Los Angeles — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 33 points to propel the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 133-110 NBA victory over LeBron James and the weary Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines improved slightly in the 2023 English Proficiency Index of international education center and think tank Education First (EF), ranking 20th out of 113 countries and economies, from 22nd among 111 in the 2022 EPI.
MANILA, Philippines — Local bets Jen Eslapor and Floremel Rodriguez bowed to a taller and world-ranked Teegan Van Gunst and Kimberly Hildreth of the United States, 21-15, 21-14, in the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Challenge main draw yesterday at the Nuvali Sand Courts in Santa Rosa City, Laguna.
(UPDATE) THE government has issued the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the streamlining process for the construction of telecommunications and internet infrastructure in the country, Malacañang said. Executive Order (EO) 32, issued by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on July 4, institutionalizes a set of streamlined guidelines for the issuance of permits, licenses, and certificates for the construction of telecommunications and internet infrastructure, including those relating to the installation, repair, operation, and maintenance of such facilities. The EO also mandated the creation of a technical working group composed of the Department of Information and Communications Technology, Anti-Red Tape Authority, National Telecommunications Commission, Department of Public Works and Highways, and Department of the Interior and Local Government to formulate the necessary rules and regulations within 60 days. Under the IRR, a unified application form will be adopted, and preformatted form building permit applications shall be prescribed in all cities and municipalities.
(UPDATE) MISS Universe Philippines 2023 Michelle Daniela Marquez Dee will be the country's tourism ambassador. Dee accepted the invitation to promote the Philippines during her courtesy call to Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco at the Department of Tourism (DoT) Central Office in Makati City on Friday.