Month: November 2019

Title fights highlight OPBF affair

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Five title fights will highlight the 55th Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation Annual Convention at Princesa Garden Island Resort in Palawan.Jelbirt Gomera of Gen. Santos City battles unbeaten Venezuelan Omrri Boliver for the interim featherweight crown in the 10-round main event at Puerto Princesa City Coliseum on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View comments LATEST STORIES Work begins as Ravena inks max rookie deal with NLEX John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion MOST READ QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA In the chief support also set for 10 rounds, Jeronil Borres (7-3-1, 5 KOs) tackles Robert Onggocan (9-2, 5 KOs) for the Asian Boxing Federation flyweight championship.Carlo Peñalosa tangles with Salatiel Amit (10-3-2) for the WBC Asian Boxing Council silver flyweight title.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutJapanese Yuko Henzan disputes the OPBF female bantamweight title against Thai Phannaluk Kongsang while Erika Hanawa, also of Japan, fights Thai Sornsawan Khunmarn for the interim OPBF minimum weight title.The convention is being hosted by Games and Amusements Board Chair Abraham Mitra, the OPBF president. Delegates from 17 countries are taking part in the event which started Thursday and ends Sunday. —ROY LUARCA Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PHlast_img read more

NLEX ends slump, trips Ginebra

first_imgPBA IMAGESIn what was practically a fight for survival, NLEX found it’s A-game again and brought down a league powerhouse that had even its outspoken coach dazed somewhat.The Road Warriors rallied from 14 points down in the third period and overcame extreme disadvantage in size to trip Barangay Ginebra to prevail, 81-78, that snapped a four-game slide and put the team back in the PBA Philippine Cup playoff hunt at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay.ADVERTISEMENT Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Veteran Cyrus Baguio scored 11 points in the fourth and was the main reason why the Road Warriors had a shot at winning it in the endgame.And while NLEX was practically seamless when it mattered, the Kings sputtered, lapsing into a series of bad shots and one error by Sol Mercado in checking back into the game that gave the Road Warriors a free point.Mercado failed to report to the scorer’s table in replacing Slaughter, and Larry Fonacier capped off a 17-point night by making the technical free throw for 80-78 with 4.4 seconds left.Japeth Aguilar and LA Tenorio also had crucial misses from the field which could have tied it all up, and Slaughter split his charities with 17.3 left which could have knotted the game at 79 and applied more pressure on the Road Warriors.Still, the road remains tough for NLEX, a pre-tournament favorite which won its first two games before going on a tailspin. The Road Warriors still have Meralco, Alaska, Blackwater and TNT on their schedule as they shoot for a place in the upper half of the playoff bracket.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Yeng Guiao doesn’t have an explanation as to how they came out on top of a wild finish that saw his Warriors dodge one bullet after the other before rising to 3-4 and tying their victims to be in the middle of the 12-team pack.“It was really tough. It was just sheer determination and hard work,” Guiao said. “We don’t know that we won, so please don’t ask me how we won that game.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe Warriors came into the game as the decided underdogs, what with that four-game skid and the 7-foot Greg Slaughter returning to action for Ginebra after a two-game absence. The Kings were also riding the momentum of a huge upset of defending three-time champion San Miguel Beer.“We have given ourselves a chance to be in the fight [for the playoffs],” Guiao went on. “And we broke the losing streak. That is very important.” Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch PLAY LIST 01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Ancajas to show he’s ready for world boxing spotlight Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Meanwhile, the Beermen dispute the solo lead with sister team Magnolia Sunday night at Ynares Center in Antipolo, with San Miguel shooting to bounce back from that loss to Ginebra.Game time is 6:45 p.m. after Alaska seeks to extend a five-game winning run of its own against GlobalPort at 4:30 p.m. Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers AFP official booed out of forum View commentslast_img read more

