GAB warns VisMin Super Cup after bizarre game; PBA players react

MANILA, Philippines -- Games and Amusements Board chair Baham Mitra issued a stern warning to those involved in the bizarre turnout of the game between Lapu-Lapu City and Siquijor in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup on Wednesday at Civic Center in Cebu. As per the league in a press release, the game was stopped at halftime due to a "power interruption." But videos that have surfaced online showed players on both sides were intentionally missing free throws and wide-open layups. A player from Lapu-Lapu City even missed two free throws after shooting the first one with his left hand and the second with his right while a player from Siquijor purposely aimed for ...

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So reresbak sa Crypto Cup
Babawi si Grandmaster Wesley So para sa third leg title at mabawi ang overall lead kay world classical champion Magnus Carlsen ng Norway sa virtual 1st Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2020-21 sixth leg, FTX Crypto Cup set May 23-31. The post So reresbak sa Crypto Cup first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Male singer ayaw isakay ang kapwa mang-aawit
Sabay na sabay sa pag-abot sa kanilang mga pangarap ang dalawang male singers na ito. Pareho silang magaling, sabay silang binigyan ng pagkakataong mapasama sa isang musical variety show ng isang network, silang dalawa ang palaging pinagkukumpara. The post Male singer ayaw isakay ang kapwa mang-aawit first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Gerald matinik – Janice
Naging panauhin si Janice de Belen sa morning show na "Magandang Buhay" sa ABS-CBN kamakailan. The post Gerald matinik – Janice first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Del Prado matinik na quarter-miler
Isang two-time Olympian si Isidro del Prado na isinilang noong May 15, 1959 sa Sorsogon at men’s 400-meter run national record holder. The post Del Prado matinik na quarter-miler first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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RoS palaban – Ponferada
Kuntento si veteran forward Jewel Ponferrada sa bagong komposisyon ng Rain or Shine para sa parating na 46th PBA season. The post RoS palaban – Ponferada first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Rabiya nagbiro sa pagkatalo
In an Instagram post, sinabi ni Miss Universe-Philippines na ginawa niya ang lahat ng makakaya sa katatapos lamang na Miss Universe 2020 pageant. The post Rabiya nagbiro sa pagkatalo first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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This mobile app aims to give Pinay OFWs safe access to tips when working abroad
A mobile application was launched to provide Filipino women who work overseas an access to important information about the Philippine embassies in their respective countries in Southeast Asia. The app called “Babaeng BiyaHero” was launched in line with the celebration of the International Month of Labor this May. The Babaeng BiyaHero is the official campaign […] The post This mobile app aims to give Pinay OFWs safe access to tips when working abroad appeared first on Interaksyon.
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NCIP grilled over questionable negotiations for Kaliwa Dam project
A committee at the House of Representatives on Tuesday questioned the negotiations being facilitated by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) for the controversial Kaliwa Dam. This comes as the Committee on Indigenous Cultural Communities and Indigenous Peoples conducted its second inquiry into the alleged anomalous project. Deputy Minority Leader and Bayan Muna Party-list […]
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Duterte renews DITO’s 25-year franchise
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has renewed the franchise of the country’s third major telecommunication company (telco) for another 25 years. Duterte signed on Tuesday Republic Act (RA) 11537, which extended the franchise granted to Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company Inc., currently known as Dito Telecommunity Corporation. The franchise law allows DITO “to construct, establish, install, maintain and […]
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Manila university holds symbolic Covid-19 vaccination of education frontliners
THE symbolic vaccination of education frontliners was held at the Universidad de Manila (UDM), as part of its celebration of its 27th founding anniversary of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and the first Higher Education Day. A hundred higher education personnel from UDM will be vaccinated. These include workers under the skeletal workforce of […]
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Govt to start vaccination of essential workers, poor
THE Philippine government will open up its vaccination program to workers in essential sectors and the poor.    This after President Rodrigo Duterte and members of his Cabinet approved the recommendation of the National Task Force against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) for the country to start vaccination of essential workers and indigents after May or […]
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Lawmakers want dentists, medical technologists tapped as vaccinators
