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PIA-2 honors 10 more2018 Outstanding Women

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 10(PIA)--Another set of10 Most Outstanding Women in the Cagayan Valley Region will be recognized for their significant contributions to society in their own fields by th.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsJul 10th, 2018

Outstanding rural women of WV

ILOILO CITY – Three outstanding rural women of Western Visayas were recognized during the Rural Women’s Day Celebration of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-6 on Oct. 18 at Punta Villa Resort and Convention Center, Iloilo City. Concepcion Carillo, 53, of Brgy. Cairohan, Bingawan, Iloilo is this year’s most outstanding rural woman of the region. Cited […] The post Outstanding rural women of WV appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

Japan s Naomi Osaka climbs to 4th in world women s rankings

PARIS, France – Japan's US Open champion Naomi Osaka rose to fourth place in the latest WTA rankings released Monday, October 8, on the strength of her outstanding form in recent weeks. Romania's Simona Halep tops the table ahead of second-placed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark with Germany's Angelique Kerber holding onto ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Search for outstanding women in NegOr opens

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Aug. 31 (PIA) -- The Provincial Commission on Women (PCW) of Negros Oriental announces that it is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Search for 'Babayeng Garbo sa Katilingban'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Women Play Important Role in Crime Prevention, Gender Awareness

”Kababaihan: Sama–samang Makialam upang Krimen at Korupsyon ay Hadlangan.” This was the theme of a forum conducted by the  National Police Commission – CAR, in partnership with the Outstanding Women Leaders of Baguio and the Philippine Public Safety College – Cordillera Administrative Region Training Center  for barangay women folks, police personnel and criminology students. Hosted […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

BSP honors its stakeholders in Region 6

MONETARY Board Member Antonio S. Abacan, Jr. led the awards ceremony for the stakeholders of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Region 6 during the annual awards and appreciation ceremony held at the Diversion 21 Hotel, Diversion Road Mandurriao, Iloilo City on Sept 11, 2018. Waffle Time, Inc. was the recipient of the Outstanding […] The post BSP honors its stakeholders in Region 6 appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Writer-composer is Iloilo’s outstanding woman

A 57-YEAR-OLD mother, writer, and composer is Iloilo province’s outstanding woman. Susan L. Pacheo bested four other finalists in the 2018 Search for the Outstanding Women Community Leader or Ang Ilongga Awards Year 3 of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Iloilo Ilang-Ilang Chapter. The awarding ceremony was held Aug 23, 2018 at SM City Iloilo, […] The post Writer-composer is Iloilo’s outstanding woman appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Last man standing in Budapest boxing

While the Philippines battles in the Asian Games, a small Filipino contingent of four is in Budapest for the AIBA World Youth Championships where 359 fighters from 65 countries are vying for honors in 10 weight categories each for men and women at the 5,000-seat Dunn Arena......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

Oldest athlete carries bridge hopes

An octogenarian will compete in contract bridge for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Jakarta as he joins a team of nine men and three women participating in four of six events where 216 card players from 14 countries are vying for honors in the mind sport’s debut on a major stage......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018

BSP honors outstanding partners in Region X, Caraga

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, August 15 (PIA)--The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) awarded partners and stakeholders in Region X and CARAGA who supported itsstatistical undertakings, information needs, advoc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Sarajevo film fest honors Turkish Palme d’Or winner

Turkish director and Cannes Palme d'Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan on Friday received an outstanding contribution award at the opening of the Sarajevo film festival. "This is great honour for me, really, and I accept it with my heart," the director said after receiving the "Heart of Sarajevo" award. Ceylan scooped the top prize at the Cannes film festival in 2014 for his epic drama "Winter Sleep". His latest feature, "The Wild Pear Tree", was also selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at Cannes. The Sarajevo film festival, now in its 24th year, will also celebrate Ceylan's talent as a stills photographer with a exhibition of his work in the Bosnian capital. The...Keep on reading: Sarajevo film fest honors Turkish Palme d’Or winner.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Feature: IDDU Morphosis

The Iddu Honor Roles Awards for Women in Cagayan Valley wasborne out of the needto recognize outstanding women who will serve as inspiration and model to the rest of society's women sector in 2012. T.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

France honors Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at the Pantheon

