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Russian tweets from bots, trolls used 'to disrupt' Brexit vote – report

Nov 15, 2017 - 7:03 PM

'This is the most significant evidence yet of interference by Russian-backed social media accounts around the Brexit referendum,' an MP says of data gathered by scientists at Swansea University and the University of California, Berkeley

BREXIT DISCORD. A pedestrian shelters from the rain beneath a Union flag themed umbrella as they walk near the Big Ben clock face and the Elizabeth Tower at the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 25, 2016. File photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

UV Green Lancers clinch 2017 CESAFI title with Game 3 win over UC

Oct 15, 2017 - 6:04 PM

The UV Green Lancers are once again CESAFI champions

CHAMPIONS AGAIN. The UV Green Lancers win their second straight CESAFI title, and 12th overall. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UV Green Lancers win Game 2, force winner-take-all showdown with UC Webmasters

Oct 13, 2017 - 9:11 PM

Jerome Napao and Tristan Ray Albina lead the Green Lancers with 18 points each

STAYING ALIVE. The UV Green Lancers force a deciding third game by beating the UC Webmasters. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UC Webmasters upset UV Green Lancers to take Game 1 of CESAFI college title series

Oct 11, 2017 - 8:03 PM

Cameroonian import Frederick Ngoh Elombi leads the Webmasters with another double-double performance sinking 23 points and pulling 12 boards

UPSET. The UC Webmasters take game 1 of the CESAFI collegiate finals against defending champions UV Green Lancers. Photo by PJ Estan.

University of Cebu sweeps top 10 in naval board exams

Oct 11, 2017 - 5:07 PM

The university will give P50,000 to P100,000 cash incentives to the 10 topnotchers

SUCCESS STORIES. All of the top 10 performing examinees of the Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Examinations came from the University of Cebu.

UC Webmasters complete CESAFI finals cast, will face UV for title

Oct 08, 2017 - 12:04 AM

The UC Webmasters defeat the USJR Jaguars in overtime to advance to the finals

ON TO THE FINALS. Garciano “Garexx” Puerto Jr poured in 22 points and 13 rebounds for the UC Webmasters. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

UC Webmasters, Junior Webmasters keep CESAFI titles bid alive

Oct 03, 2017 - 11:41 PM

Both Webmasters teams in the collegiate and junior level win their games

SEMIS DOMINATION. Cameroonian Frederick Ngoh Elombi and Garciano "Garexx" Puerto of the UC Webmasters dominate under the goal in their semifinals game against the USJR Jaguars. Photo by PJ Estan

Puerto unsure of defending Slam Dunk title in CESAFI All-Stars

Sep 30, 2017 - 11:08 PM

King Garciano 'Garrexx' Puerto Jr's sprained ankle might hinder the him from bagging another Slam Dunk title

SLAM DUNK TITLE. Puerto aims to go back-to-back in the CESAFI All Stars. File photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Maglasang's buzzer beater pushes UV Baby Lancers to finals

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:15 PM

The University of the Visayas Baby Lancers sweep the elimination round and earn an automatic ticket to the CESAFI finals

SWEEP. Justin Jake Rosete of the UV Baby Lancers attempts a lay-up. Photo by PJ Estan

Bizarre ending to CESAFi game after player attempts to hit ref

Sep 14, 2017 - 11:43 PM

There was 1:17 left in the game when the opposing team and league officials cleared the court

BIZARRE ENDING. The game ended abruptly after Panthers’ Roy Quiacho was thrown out of the game, followed by his entire team as well. Screenshot from Cebu Sun Star live stream

CESAFI: SWU Cobras exact revenge on UC Webmasters

Sep 05, 2017 - 11:49 PM

Gerald Fernandez top scores for the Cobras with 16 points and 6 rebounds

REVENGE. SWU avenges their loss to the UC Webmasters from opening day. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

USC Warriors remain unbeaten in CESAFI, beat UC in OT

Aug 21, 2017 - 3:46 AM

John Reel Saycon s basket sends the game into overtime where USC topped UC to remain undefeated

LANCED. Justin Jake Rosete of the UV Baby Lancers fearlessly goes for a lay-up against a Magis Eagles defender. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Defending CESAFI champs UV top UC to get back on track

Aug 13, 2017 - 10:32 PM

The UV Green Lancers defeat the UC Webmasters 72 61

LANCED. Tristan Ray Albina scored 17 for the UV Green Lancers in victory. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Trump threatens Berkeley funds over Breitbart protests

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:27 PM

The university is placed on lockdown as the sold out appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos a conservative firebrand was canceled Wednesday evening

PROTEST. People protesting controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos march in the street on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/ Getty Images/ AFP

CESAFI: SHS-Ateneo wins 4th straight HS basketball title

Oct 16, 2016 - 7:42 PM

Jed Cedrick Colonia is the MVP for the second straight season as the Magis Eagles sweep the UC Junior Webmasters

