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PH bet Adela Marshall enters top 3 in ANTM Cycle 6

Adela-Mae Marshall. Source: adelamae Instagram post Filipina-British model Adela-Mae Marshall is among the top 3 in the Cycle 6 of the 'Asia's Next Top Model.' In the episode aired o.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesOct 11th, 2018

Filipina almost wins ‘Asia s Next Top Model Cycle 6’

Adela-Mae Marshall, the last Filipina standing in the sixth cycle of hit modeling reality TV show “Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 6,” has finished at second place in the competition, losing the title to Dana Slosar of Thailand......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Filipina enters ‘Asia’s Next Top Model’ top 3

In a recent interview with Philstar.com, Adela said that she might have lasted this long in the competition because she has been listening to judges’ comments......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Beauty Inspo: AsNTM s Adela-Mae Marshall Has A Face We ll Never Grow Tired Of

Check out this PH rep's most stunning looks!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Meet the 2 Filipinas in Asia s Next Top Model season 6

MANILA, Philippines – Asia's Next Top Model has unveiled the 14 candidates for season 6 which will air on Fox Life starting August 22. Two Filipinas – Jachin Manere and Adela Mae Marshall will compete along with other delegates from Asia in the hopes of becoming this season's winner after ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Tightening cycle of BSP is over — economists

Economists are convinced the tightening cycle of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is over as inflation is seen easing back to the central bank’s two to four percent target starting next year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Trump says innocent in legal scandal, blames lawyer

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – Donald Trump tried to shield himself from rising legal heat Thursday, December 13, with tweets insisting that he never ordered his former lawyer  Michael Cohen  to break the law. The US president enters his third year in office facing an increasingly perilous situation as federal prosecutors ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

What’s Audrey Hepburn doing in today’s café?

  For mother-daughter Rina Go and Nicole Thorp, food and fashion inevitably go together. These are two things they are most passionate about.   And that was how Nic's Caf (named after Nicole) started---a seamless fusion of fashion and food, visually and more. One enters their newly opened caf at Park Terraces, Makati, to see very chic interiors channeling the style icons of various generations such as Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, alongside a huge mural by Ena Sison.   It is reminiscent of Parisian and New York cafs---a place with a cozy yet cosmopolitan vibe, designed by interior designer Ivy and Cynthia Almario.   The caf has indeed grown ...Keep on reading: What’s Audrey Hepburn doing in today’s café?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Ray Parks enters PBA like a vet: I don t really consider myself a rookie

MANILA, Philippines – Ray Parks may technically be considered a rookie heading into the PBA but he doesn't really consider himself as one.  The combo guard, who is expected to land within the top 3 in the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft, said he is equipped with the experiences he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Lao hopes to join UP teammates Desiderio, Dario in the PBA

He may have taken the road less travelled, but Kyles Lao has no regrets with the path he took in his basketball career.   Opting to forego his final playing year in the UAAP, the former Xavier standout missed on a chance to be a part of the UP Fighting Maroons, which reached the Finals of the recently-concluded Season 81 cage wars and finished runner-up to defending champion Ateneo.   But rather than look on what could have been, all he feels is pride with what his alma mater was able to accomplish.   "A part of me is happy and proud na UP overcame the culture of losing and became a finalist this season," Lao said as the Fighting Maroons reached the championship round for the first time since 1986.   It doesn't mean that Lao drew the short end of the stick, too.   The UAAP Season 76 Rookie of the Year have made the most of his time away from Diliman, suiting up for AMA Online Education in the PBA D-League and Manila Stars in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL), and now, will be making the biggest gamble of his career as he enters the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft.   "Instead of going back to UP, I've joined a lot of commercial leagues, MPBL and D-League which I've learned a lot from. My teammates and coaches imparted a lot of knowledge on me, on how I prepare myself and how I approach the game," said Lao at the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum presented by San Miguel Corporation, Tapa King, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) at Tapa King-Cubao on Tuesday.   "I'm not saying na hindi ko siya makukuha sa UP, but it's not a bad path that I took. I have no regrets because this is where I am now," he said.   Lao is one of the 48 hopefuls who are set to infuse new blood to the 44-year-old professional league through the annual rookie draft proceedings, set on Sunday at Robinson's Midtown in Ermita, Manila.   Coming in confident on what he feels is "the best shape of his career," Lao also wouldn't mind linking it up with former UP brethrens in Paul Desiderio and Diego Dario, both of whom are also making the leap to the pros, wherever that team may be.   "Syempre, I would be happy. Being with familiar faces isn't bad in any case,” said Lao.   “I know how Paul and Diego play and within the system of any coach, I know I can jell with them easily. To be given the chance, it will be reminiscent of our UP Maroon days kung bibigyan kami ng pagkakataon," Lao added.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Energy World revives talks with lenders for Pagbilao project funding

