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20 JobStart completers for 2018

By: Gail T. Momblan TWENTY individuals completed the full cycle of the JobStart Philippines Program 2017, Public Employment Service Office (PESO-Iloilo) Chief Francisco Heler said. JobStart is a youth employment facilitation program of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Government of Canada. The graduates underwent career coaching […] The post 20 JobStart completers for 2018 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianNov 9th, 2018

Nearly half of unemployed Pinoys are youth GIVE JOBS TO TAMBAYS -ANGARA

June 18, 2018. Senator Sonny Angara has urged the government to intensify its jobs program that will help the youth land a job, as he laments the high youth unemployment rate in the country. “The country’s unemployment challenge is primarily a youth phenomenon. The JobStart Law is the government’s answer to… Source link link: Nearly half of unemployed Pinoys are youth GIVE JOBS TO TAMBAYS -ANGARA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Kumon K of C Awards Advanced Students and Completers

Kumon K of C awarded its advanced students and program completers in a simple awarding ceremony on May 5, 2018 at the Kumon K of C.  Chief Instructor Dr. Elva Evasco-Auza presented medals and certificates to the advanced students.  Dr. Auza also presented certificates of completion to the program completers. The Kumon ASHR (advanced students […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  boholnewsdailyRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

CARTOON FOR November 16, 2018

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Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News57 min. ago

Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

By Kyle Hightower, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Alex Cora brought a new voice and culture to the Boston Red Sox that helped propel them to their latest World Series title. The Red Sox rewarded him for bringing home a championship in his first year with the team by giving him a new contract with an additional guaranteed year through the 2021 season. The deal containing the extension was announced Wednesday by Boston also includes a club option for 2022. In his rookie season as a major league manager, Cora guided the Red Sox to a franchise-record 108 victories and the team’s fourth championship in 15 seasons. He finished second in the AL Manager of the Year voting announced Tuesday. “We have consistently been impressed by Alex at every turn,” Red Sox chairman Tom Werner said in a statement. “His knowledge of the game, ability to connect with our players, and his incredible instincts and decisiveness led us to an historic championship season. We know we are in good hands and could not be more pleased to know he will be with us for the foreseeable future.” Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski was in search of new direction for the club when he fired former manager John Farrell after back-to-back Al Division Series losses in 2016 and 2017. After the historic regular season, Cora then steered Boston past the 100-win Yankees and Astros in the AL playoffs before downing the Dodgers in the World Series. “For me, 2018 was not only historic, but it was special as well, both on and off the field,” Cora said in a statement. “We have a great appreciation for our accomplishments this past year, but now our focus moves forward to the season ahead and defending our World Series title.” During Boston’s run Cora got the best out his young talent, led by AL MVP favorite Mookie Betts. They shined in player-centric approach in which Cora encouraged an aggressive hitting mentality, lots of hit-and-runs and active running of the bases. Cora also the most out of his pitching staff, which included clutch performances in the postseason by Chris Sale and David Price. Neither pitcher had logged a playoff victory as a starter prior to this season. Price had a tough time acclimating to Boston’s rugged sports environment during his first two seasons of the seven-year, $217 million deal he signed in 2015. He’s found a groove late in the season, pitching the clinching Game 5 of the ALCS to help the Red Sox advance. “Just his demeanor. It doesn’t change,” Price said last month. “I know it’s easy to not change when your team wins 108 games in the regular season. But he hasn’t changed one bit.” A member of the Red Sox’s 2007 World Series title team as a player, Cora was the bench coach on Houston’s 2017 championship team. He learned from manager A.J. Hinch that being close to players would be beneficial. “Talking to players is not bad, having a relationship with players is not bad,” Cora said in describing his managerial philosophy. “Doing that, you’re going to get the best out of them. People may think that crossing that line is not helpful, but I see it the other way around, and I lived it.” Cora became the first manager from Puerto to guide a team to a championship. It came more than a year after Hurricane Maria devastated island, prompting Cora during initial contract negotiations last October to ask the Red Sox to help his people with relief efforts. Ownership responded by sending a chartered plane full of supplies. Days after winning the World Series, they again obliged Cora’s request to take the trophy to his hometown of Caguas, Puerto Rico......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

BSP delivers 5th rate hike in 2018

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas decided yesterday to raise anew policy interest rates by 25 basis points as part of a proactive action to help temper the rise in inflation......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Mayor denies harassing teen actress

MAMBUSAO, Capiz – Mayor Leodegario “Jun” Labao Jr. of this town denied allegations that he sexually harassed teen actress Ella Cruz during her visit to this town on Nov 10, 2018. Labao said he met Cruz at the Roxas City airport on Saturday through the organizers of the Mr. and Miss Inilusan 2018. The actress […] The post Mayor denies harassing teen actress appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Capitol employees to start receiving bonuses

