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Daddy in daughter’s corner

It’s not unusual for a father to work his son’s corner in a boxing bout. But once upon a time, the WBC attempted to ban the connection......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News1 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Palace floats Sara Dutertes possible bid for president - The Manila Times Online

Like father like daughter, Malacaang on Friday floated the idea of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio seeking the countrys presidency. Speaking to reporters, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Du.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News4 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

Duterte makes another HK ‘getaway’ trip with wife, daughter

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte went on an unannounced "weekend getaway" to Hong Kong with his partner Cielito "Honeylet" Avancea and daughter Veronica, nicknamed Kitty. Former presidential aide Christopher "Bong" Go confirmed this to reporters in a text message Saturday night. Go said the President flew to Hong Kong late Friday night and would return on Sunday. "Totoo po na pumunta ng Hong Kong si Pagulong Duterte na kasama ang long-time partner nya na si Ma'am Honeylet Avancea at anak nila na si Kitty para sa isang personal na biyahe," Go said. "It was actually Kitty who requested her father for the trip, as a gift. Nagawa na ito nila noon kahit nung Mayo...Keep on reading: Duterte makes another HK ‘getaway’ trip with wife, daughter.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 7 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

NoKor s tribute to Kim s father in freezing cold

NoKor s tribute to Kim s father in freezing cold.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: News8 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Palace floats Sara Duterte’s possible bid for president

Like father like daughter, Malacañang on Friday floated the idea of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio seeking the country’s presidency. Speaking to reporters, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said Duterte-Carpio, or…READ The post Palace floats Sara Duterte’s possible bid for president appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: 18 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

The Latest: Seth Curry Says He Will Win 3-Point Contest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) --- The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Seth Curry has a bold prediction as to who will win the NBA 3-point contest on Saturday night. "Me, me, I will," Curry confidently told The Associated Press on Friday at the NBA's Day of Service at the Charlotte Convention Center. Curry will be competing in his first NBA 3-point contest against a solid field that includes older brother Stephen Curry, who won the event in 2015 and is third all-time in NBA history with 2,365 3-pointers made. Seth Curry says, "I want to win it for myself and my family" saying it has been a goal of his to win the event since he watched his father Dell Curry ...Keep on reading: The Latest: Seth Curry Says He Will Win 3-Point Contest.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 20 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

In the name of the father and of the son

Its been said that “when parents commit a crime, its the kids who do the time.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

North Korea and China in ice dance to the music of diplomacy

At the climax of a festival on ice to celebrate late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on Friday, Olympic skaters from the host nation and neighboring China swapped partners to dance together. The moment symbolized the markedly improved relations between Beijing and nuclear-armed Pyongyang amid a flurry of diplomacy on and around the peninsula. The four skaters --- Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of the North, who qualified for last year's Winter Olympics in the South, and Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, who took the ice dance silver in Pyeongchang --- were the star attractions of the pageant. With portraits of Kim --- father and predecessor of current leader Kim Jong Un --- and his own ...Keep on reading: North Korea and China in ice dance to the music of diplomacy.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2019Related News

FIRST PERSON | Thoughts on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and One Billion Rising

I am grateful to my wife for standing by me despite my frailties as a person, husband and father. She carries the responsibility of providing the family financially when I continued my full-time work as activist. The post FIRST PERSON | Thoughts on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and One Billion Rising appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Truth will set you free : Schools hit arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa

MANILA, Philippines – University leaders and student groups slammed the arrest of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa on Wednesday night, February 13, saying schools must defend the truth and press freedom. Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) president Father Ramon Jose Villarin and De La Salle Philippines president ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Sara Duterte, Hugpong kick off campaign where father won big

President Rodrigo Duterte was nowhere to be found when senatorial candidates supporting his administration launched their campaign on Tuesday in vote-rich Pampanga, a province that gave him a "landslide victory" in 2016. But his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, attended the campaign kickoff of senatorial aspirants of her political party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), in the City of San Fernando. The rally drew some 20,000 people and stalled traffic around the venue in the Pampanga capital. Mayor Duterte told Inquirer.net that her father would not be present during the event, saying he had more important things to do as President. "He will just have selected campaign so...Keep on reading: Sara Duterte, Hugpong kick off campaign where father won big.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 13th, 2019Related News

