Philippines / Sports

‘Let athletes focus on bringing glory’, Go to sports officials

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go called on sports officials to promote the welfare of national athletes and let them focus on their training, instead of dragging them into issues that should be resolved amicably by sports officials. “Trabaho ninyo na tulungan sila. Iresolba at ibigay mga pangangailangan nila. Pagaanin ang … Continue reading

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Allow gov’t operate ‘if you can’t help’, Reds told

By Lade Jean Kabagani  Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), to allow the government to operate amid the pandemic and calamities. “I am directing this [message] to the Communist Party of the Philippines. This time … Continue reading

Early Childhood Services to Grade 12 students will return to classrooms on Jan. 10 in Alberta
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Early Childhood Services to Grade 12 students will return to classrooms on Jan. 10 in Alberta

News Release Students returning to in-person learning Jan. 10 To support their overall well-being, Early Childhood Services to Grade 12 students will return to classrooms on Jan. 10 with measures in place to continue learning safely. A new tool to address learning disruption for grades 4-9 students is also being introduced. Students will return to … Continue reading

PSC lays down demands to resolve PATAFA-Obiena row
Philippines / Sports

PSC lays down demands to resolve PATAFA-Obiena row

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has laid down some requests to the camps involved in the tension between the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) and pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena. In a statement on Wednesday, PSC Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez said the PSC board called on … Continue reading

City of Edmonton services remain top priority as Omicron cases climb
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City of Edmonton services remain top priority as Omicron cases climb

Public Service Announcement City services remain top priority as Omicron cases climb Like other Edmonton employers, the City of Edmonton is concerned about the potential impact that the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19 will have on City employees and all Edmontonians. Due to increasing COVID-19 cases across City departments, minor adjustments are being considered … Continue reading

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Asia’s pole vault king Obiena dropped from PH team

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Ernest John “EJ” Obiena (File photo) MANILA – The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) has taken out Asia’s pole vault king Ernest John “EJ” Obiena from its pool as their ongoing row took yet another major turn. PATAFA announced on Tuesday that it is recommending Obiena’s removal from the national team … Continue reading

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Pres’l yacht turned floating hospital serves ‘Odette’ victims

By Priam Nepomuceno FLOATING HOSPITAL. Boats from Dinagat Islands’ remote communities ferry residents to the BRP Ang Pangulo, the presidential yacht turned into a floating hospital, so they could avail of medical aid on Dec. 31, 2021. Aside from the medical mission, the ship also transported relief goods for the victims of Typhoon Odette. (Photo courtesy of … Continue reading