UAE offers defense in Qatar lawsuit at UN high court

AP 06/28/2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates is defending itself against a lawsuit by Qatar brought before the United Nations’ highest court that accuses it of “discrimination against Qatar and Qatari citizens.” The UAE began…

Assumption of liability not a defense

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 06/04/2018

The original manning agency cannot claim that it will be exempted from liability because it is no longer the manning agency responsible to the dismissed seafarers since the new manning agencies had executed Affidavits of Assumption of…

Defense wins it for Houston

AP 05/25/2018

Western Conference Finals Houston — The Houston Rockets are so full of physical defenders that Golden State coach Steve Kerr said many look like they could play football. And with three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year…

Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA Finals

AP 05/25/2018

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are so full of physical defenders that Golden State coach Steve Kerr said many look like they could play football. And with three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt watching…

DEFENSE-MINDED

Glendale G. Rosal 04/19/2018

Central Visayas girls’ futsal team banks on tough defense to win crown Vigan City, Ilocos Sur — The Central Visayas girls’ futsal team turned to its pesky defense to defeat the National Capital Region, 10-2, in the…

Beijing holds successful missile defense test

AFP 02/06/2018

CHINA said Tuesday it successfully conducted a test of a ground-based missile defense system amid rising tensions on the Korean peninsula. Concern over a potential conflict with nuclear-armed North Korea is growing following a series of bellicose…

Nietes title defense on HBO show

Glendale G. Rosal 01/19/2018

The title defense of reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes against Argentinian former world title holder Juan Carlos Reveco has been added to the stacked card of HBO’s Boxing After Dark on…

Antonio wins, Torre falters

Marlon Bernardino 11/16/2017

  FILIPINO Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. (Elo 2431) trounced American Fide Master Krishan Jhunjhnuwala (Elo 2340) in the 8th round Thursday, to climb to a two-way tie for second place in the 27th World Senior Chess…

‘Ahas’ title defense not this year?

Glendale G. Rosal 10/13/2017

The much-awaited first mandatory title defense of three-division world champion and reigning IBF world flyweight king Donnie “Ahas” Nietes may not happen this year. This after ALA Promotions International CEO Michael P. Aldeguer told Cebu Daily News…

Mandatory title defense for Melindo in Feb. 2018

Glen Dale Rosal 09/18/2017

After Milan “El Metodico” Melindo put on a courageous showing to defend his IBF world junior flyweight title against South African two-division world champion Hekkie “Hexecutioner” Budler last Saturday night in the Pinoy Pride 42 fight card…

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