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LTFRB announces opening of 20,000 TNVS slots

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board announced the opening of 20,000 more slots for new Transport Network Vehicle Service operators, the public transportation regulator posted on their Facebook page Monday morning......»»

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PhilHealth raises the stakes in public service

PhilHealth raises the stakes in public service.....»»

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Changing lives of hundreds of Filipinos: & lsquo;Wish Ko Lang& rsquo; celebrates 16 years of public service

Changing lives of hundreds of Filipinos: & lsquo;Wish Ko Lang& rsquo; celebrates 16 years of public service.....»»

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Nancy: Public needs more rides this Christmas – manilastandard.net

Nancy: Public needs more rides this Christmas  manilastandard.net Senator Nancy Binay has asked the government’s transportation and traffic management agencies to extend their *service* hours in anticipation of the large … Source link link: Nancy: Public needs more rides this Christmas – manilastandard.net.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: 10 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Avoid toxic toys this season – group

Don't buy items for Christmas presents priced from P150 and below that do not declare their lead content.   This was the appeal of environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition on Monday saying such items pose danger to people's health and safety.   "It's nice to give and receive gifts during this joyous season.However, not many of us are aware that we might be giving dangerous gifts laden with hazardous substances such as lead, which can result in intellectual disability, developmental problems and other health woes for the innocent recipient," Thony Dizon, Chemical Safety Campaigner of EcoWaste Coalition, said in a statement.   Lead is a highly poisonou...Keep on reading: Avoid toxic toys this season – group.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 11 hr. 14 min. ago Related News

New-look Antique Airport opens

The new look and vastly improved Antique Airport formally started its operations Sunday, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced. Philippine Airlines flight PR 2205 took off from Clark International Airport and landed at the Antique Airport on Sunday morning. To recall, the airport stopped commercial operations for several years and was used […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News14 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Market seen remaining volatile

The stock market enjoyed some positive trading last week as a result of some good news such as the preliminary outcome of trade talks between US and China wherein both countries are leaning toward averting a full blown trade war......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance15 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Team KiefLy crushes first beach volleyball stint together in BVR

Philippine sports power couple Alyssa Valdez and Kiefer Ravena hit the sandcourts together for the first time in the celebrity match of the Beach Volleyball Republic December Open Sunday at the Sands SM by the Bay. They took home a close 23-21 victory in the one set exhibition match versus Charo Soriano and John Vic De Guzman. KiefLy wins the match, 23-21! @abscbnsports #BVRDecemberOpen pic.twitter.com/HS7al1QrCl — Danine Cruz (@the9cruz) December 16, 2018 Both duos put on a fun show for the fans in attendance as they gave an impromptu dance number before the game. The match itself was also not short of entertaining moments especially when Ravena who is known for being a crafty point guard in the basketball court produced most of the points in the sands. "Nakita naman natin na si Kiefer yung player of the game talaga. Service aces, blocks, and mga spikes," quipped former Ateneo beach volleyball player Valdez. This is Ravena's first time to play beach volleyball competitively and it was made more special because it was with beau Valdez. "Beach volleyball is very underestimated, I never thought it would really be this hard. Of course, we play it for fun every time we're on the beach with family but competitively, it's really different," said the sidelined NLEX Road Warrior after the fun game. "I enjoyed it especially playing with my girlfriend, Alyssa, who's really a beach volleyball player, it was nice to pull up a win tonight kahit nag-eenjoy lang din kami," added Ravena. Both shared that they did not do any solid preparation for the exhibition game in order to just enjoy the moment. "Before going here, nanonood na kami ng highlights ng beach volleyball kasi we never trained together," shared the five-time PVL MVP. "We wanted to come out as unprepared as possible to really enjoy it na lang," added the PBA standout. The Phenom's game versus Soriano and De Guzman is also for a good cause. The proceeds of the event will be donated to Mindanao State College of Sports, Physical Education, and Recreation Academy in Marawi City. "It was nice that I played for the BVR family. It's for a cause and it's one great experience especially knowing you're helping a lot of people," said Ravena.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports19 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

