Eugenie Bouchard beaten in 1st round at Hobart International

AP 01/08/2018

+HOBART, Australia — Eugenie Bouchard’s poor run of form continued Monday when she was beaten by Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka at the Hobart International. Former Wimbledon finalist Bouchard was eliminated from the Australian Open warm-up event after…

No Christmas break for Milan Melindo

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2017

  BEING a world champion comes with a price. While most are getting ready for the holiday season, reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is busy preparing for his New…

Philippines wins Miss Tourism International 2017

Mich Padayhag 12/07/2017

THE PHILIPPINES has won another international crown. Jannie Loudette Alipo-on was proclaimed Miss Tourism International 2017, succeeding Ariel Pearse of New Zealand. The coronation night was held last Dec. 6 at Petaling Jaya, Malaysia as she outperformed 49 other…

Brazil wins Miss Asia Pacific International 2017; Ilene de Vera is fourth runner-up

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/30/2017

THE LAST crown for November went to Brazil. Early favorite Francielly Ouriques of Brazil was crowned Miss Asia Pacific International 2017 on Wednesday evening, November 29 during the pageant  held at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City.…

Pantino secures PSC-Phinma International Juniors 2 title

John Carlo Villaruel 11/26/2017

Cebuano netter Arthur Craig Pantino overcame a sluggish start to hack out a 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 victory over fellow Filipino John Bryan Otico and claim the PSC-Phinma International Juniors 2 title yesterday at the Manila Polo Club…

Filipino film producer Bianca Balbuena receives international film producers award

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/25/2017

SHE’S the first from the Philippines to receive this prestigious film award. Manila-based film producer Bianca Balbuena is the recipient of the International Federation of Film Producers Associations FIAPF award for outstanding achievement in film during the 11th…

Police assign 3K to secure Asean execs in Bohol

Intern 11/16/2017

ABOUT 3,000 law enforcers will be deployed to secure 200 delegates to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meetings in Bohol scheduled on the last week of November. “An interagency meeting will map out the required…

Indonesia wins Miss International 2017, Mariel de Leon fails to make the cut

Mich Padayhag 11/14/2017

THERE was no back-to-back win for the Philippines in this year’s Miss International 2017. Miss International 2016 Kylie Versoza of the Philippines passed on the crown to Indonesia’s Kevin Lilliana during the pageant held yesterday in Tokyo, Japan. A…

In first int’l stint, Garces bags bronze

RABBONI BORBON 11/03/2017

  FOR CEBUANA taekwondo sensation Nica Garces, the transition to a higher stage wasn’t easy. But her effort to adapt to a new level of competitiveness in the seniors class produced good result as she won a…

US official warns North Korea of ‘massive military response’

AFP 10/29/2017

  US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis yesterday warned North Korea of a “massive military response” to any use of nuclear weapons as tensions remain sky-high ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to South Korea. Pyongyang in recent…

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