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Juico, allies dare Bambol to a debate ahead of POC polls

Athletics chief Philip Ella Juico and his allies challenged the group of Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino to a public debate to present their respective programs and stand on various issues in Philippine sports heading into the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) elections this Friday. In a letter dated 19 November, Juico’s group invited Tolentino and his ticket […] The post Juico, allies dare Bambol to a debate ahead of POC polls appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 23rd, 2020Related News

Distancing and decentralization

Former Makabayan party-lister Neri Colmenares, my friend with whom I’ve butted heads before in public, has lately been making online news......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2020Related News

Ella saludo sa tapang ni Angel na harapin si Parlade: Kailangan daw niyang gawin para sa pamilya

SI Angel Locsin ang nag-initiate na makipagdayalogo kay AFP Southern Luzon Command Chief Lt. General Antonio Parlade, Jr. tungkol sa isyu ng red-tagging kasama ang kapatid na si Angela “Ella” Colmenares. Ginanap ang meeting nina Angel at General Parlade sa opisina ng huli sa Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City nitong Sabado, base sa post ng legal […] The post Ella saludo sa tapang ni Angel na harapin si Parlade: Kailangan daw niyang gawin para sa pamilya appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2020Related News

Neri Colmenares wins international human rights award

Neri Colmenares, one of the country’s most prominent public interest lawyers, is this year’s awardee for outstanding contribution to human rights by the foremost organization for international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The post Neri Colmenares wins international human rights award appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2020Related News

COVID-19 vaccine ‘positive’ news for sports

Sportsman Philip Ella Juico welcomed the news that pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has developed a vaccine that is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 10th, 2020Related News

Juico discusses volley, athletics at PSA Forum

Athletics and volleyball will be on the discussion table when Philip Ella Juico appears as special guest in the Philippine Sportswriters Association webcast Forum this Tuesday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsNov 9th, 2020Related News

Kamala Harris’s husband Doug Emhoff to be first ‘second gentleman’

When Kamala Harris makes history as the first woman and first Black US vice president, her husband Doug Emhoff will break his own new ground: as the original “second husband.” Media and entertainment lawyer Douglas Emhoff is seen here with his wife Kamala Harris after she took part in the vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 27, 2020; he will make history as America’s first “second husband” (AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN) Harris and Emhoff, who married in 2014 — she for the first time, he for the second — will also be the first mixed-race couple to occupy their positions. He is white while she is the daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants. Both are 56. The contours of Emhoff’s new role as the nation’s “second husband” — some prefer “second gentleman” — have yet to be determined; he has been vague about his plans so far.  Traditionally, the spouses of presidents and vice presidents have been expected to forge a careful balance of supportiveness and independence. Many pick a charitable cause to promote. Emhoff, who was credited as a “secret weapon” on the campaign trail for his wife — even earning his own following on social media — is an accomplished lawyer specializing in media, sports and entertainment law. He took leave in August from the multinational DLA Piper, which has lobbying offices in Washington. That could raise prickly conflicts of interest with Harris’s work. Emhoff has been publicly vague about whether he will stay with the firm, though he ha stold interviewers he might want to pursue pro bono legal work. Emhoff marks another milestone: he would be the first Jew to be part of America’s first or second families. Friends have described him as a less-than-observant Jew but one who identifies strongly with, and is deeply shaped by, Judaism.  The Jewish publication Forward embraced him as the “Second Mensch.” When its reporter asked Emhoff’s mother Barbara about his religious upbringing, she was coy, but offered: “He was bar mitzvahed in New Jersey, I can tell you that.” Born in Brooklyn and raised in New Jersey, he is said to have happy memories of Jewish summer camp, where he won athletic awards. While in high school, his father moved the family to Los Angeles. Emhoff earned a law degree at the University of Southern California, then worked at other law firms before reaching DLA Piper. When Emhoff met Harris on a blind date arranged by friends, it was “love at first sight,” he later said.  His children by his first marriage — Cole, named after John Coltrane, and Ella, named after Ella Fitzgerald — have embraced their stepmother as “Momala.”  Emhoff’s ex-wife Kerstin Mackin remains friendly and even joins the family at Thanksgiving. The “second husband-elect,” incidentally, shares one thing with Donald Trump: both are avid golfers.  .....»»

