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U.S. unveils milestone new de facto embassy in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan – The United States on Tuesday, June 12,  unveiled a new $255 million de facto embassy in Taiwan in what was hailed as a "milestone" in relations, drawing the ire of China which considers the self-ruled island as part of its territory. Donald Trump's administration is moving to strengthen ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 12th, 2018

Taiwan unveils long-range drone | The Manila Times Online

PINGTUNG, Taiwan: Taiwans navy showed off its latest long-range surveillance drone Thursday as the islands outgunned armed forces push to counter Chinas increasingly muscular rhetoric and military exe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Taiwan unveils new drone as tensions with China mount

PINGTUBG, Taiwan – Taiwan's navy showed off ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Lorenzana unveils Phividec Strategic Plan

Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana last week unveiled the PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority’s strategic plans which would enable the entity to pursue its main task of providing for the welfare and benefits of veterans and families of the country’s armed forces. Lorenzana lauded the entity during the PHIVIDEC Veterans Event 2018 held last November 27 at the Limketkai Mall Atrium highlighted by the awarding of the US Congressional Gold Medal to 15 Filipino War veterans by a representative of the US Veterans Affairs (VA) office from the US Embassy in Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

UAAP Women s Basketball: NU wins 78th straight, sweeps elims for outright Finals berth

For the fifth straight season, the ladies of the National University cruised to another sweep of the 14-game elimination round. This UAAP Season 81, the Lady Bulldogs cemented their inevitable history against the Far Eastern University via a 68-44 victory Friday afternoon at the Filoil Flying V Centre. It was also NU's record-setting 78th consecutive win dating back to July 13, 2014. National University Lady Bulldogs sweep the elimination rounds of #UAAPSeason81! This is their fifth straight sweep in the league. @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/x6PLxuRsDe — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) November 16, 2018 Dominant forces in the paint, Jack Animam and Rhena Itesi topped the scoreboards once again. Animam towed NU with 19 points, 18 rebounds, and two assists while Itesi added 14 points and 14 rebounds. Animam and Itesi limited FEU's Clare Castro to just six points on 3-of-11 shooting, well below her aveage of 16.5 points prior to the match. To add to NU's growing memorabilia, the NU community present in the venue celebrated the milestone with 14-0 shirts. National University Lady Bulldogs sweeps #UAAPSeason81! This is their fifth straight eliminations sweep. @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/XpavE1dvax — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) November 16, 2018 "I'm just happy na nasurvive namin uli yung 14-0 uli. We're just waiting for the championship kung sino man but still yung job namin is not yet done. We hope na we get the championship, that's the most important thing this season," said NU head coach Pat Aquino as his squad enjoyed their advantage. As they wait for their opponent in the finals, Aquino said that their team will be having a series of practice games and a team building. "We'll have a team building this next weekend and we'll continue working hard. Then we'll have practice games again with the boys like we did last few years back yung mga past season, yun ginagawa namin. There will be a Taiwan team na baka mag practice game kami, series of practice games," Aquino added. Valerie Mamaril and Fatima Quiapo produced nine points each to lead the way for the Lady Tamaraws. With a 9-5 record after the elimination round, FEU is tied with Adamson University and is set to have a playoff for the second seed and twice-to-beat advantage in the step-ladder semifinals. Adamson secured a spot in the step-ladder semifinals berth and a playoff for the twice-to-beat bonus in the process following an 80-65 romp of Ateneo. The University of Santo Tomas lost a 10-point third quarter lead but regrouped late in the game to nip De La Salle, 68-65, to extend its season and tie its victims at 8-6. With their ninth win in 14 contests, the Lady Falcons will play the Lady Tamaraws in a playoff for the No. 2 ranking in the semis on Wednesday. The Tigresses and the Lady Archers meet again in a do-or-die playoff for the last semifinals slot on Wednesday. Mariz Cacho scored 20 points while Nathalie Prado also had 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Adamson University, which finished the elims with back-to-back wins. The University of the East beat fellow also-ran University of the Philippines, 71-56, to cap its season with two consecutive wins. The Lady Warriors, who placed second last year, ended up tied with the Lady Eagles in sixth and seven spots at 4-10. The Scores: First Game UE (71) -- Cortizano 15, Requiron 15, Francisco 11, Ganade 11, P. Pedregosa 10, L. Pedregosa 9, Borromeo 0, Nama 0, Brencis 0, Ebeza 0, Gaa 0, Strachan 0. UP (56) -- L. Ordoveza 15, Rodas 13, Cruz 12, Medina 7, Gonzales 6, Bascon 3, Amar 0, De Leon 0, De Guzman 0, Rivera 0, Hidalgo 0, Lebico 0, Moa 0, N. Ordoveza 0. Quarterscores: 14-17, 37-35, 56-49, 71-56 Second Game AdU (80) -- Cacho 20, Prado 20, Alcoy 11, Araja 9, Bilbao 8, Rosario 5, Camacho 3, Razalo 2, Aciro 2, Cabug 0, Osano 0, Tandaan 0. Ateneo (65) -- Buendia 15, Nimes 15, Guytingco 10, Go 7, Villamor 6, Cancio 5, Chu 3, Joson 2, Seigle 2, Newsome 0, Moslares 0, Miranda 0, Payac 0, Gino-gino 0, De Dios 0, Aquisap 0. Quarterscores: 16-14, 40-32, 66-48, 80-65 Third Game NU (68) -- Animam 19, Itesi 14, Pingol 9, Nabalan 7, Del Carmen 6, Camelo 6, Fabruada 4, Bartolo 2. Goto 1, Canuto 0, Cacho 0, Cac 0, Harada 0, Ceño 0, Layug 0. FEU (44) -- Mamaril 9, Quiapo 9, Castro 6, Antiola 5, Adriano 5, Bahuyan 4, Bastatas 2, Abat 2, Vidal 2, Taguiam 0, Payadon 0, Dugay 0. Quarterscores: 20-9, 35-21, 54-30, 68-44 Fourth Game UST (68) -- Larosa 25, Irebu 13, Ferrer 8, Capilit 7, Portillo 6, Aujero 4, Rivera 3, Sangalang 2, Tacatac 0, Magat 0, Gonzales 0. DLSU (65) -- K. Castillo 16, Nuñez 14, Revillosa 11, Claro 10, Paraiso 5, Torres 4, Binaohan 3, Quingco 2, Delcampo 0, Arciga 0, Jimenez 0. Quarterscores: 10-17, 31-28, 54-44, 68-65  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Filipinos upbeat as 1st LPGT golf unwraps in Taiwan

