Miami Heat welcome Gilas Pilipinas MANILA, Philippines--It's a welcoming tweet from the Miami Heat.
With the Smart-GilasPilipinasarriving in South Beach, its hometown basketball team laid out the welcoming mat in social media to express its hospitality toward coachChotReyes and the Philippine national basketball team.
"Welcome to Miami @coachotand @smartgilasph! We hope your training camp for the 2014FibaBasketball World Cup is going well," the official Heat Twitter account posted Tuesday early morning.
Surprised that the three-time National Basketball Association champions welcomed them in South Beach, Reyes invited the Heat to one of their sessions.
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Happy Birthday GMA, ‘Hope You Spend the Rest of Your Life Behind Bars It has been a dizzying drop from the euphoric highs of 2001 when Filipinos forced President Joseph Estrada from office and installed Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in his place. Estrada was widely seen as a corrupt, philandering politician; a high school dropout who was unqualified to be president. Arroyo on the other hand had the pedigree, education, and morals—we all assumed—to handle the job ...
New funding for PH digital payments startup eyeing remittance market Ayannahhas raised $4.5 million from investors
SAN FRANCISCO, California --Ayannah, a digital payments startup based in the Philippines, has raised $1 million in new funding, reported technology news source TechCrunchhttp://www.crunchbase.com/organization/techcrunch.
The funding came from Japanese venture capital firmsIMJ Investment PartnersandBeenos, the investment vehicle ofTeruhideSato, president and group CEO ofnetprice.com.
Returning investors led bySiemer VenturesandGolden Gate Venturesalso participated in the round. This brings the totalAyannahhas raised so far to over $4.5 million, TechCrunch reported.
Ayannahis an "ON3 company," the an...Keep on reading: New funding for PH digital payments startup eyeing remittance market
Why All the Fuss? We Knew They were Corrupt Anyway! So finally the cat is out of the bag, so to speak. But we Pinoys should not be surprised at all. We all know how corrupt our country is. Even before former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was accused of electoral sabotage and the misuse of public funds in 2011; even before Joseph “Erap” Estrada—an earlier president was convicted of plunder by the Sandiganbayan in 2007; even before Ferdinand Marcos, a president-turned-dictator, was booted out of the country along with his family and cronies twenty-eight years ago; we Pinoys knew they were corrupt. We also knew our Senators, congressmen, governors, mayors, Barangay chairmen, BIR and Customs officials, and our next-door neighbors were never totally on the up-and-up ...
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