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NBA: Curry leads Warriors fightback in Spurs defeat

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 04:40

Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors fought back from a 22-point deficit to land a psychological blow against the San Antonio Spurs with a 110-98 road victory on Wednesday. The Warriors -- who could ultimately end up facing San Antonio for a place in the NBA finals when the playoffs get under way -- looked to be in deep trouble as the Spurs raced into a 29-7 first quarter lead.


Boston lose NBA top spot after Bucks dig in

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 04:05

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 22 points as the Milwaukee Bucks knocked the Boston Celtics off the top of the Eastern Conference with a battling 103-100 victory. Milwaukee, embroiled in a neck-and-neck battle for fifth place in the standings, claimed their 13th win in 16 games as Boston's six-game winning streak at home came to an end. The defeat saw the Celtics, who had inched clear of Cleveland after the Cavaliers lost to San Antonio on Tuesday, fall behind once more on percentage points.


Vice Pres. Leni Robredo accepts dinner invitation of President Duterte

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:55

Vice President Leni Robredo has accepted the dinner invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte. Although they have a lot of differences in various issues, VP Robredo said she is willing to talk with the President for the welfare of the country. Meanwhile, Liberal Party President and Senator Kiko Pangilinan said VP Robredo will share with the […] The post Vice Pres. Leni Robredo accepts dinner invitation of President Duterte appeared first on UNTV News.


NBA: Boston lose top spot after Bucks dig in

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:45

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 22 points as the Milwaukee Bucks knocked the Boston Celtics off the top of the Eastern Conference with a battling 103-100 victory on Wednesday. Milwaukee, embroiled in a neck-and-neck battle for fifth place in the standings, claimed their 13th win in 16 games as Boston's six-game winning streak at home came to an end. The defeat saw the Celtics, who had inched clear of Cleveland after the Cavaliers lost to San Antonio on Tuesday, fall behind once more on percentage points.


China and PHL to start bilateral talks on South China Sea in May

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:45

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying has confirmed that some officials of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs are invited to come to China in May 2017. This is the first meeting of high Chinese and Filipino officials  on the bilateral consultation mechanism regarding the maritime dispute in the South China Sea. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto […] The post China and PHL to start bilateral talks on South China Sea in May appeared first on UNTV News.


Saudi Arabian gov’t to grant amnesty to undocumented workers

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:37

The Saudi Arabian government has formally opened the application for undocumented foreign workers who wish to get amnesty from the government. This, after King Salman signed an order giving 90 days for illegal workers to process their documents. “This is the easiest way for me to return home, God willing, if I get qualified to […] The post Saudi Arabian gov’t to grant amnesty to undocumented workers appeared first on UNTV News.


Kadamay members want ‘free’ Pandi housing units

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:31

Members of the militant urban-poor group, Kalipunang Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) insist they have no capacity to pay for a house. Beth Guerrero said most of their members who are occupying the housing units in Bulacan have no permanent jobs. “Where will we get the money for the houses? That’s why we’re fighting to have them […] The post Kadamay members want ‘free’ Pandi housing units appeared first on UNTV News.


AFP urges NPA to cooperate with government coinciding with rebel group’s 48th anniversary

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 03:05

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has called out to the New People’s Army to cooperate with the government coinciding with the communist party’s 48th founding anniversary. “Ibaba nila ang kanilang armas at makilahok sa ating pamahalaan at saka sa ating buong bayan upang isulong natin ang pag-unlad ng ating bansa (Lay down their […] The post AFP urges NPA to cooperate with government coinciding with rebel group’s 48th anniversary appeared first on UNTV News.


NBA: Magnificent Westbrook hits 57 as Thunder edge Orlando

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 02:56

Russell Westbrook conjured a spectacular 57-point triple double to edge closer to history as the Oklahoma City Thunder scored a thrilling overtime victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. Westbrook finished with 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists as the Thunder rolled to a 114-106 win in overtime at Orlando's Amway Center. It was Westbrook's fourth consecutive triple-double and his 38th of an incredible season.


LTFRB issues more than 1,600 special permits for the holiday season

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 02:34

In preparation for the long holiday in April, the LTFRB has begun processing special permits for additional buses. “For the local and inter-regional route, the regional offices would process the special permits,” said LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra. The Maritime Industry Authority has also eased the process of issuing special permits to vessels that would operate […] The post LTFRB issues more than 1,600 special permits for the holiday season appeared first on UNTV News.


