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Ravena clutch anew as Eagles ward off Warriors - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines -- Kiefer Ravena unleashed another clutch performance for Ateneo, helping the Blue Eagles escape a gutsy UE side, 78-73, in Season 77 of the UAAP men's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday. With 33.4 ticks left ...
Cops, troops on high alert in Zambo - m.philstar.com
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Police and military authorities are on a heightened alert here after students from various schools panicked, leading to the suspension of classes owing to text messages circulating wildly about an impending attack and ...
MMDA: Number coding lifted August 21 and 25 - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - The unified vehicular volume reduction program (UVVRP), better known as the “number coding” scheme is suspended on Thursday and on Monday next week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced today. The MMDA ...
Batang Gilas cruises past Jordan for strong start in U-18 tiff - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines – Batang Gilas outgunned and outran a taller Jordan side to hammer out an 85-60 victory that jumpstarted its bid in the FIBA-Asia Under-18 Championship at the Al-Gharafa Gym in Doha, Qatar Wednesday. Ranbill Tongco, a rookie out of ...
'Daughter of Marcos' tag amuses Grace Poe - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines — Late cinematic legend Fernando Poe Jr.'s daughter, Senator Grace Poe Llamanzares, takes lightly suspicions that her biological father was late strongman Ferdinand Marcos. In a televised interview, Poe said she has already addressed ...
Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs - m.philstar.com
GOLD COAST, Australia — Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships starting Thursday.
'We find meaning in what we do' - aid worker in Mindanao - m.philstar.com
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - They face difficulties, long hours, and even danger, but foreign and Filipino humanitarian workers in Central Mindanao continue to serve the region’s needy sectors. Officials here of various entities of the United Nations ...
Superfoods that reduce the signs of aging - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Inevitably, we cannot stop the clock of aging. It is natural for our body to lose its radiant glow and to the body’s machinery to be a little too rusty. Through time, we become more and more exposed to age-related diseases.
Global Business Power’s Toledo plant synchronized to grid - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - The power plant complex of Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC) in Toledo City, Cebu has been synchronized to the grid, a development which the Department of Energy (DOE) said would help boost the growth of industries in the region.
Cheap travels near the Metro for the long-weekend - m.philstar.com
MANILA, Philippines - Another long weekend is almost upon us and our thoughts have turned to hitting places where we could take a little break from the demanding city life. Manila itself is thriving with many historically-rich spots, but if you want more ...