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MONDAY, June 28, 2010 Vol. 4 No. 17 • 10 pages

PARTY ALL
NIGHT DJs
World-class DJ Matt
Darey shares the
limelight with fellow
DJ John Paul Lee,
a.k.a Johnboy, 3 17
during a round of
ice-cold San Mig 9 1 8
Light beer. Darey
and Lee brought 32 8 10 24 20 11
the house down
when they played P26.1m+
different party
music during the
San Mig Light Party
EK TURNS ‘YELLOW’
All Night event at PAGE 6
the SMX Conven-
tion Center at the SOLON ASKS
SM Mall of Asia.
MICHAEL
PROTECTION FOR
SUPERALES MEDIAMEN PAGE 7
2 Monday, June 28, 2010

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• 0907467xxxx – Magan- kukunin ang pantustos sa
dang araw po sa’yo Idol Raffy,
ireklamo ko lang po ang isang
kanilang pag-aaral may mga
gastusin pang ganon. ng kotse ni P. Noy si VNay?
construction company dito sa • 0927799xxxx – Sir gusto KUNG matuloy man na
may Rosario, Cavite na Selegna SHOOTER ko lang po isumbong ang baguhin ang ilang bahagi ng
Holdings Corporation. paniningil ng P900 ng mga ating Saligang Batas para
Sapilitan po kasi nilang pinag- raffytulfo@pldtdsl.net guro ng Inaon Elementary tumugon daw o umayon sa
oovertime ang kanilang mga Ni Raffy Tulfo School ng Pulilan, Bulacan sa nagbago nang panahon ng
trabahador kahit labag sa loob kinauukulan para matigil na mga kinder students para daw pulitika at pandaigdigang
ng mga ito. Kapag tumanggi ang mga iligal na gawaing ito sa pambili ng mga libro. Ang ekonomiya, isa sa dapat
po ang trabahador, sa aming barangay. pagkakaalam ko po ay public mabago ay ang batas na
kinabukasan tinatanggal nila • 0907247xxxx – Idol, school ito kaya dito ko ipinasok tumutukoy sa posisyon at
kaagad. Sana po matulungan ireklamo ko lang po ang mga ang anak ko kaya nagulat ako responsibilidad ng Bise Presidente ng Pilipinas.
niyo ang mga kawawang pulis dito sa Caybiga, Caloocan ng maningil sila ng P900 para Sa ibang bansa tulad ng Estados Unidos, ang Bise
manggagawa na inaapi ng City. Bukod po kasi sa pagiging daw sa mga libro. Presidente ay ang presiding officer ng Senado. Katulad din
naturang kumpanya. mga walang kwenta, balita po • 0915923xxxx – Good af- sa ating lokal na pamahalaan kung saan ang Bise Mayor ay
• 0917813xxxx – Sir Raffy, dito na sila ang mga may ternoon sa’yo Sir Raffy. Isa po ang presiding officer ng Konseho, may malinaw na trabaho
gusto ko lamang pong ireklamo hawak ng malalaking beer akong Retired Police Captain at responsibilidad ang Bise ng Presidente ng Amerika at hindi
ang pagiging abusado ng house at protektor ng mga ng Makati, ireklamo ko lang po lang spare tire, pamalit o panghalili sa isang Presidente tulad
Barangay Chairman ng Bgy. kilalang drug pusher sa lugar ang hindi pagre-release ng sal- ng Bise Presidente natin.
Sabang, Puerto Galera. Marami namin. Sana po maaksyonan ary differential na dapat ay Dito sa atin sa Pilipinas, kung hindi pa mabibigyan ng
na pong gustong magreklamo niyo ang problema naming ito matagal ng naibigay ni Direc- pwesto sa Gabinete ng Pangulo ang kanyang Bise Presidente
sa pagiging abusado niya kaya dahil napakarami na pong tor Versoza at yung panraraket wala talaga itong klarong trabaho kundi maging laging handa
lang natatakot sila. kabataan ang nasisira ang ni Delos Reyes sa na humalili sa Pangulo kung magkasakit ito o may
• 0927893xxxx – Good af- buhay nang dahil sa kanila. pamamagitan ng pre-need mangyaring magiging hadlang sa pagtupad ng kanyang mga
ternoon po at mabuhay kayo • 0926292xxxx – Boss Raffy, plan na Legacy. tungkulin. Spare tire nga di ba.
Mr. Raffy Tulfo. Gusto ko gusto ko lang po ireklamo ang • 0906533xxxx – Sir Raffy, Sayang naman ang talent ni Vice-President Jejomar Binay
lamang pong humingi ng school ng mga anak ko, ang isumbong ko lang po ang kung gagawin lang na spare tire at kung makakapagtrabaho
tulong dahil sa talamak na San Francisco Elementary ginawang pagmamaltrato ng lang kung sakaling absent at may sakit si Pangulong Aquino.
bentahan at paggamit ng ille- School dito sa San Antonio, teacher ng anak ko sa kanya. Kung tutuusin, mas may karanasan si Binay sa pamamalakad
gal na droga dito sa barangay Nueva Ecija. Bukod po kasi sa 5 years old lang po ang anak ng isang pamahalaan, kahit pa lokal lang, kung ito naman
namin sa Bgy. 765, Zone 83, pambili ng electric fan ay ko at hinataw ito ng stick ng tulad ng isang maunlad na lungsod gaya ng Makati.
San Andres Bukid, Manila. naniningil din sila ng pambili kanyang teacher. Sobrang laki Katulad nga ngayon, nagkaroon ng problema dahil parang
Sana po matulungan niyo ng mga television sets. Di na at itim na pasa ang nagawa hindi maibigay ni Aquino kay Binay ang pwesto sa Gabinete
kaming kalampagin ang mga nga po namin alam kung san nito sa anak ko. na hinihiling ng huli at ayaw naman nito ang iba pang pwesto
na inaalok sa kanya ng bagong Pangulo.
Sabihin man ng iba na nag-iinarte si Binay at namimili
Labanan ang kurapsiyon pa ng pwesto, hindi na sana umaabot pa sa ganito na parang
napapahiya pa ang Bise Presidente, napu-pulitika ang lahat,
ANG paghinto ng kurapsiyon ay aalis sa Malakanyang bitbit
sa pamahalaan ang siyang ang akusasyon ng publiko na ISYU 101 at maaari pang maging dahilan ito ng matinding samaan
ng loob sa pagitan ng dalawang pinakamataas na opisyal
pangunahing adyenda ng malaganap ang kurapsiyon sa
papasok na administrasyong kanyang 9 taong-gulang na Ni Nelson Badilla ng ating pamahalaan.
Sa Amerika hindi na bumoboto ng Bise Presidente ang
Aquino. Ibig sabihin, naging totoo administrayon. wensiya, at makapangyarihan.
mga tao tuwing eleksyon, dahil ang boto sa Pangulo ay boto
si Pangulong-halal Benigno Gayun pa man, huwag natin At ang pinakamhusay na
Simeon C. Aquino III sa kanyang pagbawalan si Aquino na ituloy katuwang, kasama, at na rin sa Bise Presidente nito.