NCAA Season 94: Para kay coach Nes –- Javier

Arellano University head coach Obet Javier was teary-eyed as he mentioned the name of the late legendary volleyball mentor Nes Pamilar during the Lady Chiefs post-game interview moments after completing a grand slam in the NCAA Season 94 women’s volleyball competition.   “Itong game na ito kung mapapansin natin one month ni Coach Nes ngayon eh,” said Javier, whose squad beat University of Perpetual Help, 22-25, 25-15, 25-18, 25-18, Tuesday in the decider of the best-of-three Finals series at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.  “Itong game na ito inaalay ko talaga sa kanya.” The multi-titled Pamilar died due to heart failure exactly a month ago. Javier worked as one of Pamilar’s most trusted deputies with his club teams Power Smashers and Tacloban in the Premier Volleyball League. Arellano U's title conquests have been a bittersweet experience for Javier. The Legarda-based squad reclaimed the crown it lost in 2016 in Season 92 just two weeks after he lost his wife, Amy Marie, to cancer while the Lady Chiefs dedicated their second straight title last year to another legandary coach Kid Santos, father of Javier's lieutenant  Mike, who died November 2017 from cardiac arrest.      The Lady Chiefs won their fourth crown in five years and became the third winningest team in the league behind San Sebastian College (23) and Letran (8). Arellano U surpassed Perpetual, which earned three titles from a three-peat feat it did from Seasons 87 to 89.        The Lady Chief have cemented their dynastic rule in the NCAA but head coach Javier is not resting on their laurels. “Sinasabi nyo nga na dynasty, pilit naming panghahawakan kasi minsan lang dumating sa isang team ‘yan eh,” he said. “Hangga’t maari di namin dapat pakawalan.” “Continue pa rin kami, hindi porke’t nag-three-peat kami hihinto kami,” Javier said. “Patuloy kaming mag-aaral, magi-improve dapat para sa school sa susunod na taon.”     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 12th, 2019Related News

WATCH: Pacquiao son shows off boxing chops

MANILA, Philippines – There could be another boxer from the Pacquiao family. Emmanuel "Jimuel" Pacquiao Jr, the eldest among Filipino boxing icon Manny's brood of 5, looks to be following his father's footsteps after seeing action in a two-round bout. Battling budding fighter Lucas Carson, the 18-year-old flaunted his boxing chops ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2019Related News

Kevin Alas undergoes successful operation on injured knee

MANILA, Philippines – NLEX guard Kevin Alas underwent successful surgery on the right knee he reinjured, his father and Phoenix head coach Louie said. The older Alas said his son is already in "high spirits" after going under the knife on Saturday, February 9, but he chose to remain in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2019Related News

Moro drug dependent: “uwi na ako kasi may anak na akong babae”

BAGOINGED, Pikit, North Cotabato (MindaNews / 10 Feb) – Maguindanaon tricycle driver “Alex” is looking forward to reuniting with his family next month to begin a new life as father to five, the youngest of whom, the only daughter, was born three weeks ago......»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsFeb 11th, 2019Related News

PBA: Kevin Alas undergoes successful surgery anew

A week after re-tearing his right knee at the Ynares Center last Feb. 2, NLEX Road Warriors guard Kevin Alas went under the knife Saturday evening and the operation was a success, said Louie Alas, Kevin's father. The older Alas also added that his son requested to stay a couple of days more in the hospital since the area still felt excruciating pain, especially after the anesthetic had worn off. "Usually kasi ano yan eh, yung procedure na yan, pagkatapos pwede ka nang lumabas. Pero naexperience na namin last year, sabi ko after six hours, sobrang sakit nung wala na yung anesthesia," shared Coach Louie. "So inanticipate ko na, sabi ko mag-ano ka na lang, pa-admit ka nalang ng one to two days para at least may mga pain reliever ditong ready." The Phoenix mentor also shared that his son is in a positive mood, though still feeling the ill effects of the surgery. "Okay naman siya. He’s in high spirit na. Ayaw lang kumain," Alas said. The former Letran guard, who just played five games into the season after tearing his ACL for the first time March 2018, will be beginning therapy once again in two weeks' time. However, due to the incident, Kevin could not be reached for comments the past days since he did not want to discuss basketball. Despite that, the older Alas thinks his son could have followed the recently-concluded game, which saw Phoenix lose their first game of the Philippine Cup against Rain or Shine in overtime, 98-94. __ Follow this writer on Twitter, @philipptionary. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 10th, 2019Related News

