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Gomez to endorse Janella as successor

ALTHOUGH she is not considering running for any elective post, San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez said she will endorse Vice Mayor Janella Estrada, the daughter of former senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, to be her successor. “Definitely not an enemy! I will endorse my Vice Mayor [Janella Estrada] because she’s doing good compared to my [...] The post Gomez to endorse Janella as successor appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJan 13th, 2018

Richard Gomez buckles down to work as 18th Asian Games Chef de Mission

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez began his first official activity as the country’s Chef de Mission to the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia this year by sitting down with the joint technical working group of the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Sports Commission at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila on Friday. “We have only four months left before the Asian Games,” said Gomez who immediately buckled down to work upon his appointment as CDM by newly-elected POC President Ricky Vargas. Budget, medical and administrative staffing, delegation size and quotas as well as provisions like luggage, track suits and parade uniforms were among the matters discussed by the 2018 Asian Games Task Force. Gomez imparted that they will not be veering away much from the estimated team size given by previously-tasked 18th AG CDM Julian Camacho.   "We still do not have the final numbers, but there will be not much difference from the previous projection," Gomez clarified, with adjustment seen to be applied for measurable sports. “We are strongly considering the inclusion of men’s basketball and women’s volleyball,” he added.  He also expressed his pleasure in seeing good coordination between Judo and Kurash. PSC Chairman William Ramirez said during the meeting that he shall respect whatever number (delegation size and composition) Gomez will endorse for support of the PSC. “We leave the decision to the POC. The PSC shall support as best we can,” Ramirez remarked. Ramirez also gave orders to assemble a medical team from the PSC’s Philippine Sports Institute to assist Asian Games-bound athletes. This is not the first time Gomez will be leading a delegation to battle in a multi-sporting event.  He was also the Chef de Mission in the 2014 Phuket Asian Beach Games, where the Philippines reached its best finish since the game’s inception in 2008 held in Bali, Indonesia......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

Drug program

Scores of drug surrenderers, who finished the three-month program ‘Rehabilitation sa Barangay’ in San Juan City, join Mayor Guia Gomez, Vice Mayor Janella Estrada, the City Council and police officers during a ceremony at the San Juan Police Station. They will now go through the Barangay Anti-Narcotics Action Team or BANAT, where they will act as barangay security in the ’Rising City of Excellence.’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2017

Jerwin Ancajas ripped, ready at 120 lbs

OAKLAND, California – A week to go before his defense of the International Boxing Federation junior bantamweight crown here, Jerwin Ancajas is ripped and excited to show fight fans why he is being touted as Manny Pacquiao's successor. Obliging the request of a photographer who left the Philippines with Team ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Journalist murdered in Mexico, 9th in 2018

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Mexico (UPDATED) – Gunmen on Friday, September 21 killed a Mexican journalist who had received threats after reporting on corruption in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said, in what was at least the 9th murder of a reporter in the country this year. Mario Gomez, a reporter ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Leni and Rody

She’s the Vice President of all Filipinos and not just the Liberal Party. And being the constitutional successor, the Vice President cannot lead any self-serving calls for the ouster or resignation of the President of the Republic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Janette Garin points to Paulyn Ubial for Dengvaxia deaths

Former health secretary Janette Garin has dragged her successor, Paulyn Jean Ubial, in the criminal charges over the deaths of school children who received the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Garin sues ex-DOH chief for homicide

FORMER Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Janette Garin filed a criminal complaint against her successor, Paulyn Ubial relative to the alleged deaths of children due to Dengvaxia or dengue vaccine. In her complaint-affidavit filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ), Garin wants Ubial charged with reckless imprudence resulting to homicide which is a violation of […] The post Garin sues ex-DOH chief for homicide appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Duque silent as Garin sues Ubial for Dengvaxia mess

MANILA, Philippines – As two former health secretaries locked horns on the Dengvaxia controversy, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said he would leave it to the courts to decide who should be held liable for the now-suspended immunization program. Former Health Secretary Janette Garin accused her successor Paulyn ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

