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Exports drop, imports slow down in November

By Christine Joyce S. Castaneda Trade activity softened in November as exports declined while imports slowed. Preliminary results from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed merchandise exports declining 0.3% to $5.569 billion in November, a reversal from the growth performances of 5.5% in October and 14.2% in November 2017. The November reading snapped five straight […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2019Related News

Garins surrender 14 guns–5 less than on PNP list

ILOILO CITY---Iloilo Rep. Oscar "Richard" Garin Jr. and his father, Guimbal Mayor Oscar "Oca" Garin, on Friday surrendered more than a dozen firearms, including two semiautomatic rifles and two machine pistols, after the Philippine National Police canceled their gun permits for physically assaulting a police officer. Iloilo Vice Gov. Christine Garin, a younger sister of the legislator, delivered the firearms to the Guimbal police station where they were received by Iloilo police director Senior Supt. Marlon Tayaba and other PNP officials. The PNP on Thursday filed criminal and administrative complaints in the Office of the Ombudsman's Iloilo field office for the unprovoked atta...Keep on reading: Garins surrender 14 guns–5 less than on PNP list.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 28th, 2018Related News

Balangiga Bells on display on December 12, 13

This is a press release from the Department of National Defense. The historic Balangiga Bells are on display and are available for public viewing on December 12 and 13, 8 am to 10 pm, at the Philippine Air Force (PAF) Aerospace Museum in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Sales Road, Pasay City. Entry is through ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 12th, 2018Related News

Marian Jade Capadocia upends Christine Patrimonio, gains semis

Marian Jade Capadocia lived up to her top billing as she slammed Christine Patrimonio, 6-2, 6-1, yesterday to catch the last semifinals bus in the women’s singles of the 37th Phl Columbian Association Open at the PCA’s Plaza Dilao shell courts in Paco, Manila......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2018Related News

Local factories ramp up production in October: PSA

By Christine Joyce S. Castañeda Philippine factories ramped up production in October, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported this morning. Preliminary results of the PSA’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries (MISSI) showed that in October, factory output – as measured by the Volume of Production Index (VoPI) – grew 3.7% year-on-year. This was slower […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2018Related News

SP session adjourned for lack of quorum

By: Gail T. Momblan THE session called by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) on Nov 23, 2018 was adjourned for lack of quorum. Only half of the 14 SP members, including Vice Governor Christine “Ting-Ting” Garin, were present. Despite the early adjournment, Garin said it was a “very good record” since it was the first time to […] The post SP session adjourned for lack of quorum appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 24th, 2018Related News

NCAA Season 94 volleyball: Lady Chiefs open three-peat bid

Arellano University begins its hunt for its third straight women’s title on Friday against Jose Rizal University in a rematch of last year’s Final Four when the NCAA Season 94 volleyball opens shop at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Lady Chiefs and Lady Bombers march into action at 12:00 noon following the 11:00 a.m. opening ceremony that will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183 and via livestream. Last year’s Finals Most Valuable Player Regine Arocha will play the role of Arellano U’s leader after the departure of the Lady Chiefs’ Big Three Jovielyn Prado, Anne Esguerra and Andrea Marzan. Despite losing three key players, the Obet Javier-mentored squad will still be one of the title favorites with the return of high scoring hitter and last year’s rookie of the year Necole Ebuen. Meanwhile, after a historic Final Four appearance last season, the Lady Bombers will need to step up their game to fill in the scoring void left by Season 93 MVP Shola Alvarez. Head coach Mia Tioseco will pin her hopes on key holdovers Dolly Versoza, Karen Montojo and Christine Ebuenga for another successful run. In men’s play, last year’s runner up Chiefs battle the Heavy Bombers at 9:30 a.m. after the 8:00 a.m. clash between the Braves and Lights Bombers in juniors division.    --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 22nd, 2018Related News

UAAP Women s Basketball: Clare Castro leads FEU to Final Four, NU remains perfect

