GAB chair hopes athletes could resume practice after MECQ

Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Baham Mitra has expressed optimism that provinces that reverted to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) would have their quarantine status downgraded to a less strict general community quarantine (GCQ) so that professional athletes could resume their practice.   “Sa tingin ko, mag-i-improve at tingin ko, makakapag-practice na tayo (The way I see it, the situation will improve and we can resume our practice) in two weeks’ time,” Mitra said in the online Philippine Sportswriters Association forum.   He based his optimism on what he saw…

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House leader pushes for revitalization of PH film industry

A leader of the House of Representatives is pushing for a measure seeking to accelerate the economic recovery and performance of film companies and improve the vulnerable workers’ quality of life amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.   House Committee on Economic Affairs Chairperson Sharon Garin filed on July 28 House Bill 7192 to provide response and recovery interventions to companies and workers of the film industry.   A copy of the bill was sent to the media on Thursday.   “The film industry suffered great losses due to…

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Alab Pilipinas pummels Saigon

Alab Pilipinas tripped Saigon Heat for the second straight time this season in the Asean Basketball League with a 99 79 blowout at the Sta. Rosa Multi Purpose Sports Complex here on Sunday night.Although playing without Justin Brownlee for the second s…

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Fair weather over Luzon Thursday

MANILA Fair weather is expected across the country as the northeasterly surface windflow prevails over Luzon.In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the northeast su…

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