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Uy sizzles in the heat as Ikeda flounders

What she had failed to accomplish in team duel, Daniella Uy hoped to achieve in individual play as she took command of the ICTSI Tagaytay Midlands Challenge with a scorching four-under 68......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarMay 16th, 2019

Hottest day: Metro Manila sizzles at 36.5ºC

Metro Manila residents experienced scorching heat yesterday as the temperature hit 36.5 degrees Celsius, the hottest recorded in the area so far this year, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2020

ONE Championship: Lito Adiwang looking for a finish against Pongsirit Mitsatit

A tremendous opportunity awaits rising superstar Lito Adiwang at ONE: FIRE & FURY. The Team Lakay standout will put his six-bout win streak on the line against Pongsiri Mitsatit on January 31 from inside the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines.  Following his run through Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series, Adiwang finds himself in prime position to begin the year strong after securing a finish at ONE: CENTURY last October. “I feel confident heading into this match up,” Adiwang said. “I love Pongsiri’s style. He’s an exciting fighter. It just gives me more motivation and confidence knowing I am up against a good challenge. “The fact that my teammates are also on the card with me, it is even more special.” A distinct Team Lakay flavor will be present, as Joshua Pacio defends his ONE Strawweight World Championship against Alex Silva. Eduard Folayang, a former two-time ONE Lightweight World Champion, is also scheduled for action along with Danny Kingad. Pacio, Folayang and Kingad are all teammates of Adiwang.  The bout serves as a special one for many reasons for Adiwang, including because of the location. He has not competed on home soil since 2013. “This is my first fight in Manila with ONE Championship, so naturally, I am really excited to fight in front of my countrymen,” he said. “Filipino fans are the best in the world, and I cannot wait to bring the heat.” Adiwang has done just that since joining the promotion in 2018, earning three first round finishes among his four bouts. Along with besting Pancrase Flyweight World Champion Senzo Ikeda in the opening two minutes of their battle, he also holds stoppage wins over Alberto Correia and Jose Manuel Huerta to go with a decision against Anthony Do.  Known as “Thunder Kid,” Adiwang hopes to make an impression against Mitsatit. Through his preparation for the bout, he believes there is a potential spot to exploit against “The Smiling Assassin” from Tiger Muay Thai.  “Pongsiri is a great striker,” Adiwang said. “He is good in the clinch and he has powerful knees. I know his Muay Thai will be exceptional, but I think I see weakness in his ground game. “I am heading into this fight full of confidence. I know I am going to win. That is my mindset right now. The only thing left to do is perform to the best of my abilities. Then, I will claim victory.” Over his 10 career victories, Adiwang has secured six knockout wins and three more submission triumphs. His plans for Mitsatit include earning another stoppage by any means necessary. “I want to win this fight in an impressive way,” he said. “I want the finish, whichever way it comes - on the feet or on the ground.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 27th, 2020

Rookie sizzles in Nuggets’ win

RESULTS Hornets 109, Cavaliers 106 Nuggets 124, Pacers 116 Heat 84, Raptors 76 Jazz 102, Bulls 98 Timberwolves 99, Warriors 84 Mavericks 123, Nets 111 Thunder 109, Spurs 103 Kings 128, Grizzlies 123 Clippers 126, Pistons 112 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Rookie Michael Porter Jr. scored a career-high 25 points to lead the Denver Nuggets […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2020

Ikeda bucks heat, shaky finish to lead

Chihiro Ikeda had long searched for the form that once made her one of the most feared players on the Ladies Philippine Golf Tour and finally regained the touch in scorching conditions yesterday, taking charge with a 70 at the start of the ICTSI Tagaytay Midlands at the Midlands course here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2019

Ikeda wavers in heat, but grabs 1-shot lead

Ikeda wavers in heat, but grabs 1-shot lead.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019

Ikeda bucks heat, shaky finish to lead

Chihiro Ikeda had long searched for the form that once made her one of the most feared players on the Ladies Philippine Golf Tour and finally regained the touch in scorching conditions Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2019