NCAA: Red Cubs, Staglets boost bids for Final Four

STANDINGS LSGH 10-2 MAPUA 9-3 SAN BEDA 9-4 JRU 7-6 PERPETUAL 5-6 ARELLANO 5-6 LPU 5-7 SAN SEBASTIAN 5-8 LETRAN 3-8 EAC 2-10 San Beda High School stayed within striking distance of the top two and San Sebastian College-Recoletos stayed alive and kicking in the NCAA 94 Juniors Basketball Tournament. The two teams made sure the Final Four remained a nine-team race following separate well-earned wins on Thursday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. The Red Cubs stood strong in the middle periods to take care of business against Emilio Aguinaldo College, 80-71. Winderlich Coyoca built on his breakout game the last time around with 18 points, four steals, two rebounds, and two assists in this one while Winston Ynot and Kent Pelipel chipped in 13 and 11 markers, respectively. Trailing by one after the opening salvo, San Beda turned it on and dominate their opponents by a score of 46-32 in the second and third quarters. That double-digit lead would be more than enough for their ninth win in the last 11 games following a 0-2 start to the season. At 9-4, the Red Cubs are breathing down the necks of top two teams 10-2 College of St. Benilde-La Salle Greenhills and 9-3 Mapua High School. Third-running San Beda also gained separation from fourth-running Jose Rizal High School after it fell to the Staglets, 51-56. Milo Janao did the heavy lifting as always with 19 points and seven rebounds while JP Timbancaya contributed 10 markers and six boards of his own. Behind those two, the Staglets took the fight out of their opponents and charged to 5-8 – still well in contention in the tournament. John Amores paced the Light Bombers with 16 points on top of seven rebounds and three assists. He was the lone scorer in double-digits, however, and as such, saw his squad fail to build on its big-time upset of the Red Robins a week ago. Still, with a 7-6 record, JRU stayed at solo fourth all of University of Perpetual Help (5-6), Arellano High School (5-6), Lycuem of the Philippines University (5-7), Baste (3-8), and even Colegio de San Juan de Letran (3-8) right behind. Meanwhile, the loss pushed the Brigadiers to the brink now at 2-10. BOX SCORES FIRST GAME SAN SEBASTIAN 56 – Janao 19, Timbancaya 10, Are 6, Gomez 6, Loristo 4, Cortes 4, Balo 3, Perez 2, Suico 2, Baclaan 0, Cruz 0, Dela Cruz 0, Austria 0 JRU 51 – Amores 16, Vasquez 7, Bucoy 7, Ganut 6, Icban 4, Dionisio 3, Portales 3, Baluyut 2, Sy 2, Mangio 1, Delos Santos 0, Fortuna 0 QUARTER SCORES: 11-10, 29-25, 38-36, 56-51 SECOND GAME SAN BEDA 80 – Coyoca 18, Ynot 13, Pelipel 11, Llarena 9, Estacio 8, Oliva 7, Lazaro 6, Andrada 4, Talampas 2, Valencia 2, Sanchez 0, Alcantara 0, Calibo 0 EAC 71 – Ilustrisimo 16, Boado 14, Sanosa 9, Balowa 7, Murillo 7, Quebral 6, Lozano 4, Sumagaysay 4, Encila 2, Mejia 2, Pascual 0, Calara 0, Rivera 0 QUARTER SCORES: 13-14, 38-28, 59-46, 80-71 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

CHR investigates Mocha, Drew Olivar, Garin sues Ubial, Space Jam 2 | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The Commission on Human Rights says it will investigate the actions of Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and blogger Drew Olivar in a video mocking the deaf. Former Health Secretary Janette Garin accuses her successor Paulyn Ubial of reckless imprudence that resulted in homicide. Basketball superstar LeBron James ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Garin sues Ubial for homicide in implementing Dengvaxia program

MANILA, Philippines – Former Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Janette Garin accused her successor Paulyn Ubial of reckless imprudence that resulted in homicide in a case filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) last Monday, September 17. In a complaint-affidavit given to media on Wednesday, September 19, Garin said Ubial’s “reckless” ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Garin charges Ubial over Dengvaxia

Former Health Secretary Janette Garin filed criminal charges against her successor, Paulyn Ubial, in connection with the reported deaths of children due to Dengvaxia. In her complaint filed before the Department of Justice (DoJ), Garin charged Ubial with reckless imprudence resulting in homicide. Garin said Ubial’s decision to shift the dengue immunization program from being […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Garin sues successor Ubial over Dengvaxia

