On January 11, Robert Farah printed a press release by which he reported that the ITF had provisionally sanctioned him for having discovered boldenone in an anti-doping take a look at that was carried out in Cali on October 17, 2019. The world’s primary Colombian tennis participant in doubles He introduced the mandatory proof for the Worldwide Tennis Federation to cancel the penalty and instantly allow it to compete once more.“My dose of boldenone was extraordinarily minimal and I had achieved a take a look at ten days in the past. That helps to show that you just by chance contaminated your self.”Farah instructed NEXO ESPN after the ITF ruling was identified in his favor. The Colombian stated he had ingested “The ITF resolution instantly lifts Farah’s provisional suspension and confirms that this was not obligatory with the hostile analytical end result per boldenone present in a pattern collected on October 17, 2019. The pattern was taken out of competitors and the presence of the substance didn’t have an effect on the results of any competitors, “studies the assertion printed by the Colombian tennis legal professionals, ratifying what the ITF stated.The Worldwide Tennis Federation justified itself in its resolution arguing that the Colombian didn’t devour the substance in violation of Article 10.4 by which it is punished if it is confirmed that it was premeditated. Farah additionally made it clear that he acquired all of the proof to show his innocence earlier than his case was taken to courtroom. “One has to exit to search for proof in order that this may be resolved earlier than a courtroom and that is what occurred.”Farah already has her return date prepared, it is going to be subsequent week in Rio de Janeiro when he competes with Sebastián Cabal earlier than the Davis Cup. He will even be competing in Acapulco.
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA—Billionaires tend to enjoy cozy relationships with presidents and strongmen of the world’s big and small economies, the Philippines included.That’s true in the era of Donald Trump, the current POTUS (President of the United States).ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny LATEST STORIES Predictably, Steyer, a Democratic Party mega-donor who entertains thoughts of running for US senator not for president, has drawn the ire of Trump.“Wacky & totally unhinged Tom Steyer, who has been fighting me and my Make America Great Again agenda from beginning, never wins elections,” Trump tweeted recently.Cuban says that right now, the odds he will challenge his fellow Republican and loud billionaire in three years is at 10 percent, “maybe 11.”“I’m considering it, yes,” he told the New York Times. “I would put the odds against it right now for family reasons, but there is still plenty of time.”This early, critics are lining up against Cuban, star of the current ABC TV reality show “Shark Tank.”ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Trump has stacked his Cabinet and advisory groups with fellow billionaires partial to big business after his surprise election supported by billionaires.But even if Trump came to power with the backing of those flush with cash, there are other billionaires that think he is unfit to lead as commander in chief.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogHedge fund mogul Tom Steyer has taken Trump head on. Mark Cuban, majority owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks appears to be eyeing the presidency in 2020.Steyer is spending $10 million on a national TV ad campaign to call for Trump’s impeachment. The chief executive, he says is a “clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons.” Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set They say if Cuban, the Mavericks owner since 2000, still has troubles with that job, what more if he was in the White House?Nevertheless, the 59-year-old ex-bartender who made his fortune with one of the first online streaming companies earns brownie points from political pundits.The experts consider Cuban a big threat to Trump because he appeals to Republicans and independents.A carefree tycoon who prefers t-shirts and slacks to business suits, Cuban is also sketched as “Trump without the crazy.”The Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1, at Dodgers Stadium last night in a winner-take-all seventh game to win the World Series for the first time in their 56-year history.The Dodgers were trying to win their first world title in 29 years.This year’s Fall Classic was so good TV analysts wished it was played in nine games instead of seven.“Sayang di ipinalabas sa mga sports channels dito sa Pilipinas ang World Series,” (Too bad the World Series was not shown by sports channels here in the Philippines,” reported ex-Manila sports columnist Fred Lumba in a Facebook post.“Puro basketball na lang,” (Nothing but basketball), rued Lumba, a former LA resident who watched the Dodgers in person at their home stadium when they last won the World Series in 1988. Conor McGregor apologizes for homophobic slur Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? View comments
