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Converge nips Magnolia, remains unbeaten in 3 games

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA – Converge moved to the top of the PBA Governors’ Cup standings after escaping with a 111-109 win against Magnolia at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City on Sunday night. Clutch moments from Jamaal Franklin turned out to be the cushion the FiberXers needed to frustrate several Hotshots’ attempts to steal the match. With … Continue reading

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No special treatment for Army general linked to bizwoman’s murder

By Priam Nepomuceno  Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Philippine Army (PA) commander Lt. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. assured that no special treatment would be given to a ranking official who was tagged as the alleged mastermind in the murder of businesswoman Yvonette Plaza in Davao City. … Continue reading

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Ginebra’s Thompson, Brownlee win PBA Comm’s Cup individual awards

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  DOUBLE WIN. Scottie Thompson (left) and Justin Brownlee were awarded top performers of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup before the start of Game 4 of the finals at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Friday (Jan. 6, 2023). Both topped the statistical points and vote categories to win the … Continue reading

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Marcos extends modified tariff rates on various products

By Azer Parrocha  MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has signed an executive order (EO) extending the temporary modification of rates of import duty on various products including meat, corn and rice to maintain affordable prices and augment the supply of agricultural commodities in the country. Under Executive Order (EO) No. 10, signed by the … Continue reading

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Marcos urges Filipinos to embody solidarity as PH welcomes 2023

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. (File photo) MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on New Year’s Day urged Filipinos to embody the true meaning of solidarity as the nation moves toward recovery. As 2022 closes, Marcos hopes that the Filipino people would draw inspiration from their love for fellow Filipinos and … Continue reading

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PH offers prayers following passing of former Pope Benedict

PH offers prayers following passing of former Pope Benedict By Azer Parrocha  Pope Benedict XVI (photo courtesy of The Vatican website)  MANILA – The Philippines joins the world in offering prayers following the passing of former Pope Benedict XVI, who was the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the post, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. … Continue reading

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PSC fast tracking sports development in grassroots and elite sports

PSC Press Release PSC fast tracking sports development in grassroots and elite sports Following President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s hailing Filipino athletes as our new heroes, the 4th quarter of the year saw the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) further sustaining its momentum with a newly chartered plan for Philippine Sports and fresh achievements both in … Continue reading