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August 29, 2015, Saturday
  • Reward money for the arrest of the killer of Philippine eagle ‘Pamana’ rises to P 600K. 5 minutes ago |
  • PAGASA monitors a low pressure area (LPA) 175 km. east of Borongan, Samar. 6 minutes ago |
  • Traffic slow moving from Ortigas Avenue until Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City. 7 minutes ago |
  • DILG Sec. Mar Roxas & Mandaluyong City Mayor Benjamin Abalos hold meeting in Camp Crame to discuss the INC rally at EDSA. 28 minutes ago |
  • Mandaluyong city gov’t PIO Jimmy Isidro says a permit was issued for INC’s rally to ‘contain’ the protest at Crossing & ease traffic. 29 minutes ago |
  • Mandaluyong city government gives INC permission to hold their rally at EDSA-Shaw until Sunday. 29 minutes ago |
  • INC Spokesman Edwil Zabala expects the crowd at EDSA will surge on Sunday afternoon. about 1 hour ago |
  • EDSA-Shaw underpass open to motorists on Saturday morning although traffic along the southbound lane is slow. about 1 hour ago |
  • INC members plan to stay at EDSA until Monday although they need to secure permit to do this. about 1 hour ago |
  • Both northbound and southbound service roads of EDSA-Shaw Boulevard are impassable on Saturday morning due to INC’s rally. about 1 hour ago |
  • Classes at U.P. Manila’s College of Arts and Sciences cancelled on Friday afternoon due to INC rally along Padre Faura St. 18 hours ago |
  • Rains in the area of Padre Faura St. in Manila fail to dampen the spirit of INC members who are protesting at DOJ. 18 hours ago |
  • CBCP says government should not underestimate the message of ‘no remittance day.’ 18 hours ago |
  • Construction of LRT 2 Masinag Extension to begin on Sept. 26. 18 hours ago |
  • Body of a missing seaman found in Tagaytay. 18 hours ago |
  • Palace calls for sobriety as more INC members troop to Padre Faura in Manila to join vigil in front of DOJ. 18 hours ago |
  • PNP’s estimate of INC members gathered in front of DOJ in Padre Faura St. in Manila is 4,000. 18 hours ago |
  • Justice Secretary Leila de Lima not yet seen at DOJ premises as of Friday afternoon. 20 hours ago |
  • Schedule of hearing on libel case filed by Makati Mayor Binay vs. Sen. Trillanes among those postponed on Friday due to INC rally at DOJ. 20 hours ago |
  • INC rally in front of DOJ has prompted the postponement of some hearings in the department. 20 hours ago |
  • Sen. Trillanes says he is ready to face any complaint at Senate Ethics Cmte. with regard to his hiring of over 40 consultants. 20 hours ago |
  • 10 members of the Philippine Marines injured in a battle with about 300 ASG bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Friday morning. 20 hours ago |
  • Radio broadcaster Cosme Diez Maestrado killed in an ambush in Misamis Occidental. 20 hours ago |
  • Anthony Taberna’s wife Rossel says it is ‘business as usual’ in their QC coffee shop after it was fired upon by gunmen. 20 hours ago |
  • Anthony Taberna’s wife Rossel thanks those who are concerned for them after the shooting incident in their QC coffee shop. 20 hours ago |
  • Migrante International says OFWs in Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia & Italy are joining the ‘zero remittance day’ on Friday. 20 hours ago |
  • Migrante International leads a rally at Mendiola in Manila as part of their ‘zero remittance day’ protest. 20 hours ago |
  • OFW Amie Emuslan who has been in comatose in UAE for 4 years finally brought back home. 20 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino tells visiting Thai PM that Filipinos are offering their condolences to the Thai people who are Filipinos’ brothers. 20 hours ago |
  • Thai PM Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha expresses sympathy for the Filipino who sustained injury in her hearing during the Aug. 17 Bangkok blast. 20 hours ago |
  • Thai PM who is visiting PH says situation in Thailand now under control since the Aug. 17 Bangkok blast that killed 20 persons. 20 hours ago |
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UP bet leads PNG winners

By Peter Atencio | May. 23, 2014 at 12:01am

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines Integrated School student Priscilla Loren Aquino, San Pedro City’s Skyler Claveria, San Pablo City’s Arianna Herranz, Hannah Dato and Archand Christian Bagsit emerged as among the most bemedalled athletes on Day 6 of the Philippine National Games.

The 17-year-old Aquino finished with four golds and a silver at the close of the three-day swimming competitions at the Rizal Memorial pool.

Aquino, a ninth grader, struck gold in the 15-above girls’ 100-meter breaststroke, the 800-meter freestyle, the 200-meter individual medley and the 200-meter breastroke. She settled for the silver behind University of the East standout Hannah Dato in the 400-meter IM.

The 15-year-old Claveria had four golds and two silvers, with his first place honors coming from the 15-over boys 100-meter breaststroke, the 100-meter butterfly, the 50-meter butterfly and the 50-meter breaststroke.

Herranz, who is from San Pablo City, earned three golds, a silver and three bronze, with her first-place finishes from the 15-above 50-meter backstroke, the 100-meter butterfly and the 100-meter backstroke.

Dato, a University of the East student, also ruled the 15-above girls 200-meter freestyle and 50-meter butterfly.

In athletics, Bagsit claimed his third gold medal in the senior men’s 200-meter dash in 21.8 seconds, beating College of St. Benilde’s Jose Unso via photo finish.

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