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Your Weekend Guide (May 18, 2018)

Baby Shark at the mall THE energetic Baby Shark craze continues on May 18, 6 p.m., at the East Atrium of the Shangri-La Plaza mall. The viral “Baby Shark song” and dance is coming to the mall for an interactive performance and a meet-and-greet with the Baby Shark characters. For inquiries, call 370-2597/98 or visit […] The post Your Weekend Guide (May 18, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineMay 17th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (May 18, 2018)

Baby Shark at the mall THE energetic Baby Shark craze continues on May 18, 6 p.m., at the East Atrium of the Shangri-La Plaza mall. The viral “Baby Shark song” and dance is coming to the mall for an interactive performance and a meet-and-greet with the Baby Shark characters. For inquiries, call 370-2597/98 or visit […] The post Your Weekend Guide (May 18, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (May 11, 2018)

The Lion King THE international touring production of The Lion King has performances at the Theater in Solaire until May 27. Winner of over 70 major international theater awards, it features lyrics and music by Elton John and Tim Rice including the songs “Circle of Life” and the Oscar-winning “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.” […] The post Your Weekend Guide (May 11, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (May 4, 2018)

Comedy Manila at WMRC THE KINGS of Manila’s stand-up scene will perform at the Winford Manila Resort and Casino (WMRC) on May 5, 8 p.m. at the Hippodrome Bar and Lounge. It features acts from leading local stand-up club Comedy Manila, namely James Caraan, Anthony Andres, Red Ollero, Ryan Rems, GB Labrador, and Alex Calleja. […] The post Your Weekend Guide (May 4, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (April 20, 2018)

Kiddie Summer Camp CHILDREN CAN immerse themselves in fun-filled summer workshops — ranging from coloring activities to performing arts, and kiddie combat — at Lucky Chinatown’s Kiddie Summer Camp until May 20. Each activity will be facilitated by a group that will help kids nurture interest in their chosen category. Sessions will be available both […] The post Your Weekend Guide (April 20, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (April 6, 2018)

Spectrum Fair FIRST in the lineup of Shangri-La Plaza mall’s April activities is the Spectrum Fair on April 6 to 8 at the Grand Atrium and the East Atrium. The fair includes clothes and accessories meant for travel and trips to the beach. For inquiries, call 370-2597 to 98 or visit www.facebook.com/shangrilaplazaofficial. Ballet performance THE […] The post Your Weekend Guide (April 6, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (March 9, 2018)

Rex Smith returns for concert AMERICAN singer-actor Rex Smith returns for an exclusive one-night only concert entitled Broadway and Beyond on March 14, 8 p.m., at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila. Having performed on Broadway stages for over 30 years, the pop singer will be singing Broadway hits from The Phantom […] The post Your Weekend Guide (March 9, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (March 2, 2018)

Kinky Boots returns ATLANTIS’ production of the musical that earned every Best Musical award including the Tony, the Grammy and London’s Olivier Award, returns with performances on March 2 to 18 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City. With music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, and directed by Bobby Garcia, Kinky […] The post Your Weekend Guide (March 2, 2018) appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Your Weekend Guide (February 16, 2018)

PPO concert THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra presents the 6th concert of its 35th season, Romancing the Classics, on Feb. 16, 8 p.m., at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The evening’s repertoire includes Bedrich Smetana’s “Die Moldau (Vltava) No. 2” from Má vlast (My Country), Manuel De Falla’s “Interlude” and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

