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Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardNov 19th, 2017

Lego re-creates “Empire Strikes Back” with cloud city set

The latest "Star Wars" creation from Lego re-created the time the heroes were betrayed in Lando Calrissian's cloud city. Aptly named the "Betrayal at Cloud City" set, it showcases the memorable areas from the cloud city on the planet Bespin featured in "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back." The re-creations include the dining table where the rebels found Darth Vader waiting, the prison where the rebels were kept, the carbonite freezing facility where Han Solo was frozen, and the walkway where Darth Vader revealed he was Luke Skywalker's father. Lego revealed the set on Aug. 21 and further spread the word with a tweet on the same day. The set will include 2,812 pieces and will...Keep on reading: Lego re-creates “Empire Strikes Back” with cloud city set.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

Global Filipino Schools program reaches all 17 regions in the PH

About 214 schools across all 17 regions in the Philippines, latest of which are those in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), are being equipped with information and communications technology (ICT) tools and methodologies on 21st-century education through Global Filipino Schools (GFS) program. The GFS program is part of a long-term partnership between Globe Telecom and the Department of Education (DepEd), meant to forward 21st-century learning principles and ICT integration in public schools nationwide. It aims to transform public high schools into ICT centers of excellence by equipping students and teachers with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed for the 21st cen...Keep on reading: Global Filipino Schools program reaches all 17 regions in the PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

The Travel Line Makes for Picturesque Journeys

Designed for the visual creatives and adventurous folks, Peak Design’s latest collection known as The Travel Line is unmatched in its tech-friendly, versatile, organizing, and aesthetic features and is now up for grabs on Kickstarter. The Travel Line consists of the Travel Backpack 45L with five accompanying Packing Tools. These were created as a modular […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Epson PH Kicks off ‘It’s in the Details: Nationwide Roadshow 2018’

Epson recently held its ‘It’s in the Details Nationwide Roadshow 2018’ in select SM Malls, exhibiting its latest printer and projection technologies, in collaboration with SM Cyberzone. As it continues to gain market traction and achieve leadership positions in key segments, Epson showcases the latest in its array of products and solutions, including the M-Series […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Heart Evangelista opens 7th solo exhibit

The artist Love Marie Ongpauco-Escudero, also known as Heart Evangelista in the entertainment industry, formally launched the exhibit of her latest works early this month at Ayala Museum’s ArtistSpace. Her seventh since professionally pursing her passion to paint, the exhibit “In Full Bloom” showcases a 21-piece collection that reflects Ongpauco’s bolder style, compared to her [...] The post Heart Evangelista opens 7th solo exhibit appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

Isuzu QKR light truck debuts as company’s latest PUV platform in recent PUV Expo

LEADING truck brand, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) participates in the recent Public Transport Modernization Expo, and displays their latest PUV prototypes highlighting the Isuzu QKR as its main platform. From April 3 to 4 at the PICC Forum tent, IPC showcases three new PUV prototypes in the latest transport expo organized by the Department of […] The post Isuzu QKR light truck debuts as company’s latest PUV platform in recent PUV Expo appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Privacy body warns Facebook users on personal info posts

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) urged the public on Friday to be more vigilant and circumspect in their use of Facebook following the latest data breach scandal that hit the social media giant and was believed to have affected the accounts of more than 1.1 million Filipino users.   According to NPC Chair Raymund Liboro, Facebook users should "minimize the personal information they share online and maximize the use of existing privacy protection features and tools."   Facebook recently found itself in hot water with the data breach involving political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.   Liboro said that the NPC was in talks with Facebook to determine ...Keep on reading: Privacy body warns Facebook users on personal info posts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Media Wise wins another Gold Anvil for Baby Dalupan Book

Slam dunk! Media Wise Communications/MUSE BOOKS has done it again, winning the Gold Anvil for PR Tools: Publications of the 53rd edition of the prestigious Anvil Awards held on March 23, 2018. Media Wise’s latest Gold Anvil was awarded this time for its The Maestro of Philippine Basketball, a coffee-table book on Philippine basketball through the eyes of Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan, the country’s most-awarded coach......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

Aga Muhlach’s love advice to kids: ‘Don’t look at whether a person is rich or poor’

Aga Muhlach advised his children to not look at wealth and social status when choosing the person they'll love. Fresh from his latest romantic film "First Love," which earned P6.4 million on its first day, the actor and father of three was asked about his opinions when it came to the love life of his children in the Sept. 18 episode of "Tonight with Boy Abunda." Specifically, host Abunda asked how Muhlach would react if his daughter Atasha finally fell in love. The actor confidently replied, "I'm okay. Na-practice ko na yan. Life has a way of teaching you these things." Muchlach also shared the advice he gave Atasha and son Andres when it came to choosing their future mates:...Keep on reading: Aga Muhlach’s love advice to kids: ‘Don’t look at whether a person is rich or poor’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

