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Aboitiz Group, Cebu Pacific bare plans to reduce workforce reduction

The Aboitiz Group and budget carrier Cebu Pacific announced on Wednesday separate plans to trim their workforce amid the serious challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJun 24th, 2020Related News

Altamirano, staff bare importance of analytics in NU s UAAP Season 77 title run

Six years ago, the National University Bulldogs under the baton of head coach Eric Altamirano, made good use of it en route to the school’s first UAAP championship in 60 years......»»

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

Just bare all

A couple of days ago, the Department of Health revised its presentation of latest Covid-19 cases. This was after netizens questioned the decision of the government to downgrade most parts of the country from Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine to General Community Quarantine, as the number of cases that day spiked to 539 from the previous day’s 380, which was again higher than the daily average for the past three weeks of around 250 cases per day......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMay 31st, 2020Related News

American bears

A few weeks ago, we discussed different Philippine bear markets, their causes, their performance and duration (see Different Bears, April 6)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMay 3rd, 2020Related News

Japanese mukbang blogger meets & lsquo;We Bare Bears& rsquo;

Do you like watching people eat on YouTube? Do you like bears? Well, you’re in for a treat as Yuka Kinoshita, a wildly popular “mukbang,” has caught the eyes of Cartoon Network, the brand behind Asia’s favorite cartoon, We Bare Bears.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesApr 29th, 2020Related News

Kapuso stars bare quarantine cravings & wishes

For sure, this quarantine has brought about a mix of emotions among all of us......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesApr 28th, 2020Related News

Experts warn of oxygen shortages in poorer virus-threatened nations

PARIS, France – As the coronavirus pandemic bears down on vulnerable nations in Africa and South Asia, experts say there are only weeks to help fill chronic shortages of what medics need to help people breathe. Not ventilators, but oxygen itself. Medical oxygen is a core component of the life-saving therapies hospitals ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 22nd, 2020Related News

Cheat Sheet: How To Rock The Bare-Faced Look Like These Celebs

The key to this look is having clear, glowing skin.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleApr 20th, 2020Related News

The tale of two bears

Two weeks ago, we wrote about the different bear markets in the Philippines (see Different Bears, April 6). Now, let us look at two US bear markets for guidance......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceApr 19th, 2020Related News

‘The Last Dance’ documentary ni Michael Jordan, ipapalabas sa Netflix

Manila, Philippines – Ipapalabas sa Netflix ang itinuturing na highly anticipated 10-part documentary ng NBA legend na si Michael Jordan sa Abril 20, Lunes. Ipapalabas ang dalawang episodes kada linggo. Available din ang series sa US. Dinerek ito ni Jason Hehir (“The Fab Five,” “The ’85 Bears,” “Andre the Giant”), kung saan ipapakita ang isa […] The post ‘The Last Dance’ documentary ni Michael Jordan, ipapalabas sa Netflix appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsApr 14th, 2020Related News

Virus sparks boom for import-dependent Hong Kong

After a coronavirus-fueled wave of panic-buying briefly left Hong Kong’s supermarket shelves bare, residents are turning to local producers for fresh food in a city almost entirely reliant on imports. COVID-19 has threatened global supply chains as countries impose lockdowns and border restrictions, but for Hong Kong’s dwindling farming community, the pandemic has sparked a […] The post Virus sparks boom for import-dependent Hong Kong appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2020Related News

Different bears

The extreme volatility and deep losses that Philippine stocks experienced last month are unprecedented......»»

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

Bears declare open competition between Trubisky, Foles

Bears declare open competition between Trubisky, Foles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsApr 4th, 2020Related News

'The Last Dance” featuring Michael Jordan and Chicago Bulls to air on Netflix outside of the US starting April 20

