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Visa cancellation of over 48,000 POGO workers underway

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 22:34
MANILA, Philippines --- The Bureau of Immigration has begun processing the visa cancellation of over 48,782 foreign employees of Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) whose license to operate have been revoked by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor). "Upon receipt of the information from Pagcor, we immediately started cross-checking their employees to determine which ones are still in the country," Immigration chief Norman Tansingco said in a statement issued on Sunday. "While this is a laborious task as we have to check each and every record, we are confident that this could be completed in a month." With their visas cancelled, the foreign workers will ...

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UAAP: Carl Tamayo brushes aside preseason talk in UP win

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 21:52
MANILA, Philippines---Carl Tamayo and University of the Philippines got their title retention bid on the right foot with a close win over La Salle on Saturday reminiscent of the Fighting Maroons' highwire escape in their Final Four clash last summer. The do-it-all forward also knew of Evan Nelle's preseason pronouncements, where the latter anointed the Green Archers as the tournament favorite. But those are hardly good enough reasons to gloat, according to the national team standout. "That's their belief, and we respect that," Tamayo said in Fillipino referring to Nelle's comments made during the preseason kickoff earlier this week. "But we know where we are," he went on....

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Pope begs Putin to end ‘spiral of violence and death’, fears nuclear war

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 21:47
  VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis for the first time directly begged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop the "spiral of violence and death" in Ukraine, saying on Sunday that the crisis was risking a nuclear escalation with uncontrollable global consequences.   In an address dedicated to Ukraine and made to thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, Francis also condemned Putin's latest annexation of parts of Ukraine as being against international law. He urged Putin to think of his own people in the event of an escalation.   READ:Ukraine troops say they took key town, Putin ally mulls possible nuclear response   One Vatican official said the...

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PBA: Justin Brownlee, Ginebra rebound with win over Meralco

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 21:36
MANILA, Philippines---Barangay Ginebra recovered from a stinging start to the PBA Commissioner's Cup with a vengeful 99-91 win over longtime rival Meralco on Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Import Justin Brownlee was one of six players in double figures with 34 points as the Gin Kings entered the win column after a 22-point loss to the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters last Wednesday. "It was a little bit stunning [losing to Rain or Shine] and I think it provided us with a wake-up call," said coach Tim Cone. Stanley Pringle also came up big for Ginebra with 16 points, Scottie Thompson flirted with a triple-double, registering 15 points, nine rebounds and nine assists that went...

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Despite faceplant, Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw becomes youngest ever London Marathon winner

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 21:24
With six miles left, Yalemzerf Yehualaw's race seemed to have been ruined after the Ethiopian was left sprawled on the road after stumbling over a speed bump.
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F1: Rain delays start of Singapore Grand Prix

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:53
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Formula One Grand Prix is set to start a little more than an hour late due to a delay forced by a tropical downpour on Sunday. The race, originally set to start at 2000 local time (1200GMT), will now begin at 2105 local time (1305GMT) with the cars scheduled to set off on their formation lap. "The Pit Lane Open and whole Start Procedure has been delayed due to the weather conditions," an FIA spokesperson said in a statement. "Procedures are already underway trackside to clear standing water," it added. Charles Leclerc will start from pole position for Ferrari. Championship leader Max Verstappen will start eighth, denting his hopes of wrapping ...

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Doug Kramer proud of daughter Scarlett’s silver win in Taekwondo

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:44
Former basketball player Doug Kramer is mighty proud of her daughter Scarlett's performance in a Taekwondo competition recently. Kramer expressed his elation over her daughter's silver win in his Instagram post yesterday, October 1, sharing photos during and after the competition. "So, so proud of our baby doll, Scarlett!," Kramer initially said. "This is your first face to face taekwondo sparring tournament, and you got your much deserved silver medal," he added. Kramer revealed that Scarlett initially expressed her lack of self confidence and there were times she asked if the sport was for her. "But each and every time you cried in frustration, you also came back and cha...

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UAAP: Injured Steve Nash Enriquez to return for NU in first round

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:36
MANILA, Philippines --- National University head coach Jeff Napa bared Steve Nash Enriquez is still recovering from a hamstring injury, but he assures that the point guard will return in the first round of the UAAP Season 85 men's basketball tournament. Enriquez, the Bulldogs' MVP in the Universities and Colleges Basketball League (UCBL), was in street clothes in NU's 77-70 victory over University of the East on Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. Napa said they didn't want to rush Enriquez's recovery from the injury he sustained before the playoffs of the Filoil EcoOil Preseason Cup, which NU also ruled. "He will be ready. He will play definitely, but we're saving him for now," he said i...

