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How They Know, That There is God (Part 4 )

How They Know, That There is God (Part 4 ).....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: philstar philstarMar 31st, 2018

Forced drama, less laughs in ‘Kissing Booth’

  If your best friend forbade you from getting interested in his hot older brother--- who's also interested in you---what would you do? That's the unenviable dilemma of outgoing teenage sweetheart Elle (Joey King), who's never been in an intimate romantic relationship, in the Netflix film, "The Kissing Booth." She has, however, a platonic bond with her male bestie, Lee (Joel Courtney), since they were born on the same day at the same hospital, and are practically inseparable. But, here's the thing: Lee's popular jock brother, Noah (Jacob Elordi), gradually becomes part of their shrinking world. Elle has always known Noah, but she's kept from entertaining thoughts...Keep on reading: Forced drama, less laughs in ‘Kissing Booth’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

No singing for Josh Groban in 1st lead role on TV

  LOS ANGELES---After conquering Broadway, Josh Groban lands his first lead role in a TV series via Netflix's "The Good Cop." And it's a nonsinging part. Josh costars with veteran TV and stage actor Tony Danza in the dramedy based on an Israeli show of the same name. They play father and son, Tony Sr. and Tony Jr. (TJ), who live together but couldn't be more different. Dad is a disgraced former cop who did not follow the rules while TJ is a straitlaced detective who always follows the rules. It's quite a shift for the popular pop opera star who earned a 2017 Tony Award best actor in a musical nomination for his Broadway debut in "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Co...Keep on reading: No singing for Josh Groban in 1st lead role on TV.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

MECCA, Saudi Arabia --- Saudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 2 million Muslim faithful are ready to take part in the ultraconservative kingdom. The pilgrimage represents one of the five pillars of Islam and is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life. In recent weeks, the faithful have arrived in Mecca from across the world, all chanting "Labayk Allahuma Labayk," or "Here I am, God, answering your call. Here I am." The hajj offers pilgrims an opportunity to feel closer to God amid the Muslim world's many challenges, including the threat of extremists in the Mideast after the Islamic State group was beaten back in I...Keep on reading: Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Brazilian cops drop ‘masculinity’ requirement

SAO PAULO--Police candidates in southern Brazil are now free to get in touch with their softer side. "Masculinity" has been dropped from the list of 72 required attributes for wannabe cops in the state of Parana. Also gone: a prohibition on falling in love. The macho criteria were part of the psychological profile demanded for candidates in 16 different types of job, all of them open both to women and men. Masculinity was defined as "an individual's capacity to remain unmoved by violent scenes, to put up with vulgarity, not to become emotional easily and not to have interest in romantic episodes or love." Aftercriticism from a national gay alliance, the Brazilian at...Keep on reading: Brazilian cops drop ‘masculinity’ requirement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino almost kiss while playing a party game

Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino sent the hearts of CarGel fans racing when they almost kissed while playing the party game "suck and blow." As part of their promotions for their upcoming film "Exes Baggage," Panganiban and Aquino took up the "suck and blow" challenge. Footage of their attempt was then uploaded on the Facebook account of Black Sheep Studio, which produced the movie, on Friday, Aug. 17. "Suck and blow" involves a set of playing cards that two participants transfer to a container from the deck. The participants must transfer the cards using only their lips. They do this by having one participant suck on the face of one card to hold it in place. The other part...Keep on reading: Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino almost kiss while playing a party game.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

KADAYAWAN VILLAGE

"Ata" elders play the gong during a dance presentation in the Kadayawan Village at Magsaysay Park.The "Atas" of Davao City are from the hinterlands of Marilog and Paquibato District but they are part of the wider Manobo peoples of the provinces of Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley, Bukidnon, Agusan and Surigao del Sur.(Medel Hernani/davaotoday.com).....»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Indigenous Fire Making

Lumad men of Davao City start a fire using bamboo sticks during the Lumad Games on August 17, 2018. The Lumad Games are part of the Kadayawan Festival celebration. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Forecast, DD are back

ALL’S well that ends well.The three horseracing clubs in the country -- Manila Jockey Club, Inc., Philippine Racing Club, Inc. and Metro Manila Turf Club, Inc. -- have agreed to bring back the forecast and daily double event to the last part of the racing program.In a meeting attended by….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

