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December 12, 2017 12:37 PM Branislav uncertain of future with Foton

Moro Branislav may have just coached his last game for Foton in the Philippine Superliga. The Serbian head coach said he is still uncertain about his future with the Tornadoes, who settled for third place in the 2017 PSL Grand Prix. “I don’t know. My contract will be finished this month,” said Branislav after Foton blanked Cocolife, 25-17, 25-16, 25-17, in the battle 4

December 11, 2017 11:00 PM 118,335 overseas voters register

More than 118,000 Filipinos based abroad have been registered by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) as overseas absentee voters in the last 10 months. Commissioner Arthur Lim said the poll body’s regional election registration boards (RERB) had approved the applications for registration of 118,335 overseas Filipino voters as of Sept. 30. “We have 118,335 registered 5

December 11, 2017 4:00 PM PBA D-League Draft: Titans get crack at top pick

MANILA, Philippines — AMA Online Education gets another crack at the top pick as the PBA D-League holds its Rookie Draft today at the PBA Café in Metrowalk, Pasig. UE’s Alvin Pasaol and FEU’s Arvin Tolentino are expected to go high in the draft board, which features a huge 201-player pool, all raring to showcase their wares and impress the scouts for future 4

December 11, 2017 1:17 PM Filipino serves jail sentence, faces deportation for Dubai gas station fraud

A Filipino gas station employee and two other men were sentenced to six months in jail after embezzling over Dh58,000 (about P795,000) from a gas station. One of the men is a 37-year-old Pakistani driver who had a fuel refilling card from his former employer that was used in the fake transactions, reports The Khaleej Times. The 34-year-old Filipino and his 24-year-old 5

December 11, 2017 8:20 AM AMA lands top pick in PBA D-League Draft

MANILA, Philippines – AMA Online Education will once again have the luxury of picking the best talent in the 201-man rookie pool at the 2017 PBA D-League Rookie Draft Tuesday at PBA Cafe in Metrowalk in Pasig. Flanked by hardworking big man Andre Paras, the Mark Herrera-mentored Titans will have the chance on further fortifying their school-based core as they prepare 5

December 10, 2017 9:16 PM COA: Terror, war also destroyed Marawi’s good tax record

The attempt by Islamic State (IS) followers to set up an IS province in Marawi destroyed not only structures but also significant progress made by the city government in its handling of finances and taxes. In a 2016 audit report on city finances, the Commission on Audit (COA) saw much improvement in the predominantly Muslim city’s tax collection and fund disbursement 3

December 10, 2017 4:00 PM CEB takes delivery of 62nd aircraft

MANILA, Philippines — Leading carrier Cebu Pacific Air took delivery of a brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft, bringing its total fleet size to 62 planes. This new ATR 72-600 is the eighth of the 16 firm orders CEB made with the Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer in 2016. The ATR fleet, used primarily by CEB subsidiary Cebgo, supports the expansion of the carrier’s 5

December 10, 2017 9:56 AM Gal Gadot is IMDb’s top star of 2017

After coming sixth in the 2016 ranking, Israeli star Gal Gadot knocks Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn in DC Comics movies) off the top spot. After coming top of the table last year, the Australian actress falls out of the top 10 completely in 2017. Gal Gadot, who plays the title role in the box-office hit “Wonder Woman,” comes ahead of Tom Hardy, up from fourth 6

December 9, 2017 11:29 PM Korean are top PH visitors this year

South Koreans continued to be the top visitors to the country this year, with 1.4 million tourists arriving since January. Data from the Bureau of Immigration showed that 1,467,982 South Koreans entered the country from January to November this year. This was slightly 1.3 percent higher than the total figure of South Korean arrivals for 2016, which reached 6

December 9, 2017 4:41 AM Koreans still top PH tourists in 2017

South Koreans remained the Philippines’ top visitor with over a million tourist arrivals in 2017, according to latest data provided by the Bureau of Immigration (BI). The BI said South Koreans registered a total inbound traffic of 1,467,982 tourist arrivals from January to November this year. South Koreans also dominated the Philippines’ list of biggest 5