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Reviving an old tradition for a younger generation

By Joseph L. Garcia Reporter Two young women have sifted through space and time to bring back an age-old craft, and so far, everything’s coming up gold. Danielle Tan and Christine Tiu, both of whom entered college in 2012, found a town in Ilocos that made tambourine jewelry as part of one of Ms. Tiu’s […] The post Reviving an old tradition for a younger generation appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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21 drug suspects rounded up in Cavite

CAMP Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- At least 21 drug suspects were rounded up during search warrant operations last Saturday. Arrested were Mary Grace and Robert Gatdula, of Bgy. San Nicolas 2, Dasmariñas City, for keeping shabu. Police, armed with search warrant, recovered only two sachets of shabu….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: News17 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

LOOK: Blast from the past with ‘The Platters’

        Music icon The Platters held its one night show in Manila and had a memorable post Valentine date with their fans on Friday night.     Held at the Kia Theatre in Cubao, the American vocal group walked down the memory lane as its members sang its classic hits such as "Only You," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "The Great Pretender." Lucky fans were also able to have a short moment as one of the The Platters members Frederick Berry went down the stage to personally sing "Magic Touch" to the audience.   Filipino artists Joaquin, Lilibeth Garcia, and JV Decena also performed as front acts during the concert. ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Blast from the past with ‘The Platters’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 17th, 2018Related News

Timeless songs and laughter The Platters’ way

    American vocal group The Platters serenaded its fans during a post Valentine event held at Kia Theatre in Cubao, Quezon City on Friday.     Dressed in royal blue, the group brought back memories of the 1950s as it sang its timeless hits such as "Only You", "The Great Pretender", and "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes."     "We would like to personally thank you because for the past 60 years, we had made 35 top 10 hits," Eddie Stovall said.     The Platters also included the songs "Stand by Me", "My Girl", and a medley of songs that were popularized by The Coasters on its setlist.     The concert was...Keep on reading: Timeless songs and laughter The Platters’ way.....»»

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

Garcia, ex-Pacquiao foe Rios set for WBC welterweight title eliminator

LAS VEGAS — Former two-division world champion Danny Garcia is returning to the ring Saturday night (Sunday Manila time) against former world champion Brando.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsFeb 16th, 2018Related News

A theatrical miracle

By Joseph L. Garcia, Reporter Theater Review Himala: Isang Musikal Presented by 9 Works Theatrical and The Sandbox Collective Feb. 10 to March 4 Power MAC Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati, Makati City If Superstar Nora Aunor gives it a standing ovation, by all means, you get up and clap. 9 Works Theatrical and The Sandbox […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2018Related News

The Platters tribute show set today

The Golden Sound of The Platters, the chief tribute act of the American vocal group The Platters, is set to hold a post-Valentine's Day concert today at the Kia Theatre, according to Media Sync Productions (call 911-5555). Composed of Eddie Stovall Sr., Mose Edward Stovall Jr., Kim Leo Green, Frederick Berry and Deneen Davis, The Golden Sound will bring to life some of the iconic R&B and doo-wop group's enduring hits, including "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," "Only You" and "The Great Pretender." Joining them onstage are guests World Karaoke Philippine champions JV Decena and Lilibeth Garcia, and World Championships of the Performing Arts winner Joaquin. ALLAN POLICARPIO...Keep on reading: The Platters tribute show set today.....»»

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

Xian Lim on love scenes: Let the body do the talking

Xian Lim attended an acting and sensuality workshop with costars Coleen Garcia and Nathalie Hart before locking lips with them in their sexy movie, "Sin Island." Xian explained that the workshop was created for the three of them "to be more comfortable around each other." "There was no touching involved in the session, since it was more about "trying to find that connection with the other (actor)," he added. "The workshop was first with Coleen, then with Nathalie," Xian shared with reporters at a luncheon hosted recently by Star Cinema. "I used to think that Coleen was hard to approach. The workshop destroyed barriers [between us]. It has made me realize that she is one o...Keep on reading: Xian Lim on love scenes: Let the body do the talking.....»»

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

Globalport jumps on TNT early to secure solo 7th

Globalport is making its cse for the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup playoffs. The Batang Pier jumped on TNT KaTropa early, riding a strong start to a crucial 99-84 win Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum. The win put Global to 4-4, good for for 7th place for the time being. "We started aggressive. Ang mindset namin, yung TNT they played three games in a week. Sabi namin lets take that advantage, push ng push, aggressive and physical sa depensa," head coach Pido Jarencio said. "Siguro gusto ng players pumasok ng playoffs at ito ang chance namin," he added. True enough, the Batang Pier started on fire, taking a 15-1 lead right off the bat. Global led by as many as 30 points in the second half, which was more than enough to hold the KaTropa's rally in the fourth. TNT got as close to 10 points after a triple from Jayson Castro with about two minutes to go but that proved to be the KaTropa's final basket of the game. Six players scored in double figures for the Batang Pier led by Nico Elorde with 17 points. He also had seven rebounds and seven assists. Stanley Pringle added 16 points for Global. As for TNT, now losers of three straight as has dropped to 9th place with a 4-6 mark, Castro scored 24 points. Kelly Williams added 21 points and 12 rebounds but it was not enough for the KaTropa to recover from their poor start.   The Scores: GLOBALPORT 99 — Elorde 17, Pringle 16, Guinto 12, Taha 11, Grey 10, Nabong 10, Teng 9, Araña 6, Gabayni 6, Sargent 2, Anthony 0, Flores 0, Juico 0. TNT 84 — Castro 24, Williams 21, Pogoy 14, Carey 10, Tautuaa 8, Semerad 3, Garcia 2, Reyes 2, Paredes 0, Torres 0. Quarters: 34-12, 61-36, 79-64, 99-84.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Garcia rallies House: Stand together vs illegal encroachment of Ombudsman

