first_imgFrontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  ABL chief operations officer Jericho Ilagan, meanwhile, announced the return of Thai team Mono Vampire and the entry of three new squads—Nanhai Long Lions from China, Formosa Dreamers from Chinese-Taipei and the CLS Knights Surabaya from Indonesia. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Alab likewise tapped veterans Dondon Hontiveros, Rico Maierhofer and Pamboy Raymundo and retained reigning local Most Valuable Player Ray Parks.“I think we will be the biggest challenger to Hong Kong,” said Alab co-owner Charlie Dy, whose team will play its first game against the defending champion at Mall of Asia Arena on Nov. 19.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutHong Kong will parade Filipino-German Christian Standhardinger as one of its heritage imports this season.“It’s exciting to be a head coach at a time when the ABL is a really growing league,” said the all-time great Alapag of his first coaching stint during the league’s launch at Shangri-La at the Fort on Tuesday. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF presidentcenter_img MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Nambatac not ready to go on vacation yet Alab Pilipinas team for the 2017-2018 ABL Season. Photo from @alabpilipinas Twitter.With a new coach and a retooled roster, Tanduay Alab Pilipinas declared its readiness to dethrone Eastern SC of Hong Kong in the Asean Basketball League (ABL), which opens with five holdovers, three new teams and a returning club next month.National team legend Jimmy Alapag will call the shots for Alab with former Talk ’N Text import Ivan Johnson and Reggie Okosa reinforcing the team.ADVERTISEMENT View comments BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fightlast_img read more

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool striker Brewster hauled off U23 pitch after just 15 minsby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool striker Rhian Brewster was hauled off the U23 pitch yesterday after just 15 minutes.The Mirror says Brewster was substituted after just 15 minutes of Liverpool under 23s clash with Derby in response to Divock Origi’s injury.Belgium international Origi was forced out of the first team’s lunchtime victory over Newcastle with an ankle issue.While Origi limped off in the 37th minute at Anfield, Neil Critchley had already named Brewster in his starting XI for the youth side on the other side of Liverpool for the 3pm kick off.A message was sent to Melwood soon after to take Brewster off as a precaution ahead of the Reds’ Champions League opener with Napoli on Tuesday.Origi will undergo a scan in the next few days, but while Jurgen Klopp waits for the results he is ready to promoted 19-year-old Brewster to the travelling squad to Italy. last_img read more

first_imgPhil ​Foden happy to remain patient at Man Cityby Freddie Taylor23 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester City youngster Phil Foden says he is remaining patient at the club.The young Englishman has struggled to get a start for the club in the Premier League this season.But he was impressive as he came off the bench in their 2-0 Champions League win against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday night.And he hopes that his performance will lead to more opportunities in the coming weeks.”You have to show the manager what you can do each day in training, every young kid wants to play but you have to keep patient,” Foden told BT Sport. “You have to show the manager what you can do each day in training, every young kid wants to play but you have to keep patient.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

first_img Mr. Green said there is an urgent need to “dispel the myth” surrounding TVET education, where it is promoted for only students who are considered not bright. “Everybody needs to be doing some technical skills,” he emphasised. Story Highlights State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, has tasked the HEART Trust/NTA to keep track of young innovators and to highlight their creativity. “That is something that we definitely need to do, because we need to use them to motivate others, and there are a number of youth across Jamaica who have some tremendous products. We need to highlight their innovations, so that more people can see and follow suit,” he said. State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, has tasked the HEART Trust/NTA to keep track of young innovators and to highlight their creativity.The State Minister said the agency should facilitate the exposure of the scores of youth across the island who are “doing well”, and “showcase them more”, through channels such as the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) and the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ).“That is something that we definitely need to do, because we need to use them to motivate others, and there are a number of youth across Jamaica who have some tremendous products. We need to highlight their innovations, so that more people can see and follow suit,” he said.The State Minister was speaking on February 20 at the Inaugural Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Leaders’ Summit and Youth Forum held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, in New Kingston.Mr. Green said there is an urgent need to “dispel the myth” surrounding TVET education, where it is promoted for only students who are considered not bright. “Everybody needs to be doing some technical skills,” he emphasised.Meanwhile, Managing Director of the HEART Trust/NTA, Dr. Janet Dyer, told the gathering that the agency will be going into “every corner” to engage youth, and get them into skills training programmes, and certify them to global standards.Stressing that the programmes are constantly being reviewed and enhanced to stay in touch with the needs of industry, she said the focus is to provide skilled workers for both local and international investors.“Our programmes are driven by the latest data on the dynamics of the labour market and the skills which are in greater demand,” she added.Several key industry leaders from Jamaica and overseas, as well as young innovators and youth leaders, addressed the forum on topics to do with new and emerging jobs, quality education and entrepreneurship.The forum is being held from February 19 to 23 under the theme ‘Youth Shaping TVET for the Future’.last_img read more

first_imgzoom Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has signed a contract with LaNaval shipyard in Sestao, Spain for the design and supply of the LNG power and propulsion installation for a new RoRo passenger ferry. Wärtsilä will also provide inclusive project support services to the yard, including integration engineering and on-site consulting, as well as commissioning of the combined systems.The ship is being built for Spanish owner Baleària, an operator serving the Balearic Islands, and the contract signed with the shipbuilder includes an option for a second vessel.Upon entering regular service in 2019, this eco-efficient ‘smartship’ will be the first gas-propelled RoRo passenger ferry operating in the Mediterranean Sea, and among the largest ferries in Europe, according to Wärtsilä.Featuring a length of 232 metres, the vessel will have a capacity for 331 vehicles and 1700 passengers.The full Wärtsilä scope of supply for this contract includes four 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel main engines, four 9-cylinder Wärtsilä 20DF dual-fuel auxiliary engines, the Wärtsilä LNGPac fuel storage and management system, two twin/single out gearboxes, two Wärtsilä Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP) with the Wärtsilä ProTouch bridge control system, two Wärtsilä transverse thrusters, plus comprehensive engineering, project management, and on-site yard support services.The Wärtsilä equipment is scheduled to be delivered to the yard in mid-2017.last_img read more