PARIS --- Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, who became one of France's most revered politicians, is getting the rare honor of being buried at the Pantheon, where French heroes are interred, one year after her death. Veil is being inhumed Sunday at the Paris monument with her husband Antoine, who died in 2013, in a symbolic ceremony in the presence of her family and dignitaries. French President Emmanuel Macron will make a speech. Her casket has been visible for two days at the Holocaust Memorial in Paris so the public could pay homage. Veil repeatedly broke barriers for women in politics. She was a firm believer in European unification and well known in France for spearheading...Keep on reading: France honors Holocaust survivor Simone Veil at the Pantheon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 1st, 2018

Naga honors 51 outstanding Nagueños

Naga honors 51 outstanding Nagueños.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Afril Bernardino is first woman awardee in Collegiate Basketball Awards

Honoring the heroes of season’s past, the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Basketball Awards is set to distinguish three outstanding performers in college basketball on Thursday at The Bayleaf Intramuros, Manila. Alvin Pasaol, the Lyceum Pirates, and Afril Bernardino will be the recipients of special awards in the ceremony organized by the UAAP-NCAA Press Corps and supported by Chooks-to-Go and The Bayleaf Intramuros. The Breakout Player award will be given to Pasaol for his exceptional rise as one of the most prolific scorers in the collegiate ranks for University of the East, highlighted by his 49-point explosion in a single game. The Lyceum Pirates, meanwhile, are set to accept a Special Citation for their record-setting 18-0 run in the NCAA Season 93 eliminations, making the inspiring turnaround from league cellar-dwellers to legitimate title contenders. The Pirates of head coach Topex Robinson also ruled the Philippine Collegiate Champions League earlier this year for the first time in school history, stamping their mark as one of the top college basketball programs in the country. Bernardino, a former member of the National University Lady Bulldogs, will also be recognized as she will be receiving the Award of Excellence for her contributions to women’s college basketball. Already a legend as a three-time UAAP MVP, Bernardino also became a pioneer in her sport, winning the inaugural UAAP 3X3 tournament in Season 80. Now, she will be making history as the event's first-ever woman awardee. Pasaol, LPU, and Bernardino join Isaac Go of Ateneo and Donald Tankoua of San Beda, who are also set to receive the Pivotal Player awards during the awards nights before the collegiate basketball season resumes next month with the NCAA wars......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

World newspaper group honors Ressa, 2 other women editors

Three women journalists from three different countries including the Philippines have been cited by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) for their contributions to press freedom and to their organizations in advancing journalism practice......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Army honors outstanding soldiers, stakeholders

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, GAMU, Isabela, May 22 (PIA) -- The Philippine Army's 5th Infantry Division based in this province recently recognized the significant contributions of selected military, civili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Army honors outstanding soldiers, stakeholders

CAMP MELCHOR DELA CRUZ, GAMU, Isabela, May 22 (PIA) -- The Philippine Army's 5th Infantry Division based in this province recently recognized the significant contributions of selected military, civili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Nominations for ‘Ang Ilongga Award’ extended

THE Junior Chamber International (JCI) Iloilo Ilang Ilang is extending the deadline for the submission of nominations for Ang Ilongga Awards, the search for outstanding community women leaders in Iloilo Province, until June 15, 2018. JCI Iloilo Ilang-Ilang president Lenore Angeline Divinagracia said the extension is aimed at accommodating more nominees. “It would provide opportunities […] The post Nominations for ‘Ang Ilongga Award’ extended appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

