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Angel sa mga diplomat—‘Wag tayong privileged

RULES are rules! Iginiit ito ni Angel Locsin sa kanyang Instagram account bilang pagpanig  kay Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano at sa mga member ng PNP (Philippine National Police).   Sa mga naglabasang news report nitong nakaraang mga araw, sinita ng pulisya ang ilang diplomats na nagkumpulan sa swimming pool sa isang exclusive condominium sa BGC.   Ayon kay Gel, sa BGC din ........»»

Category: filipinoSource: hatawtabloid hatawtabloidApr 25th, 2020

Go urges BFP to push modernization efforts

Senator Christopher ‘’Bong’’ Go on Friday urged the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to continue its efforts to modernize and enhance its ranks by acquiring more fire trucks and equipment especially for the  remote areas in the country. Sen. Bong Go (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Go issued the statement after attending yesterday the ceremonial turnover at the Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City of the recently procured equipment of the BFP, including 84 units of 1,000 gallons capacity fire trucks, five units of aerial ladder, and three units of rescue trucks to be distributed by BFP to various local government units around the country.  “All over the country po ito ipapamahagi. Natutuwa po ako dahil ang gusto naman po natin ay mabigyan ng sapat na kagamitan laban sa sunog ang mga iba’t ibang lugar — hopefully sa lahat ng sulok po ng bansa ay handa po tayo,” Go said. (These will be distributed all over the country. I am happy because we want to give the appropriate fire-fighting equipment to different parts of the country.)    Go said there are many municipalities that have no financial capabilities to buy such an equipment. “Hopefully, patuloy pa ang pag-acquire nila ng mga panibagong equipment. Kinausap ko rin po si Dir. Embang na ikonsidera rin nila ‘yung mga maliliit na fire trucks na puwedeng pumasok sa mga liblib o masisikip na lugar kasi doon po madalas nagkakasunog,” Go said, referring to BFP Chief Jose Embang, Jr. (Hopefully, their acquisition of fire-fighting equipment will continue. I told Director Embang that BFP should consider buying small fire trucks that can enter narrow roads and congested areas where fires usually originate from.) Last February 11, 2020, Go joined President Duterte in witnessing the turnover of 74 fire trucks. The Senator also continues to provide aid to fire victims in different parts of the country.  “Mahirap po mawalan ng bahay at kagamitan dahil sa sunog at iba pang sakuna. Kaya po patuloy akong nagbibigay ng tulong sa mga biktima at nag-iiwan ng ngiti sa oras ng kanilang pagdadalamhati,” Go said. (It is hard to lose a house and personal belongings due to fires. That is why I continue to extend help to fire victims and give them a reason to smile during a time of grief.) “Bilang isang Senador at public servant, patuloy po akong magseserbisyo, lalo na sa mga mahihirap at nangangailangan na apektado ng krisis tulad ng sunog. Kasabay nito ay pagsisikapan ko bilang mambabatas na mas palakasin pa ang ating fire prevention and protection measures,” he added. (As a senator and a public servant, I continue to be of service, particularly to victims of crises like fires. As a lawmaker, I continue to help to strengthen our fire prevention and protection measures.)     As vice-chairman of the Senate Committee on Peace and Order and as a main advocate of fire protection modernization initiatives, one of Go’s priority bills is Senate Bill 204 which is now consolidated under Committee Report No. 111, otherwise known as BFP Modernization Act of 2020.  The measure is currently undergoing the period of interpellation in the Senate. The bill aims to ensure the hiring of more personnel, acquisition of modern fire equipment, and the conduct of training for firefighters of the BFP.  