January 19

Ateneo, NU keep perfect slates in UAAP juniors

first_imgTerrence Fortea had 26 points to lead the Bullpups against the Junior Falcons while Rhayyan Amsali added 14 points and 12 rebounds.Joaquin Manuel led the Blue Eaglets against the Junior Warriors filling up the stat sheets with 15 points, eight rebounds, two assists, and two steals while SJ Belangel did his part with 13 points, seven assists, and five boards.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkUniversity of Santo Tomas claimed solo third after an 83-79 overtime win over defending champion Far Eastern University-Diliman.John Cansino dominated for the Tiger Cubs with 29 points and 11 rebounds as UST bounced back from its lone loss of the tournament, an 89-85 slip-up against NU. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Ateneo kept its immaculate record in the UAAP Season 80 juniors’ basketball tournament after humiliating University of the East, 97-47, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Blue Eagles are at 4-0 to share the top spot with National University, which brushed off Adamson University 94-82 on the same day.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Gesta to challenge Linares for WBA World lightweight title Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View comments 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 award MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

January 12

Guyana to host 24th Inter-American Congress in March

first_imgBy Yanalla DalrympleGuyana will be hosting the 24th Inter-American Congress of Ministers and High-Level Authorities of Tourism of the Americas on March 21-22, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel. Under the theme “Connecting the Americas through Sustainable Tourism”, the Congress was launched on Thursday at the Umana Yana, Kingston.Ministers and other officials seated at the launching of the 24th CongressThe Government of Guyana and the OAS General Secretariat signed a cooperation agreement on Thursday for the organisation of the event.It will be the first ever high-level OAS meeting in Guyana. According to Minister with responsibilities for tourism, Dominic Gaskin, this sort of meeting raises our profile as a country and also makes us eligible to showcase the country at a high level.“I’m proud that Guyana is hosting this event and I am also honoured to be a part, we can now have a place at the table and by the hosting of this Congress.Permanent representative of Guyana to the OAS, Jean Ricot Dormeus, said, “It’s a historic occasion for Guyana. We look forward with pleasure and anticipation to welcome you all to Guyana. For us, sustainable tourism is critical for our development as a nation.”Moreover, Dormeus noted tourism can significantly expand economic opportunities for our citizens. It should be sustainable, ensuring that the economic, social, cultural and environmental elements are fully respected.”The Congress will feature key topics like showcasing cultural and tourism resources, imputing the tourism agenda of the Americas, advancing interests in the area of transportation and strengthens Guyana’s connection with the Americas giving more flesh and substance to the continental destinyNational Coordinator and Chairman of the Tourism Board, Donald Sinclair, asked “what does hosting this event mean for Guyana?”Sinclair then explained that apart from showcasing Guyana’s’ culture, it will also strengthen its ties with other countries. The 23rd Inter-American Congress of Tourism was held in Lima, Peru, in 2015.last_img read more