THE local unit of Australia-listed Energy World Corp. Ltd. (EWC) has revived talks with lenders to finance the completion of its 650 megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas-fired power plant after it has received certification from the government that the project is one of national significance......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Otico enters PCA Open final

John Bryan Otico outlasted Vicente Elbert Anasta, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5, to move a step closer to a back-to-back title and Jeson Patrombon downed second seed Francis Casey Alcantara, 6-3, 7-6 (4), to get a shot at his very first title in the men’s singles of the 37th Philippine Columbian Association Open at its Plaza Dilao courts in Paco, Manila yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

John Bryan Otico enters PCA Open semifinal vs Vicente Anasta

John Bryan Otico slammed eighth seed Ronard Joven, 6-0, 7-5, yesterday to barge into the semifinals and stay on course for a back-to-back title bid in the men’s division of the 37th PCA Open at the Plaza Dilao courts in Paco, Manila......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Bikers promote road safety, environment

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL –  The 4th Tour of the Fireflies, One Negros Cycle, as part of the 14th Wildlife Month gathered about 3,500 bikers to promote road safety, road sharing and advocate for the environment. The fun ride of some 48.3 kilometers, aside from being an environmental advocacy by using bikes to lessen carbon footprints and […] The post Bikers promote road safety, environment appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Fil-Am Democrat TJ Cox wins congressional seat

LOS ANGELES -- Filipino-American Democrat TJ Cox has defeated three-term Republican incumbent David Valadao to represent California's 21st Congressional District, giving Democrats its 40th House seat gain this election cycle. Three weeks following the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the 21st district remained one of the last undecided races in the country, with votes coming in favor for Cox on Monday. By Wednesday, Nov. 28, Cox pulled ahead with 529 votes in Fresno and Kings counties after having trailed behind Valadao by roughly 4,400 votes on election night. The Kings County Elections Division released final vote totals in which Cox gained a net 70 votes, while his lead grew by 23 ...Keep on reading: Fil-Am Democrat TJ Cox wins congressional seat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Realme enters Philippine market with entry-level C1 phone

MANILA, Philippines – A new phone brand has entered the Philippine market: Realme. Formerly a sub-brand conceived in 2010 under OPPO, Realme separated from OPPO in May 2018 and has officially landed in 6 Asian countries now, including the Philippines.  Realme reported at their launch event on Thursday, November 29, they've ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Marshall Goldsmith on coaching leaders

A very large part of coaching is raising awareness so that the coachee perceives discrepancies in what they are saying and choices that they didn’t know they had. The coach can build a bridge between internal and external experience of happiness and the way we elect to be happy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

