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US: No large-scale exercises with PH next month

Filipino and American soldiers take part in joint maneuvers in the Philippines in this file photo. INQUIRER FILE / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ No large-scale military exercises are scheduled between the Phil.....»»

Category: newsSource: philippinetimes philippinetimesOct 11th, 2018

U.S.-South Korea military drills to resume despite thaw with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea – The United States and South Korea announced Tuesday, March 20, that their annual joint military drills would go ahead next month, with no significant downsize in scale despite an ongoing diplomatic thaw with North Korea . The large-scale exercises involving tens of thousands of ground troops are a perennial source ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Exercising 3 to 5 times a week brings biggest benefits for mental health, says study

A new large-scale United States study has found that people who exercise report having 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month, compared to people who do not exercise. However, working out too much could actually have the opposite effect. Carried out by a team at Yale University, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Laureate Institute for Brain Research, U.S., along with the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, this is the largest observational study of its kind. It looked at more than 1.2 million people in the U.S. to investigate the influence of exercise type, frequency, duration and intensity on mental health. Participants were asked to complete surveys in 2011, 2013...Keep on reading: Exercising 3 to 5 times a week brings biggest benefits for mental health, says study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said on Friday (Thursday in Manila), detailing President Donald Trump’s dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, an unconventional call that [...] The post Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

WASHINGTON, United States – Military vehicles will roll through Washington on November 11 in a salute to veterans, a Pentagon memo said Friday, March 9 detailing President Donald Trump's dream of hosting a military parade. The White House announced a month ago that Trump had asked for a large-scale military parade, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

U.S., South Korea discuss military drills amid Olympic worries

SEOUL, South Korea – The US military is reportedly in talks with South Korea on the timing of large-scale annual military exercises that always infuriate nuclear-armed Pyongyang and could coincide with next year's Winter Olympics. The Foal Eagle and Key Resolve drills usually start in late February or early March ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

WATCH | North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

North Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact.” Source link link: North Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable as China urges calm

Two American B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war “an established fact”......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 7th, 2017

US, SKorea to stage massive air exercise in show of force

SEOUL: The United States will send stealth fighters to a large-scale air force drill with South Korea next month, the US military said on Friday, in a new show of force aimed at North Korea. The massive five-day annual exercise comes as Washington pushes what President Donald Trump has called a “maximum pressure campaign” against… link: US, SKorea to stage massive air exercise in show of force.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

US, Philippines scale down Balikatan exercises

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine and American troops will hold humanitarian exercises next month instead of traditional war games, the American Embassy in Ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 24th, 2017

PSA Starts Procurement for National ID System

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced the procurement process for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) will start this month, prior to its full scale registration in September. PSA Regional Director Edgardo Pare said for this year, the agency targets to cover six million registrants for the last quarter of 2019. “By next year, our target is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News19 hr. 23 min. ago

Koronadal allots P20M for modern waste composting facility

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 14 Feb) – The city government has allotted P20 million for the construction this year of a modern large-scale waste composting facility. Augustus Bretana, head of the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), said Thursday said the preparatory works are underway for the implementation of the project, which will be […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Gucci apologizes after ‘blackface’ backlash

Gucci pulled a black polo neck sweater from its shops Thursday after it sparked comparisons with racially offensive golliwog and “blackface” imagery. The “balaclava jumper” can be pulled up to the eyes with the mouth visible through large red lips. “Happy Black History Month y’all,” one African American fashionista tweeted ironically, with others pointing out […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

House committees clear Lapena of drug smuggling

  MANILA, Philippines - Two House of Representatives committees on Wednesday did not find former Bureau of Customs (BoC) Chief Isidro Lapea liable in connection with the entry of billions of pesos worth of illegal drugs shipments to the country last year. The committee on dangerous drugs and good government and public accountability unanimously approved their committee report into their inquiry initiated by Marikina Rep. Romero Quimbo's House Resolution No. 2068 which looked into the "continued inability of the BOC to prevent large-scale smuggling of illegal drugs into the country." The committee report did not recommend sanctions or charges against Lapea, who has since bee...Keep on reading: House committees clear Lapena of drug smuggling.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Former NBA executive Meghan Jenkins appointed as ONE Championship Vice President International

