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A country to win

With regime change can come the restoration of the rule of law and the democratic space that have been eroded and restricted by the provincial despotism that has been despoiling this country and its people since 2016. The return of some measure of civility in politics and governance is another possibility. There are as well the increased chances of ending the pandemic and reviving the economy. And, most of all, is the likely recovery of the rights to free expression and press freedom on which true journalism thrives, and without which authentic change is next to impossible. The post A country to win appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatJun 21st, 2021

Nesthy Petecio ‘blessed’ as Olympic gold quest continues

TOKYO—Chalk up another medal for Team Philippines here. Nesthy Petecio will get to decide what color it will be. Petecio hammered out a unanimous decision win over Yeni Arias Castaneda of Colombia in the women’s boxing featherweight quarterfinals on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, assuring the country of at least a bronze medal. READ: Petecio fights […] The post Nesthy Petecio ‘blessed’ as Olympic gold quest continues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

After Olympic win, PAF promotes Hidilyn Diaz to staff sergeant

MANILA, Philippines — For bringing pride and honor to the nation after winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal, Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will be promoted one notch higher from her current rank in the Philippine Air Force, the military said Wednesday. “In lieu of her recent historic win in the Olympics, the Philippine Air […] The post After Olympic win, PAF promotes Hidilyn Diaz to staff sergeant appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Father-and-son tandem win in Liloan XC MTB race

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The father-and-son tandem of Dongkey and Khalil Sanchez flexed their winning form in the Liloan Cross-Country Challenge 2.0 mountainbike competition held in Barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Dongkey dominated the 40-49 years old category while Khalil topped the 19-below category in the race that featured more than […] The post Father-and-son tandem win in Liloan XC MTB race appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Celebrities cheer Olympic win as Hidilyn Diaz takes gold

Celebrities took to social media to congratulate athlete Hidalyn Diaz for bagging the country’s first-ever gold medal in the Olympics......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

‘Tinalo ang China, walang giyera’: Recto lauds Hidilyn’s Olympic win

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Tuesday congratulated Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, with a quip that she won over China without the need to resort to war. Recto’s remark was a swipe at President Rodrigo Duterte whose repeated retort to criticisms for his failure to assert the country’s claims in the […] The post ‘Tinalo ang China, walang giyera’: Recto lauds Hidilyn’s Olympic win appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Gold for Yulo means doing a more difficult FX routine

Reigning world floor exercises champion Carlos Edriel Yulo tries to do the improbable in a fixture Olympic sport: win a gold medal for a country that’s outside of the usual gymnastics powers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Shooter Jayson Valdez tipped to win medal in Tokyo Olympics

Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero predicted the country could win a minimum of two and a maximum of five medals — regardless of color — in the Tokyo Olympics opening on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Catharsis: Girl power band in pandemic

With lady athlete Hidilyn Diaz scoring the country’s first Olympic gold in a pandemic era-staging, girl power is definitely the rallying cry for all-girl band Catharsis whose debut digital single “For The Meantime” made its way to the airwaves last Friday (July 30)......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated News26 min. ago

View Diaz gold win sans political color

The acid test of Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic gold medal is not so much in how she maintains her grip on the 55 kg weightlifting class that she now rules as in what we all do together to insulate her rare gift to the nation from being tarnished by politics......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago

LIVE updates: COVID-19 in the Philippines 2021

The latest updates on the spread of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines and general community quarantine of economic center of Metro Manila and other areas across the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News6 hr. 26 min. ago

Petro, Chery dispute solo third

Petro Gazz and Chery Tiggo battle for solo third when they collide even as Sta. Lucia Realty seeks to stretch its win streak to three against Bali Pure today in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated News10 hr. 45 min. ago

Foreign investments in health care urged

The Philippines should lure more foreign investments in the healthcare system as the country continues to fall behind in Southeast Asia......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 25 min. ago

As COVID-19 cases rise, DOH maintains no community transmission yet of Delta

Despite an uptick in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health maintained that the spread of the more contagious Delta variant has not yet reached the level of community transmission in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 hr. 46 min. ago

Palace congratulates Petecio, Obiena and Paalam

Malacañang Saturday praised Filipino athletes for their achievements in their respective sporting events at the Tokyo Olympics and urged them to win gold for the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News18 hr. 46 min. ago

Pagunsan out of medal contention

Tokyo—The Philippines’ Juvic Pagunsan skied to a five-over par 76 on Saturday and fell out of medal contention in the men’s golf competition of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at the Kasumigaseki Country Club......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Marcial tries to secure PH s 2nd boxing medal

Tokyo---Eumir Felix Marcial battles dangerous Arman Darchinyan of Armenia on Saturday afternoon at the Kokugikan Arena, hoping to secure the country’s second medal in boxing at the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 15 min. ago

Cebu Pacific kicks off employee vaccination

The country’s leading carrier Cebu Pacific has rolled out its vaccination program for employees and their dependents, and third-party workers for free......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Unfazed, church leaders push for peace talks resumption beyond 2022 polls

According to the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform, they will work for the revival of the peace talks and will continue to do so beyond the 2022 local and national elections when the country will have already chosen its new set of political leaders......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Pinoy MMA bet stuns Chinese foe to win in ONE Championship debut

By CARLO ANOLIN Jeremy Pacatiw of Team Lakay made a good first impression in his ONE Championship debut after scoring a unanimous decision win over Chinese foe Chen Rui in their bantamweight bout in ONE: Battleground at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Friday night, July 30.Pacatiw stayed true to his vow in unleashing the new and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Zverev ends Djokovic’s Golden Slam hopes with comeback win at Olympics

TOKYO (AFP) – Novak Djokovic’s bid for a calendar Golden Grand Slam was dramatically ended by Alexander Zverev in the Olympics men’s singles semi-finals on Friday, with the world number one saying the loss had left him feeling “so terrible right now”. Djokovic collapsed from a set and a break ahead as German fourth seed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021