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'NowWatching: Chicosci Banners Fête De La Musique On Its 24th Year In The Philippines

French act Lady’s Symphony also joins local acts Oh Flamingo, Brass Pas Pas, and Baihana!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJun 14th, 2018

Missionary priest in US is new bishop of Tagum diocese

DAVAO CITY - A 63-year-old missionary priest in the United States was installed on Wednesday as the new bishop of the Diocese of Tagum in Davao del Norte. Fr. Medil Aseo took over the diocese from Bishop Wilfredo Manlapaz - who reached the canonical retirement age of 75 two years ago. The diocese covers Compostela Valley and Davao del Norte provinces. A native of Maniki village in Kapalong town, in Davao del Norte, Most Reverend Aseo was a missionary to the St. Mary's parish in Kittanning in the diocese of Greensburg in Pennsylvania since 2017. Archbishop Gabriele Caccio, papal nuncio to the Philippines, led Aseo's consecration at the Christ the King Cathedral in Magugpo Sou...Keep on reading: Missionary priest in US is new bishop of Tagum diocese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

66-year-old Torre suits up again for PH in chess Olympiad

MANILA, Philippines – As usual, the Philippines has leaned on veteran Eugene Torre to join the team that will bounce back from its worst performance in a chess Olympiad. In its board meeting on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 19, held in Davao, the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) named ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News7 hr. 24 min. ago

BoP gap biggest in nearly a year as more dollars flow out

THE PHILIPPINES saw more dollar outflows in May, causing the biggest balance of payments (BoP) deficit in nearly a year, the central bank reported yesterday. The post BoP gap biggest in nearly a year as more dollars flow out appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated News10 hr. 24 min. ago

Torre to play in record 24th Olympiad

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines yesterday named Grandmasters Eugene Torre, and Julio Catalino Sadorra and FIDE Master Mari Joseph Turqueza to the national team vying in the 43rd World Chess Olympiad on Sept. 23-Oct. 6 in Batumi, Georgia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

P16B allotted for tertiary education subsidy to cover only 300,000 students

MANILA, Philippines – Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (Unifast) officer-in-charge Carmelita Yadao Sison on Tuesday, June 19, said that the P16 billion allotted for tertiary education subsidy is only enough to cover about 300,000 students for school year (SY) 2018 to 2019.  "Kulang 'yan (It's insufficient) because if ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Philippines plans $1-billion samurai bond sale

MANILA, Philippines – The government is planning to issue samurai bonds amounting to $1 billion this year, Finance Secretary  Carlos Dominguez III said in front of businessmen in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, June 19. The plan comes after the government's issuance of $2 billion worth of one-year dollar ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Employee Benefits Asia Now on its 3rd Year in the Philippines

Employee Benefits Asia 2018, Asia's most prominent conference on employee compensation and benefits, will have its third showcase in Manila on June 27 at SMX Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global Cit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

NGCP says it’ ready for surge in power demand during peak load months

National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has given its assurance that it is prepared for the surge in power demand and the constraints that it would bring even during the summer season when temperatures rise. In a statement on Tuesday, June 19, the company said it had recorded this year’s peak load demand at […] The post NGCP says it’ ready for surge in power demand during peak load months appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News21 hr. 37 min. ago

OFW remittances hit $2.35 billion in April 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Cash of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sent through banks stood at $2.35 billion in April 2018, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) data released on Monday, June 18. The figure is 12.7% higher compared to the same month last year. However, it is 0.4% lower compared to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Youngsters rule National Chess championships

MANILA, Philippines – It's the time of the young in Philippine chess.  On Saturday night, crowned as national champion for the second time was Haridas Pascua. The 25-year-old edged Jan Emmanuel Garcia, also 25, on tiebreak and the 24-year-old Mari Joseph Turqueza after they scored 8 points out ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Batang Gilas first-timer Carl Tamayo ready to take spotlight in World Cup

