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UAAP Big Guns Kobe Paras and Soulemane Chabi Yo Start Swim Season in Style

The basketball season may be over, but two of the athletes from UAAP Season 82’s Mythical Five, Kobe Paras and Soulemane Chabi Yo, are back—this time, for swim season! With summer upon us, H&M is kick-starting swim season with a brand-new men’s swim collection that will be available in all H&M stores nationwide starting February 13, 2020. UP’s Kobe Paras, H&M’s first-ever Filipino local male ambassador, returns for the brand along with another UAAP superstar: Season 82 Men’s Basketball MVP Soulemane Chabi Yo of the UST Growling Tigers. Together, they’ll be the faces—and the bods—of H&M’s much-anticipated swimwear collection. The collection includes a wide variety of pieces that’ll fit any and all styles. So whether you’ll be hanging out on the beach or lounging by the pool, you can mix and match H&M’s great selection of swim shorts, tops, and accessories to create the perfect swim outfits. And with the brand’s commitment to offer fashion and quality at the best price, you can get your hands on swim shorts for as low as ?599 and tops at ?899! Start gearing up for swim season with H&M! For more information on this all-new men’s swim collection, follow the official Facebook page of H&M and the hashtags #SwimEscapeforHM and #KOBEforHM......»»

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Climate rows rage on even as Australian bushfires are extinguished

Australia’s “black summer” of devastating bushfires is finally coming to a close, but bitter arguments over how to tackle climate-fuelled disasters are raging on......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Tokyo holds Olympic torch rehearsal as specter of virus looms

    TOKYO, Japan – Tokyo Olympic organizers held a dummy run for the torch relay Saturday, February 15, as fears over the coronavirus epidemic continue to cast a dark shadow over preparations for this summer's Games. A quartet of runners carried unlit torches for some 200 meters each as organizers meticulously went ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

Official entries sa summer edition ng MMFF, isasapubliko na

Manila, Philippines – Iaanunsyo na sa darating na March 2 ang official entries sa kauna-unahang summer Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), ayon sa Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Ayon kay Danilo Lim, MMDA at MMFF over-all chairman, nakatanggap sila ng maraming entry ngayong summer edition ng MMFF. Pinaalalahanan niya rin ang filmmakers na hanggang ngayong […] The post Official entries sa summer edition ng MMFF, isasapubliko na appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

IOC to soothe virus concerns in run-up to Olympic Games

Tokyo---Olympic chiefs admitted Friday they face a “very big communications job” to soothe concerns over the coronavirus epidemic in the run-up to this summer’s Tokyo Games......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 15th, 2020Related News

Fires contained in hard-hit Australia state, but now floods threaten

SYDNEY, Australia – All the blazes in Australia's hard-hit state of New South Wales have been brought under control, firefighters said on Thursday, signalling the end of a "black summer" that claimed 33 lives nationwide. But heavy rains that helped extinguish the blazes that have raged along the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

Even after UAAP 82 exit, Padrigao has no regrets about sacrificing for Ateneo

Forthsky Padrigao was invited to the 2020 Basketball without Borders Global Camp running from February 14 to 16. The primetime playmaker sacrificed his spot in the annual gathering of the top young talent from all over the world so he could lead Ateneo de Manila High School in its do-or-die game against Adamson High School. Only, Padrigao and crew came up short on Wednesday. With the Blue Eaglets’ campaign coming to a close, his calendar has just opened up quite a bit. Still, he has no regrets about making such sacrifice. “Definitely, no regrets kasi ‘di porket ni-sacrifice ko ‘tong isang bagay, magiging successful na ako rito sa isa,” he said. He then continued, “In life, we take risks and sa risks na yun, if we succeed, then good. If we don’t, then we learn from that.” Indeed, the 5-foot-11 court general has, without a doubt, learned a lot from his first season as the blue and white’s main man. “Yung chemistry ko with (Lebron Lopez and Josh Lazaro), medyo surface level pa lang, pero siguro, throughout the summer, mas magiging maayos chemistry namin,” he said. And with that, Padrigao says he and Ateneo will be back for more for his last go-round in high school. As he put it, “Definitely, gutom na gutom kami. But let’s see what awaits us.” —— Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 12th, 2020Related News