DENTISTS and medical technologists should also be deployed as vaccinators for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), said lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Quezon City 4th District Rep. Helen Tan, Quezon City 6th District Rep. Jose Christopher “Kit” Belmonte, and Marikina City 2nd District Rep. Stella Quimbo filed House Bill (HB) 9354 or […]
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DOH reports 110 new COVID-19 deaths
MANILA, Philippines --- Another 110 COVID-19 patients have died,raising the coronavirus death toll in the country to 19,372 as of Tuesday, according to the Department of Health (DOH). Data from the DOH showed that the number of fatalities represents 1.68 percent of all the 1,154,388 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. Based on previous case bulletins from the DOH, the total number of new deaths reported from May 12 to 18 is 753, or an average of 107.57 deaths per day for the past seven days. Meanwhile, the total number of additional fatalities from May 5 to 11 is 910, or an average of 130 deaths per day for the said period. The country currently has 52,291 active ...Keep on reading: DOH reports 110 new COVID-19 deaths
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Negros Occidental board member tests positive for COVID-19 again
BACOLOD CITY ---- For the second time, Negros Occidental Board Member Manuel Frederick Ko tested positive for COVID-19. An emergency room nurse and a molecular laboratory staff at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City also tested positive for COVID-19, bringing to 46 the number of Capitol employees with the virus. Ko, who contracted the virus in the first week of April, said he lost his sense of smell on Saturday night and developed a hoarse voice, so he had himself tested. His positive test results came out on Monday. Ko will be quarantined again at the Mambukal Resort in Murcia. Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz said the active COVID-19 cases ...Keep on reading: Negros Occidental board member tests positive for COVID-19 again
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Ariana Grande marries real estate agent boyfriend
LOS ANGELES — Pop star Ariana Grande married her real estate agent boyfriend in California over the weekend, some five months after the couple got engaged, the singer’s representatives and TMZ.com said on Monday. Grande, 27, tied the knot with Dalton Gomez, 25, whom she started dating in January 2020. “They got married,” Grande‘s representative told People magazine. “It […] The post Ariana Grande marries real estate agent boyfriend appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Sandara Park bids YG farewell as she marks 2NE1’s 12th anniversary
Sandara Park has finally bid goodbye to YG Entertainment, her home for the last 17 years, as she marked the 12th anniversary of 2NE1. "It is with a very heavy heart that I leave YG, which has been my family, my caregiver, my home, my rock, and my everything since I came to Korea with no family or friends in 2004 to take on new challenges," she said in a statement released via her social media pages yesterday, May 17. "I fell in love with the hip seniors here and grew along with the company for 17 years with the belief that I could become not only a colleague but also a real family member of the YG 'family,'" added the K-pop star, who is also known by her stage name Dara. YG ...Keep on reading: Sandara Park bids YG farewell as she marks 2NE1’s 12th anniversary
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Midstream natural gas bill reaches Senate floor
MANILA, Philippines --- A bill seeking to create a legal and regulatory framework for the development and regulation of the midstream natural gas industry reached the Senate floor on Tuesday for plenary deliberations. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, chairperson of the Senate energy committee, endorsed for plenary approval Senate Bill No. 2203 or the proposed Midstream Natural Gas Industry Development Act. The bill is contained under Committee Report No. 255, which was signed by 12 senators. In sponsoring the measure, Gatchalian stressed the importance of natural gas supply in the country's energy security. "Natural gas is poised to play an important role in promoting Philippine e...Keep on reading: Midstream natural gas bill reaches Senate floor
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Cebu’s biggest bus terminal goes cashless with use of ‘tap cards’
  CEBU CITY ---- Cebu's biggest bus terminal has started shifting to the use of "tap cards" as it veers towards being cashless and minimize contact amid the continuing threats of COVID-19. Officials launched the automated ticketing system for the Cebu South Bus Terminal in a ceremony today, May 18. The ticketing system includes the use of reloadable tap cards. Passengers will no longer need to pay onboard the buses and will just tap their cards at the terminal. At present, cash options use one-time QR Code tickets purchased at ticketing booths inside the terminal. The ticketing booths are where there are cash transactions at the bus terminal operated by the Cebu p...Keep on reading: Cebu’s biggest bus terminal goes cashless with use of ‘tap cards’
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After Taiwan success, Jack Animam starts US training
MANILA, Philippines --- Jack Animam is the latest Filipino prospect to sign with United States-based agency East West Private. The firm, which is based in Ohio, on Monday night posted a video of the 22-year-old Animam putting in the work.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by EWP (@eastwestprivate) Among EWP's talents are National Basketball League newcomer Kai Sotto, former University of the Philippines star Kobe Paras and Far Eastern U high school standout Cholo Anonuevo. The 6-foot-5 center's US stint comes two months after her triumphant campaign in Taiwan where she led Shi...Keep on reading: After Taiwan success, Jack Animam starts US training