The bill will also empower local communities in preventing fire incidents by mandating the BFP to conduct monthly fire prevention campaigns and information drives in all local government units (LGUs), especially in vulnerable areas.  Go said President Duterte fully supports the modernization efforts of the BFP. “Ang sabi ng Pangulo, sabihin mo sa kanila huwag na nila ako unahin, ‘yung kagamitan ng mga sundalo at kapulisan at bumbero ang unahin natin,” he said. (The President said the equipment of soldiers, policemen, and firemen should come first.) During the event, Go expressed his and Duterte’s full support for the country’s fire personnel, citing the government’s recent effort to increase the salaries and promote the welfare of the military and uniformed personnel.  “Full support po kami sa inyo. Unang-una po, ‘yung pangako niya pagkaupo pa lang niya bilang Pangulo, tinupad niya agad ang pangako niya,” Go said, referring to the increase in salaries provided to uniformed personnel, including firefighters. (We give our full support to you. The President fulfills his promises when he took over the presidency in 2016.) Go also said that he supports the President’s position of arming BFP personnel so they can help in the fight against criminality.  “We are currently studying this added measure of arming firefighters. Nabanggit na rin ito ng Pangulo. Makakatulong din sila sa paglaban ng kriminalidad at para rin maproteksyunan ang kanilang mga sarili. Pati sa kampanya laban sa droga, makakatulong din sila,” Go said. (This was mentioned by the President. They can help fight criminality and also protect themselves. They can also help in containing the spread of dangerous drugs.)    In addition to fire trucks and other modern equipment, Go also said that he is coordinating with BFP officials, government finance managers, and concerned agencies on how to also provide additional ambulance units to the BFP.  He said that providing ambulances will make the BFP more responsive in fulfilling its mandate and will be useful, especially in times of national emergencies given that their personnel are well-trained frontliners.  “Kapag mayroon nang vaccine kontra COVID-19, pwede pong tumulong ang BFP para mabakunahan ang mga tao. Nagtutulungan po lahat ng ating uniformed personnel, mula military, pulis, bumbero, at iba pa para maprotektahan ang kapakanan ng ating mga kababayan,” Go explained. (Our firemen can also help in the vaccination of our countrymen to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Our uniformed personnel, from the military, policemen, firemen and others can help in protecting the interests of Filipinos.)  Go thanked officials for their efforts to modernize the BFP and for their continuing service, especially during the pandemic, specifically Department of the Interior and Local Government officials led by Secretary Eduardo Año and BFP officials led by Embang, Jr.  Go also acknowledged local officials and district representatives who were present, including Congressman Onyx Crisologo of the 1st District of Quezon City, Congresswoman Angel Amante-Matba of the 2nd District of Agusan del Norte, Mayor Marcy Teodoro of Marikina City, and Mayor Judy Amante of Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte and thanked them for their support to the national government in the bayanihan efforts to overcome the pandemic.  “Dahil mahirap ang panahon ngayon, we have to adjust to the new normal pero konting tiis lang po. Alam kong hirap po kayo. Kami ni Pangulong Duterte, hindi kami nawawalan ng pag-asa, magtulungan lang po tayo. Sino pa ba ang magtutulungan kundi tayong kapwa Pilipino,” he said, (Because times are hard, we have to adjust to the new normal. Please bear with us. I know you are suffering. I and President Go have not lost hope. We should help one another.).....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 16th, 2020