pangako sa publiko nitong naka- ang kanyang pangako. instrumento ay ang mismong Kaya nang manalo si Barack Obama bilang Pangulo ng
lipas na pambansang halalan na Tama at dapat lang na ituloy mamamayan. Ibig sabihin, ang Amerika, automatic na ang kanyang ka-partner, ka-ticket at
laban sa kurapsiyon ang kanyang niya ang adyenda laban sa mamamayan ay dapat kapartidong si Joe Biden ang umupong Bise Presidente niya.
misyon kapag maging pangulo. kurapsiyon. magsilbing mata, tenga, sandata, Dito sa atin sa Pilipinas, hindi laging maganda ang kwento
Walang bago rito. Lahat naman Ang nasabing adyenda ay bibig, at maging abogado ni ng mga relasyon ng Pangulo at ng kanyang Bise, lalo kung
ng nagbalak na maging pangulo, huwag dapat pagdudahan. Aquino kung kinakailangan hindi magkapartido ang dalawa.
kabilang na ang noo’y Bise- Manapa’y salubungin at upang magtagumpay lamang ang Diba nga at tinawag ni Cory Aquino na ‘bangaw’ ang
Presidente Gloria Macapagal- tanggapin natin ng tapat at bukal adyendang ito laban sa kanyang Bise na si Doy Laurel at nang mapatalsik sa pwesto
Arroyo, ay nangako sa mama- sa ating mga sarili. pamahalaan. si Pangulong Erap, ang kanyang Bise na si Gloria Arroyo
mayan na lalabanan ang Ang pinakawastong gawin Naisip ko ito dahil lubos ang nakinabang at naging Pangulo ng bansa.
kurapsiyon noong eleksiyon. ng mamamayan, mahirap man akong naniniwala na walang Kaya hindi maiiwasan na maging magkaribal pa ang
Pero walang nangyari. o mayaman, ay tulungan ang tatalo sa lakas ng mamamayan Pangulo at Bise Pangulo imbes na magkakakampi,
Lalong lumalala, lumalim at pamahalaang Aquino. sa anumang larangan at laban. nagtutulungan, nagtatakipan at nagsusuportahan.
lumaganap, banggit na rin ng Tandaan, hindi magtata- Napatunayan na ito ng Sa sistema ng ating pulitika pwedeng maging banta sa
mga pag-aaral ng iba’t ibang gumpay ang laban sa maraming beses, hindi lamang Pangulo ang isang Bise at pwedeng maging walang silbi
institusyon. kurapsiyon kun g nag-iisa ang sa Pilipinas kundi sa iba’t ibang ang Bise Presidente kundi isang gulong na nasa likod ng
Si Gng. Arroyo nga na pumalit pamahalaan. bahagi ng daigdig. kotse na maaalala lang pag nagkaroon ng flat tire ang
kay Pangulong Joseph Estrada Kailangang-kailangan ni Sa Estados Unidos, nagkaisa sasakyan. Hindi maganda diba?
dulot ng matinding galit ng Aquino ang katuwang sa laban ang mga Amerikano upang Mag-text po kayo sa akin tungkol sa usaping ito sa mga
mamamayan sa pagkasangkot na ito lalo pa’t ang mga magna- palayasin ang mga Briton sa numerong: globe – 09272630741 o smart – 09215186724. O
umano ng huli sa kurapsiyon nakaw ay malalakas, maimplu- kanilang bansa. Ang resulta, kaya ay email sa: ariel.inton@gmail.com.
natalo ang Great Britain at
nagsarili ang Estados Unidos. muling pinatunayan at pinag- ay may mapupuksang kurap-
Ganoon din ang nangyari sa tibay ng mga Pilipino ang ideyang siyon—sa eksakto, may makuku-
Vietnam. Nagbuklod ang mga pagkakaisa ng mamamayan ay long na mga magnanakaw mula
Vietnamese kung kaya’t nagtapos napakalakas at napakaepektibong sa pamahalaan.
VICTOR A. CALUAG, ang pananakop ng France sa puwersa. Ang tinutukoy ko ay Mainam kung ang mga ito
President and CEO Published Monday kanila. ang pagpapabagsak sa diktadur- ay iyong talagang malalaki at
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Monday, June 28, 2010 3
Man nabbed
for stealing
Noynoy
cousin’s iPad
POLICE arrested a
man who allegedly
took away the iPad of
a cousin of Presi-
dent-elect Benigno
Aquino III in San
Juan last Saturday.
The suspect iden-
tified as Peter dela
Cruz, 28, was ar-
rested during a fol-
low-up operation. He
reporedly admitted
opening the car of
victim Jose Lorenzo
Aquino-Oreta, 20,
son of former Sen.
Tessie Aquino-Oreta,
while parked along
Annapolis Street.
De la Cruz said he
was forced to steal to
Government negotiators meet with Yusoph abductors
buy medicine for his A PALACE official yesterday tasked to resolve the abduction of already met with the principal a.m., a group of unidentified
ailing child. He asked said that government negotiators Yusoph who was allegedly kid- suspect in the abduction and is men abducted the younger
for apology but Oreta Yusoph while visiting a mosque
still pressed the have already met with the abduc- napped for political reasons. currently negotiating for the re-
charges though he tors of Nuraldin Yusoph, the 22- Nuraldin’s abductors have ear- lease of the election official’s son. in Marawi City.
accepted the year-old son of Commission on lier called his father asking the However, Olivar said Dureza Earlier, Yusoph’s younger
suspect’s apology. Elections (Comelec) Commis- elections in the Lanao del Sur refused to name the kidnapping brother was also abducted by the
Reports showed sioner Elias Yusoph. towns of Malabang, Picong, suspect whom he had spoken to. same group demanding the same
that Oreta parked his
vehicle in front of a Deputy Presidential spokes- Taraka and Masiu be nullified in Olivar also said the Palace is nullifications of elections in the
dental clinic to see his man Prof. Gary Olivar divulged exchange for the young Yusoph’s optimistic that Dureza’s team will Lanao del Sur towns but was re-
doctor. When he re- that the negotiations for the re- release. be able to gain a peaceful solu- leased hours later after the kid-
turned after thirty lease of Yusoph are currently go- The Palace spokesman re- tion to the abduction case. He napping.
minutes, he found The police are also exerting ef-
his car ’s door lock ing on. vealed that Dureza, also the chair- added that the no-ransom policy
destroyed. Olivar said Jesus Dureza, head man of the Mindanao Develop- of the government stands. forts to locate the whereabouts of
Marco Lorenzana of the negotiating team, has been ment Authority, and his team have On June 20 at around 9:30 the victim. Alex Balcoba
4 Monday, June 28, 2010