MANILA, Philippines – Two days after the Ombudsman announced a dismissal order against her, Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia called on her colleagues to “stand together” against an action she has dismissed as illegal. “And so I ask, and I repeat, that instead of allowing an illegal encroachment ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

House to ignore unconstitutional dismissal order vs Cebu Rep. Garcia

The House of Representatives will not implement the order of the Office of Ombudsman dismissing Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu, 3rd District) from public service, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Monday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2018Related News

Where Did Joshua Garcia Take Julia Barretto For a Surprise Valentine’s Day Date?

When we last spoke to #JoshLia, Joshua Garcia shared to us that he likes surprising Julia Barretto with dates. One time he blindfolded Julia and drove her around, only to bring her back at home to a dinner setup. (Watch our video to hear the full story.) For Valentine's Day (or the night before), Joshua pulled off another surprise for Julia. In an Instagram post from Owa Merelino, we see Julia and Joshua having dinner in a garden. They're surrounded with lights forming a heart, as well as heart-shaped balloons. A post shared by Owa Merelino (@owamerelino) on Feb 13, 2018 at 6:19am PST Joshua also posted a photo of Julia with a big bouquet of roses. Look at her ...Keep on reading: Where Did Joshua Garcia Take Julia Barretto For a Surprise Valentine’s Day Date?.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 14th, 2018Related News

Sereno lawyer slams Cebu solon who blames CJ for plight

The camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno slammed on Wednesday House Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia for using the impeachment proceedings against the top magistrate as a reason for Ombudsman's dismissal order against the Cebu leader.   Sereno's spokesperson, lawyer Jojo Lacanilao, said the Ombudsman's order to sack Garcia was based on the body's own investigation.   "The claim of Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia that the Ombudsman's decision to dismiss her from government service for grave misconduct is connected to her 'vigorous and active role' in the impeachment proceeding against Chief Justice Sereno is bereft of truth and wisdom," Lacanilao said in a s...Keep on reading: Sereno lawyer slams Cebu solon who blames CJ for plight.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 14th, 2018Related News

6 most wanted fall in Cavite

CAMP Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, Imus City, Cavite -- Six wanted persons were arrested by police in separate operations. They were Ma. Rosalie Camposano, 48, of Verona St., Mambog 3; Citta Italia of Bacoor City, who was charged with carnapping with P180,000 bail; Mark Renzel Gomez, 24, of Riverside St., Biga,….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

Xian, type ma-shock si Kim sa pakikipaglampungan kina Coleen at Nathalie

Mas matutuwa si Xian Lim kung masa-shock si Kim Chiu kung gaano siya ka-daring sa pelikulang Sin Island kasama sina Coleen Garcia at Nathalie Hart. Pareho siyang may matinding love scenes sa dalawang aktres at sobrang hot niya sa movie base sa trailer pa lang. “Maybe I guess, that’s a….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

Malacañang backs non-dismissal of Deputy Speaker Garcia

Malacañang backs non-dismissal of Deputy Speaker Garcia.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

UAAP VOLLEYBALL: FEU puts spotless record on the line

Far Eastern University returns to action Wednesday with its unbeaten record at stake when the Tamaraws face De La Salle University in the UAAP Season 80 men’s volleyball tournament at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Tams are off to a good start, rolling past their first two assignments for a perfect 2-0 record and the solo hold of the lead. FEU will again be tested at 8:00 a.m. in a match that will air live on LIGA on SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD on SkyCable Channel 183 and via livestream. Jude Garcia and JP Bugaoan powered the Tams to a 25-19, 27-29, 25-19, 25-19, win over the Adamson University Falcons last Saturday. After a five-set loss to open their campaign, the Green Spikers bounced back mightily with a 25-22, 25-23, 25-19, demolition of the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons. DLSU and UP are tied at fifth to sixth spots with 1-1 slates. Meanwhile, the Fighting Maroons and winless Falcons (0-2) clash at 10:00 a.m. The duel will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA on SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD on SkyCable Channel 183 and via livestream.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles          .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

Garcia: & apos;Shocking& apos; Ombudsman dismissal might prompt me to run for gov anew - GMA News

Garcia: 'Shocking' Ombudsman dismissal might prompt me to run for gov anew - GMA News.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2018Related News

Palace: Only Congress can expel Cebu’s Rep. Garcia

Malacañang said only the House of Representatives has the power to remove Cebu 3rd district Representative Gwen Garcia, who has been ordered dismissed by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 13th, 2018Related News

Alvarez won t implement order to dismiss Garcia

Alvarez won t implement order to dismiss Garcia.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipFeb 13th, 2018Related News