Jarencio takes blame for GlobalPort meltdown: ‘I wasn’t able to prepare my team’

first_img“No sour graping, no pinpointing. Perhaps, I wasn’t able to prepare my team well,” Jarencio said in Filipino. “It’s all my fault. It was all me.”Magnolia outscored GlobalPort, 27-14, in the pivotal third period en route to an 86-79 win to secure its spot in the semifinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkDespite the loss that sent GlobalPort out of contention, Jarencio said he liked the fact that his players fought until the final buzzer.“At least we fought and that’s all I wanted which is to see them fight. We fell short but there will come a time that we’ll have a happy ending,” he said. “As long as the players keep working hard, continue to listen and do what they’re told, we’ll continue to improve.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Defense, patience keys to Hotshots’ comeback win, says Barroca MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio took full responsibility for his team’s loss to Magnolia on Tuesday night in a game where the Batang Pier blew an early 20-point lead.The Batang Pier led 26-6 late in the first quarter and were still ahead by 11 at the half before the Hotshots came all the way back behind old timers Mark Barroca and Marc Pingris in the third quarter.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View comments UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City 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 LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Batang Pier dropped their last two games just when their star guard Terrence Romeo returned from a knee injury.Romeo hasn’t been himself since coming back and he also took the blame for failing to show up.“We weren’t able to make shots, especially myself. I’m still far from the player I used to be. I don’t have my timing and I really need to catchup on a lot of things,” he said.The 25-year-old Romeo, who is one of the most lethal scorers in the league today, scored just 14 points on 6-of-18 shooting from the field in close to 30 minutes of action.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Thai tourists loosening the wallet in 2013

first_imgTravel review sites are the most important sources of information to researching travellers. Image: TripAdvisor Travellers from the Asian region are looking forward to travelling this year, with 49 percent wanting to spend more money on their trips in 2013.According to a recent study, Thai’s have an even bigger year ahead with 83 percent intending to increase their travel spending budgets. TripAdvisor has revealed that out of the 1,600 accommodations surveyed in Asia, 79 percent reported 2012 to have been economically successful, with 24 percent even saying that the past year was “very profitable”.Unsurprisingly, 72 percent were optimistic that 2013 would also be a profitable year.This optimism in a successful year seems to also be encouraging Asian accommodations to increase the hiring of staff with 19 percent of respondents planning to add new jobs in 2013, whilst 42 percent intend to increase room rates.Travel review websites are having a significant impact on travellers with 62 percent of respondents from Asia, including 68 percent of Thai’s, looking at the websites.Travellers named travel review websites to be the most useful source of information, with web based travel agencies and travel operator websites coming in second and third place respectively.Moreover, 95 percent of Asian travellers said that people’s opinions and reviews on travel review websites influenced their trip and 97 percent of accommodations thus believe that online reviews were of crucial importance in generating bookings.Furthermore, 31 percent of Asian travellers were writing reviews after their trips and 91 percent of Asian accommodations were actively monitoring those reviews and controlling their product’s online reputation, with 71 percent responding to positive reviews and 78 percent responding to negative reviews.On the other hand, 28 percent of accommodations reported that their own websites generated the majority of bookings, followed by online travel agencies at 24 percent.13 percent of booking were generated through the accommodation’s own mobile app, however 79 percent of Asian travellers said that they thought it was beneficial for such a booking channel to be available with 74 percent of accommodation providers agreeing.Nevertheless, only 39 percent of accommodation providers had mobile friendly websites and a mere 25 percent had special offers for mobile device users.If you are an accommodation provider, will you be improving your online networking habits?Source = e-Travel Blackboard:A.N.last_img read more

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WatchDown to Business podcast Why Canadas second biggest burger chain took a

first_imgDown to Business podcast: Why Canada’s second biggest burger chain took a chance on Beyond Meat Episode 7 of the weekly podcast from the Financial Post 2 Comments Facebook Emily Jackson June 5, 20197:16 AM EDT Filed under News Retail & Marketing Welcome to Down to Business, a weekly podcast from the Financial Post.Our seventh episode covers A&W breaking new ground with Beyond Meat. Susan Senecal, president and CEO of A&W Canada, joins host Emily Jackson to talk about why her chain was the first national fast-food restaurant to introduce Beyond Meat burgers, and why she thinks the plant-based protein trend is here to stay.You can listen below — or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Play, where you can also subscribe to get new episodes every Wednesday morning. Recommended For YouSymantec ends talks to sell to Broadcom over price -sourcesBrazil’s Monashees to raise $250 million to invest in startupsLVMH pairs with Stella McCartney, igniting fashion rivalriesChina’s TikTok to store Russian users’ data locally – watchdogWall Street slightly lower as Citi results weigh on bank stocks Twitter Comment Share this storyDown to Business podcast: Why Canada’s second biggest burger chain took a chance on Beyond Meat Tumblr Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn Reddit More Down to Business podcast: How Canada’s largest sports company is grappling with digital disruption Down to Business podcast: The real culprit behind Vancouver’s runaway real estate Down to Business podcast: Why the Canada-China trade relationship is making Canadian businesses uneasy If you have any questions about the show, or if there are topics you want us to tackle, email us: downtobusiness@postmedia.com. Email Join the conversation →last_img read more

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