September 2019

This image is about Forever 21

Fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc said on Sunday that it had requested Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its company, joining a increasing list of brick-and-mortar players hit by fierce e-commerce competition. The firm said it plans to exit most of its Asian and European global places, but will continue activities in Mexico and Latin America. The retailer said it got $275 million in funding with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

This image is about the vinyl release of Eraserheads

Musician Ely Buendia tweeted those two phrases last September 26 after Eraserheads ‘ debut “Ultraelectromagneticpop”‘s much-expected vinyl repression lastly came after a delay of nearly a year. Last 2018 was the Eraserheads ‘ debut album’s 25th anniversary. The vinyl version was scheduled to celebrate the seminal release that opened the door for the general public to hear a variety of Filipino alternative bands. However, according to the manufacturers of the

This image is about Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III

Department of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III warns recruitment organizations by faking the ages of the victims against sending minors to work overseas. Bello’s stern warning came after he was informed that Saudi Arabia was only 17 years old, one of the 83 repatriated OFWs from the Riyadh early last week. She was only over 15 years old when she was sent to Saudi Arabia to work as a family

This image is about Ateneo thrashes Perasolless UP

After dominating the UP Fighting Maroons, 89-63 Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, the Ateneo Blue Eagles finished their first-round sweep. Another third-quarter bomb was triggered by the Katipunan-based team, making 25 points against UP’s 15 to finish the period at 61-46. After UP head coach Bo Perasol was thrown out of the match, 6:23 in the third period after going toe-toe with the referees, the momentum changed to the

This image is about Police Baguio bare the names of four more suspects

The Baguio Police will name the identities of four of the eight suspects in the hazing incident that resulted in the death of a cadet from the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) on Monday. According to a study by Raffy Tima on Balitanghali’s GMA News TV, officials are only waiting for the arrival of the family of Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio before disclosing to the public the identities of all

This image is about PDEA chief Aquino recalled, restored

The Philippine National Police (PNP) had recalled Chief Aaron Aquino’s Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) safety escorts but restored them after Aquino appealed to Chairman Rodrigo Duterte. PDEA spokesman Derrick Carreon said on September 18 that the PNP Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) recalled the security details of Aquino. PNP recalled Aquino’s safety team to use them to prepare for the Southeast Asian Games, according to Carreon. Aquino later discovered,

This image is about Palace complies with the ban on pork products

On Monday, Malacañang said it respected some local public units ‘ decision to prohibit the introduction of live pigs and pork products from Luzon regions impacted by African swine fever. Cebu and Davao towns, as well as Bohol and Negros Oriental provinces, have implemented constraints to prevent the spread of ASF, which is deadly to pigs but not dangerous to animals. Panelo also voiced trust in the Agriculture Department’s capacity

This image is about rollback of gasoline, diesel, kerosene

This week, following the big-time walk last week, more companies announced a rollback in pump prices of petroleum products. Chevron Philippines Inc. (Caltex) said in an advisory that it will decrease gasoline rates per liter by P1.45, P0.60 diesel, and P1.00 kerosene. The modifications take impact at 12:01 a.m. October 1st, Tuesday. Similar modifications were previously announced by Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. and SEAOIL Philippines Inc. Other companies have no

This image is about Park Seo Joon

Where Korean stars arrived for their corresponding meetings and greetings in Manila on Friday. On September 29, Park Seo Joon is scheduled to have a “fun meeting” at the Mall of Asia Arena as one of homegrown clothing brand Bench’s celebrity endorsers. The Korean actor is famous with his roles in the “What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim” and “Fight for My Way” television series and the “Midnight Runners” and “Divine

This image is about gross national product

Despite underspending in the first half of the year, the country’s gross national product (GDP) could still grow 6% or greater. In an interview with ANC, Secretary for Socioeconomic Planning Ernesto Pernia said household consumption and the downward inflation trend could boost economic growth to 6 percent, the low-end target of 6 to 7 percent for the government. In the second quarter, the gross national product rose by 5.5%, from