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The shoe that grows

(Impact Journalism Day) A US-based company has created sandals that expand as the feet of the child grow......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 15th, 2018

Of pride, middle initials and shoe stories

As my child grows, so do the details of her observations. Last week she told me that there are three singles in her class. And I responded with, “Baby, all 17 of you are singles because all of you are still young and not married.” She corrected and said, “No Mom, I have 2 classmates [...] The post Of pride, middle initials and shoe stories appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 30th, 2017

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

PARADISE, California — The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far in the Camp Fire, which […] The post Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

UAAP: Even in coaching, Ateneo has a next man up

Ateneo de Manila University was yet again not at full strength on Wednesday at the MOA Arena. And yet, the Blue Eagles had more than enough to pound on University of Sto. Tomas by 40 points, 102-62. Throughout the tournament, the defending champions have had to overcome the absences of the likes of Thirdy Ravena, Raffy Verano, and Nieto twins Mike and Matt for certain contests. And this time around, they had to make up for the absence of head coach Tab Baldwin who was not in the venue due to an illness. “It’s kind of funny that we (have been) missing a lot of players for the season tapos ngayon, coach naman yung wala,” assistant coach Sandy Arrespacochaga, who called the shots instead, said post-game. Just like they did when some of their players were missing, though, Ateneo did not panic and stood tall. And just as Tyler Tio stepped up when Nieto wasn’t around and William Navarro came through when Ravena and Verano were out, coach Sandy did his best to make sure they didn’t skip a beat. Of course, the always amiable mentor had help from the players. “We’re happy with the win because one of the first things we told them is that coach Tab (isn’t here), but his system is already in place,” he said. Indeed, the Blue Eagles just did what coach Tab would have expected from them, scoring 16 unanswered points in the first six minutes and never looking back. “We wanted the players to step up because this time around, next man up was everyone else as the shoe we’re trying to fill was coach Tab’s,” coach Sandy said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Shell profit grows 8% as of end-Sept 2018

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. recorded a net income of P7.2 billion in January to September, up eight percent year on year on inventory holding gains and better refinery reliability......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

UEFA warns clubs over financial abuses after Man City leaks

tttky MANCHESTER, England --- Previously concluded Financial Fair Play cases could be reopened, UEFA warned on Monday as evidence grows of Manchester City's attempts to disguise its source of income and spending. The UEFA statement on the prospect of the financial compliance system being "abused" by teams comes after internal correspondence exposing City's alleged deception was published by European media outlets. The reigning English Premier League champion and current leader has not provided a defense or disputed the authenticity of the information from leaked emails which reveal elaborate attempts over several years to try to avoid breaching the rules designed to curb ove...Keep on reading: UEFA warns clubs over financial abuses after Man City leaks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

150 killed in battle for Yemen s Hodeida as global alarm grows

HODEIDA, Yemen – At least 150 people have been killed in 24 hours of clashes in the Yemeni port city of Hodeida, medics said Monday, November 12, as Britain's top diplomat visited the Gulf seeking to boost international calls for a ceasefire. Government loyalists supported by a Saudi-led coalition are fighting ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Couple grows Max& rsquo;s franchise in Pampanga

Couple grows Max& rsquo;s franchise in Pampanga.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Economy grows at slower 6.1% pace in third quarter of 2018

The economy continued its growth streak of at least six percent for the 14th consecutive quarter but failed to keep up with market expectations, growing by 6.1 percent in the third quarter this year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Philippine economy grows slower in Q3

The Philippine economy expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter amid weak consumer spending and lackluster agriculture growth, the country’s statistics agency reported Thursday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Duterte and the saints, digital authoritarianism, Harvey Weinstein | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: On All Saints' Day, Duterte calls saints 'gago, drunkards' Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally – study Weinstein accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old {module 3998}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Chinese-style digital authoritarianism grows globally – study

WASHINGTON, USA – Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found Thursday, November 1. The annual Freedom House study of 65 countries found global internet freedom declined ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Dua Lipa Complete Edition : Charismatic party chameleon

Dua Lipa grows on you. Ever since she started out on YouTube at 14 fearlessly covering powerhouses like Joss Stone and Christina Aguilera, this young star is right on track in taking on new elements. At 23, her voice is one of the most recognizable and most distinct in pop ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

The present and future of insurance brokerage

It only makes sense that as an economy grows, the need for insurance also increases. For instance, consider non-life insurance. As the average household income grows, the more high-value possessions they will own. The more they have to protect, the more likely people will turn to insurance brokers to try to protect them. The same […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

Melissa to release extensive new collection in 3 batches

DIFFERENT activities require different footwear and the shoes not only have to be comfortable but stylish too. This month Melissa launched the Melissa Family collection, a wide range of shoe styles for various lifestyles -- and in this case, the shoes are not just comfortable and stylish, but sustainable, waterproof, and fragrant too......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

As its reach grows, NBA wants to continue working with other sports leagues

NBA athletes, usually at the receiving end of praises from millions of people, are no exceptions to being fans and having fans. There are opportunities for NBA players get to interact with other sporting icons outside of basketball, especially when the league travels to different countries for its regular season games or other events. When the NBA visited London, stars from the Premier League like Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Alvaro Morata, and Hector Bellerin got to mingle with their basketball counterparts. And who could forget when the constellation of Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, and James Harden paid their respects to boxing icon Manny Pacquiao in 2011. ...Keep on reading: As its reach grows, NBA wants to continue working with other sports leagues.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

