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FEU slams depleted Adamson, forces Final Four playoff vs La Salle

first_imgLATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFar Eastern University extended its stay in the competition after an absolute beating of second seed Adamson University, 82-56, in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Tamaraws finished their eliminations campaign with an 8-6 record to force a playoff with De La Salle, also at 8-6, for the last Final Four slot.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ronaldo still very much part of Portugal team, insists coach Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. “We still have one game to play to make it to the Final Four and we’re thankful for that opportunity.”Wendell Comboy top billed for the Tamaraws with 11 points and four rebounds while Arvin Tolentino added 10 points and five rebounds.The Tamaraws didn’t just put a powerful display in the offensive end, converting on 12 of their 19 three-point attempts, but they also clamped down on the Soaring Falcons who looked confused without Ahanmisi and Manganti.Adamson shot the ball at a poor rate at 29.7 percent, 19-of-64, while also getting outrebounded 46-34.Jerom Lastimosa picked up the slack for the Falcons with 11 points and four boards.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Adamson, which already secured tne No. 2 seed and twice-to-beat advantage prior to the game, played without stars Sean Manganti and Jerrick Ahanmisi.FEU started off hot building a 14-0 lead at the start of the game after Wendell Comboy’s triple and that was practically the foundation the Tamaraws leaned on throughout the match.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe Tamarawas would eventually take a 34-point lead, 70-36, after RJ Ramirez’ three-pointer with 54 seconds left in the third quarter.“We’re finally getting the breaks here in the second round,” said FEU head coach Olsen Racela whose team is on a three-game winning run heading into its playoff with La Salle on Wednesday. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READlast_img read more

RICCE Conservation Agriculture Farmers Exhibit Products at Mini Agricultural Fair in Nimba

first_imgFarmers practicing the newly introduced “conservation agriculture” around the ArcelorMittal concessional areas in Nimba County, recently exhibited their first farm produce at the mini agricultural fair in Zortapa, Nimba County.About seven groups from within Zor Community participated in the exhibition, which brought together scores of community members, including chiefs, elders, youth, students, and women and among other.Farm produce displayed at the fair were mainly vegetable products including beans, corn, cassava, pepper and ground pea (peanut).Speaking on behalf of the citizens of Zor community, Paramount Chief Joseph Y. Yormie stressed that short term training was not enough to give the citizens all the knowledge required to stand alone.He said there had been many training around the East Nimba Nature Reserve (ENNR) but neither of them yields any result that could sustain the citizens and stop them from fencing around the nature reserve.He said looking at the exhibition, he thinks, the conservation agriculture will be sustainable and beneficiary to the citizens of Zor and therefore called on authorities of ArcelorMittal and its implementer—RICCE—to extend the duration of the project and also include the remaining communities within the Zor Chiefdom.RICCE is implementing for ArcelorMittal to teach the farmers living around the ENNR to shift from the old farming method to new one.In January last year, RICCE introduces a new farming method called “Conservation Agriculture” in and around the communities surrounding the ENNR.In conservation agriculture, according to RICCE, the farmer doesn’t require burning the farm after brushing, but rather go ahead with their planting their crops and also the farmer has the opportunity to continue farming on the same spot over and over with less energy.The Forest Development Authority and citizens of Zor reached an agreement in 2008 to co-manage the Northern Nimba Nature Reserve after years of hurdle between FDA and communities over the surveying of the reserve.On the tour of some demonstration sites, the program manager Renee Gibson explained that individual farmers are getting involved and carrying on their project other than the group.She further explained that farmers are now being taught to build their own organic fertilizers so as to keep their crops fertilized.According to our Nimba Correspondent, vegetable crops seen at the demonstration sites of the newly introduced farming method looked fresher than that of the old farming method where burning of bush is done after brushing.“The money you take to fell will be used to pay your child’s school fees, so the conservation agriculture is good,” said one Peter, a farmer.However, Zor Community residents have called on ArcelorMittal’s authorities to include tree crop in the program and also extend the training duration so as get more insight on the new method.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

MEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH DONEGAL DRUGS HAUL

first_imgTwo men have appeared at a special sitting of Sligo District Court tonight in connection wiht a massive drugs seizure in Donegal yesterday.The men were charged in connection with the seizure of a significant quantity of cannabis.The men, aged 44 and 37, were charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, and cultivation of cannabis at Trummon, Laghey. They were both remanded in custody by Judge Kevin Kilraine to Castlerea Prison to appear again at Harristown District Court on 1 June.MEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH DONEGAL DRUGS HAUL was last modified: May 26th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Picture special: Scoil Cholmcille sing Christmas Carols for St Vincent de Paul

first_imgPupils and staff of Scoil Cholmcille, Letterkenny entertained shoppers in the Letterkenny Shopping Centre and at the Market Square, raising much needed money for the Society of St Vincent de Paul. This may well be the last time that the Scoil Cholmcille choir will sing carols as an all-boys choir before the school makes the exciting transition to co-education in 2018.  Picture special: Scoil Cholmcille sing Christmas Carols for St Vincent de Paul was last modified: December 12th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Why kids all want to ‘Lego’ to Bricks 4 Kidz summer camps!

