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Typhoon Quinta update: Signal No. 3 in parts of Batangas, Mindoro

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 3 remained hoisted over three areas in Luzon as Typhoon Quinta (international name: Molave) made landfall in Pola, Oriental Mindoro Monday morning, October 26, 2020, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. In its latest severe weather bulletin, Pagasa said only the following […] The post Typhoon Quinta update: Signal No. 3 in parts of Batangas, Mindoro appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News15 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Batangas town mayor dies of COVID-19

The mayor of Lian, Batangas died of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 on Saturday night......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 25th, 2020Related News

Lenovo launches Legion Slim 7i

Global tech innovator Lenovo on Saturday launched the stylish and savage new Legion Slim 7i at the annual Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS). The newest addition to Lenovo’s gaming sub-brand, the Legion Slim 7i is a finely calibrated gaming machine enclosed within a slim and lightweight exterior yet is powerful enough for creative and […] The post Lenovo launches Legion Slim 7i appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 24th, 2020Related News

URC profit rose 12% in Jan-Sept

Gokongwei-led Universal Robina Corp. (URC) reported on Friday that its net income increased to P8.1 billion in the first three quarters of 2020 amid the “severe challenges” posed by the coronavirus pandemic to its business. In a disclosure, the listed food and beverage arm of JG Summit Holdings Inc. said the amount was a 12-percent […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsOct 24th, 2020Related News

AG& P investing $315M in LNG facility in Batangas to supply fuel to Ilijan plant

Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company of Manila Inc. plans to put up a liquefied natural gas import facility in Batangas City to supply re-gasified LNG to the 1,200-megawatt Ilijan natural gas power plant, documents filed with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources show Friday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceOct 23rd, 2020Related News

Fitch: Shell refinery shutdown spells gloom for vulnerable PH

The ripple effect from the permanent shutdown of Shell’s refinery in Tabangao town, Batangas province, in the Philippine economy will be far-reaching, leaving the country exposed to global oil price fluctuations while weakening its potential to attract investments. According to Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research, “the economic repercussions could prove to be substantial.” […] The post Fitch: Shell refinery shutdown spells gloom for vulnerable PH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 23rd, 2020Related News

Implement progressive tax law, government told

The government must implement a progressive tax law, spend more on its coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic response and improve the health sector to ensure the recovery of the Philippine economy, according to current and former government officials. During the SharePHIL online summit series on Wednesday, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto emphasized the importance […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsOct 23rd, 2020Related News

PLDT Home powers biggest ESGS 2020 virtual experience

The much-awaited Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit takes on a whole a new turn—from a completely on-ground event to a virtual one, now fully livestreamed online. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechOct 22nd, 2020Related News

