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Likhang Pinoy na video games bumida sa Game On 2019

Manila, Philippines – Wagi ang 16 na gawang Pinoy na video games sa taunang award-giving program na Game On Challenge na ginanap sa Awards Night noong Nobyembre 30. Layon ng Game On Challenge na pagyabungin pa ang game development industry sa bansa. Hinati ng Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP), ang namamahala sa Gam […] The post Likhang Pinoy na video games bumida sa Game On 2019 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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North Korea conducts ‘very important test’ – KCNA

SEOUL: North Korea said Sunday it had carried out a “very important test” at its space launch center, as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks. The announcement of Saturday’s test at the Sohae satellite launch site came just hours after US President Donald Trump said he’d be “surprised” by any hostile […].....»»

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Lockton Legacy Awards

Christmas happens in a few days and along with that anticipated holiday break comes some downtime for reflecting over the year that was......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News17 hr. 33 min. ago Related News

AirDisc inventor clinches student-entrepreneur award

A budding student entrepreneur who discovered a sustainable, refrigerant-less air conditioner was crowned as the winner of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Philippines Finals......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 7th, 2019Related News

Double gold-silver for Amit, Centeno

Philippine lady billiards aces Chezka Centeno and Rubilen Amit, gold-medal protagonists in the SEA Games in 2015 and 2017, are at it again – to figure in an all-Phl title duel not just in one event, but in two......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 7th, 2019Related News

Alden muling binigyan ng Makabata Star sa 2019 Anak TV Seal Awards

Muli na namang kinilala ang husay sa pagganap at pagiging role model ng kabataan si Alden Richards sa katatapos lang na Anak TV Seal Awards 2019. Isa ang Asia’s Multimedia Star sa mga kilalang celebrities na binigyan ng 2019 Makabata Star dahil sa kanyang mga naiambag sa entertainment industry as one of the country’s young […] The post Alden muling binigyan ng Makabata Star sa 2019 Anak TV Seal Awards appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

Lam-ang brings ethno-epic musical to millennials

Tanghalang Pilipino’s third play in the current season is the Ilocano epic ‘Lam-ang’ set to music, which seeks to introduce a pre-Hispanic ethnological hero from the north to a generation more familiar with the Marvel universe, K-pop wonders, the usual run of the west......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

PopDev Summit spotlights Kaunlarang Pantao awardees in EV

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 7 (PIA) -- The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Region 8 conducted the Population Development (PopDev) Summit cum Kaunlarang Pantao Awards on Thursday, December.....»»

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SEA Games: Records fall as Team PHI continues hauling in gold medals

Athletics bets reset new marks in their respective events as Team Philippines scooped up more gold medals on different fronts to add to its growing collection on Saturday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Kristina Marie Knott won gold and shattered the 2001 meet record set by Supavedee Khawpeag of Thailand in the women’s 200m. dash, clocking 23.01 seconds in the final at the New Clark City Stadium in Tarlac. Knott, who also set the new local standard, broke the old record earlier during the heats with 23.07 seconds only to reset it once again hours later. Khawpeag’s old mark was 23.30 seconds. She surpassed Fil-Canadian teammate Zion Corrales Nelson (23.32 seconds), who broke “Asia’s fastest woman” Lydia De Vega-Mercado’s local record (23.35 seconds) earlier this year in a US NCAA meet. Tokyo Olympics-bound EJ Obiena erased 5.35m 2017 mark of Thai Porranot Purahong by clearing 5.45m to write a new gold standard in men’s pole vault.  Their feat added more glitter to Team Philippines’ total haul of 89 gold medals with 67 silver and 65 bronze. Indonesia is running second with 50-49-58 gold-silver-bronze followed by Vietnam (45-50-64). Poomsae at the Ninoy Aquino stadium accounted for four mints courtesy of Rodolfo Reyes (men’s recognized individual), Jeordan Dominguez (men’s freestyle), Jocel Lyn Ninobla (women’s recognized individual) while Reyes teamed up with Dustin Mella and Raphael Mella to rule the men’s recognized team event. Asian Games champion Margielyn Didal won her second gold medal in the meet with her conquest in women’s skateboarding street, Daniela Reggie Dela Pisa contributed a mint in rhythmic gymnastics (hoop) while Chezka Centeno ruled the 10-ball pool single. Rowers Cris Nievarez (men’s lightweight single scull), Hermie Macaranas (men’s singles 200m) and the pair Melcah Jen Caballero and Joanie Delgaco (women’s lightweight double sculls) added golds as well as the sailing tandem of Lester Tayong and Emerson Villena (men’s international 470). The duo of Francis Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon ruled men’s tennis doubles, Noelle Manalac was victorious in women’s soft tennis singles, Junna Tsukii won the -50kg kumite in karatedo while the PHI women’s fencing team reigned supreme in epee.      .....»»