CESAFI: UV Baby Lancers move closer to finals

Oct 09, 2016 - 7:13 PM

The UV Baby Lancers move to 2 0 against the UC Junior Webmasters while the Magis Eagles rebound to beat the CEC Dragons

CRUISING. Froiland Maglasang of the Baby Lancers puts up a layup in Game 2 of the CESAFI high school semifinals. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI dunk champ Puerto is no stranger to hard work

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:04 PM

All UC Webmaster Garciano Puerto Jr wanted was to attend school When his father died basketball was his only option

WEBMASTER. Garciano Puerto Jr (front) didn't take up basketball until he was 17 years old, despite standing 6-foot-3. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Umpad leads Junior Webmasters past Greywolves

Sep 30, 2016 - 3:00 PM

What Umpad lacks in height he makes up with heart by leading UC past DBTC

UC Junior Webmasters outclass Don Bosco Greywolves in CESAFI high school play

Sep 18, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Both teams end the elimination round with the same win loss record of 6 3

UC Junior Webmasters' small but terrible Gelmart Umpad. Photo by PJ ESTAN/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Webmasters end slump, CIT-U Wildcats still winless

Sep 18, 2016 - 2:11 PM

The UC Webmasters improve to 3 6 for fifth place while the CIT U Wildcats remain winless in 8 games

BIRTHDAY WIN. UC Webmasters' Garciano Puerto, shown here in a game vs the SWU Cobras, receives a fitting birthday gift with a win over the CIT-U Wildcats. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Panthers, Baby Warriors victorious against UC

Sep 15, 2016 - 5:52 PM

Despite being ranked lower than their opponents both USPF and USC come away with the wins

CESAFI: USC Warriors win overtime thriller over UC Webmasters

Aug 31, 2016 - 4:15 AM

USC tops UC in what may have been the most exciting game so far in the CESAFI season

HIGH JUMP. UC Webmasters' Geliant Delator rides on the back of USC Warriors' Ian Jefferson Tagapan on his way to the basket. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: Magis Eagles send message with Greywolves annihilation

Aug 28, 2016 - 12:10 PM

The Magis Eagles blow out Don Bosco while the SWU Phinma Cobras defeat the UC Webmasters

FLYING HIGH. Andrew Velasco of the Magis Eagles scored 10 points in the rout over Don Bosco. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Webmasters beat CITU for first time in 3 years

Aug 20, 2016 - 11:37 PM

University of Cebu has a reason to celebrate after solving the CITU puzzle for the first time in years

REJECTED. USPF Baby Panthers' Dennis Archival blocks the shot of Don Bosco Greywolves Rommel Joseph Jumao-as. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CESAFI: UC Junior Webmasters avenge finals loss to Magis Eagles

Aug 16, 2016 - 11:53 PM

The UC Junior Webmasters remain unbeaten with a victory over Sacred Heart School Ateneo de Cebu

ROUGH PLAY. UC Junior Webmaster Gelmart Umpad and SHS-Ateneo big man collide while trying to seize possession. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Abdee Slank sudah lima tahun derita gagal ginjal

Dec 29, 2015 - 3:36 PM

Menurut Abdee gaya hidup yang kurang sehat menjadi penyebab penyakitnya ini

ABDEE NEGARA. Gitaris Band Slank. Foto dari Wikimedia Commons

Philippines excels in Day 2 of Asia Pacific University Games in Cebu

Dec 06, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Philippines asserts its dominance in table tennis and does relatively well in basketball

Philippines splits in basketball as Asia Pacific University Games open in Cebu

Dec 05, 2015 - 12:32 PM

The USC Warriors defeat Malaysia UTM but the UC Webmasters fall to the NSSU Lions of Japan

CESAFI: Ateneo de Cebu takes game 2 to force do-or-die game 3

Oct 08, 2015 - 8:21 PM

Eroll Pastor came up big for the Magis Eagles with his huge double double performance of 23 points and 23 rebounds

Errol Pastor had 23 points and 23 rebounds for the Magis Eagles in a must-win game. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

University of Cebu claims 2015 CESAFI men's football title

Oct 04, 2015 - 2:07 PM

The UC Kicking Webmasters won their first football title since 2010 outlasting USJR in a sudden death shootout

BETWEEN THE POSTS. The University of Cebu Kicking Webmasters are once again atop the CESAFI football mountain. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USJR Jaguars clinch last Final Four spot

Sep 27, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The University of San Jose Recoletos joins the UV Green Lancers the USC Warriors and the SWU Cobras in the semifinal round

NEXT ROUND. Mark Louie Labares, who scored 15 for USJR, scores on a layup. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