Rediscover Play and Esports at Home at the Biggest Gaming Convention in PH

The much-awaited Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) takes on a whole a new turn—from a completely on-ground event to a virtual one, now fully livestreamed online. PLDT Home, the country’s fastest fixed network, powers the biggest gaming convention in the country that will bring in the best esports and gaming experience virtually on Facebook from October 23 to 25.  The best of Philippine Esports and more! Die-hard Esports fans are in for an epic gaming weekend as six (6) different Esports tournaments take center stage at the ESGS Astra Arena, featuring the most popular competitive titles such as Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Dota 2, Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG Mobile, VALORANT and Rainbow Six: Siege. Adding to the thrill is the presence of the very best pro-am teams which will battle head to head in a bid to win the competition’s top exciting prizes. The schedule of the competition is as follows: Legion Games Rainbow Six Siege Open Championship – Oct 23, 2020; ASUS Republic of Gamers Call of Duty: Mobile Tournament – Oct 23, 2020; Legion Games Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Open Championship – Oct 24, 2020; ASUS Republic of Gamers Dota 2 Tournament – Oct 24, 2020; Mountain Dew PUBG Mobile Tournament – Oct 25, 2020; PLDT Home Fibr VALORANT Tournament – Oct 25, 2020. In addition, something to look forward to during the event is the showcase of the latest up and coming video games from top developers – Blizzard, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and Devolver Digital. The Taipei Game Show will likewise join in on the fun as they talk about their featured game titles. Other activities that esports fans can take part in include the ESGS Fan Hall for an exclusive fan experience; the ESGS Indie Fest-the home of indie games; and the ESGS launch pad for product launches.  PLDT Home also brings in exclusive fan meet and greet experience with the country’s top esports and gaming idols. Esports personalities Alodia Gosiengfiao and Dexie Diaz will have an exclusive meet and greet with lucky PLDT Home subscribers. PLDT Home also powers the much-awaited exhibition game match of professional esports team TNC Predator with lucky audience members. Philippines’ fastest fixed network As the leading digital services provider in the country, PLDT Home brings the country’s esports to the next level with its strongest internet connection for the home. PLDT Home Fibr remains the preferred internet connection for the multi-player and bandwidth intensive games as it can reach up to 1Gbps and enables equal upload and download speeds for a lag-free gaming experience. Now that more and more esports enthusiasts are starting to try their hand on online gaming and streaming at home, they need a reliable internet connection that can power up their games. Make sure to level up your gaming experience with PLDT Home Fibr Plan 2999 with speeds of up to 100 Mbps which is perfect for seamless Ultra HD streaming and uninterrupted online gaming on multiple devices. For ESGS 2020 updates and schedules, follow PLDT Home on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PLDTHome), Twitter and Instagram (@PLDTHome)......»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsOct 22nd, 2020Related News

World Vision Calls Out Business Leaders For CSR Summit

Child-focused humanitarian agency World Vision convenes business leaders in the Philippines for a two-day virtual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit. Dubbed as “Doing Good is Good Business,” the summit focuses on the values of CSR amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers from the different companies showed how they have chosen to help their internal and […].....»»

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

First Gen unit asks 3 firms to bid for floating LNG terminal

FGEN LNG Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Gen Corp., said Wednesday it asked three companies to join the bidding for the charter of a floating storage re-gasification unit of an interim offshore liquefied natural gas terminal in Batangas City......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceOct 22nd, 2020Related News

Villanueva, Lavandero rule chessfest

Drinian Villanueva of Tanauan, Batangas and Danica Jolly Lavandero of Cebu topped the 7-and-under division to lead the winners of the just concluded National Youth Online Chess Championships organized by the Endgame Sports Multi-Events, Inc......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsOct 22nd, 2020Related News

Different jockey, same result for Princess Eowyn

Princess Eowyn had a different jockey at the mount but still came out on top as she extended her reign for another year following another smashing win in the Sampaguita Stakes Race at the MetroTurf Racing Complex in Malvar, Batangas last Sunday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsOct 21st, 2020Related News

Philippines’ biggest gaming convention goes virtual

With the current quarantine, the fate of ESGS hanged by a thread as the date of when the summit usually took placed loomed over the horizon. But last September 7, ESGS announced via their Facebook Page that gamers can enjoy the summit from the safety of their own home as ESGS was going digital this coming October 23 to 25. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsOct 21st, 2020Related News

Princess Eowyn repeats in Sampaguita Stakes Race

Princess Eowyn extended her reign for another year following another smashing win in the Sampaguita Stakes Race at the MetroTurf Racing Complex in Malvar, Batangas on Sunday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsOct 20th, 2020Related News

COVID-19 cases in Philippines hit 359,169 with 2,638 new infections

Most of the additional cases were from Quezon City with 141 patients. Cavite followed with 140 new cases, then Laguna with 128, Batangas with 120 and Rizal with 108......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2020Related News

GGRAsia Philippines better growth than Russia, says Summit Ascent

GGRAsia Philippines better growth than Russia, says Summit Ascent GGRAsia.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2020Related News

ABS-CBN launches new TV barkada to love in ‘Bagong Umaga’

