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A community eco-garden initiative is growing in Catmon

CEBU CITY, Philippines – When COVID-19 struck, Remar Grace “Mai” Montecillo, for the first time after staying in Metro Cebu for six years, returned to her family in Catmon town, northern Cebu. Mai, a 23-year-old graduating Management student from the University of the Philippines-Cebu (UP-Cebu), was surprised with not only how their humble community in […] The post A community eco-garden initiative is growing in Catmon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Namibian is Miss Supranational 2021, PH’s Dindi Pajares in Top 12 finish

MANILA, Philippines – Chanique Rabe from Namibia was crowned 2021 Miss Supranational in ceremonies staged at the Strzelecki Park Ampitheater in Malopolska, Poland, on Aug. 21 (Aug. 22 in Manila). The Philippines’ Dindi Pajares finished in the Top 12. She was also first runner-up in the “Miss Elegance” contest. Rabe is the first African to […] The post Namibian is Miss Supranational 2021, PH’s Dindi Pajares in Top 12 finish appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Filipino John Dato suffers first loss, falls to Mexican foe

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino prospect John Dato saw his unbeaten run crumble after losing to Mexico’s Angel Antonio Contreras via unanimous decision on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Dominated throughout the match, Dato touched the canvas in the third round after absorbing a quick right uppercut […] The post Filipino John Dato suffers first loss, falls to Mexican foe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Mark Magsayo knocks out Julio Ceja, earns title shot

MANILA, Philippines — Down on the scorecards and appeared to be on the brink of defeat, Mark Magsayo found his second wind and knocked out Julio Ceja 50 seconds into the 10th round of their WBC featherweight title eliminator Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Magsayo landed two perfect right hands on […] The post Mark Magsayo knocks out Julio Ceja, earns title shot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Haier Appliances Philippines gives students tablets to stay connected during new normal

Haier Appliances Philippines started an outreach program to help students have access to online resources and achieve their academic dreams in the midst of a global pandemic......»»

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

Miss Namibia waging Miss Supranational 2021; Dindi Pajares umabot sa Top 12

Miss Namibia Chanique Rabe at Miss Philippines Dindi Pajares ITINANGHAL na Miss Supranational 2021 si Chanique Rabe ng Namibia sa ginanap na grand coronation ngayong araw (Philippine time) sa  Strzelecki Park Amphitheater, Nowy Sacz, Poland. Ang kandidata ng Pilipinas na si Dindi Pajares sa nasabing international pageant ay umabot naman sa Top 12 ng competition. […] The post Miss Namibia waging Miss Supranational 2021; Dindi Pajares umabot sa Top 12 appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

US evacuates 3,800 people from Afghanistan – Televisa News

Department of Defense America Today, August 21, 2021 indicated that there were “in the last 24 hours” 3,800 people evacuated people, which since last week.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialAug 22nd, 2021Related News

EU-ASEAN: Building a better future with the Philippines

While August has been described as a “Ghost Month,” for the EU, it is one special month as we welcome the Philippines as the Coordinator for the ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations starting Aug. 9 for the three years to come......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Genome center exec: Delta community transmission present in Philippines

With the linkages of COVID-19 cases no longer traceable, the Philippine Genome Center confirmed yesterday that there is already community transmission of the highly contagious Delta variant in the country......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Philippines posts 398 COVID-19 new deaths

A total of 398 new deaths from COVID-19 were confirmed by the Department of Health yesterday, almost surpassing the biggest one-day death toll from the pandemic of 401 last April 9......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Youngest Miss U Philippines bet joins pageant to honor late photojournalist-dad

Touted as the face of Generation Z and the youngest candidate in the ongoing Miss Universe Philippines 2021, Kristina Alexandra Rodriguez encouraged the youths of today to “take risks” and chase their dreams “even if the odds seem insurmountable.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesAug 21st, 2021Related News

NCR mayors keep 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew, allow outdoor exercises

The curfew hours from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. will remain even as the National Capital Region (NCR) shifts to a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) today (Saturday) that will last until Aug. 31......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Cases hit new high: 17,231

The Philippines logged an all-time high of 17,231 new COVID-19 cases yesterday, bringing the total number of infections to 1,807,800 a day before Metro Manila and Laguna shift to the less stringent Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine today (Saturday)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Tonik digital bank deposits reach P3.5 billion

Purely digital and branchless bank Tonik reported P3.5 billion in retail deposits as of mid-August, less than six months after it opened in the Philippines......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 21st, 2021Related News

Philippines backs 10-year APEC food security roadmap

The Philippines has thrown full support behind Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 10-year food security roadmap, according to the Department of Agriculture......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 21st, 2021Related News

AgotoZ Tech taps PLDT Global Enterprise for expansion in Philippines

The international arm of PLDT Enterprise has been tapped by one of the leading ICT solutions providers in China for its expansion in the country......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 21st, 2021Related News

7-Eleven starts nationwide vaccination for employees

Philippine Seven Corp., the exclusive licensor of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain in the Philippines, has started inoculating its employees and their dependents against COVID-19 in all its outlets nationwide......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 21st, 2021Related News

Julio Cesar Chavez picks Pacquiao to win by decision vs Ugas

MANILA, Philippines—Mexican boxing legend Julio Cesar Chavez believes Manny Pacquiao will walk away with the victory against Yordenis Ugas in their welterweight title match on Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. In an interview with FightHype.com, Chavez said Pacquiao could walk away with the WBA welterweight Super title via decision against Ugas. […] The post Julio Cesar Chavez picks Pacquiao to win by decision vs Ugas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 49 Filipinos are still in Afghanistan while 158 have already left or were evacuated amid the takeover of the Taliban, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday. According to the DFA’s situation bulletin, 42 Filipinos are still requesting company or government repatriation. Meanwhile, the Philippine Embassy in Islamabad has […] The post 49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Shabu worth P340K found inside parcel during K9 inspection of Tagbilaran City forwarding firm

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 50 grams of suspected shabu were discovered inside a parcel during a random K9 inspection conducted by PDEA agents at a forwarding company in Barangay Poblacion 2, Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Saturday afternoon, August 21. Leiah Albiar, the spokesperson of PDEA-7, said that around 3:15 p.m. today, August 21, […] The post Shabu worth P340K found inside parcel during K9 inspection of Tagbilaran City forwarding firm appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News