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She& rsquo;s back, and her pantry

Ana Patricia Non, the organizer of the Maginhawa community pantry in Quezon City, on Wednesday resumed the distribution of free goods a day after its operation stopped because of red-tagging......»»

Category: sportsSource: abscbn abscbnApr 22nd, 2021

Ernie Lopez aims to change the world; continues his sister& rsquo;s legacy

The multi-awarded advocacy show of ABS-CBN Foundation, G Diaries, comes back to the screen with fresh new episodes beginning on Sunday, 9:10 a.m. on Kapamilya Channel......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Organizers: Full venues at Olympics & lsquo;very difficult& rsquo;

Tokyo---Full stadiums will be “very difficult” at the Tokyo Olympics, the head of the Games warned Wednesday, as organizers pushed back a decision on how many domestic fans can attend until June......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Bong Revilla back with movie-like series & lsquo;Agimat ng Agila& rsquo;

When director Rico Gutierrez received the offer to be part of Agimat ng Agila, he did not have any second thoughts. He agreed to do the project right away. With his brilliance as an acclaimed director, the series is now having its grand premiere this Saturday on GMA......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Boys who cry & lsquo;I will resign& rsquo;

The spokesman of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr., sounded defiant as he claimed he was prepared to step down from his post. Parlade drew flak after his statements linking the organizer of the Maginhawa Community Pantry to communist groups; he even went as far as likening her to Satan. In reaction, several lawmakers called for the defunding of the NTF-ELCAC; he, in turn, called them “stupid.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

Angel Locsin gets support from ABS-CBN after tragic community pantry incident

Thousands trooped to Angel Locsin’s community pantry along Holy Spirit Drive in Don Antonio Heights in Quezon City on Friday. They hoped to get free goods from the actress who organized the pantry to mark her 36th birthday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

Politicizing the pantries

It’s a shame that a truly noble deed such as setting up a community pantry borne of a Quezon City resident’s selfless motive has been subjected to politics. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Choosing kindness

It all started with one young woman’s desire to help those who are without food during this most difficult time. Ana Patricia Non, “Patreng” to those who know her, just wanted to put up a small community pantry along Maginhawa St. in Quezon City where those who want to help can donate food and those needing food can go and get from whatever is there. This is quite evident in her use of an ordinary bamboo cart that she filled with basic grocery items and fresh produce. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Oust & lsquo;Red hunters& rsquo;& mdash;Sotto

Senate President Vicente Sotto III pushed back against moves by some senators to defund the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), saying it would be hasty to end a program because of irresponsible statements from some of its officials, who should be replaced......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Gabbi Garcia fires back at basher of her community pantry

Kapuso actress Gabbi Garcia launched her own version of community pantry in Paranaque City. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

& lsquo;Communist& rsquo; tag halts community pantry for a day

On Tuesday, April 20, the normally well-stocked wooden cart and the long-line of people at the Maginhawa Community Pantry in Quezon City were conspicuously absent.  The site had been increasingly bustling with activity over the past six days......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

& lsquo;Deal me in!& rsquo;

As President Duterte nears his final year in office, it’s heartening to note that the Philippines is finally getting (back) into the game on a growing number of economic and geopolitical fronts. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

& lsquo;80s OPM exponent, back with new track

“My Everyday Valentine” is the latest digital single released by one of Original Pinoy Music’s (OPM)  exponents in the ‘80s and ‘90s,  JoAnne Lorenzana.  The singer and songwriter penned the lyric while the melody was created by brilliant, prolific songwriter Jimmy Borja, with arrangement by Jimmy Antiporda......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Hamilton: Rule changes designed to & lsquo;peg us back& rsquo;

Sakhir, Bahrain---Lewis Hamilton said Mercedes will rise to the challenge of coping with the Formula One rule changes designed to “peg us back” after he was beaten to pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix by Max Verstappen on Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Rody to spend 76th birthday in Davao City

President Rodrigo Duterte will spend his 76th birthday in Davao today (Sunday) but will head back to Manila immediately to witness the arrival of 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine bought from China’s Sinovac on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

Hamilton, Mercedes face Bahrain challenge

Manama—Lewis Hamilton’s team chief Toto Wolff is confident that champions Mercedes can bounce back from a poor pre-season test and fight for victory in Sunday’s season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Smart brings subscribers closer to & lsquo;K-Life& rsquo;

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. brings back the KCON:TACT 3 virtual festival, which runs until March 28 via GigaFest.Smart. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

Upskilling, livelihood opportunities with YouTube in Digiskarteng Pinay

Google celebrated International Women’s Month with the Digiskarteng Pinay online event to demonstrate how women can learn new skills and create livelihood opportunities through YouTube. It highlighted the experiences of successful female YouTube content creators and the stories of inspiring ma-Digiskarteng Pinays who used YouTube to bounce back from the pandemic. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

& lsquo;PH suffers major setback& rsquo;

A former Health secretary said the surge in coronavirus cases has set the country “10 steps back from square one,” as some Metro Manila hospitals have filled up 80 to 85 percent of their COVID-19 bed capacity, putting them in the “high risk” category......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Fed faces & lsquo;balancing act& rsquo; between inflation, faster growth

Washington, United States---The Federal Reserve has made it clear it is too soon to think about pulling back on stimulus for the pandemic-battered economy but finds itself stuck between an improving outlook and inflation fears......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

After Gerald Anderson exclusive, Boy Abunda returns in & lsquo;The Best Talk& rsquo;

A few weeks after his trending exclusive interview with Gerald Anderson, King of Talk Boy Abunda is poised to take conversations to the next level as his showbiz-oriented online show, FYE Channel’s The Best Talk, is back on Pinoy livestreaming app kumu for its second season......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021