#WalangPasok | July 28, 2017 - Suspension of classes updates due to bad weather



Due to bad weather and heavy rainfall warning of PAGASA, brought by the Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Bagyong Gorio, some LGUs and schools have declared the suspension of classes on Friday, July 28, 2017.

Here's the list of areas and schools where class suspensions have been announced, as of 9:00 am:

AREAS

Metro Manila

Central Luzon

Calabarzon

Northern Luzon
  • Mangaldan, Dasol, Bayambang, Bugallon, Pangasinan (all levels - public and private) | SOURCE: @ABSCBNNews (Twitter)

SCHOOLS

No tuition fee for 1st Sem of AY 2017-2018 in UPLB and UP Manila



After the prior confirmation of University of the Philippines Diliman Administration of no tuition fee collection, the UP Los Baños (UPLB) announced that they are also suspending the collection of tuition from its undergraduate students starting this coming semester.

"As instructed by Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez Jr., tuition fee collection for undergraduate students for the semester of AY 2017-2018 shall be suspended until further notice," read a memorandum issued by UPLB Vice Chancellor Portia Lapitan on Wednesday.

The House of Representatives already approved the P8-billion budget from the pork barrel fund to cover the eight UP constituent universities and other state universities and colleges.

UPLB Vice chancellor also said that until there is clarity on the measure that are covered by the budget to subsidize college education, miscellaneous and laboratory fees would still be collected from the undergraduate students.

With enrollment period to start on thursday, Lapitan states the the national government allocation for UP will not be enough to support all of the university’s students.

Meanwhile, University of the Philippines Manila also announced on Monday, July 25, its cancellation of tuition fee collection for the first semester of A.Y. 2017-2018 as per advised by their Chancellor Carmelita David-Padilla.


SOURCE: [Inquirer]


Bruno Mars is coming back to Manila for 24K Magic World Tour



Bruno Mars is set to bring his "24k Magic" world tour to Manila on May 3, 2018, at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena, MMI Live confirmed on Thursday, July 27.

Tickets will go on sale starting September 7 via SM Tickets yet prices have not yet been announced.

The tour, is in support of his latest album, with three hit singles "Versace on the Floor," "That’s What I Like," and the title track "24k Magic".

Bruno Mars first performed in Manila during his “The Moonshine Jungle” world tour on March 2014.


#WalangPasok | July 27, 2017 - Suspension of classes updates due to bad weather



#WalangPasok - July 27, 2017

Due to bad weather and heavy rainfall warning of PAGASA, brought by the Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Bagyong Gorio, some LGUs and schools have declared the suspension of classes on July 27, 2017.

Here's the list of areas and schools where class suspensions have been announced, as of 12:50 pm:

AREAS


SCHOOLS

#WalangPasok | July 26, 2017 - Suspension of classes updates due to bad weather



#WalangPasok - July 26, 2017

Due to bad weather brought by the Southwest Monsoon and heavy rainfall warning of PAGASA, some LGUs and schools have declared the suspension of classes on July 26, 2017.

Here's the list of areas and schools where class suspensions have been announced, as of 1:00 pm:

AREAS


SCHOOLS

Gilas Pilipinas finishes 4th place in Jones Cup after defeating Iran (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas finishes 4th place in 39th William Jones Cup as it used its advantage in speed against a taller team and ended a 90-82 win over Iran in their 9th game in the tournament on Sunday, July 23 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Gilas started with guns blazing and put away its sixth win and three loss record in the 10-nation, nine-day event ruled by Canada.

Mike Myers scored the team high of 21 points and 11 rebound, Matthew Wright added 20 points and Christian Standhardinger had 13 markers and 4 boards.

Most of the young Gilas members of the team are bound for the SEA Games on August while Jio Jalalon, Roger Pogoy, and Matthew Wright are also set to play for the Gilas team to the Fiba Asia Cup next month.

Canada and Lithuania finished with 8-1 records, but the former was declared as champions by virtue of the winner-over-the-other rule.

Video Highlights

The scores:

Gilas 90 - Myers 21, Wright 20, Standhardinger 13, Pogoy 9, Ravena 8, Cruz 5, Parks 5, Ferrer 3, Jose 2, Tolomia 2, Pessumal 2, Jalalon 0.

