THE Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors take on the Petro Gazz Angels in a key PVL Conference match, carrying playoff implications, on Thursday. -- PVL MEDIA BUREAU THE Sta. Lucia Lady Realtors and Petro Gazz Angels collide in a key Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference match, carrying playoff implications, at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, ...

CARMELO Anthony is joining close friend LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Anthony agreed to a one-year deal according to his manager, Bay Frazier, and is set to join a rebuilt roster expected to include Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza, Wayne Ellington, Kendrick Nunn and Malik Monk. Monk agreed to a deal with the Lakers on ...

TOKYO -- Sydney McLaughlin shattered her own 400 metres hurdles world record to win gold in 51.46 seconds on Wednesday, getting the better of fellow American Dalilah Muhammad in a thrilling Tokyo Olympics final that lived up to all expectations. The 21-year-old stuttered on the penultimate barrier and trailed Muhammad coming off the last hurdle but carried the momentum into ...

TOKYO -- Young skaters from Japan and Britain soared to victory in the women's park competition on Wednesday, with hometown heroes Sakura Yosozumi and Kokona Hiraki cinching gold and silver, while Britain's Sky Brown took bronze. In the gripping finals, Yosozumi, 19, landed two 540s in her impressive first run, earning the highest score of 60.09 to vault to top ...

PCH.VECTOR-FREEPIK I write this column with so much excitement, simply because it is the first time I am writing something current, real, and about the Philippines, instead of the research I had done in the past decade. There is good reason for this: almost 12 years since I began dipping my feet into understanding Responsible Investing and Impact investments, they ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS I am on the fence about House Bill No. 9252, which intends to practically make compulsory the vaccination of the public as protection against COVID-19 through a process of what I deem to be selective exclusion. Authored by Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, Jr., the bill is to be tackled by the House Committee on Health in ...

MACROVECTOR-FREEPIK For the last several months, political parties and groups have been doing the rounds. Their operatives regularly exchange notes, some of which are mere red herrings to confuse and mislead. There are self-styled political analysts, businessmen, academics, public relations and advertising agencies, potential financiers, vote security experts, IT practitioners, characters claiming inside connections within the election commission agency, pollsters ...

COMPANIES, especially those in a startup mode, say a new player in a capital-intensive industry like a public utility, want to get a CEO who is ready to take charge as soon as the appointment papers are signed. For a newly listed company, there is instant credibility in putting an experienced person on top, especially if he came from the ...

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong -- WIKIMEDIA.ORG SINGAPORE Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong again warned the US and China to deescalate tensions, saying both powers presumed incorrectly they would win in any conflict. "The reality is, neither side can put the other one down," Mr. Lee said on Tuesday, speaking by video link to the Aspen Security Forum. "I ...

THE SPREAD of the Delta coronavirus variant has pushed the threshold for herd immunity to well over 80% and potentially approaching 90%, according to an Infectious Diseases Society of America briefing on Tuesday. That represents a "much higher" bar than previous estimates of 60% to 70%, because delta is twice as transmissible, said Richard Franco, an assistant professor at the ...

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