The Ladies Philippine Golf Tour unveils its first co-sanctioned tournament abroad through the Party Golfers Ladies Open starting today at the National Golf Country Club in Miaoli County here, kicking LPGT’s foray in the international golfing stage offering rich money purses and featuring the best players and rising stars in the region......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

China unhappy as Philippines signs investment deal with Taiwan

Taiwan';s de facto ambassador to the Philippines signed the agreement in Manila on Thursday with his Philippine counterpart, according to Taiwan';s government. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

Ministry asks Britain for help in finding Filipino crew

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday said it has sought assistance from the UK government to search for five Filipino crew members who have been missing after a Taiwan-registered fishing boat cau.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

DOT unveils refreshed Its More Fun in the Philippines campaign - ABS-CBN News

DOT unveils refreshed 'It's More Fun in the Philippines' campaign ABS-CBN News The Department of Tourism on Monday unveiled the refreshed version of its signature campaign It's More F.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Singapore unveils big-spending budget amid election talk

SINGAPORE, Singapore --- Singapore announced extra healthcare spending for the elderly and a raft of other handouts in its annual budget on Monday as speculation mounts elections may be held this year. Polls must be held by 2021 but analysts suggest they could take place later this year, as the country's founding family prepares to hand over leadership to a younger generation of leaders. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat set aside SG$6.1 billion ($4.5 billion) to support half a million citizens aged between 60 and 69. The package included concessions for government-built sports facilities to keep healthy as well as healthcare and insurance subsidies. Heng described the pack...Keep on reading: Singapore unveils big-spending budget amid election talk.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News19 hr. 22 min. ago

