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Jordan buys NASCAR team; recruits Wallace to be lead driver

Los Angeles—Basketball icon Michael Jordan announced Monday he has purchased a NASCAR Cup series charter team and recruited trailblazing black driver Bubba Wallace to race for the new outfit next season......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Sports12 hr. 2 min. ago Related News

Comelec says it’s premature to worry about Duterte ally’s appointment

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed concerns over President Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of an ally to the poll body, saying that such worries are premature and are just based on speculations. According to Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez, the nomination of lawyer Michael Braganza Peloton as commissioner — in lieu of former […] The post Comelec says it’s premature to worry about Duterte ally’s appointment appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News15 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Michael Braganza Peloton bagong Comelec commissioner

Kinumpirma ng Palasyo ng Malakanyang ang nominasyon kay Michael Braganza Peloton bilang bagong commissioner ng Commission on Elections (Comelec). Sinabi ni Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque na kumpiyansa ang Palasyo na maninilbihan si Peloton sa Comelec nang may propesyunalismo at integridad. Kabilang aniya si Peloton sa magtitiyak ng manilis, credible, free, honest, orderly at modernized elections. […] The post Michael Braganza Peloton bagong Comelec commissioner appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News16 hr. 2 min. ago Related News

Peloton named Comelec commissioner

Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Sheriff Abas on Monday said the nomination of lawyer Michael Braganza Peloton to the commission will contribute to the government’s campaign to revolutionize the country’s electoral process......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsSep 21st, 2020Related News

Expert questions push for use of drug HCQ in COVID treatment

  A medical expert from OCTA Research Team questioned on Friday the suggestion made by a group of doctors and concerned citizens to use anti-viral drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as prophylaxis to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection. Citing studies from different health journals and the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Michael Tee said that there is no […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsSep 18th, 2020Related News

Party-list lawmaker Romero among 50 richest Filipinos

The billionaire Michael Romero has been among the richest congressmen since at least 2018. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceSep 17th, 2020Related News

Alcoy mayor: It’s true that we have no share on dolomite mining

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local chief executive of Alcoy town in southern Cebu on Saturday, September 12, has confirmed that their town has not received any share from mining operators sourcing and selling dolomite rocks. “Tinuud nga wala mi share. (It’s true, we don’t have any share over it),” Mayor Michael Angelo Sestoso told […] The post Alcoy mayor: It’s true that we have no share on dolomite mining appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 12th, 2020Related News

Sustainability and militancy: The Lumad youth show us how it’s done

“The agroecology practice of the Lumad students of CTCSM is a great example of the type of learning that should also be incorporated in the general education subjects in universities like UP. The deeper understanding of the flora and fauna should be applied in all degree programs.” -- former UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan The post Sustainability and militancy: The Lumad youth show us how it’s done appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsSep 12th, 2020Related News

Nuggets storm back against Clippers to win game five

 Jamal Murray sparked a fourth-quarter rally and rookie Michael Porter made several clutch plays down the stretch as the Denver Nuggets stayed alive with a 111-105 upset of the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 12th, 2020Related News

Labella okays revocation of Sinulog Governing Board

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he no longer see the need for the Sinulog Governing Board on 2021 and would heed the request of Vice Mayor Michael Rama to revoke the Sinulog Governing Board (SGB). Labella said that the SGB was created for the Sinulog 2020 to ensure that the […] The post Labella okays revocation of Sinulog Governing Board appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2020Related News

Garcia urges Alcoy officials to ‘speak up’ on dolomite issue

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia called the attention of local officials in Alcoy town, and urged them to shed light on the controversy involving the transport of crushed dolomite rocks for Manila Bay’s rehabilitation project. Garcia, in a report from the province-ran Sugbo News, told Alcoy Mayor Michael Angelo Sestoso and Vice […] The post Garcia urges Alcoy officials to ‘speak up’ on dolomite issue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2020Related News

OPAV, PRO 7 send contact tracing trainers to Western Visayas

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 10 (PIA) -- The Police Regional Office (PRO) 7, with the guidance of Office Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino, sent two teams to Western.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsSep 11th, 2020Related News

