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Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardNov 25th, 2017

Kuwait ready to work with Manila to solve issues – Manila Video

Kuwait ready to work with Manila to solve issues and is willing to cooperate with friends in the Philippines to look into ways to resolve all outstanding issues. **************************** As a full-time mother, I decided to make this Channel for People to Learn and Discover the adventures of a Filipino in Australia as well as… link: Kuwait ready to work with Manila to solve issues – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

UE: Rod Roque – The Accidental Coach

“Nakakatawa nga eh. I’ve never played volleyball in my life! Never!” A fact University of East head coach Rod Roque admitted when he talked to sports scribes after his first stint with the Lady Warriors in just the sixth game of the squad in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament. Just two days before, Francis Vicente parted ways with UE after three and a half seasons with a futile 2-45 win-loss record. The Lady Warriors absorbed their 12th straight defeat since Season 79 a day before he resigned. Then they found Roque, the school’s representative to the UAAP Board, a perfect fit. But with a losing record and a team lacking confidence, why would UE hire an interim coach that had no volleyball background? The answer is simple. The school’s management wanted someone that they can trust, a person who has been loyal to the Recto-based university and a tactician that can hold the fort until they can find a proper replacement. Plus, it’s an added bonus that the man they chose for the interim spot made miracles in their boy’s volleyball program. Heck, the man gave UE high school more titles than the other teams’ number of boy’s crowns combined. But Roque is also quick to temper UE management’s expectations. “Siympre mahirap because people might expect a miracle. Sabi ko naman sa management when they told me, sabi ko, ‘Don’t expect a miracle because a miracle doesn’t happen overnight.”   A Twist of Fate Roque may not have the volleyball background like the other UAAP coaches but he excelled in a different kind of sport.      “High school, college, noong estudyante pa ako gymnast ako,” said Roque, a true-blooded Red Warrior with a BS Physical Education degree. He was a member of the national men’s all-around gymnastics team and even represented the country in different international tournaments. “Nakapunta kami sa Asian Youth, sa National games. Di ko lang nalaro yung SEA (Southeast Asian) Games,” he said. After finishing his Masters degree in UE in 1992, Roque grew tired of gymnastics and decided to pursue his love of teaching, working as a PE instructor in the same university. Then fate brought him into coaching high school boy’s volleyball.         “Una ko na-discover sa intramural volleyball. Kumuha kami ng player noong intrams. Nagtayo kami ng team, nananalo naman kami. So yun na yung umpisa,” he said. With the UE boy’s team success, the late athletic director Brenn Perez saw a lot of potential with the Junior Warriors and he decided to field the squad in the UAAP.   “Nakita ng director namin, si Mr. Perez na nagtsa-champion kami sa mga invitational. So nag-propose siya sa UAAP na isama na ‘yung UAAP jrs volleyball. Ayun. Since 1996 nagstart yung UAAP Jrs. volleyball sa (UE),” said Roque. But UE wasn’t as successful as it was in the other tournaments the Junior Warriors joined. De La Salle-Zobel was lording it over since the boy’s tournament started in 1995. The Junior Spikers built a dynasty from Season 57 to 62. Then Roque’s crew got its payback. UE completed a grand slam from 2001 to 2003. DLSU-Zobel snatched a crown in Season 66 but Roque was set to make history. The Junior Warriors reigned supreme for the next 11 years. Under Roque’s tutelage, UE was invincible for more than a decade, dating from 2005 to 2015 - the longest title streak of any team in any UAAP volleyball division. From 1995 to 2016 the Junior Warriors landed 22 straight Final Four appearances. Roque handled the National Capital Region’s boy’s volleyball team for 10 years, earning five Palarong Pambansa gold medals. Out of UE’s 14 titles, Roque had 10 for the Junior Warriors before taking a bigger role as UE’s athletic director after Perez passed away from a heart attack in 2009. “Nag-retire (ako as coach) kasi na-promote ako. Naging assistant director na ako. After that, two years, ginawa na akong director,” he said. “Busy na ‘yung schedule. Hindi ako makapag-ensayo.”   Back as Coach UE has been lumbering at the cellar for years both in the men’s and women’s divisions. While the Junior Warriors were copping titles, the school’s college teams were getting beaten black and blue season after season. Under Vicente’s watch, the Lady Warriors sported a 2-45 win-loss record. The Red Warriors, who named a new coach before Season 80 in national men’s volleyball team coach Sammy Acaylar, didn’t fare any better. Five games into the season, UE decided to part ways with their coaches. Acaylar resigned citing conflict of schedule a he was appointed as Perpetual Help athletic director while Vicente left because of ‘personal reasons’. But sources said that Vicente was sacked a day before Acaylar tended his resignation. While Roque struggled to turn around the campaign of the Red Warriors, his stint with the Lady Warriors was sort of ‘miraculous’. He dropped a four-setter against Far Eastern University in his debut but again became an architect of UE’s historic feat – this time in the women’s division. The Lady Warriors closed the first round with a surprise 25-22, 22-25, 14-25, 25-20, 15-13 shocker over Adamson University that ended their 12-game slide since Season 79. Just three days later, UE stunned University of Sto. Tomas, 25-23, 18-25, 28-26, 26-24, in a historic first win against the traditional powerhouse Tigresses at least since the start of the Final Four format in 1994. It marked the first time since Season 74 that the Lady Warriors won back-to-back games. It opened the eyes of volleyball fans that the Lady Warriors have talented players like Shaya Adorador, Mary Anne Mendrez and libero Kath Arado. “Na-notice kasi namin na takot silang magkamali. Takot silang magkamali kaya lalo silang nagkakamali. Pero para sa akin OK lang magkamali but make sure babawi ka,” said Roque. “Natutuwa naman ako kasi nagkakamali sila pero bumabawi.” The Lady Warriors eventually dropped their next three games after that back-to-back wins but gave Adamson, Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University quite a scare before succumbing. But with the change of culture brought by Roque, teams are now wary of the Lady Warriors, which will return to action on April 8 against slumping National University. UE will wrap up its campaign against FEU and University of the Philippines – the last remaining games of Roque before he leaves his post to make way to a new head coach. “This season lang talaga ako,” said Roque. With him on board, the Lady Warriors are playing like a team looking to prove that they are better than just being a win fodder for other squads. Roque made the players respect themselves. He gave UE volleyball the respect it deserves.   ---   Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 31st, 2018