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Pope Francis begs Putin for an immediate ceasefire to 'absurd' war

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:26
• Russian forces retreat from strategic city. Pressure appears to be growing on Putin to use nuclear weapons
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'Interview with the Vampire' has an undying legacy. Look inside its TV rebirth

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:24
It's been nearly half a century since "Interview with the Vampire" was published, leaving its mark on popular culture. Penned by the late Anne Rice, the book became the first of the "Vampire Chronicles," which include 12 follow-up novels. "Interview" itself was adapted into a 1994 feature film starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise, while a loose "Queen of the Damned" adaptation hit theaters in 2002.
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UAAP: Forthsky Padrigao embraces starring role for Ateneo

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:23
MANILA, Philippines --- Forthsky Padrigao proved his worth as Ateneo's new court general after stepping up big time with an impressive game to kick off the Blue Eagles' UAAP Season 85 men's basketball campaign on a high note. Starting life without veteran guards SJ Belangel, Gian Mamuyac, and Tyler Tio, Padrigao embarked on a new era for the Blue Eagles with 19 points, six rebounds, seven assists and two steals with only two turnovers in their 79-70 victory over the Far Eastern University Tamaraws on Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. The sophomore point guard said he's not backing down from the challenges that come with having bigger responsibility this season, where Ateneo seeks r...

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F1: Radio rage for Max Verstappen in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 20:05
SINGAPORE - Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen gave Red Bull a blast of radio rage after the team told him to abort his final qualifying lap at the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday and he ended up eighth. "Why? Why?," screamed the Dutch 25-year-old as he was told to pit instead of going for pole position at a race he needs to win if he is to secure a second championship with five rounds to spare. "What the...what are you guys saying? Unbelievable, mate. I don't get it. What the...is this about?," Verstappen raged, with the expletives bleeped out on the television broadcast. His race engineer replied that they would explain all privately. Verstappen was still f...

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F1: Leclerc puts Ferrari on pole in Singapore Grand Prix as Verstappen abandons fast lap

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:58
SINGAPORE - Ferrari's Charles Leclerc secured pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday after a furious Max Verstappen was forced to abandon his fastest lap for fear of running out of fuel. The Monegasque lapped the five-km Marina Bay track under the floodlights in one minute 49.412 seconds but was set to be usurped by his Red Bull rival. Verstappen was lighting up the timing screens behind Leclerc and, having traded fastest laps with the Ferrari driver and Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton during the final phase of qualifying, had saved his best for last on a drying track. But the Dutchman was forced to settle for eighth on the grid after Red Bull ordered him to ab...

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UK PM Liz Truss admits mistakes on controversial tax cuts plan, but doubles down on it anyway

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:39
British Prime Minister Liz Truss admitted mistakes had been made with her government's controversial "mini-budget" announced last week -- which sent the pound to historic lows and sparked market chaos -- but stood by her policies.
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UAAP: Forthsky Padrigao steps up to lead Ateneo past FEU

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:28
MANILA, Philippines---Forthsky Padrigao produced a stat line worthy of taking up the torch for the Ateneo Blue Eagles. The shifty guard knocked down a crucial three from way out with 38.5 seconds remaining, helping the Blue Eagles topple the Far Eastern University Tamaraws, 79-70, and open the UAAP Season 85 men's basketball tournament with aplomb on Sunday night. Padrigao actually scored nine of his 19 points in the final quarter and had seven assists, six rebounds and two steals in inheriting the starting point stature following the exodus of SJ Belangel. Bryan Andrade was likewise comfortable in his new role, sinking 15 points, including five straight in one stretch that ...

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Football Australia 'strongly condemns' fans' 'anti-social behaviour'

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:21
Football Australia said it will go through all the video footage and images at its disposal from Saturday night's Australia Cup final in Sydney after it was widely reported that some fans made "the Hitler Salute."
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Pimentel flags P544B lump-sum in DPWH proposed budget

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:09
  MANILA, Philippines --- Senate Minority Leader Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Sunday flagged the P544 billion lump-sum appropriations lodged under the 2023 proposed budget of the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH). Pimentel fears the amount could be a "rich source" of pork barrel funds. "What I fear the most is, it could be a rich source of pork barrel funds," Pimentel said in a statement. "That is why DPWH should disaggregate them and publicize the details immediately," he added. Pimentel said the amount, which gives the DPWH "a blanket authority to spend," is equivalent to 75 percent of the DPWH's total appropriation. "This is no small amount," ...

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