DOC VOLLEYBALL: An Unpredictably Exciting Season

And it finally comes to a close. Season 80 of the UAAP volleyball, from its opening game up to the very last point of the season, will be remembered as the most unexpected and exciting year for Philippine Collegiate Volleyball. While most other competitors had a good share of ups and downs, the emerging champions NU Bulldogs and DLSU Lady Spikers proved to be just a cut above the rest in exerting volleyball dominance. Bulldogs’ Bite Tired of a three-peat runner-up finish, the National Univeristy Bulldogs finally claimed the glory by snatching the crown from perennial rivals, the Ateneo Blue Eagles. With both teams having a shared rivalry once as cellar dwellers and now as championship contenders, the rivalry between NU and Ateneo in men's volleyball has been a wonder to see evolve. For Season 80, the Bulldogs finally left a mark by serving up height, athleticism, and cohesion to dominate the men's division. In their finals match against the Blue Eagles, the Bulldogs showed exemplary net play in terms of offense led by eventual Finals MVP Bryan Bagunas. With King Blue Eagle Marco Espejo relegated to the opposite position, NU coach Dante Alinsunurin’s choice to field in Madzlan Gampong proved to be beneficial in checking Ateneo’s offensive behemoth. Though still capable of producing his usual output, Espejo was closed down on key situations, giving confidence boosters to the NU wall as well as compensating for their floor defense, which was relatively their disadvantage. Perhaps the other contributing factor in NU’s victory was how the Blue Eagles were not able to maximize on their skill advantages such as service and blocking. In both finals matches, Ateneo was not able to capitalize on the passing of NU with aggressive serving leading to clean execution of offensive plays from the latter. In instances where the Blue Eagles were making a rally and even obtaining a Game 2 set, it was highly evident that their blocking was significantly altering the hitting tendencies of NU, but Ateneo was not able to stay consistent with such tactic. Archers’ Aim Over in the ladies division, the finals match-up of the two powerhouse squads, the De La Salle Lady Spikers and the FEU Lady Tamaraws, was highly consistent with the theme of the encounters throughout the season. With the two best serving and passing teams in the league, it was expected that both teams would bring out the best in each other and that was just what both teams did in the Finals series. In both encounters during the elimination season, the Lady Tamaraws were able to challenge the passing efficiency of the Lady Spikers by giving them a taste of their own medicine which was aggressive serving. In the instances that FEU was able to subdue La Salle in their encounters, it was because of well placed heavy serves that negate the threat of middles Majoy Baron and Aduke Ogunsanya. In similar fashion, Season 80 Best Blocker Celine Domingo was also able to pose a significant defensive threat in the net due to the team’s ability to disrupt oponent attack patterns through aggresive serving. Coming into the Finals series, it can be considered that both FEU and DLSU are the most balanced teams in the league. With starters who are notable in producing points in every rotation, the biggest factor for both teams would be the ability of the middles to execute as Baron was capable of racking up the points left unchecked and Domingo was essential in running FEU’s bread and butter combination plays. As such, the main determining factor in the outcome of the finals series was who could out-serve who given both team's proficiency in both serving and passing. True enough, the Lady Spikers proved that they were the better serving team as they were able to establish a tight wall defense to check The Lady Tamaraws’ offense. Consistent with their elimination round encounters, FEU’s inability to execute the set given a substantial lead combined with La Salle’s tenacity to thrive under pressure eventually won the Lady Spikers the crown. Beyond 80 The exit of big names such as Dy, Baron, Bernadeth Pons, Dawn Macandili, Jaja Santiago, Jho Maraguinot, Jema Galanza, Mylene Paat and Shaya Adorador to name a few would spell some concern for their respective teams ,but would serve as a challenge and inspiration for newcomers to reach the achievements of their predecessors. In similar fashion, teams left with solid line-ups like UST and UP would have better chances to dominate albeit higher expectations. In line with that, familiarization with more foreign coaching ideologies from the likes of Air Padda and Gody Okumu will further elevate the level of the sport in the women's division. On the other hand, an intact champion in the NU Bulldogs as well as contender FEU Tamaraws will ensure dominance for both. As such,the exit of inarguably one of the best tandems in UAAP history, that of Ish Polvorosa and Espejo, would entail a tough challenge for Ateneo to produce new outstanding inclusions in order to maintain their place in the upper echelons of the league.    .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