Clippers guard Lou Williams puts a shot up against the Lakers’ Josh Hart. APLOS ANGELES—Even while playing without LeBron James on the tail end of a back-to-back set, the Los Angeles Lakers managed to carve out a double-digit lead in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers.That’s when the Clippers’ four toughest defenders clamped down and Sweet Lou went wild to win this basketball-loving city’s first rivalry game of the season.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lou Williams had a season-high 36 points and the Clippers scored 22 consecutive points during the second half of a 118-107 victory over the depleted Lakers on Friday night.Danilo Gallinari added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers, who held the Lakers without a field goal for more than six minutes while matching the longest unanswered scoring run by any team in the NBA this season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“We were just a little sluggish,” Williams said. “We were just a step slow. We knew they were on a back-to-back, but for whatever reason, we just weren’t playing our best until we put a good stretch together in the third and then busted the game wide open in the fourth.”The Clippers turned a seven-point deficit into a 15-point lead early in the fourth quarter of their fourth win in five games. Williams torched his former team yet again, scoring 23 points in the second half, yet the game turned with the suffocating defense played by Patrick Beverley, Montrezl Harrell, Avery Bradley and Sindarius Thornwell during that 22-0 run. —AP NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers PLAY LIST 01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Pressure? No problem, ‘chill’ Kobe ready to help UP win Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom MOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments
Following the signing of an Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation in 2018 between the Government of Guyana and the Government of the People’s Republic of China, a number of technical employees in the country’s agricultural sector on Saturday last commenced training in the area of planting technology, a course offered under the said agreement.Representatives of the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI); the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDG); the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) and the University of Guyana, at the opening ceremonySpecialised lecturers in the field of cassava and vegetables, sugar and rice have arrived from the foreign country to offer their expertise to the technical employees attached to organisations including the National Agriculture Research and Extension Institute (NAREI), the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB), the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) and the University of GuyanaThe four-week course is being offered by the Ministry of Commerce, China, through the Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China (in Guyana) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture.In addressing the opening ceremony on Monday at the Guyana School of Agriculture, Chief Executive Officer of NAREI, Dr Oudho Homenauth explained that discussions on the course started more than a year ago between representatives of the two countries.“This exercise started more than a year ago where we would have had intense discussion between representatives from China and our personnel here before this course was finalised,” he said.The CEO further pointed out that rice and sugar were selected because these are the two main commodities produced in Guyana while cassava was chosen because it is a major source of food security, especially in the hinterland communities.“China is offering the course on cassava because the country is ranked among the top 10 countries in the world in respect to cassava production. They produce approximately five million tons of cassava annually and cultivate 300,000 hectares,” NAREI’s CEO explained.On this note, Homenauth urged the staff to pay keen attention since this course can provide new information in cassava production, pro-harvesting and industrial processing.Meanwhile, a representative from the Ministry of Commerce, Hanming Hu stated that his country has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Guyana for a long time and has offered support in the health, educational and agricultural sectors.In 2018, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed on the training course presently being offered. Later this year, another course will be offered in the field of soil and gas development.At the end of the current course, participants are expected to transfer the knowledge learnt to end users such as farmers since agriculture is among the main income givers within the country.
