One Beatles song

Early last month The Beatles fandom quietly observed the passing of 50 years since the group’s break-up hit headlines. For that, I recall a documentary that asked international celebrities to name the Beatles song they most like. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMay 27th, 2020Related News

J Rey Soul on the global stage with the Peas

I recall watching the Black Eyed Peas (BEP) a few years ago during one of the group’s early tours without its female member Fergie......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2020Related News

Book reveals the real Arnold Schwarzenegger

In 2012, when action superstar and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released his autobiography, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story, the word “pandemic” was already mentioned in one of the last chapters of the best-selling non-fiction release. At that time, the COVID-19 virus was totally unheard of and social distancing was far-fetched......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesMay 13th, 2020Related News

How to Stay Productive During Quarantine

Waking up at 6 a.m. to fall in long queues and hopping on the bus only to arrive just in the nick of time before the meeting starts were the routines we struggled with when everything was still normal. Now, we may still recall the long list of stuff we wish we can make time […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 10th, 2020Related News

Soldier, civilians wounded in gov’t troops clash with rebels in NegOr

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental—A soldier and two civilians were wounded in an encounter with suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) on Thursday afternoon, April 30, 2020, in Barangay Camudlas, Bindoy town in Negros Oriental. To recall, three suspected rebels, one of them a woman, were killed during the encounter with the troops of […] The post Soldier, civilians wounded in gov’t troops clash with rebels in NegOr appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 1st, 2020Related News

Pompeo: China may have known of virus in November

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China. “You’ll recall that the first cases of this were known by the Chinese government maybe as early as November, but […] The post Pompeo: China may have known of virus in November appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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

Lawyer asks SC to compel release of info on Duterte s health

"To recall, President Duterte’s public appearances to address the country on the pandemic were incoherent, unresponsive, and filled with unintelligible rumblings," he said. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 13th, 2020Related News

