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January 8, 2019 9:36 AM Meralco lowers January power rates

A typical household consuming 200 kilowatts per hour in a month will be able to save around P68 MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) lowered overall electricity rates to P9.8385 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for this month, the company announced on Tuesday, January 8. The downward adjustment of P0.3418 per kWh from December’s P10.1803 per kWh means 123

November 25, 2018 3:57 PM Kai Sotto admits there's tons to learn with Gilas

After playing opponents twice his age in Team Pilipinas' tuneup game against Lebanon, the 7-foot-1 high schooler aches to polish his skills as soon as possible MANILA, Philippines – At 16 years old, Kai Sotto knows there is an abundance to learn and improve on, especially if he will don the Philippine colors on the international stage. The 7-foot-1 high schooler 78

November 25, 2018 1:35 PM Gilas falls to Lebanon anew in tuneup game

MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas just couldn't catch a break against Lebanon as it absorbed a 60-71 loss to the visitors in their second tuneup game at the Meralco Gym in Pasig on Sunday, November 25. Still within striking distance after 3 quarters, 51-56, the Filipinos were limited to a measly 9 points in the final period as the Lebanese reasserted 58

November 19, 2018 1:15 PM Gilas succumbs to Jordan in tuneup game

MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas failed to utilize its homecourt advantage after falling short to Jordan, 92-98, in a tuneup game at the Meralco Gym in Pasig on Monday, November 19. Playing with only 12 of its 20-man pool, the Filipinos ran out of steam in the crucial stretch as the hot-shooting Jordanians proved the steadier team in the endgame 60

November 17, 2018 11:02 AM Alaska import Mike Harris treats kids to fastfood joint

The American reinforcement brings with him some 10 kids and bought them each meals MANILA, Philippines – Alaska import Mike Harris has been applauded by PBA fans, but it's not exactly for basketball reasons. The Aces' prized reinforcement has gone viral after a video of him treating children at a popular fastfood joint surfaced on social media 51

November 4, 2018 3:15 PM Marqus Blakely on Tim Cone: 'I miss him, too'

The former Best Import fails to reach a PBA playoffs for the first time as his former mentor and the Gin Kings prove to be the mightier squad MANILA, Philippines – As fate would have it, the coach Marqus Blakely helped win a rare PBA Grand Slam denied him from reaching the playoffs for the first time. Blakely will go on an early vacation this time as his TNT KaTropa 61

October 13, 2018 10:05 AM Jarin, former deputy Silva reunite in NU rout of UE

Jamike Jarin and Joe Silva have always have each others’ backs since the two were leading Ateneo in the juniors’ field of the UAAP. Together, they won five titles with Jarin as the Blue Eaglets’ head coach and Silva his trusted assistant so when the two faced each other in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament it had an atmosphere of a bittersweet 58

October 12, 2018 12:51 PM Anthony, NorthPort backed into a corner: ‘We can’t afford to lose one game’

NorthPort’s run in the PBA Governors’ Cup hasn’t been a great success, but with the team’s back against the wall the players have no choice but to fight back. That happened on Friday when the Batang Pier held off Meralco, 99-94, at Mall of Asia Arena for their first taste of consecutive wins. “Our backs were against the wall, we can’t afford to lose one game so it was one game at a time and play our hearts 53

October 12, 2018 10:58 AM PBA: NorthPort wins back to back, hands Meralco 6th straight loss

NorthPort had its first winning run of the conference after beating Meralco, 99-94, in the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. The Batang Pier, who started the conference at 0-6, tacked their second straight win while the Bolts fell to their sixth straight loss for a 1-6 slate. Sean Anthony and Stanley Pringle came up big in the clutch 54

October 2, 2018 12:11 PM Meralco settles for 4th place in FIBA Asia Champions Cup

The Meralco Bolts suffer another heartbreaker from the Seoul SK Knights that cost them the bronze medal Diamond Louis Stone led the Bolts with a massive double-double of 32 points and 13 rebounds while Allen Durham followed with 17 points. In the Korean side, DaJuan Summers topscored for 26 points to gift the Knights with the bronze medal. The Philippine 43