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James wapakels sa mga kamador
Sa pang-17 sunod na season, muling nag-average ng 25.0 points (o higit pa) si LeBron James. The post James wapakels sa mga kamador first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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2 Wildlife Traffickers Arrested for Selling Endangered Cockatoos Online
Endangered Cockatoos Rescued After 2 Wildlife Traffickers Tries Selling Them Online WILDLIFE TRAFFICKERS – Two (2) suspects selling endangered cockatoos online were arrested in an ongoing wildlife enforcement operation. Two wildlife dealers in Bulacan who illegally sell umbrella cockatoos online were arrested last week as part of an ongoing wildlife compliance operation by the Department […] The post 2 Wildlife Traffickers Arrested for Selling Endangered Cockatoos Online appeared first on Philippine News.
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WTA roundup: Serena Williams steamrolls 17-year-old in Parma
Serena Williams is back in the winner's circle for the first time since February. Williams worked over 17-year-old Italian qualifier Lisa Pigato 6-3, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the Emilia-Romagna Open at Parma, Italy. The match ended in 67 minutes. Entered as a wild card following a loss in the first round of the Italian Open, Williams easily advanced to set up a match with Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic. https://twitter.com/WTA/status/1394266874767052809 Simona Halep was Williams' last victim in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in February, a span of three months between wins. Pigato is ranked outside the top 500 and was making her WTA de...Keep on reading: WTA roundup: Serena Williams steamrolls 17-year-old in Parma
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PNP mas abot-kamay ng taumbayan kay Gen Eleazar
Mas magiging malapit na ang liderato ng Philippine National Police (PNP) sa taumbayan. Mangyayari ito dahil direkta nang makakapagsumbong ang taumbayan kay PNP Chief PGen Guillermo Eleazar sa pamamagitan ng kanyang inilunsad na E-Sumbong: Sumbong Mo, Aksyon Ko. The post PNP mas abot-kamay ng taumbayan kay Gen Eleazar first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Duque: Metro Manila now at ‘moderate risk’ vs Covid-19
METRO Manila is now at “moderate risk” against the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd said, as the transmission rate of the virus in the capital region has slowed down in May. In a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte aired over state-run PTV-4 on Tuesday, Duque said the two-week […]
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Arbitrator rules Fury must face Wilder, jeopardizing Joshua fight
A big money heavyweight fight between British champion Tyson Fury and compatriot Anthony Joshua was thrown into doubt on Monday after an American arbitrator ordered Fury to face American Deontay Wilder, according to media reports. The highly anticipated third bout between Fury and Wilder was pushed back last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Briton stopped Wilder in the seventh round of their February 2020 match to remain undefeated through 31 fights. After months of arbitration between the two, Judge Daniel Weinstein has ruled that the pair must have their rematch before Sept. 15, the Daily Star reported. Attempts to reach Weinstein were not successful. The rulin...Keep on reading: Arbitrator rules Fury must face Wilder, jeopardizing Joshua fight
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Retired military, police execs call for unity vs China aggression
MANILA, Philippines---Retired military and police officers are urging the country's leaders to unite and set aside differences on China's continuing aggression in the West Philippine Sea.   In a statement, Advocates for National Interest (ANI), chaired by retired general Edilberto Adan, said Philippine leaders should set aside "any partisan political agenda and parochial interests."   "This conflict with China should serve to unify rather than divide us. The protection and defense of our sovereignty and territory is a national obligation," the group said.   The Philippine government has been releasing conflicting statements on the West Philippine Sea disp...Keep on reading: Retired military, police execs call for unity vs China aggression
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Duterte: PH vessels will continue to patrol West Philippine Sea
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines will continue to conduct maritime patrols in the West Philippine Sea despite the lingering presence of Chinese vessels in the disputed territory. He made the statement as he assured the public that the government will continue to defend the country’s interests and will not abandon its claims in the […]
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Kukoc iluluklok sa Hall of Fame
Matapos maigawad ang Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 kamakailan, mga bigating pangalan muli ang bumandera sa Class of 2021 kabilang na si NBA legend at former Chicago Bulls star Toni Kukoc. The post Kukoc iluluklok sa Hall of Fame first appeared on Abante.