Boy Abunda masaya sa bagong career HOLLYWOOD TATTLE


NAGTUTURO na
pala si Boy Abunda. Bago pa man
Nagsimulang daw kasi
magturo si Tito Boy
sa Mass Communi- dumating
cations students ng si Shaina
Philippine Women’s
University noong Magdayao sa
Miyerkules lang. buhay niya ay
Ipalalabas ang
unang sabak niya very vocal daw
sa pagtuturo sa ang actor sa JOHN LLOYD
Showbiz News
Ngayon. pagsasabing
crush nga
niya si Angel

SHOWBIZ sa isang interview. ‘Knight and Day’


PIZZAZZ
At ngayon nga,
isang pangarap na is action-packed film
By Alex Brosas naman ng TV host THE movie “Knight and Day” packs a lot of action but falls

ANGEL LOCSIN
ang natupad, ang short of an “entertainment factor” to movie fanatics.
Sa PWU nag- makapagturo. Since Tom Cruise totally lost his mind a couple of years ago,
PIOLO
graduate si Tito Boy Actually, twice a becoming a wacky character in his personal life, I’ve been wonder-
ng kursong Commu- month lang siyang John Lloyd dahil ing when he was finally going to make use of that energy in movies.
nication Arts. nagtuturo ng Radio nakasama niya ang We caught a brief glimpse of it in the 2008 comedy “Tropic
Kumuha rin siya ng and Television sa matagal na pala Thunder,” where Cruise played the foul-mouthed film producer Les
masteral studies ng PWU at Wednesday niyang crush na si nakarating sa amin, Gano’n siya Grossman, however, it was only a bit part. In the action packed
International Rela- lang. Apat hanggang Angel Locsin. nabiktima raw ito ng kakuripot. huling naka-interview manager.
“Knight and Day” starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, Cruise kay Viveka noong Nalulungkot
tion on Public limang oras siyang Bago pa man pyramid scam. Nagpasya ang isa
finally makes crazy work for him in the role of rogue spy Roy 1994 bago ito umalis umano si Lolit sa
Diplomacy also from nagtuturo. daw kasi dumating Malaking halaga rin niyang tauhan na
daw ang natangay layasan siya dahil Miller. ng Pilipinas, tila nangyari kay
PWU. *** si Shaina Magdayao Roy Miller is a suave agent who can fight or shoot his way out
sa buhay niya ay sa manager, around hindi siya nagbigay walang alam ang Viveka na tinawag
Nag-avail ang TV Tinanggihan pala of just about any situation without much fuss. Miller can take
very vocal daw ang three million din ng Christmas bonus dating beauty queen niyang mabait nang
host ng Expanded ni Piolo Pascual ang down a whole room full of bad guys and be relaxed enough to
actor sa daw. samantalang ang sa kinasangkutang maki-lala niya
Tertiary Education role na bampira sa laugh about it. This man is emotionally disconnected from kill- iskandalo sa noong 1994.
Equivalency and “Imortal.” pagsasabing crush Baka nakarma mga basurero at
lang ang manager barangay tanod sa ing, solely focusing on accomplishing his mission. Cruise plays Pilipinas. “Mukha naman
Accreditation Eventually, kay nga niya si Angel. him with enough cool calm, and such twisted sense of humor that
dahil super kuripot kanilang lugar ay “Impression ko siyang mabait,
Program (ETEEAP) John Lloyd Cruz Naku, hindi kaya you can’t help but like even if you think he’s nuts. clueless siya kung nandun siya…nang
magka-debelopan siya. At saka, hindi binigyan niya.
of the Commission napunta ang role na siya mahusay maki- Ganoon siya kalupit “Knight and Day” opens with Miller on the run from the authori- ano nangyari (sa sinabi kong maging
on Higher Edition dapat sana ay para ang dalawa sa ties, who believe that he has gone rogue. After shooting his way MMFF scam), ino- presentor siya sa
sama sa kanyang sa kanyang mga
(CHED) kaya kay Piolo. Mas pinili kanilang taping? out of a facility in Kansas, Miller escaped with inventor Simon sente siya, puma- best actress right
mga tauhan. tauhan.
natapos niya ang kasi ni Piolo na Kwidaw ka, Shaina. Ang isa nga One time naman, Feck (Paul Dano) and his brilliant invention, which can best be sok siya sa away naman umu-
kanyang kurso. makasama si *** niyang tauhan na pinapunta niya sa described as a super battery. Seeing the enormous power that sitwasyon na ‘di oo siya,” pagbaba-
Sa nasabing Zaijian Jaranilla. Sino itong aktres matagal ng nasa tatlong probinsiya this battery holds, another agent, Fitzgerald (Peter Sarsgaard), n'ya alam,” pahayag lik-tanaw ni Lolit.
program, pinag- Actually, sequel na parang kanya noon ay ang isa niyang tried to steal the invention first so that he could sell it to the ni Ricky. “…tapos lahat