NBA viewing guide: Feb. 13-19, 2018

Don’t miss a moment of the thrilling 2017-18 NBA season. Catch your favorite teams or the biggest matchups with the help of our viewing guide for Week 18, February 13-19, PHL time. And don't forget, this week includes the annual All-Star Weekend festivities. TUESDAY, Feb. 13 8:00AM - NOP @ DET - NBA Premium 8:00AM - NYK @ PHI - BTV, NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 10:00AM - SAS @ UTA - NBA Premium (cut to live) 11:30AM - PHX @ GSW - BTV, NBA Premium (cut to live) League Pass only 8:30AM - LAC @ BKN 9:00AM - ORL @ CHI WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14 8:00AM - MIA @ TOR - BTV 9:00AM - CLE @ OKC - NBA Premium 11:30AM - SAS @ DEN - NBA Premium League Pass only 9:00AM - ATL @ MIL 9:00AM - HOU @ MIN 9:30AM - SAC @ DAL THURSDAY, Feb. 15 8:30AM - WAS @ NYK - BTV 9:00AM - LAC @ BOS - NBA Premium 9:00AM - OKC @ MEM - FOX Sports 10:00AM - PHX @ UTA - NBA Premium (cut to live) 11:30AM - GSW @ POR - FOX Sports League Pass only 8:00AM - ATL @ DET 8:00AM - CHA @ ORL 8:00AM - MIA @ PHI 8:30AM - IND @ BKN 9:00AM - TOR @ CHI 9:00AM - SAC @ HOU 9:00AM - LAL @ NOP FRIDAY, Feb. 16 9:00AM - DEN @ MIL - NBA Premium 10:00AM - LAL @ MIN - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium (cut to live) SATURDAY, Feb. 17 10:00AM - Rising Stars Challenge - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium SUNDAY, Feb. 18 9:00AM - All-Star Saturday Night - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium MONDAY, Feb. 19 9:00AM - Team LeBron vs Team Steph - BTV, NBA Premium.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Nadal, Sharapova and Wozniacki advance at Australian Open

By John Pye, Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He hasn't missed a beat. The No. 2-seeded Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match back on Rod Laver Arena since he had to retire during his quarterfinal match last year. The 17-time major winner hasn't played since retiring from his semifinal at the U.S. Open because of a knee injury, and then had surgery on his right ankle in November. He also withdrew from a tune-up tournament in Brisbane because of a muscle strain in his thigh, mainly as a precaution, to ensure he's fit for the season-opening major. "Not easy to come back after a lot of months of competition, especially against a player playing super aggressive every shot," Nadal said. "It's very difficult to start after an injury — I know it very well. "So that's an important victory because is the first victory since a while, and at the same time, because that gives me the chance to be on court again." Wearing a sleeveless top, he showed no signs of any issues against Duckworth. His only hiccup came when he served for the match in the ninth game of the third set and was broken. He returned the favor quickly, though, to seal his spot in the second round. Nadal has only lost twice in the first round at Grand Slams — to Steve Darcis at 2013 Wimbledon, and to Fernando Verdasco here in 2016. Maria Sharapova's record in the first round is good, too. She was the first of five Australian Open winners to play on Rod Laver Arena on Day 1, starting with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Harriet Dart. No. 2-ranked Angelique Kerber, the 2016 Australian Open champion, opened with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Polona Hercog and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Alison Van Uytvanck 6-3, 6-4 in the first of the night matches on the main arena. Sharapova has the second-best record (behind Serena Williams) among active women's players in first-round matches at the majors, and she gave an illustration of why that's the case in a 63-minute disposal of Dart. Stung by a first-round loss at Wimbledon last year, 2008 Australian Open champion Sharapova said she couldn't afford to feel any empathy for Dart. "There is no time for that, I'm sorry to say ... when you're playing the first round of a Grand Slam," said Sharapova, who is still feeling pain in her right shoulder despite sitting out the end of last season after the U.S. Open. "I think I was just focused on not having a letdown." Also advancing were 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, No. 9 Kiki Bertens, No. 11 Aryna Sabalenka, local favorite Ash Barty, No. 19 Caroline Garcia, No. 20 Anett Kontaveit, No. 24 Lesia Tsurenko, No. 29 Donna Vekic and No. 31 Petra Martic. Katie Boulter earned the distinction of winning the first 10-point tiebreaker under the Australian Open's new system for deciding sets, and she celebrated twice. Boulter beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (6), including 10-6 in the tiebreaker. Boulter started celebrating and went to the net when she reached 7-4 in the tiebreaker, forgetting it wasn't a conventional count. The new rule was introduced to ensure matches don't get too lengthy — previously the third set in women's matches and the fifth set in men's matches at the Australian Open had to be decided by a two-game advantage. Fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson won his first match at Melbourne Park since 2015 when he beat Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1. Also advancing on the men's side were No. 14 Stefanos Tsitsipas, no. 18 Diego Schwartzman, No. 19 Nikoloz Basilashvili, No. 20 Grigor Dimitrov, No. 26 Fernando Verdasco and No. 27 Alex de Minaur, who won the Sydney International final last weekend. It was high stakes when ninth-seeded John Isner lost 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5) to No. 97-ranked Reilly Opelka in a match featuring two of the tallest players on tour. Tomas Berdych sent 2018 Australian Open semifinalist Kyle Edmund home early with right away with a 6-3, 6-0, 7-5 win over the No. 13 seed on Melbourne Arena in the match before five-time finalist Andy Murray took on Roberto Bautista Agut......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

