September, 2018


San Miguel sticking with Kevin Murphy in Govs' Cup campaign

MANILA, Philippines – Kevin Murphy is in for the long haul for San Miguel.  Beermen head coach Leo Austria revealed that the team would stick with the braid-donning import, who replaced the injured AZ Reid , in their 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup campaign.  “Yes, ang ganda ng pinakita niya e (Yes, because he … Source: Politics

Hubert Cani feels FEU 'cheated' approach to UE game

    MANILA, Philippines – FEU head coach Olsen Racela respectfully declined to comment on his team’s stunning 65-90 loss to the bottom-dwelling UE Red Warriors.  And it was understandable, as there was probably nothing he could’ve said to further explain the beating his team took as they went down to 2-2 in … Source: Politics

These young stars blew Twitter up during the ABS-CBN Ball 2018

MANILA, Philippines – There’s no doubt that the first-ever ABS-CBN Ball 2018 on Saturday, September 29 was the grandest and most star-studded event of the year so far.  Many of the country’s favorite celebrities and love teams didn’t just take Makati Shangri-La by storm – some of them … Source: Politics

Matteo Guidicelli on ABS-CBN Ball 2018 with Sarah Geronimo: 'This one was special'

MANILA, Philippines – Hardcore and casual fans alike were dying over singer Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli’s first time to attend the ABS-CBN Ball (formerly known as the Star Magic Ball) together on Saturday, September 29. But it turns out, it’s Matteo himself who can’t quite get over the … Source: Politics

PVL: Tacloban raps Adamson for share of 2nd spot

      MANILA, Philippines – Resurgent Tacloban pounced on a listless Adamson-Akari side and fashioned out a 25-21, 25-12, 25-22 victory on Sunday, September 30, to join Pocari-Air Force at second in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Open Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. Now playing in … Source: Politics

Lee, Magnolia escape San Miguel

MANILA, Philippines – Paul Lee continued to wax hot as Magnolia escaped San Miguel in an enthralling 109-108 comeback win in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, September 30.  The shifty guard finished with a team-high 28 points on top of 3 rebounds and 3 … Source: Politics

Retrieval operations end at Itogon landslide site

BAGUIO, Philippines – After two weeks, retrieval operations for landslide victims ended in Barangay Ucab in Itogon, Benguet , late Sunday afternoon, September 30. All of the missing were accounted for on Sunday, after the retrieval of two more unidentified bodies at Portal 07 in Barangay Ucab. A total of … Source: Politics

UE's Pasaol happy with new bench role, teammates stepping up

    MANILA, Philippines – It was the win no one saw coming. The bottom-dwelling UE Red Warriors decimated the Final Four-contender FEU Tamaraws by 25, 90-65, in the UAAP men’s basketball tournament. From the first to the final buzzer, UE was relentless on the offensive end, draining shots left and right, inside and … Source: Politics

3 years of Russia strikes on Syria kill 18,000 – monitor

BEIRUT, Lebanon – More than 18,000 people, nearly half of them civilians, have been killed in Russian air strikes on Syria since Moscow began its game-changing intervention 3 years ago, a monitor said. Russia, a steadfast ally of Syria’s ruling regime , began carrying out bombing raids in the country on September 30, 2015 – more … Source: Politics

Massive weight loss key to Terrence Romeo's resurgence

MANILA, Philippines – When in tip-top shape, Terrence Romeo proved he is still the same man who won the last 3 PBA scoring titles.  The flamboyant guard waxed hot for 25 points on top of 8 assists and 3 steals to power TNT to a monumental come-from-behind 104-102 win over NorthPort … Source: Politics