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Barangay Ginebra owns Magnolia in Manila Clasico with 22-point rout

Oct 20, 2019 - 9:21 PM

Justin Brownlee falls just a rebound short of a third straight triple-double as Barangay Ginebra begins to pick up steam with its first back-to-back wins

ALWAYS A THREAT. Justin Brownlee dominates anew for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra spoils Wells' 52-point explosion to stun San Miguel

Oct 13, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Justin Brownlee unleashes a triple-double as Barangay Ginebra snaps its skid while pinning a first loss on San Miguel

TRIPLE DOUBLE. Justin Brownlee leads Ginebra past 2019 PBA Commissioners' Cup champion San Miguel. Photo by PBA Images

Down 28, NLEX stuns Barangay Ginebra in Dubai OT nail-biter

Oct 06, 2019 - 1:47 AM

Kiefer Ravena sends it to overtime before Philip Paniamogan and Jericho Cruz come up clutch as NLEX deals Barangay Ginebra it second straight loss

BACK ON TRACK. Olu Ashaolu and NLEX notch their fourth win in 5 games. Photo from PBA Images

House now wants to postpone barangay, SK polls to December 2022

Oct 02, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Lawmakers approve on 2nd reading the amended House bill on the postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, which is now similar to the Senate version

POSTPONED AGAIN? Lawmakers want to postpone the 2020 barangay and SK elections. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Senate approves postponing barangay, SK elections to 2022

Sep 30, 2019 - 3:38 PM

There are 21 senators who supported the measure seeking to postpone village and youth polls to December 5, 2022

POSTPONEMENT. The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed bills seeking to postpone the May 2020 barangay and SK elections to either December 2022 or May 2023. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Cone takes blame for sorry Barangay Ginebra loss: 'Totally on me'

Sep 29, 2019 - 8:22 AM

Tim Cone admits he failed to get his wards ready after a 'whirlwind week' that saw him get appointed as Gilas Pilipinas coach for the SEA Games

ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT. Tim Cone vows to be a better coach for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Phoenix earns first win as Wright, Phelps punish Barangay Ginebra

Sep 28, 2019 - 9:37 PM

Matthew Wright hits the game-winning bucket, while Eugene Phelps churns out a triple-double to steer Phoenix into the winning column

SUPER IMPORTS. Eugene Phelps and Justin Brownlee put on a show as they both finish with a triple-double. Photo from PBA Images

Pangilinan wants fixed allowance for barangay health workers

Sep 28, 2019 - 9:16 PM

'Barangay health workers are our front-liners for health, but they are behind in benefits and incentives. When their work conditions are okay, our health conditions will be better,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan

FIXED ALLOWANCE RATE. Senator Francis Pangilinan wants a fixed allowance rate for all barangay health workers in the country. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Postponing the barangay and SK elections – again

Sep 26, 2019 - 8:30 PM

It shows how we regard village and youth governance

Senate approves on 2nd reading moving barangay, SK polls to 2022

Sep 24, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto warns the chamber that the new President may ask the Congress to postpone barangay and SK elections again

POSTPONEMENT. Senate passed on second reading the postponement of barangay and SK elections 2018. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

House panel wants to postpone barangay, SK elections to May 2023

Sep 24, 2019 - 5:16 PM

However, members of the Makabayan bloc say elections should go on as scheduled in 2020 as it has become the custom of the Duterte administration to postpone the BSKE

POSTPONE POLLS. Lawmakers at the House of Representatives agree on bills seeking to postpone the 2020 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections to May 2023. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Comelec urges lawmakers against holding barangay, SK elections with national polls

Sep 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM

'If the election will be done by October, and the national election will be done by May, the personnel of Comelec will be divided in preparing for' both exercises, says Comelec Commissioner Antonio Kho Jr

POLL COMMISSIONER. Comelec Commissioner Antonio Kho Jr asks lawmakers to 'immediately' act on bills postponing the 2020 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Funds for 2020 barangay polls to be realigned to DA, DepEd instead

Sep 23, 2019 - 2:22 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says legislators are already set to postpone the 2020 barangay and SK elections, whose funds can now be realigned to other government programs next year