‘Bumblebee’ beats ‘Aquaman’ at global box office

The DC superhero met his match in "Bumblebee" with the "Transformers" franchise spinoff ending almost a month of box-office domination. Although "Aquaman" drops to second place, the movie continues to draw crowds. "Aquaman" has been riding high atop the global box office since the second weekend of December 2018. Last weekend the movie was overtaken by "Bumblebee," which grossed $95.5 million. Jason Momoa is by no means out of the game, however, as his DC superhero movie still grossed $86.9 million, bringing its running total to $940.7 million. "Mary Poppins Returns" holds on to a place in the top three, grossing $38.8 million over the weekend. Note that the Golden-Globe-winnin...Keep on reading: ‘Bumblebee’ beats ‘Aquaman’ at global box office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Nadal withdraws, Murray loses to Medvedev in Brisbane

By John Pye, Associated Press BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray lost his second-round match less than an hour after Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Brisbane International on Wednesday. Both players arrived in Australia after long injury breaks, and neither had played a competitive match since September. At least Murray completed two matches, playing on a protected ranking after an injury-interrupted 18 months, beating James Duckworth before losing to fourth-seeded Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2. There were signs in both matches that he is still bothered by the hip problem which has derailed his last two seasons. The second-ranked Nadal had a first-round bye but withdrew on the eve of his scheduled second-round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after having an MRI on a muscle strain in his left thigh. Nadal said he would keep practicing in Brisbane until the weekend, then head to Melbourne after a brief stopover in Sydney to prepare for the Australian Open. The 32-year-old Spaniard is confident he will be fit enough to compete at the season's first major, which starts on Jan. 14 at Melbourne Park. "After analyzing everything, (doctors) say that it's a very small thing, but can become a big thing, because a strain in the muscle is dangerous," Nadal said during a news conference staged while Murray was playing Medvedev on Pat Rafter Arena. "When you increase the intensity on the muscle competing, then there is a big risk to make something bigger." Also exiting the men's draw on Wednesday where defending champion Nick Kyrgios, who lost to Jeremy Chardy 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-3, and third-seeded Kyle Edmund, who lost to Japanese qualifier Yasutaka Uchiyama 7-6 (6), 6-4. Second-seeded Kei Nishikori and 2017 champion Grigor Dimitrov had straight-set wins earlier to set up a quarterfinal showdown — a rematch of their final in 2017 — and fifth-seeded Milos Raonic advanced with a 6-3, 7-6 (2) win over Miomir Kecmanovic. Anett Kontaveit beat fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova 7-5, 7-6 (1) to advance to the women's quarterfinals, and Anastasija Sevastova set up a match against U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka when she beat Harriet Dart 6-2, 6-0. Fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova had a 7-5, 6-2 win over Marie Bouzkova, Ajla Tomljanovic beat Johanna Konta 6-2, 7-6 (2), and Donna Vekic ousted No. 6 Kiki Bertens 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-5. Nadal withdrew after one match at an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi before arriving this week in Australia, where he forecast another withdrawal when he said he wanted to focus on quality of his play over quantity of matches in his schedule this year. He played nine tournaments in 2018, winning five titles, including the French Open, in a season curtailed by knee and ankle injuries. "Probably I'm 100 percent in five days. And then I have plenty of time to prepare Melbourne," he said. "It's a waste to damage my body for one month if I keep playing here. After all the things that happened to me, probably I am not ready to assume that waste." Taro Daniel, a lucky loser from qualifying, will take Nadal's place in the Brisbane draw and will play Tsonga on Thursday. The absence of Nadal and Murray casts more focus on the Nishikori-Dimitrov quarterfinal match. Nishikori broke at love in the 11th game to seize momentum in a 7-5, 6-2 win over Denis Kudla in the second round. The sixth-seeded Dimitrov, who beat Nishikori in the 2017 final, had to withstand a late comeback from local favorite John Millman before winning 6-3, 6-4. He's using the quarterfinal match against Nishikori as a barometer for where his preparations stand for the Australian Open. "It's great. I mean it's right off the blocks," Dimitrov said. "It's perfect to play a match like that to kind of see where your game is at.".....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