Petron overpowers Smart

first_imgAFP official booed out of forum John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Petron was simply too much for a pick-up Smart Prepaid team built around a superb import Thursday night.Petron stymied highly regarded Cuban reinforcement Gyselle Silva, who failed to save Smart from a 25-12, 25-14, 25-17 demolition in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at FilOil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Silva still scored 22 points for the Giga Hitters, who were formed just two weeks ago and whose other import, Serbian Sanja Trivunovic, was scheduled to arrive late Thursday evening.“We were able to execute the game plan which is primarily to stop or at least slow down Silva,” said Petron’s reinforcement Lindsay Stalzer, who fired 15 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout MOST READ Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 City View comments Steady Meesawat stays on top by 1 Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PHlast_img read more

Pascua replaces delos Santos as FEU women’s volleyball coach

first_imgShaq delos Santos. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGeorge Pascua is back at his old stomping grounds at Far Eastern University as he replaces Shaq delos Santos as the head coach of the Lady Tamaraws.FEU athletics director Mark Molina said Sunday delos Santos expressed his desire to focus on his job as the head coach of Petron in the Philippine Super Liga, paving the way for Pascua’s return to FEU.ADVERTISEMENT “That’s one of the things that came up during the exit interviews,” Molina said after FEU’s 72-53 win over Adamson University in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup.Molina added that delos Santos, who became the Lady Tamaraws head coach in 2013, will “still be with FEU in some capacity.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“He’s been very professional about it and he will hopefully still be part of the program. He will always be part of FEU.Pascua was a former player for FEU’s men’s volleyball team and he also coached the Tamaraws to four UAAP titles with the last one coming in 2012. LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Terror in Turin as stampede leaves 1,500 injured BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV 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 Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Legendary Lady Tamaraw Rachel Daquis and last year’s skipper Remy Palma have been contacted to be part of Pascua’s coaching staff joining Tamaraws head coach Rey Diaz.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Lassiter nails clutch 3 as Beermen slip past Hotshots

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Hotshots rallied from eight points down inside the final five minutes behind their import Ricardo Ratliffe.The bull-strong Ratliffe was unstoppable again with 44 points, 19 rebounds, seven assists and four blocks. He also scored his team’s last 10 points, including a hook shot over Rhodes that pushed Star ahead, 110-108, with 13.6 seconds remaining.The Hotshots had no timeouts left after Lassiter’s go-ahead bucket and they had to settle for a Rafi Reavis heave beyond the half-court line as time expired. MOST READ LATEST STORIES 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 Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMarcio Lassiter banked in a last-second 3-pointer and San Miguel Beer escaped Star, 111-110, to take a 2-1 semifinals lead in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Lassiter buried the clutch triple over the defense of Justin Melton with 1.6 seconds left and was mobbed by his teammates after the buzzer.ADVERTISEMENT What ‘missteps’? ADVERTISEMENT Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ WATCH: MMA fighter brought to tears after brutal groin kick Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ View comments 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire “We got lucky but luck comes when you are a good player and that’s Marcio,” said SMB head coach Leo Austria in Filipino.“It’s a team effort especially our import Charles Rhodes, who worked hard from start to finish and he was able to manage his fouls, even though he’s in foul trouble,” Austria added. “We won by a point last game and we won by one point again tonight but it doesn’t matter for us as long as we win.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutRhodes had 36 points, seven rebounds and three blocks while Lassiter finished with 12 points, four rebounds and three assists. Chris Ross flirted with a triple-double with 27 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.The Beermen, who won, 77-76, in Game 2 on Monday, will try to close out the Hotshots in Game 4 on Friday still at the Big Dome.last_img read more