LOOK: Millie Bobby Brown is the new face of Penshoppe

MANILA, Philippines – Actress Millie Bobby Brown is the new face of Penshoppe, the Filipino retailer announced on Tuesday, February 11. Millie will be launched as the face of the brand’s 2020 Spring/Summer Collection. The actress first rose to fame as “Eleven” of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things. She has since ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2020Related News

Preparations for the 1st MMFF Summer Edition, in full swing

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA)--Preparations for the first-ever Metro Manila Summer Film Festival have begun Friday, February 7, with an ocular inspection of the proposed route for the Parade of Stars......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2020Related News

Preparations for the 1st MMFF Summer Edition, in full swing

QUEZON CITY, Feb. 10 (PIA)--Preparations for the first-ever Metro Manila Summer Film Festival have begun Friday, February 7, with an ocular inspection of the proposed route for the Parade of Stars......»»

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MMDA prepares for summer film fest

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Friday conducted an ocular inspection of the proposed parade route as part of preparations for the upcoming summer Metro Manila Film Festival......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2020Related News

First-ever MM Filmfest set in April

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has begun its preparation for the country’s first-ever Metro Manila Summer Film Festival with an inspection of the proposed route for the Parade of Stars last Friday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2020Related News

Ricci Rivero to star in teen flick

From his nifty moves on the hard court, Ricci Rivero side steps back to the silver screen as he is set to star in a teen flick slated this summer.    The University of the Philippines star after a good run in his first season with the Fighting Maroons is currently on the grind for the movie ‘Happy Times’ with teen stars Heaven Peralejo and Sharlene San Pedro. Rivero, a Virtual Playground talent, has been very vocal about his interest to explore the world of showbiz which his legion of fans have been patiently waiting. Despite his venture into showbiz, numerous endorsement gigs and other commitments, Rivero still manages to take care of his studies and train with the Fighting Maroons as they prepare for UAAP Season 83. His return into acting is just Rivero’s way of giving back to his supporters who stuck by him throughout his fruitful basketball and budding showbiz career.    “When you do something to make others happy and entertained it gives you that sense of fulfillment, kasi sa simpleng paraan nasusuklian ko yung pagmamahal na walang-sawa nilang binibigay sa akin. Be it on and off the court, hindi nila ako iniiwan,” said Rivero. It has been two years since his acting debut in the 2018 Metro Manila Film Festival for the movie ‘Otlum’. After his first movie, Rivero had to set aside several offers from different film companies and TV networks to do teleseryes and more movies, to concentrate on his commitment with the Fighting Maroons......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

Boys Like Girls is coming to Manila in April

MANILA, Philippines – Fans of rock group Boys Like Girls will be having an excellent summer this year, with the band set to return to Manila on April 14.  In a Facebook post, the group said they'll be performing at the New Frontier Theater in Araneta City, Quezon City, on April ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

Camiguin restricts entry of travelers from China, Hong Kong, Macau over coronavirus threat

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines – Camiguin Island will now restrict the entry of foreign tourists with travel history to China, Hong Kong, and Macau in the last 3 months as a precautionary measure against the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).  With summer just around the corner, Camiguin is expecting an influx ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

Virus worries Olympic chief

Tokyo—The chief executive officer of the Tokyo Olympics admitted Wednesday that organisers are “extremely worried” about the possible effect of the deadly new coronavirus on this summer’s Games......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 7th, 2020Related News

Gov& rsquo;t at fault for Metro Manila water crisis

Let’s clear the air about this: Should the two water concessionaires in Metro Manila, namely Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. Inc., be blamed for the water crisis that gripped Metro Manila residents last summer and is likely to be repeated again this year?.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2020Related News

Tight powersupply seen this summer...

The Energy Regulatory Commission has warned of possible red alert warnings this summer as the Luzon grid is projected to have a shortfall of at least 1,800 megawatts based on data from the Department of Energy......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2020Related News

Tokyo Olympic boss extremely worried about deadly virus

     TOKYO, Japan – The chief executive officer of the Tokyo Olympics admitted that organizers are "extremely worried" about the possible effect of the deadly new coronavirus on this summer's Games. Toshiro Muto said he hoped the outbreak in China would be quickly contained to restore confidence in the run-up to the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2020Related News

ERC braces for tight power supply during summer months

ERC braces for tight power supply during summer months.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceFeb 5th, 2020Related News