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Arrogance by association

US President Richard Nixon, who left office in disgrace in 1974, once suggested that “when the president does it, that means it is not illegal.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJan 5th, 2021

Lorenzo gets fresh NGAP mandate

Martin Lorenzo, Aurelio Montinola and Al Panlilio kept their posts as president, chairman and treasurer, respectively, of the National Golf Association of the Philippines, while Rolly Romero is the new vice president after the NGAP Annual Council Meeting and Biennial elections at the Alabang Country Club yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Philippines among ASEAN leaders on consumer empowerment

The Philippines is among the countries with the highest score in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Consumer Empowerment Index.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Negros squeaks past San Juan; Manila upends Iloilo in PCAP

Professional Chess Association of the Philippines Southern Conference pacesetter Negros Kingsmen squeaked past the San Juan Predators in Wednesday play......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Camarines nips Caloocan in PCAP Armageddon shootout

In a battle of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines heavyweights, the Camarines Soaring Eagles defeated Caloocan City Loadmanna Knights, 3-0, in Armageddon play last Wednesday evening......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

FESSAP offers free winter event registration to student-athletes

The Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines or FESSAP, through its Winter Ski & Skating Committee chairman, former Department of Trade executive Michael Dodjie Fabian, has started sending the registration forms to university student-athletes, who wish to participate in the 30th Winter Universiade in Lucerne, Switzerland, from December 11 to 21, 2021......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Alex Eala improves to 763rd in WTA ranking

Philippine tennis sensation Alex Eala has reached a new career-high in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) World Rankings......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Echauz graces PSA web forum

Sportsman and Standard Insurance Group Chairman Ernesto ‘Judes’ Echauz makes a rare appearance in the online session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum on Tuesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Huawei s Catherine Chen: Believe in the power of technology

Shanghai—The Connected for Shared Prosperity Forum was held at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai by Huawei, Global Mobile Association (GSMA), Center of Environmental Economics of Fudan University, and The Paper. Participants joined both online and in person to discuss the value of digital technologies in sustainable development for a better, connected world, representing organizations from around the world, including international industry regulators and think tanks from China, Malaysia, Spain, Thailand, Hungary and Portugal. More than 1000 guests from over 50 countries attended the conference online......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Garcia says healthy Yap can still lead Elasto Painters

Rain or Shine Elasto Painters veteran James Yap, has not been playing anywhere near the form which had him winning two Philippine Basketball Association MVP awards......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

Ricky Vargas ABAP confident boxers will win Olympic medal

Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines president Ricky Vargas is confident the country can snare a medal in boxing in the Tokyo Olympics slated July 23 to Aug. 8......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

NBA, Smart launch league& rsquo;s official digital PH destination

The National Basketball Association and digital services provider Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) on Thurdday announced the relaunch of NBA.com/Philippines, the league’s official digital destination in the country.  .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Saludar, Paradero dispute WBA crown

The first all-Filipino world title fight during the pandemic era takes place Saturday in Biñan, Laguna. Contesting the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) minimumweight crown are ex-world champion Vic Saludar and Robert Paradero, who both conquered the scales during the official weigh-in Friday. There will be no spectators, according to lead promoter Bebot Elorde, adding […] The post Saludar, Paradero dispute WBA crown appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Abueva-Banchero swap a & ldquo;win-win& rdquo; deal

After making a triumphant return to the Philippine Basketball Association recently following more than a year of suspension, Calvin Abueva is looking to play a full season ahead, this time with new team Magnolia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Gomez leads Laguna Heroes over Negros in PCAP action

Grandmaster John Paul Gomez came up with a huge win with white, turning back International Master Joel Pimentel in 33 moves of a Sicilian defense Alapin variation on board five to lead the Laguna Heroes to a 12.5-8.5 victory over Negros Kingsmen in the All Filipino Conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) tournament Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the lichess online platform......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Philippine Metalworkers Association accused of misrepresenting local automotive industry

Law firms representing top automotive companies in the Philippines on Wednesday accused the Philippine Metalworkers Association of misrepresentation......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

PCAP stories: Buenaventuras of Naga make chess comeback

For the Buenaventura family of Naga City — Joel Sr. — the patriarch, Johnlyn who is the eldest daughter, and Engineer Jojo who is the third of four children — the timing of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines is just right......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Superliga even stronger amid exodus of teams, says Juico

The league's top executive reassured followers of the PSL during the online Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum on Tuesday that despite many challenges faced by the amateur volleyball league, its future remains stable......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Athletics upbeat on EJ& rsquo;s Olympic medal chances

Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president Philip Ella Juico expressed confidence that the country will end its 85-year Olympic medal drought in athletics, courtesy of rising pole vault athlete Ernest John Obiena. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Track bets heading to Japan early

The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) wants Tokyo-bound pole-vaulter EJ Obiena and a couple more hopefuls, possibly Filipino-American sprinter Kristina Knott and hurdler Eric Cray, to be in Japan less than two weeks before the Summer Games......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

PSA Forum to tackle PH athletics

Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president President Philip Ella Juico gives an update on the Filipino tracksters’ bid for the coming Tokyo Olympics in Tuesday’s session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association online Forum......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021