Anchored by Clare Castro's all-around brilliance, the Far Eastern University clinched a Final Four berth after an 80-66 win over the University of the Philippines, Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum. The Lady Tamaraws invested a 12-point lead after the first half but the Lady Maroons tried to fight back. Complacency became an issue by the third quarter for the Lady Tamaraws, but Castro came back and neutralized UP's efforts. This is FEU's ninth victory in 12 games. From sitting out early in their last game versus University of the East due to foul trouble, Castro regained her footing this game with 21 points and 10 rebounds. She was supported by Fatima Quiapo with 15 points, nine rebounds, and five assists. Lady Maroons Lou Ordoveza and Gene Amar produced 15 and 14 points respectively as they drop to their 30th straight loss. Both squads' next games will be played on November 13 at the Blue Eagle Gym. FEU will take on Adamson University while UP will face National University. In the second game, the NU Lady Bulldogs remain perfect and are just two games away from another eliminations sweep. They cruised to an 89-59 victory over the UE Lady Warriors. NU continue to make history as they nab their 76th straight win. Fourth-year Kaye Pingol scored 17 points, four assists, and seven steals. Ria Nabalan and Jack Animam added 16 and 14 markers respectively. Lady Warrior Christine Cortizano's 32-point career-high game was put to waste. She also had 10 rebounds. On November 16 at the Blue Eagle Gym, NU will seek their 13th win this season against UP while UE will face University of Santo Tomas next. The Scores: First Game FEU (80) – Castro 21, Quiapo 15, Mamaril 14, Bahuyan 7, Adriano 7, Vidal 6, Taguiam 5, Hortaleza 3, Payadon 2, Bastatas 0, Abat 0, Dugay 0, Antonio 0, Arenas 0, Rebleza 0. UP (66) – Ordoveza 15, Amar 14, Cruz 12, Gonzales 10, Medina 9, Rodas 4, Larrosa 2, Ferrer 0, Rivera 0, De Guzman 0, Bascon 0, Hidalgo 0, De Leon 0. Quarterscores: 21-17, 42-31, 60-54, 80-66 Second Game NU (89) – Pingol 17, Nabalan 16, Animam 14, Camelo 12, Itesi 11, Cac 5, Cacho 4, Ceno 3, Harada 3, Fabruada 2, Canuto 2, Del Carmen 0, Goto 0, Bartolo 0, Layug 0. UE (59) – Cortizano 32, Requiron 10, Ganade 8, Pedregosa P. 6, Pedregosa A. 2, Ordas 1, Francisco 0, Nama 0, Borromeo 0, Fernandez 0, Strachan 0, Ebeza 0, Sales 0. Quarterscores: 28-28, 55-37, 76-45, 89-59......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 10th, 2018Related News

Duterte to open Davao City home to Xi – Panelo

There is no definite date yet for the visit to the Philippines of Chinese President Xi Jinping, but President Duterte is ready to welcome him to his home in Davao City.   Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo told reporters on Thursday that this was what Mr. Duterte told Chinese reporters who interviewed him recently.   Panelo said the President would invite Xi to his home in Davao City, just as he did with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the first head of state to visit the country under the Duterte administration in January 2017.   Earlier, Malacaang officials said the Chinese president would visit the country sometime this month. ---CHRISTINE O...Keep on reading: Duterte to open Davao City home to Xi – Panelo.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 9th, 2018Related News

DOH-6 seeks strong public-private partnership against TB

ILOILO CITY – The Department of Health (DOH)-6 wanted to strengthen public-private partnership for better case detection, management and notification of tuberculosis (TB) cases in Western Visayas. In the Regional Coordinating Committee meeting for the National TB Control Program held recently at Punta Villa Resort here, Christine Mosqueda, DOH-6 Regional TB Nurse Coordinator, said there […] The post DOH-6 seeks strong public-private partnership against TB appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsOct 25th, 2018Related News

Napoleses seek court nod for US trip

Jo Christine and James Christopher Napoles, children of pork barrel scam prime suspect , have asked the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division to let them travel to the United States on November...READ MORE The post Napoleses seek court nod for US trip appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Napoles children ask court permission to stay in U.S. indefinitely

MANILA, Philippines – The children of alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Napoles have requested permission from the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan to fly to the US, but with a catch: there are no return tickets. In a motion filed before the court’s 3rd Division, Jo Christine and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Napoles children ask court permission to stay in U.S indefinitely

