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Pangasinan churns out another hero in El Joshua Cariño

From Mangaldan, Pangasinan – cradle of cycling champions – rose Philippine cycling’s newest star......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2018Related News

‘Baby Whisperer’ empowers young parents

  Have you seen the angelic babies in the New York Times Magazine April 22, 2018 issue? Those babies were swaddled picture-perfect by no less than the Baby Whisperer. Now about to take charge of her 57thbaby, Ruby Sibal, the Baby Whisperer, is not just singing lullabies, but is also taking care of babies based on indigenous knowledge, science, and nature. She's also finally embarking on a journey to encourage people to pursue a career in baby nursing. Ruby, a native of Iloilo, is a Newborn Care Specialist, aka Baby Nurse, Happiest Baby Educator; she's also an entreprenuer, a writer, blogger, and the CEO of HIMBA.   "Baby Nurse is not just a profession, but a ...Keep on reading: ‘Baby Whisperer’ empowers young parents.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 23rd, 2018Related News

PayMaya ties up with drugstore chain

The PayMaya mobile wallet, backed by a unit of PLDT Inc., announced a tie-up with drugstore chain Rose Pharmacy, the latest in an aggressive effort to roll out its QR payments platform. PayMaya said customers would be able to use the PayMaya mobile app's scan feature to pay 130 Rose Pharmacy branches, initially. More stores would be added in the coming months. "The retail landscape here and abroad is changing very fast, which is why we laud retailers like Rose Pharmacy in their efforts to keep up with these changes in service of their customers," Orlando B. Vea, president and CEO of PayMaya Philippines, said in a statement. Rose Pharmacy was established in Cebu City in 1952. It ...Keep on reading: PayMaya ties up with drugstore chain.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 23rd, 2018Related News

Air Asia passenger volume up

Philippines Air Asia saw passenger volume surge in the first quarter of 2018 as it expanded its fleet and opened new routes out of Clark International Airport in Pampanga. The airline, a part of Malaysia's Air Asia Group, carried 1.61 million passengers from January to March, up by some 40 percent from year-ago level. During the period, Philippines Air Asia saw its fleet of Airbus A320s expand from 15 aircraft to 21. Capacity rose 47 percent to 1.85 million available seats flown. Its load factor, which measures utility against available capacity, dipped 5 percentage points to 87 percent. In the first quarter, the airline started four new routes out of Clark Airport. This f...Keep on reading: Air Asia passenger volume up.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 23rd, 2018Related News

Debt-to-GDP ratio rises to 56.2% in Q1

The share of the national government’s debt to gross domestic product rose to 56.2 percent in the first quarter due to the country’s advanced borrowing activities ahead of the projected adjustments in US interest rates, the Department of Finance reported yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 23rd, 2018Related News

The art of steak

By Joseph L. Garcia, Reporter THE JAPANESE have a habit of taking something foreign and improving upon it, resulting in a product sometimes far superior than the original: think Japanese jeans, whiskey, or jazz. These Japanese sensibilities meet with Australian techniques in Japan-based steakhouse Ruby Jack’s, which has a branch in City of Dreams. A […] The post The art of steak appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMay 23rd, 2018Related News

Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska beat out 50 other women Monday to win this year's Miss USA competition. Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2018Related News

Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition

  SHREVEPORT, La. --- Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year's Miss USA competition.   Summers, a 23-year-old contestant from Omaha, graduated from Texas Christian University with two degrees and is working on becoming a certified child life specialist. With Monday evening's victory, she takes over from Kara McCullough, who won the competition last year when it was held in Las Vegas.   At the start of a two-hour broadcast, the field was immediately narrowed down to 15 contestants according to how they performed during preliminary rounds held in the days before Monday's broadcast.   Then the fie...Keep on reading: Miss Nebraska wins Miss USA competition.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 22nd, 2018Related News

Ebola death toll hits 26 in DR Congo as vaccinations start

MBANDAKA, DR Congo – The death toll in an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rose to 26 on Monday, May 21, after a person died in the northwest city of Mbandaka, the government said, as it began vaccinating first responders against the dreaded disease. "A death ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2018Related News

LOOK: KC Concepcion thrilled to see Judy Ann Santos wearing Enchanted Rose in cooking show

Image: YouTube/Judy Ann's Kitchen KC Concepcion was touched and overjoyed to see her personally-designed jewelry worn by the star of one of her favorite cooking shows -- that of Judy Ann Santo.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2018Related News

