Model-turned-fighter Rome Trinidad finds inspiration in Catriona Gray’s Miss U win

first_imgNo.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Two years later, Gray earned the right to represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe after ruling the the Binibining Pilipinas.“She didn’t give up on her dream. Failures didn’t stop her to reach for her ultimate goal. It is empowering to have a fellow Filipina like Catriona Gray,” said Trinidad.“We belong to a totally different kind of fields, but seeing her succeed boosts my morale and inspires me to pursue my dreams just like her.”Trinidad, who was into modelling before becoming a professional fighter, hopes the extra motivation will help her have a better campaign next year.Trinidad last saw action in May when she lost to Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol by submission in the first round in ONE: Grit & Glory.ADVERTISEMENT View comments ‘Lady Messi’ keeps impressing in Paris Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:16Catriona Gray keen on promoting Mindanao tourism02:59Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray’s homecoming parade: Fit for a queen02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia “It proved to be a year of success for the Philippines. I am drawing inspiration from that success as I open a new chapter in 2019. Like them, I am not giving up. I will be back stronger than ever,” she vowed.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gray on Monday became the fourth Filipina to win the prestigious title, but her road to the top did not come without failures.And that’s what Trinidad admired most from Gray, who kept going despite the adversities.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss“Catriona is truly an inspiration for us women. She is a living proof that anything is possible through hard work,” Trinidad said.The 24-year-old Gray, who is also a martial artist and an advocate of free education and HIV/AIDS awareness, topped 93 other candidates from across the globe, only made it to the Top Five of Miss World in 2016. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Mixed martial artist Rome Trinidad found an added source of inspiration in fellow Filipina and newly-crowned Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California collegelast_img read more

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Journalism Training Program Gets MOE Accreditation

first_imgA locally established journalism institute, the Peter Quaqua Journalism Training Program, has received accreditation from the Ministry of Education (MOE) to operate fully as a training institute for journalists in Liberia.The newly established program, to be operated by the MediaAid Foundation, is named in honor of Peter Quaqua, former Press Union of Liberia (PUL) president, who now serves as president for the regional journalists group, the West African Journalists Association (WAJA).The program will offer a nine-month intensive certificate program comprising 27 major Journalism courses to aspiring, beginner and mid-level journalists in Liberia.According to MediaAid, the program is in response to the lack of an established Journalism school in the country.Furthermore, the group says there is also no sustained training for middle-level journalists.MediaAid, the sole operator of this training program, cautioned that it will not admit high school drop outs.In addition to its training curriculum, the Peter Quaqua Journalism Training Program will conduct seminars, workshops, field trips, students/trainers foreign exchange and compulsory internship for students.MediaAid began this year and is operated by some Liberian journalists.  The group, in partnership with the Indonesian oil palm company, Golden Veroleum-Liberia, has trained workers of about 15 community radio stations in the voice-editing program, Adobe Audition of Cool Edit.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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