‘Aquaman’ still rules, and others see a post-Christmas bump

LOS ANGELES (AP) --- In the final weekend of 2018, "Aquaman" still led the pack at the box office, but other films like "Mary Poppins Returns," ''The Mule" and "Second Act" enjoyed post-holiday bumps too, even amid an onslaught of new Christmas offerings like "Vice," ''Holmes and Watson," ''On the Basis of Sex" and the Netflix phenomenon "Bird Box." Warner Bros. said Sunday that "Aquaman" added an estimated $51.6 million in North American ticket sales over the weekend to take first place again. Down just 24 percent from its domestic debut, the DC Comics pic, which has been No. 1 internationally for four weeks, has now grossed nearly $748.8 million worldwide. Although other film...Keep on reading: ‘Aquaman’ still rules, and others see a post-Christmas bump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Customs hits 2018 collection target

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) announced over the weekend that it has already breached its 2018 collection goal of P584.88 billion as 14 out of 17 ports in the country surpassed their respective targets for the year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Travel Vlog '17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ – Manila Video

Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ October 7-9, 2018 My 28th Birthday I super looove our room view! THE… link: Travel Vlog #17 ✈️ Okada Manila – Hotel Room (Birthday Weekend!) | sazzon ♡ – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2018

Boxing: Manny Pacquiao returns to Wild Card for Christmas Eve training

Manny Pacquiao is back "home", so to speak.  After arriving in Los Angeles over the weekend, the eight-division boxing world champion wasted little time in getting to work for his upcoming title defense against Adrien Broner on January 19th.  The Holiday season did little to slow Pacman down, as he began training on Christmas Eve, at a very familiar training ground.  The champ is back at the Wild Card. @mannypacquiao spends Christmas Eve training at the famed gym. #PacquiaoBroner #boxing 🇵🇭👊🏼🥊 pic.twitter.com/QVQH4YEJzn — Steve Angeles (@StevieAngeles) December 25, 2018 After opting to hold camp at his real home in General Santos for his last bout against Lucas Matthysse, Pacquiao is back at the world famous Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, owned and operated by none oher than Pacquiao's long-time coach Freddie Roach.  Pacquiao and Roach have confirmed that they will be working together for the Broner fight, but this time around, Pacquiao's best friend Buboy Fernandez will stay on as head coach, while Roach will be serving as a consultant.  Fernandez said Team Pacquiao will be discussing how to go about things, especially with Roach.  Prior to getting work in at Wild Card however, Pacquiao and team began the day by going on a morning jog around the Griffith Observatory, and joining him was his eldest son Jimuel, who says he'll try to keep up with his dad's training all week.  As Manny continues to work throughout the holidays, the Filipino boxing icon has a message to all his fellow Filipinos back home and all over the world.  "Thank you so much. God bless you all praying for more success, and of course unity, and protection to each and everyone of us. Maraming salamat sa inyong magmamahal [at] dasal. Lagi din akong nag-dadasal para sa [inyo]. Maraming salamat, God bless, Merry Christmas and advanced Happy New Year to you all." Pacquiao will be defending his WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Championship against Broner at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 19th.    H/T: Steve Angeles, ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