The largest global sports media property in Asian history continues to bolster its leadership with the best the industry has to offer. On Thursday, 31 January, ONE Championship appointed Meghan Jenkins as its new Vice President International. She will come in with more than a decade's worth of experience with the National Basketball Association (NBA), working at the global headquarters in New York and the regional headquarters in Hong Kong. Jenkins, who graduated with an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will formally begin her work with ONE this coming March. “It is an absolute honor to announce that Meghan Jenkins has joined our senior leadership team here at ONE Championship as Vice President International,” said ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong. “As a seasoned leader, Meghan will work alongside myself and the rest of our leadership team to help scale ONE Championship into the first multibillion dollar global sports media property in Asian history.” Her  role will be critical when it comes to ONE’s international growth, tapping new markets and strengthening the existing ones. She is not new to the Philippine media landscape at all, as she tapped new opportunities for eSports in the country by bringing in emerging digital media platforms. Her familiarity with the region, alongside years of experience working with the biggest brands in the world, makes Jenkins the perfect fit as ONE continues to expand its horizon. “I am thrilled to be joining ONE Championship. My experience over the last decade working to build the NBA into a global sports leader will be invaluable as I embark on this new challenge and help take ONE Championship to the next level,”said Jenkins. “Having spent the last few years focused on identifying opportunities across the Asia Pacific region, it is clear to me that there is significant untapped potential in Asia’s massive and growing sports media market and ONE Championship is uniquely positioned to capture a large portion of it.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Comment on Amazon opens first PHL customer service center in Cebu by Successful Offshore Outsourcing Companies in the Philippines – Full Scale

[…] a large globally recognized company that successfully offshored their customer service in Cebu, Philippines. On May 2018, Amazon opened their first customer service center in Cebu City […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Fuzzy on Trump Tower Moscow? Here’s What We Know so Far

WASHINGTON (AP) --- Confused about the business proposal to build Trump Tower Moscow? Join the club. President Donald Trump's lawyer-spokesman Rudy Giuliani and a disputed Buzzfeed News report have muddied the waters on exactly how long negotiations over the project went on. It's a key question because Trump was pursuing the deal during the 2016 campaign while he was publicly calling for easing U.S. sanctions on Russia and as Moscow was directing a large-scale operation aimed at swaying the election his way. Here's what we know so far: --- September and October 2015: As a Trump Organization lawyer, Michael Cohen receives a proposal for a hotel, office and residential building in Rus...Keep on reading: Fuzzy on Trump Tower Moscow? Here’s What We Know so Far.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2019

Korean firm invests P2-B for solar farm in Bacolod City

BACOLOD City – A 50-megawatt solar power plant will soon rise in the village of Vista Alegre in this city. The development of the first large-scale renewable energy project in Bacolod, with an estimated cost of PHP2 billion, kicked off with the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the partner-developers held at L’ […] The post Korean firm invests P2-B for solar farm in Bacolod City appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Korean Firm Invests P2-B for Solar Farm in Bacolod City

A 50-megawatt solar power plant will soon rise in the village of Vista Alegre in this city. The development of the first large-scale renewable energy project in Bacolod, with an estimated cost of PHP2 billion, kicked off with the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the partner-developers held at L’ Fisher Hotel here […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Finding the unknown

Extant Spanish colonial bridges are found all over the Philippines with a large concentration in Quezon Province, particularly Tayabas, which has about 21 of varied sizes and scale. Up north, the province of Bulacan is not widely known to have these kinds of structures except for the Puente de Malolos in Malolos City and remnants […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019