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Personal season best nets EJ bronze in Rome

Pole vault ace EJ Obiena could really well be the country’s best hope for a first Olympic medal in track and field in almost a century......»»

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

UN expert: Pandemic’s worst impacts on poverty yet to come

GENEVA — The United Nations independent expert on poverty is warning that the worst impacts from the coronavirus pandemic on poverty are yet to come, and that measures taken by governments to protect people so far have been insufficient. “The social safety nets put into place are full of holes,” said Olivier De Schutter, a […] The post UN expert: Pandemic’s worst impacts on poverty yet to come appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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

What Sayaw ng Buhay means for a self-confessed ‘old soul’

While he listens to the latest music from different genres such as R&B, ballad and jazz, Vincent Jao III always finds himself going back to the classics......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 9th, 2020Related News

Ermita drug bust yields P204K shabu, nets 20-year-old HVI

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 20-year-old man considered as a high-value individual, was arrested with P204,000 worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Sitio Bato, Barangay Ermita, Cebu, at 6 p.m. of September 5, 2020. The suspect identified as Alex Bagay Castro Jr., also a resident of the area, was said to be […] The post Ermita drug bust yields P204K shabu, nets 20-year-old HVI appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 5th, 2020Related News

Jazz s Mitchell collaborates with Marvel, Crayola in latest sneaker drop

In the second version of his signature footware line, the sneaker's name remains a testament to Mitchell's motto of "Determination Over Negativity"......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 4th, 2020Related News

Hall of Famer Steve Nash named Brooklyn Nets coach

Nash is the second Hall of Famer point guard with no prior head coaching experience that became the lead tactician of the Nets since their move to Brooklyn......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 4th, 2020Related News

Nets tab Hall of Famer Steve Nash as new head coach

Steve Nash was one of the NBA’s most entertaining point guards, the engineer of a high-scoring team that helped usher in a new era of basketball. Now the Brooklyn Nets want to see what he can do as a coach. The Nets hired Nash on Thursday, September 3, 2020, putting the Hall of Famer in […] The post Nets tab Hall of Famer Steve Nash as new head coach appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsSep 4th, 2020Related News

Chris Nick creates the modern flapper

His fall/winter 2020 collection takes cues from the 1920s, Années folles, the ‘Crazy Years.’ What happened in the ’20s, 100 years ago? They went roaring, années folles, as the French called them. The Jazz Age in the US, the Golden Age in Europe, emerging from World War I, descending to the Great Depression. It was the time of The Lost Generation, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Cole Porter. It was the time of the Surrealists, Andre Breton, Arthur Rimbaud, Charles Baudelaire. It was a time of radical views and paradigm shifts. It was the time of women’s suffrage and women’s emancipation, when fashion at last entered the modern era, with women ditching the restricting clothes in favor of comfort, slipping into short skirts or trousers. It was the time of the flapper, defined informally as a fashionable young woman intent on enjoying herself and flouting conventional standards of behavior. It is in ode to these “Crazy Years” that designer Chris Nick de los Reyes came up with his fall/winter collection 2020. “I started conceptualizing the collection December of 2019 and, as we entered a new decade, the ’20s came to mind,” he says. “The Roaring ’20s saw an explosion of art, culture, and racial pride. Social change was evident and economic growth was booming.” Contrast that to these times, 100 years since, when we are between what seemed like a boom and what lies ahead, possibly a much-changed world that has survived a pandemic. “Very timely,” says Chris of his current collection that is a form of defiance, a chin up against the tendency to dwell in the darkness, just as the 1920s emerged from a decade of war and the Black Plague. “Fashion does not necessarily have to stop. We must look forward, seek advancement.” More than giving Filipino women a temporary means of escapism, the collection celebrates the craving “for light, speed, fun” that this decade in the last century sought. In today’s restrictions, despite today’s restrictions, those cravings remain and Chris Nick lets them have it in fashion. Whereas the flapper of the 1920s was a form of rebellion, in Chris’ interpretation, it is a symbol of strength. “The modern flapper in my eyes is dressed up in classics with a distinct aura of authority, sensuality, and wit,” he says. “And as a Filipina, she brings traditional Filipiniana into the current times.” It is a time of fear and great uncertainty, but the modern Filipina maintains a positive outlook. With fashion as her outlet, she is unafraid to express herself, her individuality. “These women are leaders of change,” says Chris. “With a strong personality, attitude, and a whole lot of charisma, they are symbols of confidence.” His collection at once conceals and reveals—but not too much, never too much—the female form in tulle, satin, silk, and wool mostly in black, the designer’s favorite color, the color of power, seduction, fantasy, and mystery. Chris also plays with texture with a boldness he’s never had before, although his style signature mixing tailored pieces with evening dresses, embellishing masculine silhouettes with fringes, feather, and sparkle, makes each piece distinctly, unmistakably Chris Nick......»»

