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HBO airs final episode of & lsquo;Adventure of the Ring& rsquo;

After traveling through the hands of several strangers as they learn to love in their own different ways, the ring will culminate its journey in the eighth and last episode of the HBO Asia romantic-comedy series Adventure of the Ring on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 9:00 p.m. on HBO and HBO GO......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardJan 19th, 2021

ONE stars predict & lsquo;Apprentice& rsquo; winner: Louie or Jessica?

In the final episode of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” two global candidates will battle to decide who’s going to win the $250,000 job offer and become ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong’s “Apprentice” and Chief Of Staff. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Where Sangalang, Alvarez stand after 2 episodes of & lsquo;The Apprentice& rsquo;?

“The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition” Episode 3 airs in the Philippines this Monday, 5 April, at 9 p.m. on One Sports. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2021

Boxing cleared to resume by IATF, says GAB chairman Baham Mitra

Pinoy boxers and boxing fans have reason to celebrate after the announcement that the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infections Diseases) has given the boxing the clearance to resume.  According to Games and Amusements Board Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra the IATF has allowed boxing to return, but will need to follow a set of health guidelines.  Earlier this month, sports like football and basketball (albeit a slight delay) were already given the green light to resume practice.  “Ang nai-pasok na po namin ay practice ng basketball and football, and then yung boxing, pumayag na, na magkaroon ng boxing, provided that both boxers and the referees, they test, yung negative sila, and then after three days, laban na sila,” Chairman Mitra revealed on an episode of The Chasedown. “After testing, ico-confine sila, para hindi mahawa ulit or [maka-hawa].” Boxing is just one of the many sports all over the world that was forced to hit pause following the exposion of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In June however, boxing returned in the United States, with Top Rank Boxing starting to put on events.  According to Chairman Mitra, boxing events in the Philippines will feature a significantly slimmed down card with a maximum of just five bouts, a far cry from the previous norm of at least ten bouts per event.  “Yung sa boxing, maximum if five bouts. Ibig-sabihin, sampung boksingero lang pwede. Dati kasi ten or fifteen, or twelve fights in a day,” Chairman Mitra explained. “Ngayon, maximum of five lang, kasi ang pinapayagan lang ay sampu.”  Before fighters can step inside the ring however, they will need to undergo testing three days prior to fight night and then remain confined or quarantined so as to avoid contracting the disease.  “These boxers will be tested three days before the fight and then they will be confined, and then weigh-in, and then fight, and then after the fight, they will also be tested,” Chairman Mitra continued. “Wala na pong rapid test yung before. Yung rapid test, after na lang. Lahat swab test para sigurado, para halos walang error.” The swab testing, Chairman Mitra explained, is for maximum accuracy.  “We’re also scared, ano? We might be held liable na ‘Pinayagan ng GAB yan eh’. Kami naman, sumusunod lang kami sa IATF, ang sabi nila papayagan lang namin kayo mag-boxing kung negative parehas.” Apart from the boxers themselves, the third men in the ring will not only need to be tested but are also required to wash up and change clothes after every bout they officiate.  “So even the referee will also be tested, because he will be in the middle eh, and then the referees will be asked to wear short sleeved shirts and then wash [after] every bout, change t-shirt, change uniform [after] every bout.”  Chairman Mitra added that judges will be placed further away from the ring, and only essential personnel will be allowed in the venue during events.  “Tapos yung mga judges, hindi na sila beside the ring, medyo malayo na sila. Yung commentators will be outside of the venue, and only one or two camera people will be involved, and then as much as possible, we will not be allowing yung mga 21 and below or 60 and above, except if it’s essential. For example, almost all promoters are above 60, so okay lang yan.” As with most sports that have been able to return during the pandemic, there will be no audiences allowed.  Chairman Mitra expects the new guidelines to be released by Monday next week, and then for PBA and PFL practices to resume by the end of next week......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 26th, 2020

Experience the thrill of Netflix Original series & lsquo;Kingdom& rsquo; with Smart Signature

Netflix has given viewers a special treat by dropping Kingdom: Ashin of the North, a special episode spin-off that tells the origins of the resurrection plant and the story of the mysterious Ashin and her role in the tragic events......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Sharon Cuneta rediscovers lost youth in & lsquo;Revirginized& rsquo;