Game one will take place Thursday, October 25, when the Huskies tango with the Sexsmith Vipers, for the teams’ first meeting of the season.Thursday’s game is a significant one for the Huskies, as not only can the Huskies catch fifth place Sexsmith (3-5-0-0) in the standings with a win, but it’s also Fort St. John’s Pink at the Rink campaign, raising money in support of breast cancer research.A donation box will be set up at Thursday’s game, as the Huskies organization will try to raise as much money as they can for breast cancer research. To show their support, the Huskies will also be wearing some form of pink within their uniforms.- Advertisement -There won’t be much time for the team to rest, as they will get right back on the ice Friday, hosting the Fairview Flyers, a team they have lost two twice this year, as they were swept by the Flyers in a pre-season home-and-home series.Fairview enters Friday’s game sitting in last place in the NWJHL standings with a record of 1-6-0-0, but can overtake both Fort St. John and Beaverlodge with a Friday road win.The Huskies will have Saturday to rest their paws, then it’s right back to the grind for a Sunday afternoon game in Fort St. John, when the team welcomes the Slave Lake Wolves to the North Peace Arena.Advertisement Slave Lake currently sits tied for second place in the league standings, boasting a record of 4-3-0-0 with eight points, sharing that second place ranking with both Peace River and Dawson Creek.It’s a big week in the standings for Fort St. John with a possible six points on the line, which could really help the team in climbing the NWJHL rankings.Thursday and Friday’s games will begin at 8 p.m. while the rare Sunday afternoon game will commence at 2 p.m. All three games will be held at the North Peace Arena.
The Braves (2-2) managed only a field goal in a nonleague loss to Valencia (4-0) on the road. La Mirada 50, Norwalk 14 The visiting Matadores capitalized on mistakes and beat the Lancers in the Suburban League opener at Excelsior Memorial Stadium. In the first quarter, the Matadores jumped to a 16-0 lead on Brandon Stein’s 3-yard scoring run, a safety and Zach Coelho’s touchdown on a fumble recovery. — Bob Daily Paramount 26, Verbum Dei 14 Senior running back Gaston Wilson ran for 171 yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns as Paramount improved to 3-1 with a win over the visiting Eagles (2-2) in nonleague action. Rolando Upshaw had 126 yards on 12 carries. Millikan 19, Jordan 9 Zach Sullivan scored on a 25-yard pass from Santos Gonzalez in the third quarter to help seal the win as the Rams (2-2, 1-0) defeated the visiting Panthers (2-2, 0-1) in the Moore League opener for both schools. “It was a really exciting game,” Millikan coach Kirk Diego said. “We had some guys that really stepped up and our defense was tremendous tonight. I certainly hope we can build off this win but of course, we go up against Poly next week and they’re monsters.” Garfield 26, South Gate 21 Senior quarterback Daniel Kozasky threw touchdown passes to Manuel Rosales and Deandre Carter, but was tackled on the 1-yard line to end the game as the Rams (1-3-1, 0-1) fell short of victory in the Eastern League opener at Garfield (3-2, 1-0). Valley Christian 41, Montclair Prep 14 The combination of Steven Kruid and Shea Struiksma put on quite a show for the visiting Crusaders, as they connected for four scores as Valley Christian (3-1) scored in every quarter in a route. While Kruid, a senior, threw for 148 yards and five touchdowns (with six passes going to the junior Struiksma for 103 yards), senior Jason Chang racked up 113 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries. Bellflower 58, Cerritos 13 The Buccaneers exploded for 27 points in the third quarter and never looked back at home against the Dons. Senior running back Jeremy Avery carried the ball 19 times for 219 yard and two touchdowns (runs of 34 and 27), junior quarterback Reggie Williams completed 7 of 10 for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran one in on a 17-yard keeper. Josh Thompson caught a 17-yard TD pass. San Pedro 28, Locke 21 Trailing 21-0 in the second quarter after Locke (2-2) returned a fumble for a score following a sack of San Pedro quarterback Jason Garneau, the Pirates (2-2) came all the way back thanks to three touchdown runs from senior fullback Devin Carter. Carter carried the ball 21 times for 86 yards and scored the game-winner with 4:40 remaining as San Pedro halted a two-game skid. Leuzinger 20, Carson 13 With only four of 22 starters returning from last season’s playoff team, the Colts made the wrong kind of history Friday, beginning their season 0-4 for the first time since 1965. Trailing 20-0 after three quarters, senior Derek Reed caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Anthony Lewis, who also scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak to begin a comeback. But when the Colts’ defense forced Leuzinger into a fourth-and-4 situation with less than two minutes remaining, a Carson linebacker jumped offsides and the penalty gave the Olympians the first down, enabling them to run out the clock. Huntington Park 41, Daniel Murphy 0 Senior quarterback Jonathan Ortiz completed 5-of-11 passes for 111 yards and threw three touchdown passes in the first half as the Spartans went on to record a lopsided victory at home. Bell 41, South East 3 The Eagles (2-2, 1-0) gave the new kids on the block a real welcome to the Eastern League. Senior tailback Johnny Villaverde carried the ball 13 times for 166 yards and three touchdowns and senior quarterback David Cordova completed 11-of-14 passes for 185 yards, including two touchdowns to junior wide receivers Greggory Mead and Chris Iniquez. On the defensive side, Rafael Munoz had five solo tackles and five assists for Bell. Downey 36, Cypress 17 Junior quarterback Keith Shetler carried the ball nine times for 70 yards and scored two touchdowns, and junior running back Darren Tubbs had 11 carries for 84 yards and touchdown as the Vikings (3-1) won at home. Junior receiver Willie Bobbitt scored on 60-yard pass from senior quarterback Kyle Diaz. Calvary Chapel Downey 35, Capistrano Valley Christian 0 After watching the defense dominate the first half, the Grizzlies’ offense and special teams did their part in the second half, leading Calvary Chapel Downey (1-3) to a blowout on the road. Senior Michael Nuno ran for 171 yards and two TDs and Silvino Sanchez had 126 yards and a score. Joey Salamanca added a 47-yard punt return for a touchdown in the third quarter. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! St. Paul 22, Banning 0 The Swordsmen dominated and cruised to a shutout victory over the visiting Pilots. St. Paul running back Nicolas Grigsby led the way with 233 yards on 16 carries and scored on runs of 86 and 18 yards. — Rudy J. Ramos Valencia 30, St. John Bosco 3 Wide receiver Donte Moss and tight end John Piraino, both seniors, each caught a pair of touchdown passes from sophomore quarterback Austin Muhleka, who completed 6-of-11 attempts for 111 yards and four scores, and also kicked six PATs. Strong safety John Carcamo had 14 tackles and an interception for St. Anthony. If there is a patron saint of dominating football games, the St. Anthony High football team (4-0) has been under that wing the last three weeks. Senior running back Sidney Gonzalez ran for 177 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries to lead the Saints to their third consecutive double-digit nonleague victory, this time against the visiting Fighting Frogs of Ribet Academy, 49-6.
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week WHITTIER — Whittier Police Department officers arrested a suspected neighborhood prowler after he was caught allegedly peering into hotel windows. The man, identified by police as Victor Casas, 30, a transient whose last known address is Whittier. He was arrested at 3:55 a.m. Friday, after allegedly entering a garage. He was discovered by the resident, said officer Alan dela Pena. Detectives believe the suspect was involved in a previous call at the Vagabond Hotel, where someone was looking into room windows, dela Pena said. Casas was booked on suspicion of residential burglary, dela Pena said. Halloweenfest slated Monday in La Mirada LA MIRADA The city will hold its annual Halloweenfest from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the city’s gymnasium, 15105 Alicante Road. Pumpkin and costume contests will be held at 6:30 p.m. Also included will be games, a moon bounce, photo booth, arts and crafts and snacks. For more information, call (562) 943-7277. Vendors sought for Santa’s Workshop LA MIRADA — The city of La Mirada is seeking vendors to participate in the annual Santa’s Workshop Arts & Crafts Boutique, to be held at 9 a.m. Dec. 3 at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. Vendors are needed to sell handmade or hand-decorated items such as home and holiday decorations, wood crafts, dolls and toys, and stocking stuffers. The fee for a vendor space is $32. La Mirada food vendor spaces are free of charge. Registration ends Nov. 21 or when spaces are filled. For more information, call (562) 902-3160 or visit www.cityoflamirada.org. Forest Service tour set for Saturday ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST — The U.S. Forest Service’s monthly naturalist-led tour at 9 a.m. Saturday will explore areas of natural disasters in the local mountains and foothills, including fires, floods and landslides. The tour will visit areas of