NCAA Season 94 volleyball: San Beda, CSB collide in marquee match

Top title contenders San Beda University and College of St. Benilde cross paths in a marquee battle Monday in the NCAA Season 94 women’s volleyball competition at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Lady Red Spikers put their unbeaten slate and hold of the lead on the line against the Lady Blazers, who are looking to extend their winning run, in their 12:00 noon clash that will air via livestream. San Beda sports a perfect 5-0 win-loss record tied with defending two-time champion Arellano University. Behind the career-high 26 points of Nieza Viray and the 25 markers of Cesca Racraquin, the Lady Red Spikers survived Jose Rizal University’s upset attempt, 17-25, 25-13, 25-9, 21-25, 15-11, last Thursday. San Beda’s grit and composure under pressure, according to Racraquin will be their biggest advantage against the taller but young Lady Blazers.     “Magiging advantage namin, if ever, ay 'yung grit namin as a team. 'Yung pagiging aggressive namin and 'yung service receive namin matibay ‘yan,” she said. CSB is coming off a weeklong break after making short work of Emilio Aguinaldo College, 25-11, 25-20, 25-13, for a 3-1 slate. The Lady Blazers will pin their hopes on Klarisa Abriam, Rachel Austero, Marites Pablo and top playmaker Jewel Lai to extend their hot streak to four. Meanwhile, Lyceum of the Philippines University (1-4) challenges winless Mapua University (0-4) at 2:00 p.m.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports19 hr. 48 min. ago Related News

Alab survives CLS Indonesia in rematch for 2nd straight win

      MANILA, Philippines – New venue, same result. Sort of. For the second straight game, the San Miguel Alab Pilipinas defeated the CLS Knights Indonesia in a thrilling 88-80 overtime win at Surabaya, Indonesia on Sunday, December 16. The Knights tried to bounce back from a 27-point beating, 67-94 , in their ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News20 hr. 27 min. ago Related News

Interns with Down syndrome get trained in Davao hotel

There is one hotel in Davao where guests have asked if they could hug the staff, and it is not just because of the good service. When Green Windows Dormitel opened its doors to trainees with Down syndrome, requests for hugs was one of the ways they knew that their efforts for a more inclusive on-the-job training were worth it. Pio Sto. Domingo, head of sales and marketing told INQUIRER.net in an exclusive interview that some clients were reminded of their own children with Down syndrome, which is why they wanted to interact with the trainees during their stint. Green Windows, which was founded in 2010, launched its first OJT program for individuals with Down syndrome last O...Keep on reading: Interns with Down syndrome get trained in Davao hotel.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 16th, 2018Related News

Remitly Triples Global Coverage, Launches New Product Enhancements

Today Remitly, the largest independent digital remittance company in North America, announced a dramatic expansion of its global reach and the rollout of new service enhancements in the Philippines. The service, which allows users to send money via its mobile app, has helped overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) save over US $9 million in transfer fees […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 16th, 2018Related News

ABL: Alab Pilipinas out for repeat over CLS in Indonesia | ABS-CBN Sports

Alab Pilipinas is hoping it will be a case of different time, different place, but same result when they take on Indonesian team CLS once more in the 2018-2019 ABL......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 16th, 2018Related News

Filipino freelancers on the rise – The Manila Times

Filipino freelancers on the rise  The Manila Times To date, there are approximately 1.1 million Filipinos who have decided to work as freelancers, telecommuters, individual consultants or *service* providers, out of … Source link link: Filipino freelancers on the rise – The Manila Times.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 16th, 2018Related News

Hours after Bruce Springsteen show closes, film drops on Netflix

NEW YORK --- To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the star's eyes. TheNetflix documentarymakes its first appearance on the service early in the morning of Dec. 16, hours after the singer's 236th and last performance of "Springsteen on Broadway" at the Walter Kerr Theater. A soundtrack is being released Friday. "I wanted to capture Bruce's eyes in a way that you don't get from being in the theater," he said. "It's another sense of intimacy, another sense of the performance." That focus paid off when cameras caught Springsteen's emotion during an introduction to the song "Long Walk Home," telling of an unexpe...Keep on reading: Hours after Bruce Springsteen show closes, film drops on Netflix.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 16th, 2018Related News

