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Tempo turns 39 today

Tempo, the Manila Bulletin’s English-language tabloid, is celebrating its 39th year today. Despite the challenges facing the newspaper industry in this digital age, Tempo has maintained its commitment to responsible tabloid journalism. It has lived up to its promise of keeping Filipinos informed of and entertained by news as it breaks around them. Since its first […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnJul 12th, 2021

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala hosts BPI& rsquo;s & lsquo;After Six& rsquo; interview series

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala turns the tables as he sits down with today’s most sought-after local change-makers in After Six — a mini-series by the Bank of the Philippines Islands......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Sarah G& rsquo;s iconic bop & lsquo;Tala& rsquo; turns 5

The viral track “Tala” by Sarah Geronimo marks its fifth anniversary today, June 11......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

JM turns to meditation to ward off fear amid pandemic

In terms of sheer masculine beauty and excellent acting ability, there is no doubt JM de Guzman is among the top local male celebrities in the country today......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Duterte quietly turns 76 today

By ARGYLL CYRUS B. GEDUCOS For the second year, President Duterte will spend his 76th birth anniversary today while under quarantine as advised by his doctors, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said yesterday. In a statement before the President’s birthday on March 28, Panelo said Duterte was advised to go on self-isolation but will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

FVR at 93 is still sharp, keeps abreast of news

Former President Fidel V. Ramos turns 93 today with an exclusive birthday celebration with his family due to the coronavirus pandemic, which hit the one year mark this week in the Philippines with Cely Dimaculangan, Ramos’ spokesperson, said the former military and defense chief had been in self-quarantine since the deadly coronavirus hit Philippine shores from Wuhan, China......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City’s four new fire trucks and the renovated state-of-the-art command center were blessed and turned over to the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) today, November 25, 2020. The blessing and turnover ceremonies were led by Mayor Jonas Cortes. “Magtinabangay ta kay karun’g panahuna lisod gyud kaayo, kung mapun-an […] The post Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020

At whatever age, she will always be Ate Vi

Whether she was six (when starting out in showbiz as Ging and Trudis Liit) or sixty-seven (as she turns today, Nov. 3), Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos will always be Ate Vi not only to her Vilmanians but also to showbiz-watchers......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

US DTRA turns over Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab in Tarlac

TARLAC CITY, Sept. 14 (PIA) -- United States Disease Threat Reduction Agency (US DTRA) turned over today to Department of Agriculture (DA) the Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory III (RAD.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2020

Lady ballers dream turns into reality with WNBL going pro

The Women's National Basketball League has made history anew. Already the first grassroots league to feature lady ballers, the fledgling sporting organization has gotten the green light from the Games and Amusement Board (GAB) to turn professional. "Basketball is not just for males," GAB Chair Abraham Mitra said in the online press conference announcing the development on Wednesday. "Because of what happened today, I think the NBL is also advocating gender equality. Kung may panlalaki, meron ding pambabae." The WNBL, and its counterpart for men, applied for professional status months ago and had no problem whatsoever getting approved. With that, the lady ballers' grassroots league now stands as the first-ever professional sports entity for Filipinas. For their part, league officials were nothing but grateful to GAB and all the supporters of women's basketball. The PSI Lady Air Defenders were crowned champions while Janine Pontejos claimed MVP in the WNBL's inaugural season in 2019. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 26th, 2020

