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Style Inspo: Here s How You Can Wear Your Summer Wardrobe For The Rainy Days!

Mini-dresses for the rainy days? Skort in the cold? Yes, you can!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019

Brace for rainy day diseases — DOH

Ahead of the rainy days, the Department of Health (DOH) is urging the public to get ready for the wet season by knowing how to combat the illnesses associated with it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2019

Sloane Stephens strategy on wasted match points: Forget em

By Andrew Dampf, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Mulling over what might have been is never a great tactic in tennis. Just ask Sloane Stephens, who managed to regroup from four wasted match points in the second set of a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win over 71st-ranked Polona Hercog on Friday to reach the fourth round of the French Open. "Honestly, I don't even remember what happened. It seems like so long ago. But I know that I didn't win them. That was the main point of that," Stephens said after the draining victory on the hottest day of the tournament so far — with temperatures soaring to nearly 80 degrees Fahrenheit (26 Celsius) after the much cooler and rainy opening days. With second-seeded Karolina Pliskova losing to Petra Martic, No. 7 Stephens is the highest-ranked player remaining in the bottom half of the draw. But her next opponent, 2016 Roland Garros champion Garbiñe Muguruza, is looking more and more dangerous every match. Stephens, last year's runner-up in Paris and the 2017 U.S. Open champion, quickly stormed to a 4-0 lead in the third against Hercog then held herself together when it got close at the end "After the second set I just tried to regroup. I got off to a good start and just tried to hang with it," the American said. "When you have match points like that, you have to put it out of your mind, otherwise it just stays with you, lingers, brings you down. It's no fun." With both players hitting the ball tentatively in the final games, Stephens finally whipped an inside-out forehand winner on her sixth match point, then celebrated with a scream and fist pumps. Earlier this week, Stephens credited her engagement last month to U.S. national soccer player Jozy Altidore with helping her tennis. "When your home life is good and your family is good and you're happy, I think that definitely does affect how you play on court," she said. The other fourth-round matchups set Friday: No. 23 Donna Vekic vs. No. 26 Johanna Konta; Marketa Vondrousova vs. No. 12 Anastasija Sevastova; and Kaia Kanepi vs. Martic. Muguruza dispatched ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-3 6-3. "She's playing well; I'm playing well. I think it's a good matchup," Stephens said. "You're playing for a spot in the quarters of a Slam. Just got to leave everything out there and see what happens." And if match points — or any important point for that matter — go wasted, quickly move on......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 1st, 2019

Get ready for rainy days

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Soon the days of being drenched in sweat because of hot weather will be replaced by raindrops and umbrellas. READ: Pagasa Mactan says transition in season to bring hot days and cold nights As the weather bureau announced that we are officially in transition from summer to the rainy days, here […] The post Get ready for rainy days appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2019

PSA to honor Diaz as 2016 Athlete of the Year

Behind her powerful arms and legs, a young petite lady gave Philippine sports a lift it badly needed in the year just passed. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz gave this country of 100 million people something to cheer about at the break of dawn one rainy day in August after copping an Olympic medal that was long overdue during the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Games. A combination of hard work, effort, heart, and sheer luck paved the way for the 25-year-old pride of Zamboanga City to run away with the silver in the women’s 53-kg weight division behind eventual winner Hsu Shu-Ching of Chinese Taipei. Diaz totaled a combined 200 kgs. in both the snatch and clean and jerk to the 212 of the Taiwanese bet. An Airwoman First Class at the Philippine Air Force, Diaz was only hoping for a bronze medal finish, but ended up a surprise runner up when fancied Li Yaiun of China – who earlier set an Olympic record in the snatch - failed to complete her final two attempts in the clean and jerk. “Sabi ko thank you Lord. Bronze lang ang hinihingi ko, pero silver ang ibinigay mo,” said Diaz moments after her triumph as the first-ever Filipina to win an Olympic medal. The Cinderella finish by Diaz was the first for the country in the last 20 years since boxer Mansueto ‘Onyok’ Velasco punched his way to a similar silver medal feat during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Hidilyn also became the first Filipino weightlifter to win an Olympic medal for the country and the only one to bag a silver outside of boxers Velasco and the late Anthony Villanueva (1964 Tokyo Games). In the light of her outstanding feats, the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) was one and unanimous in naming Diaz its 2016 Athlete of the Year during its traditional Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel on Feb. 13 at the LE PAVILION in Pasay City. Diaz is the first lady to be feted by the country’s oldest media organization with its highest individual honor after boxer Josie Gabuco and the Team Manila women’s softball team in 2012. “This one is a no-brainer. Hidilyn Diaz is truly the hands-down choice as the 2016 PSA Athlete of the Year,” said PSA president Riera Mallari, sports editor of The Standard. Last year, pro boxers Nonito Donaire Jr. and Donnie Nietes, along with young golfer Miguel Tabuena were the recipient of the coveted award annually handed out by the PSA, comprised by editors and sportswriters from the different broadsheets, tabloids, and online portals in the country. Diaz, who came home empty handed during both the 2008 (Beijing) and 2012 (London) Olympics, respectively, leads a long list of personalities and entities to be recognized during the formal rite co-presented by CIGNAL/HYPHER TV. In the coming days and weeks, recipients of the President’s Award, Lifetime Achievement honor, Executive of the Year, National Sports Association of the Year, Mr. Basketball, Mr. Golf, Mr. Football, and Ms. Volleyball will also be named as part of the two-hour program backed by Smart, Foton, Mighty Sports, Philippine Basketball Association, ACCEL, Gold Toe, SM Prime Holdings Inc., Globalport, Rain or Shine, ICTSI, and MVPSF. There will also be major awardees in different sports and citations to various personalities and entities in the annual rite backed by the Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, and Federal Land. Not to be missed out is the PSA’s recognition to young promising achievers such as the Tony Siddayao Awards and the Milo Male and Female Junior Athletes of the Year, as well as posthumous awards to those dearly departed friends of the local sportswriting community.   .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 19th, 2017