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

SEA Games: Pinoy spikers face Thais for championship berth

The Philippines is facing an uphill climb in its attempt to secure a gold medal round berth when it takes on defending champion Thailand in the semifinal of the 30th Southeast Asian Games men’s volleyball Sunday at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Game time is at 3:30 p.m. and will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, iWant and via livestream. The Nationals are seeded second in the in the crossover, knockout Final Four after closing the Pool B elimination round with a 2-1 win-loss record, losing only to 2017 silver medalist Indonesia. But the straight sets loss to the Indonesians could prove costly as the Filipinos set up an early collision course with the unbeaten five-peat-seeking Thais. PHI head coach Dante Alinsurin hopes that his wards led by the tandem of powerhitters Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas will learn from their mistakes in the previous outing to stand a chance against the mighty Thais.   “Siyempre ‘yung mga mali namin, yung mga miscommunication namin sa court, siguro magtututok kami dun,” said Alinsunurin, whose squad scored only one kill block and one ace against Indonesia. The Nationals averaged 14 blocks and seven aces in their wins against Cambodia and Vietnam. Thailand topped Pool A after beating Singapore and no. 2 semis seed Myanmar. Indonesia and Myanmar will square off at 6:00 p.m. while the classification match between Singapore and Vietnam is set at 1:00 p.m.     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

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

Trump, Moon maintain talks with NoKor

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump agreed during a phone conversation to maintain dialogue with the nuclear-armed North, Seoul said Saturday, with the two allies noting the situation had become “grave”. Denuclearisation negotiations have been at a standstill since a summit in Hanoi broke up in February and pressure is rising […] The post Trump, Moon maintain talks with NoKor appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2019Related News

SEA Games: PHI, Indonesia clash in battle for bronze preview

In a preview of their battle for bronze clash, the Philippines and Indonesia get chance to gauge and test their mettle on Saturday when the two teams collide to end the preliminary round of the 30th Southeast Asian Games women’s volleyball competition at the PhilSports Arena. The winless squads march into action at 6:00 p.m. with both hoping to gain momentum heading to the medal round set on Monday. “Siyempre mas kailangan namin targetin na ipanalo hanggat maaari kasi yung momentum din,” said PHI head coach Shaq Delos Santos of the pivotal match that will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, iWant and via livestream. The Nationals are coming off a straight sets loss to 11-time defending champion Thailand last Thursday. But with the way the Filipinas fought in their 16-25, 22-25, 32-34, loss to the Thais, Delos Santos is confident that his wards will be playing an inspired game against the Indonesians. The 2017 Kuala Lumpur edition silver medalists are coming off a sorry defeat at the hands of Vietnam. Thailand and Vietnam wil duke it out at 3:30 p.m. in the other end of prelims encounter.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