MANILA, Philippines – The children of alleged pork barrel scam queen Janet Napoles have requested permission from the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan to fly to the US, but with a catch: there are no return tickets. In a motion filed before the court’s 3rd Division, Jo Christine and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Living Tradition

Gov. Edgar Chatto and Holy Name University President Fr. Francisco Estepa sign agreement for the use of the old HNU Elementary building for the Bohol Institute of Living Traditions during its soft launch with cultural officers, non-government organizations, the academe, members of the religious sector, cultural workers, artists. Witnessing the signing were CBCP culture heritage […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News

Duallo files COC for Buenavista, Bohol mayoral race  

      TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol- Buenavista Mayor Dave Duallo and his slate filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) on Thursday at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Buenavista town. Duallo seeks the mayoral post with Councilor Ma. Christine Torregosa as his running mate under the banner of the Nationalist People's Coalition. Duallo was elected vice mayor in 2016 polls but had to take over as mayor after Mayor Ronald Lowell "Sample" Tirol was killed inside the cockpit arena last May 27. Completing their slate were candidates for councilors -- Elsa Tirol, Rena Erojo, Romeo Aparece, Martin Nuez , Jr., Rene Mero, Alice Lopez, Junel Torregos...Keep on reading: Duallo files COC for Buenavista, Bohol mayoral race  .....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 12th, 2018Related News

World Bank head says trade tensions could worsen poverty

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde talks during a press conference ahead of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, Oct......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

IMF chief to US, China: De-escalate trade dispute, fix trade rules

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde talks during a press conference ahead of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, Oct......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 11th, 2018Related News

Lagarde: Leaders need to fix trade system

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: World leaders need to fix global trading systems instead of trying to tear them down, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday, in a rebuke to nationalist politicians pushing tariffs and protectionism. Her comments come as a trade spat between China and the United States threatens economic growth around the world, [...] The post Lagarde: Leaders need to fix trade system appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Oct 10th, 2018Related News

IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.7% for 2018, 2019 as risks rise

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde. AP FILE WASHINGTON, United States - An upswing in economic risks due to rising trade tensions and debt levels has prompted the Internation.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 9th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Jr. NBA PH 2018 All-Stars get special send-off

Jr. NBA PH press release Oct. 8, 2018, Gatorade Hoops Center – Sixteen Jr. NBA All-Stars of the Jr. NBA Philippines 2018 presented by Alaska got a special send-off this year from Alaska Milk the day before they left for their NBA Experience Trip to Shanghai, China. The eight boys and eight girls who topped the Jr. NBA National Training Camp last May underwent a basketball clinic conducted by NBA Legend Cherokee Parks and WNBA player Alana Beard, with US Ambassador Sung Kim in attendance. The All-Stars will play against counterpart Jr NBA All Stars from Vietnam, India, Thailand, Singapore and Jakarta during the trip, do city tours and watch an official preseason NBA game live between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks. They will be accompanied by Coaches of the Year Tata Belangel and Hazell Yambot. Above, L -R are: 1st row): Prince Ray Alao, Christian Joi Mesias, Nathan Jan Jundana, Kim Aaron Tamayo, Ethan Rod Alian, Seven Gagate, John Lester Amagan, Manuel Luis Antonio Pablo 2nd row): E-Cow, Marielle Vigno, Madelyn Flores, Christine Nichole Venterez, NBA Global Partnerships Director Mae Dichupa, Gin Kayla Huelar, Aishe Mae Solis, Amber Esquivel, Kyla Mataga, Pauline Angelique Valle, Jr. WNBA Coach of the Year Hazel Yambot 3rd row): Jr. NBA Coach of the Year Mark Belangel, Alaska Power Camp Head Coach Jeffery Cariaso, Alaska Milk Corporation Sports Development Head Richard Bachmann, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, former NBA player Cherokee Parks, 4-time WNBA All-Star and Los Angeles Sparks Guard/Forward Alana Beard Fans can follow Jr. NBA at the official website www.jrnba.asia and Facebook at www.facebook.com/JrNBAAsia to learn more about the program as well as how to join and become a Jr. NBA All-Star in 2018. To learn more about Alaska Milk Corporation, visit www.alaskamilk.com and www.playph.com......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 8th, 2018Related News