BEST-OF-5 SERIES: The Pingoy Rules Part 1

Pingoy Rule: Never give up. --- Jerie Pingoy is not a disappointment. He is disappointed in himself, no doubt about that, but he is not a disappointment. Not just yet - so he says. "'Di ako susuko na makapag-PBA. I still want to prove to everyone na kaya ko pang makipagsabayan," he said, full of confidence, in a phone interview. "Kasi nakikita ko pa sa sarili kong kaya ko pa eh - as in, kaya ko pa. Sana, sana mabigyan ako ng chance to prove na I'm still worthy." Many dream of playing in the PBA, but only a few get to do so. Even fewer get to do so after going missing in action for more than a year. The last time we saw the 5-foot-9 point guard, he and Adamson University were at the wrong end of the University of the Philippines' breakthrough in 2018. No, that's not right. The last time we actually saw Pingoy was in the now-suspended 2020 PBA D-League Aspirants Cup where he played two games with Karate Kid-Centro Escolar University. "Sa ngayon, I'm trying to come back. Since bata ako, gusto ko mag-PBA, pero sa ngayon, sa nakikita ko sa sarili ko, kailangan ko magdoble-kayod para dun," he said. "Ang hirap pa ngayon, nawala ako ng (higit isang) taon kaya mas lalong dapat ipakita kong worthy akong mapunta dun." In between his last game as a Soaring Falcon and his first one with the Scorpions, indeed, it seemed as if the 25-year-old just went off the grid - something that would have been thought to be impossible years ago when he was still the toast of high school basketball and a hoped-for contributor in collegiate hoops. GOOD OLD DAYS "One of the best players I've ever seen. He was the complete package," Mike Oliver, Pingoy's head coach at Far Eastern University-Diliman, answered when asked to look back at his former ward. Oliver would be one of the few people who would have a good grasp of the top talents at the high school level as he was a champion coach there as well as mentor of Batang Gilas. "It was a transition from Coach Norman [Black] to Coach Bo [Perasol] and we were trying to rebuild the program. He was one of the first recruits talaga that Coach Bo wanted," Kiefer Ravena, Pingoy's teammate in Ateneo de Manila University, answered when asked to recall one of the prized prospects he helped recruit. Ravena would be one of the people who would know a thing or two about the Blue Eagles' recruitment plans in the early '10s as, of course, playing with him would have been one of the reasons why a player would want to wear blue and white. "We're just scratching the surface of what he can do right now. If he will just follow what we're trying to teach him, he will be a better all-around player," Franz Pumaren, shot-caller at Adamson University where Pingoy transferred to, said right after one of the better games he had in college. Pumaren would be one of the few people who would have the power to make somebody believe that his system leads to wins and championships - and the power to judge the potential of a player. NEW YEAR, NEW ME After two years in Adamson, though, Pingoy decided against playing his fifth and final playing year in the UAAP and decided to instead nurse his troublesome left foot back to full strength. Along with that, for the good of his mind, he decided to stay away from all the noise. And so, for more than a year, not much was heard from Pingoy nor did he hear anything from anyone. That was until Karate Kid-CEU came calling by getting him in the 2020 PBA D-League Draft. With his up-and-down collegiate career a thing of the past, Pingoy was nothing but grateful for yet another shot. "I'm so thakful sa CEU kasi sobrang inaalagaan nila ako. Sina Coach Jeff [Napa] pati mga boss dun, tinutulungan talaga nila akong mabalik yung career ko," he said. So much was he grateful that he wasted no time in returning their trust in him. In fact, in just a month, he was able to shed off excess fat - something he has been known to be unable to get away from in his last years in college - and shape up. "After practices, may workout pa ako and dahil dun, from 250 lbs., naging 211 lbs. na lang ako nung may D-League pa. Ngayon, tuloy-tuloy pa rin and 197 lbs. na lang ako," he was glad to report. He also added, "Kailangan nasa 170 lbs. Sana makuha." HERE WE GO AGAIN Just when it looked like all was finally coming together for Pingoy, however, COVID-19 turned into a pandemic and forced the D-League, as well as all other sporting events, to be postponed. And with the crisis continuing, it is yet to be determined when the developmental league would resume - or if it would even resume considering that all but one of its 11 participating teams are college-based. This is just the latest challenge in a young career that has already been through several starts and stops. Start with back-to-back UAAP Jrs. MVPs as well as a championship in FEU-Diliman. Stop with brand new residency rules from high school to college. Start with the starting point guard position in your first game in Ateneo. Stop with a logjam of point guards and then academic deficiencies. Start with a long-awaited breakout as a two-way player for Adamson. Stop with a foot injury that failed to fully heal. Start with Karate Kid-CEU taking a chance on you. Stop with COVID-19 shutting down anything and everything. Still, Pingoy chooses to see the silver linings. "I think it's God's plan. Hindi yung virus ha," he shared with a laugh. He then continued, "For me, sinasabing bago ka maglaro ulit, kailangang fit na fit ka. Dapat, 'di na ganun kataba. Dapat, ipakita sa CEU na kahit walang training, ready pa rin." For sure, his future is yet to be written - and only his hand is holding the pen. Still, it could not be argued that after all those starts and stops, the very first one remains to have left the biggest mark. NEXT ON BEST-OF-5 SERIES: THE PINGOY RULES: "Nasasayangan ako sa years na 'di ako nakapaglaro. Kung nakapaglaro ako nung mga yun, mag-iiba yung takbo ng panahon." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsApr 8th, 2020Related News

Spoiled rice intended for COVID-19 victims returned to supplier 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Mabolo was among the first barangay who received their allocation of rice assistance from the city government. At least a week into the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Mabolo residents expected to receive their rice allocation. However, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the barangay had to recall all the distributed rice […] The post Spoiled rice intended for COVID-19 victims returned to supplier  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2020Related News

Palace: ‘Bayanihan’ not a meaningless appeal

Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo on Saturday said that President Rodrigo Duterte has displayed his intolerance to abusive, arrogant and incompetent government officials following his sacking of Presidential Anti-Crime Commission (PACC) commissioner Atty. Manuelito Luna. Luna, to recall, asked the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe Vice President Leni Robredo for her alleged solicitation of […] The post Palace: ‘Bayanihan’ not a meaningless appeal appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsApr 4th, 2020Related News

A time of fear and trembling

Tomorrow is the third Sunday of Lent and the Gospel reading recall Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman. Tired from a journey, the Lord was sitting by the well, the Jacob’s well. A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus asked her for a drink. In those days, the Jews were not on speaking terms with the people of Samaria (today located in the northern West Bank) as both claim to be the true religion......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 14th, 2020Related News

Relentless call for support on water projects

Dry season is coming. Amidst the threat of the COVID-19 in the country, another crisis looms. For the past years, Metro Manila has endured months-long water shortages during summer. If we recall, this led to a series of investigations attended by agencies and public utilities in charge of water distribution. This 2020, will we suffer the same fate?.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 11th, 2020Related News

Choose your battles wisely

I can still clearly recall my father’s advice to choose my battles wisely because if I fight for the wrong one, I might lose the opportunity to win the important ones......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMar 10th, 2020Related News

SC asked to order recall of House letter to NTC for ABS-CBN s provisional license

Lawyer Larry Gadon filed a Petition for Prohibition before the tribunal asking it to issue a temporary restraining order against NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba from complying with the House of Representatives’ letter to the commission......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 5th, 2020Related News


Ala e, sa muling pagtatalakay natin sa sinasabing recall sa tatlong bayan ng lalawigan ng Batangas, bago pa man makapagsimula ng petisyon laban sa kapabayaan ng tatlong alkalde, kailangan ang pangangalap ng lagda ang anomang grupo na nagsusulong nito.   Napakahirap baga, ‘di po ba?   Sakaling maabot ang tamang bilang ay saka pa lamang […] The post RECALL NG 3 BATANGAS MAYOR appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMar 1st, 2020Related News

‘Profiling’ memorandum on Muslim students recalled

MGen. Debold Sinas, National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) director, ordered the recall of a memorandum that sought the identification of Muslim students in Manila schools. “I have directed the District Director of Manila Police Distict (MPD) [Police Brig. Gen.] Bernabe Mendoza Balba to recall the memorandum regarding the updated list of Muslim Students in […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsFeb 22nd, 2020Related News

Bangsamoro gov t elated with recall of memo targeting Muslim students

Officials in the Bangsamoro region were elated with the recall of the police memorandum to have Muslim students in Manila listed as part of a counter-extremism program......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 22nd, 2020Related News

Palpak ang seat belt sa Toyota Alphard ug coaster

Palpak ang seat belt sa pipila ka unit sa Toyota Alphard ug Coaster nga gihimo niadtong Agosto 20, 2019 hangtud sa Septembre 6, 2019 busa gipa-recall kini sa ng Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC)......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2020Related News

Toyota Rav4 depektibo, pina-recall

Pinare-recall ng Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. ang ilang mga Rav4 units nito para mapalitan ang airbag inflator sa driver seat......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsFeb 13th, 2020Related News

‘Mustang Bouquet’, alay ni Xian Gaza kay Nadine Lustre

Manila, Philippines – Pamilyar ka ba kay Xian Gaza? Siguro, makikilala mo siya o mare-recall dahil sa billboard proposal niya sa aktres na si Erich Gonzales kung saan nais niyang ayain ito sa isang coffee date. Ngayon, gumawa na naman ng pangalan si Gaza at sa pagkakataong ito, ang aktres naman na si Nadine Lustre […] The post ‘Mustang Bouquet’, alay ni Xian Gaza kay Nadine Lustre appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2020Related News