PH ranked 5th best economy in Southeast Asia

The Philippines ranked 56th out of 149 countries in the latest Global Competitiveness Report, while also ranking the 5th most competitive economy in Southeast Asia. This is according to the report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News6 hr. 59 min. ago

Malabon passes anti-gender discrimination ordinance

Malabon City is the latest local government unit to pass an ordinance penalizing discrimination based on gender and identity......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Best pizza cities in the US for 2018 named by TripAdvisor

Along with being the Big Apple, New York can now claim bragging rights to being the pizza capital of America. That's according to online travel site TripAdvisor which released its latest ranking of the top United States pizza cities for grabbing the perfect slice. This year, New York has the leading edge over friendly pizza rival Chicago, which placed second on the list followed by Las Vegas, San Francisco and Orlando. While New York may top the best pizza cities list, the title of best pizzeria in America goes to Regina Pizzeria in Boston, where TripAdvisor diners raved about the chewy, thin crust and fresh tomato sauce reminiscent of authentic pizzas in Naples. Their si...Keep on reading: Best pizza cities in the US for 2018 named by TripAdvisor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 46 min. ago

DJ’s old-school charm, plus a bit of razzle-dazzle

Snooty critics may find his music suspect and superfluous, but Daniel Padilla definitely earns some pogi points for expanding the repertoire of his millennial fans.   For his latest concert "D4: Back at the Araneta," held at the Big Dome last week, DJ, as the heartthrob is known in the biz, regaled his ardent followers with songs originally released before his and their time: Spandau Ballet's "True," Simple Minds' "Don't You Forget About Me," Tears for Fears' "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," Modern English's "Melt With You," even Apo Hiking Society's "Kumot at Unan" and Sharon Cuneta's "Kahit Maputi Na ang Buhok Ko."   DJ himself was stunned when the youthfu...Keep on reading: DJ’s old-school charm, plus a bit of razzle-dazzle.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 46 min. ago

President Duterte latest speech at the 44th Philippine Business Conference – Manila Video

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte graces the concluding ceremonies of the 44th Philippine Business Conference and Expo (PBC&E) at the Manila Hotel in the City of Manila on October 18, 2018. This year’s conference focuses on the theme, ‘Infrastructure and Digital Economy: The Game Changers’. Spearheaded by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the… link: President Duterte latest speech at the 44th Philippine Business Conference – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago

New recruits spark Navotas latest MPBL win; Makati back on track

Navotas proved that it has made the right move in acquiring players in the ongoing trading and drafting of players in the free agent market as last Wednesday, the new recruits showed they could fit well with their new squad. Veteran point guard Jai Reyes scored 18 points while hardworking Marlon Gomez came away with a double-double effort and the newest Clutch towed their team 90-83 victory over the Parañaque Patriots at the Angeles University Foundation Gymnasium. Picked up in a trade with Caloocan for Monbert Arong, Reyes didn't have much difficulty fitting in a team that also includes Ron Dennison, Matt Salem, and Kris Porter, his teammates in the PBA D-League. "Hindi mahirap yung transition," Reyes said. "Kasi naglalaro rin dito sa Navotas yung mga teammates ko sa D-League, plus I have known coach Ritchie Ticzon almost all my life."    The inclusion of Reyes gave the Clutch the veteran presence they needed in arresting back-to-back setbacks. Navotas improved its win-loss mark to 5-6 while dealing Parañaque its sixth loss in 12 games. While Reyes was a welcome addition in the backcourt, Gomez, a do-it-all big man acquired by Navotas in exchange for Levi Hernandez, provided the intangibles and additional inside presence for the Clutch. His double-double effort of 15 points and 14 rebounds was testament enough proof at how solid contributor he is. "Marlon is here to stay for us. He's the big man that we need. Siguro, ang only reason for us to release him is if he's moving up to the PBA," added Ticzon.     Makati edged home team Pampanga, 69-67, in the second game. Jeckster Apinan led the way with 15 points, while Cedric Ablaza contributed 13. Ex-pro Rudy Lingganay and John Rey Villanueva added 12 apiece for the Skyscrapers, who improved their win-loss record to 7-4 and atoned from their previous setback against Cebu.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