Marami kaming natutunan -- Delos Santos on Japan training camp

TOKYO --- The Philippine national women’s volleyball team wrapped up its 12-day training camp on Thursday with head coach Shaq Delos Santos hoping that his wards absorbed all the lessons learned and valuable experience gained heading into the last stretch of their preparation for the 30th Southeast Asian Games. “Definitely marami kaming natutunan sa mga tune-up games,” said Delos Santos, who is gearing up his squad for the biennial meet that the country will host next month. “Hopefully ma-absorb pa namin siya ng mabuti. Itutuloy namin ito pagdating sa Pilipinas.” The Nationals, whose training camp here was made possible by Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas, Inc. and the Philippine Sports Commission, played their last of five tune-up game playdates against Nittai University at the Nippon Sports Science University gym in Setagaya here. The Filipinas yielded a 20-25, 25-23, 20-25, 14-25 loss. Overall, the Nationals went through rigorous training and conditioning and endured long bus rides to and from their hotel in Sagamihara to test their mettle against club teams located in different prefectures. The Nationals played Kashiwa Angel Cross, Gunma Bank Green Wings, Yamanashi Chuo Bank and Yamanada of the Japan second division league, Japan V League squad Hitachi and Nittai U. The Filipinas played 25 sets overall, winning three. During the practice games, Delos Santos gave his players equal time on court, not settling on a fixed rotations to allow his wards to get valuable exposure by getting a piece of the action. Though the squad needed to adjust with Alyssa Valdez and setter Jia Morado flying back to Manila after just five days in the camp to fulfill their club duties, the remaining players worked on their cohesion and tried to address their problems on reception, passing and offensive transition. “May mga kailangan pa kaming ma-improve and hopefully makumpleto na kami para mas marami kaming magawa para sa team,” said Delos Santos. The mentor lauded his team for its improvement but stressed that there’s still much to be done. “Nagkaroon ng improvement but it doesn’t mean na OK na. Kailangan pang ituluy ng ituloy hanggang sa dumating ang SEA Games,” he said. “’Yun kasi ang unang-unang problema namin pagdating sa receive, yung pasa especially doon sa end game. So yun kailangan din naming i-develop yun.” “I think kailangan pa namin ng mas maraming scrimmage pa, 6-on-6 na laro para mas makuha namin ang galawan mismo ng team kung ano ang gusto naming mangyari. At the same time yung speed nan a-experience namin dito mas ma-develop pa namin,” he added. The Nationals will fly back to Manila on Friday afternoon via Philippine Airlines PR 421. They will take a rest on Saturday before heading back to training on Sunday to prepare for the 4-team Philippine Superliga Super Cup starting Tuesday. “Good thing mayroon tayong liga, yung Super Cup and mayroon isang Japanese team na darating,” said Delos Santos. “Hopefully, maibuhos namin doon ang mga natutunan namin doon.”     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 31st, 2019

Wong, Madayag unavailable for U-23 Thailand stint

National women’s Under-23 volleyball team head coach Kungfu Reyes remains upbeat with the squad he has for the 2019 Thailand Open Sealect Tuna Championships despite missing some familiar names. “Meron tayong collegiate, meron tayong high school,” said Reyes. “Sila ‘yung mga available for now so sila yung ipapadala namin sa Thailand so doon yung composition which is manggagaling rin ng tryout.” Reyes selected 14 players from the national pool for the July 4 to 10 tournament but the likes of team captain Isa Molde and Ateneo de Manila players Deanna Wong and Maddie Madayag are unavailable because of various reasons.      “Supposedly, sila Deanna Wong, um-okay na kaso naka-cast na siya e. So meron siyang ite-therapy sa shin niya ata ‘yun o kung ano mang injury niya, hindi pwede pero gusto ng bata,” said Reyes referring to the Lady Eagles playmaker. “Now, we talked to Ateneo, okay naman sila, problema lang talaga, hindi lang natin pwedeng i-sacrifice yung health ng mga taong gusto natin,” he added. Madayag, according to Reyes, expressed her intention to join but has been out of action for almost two months after helping Ateneo capture the UAAP Season 81 title.     “So ‘yung willingness nila Maddie, gusto nila maglaro. Problema naman, siyempre coming from UAAP, hindi rin fit to play dahil wala ng ensayo. So yung mga ganung gestures, maganda pa rin yung indication,” said Reyes. Molde, for her part, and teammates Tots Carlos and Marist Layug are unavailable because of their commitment with their club team Motolite in the Premier Volleyball League. “Talagang yung availability ng player ang problema as of now, with the club team,” Reyes said. Celine Domingo will skipper the squad composed of University of Sto. Tomas players Mafe Galanza, Kecelyn Galdones, Ysa Jimenez, setter Maji Mangulabnan, Rachelle Roldan, Imee Hernandez, and Janna Torres. Rossie Rosier and Jewel Encarnacion of University of the Philippines, FEU’s Ivanna Agudo and Lyann De Guzman, Justine Jazareno of De La Salle University and UAAP Season 81 high school Most Valuable Player Angel Canino of De La Salle-Zobel complete the very young lineup.   “Pero again, ito ‘yung mga program natin sa grass roots, siyempre anong iaangat mo dito, manalo ka dito, may talunin ka dito, magiging proud tayo in a way,” said Reyes. “Pero yung exposure outside Metro Manila o outside Philippines, malaking bagay para in the future. Sabi ko nga, in five years’ time, ito na yung papalit para sa National team natin.”  Part of the pool that are unavailable are Eya Laure of UST, Jessma Ramos of UP, Judith Abil and Mary Ann Mendrez of University of the East, FEU’s Buding Duremdes, Lycha Ebon and Jeanette Villareal, Alleiah Malaluan of De La Salle-Zobel, Faith Nisperos of Ateneo, FEU high school player Alexis Miner.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 26th, 2019

