barangay Buanoy, Balamban town, southwest Cebu on Saturday morning, May 28, 2022.Staff Sergeant Readan Lara, investigating officer of Balamban Police Station, said the incident took place when a certain Perlito Villahermosa, 35, branch manager ofTranscycle Mart, of Barangay Cabiangon, Pinamungahan town, southwest Cebu, lost control of his motorcycle as he overtook another vehicle, hitting the motorcyclefrom the opposit
Macmac Tallo hit the biggest shot of the tournament so far, as he made a deuce to give Cebu Chooks a thrilling 21-19 victory over Zavkhan MMC Energy to enter the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters playoffs on Saturday at Ayala Malls Manila Bay.The Philippines' top 3x3 player swished the game-winning deuce to put down the hard-working Mongolians, which led for most of the game before falling to Tallo’s heroics.Tallo finished with three points, three rebounds, and four assists in
I never liked guns. But I once considered learning how to use one. Not for self-defense. I was more enamored with the idea of excelling in a sport that was uncommon. I sucked at ballgames. I had to find my niche.In hindsight, target shooting was a bad choice. I could never have excelled at a sport that required precision and focus.Do guns kill people? No. People kill people. But people can use guns to kill people. Well, knives can be used to kill people too and all kitchens have them. True. But
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 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
THE Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) U-19 team will be competing in a series of friendlies in preparation for its campaign in the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) U-19 National Championship 2022 Second Division.The CVFA squad is scheduled to play against Negros Occidental Football Association U-19 team on May 29 in San Carlos City. The squad will travel to Bacolod City and face Negros United the next day.On May 31, CVFA takes on Dolphins FC and then finally against CVFA’s U-17 tea
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
Most of us perceived the Golden State Warriors era to be over. KevinDurant left for Brooklyn. Klay Thompson suffered two catastrophic injuries for two straight seasons.Steph Curry tried but despite his tremendous shooting capacities, the load was much too heavy to bear alone.They traded for Andrew Wiggins hoping he could be the second star that Curry needed but he didn’t seem to be a good fit.2021 SeasonThen as if a black cloud had been lifted, everything started to click. Klay came back. Even A
The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking replacements for the almost two million COVID-19 vaccine doses that will expire by the end of June, according to reports.
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
DEON Motors and the ARQ Builders got their respective campaigns in the 1st Mayor Michael Rama Inter-Commercial Basketball League 2022 off to victorious starts as they put down their respective opponents on Friday, May 27, 2022, at the Cebu City Sports Institute.Deon Motors defeated Truck N Trail Transport Services, 74-68, while the ARQ Builders beat Fighter Fifty, 94-86.It was a close game between Deon Motors and Truck N Trail but the former made their move in the third, and led, 61-53, heading
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Guido Van der Valk pulled off all the stops down the stretch to take down Miguel Tabuena in sudden death and capture the title in the ICTSI Splendido Taal Championship on Friday in Laurel, Batangas.Van der Valk sank an incredible birdie putt from way out on the 72nd hole to tie then took advantage of Miguel Tabuena’s pulled drive in sudden death to pull off the title-clinching win.Van der Valk pulled through on an early blast to battle back from 2-down to 2-up over Clyde Mondilla but lost a two-
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.The DOH made the clarification in an advisory after learning that there are pieces of information or 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 it urg
SUN Savings Bank inked an additional P100 million loan facility with the state-owned Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) to assist public school teachers in Cebu Province to rebuild and repair their homes devastated by Typhoon Odette and fund their children's college education.The loan signing ceremony between Sun Savings Bank and Landbank was held at the Casino Español de Cebu in Cebu City, Friday, May 27, 2022.Present in the event were Sun Savings president and chief executive officer Fran