SEA Games gives Malaysia tourism a big push

first_imgRobredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers View comments Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Malaysia Inbound Tourism Asso­cia­tion (Mita) secretary-general Adam Kamal Ahmad Kamil said tourists could face some challenges getting rooms since there was no Games Village.Despite that, he expected many from Asean countries making the bulk of the visitors.Mita, he added, had been selling special packages for the SEA Games since early this year.“Apart from the Games, there are plenty of side activities like shopping, fun at Genting Highlands and Melaka or visiting theme parks.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side “Big sporting events like this are a boon to everyone.“And this is much appreciated as this year has been a tough one for the industry,” he said.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 starsHe added that MAH’s 150-member hotels across the Klang Valley would be most busy from Aug 18 to 20.At some hotels, special measures have been implemented to ensure safety throughout the 12-day event, which starts on Aug 19. NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaulcenter_img A canopy walkway linking KL Sports City to the train station makes it accessible to sports fans.PETALING JAYA—As Malaysia rolls out the red carpet to welcome the foreign guests as it hosts the 29th SEA Games, hotels across the Klang Valley are reporting high occupancy, and some are putting in place strict security checks.Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) chief executive officer Yap Lip Seng said with the 12 hotels designa­ted for the Games’ participants being almost fully booked, there was a spillover as visitors had to reserve other hotels instead.ADVERTISEMENT Korean star Kim takes notice of PH volleybelles’ improvement Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo MOST READ PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony LATEST STORIES A check at the Eastin Hotel here showed scanners installed at its entrances and exits, and manned by the police.Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners vice-president Mohamad Halim Merican said such security measures were part of the Games’ security requirements.“The sporting event is good for business, especially for those hosting the athletes and delegates,” he added.Halim, who is also Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur general mana­ger, said the hotel was at nearly 80% capacity.“Besides the athletes and delegates, their friends and families will also come to support them,” he said.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

PH football teams finish fourth in SEA Games

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters Raymar Jose credits teammates for MVP honor Biggest Pogo service provider padlocked for tax evasion Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony View comments Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Women Football Match Between Malaysia vs Philippines at Stadium UiTM Shah Alam on 15 August 2017. Photo by Faeiz Shah | MASOCMeanwhile, the Malditas faced a 3-0 deficit against Thailand before Hali Moriah Long scored off a Marnelli Dimzon assist to give the Philippines its lone goal in added time.The Philippines had three points after a victory and three defeats in the women’s tournament.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Photo from Kuala Lumpur SEA Games Twitter account.The Philippine football squads finished in fourth place both in the men’s and women’s division in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.But the under-22 squad ended its campaign with a 2-1 victory over Timor Leste Thursday UM Arena Stadium in Shah Alam, Kuala Lumpur.ADVERTISEMENT NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul MOST READ Same could not be said for the Malditas, who lost 1-3 to Thailand over at UiTM Stadium in Shah Alam.Jarvey Gayoso’s brace helped the Philippines wind up with six points on two wins and three defeats in the football tournament.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingGayoso first put the Philippines up, 1-0, in the 13th minute before Timor Leste equalized just before the halftime break.The 20-year-old striker saved his best for last, squeaking a goal at the 94th minute to end the Filipinos’ run on a high note. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Akhtar caught on camera tampering with the ball: reports

first_imgPakistan’s beleaguered cricketers were again in the limelight after the spot-fixing controversy with fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar landing the side in the middle of a ball-tampering controversy.Akhtar was caught on camera tampering with the cricket ball during the fifth England-Pakistan ODI on Wednesday night at the Rose Bowl stadium in Southampton, which Pakistan lost by a massive 121 runs.”In the last game of their acrimonious tour of England at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday night, fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar could be seen apparently running his left thumb along the ball’s seam before dropping the ball on the ground and standing on it with his spiked right boot,” the Daily Mail reported on Thursday.”SportsMail’s pictures were taken in the 41st over of England’s innings as Shoaib prepared to bowl to Paul Collingwood,” it said.Akhtar, who is no stranger to controversy, was filmed by Sky cameras flicking at the ball with his thumb during an ODI here against England four years ago.The 35-year-old was let off then. His behaviour also came under the scanner when he was accused of tampering the ball during a Test match in Zimbabwe in late 2002 and was subsequently warned.For the same offence committed against New Zealand in Sri Lanka, Akhtar was banned for two ODIs and fined 75 per cent of his match fee.The Pakistan team was hit by a series of controversies during the just-concluded tour. Three players — Test captain Salman Butt and pacers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir — were alleged spot-fixing during the Lord’s Test last month.advertisementThe three players were also questioned by the Scotland Yard.The matter didn’t end there as fresh spot-fixing allegations hit the team during the ODI series also. The ICC launched an investigation into their third ODI against England after being tipped off about suspicious scoring patterns by a British tabloid.-With PTI inputslast_img read more

