Day: January 9, 2021

Serving with grit and grace

This product of Enderun Colleges in Taguig City was recognized as Hotelier of the Year (front office category) in the 2020 Stelliers Awards. He shares this accolade with his colleagues in the Raffles Hotels and Resorts chain. Rey MoragaFront Office ManagerRaffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor “I feel disappointed when we do not fulfill our promise to […]

Wood leads Rockets to 132-90 rout of Orlando

HOUSTON: Christian Wood scored 22 points and tied a career high with 15 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-90 rout of the short-handed Orlando Magic on Friday night (Saturday in Manila). Houston Rockets forward Christian Wood shoots over Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark (left) and center Nikola Vucevic (No. 9) during the […]

400K devotees keep faith as surge threatens

DEVOTEES of the Black Nazarene who joined in the feast day celebration on Saturday should “minimize interaction,” especially with the vulnerable members of their household, and “actively monitor” themselves for symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), health experts said. Faith over fear  A Black Nazarene devotee stares at lines of his fellow devotees from […]

Sotto to begin G League stint in Feb

Filipino NBA prospect Kai Sotto will begin his G League stint with the Ignite team next month. Kai Sotto FIBA.COM PHOTO The 7-foot-2, 18-year-old Sotto has been training with other top NBA prospects that include Jonathan Kuminga, Isaiah Todd, Daishen Nix, Princepal Singh and Filipino American Jalen Green for this G League season since August […]

Covid surge drags FDI inflows to 6-month low

Net inflows of foreign direct investments (FDI) declined to their lowest level in six months last October, with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) blaming it on the resurgence of coronavirus cases in developed economies. One of the buildings inside the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex on Roxas Boulevard, Manila. (The Manila Times file photo) […]

Unions, Dems expedite Trump ouster

CUPERTINO: The largest trade union federation in the United States on Friday (Saturday in Manila) joined a growing chorus of business and political organizations calling for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from office following Wednesday’s violent riot that he instigated. “The deadly storming of the US Capitol by a mob looking to overturn the results […]

NBA condemns ‘Two Americas’

The NBA community expressed disgust over continued racism in America after a mob of mostly white Donald Trump supporters attacked and vandalized the US Capitol, a day after prosecutors declined to press charges against a police officer who shot an African American Jacob Blake several times in Wisconsin, leaving the latter paralyzed. Several prominent NBA […]

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