BUDGET REALIGNMENTS. House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano discusses the 4 government programs whose funds lawmakers want to augment in 2020. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Aguilar victim of friendly fire after accidental eye poke from Pringle

Sep 23, 2019 - 7:33 AM

Driving towards the basket, Stanley Pringle gets a piece of Japeth Aguilar after kicking out the ball

HURT. Japeth Aguilar sees his productive night for Barangay Ginebra end prematurely. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee dominates as Ginebra steamrolls Alaska

Sep 22, 2019 - 9:38 PM

Barangay Ginebra keeps Alaska out of the winning column with a 19-point romp behind Justin Brownlee

SUPER IMPORT. Barangay Ginebra reinforcement Justin Brownlee proves too good for Alaska. Photo from PBA Images

Senate panels approve postponement of barangay, SK elections to May 2023

Sep 16, 2019 - 8:54 PM

If passed, barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials would remain in a holdover capacity, serving 5 years in office, instead of just two

POSTPONEMENT. Senate panels seek to postpone barangay and SK elections to May 2023. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DILG, local officials support postponing barangay, SK elections to 2023

Sep 10, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Government officials agree that rescheduling the polls would give barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials elected in 2018 more time to complete projects

POLLS PUSHED BACK. Both government and elected local officials support moves to postpone the May 2020 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

MMDA, Caloocan City Hall tear down 2 barangay halls

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:18 AM

Caloocan City officials demolish a pair of barangay offices built on sidewalks

DEMOLITION. A Caloocan barangay is torn down. Photos from Caloocan PIO

Imee Marcos wants gov't to postpone barangay, SK elections to 2023

Aug 07, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Neophyte Senator Imee Marcos says she is open to 'meeting halfway' with Senator Bong Go, who proposed to postpone the elections to October 2022

INKED. A finger is marked with indelible ink at Bagong Silang Elementary School, Caloocan City during the 2018 barangay elections. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pasig to train doctors for barangay health centers – Vico Sotto

Aug 06, 2019 - 9:20 AM

Rizal Medical Center staff will help develop medical staff at barangay centers, so residents don't have to go to public hospitals for treatment of common illnesses

STRONG FRONTLINERS. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto signs an agreement with the Rizal Medical Center for the training and development of doctors for barangay health centers. Photo from Vico Sotto's official Facebook page  SOURCE  Photo taken from Vico Sotto's offical Facebook page

Army overruns NPA camp in Cagayan de Oro City

Aug 04, 2019 - 5:25 PM

The NPA camp in Barangay Pigsag-an is the first known rebel camp in the city in recent history

As Ginebra gets the boot, Cone says TNT has 'good shot' to win title

Aug 02, 2019 - 9:12 AM

Barangay Ginebra surrenders its throne in the PBA Commissioner's Cup after falling prey to TNT

MOVING FORWARD. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra will now turn their focus on reclaiming their crown in the Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

TNT too hot to handle for Ginebra, ends finals drought

Aug 01, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Terrence Jones collects his fifth triple-double of the conference and receives sufficient help from the locals as the KaTropa finish off the Gin Kings in 4 games

DROUGHT OVER. Terrence Jones and TNT deny LA Tenorio and Barangay Ginebra's bid for a second straight championship in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Comelec to 'slow down' preparations for 2020 barangay, SK polls

Aug 01, 2019 - 2:15 PM

This follows President Rodrigo Duterte's call for Congress to postpone the May 2020 elections to 2022 instead

ELECTION PREPS. The Comelec says it will 'slow down' election preparations following President Rodrigo Duterte's call to postpone the 2020 village and youth council elections. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Fourth-quarter Brownlee back as Ginebra stays alive

Jul 31, 2019 - 8:16 AM

Limited to 7 fourth-quarter points combined in the last two games, Justin Brownlee comes alive late to help Barangay Ginebra prevent a sweep by TNT

ALIVE AND KICKING. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra avert elimination. Photo from PBA Images

Tenorio on staredown with Jones: 'I'm his favorite'

