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Month: October 2022

Kaya Iloilo edges Stallion Laguna

Kaya Iloilo survived losing one player due to an ejection and deposed Stallion Laguna, 2-1, in the lone Philippines Football League match on Sunday at the PFF National Training Center here.   Kaya Iloilo lost Simone Rota after incurring a direct red card for a rough challenge. Still, the club’s early barrage turned out to be enough as Stallion Laguna could not capitalize on the power play in the end.   Kaya Iloilo again banked on its brilliance off wing actions as both of their goals, one from Daizo Horikoshi in the eighth minute and the other from Jhan-Jhan Melliza

Sermonia PNP’s No. 2 anew; 16 other officials get new posts

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr. has officially named Lt. Gen. Rhodel Sermonia as deputy chief for administration, the police force’s second highest post.   Sermonia’s designation took effect on Sunday, nearly a month after he was named as the officer-in-charge of the Office of the Deputy Chief for Administration following the retirement of Lt. Gen. Jose Chiquito Malayo on Oct. 2.   This is the second time Sermonia was named to the post, the first was in March this year under then PNP chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos.   A few days after his assumption as PNP

3 ‘submerged’ warships retired, awaiting disposal: PH Navy

The Philippine Navy (PN) clarified that the three warships seen on social media and described as “half submerged” are already decommissioned and are awaiting disposal through scrapping.   “The three vessels depicted as half-submerged in the picture are in fact the former PN vessels BRP Rajah Humabon (PS-11), BRP Sultan Kudarat (PS-22), and BRP Cebu (PS-28),” Navy spokesperson Commander Benjo Negranza said in a statement late Sunday night.   He added that BRP Rajah Humabon was decommissioned on March 15, 2018 while the BRP Sultan Kudarat and the BRP Cebu were already taken out of service on July 5, 2019

Time to heal, reflect on one’s mortality: PBBM

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. is hopeful that remembering the saints and departed loved ones will help Filipinos cope with anguish and distress.   In his message for All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Marcos said the Covid-19 pandemic has forced everyone to “come to terms with mortality”.   “It taught us to number our days as we realize the uncertainty of our time on Earth. It made us contemplate what it truly means to live a meaningful life and to die free of regrets and at peace with oneself,” he said on Sunday.   He enjoined Filipinos to

At least 90 dead as suspension bridge collapses in western India

At least 90 people were killed as hundreds fell in the river after a suspension bridge in the western Indian state of Gujarat collapsed on Sunday, an official said.   “The death toll has risen to 90,” Devendrasinh Jadeja, a senior fire official, told Anadolu Agency.   Jadeja said that the rescue operation is still going on.   Officials said the incident happened in the Morbi district when a British-era bridge collapsed just a week after renovation.   NDTV, a local broadcaster, said: “There were about 500 people on the bridge when it collapsed.”   Local administration in a statement

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