NCAA: Jed Mendoza’s cry just may be a rallying cry for JRU

The cheers rained down on Jose Rizal University as it scored its first win – on the basketball court, that is – on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Struggling for all of the first round of the NCAA 94 Men’s Basketball Tournament, those cheers was all Heavy Bombers top gun Jed Mendoza wanted to hear. “Alam ni Lord, alam ng team na gustong-gusto kong manalo. Every game naman, binibigay ko lahat,” he said. Mendoza and his teammates lost all of their first seven games before a league ruling overturned one of their losses and turned their 0-7 record to 1-6 last Thursday. A day later, Mendoza and his teammates were celebrating their first win – on the basketball court, that is. That is even truer as throughout their terrible start to the season, Mendoza has been at the receiving end of heavy criticism. And so, when that final buzzer sounded, the third-year guard could only let out all those tears. “Parang nabawasan ako ng tinik sa dibdib talaga. Ngayon kasi, pag sinabi na JRU, ako nagre-represent e as captain ball and superstar,” he shared. He then continued, “Parang pag binabatikos yung team, ako kaagad e,” he shared. That was why from start to finish of their school hymn, he was crying and pointing at the JRU crowd. “Hindi na para sa akin ‘to, para kay Lord na ‘to, para sa team, para masuklian ko yung binibigay nila coach. Nahihiya na rin kasi kami sa JRU community na todo-suporta pa rin sila,” he said. While he was doing that, his father figure on the team was fighting back tears of his own. “Hindi ako naiyak sa panalo e. Dito ako naiyak,” head coach Vergel Meneses told reporters, referring to Mendoza who was sitting beside him in their first post-win interview in the season. He then continued, “Nakita kong gustong manalo talaga e. I hope yung ibang players ko, madala rin yun.” All season long, coach Vergel has been preaching patience and perseverance for his rebuilding crew. “Nakita ko pa lang sa Filoil (Preseason), prangka na ako sa kanila at sinasabi kong swerte na tayong manalo ng tatlo o apat,” he shared. That is exactly why the Philippine basketball legend, always the competitor, changed up his coaching style for this season. For example, in one instance in the endgame, Mendoza was forced into a turnover which then led to a timeout for Emilio Aguinaldo College. Instead of giving him a scolding, however, the usually fiery coach Vergel just kissed him on the head. All of this, the Heavy Bombers’ mentor understood, will just be part of their process. “We take all the criticism as a challenge. Naging constructive criticism na lang that will help us,” he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

Cebu City Senior Citizens to Receive Monthly Cash Assistance on August 18

Senior citizens of Cebu City will receive their monthly financial assistance from the City government on August 18, 2018. Eligible senior citizens of Cebu City will receive P1,000 per month as part of the annual P12,000 per year budget for every eligible beneficiary. The beneficiaries may claim their financial assistance in their respective distributing areas. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 17th, 2018

REINFORCEMENTS HAVE ARRIVED

Miss the PBA yet? Don't worry as there's more action coming your way starting Friday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City. The 2018 PBA Governors' Cup will tip off this weekend and we have prolific imports in town, 12 of them to be exact. Get to know who they are before we start the third and final conference for this season.   Justin Brownlee --- Ginebra By now, Justin Brownlee needs no introduction but here goes anyway for the benefit of those who don't know him for some reason. Brownlee is a three-time PBA champion for the Gin Kings and a one-time Best Import. His first two titles came in the Governors' Cup. The first one was in 2016 when he hit "The Shot" in Game 6. The second one was last year when he led the barangay to a Game 7 win in front of more than 50,000 fans at the Philippine Arena. He's a Ginebra legend.   Allen Durham --- Meralco The reigning two-time Best Import is back for the Bolts and he's looking to complete some unfinished business. Durham has led Meralco to two Governors' Cup Finals in his previous two stints in the PBA but each time, the Bolts lost to Ginebra for the title. Is third time the charm for Allen Durham and Meralco?   AZ Reid --- San Miguel Arizona Reid won two Best Imports back when he was still with Rain or Shine and he won his first Governors' Cup title when he switched over to San Miguel. Now, the high-scoring import is back for the Beermen after a one-year hiatus. He has some business to finish here and at the top of the list is regaining his lost PBA championship.   Eugene Phelps --- Phoenix El Destructor first made a name for himself in the Governors' Cup. The Commissioner's Cup might not be his best cup of tea but when it comes to the season-ending conference, Eugene Phelps has proven before that he's a force to be reckoned with. With an upgraded local lineup and perhaps better durability this time around, El Destructor might just become extra destructive to the oppposition.   Henry Walker --- Blackwater The Elite made their second playoff appearance last year in the Governors' Cup with Henry Walker. As the no. 8 seed, they were a few minutes away from stunning no. 1 Meralco to go to the semis. Mr. Inspiration has provided nothing but positive stuff for Blackwater and with a longer build up, the Elite might be ready to take the next step in the Governors' Cup in order to salvage what has been a lost season.   Mike Harris --- Alaska The Aces are bringing in Mike Harris as reinforcement in the Governors' Cup. Harris has NBA experience with the Houston Rockets and the Utah Jazz. He has tremendous international experience and the PBA is only the latest in his long list of stops. He has a career average of 3.4 points in the NBA, playing a total of 54 games spread across five seasons.   Akeem Wright --- Columbian The Dyip will have 33-year-old Akeem Wright for the Governors' Cup. Wright was undrafted in the 2007 NBA Draft and since then, he's built an international career with stops in the Middle East and Europe.   Romeo Travis --- Magnolia A close buddy of LeBron James, Romeo Travis is back in the PBA. The first time, he played for Alaska and won Best Import but lost in the Finals to San Miguel Beer  back in 2015. Now, Travis will suit up for the Magnolia Hotshots. Travis of course is part of the LeBron's high school team at St. Vincent-St. Mary.   Olu Ashaolu --- NLEX We've seen Olu in the Commissioner's Cup as he played NLEX's last game of the conference as part of the team's prep for the Governors' Cup. Ashaolu played for Lousiana Tech and Oregon and college and went undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft.   Rashad Woods --- Northport The Batang Pier will go with Rashad Woods for the Governors' Cup. Woods has had memorable stints in Mexico and in the Middle East, where he's known as the "Arab Ace."   J'Nathan Bullock --- Rain or Shine Bullock is back for a second stint with ROS. Last season, Bullock and the Elasto Painters were eliminated in the quarterfinals but not after erasing TNT's twice-to-beat advantage in the playoffs. Bullock will join a ROS team that will be coming off an Asian Games campaign in Indonesia.   Mike Glover --- TNT Glover was Globalport's replacement import for Globalport two years ago but now, he'll start for the KaTropa in the 2018 Governors' Cup. The hulking forward went for 25.6 points and 14.0 rebounds in his first PBA tour.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Why Balangiga, Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus got zero grade from CEB

