Cotton rally squeezes Asian garment makers, threatens recovery from COVID-19

A near doubling in benchmark cotton futures to 11-year highs, hard on the heels of a spike in freight and fuel prices, is clobbering Asian apparel makers while their global retail customers are reluctant to soak up the extra costs. Losses have mounted for garment makers in Asia, among the region’s top employers, with some … Read more

Robredo concludes Mindanao campaign with Agusan del Sur rally

A sea of ​​pink swallows a small group of supporters of vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte at the grand rally that was supposed to endorse her as well AGUSAN DEL SUR, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo concluded her campaign in Mindanao with a grand rally attended by tens of thousands at the provincial capitol … Read more

Clashing local politicians, interests prompt Robredo group to skip Cagayan de Oro rally

The issue about the venue where Vice President Leni Robredo would hold the rally remains unresolved among her clashing local supporters CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Political differences and clashing interests among three politicians supporting Vice President Leni Robredo’s presidential bid prompted her campaign organizers to call off her rally in the city on … Read more

Marcos leads rally where father last campaigned in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – Presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. led his Uniteam ticket at a rally in Cagayan de Oro on Tuesday, April 26, at the exact place where his late father campaign lasted for reelection in the city shortly before a popular revolt forced their family out of Malacanang and go … Read more

Steve Nash keeping it simple as Nets try to stage historic rally

A tumultuous season filled with one colossal challenge after another has come down to the clichés for Steve Nash and the Nets. The road to their current predicament in a first-round playoff series against the Celtics has been filled with potholes — from Kyrie Irving’s refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, to Kevin Durant’s midseason … Read more

Artists supporting Pacquiao in San Juan rally

MANILA, Philippines – A number of artists are supporting the presidential bid of Senator Manny Pacquiao. On Saturday, April 23, Pacquiao held a grand rally which they called a “gathering of faithful believers” at Pinaglabanan Shrine in San Juan City. Veteran actors Eddie Gutierrez and Annabelle Rama were there. Gutierrez said, “Manny ba kayo? Ako … Read more

John Arcilla gives rousing speech at Robredo-Pangilinan Pasay rally

‘Pag ang bayan natin ay umunlad, uunlad tayong lahat. Pag ang bayan natin ay bumagsak, babgsak tayong lahat’ MANILA, Philippines – John Arcilla had an important reminder for Filipinos as the national elections draws near: they hold the power to choose the people who will serve them. On Saturday, April 23, the award-winning actor took … Read more

Robredo supporters in Cebu decry denial of special PUV permits for grand rally

LTFRB Central Visayas denies the claim of discrimination and says the PUV operators who applied for permits have been contracted by the government for its ‘Libreng Sakay’ program since April 13 CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu supporters of presidential aspirant Leni Robredo and running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan are up in arms after the Land … Read more