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Four pieces of silver

I AM yielding my space for the poem “Apat na Pirasong Tanso” penned by Jhio Jhan Navarro, a first year psychology major at UP-Visayas Miag-ao campus and staff writer of student publication, PAGBUTLAK. It speaks of the current turn of events in the country that needs serious rethinking:   Apat na Pirasong Tanso                     ni […] The post Four pieces of silver appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianNov 8th, 2018

‘Iconic’ dance pieces to be staged by Ballet Manila

Ballet Manila will open its 23rd season, "Tour de Force," with two weekends of award-winning contemporary ballets, legacy pieces and choreographic miniatures in a unique back-to-back series---"Iconic 1.0" and "Iconic 2.0." Artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde said the new season would kick off preparations for BM's silver anniversary in 2020. Since 1995, Ballet Manila (BM) has built a repertoire of 200 classical and contemporary works. It has also been commissioning new works. Elizalde said BM was beginning its three-year anniversary countdown "by bringing together our past, present and future into one spectacular production---a well-curated program performed by our current r...Keep on reading: ‘Iconic’ dance pieces to be staged by Ballet Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Delos Santos, Petron take finals loss in stride: ‘Nothing to be ashamed of’

Petron head coach Shaq Delos Santos looked on as two confetti canons positioned on opposite ends of the court showered the air with small pieces of white paper. He took it all in knowing that another conference in the Philippine Superliga officially came to an end, but the medal that hung below his neck wasn't gold but silver. Delos Santos' Blaze Spikers, who are the defending Grand Prix champions, lost to familiar rival F2 Logistics, 25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-18, in the second game of the Invitational Conference finals. READ:F2 captures PSL invitational title, sweeps Petron This title loss brings Delos Santos' championship record with Cargo Movers head coach Ramil De Jesus...Keep on reading: Delos Santos, Petron take finals loss in stride: ‘Nothing to be ashamed of’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2018

Charming,whimsical costume jewelry to match Filipina taste

Despite ever-evolving jewelry trends the world over, majority of Filipinas are perpetually drawn to timeless pieces in gold and silver and classic cuts. This has been local jeweler Kristine Dee’s long-time appraisal of the fine accessories market in the country, even as she is quick to add that Filipinas are neither dull with their choices.… link: Charming,whimsical costume jewelry to match Filipina taste.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Betrayal: Is it fate or human frailty?

The gospel today, Holy Tuesday, tells of Judas Iscariot’s impending betrayal of Christ, selling his master to the authorities for 30 pieces of silver just ho.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Pinterest’s top 10 home interior trends for 2018

As well as being a go-to for fashion fans, Pinterest is a popular haunt for interior design buffs searching for inspiration. In fact, home decoration content is up 75 percent on the social network. Here are the trends in store for 2018 according to Pinterest. Outsized artworks: say goodbye to empty walls! In 2018, walls will be covered with large-sized photo prints and other outsized artworks. Patterned plants: the year's trendiest plants have geometric motifs and touches of color. Metal mix: metal is branching out from basic utensils to become a stylish element of home decor. Copper is matched with pieces in brass or silver. Terrazzo style: often seen in Italian palaces,...Keep on reading: Pinterest’s top 10 home interior trends for 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

SAG Awards on Jan. 28

  The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards silver anniversary ceremony will broadcast live on Jan. 28, 9 a.m. on Blue Ant Entertainment. Nominees in the outstanding performance by a female actor include Emily Blunt ("Mary Poppins Returns"), Lady Gaga ("A Star Is Born"), Glenn Close ("The Wife"), Olivia Colman ("The Favourite") and Melissa McCarthy ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?"). 'Popcorn Day' today Get a chance to receive free popcorn today as SMCinema celebrates International Popcorn Day. At SM Megamall, join the popcorn-eating contest or choose a team and vote for your favorite popcorn flavor. Be on the lookout as well for the mascot Poppy the Popcorn, representing th...Keep on reading: SAG Awards on Jan. 28.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Balamban, Liloan Rule Provincial Meet

Balamban failed to replicate a sweep of the Provincial Meet titles after Liloan topped the elementary division in the week-long tournament, which ended last Friday in Carmen town, northern Cebu. Despite the setback, Balamban still managed to defend the overall crown with a total medal haul of 72 gold, 48 silver, and 20 bronze (g-s-b) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

