Backdoor entry for Sarno possible

Vanessa Sarno, the new toast of Philippine weightlifting, may still make the Tokyo Olympics in July as a wildcard......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsApr 27th, 2021Related News

Fidel V. Ramos and red-tagging

Last March 18, Fidel V. Ramos (FVR as he is affectionately called), former president of the Philippines, turned 93 years old. According to a story in this newspaper, he celebrated this milestone privately with his family. My wish is that someday soon we can gather together to toast this great Filipino......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 24th, 2021Related News

Number of users that faced threats disguised as popular online learning platforms increased by 60% in 2nd half of 2020

As the pandemic continues and schools experience renewed closures or pursue a hybrid model of learning (in-person and remote), the educational sector continues to attract the attention of cybercriminals on the Internet......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechFeb 15th, 2021Related News

Phoebe Dynevor shares secret to sizzling chemistry with Regé-Jean Page in Bridgerton

Ladies and gents, the sexy period drama Bridgerton has become the toast of the town. In its first four weeks, the Shondaland production on Netflix has been projected to reach more than 63 million households, which would make it the streaming service’s fifth biggest original series to date......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesJan 19th, 2021Related News

Q-Shaman, the man who broke into the Capitol with skins and trumpets, asks Trump for pardon

Washington. – A man broke into his house on January 6 disguised as a bison, with a horned hat and not wearing a shirt Capitol.....»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2021Related News

A Canadian roast and toast dinner

The Embassy of Canada hosted an intimate and very socially distanced dinner for food aficionados and restaurateurs at Japanese restaurant Ikomai in Salcedo Village, Makati City......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 13th, 2020Related News

Kaspersky Detects 4-Digit Increase in Threats Disguised as e-Learning Platform

With the risks of COVID-19 expected to be present until a vaccine is available, educational institutions across Southeast Asia (SEA) are forced to adapt to this unique situation. The unexpected disruption required educators to move offline schooling to remote or hybrid learning environments, with little to no preparation at all. Aside from the technical aspects […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2020Related News

TF Davao assures ‘community exercise’ to test residents’ reaction to terrorism incidents will be properly handled

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 Oct) – The Task Force Davao (TFD) assured on Tuesday that the first ever city-wide “Culture of Security Community exercise,” which will field actors disguised as “terrorists” to various locations anytime this week, would be properly handled amid growing concerns that the conduct of this activity would cause panic to […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 13th, 2020Related News

The chemicals in burned toast and crispy fries won t kill you, but the calories might

There's no evidence that acrylamide consumption increases the risk of getting any cancer says the American Cancer Society......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialOct 3rd, 2020Related News

SEC Declares Cease and Desist Order Against Crowd1 Permanent

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made permanent its order stopping CROWD1 Asia Pacific, Inc. from soliciting and accepting investments from the public under a scheme disguised as a digital marketing business. In a resolution issued on July 2, the Commission denied the Motion to Lift Cease and Desist Order Ad Cautelam filed by […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2020Related News

P150 million smuggled car parts from China seized

The Bureau of Customs, National Bureau of Investigation, and the Philippine Coast Guard have seized P150-million worth of allegedly smuggled car parts from China which were disguised as manufactured parts from Japan......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2020Related News

SEC Stops Crowd1’s Illegal Investment Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered CROWD1 Asia Pacific, Inc. to immediately stop soliciting and accepting investments from the public under a scheme disguised as a digital marketing business. In an order issued May 12, the Commission directed CROWD1 to cease and desist, under pain of contempt, from engaging in activities of selling […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2020Related News

SEC stops CROWD1 from selling securities

The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a cease-and-desist order against CROWD1 Asia Pacific Inc., which it found to be soliciting and accepting investments from the public under a scheme disguised as a digital marketing business......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 18th, 2020Related News
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Public warned against investment schemes disguised as reseller businesses

Public warned against investment schemes disguised as reseller businesses.....»»

Source: Bicolstandard BicolstandardCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2020Related News