first_imgThe Bricks 4 Kidz Lego summer camps have become a sensational hit for children across Donegal.Over 130 kids have taken part in the fun and educational activities in the first two weeks. Spaces are going fast for the 30 camps being hosted in 17 different locations between July and August 2018. Some camps have already sold out in Bundoran, Dunfanaghy and Ballyshannon and many more only have a few spaces left.The Bricks 4 Kidz team are well on the way to seeing 300+ kids get involved in camps this month alone and over 600 during July and August. Bricks 4 Kidz Donegal provide children aged 5-12 with a world of fun and innovation as they build and play with LEGO® bricks of every colour and size. The 5-day summer camps, which have been designed to teach the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) are very popular with boys and girls around the world.Camps have different themes every day including Superheroes, Jurassic Day, Amazing Animals, Spin Art.Small class sizes ensure children get one-to-one attention and every child receives a Bricks 4 Kidz T-Shirt and Master Builder Certificate.Camps are happening every week July and August in Pinehill Studios Letterkenny, with further camps being held in Lifford, Ballybofey, Donegal Town, Buncrana, Ramelton, Rathmullan, Glenties, Dungloe, Killybegs, Muff, Gweedore. Flexible payment options and group and sibling discounts are available, contact JP McGonigle for more information on 0863894833.If you want to secure your child’s’ place with Bricks 4 Kidz this summer, visit www.bricks4kidz.ie/donegal/summer-camps or call 0863894833Sponsored PostWhy kids all want to ‘Lego’ to Bricks 4 Kidz summer camps! was last modified: July 12th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bricks 4 kidzchildrenfamilysummer campThings to dolast_img read more

iPhone users warned over ‘silent hack’ allowing crooks access your phone

first_imgiPhone users are being warned by Google that they may have been “quietly” hacked by rogue websites.The tech giant says simply visiting a website was enough to let hackers silently hijack your phone – giving them access to your photos, messages and more.According to Google’s cyber-sleuthing Project Zero team, hackers were previously able to gain access to your images and location info. The cyber-experts also warn that the hacking campaign affected most iPhone models, and went on for two years, according to a report. The bug, which has now been fixed, will be worrying for iPhone owners – particularly as the devices are well-known for their privacy and security.“There was no target discrimination – simply visiting the hacked site was enough for the exploit server to attack your site,” said Google’s Ian Beer, who works on the Project Zero team that discovered the bug.Google said that Apple was notified of the issue on February 1, 2019. Apple then patched the flaw six days later, protecting users against the bug.As always, it’s important to keep your iPhone updated with the latest software version to protect yourself against hacks.If you update to the latest software version, you’ll be safe from this particular exploit.“Keeping your software up to date is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your Apple product’s security,” Apple’s support page explains.The easiest way to update your iPhone is wirelessly – just follow these simple steps: Plug your iPhone into a power socket, and connect to a Wi-Fi networkTap Settings > General > Software UpdateTap ‘Download and Install’Tap ‘Install’ to update immediately, or tap ‘Later’ and choose ‘Install Tonight’ to update while your phone is plugged in overnightYou may have to enter your passcodeIf you don’t have enough space for the update on your phone, Apple may ask you if it can temporarily remove some apps from your phone.iPhone users warned over ‘silent hack’ allowing crooks access your phone was last modified: August 31st, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Chase Krivashei becomes Humboldt State’s all-time leading receiver as Jacks crush Simon Fraser

first_imgEntering the 2017 season, both halves of Humboldt State’s Corona Connection, Robert Webber and Chase Krivashei, were on the brink of becoming the school’s career leaders at their respective positions.Webber had his record-setting night in their own back yard against Azusa Pacific back in September. For Krivashei, his record-breaking day came north of the border in Canada.On a day where he hauled in a season-high 103 receiving yards, Krivahsei surpassed Hall of Famer Dustin Creager as Humboldt …last_img read more

Bing for iPhone Gets Barcode Scanner and Basic Twitter and Facebook Client

first_imgTags:#Microsoft#news#search#web Not only did Bing arrive as a new search option in Apple’s iOS4 update yesterday, but Microsoft also just launched a new version of its native Bing for iPhone app. The app now features a RedLaser-like barcode scanner and an enhanced social search mode that highlights results from your social network on Twitter and Facebook. In addition, the app now also features a basic Twitter and Facebook client.Twitter Client and Social SearchThe Twitter/Facebook client is very basic and only allows you to respond to tweets, retweet and post new tweets. The app does not feature a URL shortener or any other advanced features. Chances are, you wouldn’t want to use the Bing app as your standard Twitter and Facebook client, but the features are good enough to allow you to interact with your friends when their Tweets and Facebook status updates appear in your social search results. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… frederic lardinois Barcode Scanner: Fast, Easy – But With Limited ResultsThe most interesting feature addition to the Bing for iPhone app is the barcode and cover art scanner. With this, you can quickly scan a barcode an any product with the iPhone’s built-in camera and compare prices at different online retailers. In our short test, the app was able to read barcodes pretty easily – even on an iPhone 3G without autofocus. While RedLaser and ShopSavvy sometimes take a while before they recognize a barcode (especially if you don’t have a very steady hand), the Bing app quickly latched on to any barcode we threw at it. Sadly, though, the shopping results in the Bing app can’t compete with those in ShopSavvy, for example. While Bing only returned 3 results for this book, ShopSavvy returned over 50 results, including 15 from local brick and mortar stores. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Related Posts Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

