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LeBron passes Chamberlain as Lakers sink Blazers

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James poured on 44 points to leapfrog Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA’s all-time scoring rankings on Wednesday as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 126-117. James’ highest points haul since joining the Lakers saw him vault over Chamberlain into fifth place on the scoring rankings, leaving him with 31,425 points from his career. Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time points leader with 38,387 […]

Hong Kong, Shanghai lead most Asia markets up, pound strengthens

HONG KONG, China (AFP) — Asian markets mostly rose Thursday, with Hong Kong and Shanghai rallying on hopes for an easing of the China-US trade war, while energy firms also enjoyed a much-needed bounce as oil prices stabilised. The pound also held up after British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly won support for her Brexit deal from cabinet members, though Apple suppliers faced renewed selling. Fears about the trade war, rising Federal Reserve interest rates, […]

Away pulitika, sinisilip na dahilan sa nangyaring ambush sa Mayor at Vice Mayor ng Balaoan, La Union – PNP

Ni Mar Gabriel Eagle News Service (Eagle News) — Sinimulan na ng binuong special investigation task group ang imbestigasyon sa pananambang kahapon sa mag amang Mayor at Vice-mayor ng Balaoan, La Union. Patay sa ambush si Vice Mayor Alfred Conception habang nakaligtas naman ang anak nitong si mayor Aleli Conception matapos pagbabarilin ng hindi pa nakikilalang mga suspek. Ayon sa PNP, wala pang mga persons of interest sa krimen, pero maaari daw silang magkaroon nang […]

Special non-working holidays declared in several provinces

(Eagle News) — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the declaration of 17 special non-working holidays in several provinces across the country. Below is a list of the laws signed by Duterte on Oct. 30 and Nov. 8, and the corresponding holidays:   RA 11113: Declaring March 24 of every year a special non-working holiday in Ligao City, Albay in commemoration of its founding anniversary RA 11114: Declaring December 8 of every year a special non-working holiday in Agoo, La […]

Pimentel on return of Balangiga bells: “Timely, significant”

(Eagle News) — For Senator Koko Pimentel, the return of the Balangiga bells is “timely and significant” and “can only lead to the further mending and strengthening of relations between traditional allies.” “As a long-time advocate on the matter of the bells’ safe and complete return to Philippine soil, I cannot overemphasize the significance of this event, especially at this time and considering our continually evolving relationship with the US these last two years. This […]

MPD HQ at ilang police station sa Maynila ininspeksyon ng NCRPO

(Eagle News) — Sinupresa ni National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Chief Guillermo Eleazar ang facility center ng manila police district headquarters sa United Nations, Maynila Miyerkules ng gabi. Ito’y matapos ang natatanggap nilang impormasyon na malayang nakakalabas ng kulungan ang nakadetine ditong si PO1 Eduardo Valencia na sangkot sa kasong rape. Nasa maayos naman ang kulungan pati ang mga inmate na nakakulong sa nasabing facility pero napuna ni Eleazar ang masikip at tila siksikang […]

P2M halaga ng shabu nasabat sa Pasig; 7 katao arestado

(Eagle News) — Sinalakay ng pinagsanib na pwersa ng mga operatiba ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) at National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Regional Drug Enforcement Unit ang isang bahay na ginagawang drug den sa Rodriguez compound sa Tramo Rosario, Pasig City, Martes ng gabi, Nobyembre 13. Pagpasok ng bahay ng operatiba inabutan ang katakut-takot na bulto ng shabu. Agad naaresto ang may-ari ng drug den na si Deogracias Banares Jr., alyas Junior at […]

Bulacan court denies Palparan’s appeal of decision convicting him

(Eagle News) — The Malolos Regional Trial Court has denied former Major General Jovito Palparan’s appeal for it to overturn its earlier decision finding him guilty of serious illegal detention and kidnapping charges in connection with the disappearance of University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno. In his 60-page appeal filed on Sept. 19, Palparan noted what he said were the flawed testimonies that the court cited in sentencing him to reclusion perpetua, […]

US urges sustained sanctions pressure on N. Korea

by Sam Reeves SINGAPORE, Singapore (AFP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday took America’s “pressure campaign” against North Korea to a summit of world leaders, as concerns mount over Pyongyang’s key allies easing sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme. US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a historic summit in Singapore earlier this year, signing a vaguely worded deal on denuclearisation. But there has been little progress since, with […]

Mga bus, oobligahing gamitin ang PITX – DOTr USec

(Eagle News) — Oobligahin rin sa mga susunod na panahon ang mga bus na gamitin ang bagong bukas na Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). Ayon kay Transportation Undersecretary Mark De Leon, kapag inobliga ang mga provincial at city bus na gamitin ang PITX ay makatutulong ito para mapabuti ang nasabing terminal. Pinapaalalahanan aniya nila ang mga bus operator na gamitin ang PITX habang hinihintay pa ang memorandum circular ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory (LTFRB) […]

Paglilinis sa El Nido, Palawan bago matapos ang 2018, target ng DENR

(Eagle News) — Target ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources na tuluyan nang alisin ang anumang uri ng business establishments sa mga sikat na tourist spot gaya sa El Nido, Palawan. Ayon kay DENR MIMAROPA Regional Executive Director Henry Adornado, ipapatupad ito sa mga easement zones at forestland sa lugar alinsunod na rin sa ibinigay na direktiba ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Partikular na aayusin ng opisyal ang Bacuit Bay bago matapos ang taon. Bunsod […]