Cool weather seen as rainy season ends

MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos can expect the cold northeasterly winds to prevail in the country in the coming days or weeks in the wake of the devastation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

Pagasa: Expect more rainy days

Pagasa: Expect more rainy days.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2016

More rainy days seen in two regions

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) — Northern Luzon and Region VI will likely experience a higher average number o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2016

More rainy days seen in two regions

MANILA -- Northern Luzon and Region VI will likely experience higher average number of rainy days during the 10-day period ending Sept. 20 (Tuesday) compared to other areas nationwide......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsSep 18th, 2016

Rainy days ‘til Friday; no typhoon on radar

Rainy days ‘til Friday; no typhoon on radar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 15th, 2016

Rainy weather in Luzon, W. Visayas for 3-5 days

Rainy weather in Luzon, W. Visayas for 3-5 days.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2016

Bored at home?

If we go home to get away from it all, why do we end up feeling bored sometimes? Rainy days or being home alone can often bring a sense of sadness even with no reason......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsAug 2nd, 2016

Kitchen Whiz: Here Are Two Ways Hot Chocolate Can Be More Comforting on Rainy Days

Bed weather + a mug of hot chocolate = perfect day......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 29th, 2016

Irreparable Damage

Eroded soil caused by the operations of Wellex Mining covers a portion of the foreshore in Barangay Plaridel in Libjo town in Dinagat Province. Residents said the place used to be full of mangroves, but now silt is washed into it during rainy days. Photo .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 21st, 2016

PCC speeds up review of qualified deals by 15 days

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC)  said it will be shortening the time it takes to review qualified merger and acquisition transactions starting July 2. In a statement on Tuesday, June 18, the commission said that the faster merger review process, under the regular phase 1 merger assessment, will take ........»»

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Angat water level nears critical level

Reduced water pressure, rotational service, or water interruptions may be implemented once the water level at Angat Dam in Bulacan dips further to the 160-meter critical mark in a few days, the National Water Resources Board warned yesterday. As of yesterday morning, the water level of Angat declined to 162.39 meters from last Sunday’s 162.82 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

Police officer stabbed ahead of G20 summit in Japan

TOKYO, Japan – Japanese police Monday arrested a man suspected of stabbing a police officer in the chest and stealing his gun near Osaka, just days before world leaders fly into the city for a G20 summit. The 33-year-old suspect, who denies the charges, was in possession of an ID document ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

Warm, humid weather for next 3 days – Pagasa

Warm, humid weather is forecast for the next two to three days as the southwest monsoon or habagat weakens, the state weather bureau said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

The Secret to Not Getting Sick on Vacation

(NC) Getting sick on vacation is never fun.  It can waste your time, money and precious vacation days. If you’re planning a trip abroad, there are many ways to keep you and your family healthy. Here are some tips from the Public Health Agency of Canada to consider: 1. Visit a healthcare professional. At least […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019