‘Servant leader’ Jerrili Malabanan ready for her first year as captain for FEU

MANILA, Philippines---Replacing a team icon is never easy but Jerrili Malabanan is ready to put on the captain's shirt for Far Eastern University. Malabanan will be on her first captaincy duty for the Lady Tamaraws in the upcoming UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball tournament, replacing is the iconic Bernadeth Pons. Considered as one of the best outside hitters during her collegiate days, Pons was the skipper who led the Lady Tamaraws to the silver medal in the Season 80 tournament and that was FEU's best finish since winning the title in Season 70. "Of course there's the pressure because Pons is Pons but I've played with her for four years so I learned a lot from her and she...Keep on reading: ‘Servant leader’ Jerrili Malabanan ready for her first year as captain for FEU.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Alkhaldi eyes gold this time

There's something noticeably missing in Jasmine Alkhaldi's medal collection from past Southeast Asian Games. And after amassing one silver and 11 bronze medals for the past three editions of the Games, the two-time Olympian thinks that the circumstances are ripe for her to finally nail that coveted gold. "I'm hoping that this will be my time," said Alkhaldi before officially kicking off her buildup for the 11-nation meet that Clark, Subic and Manila are hosting from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. The 25-year-old will fly to Europe within the week and will stay there for a month for a two-leg training. Alkhaldi actually won a gold medal in her SEA Games debut in 2013, but her victory in ...Keep on reading: Alkhaldi eyes gold this time.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Stanley Pringle to be crowned as PBA s new scoring king

MANILA, Philippines – A new scoring king will be formally crowned on January 21 when the PBA Press Corps holds the 25th silver anniversary of its traditional Awards Night at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center in Cubao. Stanley Pringle of NorthPort is set to be honored as the scoring champion for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Age no barrier for China’s senior catwalk models

SHANGHAI, China -- Wearing a bright floral ensemble with her short hair dyed blonde, Chinese model Ma Yinhong struts a Shanghai catwalk with a style and swagger that belie her 56 years. She modelingdebut just two years ago and is already in demand, working for leading fashion brands such as Dolce & Gabbana. Ma is one of a growing number of older models sought after by Chinese and international labels trying to court the country's growing faction of "silver spenders." She seems to embody this target market of older Chinese who are spending more on themselves. "I never go out without dressing up and getting made up. I never let myself look like an old granny," Ma told A...Keep on reading: Age no barrier for China’s senior catwalk models.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Trump congratulates Clemson for its perfect season with fast food

By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid tribute to college football champion Clemson for winning the national championship at a White House ceremony Monday evening. Trump said he even paid for their meal of "American fast food" because of the partial government shutdown. He did not disclose the tab. "We went off and we ordered American fast food, paid for by me. Lots of hamburgers, lots of pizza," Trump said after returning to the White House from a trip to New Orleans. "I think they'd like it better than anything we could give." "We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we're going to have a little fun," said the president, a fast food-lover himself. Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said much of the staff that works in the White House residence has been furloughed due to the shutdown, "so the president is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone's favorite fast foods." An impressive — and highly unusual for the White House — smorgasbord greeted the players in the East Room. Silver trays held stacks of wrapped burgers from Wendy's and boxed burgers from McDonald's, including Big Macs. White House paper cups bearing the presidential seal held the fries. He was serious. pic.twitter.com/fD3oPmZ0kg— Taylor Mason (@taylomason) January 14, 2019 Better pics of the feast 🕯🍔 🍟 pic.twitter.com/mKiFZ7xUjz— Taylor Mason (@taylomason) January 14, 2019 Pizzas, some topped with olives and tomatoes, also were on the menu. Silver bowls held the condiments and stacks of white china plates sat nearby. The Clemson team's visit is its second since Trump took office. The Tigers last visited in June 2017 after their championship run the previous season. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has nominated this season's undefeated Tigers as the best college team ever. Trump calls them a "great team, an unbelievable team." Trump has routinely sparred with professional athletes during his two years in office. College football has managed to avoid such political controversies, with last year's champion Alabama also visiting the White House......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Grab driver nabbed in Mandaluyong buy-bust

