‘So proud’: Philippine weightlifter Diaz hailed for historic Olympic gold

MANILA: With their eyes glued to a tv within the southern Philippines, the circle of relatives of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz yelled “push, push, push” as she hoisted the bar to win the rustic’s first Olympic gold medal. “Then we erupted in pleasure – we have been shouting, some shed tears of pleasure,” Emelita Diaz advised AFP Tuesday (Jul 27), an…

Taliban take over TV station in strategic city as US airstrikes pound key positions in Afghanistan

(CNN) — The Taliban have taken over a TV station in Afghanistan’s strategic Helmand province, a supply on the TV and radio station instructed CNN on Monday, marking the most recent of a chain of advances by means of the militant team within the nation. The Helmand TV station, positioned within the town of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand…

Philippine comedy finds new home in BuKo channel

MANILA, Philippines — Cignal TV and APT Leisure have joined forces for BuKo (brief for Buhay Komedya), the rustic’s “first and best” 24-hour comedy channel. Formally introduced remaining Aug. 2, BuKo channel goals to provide the “absolute best of Philippine comedy” thru a programming mixture of classics, all-time favorites and originals. “That is in truth the fruits of an excessively…

Philippines logs 7,342 new COVID-19 cases

Consultant symbol Manila [Philippines], August 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines‘ Division of Well being (DOH) reported on Wednesday 7,342 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the overall selection of showed circumstances within the Southeast Asian nation to one,619,824. The loss of life toll climbed to twenty-eight,231 after 90 extra sufferers died from the viral illness, the DOH added. The DOH stated six trying…

Filmmaker Joseph Laban dies at 40

Filmmaker Joseph Laban died at 40, after combating COVID-19. The Movie Building Council of the Philippines (FDCP) mourned Laban in a Fb submit, recalling the highlights of his movie occupation, and his contributions to the Philippine movie business. In keeping with a Fb submit by means of Laban’s fellow filmmaker and collaborator Derick Cabrido, Laban died on July 25. On…

Philippines orders 13 million into lockdown over Delta fears

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus debris remoted from a affected person. Credit score: NIAID The Philippines will ship greater than 13 million folks within the nationwide capital area again into lockdown subsequent week, the federal government mentioned Friday, because it tries to go off a surge in instances of a hyper-contagious coronavirus pressure. Professionals have warned of an explosion…

‘So proud’: Philippine weightlifter Diaz hailed for historic Olympic gold – France 24

Issued on: 27/07/2021 – 08:50Changed: 27/07/2021 – 08:48 Promoting Learn extra Manila (AFP) With their eyes glued to a tv within the southern Philippines, the circle of relatives of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz yelled “push, push, push!” as she hoisted the bar to win the rustic’s first Olympic gold medal. “Then we erupted in pleasure — we had been shouting, some…