Jul 30, 2019 - 11:51 PM

The 5-foot-9 LA Tenorio stands his ground against the 6-foot-9 Terrence Jones after bumping into each other in Game 3 of the Ginebra-TNT semifinals

STILL ALIVE. LA Tenorio gets the last laugh on Terrence Jones as Ginebra prevents TNT from a sweep. Photo from PBA Images

No sweep: Ginebra staves off elimination vs TNT in Game 3

Jul 30, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Justin Brownlee turns on the switch in the endgame as the Gin Kings shave their deficit in the best-of-five semifinals duel to 1-2

ANOTHER DAY. Stanley Pringle and Ginebra stay alive. Photo from PBA Images

TNT remains grounded vs Ginebra even with finals in sight

Jul 28, 2019 - 11:46 PM

TNT consultant Mark Dickel says the best is yet to come from the Gin Kings after the KaTropa seized a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five semifinals affair

CLOSE OUT. Terrence Jones and TNT have a chance to sweep Barangay Ginebra in Game 3. Photo from PBA Images

With Ginebra on verge of exit, Brownlee says never-say-die spirit key

Jul 28, 2019 - 10:55 PM

Barangay Ginebra is a loss away from being dethroned as PBA Commissioner's Cup champion by TNT

EXTEND. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra seek to stave off elimination the next time they face TNT. Photo from PBA Images

TNT a win away from finals, pushes Ginebra to brink

Jul 28, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Terrence Jones collects his fourth triple-double for the KaTropa, who last reached the finals two years ago

BACK-TO-BACK. Terrence Jones and TNT assert their mastery over Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee tips hat to Jones for stellar defensive work in Ginebra loss

Jul 26, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Justin Brownlee scores just a single point in the final quarter after being hounded by Terrence Jones as Ginebra surrenders Game 1 to TNT

REVENGE. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra eye a bounce-back game against TNT. Photo from PBA Images

TNT clamps down on Brownlee late to survive Ginebra in Game 1

Jul 26, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The KaTropa limit reigning Best Import of the Conference Justin Brownlee to a single point in the final quarter to draw first blood in the semifinals

BEST IMPORT CONTENDER. Terrence Jones comes up clutch for TNT anew with two big buckets down the stretch. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra blows out Magnolia to punch semis ticket

Jul 23, 2019 - 6:57 PM

A blistering third-quarter surge is what the Gin Kings needed to sweep the best-of-three series and exact revenge on the Hotshots

TOUGH LUCK. Rakeem Christmas ends his PBA campaign winless in 3 games. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee wary of Magnolia fightback as Ginebra takes Game 1

Jul 20, 2019 - 11:11 PM

As history suggests, Magnolia can be extremely dangerous coming off a defeat, especially when Ginebra is on the other side

CLASICO SHOWDOWN. Justin Brownlee knows it will not be easy for Barangay Ginebra to close out Magnolia in their best-of-three quarterfinals duel. Photo from PBA Images

Magnolia limits Brownlee, but Ginebra pulls through in Game 1

Jul 20, 2019 - 9:15 PM

The Gin Kings take the opener of the best-of-three quarterfinals series by keeping the Hotshots scoreless in the last two minutes

MAIDEN. Stanley Pringle earns his first playoff win as a member of Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

'Not good news' for Ginebra as San Miguel or Magnolia awaits

Jul 14, 2019 - 11:59 PM

Barangay Ginebra braces for a grueling quarterfinals against either San Miguel or Magnolia – teams that won a championship in the last two conferences

WAXING HOT. Justin Brownlee heads into the playoff coming off a scorching 50-point performance. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee erupts for 50 as Ginebra survives Columbian in OT

Jul 14, 2019 - 9:39 PM

Justin Brownlee raises his game to another level as the Gin Kings head into the playoffs as the No. 4 seed

CLUTCH. Stanley Pringle comes through in crunchtime for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Arwind says San Miguel also not keen on facing Ginebra in playoffs

Jul 10, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Arwind Santos says he'd rather have the Beermen tangle with the Gin Kings in the finals of the PBA Commissioner's Cup

IN THE RUNNING. Arwind Santos and San Miguel are back in the playoff picture after back-to-back wins. Photo from PBA Images