BACOLOD City – Employees of the Negros Occidental provincial government will start receiving their bonuses this month after the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced that government offices could start distributing yearend bonuses and cash gifts to employees on Nov 14, 2018. Provincial Administrator Lucille Gelvolea said Capitol employees would automatically receive their 14th […] The post Capitol employees to start receiving bonuses appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Radyo Mindanao November 15, 2018

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Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Higher property sales lift GT Capital Q3 profit

GT CAPITAL Holdings, Inc. logged a 6% growth in attributable profit for the third quarter of 2018, as the surge in real estate sales and higher income from associates offset the auto unit’s drop......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

Overseas filipinos’ cash remittances (September 2018)

REMITTANCES logged a one-year low in September despite posting a modest increase, the central bank reported yesterday, which led to tempered consumer spending during the period......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

Drug Den Dismantled, Shabu Nabbed in Talisay Drug Busts

Eight Persons were arrested and a Drug den was dismantled in a series of buy-bust operations in Talisay City on November 10 and 11, 2018. Around 3:00 in the afternoon of November 10, a drug den was dismantled by Talisay City Police in Sitio Tiago, Brgy. San Isidro, Talisay City. Drug den maintainer, Franklin Rafols […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News10 hr. 18 min. ago

DoTr sees low impact of truckers’ ‘Day of Rest’

The Department of Transportation (DoTr) has assured the public that the planned “truck holiday” by small and independent truckers to protest the phase-out of old trucks will have a minimal impact on port operations. The groups of small truckers plan to hold a nearly week-long “Day of Rest” on 19-24 November 2018 in protest to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News11 hr. 18 min. ago

PH men s poomsae trio bags silver in World Championships

MANILA, Philippines – It didn't take long before the Philippines struck a medal in the 2018 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Taipei. The Filipino trio of Jean Pierre Sabido, Glenn Lava and Ernesto Guzman Jr bagged silver in the men's team over 30 division in Day 1 on Thursday, November ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Sven-Göran Eriksson gets his groove with the Azkals

MANILA, Philippines – After steering the Philippine Azkals to a brilliant start in the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup, new coach Sven-Göran Eriksson said he already gained a better understanding of the team.  "I have much more knowledge today than I had one week ago. I’ve been working to see ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Catriona Gray and Jehza Huelar are ready for their beauty battles

MANILA, Philippines – Pageant season kicks into high gear during the last quarter of the year. The fitting finale are the major titles that beauty contestants dream of. Last November 12, 2018, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. hosted the send-off party for Miss Universe Philippines 2018 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

LeBron passes Chamberlain for '5 on NBA s all-time scoring list

NBA.com staff report LeBron James hit another career milestone on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time) as he passed Wilt Chamberlain for fifth on the NBA's all-time scoring list. The King passes the Big Dipper.@KingJames is now the fifth-highest scorer in NBA history. pic.twitter.com/XHDXoMVCsW — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 15, 2018 James reached 31,420 career points with an and-one free throw in the fourth quarter to pass Chamberlain. James, 33, now sits directly behind Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the NBA's all-time scoring list. James finished the game with a season-high 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Lakers' 126-117 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. 👑 @KingJames walking off with 3️⃣1️⃣,4️⃣2️⃣5️⃣points and the 5th spot on the @NBA all-time scoring list! pic.twitter.com/FzXtV4R9lp — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 15, 2018 “It’s all about hard work.” @KingJames (44p/10r/9a/@Lakers W) walks off as the 5th all-time leading scorer in @NBAHistory! #ThisIsWhyWePlay pic.twitter.com/Z6ZZwhs4J7 — NBA (@NBA) November 15, 2018 Congratulations to @KingJames for passing Laker great Wilt Chamberlain to become 5th all-time leading scorer in NBA history! — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 15, 2018 The historic game ball and James' uniform will be donated to the I Promise School in Akron, LeBron announced after the game......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News15 hr. 31 min. ago