MANILA, Philippines – There’s a first time for everything, and National University (NU) Bullpups big man Carl Tamayo is ready for the challenge. After leaving the Adamson University (AdU) Baby Falcons where he won the UAAP Season 78 Rookie of the Year Award, the versatile 6-foot-7 youngster is finally suiting ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Batang Gilas hero RC Calimag moves to Greenhills from Zobel

College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills is not resting on its laurels as it nears the beginning of its title defense in the NCAA 94 Juniors Basketball Tournament. Already with Mythical selections Joel Cagulangan and Inand Fornilos leading the way, the Junior Blazers are now also welcoming Batang Gilas player RC Calimag into the fold. With the move, Calimag will be transferring La Salle campuses – already having played two seasons for De La Salle Zobel. A year ago, the 17-year-old normed 14.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, and one assist, but the Junior Archers missed out on the Final Four. Now, Calimag will be teaming up with Cagulangan, Fornilos, and Joshua David as CSB-LSGH tries to go back-to-back. The 6-foot-2 swingman will be placed in the spot left behind by now-University of Sto. Tomas player Makoy Marcos. He will be bringing along with him the valuable experience he earned from representing the Philippines in the FIBA Asia Under-16 Tournament. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

LOOK: Donovan Mitchell holds mini-clinic, attends PBA’s Manila Clasico

MANILA, Philippines – The Spida is in Manila! Donovan Mitchell, the reigning NBA Slam Dunk Champion and super rookie of the Utah Jazz, visited the Philippines for the first time to promote his shoe brand and have a meet-and-greet with some lucky Pinoy fans last Sunday, June 17. The 21-year old got ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Philippines plans tax amnesty in next April

THE Philippine government is planning to carry out the much-awaited tax amnesty in April next year to coincide with the deadline of filing of income tax returns, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Pista Ng Pelikulang Pilipino Year 2 Promises to Be a Bigger Celebration for PH Cinema

For the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the positive response to the first year of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) was the beginning of a tradition that not only celebrates Philippine Cinema but actively support its growth and development. Launched in August 2017, PPP is a seven-day exclusive screening of quality genre Filipino […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Sister Fox fights to continue missionary work in Philippines, lawyer says

By Trishia Billones/ABS-CBN News – Australian nun Patricia Fox will fight for her stay in the Philippines to continue her missionary work, her lawyer said Monday, adding her possible deportation would set a “dangerous precedent.” The Department of Justice may decide as early as Monday on the 71-year-old Fox’s appeal Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Trackster Bautista bags silver in 2018 Korean Open

  MANILA, Philippines – Clinton Bautista picked up a silver medal in the 110-meter hurdles as two other Philippine team members missed the podium in the 2018 Korean Open on Sunday, June 17. Bautista clocked 14.29 seconds to finish behind Indonesian winner Rio Maholtra, who won in 14.22. The 25-year-old Bautista took ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

More Catholics outraged by killings of priests

MANILA, Philippines – More Catholics showed outrage against the killings of priests as President Rodrigo Duterte continues what they call the "verbal persecution" of the Catholic Church . Catholic communities ramped up their statements after the murder of  Father Richmond Nilo , a 43-year-old priest in Nueva Ecija, the 3rd Filipino priest slain ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

BSP revises FDI projection upward to $9.2 B

The Philippines is seen booking over $9 billion worth of foreign direct investments (FDIs) this year amid the improving global perception of the country as an investment destination......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Image from page 68 of “The Philippine journal of science” (1906) – Manila Picture

Identifier: philippinejourna41909phi Title: The Philippine journal of science Year: 1906 (1900s) Authors: Philippines. National Science Development Board Philippines. Bureau of Science Philippines. Dept. of Agriculture and Commerce Institute of Science (Philippines) Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) National Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) Philippines. National Science and Technology Authority Industrial Technology Development Institute (Philippines)… link: Image from page 68 of “The Philippine journal of science” (1906) – Manila Picture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018