DA, DILG to provide solar water systems for off-grid barangays

Jul 09, 2019 - 1:55 PM

The Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior and Local Government will team up to provide water for irrigation as well as for drinking to far-flung barangays

Photo from Shutterstock

Ginebra trying to avoid San Miguel in playoffs, says Cone

Jul 08, 2019 - 8:48 AM

Tim Cone says San Miguel is 'good enough to beat anybody under any circumstances' even with its slow start in the PBA Commissioner's Cup

RIVALS. Barangay Ginebra dethroned San Miguel the last time they faced each other in the playoffs. Photo from PBA Images

Like Mike: Cone compares Brownlee to Jordan in Clasico explosion

Jul 07, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Barangay Ginebra import Justin Brownlee puts on a scoring clinic against Magnolia and almost finishes with a triple-double

BEST IMPORT. Justin Brownlee dazzles as Barangay Ginebra punches playoff ticket. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee waxes hot as Ginebra frustrates Magnolia in Manila Clasico

Jul 07, 2019 - 9:39 PM

Justin Brownlee resets his career-high in points as Barangay Ginebra bucks a lethargic start to punch its playoff ticket

STAN THE MAN. Stanley Pringle and Barangay Ginebra turn back Magnolia with a fiery second-half showing. Photo from PBA Images

IP leaders use advocacy maps to show how Kaliwa Dam will impact them

Jul 06, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Agta-Dumagat-Remontado leaders call for solidarity for their land rights through a signature campaign

TINIPAK RIVER. This area – a favorite swim spot for tourists – will be gone and the Kaliwa Watershed Forest Reserve will be destroyed by the project. Photo courtesy of Laurie Mae Gucilatar

Tim Cone salivates at return of injured players for Ginebra

Jul 01, 2019 - 10:01 AM

The Gin Kings are bound to get even more talented as soon as Jeff Chan, Jared Dillinger, and Art dela Cruz recover from their respective injuries

LOADED. Tim Cone and Barangay Ginebra have an abundance of talent at their disposal. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra rains 3-pointers late to topple pesky Alaska

Jun 30, 2019 - 9:59 PM

Justin Brownlee, Stanley Pringle, LA Tenorio, and Japeth Aguilar all breach the 20-point mark as the Gin Kings bounce back from a loss

ACROSS THE BOARD. Justin Brownlee flirts with a triple-double in a win for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra star Brownlee blames self despite 4th-quarter outburst

Jun 28, 2019 - 11:07 PM

Justin Brownlee goes hard on himself even after scoring all but one of Ginebra's 22 points in the final period

SCORING OUTBURST. Justin Brownlee admits he needs to get more of his Ginebra teammates involved. Photo from PBA Images

Wright, Phoenix down Ginebra off 45-point 3rd-quarter blast

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:57 PM

Despite coach Louie Alas' ejection, the Fuel Masters sustain their second-half tear against the Kings

UPPERHAND. Matthew Wright and the Fuel Masters get the better of Stanley Pringle and the Kings. Photo from PBA Images

Sorsogon village to put up 'lying-in clinic' for blue crabs

Jun 26, 2019 - 9:56 PM

'This will be the first lying-in clinic for blue crabs in the country or even in the world,' says Alex Sotto, chief of Barangay Poblacion in Castilla, Sorsogon

BOODLE FIGHT. Village chieftain Alex Sotto of Poblacion, Castilla, Sorsogon, showcases the sweetest blue crabs during a boodle fight – one of the highlights of the first Kasag Festival. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Ginebra gives NLEX sound beating as Pringle debuts

Jun 23, 2019 - 9:53 PM

Seeing action for the first time since his trade from NorthPort, Stanley Pringle conspires with Justin Brownlee in the dominant win

NEW KING. Stanley Pringle debuts for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Residents want smelly Batangas dumpsite shut down

Jun 18, 2019 - 4:16 PM

The sanitary landfill is only 200 meters away from Laurel Elementary School

Students and teachers of Laurel Elementary School cover their noses in an attempt to reduce the stink coming from a nearby dumpsite. Photo from Laurel Baho facebook page