the Curve and Williams fires, ancient landslide areas, the San Gabriel Fault Zone and how they have affected the forest and our surrounding communities. Visitors will learn about the 1929 Forks Dam Fiasco. A slide presentation on the Curve and Williams fires will be shown, as well as a short video of the 1938 flood of the San Gabriel Canyon. There will also be a discussion on how to be prepared for natural disasters. The tour is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants are to meet at the San Gabriel Canyon Environmental Education Center, 0.7 miles PAST the East Fork Bridge on Highway 39 above the city of Azusa. Cost is $5 per person. Good Scouts to be honored Nov. 10 WHITTIER –WHITTIER – The Good Scouts of the Year Awards will be presented to Dr. Ron Crowell and his wife, Susan, of Santa Fe Springs and Whittier Daily News Editor Bill Bell at the annual fundraising event hosted by the Rio Hondo District of the Boy Scouts of America on Nov. 10 at Whittier’s Radisson Hotel, 7320 Greenleaf Ave. A gathering reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m., said Joe Corey, this year’s co-chairman, along with Santa Fe Springs City Councilwoman Petty Putnam. Tickets range from $125 per person and various tables of 10 for $1,250 to $1,750 and program book ads from $50 to $1,000. — From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PICO RIVERA — Authorities Monday still had not identified the remains of a woman found Sept. 30 in trash bags on Lexington-Gallatin Road in Pico Rivera. A torso found in a trash bin in Los Angeles a few days later is believed to be from the same victim. Coroner’s officials have been working on identifying the remains since they were discovered, but the victim remained listed Monday as a Jane Doe, officials said. Suspected prowler caught in Whittier
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It has been barely even 24 hours since Stephen Curry has returned to his hometown. Just like he does with countless 3-pointers, Curry does not need much time to find some joy.He ate at his favorite spot, Bojangles, a local fast food joint that pleases Curry’s tastebuds with its fried chicken and biscuits. Curry talked with Davidson players through Facetime. And he brain stormed some ideas about the 3-point contest on Saturday.Not only will Curry compete against his brother, …
Cape Town’s diverse scenery andtop-class facilities make it a prime locationfor international film productions, includingbig budget titles from Hollywood andBollywood.(Image: Rodger Bosch,MediaClubSouthAfrica.com.For more freephotos, visit the image library.)MEDIA CONTACTS• Linton RensburgCape Film Commission media manager+27 82 508 0990RELATED ARTICLES• Hollywood studio for Cape Town• Bollywood yes for Cape Town• Cape Town: Africa’s Hollywood• Film body eyes Garden RouteNicky RehbockAlready a favourite with both Hollywood and Bollywood, Cape Town is set to get a new boost as a prime film location when overseas media hit its shores for the 2010 Fifa World Cup final draw in early December.The draw, to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 4 December, will determine the match order for world’s top 32 teams playing in next year’s tournament.The Cape Film Commission (CFC) markets and develops the film industry for the city and greater Western Cape province, and is working hard to ensure foreign media have access to the best technology during the draw and next year’s cup – the first to be contested on African soil.The British Broadcasting Corporation is just one of the major international media organisations that have already started operations in the city.“We have successfully facilitated the presence of the BBC in Cape Town for six weeks before and during the draw, and in 2010 it will broadcast all matches live from its studio in the city,” the CFC said. “This is one of the most significant marketing opportunities for us.”There are also plans for the BBC to broadcast programmes such as BBC Africa and its history channel from Cape Town during the World Cup.This will have positive spinoffs for city, as the broadcaster will partner with local production companies and stay in hotels and guest houses in the region.