VIVEKA BABAJEE
aaralan at ine- pala ng Lobo ang makakalbo na ang lumayas. Kasi ba tauhan. First time highest bidder. It’s Fitzgerald that has gone back to the govern- May indikasyon naman ng na-
evaluate ang work “Imortal” kaya bumbunan? naman, wala siyang nung tao na ment accusing Miller of being the traitor. din umano noon na involved dun muk-
experience ng isang naman ang full title Manipis na raw binibigay na bonus. pumunta sa At the airport in Kansas, Roy spots June (Cameron Diaz), a nais ni Viveka na hang masaya na,
aplikante. Na-credit nito ay “Lobo 2: ang buhok ng aktres Every other year malalayong pasukin ang mundo masaya naman si
tomboyish blonde on her way back to Boston. He attempts to
ang ilang units ni Imortal.” sa tuktok, bagay na nga kung magbigay probinsiya pero ni ng showbiz sa Gretchen Barretto,
use June to hide his stolen invention, though his plans are thwarted masaya si Ruffa
Tito Boy sa Busi- Ang tsika sa napansin ng isang siya ng bonus na hindi niya binigyan Pilipinas nang
when they end up on the same flight. Gutierrez, si Gabby
ness Management amin, medyo taga-showbiz. Ang P1,000 lang naman. ng pocket money. panahong iyon.
course sa Ateneo de naimbiyerna nga si tanong nga niya, Ngunit nilinaw ni Concepcion naka-
Manila na hindi Malou Santos ng aware kaya ang Lolit na hindi niya balik na. Kaya
naman niya Star Cinema aktres dito? Buhay ni Viveka Babajee nauwi sa trahedya talent si Viveka. Sa
halip, nagpapatulong
nalulungkot ako na
ito ang nangyari
natapos. nang tanggihan Ang nakakaloka, SUMIKAT ang controversy. June 25. Si Viveka pinalitan ng mga umano si Viveka na kay Viveka," dag-
“Gusto ni Piolo ang may endorsement pangalan ng dating Nito lamang ay 37-anyos. presentor ang makapasok sa dag ni Manay Lolit.
ko talaga nasabing pa naman ang beauty queen na si nakaraang araw ay Hinihinala umano pangalan ng mga showbiz sa pama- Nagpaabot din
mag-aral,” show. aktres na shampoo. Viveka Babajee, nagulat ang showbiz ng mga awtoridad tunay na nanalo sa magitan ng kapwa ng pakikiramay ang
sabi ni Tito Tuwang- Hindi kaya maka- tinanghal na Miss industry nang sa India na labis na kategorya ng best niya beauty queen mga host ng
Boy tuwa apekto ito sa kanya Mauritius, na malaman na depresiyon tungkol actress at best actor. na si Ruffa. Startalk sa mga
naman si later in the end. nakasali noon sa natagpuang patay sa nobyo nito ang Matapos ang Inako ni Lolit ang naulila ni Viveka.
Kung sabagay, Miss Universe sa kanyang bahay nagtulak kay Viveka iskandalo, umalis ng buong responsi- Matapos ang
hindi pa naman huli pageant na ginanap sa India si Viveka. para magpa- bansa si Viveka at Gutierrez, kapatid bilidad sa nang- iskandalong
ang lahat dahil hindi dito sa bansa. Ibinalita ng kamatay. hindi na bumalik sa niyang si Rocky, yaring iskandalo. kinasangkutan sa
pa naman grabe ang Mas lalong Startalk host na si Nagmarka kay Pilipinas. Isang Gabby Concepcion , “Kasi yung Pilipinas, sinasabing
sitwasyon ng buhok naging matunog ang Joey de Leon nitong Viveka ang linyang resolusyon din ang Nanette Medved at nangyari ‘di ba naging matagumpay
DA

ng hitad. kanyang pangalan Sabado, na lumabas “take it, take it!" dahil ipinasa ng Maynila talent manager na si inamin ko naman na na commercial at
ABUN

*** nang mapasali siya sa ulat ng South sa nangyaring para ideklara siyang Lolit Solis, na host ako lahat ang fashion model si
Nakakaloka pala sa tinaguriang 1994 India Times na iskandalo sa awards persona-non-grata. din ng Startalk. mastermind, Viveka sa India
Metro Manila Film natagpuang night ng MMFF. Bukod kay siyempre me mga hanggang sa nang-
ang nangyari sa
BOY

Festival scam na nakabigti si Viveka Nauwi sa Viveka, nasangkot Clueless, mabait kasali dun na ayaw yari ang trahedya sa
isang talent man- namang umamin,”
noon ay tinawag na sa kanyang bahay kontrobersiya ang din sa iskandalo Ayon kay Startalk kanyang pagpapa-
ager. RUFFA GUTIERREZ “take it, take it” sa Mumbai nitong seremonya dahil sina Ruffa host Ricky Lo, pahayag ng talent tiwakal.
Ang tsikang
4 Monday, June 28, 2010

Boy Abunda masaya sa bagong career HOLLYWOOD TATTLE


NAGTUTURO na
pala si Boy Abunda. Bago pa man
Nagsimulang daw kasi
magturo si Tito Boy
sa Mass Communi- dumating
cations students ng si Shaina
Philippine Women’s
University noong Magdayao sa
Miyerkules lang. buhay niya ay
Ipalalabas ang
unang sabak niya very vocal daw
sa pagtuturo sa ang actor sa JOHN LLOYD
Showbiz News
Ngayon. pagsasabing
crush nga
niya si Angel

SHOWBIZ sa isang interview. ‘Knight and Day’


PIZZAZZ
At ngayon nga,
isang pangarap na is action-packed film
By Alex Brosas naman ng TV host THE movie “Knight and Day” packs a lot of action but falls

ANGEL LOCSIN
ang natupad, ang short of an “entertainment factor” to movie fanatics.
Sa PWU nag- makapagturo. Since Tom Cruise totally lost his mind a couple of years ago,
PIOLO
graduate si Tito Boy Actually, twice a becoming a wacky character in his personal life, I’ve been wonder-
ng kursong Commu- month lang siyang John Lloyd dahil ing when he was finally going to make use of that energy in movies.
nication Arts. nagtuturo ng Radio nakasama niya ang We caught a brief glimpse of it in the 2008 comedy “Tropic
Kumuha rin siya ng and Television sa matagal na pala Thunder,” where Cruise played the foul-mouthed film producer Les
masteral studies ng PWU at Wednesday niyang crush na si nakarating sa amin, Gano’n siya Grossman, however, it was only a bit part. In the action packed
International Rela- lang. Apat hanggang Angel Locsin. nabiktima raw ito ng kakuripot. huling naka-interview manager.
“Knight and Day” starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, Cruise kay Viveka noong Nalulungkot
tion on Public limang oras siyang Bago pa man pyramid scam. Nagpasya ang isa
finally makes crazy work for him in the role of rogue spy Roy 1994 bago ito umalis umano si Lolit sa
Diplomacy also from nagtuturo. daw kasi dumating Malaking halaga rin niyang tauhan na
daw ang natangay layasan siya dahil Miller. ng Pilipinas, tila nangyari kay
PWU. *** si Shaina Magdayao Roy Miller is a suave agent who can fight or shoot his way out
sa buhay niya ay sa manager, around hindi siya nagbigay walang alam ang Viveka na tinawag
Nag-avail ang TV Tinanggihan pala of just about any situation without much fuss. Miller can take
very vocal daw ang three million din ng Christmas bonus dating beauty queen niyang mabait nang
host ng Expanded ni Piolo Pascual ang down a whole room full of bad guys and be relaxed enough to
actor sa daw. samantalang ang sa kinasangkutang maki-lala niya
Tertiary Education role na bampira sa laugh about it. This man is emotionally disconnected from kill- iskandalo sa noong 1994.
Equivalency and “Imortal.” pagsasabing crush Baka nakarma mga basurero at
lang ang manager barangay tanod sa ing, solely focusing on accomplishing his mission. Cruise plays Pilipinas. “Mukha naman
Accreditation Eventually, kay nga niya si Angel. him with enough cool calm, and such twisted sense of humor that
dahil super kuripot kanilang lugar ay “Impression ko siyang mabait,
Program (ETEEAP) John Lloyd Cruz Naku, hindi kaya you can’t help but like even if you think he’s nuts. clueless siya kung nandun siya…nang
magka-debelopan siya. At saka, hindi binigyan niya.
of the Commission napunta ang role na siya mahusay maki- Ganoon siya kalupit “Knight and Day” opens with Miller on the run from the authori- ano nangyari (sa sinabi kong maging
on Higher Edition dapat sana ay para ang dalawa sa ties, who believe that he has gone rogue. After shooting his way MMFF scam), ino- presentor siya sa
sama sa kanyang sa kanyang mga
(CHED) kaya kay Piolo. Mas pinili kanilang taping? out of a facility in Kansas, Miller escaped with inventor Simon sente siya, puma- best actress right
mga tauhan. tauhan.
natapos niya ang kasi ni Piolo na Kwidaw ka, Shaina. Ang isa nga One time naman, Feck (Paul Dano) and his brilliant invention, which can best be sok siya sa away naman umu-
kanyang kurso. makasama si *** niyang tauhan na pinapunta niya sa described as a super battery. Seeing the enormous power that sitwasyon na ‘di oo siya,” pagbaba-
Sa nasabing Zaijian Jaranilla. Sino itong aktres matagal ng nasa tatlong probinsiya this battery holds, another agent, Fitzgerald (Peter Sarsgaard), n'ya alam,” pahayag lik-tanaw ni Lolit.
program, pinag- Actually, sequel na parang kanya noon ay ang isa niyang tried to steal the invention first so that he could sell it to the ni Ricky. “…tapos lahat

