Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

 

Alyssa Valdez, Jia Morado to tune up with national team in Japan

MANILA, Philippines –  Philippine volleyball team stalwarts Alyssa Valdez and Jia Morado will still get a chance to join the national team’s Asian Games buildup despite skipping the tuneup games in the Philippine Superliga (PSL). LVPI president confirmed to Rappler that Valdez and Morado – who are both playing for Creamline … Source: Politics


Wrestling legend Vader dies at 63

MANILA, Philippines – Wrestling legend and multiple-time world champion Vader died on Monday, June 18. He was 63 years old. One of his children posted on Wednesday, June 20, through Vader’s Twitter account that the massive yet agile wrestler passed away on Monday at around 7:25 pm. “Around a month ago my … Source: Politics


Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is coming to Manila

MANILA, Philippines – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is coming to Manila. According Ovation Productions, the iconic 90s hiphop group is playing a show on September 5 at the Mall of Asia arena in Pasay. {source}<iframe src=”https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fovationproductions%2Fvideos%2F1884554158231520%2F&show_text=0&width=560″ width=”560″ height=”315″ style=”border:none;overflow:hidden” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true” allowFullScreen=”true”></iframe>{/source} The Grammy award-winning group started out in Cleveland, Ohio in the … Source: Politics


New York receives separated children, prepares to sue U.S. government

  NEW YORK, USA – At least 70 immigrant children separated from their parents on the southern US border were transferred to shelters in New York as the state prepares to sue the government over the practice, Governor Andrew Cuomo said. “We know of at least 70 children who are being held … Source: Politics


UK PM calls U.S. images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

LONDON, United Kingdom – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, June 21, said images from the United States of migrant children kept in cages were “deeply disturbing” and that she would press President Donald Trump on the issue. “On what we have seen in the United States, pictures of … Source: Politics


Charlotte ships Dwight Howard to Brooklyn

  MANILA, Philippines – Superman has left the building… again. In an early offseason shocker, the Charlotte Hornets have traded star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for Russian big man Timofey Mozgov and two second-round picks, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Brooklyn will now be Howard’s 4th team in 4 years, after … Source: Politics


Threat 'acute' as jihadist attacks double in 2017 – Europol

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Jihadist attacks on European targets more than doubled last year, Europe’s police agency said Wednesday, June 20, warning the risk of more unsophisticated attacks by the so-called Islamic State group “remains acute.” Last year, a total 33 terror attacks were reported on the continent and Britain – … Source: Politics


Ginebra harnesses Jeff Chan's defensive side

MANILA, Philippines – Fans may have expected his hot hand, but Jeff Chan showed his other side that helped the Gin Kings clinch their 3rd straight win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday, June 20.  The forward chipped in only 4 points, but had a +/- rating of … Source: Politics


Ronaldo delivers again as Portugal boots out Morocco

MOSCOW, Russia – Cristiano Ronaldo followed up his opening game heroics at the World Cup with the only goal in a 1-0 win for Portugal against Morocco as the European champions edged closer to the last 16. The Real Madrid star struck in the 4th minute in Moscow to surpass Hungarian … Source: Politics


Fact-check: Did Mexicans celebrating World Cup win cause an earthquake? Unfounded

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – After Mexico scored … Source: Politics