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HP EliteBook 840 G8: A secured laptop for every multitasking WFH professional

The demands of multitasking rose along with the shift to working from home. To stay productive while juggling multiple tasks, a powerful, hardworking device is needed. This is where the HP EliteBook 840 G8 Notebook comes in—the laptop that enables one to work efficiently, packed with the latest security features to ensure safe and seamless collaboration with the team, even while working remotely......»»

Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardAug 1st, 2021

Dagami Warriors secure top spot in Wesley So Cup playoffs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors officially secured the South Division’s top seed of the playoffs after winning their final elimination round match on Wednesday evening in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wesley So Cup Conference. The Dagami Warriors finished the elimination round with 28 wins and six defeats […] The post Dagami Warriors secure top spot in Wesley So Cup playoffs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

Cebu teams play final elims matches in Wesley So Cup tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors and the Toledo City Trojans will play their final elimination round matches tomorrow, July 14, before the playoffs of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wesley So Cup Conference. The Dagami Warriors already secured the top spot of the playoffs regardless of the outcome […] The post Cebu teams play final elims matches in Wesley So Cup tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Power up your home workstation with HP EliteBook x360 G7

When working from home is the new norm, choosing a reliable equipment is the best way to go. And as everyday tasks rely mostly on using various technological platforms—the quality and reliability of one's laptop can significantly impact on the way they work......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020

Pro-bound Eumir Marcial could make debut by October

After signing his MP Promotions contract earlier this month, there already seems to be a number of plans in place for Eumir Felix Marcial.  While Marcial is taking steps towards his professional career, the 24-year old decorated amateur pug has maintained that his prime objective right now is to bring home a gold medal for the Philippines in the Olympics. (READ ALSO: Eumir Marcial set on going pro but maintains Olympic gold medal is top priority) Marcial secured his spot in the Tokyo Olympics before the COVID-19 pandemic forced oa postponement of the Summer games to 2021.  Keeping that in mind, MP Promotions appears to be all-in on making Marcial’s gold medal dream into a reality, and that includes gearing his professional training towards becoming the best version of himself in time for Tokyo.  “We have a lot of great things in store, getting Eumir’s career going, we’re bringing him to the US, we’ll train him here, working under some of the top trainers and good sparring, and we’re really just kind of focused on the for first year is winning that gold medal, so everything we do leading up to Tokyo, when he has a few professional fights, is gonna be with in mind that we keep everything good for Tokyo,” explained MP Promotions President Sean Gibbons on Tuesday’s PSA Forum.  With about a year before Tokyo, Gibbons hopes to have Marcial compete in around three professional bouts starting this October.  “We’d hope to possibly have about three fights, because you have about nine months, you have a year before the Olympics, almost to the day right now, but I think you have to stop about three months before, so hopefully, we’ll do something in October, and then we’ll work from there, hopefully three fights before he has to stop and go fully concentrate on the Olympics.”  Gibbons maintains that for now, all of Marcial’s moves will have his Olympics appearance in mind, meaning that his first few pro bouts will likely be 4 to 6-round contest, which is similar to what he’ll be competing in at the Summer games.  To start out, just [4 and 6-rounders] because again, we’re trying to keep in line with what he’s going to be doing in Tokyo, so everything is geared towards preparation for that, and that’s why you start off with a 4 or 6-rounder, then another 4-6 depending again, we have to talk to Eumir, talk to his coaches, talk to everybody, but the idea is to sharpen up a lot of out-of-competition, not the actual fights itself, but all the training he’ll do and, let’s say when he comes to Los Angeles, all the different types of sparring and whoever we work with, along with his coaches,”  Gibbons also gave credit to Marcial’s current coaching team with the National Team, coach Ronald Chavez and coach Don Abnett, the men who have helped transform Marcial to the decorated amateur star and prospect that he is today.  “That’s one of the things I want to say also:  he’s had very good coaches so far, they’ve done very well, so we’re going to adapt whatever Eumir wants, with his coaches, whoever the team chooses in LA to work with,” said Gibbons.  “Yung gusto ko parin kasi, yung makasama ko sa training yung coaches ko, yun parin yung gusto ko makasama dito,” explained Marcial. “Sila pa din yung gusto ko makasama dahil siyempre, Olympics parin, ito parin yung pinag-hahandaan natin, so yun yung gusto kong makasama na mga coach, kasi siyempre amateur parin yung lalaruin natin doon, and gusto ko parin ma-maintain yung style ko yung paano mag-laro sa amateur.”  The commitment to the Olympics, Gibbons says, is something that Marcial has been focused on.  “Eumir has always told me, ‘I promised my dad, I promised the country that I’m gonna win the gold medal.’, so that’s what were doing everything to start the career with, in mind to get better to beat the guy from Ukraine, to beat the Russians, to beat those guys.” As for weight class, Gibbons says that Marcial should be competing around 160-162-pounds or at middleweight in order to keep him in the same division as the one he'll be competing at in the Olympics.  "It appears that we’ll probably  be doing it at middleweight, 160-pounds right in there, 160-162-pounds because again, Eumir is fighting in the Olympics at 165-pounds, that’s 75 kilos, and again, you don’t want to take a guy too low when you’re basically just preparing everything for Tokyo. Somewhere around the weight that he’s been fighting at as an amateur."  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 21st, 2020