UAAP Season 81: Ayokong makilala ng tao na kapatid lang ni Ate EJ -- Eya Laure

Celebrated rookie Eya Laure hopes to make waves in the collegiate ranks and prove her worth as part of University of Sto. Tomas’ volleyball team. A multi-awarded player in high school, she is determined to make her own mark and step out of the shadows of her sister EJ and her father, former PBA player Eddie Laure come the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament. “Super excited kasi syempre ayoko rin naman makilala ng tao as kapatid lang ni Ate EJ or anak ni Daddy ganyan,” said the former UAAP girl's volleyball Most Valuable Player. “Gusto ko rin naman makilala kahit papano ng tao kung ano talaga kayang gawin ng isang Eya Laure and ma-perform,” said Laure, a versatile player who has collected recognitions both as a setter and a wing spiker. “Siyempre, ayokong andun lang ako sa shadow nilang dalawa.” Arguably, this season’s finest recruit, Laure gave a glimpse of what she can offer on the table during the pre-season including helping the Tigresses capture the UniGames crown.       A feisty competitor, passionate with high volleyball IQ and undeniable charisma, Laure could complement another fierce Tigress in Sisi Rondina, who is hoping to leave a winning legacy in her swan song. With Eya Laure on board to help Rondina and last year’s Rookie of the Year Milena Alessandrini on offense, the season looks bright for UST to end a nine-year title drought.     “Ako naman siguro it's an honor na rin na maglalaro ako for UST and matutulungan ko yung seniors team din, gagawin ko talaga yung best ko na matulungan sila every game,” she said. Laure is a favorite among fans and pundits but is quick to deflect the tag as a shoo-in for the Rookie of the Year award – the recognition her sister EJ captured back in Season 77. “Ewan ko ha. Hindi ko siya priority talaga eh, I mean ‘yung pagiging Rookie of the Year big deal siguro sa ibang tao pero sa akin,” said Laure. “Hindi kasi siya ganun ka big deal (sa akin) kasi more on andun kasi ako sa bigger picture, na mas madaming matutuwa kung mag-champion kami or magka-place kami this year. ‘Yun ang mas okay sa akin, sa kung saan mas maraming masaya, hindi yung ako lang ang masaya.” Unfortunately, the much-awaited team up of the Laure sisters won’t materialize this year as EJ skipped action for the second straight season following a long layoff after suffering a shoulder injury two years ago.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 9th, 2019Related News

Comedian Bentong dies at 55

MANILA, Philippines – Comedian Bentong, who appeared in various movies including Oo na…Mahal na kung mahal and Jologs, died  on Saturday, February 9. at the age of 55. Arvin Vincent Anierdes posted about his father-in-law's passing on Facebook, saying that he died on Saturday at around 5 am in Fairview General ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2019Related News

FULL CIRCLE: Once a student of the arts, Pinoy Taekwondo star Japoy Lizardo is now a teacher