Iran 82 - Pazrofteh 21, Soleymani 21, Khajehzadeh 12, Mozafarivanani 11, Rezaeifar 11, Beigiharchegani 3, Falahat 2, Shaharian Nasl 1, Mohammadi 0, Rezaei 0, Reaei 0.

Quarterscores: 26-22; 50-42; 70-62; 90-82. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

2017 William Jones Cup Team Standings



The 2017 William Jones Cup, which tips off on Saturday, July 15 at Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall, Taipei, will feature 10 international men's basketball teams.

The 39th edition of Jones Cup will be using a single round robin format. The team with the best win-loss record will be declared the tournament champion.

View: Complete schedule and results of 2017 William Jones Cup

Watch: 2017 William Jones Cup Live Stream

Final Standings: 2017 William Jones Cup

Here's the 10 competing teams and their standings:

#
Team
W
L
Pts
1
3D Global Sports (Canada) / Champion
8
1
17
2
Atletas All-Star Lithuania
8
1
17
3
South Korea
6
3
15
4
Philippines (Gilas Pilipinas)
6
3
15
5
Chinese Taipei (Blue)
5
4
14
6
Iraq
4
5
13
7
Iran
4
5
13
8
Japan
2
7
11
9
Chinese Taipei (White)
2
7
11
10
India
0
8
8

The 3D Global Sports (Canada) were crowned champions of the 2017 William Jones Cup with a record of eight wins and one loss, tied with Lithuania, but Canada won their match earlier in the tournament, 102-99.


SOURCE: [jonescup.choxue.com]

2017 William Jones Cup Complete Schedule and Results



The 2017 William Jones Cup is the 39th edition of the basketball tournament. The event will be held in Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall, Taipei City, Taiwan from July 15 to July 23.

The competition will feature nine teams from Asia and professional basketball teams from Canada and Lithuania.

This year's edition of the Jones Cup will be using a single round robin format. The team with the best win-loss record will be declared the tournament champion.

View: 2017 William Jones Cup Team Standings

Watch: 2017 William Jones Cup Live Stream Info

Jones Cup 2017 complete schedule and results

Checkout below the game schedule and results of 2017 William Jones Cup.

DAY 1: Saturday, July 15
11:00 am | Iraq 86–68 India - [Stats]
01:00 pm | South Korea 87–84 Chinese Taipei White - [Stats]
03:00 pm | Team Canada 150 90–77 Philippines - [Stats | Video Highlights]
05:00 pm | Iran 84–90 Atletas All-Star Lithuania - [Stats]
07:30 pm | Chinese Taipei Blue 86–65 Japan - [Stats]

DAY 2: Sunday, July 16
11:00 am | India 67-92 South Korea - [Stats]
01:00 pm | Japan 70-79 Iraq - [Stats]
03:00 pm | Atletas All-Star Lithuania 99-102 Team Canada 150 - [Stats]
05:00 pm | Chinese Taipei White 59-77 Iran - [Stats]
07:00 pm | Philippines 88-72 Chinese Taipei Blue - [Stats | Video Highlights]

DAY 3: Monday, July 17
11:00 am | Atletas All-Star Lithuania 94-67 Japan - [Stats]
01:00 pm | Iraq 48-99 Team Canada 150 - [Stats]
03:00 pm | Philippines 93-82 Chinese Taipei White - [Stats | Video Highlights]
05:00 pm | Iran 78-88 South Korea - [Stats]
07:00 pm | Chinese Taipei Blue 101-80 India - [Stats]

DAY 4: Tuesday, July 18
11:00 am | Chinese Taipei White 87-79 Iraq - [Stats]
01:00 pm | Japan 85-100 Philippines - [Stats | Video Highlights]
03:00 pm | India 44-88 Iran - [Stats]
05:00 pm | South Korea 80-95 Atletas All-Star Lithuania - [Stats]
07:00 pm | Team Canada 150 86-89 Chinese Taipei Blue - [Stats]