FORMER health secretary Janette P. Loreto-Garin has charged her successor Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial with reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, in connection with the controversial Dengvaxia program. The post Garin sues successor Ubial over Dengvaxia appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Guiao on being permanent PH coach: ‘If they give it to me formally, I will accept it’

The moment Chot Reyes resigned as national coach, Yeng Guiao was put in the spotlight. He whipped a two-week old squad into fighting form for the Asian Games despite its top player, Jordan Clarkson, joining the team just five days before the tournament started. He kept a suspension-crippled Gilas Pilipinas in the thick of things against Iran until he ran out of tricks to offset the team's hypothermia-hit shooting in Tehran. There is no other coach in the horizon that would be a suitable successor to Reyes' post. But Guiao refused to address the issue until he was done with the Fiba qualifying window he was tasked with. And as that window came to a close via a closed-door 92-81 victo...Keep on reading: Guiao on being permanent PH coach: ‘If they give it to me formally, I will accept it’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

ABS-CBN Ball 2018 Diaries: Who Will Janella Salvador Wear At The Biggest Showbiz Event This Year?

Hint: He's the man behind Kris Aquino's gorgeous gown at the world premiere of 'Crazy Rich Asians!'.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

Negros mayor cleared of graft charges

BACOLOD CITY: The 7th Division of Sandiganbayan has cleared Cauayan (Negros Occidental) Mayor John Rey Tabujara of graft charges. A resolution dated September 7 and penned by Associate Justice Ma. Theresa Dolores Gomez-Estoesta said the prosecution has “failed to prove the guilt of Tabujara beyond reasonable doubt.” Tabujara allegedly violated Section 3(f) of Republic Act… link: Negros mayor cleared of graft charges.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Now-vacant Gilas post not distracting Guiao from job at hand

Chot Reyes' decision to step down as head coach of Gilas Pilipinas thrust Yeng Guiao into the spotlight as a natural--and, most say, rightful--successor to the post.........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Read the letter Lucy Torres-Gomez wrote for daughter Juliana 16 years ago

MANILA, Philippines – Juliana Gomez celebrated her 18th birthday on September 8, but her mother, former actress and Leyte representative Lucy Torres-Gomez was apparently already preparing for the moment 16 years ago. Lucy penned a letter to her daughter on September 10, 2002, on the set of the talk show, SiS. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Ahanmisi is hands down Player of the Week after shooting down Ateneo

An opening ceremony as grand as the one the 81st Season of the UAAP had needed an athletic endeavor to match the grandeur - and luckily, there was one hooper who delivered. After Filipino hearthrob James Reid, K-Pop star Minzy, and NBA champion and MVP Steph Curry opened the weekend, Adamson's Jerrick Ahanmisi gladly closed it. From highlight plays to clutch buckets, Ahanmisi had it all as he led the Soaring Falcons to a 74-70 shocker over defending champion Ateneo to be hailed as the season's first Chooks-to-Go/UAAP Press Corps Player of the Week. The Filipino-Nigerian edged out UP’s Juan Gomez de Liaño, National U's Dave Ildefonso, and FEU’s Arvin Tolentino for the weekly plum handed by scribes from print and online covering the beat. Without a doubt, Adamson wouldn’t have pulled off the upset if not for the efforts of Ahanmisi who put up 23 points, on 8-of-17 shooting, while grabbing four rebounds. The third-year swingman's offensive production was the highest for the opening weekend and included a mesmerizing buzzer-beating halfcourt shot that gave Adamson a 40-39 lead heading into the halftime break. His highlights, however, weren’t just for the early parts of the game as he had his hand in Adamson’s crunch time sets. With the game tied, Ahanmisi was given the isolation play off of head coach Franz Pumaren’s timeout and delivered with a clutch layup that gave his team a 70-68 lead with 1:09 left to play. Not long after, they finished the job in their first conquest of the Blue Eagles since 2016......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

UP opens campaign with rout of UE

University of the Philippines (UP) outscored University of the East (UE) in the second half to post a lopsided 87-58 win in the opening day of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81 men’s basketball tournament on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Juan Gomez De Liano tallied… link: UP opens campaign with rout of UE.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018