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Krejcikova wins women's singles title at Wimbledon 

July 14, 2024, 11:16 am

LONDON – Czech Barbora Krejcikova beat Jasmine Paolini of Italy in three sets to win the women's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships here on Saturday. Both appearing in their first Wimbledon singles final, 31st-seeded Krejcikova was too strong in the baseline for seventh seed Paolini in…

96% of South Cotabato town voters favor creation of new village 

July 14, 2024, 9:45 am

MANILA – Over 2,300 voters in Tupi, South Cotabato have voted to create another barangay in the municipality during the plebiscite held on Saturday, according to the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In a statement released late Saturday evening, the poll body announced that out of the 2,485…

Trump ‘fine’ after gunshots reported at Pennsylvania rally

July 14, 2024, 9:16 am

WASHINGTON – Former US President Donald Trump “is fine” after he appeared injured Saturday following gunshots that were reported at a rally in the US state of Pennsylvania. Trump was seen bloodied on his right ear as he was being whisked from the stage, according to social media footage.…

‘Habagat’ to continue to prevail over most of PH

July 14, 2024, 9:07 am

MANILA – The southwest monsoon or “hanging habagat” will continue to affect the western sections of southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, the national weather bureau reported on Sunday. In its 4 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…

LTO provides option to 'order' license cards thru hotline

July 13, 2024, 8:24 pm

MANILA – The Land Transportation Office (LTO) advised motorists who have not claimed their plastic-printed driver’s license to make use of the “Aksyon on the Spot 09292920865” system for faster printing. LTO chief Assistant Secretary Vigor Mendoza II said drivers can scan or take a photo…

Calabarzon, Soccsksargen, W. Visayas dominate Palaro pool

July 13, 2024, 7:54 pm

MANILA – Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh of Calabarzon sustained her brilliant form with another victory in the Palarong Pambansa swimming at Cebu City Sports Center on Saturday. She clocked 1 minute and 03.82 secons to beat Patricia Mae Santor (1:06.17) of National Capital Region (NCR) and Franchesca…

Caritas Manila holds fundraiser to support scholars

July 13, 2024, 6:58 pm

MANILA – Caritas Manila, the social action arm of the Archdiocese of Manila, urged good samaritans to participate in the Youth Servant Leadership and Education Program (YSLEP) telethon to raise funds that will help send less fortunate students to school. In an interview over Church-run Radio…

Foxies rookies raring to prove worth in PVL Reinforced

July 13, 2024, 6:39 pm

MANILA – Farm Fresh is positive about its chances in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Reinforced Conference with the inclusion of talented opposite spikers Maicah Larroza and Pierre Abellana. Although the Foxies had a 3-8 record in the recent All-Filipino Conference, they managed to beat…

NU, Letran face off in SSL volleyball semis

July 13, 2024, 6:24 pm

MANILA – National University outclassed University of Southern Philippines Foundation, 25-11, 25-12, 25-14, on Saturday to book a semifinal berth in the Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals at Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila. Opposite Nataszha Bombita and wing spiker Myrtle…