Literature vs. the lockdown

The extended lockdown has given many poets and writers time to produce manuscripts for publication. Some have even gone into white heat during this period......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2020

Heat, water woes and coronavirus: India s perfect storm

Bollywood stars and political leaders have urged Indians to wash their hands to protect against coronavirus but that's a pipe dream for slum-dwellers like Bala Devi, now sweltering through a summer heatwave......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 28th, 2020

kNOW!edge | Kapanganakan ni Magdalena Jalandoni

Manila, Philippines – Isinilang si Magdalena Gonzaga Jalandoni, isang Hiligaynon poet, playwright at novelist noong May 27, 1893 sa Jaro, Iloilo City. Kilala ang kanyang tula na “Ang Guitara” sa buong bansa na binabasa sa paaralan araw-araw. Ilan pa sa kanyang likha ang Anabella”, “Sa Kapaang Sang Inaway” (In the Heat of War), “Ang Dalaga […] The post kNOW!edge | Kapanganakan ni Magdalena Jalandoni appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

Lito Adiwang talks training at Team Lakay, dream match with Demetrious Johnson

Team Lakay strawweight Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang has been on fire since coming up to the main roster of ONE Championship.  Adiwang, who earned a ONE contract after three wins on Rich Franklin’s ONE Warrior Series, scored back-to-back submission wins on the big show, first against Japanese contender Senzo Ikeda and then against Thai star Pongsiri Mitsatit.  Adiwang’s immediate success however, should not come as a surprise, considering that he’s got some really good teammates around him over at the La Trinidad-based gym.  On a daily basis (at least before the COVID-19 pandemic), Adiwang sharpened his tools alongside world champions like Eduard Folayang, Geje Eustaquio, Kevin Belingon, Honorio Banario, Stephen Loman, and of course, reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua Pacio.  Being around all those winners, Adiwang admits that training can sometimes get a bit intense, which is expected since everyone is working towards a common goal and everyone is looking to push each other.  “Training at Team Lakay is intense. I’m very fortunate to be working with a great group of guys who are not just talented and highly-skilled, but also close like family,” Adiwang shared in an interview with ONE Championship. “There are instances when we are really deep in training, and we let loose and forget to hold back. There’s the occasional heavy shot we land here and there, or sometimes we put each other in some painful submissions.” “But we’re all professionals, and we know it’s part of the game. We just say sorry and continue with no hard feelings. After all, we’re like brothers here,” he continued.  Adiwang is just two fights into his ONE Championship career, but by the looks of it, he’s primed for an upward trajectory.  In the same light, his teammate Pacio, who has handily defeated some of the division’s top contenders and former champions, also appears to be at the top of the heap for a while.  It appears as though their paths could inevitably cross.  “My personal goal is to be known as one of the best fighters in the division. Of course, I want to eventually compete for a World Title. It’s every athlete’s dream to become a World Champion,” Adiwang stated.  As has been the case with former Team Lakay champions and their teammates in the same division however, Adiwang would rather not fight his family. “While it will ultimately depend on ONE Championship, I still prefer not to face Joshua Pacio as much as possible. I want to avoid that. Instead, I want the top guys in the division,” Adiwang expressed.  Fortunately for the 27-year old, the strawweight division presents a number of possibilities for him to raise his stock.  “Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke, Yoshitaka Naito, Alex Silva, Yosuke Saruta -- these are all great matchups for me and challenges I’m willing to face. I just want to face the best and prove myself. My plan is to keep taking on anyone they put in front of me and beat them. I’ll take any fight, no matter how short the notice. I’m always ready, always training, and always ready for action,” he continued.  If Pacio’s reign at the top of the strawweight division continues, Adiwang says he’s open to jumping up to the flyweight division to test himself there.  “If Joshua still has the belt in the next couple of years, I have no issues moving up to flyweight to take on challenges there. There’s a lot of great talent in that division that I wouldn’t mind testing myself against. But we’ll cross the bridge when we get there.”  A move to flyweight will move Adiwang a step closer to a potential matchup with ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix champion and MMA legend Demetrious Johnson, a bout that he’s longed for.  “That would be a dream come true for me,” Adiwang said. “Demetrious Johnson is the best in the world right now, in my opinion. And I’ve dreamed of facing him since I started my career. Before, that was just an impossible dream. But now that he’s with ONE Championship, it’s closer to reality.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2020

Kitchen Whiz: Homemade Ice Cream Recipes To Help Beat The Heat!