Revirginized, megastar Sharon Cuneta’s much-talked-about return to the movies, is set to rock her fans as its airs on SKY Pay-Per-View starting Aug. 6 (Friday). .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Disney& rsquo;s & lsquo;Jungle Cruise& rsquo; a hit in debut weekend

Jungle Cruise---Disney’s nostalgia-soaked adventure film---sailed to the top of the North American box office as it debuted this weekend, taking in $34.2 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

French boxer stages ringside sit-in protest after & lsquo;injustice& rsquo;

Tokyo—A French super-heavyweight boxer lashed out at an “injustice” and sat in protest on the side of the ring after he was disqualified for headbutting in the Tokyo Olympics quarter-finals Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

& lsquo;Let the people judge my work& rsquo;

President Rodrigo Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address today is a report card centered on the accomplishments of his administration, Malacañang said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Nico Antonio banners & lsquo;MPK& rsquo; new episode

Actor Nico Antonio is headlining “From Russia With Love: The Eric Baylosis/Anna Rabtsun Baylosis Story,” the fresh episode of GMA-7’s weekly drama anthology Magpakailanman tomorrow night at 8:00......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Agimat ng Agila airs action-packed finale this Saturday

Get ready for the biggest and most gripping battle yet between the bearers of the Agila and the Bakunawa's mystic powers as GMA Network's top-rating fantasy drama series "Agimat ng Agila" airs its final episode this Saturday, July 24. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Heartful Cafe airs heartwarming finale

GMA Network's well-loved primetime series 'Heartful Cafe' is set to serve its last cup of coffee tonight as it airs its final episode. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Julie Anne kering-keri magdrama, magpatawa, magpakilig; Heartful Cafe pasabog ang ending

SIGURADONG matutuwa at mas lalo pang mai-in love ang mga Kapuso viewers sa pasabog na finale episode ng well-loved Kapuso primetime series na “Heartful Cafe” tonight. Handang-handa na ang pagse-serve ng last cup of coffee ng inspiring romcom series ng GMA ngayong gabi, June 18, as it airs its final episode.  Sa huling pag-ariba ng […] The post Julie Anne kering-keri magdrama, magpatawa, magpakilig; Heartful Cafe pasabog ang ending appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

& lsquo;Gameboys& rsquo; Elijah and Kokoy play on Heart of Asia

In time for Pride month, Heart of Asia airs the hit series Gameboys beginning this Sunday, June 13......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Yemeni nabbed for & lsquo;weed& rsquo; cultivation

ays after the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency dismantled a drug ring in Tubao, La Union, the anti-narcotics agents served a warrant and arrested a Yemeni national for cultivating marijuana plants in his house......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Dani Barretto& rsquo;s & lsquo;strong skin story& rsquo; highlights true strength in forgiveness

Soft-hearted people are the strongest. On the last episode of Physiogel’s FB Live Series last May 15, the brand celebrated one strong but soft woman, Dani Barretto......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

& lsquo;Centerstage& rsquo; concludes with the grandest, most exciting finale

The journey of the aspiring Bida Kids reaches its end as GMA Network’s singing competition Centerstage airs the second part of its much-awaited Grand Finals this Sunday, June 6. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

De Ridder takes ONE light heavyweight world title from Aung La N Sang at & lsquo;ONE on TNT IV& rsquo;

Singapore -  ONE Championship™, Asia's largest global sports media property, returned with “ONE on TNT IV,” the final installment in a four-part event series that aired live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The exciting fight card featured five mixed martial arts bouts and a Muay Thai clash......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

After taking backseat in & lsquo;Apprentice& rsquo; Episode 5, Sangalang expected to make a splash

Unlike in the previous episodes of “The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition,” remaining Filipino candidate Louie Sangalang’s presence was hardly felt in Episode 5. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

& lsquo;Deal me in!& rsquo;

As President Duterte nears his final year in office, it’s heartening to note that the Philippines is finally getting (back) into the game on a growing number of economic and geopolitical fronts. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Kang Daniel returns with final chapter of & lsquo;Color Series& rsquo;

K-Pop superstar  Kang Daniel  returned with his new album Yellow on April 13. The record marked the third and final chapter of his  COLOR  series, which began in February last year......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021