Jett Manuel proud of his boys as UP finally makes UAAP Final Four

Although not being able to personally bring the UP Fighting Maroons to the UAAP Final Four, Jett Manuel was just as happy as he learned of his team's feat. The boys from Diliman have made the postseason for the very first time since 1997, when they were led by the late Bryan Gahol, Joseph "Ogie" Gumatay, and Paolo Mendoza.  Since then, the squad has experienced heartbreak for the next two decades, including a few winless seasons. Manuel, who donned the maroon and white from 2010-16 was not spared from UP's mediocrity, compiling an overall 10-60 record in his five-year playing career, including two 0-14 seasons and the infamous UAAP Season 77 bonfire back in 2014, which celebrated their only win of the campaign. The former team captain admitted that he was following the game while his team, Ginebra, was at shootaround at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, trying to keep their season alive, facing archrivals Magnolia in Game 4 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. "Well, I was secretly following the game throughout my pre-game preparation. Di nga ako nag-pre-game shooting para mapanood ko yung game," Manuel shared. UP was already up by 23 when the opening jump took place for Game 3, so Manuel had a good feeling his alma mater had made it and never knew the actual final results until much later. Despite not leaving the bench the entirety of the game, Manuel went home a happy man as the Fighting Maroons downed the DLSU Green Archers, 97-81, while Ginebra forced a Game 4, 107-103. "I’m sad na I wasn’t there in person, but at least I got the win here today." But before some of his former teammates, now the veterans of the squad entered the hardwood, Manuel relayed a good luck message for the team, who were playing at the Mall of Asia Arena. "I spoke to Paul [Desiderio], I spoke to Diego [Dario], to Gelo [Vito] this morning, just telling them good luck, and yung usual ano, I mean, I’m always there for them. I’m just really happy for them. Yun lang talaga." The licensed engineer also shared how he expected that one day his teammates will bear the fruit of his squad's labor, an accomplishment the UP community has eagerly waited for a very long time. "Me personally, leaving UP with that goal na I wanted to leave something behind, leave a culture behind and try to start something, which will eventually lead to this." However, Manuel felt mixed emotions that UP's victory came at the expense of the Green Archers, where his younger brother, Joaqui plays for as a rookie. "...50-50 yung puso ko eh. I’m Maroon-blooded as well as a Manuel. So at the expense of my brother, yeah, I feel sad, but I’m more happy now that finally, finally [UP made it]." __   Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News15 hr. 31 min. ago

UAAP: Don t stop Bo-lieving, hold on to that feeling, UP!

When head coach Bo Perasol exited the dugout of the University of the Philippines inside the MOA Arena last Wednesday, he was serenaded with cheers, applause, and “UP Fight!” A fitting welcome for Coach Bo Perasol from the UP community outside the arena. @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/3AjE56nGxS — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) Nobyembre 14, 2018 For the mentor who guided the Fighting Maroons to their first Final Four since 1997, it was nothing but well-deserved. After all, as early as the first round of UAAP Season 81, there were those who were questioning if Coach Bo was the right fit for a State U side with grand plans of breaking through the proverbial glass ceiling. “Yung journey, definitely wasn’t easy,” he told reporters as he looked back at what they went through to get here. This season was always supposed to be when UP ends its 21-year playoff drought. At one point, however, they stood at 3-5, tied for the sixth and seventh spots in the eight-team tournament. Of course, Coach Bo could only admit that then, he himself had doubts. “Pag naririnig niyo akong sinisigawan sila, I wanted to leave them kasi parang iniisip ko, is this worth it? If I keep pushing you then you are not responding, I have an obligation to the community na if I’m not effective as your leader, then I might as well step down,” he shared. He then continued, “This is not about me. This is about winning for the community.” Indeed, the 45-year-old mentor reiterated that ever since he took this post back in 2016, giving the UP community just what they deserved was always his first and foremost goal. As he put it, “Yung burden ko kasi is to win it for the community. There isn’t a push from them na you need to win eh – it’s the other way around.” He then continued, “You see them, you’ve been in UP for a long time, and makikita mong they’re hungry for it. You want it to deliver it to them. Yun yung stress ko, pero alam ko naman na kaya eh.” Now, the Fighting Maroons have proven their coach correct all along – poised to play in their first Final Four game in 21 years. And all of it began because Coach Bo believed – and kept on believing no matter what his doubters said. “Sometimes, you doubt yourself, tao lang tayo eh, but I have to be an example of confidence at what we’ve put it. Mararamdaman natin ang pressure, but you need to go through that para ma-achieve mo yung gusto mo,” he said. With that, the entire Diliman community is, for the first time in a long time, believing – or more pointedly, “Bo-lieving.” For all of those who did not and still do not? “Wala akong masasabi kasi hindi ko naman sila masasagot din eh. Wala akong social media,” the architect of UP’s rebuild said through chuckles. He then continued, “Bahala na lang ang mga players kong sumagot.” --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News15 hr. 31 min. ago

Why removal of Filipino, ‘pantikan’ from college curriculum is being criticized

The Supreme Court’s decision to exclude Filipino and Filipino Literature or ‘Panitikan’ as core subjects to be taught in colleges has been criticized by those who believe in the necessity of including the critical study of country’s native language in core curricula. The high court voted in a decision dated October 9, 2018 to lift […] The post Why removal of Filipino, ‘pantikan’ from college curriculum is being criticized appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Early Christmas

Passersby view the Christmas lights and decor outside the house of the Buendia family on Libra Street, GSIS Heights in Davao City on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. For many Filipinos, the onset of “ber” months signals the start of the Yuletide season. MindaNews photo by GG BUENO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News18 hr. 57 min. ago