Dustin Johnson emerges from a pack to lead PGA Championship

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dustin Johnson supplied the birdies, eight of them Saturday at the PGA Championship, the most he has ever made in his 157 rounds of major championship golf for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead. Brooks Koepka supplied the needle. Koepka recovered from three straight bogeys to salvage a 69 and stay within two shots of a leaderboard more crowded than any of San Francisco's congested highways. At stake is a chance to become only the seventh player to win the same major three straight times. He surveyed the cast of contenders, and focused on the guy at the top. “I like my chances,” Koepka said. “When I've been in this position before, I've capitalized. He's only won one. I'm playing good. I don't know, we'll see.” As he stepped away from the microphone, Koepka smiled and said to Jason Day, “How about that shade?” They laughed. Too bad this isn't a two-man show. The final round at Harding Park figures to be wide open, just like it was on a Saturday so wild that eight players had at least a share of the lead during the third round. Johnson lost his yardage book and still found his way through an enormous crowd of contenders. He made a double bogey on the ninth hole and still bounced back with a 31 on the tough, windy back nine. He needed all eight of those birdies on a day of low scores, long putts and endless possibilities. One possibility is Koepka hoisting the Wanamaker Trophy for the third straight year, which hasn’t happened since Walter Hagen won four in a row in the 1920s when it was match play. The last player to win any major three straight times was Peter Thomson at the British Open in 1956. Koepka was two shots behind on a board that features only two major champions among the top six. Scottie Scheffler, the PGA Tour rookie from Texas, ran off three straight birdies only to miss a 6-foot par putt on the final hole. He still shot a 65 and was one shot behind, in the final group at his first PGA Championship. Cameron Champ, who has the most powerful swing on tour, shot 67 and joined Scheffler one shot behind. Johnson was at 9-under 201 as he goes for his second major title. For all the chances he has had, this is only the second time he has led going into the final round. The other was down the coast at Pebble Beach, his first chance at winning a major. He had a three-shot lead in the 2010 U.S. Open and shot 82. Now he is more seasoned with experiences good (21 tour victories) and bad (five close calls in the majors). “I'm going to have to play good golf if I want to win. It's simple,” Johnson said. “I've got to hit a lot of fairways and a lot of greens. If I can do that tomorrow, I'm going to have a good chance coming down the stretch. ... I'm just going to have to do what I did today. Just get it done." Among the cast of contenders are major champions like Koepka, Jason Day and Justin Rose, and fresh faces like Scheffler, Champ and Collin Morikawa. Also right there was Bryson DeChambeau, thanks to a 95-foot putt for birdie on his last hole. Turns out he can hit long putts, too. Missing from all this action is Tiger Woods, who didn't make a birdie until the 16th hole and is out of the mix for the fourth straight major since his emotional Masters victory last year. A dozen players were separated by three shots. Li Haotong, the first player from China to lead after any round at a major, was leading through 12 holes until his tee shot didn't come down from a tree. He made double bogey, dropped two more shots and finished four shots out of the lead. Johnson didn't have smooth sailing, either, especially when he couldn't find his yardage book. He thinks it slipped into the bottom of the golf bag, and he didn't feel like dumping his 14 clubs all over the ground to find it. Austin Johnson, his brother and caddie, had a spare yardage book. Johnson shot 65 even with a double bogey on the ninth hole. Mistakes like that might be more costly on Sunday with so many players in the mix. Even those who struggled — Rose, Daniel Berger, Tommy Fleetwood all settled for 70 — are only three shots behind. Adding to the drama will be the lack of atmosphere, this being the first major without spectators. Paul Casey said he still didn't feel nerves from the lack of people. Perhaps that helps with younger players in the hunt for the first time. It also could make it difficult for players to know what's happening around them without any cheers. Then again, Johnson won the U.S. Open in 2016 at Oakmont without knowing the score as the USGA tried to decide whether he should be penalized for a potential rules violation earlier in the round. He had to play the last seven holes without knowing his score. It's just one example of what Johnson has endured in the majors. There was a penalty that knocked him out of a playoff in the 2010 PGA at Whistling Straits for grounding his club in sand without realizing it was a bunker. He had a 12-foot eagle putt to win the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, only to three-putt for par and a silver medal. But he's back for another shot, and his game looks to be in order. He has the power, and on this day, he had the putting. “I definitely have experience in this situation that definitely will help tomorrow,” Johnson said. “I’ve been in the hunt a bunch of times in a major. I’ve got one major. ... Still going to have to go out and play really good golf.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 9th, 2020

STATEMENT | NUJP at 34: Truth will prevail

Today, July 30, 2020, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines turns 34 during what may be the most challenging and perilous time for our profession and, yes, the truth......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

‘Peace and love across the universe’: NASA astronauts mark Ringo Starr’s 80th birthday

NASA astronauts in the International Space Station greeted the former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr a happy birthday from 260 miles above Earth. The musician turns 80 years old today, July 7. Chris Cassidy, commander of the ISS, also had a short yet meaningful message for Starr on behalf of his crew. The station posted the […] The post ‘Peace and love across the universe’: NASA astronauts mark Ringo Starr’s 80th birthday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

Government to submit 2022 budget to Congress today

Economic managers led by the Department of Finance are expected to submit before the House of Representatives today the proposed P5.024-trillion national budget for 2022, which includes a P45-billion allotment for booster shots against COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Cebu Pacific cargo turns profit driver

We continue to make sure the transport of essential goods remains unhampered as we ramp up our cargo operations and capabilities......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Crude oil turns bearish

Due to concerns of a slowing global growth and a stronger US dollar, crude oil registered its biggest weekly decline since November 2020.WTI crude price dropped 9.2 percent for the week, closing at $62.14 per barrel......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Generation Z and the environment

With the threat of climate change looming in the background, Generation Z is beset with data on how catastrophic the future will be for all of us if we do not drastically act today......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Pacquiao-Ugas fight provides temporary relief to families during quarantine

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Pacquiao-Ugas fight that happened today, August 22, provided temporary relief to people, who have been under quarantine as they stayed in their homes and spent their time with their families. However, as to how the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas has ended, netizens have different reactions to it. Some […] The post Pacquiao-Ugas fight provides temporary relief to families during quarantine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Youngest Miss Universe Philippines bet joins pageant to honor late photojournalist-dad

Touted as the face of Generation Z and the youngest candidate in the ongoing Miss Universe Philippines 2021, Kristina Alexandra Rodriguez encouraged the youths of today to “take risks” and chase their dreams “even if the odds seem insurmountable.”.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

TWICE to perform on GMA-7

TWICE, one of South Korea’s most successful K-Pop acts today, will perform on GMA-7 and Shopee Live as part of leading e-commerce platform Shopee's 9.9 Super Shopping Day TV Special......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Duterte wishes Pacman good luck

President Duterte is wishing Sen. Manny Pacquiao victory in his fight against Cuban Yordenis Ugas today (Manila time), Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go said yesterday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021