Barca tries to leave Pique controversy behind with Copa

first_imgSlow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting AFP official booed out of forum A draw at Mestalla Stadium will be enough to put Barcelona in the final and keep it on track to win its fourth consecutive Copa title.It’s not even clear if Pique will play because of an injury sustained after his goal celebration in the 1-1 draw against Espanyol. The veteran defender couldn’t avoid a hard tackle by Espanyol forward Gerard Moreno, who was upset with Pique’s celebration. Pique received a knock to his right knee and was listed as doubtful to make the trip to Valencia.Pique had made comments criticizing Espanyol before Sunday’s league match, and the crowd showed their disapproval by jeering him nearly every time he touched the ball at RCDE Stadium. Pique said some of the fans insulted his family throughout the match.It is not the first time the outspoken Pique has been surrounded by controversy. He is often jeered by fans when Barcelona plays away games because of his pro-Catalonia stance. Last year, after encouraging Catalans to vote in a disputed independence referendum, he was loudly booed by fans in Madrid after joining the Spanish national team at a training camp.Barcelona has faced a hostile environment at Mestalla in the past. In a league match last season, Valencia fans threw objects at Barcelona’s players while they celebrated a goal near the stands.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Knicks hopes on hold after Kristaps Porzingis tears ACL View comments “It’s going to be an intense match,” Valencia coach Marcelino Garcia Toral said. “We have to play it with our hearts and with our heads. We have to play it with intelligence. If we don’t defend well we will not advance. We have to be humble to know that we are not going to dominate Barcelona for the whole 90 minutes.”Valencia and Barcelona met in the Copa semifinals two years ago, with the Catalan club winning 7-0 at Camp Nou Stadium in the first leg. It then held on to a 1-1 draw at Mestalla with its second-stringers.Since that 7-0 demoralizing defeat, Valencia has lost only three of its six matches against Barcelona, winning 2-1 at Camp Nou in a league game in 2016 and drawing 1-1 at Mestalla earlier this season.Third in the league, 18 points behind leader Barcelona, Valencia is trying to make it to the Copa final for the first time since 2007-08, when it won its seventh title after eliminating Barcelona in the semifinals. Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers MOST READ FC Barcelona’s Gerard Pique, center, celebrates after scoring during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Espanyol and FC Barcelona at RCDE stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)MADRID — After hearing nonstop talk about Gerard Pique and his provocative celebration against Espanyol, Barcelona will be trying to get its focus back on Thursday’s Copa del Rey semifinal.Barcelona plays at Valencia, defending a 1-0 lead from the first leg as it bids to reach its fifth straight Copa final.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Convicted mayor links Bilibid doctor to corruption PLAY LIST 05:25Convicted mayor links Bilibid doctor to corruption00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Pique sparked controversy in a Spanish league match against the city rival last weekend, celebrating his late equalizer by telling the Espanyol crowd to be quiet. He later also criticized the club for losing its links to the city and for having a foreign owner, prompting a wave of criticism.“We are overreacting about this,” Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said on Wednesday. “This is part of the past. We talked about it before the derby, after the derby, before the Copa game, after the Copa game. … We have to move on.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutPique risks being suspended for his actions, and Barcelona has had to come out and publicly defend the player in the days leading up to the decisive match against Valencia.“Several other players have celebrated the same way. It’s normal after an important goal scored late in the game,” Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu told Spanish media, referring to Pique’s gesture of putting a finger in front of his mouth. “It’s not the first time a player has silenced a stadium.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Nextlast_img read more

Kidambi Srikanth climbs up three spots to enter top-10 of badminton rankings,Kidambi Srikanth climbs up three spots to enter top-10 of badminton rankings

first_imgkidami-chandrababu × Published on kidami-chandrababu Riding on his back-to-back Super Series triumphs, India’s ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth broke back into the top-10 at eighth in the latest world rankings released today.The 24-year-old from Guntur, who clinched successive titles at Indonesian Open and Australian Open, now has 58,583 points in his kitty.He is the lone Indian shuttler to figure in the top-10 of men’s singles ranking after climbing up three places.Among other Indian male shuttlers, B Sai Praneeth has moved up a position to be 15th, while Ajay Jayaram lost a spot to be 16th.HS Prannoy also dropped two places to be 23rd.In women’s singles, PV Sindhu dropped a rung to be world no. 5, while Sania Nehwal has gained a spot to be at 15th. SHARE SHARE SHARE EMAIL June 29, 2017 sport COMMENT COMMENTSlast_img read more