DAY 5: Wednesday, July 19
11:00 am | Atletas All-Star Lithuania 102-79 India - [Stats]
01:00 pm | Chinese Taipei White 86-91 Japan - [Stats]
03:00 pm | Iran 71-105 Team Canada 150 - [Stats]
05:00 pm | Philippines 72-83 South Korea - [Stats | Video Highlights]
07:30 pm | Chinese Taipei Blue 76-80 Iraq - [Stats]

DAY 6: Thursday, July 20
11:00 am | Japan 78-87 Iran - [Stats]
01:00 pm | South Korea 72-98 Team Canada 150 - [Stats]
03:00 pm | India 87-117 Chinese Taipei White - [Stats]
05:00 pm | Iraq 75-84 Philippines - [Stats | Video Highlights]
07:00 pm | Atletas All-Star Lithuania 85-65 Chinese Taipei Blue - [Live Stream Info | Stats]

DAY 7: Friday, July 21
11:00 am | Team Canada 150 121-72 India - [Stats]
01:00 pm | South Korea 101-81 Japan - [Stats]
03:00 pm | Philippines 80-91 Atletas All-Star Lithuania - [Stats | Video Highlights]
05:00 pm | Iran 75-90 Iraq - [Stats]
07:00 pm | Chinese Taipei Blue 87-83 Chinese Taipei White - [Stats]

DAY 8: Saturday, July 22
11:00 am | Japan 60–108 Team Canada 150 - [Stats]
01:00 pm | India 70–101 Philippines - [Stats | Video Highlights]
03:00 pm | Chinese Taipei White 73–85 Atletas All-Star Lithuania - [Stats]
05:00 pm | Iraq 77–93 South Korea - [Stats]
07:00 pm | Iran 70–66 Chinese Taipei Blue - [Stats]

DAY 9: Sunday, July 23
11:00 am | Atletas All-Star Lithuania 99–83 Iraq - [Stats]
01:00 pm | Team Canada 150 117–83 Chinese Taipei White - [Stats]
03:00 pm | India 61–77 Japan - [Stats]
05:00 pm | Philippines 90–82 Iran - [Stats | Video Highlights]
07:00 pm | Chinese Taipei Blue 87–85 South Korea - [Stats]

The 3D Global Sports (Canada) were crowned champions of the 2017 William Jones Cup with a record of eight wins and one loss, tied with Lithuania, but Canada won their match earlier in the tournament, 102-99.


SOURCE: [jonescup.choxue.com]

Jones Cup: Gilas Pilipinas routs India by 31 points (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas showed their best offensive performance yet in the 39th William Jones Cup, after defeating India, 101-70 and knocks down 17 shots beyond the arc on Saturday, July 22 at the Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall.

Matthew Wright ended the game with a team-high 19 points and shot 5-of-5 from three-point land in just 14 minutes while Pessumand and Vostros both hit four three pointers and added 14 points.

Christian Standhardinger scored 10 points and 4 rebounds.

Von Pessumal hit three three-pointers and Wright added two treys off the bench which led Gilas to a 27-7 run, in the second quarter to open a 22pt lead.

Almond Vosotros joined the scoring parade in the final period, hitting 11 straight points in one torrid stretch that saw Gilas' lead reach a high of 37 points, 94-57, with 4:20 minutes to go.

Gilas, now having 5-3 tournament record currently in fourth place in the standings will then face Iran in their final game of the tournament on Sunday July 23.

Video Highlights

The scores:

GILAS 101 - Wright 19, Pessumal 14, Vosotros 14, Standhardinger 10, Cruz 9, Daquioag 8, Tolomia 8, Jalalon 7, Jose 4, Myers 4, Gotladera 2, Ravena 2.

INDIA 70 - Gill 25, Pandi 14, Sivakumar 7, Poiyamoshi 5, Philip 5, G. Hafeez 5, Gill 4, Gowda 3, Reddy 2.

Quarterscores: 27-24; 54-31; 80-55; 101-70. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

Lithuania defeats Gilas Pilipinas 91-80 in Jones Cup 2017 (Video Highlights)



Eigirdas Zukauskas scored 22 points and handed out seven assists leading Atletas All-Star Lithuania to an 91-80 win over Gilas Pilipinas on Friday, July 21 in 39th William Jones Cup.