MANILA, Philippines --- A Grab driver was arrested by authorities in a buy-bust operation early Sunday in Mandaluyong City.   The Mandaluyong City Police Station (CPS) identified the suspect as Ricardo Alberio, 46, from Brgy. Mauway, Mandaluyong City, who worked as a Grab driver.   According to the police report by the Mandaluyong CPS, operatives from the Station Drug Enforcement Agency (SDEU) collared Alberio in a buy-bust operation along Blk. 6 of Brgy. Mauway in Mandaluyong City at around 5 a.m.   Police said that Alberio was included in the newly identified user/pusher watchlist of Mandaluyong City.   The suspect and the pieces of drug-rela...Keep on reading: Grab driver nabbed in Mandaluyong buy-bust.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

PBAPC to fete ’18 PBA standouts

A new scoring king will be formally crowned on Jan. 21 when the PBA Press Corps holds the 25th silver anniversary of its traditional Awards Night at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

One more look at the Globes: what the TV cameras missed

  LOS ANGELES---Timothe Chalamet was easily the most affable among the stars in the pit, chatting up fellow actors and taking selfies with them, from Christian Bale to Lupita Nyong'o. In the green room, two silver-haired icons, Harrison Ford and Richard Gere, talked while waiting for their turn to present awards.   Those are among the scenes not captured by the television cameras in the recent 76th Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.   As usual, the stars and studio bosses schmoozed during the commercial breaks, but once Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg resumed their hosting duties onstage, the A-listers went back to their respective se...Keep on reading: One more look at the Globes: what the TV cameras missed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2019

Blindfold challenge

There must be something in that annual mayhem that is the Traslacion that keeps devotees, despite all woes, coming back for more. The scene is almost like a ritual — Hundreds of thousands of the Catholic faithful jostle and climb one another as they try to touch, kiss or rub pieces of cloth on a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

3-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida retires from wrestling

TOKYO--- Three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida retired officially on Thursday, saying it's time for the next generation of Japanese wrestlers to feature at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 36-year-old Yoshida, who also won 13 consecutive world championships, spoke before a packed news conference at a hotel in central Tokyo. "I realize I have done everything I can as a wrestler and it's now time to let the next generation of wrestlers take over," Yoshida said. Yoshida had been taking time away from competition since the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, where she fell short of a fourth straight Olympic gold medal and settled for silver. She has been serving as a coach...Keep on reading: 3-time Olympic champion Saori Yoshida retires from wrestling.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

10 men caught cutting up old rail track in Laguna

SAN PEDRO CITY --- Police on Thursday arrested 10 men from this city caught in the act of splicing an old Philippine National Railways (PNR) track to sell the metal bars to junk shops. As of 7 p.m., the police and an engineer from the PNR are still counting and weighing several pieces of cut up rail tracks. Supt. Giovannie Martinez, the city police chief, said a concerned citizen called the police around 10:30 a.m. after noticing that a group of men was cutting up the tracks in Barangay Pacita 1. He said the men carried with them tools like acetylene cutters powered by liquefied petroleum gas tanks. Police said the suspects loaded the metal bars in a truck parked nearby. The ...Keep on reading: 10 men caught cutting up old rail track in Laguna.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

3 hurt after car rams tricycle in Quezon City

  MANILA, Philippines -- Three people were injured after a car hit a tricycle in Quezon City on Thursday night. A witness, who requested not to be named for security reasons, toldINQUIRER.netthe incident happened along Sto. Domingo Street corner Calamba Street around 9 p.m. The witness said a silver sedan with license plate number NLI 820, crashed on a tricycle and wounded the three persons, who were consequently given medical aid. According to the witness, the car's driver, who was allegedly drunk, even tried to flee from the scene and was only cornered by concerned citizens at Amoranto corner Don Jose Streets minutes after the incident.   Nam...Keep on reading: 3 hurt after car rams tricycle in Quezon City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019

A rockin’ chat with Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor before the Globes

LOS ANGELES---On a rainy late afternoon---the day before the Golden Globe Awards where "Bohemian Rhapsody," the Queen biopic, romped off with the best picture-drama honors---we interviewed the band's legendary original members, Brian May and Roger Taylor.   Lead guitarist Brian, whose mountain of curls is now silver, tends to be the bemused of the duo and often added "Yeah" to Roger's answers. Drummer and occasional vocalist Roger was more loquacious.   The following day, Rami Malek, who played Brian and Roger's iconic lead singer Freddie Mercury, won the best actor-drama Globe.   The following are excerpts from our chat with Brian (B) and Roger (R) a...Keep on reading: A rockin’ chat with Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor before the Globes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 10th, 2019