NCAA: Robert Bolick pays it forward by mentoring James Canlas

Robert Bolick, the undisputed leader of San Beda University at present, has nothing but good words for their promising rookie. “We all know James is gonna be the next guy. I always challenge him because he has a lot of potential,” he said about James Canlas, the Red Lions’ Filipino-Canadian swingman who made noise with 18 points and five rebounds in their takedown of Lyceum of the Philippines University on Thursday For the graduating guard, Canlas has all the tools to be a star for the Mendiola-based squad – and not only that, in all of the NCAA. “He’s already a good player. Wala akong problema e kasi take charge din siya,” he shared. He then continued, “I see good potential kaya I always challenge him because gagaling siya dun.” So much so that Bolick, a contender to be the top pick in the looming 2018 PBA Draft, is actually jealous of the first-year player. “I’m really jealous of him. First year ko, ‘di ako nakakalaro nang ganyan e. My first two years, ‘di ko na-experience yung paano mag-step-by-step na mag-improve,” he said. Of course, the ever-playful King Lion is just joshing around – yet again narrating his colorful origin story of when he was still in De La Salle University and, in his own words, was a bench player and played behind the likes of LA Revilla, Thomas Torres, Oda Tampus, and Kib Montalbo. Turning serious, he said he feels it is his duty to make sure Canlas fulfils his destiny. “Nakikita ko kasi dati sa La Salle, sina Vosotros, tinutulungan nila ako so I think that’s my responsibility rin ngayon sa kanya,” he said. Indeed, while he didn’t have that much playing time as a Green Archer, Bolick still learned a lot from veterans such as Revilla and Almond Vosotros. That is exactly what he wants to do for Canlas – once called by head coach Boyet Fernandez as San Beda’s future. And so, now he is playing in his last few games in the collegiate ranks, San Beda’s current star is already making sure his school will remain a contender. “Hopefully, next year, our school is gonna be in good hands with him,” he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

NEDA chief Pernia: Fresh fare hikes may fan inflation

The Philippines' chief socioeconomic planner on Thursday warned that the latest round of fare hikes may fan inflation, which is now among the hottest in Asia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

‘Cost-cutting or snubbing?’: Lolit Solis alarmed over her talents’ ‘unfair’ taping sked

Talent manager Lolit Solis, in her latest online musing, expressed concern for her talents' "unfair" taping schedule, as she sought an explanation from ABS-CBN's business unit heads. "Gusto ko manawagan sa mga unit head ng Channel 2 Salve." she wrote today, Oct. 18 on Instagram. "Kasi napapansin ko iyon mga alaga ko ang taping halos once a week lang, kung minsan nga marami na iyon 3 times a month. Kaloka ha, nakatali ka sa series ganun lang ang trabaho mo, 'di ba para naman unfair, lalo pag isa lang ang ginagawa mo." (I want to appeal to the unit heads of Channel 2, Salve. Because I've been noticing that my talents are only filming almost only once a week, sometimes three times...Keep on reading: ‘Cost-cutting or snubbing?’: Lolit Solis alarmed over her talents’ ‘unfair’ taping sked.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2018

Japan, Thailand, US are the most vacation deprived, says report

The world is tired, as global vacation deprivation is on the rise, with workers in Japan, Thailand and the United States taking the fewest number of vacation days in the world, according to the latest report from Expedia. That's the overarching takeaway from the 18th edition of the Vacation Deprivation study, which found that globally, 58 percent of workers describe themselves as very or somewhat vacation deprived, up from 53 percent last year, and 49 percent in 2016. Of the 19 countries studied, Japanese, Thai and American workers were found to take the fewest number of vacation days at 10 days a year. Over in the U.S., the latest figures show that of the 14 vacation days a...Keep on reading: Japan, Thailand, US are the most vacation deprived, says report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Pasaol on MVP chances in UAAP 81: Gusto ko lang manalo kami

Alvin Pasaol is Bright Akhuetie’s closest competitor in the MVP race after the first round of the UAAP 81 Men’s Basketball Tournament. With averages of 23.7 points, 10.1 rebounds, 1.6 steals, University of the East’s main man has already accumulated 71.57 Statistical Points (SPs) – just around five points away from pacesetter Akhuetie. This, even though he doesn’t have the benefit of that much win bonus as the Red Warriors only have one win to show after eight games. For Pasaol himself, however, the MVP is far from his mind. “Wala sa akin yun. Gusto ko lang manalo kami,” he told reporters after their latest loss on Wednesday. And for them to do that, the third-year forward knows full well he needs to keep doing what he’s doing – and much more. “Mas maganda yung leader ka in action kaysa lip service lang yung ginagawa mo,” he said. Of course, Pasaol also knows full well that he cannot be a one-man show. “Sinasabi ko sa kanila na maglaro sila nang mabuti, kaming lahat, maglaro lang nang mabuti. Nandito lang ako sa likod nila,” he shared. He then continued, “Kung kailangan nila ako, nandito lang ako.” And even though they find themselves at the bottom of the standings at the start of the second round, last year’s Mythical selection still has full faith they have a shot at the playoffs. As he put it, “Kaya pa namin. Push pa namin ang sarili namin na kailangan naming gumawa.” He then continued, “Gusto naming yung standing namin last season, lamangan pa namin.” --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018