BAM Adebayo recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals to lead the Miami Heat to a 109-103 victory over the host Boston Celtics on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.P.J. Tucker contributed 17 points and seven rebounds and Max Strus scored 16 points as the Heat took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven ...

PARIS Saint-Germain (PSG) winger Angel Di Maria will leave the French club when his contract expires at the end of the season, the Ligue 1 champions said.The 34-year-old moved to PSG from Manchester United in 2015 and has been a key attacking player over the years, winning five league titles and claiming 18 trophies in all.The arrival of Lionel Messi ...

MIAMI Heat star Jimmy Butler was ruled out for the second half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics due to right knee inflammation.Butler scored eight points in 20 first-half minutes but Victor Oladipo started in his place in the third quarter. The Heat subsequently announced Butler was done for the night.Just 63 seconds into ...

It doesn’t take a genius to know when exactly the Mavericks turned victory to defeat in Game Two of the Western Conference finals. Even as they still led by two points heading into the payoff period, they gave up all the momentum they hitherto built with erratic play after the half time break. Given their predisposition to run up the ...

THE PLAN to inspect economic zone locators for compliance with the government’s on-site work order could inject an element of uncertainty among investors in the Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry, the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) said.“The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is now performing surprise inspections of IT-BPMs which again created uncertainty (and) frustration, especially that we’re still ...

REUTERSTHE central bank will ensure that its exit from an accommodative policy, taken to support the economy during the pandemic, will be balanced in order to address both inflation risks and the need to shore up growth, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno said.“In deciding on its exit strategy, the BSP will continue to aim for a ...

SHIBANG/PIXABAY THE re-elected governor of South Cotabato, the province which hosts the stalled Tampakan copper-gold project, could still veto provincial council legislation lifting a 12-year ban on open-pit mining, after he formed a panel to study the matter.Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr., who just won a second three-year term, told a group of protestors last week that he will “study” ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS THE PHILIPPINES’ car and motorcycle output declined 7.5% year on year to 18,137 units in the first quarter, according to the ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF).The decline contrasts with growing output in the rest of the region. Indonesian production was up 41.8% at 364,372 units; Malaysia, up 4.8% at 154,160 units; Myanmar, up 73.9% at 1,624 units; ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCASTHE BATTLE to contain inflation will depend in part on successfully developing domestic resources like energy, minerals, and agriculture, a senior legislator said.“It’s increasingly looking like this decade will be a decade of elevated inflation,” Albay Rep. and House Ways and Means Chairman Jose Ma. Clemente S. Salceda said in a statement.“The only way to balance that ...

Companies measure growth by the numbers such as profits, margins, returns, and share prices. They compete and try to win against all odds to meet shareholder expectations with impressive quarterly figures. It is the growth pressure that drives companies and brands to exert tremendous effort to gather data from consumers as they navigate the challenging highways of the digital economy, ...