Source: Mb.com.ph Mb.com.phCategory: NewsNov 8th, 2020Related News

Angel muling sinopla si Parlade; Kris hanga sa tapang ni ‘Darna’

HINDI rin tatantanan ng Kapamilya actress na si Angel Locsin si Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr., hangga’t patuloy nitong ikinakabit ang pamilya niya sa New People’s Army. Binuweltahan muli ni Angel ang military official matapos nitong ipagpilitan na matagal nang miyembro ng rebeldeng grupo ang kapatid na si Ella Colmenares. Sa Facebook post ni Parlade, […] The post Angel muling sinopla si Parlade; Kris hanga sa tapang ni ‘Darna’ appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 26th, 2020Related News

Actors, artists put on red lipstick as Angel Locsin calls for 'notoredtagging

  Actors and artists showed solidarity with Angel Locsin and female celebrities vocal about social causes by painting their lips red. Locsin denounced the red-tagging aimed at her and her family members in an Instagram post last Friday, Oct. 23, where she used the hashtags #NoToRedTagging and #YesToRedLipstick. She declared that she, her sister Ella Colmenares and […] The post Actors, artists put on red lipstick as Angel Locsin calls for #notoredtagging appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 25th, 2020Related News

I won t stop : Parlade red-tags Colmenares anew

"Now that we have the Anti-Terror Law, it won't take long. Once the proscription of these organizations comes out...the judiciary will be designating them as terrorist organizations," he said in mixed Filipino and English. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 25th, 2020Related News

Angel naglabas ng ebidensya na hindi NPA ang kapatid; Ella ipinagtanggol sina Liza at Catriona

“SIR Parlade, bakit n’yo naman ako hinanay kina Liza Soberano, Catriona Gray at Angel Locsin? Feeling maganda tuloy ako ngayon!” Iyan ang bahagi ng Facebook post ng kapatid ni Angel Locsin na si Ella Colmenares bilang pagtatanggol sa sarili matapos akusahang miyembro ng New People’s Army (NPA). Pinangaralan kasi ni Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade sina […] The post Angel naglabas ng ebidensya na hindi NPA ang kapatid; Ella ipinagtanggol sina Liza at Catriona appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsOct 23rd, 2020Related News

NSA heads demand Phisgoc report

The clamor for the financial report of the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) gets stronger with barely three days left before the 10 October deadline imposed by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president Philip Ella Juico leads the call, saying that 10 months is more than enough […] The post NSA heads demand Phisgoc report appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 6th, 2020Related News

Dito s cell towers in military, PNP camps make authorities vulnerable to hacking, cyber espionage& mdash;CPS chair

Citizens for Philippine Sovereignty (CPS) chair Neri Colmenares on Sunday warned of the vulnerability of the country’s armed forces to hacking and digital espionage, citing two laws in China giving an intelligence-gathering mandate to its compatriots doing business in other countries......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 4th, 2020Related News

Philippine Olympic chief bares ticket for polls

Tolentino, who is seeking his second term after beating athletics’ Philip Ella Juico in last year’s special election, on Saturday bared his full slate that included baseball’s Chito Loyzaga and surfing’s Jose Raul Canlas......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Aranas bares partial slate

A day after incumbent Philippine Olympic Committee president and PhilCycling chief Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino announced his partial ticket, rival Clint Aranas of archery came out yesterday with a few of his own – handball’s Steve Hontiveros and athletics’ Philip Ella Juico......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 24th, 2020Related News

Visa woes sidelines Obiena from Doha pole vault tourney

With the help of Philippine athletics chief Philip Ella Juico and the Philippine Sports Commission, Obiena is currently fixing the issue with hopes of keeping him in Formia, Italy where he is training under world renowned Ukrainian coach Vitaly Petrov......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 19th, 2020Related News

