first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES “A spade’s a spade, I guess,” he added. “I just don’t have that much feeling about it now since I’m focusing on the next season already.”If the numbers are any indication, Perkins is a lock to win the Rookie of the Year (ROY) plum.He currently leads the crop with an average of 23.2 statistical points (SP). Perkins’ closest pursuer and La Salle teammate, Jeron Teng of Alaska, a teammate in college, normed 18.7 SPs in 45 games—nine more than the Filipino-American’s total outings.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“That’s of the last season. Rookie of the Year is already in the past. I’m looking forward now,” Perkins said.But don’t get the Fuelmaster workhorse wrong. Perkins would want to take home the award when the Leo Awards gets going during the league’s 44th season opening on Jan. 13. View comments Tough SMB just gets tougher Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history “I have like a notebook where I write things that I want to attract,” he said. “That was in there—being Rookie of the Year.”“But then again, there are a series of events that happened that brought this [circumstance]—like Christian [Standhardinger coming in late], Kiefer [Ravena getting suspended halfway through the season], and even Jeron [getting] stabbed.”Ravena, the second overall pick, was an overwhelming favorite to win the award.Perkins, though, explained that his perspective is from being written off.“Even before, people wouldn’t believe in me too much. But I believe in myself and the people I’m surrounded [with],” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Phoenix forward Jason Perkins is the presumptive top rookie of Season 43 of the Philippine Basketball Association. But he prefers not to harp about it.“I don’t really have too many feelings about it right now,” Perkins told the Inquirer. “I just want to get back to practice with these guys.”ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

first_imgAs emotions run high over the release of the much anticipated results for the 2016 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA), the Education Ministry has pronounced that the results should be disseminated within the next two weeks.Initially, parents, student and teachers were expecting the results last week or early this week, with even Education Minister, Dr Rupert Roopnaraine relating that the Ministry was anticipating the results last Friday.However, according to Chief Education Officer (CEO) Olato Sam, the results will be made available at schools within the next two weeks. It however did not indicate specifically which day the results are expected.Since the beginning of June which marked a little over a month since the examinations were sat, over 14,500 Grade Six students from across Guyana were on the ‘look out’ for the results. These results are usually sent to the Ministry and distributed across schools a little over a month after the exams are written.This is usually the period between every year that students from across the country look forward for the release of their results from the NGSA which is written in the latter part of April.On April 27 and 28, Grade Six students from across Guyana set out to their respective schools with hopes running high as they sat the two-day examinations.The results of these exams would determine their entry into secondary schools across the country as the new school term begins in September.These students were tested on the four main curriculum subjects – Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and English.last_img read more

first_imgPresident of the Senate, Tom Tavares-Finson (left), shakes hands with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cuba, His Excellency Rogelio Sierra Diaz (right), after a meeting at Gordon House on Friday (June 15). At centre is Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pearnel Charles Snr. The Cuban Deputy Minister was in Jamaica last week, where he held discussions with various officials towards strengthening ties between Jamaica and Cuba. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cuba, His Excellency Rogelio Sierra Diaz (centre), signs the visitors’ book at Gordon House on Friday (June 15). Observing are Speaker of the House of Representatives, Pearnel Charles Snr (left); and President of the Senate, Tom Tavares-Finson. The Cuban Deputy Minister was in Jamaica last week, where he held discussions with various officials towards strengthening ties between Jamaica and Cuba.last_img read more