How to be a titan

The de facto leader of Titans Business Ventures Corp. shares his thoughts on developing a right mindset for business growth Just how do you turn a Row 4 student into…READ The post How to be a titan appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Philippines embassy pushes Poland deployment ban

The Philippine embassy in Poland has reiterated its recommendation to suspend the deployment of Filipinos to work in the road transport sector......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Deployment ban on Filipino truck drivers to Poland sought - Philippine News Agency

Deployment ban on Filipino truck drivers to Poland sought pna.gov.ph MANILA - The Philippine Embassy in Warsaw on Thursday reiterated its recommendation to suspend the deployment of Filipinos for wor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

5 Filipino fishermen lost at sea near Falklan...

5 Filipino fishermen lost at sea near Falklan... Taiwan News The fire occurred on Feb. 11, with 64 crew members out of 69 rescued with the help of the Falkland Islands' authorities.Earlier this w.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Batch Juan of Cebu Pacific Cadet Pilots gets gold bars

The first batch of the Cadet Pilots of the Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) recently attained another significant milestone with the awarding of their commercial pilots licenses and third officers gold bars following their intensive aviation training program at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA), Australia......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

‘Narcos’ star unveils ‘first resistance film’ of Bolsonaro era

"Narcos" star Wagner Moura premiered his new movie about a 1960s resistance hero Friday, calling it the first Brazilian blockbuster to attack state repression since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro came to power. "Marighella" features Brazilian superstar Seu Jorge as Marxist revolutionary Carlos Marighella, who led an armed rebellion against the military dictatorship until he was gunned down in a police ambush in 1969. Moura, 42, said the film, his directorial debut, had been in the works since 2013 but its release had dovetailed with a deeply polarised moment in his home country and around the globe. "I shot the film under (former president Michel) Temer and Bol...Keep on reading: ‘Narcos’ star unveils ‘first resistance film’ of Bolsonaro era.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Beijing unveils ‘Steel City’ plan

BEIJING — The Beijing municipal government has published a plan to transform a vacated industrial site in its western suburb into a city landmark by 2035, as part of the preparation for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. The new area, on the basis of the Shougang Park, a former steel plant relocated to neighboring Hebei […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Barbie Forteza and Mika Dela Cruz play the girl with two faces in ‘Kara Mia’

Two different faces. Two different minds. Two different natures. Both trapped in one body. Beginning February 18, GMA Network proudly unveils its most anticipated and ground-breaking primetime soap this 2019 – Kara Mia. A dramatic tale of two sisters facing literally and figuratively good and evil! The fantasy drama series is based on a true […] The post Barbie Forteza and Mika Dela Cruz play the girl with two faces in ‘Kara Mia’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Tiffany hosts first event of the year

  Mario Katigbak is known for building good relationships, whether with friends or clients. His graciousness and fine taste foster loyalty---where he goes, clients follow.   In his first event for Tiffany & Co. at Rustan's Makati last Saturday, even with little fanfare, friends turned out to support Katigbak as the brand's new country manager---and a good number of them broke out the plastic, we learned. There were also some walk-in clients, couples shopping for engagement rings and wedding bands.   The pre-Valentine event was not the relaunch of Tiffany here---not yet. That will be sometime in June, when it unveils its flagship boutique in Greenbelt...Keep on reading: Tiffany hosts first event of the year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Suspension on deployment of Filipino truck drivers to Europe eyed - Inquirer Globalnation

Suspension on deployment of Filipino truck drivers to Europe eyed INQUIRER.net The Philippine Embassy in Poland has reiterated its recommendation to suspend the deployment of Filipino workers in the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

P500,000 guns, ammo seized at NAIA

Bureau of Customs officers intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday two parcels containing P500,000 worth of firearms and bullets bound for Taiwan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019