From Mexico, Pampanga to China... Bank, Pinoys congratulate Catriona Gray for walking NYFW runway

MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray debuted  on New York Fashion Week on Friday, September 7 and as expected, the internet was abuzz after she walked the runway for formal evening wear designer Sherri Hill.  But it was a different kind of buzz over the weekend as fans of the ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 9th, 2018

Catriona Gray’s runway walk in New York subject of witty praises from fans

Filipinos had a new form of expressing pride when Miss Universe Philippines Catriona Gray walked the runway for designer brand Sherri Hill during the New York Fashion Week. Gray was one of the models who presented Sherri Hill’s stunning evening dresses at the Gotham Hall on September 7 (September 8 in Manila) and got to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

FOREX-Dollar takes breather as trade concerns linger, yuan remains in focus

Dollar softer amid lingering trade war fears China central bank to keep yuan stable, helping cool-off market Canada dollar gains on manufacturing data, higher oil prices Mexico peso jumps on soothing words from president-elect U.S. holiday could keep trading thinner TOKYO, July 4 (Reuters) – Major currencies marked time on Wednesday while the Chinese yuan […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Catriona, kasama sa bucket list ang mag-artista!

MANALO man o matalo, bilang representative ng Pilipinas sa next Miss Universe pageant na balitang sa China gaganapin, malaki ang tsansang papasukin din ni Catriona Gray, our current Bb. Pilipinas-Universe, ang showbiz. Not only because her boyfriend of a few years, Boy Bondad, is nag-aartista na, but because nasa kanyang….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2018 swimsuit competition

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Binibining Pilipinas 2018 is in full swing! Right after all 40 candidates were introduced with a dance number, the Special Award winners were named and the Top 25 was revealed. The Top 25 candidates then worked the runway in yellow swimsuits as Iñigo Pascual performed. Catriona Gray ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Spotted: Filipina Models Rocking the Runway at NYFW

For those of us who aren't at New York Fashion Week, we may have missed some important news: Filipina models walking the runways. Among the different shows, presentations, and events, there were a few familiar faces modeling clothes from the latest collections. After some digging, here are the models we spotted so far. Samantha Gomez walked for Sally LaPointe in a head-to-toe red outfit. Hye Won Jang also made an appearance at NYFW walking for upcoming fashion duo Jaxon Yang and Nina Cuso. She also modeled for Rosie Assoulin in a blue ruffled gown. Pia Wurtzbach walked the runway for Sherri Hill once again, this time in a black gown. Asia's Next Top Mod...Keep on reading: Spotted: Filipina Models Rocking the Runway at NYFW.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

India’s Manushi Chhillar crowned as Miss World 2017

Miss India Manushi Chhillar bagged the Miss World 2017 crownon Saturdayevening at the pageant's grand finale held in Sanya, China. She defeated England's Stephanie Hill who won as first runner-up and Mexico's Andrea Meza as second runner-up. Aurore Kichenin of France and Magline Jeruto Kenya also made it to the top five. Besting 118 candidates from all around the world, Chhillar succeeds Miss World 2016 Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, Philippines' bet Laura Lehmann was part of the pageant's top 40 but she wasn't able to advance to the top 15. READ:Laura Lehmann fails to make it to Miss World top 15 Despite this, her milk bank project for the Jose Reyes Me...Keep on reading: India’s Manushi Chhillar crowned as Miss World 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

New railway to link Manila, Clark

CLARK FREEPORT --- The Philippine government and China National Machinery Industry Corp. (Sinomach) are building a new railway system from Manila to Clark International Airport here after the two parties have resolved to end court and arbitration cases over the Northrail project, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said on Tuesday. "There is no more Northrail project. There will be [a new] rail project from Tutuban (Divisoria in Manila), the City of Malolos (Bulacan) and Clark (Pampanga)," Tugade told the Inquirer by telephone from Panglao, Bohol province, where he observed the runway test of a new airport there. The new project is named the Philippine National Railways (PN...Keep on reading: New railway to link Manila, Clark.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