MANILA, Philippines – The director and producers behind the movies Balangiga: Howling Wilderness and Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus are questioning the basis for the zero grade their movies got from the Cinema Evaluation Board (CEB). Both movies are part of the Special Feature Presentation in the ongoing Pista ng Pelikulang ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Scattered rains to hit parts of Luzon on August 17

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines –  The southwest monsoon or hanging habagat will continue to affect the western part of Luzon on Friday, August 17. In a bulletin issued 4 pm on Thursday, August 16, the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Keep the sparkle

AN outfit isn’t complete without a piece or two of jewelry to add to the whole look. But like other things in life, there are rules when it comes to wearing jewelry. For all you know, you’ve been wearing it wrong. You would think, “Why bother?” That’s the frustrated part of you talking. Here are… link: Keep the sparkle.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Philippines gets special mention in Hollywood film

The Philippine Trench, the third deepest part of the world after the Mariana and the Tonga trenches, has been mentioned in the opening sequence of Warner Bros. Pictures’ giant shark thriller “The Meg,” which took the biggest bite off the Philippine box office this weekend to open at No.1.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

JBC taps IBP to help screen applicants for judicial posts

        The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has tapped the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) to assist them in determining the fitness of those aspiring to be part of the judiciary.   Atty. Maria Milagros N. Fernan-Cayosa, JBC's regular member representing the IBP, said JBC and IBP have forged a memorandum of agreement for a pillar assessment program.   In 2017 alone, Cayosa said the JBC has processed over 15,000 applications with only 70 personnel to complement it.   Cayosa said with the memorandum of agreement, the IBP will help "determine the fitness of these applying for regular post. The IBP are familiar with ...Keep on reading: JBC taps IBP to help screen applicants for judicial posts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Messi to skip Argentina friendlies - reports

Argentina's forward Lionel Messi takes part in a training session at the team's base camp in Bronnitsy, on June 29, 2018 on the eve of the team's round of sixteen football match as p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Nationwide Earthquake Drill to commence in Capiz

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE Capiz Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) in partnership with the Office of Civil Defense (OCD)-6 expect at most 12,000 participants to join an earthquake drill in Capiz on August 16 at 2 p.m. The drill is part of the 3rd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drillon the same day. […] The post Nationwide Earthquake Drill to commence in Capiz appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Rain in parts of Luzon expected on August 16

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines –  The southwest monsoon or hanging habagat will affect the western part of Luzon on Thursday, August 16. In a bulletin issued 4 pm on Wednesday, August 15, the Philippine Atmospheric, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Khalid ‘OTW’ to Manila

  Khalid is set to perform for his fans in the Philippines. The young singer-songwriter known for his coming-of-age R&B tunes will hold a concert on Nov. 2 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The one-night gig---mounted by Midas Promotions---is part of the American artist's world tour, "American Teen," which kicked off last year in support of his debut studio album of the same title (call 911-5555). Khalid, whose full name is Khalid Donnel Robinson, is behind such hit songs as "OTW," "Young, Dumb and Broke," "Location" and "8Teen." He has also produced chart-topping tunes in collaboration with other artists, including Shawn Mendes, Normani, Calvin Harris, Marshmello a...Keep on reading: Khalid ‘OTW’ to Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018