PSG aims to avoid early elimination in Champions League

By Tales Azzoni, Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain's hopes of breaking through in European soccer could end earlier than usual this season. A loss against Liverpool on Wednesday in Paris, coupled with a home win by Napoli over Red Star, would keep PSG from making it out of the group stage in the Champions League. And that would be a significant setback for the big-spending French team desperately trying to assert itself as a world-class club. It would be the first time PSG failed to reach the tournament's knockout round since 2011-12, after Qatar Sports Investments took over the club with the goal of turning it into a top contender. PSG was eliminated in the round of 16 last season, after reaching the quarterfinals four straight years before that. Failure this time would hurt PSG in its second season since signing Brazil star Neymar for 222 million euros from Barcelona in an attempt to increase its chances of succeeding in Europe. PSG enters the crucial match at Parc des Princes with five points in Group C, one behind leaders Liverpool and Napoli. A victory would put the French club back in position to advance depending on its own results. "It's a decisive match in a very, very complicated group," PSG coach Thomas Tuchel told French broadcaster TF1. The good news for Tuchel is that Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, who had been sidelined because of injuries, are expected to be available for the home match against Liverpool. A look at the four Champions League groups on Wednesday: GROUP A Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund lead the group and have a chance to secure places in the knockout round in advance. Dortmund needs a draw at Club Brugge, while Atletico needs a home win against Monaco. Atletico can also advance if Club Brugge loses points against Dortmund, which is coming off a blistering start to the season under new coach Lucien Favre. The only setback for Favre so far was the 2-0 loss at Atletico in the team's previous Champions League appearance. Paco Alcacer, signed on a permanent basis from Barcelona on Friday, scored again on Saturday in a win over Mainz, taking his league tally to nine goals in seven appearances. GROUP B Harry Kane kept Tottenham's Champions League hopes alive with a late double to sink PSV Eindhoven in the last round of games. Now the striker has some back-up as his team tries to complete an unlikely recovery to qualify from Group B. Tottenham has struggled for attacking fluency this season, mainly because attacking midfielders Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli have been missing at times because of injury. They appear to be fully fit now and were superb in Tottenham's win over Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, a 3-1 win that might have been its best display of the season. Spurs need to beat Inter Milan at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday to keep alive ambitions of a top-two finish. That would leave the teams tied on seven points. Tottenham would still likely require a win at already-qualified Barcelona to advance, given that Inter closes group play at home to last-place PSV. Barcelona, without Rafinha, Luis Suarez and Arthur because of injuries, has a three-point advantage at the top and will clinch first place in the group with a win over PSV, or a draw if Inter does not beat Tottenham. GROUP C Victories by Liverpool and Napoli would lock up the group which has proven to be the tightest of the Champions League. Napoli, the group's only unbeaten team with three draws and one win, hosts a Red Star team which still has chances of advancing in its return to the tournament's group stage after 26 years. The Serbian club has four points, one fewer than Paris Saint-Germain and two fewer than Napoli and Liverpool. Red Star held Napoli to a 0-0 draw at home in the first round, but then conceded 10 goals in losses against PSG (6-1) and Liverpool (4-0). Liverpool, which beat PSG at home, lost 2-0 to Red Star in its previous Champions League match, but it is coming off two straight wins in the Premier League. PSG, cruising in the French league, beat Liverpool 3-0 the only other time the teams met in Paris, nearly two decades ago. GROUP D Group leader Porto hosts second-place Schalke in a match in which a draw could be enough for both clubs to advance. They would clinch a spot in the knockout stage with a draw if Galatasaray fails to win its match at already eliminated Lokomotiv Moscow. A victory would secure first place for Porto, which has won eight straight entering the match at its Estadio do Dragao. Porto is trying to make it to the round of 16 for the third straight season. The Portuguese champion has 10 points, two more than Schalke and six more than Galatasaray. Porto and Schalke are the only unbeaten teams in the group. Schalke hasn't made it to the knockout stage since 2014-15. ___ Associated Press writers John Leicester, Ciaran Fahey and Steve Douglas contributed to this report......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Rate hikes to dampen growth until next year — S& P

The monetary tightening cycle of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to check rising inflation may take its toll on the country’s economic growth until next year, according to S&P Global Ratings......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

‘Tomas’ enters, exits, to enter PAR a 2nd time

  Typhoon "Tomas" (international name: Man-Yi) could be the most fickle weather disturbance to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR).   On Saturday, it briefly entered PAR but left as quickly as it came in. Weather experts see the typhoon coming back, though.   According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, however, Tomas continued to hover over the Pacific Ocean.   Weather specialist Gener Quitlong said latest forecasts predicted that Tomas would not make landfall on any part of the Philippines even as it was seen to reenter PAR again on Sunday.   Erratic   As o...Keep on reading: ‘Tomas’ enters, exits, to enter PAR a 2nd time.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

RP-CHINA Enters New Bilateral Ties for Infra Development

The current positive momentum of friendly and cooperative relations between the Republic of the Philippines and People’s Republic of China entered a new chapter with the signing of bilateral agreements on infrastructure development towards uplifting lives of the Filipinos. In a ceremony held Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Malacañan Palace, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018