Cool Smashers officially introduce new libero Ponce

Not to be outdone by its sister-team, three-time Premier Volleyball League champion Creamline also made significant moves to beef up its roster. The Cool Smashers making sure they got all positions covered, formally introduced their latest addition in Adamson University libero Thang Ponce. Say hello to our newest ka-vibes that’s joining our #CreamlineCoolSmashers lineup! Let’s give a good vibes welcome to the former Lady Falcon, Thang Ponce! She’s a 2018 PVL Collegiate Conference Best Libero kaya she’s a strong addition to the team! #ArawArawGoodVibes pic.twitter.com/0ymKA6FDRp — Cool Smashers (@CoolSmashers) August 25, 2020 One of today’s talented liberos in the collegiate ranks, Ponce will give Creamline an extra piece to man the floor alongside starting defense specialist Kyla Atienza.      The arrival of the 2018 PVL Collegiate Conference Best Libero also filled the spot left by veteran Mel Gohing, who transferred to Motolite. Creamline’s recruitment coup came on the heels of ChocoMucho’s aggressive signings of volleyball big names including Denden Lazaro, Ponggay Gaston and Deanna Wong to play alongside Ateneo Lady Eagles teammates Bea De Leon, Maddie Madayag and Kat Tolentino. With a seasoned lineup, the Cool Smashers remain to be the team to beat come the PVL’s fourth staging of the Open Conference, which is expected to begin as soon as the government gives its green light for competition to resume amid the health crisis. Already bannered by reigning Open Conference Most Valuable Player Jema Galanza, Alyssa Valdez, setter Jia Morado, Michele Gumabao and Risa Sato, Creamline added another weapon to its arsenal early this year after tapping the services of all-around player Ella De Jesus......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 27th, 2020Related News

WHAT IF... Dawn Macandili landed in Ateneo?

Dawn Macandili is a La Sallian through and through. From prep to college, the former Lady Spikers libero was under the De La Salle University education system. Macandili’s volleyball career started during her grade school days in DLSU-Lipa that eventually landed her a ticket to DLSU-Zobel. There she won three UAAP titles and eventually won three more with the Lady Spikers  in college. The diminutive defense specialist wore the green and white with great pride. With that said, it’s hard to imagine Macandili wearing any other color. But then what if she did? Besides, Macandili admited that she did try to get into other schools for college in case her DLSU entrance exam didn't go out well. “Nag-try din ako mag-entrance exam sa ibang school kasi siyempre baka naman ang kapal ng mukha ko ‘De La Salle ako tapos bumagsak pala ako,’” said Macandili laughing during her appearance on Volleyball DNA hosted by Anton Roxas and Denden Lazaro. She mentioned two schools, Ateneo de Manila University and College of St. Benilde. So what if Macandili chose to don the blue and white instead of sister-schools DLSU and CSB’s colors? Now that’s interesting. Imagine the UAAP Season 78 and 79 Best Receiver and Season 78 Best Digger Macandili playing alongside Lazaro for the Lady Eagles. For sure, it will be a nightmare for the opposing teams considering the caliber of these liberos. Of course, Macandili would definitely take the backseat in her first two years in Seasons 76 and 77 as it would still be Lazaro’s and all-around hitter Ella De Jesus’ show. But with Lazaro and De Jesus exhausting all their playing eligibility after Season 77, the national team standout would’ve been Ateneo’s game-changer in Season 78. Macandili would’ve saved the Lady Eagles from their Achilles’ Heel: floor defense. Ateneo was sixth in digs and third in reception that season. She would’ve lightened up the defensive load on Ateneo hitters Alyssa Valdez and Jho Maraguinot. Her presence would also give the Lady Eagles a last line of defense in case opposing hitters got past middles Bea De Leon and Amy Ahomiro. And of course, it would’ve been quite a sight to watch the connection of Macandili with setter Jia Morado in Ateneo’s transition from defense to offense.         With these pieces set, the Lady Eagles’ reign might even be extended to a three-peat. Macandili’s last two seasons in Ateneo would surely be a challenging one after the departure of Valdez after Season 78 and Morado foregoing her final year in Season 80. But then again with a veteran in Macandili at the helm, Ateneo’s chances of winning another crown would’ve been higher.   ---     Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 26th, 2020Related News

Xian Gaza ibinuking ang modus ng mga sindikato sa socmed ngayong pandemya

NAGBABALIK na naman sa social media ang convicted scammer na si Xian Gaza, ang lalaking nag-imbita ng coffee date kay Erich Gonzales sa pamamagitan ng billboard. Na-link din siya noon kay Ella Cruz at siya rin ang gustong magregalo ng bouquet of flowers na nakapaligid sa red Mustang car kay Nadine Lustre, pero dinedma lang […] The post Xian Gaza ibinuking ang modus ng mga sindikato sa socmed ngayong pandemya appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 10th, 2020Related News

Bayan Muna: & lsquo;Pro-dynasty, Pro-China& rsquo; Cha-cha promise of reform a sham

House Deputy Minority Leader Rep. Carlos Zarate and Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares on Thursday condemned the renewed efforts of the Duterte administration to push for Charter change or Cha-cha......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialAug 6th, 2020Related News