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

SEA Games: “Play it right,” says coach Tim as Gilas battles Myanmar

MANILA — A high-powered Gilas Pilipinas will end the prelims of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Saturday against Myanmar and well... it could get a little out of hand. For Myanmar that is. In the last two times both countries met in basketball, the Philippines beat Myanmar by a combine 202 points. Gilas Pilipinas beat Myanmar by 107 points in the 2017 SEABA Championships and the Philippines beat Myanmar again in the 2017 SEA Games by 95 points. Not much is known about Myanmar for the 2019 SEA Games here but this 2019 Gilas team looks better than both of the 2017 squads that dominated the Burmese. “Myanmar is not a basketball nation. So their team is not that strong. We recognize that,” Gilas head coach Tim Cone said. “We just wanna make sure we go out there and play it right, you know, continue to create good habits because after that we play the semifinals,” he added. Cone’s Gilas team is rolling to start the SEA Games here. The Philippines started group play with a 52-point win against Singapore. Gilas followed that up with a 41-point victory against a good Vietnam team. But even as Gilas is dominating, Cone is stressing that the national team should continue to develop good habits. Teams like Thailand and Indonesia are still waiting. Even a rematch against Vietnam could be on the horizon and Vietnam did prove that they can play Gilas tough. “We still have Indonesia with Rajko Toroman. Thailand, they’ve been beating up their opponents. They’re very dangerous,” Cone said. “We don’t wanna lose our habits playing against Myanmar and create bad habits going in against Rajko Toroman because these teams are always super disciplined and they can beat you at their discipline,” he added. After beating Myanmar by an average of 101 points in their previous outing, many are seeing another 100-point win for Gilas Pilipinas. Coach Tim says they’re not gonna go for that. They’re simply going to go for a win, it only counts as one anyway regardless of the final margin. “So we’re also not gonna try to run up the score. We’re not gonna try to impress anybody,” he said. “Again, we wanna respect our opponents. We wanna go out there and play hard, but we also don’t want to embarrass anybody, so we’re gonna be cognizant of that,” Cone added.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

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

& lsquo;Ginebra Ako& rsquo; campaign bags Quill award

Ginebra San Miguel Inc. received the Quill Award for Excellence in Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication for its “Ginebra Ako” thematic marketing campaign at the 17th International Association of Business Communicators Philippine Quill Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards program in the field of business communication, held recently at Marriot Grand Ballroom in Pasay City......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2019Related News

SEA Games 2019: Eumir Marcial s win was for teammate John Marvin, and for all Filipinos

Filipin-British boxer John Marvin found himself on the losing end of a Split Decision result against Vietnam's Hoang Truong Dinh in the second day of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Boxing competitions, Thursday at the PICC Forum Tent in Manila.  Marvin, the Philippines' light heavyweight, was dropped in the opening round by a well-timed counter overhand-right, and was playing catch up to the Vietnamese pug from that point. While Marvin did a lot better in the second and third rounds, it wasn't enought to sway the judges' decision as he bowed out of the tournament, unable to defend his gold medal from the 2017 SEA Games.  While it was definitely a heartbreaking loss for Marvin, he was still all smiles as he greeted fans on his way out of the competition area.  Someone who wasn't able to contain his emotions however, was Marvin's teammate and Pinoy middleweight bet Eumir Marcial.  Marcial could not hold his tears back as he came to console his fallen teammate after the loss.  The following day, it was Marcial's turn to take to the ring, and he didn't disappoint, making short work of Malaysian Azmi Mohd Aswan Che. Marcial needed just one round to defeat Che and move on to the finals of the Men's Middleweight division.  Following his spectacular win, the AIBA World Championships silver medalist explained just why he was extremely emotional following Marvin's loss.  "Sobrang close kami, lahat ng pag-hihirap namin, magkasama kami, yung training namin, talagang binigay namin yung blood, yung disiplina namin, yung hard work namin dito, para dito sa SEA Games," Marcial told the media.  "Nasaktan ako, nalungkot ako sa nangyari sa kanya, especially nung nalaman ko na kaya pala siya hindi maka-suntok kasi sobrang maga nung kamay niya. Nung first round pa lang, maga na yung kamay niya. Sabi ko kahit na na-knockdown siya, maka-bawi naman siya eh, kasi nung training andun yung, talagang gusto niyang makuha yung gold, kaya sabi ko bawi na lang sa second round pero nakita namin, lahat nating mga Pilipino na hindi siya maka-suntok ulit, so sa lahat, may injury siya, maga yung kamay niya," he continued.  With his fallen teammate in mind, Marcial came into his bout and delivered, dedicating the win to Marvin, the rest of his team, and the rest of the Filipino people.  "Sabi ko, itong game na 'to, kasi hindi siya nakakuha ng medal, so, hindi lang 'to para sa akin, hindi lang 'to para sa Pilipino, para sa amin din ito, kasi hard work namin, yung pagsasma namin, lahat. Kumbaga alam namin yung isa't-isa, kaya naging emotional ako nung natalo siya." With Marcial one more win away from a third-straight gold medal in the SEA Games, the Zamboanga-native calls for support from the Filipino people. "Hinihingi namin lahat, ng Philippine Boxing Team na suportahan niyo kami, manood kayo sa laban namin, i-cheer niyo kami, kasi we win as one naman eh. Yung panalo namin ay panalo din niyo.".....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2019Related News