OPPO Empowers the Youth Through Unilab Foundation’s Ideas Positive

International smartphone brand OPPO believes in the power of the youth. With this in mind, the brand conducted its first CSR activity for 2018. OPPO Philippines teamed up with Ideas Positive, the country’s premier youth engagement program for healthier communities. Ideas Positive is a program of Unilab Foundation whose mission is to build a healthier […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Celebrate New Beginnings with the OPPO F5 Youth Now at Php12,990

OPPO Philippines kicks off 2018 with a price drop announcement of the OPPO F5 Youth. Now priced at Php12,990, everyone can experience the innovative A.I. Beauty Technology for natural selfies with 6” Full screen display for an immersive visual experience. “Our OPPO F5 Series is known for its strong value proposition, especially its admirable selfie […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Russia yet to regain trust of sport before World Cup

By Rob Harris, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Gary Lineker was furious, astonished at how FIFA's executives were handing out the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Leaving the roped off area for dignitaries in Zurich on Dec. 2, 2010, the former England striker provided details of the shocks emerging from a meeting of world football's leadership. Lineker was stunned that England had been knocked out in the first round of voting, backed by only two FIFA executives. Russia won the voting to stage the 2018 tournament, delivering a coup for leader Vladimir Putin, who jetted into Zurich to celebrate. The 2022 vote sent even greater shockwaves through football as the tiny but wealthy desert nation of Qatar secured the World Cup for the Middle East for the first time. Being part of an England bid team that was so resoundingly humiliated by a committee of voters now largely discredited by bribery, financial misconduct and corruption left a deep impression on Lineker. Far removed from the clean-cut image of a player who avoided controversy, Lineker has turned his ire on FIFA and its executives over the last seven years. "FIFA bidding process created a murky world where favors/bribes were just thrown around," Lineker tweeted to more than six million followers only five months ago after the release of an investigation report. "Stinks." Still, Lineker accepted an offer to serve as the face of the 2018 World Cup when he hosts the draw at the Kremlin on Friday. A stage will even be shared with Putin at the seat of power in Russia. Hypocritical? Lineker maintains that taking the draw job and working for a former bid rival is not a "political endorsement." More surprising, perhaps, is that Russia even wants to be so closely associated with Lineker. His trail of tweets adds credence to doubts about Russia's suitability as a host of the world's most popular sporting event. The shadow of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi hangs over the FIFA showpiece as coaches and officials descend on Moscow to discover their World Cup opponents in June. The International Olympic Committee is still working its way through the mass of evidence unearthed about the state-sponsored doping program around the Sochi Games, banning another wave of cheating athletes this week and deciding whether to bar Russia from entering a team at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February. An architect of the elaborate Sochi espionage scheme, which involved intelligence operatives unlocking supposedly tamper-proof drug-sample units and switching bottles through a hole in the wall of the drug-testing lab, remains in office in Russia. Vitaly Mutko, sports minister during the Sochi Olympics, is no longer in that job because he was promoted by Putin to deputy prime minister. Although even the mild-mannered IOC denied Mutko access to the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, he remains head of the local organizing committee for the 2018 World Cup. FIFA has attempted to portray the doping as an Olympic problem. But football was infected by the scheme, with World Anti-Doping Agency investigators saying positive tests were apparently covered up and arrangements were in place to protect players from Russia's 2014 World Cup squad if they were to test positive in the country before the tournament. Russia's World Cup squad has not been directly accused of doping, but the documents do include records of alleged drug use among players from youth national teams. They remain under investigation by FIFA as the 2018 tournament looms. According to Mutko this week, Russian players couldn't have been on drugs because they performed badly in Brazil. "If we play like that while doped, then how would we do without?" Mutko said. "It's absolute stupidity." Flying in the face of mounting written evidence, Mutko persists in denying any government role in the doping of athletes. That lack of contrition has contributed to Russia's sporting credibility disappearing down the drain as quickly as the urine samples from doped-up athletes. Sochi tarnished Russia's hopes of being seen as a reliable sporting host. The World Cup offers a platform for the Russians to shed their pariah status in sports. ___ Rob Harris is at www.twitter.com/RobHarris and www.facebook.com/RobHarrisReports.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