UAAP VOLLEYBALL: Final test for DLSU’s Big 3

It was Game 4 of the UAAP Season 76 Women's Volleyball Finals. A monstrous 21,314-strong crowd filled the Mall of Asia Arena, rocking the three-year-old state-of-the art venue in Pasay City. A do-or-die match for the four-peat-seeking De La Salle University, which a few weeks ago was the favorite to go all the way, make a flawless title run in the women’s volleyball tournament following a 14-0 sweep of the elimination round. They only needed two wins. The Lady Spikers held a thrice-to-beat advantage. They could’ve had won it all the game before. But a young and hungrier Ateneo de Manila University led by a third-year hitter in Alyssa Valdez and piloted by a newly-appointed Thai coach spoiled their run late in the fifth set. Then it all came to one final battle for the crown. Graduating Aby Marano, a feisty and vocal leader, tried to rally her teammates. DLSU was down two sets to none. Rookie Kim Kianna Dy was deployed for the first time in the series as a substitute. With her was another rookie, libero Dawn Macandili, her high school teammate at De La Salle Zobel. On the bench, freshman middle Majoy Baron, a recruit from Baguio City National High School, looked at her teammates as the Lady Eagles reached their 25th point. Tears fell almost simultaneously as the final whistle blew. DLSU lost their three-year throne. It was second stringer Baron, reserve libero Macandili and benchwarmer Dy’s first taste of the championship round. It was bitter. It was painful. They vowed for revenge the following season. But the aftertaste of that defeat lingered up until Season 77.      CHANGE OF FORTUNE   The trio under the guidance of head coach Ramil De Jesus were molded into legit stars in just three years. They finally earned the trust of the mentor, the architect of DLSU’s success the past two decades. Before Season 78, the Lady Spikers joined the Philippine Superliga under the Meralco banner during the off-season. There they became the whipping girls of the tournament, finishing fifth in the six-team field. But it was De Jesus’ way to strengthen the Lady Spikers’ minds and develop their skills. In order to build a strong team, he had to make them feel defeat. The trio of Macandili, Baron and Dy benefited from all of these. They had the weapons this time around against Ateneo in the bitter rivals’ fourth straight championship installment. Macandili’s floor defense was superb, Baron was a solid net defender alongside a graduating Mika Reyes. And Dy, the opposite who only saw action on borrowed playing time in Season 76, made her presence felt in the most important three games of the season. Dy brought down on its knees the mighty Ateneo with an average of 17 points per game in the Finals that went the full distance and earned the Finals Most Valuable Player award. Macandili won the Best Receiver and Best Digger honors while Baron was named Best Blocker. They gave the ‘Big Three of Reyes’, Ara Galang and Cyd Demecillo a fitting farewell gift. As they bid adieu to the trio, it was the time for Macandili, Baron and Dy to fit in to the shoes of DLSU’s new ‘Big Three’. SHINING MOMENT Season 79 became the litmus test for the three. DLSU lost most of its veterans save for graduating setter Kim Fajardo while hitter Desiree Cheng just came back from an ACL tear injury. The trio needed to step up. Most of the pressure was on Macandili’s shoulder. Before the start of the season, the five-foot Tanuan, Batangas defense specialist was named PSL All-Filipino Conference MVP as the DLSU-backed F2 Logistics ruled the tournament on June 2016. However, the Lady Spikers encountered a bumpy road in the UAAP, losing three games in the elims. Two against Ateneo. But it didn’t deter the three volleybelles from doing their part to carry the team back into the Finals against the Lady Eagles. It was the trio’s shining moment. Bringing in the experience, confidence and the signature swag, the Lady Spikers steamrolled past the Ateneo in two games to cap a successful season that saw Baron win the coveted Season MVP plum for her undeniable efficiency the whole tournament long. Baron was the first DLSU player to win the highest individual honor since Marano and Galang shared the award in Season 75. FINAL TEST “Iba ’yung pressure na kailangan mong buhatin ang team kasi last playing year mo na.” This was how Macandili described Season 80. Now playing on her last year, Macandili, like the rest of the ‘Big Three’ wanted to leave a winning legacy. “Siyempre gusto mong maging maganda ang exit mo and para sa team din na ma-achieve ang goal naming,” added Macandili, who a few months back was awarded as Asia’s Second Best libero during the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship. “Nandoon din ang takot na last playing year mo na and hindi mo na mababalikan ‘to. Ayoko namang mag-exit na may regrets.”   The Lady Spikers advanced to the Finals for the tenth straight year and are on the brink of handing De Jesus his third career grand slam and DLSU’s 11th overall crown after taking down Far Eastern University in straight sets in Game 1. “Siguro this is our chance to bring back the three-peat and siyempre lahat ng sacrifices namin, lahat ng pinaghirapan namin, ito na 'yung final test namin,” said Dy. One last push to return the trust and confidence given by de Jesus. “We want to show coach na sa five years naman dito, these are the players that you produced. We want to honor him,” added Dy. Baron, for her part, wanted to fulfill a promise she made before the start of the season. To keep DLSU’s winning tradition. “Ayaw kong masira 'yung record ni coach. Kaya as much as possible, parang sobrang nabilib din ako sa sistema niya at mga seniors ko before, parang ayaw ko na puputulin ko 'yung history na ginagawa nila sa time ko ngayon,” she said. “Personally, 'yun ang motivation ko.” On Wednesday, Macandili, Baron and Dy could be playing their last games as Lady Spikers. The Big Three could be making their final bow. A last chance to join their teammates in forming a circle, kneeling and posing with an arm stretched while the other bent imitating an archer ready to release a flaming final arrow.   Three more DLSU players will be leaving the lair of the Lady Spikers. A trio that gave everything they got for five fruitful and colorful years. People, for sure, will be talking about their stints for the green and white for years. The stories of their ups and downs. The glory that they made together.   But for Baron, Macandili and Dy, it was the honor of playing for La Salle under the great Ramil De Jesus that will be their most cherished college memories.     ---   Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018