Nuggets Malone slams crazy NBA bubble ban on coaches families

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone slammed the NBA on Friday for its ban on coaches' family members, even as players were allowed to welcome a few friends and relatives into the quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 5th, 2020Related News

Bitoy sa bagong Pepito Manaloto: Maaaring iba na ang ‘ulam’ pero ‘kanin’ pa rin ang katapat

    SIGURADONG mapupuno ng good vibes ang Sabado ng Kapuso viewers dahil sa comeback episode ng Pepito Manaloto.   Para pasalamatan ang loyal fans ng family-oriented program, handog nina Michael V., Manilyn Reynes, John Feir, Maureen Larrazabal, Arthur Solinap, Mosang, Mikoy Morales, Janna Dominguez, at Ronnie Henares ang isang masayang episode na may “kamustahan” segment […] The post Bitoy sa bagong Pepito Manaloto: Maaaring iba na ang ‘ulam’ pero ‘kanin’ pa rin ang katapat appeared first on Bandera......»»

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

James Yap will be home alone

Unless his flight is again cancelled (for the fourth time, knock on wood), Rain or Shine shooting forward/small forward James Yap should be finally home today after having been quarantined for two months with his Italian girlfriend and their two kids, Michael James/MJ and Francesca Michelle, at his girlfriend’s home in Urbino, Italy, four hours by car to Rome......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesSep 1st, 2020Related News

Lucia & quot;Letty& quot; G. Tan, 77

Lucia “Letty” Gonzales Tan, mother of LT Group President Michael G. Tan, passed away yesterday (31 August 2020). She was 77......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsSep 1st, 2020Related News

