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The man called Sugar

In boxing circles, coach Ting Ariosa is called Sugar. Not because he resembles Ray Leonard or Ray Robinson in any way. It’s more a term of endearment for a man who once coached the Philippine boxing team at the 1984 Olympics and has been involved in the fight game since his college days......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarAug 16th, 2021

MECQ stricter, residents warned

Under the so-called ‘tiny bubbles,’ each of the 17 Metro LGU has control points to guard against unnecessary cross-border travel......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Lawmaker pushes for ‘equal’ vax distribution

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda on Saturday called on the national government for “more equity” in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. Salceda, who leads the House Committee on Ways and Means, reiterated his appeal for more dispersed distribution of future Covid-19 vaccine arrivals to the provinces that lag in vaccination rate. This, as half of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Sugar group opposes molasses importation

The United Sugar Producers Federation said there is no need to push for the importation of molasses as the local industry has enough stock for ethanol producers......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Senators decry LTFRB& rsquo;s slow move on service deal

Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Thursday called for an investigation into what the Commission on Audit described as “slow implementation” of the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board’s  service contracting program for displaced transport workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Auditors flag DOH anew: P1M too much for virtual food catering

The Commission on Audit (COA) has called the attention of the Department of Health (DOH) regional offices for “irregular, unnecessary, and excessive” expenditures of more than P557 million, including P1.08 million for catering services for virtual meetings......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

The soldier they called MLQ

Manuel L. Quezon was one of the greatest statesmen I could ever dream of experiencing in my lifetime......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

COA flags P189 million salaries of PTV-4 employees

The Commission on Audit has called out the state-run People’s Television Network Inc. over allegedly questionable salaries of some PTV-4 employees amounting to P189.782 million in 2020 despite lack of proof that they reported for work......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Why Ugas is called 54 Miracles

It’s an unusual moniker but WBA welterweight super champion Yordenis Ugas likes to be called 54 Miracles......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Government workers demand accountability over rising deaths, assail irregularities in public funds use

Courage said that at the onset of the pandemic, they have called for free mass testing and treatment, provision of sufficient PPEs for frontliners, and rightful compensation of the health hazard faced by all public sector employees in the line of duty but were not met by the government. The post Government workers demand accountability over rising deaths, assail irregularities in public funds use appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Blacklist Int l, OhMyV33nus call for change amid Kelra controversy

Both Blacklist and Villaluna stressed that words are not simply words and called on the community to be better......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

BIR targets social media influencers

The Department of Finance plans to gauge how large the digital economy has grown with the issuance of a revenue memorandum circular requiring so-called influencers to register with the government and pay the required taxes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Group calls for help for 1M Pinoys who may lose jobs due to Saudization

A migrant rights advocacy group has called on the Philippine government to provide due assistance to at least one million Filipinos facing threats of massive layoffs due to Saudization. The post Group calls for help for 1M Pinoys who may lose jobs due to Saudization appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Dominique Roque calls Bea Alonzo ‘Mine’

Mantalongon, Dalaguete–Dominique Roque has called Bea Alonzo “mine” in a recent Instagram photo he uploaded.  Roque posted a photo of them sitting in a bench and holding each other’s hands.  He captioned it with, “Mine. Thanks for watching Bea’s Travel Vlog part 1.” Netizens and fans went wild when Bea wrote, “Kinilig ako” as comment […] The post Dominique Roque calls Bea Alonzo ‘Mine’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

DepEd called out for lapses in fund use

After the Department of Heath,  the Department of Education came next to be flagged by the Commission on Audit  over  its ‘deficiencies” in the use of P8.136 billion COVID-19 funds, citing  the non-submission of requisite documents......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Agot Isidro, Enchong Dee call out drivers rep Claudine Bautista for ‘lavish’ wedding

Agot Isidro and Enchong Dee called out congresswoman Claudine “Dendee” Bautista for having a “lavish” wedding ceremony in Balesin amid the COVID-19 pandemic and plight of displaced drivers. Bautista, a representative of Drivers United for Mass Progress and Equal Rights party list (DUMPER), got married in a Michael Cinco wedding gown at a “lavish private […] The post Agot Isidro, Enchong Dee call out drivers rep Claudine Bautista for ‘lavish’ wedding appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Farmers groups call to end fake and forced surrender campaign

Filipino farmer groups have called on the Duterte administration to stop targeting their ranks as they are being rounded up and forced to “surrender” as alleged members of the New People’s Army. The post Farmers groups call to end fake and forced surrender campaign appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

muzmatch™ Reaches the Motorola milestone phone of 500, 000 Users & Keeps Growing It is actually Muslim Multi-level Worldwide

muzmatch™ Reaches the Motorola milestone phone of 500, 000 Users & Keeps Growing It is actually Muslim Multi-level Worldwide The Insiders info:   In 2015, a Muslim dating application called muzmatch launched apart from took your british dating spot by tornado. The Muslim singles area jumped in the chance to blend with one another online […] The post muzmatch™ Reaches the Motorola milestone phone of 500, 000 Users & Keeps Growing It is actually Muslim Multi-level Worldwide first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Limitless Star ? GMA execs explain Julie Anne San Jose s new moniker

In the fashion of Philippine showbiz, Julie Anne San Jose is given a new "moniker" by her home network, GMA-7. They explain why they think the singer/actress/songwriter is appropriately called the "Limitless Star". In the past, Julie Anne was nicknamed "Asia's Pop Diva"......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Gay lives

Richard, also called Rich, works as a copy editor of a newspaper. He is 29 years old and he studied in the country’s most exclusive Catholic university......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

DOST goes into TikTok territory to fete Filipino feats

Learning science through TikTok? Why not. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has launched a social media campaign called “Pinoy Science” through short video clips posted on the popular video-sharing app TikTok, with the aim of spreading basic information and knowledge, with special focus on Filipino inventions and pioneering research. What is the true […] The post DOST goes into TikTok territory to fete Filipino feats appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021