NETFLIX: These are the most recommended 2021 series by professional critics

Without a doubt that Netflix It has one of the most comprehensive catalogs in terms of options chosen by the public. Among the productions available.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

How Ebe Dancel collaborates with Rico Blanco

While it’s interesting to note that singer-songwriter Ebe Dancel is currently working as A&R (Artist and Repertoire) manager for rising label Widescope Entertainment, it’s even more intriguing to delve into the fact that he’s also managed by a celebrated guy named Rico Blanco. The reality that the two of them are actual friends and working together in professional capacity should nurse a salivating premise......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Volleyball booms in pro league launching

Despite minor concerns along the way, the pro volley launch proved successful in terms of managing its staging in the midst of the Covid-19 dilemma with Chery Tiggo earning the distinction as the first champion of the Premier Volleyball League under professional setup......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Kabul evacuation intensifies

KABUL, Afghanistan (AFP) — The US military in Afghanistan sent helicopters to rescue over 150 Americans unable to reach the Kabul airport gates, an official said Friday, in the first evidence that US forces were willing and able to go beyond the US-secured compound to help people seeking evacuation. The news came as American officials […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

The September 2021 priority dates

The September 2021 priority dates continue to provide great news for workers in the EB-3 (skilled/professional) and “other worker” (unskilled workers like caregivers) categories......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Frasco: We have secured the necessary permits and approval prior to Camotes Islands’ event

  MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Cebu Fifth District Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco has broken his silence following reports of alleged violation of health and safety protocols during the event held in Camotes Islands on July 10, saying that organizers have secured all the necessary permits and approvals from the IATF and the local government […] The post Frasco: We have secured the necessary permits and approval prior to Camotes Islands’ event appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Marcial still committed to national team, but eyes pro fight soon

Fresh from his bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics, Marcial hopes to continue representing Team Philippines, but is also looking to move forward in his professional career......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Hong Kong leader tells legal body to stay out of politics

Hong Kong —Hong Kong’s leader on Tuesday warned one of the city’s top legal bodies against getting involved in politics, in the latest sign of the government telling professional bodies to toe Beijing’s line......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Foreign chessers relish Wesley So Cup experience

Twenty-six foreign players suited up for the Wesley So Cup with three of them making the list of the top 25 performers of the second conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Ali’s legacy continues as grandson stops foe in pro debut

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Wearing the same trunks used by his legendary grandfather Muhammad Ali half a century earlier, Nico Ali Walsh won his emotional professional boxing debut on Saturday with a first-round stoppage. Walsh delivered a hammering right to knock down Jordan Weeks in their middleweight bout, then struck quickly once fighting resumed and forced […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

James on Nadine: ‘She’s always gonna be very special to me’

‘I think I was really dependent on a lot of things and when the pandemic hit, it got real — it just couldn’t be something that I was passionate about and then I could just show up once every while and do my thing and then disappear. I realized what I really want to do for a living takes a lot of work — you know, making music, running a music label, working with friends. I have to be professional about the things that I’m passionate about.’.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

The image of a winner: Jaja Santiago

Today, she is a champion with Chery Tiggo (formerly known as the Foton Tornadoes) and has earned the distinction of winning as an amateur and as a professional. Furthermore, Jaja was named the PVL’s Open Conference and Finals Most Valuable Player. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Quezon City to file raps vs third dose recipients

The Quezon City government will file charges against two individuals who reportedly secured third doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the city after getting fully vaccinated in other local government units......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Crossovers kampeon sa PVL; Creamline nakahanap ng katapat

MANILA, Philippines — Hinirang ang Chery Tiggo Crossovers bilang kauna-unahang champions ng professional women’s volleyball league sa country. Matapos matalo sa unang dalawang set, agad na rumesbak ang Crossovers para talunin ang two-time PVL Open Conference champions sa loob ng five-set thriller, 23-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-8 sa Game Three ng Finals na ginanap sa Bacarra, […] The post Crossovers kampeon sa PVL; Creamline nakahanap ng katapat appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Chery Tiggo edges Creamline, wins 2021 PVL Open title

By CARLO ANOLIN The Chery Tiggo Crossovers became the first professional volleyball league champions after edging the Creamline Cool Smashers, 23-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-8, in the rubber match of the 2021 PVL Open Conference finals at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte Friday, Aug. 13.Jaja Santiago, who lifted Chery Tiggo […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

MPTC gets offer from foreign tollways firm

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. has secured an offer from a foreign tollways firm, which could eventually make the company the largest tollways operator in Southeast Asia......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021