VIVEKA BABAJEE
aaralan at ine- pala ng Lobo ang makakalbo na ang lumayas. Kasi ba tauhan. First time highest bidder. It’s Fitzgerald that has gone back to the govern- May indikasyon naman ng na-
evaluate ang work “Imortal” kaya bumbunan? naman, wala siyang nung tao na ment accusing Miller of being the traitor. din umano noon na involved dun muk-
experience ng isang naman ang full title Manipis na raw binibigay na bonus. pumunta sa At the airport in Kansas, Roy spots June (Cameron Diaz), a nais ni Viveka na hang masaya na,
aplikante. Na-credit nito ay “Lobo 2: ang buhok ng aktres Every other year malalayong pasukin ang mundo masaya naman si
tomboyish blonde on her way back to Boston. He attempts to
ang ilang units ni Imortal.” sa tuktok, bagay na nga kung magbigay probinsiya pero ni ng showbiz sa Gretchen Barretto,
use June to hide his stolen invention, though his plans are thwarted masaya si Ruffa
Tito Boy sa Busi- Ang tsika sa napansin ng isang siya ng bonus na hindi niya binigyan Pilipinas nang
when they end up on the same flight. Gutierrez, si Gabby
ness Management amin, medyo taga-showbiz. Ang P1,000 lang naman. ng pocket money. panahong iyon.
course sa Ateneo de naimbiyerna nga si tanong nga niya, Ngunit nilinaw ni Concepcion naka-
Manila na hindi Malou Santos ng aware kaya ang Lolit na hindi niya balik na. Kaya
naman niya Star Cinema aktres dito? Buhay ni Viveka Babajee nauwi sa trahedya talent si Viveka. Sa
halip, nagpapatulong
nalulungkot ako na
ito ang nangyari
natapos. nang tanggihan Ang nakakaloka, SUMIKAT ang controversy. June 25. Si Viveka pinalitan ng mga umano si Viveka na kay Viveka," dag-
“Gusto ni Piolo ang may endorsement pangalan ng dating Nito lamang ay 37-anyos. presentor ang makapasok sa dag ni Manay Lolit.
ko talaga nasabing pa naman ang beauty queen na si nakaraang araw ay Hinihinala umano pangalan ng mga showbiz sa pama- Nagpaabot din
mag-aral,” show. aktres na shampoo. Viveka Babajee, nagulat ang showbiz ng mga awtoridad tunay na nanalo sa magitan ng kapwa ng pakikiramay ang
sabi ni Tito Tuwang- Hindi kaya maka- tinanghal na Miss industry nang sa India na labis na kategorya ng best niya beauty queen mga host ng
Boy tuwa apekto ito sa kanya Mauritius, na malaman na depresiyon tungkol actress at best actor. na si Ruffa. Startalk sa mga
naman si later in the end. nakasali noon sa natagpuang patay sa nobyo nito ang Matapos ang Inako ni Lolit ang naulila ni Viveka.
Kung sabagay, Miss Universe sa kanyang bahay nagtulak kay Viveka iskandalo, umalis ng buong responsi- Matapos ang
hindi pa naman huli pageant na ginanap sa India si Viveka. para magpa- bansa si Viveka at Gutierrez, kapatid bilidad sa nang- iskandalong
ang lahat dahil hindi dito sa bansa. Ibinalita ng kamatay. hindi na bumalik sa niyang si Rocky, yaring iskandalo. kinasangkutan sa
pa naman grabe ang Mas lalong Startalk host na si Nagmarka kay Pilipinas. Isang Gabby Concepcion , “Kasi yung Pilipinas, sinasabing
sitwasyon ng buhok naging matunog ang Joey de Leon nitong Viveka ang linyang resolusyon din ang Nanette Medved at nangyari ‘di ba naging matagumpay
DA

ng hitad. kanyang pangalan Sabado, na lumabas “take it, take it!" dahil ipinasa ng Maynila talent manager na si inamin ko naman na na commercial at
ABUN

*** nang mapasali siya sa ulat ng South sa nangyaring para ideklara siyang Lolit Solis, na host ako lahat ang fashion model si
Nakakaloka pala sa tinaguriang 1994 India Times na iskandalo sa awards persona-non-grata. din ng Startalk. mastermind, Viveka sa India
Metro Manila Film natagpuang night ng MMFF. Bukod kay siyempre me mga hanggang sa nang-
ang nangyari sa
BOY

Festival scam na nakabigti si Viveka Nauwi sa Viveka, nasangkot Clueless, mabait kasali dun na ayaw yari ang trahedya sa
isang talent man- namang umamin,”
noon ay tinawag na sa kanyang bahay kontrobersiya ang din sa iskandalo Ayon kay Startalk kanyang pagpapa-
ager. RUFFA GUTIERREZ “take it, take it” sa Mumbai nitong seremonya dahil sina Ruffa host Ricky Lo, pahayag ng talent tiwakal.
Ang tsikang
6 Monday, June 28, 2010