Sonia Gandhi visits riot-hit Assam to provide the healing touch in relief camps

first_imgThe recent ethnic violence in Assam, which even triggered clashes in Mumbai and some other parts of India, has alarmed Congress president Sonia Gandhi. An internal report submitted to her hinted at discord in the party’s state unit and attempts by a section of leaders to dislodge CM Tarun Gogoi on the riots issue.Gogoi and his No. 2 in the government, education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, have been fighting a turf war. In June, much before the ethnic clashes, a section of partymen had floated rumours that Gogoi may be a candidate for the President’s post. And in July his name re-surfaced as a vice-presidential hopeful. Sources close to the CM then denied he was keen to shift to Delhi. Amid such reports of internal war, Sonia acted swiftly and reconstituted the state party unit on Saturday to neutralise factionalism.But still fearful that the repercussions of the Assam riots may go beyond the state borders and undermine party interest, a worried Sonia is rushing to the affected areas on Monday. Her visit is expected to provide healing touch to the violence victims and also send a message to the warring Congress factions for the need to close ranks and bring the state back to normalcy. Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will accompany her.PM Manmohan Singh had also visited the riot-affected areas on July 28 and announced a relief package of Rs 300 crore.Though Assam is limping back to normalcy, the Congress brass worried about the political fallout of the riots in a state that had elected the party for the third consecutive term.advertisementSome in the party blame the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), led by perfume baron and Lok Sabha MP Ajmal Badruddin, for trying to fish in troubled waters.The AIUDF, with 18 MLAs, has been an external supporter of the UPA at the Centre, but some Congressmen allege it’s trying to widen its area of influence to undermine the Congress. The riots issue is also expected to be raised in Parliament again on Monday.Click here to EnlargeEarlier, on Wednesday, during a discussion on the ethnic violence in the Lok Sabha, Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi had alleged, in Sonia’s presence, that the ethnic strife was the result of an “internal power struggle” in the Congress.As a grim Sonia listened attentively, Owaisi warned that if the state and central governments did not immediately ease matters, Muslim youth could be “radicalised”. The opposition BJP has been equally critical of the government. Senior BJP leader L. K. Advani slammed the Centre for failing to stop the killings of tribals when he visited Assam in the last week of July.He claimed it was not communal violence but clashes between locals and foreign infiltrators, and likened the situation in the state to that in J& K. On Sunday, Digvijaya Singh, AICC general secretary in charge of Assam, accused Advani of abetting violence by making provocative statements in Kokrajhar when it was in the grips of ethnic turmoil.Singh said: “These (comments) are like adding fuel to the fire.” He was speaking on the Sarokar programme on Rajya Sabha TV. Digvijaya, who visited Assam on Friday, also denied reports of rift between the CM and a senior minister over the riots and called them a media concoction. “There is no rift in the state cabinet as reported in the media. It is all created by the media… there is no truth in it,” he said.Talking to Mail Today, Union minister for north-eastern development Paban Singh Ghatowar, who hails from Assam, denied allegations of mishandling of the strife. “The government has nothing to hide. It is ready for a judicial probe. The CM has already asked for a CBI inquiry in some cases. The government is making all efforts to provide succour (to the riot-hit). Security pickets have been placed in sensitive areas. The situation is quickly returning to normal,” he said.last_img read more