PBA: The story behind Phelps uber-limited LeBrons

Phoenix import Eugene Phelps is quite the player and character. He's a walking bucket, capable of scoring up to 50 points with an additional 20 rebounds or so. His nickname is El Destructor and wears P30,000 Gucci headbands to games while scoring 50. [Related: PBA: Phelps drops a cool 50 points in P30,000 headband] Yep, Phelps is quite the player and character. Recently, Phelps' character has been reflected in his footwear. El Destructor regularly wears heat on his feet and in the current 2018 PBA Governors' Cup, he's been spotted wearing gems like the Nike Kyrie 3 Mamba Mentality. However, the best shoe he pulled out so far has to be the special Nike LeBron 11 "2K14" which he wore for a couple of games in the season-ending joust. The flashy animal-printed shoe was releaed a couple of years back when LeBron James, then with the Miami Heat, graced the cover of the popular basketball video game. Limited to only 2,014 pairs, players had to earn milestones in-game in order to have a chance to purchase the shoes. Overall, about 80 hours was needed in order to complete all tasks. Asked about his uber-limited pair, Phelps told ABS-CBN Sports that he got his 2K14s off the secondary market. Considering he plays actual basketball, he probably didn't have much time playing simulated ball when he's out there doing the real thing. "2014 I think because LeBron was on the NBA [2K] cover. I collect shoes at home and then obviously on the court. I just like shoes," Phelps told ABS-CBN Sports. "I bought them off of eBay I think for like $350 (PHP 19,000) so I got lucky on those," he added. Phelps wears a size 14 and his size is currently listed at $400 (PHP 22,000) at StockX with the last sale going for $600 (P33,000). There's no size 14 listed at Flight Club but pairs at size 13 and 15 are both listed for $600 each. El Destructor certainly got lucky. He's been lucky on-court too while wearing his 2K14s and while he went 1-1 in them, he dropped his second 50-ball this conference while rocking his royal pair. He was supposed to wear them again Wednesday but he took them off. He struggled for only 18 points after he switched to an older pair of Hyperdunks. "First time I wore them I had 50. And then the second time I had 37. But the gym it felt weird, it kept on slipping in the first half so I had to switch them up," Phelps said. A sneakerhead through and through, Phelps is not afraid to wear prized pairs on court. El Destructor mentioned that he once destroyed a pair of Nike Kobe 6 "Grinch" on court and he had to prematurely retire them. The original Kobe Grinch of course, is widely regarded as the best Kobe release from Nike of all time. Those go for anywhere from $900 (PHP 49,500) to over $1,000 (PHP 55,000) in Phelps' size. "My favorites? I played with the Grinches, the Kobe Grinches my first game but they ripped. So I had to throw those away," Phelps said. "I just threw them in my closet because the whole sole is ripped. But I guess I can get them fixed and glued. But if I get them glued obviously I won't play in them again because they might rip again. I'll probably clean them, get them glued together, and walk in them or something," he added. With Phoenix in the playoffs and targeting a breakthrough semifinals appearance in the PBA, Phelps is looking forward to wearing more heat on court. It would be best to start paying attention. "I'll probably get some Kyries or Jordans for the semis [if we make it] but my size is kinda hard to find out here [in Manila]. So probably I'll buy from home and get them shipped. I'll look online to see what I can find. If I can find some heat, I'll get some heat for sure," he said. "I'll probably have some more heat for y'all if we go to the semis. I got heat for y'all," Phelps added.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Is Forex trading a scam?

Forex is in a weird position as of late. The market volume reaches record volumes, the number of traders grows and yet people are still sure that it’s all a...READ MORE The post Is Forex trading a scam? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

Expect stronger Rockets

James Harden scored 23 points and Chris Paul and Clint Capela had double-doubles as Houston cruised at Memphis, 121-103, in an NBA preseason game over the weekend. Paul had 14 points and 11 assists and Capela 12 points with 13 rebounds. Seven players scored in double figures for Houston, which made 20 of 47 3-pointers. In the Philippines, sports apparel giant Adidas has released the newest signature sneaker of Harden, the reigning league Most Valuable Player. Putting emphasis on balance, stability and traction, the Harden Vol. 3 is designed to suit Harden's game that relies on quick and sudden movement. "This shoe means a lot to me," said Harden. "Our challenge is to come bac...Keep on reading: Expect stronger Rockets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Saudis warn against threats as stock market plunges

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --- Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it will respond to any "threats" against it as its stock market plunged following President Donald Trump's warning of "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and has touted arms sales to Saudi Arabia. But both the White House and the kingdom are under mounting pressure as concern grows over the fate of the veteran journalist, who hasn't been seen since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. "The kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it...Keep on reading: Saudis warn against threats as stock market plunges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

No, Khrushchev never banged his shoe at the UN

Nikita Khrushchev, one of the most colorful Soviet leaders, was famous for weird phrases and impulsive gestures. However, he didn't go as far as slamming his shoe at the UN General Assembly in 1960.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018