‘Yellow power’ at EK
IN celebration of the upcoming inaugura- Ni McJoe PALAISIPAN Thelma Onego
tion of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino Complete the grid so every row, column
III and Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay, and 3 x 3 box contains every digit 4. Taob
Enchanted Kingdom (EK), the country’s pre- from 1 to 9 inclusively. 5. Pigil
miere theme park will have an exclusive of-
6. Kaunti
fer on June 30, 2010.
7. King Cole
By simply wearing yellow on Wednesday
ng musika
(any clothing or shoes that constitute 75%
8. Iaalimura
yellow), enjoy a one day special rate of P350
9. Pang-ahit
each on Enchanted Kingdom’s Regular Day
10. Kahoy
Passes.
14. Mamamayan
On June 30, 2010 the Park will be opened
sa Chicago
from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with Fireworks Dis-
19. Tanglaw
play at 8:30 p.m. EK Biki Waterworld, EK’s
sa puntod
water park, on the other hand, will be closed
20. Itina
on that day and will resume on July 3 to 4
21. Nota sa musika
from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
22. Hinamak
Come to Enchanted Kingdom where the
23. Kabisera ng
magic stays with you! We are open Satur-
Afghanistan
days and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with
24. Itunghay
Fireworks Display at 8:30 p.m.
sa sulat
EK BikiWaterworld, the country’s first in- PAHALANG 22. Ibabaling 25. Ingkong
flatable water park, is open Saturdays and Previous puzzle solution 26. Nabisto pag inulit
Sundays from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more de- 1. Karga; 27. Bubuwit 28. Loka
tails you may call (632) 584-3535 or 584-4326 Ingles 30. Okupado 29. Wala sa Ilokano
to 29. You may also log on to 5. Dinagit 31. Sigaw 31. Sinok ng lasing
www.enchantedkingdom.ph. 11. Buson 32. Lugar sa
Globe inks agreement 12. Balitaan
13. Usura
South Korea
33. Pakuluan
with BayanTel 15. Itinutuga 34. Idistansya
GLOBE Telecom announced that it sealed 16. Apelyido 35. Grupo
an interconnection agreement with Bayan Tele- ng Intsik
communications (BayanTel) for the provinces 17. Palayaw
of Camarines Sur and Albay. This enables ng lalaki PABABA
Globelines and BayanTel subscribers in these 18. Pantukoy Kastila
areas to make local calls to one another. 19. Dampot 1. Lipol
The local interconnection between the two 20. Simbolo 2. Bayan
telcos took effect June 16, 2010. With this ng iridium sa Bataan SAGOT SA NAKARAAN
development, Globe is set to provide its 21. Maga 3. Reklamo
wireline products and services to the resi-
dents of Camarines Sur and Albay, as it pur-
sues its network rollout in these parts of Bicol
Unilab calls on youth to create positive change with an idea
region. INNOVATIVE ideas have the power to impact posi-
“The interconnection allows Globelines and tive change in the world. History has shown that such
BayanTel landline customers in Camarines ingenuity can be positively contagious and can come
Sur and Albay to call one another without any from anyone, especially the Filipino youth. Could you
additional fee. As these will now be consid- and your friends be contagious enough to start an ‘epi-
ered local calls, the people in the area stand demic’ that results in lasting change in communities?
to benefit by saving on long distance charges Could you be Ideas Positive?
that they used to pay before in making calls This June, Unilab launches Ideas Positive: The Unilab
from one provider to the other. Our Globelines Youth Camp for Change—an idea-generation camp and
customers can simply dial the seven-digit competition for college students that aims to inspire fresh,
telephone number to connect with the other developmental, and research-based social marketing
service provider,” said Atty. Froilan Castelo, initiatives that promote and advance health and wellness
Head of Regulatory Affairs at Globe. at the community level. Ideas Positive taps on the youth’s
The National Telecommunications Com- rich and creative wellspring of ideas while harnessing
mission (NTC) mandates compulsory inter- the Filipino culture of Bayanihan to transform these ideas
connection of authorized public telecommu- into positive change in communities.
line for submission of entries is on August 16, 2010.
nications carriers under Republic Act 7925. “As our corporate philosophy, Bayanihan is the guid-
Finalists will be invited to the Ideas Positive Clinic on
ing force that has enabled Unilab to become the leading September 23 to 25 at Unilab’s Bayanihan Center in
This aims to create a universally accessible
pharmaceutical company in the country today. This same Mandaluyong City, where finalists can attend workshops
and fully integrated nationwide telecommu-
strength of Bayanihan to draw forth the finest qualities relevant to the implementation of their social marketing
nications network to encourage more infra-
of every individual and combine them into something ideas. The Clinic culminates with the awarding of the
structure investments from the private sec- powerful enough to change lives is something that we’d
tor that would benefit the consumers. winners after defending their proposals before a panel
like to extend outside Unilab through Ideas Positive. of judges.
Castelo added, “We continue to comply We hope the youth can work hand-in-hand with Unilab,
with the NTC's policies and we hope to pro- The Grand Prize Winner will receive a seed money of
in true Bayanihan spirit, towards a healthier and live- Php100,000 to implement the team’s community health
vide local interconnection to all Globelines lier Philippines,” explained Unilab Corporate Affairs project, plus trophy for their school, and a 3-day, 2-night
subscribers, especially those in the provinces Director Alberto Manlapit. group vacation package to Boracay. The 2nd and 3rd
with wireline facilities. Globe is open to ne- Ideas Positive is open to all college students in Metro Prize Winners will also receive seed money of Php50,000
gotiations with other telecom service provid- Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Bulacan, and each for their chosen communities, an Ideas Positive Win-
ers including local telephone companies to Pampanga. Interested parties must form groups of five ners’ trophy for their school, and an iPod shuffle for each
help bring universal access and a fully inte- to seven members and submit their social marketing ideas, member of the team.
grated telecommunications network to cus- in the form of a sustainable plan, to address the health Be an agent of positive change. Join Ideas Positive!
tomers nationwide.” and wellness concerns of their chosen community. Dead- For more information, visit www.ideaspositive.com.
Monday, June 28, 2010 7