Megawide nets P475M

Engineering and infrastructure group Megawide Construction Corp. grew its attributable first quarter net profit by 8 percent year-on-year to P475.29 million, driven by in increased contribution by its Cebu airport operation business. Including net income attributable to non-controlling interest, Megawide's first quarter net profit rose by 16 percent year-on-year to P635.8 million. The airport business segment now contributes 62 percent of consolidated net earnings while the construction business segment accounts for 38 percent. Consolidated revenues amounted to P4.4 billion, with the construction business contributing 84 percent to total, while the airport accounted for the ...Keep on reading: Megawide nets P475M.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 21st, 2018Related News

Metro construction material prices up in April

Wholesale and retail prices of construction materials in Metro Manila rose at a significantly faster pace in April as significant upticks were seen in the prices of key building materials, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 20th, 2018Related News

Yields on gov’t debt climb amid sell-off in US bonds

YIELDS rose across the board following a sell-off in US Treasuries (USTs), even as the market is expecting another rate hike from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Bond yields, which move opposite to prices, rose by an average of 14.97 basis points (bps) week on week, data from the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp. […] The post Yields on gov’t debt climb amid sell-off in US bonds appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2018Related News

Smart revenues hit P14.8B in 1st quarter

SMART Communications, Inc. posted higher service revenues this quarter, driven by its mobile data business. The wireless subsidiary of PLDT, Inc. said in a statement that it recorded P14.8 billion in service revenues for the first quarter of the year, up 2% from a year ago. Wireless individual data revenues rose by 21% to P6.5 […] The post Smart revenues hit P14.8B in 1st quarter appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2018Related News

The LA cottage where Meghan Markle learned how to take tea with the Queen

Months before meeting the Queen for the first time and having a "cuppa" with her Majesty, Meghan Markle brushed up on tea drinking etiquette at a cottage near Los Angeles --- where she was apparently a natural. "Well, she learned it all here," Edmund Fry, the British-born owner of Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena, told AFP in an interview this week. "On a scale of one to 10, by the time she finished coming to us, I would say she would probably be a 9.5. "But I have to say that because I want her to come back for the other half point." Fry said the California-born actress, who will marry Prince Harry this weekend, on several occasions visited the picturesque tea room -...Keep on reading: The LA cottage where Meghan Markle learned how to take tea with the Queen.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 19th, 2018Related News

First time: Guns N’ Roses, Nov. 11, Philippine Arena

        Guns N' Roses, the world's biggest hard rock band since Led Zeppelin, will perform for the first time at the Philippine Arena on Nov. 11, concert promoter MMI Live confirmed today.   This also marks the first time that original members Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan are playing together since the band's Use Your Illusion tour in 1991.   Fan club preselling of tickets is on June 8, from 10 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. Tickets go on sale to the public on June 9, 10 a.m. Log on: TicketWorld.com.ph /jpv...Keep on reading: First time: Guns N’ Roses, Nov. 11, Philippine Arena.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 19th, 2018Related News

High AIDS cases in Davao

The Davao City Health Office (CHO) reported a total of 2,330 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) cases, figures that rose since the increase in HIV testing in all business establishments in the city......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2018Related News

Questions, allegations against Cesar Montano as tourism board chief

Tourism Promotions Board COO Cesar Montano may soon be facing corruption allegations and other complaints against him as the new DOT Secretary Bernadette-Romulo Puyat probes current officials. Montano, who rose to fame as an actor, had been plagued by many complaints and issues since he was appointed in 2016. The most recent controversy is his […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopMay 18th, 2018Related News

Questions and allegations against Cesar Montano as TPB chief

Tourism Promotions Board COO Cesar Montano may soon be facing corruption allegations and other complaints against him as the new DOT Secretary Bernadette-Romulo Puyat probes current officials. Montano, who rose to fame as an actor, had been plagued by many complaints and issues since he was appointed in 2016. The most recent controversy is his […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopMay 18th, 2018Related News

The questions and allegations against Cesar Montano as TPB chief

Tourism Promotions Board COO Cesar Montano may soon be facing corruption allegations and other complaints against him as the new DOT Secretary Bernadette-Romulo Puyat probes current officials. Montano, who rose to fame as an actor, had been plagued by many complaints and issues since he was appointed in 2016. The most recent controversy is his […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopMay 17th, 2018Related News