2018 PBA Draft Baller Breakdown: Rodolfo “Jjay” Alejandro

Another former King Bulldog, Jjay Alejandro has always been known as a scorer. Ever since his days with Malayan College, Jjay could light up the scoreboard, connecting from inside and out; while at the same time making a name for himself as a deadly shooter. While he joined the NU Bulldogs primarily as an outside threat, he improved his scoring in the college ranks year in and year out, averaging almost 17 points per game in his final year. Coincidentally, his final year was played under the mentorship of multi-titled coach, Jamike Jarin, who developed Jjay no longer just as a scorer, but more of a playmaker and leader. Not only was he allowed to play point guard more often, Coach Jamike highlighted his leadership, designating him Team Captain in his senior year.   STRENGTHS Season 80 (his final year) saw Jjay’s usage rate skyrocket, logging an average 33 minutes, scoring 17 points, grabbing 6.4 rebounds, and dishing out 6.7 assists per contest. He also shot close to 40 percent from the field and 27.5 percent from downtown, with almost two 3-pointers a game. Most impressive in my opinion was the emergence of his passing ability, which had been underrated throughout his career. With the ball in his hand more often, Jjay was able to create more opportunities for himself and his teammates by getting into the paint, where he showed a lot of craftiness and composure in traffic. As a result, he more than doubled his assist numbers from season 79. AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT Areas which he will need to improve on as he makes the jump to the PBA are primarily his strength and his defense. While Jjay is a deft pickpocket who can swipe at ballhandlers or play the passing lanes, he will have to hold his own on a nightly basis against stronger and taller guards. That means he’ll have to work on his on-ball defense, whether perimeter or in the post. If he wants to carve out a regular spot in the rotation, he’ll have to play point guard effectively, while polishing his jumper such that he’ll have a quicker release, as defenders are much quicker and smarter in the pros -- think Kevin Alas when he made the jump from college ball. That means tightening his handles, and improving not just his court vision, but his overall control of the game. One thing he’s definitely got going for him though is his ability to make plays in the clutch. Jjay Alejandro has never been known to shy away from big moments, and he will be more than willing to take and make big shots to decide the outcome of a game. That is one thing PBA teams are always on the lookout for.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 15th, 2018Related News

Rajapakse bows out, ending Sri Lanka power struggle

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka's crisis looked over on Saturday, December 15, as strongman Mahinda Rajapakse bowed out of a power battle that had crippled the strategically located island for seven weeks and sent it heading for a possible debt default. Rajapakse held a multi-religious service at his home where ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 15th, 2018Related News

This Catering Service Serves Paella That’s Perfect for Paella Lovers Everywhere

Paell-YUM! This Catering Service Serves Paella That’s Perfect for Paella Lovers Everywhere Source link: This Catering Service Serves Paella That’s Perfect for Paella Lovers Everywhere.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Dec 15th, 2018Related News

Apple strikes deal to produce new ‘Peanuts’ content

LOS ANGELES --- Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the "Peanuts" crew will have a new home on Apple's streaming service. Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new "Peanuts" content. The global children's content and brands company will develop and produce original programs for Apple including new series, specials and shorts based on the beloved characters. "Peanuts" was created by Charles M. Schulz in 1950. DHX will produce original short-form STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) content that will be exclusive to Apple, including astronaut Snoopy. Peanuts Worldwide and NASA recently signed a Space Act Agreement, designed to inspire a passion for space explo...Keep on reading: Apple strikes deal to produce new ‘Peanuts’ content.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 15th, 2018Related News

Globe Telecom Bags Int’l Awards from Frost & Sullivan

Globe Telecom was named the 2018 Data Service Provider of the Year and 2018 Cloud Infrastructure Service Provider of the Year by global business and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan for implementing business strategies that have been helping boost customer satisfaction. “These awards are a huge encouragement to the team as we strive to make […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 15th, 2018Related News