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Mikee’s shining Olympic achievement

I met Mikee Cojuangco in 1991 when she was only 17 years old. I was working as the ad and promo manager of Gift Gate. Virgie Ramos (VSR) owned Gift Gate back then, and she was looking for a fresh new endorser to launch the famous Swiss watch brand, Swatch......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Tokyo Paralympics to open under shadow of pandemic

The Tokyo Paralympics open Tuesday after a year-long pandemic delay and with the virus continuing to cast a long shadow as Japan battles a record surge in cases......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

PH Paralympic athlete positive for COVID-19

One of six Filipino athletes set to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games has tested positive for COVID-19, along with an unspecified  number of officials and coaches......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Romero gives incentives to Olympic boxing medalists

House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1-Pacman Partylist) on Saturday delivered his promise to the Tokyo Olympics boxing medalists, while making an appeal to one of them......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

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......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Philippine Paralympic team hit by COVID-19

The Philippine team to the Tokyo Paralympics has suffered a blow even before the start of the Games, with a number of delegation members, including a para-athlete, testing positive for COVID-19......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Binibining Cebu winners taking over MUP 2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Binibing Cebu 2018 Steffi Aberasturi and Binibing Cebu 2020 Bea Gomez have made it to the top 50 of Miss Universe Philippines. These Cebuana powerhouses have already made their marks early on in the competition, Aberasturi placing first on the Runway challenge, third for the Casting Call videos, and fourth for […] The post Binibining Cebu winners taking over MUP 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Private school teachers struggle amid the pandemic

Private schools have been hit hard during the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, with a 50-percent decline in its enrollees for school year 2020-2021, according to the Department of Education (DepEd). The post Private school teachers struggle amid the pandemic appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

The September 2021 priority dates

The September 2021 priority dates continue to provide great news for workers in the EB-3 (skilled/professional) and “other worker” (unskilled workers like caregivers) categories......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Even if I stand alone : Duterte says he ll stand by Duque amid COA findings

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed readiness to stand by embattled Health Secretary Francisco Duque III even if it erodes his popularity and insisted that firing him would be a "great injustice.".....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Spain is the country that receives the most “spam” via email

Spain was the country with the highest number of spam or Spam emails During the second quarter of 2020, 9.3% of all these threats accounted.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Martinez recovering from on-and-off injuries , says Skating Union

It is no secret that Martinez has been training and gearing up for a possible third stint at the Winter Olympics with a comeback bid after missing out on international competitions since the 2018 Winter Games......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Olympic boxing medalists receive cash incentives from Mikee Romero

In a turnover ceremony Saturday, Romero handed out Php 5 million in total to the three boxers......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

VSMMC justifies hazard pay to workers not physically reporting to work

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) justified its payment of P2.11 million to personnel not physically reporting to work during the pandemic as a humanitarian move for those who were quarantined after contracting COVID-19 during their duty days. The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged this expense in their 2020 […] The post VSMMC justifies hazard pay to workers not physically reporting to work appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Arroyo shows class in US juniors series

Rising junior golfer Monique Arroyo ruled the FCG National Tour Series last July 12 – two weeks before the historic Olympic gold feat of Hidilyn Diaz – at the Lomas Santa Fe in California.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

PBA eyes September play restart

The PBA is on the cusp of resuming play in Pampanga, and teams are raring to pack their bags right away for a Northern trip after weeks of hiatus since the momentary suspension of games in Metro Manila......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Imported vehicle sales climbed 43% in seven months

Sales of imported vehicles rose 43 percent in the first seven months to 35,092 units from 24,610 units in the same period in 2020, an industry group said Friday......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Hidilyn& rsquo;s coach speaks: We& rsquo;ve only just begun

Being both a coach and boyfriend to Hidilyn Diaz, Julius Irvin Naranjo rarely speaks his mind about the future plans of the Olympic weightlifting gold medalist about her sporting career......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Making Pasig River great again

Great cities are built around great rivers.  Rivers crossing metropolitan centers are the water of life and livelihood, often the lifeblood of trade and tourism and everything in between.  They are also replete with culture and history and evoke legends, myths, grandeur and power, traversing as they do seats of power – palaces, mosques, temples, shrines, and mansions......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News

‘Back PH para athletes’

Caloocan Congressman Along Malapitan calls for support for Filipino Paralympic athletes as the opening of 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games nears. According to Malapitan, who personally visited the training of Para Taekwondo jin Allain Ganapin to extend financial support for his trip to Japan, the Philippines’ bets in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games need the […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News