The chances of the Philippines to send teams in the men’s and women’s division of the 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament will be known Friday through a special event organized by FIBA in Utsunomiya, Japan.
“Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, so shall he reap.” – Galatians 6:7 After two columns on the PBA farm teams, this does not sound like an enticing headline. But reaping what you sow is a law of nature in any field, not just basketball. And we cannot […]
HOUSTON: Stephen Strasburg baffled Houston’s batters and Anthony Rendon drove in five runs to power the Washington Nationals over the Astros 7-2 Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), forcing a one-game winner-take all showdown for the 115th World Series championship. Washington pulled level at 3-3 in Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven final, setting up a seventh game Wednesday […]
LOS ANGELES: Anthony Davis delivered a 40-point haul as the Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a blowout defeat of the the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). Davis lit up the Staples Center with a virtuoso performance, hauling down a mammoth 20 rebounds and providing two assists as the Lakers romped to a 120-91 […]
MILAN: Cristiano Ronaldo converted a 96th-minute penalty as Juventus defeated Thiago Motta’s Genoa 2-1 to reclaim top spot in Serie A on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), while Napoli were left seething after conceding a disputed late equalizer against Atalanta. Ronaldo sat out the 1-1 draw at Lecce over the weekend but Juve looked set to […]
Interview by DOM GALEON and NOEL PABALATE The title of this interview article is based on a book written by Fr. Gabriel Amorth. In that book, he writes about his experiences as an exorcist of Rome, describing in great detail some of his encounters with supposed possessed persons. Many of the anecdotes he narrates in […]
By PAOLA NAVARETTE Once the preserve of fairground fortunetellers, tarot has now gone mainstream. This form of divination dates back to the 14th century, but it has become somewhat of a trend as decks are now sold at almost every bookstore, and hundreds of thousands of Instagram and Facebook pages are dedicated to the art […]
PARIS: Novak Djokovic defied illness to survive a scare against French lucky loser Corentin Moutet and reach the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), while Rafael Nadal saw off a plucky challenge from Adrian Mannarino. Top seed Djokovic, locked in a battle with Nadal for the year-end world number one […]
Dottie Ardina closed out with flourish at the front, shooting three straight late birdies to card a 69 and move from joint 43rd to a share of 29th at the start of the final stretch of the eight-day LPGA Q-Series at Pinehurst No. 9 in North Carolina Wednesday. Staying in her previous spot with a […]
Formal charges have been filed against the three suspects in the killing of a tabloid columnist and his companion in Pampanga, the Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) said. “Charges of double murder have been filed against the primary suspect Armando Velasco. In addition, two accomplices identified as Edgardo Cabrer and a ‘John Doe’ were […]
By AA PATAWARAN And there’s shuffling overhead But first a thrashing of wings Followed by a thud on the roof Now claws tearing at the reeds Through a gap something like a snake spirals down Slowly, silently, surreptitiously Eyes wide I scream Clutching a rosary And those eyes are piercing Whose owner camouflages in […]
By Angela Casco It wouldn’t be so difficult for every Pinoy comic book fan to come up with 13 reasons or more to love Trese. It’s a popular piece of creative work, often selling out wherever it’s available. It won the National Book Award for Graphic Literature in 2009 and earned another nomination for the […]
SHANGHAI: Already the FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour player of the year, Rory McIlroy has found plenty of motivation toward the back end of the year. Most of it is geared toward reaping rewards next year. McIlroy is coming off a tie for third last week in Japan, a tournament he was never going […]
Blackwater team manager Jacob Muñez has confirmed that rookie Bobby Ray Parks Jr. is heading to TNT KaTropa via trade that could be approved by the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) next week. Blackwater is trading Parks for TNT’s Don Trollano and Anthony Semerad plus two future first round picks. The negotiation began on Thursday. “Actually, […]
SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go took time on Friday to extend relief assistance and boost the morale of residents whose houses were razed down by a fire at Sitio Amor in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City. The senator provided grocery packs and financial assistance to the victims still reeling from their recent ordeal. The fire […]
The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) will be providing assistance to higher education demands of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) as it undergoes a normalization program. On Wednesday, CHEd signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) to provide technical assistance to […]
By Nikki H. Huang A few weeks ago, readers, I got myself in a somewhat dangerous situation. It’s a long story, but to put it shortly: I boarded the wrong train. I ended up stranded late at night in an unstaffed train station in a suburb notorious for crack addicts. In the hour I spent […]
By Angela Casco Fashion is all glitz and glamour— or so most people believe. It is, however, notorious for being a cutthroat industry, especially for fashion designers. It’s where “one day you’re in and the next day, you’re out,” a line that not only fashion model Heidi Klum has made famous through the American reality […]
The three winners of Miss Tourism Queen Worldwide 2019 beauty pageant were crowned during the finals held at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Theater in Quezon City recently.
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have scheduled a meeting in Vienna, Austria this mid-November to sort out targeted frameworks on the Philippines’ renewed plunge into nuclear power development.