MMDA warns public to avoid overcrowding at Dolomite Beach

MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos. Image from MMDA / PIO chief Sharon Gentalian MANILA, Philippines — The chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) advised the public not to overcrowd the newly opened Dolomite Beach in Manila Bay and observe the minimum health standards to prevent infection of COVID-19. MMDA chair Benhur Abalos said on Wednesday that despite the downgrading to alert level 3, COVID-19 infection remains a threat to people and overcrowding would possibly lead to a superspreader event.…

Malaysia, China agree to maintain peace, stability in South China Sea, says Saifuddin | Malaysia – Manila News

File picture shows Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah speaking to the media after the Asean-China Special Summit held via video conferencing in Kuala Lumpur, November 22, 2021. — Bernama pic ZHEJIANG (China), Dec 4 — Malaysia and China have emphasised on the importance of maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. Speaking to the media in a joint press conference with China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, here, on Saturday,…

In London, Kulay Labitigan tells the story of home – Manila News

London’s gastronomic epicenter, Soho, recently welcomed a new Filipino restaurant in its fold: Kasa & Kin. It was conceptualized by the owners behind Romulo Cafe, and serves contemporary Filipino cuisine developed by a team that includes a Michelin-starred chef. But those are not the only reasons why Kasa & Kin is being talked about. There’s also the stunning mural that wraps the restaurant interior in kaleidoscopic patterns, harlequin imagery, and the exuberant plumage of an Ibong Adarna, brightening everyone’s meals. …

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Dad George Lands a Cameo in ‘Licorice Pizza’ – Surfing LA

Licorice Pizza director Paul Thomas Anderson is revealing how Leonardo DiCaprio‘s father, George, ended up with a cameo in his coming-of-age film. New York Times journalist Kyle Buchanan took to Twitter and posted quotes from the director that didn’t make his published article, and it’s a good thing he did because it produced quite the comical nugget. Leonardo DiCaprio with his father George and Martin Scorsese in January at the 17th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles. Getty…

Bring your camera and help science! Spring tides rush to California beaches: NPR – Surfing LA

A remote-controlled RC surfer riding a Kingtide Wave during an astronomical event last year in Huntington Beach, California. Abnormal storm surges and low tides occur on weekends along the California coast. Damian Dovarganes / AP Hide captions Switch captions Damian Dovarganes / AP A remote-controlled RC surfer riding a Kingtide Wave during an astronomical event last year in Huntington Beach, California. Abnormal storm surges and low tides occur on weekends along the California coast. Damian Dovarganes / AP On weekends,…

Europe Goes Boom! – Surfing LA

It… is… the… never… ending… Swell Story. Hey, we don’t make the rules. The atmosphere does. And this November, it decided to enforce low pressure on the U.S. East Coast. Major low pressure. Like first-cold-front-of-the-season low pressure. This indiscriminate system sent swell everywhere — from South Beach, Miami to South Shore, Massachusetts — and it didn’t stop there. Caribbean hotspots went kablooey, too. with the shores of Western Europe on deck. And it STILL didn’t stop. If anything, it grew…

Tekken Online Challenge Regional Finals Philippines & East Asia stream – Manila News

The Tekken Online Challenge Regional Finals for the Philippines and East Asia region are going on now for Tekken 7. 125 players are scheduled to compete today in the competition, and there’s a $2,000 USD prize pool to go out to the competitors. 1st place receives $1,000, 2nd $400, 3rd $260 and 4th $140. The 5th and 7th place ties receive $60 and $40, respectively. The Tekken Online Challenge circuit has served as a bit of a replacement for the…

Malibu surf icon Moondoggie whose legend was dramatised in seminal teen movie “Gidget” and who had disappeared at Venice Beach prompting an outpouring of grief found alive! – BeachGrit – Surfing LA

A Hanukah miracle! Surfer, motorcycle racer, artist, hep-cat, and co-founder of The Royal Hawaiian crowd-clearing technique at Malibu, Billy al Bengsto,  is safe and sound and back with his family, although details are thin as to where he disappeared to and why. Pretty much the only information that Bengston was home was one Instagram post announcing WE FOUND HIM!!!! by “Bluetica” on the last day of November, 2021. An appeal to “Bluetica” for details came up with bupkis and that…

Resolving the overlapping claims in the Ayungin Shoal

“EEZ is different from SEZ.”   To resolve the overlapping claims over some of the islands in the South China Sea (SCS), particularly the boundaries that separate China and the Philippines, it is suggested that the two countries re-examine the records prior to the signing of the Treaty of Paris on December 10, 1896 by the representatives of Spain… The post Resolving the overlapping claims in the Ayungin Shoal first appeared on Manila News.…