Universal at CinemaCon: laughter, applause and a stray tear

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 02:10

Universal's presentation at CinemaCon on Wednesday proved an emotional rollercoaster, with laughter provided by "The Mummy" and "Despicable Me 3" -- and heartfelt tributes paid to "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker. Universal was the fifth of ten Hollywood studios presenting their slate of upcoming movies to theater operators at the annual convention in Las Vegas. The studio kicked off with a first look at "Despicable Me 3," with star Steve Carell provoking gales of laughter at Casar's Palace as he mercilessly made fun of Chris Melandandri, the founder of Universal's animation division.


Bangkok 2017: The Cars and Motorcycles

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 00:00

It can be argued that the Bangkok International Motor Show is the most significant of its kind in the region, given that Thailand’s automobile–and motorcycle–manufacturing and assembly industry is the ... The post Bangkok 2017: The Cars and Motorcycles appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


BFP honors UNTV for supporting fire prevention campaign in Cordillera

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 23:33

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Cordillera conducted on Wednesday a culminating activity for the Fire Prevention Month 2017. During the said event, the BFP recognized individuals, private and media organizations that continuously support the agency’s advocacies — among them is UNTV. “First of all, we would like to thank UNTV for always supporting the […] The post BFP honors UNTV for supporting fire prevention campaign in Cordillera appeared first on UNTV News.


PNP reports decline in number of human rights violations committed by policemen

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 23:15

The Philippine National Police Human Rights Affairs Office (PNP HRAO) has reported a drop in cases of human rights violations committed by cops. PNP HRAO Director PCSupt. Dennis Siervo said 174 cases were recorded in 2014, 131 in 2015, and 105 in 2016. “There is a downward trend on personnel involved in human rights violations […] The post PNP reports decline in number of human rights violations committed by policemen appeared first on UNTV News.


Tom Cruise cajoled 'The Mummy' cast to do own stunts

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 22:26

Tom Cruise is known for performing his own death-defying stunts in his action movies -- but the cast of horror blockbuster "The Mummy" revealed Wednesday he's started roping in his co-stars. Annabelle Wallis told the CinemaCon convention Cruise convinced her to join him in a terrifying zero gravity plane crash stunt, when the scene could easily have been filmed in front of a green screen. "Tom is renowned for making sure that the audience gets the most out of their cinematic experience," Wallis, 32, told an audience at the annual Las Vegas gathering for movie theater operators.


Warriors say Durant could return before season ends

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 21:44

Injured Golden State star forward Kevin Durant could return to the Warriors' lineup before the regular season concludes in two weeks, the NBA club said Wednesday. The Warriors, who took the 2015 NBA crown and came within a game of repeating last year after a record 73-win campaign, signed Durant last July to great fanfare after he played out his contract with Oklahoma City. "A return to game action prior to the end of the regular season remains a possibility." Durant, the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player, is averaging 25.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.6 blocked shots and 1.1 steals a game in 59 appearances this season.


Oscars keep accountants behind best picture fiasco

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 21:33

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has spared accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers the axe despite the biggest mix-up in Oscars history. The company took responsibility after the wrong movie was announced as best picture at the February 26 ceremony, blaming two of its staff for the embarrassing error. "After a thorough review, including an extensive presentation of revised protocols and ambitious controls, the board has decided to continue working with PwC," Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Academy president, wrote Wednesday in an email to Academy members seen by AFP.


Cannes festival accused of airbrushing star's thighs

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 21:09

The official poster for this year's Cannes film festival sparked an outcry Wednesday over claims that Italian actress Claudia Cardinale's thighs had been airbrushed to make them thinner. French media poured scorn on the festival for seemingly tampering with a photograph of Cardinale swirling her skirt on a Rome roof in 1959. "Claudia Cardinale dropped a dress size in one swirl," said the left-leaning Liberation, while the culture magazine Telerama questioned why it was necessary to retouch the famously sexy star when she was in her heyday.


NBA: Warriors say Durant could return before season ends

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:54

Injured Golden State star forward Kevin Durant could return to the Warriors' lineup before the regular season concludes in two weeks, the NBA club said Wednesday. The Warriors, who took the 2015 NBA crown and came within a game of repeating last year after a record 73-win campaign, signed Durant last July to great fanfare after he played out his contract with Oklahoma City. "A return to game action prior to the end of the regular season remains a possibility." Durant, the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player, is averaging 25.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.6 blocked shots and 1.1 steals a game in 59 appearances this season.


Katie Holmes kept antique Cartier watch from The Kennedys mini-series

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:00

The actress really admired Jackie for her strength.