If the saying, 'I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream' were taken literally, these videos could not be more apt!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2020

Heat index soars to 50 degrees Celsius in Dagupan City

DAGUPAN CITY, May 12 (PIA) - Heat index in Dagupan City soared to 50 degrees celsius on Monday, May 11, bringing a very humid air to Dagupenos.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Ast.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 12th, 2020

PAGASA: Dagupan, Sangley Point pinakamaalinsangan ngayon araw

NAITALA sa Dagupan City at Sangley Point sa Cavite ang pinakamataas na heat index ngayong araw, ayon sa Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. Naitala ang 49 degrees Celsius na alinsangan sa dalawang lugar alas-2 ng hapon. Sa Ambulong, Tanauan City ay naitala ang 48°C. Naitala naman ang 45°C sa Masbate City at Science […] The post PAGASA: Dagupan, Sangley Point pinakamaalinsangan ngayon araw appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2020

How ‘Thrilla in Manila’ changed Ali, Frazier forever

When Muhammad Ali survived 14 brutal rounds with Joe Frazier in the ‘Thrilla in Manila’ 45 years ago, it wrote a page in boxing folklore but left both men forever diminished. Fought in the Philippines’ stifling daytime heat, with barely functioning air conditioning, Frazier was beaten nearly blind and Ali was on the verge of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 12th, 2020

Top 5 Hot Filipino Sexy-Romance Movies You Can Watch on Netflix

HOT HOT HOT! Ramdam na ramdam mo na ba ang summer heat? Mas painitin pa natin lalo in a sexy way sa pamamagitan ng panonood ng mga Pinoy Sexy-Romance movies na available ngayon sa Netflix! Mabentang-mabenta ngayon ang mga KDramas at KMovies plus ang mga Hollywood films na talaga naman bongga at palaban. Kung fan […] The post Top 5 Hot Filipino Sexy-Romance Movies You Can Watch on Netflix appeared first on Pinoy Parazzi......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinoyparazziRelated NewsMay 12th, 2020

Lockdown? Breakout!

  JUST another day in the long and topsy-turvy history of ECQ. Another earthquake, this time in Occidental Mindoro, of moderate intensity, 5.4. Another seriously hot day, heat index at 43C felt in Metro Manila, much higher in the northern provinces. Another Sunday, May 10, except it was Mother’s Day, but wait! A traffic jam […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 11th, 2020

Higher ECQ power demand, summer heat cause outages

Manila Electric Co.is facing unprecedented power interruption woes as Metro Manila and nearby provinces undergo strict quarantine measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2020

Ambo to bring rains in VisMin; likely to landfall in Luzon

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Visayas and Mindanao may take a break from the heat experienced in the past days as this year’s first typhoon is seen to bring rains here in the coming week. At 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 10, the low pressure area (LPA) east of Mindanao has developed into a tropical depression […] The post Ambo to bring rains in VisMin; likely to landfall in Luzon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2020

With excessive heat: Cebuanos told to stay at home, drink water

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Stay at home and stay hydrated. Jomar Eclarino of Pagasa Mactan said that staying indoors is the best protection against the excessive heat that is now experienced in Metro Cebu and other parts of Cebu province. Eclarino said that if there is a need to go out of the house to do […] The post With excessive heat: Cebuanos told to stay at home, drink water appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2020

Cebuanos told: Prepare for hotter days ahead

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Everyone’s been talking about how hot it has been here in Cebu. Last Thursday, May 7, Pagasa Visayas recorded an air temperature of 35.6 degrees Celsius with a heat index of 43 degrees Celsius, the hottest in the region, so far, for this year. This kind of humidity and heat is brought […] The post Cebuanos told: Prepare for hotter days ahead appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2020