Edvinas Seskus added 19 for the Lithuanians, who improved to 6-1 win-loss record.

Philippines grabbed a narrow 22-17 lead after first quater, but Lithuania took control of the game with an 33-19 run in the second period, triggered by their efficient ball movement and three-point shooting.

Lithuania connected on 12 of 36 shots from the three-point area with 19 assists.

Gilas, who now have 4-3 record, was led by Mike Myers with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Kiefer Ravena added 14 markers and 5 assists in defeat.

RR Pogoy and Matthew Wright contributed 13 apiece.

Tomorrow, Philippines plays India at 1 p.m. and Lithuania plays Chinese Taipei (White) at 3 p.m.

Video Highlights

The scores:

Lithuania 91 - Žukauskas 22, E Šeškus 19, Vingelis 13, Linkevičius 11, Beniušis 11, D Šeškus 7, Jocys 6, Volkus 2, Apsitis 0. (LTU

Philippines 80 - Ravena 14, Myers 14, Wright 13, Pogoy 13, Cruz 10, Standhardinger 9, Jalalon 5, Jose 2, Parks 0, Ferrer 0, Belo 0.

Quarters: 17-22, 50-41, 72-59, 91-80. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

Gilas Pilipinas bounce back from poor shooting to pick up 84-75 win against Iraq (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas finally found their rhythm and dominated Iraq side, 84-75, on their 6th game in the 39th William Jones Cup at the Taipei, Taiwan.

After having 1-for-26 run from three-point distance in a loss to South Korea, Gilas stood its ground against Iraq side and played well beyond the arc with Matthew Wright having shot a two 3-pointer and Roger Pogoy having one at the half.

Gilas had its biggest lead at 18 points, 67-49, on the second half after a Kevin Ferrer three-pointer.

Mike Myers dropped another double-double with 16 points and 18 rebounds and Kiefer Ravena recorded 13 points and six assists.

RR Pogoy scored 12 while Carl Bryan Cruz and Jio Jalalon both scored 10 points.

After settling a nine point lead win and with 4-2 tournament standing, Gilas Pilipinas will take on Lithuania on Friday, July 21 at 3 pm.

Iraq, which led 19-15 after the first quarter, was led by Demario Aquan Mayfield with 29 points, four rebounds, four assists and six steals.

Video Highlights

The scores:

PHILIPPINES 84 - Myers 16, Ravena 13, Pogoy 12, Cruz 10, Jalalon 10, Wright 8,Jose 4, Standhardinger 4, Ferrer 3, Paras 2, Parks 2.

IRAQ 75 - Mayfield 29, Al-hchaimi 17, Abdullah 8, Khajehzadeh 7, Ismael 4, Hameed 4, Aljuboori 3, Alazawi 3, Hamzah 0, Al-tameemi 0.

Quarters: 15-19, 36-22, 63-49, 84-75. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

Gilas Pilipinas struggle from three-point range in loss over South Korea (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas who missed 25 out of 26 attempts beyond the arc, loss their 5th game on 39th William Jones Cup against South Korea Team, 83-72, and falls 3-2 in the tournament on Wednesday, July 20 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Jalalon, the player who snatched the only 3 pointer of the team led with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting with 3 rebounds and an assist.

Import Mike Myers finished with 18 points and 17 boards while Christian Standhardinger added 16 and 5 boards off the bench.

Kiefer Ravena had 8 points, 5 assists, and 3 rebounds, while Matthew Wright, who has been a leading scoring contributor this tournament, was limited to a 4-point production.

Philippines made its biggest run in the final three minutes and breaks 17-point Korean lead at 49-66 to just four points at 69-73 on a follow-up dunk by import Mike Myers with 2:11 to go.

However, Korea’s veteran forward Oh Se Keun stepped up and nailed back-to-back lay-ups to keep the Philippines at bay, 77-69, with 1:14 left to play.

Thus, free throws by Korea in the closing seconds buried Gilas once and for all.

Gilas will face Iraq on Thursday, July 20 at 5:00 PM.