BEST-OF-5 SERIES: The Pingoy Rules Part 1

Pingoy Rule: Never give up. --- Jerie Pingoy is not a disappointment. He is disappointed in himself, no doubt about that, but he is not a disappointment. Not just yet - so he says. "'Di ako susuko na makapag-PBA. I still want to prove to everyone na kaya ko pang makipagsabayan," he said, full of confidence, in a phone interview. "Kasi nakikita ko pa sa sarili kong kaya ko pa eh - as in, kaya ko pa. Sana, sana mabigyan ako ng chance to prove na I'm still worthy." Many dream of playing in the PBA, but only a few get to do so. Even fewer get to do so after going missing in action for more than a year. The last time we saw the 5-foot-9 point guard, he and Adamson University were at the wrong end of the University of the Philippines' breakthrough in 2018. No, that's not right. The last time we actually saw Pingoy was in the now-suspended 2020 PBA D-League Aspirants Cup where he played two games with Karate Kid-Centro Escolar University. "Sa ngayon, I'm trying to come back. Since bata ako, gusto ko mag-PBA, pero sa ngayon, sa nakikita ko sa sarili ko, kailangan ko magdoble-kayod para dun," he said. "Ang hirap pa ngayon, nawala ako ng (higit isang) taon kaya mas lalong dapat ipakita kong worthy akong mapunta dun." In between his last game as a Soaring Falcon and his first one with the Scorpions, indeed, it seemed as if the 25-year-old just went off the grid - something that would have been thought to be impossible years ago when he was still the toast of high school basketball and a hoped-for contributor in collegiate hoops. GOOD OLD DAYS "One of the best players I've ever seen. He was the complete package," Mike Oliver, Pingoy's head coach at Far Eastern University-Diliman, answered when asked to look back at his former ward. Oliver would be one of the few people who would have a good grasp of the top talents at the high school level as he was a champion coach there as well as mentor of Batang Gilas. "It was a transition from Coach Norman [Black] to Coach Bo [Perasol] and we were trying to rebuild the program. He was one of the first recruits talaga that Coach Bo wanted," Kiefer Ravena, Pingoy's teammate in Ateneo de Manila University, answered when asked to recall one of the prized prospects he helped recruit. Ravena would be one of the people who would know a thing or two about the Blue Eagles' recruitment plans in the early '10s as, of course, playing with him would have been one of the reasons why a player would want to wear blue and white. "We're just scratching the surface of what he can do right now. If he will just follow what we're trying to teach him, he will be a better all-around player," Franz Pumaren, shot-caller at Adamson University where Pingoy transferred to, said right after one of the better games he had in college. Pumaren would be one of the few people who would have the power to make somebody believe that his system leads to wins and championships - and the power to judge the potential of a player. NEW YEAR, NEW ME After two years in Adamson, though, Pingoy decided against playing his fifth and final playing year in the UAAP and decided to instead nurse his troublesome left foot back to full strength. Along with that, for the good of his mind, he decided to stay away from all the noise. And so, for more than a year, not much was heard from Pingoy nor did he hear anything from anyone. That was until Karate Kid-CEU came calling by getting him in the 2020 PBA D-League Draft. With his up-and-down collegiate career a thing of the past, Pingoy was nothing but grateful for yet another shot. "I'm so thakful sa CEU kasi sobrang inaalagaan nila ako. Sina Coach Jeff [Napa] pati mga boss dun, tinutulungan talaga nila akong mabalik yung career ko," he said. So much was he grateful that he wasted no time in returning their trust in him. In fact, in just a month, he was able to shed off excess fat - something he has been known to be unable to get away from in his last years in college - and shape up. "After practices, may workout pa ako and dahil dun, from 250 lbs., naging 211 lbs. na lang ako nung may D-League pa. Ngayon, tuloy-tuloy pa rin and 197 lbs. na lang ako," he was glad to report. He also added, "Kailangan nasa 170 lbs. Sana makuha." HERE WE GO AGAIN Just when it looked like all was finally coming together for Pingoy, however, COVID-19 turned into a pandemic and forced the D-League, as well as all other sporting events, to be postponed. And with the crisis continuing, it is yet to be determined when the developmental league would resume - or if it would even resume considering that all but one of its 11 participating teams are college-based. This is just the latest challenge in a young career that has already been through several starts and stops. Start with back-to-back UAAP Jrs. MVPs as well as a championship in FEU-Diliman. Stop with brand new residency rules from high school to college. Start with the starting point guard position in your first game in Ateneo. Stop with a logjam of point guards and then academic deficiencies. Start with a long-awaited breakout as a two-way player for Adamson. Stop with a foot injury that failed to fully heal. Start with Karate Kid-CEU taking a chance on you. Stop with COVID-19 shutting down anything and everything. Still, Pingoy chooses to see the silver linings. "I think it's God's plan. Hindi yung virus ha," he shared with a laugh. He then continued, "For me, sinasabing bago ka maglaro ulit, kailangang fit na fit ka. Dapat, 'di na ganun kataba. Dapat, ipakita sa CEU na kahit walang training, ready pa rin." For sure, his future is yet to be written - and only his hand is holding the pen. Still, it could not be argued that after all those starts and stops, the very first one remains to have left the biggest mark. NEXT ON BEST-OF-5 SERIES: THE PINGOY RULES: "Nasasayangan ako sa years na 'di ako nakapaglaro. Kung nakapaglaro ako nung mga yun, mag-iiba yung takbo ng panahon." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsApr 8th, 2020Related News

Benin says it does not have the money to confine the population vs coronavirus

COTONOU, Benin – President Patrice Talon announced Sunday that Benin could not enforce public confinement because it lacks the "means of rich countries" who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic . "Rich countries are putting up huge amounts of money and some are even resorting to barely disguised monetary solutions, or printing ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 29th, 2020Related News

Matteo Guidicelli breaks silence on ‘secret wedding’ with Sarah Geronimo

SIX days after his controversial “secret wedding” with actress-singer Sarah Geronimo, Matteo Guidicelli on Wednesday broke his silence and for the first time made the confirmation himself as he posted a message of appreciation on his Instagram account. Along with a photo of himself and his wife, smiling as they toast with their hands intertwined, the 29-year-old actor-triathlete captioned, […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 26th, 2020Related News

Mighty Sports ready if called for Jones Cup

Mighty Sports has just created a big name for itself after winning the Dubai International Basketball Championship without losing a single game since the elimination round and becoming the latest toast in a country where basketball seems to be a national pastime......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 8th, 2020Related News

The Coronavirus Has Reached the Web — Kaspersky

Kaspersky detection technologies have found malicious files disguised as documents related to the newly discovered coronavirus – a virus disease which has been at the top of media headlines due to its dangerous nature. The discovered malicious files were masked under the guise of pdf, mp4, docx files about the coronavirus. The names of files […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsFeb 4th, 2020Related News