President Rodrigo Duterte (center) arrives at a hotel in Moscow, Russia on Oct. 2. Duterte recently invited a Russian energy giant to invest in oil and gas development in the Philippines during his visit in the foreign country. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO The Philippines and China movedforward with their joint oil and gas exploration deal, naming members of thejoint steering committee that will supervise projects under the agreement. He added Duterte invited Rosneft toinvest in the country during his meeting with the state-owned Russian oilcompany’s Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin in Moscow. Beijing, meanwhile, looks to conductjoint oil and gas explorations with Manila, having signed a deal for thisduring Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s visit to the Philippine capital in Novemberlast year. The deal does not specify the areas tobe covered but the Philippines earlier offered for oil exploration in the RectoBank./PN “The President also assured thecompany that an agreement on oil and gas exploration shall undergo the properdomestic processes and comply with applicable laws and pertinent rules andregulations so as not to leave any room for corruption or irregularity,” Panelosaid. Rosneft, which earned the ire ofChina, is operating an oil block that provides 10 percent of Vietnam’s energyneeds. It is also operating a Japanese semi-submersible rig on the continentalshelf of the Southeast Asian country. “(Duterte) assured Rosneft officialsthat their investments are safe in the Philippines and that he would nottolerate corruption in the bureaucracy,” he added. MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterteinvited a Russian energy giant to invest in oil and gas development in thePhilippines as he assured their possible investment will be safe and free fromcorruption, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.
Did you ever wonder how football got started in Batesville? According to Bill Hisrich, it began in 1949. The School Board President at the time was Bill Kelley, and he approached Dr. Lloyd Hisrich for assistance in getting funding in order to start the program. Dr. Hisrich contacted individuals and businesses and raised $3,540 of the $5,000 was needed. The remainder was made up through gate receipts and other fund raisers.Here are some of the people who played on that first team. You might recognize some of the names. Jim Doyle was the quarterback and captain. Some of his teammates were Connie Schulte, Nick Stewart, Don Karbowski, John Laugle, Carl Thielking, Dan Kyle, Bill Fischer, Frank Bergman, and Dick Walsman. There were 35 players altogether. The coach was Doc Hamblin. His assistant was Red Anderson who is now living in Madison, Indiana. Bob Hisrich (Bill’s younger brother) was the first mascot.Tomorrow we will talk about the first season and Friday we will give you the other facts and figures about the program.
Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding There’s very little at stake for La Salle with a quarterfinal berth already sealed, and it is the Bulldogs who will enter the game with a sense of urgency as their 3-5 record puts them precariously on the edge of the playoff circle.In another game, Far Eastern U looks to maintain its hold of the Group B top spot when it takes on Lyceum at 5:15 p.m.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownLPU has fielded mostly its bench in this tournament after opting to rest its starters, who competed in the recently concluded D-League Aspirants’ Cup.At 1-4, Lyceum looks headed for an early exit. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Spurned in its bid to keep an undefeated run going, La Salle hopes to bounce back from a stinging defeat when it face on-and-off National U Sunday in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup.The Archers battle the Bulldogs at 3:30 p.m. at Filoil Flying V Centre hoping to get back from a 72-70 loss to San Beda recently and plunge into Tuesday’s showdown with fierce rival Ateneo on a winning note.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ PH heightens quest for Olympics gold LATEST STORIES Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The league will sell separate tickets during the June 12 playdate, with one ticket covering the first two games scheduled and the second ticket for the last two matches, which will include the Ateneo-La Salle encounter.The Gilas Pilipinas cadets take on EAC in the nightcap. Ticket prices for the second half of the scheduled quadruple-bill are as follows: courtside P450, Lower box 275, and Upper Box P100.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Perpetual opens day’s schedule when it battles winless Emilio Aguinaldo at 10 a.m.The Altas are coming off a loss to San Beda while the Generals hope to hunt down a win before exiting the tournament. After the Altas, however, EAC will have the vaunted San Beda in its schedule.Letran, meanwhile, takes on Arellano at 1:45 p.m. while the Red Lions cap the day by resuming its hunt for a quarterfinal berth against University of the East.Tuesday’s Ateneo-La Salle clash will be a benefit match, organizers of the tournament had earlier announced.Proceeds from ticket sales for the “Battle of Rivals” will be used for the continued treatment of long-time tournament Barker Rolly Manlapaz, who is ill at the moment.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? 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 Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film
1 Hampden Park was invaded by Hibs fans at the end of the Scottish Cup final Rangers have released a statement which accuses Hibernian fans of assaulting both fans and players at full time of the Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park.David Gray netted an injury time winner for Alan Stubbs’ men, which caused scenes of chaos when the full time whistle was blow.Fans of the Easter Road club proceeded to invade the pitch, with police horses utilised for the first cup final since 1980 to clear the playing area.However, it appears as if the situation turned sour, with the Gers’ claiming violence from the Hibs’ support.In the statement, Rangers said: “Rangers Football Club is shocked at the disgraceful behaviour of Hibs fans at full time.“Rangers players and staff were assaulted by these fans who invaded the pitch and in the interests of their safety could not return to the pitch for the medal presentation.“There can be no place for the violent behaviour witnessed at the end of the final and Rangers fully expect the Scottish Football Association and Police Scotland to launch an investigation to find out where security measures failed.“The club would like to commend Rangers fans for the restraint the showed under severe provocation.”