Behind the Scenes: The Heroes of ABS-CBN Sports

While the general public sees or hears the finished product on-air or online, most do not witness or appreciate those who worked tirelessly behind the scenes at ABS-CBN Sports. There’s an African proverb that says it takes a village to raise a child. Well, it took almost exactly that to make ABS-CBN Sports work. As we commemorate National Heroes Day in the country on the final day of ABS-CBN Sports, it is only fitting to acknowledge and thank those behind-the-scenes heroes who have been part of the amazing journey (DISCLAIMER: I may have left out some names, but it is purely unintentional so my apologies). Thank you, first and foremost, to our Chairman Emeritus Gabby Lopez, whose passion and love for sports led to the initiative that is ABS-CBN Sports. Thank you to our former President and CEO, Charo Santos-Concio, our current President and CEO, Carlo Katigbak, a true tennis fan, and our Chairman Mark Lopez, who showed us composure, class and grace as leaders.  Thank you to our beloved COO, Cory Vidanes, who allowed ABS-CBN Sports to reach a broader audience when it aired special events on Channel 2 as well as feature athletes and sports personalities on entertainment programs.   Thank you to the voice of ABS-CBN and former ABS-CBN Sports head, Peter Musngi, for leading the division during its early years. Thank you to Narrowcast head, Antonio “March” Ventosa, as well as his executive assistant, Trina Magallanes, for helping us navigate during the transtition period of ABS-CBN Sports.   Thank you to the captain of our ship, ABS-CBN Integrated Sports head, Dino Laurena, who inspired us to work harder and better to serve our audience.  Thank you to Sir Dino’s gatekeeper, his executive assistant, Donna Seat, who was our bridge whenever we needed to reach out to the boss. Thank you to S+A channel head and production head, Vince Rodriguez, LIGA channel head, Jojo Neri-Estacio and Business Unit Head, Jun Martinez. They were our constant guides who enabled us to provide quality content on broadcast despite immense internal and external pressure.  Thank you to the people who made sure we never went beyond our budget and reached our targets – our Finance team made up of Berg Capiz, Jem Castro and Lorna Gendrano. Thank you to our S+A On-Air team of Rommel Noviza, Janice Rulloda, Princess Basye, Biboy Diga, Mark Marinay, Arnold Saclolo, Borge Raval and Hans Espiritu as well as our Liga Channel team of  Anna Santos, Francis Patawaran, Aprille Signo and Joramie Roque, for ensuring everything airs on time.  Thank you to our Digital Head, Mico Halili, for his innovative and fresh ideas on the digitial space.   Thank you to the men and women who made our broadcast coverage as close to flawless – our Production Manager, Jennifer Jimenez, our directors, which include THE Abet Ramos, Al Neri, Raul de Ocampo and Rommel Pedrealba, and our technical directors made up of Elmond Salvahan, Jhonnald Garcia, Marvin Chavez, Bingbong Pangan, Arnold Bulaong and Joseph Vega. Thank you to the men and women who made sure our partner properties were happy with our coverage, and that everything was in place for each and every game or show we put out there – our Executive and Associate Producers Vic Caridad, Malou Neri, Ada Bayuga, Diana Sayson, Oxy del Rosario, Mae Mañalac, Aries Galot, Apples Dela Vega, Kristina Manzana, Roy Briones, Ledz Cahinhinan, JC Gonzales, Gab Gonzales and Manny Gabutina.  Thank you to those who crafted and produced memorable segments – our segment producers Eva Evangelista, Carlo Grajo, Cha Lucero, Mark Morados, Jeff Sta. Maria, Jet Montebon, Sharon Muli, Alex Brocoy, Mika Barrios, Bill Barrinuevo and Volta delos Santos as well as our video editors Pido Cruz and Fonz Fajatin. Thank you to those who put the right words into play – our writers Monica Magpantay, Paul Loyola, Jigs Guardiano, Adrian Dy, Sheiden Dela Cruz, Ken Natividad, Syjin Reyes and Migs Gomez. Thank you to those who gave the right cues to our anchors, analysts and courtside reporters – our panel director Larry "Care Mo Naman" Deang, our floor directors Miky "Gandara" Mirabueno, Lyanne Ocampo-Tan and Fritz Dizon. Thank you to the people who made sure that the right moments were captured – our Camera Control Unit made up of George Austria, Joel Supremo and Edgar Guarte, our Cameramen Lloyd Villamor, Rovic Pacis, Gerald "Superman" Fermin, Ron Fermin, Ronald Mangcoy, Michael Pico, Emman Andes, Butch Pineda and Mark Nicolas. Thank you to those who made sure we heard the sounds and voices loud and clear – our audio engineers Elias Javier, Ramil Ciruano, Albert Agbay, Jancel Abobo as well as our audiomen Joseph Nicolas and Ameng Atienza. Thank you to the guys who allowed us to get another look at the action – our EVS/Slomo Operators Joejay Abarquez, Raymond Biojon and Dido Batallion and VTR men Christian Abarquez, Kenneth Abarquez and Oliver Sañez. Thank you to the people responsible for making things more visible on our screens –our Electrician/Lighting Directors Alvin Saavedra and Jorge Paraon and our lightman Calvin Liong. Thank you to those who create those cool graphics and effects that catch our attention during games and shows - our Graphic Artists/Operators Jam Memdoza, Denice Ylagan, Erol Corpuz, Sara Concepcion, Jeff Jugueta and Kevin Camero. Thank you to the team who put the little things in order – our set-up assistants Jerald Testor, Ivan Castillo, Ferdie Mangaong, Remus Taniengra, Daniel Dimaculangan, Eduardo Dacumos, Ryan Ancheta, Allan Porsioncula, Laurence Sosa, Illac Alvarez, Benjo Asiatico, Manny Cajayon, Lepoldo Bofill, Victor Taniegra, Caleb Bautista, Jeremiah Mallari and Bennett Cabus. Thank you to the guys who provided the correct statistics and graphics – our panel scorers/GFX feeders Rico Bayuga, Ronaldo Serrano, Arvin Estabillo and Gilbert Serrano. Thank you to those who made our on-cam talents look good – our makeup artists Mylyn Concepcion, Nina Concepcion, Estrella Besabe, Norma Calubaquib and Nizel Reduta and our stylist Lyle Foz. Thank you to those who were always ready to lend a helping hand – our production assistants, Lian Salango, Pau Hiwatig, Helen Trinidad, Riri Gayoma, Jade Asuncion and Lovely Dela Cruz. Thank you for the imagination and artistry of our Creative Communications Management (CCM) team composed of Elirose Borja, Jerome Clavio, Djoanna San Jose, Lara Mae Allardo, Robin Lorete, Cristy Linga, Christopher Eli Sabat, Archimedes Asis (the voice of S+A), Jan Dormyl Espinosa, Aila Onagan and Nyro Mendoza. They say that advertising is the lifeblood of media and that we wouldn’t be able to deliver high-quality content if not for advertisers brought in our by our Sports Sales team, so thank you to our Sports Sales Heads Jojo Garcia, Nicole Moro and Ken Ti, along with our account executives Tin Saw, Annalyn Herrera, Trina Vallarta, Joey Tang, Karlo Miguel, Paul Sembrana, Mike Tan, Ray Del Castillo, and Jason Gaffud. Thank you to those who constantly pitched ideas and presented to clients on our behalf, our Business Development Executive, Tonyo Silva, and our Sports Marketing team made up of Thirdy Aquino, Maui Tang, Jason Roberto, Danica Jose, Lala Cruz and Hanz Trajano. Thank you to the people who looked out for the wellfare and concerns of our division members – our Human Resources squad made up of Arvin Crisol, James Lee, Anika Gregorio and Donna Yabut. Social media has been a game changer and enabled people to relive key moments in sports events, so thank you to our social media team made up of Jon Rodriguez, Alvin Laqui, Danine Cruz, Aia del Mundo, Melvin Rodas, Clev Mayuga, Migs Flores and Lloydie Moreno. We would also like to give special thanks to our former bosses and colleagues who have moved on from this world, Rolly V. Cruz, Danilo A. Bernardo, George G. Padolina, Marco Franco, Gerald Gicana, Rhodora "Dhanda" Panganiban, Vernie Calimlim and Erwin Evangelista.  Lastly, I personally want to thank the website content team made up of sub-section editors Santino Honasan, Mark “Mr. Volleyball” Escarlote, Norman Benjamin Lee Riego (Yes, it has to be his complete name) and Paul Lintag, former sub-section editor Milan Ordonez, former writer Philip Matel, videographers Nigel Velasquez, Rocio Avelino and Steph Toben, photographers Arvin Lim, Richard Esguerra and Joshua Albelda, former NBA Philippines website managing editor Adrian Dy, contributing writers Anton Roxas, Marco Benitez, “Doc Volleyball” AJ Pareja, Migs Bustos, Mikee “Diliman Legend” Reyes and Ceej Tantengco. While our journey in telling these stories with ABS-CBN Sports will abruptly come to a halt, it has been an honor and a pleasure serving the Filipino sports fans worldwide. We may no longer be around as an organization, but the great athletes will keep playing and inspiring and the games will continue. And so, with a sense of immense gratitude, we say: Maraming Salamat Kapamilya! Hanggang sa muli! --- Lorenzo Z. Manguiat has been the Editor-in-Chief of sports.abs-cbn.com since 2014 and Sports News Desk Head since 2015. He started as game writer for ABS-CBN Sports in 2000 and served in various other capacities within ABS-CBN. He is among the thousands of employees who will be retrenched on August 31, 2020.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 31st, 2020Related News

