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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

Namibia wins Miss Supranational 2021, Philippines Dindi Pajares in Top 12

Chanique Rabe of Namibia bested 57 other national delegates to emerge as the 12th Miss Supranational in glitzy rites at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in the city of Nowy Sacz in the Malopolska region of south Poland......»»

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

TWICE to perform on GMA-7

TWICE, one of South Korea’s most successful K-Pop acts today, will perform on GMA-7 and Shopee Live as part of leading e-commerce platform Shopee's 9.9 Super Shopping Day TV Special......»»

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

Lessons from Afghanistan

One wonders which is worse for a developing country with no economic or military muscle: to be consigned to the margins of global affairs, or to serve as a recurrent battleground of rival world powers. Throughout its long and fabled history, Afghanistan had known that because of its strategic location in Central and South Asia, […] The post Lessons from Afghanistan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 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

Local communities want South Cotabato mining ban lifted

Ethnic Blaans and thousands of rice farmers in South Cotabato province were elated with current consultations on mounting public clamor to lift a provincial ban on mining activities......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 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......»»

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Better roads mean better lives

After connecting the north and south of Metro Manila via the opening of the P70-billion Skyway Stage 3 project, San Miguel Corp. hopes to further decongest the metropolis by linking this time the east and west through the proposed P95.4-billion, 19.4-kilometer Pasig River Expressway project......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 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