By RICA AREVALO There is no physical edition of the 73rd annual Cannes Film Festival. Instead, an alternative online screening of the official selections is set. Same goes for the Marché du Film, the festival’s biggest film market, where international projects are pitched to get funding for their production and distribution. All meetings were held virtually […]
By Jan Carlo Anolin Having a champion athlete as a father and coach probably puts a lot of pressure on a son. That was the case for Jhanlo Sangiao, who at a young age felt that same sensation for his father Mark, the famed coach of Benguet’s Team Lakay. Despite that, Jhanlo saw the silver […]
By Jonas Terrado PBA chairman Ricky Vargas of TNT KaTropa accepted the apology of its former assistant coach Tab Baldwin for comments that caused stir among members of the local basketball community more than two weeks ago. Vargas, however, admitted that he felt that Baldwin’s apology wasn’t sincere when the American-Kiwi explained that his comments […]
By Nick Giongco Mike Plania, the first Filipino fighter to return to the ring during the coronavirus era, is scheduled to arrive in the country on Friday, according to the hard-hitting prospect’s chief handler. Two weeks ago in Las Vegas, Plania upset world No. 1 Joshua Greer via split decision during a Top Rank show. […]
By Waylon Galvez Local athletes with Olympic qualifiers set next year will be training at the Philippine Sports Complex (formerly ULTRA) as the Philippine Sports Commission finalizes details of the schedule after the venue undergoes disinfection. Philippine Sports Institute head Marc Velasco said yesterday that disinfection procedure is set at the athletes’ quarters in preparation […]
By Nick Giongco Boxing chief Ricky Vargas believes he might end up with a broken heart if the Tokyo Olympics gets scrapped altogether. “Masyadong malungkot if hindi matuloy,” Vargas, who heads the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP), said during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum webcast yesterday. Vargas believes the current batch, led […]
By Kristel Satumbaga Ricky Vargas said Tuesday they hope the Philippine Olympic Committee’s (POC) constitutional amendment prohibiting officials aged 70 years old and above to run for executive position will be finalized before November’s target election date. “Ang objective sana is sa November. Wala namang masyadong changes. The only main discussion is the age limit,” […]
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has introduced a range of health and safety initiatives, and enhanced several existing measures, in recent weeks as part of a comprehensive review of the end-to-end customer journey. This has allowed SIA to refine the travel experience based on the advice of medical experts, regulators and partners, as well as feedback from […]
Professional gamers Junnie Boy and Bianca Yao are set to face-off and showcase their Mobile Legends: Bang Bang skills as they test the gaming features of the vivo V19 Neo. The Mobile Legends Live Stream event will also see the top vloggers captaining their respective teams. The match will be livestreamed by vivo Philippines on […]
Philippine Seven Corporation (PSC), the exclusive licensor of 7-Eleven in the Philippines, announced their Pandemic Support Program (PSP) during the first online Franchise Town Hall Meeting in early June, and began disbursing funds on June 20. Jose Victor Paterno, PSC President and CEO, said, “We recognized immediately that the country’s (and the world’s) battle with […]
By Jonas Terrado The Philippine Football Federation has set up multiple guidelines on the potential return of football competitions in the professional and amateur scene once the government eases its community quarantine regulations. Among the protocols mentioned by the PFF are the ones submitted by the Games and Amusements Board regarding how the Philippines Football […]
By Nick Giongco An alliance involving business conglomerates, the government and the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) is in the offing as it aims to uplift the country’s sporting affairs. POC chairman Ricky Vargas said during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum webcast yesterday that the establishment of the Philippine Business for Sports Development (PBSF) is a […]
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is optimistic of a recovery while committing to push through with all of its major projects in a bid to help jumpstart the local economy.
Quick service restaurant giant McDonald’s Philippines said that with the easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the country, 93 percent of its stores are now operational, which is higher compared to 50 percent at the beginning of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) placed over different parts of the country starting March.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is projecting that June inflation could be a low of 1.9 percent or a high of 2.7 percent from May’s 2.1 percent
The country’s response to coronavirus crisis continues to push the national government’s debt stock as the Bureau of the Treasury reports its total obligations to creditors jumped by nearly a trillion pesos in May this year.
A prelate said Quiapo priests and street dwellers seeking shelter inside the church all tested negative for COVID-19.
The current crisis has given unprecedented challenges for the entire world, with countless establishments such as schools halting operations in an effort to contain the spread of the virus. According to data gathered by UNICEF, more than 180 countries have imposed nationwide closures on educational institutions, affecting not only the teachers and staff, but also […]
A colorful mural depicting the history of the Philippines was painted at the renovated Lagusnilad underpass, according to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso.
LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Orlando Magic star Evan Fournier is confident that it will be safe to play when the NBA season resumes in Florida next month despite a recent surge in coronavirus cases in the region. Florida has emerged as one of the epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, registering a dramatic […]