Video Highlights

The scores:

South Korea 83 – Oh 14, Lee Ju 14, Choi 11, Heo U 11, Kim S 8, Lee S 6, Lim 6, Heo H 6, Lee Jo 5, Kim J 2, Jeon 0.

Gilas Pilipinas 72 – Myers 18, Jalalon 18, Standhardinger 16, Ravena 8, Parks 4, Wright 4, Cruz 2, Pogoy 2, Tolomia 0, Ferrer 0, Jose 0.

Quarters: 16-20, 37-42, 51-66, 72-83. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

Gilas Pilipinas gained 3-1 standing after defeating Japan 100-85 (Video Highlights)



Gilas Pilipinas turned to Mike Myers, Christian Standhardinger and Matthew Wright to get their third victory in the 39th William Jones Cup against Japan on Tuesday, July 18 with a final score of 100-85.

Import Mike Myers registered another double-double with 17 points and 17 rebounds, while Fil-German Christian Standhardinger posted his own double-double performance with 22 points and 15 rebounds on 10-of-12 shooting for Philippines.

Wright scored 15 and 4 assists. Jio Jalalon added 11 points and two steals, Kiefer Ravena contributed 11 points and four assists.

The 6-8 Standhardinger and Myers duo helped the Philippines dominate the boards, 49-35, against Japan's Under-24 side.

For the second time, Gilas found itself in a dogfight against a team it was expected to beat handily, trailing by six points, 47-53, deep into the third quarter.

After entering the fourth quarter at 66-all, Gilas Pilipinas blew the game wide open, beginning with a pair of backcourt steals leading to a layup from Jio Jalalon and a 3 from Carl Bryan Cruz to take a 77-73 lead.

The Philippines experienced a late scare as Jalalon appeared to hurt his left leg and failed to play in the game’s final minute after Japan’s Shuto Ando fell into him.

Gilas will play a crucial face-off against longtime rival, South Korea on Wednesday at 5 pm.

Video Highlights

The scores:

Philippines 100 - Standhardinger 22, Myers 17, Wright 15, Ravena 11, Jalalon 11, Cruz 7, Pessumal 6, Pogoy 5, Paras 4, Tolomia 2, Gotladera 0.

Japan 85 - Sugiura 22, Vendrame 12, Hiraiwa 12, Hara 12, Ando 11, Nomoto 9, Tawatari 5, Ikuhara 2, Sato 0, Taichi 0.

Quarters: 19-16, 41-42, 66-66, 100-85. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.

Wright leads Gilas Pilipinas to victory over Chinese Taipei Team B (Video Highlights)



After defeating the Team A of Chinese Taipei, the Gilas Pilipinas came up with a another victory over Team B, 93-82, in the 2017 William Jones Cup on Monday, July 17 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Matthew Wright led again the Philippines with his game-high 21 points on 5-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc.

With his best game so far with Gilas, Mike Myers recorded a double-double with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 14 rebounds.

RR Pogoy contributed 15 points, while Jiovani Jalalon added 13 markers, 5 assists, 5 rebounds, and a steal.

Kiefer Ravena registered 10 points, seven assists, two steals, and a block.

Ying-Chun Chen answered with 17 points for Chinese Taipei Team B. Kyle Barone notched 16 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.

Chinese Taipei grabbed a 20-18 lead after first quarter. The teams tied at 44-44 at halftime.

Philippines went on a 9-0 run to open the third quarter, and gained the lead 69-62 with one quarter remaining.

Taiwan answered with a 11-5 run in the fourth period to cut the lead down to one. But, Wright and Pogoy answered with three-pointers to start another run, and Gilas ran away with victory at the end.

Video Highlights

The scores:

Philippines 93 - Wright 21, Pogoy 15, Myers 14, Jalalon 13, Ravena 10, Ferrer 8, Standhardinger 6, Cruz, 6, Daquioag 0, Paras 0, Pessumal 0, Vosotros 0.

Chinese Taipei White 82 - Y. Chen 17, Barone 16, T. Huang 13, G. Chen 9, Lee 8, Chien 5, Wen 5, H. Huang 4, Liu 3, Fan 2, Wu 0.

Quarters: 18-20, 44-44, 69-62, 93-82. Stats via jonescup.choxue.com.