Russia, Ukraine expel diplomats as tensions soar

Russia on Saturday said it would expel a Ukrainian diplomat, prompting an immediate pledge of retaliation from Kiev, further escalating tensions over Moscow's troop build-up on Ukraine's eastern flank......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Ria Atayde sumailalim sa spine surgery; nagpasalamat kay Angel Locsin

BUKOD sa pinagdaanan ng kanyang mga magulang last year dahil sa COVID-19 pandemic, may matindi rin palang pagsubok na pinagdaanan ang TV host-actress na si Ria Atayde. Kamakailan, sumailalim na nga siya sa spine surgery sa kasagsagan pa rin ng pandemya sa bansa matapos ma-diagnose ng herniated disc noong April, 2020. “I really did my […] The post Ria Atayde sumailalim sa spine surgery; nagpasalamat kay Angel Locsin appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2021

Vico saludo kina Angel at Anne; sinigurong walang palakasan sa bakuna…kahit nanay pa niya

TODO ang pasasalamat ni Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto sa mga Kapamilya stars na sina Anne Curtis at Angel Locsin dahil sa patuloy na pagtulong sa mga Pasigueño ngayong panahon ng pandemya. Ibinalita ng binatang alkalde ang pagdo-donate ng grupo nina Anne at Angel na nagkakahalaga ng P1 million para sa pangangailangan ng mga residente […] The post Vico saludo kina Angel at Anne; sinigurong walang palakasan sa bakuna…kahit nanay pa niya appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Who are your heroes?

Though we owe an immeasurable debt to heroes from our historic past, we are also privileged that a multitude of them still walk in our midst. Several do battle in utter anonymity, but with no less courage......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Cebuana bags gold in tough Jiu-jitsu meet in UAE

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Angel Sanchez proved that being a frontline worker, a mother, and a wife can’t stop her from reaching the zenith of her very demanding sport – Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ). Earlier today, April 9, 2021, Sanchez etched a milestone in her BJJ career after winning the gold medal in the prestigious 12th Abu […] The post Cebuana bags gold in tough Jiu-jitsu meet in UAE appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Dawn fire guts 15 homes in Calamba, Cebu City

Cebu City, Philippines—An estimated 15 houses were destroyed in a fire that hit an area along A. Lopez street in Sitio Mahayahay, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City on Friday dawn, April 9, 2021.  According to FO3 Emerson Arceo of the Cebu City Fire Office, the fire allegedly started from the house owned by Angel Benuya. The fire […] The post Dawn fire guts 15 homes in Calamba, Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Cost-benefit ng quarantine

Ang desisyon ng Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) at ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte kamakailan na ilagay ang National Capital Region (NCR) at ang mga lalawigan na magkakaugnay dito: ang Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, at Laguna sa bubble ay batay sa agham at data, na matagal nang ginagawa mula nang magsimula tayong makipaglaban sa COVID-19. The post Cost-benefit ng quarantine first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Arci Muñoz, JM de Guzman prank fans with ‘best friends to lovers’ teaser

Arci Muñoz and JM de Guzman’s fans thought the actors have taken their relationship to the next level after years of being each other’s best friend — but it turned out that it was all a joke. “Matagal na tayong mag-best friends pero, pwede bang manligaw?” de Guzman asked Muñoz in an Instagram video post […] The post Arci Muñoz, JM de Guzman prank fans with ‘best friends to lovers’ teaser appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Pokwang sa lahat ng magulang na lumalaban para sa pamilya: Wag tayong susuko!