SEA Games: Amit, Chezka make it All-Filipina in 10-ball singles

MANILA — It will be a 1-2 finish for the Philippnes in women’s 10-ball singles in the Southeast Asian Games. Former World Champion Rubilen Amit is is through to the gold medal game after beating Myanmar’s Thandar Maung, 7-2. Amit, who earlier in the day won in 9-ball singles, won the first three racks for a nice start. After Aung cut the deficit to one, 2-3, Amit responded by winning four stright racks for the win. Meeting Amit for the gold will be Chezka Centeno. The 20-year-old pool sensation beat Myanmar’s A Mi Aung, 7-4. Amit and Centeno meeting in the 10-ball singles finals means that the Philippines will have its first gold in billiards. The Philippines has racked up a handful of bronze medals with semifinal stints at 9-ball doubles and 1-Cushion Carom though awards have not been awarded just yet. The Philippines’ first official medal in billiards is for Snooker doubles where Alvin Barbero and Jefrey Roda won silver. Barbero and Roda lost to Malaysia during Friday’s gold medal match, 1-3.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2019Related News

UPDATE: No goodbyes yet as Paalam, Marcial enter boxing finals

FILIPINO boxers Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial defeated their respective opponents in the boxing event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC forum tent on Friday. Paalam beat 2017 Malaysia SEA Games gold medalist Muhammad Fuad Redzuan to enter the men’s light flyweight finals. Paalam is at least assured of a silver. Defending champion Marcial defeated […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2019Related News

ABS-CBN stars in the running to win international award in Singapore

SINGAPORE: ABS-CBN artists Nadine Lustre, Dimples Romana, Carlo Aquino and Tirso Cruz 3rd will raise the Philippine flag on the red carpet of the Asian Academy Creative Awards tonight, December 6, at the Victoria Theatre here with the hope of winning the international award for their respective categories. In October, the four stars were declared winners in […].....»»

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Uber releases US sexual assault cases

Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the United States in 2017 and 2018, the ride sharing company said Thursday, as it faces increasing pressure over its response to abuse complaints. The safety report, which details reports of attacks on both passengers and drivers, is the […] The post Uber releases US sexual assault cases appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2019Related News

SEA Games: PHI, Indonesia joust for semis position in men s volleyball

Already assured of a spot in the semis, the Philippines primes up for the next round when it clashes with Indonesia on Friday to end the 30th Southeast Asian Games men’s volleyball Pool B elimination round at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Both the host team and Indonesia are unbeaten after two outings making their 6:00 p.m. match a crucial clash for their seeding in the crossover Final Four against the squads advancing in Pool A. The match will air live on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, iWant and via livestream. The Nationals made history on Wednesday after knocking out 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games bronze medalist Vietnam out of medal contention with a straight sets shocker. The win propels the Philippines closer to its goal of ending a 28-year medal drought. But the Nationals need not to relax as the match against the crisp-hitting Indonesians will determine their road to the podium.   “Una siyempre kailangan makuha namin [ang panalo] para makaiwas kami sa Thailand,” said PHI head coach Dante Alinsunurin, talking about avoiding an early clash with defending four-time champion Thailand in the semis. Just like the Philippines, the Indonesians swept their first two games against Vietnam and Cambodia. “Importante lang talaga ang gagawin namin sa paglaro sa Indonesia and dapat ready kami lagi. A-game talaga ang importante sa laro na yun. Di kami dapat mag-relax sa sitwasyon,” added Alinsunurin. Meanwhile, semis-bound Thailand and Myanmar faceoff at 1:00 p.m. as they joust for position in the Final Four. Vietnam and Cambodia meet at 3:30 p.m. to end their group stage campaign.     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2019Related News