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Duterte tells public: Don’t be choosy with Covid-19 vaccines
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte assured the public that there would be no “discrimination” in the Philippines’ vaccination rollout, reminding them not to be choosy on their brand of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine they would get from the government. In his pre-recorded public address aired over state-run PTV-4 on Tuesday, Duterte said Filipinos should not discriminate […]
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Ateneo deletes tweet on college admission bashed as ‘insensitive,’ ‘harsh’
A private university issued an apology over a tweet that was perceived “tone deaf” and “elitist” about accepting applicants. In a now-deleted tweet on May 17, the official account of Ateneo de Manila University provided details about the requirements for accepted applicants to the university. It was in response to another tweet by another account […] The post Ateneo deletes tweet on college admission bashed as ‘insensitive,’ ‘harsh’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Illegal Drug Peddler Wife Arrested in a Buy-Bust Operation in Quezon
Wife Accused as Illegal Drug Peddler Arrested in Buy-Bust Ops in Lucena Authorities arrested a wife who was accused as illegal drug peddler in a buy-bust operation conducted in Lucena City, Quezon. Tuesday morning in Barangay 4, Lucena City, Quezon, a 46-year-old woman was arrested in a buy-bust operation. A police officer claimed to be […] The post Illegal Drug Peddler Wife Arrested in a Buy-Bust Operation in Quezon appeared first on Philippine News.
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Utol kay Myla: Huwag tamad!
KAKAIBANG payong kapatid ang natanggap ni PetroGazz Angels open spiker Myla Pablo mula sa kanyang nakababatang kapatid na si DLS-CSB Lady Blazers hitter Marites Pablo. The post Utol kay Myla: Huwag tamad! first appeared on Abante.
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Cebu City starts crackdown on illegal STL
CEBU CITY ---- At least 40 unauthorized booths were dismantled by authorities on Monday as the city starts going after illegal small-town lottery (STL) operators. Raquel Arce, chief of the city's Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (Probe) team, said the STL booths were located mostly on the sidewalks of national highways. "No one resisted during the operation, but there were some who insisted that they did not obstruct the sidewalks," she said. Since it could not demolish outlets built on private properties, the city government would issue show-cause orders to allow owners to explain why their booths should not be dismantled. "To the operators (of...Keep on reading: Cebu City starts crackdown on illegal STL
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Jack papahinog sa Amerika
MATAPOS ang magandang karera ni Pinay hoopstar Jack Animam sa Taiwan, rumekta ito tungong Tate para mag-ensayo sa East West Private. The post Jack papahinog sa Amerika first appeared on Abante.
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Federer gets Serena’s vote in ‘greatest player’ debate
While fans and pundits continue to debate who should be considered the greatest men's tennis player of all time, 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams says Roger Federer gets her vote. Rafa Nadal picked up a record-extending 13th French Open title in October to join Federer at the top of the list of men's Grand Slam winners with 20 titles, while world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, the youngest of the 'Big Three' at 33, is on 18. The 39-year-old Federer is this week playing only his second tournament since returning to the Tour in March after spending more than a year on the sidelines due to two knee operations. https://twitter.com/WTA/status/1394266874767052809 "I think two w...Keep on reading: Federer gets Serena’s vote in ‘greatest player’ debate
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Diaz hinahasa pati utak
Hindi lamang katawan ang kinokondisyon ni Tokyo Olympics-bound weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz kundi pati ang kanyang utak upang maging handa sa darating na Summer Games na sisimulan sa Hulyo. The post Diaz hinahasa pati utak first appeared on Abante.