TULAD ng karamihan sa mga nanay ngayon, nag-aalala rin ang TV host-comedienne na si Pokwang para sa  kinabukasan ng kanyang nga anak. Alam niyang napakahirap ng buhay ngayon ng mga Filipino nang dahil sa patuloy na banta ng COVID-19 pandemic, lalo pa’t tumataas pa rin araw-araw ang bilang ng mga tinatamaan ng virus. Ngunit paalala […] The post Pokwang sa lahat ng magulang na lumalaban para sa pamilya: Wag tayong susuko! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

Angel nagsalita na rin sa tumitinding anti-Asian violence: Hate is a virus…

NAGSALITA na rin ang Kapamilya actress-TV host na si Angel Locsin sa patuloy na pagtaas ng kaso ng pananakit at pang-aalipusta sa mga may lahing Filipino at iba pang mga taga-Asia. Isang matapang na “Hate is a virus” ang ibinandera ng aktres na nakasulat sa suot niyang face mask bilang pagkondena sa patuloy na pagdami […] The post Angel nagsalita na rin sa tumitinding anti-Asian violence: Hate is a virus… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

Rayver, Rodjun patuloy na ginagabayan ng namayapang ina: Siya ang angel namin!

NAPI-FEEL ng Kapuso TV host-actor na si Rayver Cruz na kahit wala na sa mundo ang nanay nila ni Rodjun ay patuloy pa rin silang ginagabayan nito. Nanghihinayang man na hindi na nasaksihan ng inang si Mrs. Beth Cruz ang mga tinatamasa nilang tagumpay ng kapatid, naniniwala ang binata na maligaya ito saan man naroroon. […] The post Rayver, Rodjun patuloy na ginagabayan ng namayapang ina: Siya ang angel namin! appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2021

Russia warns of anti-white ‘aggression’ in US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday warned that anti-white racism might be building in the United States and said that political correctness “taken to the extreme” would have lamentable consequences. In an interview with political scientists broadcast on national television, Moscow’s top diplomat said Russia had long supported a worldwide trend that “everyone wants […] The post Russia warns of anti-white ‘aggression’ in US appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 1st, 2021

Depensa ni Kakai sa ‘Duterte-Leni’ tweet: Pagod na rin ako sa gobyerno…pero wag tayong mag-away-away

NAPILITANG i-deactivate ng Kapuso comedienne na si Kakai Bautista ang kanyang Twitter account matapos umani ng samu’t saring reaksyon ang ipinost niya tungkol sa pandemya. May mga sumang-ayon sa kanyang pahayag hinggil sa nararamdaman niya sa patuloy na banta ng COVID-19 sa bansa ngunit marami rin ang bumatikos sa kanya kabilang na ang nga supporters […] The post Depensa ni Kakai sa ‘Duterte-Leni’ tweet: Pagod na rin ako sa gobyerno…pero wag tayong mag-away-away appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Julia tinapatan ang ‘paghuhubad’ ni Gerald sa harap ni Yam; Angel may 21M followers na sa FB

UMABOT na sa 21 million ang followers ni Angel Locsin sa Facebook, 12.6 million sa Twitter at 8.5 million naman sa Instagram kaya naman nagbubunyi ang supporter at mga friends ng aktres. Pang-apat si Angel sa local celebrities sa may pinakamaraming followers sa FB na pinangungunahan nina Marian Rivera, 25.1M; Niana Rivera, 23.3M; ABS-CBN, 21.5M; […] The post Julia tinapatan ang ‘paghuhubad’ ni Gerald sa harap ni Yam; Angel may 21M followers na sa FB appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

New ‘Transformers’ movie in the works

Popular sci-fi franchise “Transformers” will add another set of characters in its upcoming adaptation. Marvel’s The Defenders showrunner Marco Ramirez will write the script while Charm City Kings’ director Angel Manuel Soto will direct. It will be produced by Paramount Pictures. This new Transformers film is expected to introduce another universe apart from the mainline. Its production will also be […] The post New ‘Transformers’ movie in the works appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

Kelsey naghubad uli sa ‘Sports Illustrated’

Sa ikatlong taon, muling masisilayan ang alindog ng kauna-unahang Pinay Victoria Secret Angel sa pages ng Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2021. The post Kelsey naghubad uli sa ‘Sports Illustrated’ first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

Angel Locsin, Neil Arce donate P1-m to Baguio City for its COVID-19 vaccination effort

Actress Angel Locsin and fiancé Neil Arce have donated P1 million to Baguio City for its procurement of COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021