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Lawmaker files bill seeking tax exemptions for national athletes’ rewards

"I’m not willing to rain on national pride by insisting that we collect taxes on our national athletes. Neither should the law. So we will change the law.".....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2021Related News

After Olympic win, PAF promotes Hidilyn Diaz to staff sergeant

MANILA, Philippines — For bringing pride and honor to the nation after winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal, Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will be promoted one notch higher from her current rank in the Philippine Air Force, the military said Wednesday. “In lieu of her recent historic win in the Olympics, the Philippine Air […] The post After Olympic win, PAF promotes Hidilyn Diaz to staff sergeant appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 28th, 2021Related News

Skateboarder Didal: I am proud to represent country

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana skateboarder Margielyn Didal held her head high despite placing seventh overall in the women’s street skateboarding competition in her Olympics debut earlier today in Tokyo, Japan.  According to the 22-year-old Didal, the pride of Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, that she was very proud to represent the country, which might be […] The post Skateboarder Didal: I am proud to represent country appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 26th, 2021Related News

Cebuana weightlifter Ando to start quest for Olympic glory tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After skateboarding sensation Margielyn Didal completed her stint at seventh place in the Tokyo Olympics, another homegrown Cebuana, Elreen Anne Ando, will take the centerstage —this time in the women’s weighlifting competition that will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, July 27.  The 22-year-old Ando, the pride of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City and […] The post Cebuana weightlifter Ando to start quest for Olympic glory tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 26th, 2021Related News

Skateboarder Didal to compete tomorrow in Tokyo Olympics

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana skateboarding sensation, Margielyn Didal, is set to compete tomorrow, July 26, in the inaugural women’s skateboarding competition in the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Park in Tokyo, Japan. Didal, the pride of Barangay Lahug, this City will face familiar skateboarders, whom she met during the Street Skateboarding World Championships in Rome, […] The post Skateboarder Didal to compete tomorrow in Tokyo Olympics appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 25th, 2021Related News

Creamline, Choco stake pride

Sister teams Creamline and Choco Mucho stake their unblemished record against PLDT Home Fibr and a debuting Perlas, respectively, when the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference holds its first triple-bill at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center here......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 24th, 2021Related News

Coast Guard challenges, follows Chinese warship out of West Philippine Sea

BRP Cabra reported sighting a ship flying the Chinese flag and with Chinese markings at the bank, which is 147 nautical miles from El Nido, Palawan, on July 13......»»

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

NMP Services Association yields bountiful rice harvest

A day of immense pride and joy for the National Maritime Polytechnic Services Association (NMPSA) as the fully-grown rice paddy in an approximately 6,200 sqm is now being hand-harvested after 4-5 months of cultivation......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsJul 17th, 2021Related News

Djokovic says he will play Tokyo Olympics with much pride

Djokovic says he will play Tokyo Olympics with much pride.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 16th, 2021Related News

Marcial replaces Obiena as flag-bearer due to new protocols

Boxer Eumir Marcial will take over from pole-vaulter EJ Obiena as the country’s male flag-bearer in the Tokyo Olympics set to unwrap on July 23......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 15th, 2021Related News

Obiena vows to perform with pride

Filipino pole vaulter Ernest “EJ” Obiena expressed his disappointment after losing the rare opportunity of being one of two flagbearers for Team Philippines during the opening of the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 15th, 2021Related News

Masbate s Hannah Arnold crowned Binibining Pilipinas International 2021

Masbate’s pride Hannah Arnold bagged the coveted Binibining Pilipinas International 2021 title at the Binibining Pilipinas pageant held live at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum on Sunday night......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesJul 12th, 2021Related News

Paeng Nepomuceno and Jaja Santiago: Sources of Pinoy pride then and now

In a once-in-a-lifetime chance, I got to converse with bowler Paeng Nepomuceno and volleybelle Jaja Santiago who each has successfully put our flag on the world map through their zeal and athleticism......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 12th, 2021Related News

For businesses looking for reliable internet connection, Converge has solutions

Among the projects that Converge takes pride in is its continuous partnership with EastWest Bank (EWB), which connects its branches in the country through Converge FAST......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 9th, 2021Related News

PhilCycling national trials for road flag off Saturday

The road to Thailand and Hanoi starts at the Clark Freeport Zone on Saturday, with the PhilCycling National Trials for Road where the country’s elite riders jostle for slots on the national team to two important regional competitions set later this year......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 9th, 2021Related News

MVPSF raises gold pot to P20 million

Pole-vaulter EJ Obiena and judoka Kiyomi Watanabe will be the country’s flag bearers in the Tokyo Olympics where Philippine bets get cracks at rich cash incentives for medal finishes, including P20 million for gold......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 8th, 2021Related News

Pole vaulter Obiena, judo s Watanabe named Olympic flagbearers

EJ Obiena of pole vault and judoka Kiyomi Watanabe will be carrying the Philippine flag during the opening ceremony of the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan later this month......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2021Related News

Marcial, Petecio bet na flag bearer

PINAGPIPILIAN ng Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) alinman sa apat na nagkuwalipikang boksingero ng bansa upang magsilbi bilang flag bearer sa opening ceremonies ng 2020 Tokyo Olympics sa Hulyo 23. The post Marcial, Petecio bet na flag bearer first appeared on Abante......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2021Related News

Thousands rally in Georgia over anti-LGBTQ violence

Thousands rallied in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Tuesday to denounce attacks on the LGBTQ community and journalists that shocked the nation and forced activists to cancel a Pride march......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2021Related News

Oriental Mindoro rises amid the pandemic, launches tourism app and website

Oriental Mindoro is a tropical paradise in the South with unspoiled natural beauty. The province takes pride in its white-sand beaches, clear blue waters, coral reefs in varied colors, cool rushing rivers, hidden waterfalls, lush green forests covering majestic mountains, and an island destination worth discovering, exploring, and experiencing......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesJul 7th, 2021Related News