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Sports and rehab center for PWDs to rise in Mandaue

THE Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (Pads) broke ground Wednesday, June 22, 2022, for its first Adaptive Sports and Rehabilitation Center in the country located at Pajara Park, Umapad, Mandaue City, Cebu.The Pads’ Adaptive Sports and Recreational Rehab program was launched in 2016 through direct aid from the Australian Embassy in the Philippines.Wednesday’s groundbreaking of […]

Saludar, Carcosia to see action in Japan

SANMAN fighters Froilan Saludar and Presco Carcosia are seeing action in the undercard of the world title rematch of World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka and four-division world champion Donnie Nietes on July 13 at the Ota City Gymnasium in Ota City, Tokyo, Japan.Saludar locks horns with former World Boxing Council (WBC) […]

Philippines withdraws from global initiative on extractives transparency

THE Philippines has withdrawn from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) on the back of questionable metrics and procedures for assessing the compliance of implementing-countries with the international organization’s transparency requirements.In a June 20, 2022 letter addressed to EITI chairman and former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III called Eiti’s […]

Limpag: Five stars for GAB, PSC

With a change of administration just days away, it’s time to say goodbye to two of my favorite government officials in the Duterte Administration—Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez.When I first heard of Baham Mitra taking over GAB six years ago, I didn’t pay much […]

Seares: Why ex-‘usec’ Josephus Gimenez declined Mayor Rama’s job offer: ‘We don’t support the same president.’ People expect more from a garbage czar.

‘WITH RESPECT & POLITELY.’ A May 27, 2022 message of Atty. Josephus B. Gimenez to his companera and friend, retired Court of Appeals associate justice Portia Alino-Hormachuelos, was posted on Facebook thus: “With due respect & politely, I declined an offer to work in government again. I opted to serve the people through an NGO […]

Cebu City’s John Ernest Tan Ting ready for Mister International Philippines 2022

A competitive pageant entrant from Cebu is vying for the premier national male pageant in the country in the hopes of representing the Philippines in international competition. Before the international competition begins, hopefuls first try their luck on the national stage, clamoring for a place to represent the country.For John Ernest Tan Ting, an athletic […]