March 31, 2020 – Today it was announced that the premiere of “The Last Dance,” the highly anticipated 10-part documentary series will air on ESPN in the U.S. on Sunday nights over five weeks from April 19 through May 17. The series will also be available outside of the U.S. on Netflix. The series, directed by Jason Hehir (“The Fab Five,” “The ’85 Bears,” “Andre the Giant”), chronicles one of the greatest icons and most successful teams in sports history, Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls, and features never-before-seen footage from the 1997-98 season as the team pursued its sixth NBA championship in eight years. ESPN statement: “As society navigates this time without live sports, viewers are still looking to the sports world to escape and enjoy a collective experience. We’ve heard the calls from fans asking us to move up the release date for this series, and we’re happy to announce that we’ve been able to accelerate the production schedule to do just that. This project celebrates one of the greatest players and dynasties ever, and we hope it can serve as a unifying entertainment experience to fill the role that sports often play in our lives, telling a story that will captivate everyone, not just sports fans.” In the fall of 1997, Michael Jordan, Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf and head coach Phil Jackson agreed to let an NBA Entertainment film crew follow the team all season long. The result would be a remarkable portrait of an iconic player and a celebrated team – a portrait only now being revealed, more than two decades later, in “The Last Dance.” As the series weaves its way through the tumultuous 1997-98 season, viewers will be transported back to how it all began – from Jordan’s childhood roots, the Bulls’ dire circumstances before his arrival and how the team was built after drafting him in 1984, to the struggles that eventually led to the team’s first NBA championship. As the series takes the audience through the Bulls’ first five championships, viewers will experience the off-court challenges, struggles and triumphs that were a part of the culture-shifting phenomenon created by Jordan and the Bulls. It’s an unlikely scenario that serves as a fascinating backdrop for the inside tale of the 1998 championship run, with extensive profiles of Jordan’s key teammates including Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and Steve Kerr, head coach Phil Jackson, and featuring dozens of current-day interviews with rivals and luminaries from basketball and beyond. All throughout, the tension and conflict that defined that final championship run are very much on display. “Michael Jordan and the ‘90s Bulls weren't just sports superstars, they were a global phenomenon,” said director Jason Hehir. “Making ‘The Last Dance’ was an incredible opportunity to explore the extraordinary impact of one man and one team. For nearly three years, we searched far and wide to present the definitive story of an era-defining dynasty and to present these sports heroes as humans. I hope viewers enjoy watching our series as much as we enjoyed the opportunity to make it.” The result is one of the most fascinating sports documentary series ever produced – a series viewers won’t want to miss. The full episodic documentary will air on ESPN in the U.S. and on Netflix outside of the U.S. as follows: ESPN Sunday, April 19 9 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 1 10 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 2   Sunday, April 26 7 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 1 8 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 2 9 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 3 10 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 4   Sunday, May 3 7 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 3 8 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 4 9 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 5 10 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 6   Sunday, May 10 7 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 5 8 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 6 9 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 7 10 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 8   Sunday, May 17 7 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 7 8 p.m. ET - Re-air of “The Last Dance” Episode 8 9 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 9 10 p.m. ET - Premiere of “The Last Dance” Episode 10   NETFLIX (outside of the U.S.) Monday, April 20 - 12:01 a.m. PT (3:01 p.m. Philippine Standard Time) - “The Last Dance” Episodes 1 and 2 Monday, April 27 - 12:01 a.m. PT (3:01 p.m. Philippine Standard Time) - “The Last Dance” Episodes 3 and 4 Monday, May 4 - 12:01 a.m. PT (3:01 p.m. Philippine Standard Time) - “The Last Dance” Episodes 5 and 6 Monday, May 11 - 12:01 a.m. PT (3:01 p.m. Philippine Standard Time) - “The Last Dance” Episodes 7 and 8 Monday, May 18 - 12:01 a.m. PT (3:01 p.m. Philippine Standard Time) - “The Last Dance” Episodes 9 and 10 Immediately following each episode’s linear ESPN premiere, it will be available to authenticated subscribers on the ESPN App via mobile and connected TV devices, ESPN.com and ESPN on Demand via cable, satellite and DMVPD distributors. Additional programming updates will be forthcoming. Please continue to check @ESPNPR, ESPN Press Room and Netflix Media Center for updates.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 31st, 2020Related News

Coronavirus worsens Yemen’s long tale of woe

By Abdul Mohammed SANA’A, Yemen: In every room in Yemen’s Al-Saba’een hospital, patients in critical condition waited on chairs, and still others laid on the bare ground. I saw women and girls sharing beds in pairs, and children laying close together being treated. This is Sana’a, Yemen’s best-supplied and capital city, on what has become an […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMar 29th, 2020Related News

The COVID-19 pandemic brings to the fore the economic divide

COVID-19 has laid bare the class contradictions in Philippine society. Not only has it exposed the private sector for what it is – a profiteering class of capitalists, but it has also exposed the government and its institutions for what they are – tools of the same profiteering class to ensure that they can continue profiting. The post The COVID-19 pandemic brings to the fore the economic divide appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsMar 19th, 2020Related News

Hope, defiance at last Moulin Rouge show before virus shutdown

High-kicking dancers with bare chests and giant feathers sprouting from their heads enthralled a full house at the world’s most famous cabaret, the Moulin Rouge in Paris......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesMar 17th, 2020Related News

Orlando Magic commit $2 million to game-night workers

By The Associated Press The DeVos family that owns the Orlando Magic has unveiled plans for a $2 million fund to pay hourly workers who will miss time because of sports shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The $2 million will be earmarked to help about 1,800 workers who are employed at Magic games, Lakeland Magic G League games, Orlando Solar Bears minor-league hockey games and other Amway Center events. In addition, Magic players have told the organization that they want to provide even more money for those workers. Magic CEO Alex Martins says: “The DeVos Family has a history of stepping up during challenging times. Today is no different. If someone is losing a paycheck because we are not playing, they will be fairly compensated.” The Magic say the part-time employees will receive paychecks for missed games through what would have been the end of the regular season......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 16th, 2020Related News

ABL suspends season as Alab, three others call for pause in play

All of the action in the 2019-2020 Asean Basketball League has been put on ice. The league announced Friday that it is suspending its season indefinitely due to COVID-19. "With the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 as a global pandemic, the ABL, with the unanimous support of all its member teams, sees no other recourse but to halt competitions in its ongoing tenth season," the ABL said in a statement. Before the blanket suspension, the league had already rescheduled all games in the last month. Even more, it said it is proud to have been one of the first entities to have taken preemptive measures in the face of COVID-19. It furthered that only one game had been played since February 23. Just a day ago, four teams urged the ABL to follow the NBA's lead in suspending the season. "Since the ABL is a regional league and travel will be difficult and risky, Alab Pilipinas, together with Hong Kong Eastern, Macau Black Bears, and Formosa Dreamers deem it appropriate to request the ABL to follow the NBA in suspending its season," San Miguel Alab Pilipinas said in a statement. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 13th, 2020Related News

Alab Pilipinas, others ABL squads call for league suspension amid virus scare

In a statement issued with fellow teams Hong Kong Eastern, Macau Black Bears and the Formosa Dreamers, the Philippine club asked the ABL to follow major leagues around the world and call off its tournament temporarily......»»

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