IFC commits to invest $150m in China Bank green bonds

IFC commits to invest $150m in China Bank green bonds.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

China Bank issues first green bond, raises $150-M for climate-smart projects

By Anna Gabriela A. Mogato China Banking Corp. has raised $150 million in its first green bond issued, with World Bank Group-member International Finance Corp. as its sole investor. In a disclosure to the Stock Market on Friday, China Bank said it will be using the $150 million to fund “climate-smart projects, increasing the company’s […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Is Africa starting to choke on China s lending glut?

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – It was a time for smiles and handshakes as the delegations from Sierra Leone and China Exim Bank sealed a loan to provide the impoverished West African state with a new airport. Just months later, the much-trumpeted Mamamah International Airport scheme, estimated to cost $400 million has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Working Abroad as Domestic Helpers Should Become a Thing of the Past

For decades the Philippine economy has been kept afloat by millions of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) sending money back home. According to in an article published early this year, the World Bank ranked the Philippines as the “3rd top remittance receiving country in the world” after India (first), and China (second) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Hard lessons from China

Everybody loves a winner and woe unto those who fall short (except possibly John Carlos and Peter Norman from the 1968 Mexico Olympics) because not too many of them would...READ MORE The post Hard lessons from China appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Thought-shifting spaces

"On weekends, that alley is taken over by books." I said that to myself, accompanied by heaps of envious feelings, as I was walking along the historic district of Mexico City last week. It is the same alley that I had been crossing to go to the museum where my colleagues ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Travel guide: Discovering Angeles City through heritage and culinary walking tour

Little did we know that just around two hours away from Manila, a hidden gem in Pampanga is waiting to be discovered......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

As Markets Swoon, Finance Chiefs Urge US, China to Cool It

NUSA DUA, INDONESIA - The heads of the World Bank and IMF appealed Thursday to the U.S. and China to cool their dispute over technology policy and play by world trade rules, as tumbling share price.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

IMF chief to US, China: De-escalate trade dispute, fix trade rules

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde talks during a press conference ahead of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, Oct......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

As Markets Swoon, Finance Chiefs Urge US, China to Cool It

NUSA DUA, INDONESIA - The heads of the World Bank and IMF appealed Thursday to the U.S. and China to cool their dispute over technology policy and play by world trade rules, as tumbling share price.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018
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This Week’s Milestones: Oct. 7-13, 2018

Oct. 7, 1660   Residents of Pampanga province took up arms to try to liberate themselves from Spanish colonizers' forced labor policy.   The uprising, also known as the Kapampangan Revolt of 1660, was led by Mexico town native Francisco Maniago.   Members of the native force also included Pangasinenses, Cagayanos and Ilocanos.   The Kapampangan Revolt sparked uprisings in Northern Luzon.   Oct. 11, 1899   Former President Emilio Aguinaldo moved the seat of government to Tarlac province after the Americans began their offensive and captured San Isidro town in Nueva Ecija province.   When the American forces a...Keep on reading: This Week’s Milestones: Oct. 7-13, 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Maymay, Angelica shine and glam at ABS-CBN Ball

  The most stellar night of the year rolled out once again and the most glamorous celebrities were recognized during the ABS-CBN Ball held Saturday night at the Makati Shangri-La.   Hosted by King of Talk Boy Abunda and Miss Philippines-Universe Catriona Gray, five glam awards were taken away by five stunning Kapamilya stars. Former "Pinoy Big Brother Lucky 7" Big Winner Maymay Entrata won the Belo Beautiful Award.     Meanwhile, Girltrend Chienna Filomeno was hailed The Bar Next Generation Star.     Of course, the CarGel fever did not stop in the movies as Carlo Aquino and Angelica Panganiban brought the "kilig" to the...Keep on reading: Maymay, Angelica shine and glam at ABS-CBN Ball.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018