New York Knicks center Joakim Noah apologized on Tuesday for the failed drug test that resulted in a 20-game ban, vowing to bounce back from what he called a "mistake" that "backfired." Noah, the son of French tennis legend Yannick, was suspended by the NBA on Saturday after testing positive for an illicit substance reputed to have effects similar to anabolic steroids. Noah has said he ingested the drug unwittingly in an over-the-counter supplement which is banned under NBA rules. "I made a mistake," Noah said.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) is giving the camera a central place on its smartphone app for the first time, encouraging users to take more pictures and edit them with digital stickers that show the influence of camera-friendly rival Snapchat. With an update scheduled to take effect on Tuesday, Facebook will allow users to get to the […] The post Facebook adds camera features, moving closer to Snapchat appeared first on UNTV News.
Sony kicked off the annual CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas Monday with an array of stars and plenty of thrills in never-before-seen footage of its upcoming slate of movies. Hollywood decamps to the Nevada desert for four days every year for the gathering, where theater operators are offered exclusive previews the movies they can expect to be showing over the coming year. Sony set the tone for what is expected to be a week of surprises with exclusive footage from "Blade Runner 2049," "Spider Man: Homecoming," "The Dark Tower" and many other blockbusters due to hit theaters over summer and beyond.
China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other military hardware there at any time, a U.S. think tank said on Monday. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), part of Washington’s Center for Strategic […] The post China able to deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: U.S. think tank appeared first on UNTV News.
The Philippines Monday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila's increasingly conciliatory stance to Beijing's claims over the disputed waters. Japan will lease a total of five surplus Beechcraft TC-90 planes to the Philippines, according to Manila's defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Philippine military chief General Eduardo Ano said the new planes would be deployed over Benham Rise and the South China Sea.
The Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific returns to Singapore once more for 2017 in support of the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix on September 15 to 17. Around 30 drivers from Singapore, Japan, ... The post Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific returns to Singapore for 2017 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.
American theater-goers got a small taste Monday of a new play by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek that tries to understand President Donald Trump and what he says about today's society. Jelinek, an Austrian, won the world's top literature prize in 2004 and is known for writing the novel "The Piano Teacher," which became a movie of the same name in 2001. Entitled "On the Royal Road: The Burgher King," her new play tries to make sense of Trump's election as president of the United States.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee is an SUV known for its multiple all-terrain capabilities, but navigating heavy traffic and getting around gridlocks were never among them. However, Thinkmodo, a digital marketing ... The post Jeep Grand Cherokee Hydraulic SUV Towers Over Traffic and Leaves It Behind appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.
Hino Motors Philippines (HMP), the exclusive distributor of Hino trucks and buses in the Philippines, is continuing to expands its local network by recently inaugurating its latest dealership. Located along ... The post Hino PH expands local network by opening first dealership in Batangas appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.