OPPO F5 Youth offers something new

OPPO F5 Youth offers something new.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Vocational discernment for the youth

I AM happy to learn that the next Synod of Bishops in Rome will focus on the topic of Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. I believe it is a very timely and even urgent concern for the simple reason that the youth need to discover their lifetime vocation as early as possible and […] The post Vocational discernment for the youth appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

Dont ever lose hope, Cardinal Tagle urges youth

MANILA Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila has challenged todays youth to discover and fulfil their mission and not to lose hope in times of trouble. He encouraged the young people to dedicate their lives to their faith and the teachings of Jesus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

Duterte s cursing is affecting the youth, experts say

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte's constant cursing during speeches is affecting the youth, experts said on Monday, June 18, as an activist nun said the chief executive should be more mindful of how he conducts himself.  At the weekly Tapatan sa Aristocrat forum in Manila, former St Scholastica's College ........»»

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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 News22 hr. 14 min. ago

Experience more with new OPPO F7: Free via Smart GigaX Plan 1499

Elevate your smartphone experience with the best-selling midrange smartphone and Smart's fastest LTE network......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

On Masakbayan’s anniversary Cultural group launched

By PATRICK DISTAL AND NATHANIEL FABIAN www.nordis.net TUGUEGARAO CITY — Regional youth group Masakbayan Cagayan Valley forms its cultural theatre arm after a successful 4-day Summer Cultural Arts Workshop for the Youth which culminated last June 12 in the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao, here.  Masakbayan is a distinguished regional youth organization ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Baguio youth groups launch signature campaign vs Train law

BAGUIO CITY — Progressive youth groups in the city initiated a petition against the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law, initially signed by hundreds of market vendors and consumers, on June 12 at the city’s public market......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Chicano, Kilgroe top SEATA triathlon; foreign bets dominate YOG elims

John Chicano and Kim Kilgroe stamped their class in the South East Asian Triathlon Sprint Championship while the foreign bets dominated the boys’ and girls’ divisions in the Youth Olympic Games qualifying race in Subic yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

A father’s day quote by Helen Rowland

THE Ulirang Ama Awards is one of the projects of the Ulirang Ina Ama Awards Foundation, Inc. that hopes to offer the Filipino community, especially the youth, with role models that exemplify integrity, high moral principles and ideal care and nurturing of children. “A man’s desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish [...] The post A father’s day quote by Helen Rowland appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Robredo to youth: Don’t lose hope, good will triumph over evil

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday, June 16, urged the youth to remain hopeful about the future of the country as she assured them that in the end, “good will triumph over evil.” Robredo made the statement at the Millennials PH (MPH) National Summit held at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Youth leaders told to maximize energy in service

NEWLY elected officers of the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation for Iloilo Province were told to maximize their energy in providing service to the youth. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Iloilo provincial director Teodora Sumagaysay said there are high expectations from the elected leaders as they are “the catalyst of change and the hope […] The post Youth leaders told to maximize energy in service appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Youth leaders told to maximize energy in service - thedailyguardian.net

Youth leaders told to maximize energy in service - thedailyguardian.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

SOAR keeps perfect record in YBC

SOAR made it five wins in a row, beating SBCA, 87-75, in the 12 years old and under category in the 2018 Youth Basketball Cup Summer Showdown at the DPS covered courts in Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City last June 9. Gerry's Grill "Best Players of the Game" awardees Max Pontaniel….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

IMG_6827 – Manila Picture

(C) Our lady of fatima parish pasay social communications ministry / Glendale lapastora / Crgx productions / Dulaang sto nino productions / Parish youth ministry our lady of fatima pasay/ Singles for christ fatima/ Barangay 145,146,147,148,187,188,189,190, sitio san juan, barrio pilipino Image published by Glendale Lapastora (1) on 2016-05-22 11:28:18 and used under Creative Commons… link: IMG_6827 – Manila Picture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018