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PSTC regalo sa mga atleta
ISANG magandang regalo ang ibinigay ni Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez sa kanya mismong kaarawan sa pagbibigay sa inaasahang magiging bahay at lugar sanayan ng mga kasalukuyan at mga bagong henerasyon ng mga susunod na pambansang atleta. The post PSTC regalo sa mga atleta first appeared on Abante.
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Another ‘stricter lockdown’ if Covid-19 surges–Duterte
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will be forced to impose a “stricter” lockdown if there would be another resurgence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country. due to more contagious coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) variants and violations of health protocols. In his pre-recorded public address aired on Tuesday, Duterte said he personally does not want […]
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Congress urged to probe, stop lower tariff on rice imports
MANILA, Philippines---The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) on Tuesday urged the House of Representatives to investigate and suspend the implementation of Executive Order No. 135, which President Rodrigo Duterte issued to lower tariffs on rice imports from non-Asean countries. In a letter addressed to Congress, the FFF said reducing rice import tariffs was "totally unjustified." The President's EO temporarily reduces most favored nation (MFN) tariffs for rice to 35 percent from 40 percent for in-quota imports and 50 percent for out-quota imports, according to Malacaang. Malacaangexplained that the directive was intended to "diversify the country's market sources, augment rice...Keep on reading: Congress urged to probe, stop lower tariff on rice imports
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DITO admits connectivity problems
An official of Dito Telecommunity, the country’s third telco, admitted that it is facing connectivity problems in some areas as well as technical challenges. Dito, owned by Dennis Uy, was launched in March this year. Uy said the company has reached 100 towns and cities in the country and has gained 500,000 subscribers in its […]
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Durant halimaw kapag playoffs
ISA sa malupit pagdating ng playoffs si Kevin Durant, nagsimula ito sapol nang sumanib sa super team at champion na Golden States Warriors. The post Durant halimaw kapag playoffs first appeared on Abante.
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Anne Curtis
Personal Background of Anne Curtis & Her Showbiz Career ANNE CURTIS – Here are some details about Kapamilya actress Anne Curtis’ personal background, family life, and showbiz career. One of the Filipino celebrities who have foreign blood lines is Anne Curtis. From their family, two (2) of them together with her sister, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, have […] The post Anne Curtis appeared first on Philippine News.
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Exclusive-India unlikely to resume sizable COVID-19 vaccine exports until October—sources
  NEW DELHI ---India is unlikely to resume major exports of COVID-19 vaccines until at least October as it diverts shots for domestic use, three government sources said, a longer-than-expected delay set to worsen supply shortages from the global COVAX initiative.   Battling the world's biggest jump in coronavirus infections, India halted vaccine exports a month ago after donating or selling more than 66 million doses. The move has left countries including Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and many in Africa scrambling for alternate supplies.   The World Health Organization, which co-leads COVAX, on Monday called on vaccine makers outside India to advance supp...Keep on reading: Exclusive-India unlikely to resume sizable COVID-19 vaccine exports until October—sources
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In first, Gaza logs no deaths from overnight Israeli strikes
  GAZA ---Gaza health officials said on Tuesday they had no reports of Palestinians killed overnight in ongoing Israeli strikes on the enclave, the first apparent reduction of casualties since fighting erupted on May 10.   The intensity of Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel also waned between midnight and 1000 a.m. (0700 GMT), a Reuters witness said. Israeli rocket alerts indicated the latest salvoes were focussed on border communities rather than targets deeper within Israel.   World powers are pushing for a Gaza truce.   The Israeli military's chief spokesman, Brigadier-General Hidai Zilberman, said it was continuing to operate in Gaza in ...Keep on reading: In first, Gaza logs no deaths from overnight Israeli strikes
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P3M Worth of Party Drugs Hidden in Sachets of Coffee Seized
BOC Seized P3M Worth of Party Drugs Hidden in Sachets of Coffee The Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized P3 millions worth of party drugs hidden in the sachets of coffee included in a baggage from Malaysia. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is believed to have intercepted more than P3 million worth of Ketamine “party drugs.” […] The post P3M Worth of Party Drugs Hidden in Sachets of Coffee Seized appeared first on Philippine News.
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