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

Nuggets rally from 3-1 to beat Jazz in 7 games

Los Angeles---Nikola Jokic had 30 points as the Denver Nuggets reached the Eastern Conference semi-finals with a thrilling 80-78 game seven victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 2nd, 2020Related News

Celtics put Raptors in trouble; Denver advances, faces Clippers next

    The Boston Celtics continues to be successful against the Toronto Raptors and the Denver Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference semifinals in NBA playoff games Tuesday. DENVER ADVANCES AND MAKES HISTORY Nikola Jokic scored 30 points, including the tiebreaking basket, to lead the Nuggets past the Utah Jazz 80-78 in Game 7 of […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsSep 2nd, 2020Related News

Nuggets boot out Jazz; Celtics take 2-0 lead over Raptors

A crucial turnover from Donovan Mitchell in the dying seconds of the fourth quarter doomed the Jazz after Gary Harris swiped the ball from behind......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 2nd, 2020Related News

NBI-CEVRO nets HVT, vows to turn heat on in war on drugs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas Region Office (NBI-CEVRO) vows to intensify their campaign against illegal drugs. This is to follow the mandate of the NBI headquarters in the National Capital Region. “We will intensify our drug campaign based from the instruction from our higher ups in Manila, to […] The post NBI-CEVRO nets HVT, vows to turn heat on in war on drugs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 28th, 2020Related News

Nets to return with more talent for Vaughn or another coach

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — The Brooklyn Nets went down meekly in the playoffs, their decimated roster no competition for the reigning NBA champions. The Nets won’t be overmatched by anyone next season, assuming Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are healthy. The question going into the offseason is who will lead them. Jacque Vaughn finished […] The post Nets to return with more talent for Vaughn or another coach appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 25th, 2020Related News

Nets to return with more talent for Vaughn or another coach

Nets to return with more talent for Vaughn or another coach.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 24th, 2020Related News

Raptors overwhelm Nets 150-122 to finish first-round sweep

Raptors overwhelm Nets 150-122 to finish first-round sweep.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 24th, 2020Related News

NBA Playoffs LIVE UPDATES - West Round 1: (3) Denver Nuggets vs. (6) Utah Jazz Game 4

We've got another Western Conference matchup for your today, as the third-seeded Denver Nuggets look to even their first-round series against the sixth-seeded Utah Jazz.  After taking Game 1 in a high-scoring affair, the higher-seeded Nuggets saw themselves drop two straight games to the Jazz and fall into a 2-1 hole.  Game 4 will prove crucial for Nikola Jokic, Jamaal Murray, and company if they want to give themselves a better chance at moving to the next round.  For Donovan Mitchell, Jordan Clarkson, and the rest of the Jazz, a win gives them a comfortable series advantage and puts them within one win away from advancing into the next round.  Tip off is Monday, August 24th at 9:00 am! Join us for LIVE UPDATES!.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 23rd, 2020Related News

NBA ROUNDUP: Celtics, Raptors, Clippers, Jazz win; Doncic hurt; Lillard to play in Game 4

The Boston Celtics moved a win away from the second round of the playoffs as it beat the Philadephia 76ers Friday and take a commanding 3-0 lead in their first round  series. Kemba Walker, acquired from the Charlotte Hornets this season, scored 24 points to lead the Celtics over Philadelphia, 102-94. Walker took the cudgels […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 23rd, 2020Related News

Raptors rip Nets for 3-0 NBA playoff lead, Jazz rout Nuggets

The defending champion Toronto Raptors moved within one win of advancing in the NBA playoffs Friday with a convincing 117-92 win over the injury-depleted Brooklyn Nets......»»

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

Raptors, Jazz in big wins

Toronto reserve Norman Powell scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the defending champion Raptors rallied to beat Brooklyn 104-99 Wednesday in their NBA playoff series. The Raptors took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round clash, being played in the league’s quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida. The Raptors, […] The post Raptors, Jazz in big wins appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2020Related News

Raptors go 2-0; Jazz even series with Nuggets

Four Raptors scored in double figures to put the defending champions in a good position to continue on to the next round......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2020Related News