Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite MOST READ McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur Celebrities get slice of action in Ironman Cebu Kevin Alas, who has been NLEX’s most consistent local this conference, chimed in 13 markers and four rebounds, while JR Quiñahan had 10 points and five boards in the victory.Despite leading the standings with a 4-0 mark, Guiao said NLEX’s the coming games against powerhouse teams will determine if his team is really for real.“We have four wins, but I don’t know if this is true or we’re just being pretenders. The signs are good, but we’ll see in the next games. The elite teams are coming up, so we’ll see how we’ll fare against them,” he said.Eugene Phelps led Phoenix with 31 points, 18 rebounds, and six assists, while Matthew Wright got 17 markers, five boards, and three dimes.Their efforts, however, couldn’t stop the Fuel Masters from dropping their second straight defeat and sinking to an even 2-2 slate.ADVERTISEMENT End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets LATEST STORIES ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans “We’re starting to look like a team,” noted NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao, whose squad has now won six straight games dating back to last conference.“We’ve been winning games in the end game, and we’ve been able to hold our own and pull through in the crisis situations. That’s a good sign for a team that’s really just trying to put it together.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Lastimosa dropped 11 of his 14 points in the fourth quarter, while Mallari also got 14 markers, eight coming in the final frame, that went with of five rebounds and three dimes.Aaron Fuller topscored for the Road Warriors with 18 points and had a game-high 24 boards. The scores:NLEX 95 – Fuller 18, Mallari 14, Lastimosa 14, Alas 13, Quinahan 10, Fonacier 5, Monfort 4, Soyud 4, Tiongson 4, Taulava 4, Rios 3, Baracael 2, J. Villanueva 0, Al-Hussaini 0, Ighalo 0.PHOENIX 91 – Phelps 31, Wright 17, Baguio 8, Jazul 8, Dehesa 8, Eriobu 7, Kramer 4, Intal 4, Lanete 4, W. Wilson 0, Alolino 0, Borboran 0.Quarters: 14-15, 39-43, 64-69, 95-91.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carlo Lastimosa. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netCarlo Lastimosa and Alex Mallari took matters into their own hands as NLEX stayed unscathed through four games in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup with a 95-91 win over Phoenix Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Down 10, 78-68 with 8:58 to play, Lastimosa sparked a 13-2 run to get the Road Warriors back in the game, 81-80, midway in the payoff period, before Mallari put on the finishing touches, none bigger than his trey from the right wing with 9.5 seconds remaining.ADVERTISEMENT View comments
Abridal shower outing turned deadly for one of six friends on Saturday evening after the car they were travelling in veered out of control and slammed into the recently renovated bridge at Liliendaal Railway Embankment, Greater Georgetown.Dead is 36-year-old Debra Pompey, an employee attached to Medicare Pharmacy and of Lot 473 Belle West Housing Scheme, Canal Number Two Polder, West Bank Demerara. Her sister, Tushanna Hubbard, 26, is among those injured andPublic-spirited persons helping to remove the injured women from the vehiclecurrently hospitalised at the Georgetown Public Hospital.The others have been identified as Rodlyn Grace, 20, of Lot 74 Blyzeight Gardens, Greater Georgetown; Shameica Martin, 18, of Lot 84 Sideline Dam, Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara; Saskiya Boyer, 30, of Lot 228 Lodge, Georgetown, and Petona Welcome, 27, of Lot 391 Austin Street, Campbellville, Georgetown.According to reports received, the accident occurred around 23:40h as the group of six women were heading home from a night out at the Giftland Mall. Guyana Times understands that one of the friends was getting married this coming weekend.After partying, the women left the Mall and were heading to Georgetown, with Welcome behind the wheel of the silver-grey motor car, bearing registration number PSS 7195.“(They were) proceeding west along the southern driveway allegedly at a fast rate when she lost control of the vehicle, which collided with the southern rail of the Liliendaal Bridge,” Police said in a statement on Sunday.They noted too that the driver was tested and found to be above the legal blood alcohol limit. Welcome, who suffered a fractured left arm, was treated and discharged from the Hospital. She is currently in custody assisting with the investigation.The car belonged to a 28-year-old resident of Princes and Chapel Streets, Lodge.Pompey’s young sister remains hospitalised, nursing two broken legs. The injured woman related to this newspaper from her hospital bed that they had gone out to celebrate her best friend’s bridal shower. They were at an entertainment spot at the Giftland Mall and had left to go home when the accident occurred.“We were leaving and while on the East Coast, all I really recall is that the driver swerve and that was it,” Hubbard stated. She is expected to undergo surgery some time this week.Meanwhile, the mother of the two sisters, Jennifer Clyne, told reporters that her two daughters left to go out with their friends and around midnight, she got a call about the accident.“I thought they (daughters) were calling me to open the door for them, so I didn’t look at the number, I just answered and walk to the door. But then a guy came on and say that my daughter was in an accident and break her foot,” the woman recalled.She continued that she did not wait for the person to say anything more, she immediately left to go to the Hospital. However, by the time they arrived at the medical institution in the city, it was too late as Pompey had already died.Clyne added that she only observed a broken ankle on one of the feet of her eldest daughter, noting that they were awaiting a post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death. This is expected to be conducted today.