SHS-Ateneo, University of Cebu set for CESAFI juniors finals showdown

Sep 21, 2015 - 4:46 PM

The UC Junior Webmasters are in the CESAFI juniors finals for the first time in 7 years while the Magis Eagles look to repeat their championship from 2013

Jhon Benedict Yu of SHS-Ateneo fires a jump shot against USC. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: University of Cebu remains in Final Four contention with SWU win

Sep 20, 2015 - 12:35 PM

The win allows the Webmasters to tie with the University of San Jose Recoletos Jaguars at fourth place

HIGH SPEED WEB. Garciano Puerto Jr. of University of Cebu rises to the rim. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: UV Baby Lancers complete juniors semifinal cast

Sep 14, 2015 - 2:15 AM

The University of the Visayas grabs the last juniors semifinal spot joining the Magis Eagles Baby Warriors and Junior Webmasters

LANCED. Beirn Anthony Laurente of the Baby Lancers goes up and under the basket. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

Teaching Filipino youth to sail

Sep 12, 2015 - 12:38 PM

La Quey’s vision for Baby Bangkas is simple: He wants to build more of them He measures his progress against the balsas bamboo rafts that Matabungkay Bay is known for

SAILING YOUNG. After building boats for several years, La Quey found it most rewarding to build very small boats for children. Photos from Baby Bangka's Facebook page

CESAFI: UC Junior Webmasters advance to semis

Sep 09, 2015 - 12:37 PM

The UC Junior Webmasters advanced to the semifinals for the first time in 5 years by booting out last season s third placer the USPF Baby Panthers

DIAL-UP CONNECTION. Jason Florence Abejo, who finished with 16 points, goes to the rim against USPF. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: Defending champs SWU rout UC

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:16 AM

The first round wraps up with the defending champions Southwestern University defeating University of Cebu

COBRAS STING. Southwestern University wrapped up their first round with a 4-2 record. Photo by Ronex Tolin

CESAFI: University of Cebu opens second round with USPF win

Sep 02, 2015 - 12:21 PM

The University of Cebu Webmasters opened their second round of eliminations with a 73 61 taming of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation

MASTER CLASS. Garciano Puerto of the UC Webmasters puts up a shot during his double-double performance. Photo by Ronex Tolin/Rappler

CESAFI: USC Warriors top UC to sweep first round

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:02 AM

The senior and juniors teams of University of San Carlos earned wins to remain unbeaten in the ongoing CESAFI tournament

UNBEATEN. Shooster Olago, seen during a win over University of the Visayas earlier this month, had another big performance against University of Cebu. File photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

CESAFI: Green Lancers defeat Webmasters, move to 3-0

Aug 10, 2015 - 12:21 AM

Former RP Youth member Leonard Santillan figured prominently by scoring 13 points pulling down 6 rebounds and sinking 5 of his 6 free throws

University of Cebu spoils Panthers CESAFI return

Aug 05, 2015 - 12:32 AM

USPF s senior and junior teams suffered losses as the Webmasters and Magis Eagles earned victories

Garciano Puerto Jr of University of Cebu attacks the rim against USPF. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

USJ-R Jaguars dominate University of Cebu on CESAFI opening day

Aug 02, 2015 - 3:01 AM

University of Cebu opened the 2015 CESAFI season with a win over USJ R in high school action but the Jaguars got their revenge in the seniors division later on

JAGUARS PROWL. Ralph Dinolan of the USJ-R Jaguars scores two of his 8 points en route to an opening day victory over University of Cebu in collegiate action. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

President Aquino spends Labor Day in Cebu

May 02, 2015 - 1:06 AM

Aquino emphasizes on this trip that power disruptions would greatly affect the economy of the province

LABOR DAY. Aquino speaks with the members of Mandaue Chamber of Commerce at the Jobstart Philippines forum at JCentre mall in Mandaue City, Cebu. Photo by Dale Israel/Rappler

CHED int’l research project begins after 2-year delay

Feb 13, 2015 - 12:56 AM

Government will fund and implement 8 projects under the Philippine California Advanced Research Institute with a total cost of P980 million for two years

Outside autopsy finds failed IV in botched US execution

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:55 AM

Forensic pathologist Joseph Cohen observes bruising and punctures on the arms legs and near the femoral artery indicating multiple failed attempts to set an IV

Smartphone app offers earthquake warnings

Nov 30, 2013 - 11:26 AM

The app provides an earthquake warning to to those a few kilometers away from the quake to seek a safe place

AN APP FOR QUAKES. An app hopes to provide precious extra time to find safe ground when a quake strikes.

Kabang set to return home to PH

Jun 04, 2013 - 1:54 PM

Hero dog Kabang who saved two young girls from a motorcycle accident will be coming home after surgery in the United States

KABANG CURED. The gaping wound on Kabang's face was sealed through surgery. Photos courtesy of UC Davis