May, 2013

May 31st, 2013Featured, News 0 Comments

MIAMI (Updated) – A brilliant third quarter by LeBron James and the Miami Heat turned the game around and lifted the hosts to a 90-79 win over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, taking a 3-2 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference finals. James scored 16 of his 30 points in the third, helping to turn a […]

May 31st, 2013Featured, News 0 Comments

LAS VEGAS (Updated)— Floyd Mayweather tweeted that he will fight Mexican fighter Canelo Alvarez in September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In his Twitter account @FloydMayweather on Wednesday night, he said:(READ MORE)

Top rating GMA News TV documentary program Reel Time received the prestigious 2013 George Foster Peabody Award recently at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. This is the Philippines’ third Peabody Award and also the third for GMA News and Public Affairs. Program Manager Nowell Cuanang together with the Reel Time production team behind the

GMA 7 Vice President for News Programs and State of the Nation anchor Jessica Soho was named Most Trusted News Presenter by Reader’s Digest Asia for the third consecutive year. The magazine described Soho’s work as News Reporting with a Heart. Voted for by its consumers, Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand Awards have been given

May 30th, 2013Featured 0 Comments

Mikaela Calamba poses with Landolf Villanueva, a Youth Development Programs facilitator of RAFI’s Kool Adventure Camp, after she was interviewed at her training center. FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Mikaela Calamba, alumna of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.’s (RAFI) Kool Adventure Camp (KAC), was named Athlete of the Year during the 31st Sportswriters Association of Cebu-San Miguel Brewery Inc. Cebu […]

It was a launch at the breezy poolside of the Dusit Hotel in Makati that I got to preview the new summer collection of SM. I have to hand it to the Sys for hiring incredibly talented people who are upping the standards of merchandising at the departmen…

May 30th, 2013Economy, News 0 Comments

MANILA (2nd Update, 11:12 a.m.) – The Philippine Statistical Board reported a 7.8 percent growth in the country’s economy for the first quarter of 2013, a 1.3 percent increase compared to year ago data. The 7.8 percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) was attributed to the upbeat business and consumer sentiment, and sustained government […]

By Gerald Misa MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada — A Markham school named in honor of San Lorenzo Ruiz has scored a statue of the iconic Filipino saint five years after it opened. The statue was unveiled at the San Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Elementary School during the Solemn Blessing and Official Opening of New Addition celebrations held […]

May 29th, 2013Feature 0 Comments

WHAT does it take to be happy? Simple but very thought provoking, the question elicits diverse answers from people. “According to an Oxford Clinical Psychologist Survey, there are only three sources of genuine happiness, relationships, work, and leisure,” environmental lawyer and advocate Antonio Oposa said. Oposa was one of the guest speakers during a forum

Five remaining seats in the party-list race will not be allocated yet after the Supreme Court issued a stay order on Wednesday in favor of disqualified group Senior Citizens, whose accreditation was cancelled because of an alleged term-sharing agreement for its two sets of nominees. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno issued the temporary restraining order

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