NBA viewing guide: Dec. 25-31, 2018

The 2018-19 NBA season is in full swing. Keep up with all of the exciting moments and top plays with the help of our viewing guide for Week 11, Dec. 25-31, PHL time. TUESDAY, Dec. 25 - WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 6:30AM - PHI @ BOS - NBA Premium 9:00AM - LAL @ GSW - BTV, S+A, NBA Premium 11:30AM - POR @ UTA - NBA Premium League Pass only 1:00AM - MIL @ NYK 4:00AM - OKC @ HOU THURSDAY, Dec. 27 8:00AM - WAS @ DET - NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 8:30AM - CHA @ BKN - BTV 8:30AM - TOR @ MIA - S+A, NBA Premium 9:00AM - MIN @ CHI - FOX Sports 11:30AM - SAC @ LAC - BTV, NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - PHX @ ORL 8:30AM - IND @ ATL 9:00AM - CLE @ MEM 9:30AM - NOP @ DAL 9:30AM - DEN @ SAS FRIDAY, Dec. 28 9:00AM - BOS @ HOU - S+A, NBA Premium 9:00AM - NYK @ MIL - BTV 11:00AM - LAL @ SAC - NBA Premium (cut to live) 11:30AM - POR @ GSW - BTV League Pass only 11:30AM - PHI @ UTA SATURDAY, Dec. 29 8:00AM - DET @ IND - ABS-CBN ch. 2 (delayed - 8:30AM) 8:00AM - TOR @ ORL - NBA Premium 9:00AM - CLE @ MIA - FOX Sports 9:00AM - DAL @ NOP - NBA Premium (cut to live) 10:00AM - SAS @ DEN - NBA Premium (delayed - 2:00PM) 10:00AM - OKC @ PHX - BTV 11:30AM - LAC @ LAL - NBA Premium League Pass only 8:00AM - BKN @ CHA 8:00AM - CHI @ WAS 9:00AM - ATL @ MIN SUNDAY, Dec. 30   8:00AM - HOU @ NOP - NBA Premium (delayed - 12:00AM) 8:00AM - CHA @ WAS - NBA Premium 9:00AM - BOS @ MEM - NBA Premium (delayed - 1:30PM) 10:00AM - DEN @ PHX - BTV 11:00AM - GSW @ POR - S+A, NBA Premium League Pass only 6:00AM - BKN @ MIL 8:30AM - CLE @ ATL 9:00AM - NYK @ UTA 11:30AM - SAS @ LAC MONDAY, Dec. 31 8:00AM - OKC @ DAL - BTV, NBA Premium 10:30AM - SAC @ LAL - S+A, NBA Premium League Pass only 4:30AM - DET @ ORL 7:00AM - MIN @ MIA 7:00AM - CHI @ TOR 10:00AM - PHI @ POR.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

Super’s 2018 last-minute holiday gift guide

Crazy work deadlines? Overwhelming home errands? Demanding social calendar? Scared of hellish traffic or the mad mall rush? It's all right---not everybody's built for the Christmas season. That doesn't mean giving up completely on spreading holiday cheer to our loved ones, though. Here are Super's online recommendations for late but thoughtful gifts.     MEL CASIPIT ILLUSTRATIONS Super picks: Casipit, who creates diverse art from comics to murals (like his "Kapit Kamay" at BGC High Street), can be commissioned to make superhero cartoon caricatures. Merchandise based on his original work, such as the adorably funny "Cat Puns," make cool gifts, too. Rates: ...Keep on reading: Super’s 2018 last-minute holiday gift guide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

There’s a lot of history in Samar

December 2018 has made Philippine history… when last weekend, the United States military formally returned the famous bells of Balangiga after 117 years in American hands......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Why Melbourne is the most liveable city

Welcome to Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world," proudly said Nigel, our friendly driver-tour guide. He readily backed his claim by quoting a recent report that Melbourne, Australia, remains among "the world's most liveable cities" for 2018.   The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Survey ranks Melbourne second only to Vienna, Austria. Interestingly, it was only this year that Vienna ranked first in the survey, while Melbourne has held the title for a record seven consecutive years.   The list includes Osaka (Japan), Calgary (Canada), Sydney (Australia), Vancouver (Canada), Tokyo (Japan), Toronto (Canada), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Adelai...Keep on reading: Why Melbourne is the most liveable city.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018