“Cape Town and the Western Cape has become a global film industry destination and 2010 will be a crucial year during which we will have to up our game as the rest of the world’s eyes will be on us,” said Laurence Mitchell, the commission’s CEO.Africa’s top film spotOver the last decade the city has become an increasingly popular location for high-profile filmmakers, due to its spectacular and varied scenery; and the presence of the CFC, which puts international crews in touch with the right service suppliers and facilities to ensure a smooth production process.According to the CFC, deals were struck to bring seven major film productions, including Hollywood and Bollywood titles, to Cape Town in 2009.The most exciting in this line-up is the film Invictus directed by Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood and starring top Hollywood actors Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon.Due for release in December, the film is based on John Carlin’s book The Human Factor: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Changed the World. It tells the story of South Africa’s 1995 Rugby World Cup victory on home turf, when then president Nelson Mandela joined forces with rugby captain Francois Pienaar to help unite black and white South Africans after the fall of apartheid only a year before.Mandela is played by Freeman, whose previous productions include The Dark Knight, Evan Almighty and Lucky Number Slevin, while fellow Oscar-winner Matt Damon – star of The Departed, Ocean’s Thirteen and The Bourne Ultimatum – will play Pienaar.“This is by far the biggest film ever made in Cape Town, with at least 70% of the production process taking place in the city,” the CTC said.Another production in the pipeline is Heaven and Earth featuring the lead star of four James Bond films Pierce Brosnan. The film is a romantic drama set in 1826 when the Cape was still a British colony.Lion of Judah, the first full-length South African film using computer-generated imagery, was also recently made in Cape Town and is set for international release soon.Earlier this year parts of the Bollywood action comedy No Problem were filmed in the city. Prolific Indian director Anees Bazmee also took the stellar cast, including Anil Kapoor of Slumdog Millionaire fame and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, to various locations in KwaZulu-Natal.“Laconia is another big budget film being produced locally. It’s based on the sinking of the RMS Laconia by a German submarine off the West Coast of Africa during World War II,” the CFC said.The film is being made by Cape Town-based Two Oceans Production with a budget of more than R60-million (US$8-million). “All the services, suppliers, equipment, materials and back-up crew have been sourced from the city,” Mitchell said.Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton recently arrived in the city to shoot a commercial for a European bank. The piece, made by Cape Town’s Farm Film Productions, was shot over three days in the 4km-long Huguenot Tunnel that runs east towards the scenic Cape Winelands.“This was a huge technical operation that involved helicopters, lifts and a local crew of about 150 people. Having someone of that stature coming here to do a major shoot is great endorsement for the region and South Africa. It shows that international stars have confidence in our production capabilities,” Mitchell said.
Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games “Of course, I think all of us were surprised. But maybe, it shows that our hard work is paying off,” Lastimosa said in Filipino. “We’ve been adjusting in the past two conferences, but with the veterans coming in, we’re slowly getting our groove.”The changes have been evident, especially on Sunday when NLEX fought back from a 10-point deficit with eight minutes to play and pulled off a 95-91 squeaker over Phoenix to stay unbeaten.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsLastimosa is one of the big reasons for the Road Warriors’ come-from-behind victory, triggering the late push as he poured in 11 of his 14 points in the payoff period.The 26-year-old slasher said the team is imbibing Guiao’s no-quit attitude. LATEST STORIES Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Creamline rallies past Perlas to sweep PVL elims “Our attitude comes from coach Yeng, that we won’t give up. Fortunately, we had a good showing in the fourth quarter and we’re able to get the win,” he said.And that may really be the biggest takeaway from this scintillating stretch for NLEX that after two conferences, the team is finally forming in the same mold as the old Guiao teams in the past.But Lastimosa would rather not get too far ahead of himself as the Road Warriors seek to achieve more than just match their total wins in the past two conferences.“We’re not yet satisfied. We still have to prove ourselves to the stronger teams. There’s still a lot of games and we can still get eliminated early. So it’s important that we sustain this,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCoach Yeng Guiao may have his reservations when it comes to NLEX’s 4-0 start, but Carlo Lastimosa is convinced that the Road Warriors are no fluke.But he wouldn’t deny that even he is surprised with how cohesive NLEX has been so far in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments