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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

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

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

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

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

Weightlifting may be removed from Paris & lsquo;24

Unless constitutional reforms are done from within the organization, weightlifting faces the possibility of being deleted from the calendar of events in the 2024 Paris Olympics......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

‘Back PH para athletes’

Caloocan Congressman Along Malapitan calls for support for Filipino Paralympic athletes as the opening of 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games nears. According to Malapitan, who personally visited the training of Para Taekwondo jin Allain Ganapin to extend financial support for his trip to Japan, the Philippines’ bets in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games need the […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Paralympic flame arrives in Tokyo as virus surges days before opening

The Paralympic flame arrived in Tokyo on Friday as virus cases hit fresh records nationwide just four days before the Games begin. Japan’s daily infections topped 25,000 for the first time on Thursday, with the number of severe cases also higher than ever as the nation battles a fifth wave driven by the more contagious […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Celestino, Frank named Philippine bets in Winter Olympics qualifier

The Philippine Skating Union has named the country's representatives to the Nebelhorn Trophy — the last qualifying tournament for figure skating in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

COA flags P189 million salaries of PTV-4 employees

The Commission on Audit has called out the state-run People’s Television Network Inc. over allegedly questionable salaries of some PTV-4 employees amounting to P189.782 million in 2020 despite lack of proof that they reported for work......»»

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

Para athletes hope to deliver historic performance in Tokyo

The Philippine Para team will try to accomplish in the Tokyo Paralympics what their able-bodied counterparts achieved in the Tokyo Olympics — deliver a historic performance......»»

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

Olympic heroes to receive government incentives in Malacañang

Tokyo Olympic heroes Hidilyn Diaz, Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial, all military athletes, report to their Commander in Chief – President Duterte – in a courtesy call in Malacañang Monday......»»

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

Duterte awards incentives to Tokyo heroes on Monday

The country’s first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz, along with silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio and bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, all military athletes will be reporting to their Commander in Chief on August 23 as President Rodrigo Duterte receives them in a courtesy call in Malacañang......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Diaz receives housing incentive; boxers& rsquo; units completed by X& rsquo;mas

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz is ready to move in to her brand new house-and-lot, while fellow Olympic medalists Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial will be spending Christmas this year as neighbors......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News