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Philippine cage community savors Fil-Am’s accomplishment

From the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas to PBA stars, national team mainstays and fans, the Filipino nation joined Filipino-American pride Jordan Clarkson in celebration after the Utah Jazz guard was crowned the 2021 NBA Sixth Man of the Year......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarMay 26th, 2021

Cage community pays tribute to ‘Godfather’

The grieving Philippine basketball community fondly remembered the late Danding Cojuangco, the tycoon-sports patron who engineered the hoops-mad country’s return to Asian prominence in the 1980s......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2020

May jobless rate fell to 7.7% on flexible quarantine rules

The unemployment rate declined to 7.7 percent in May from 8.7 percent in April, as 1.45 million jobs were created following the easing of community quarantine restrictions in the National Capital Region and adjacent provinces, and the faster implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination program, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Thursday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

Two more Lapu barangays declared ‘drug-free’

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Two Barangays here were declared drug-cleared by the Regional Oversight Committee headed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7). Garry Lao, head of the City of Lapu-Lapu Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (CLOSAP), said this after drug surrenderers of these barangays have graduated from the community-based drug rehabilitation program […] The post Two more Lapu barangays declared ‘drug-free’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

FEU football star dies in Masbate IED blast; tributes pour in

By JONAS TERRADO The local football community is mourning the loss of Far Eastern University’s Kieth Absalon, who was killed Sunday, June 6 while riding a bicycle with his relatives in Masbate City. The Philippine Football Federation (FEU), FEU’s athletics department and his non-professional club Malaya FC were among those who paid tribute to Absalon, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

PNP to closely monitor churches

The Philippine National Police will closely monitor churches as government has allowed up to 30 percent capacity for attendees of religious activities in areas under general community quarantine like Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

Can a drug-cleared barangay status be reverted?

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays that were declared drug-cleared in Central Visayas can be reverted from their status once barangay officials and the community cease from taking actions in maintaining their status. With 14 barangays in Central Visayas declared drug-cleared on Friday, May 20, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) which is the chairman of […] The post Can a drug-cleared barangay status be reverted? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

PNP apologizes for community pantry red-tagging

An official of the Philippine National Police yesterday apologized for the perceived profiling and red-tagging of organizers of community pantries by police personnel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

Rabiya Mateo shines in Miss Universe prelims

With members of the Fil-community in USA showing up at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood on Saturday, for the preliminary judging of the 69th Miss Universe, Philippine bet Rabiya Mateo did not disappoint, taking her fight in both the swimsuit and evening gown rounds, with aplomb before wildly shrieking Filipino fans......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

PNP offers protection for Maginhawa community pantry organizer

The Philippine National Police yesterday offered to provide protection to Ana Patricia Non, the organizer of the Maginhawa community pantry in Quezon City, after she revealed that she has been receiving death and rape threats......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

Fil-Am Remy Martin honored by Arizona State

The plum, named after notable alumni Bill Kajikawa, is awarded to athletes who demonstrated academic excellence, athletic accomplishment, leadership, and service in the community......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

West Philippine Sea at community pantries sa pananaw ng Pangulo

Ang patuloy na pangangamkam ng China ng ating mga teritoryo sa West Philippine Sea at ang mga nagsusulputang community pantries sa iba’t ibang lugar dala ng kagutuman sa panahon ng pandemya ang naging mainit na usap-usapan sa social media, matapos magsalita ang Pangulo tungkol dito noong Lunes. Sinabi ng Pangulo na ang China ay ating […] The post West Philippine Sea at community pantries sa pananaw ng Pangulo appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Michael Martinez revels in support from Philippine community

Martinez went as far as saying that the support spurred him on to keep representing the Philippines in the winter sport......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

73 Filipinos test positive for COVID-19 in India

At least 73 Filipinos tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in India. At this time, India is facing a crisis brought by the double mutant variant, according to Philippine Ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. In an interview over DZMM, Bagatsing said Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. directed the Embassy that the Filipinos community […] The post 73 Filipinos test positive for COVID-19 in India appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

WATCH: Gerald Anderson joins Coast Guard s community pantry

Kapamilya actor and Philippine Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Gerald Anderson led the PCG’s version of community pantry in the sea in Botolan, Zambales earlier today. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021

‘No planting of beneficiaries in PNP pantries’

The Philippine National Police has denied reports that it is “planting” beneficiaries in the community pantries it has set up dubbed Barangayanihan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

Año orders probe into ‘Locsin’s pantry’

Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday said that he has already ordered Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief General Debold Sinas to investigate the incident involving the community pantry put up by actress Angel Locsin where a male senior collapsed while lining up for food and eventually died. In an interview over DZBB, […] The post Año orders probe into ‘Locsin’s pantry’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Lorenzana, Sobejana back community pantries, offer help

MANILA, Philippines—Top Philippine defense and military officials have expressed support for the highly-popular community pantries and even offered help following a backlash on red-tagging by some counterinsurgency task force officials against people behind the pantries. “Kindness is everyone’s color,” said Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana in a statement on Thursday (April 22). “Regardless of beliefs, as […] The post Lorenzana, Sobejana back community pantries, offer help appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

P180 billion losses estimated during ECQ

The Philippine economy’s losses due to the imposition of the two-week enhanced community quarantine in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces are estimated to have reached P180 billion, the Department of Trade and Industry said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

SM riders program bags ‘Award of Excellence’

SM garnered 25 recognitions in different categories at the recently concluded 18th Philippine Quill Awards for its outstanding communication and social good initiatives in 2019 and amid the pandemic in 2020. The retail chain won eight Awards of Excellence for SM Supermalls It’s a SMall World (Marketing, Advertising, and Brand Communication), SM Riders Program (Community […] The post SM riders program bags ‘Award of Excellence’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

NCR’s reversal to ECQ hurting Philippine tourism

Tourist destinations nationwide are reeling from Metro Manila’s reversal to enhanced community quarantine as the number of visitor arrivals collapsed during the first week of the ECQ implementation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021