Aquino Angara: P. Noy must address poverty, corruption problems


retains Romulo SENATOR Edgardo Angara
yesterday urged incoming Presi-
He said “with the new
Aquino administration prom-
form should focus on making
our system of allocation achieve
country will require huge in-
vestments to enhance produc-
as DFA chief dent Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino
III and his Cabinet to work more
ising a stronger focus on good
governance, we hope to see a
fairness, equity and transpar-
ency,” Angara stressed.
tivity and provide foundation
for future progress of our coun-
P R E S I D E N T- e l e c t on some major “penetrating is- reduced cost of doing business According to the lawmaker, try.
Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino sues” like poverty and corrup- and a more favorable invest- as the whole nation awaits the He said the huge invest-
III has retained Department tion. ment climate that will boost dawning of a new adminis- ments will have to be made on
of Foreign Affairs Secretary Angara said the Aquino ad- growth.” tration and the deep reforms physical infrastructure and
Alberto Romulo. ministration should confront “The new President has to it promises to deliver, social services: health care,
This was revealed by the “thick, paralyzing bureau- lead in the overhaul of how we Aquino’s promise of social education system, huge hous-
Romulo himself on Sunday cracy” that makes governing spend limited resources in our justice and action on a host ing backlog and great demand
saying he will work under the country very difficult. national budget. Budgetary re- of problems plaguing the for energy.
the Aquino administration
despite being an appointee Lawmakers urge Aquino
of President Arroyo.
Although he declined to open books of oil firms
comparing outgoing Presi- THREE MILITANT lawmakers yesterday asked
dent Gloria Macapagal- President-elect Benigno Aquino III to move for the
Arroyo and incoming Presi- opening of the books of oil companies, particularly
dent Aquino, Romulo, who the “Big 3,” to determine if the price adjustments
served as former President they implemented have been reasonable.
Corazaon Aquino’s bud- Citizens Battle Against Corruption (CIBAC) Rep.
get minister before he ran Joel Villanueva, Bayan Muna Reps. Neri
and won in the Senate in
Colmenares and Satur Ocampo said Aquino will
1987, gave his vote of con-
do a great favor to the public if he will push his
fidence to the programs of
legal team to prioritize working for the opening of
the incoming government.
the books of oil firms especially Shell, Petron and
Romulo, a long-time
Chevron.
family friend and sup-
“President Aquino has the strong mandate to do
porter of the Aquinos, has
what he can do according to the law. Knowing presi-
been foreign affairs secre-
dent-elect Noy, he will not think twice if opening
tary of the Arroyo govern-
these books would be necessary and appropriate
ment since 2004.
and most importantly if it will bring back economic
He had expressed his
personal support for confidence,” Villanueva said. Incoming ‘House’ mates
Aquino in the May 10 elec- Colmenares said the oil companies with question- Newly elected representatives Bernadette Herrera-Dy, of Bagong Henerasyon; former
tions. able transactions even if owned by Aquino allies police general Leopoldo Bataoil, of Pangasinan; Benjo Bernaldo, of Cagayan de Oro;
should be opened. actress-host Lucy Torres-Gomez, of lone district of Ormoc and actress Lani Mercado-
Revilla, of Cavite, chat during a break at the University of the Philippines’ National College
Solon asks protection for mediamen of Public Administration and Governance crash course on effective legislation and good
governance. VIC RIVERA
A MILITANT lawmaker yesterday oriented groups.
urged President-elect Benigno Aquino III
to include in his program of government
“Killing of journalists did not stop
during her term and three more were killed
Jun Lozada hopes fair treatment
the protection of mediamen. last week, a few days before she leaves under Aquino government
Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño said Malacañang,” the militant solon said.
there must be an end to the media kill- About 200 people who were suspected THE whistleblower in the con- regularities but end up being dis-
ings as he hit the outgoing Arroyo ad- as political dissenters were killed dur- troversial ZTE broadband deal has placed.
ministration for its failure to resolve the ing the Arroyo administration, Casino expressed hope that he will get a Meanwhile, Sister Mary Jan
media killings in the past nine years. added. fair treatment from the incoming ad- Mananzan, Lozada’s custodian and
According to the lawmaker, Arroyo He asked Aquino to order at once an ministration of President-elect chairperson for women of the As-
should be held liable for the media kill- investigation on the media killings in the Benigno Aquino III. sociation of Major Religious Supe-
ings and summary execution of people country after his assumption to the presi- Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada, during rior in the Philippines (AMRSP),
suspected of having affiliation with cause- dency. his courtesy visit to Manila Mayor said Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile should
Alfredo Lim, said he grieved for the stop issuing `irresponsible state-
‘Samar cocaine’ popular to college studes treatment he got from Senate and ments,’ particularly when he said
“SAMAR cocaine” has become popu- Villanueva said those being sold in for facing 17 different cases filed one that if he were the Senate president,
after the other in an apparent at- he would not have acceded to the
lar among college students, according to Metro Manila are part of the 1.5 tons ship-
tempt to harass him for coming out request for a security detail for
an official of the Philippine Drug Enforce- ment which was dumped in the sea off
in the open. Lozada.
ment Agency (PDEA). Samar province, thus, the tag “Samar co-
However, Lozada, who con- Mananzan said there was no
Wilkins Villanueva, director of PDEA caine.” gratulated Lim for his landslide such request made `because they
Metro Manila Regional Office, said the The shipment was dumped by a for- victory, also thanked the local chief (Senate) were the ones who assigned
stuff is a hit among students in Metro eign vessel from South America after its executive for deploring the fate of the security for Lozada.
Manila because of its huge supply and traffickers learned of the coming inter- those who come out to explore ir- Angelie Escandor
cheaper price. diction by authorities of their ship.
8 Monday, June 28, 2010

