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Commemorative Stamps Mark PH,Thai Friendship, Diplomatic Ties

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of friendship and close diplomatic ties, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and Thailand unveiled special postage stamp designs featuring the countries’ national animals, the Philippine’s Carabao and the revered Thai Elephant. His Excellency Vasin Ruangprateepsaeng, Ambassador of the Royal Kingdom of Thailand to the Philippines, Undersecretary Enrique Manalo, Department […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJun 18th, 2019Related News

Strong finish not enough for Woods at US Open

By Josh Dubow, Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd was roaring, the birdies were dropping and Tiger Woods looked like his vintage self for the final 12 holes of the U.S. Open. The problem for Woods was what happened on the first 60 holes. Woods salvaged an otherwise disappointing weekend at Pebble Beach by birdieing six of his final 12 holes Sunday to finish the tournament at 2-under par, far behind the top contenders on a weekend made for low scores. Woods finally got in on the action after bogeys on four of the first six holes with an impressive turnaround that even he couldn't explain. "I wish I would have known because I would have turned it around a little earlier than that, he said. "Again, got off to another crappy start and was able to fight it off. Turned back around and got it to under par for the week which is — normally it's a good thing, but this week the guys are definitely taking to it." The problem for Woods all weekend was his inability to take advantage of the scoring opportunities on the first seven holes at Pebble Beach. He played that stretch at 2-over par for the tournament and 4 over in the final two rounds. Woods left his approach shots short on three of the early bogeys on Sunday and hit a tee shot into the rough at the par-3 fifth hole on the other. As he walked off the sixth green after his fourth bogey, Woods trudged toward the seventh tee, head down, seemingly defeated. But then he made a 15-footer for birdie at 7, hit an approach to 5 feet on 8 for another birdie and drained a 40-foot putt on 13, prompting a fan to yell, "The comeback has started!" While that might have been a bit of hyperbole, Woods hit another great approach shot on 16 to get back under par for the tournament and closed it out with another on 18 to the delight of the fans. "Just because I got off to a bad start doesn't mean it's over," he said. "Keep grinding, keep playing. And I was able to turn my round around today as well as yesterday. So rounds that could have easily slipped away and kind of gone the other way pretty easily I was able it to turnaround." The final round of 69 tied for Woods' second-best closing round ever at a U.S. Open, behind only the 67 at Pebble Beach in 2000 when he had a record-setting 15-stroke win. Now after starting the year by winning his first major since 2008 at the Masters, Woods has missed the cut at the PGA Championship last month and finished far out of the lead at the U.S. Open. He plans to take a few weeks off from competition before gearing up for a run at his 16th career major next month at the British Open, played on an unfamiliar course to him at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. "I'm looking forward to getting up there and taking a look at the golf course and trying to figure out," Woods said. "I hope that my practice rounds are such that we get different winds, especially on a golf course that I've never played, and to get a different feel how it could play for the week. And definitely have to do my homework once I get there.".....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJun 17th, 2019Related News

Moscow Ballet s Swan Lake show in Manila pushes through despite major issue

MANILA, Philippines – The gala night of Swan Lake as performed by the renowned Moscow Ballet "La Classique" pushed through on Friday, June 14, despite the organizer's earlier announcement of a cancellation.  Shortly before the event, the show's Facebook page posted on behalf of producers Royal Chimes Concerts and Event an announcement ........»»

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

Thai junta chief Prayut made prime minister in royal decree

BANGKOK, Thailand – Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha formally became Thailand's 29th prime minister on Tuesday, June 11, after a royal endorsement, completing a long transformation from soldier to civilian leader and vowing "love, unity and compassion." But critics may doubt the divisive leader's pledge after his previous stint in power which was ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 11th, 2019Related News

Swiss regulators fine banks over forex rigging cartels

ZURICH, Switzerland – Swiss competition authorities said Thursday, June 6, they had fined 5 large banks some $90 million for collusion in foreign exchange trading, following steep fines recently imposed by Brussels. Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan , Japan's MUFG Bank, and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) were hit ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 6th, 2019Related News

Entry of new airline partner boosts efforts to make MCIA a domestic hub

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The efforts of GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) to make the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) a hub for domestic flights received a boost with the addition of a local airline as its newest airline partner. “We are proud to be working with a carrier such as Royal Air Philippines who shares […] The post Entry of new airline partner boosts efforts to make MCIA a domestic hub appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2019Related News

