Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy passes away at 94
MANILA, Philippines (Update 3 4:58 p.m.) — The Philippines' richest man Henry Sy Sr. — who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire — has died Saturday. He was 94 years old. “With deep sadness ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0800
Warriors vs. Clippers: DeMarcus Cousins throws down emphatic dunk in debut for ...
DeMarcus Cousins sure knows how to make one memorable debut. As the four-time All-Star played his first game with the Golden State Warriors on Friday night, not only did he score his first basket rather quickly -- he also did it on an authoritative ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0800
Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner: Prediction, fight card, odds, date ...
As far as creative matchmaking goes on the pay-per-view level, Saturday's Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner fight offers an intriguing equation to fans who are considering buying it. What happens when you mix an aging legend who just turned 40 against a ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0800
Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Coming off an impressive home win on Wednesday night to the Raptors, the Celtics get back into action tonight against a free-falling Memphis Grizzlies team. The Grizzlies are now 19-25 and have only won one game in their last ten. The last time these ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0800
Spurs vs. Timberwolves odds, line: NBA picks, optimal predictions, best bets ...
The Minnesota Timberwolves look to even their season series against the San Antonio Spurs when they clash Friday night at 8 p.m. ET at the Target Center. The Spurs hold a 2-1 season edge so far and are seeking their second straight road win, while the ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0800
The Triple Team: The Jazz toyed with the Cavaliers, the worst defensive team ...
So that the Jazz were able to limit them to 60 points through the first three quarters is meaningful. They forced the Cavs into a ton of bad shots, knowing all of the worst tendencies of Alec Burks, Rodney Hood, Jordan Clarkson, and Collin Sexton and ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0800
What has the Women's March accomplished, beyond mere visibility?
It's telling, however, that it wasn't the Women's March team's organizational efforts she credited, it was merely the “visibility” of women at the first march on Washington. Suddenly, she claimed, there was a new awareness of women's political power ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0800
Pistons vs Heat preview: Detroit looks to build on their (very) recent success
The Detroit Pistons are a game and a half back from the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, a mere two and a half games back from the sixth seed, coming off a much-needed overtime win over a team they are scrapping with in the ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0800
Saudi Arabia seeks to improve its knowhow
DUBAI: With Saudi Arabia standing 66th out of 134 countries in the Global Knowledge Index, the Kingdom is hoping that a focus on innovative education will boost its ranking. Improving the quality and nature of education to enable youth to innovate and ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:00:00 +0800
Verbatim: Rhoades, students from diocese to attend World Youth Day in Panama
Fort Wayne, IN -- January 18, 2019 -- The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is sending 75 high school students, young adults, seminarians, priests, religious sisters and chaperones to attend the thirty-fourth annual celebration of World Youth Day in Panama.
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:00:00 +0800
Pashinyan to pay working visit to Switzerland
YEREVAN.- Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will pay a working visit to Switzerland on January 20 to participate in Davos World Economic Forum, the official website of the Prime Minister of Armenia reported. In the sidelines of the forum the PM ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:00:00 +0800
Trail Blazers Staff Reach Milestone with Win vs Pelicans
The Portland Trail Blazers have announced that Head Coach Terry Stotts and President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey each reached a significant milestone with Portland's 128-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Stotts joined ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:00:00 +0800
Campaign period for Bangsamoro Organic Law ends
MANILA, Philippines — Today is the last day of the campaign period for Monday's plebiscite on the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said yesterday. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said interest ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00:00 +0800
#KicksStalker: Superstition? CJ Perez switches kicks in tale of 2 halves
CJ Perez's much-anticipated PBA debut did not disappoint after he led Columbian Dyip to a stunning win over the perennial all-Filipino champions San Miguel Beermen in the 2019 Philippine Cup Friday at Cuneta Astrodome. Perez, the top overall pick in ...
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:00:00 +0800
JFK photo exhibit opens Feb. 15 at Lincoln museum in Springfield
... a noted photographer, writer and director. He will take part in a special preview Feb. 13. The free preview, which runs 6:30-8:30 p.m., is open to members of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation. To become a member, visit www.ALPLM.org.
Public date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 14:00:00 +0800
Not even the refs could beat the Lakers
There's been a lot of weird basketball this week. Thunder vs. Lakers on TNT Thursday was no exception. The Lakers — still without LeBron James — beat the struggling Thunder in OKC. LA shot a strong 19-of-40 from long-range, and OKC went 22-54.
Public date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0800
NBA All-Star voting: Kevin Durant remains outside top 3 in frontcourt
"The two NBA All-Star Game team captains will draft the rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference, making their selections regardless of conference affiliation," the NBA said in a statement. "The captains will ...
Public date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:00:00 +0800
The True Story Behind Ariana Grande's New Hit, "7 Rings"
Ariana Grande blessed the world with another bop today with her new single, "7 Rings." Whereas "Thank U, Next" shows the singer promoting self-love and growth post-breakup, her latest release shows her finding comfort in her friendships as a strong ...
Public date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0800
Former prosecutor Mary Ann Castro shot dead
Two months later, with Zandro now a widower and Castro's marriage annulled, and rumors of their alleged relationship refusing to die, Castro announced she “must have been born” for the 30-year-old businessman. They appeared at a restaurant in Barangay ...
Public date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0800
John Wick 3: Parabellum trailer: Keanu is back
John Wick is back and more stylish than ever. The cameo-studded first trailer for John Wick 3: Parabellum — the third film in the Keanu Reeves-led film franchise — looks stunning, dripping with gorgeous sets and cityscapes, gorgeous people, and ...
Public date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0800