Peace talks achieve MILF’s stance to drop independence option RP rising as Aspac
AMBASSADOR Rafael E. Seguis, The book, published by the Office OPAPP secretary replacing outgoing
the outgoing chairman of the govern- of the Presidential Adviser on the Annabelle T. Abaya. educational hub
ment peace panel negotiating with the Peace Process (OPAPP), is a compila- He also said that they are hoping THE Philippines remains a favorite des-
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), tion of important documents of the that the incident of “talking and fight- tination for foreign students as the Bu-
said that the most significant achieve- GRP-MILF Peace Talks since negotia- ing” referring to the bloody conflict reau of Immigration (BI) reported a 20
ment the government attained during tions started in 1997. between the Muslim rebels and gov- percent increase in the number of foreign-
the peace talks with the MILF since He lauded the statement of the in- ernment forces in 2000 and 2008 non- ers who were issued study visas for cur-
1997 is that the MILF has dropped the coming President Benigno “Noynoy” signing of the Memorandum of rent school year 2010-2011.
option of independence. Aquino III made in September 2009 that Agreement on Ancestral Domain In a report to Immigration Commissioner
Seguis made the statement at the the first thing he would do for Mindanao would be a thing of the fast. Marcelino Libanan, BI student desk head
launching of the book “Breakthrough: “has to be on the peace aspect.” However, despite these conflicts Teodulo Estrada said that as of June this
Critical Documents of the GRP-MILF Seguis also said that Aquino formal negotiations resumed in Kuala year, a total of 6,416 foreign students were
Peace Talks” at the Discovery Suites, Ortigas started it right when he chose veteran Lumpur on December 8 last year. issued student visas by his office for this
Center in Pasig City over the weekend. peace advocate Ging Deles as the new Ronnie Santos year’s first semester, compared to the 5,343
who enrolled in the same period last year.
DOJ moves vs human 5,000 rebels give up arms since 2004 Estrada said the figures were still ten-
tative and would surely go up further as
AT least 5,417 members of the nificantly from 15,500 in 1987 to
trafficking schemes Communist Party of the Philippines- a meager 4,900 by March 2010.
there are still hundreds of foreign students
New People's Army (CPP-NPA) According to the Armed Forces processing their visa applications with
DEPARTMENT of Justice (DOJ) Acting
Secretary Alberto Agra has signed two from the different areas of the coun- of the Philippines (AFP), the NPA his office.
circulars for the issuance of non-immigrant try surrendered to the government presence today can be felt only “And these figures only pertain to for-
visas to foreign nationals working in the during the five-year period ending in 1,017 barangays which com- eign students who applied for visas at our
country and for the speedy disposition of 2009, the military reported. prise merely 2.4 percent of the main office,” said Estrada, as he disclosed
human trafficking cases. Latest data show that of the 42,000 barangays nationwide, that BI field offices outside of Metro Ma-
Agra ’s signing of the new justice de- total number of communist insur- compared to 20 percent (8,500 nila were also authorized to accept and
partment initiatives were among the high- gents who rejoined mainstream barangays) in 1986. process student visa applications.
lights of Friday night’s launching of the society since 2005, about 2,140 Based from the first-hand tes- He said that aside from the BI main
coffee table book titled “113 Years of the DOJ,” were regular fighters while 3,277 timonies of former rebels, the office, there has been a steady increase in
which he and his predecessor, former Jus- were support elements. The fig- prevalent reasons for the rise in student visa applications filed with the
tice Secretary Agnes Devanadera, presided ure included the 21 high-rank- NPA surrenders are the hardships bureau’s field offices in key cities such as
over at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City. ing CPP-NPA rebels who re- in the mountains, as well as the
Agra disclosed the uniform guidelines on those in Cebu, Baguio, Davao, Angeles,
turned to the fold of the law. growing discontent, disillusion- and Iloilo.
the issuance of special non-immigrant visas From its peak of 25,200 in 1987, ment, and disgruntlement over
to foreign nationals working in the country. Estrada said that language schools in
the CPP-NPA strength declined NPA policies and failed promises, the country have the most number of for-
Among those included are consultants, spe-
cialists, contractors, exchange professors and to about 4,700 at the end of the and abusive leaders who squan- eign students, followed by the different
students as well as their dependents. first quarter of 2010. Its number der or embezzle the party’s money. state universities and colleges.
of firearms has been reduced sig- Ronnie Santos
Monday, June 28, 2010 9
Mapua whips Perpetual Orcullo, Alcano leaves RP for Qatar pool championships
Help in NCAA opener READY and confident.
That was how Filipino pool
“I prepared myself 100 percent
for this event, ito na lamang kasi
MAPUA whipped up a third quarter storm wizards Dennis “Robocop” ang kulang sa akin at lahat
as it slammed Perpetual Help in a 79-65 vic- Orcullo and Ronato “Volcano” naman ng bilyarista sa buong
tory yesterday to grab a share of the early Alcano described their condition mundo ay pangarap maging
lead with opening day winners San Sebastian a day before their departure yes- WPA World 9-ball Champion,”
and San Beda in the 86th NCAA basketball terday for the WPA World Pool added Orcullo, who beat Japa-
tournament at The Arena in San Juan City. Championships (World 9-Ball) nese Toru Kuribayashi in the
Mark Acosta, Erwin Cornejo, Rodel which begins today, Monday, June World Pool Masters finals enroute
Ranises and Jason Pascual led the attack with 28 and ends on July 5 in Doha, to copping the top prize of
14, 13, 11 and 10 points, respectively, as the Qatar. US$20,000.
Cardinals, surprise finalists in last summer’s Orcullo and Alcano, top play- “Target ko na maibalik sa
Fr. Martin Cup, nailed their first win this year ers of Perry Mariano’s Bugsy Pro- bansa ang world 9-ball crown,”
motions make it to the tournament said the lanky cue artist Alcano,
and sixth counting five straight wins to close
proper through Asian Pocket Bil- who beat Ralf “Kaiser” Souquet
out their campaign last season. ALCANO ORCULLO liards Union (APBU) invitation. of Germany during the finals of
“We learned our lesson from last year so I “I hope to do well in this 2006 WPA World 9-ball at the
kept reminding the boys to play consistent
from start to finish,” said Chito Victolero, a Bata dominates event,” said Orcullo, a former
fisherman from Bislig, Surigao del
Philippine International Conven-
tion Center (PICC) in Pasay City.
former pro who is on his second year as coach.
Perpetual’s Arnold Danganan and
Spanish 9-Ball tilt Sur in a telephone interview on
Saturday.
In 2007, Daryl Peach of Great Brit-
ain broke the heart of the Filipino
Mapua’s Andretti Stevens almost got into a PHILIPPINE billiards icon Efren “Bata” Orcullo, is coming from a big crazy billiard fanatics after beating
fistfight and triggered a bench-clearing inci- Reyes is once again at the top of the world win in the 2010 Partypoker.net hometown crowd favorite Roberto
dent and a near brawl early in the fourth as he emerged as the winner of the just- World Pool Masters last May 12 “Pinoy Superman” Gomez in the
quarter with the Cardinals ahead by eight, ended Spanish Open 9-Ball Champion- to 16 at the Riviera Hotel and finals at the historic Araneta Coli-
58-50. ships held yesterday in Vigo, Spain. Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. seum in Cubao, Quezon City.
Reyes, the top player of sportsman/
After cooler heads prevailed, Cardinals Ray
Cabrera and Narr Garay were tossed out,
businessman Aristeo “Putch” Puyat,
showed his vintage form, outclassed Niels
Manila
Danganan, a transferee from STI who led all
scorers with 23 points, assessed a flagrant
“The Terminator” Feijen of the Netherlands seals match
(11-8) in the finals to go home with the
foul and Altas Chrisper Elopre and Mark championship trophy, plus the top prize vs Cebu
Sumera and Cardinals Pascual and Michael of $8,000. MANILA and
Parala slapped a technical foul each. Reyes again delighted the OFW crowd Cebu sealed their
Cabrera and Garay are expected to be in Spain by displaying a spectacular and championship show-
meted out automatic one-game suspension impossible shots, according to Puyat. down in the Dunkin
while the other five will be thoroughly repri- “Muli na naman nag-alay ng Donuts Baseball Phil-
manded for their misdeeds. karangalan sa bayan si Efren (Reyes) at ippines Series VI
napasaya niya din ‘yung mga OFW natin with contrasting vic-
It was all Mapua from there as Pascual
na todo suporta at nanonood ng laro ni tories at the Felino
strung together nine points in a blistering Efren sa Spain,” said Puyat, acknowledged Marcelino Memorial
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