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vivo to hold & lsquo;Mobile Astrophotography& rsquo; workshop on Friday

Almost half a year into evolving community quarantines, most have been looking for activities to “escape” and somehow simulate adventure despite being stuck at home. Among these different activities millennials have been engaging in is Astrophotography......»»

Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardAug 28th, 2020

All-day performance smartphone vivo Y31 packs impressive gaming specs

Gaming, particularly mobile gaming, unsurprisingly saw a dramatic jump in 2020 with people looking for ways to cope with the lockdowns. With the growing demand and changing needs of today’s mobile gamers, vivo introduces the gem that is in Y31: an all-day smartphone with a powerful processor, longer battery life, and smart design that is easy to hold......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Maine Mendoza, & lsquo;Creative It Kids& rsquo; showcase vivo V20 series design, camera technology in live launch

Creativity, focus, and style were in full display last Friday as vivo launched the V20 series via an entertaining and interactive livestream posted on its Facebook page......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 24th, 2020

PBA sees condensed conference schedule in restart

The Philippine Basketball Association is looking at a possible condensed tournament as soon as the government gives the go-signal to resume competition amid the pandemic. League Commissioner Willie Marcial said that the Philippine Cup could run within a month or two depending on the game schedule the PBA Board will approve. “May nakaplano na kami. Nagpagawa na ako ng shortened at yung full conference na laro. So ipi-present pa rin namin sa Board,” said Marcial on Tuesday during the online session of the Philippine Sportswriters’ Association Forum. [Related story: Batangas, Laguna, Araneta all options for 'PBA Bubble'] Marcial also mentioned that the TV coverage schedule will also be a big factor in deciding the length of the PBA restart.   The PBA’s broadcast partner has allotted three TV coverage schedule per week. “Kasi mayroon tayong [dami] parang appearance ng teams kada conference so kailangang pag-usapan yun. Baka hindi natin ma-meet yun,” Marcial said. “Tapos ang problema ko ‘yung araw-araw. Ang ibinibigay lang sa atin ng TV5 Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.” In this set-up, the conference would run for two months. Another option that the PBA is looking at is to hold games every day with some playdates airing on other available channels of its broadcast partner. “Siguro puwede tayong mag-araw-araw pero di sa TV5. Nandyan ang One Sports, Rush, Cignal. Madami pang pag-uusapan tungkol doon,” said Marcial. This according to the official is one of the matters that the Board will discuss in another round of meeting which will also include the proposal adapting a ‘bubble concept’ for the season to push through.     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020

vivo revives Friday night, party night with Kat DJ on July 10

Miss partying? Dig up your favorite party clothes, shake up your favorite drinks, and ‘Revive your night’ at home with vivo’s live, online party this Friday, July 10, at 7 p.m......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 10th, 2020

Protesters defy warning, hold & lsquo;Grand Ma& ntilde;anita& rsquo; rally at UP

Scores of protesters, ignoring appeals and warnings from government officials and the national police, on Friday flocked to the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City which coincided with the celebration of the country’s 122nd Independence Day......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

& lsquo;No vaccine, no school,& rsquo; Rody insists

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday repeated his stand that “no vaccine, no school,” saying he doubted the Philippines was ready to hold online classes as an alternative mode of learning while it battled the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

& lsquo;Booster shots& rsquo; on hold until nation& rsquo;s protected & mdash; Palace

Malacañang  has urged those getting COVID-19 “booster shots” to wait for the country to achieve population protection first before receiving more than the required number of doses......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Critically lauded & lsquo;Hades& rsquo; makes way to consoles

Supergiant Games’ Game of the Year-winning action roguelike ‘Hades’ was released on consoles on Friday. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

& lsquo;Breakthrough infection& rsquo; sickens only a few& mdash;FDA

Fewer than 1 percent of more than 9.1 million people who had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of August have experienced a “breakthrough” infection, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Funds & lsquo;not lost to corruption& rsquo; but DOH has to do paper work& mdash;COA

The Commission on Audit clarified on Friday it did not find “deficiencies” linked to corruption in its report on the P67.3 billion COVID-19 response funds of the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

& lsquo;Hospitals near full capacity& rsquo;

All areas in Metro Manila are now classified as either high-risk or critical risk for COVID-19, the Department of Health said Friday as the disease continued to spread and hospital beds filled up, and the country hit a four-month high in both the number of new infections and active cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 14th, 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

CHR fears bias vs & lsquo;unvaxed& rsquo; ones

The Commission on Human Rights said Friday with scarce supply of COVID-19 vaccines, this might result in extreme discrimination against people still unvaccinated who have been forced to stay home......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

VFA & lsquo;in full force& rsquo; again & mdash;DND chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has walked back on a decision to end the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, Defense Secretary Delfin Lornezana said Friday during a visit by Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

& lsquo;Nievarez& rsquo;s Olympic journey has just started& rsquo;

Cris Nievarez completed his Olympic debut by finishing at 23rd place in the men’s single sculls of rowing on Friday at the Sea Forest Waterway......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Donny and Jeremiah fight for Belle& rsquo;s heart in & lsquo;He& rsquo;s Into Her& rsquo; finale

The rivalry between Deib (Donny Pangilinan) and RJ (Jeremiah Lisbo) becomes even fiercer as they clash at the basketball championship between their schools while trying to win Max’s (Belle Mariano) heart, in the awaited finale of the top trending series He’s Into Her, streaming on iWantTFC this Friday, and airing on Kapamilya Channel and A2Z this Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

BTS, YouTube announce & lsquo;Permission To Dance& rsquo; challenge

Today, 21st century pop icons BTS and YouTube officially announce the Permission to Dance Challenge starting this Friday, July 23 through Saturday, Aug. 14, exclusively on YouTube Shorts......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

& lsquo;Smart& nbsp;Hallyu Hangouts& rsquo;& nbsp;brings fans closer to Son Ye Jin and Hyun Bin

Hyun Bin and Son Yejin of the hit Korean drama Crash Landing On You will hold a virtual fan meeting for their Filipino fans this July, Smart Communications, Inc. confirmed on Wednesday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Sara now & lsquo;open& rsquo; to presidential bid in 2022 polls

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Friday said she is now “open” to running for president in the 2022 national elections......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 10th, 2021

& lsquo;F9: The Fast Saga& rsquo; rules box office

Universal's F9: The Fast Saga remained at top speed over the weekend, earning an estimated $23.8 million to hold its lead in North American box offices, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 5th, 2021