“We’re a young team. We’re a new team, and we gotta learn to play with each other still. We have five rookies, four new players, and a new coach, so we’re gonna just look at the positives,” he said.In control for the first three quarters, the Batang Pier lost grip of the game in the fourth frame as the Gin Kings exploded for 36 points.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“We had the lead almost the whole game, up until the end, and we had our spots. We just didn’t close it down the stretch,” he said.“Our lack of team chemistry and our youth showed, but those are things we can improve on, and we will get better on that and we’ll learn to close out games down the stretch. We just got to learn quicker.” OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netCharge it to experience.Sean Anthony opted to look at the positives rather than dwell on the negatives following GlobalPort’s 97-104 defeat to Ginebra on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours The defeat spoiled Anthony’s third-highest scoring output in the PBA with 29 points as GlobalPort continued its search for its first win of the new season.Still, the hardworking forward is seeing signs of progress.”We’re growing and we’re getting better as a team.”“I think we went from 20-plus turnovers in the last game to 13 turnovers this game, so we’re cleaning it up, having more assists, shooting better percentages. Now it’s learning to play team defense down the stretch and limiting our mental turnovers,” he said. “Ginebra is such a smart team and a veteran team. They capitalized on our mental mistakes, and that’s something we’ll learn and get better from.”The Batang Pier seek to end their misery on Friday against Rain or Shine.ADVERTISEMENT Mixed feelings for Kevin after losing to dad Louie in PBA LATEST STORIES 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 Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments
In response to the tragic earthquakes in Nepal several travel related organisations from around the world have responded to create long term support for the people of Nepal and to the recovery of its vital travel industry.International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) recognises and expresses appreciation to the many organisations who responded in support of the Nepal crisis. Following are travel and tourism organisations IIPT has identified who are responding in support of the long term recovery of Nepal.READ Global: Many of READ’s (Rural Education and Development) 59 Centres in Nepal serve as the primary source of information in their communities and provide critical resources such as microcredit, health services, and Internet access. More than a dozen of these Centres and their communities have sustained damage. READ Centres continued to play a critical role in meeting village’s most urgent needs as people begin the process of rebuilding.Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and its partner, the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) has been requesting specific gear donations from their members. ATTA member Dharma Adventures collaborated with Samaritan’s Purse had weekly planes going to Nepal to deliver donated gear from OIA.Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), an umbrella association of trekking some 1200 Trekking agencies in Nepal, is working on re-establishing heritage sites and also has taken responsibility for repairing trekking trails.Pacifica Asia Travel Association (PATA) has set up several help centres such as PATA Nepal Chapter Earthquake Victims Help Centre at Explore Himalaya Travel & Adventure, Thamel and Scouts Building, Lainchaur. It is also helping to rebuild the tourism sector and opening various sites for tourists again.Among others are the Travel Corporation and Tread Right Foundation, Skal International, Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), Baptist General Relief (BGR) and Tourism Education Futures Initiative (TEFI) who actively supported Nepal during the crisis by providing financial investments to support the local tourism industry, including community-based tourism projects and social enterprises, so that Nepal can recover in the long term.