Japoy Lizardo could not help but smile as he recounted his sports journey during the official launch of the 2019 Milo Summer Sports Clinic, Thursday morning at the Milo Stadium in KidZania, Bonifacio Global City.  Japoy Lizardo and his son Jace on the stage now. Lizardo says he also wants his son to experience what he did in the Milo Summer Sports Clinics as well. | @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/S3XuAx6co7 — Santino Honasan🎈 (@honasantino) February 7, 2019 Lizardo shared that he began as a swimmer, before trying out basketball, and then eventually finding his calling in the martial art of Taekwondo.  From there, the rest was history, as they say.  Lizardo went on to win two gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games, and loads more in the Asian Championships.  But more than the personal accolades, Lizardo shares that it's the values that he's picked up from being an athlete that will stick with him forever.  Now, the 32-year old, while no longer competing on a National level, remains involved with the martial art as a mentor, and he shares the very same lesson to his students as well.  "Sobrang laking naitulong sa akin ng sports, kumbaga sobrang naging malaking part ng buhay ko, actually until now, I’m still doing Taekwondo, I teach kids," he shared. "Sa sports naman, more than the skills, siyempre number one yung skills, kasama na din yung values na matututunan mo sa sports na, lagi ko nga sinasabi sa mga students ko, yung skills, yung pagiging athlete mo, hindi naman permanent yan, pero yung mga matututunan mo through sports, yan yung pang-habang buhay mo na dadalhin." Lizardo was present during the yearly summer program's launch because he serves as an advocate for it, having also gone through the Milo Summer Sports Clinics before. Lizardo, in fact, swears by it.  "Sobrang naging effective nung program for me kasi ito yung nag-establish ng foundation for me, yung basics, yung sports," he explained. "Pagka-nakapasok ka ng MILO Sports Clinics, dun mo malalaman na there’s a technique pala kuing paano maging effective yung isang sipa or yung isang bagay." "Yung MILO Sports Clinic, nakatulong din sa akin, sa guidance, hindi lang sa sports kundi pati dun sa mga values na natututunan ko, I think more than the skills nga, yun yung isa sa mga parang kung bakit ako nandito parin sa taekwondo. Marami tayong mga challenges na mararanasan sa sports na minsan gusto na natin mag-quit, pero dahil dito, na-mold ka, na-train ka kung paano mag-handle ng ganung klaseng challenges," he added.  Now a father himself, Lizardo wants nothing more than to see his two-year old son Jace follow in his and his wife's footsteps. Japoy's wife Janice Lagman is also a decorated Taekwondo practitioner.  Should little Jace decide to be an athlete in other sports however, daddy Japoy knows exaclty who he wants to help mold and develop his son's talents.  "Yung MILO Sports Clinic, isa yan sa known sa Philippines na nagpo-produce ng mga world class athletes, and ako naman, si Jace, siyempre gusto ko rin na yung mag-hahandle sa kanya, hindi man taekwondo, ibang sports man, MILO Summer Sports Clinic parin kasi alam ko na ma-hahandle siya mabuti, ma-gguide siya ng mabuti." Japoy Lizardo and his son Jace on the stage now. Lizardo says he also wants his son to experience what he did in the Milo Summer Sports Clinics as well. | @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/S3XuAx6co7 — Santino Honasan🎈 (@honasantino) February 7, 2019 From being a once participant, Lizardo is now one of the program's hand-picked instructors, and has been for the last three years.  With his journey coming full circle, Lizardo shares that he's nothing but happy to be able to share his experiences and his learnings with the stars of tomorrow.  "Ako naman very blessed din ako, and very happy na right now, I’m coaching yung mga bata. Yung mga natutunan ko before pwede ko ngayon i-apply sa mga students ko ngayon."  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 7th, 2019Related News

How Shia LaBeouf turned rehab into a writing room

  PARK CITY, Utah---Shia LaBeouf's latest film was born in an unusual place---a court-ordered rehab. The actor spent time writing the script for his semiautobiographical "Honey Boy" while he was being treated for substance abuse after a 2017 arrest. "He wrote this script in rehab and actually sent me an e-mail from there with the script," said Israeli director Alma Har'el. "So it was pretty mind-blowing. I couldn't say no to that." LaBeouf premiered the film at this year's Sundance Film Festival. He didn't speak with the media, but posed alongside his mother, Shayna Saide, and fellow actors. The former "Transformers" star plays an alcoholic and abusive father of a...Keep on reading: How Shia LaBeouf turned rehab into a writing room.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 6th, 2019Related News