Rama to lead Sinulog 2021, wants ‘governing board’ out

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is back to lead the organizing team behind one of the country’s grandest festivals. Aside from planning to hold a meeting with the other officials of Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) and stakeholders as soon as possible for Sinulog 2021, Rama said he would want to […] The post Rama to lead Sinulog 2021, wants ‘governing board’ out appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 30th, 2020Related News

Bitoy takot pa rin: Basta ako hindi muna ako magsu-shoot, hindi worth ‘yung risk

  NAGDESISYON si Michael V na huwag munang magbalik-taping hindi lang para sa sarili kundi para na rin sa lahat ng kanyang mga katrabaho. Aminado ang Kapuso comedian-TV host na hindi pa talaga siya 100% na magaling matapos tamaan ng COVID-19, may problema pa rin daw sa baga niya. May mga plano na si Bitoy […] The post Bitoy takot pa rin: Basta ako hindi muna ako magsu-shoot, hindi worth ‘yung risk appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2020Related News

2 drug suspects killed in shootout with Cebu police

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two suspected drug pushers in Cebu City and Argao town were killed in a shootout with police in two separate operations, authorities reported. On Wednesday evening, August 26, Michael Bayaton died after he reportedly attempted to escape arrest from authorities, who were serving a warrant of arrest against him in Barangay […] The post 2 drug suspects killed in shootout with Cebu police appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 27th, 2020Related News