A new TV barkada will inspire viewers and offer life lessons with their intertwined stories in ABS-CBN’s new series, “Bagong Umaga,” which will air starting October 26 (Monday) on A2Z channel 11, Kapamilya Channel, and Kapamilya Online Live. Follow Tony Labrusca, Barbie Imperial, Kiko Estrada, Michelle Vito, Yves Flores, and Heaven Peralejo in their journeys through life and as they discover the stories from their past that reveal their true connection with each other. Her family’s tragic past will motivate Tisay (Heaven) to become a successful journalist. Amidst the hardship, she gets support from her parents Jose (Keempee de Leon) and Monica (Nikki Valdez), her adoptive brother, Dodong (Yves) and her best friend, Angge (Michelle Vito). Ely (Tony) falls in love with her because of her outlook in life. Like Tisay, Ely also has dreams of being successful, but as a doctor so that he can take his mother, Irene (Bernadette Allyson) and sibling, Gab (Ali Abinal) away from his abusive father, Matthew (Richard Quan). However, Cai (Barbie), Ely’s best friend, will resent the budding relationship between the two and will try to keep them away from each other, even if it means using Dodong. Things become even more complicated when Otep (Kiko) tries to befriend Tisay to use her to avenge her family’s painful past. Follow the barkada as they navigate life amid the lies, envy, and anger. Find out what mysteries from their pasts will test them and eventually reveal how they are connected. Joining the six teens are premier actors Sunshine Cruz, Criz Martinez, Peewee O Hara, Glydel Mercado, and Rio Locsin. Under the production of Rizza G. Ebriega, “Bagong Umaga” offers another value laden series following the success of its previous shows, “Nang Ngumiti Ang Langit ” and “Pamilya Ko.” Don’t miss the pilot week of “Bagong Umaga” from Monday to Friday, 2:30 PM on Kapamilya Channel on cable and satellite TV (SKYcable channel 8 SD and channel 167 HD, Cablelink channel 8, G Sat Direct TV channel 22, and in most channels operated by members of Philippine Cable and Telecommunications Association). It is also available on A2Z channel 11, which is available in Metro Manila and in some parts of Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Bataan, Batangas, Bulacan, and Pampanga. It can also be accessed via cable TV at satellite TV nationwide. The show is also on the Kapamilya Online Live YouTube channel and the ABS-CBN Entertainment Facebook page, as well as on the iwant app or iwanttfc.com. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or visit www.abs-cbn.com/newsroom......»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2020Related News

Robredo hits Roque’s gag request to Octa Research Group

The Duterte administration wants the Octa Research Group to stop publicizing their recommendations on the pandemic response because of its intention not to follow them, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Sunday. Vice-President Leni Robredo (OVP / Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “Ang nakikita ko lang na dahilan kung bakit ililihim, hindi susundin iyong datos, iyong pagdedesisyon hindi nakasunod sa datos (The only reason I see why it must be hidden is that they won’t follow the data, they would decide not based on data),” she said during her weekly radio show.According to Robredo, it would be better for experts from the group to make public their research instead of just communicating it to the government in private.“For the benefit of everyone na alam ng tao kung ano iyong mga resulta ng research (the people should know the result of the research),” she asserted.The vice president disagreed with Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque who discouraged the local research group from publicizing their recommendations on placing areas under strict lockdown to avoid confusion.The Octa Research team, composed primarily of faculty members and alumni of the University of the Philippines and the University of Santo Tomas, has been regularly issuing reports on the COVID-19 situation nationwide.Roque said the group does not have the same number of experts working with the Inter-agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID).“I wish they would refrain from making these recommendations publicly,” he said.His statement came after the Octa team recommended to implement stricter lockdown measures in Bauan, Batangas; Calbayog, Western Samar; and General Trias, Cavite due to an increase in COVID-19 cases.   These places were not being mentioned by the IATF......»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2020Related News

Rizal nanguna sa may pinakamaraming kaso ng COVID-19 – DOH

Manila, Philippines – Nangunguna na ang lalawigan ng Rizal sa may pinakamaraming bilang ng kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa. Mula sa 2,673 bagong kaso, ang Rizal ay nakapagtala ng 185 habang 175 ang Cavite at 159 naman sa Batangas. Sa Metro Manila naman ay tanging ang Quezon City ang napasama sa Top 5 na may […] The post Rizal nanguna sa may pinakamaraming kaso ng COVID-19 – DOH appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2020Related News