Japan shakes off slow start, grounds Thailand to top Pool F

first_img787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ ROS roster shakeup ‘hard to accept at first,’ admits Belga Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite MOST READ Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Sarina Koga waxed hot for Japan and put up a game-high 26 points while Risa Shinnabe and Mai Okumura added 16 and 12 points, respectively.It was a tale of offense and defense for the two teams as Japan owned the attacking department with a 66-55 advantage in scoring spikes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Thailand, though, had Japan’s number in the defensive end scoring 17 blocks while the Japanese managed to score on just eight.The Thais awarded 18 free points to Japan, but none bigger than their last two that happened in the final sequence of the match that awarded Japan the victory. Photo from asianvolleyball.netBIÑAN, Laguna—Japan shrugged off a first set setback to trip Thailand in four sets, 22-25, 25-20, 25-22, 26-24, in the qualification stage of the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship Monday at Alonte Sports Arena.The Japanese are now atop Pool F with a 3-0 record while Thailand is at close second with a 2-1 mark.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcanocenter_img View comments LATEST STORIES Moksri Chatchu-on led Thailand with 20 points while Kongyot Ajcharaporn added 19.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Teen gunned down in Masbatelast_img read more

RCMP search for suspects in kidnapping and torture

first_imgPolice released very little information when the attack first happened only saying a male was seriously hurt and was in hospital.RCMP have provided a security video that can be viewed above that was taken from an undisclosed location in Metro Vancouver. Kirk says the hope is that anyone who recognizes the people from the video will come forward.[asset|aid=3338|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=14a91ee7bf379f2994b544db5b0e390e-Kirk 3_2_Pub.mp3] Anyone with information in regards to these kidnappings is asked to contact Vancouver Island Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit Investigators at 1-855-229-6255 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. – Advertisement – Video:  The RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying four suspects from a video taken in metro Vancouver.  RCMP in B.C. are remaining tight-lipped about a series of kidnappings that have occurred across the province, including one involving a Fort St. John resident.[asset|aid=3336|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=14a91ee7bf379f2994b544db5b0e390e-Kirk 1_1_Pub.mp3] A 33 year-old Fort St. John man was kidnapped and assaulted on Jan. 13, 2009. He was tortured and mutilated but Sergeant Shinder Kirk says details of his injuries aren’t being released.[asset|aid=3337|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=14a91ee7bf379f2994b544db5b0e390e-Kirk 2_2_Pub.mp3] Kirk was also not able to provide an update as to the man’s current condition, simply saying he did survive the attack.He says police believe the kidnappings are related to the drug trade and gang activity across the province, adding that more victims probably haven’t come forward.Advertisementlast_img read more