Royal Air Philippines launches Cebu hub, boosts Central Visayas operations - ABS-CBN News

Royal Air Philippines launches Cebu hub, boosts Central Visayas operations ABS-CBN News One of the country's youngest carrier Royal Air Philippines on Friday launched its Cebu hub along with 5 ne.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2019Related News

Two Royal Thailand Navy ships arriving Wednesday

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Source: Manila_shimbun Manila_shimbunCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2019Related News

All eyes on Pauline in Tagaytay Midlands

The former Ladies Philippine Golf Tour Order of Merit winner snapped a run of so-so finishes with a whopping 14-shot victory over Daniella Uy in the ICTSI Royal Northwoods Classic last month, making her the top pick in the upcoming 54-hole championship offering a total prize fund of P750,000......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2019Related News

Celebrating Mom at Maayo Hotel

It’s time to treat our Mom the best she truly deserves. Moms deserve no less than a royal treatment. And as we celebrate her special day, it is but right and proper to pay respects to our one true Queen. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate the lady of the house. Maayo Hotel, […] The post Celebrating Mom at Maayo Hotel appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 9th, 2019Related News

Hello, Archie! Meghan and Harry name son Archie Harrison

LONDON: Tired but beaming, new parents Meghan and Prince Harry presented their 2-day-old son to the world as he slumbered on Wednesday and also revealed his name: Archie. The royal…READ The post Hello, Archie! Meghan and Harry name son Archie Harrison appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 9th, 2019Related News

World gets first glimpse of Meghan s royal baby

LONDON, United Kingdom (UPDATED) – Britain's Prince Harry and wife Meghan gave the world the first glimpse of their "dream" newborn boy , whose name is Archie, on Wednesday, May 8. "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their firstborn child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor," the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 8th, 2019Related News

Britain eagerly awaits royal baby name

WINDSOR, United Kingdom – Thrilled Britons bet on baby names and congratulations poured in on Tuesday, May 7, after Prince Harry and Meghan welcomed the royal family's first known mixed-race member . Harry on Monday, May 6, announced the birth of the couple's first – a son who will be seventh in the long line ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 7th, 2019Related News

Long live the King! : Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

BANGKOK, Thailand (UPDATED) – Flanked by royal guards marching to a steady drumbeat, Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried on a gilded palanquin through the streets of old Bangkok Sunday, May 5 in front of crowds who shouted "long live the king!" The monarch, Rama X of the Chakri dynasty , wore a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 5th, 2019Related News

From bodyguard to Queen, Thailand s Suthida makes public debut

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand's Queen Suthida , the former deputy head of the royal bodyguard, made her first official public appearance Thursday, May 2, at the side of Rama X, just days before his coronation . The palace announced late Wednesday, May 1, that King Maha Vajiralongkorn had married his long-time ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 3rd, 2019Related News

Thai King announces consort to be Queen ahead of coronation

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand announced Wednesday, May 1, that King Maha Vajiralongkorn's long-time consort had become his fourth wife, bestowed with the title Queen Suthida – a surprise move just days before his coronation . The Royal Gazette published an announcement saying Suthida Vajiralongkorn na Ayudhya, a former flight attendant, had "legally ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 1st, 2019Related News

Bascome to face Filipino in Dockyard - The Royal Gazette-Bermuda Boxing

Bascome to face Filipino in Dockyard Royal Gazette Nikki Bascome is set to face Filipino Alvin Lagumbay at the Victualling Yard in Dockyard, Somerset, on June 29.It will be Bascome's first outing.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 1st, 2019Related News

Royalist volunteers toil overtime for Thai King s coronation

BANGKOK, Thailand – In baby-blue caps and yellow scout scarves, an army of royal volunteers is sprucing up Thailand before this weekend's coronation – a projection of unity and loyalty to the unassailable crown in a divided kingdom that remains locked in political crisis.  The "Jit Arsa" program – or Spirit ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 1st, 2019Related News

Arevalo joint 7th in As-Pac golfest

“It will be an honor to play in the SEA Games,” said Arevalo who shared seventh place at the close of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific golf championship yesterday at the Royal Golf Club in Ibaraki, Japan......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Pauline del Rosario plays safe, ends title drought

Pauline del Rosario slowed down with a 71 after a pair of brilliant outputs in the 60s but managed to end a drought in great fashion, ruling the ICTSI Royal Northwoods Ladies Classic by 14 strokes in San Rafael, Bulacan last Friday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 27th, 2019Related News