Foundation bags awards on rural dev’t and poverty eradication

11/01/2017

THE Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation Inc. (AIDFI) received the 3rd Asean Leadership Award on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication, in conjunction with the 10th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE) held last October…

Flying etiquette

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/08/2017

I’m on seat 9C en route to Jakarta, Indonesia, from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — and I’m fuming mad at this man with his Android phone on his right hand as he is enjoying the time of his…

The joy of being Joy

Glendale G. Rosal 09/08/2017

ONE of the more famous athletes in the country today is Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal. The 28-year-old marathoner from Barangay Guba, Cebu City made headlines in sports pages  after winning gold in the recent Southeast Asian Games in…

HERO’S WELCOME FOR JOY

Glen Dale Rosal 08/20/2017

Cebu City to roll out red carpet for SEA Games gold medalist The Cebu City government will be preparing a hero’s welcome for Mary Joy Tabal, the petite runner from barangay Guba, Cebu City who won a…

Gold or bust for Kiyomi

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2017

  After months of intensive training under the best coaches, and winning medals in tough international competitions, Cebu-born Fil-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe is all set to take the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Kuala Lumpur by…

AirAsia keen on expanding in VisMin

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/23/2017

THE Malaysian-owned AirAsia Group is looking to the Visayas and Mindanao in its bid to expand airline operations in the Philippines, citing the massive tourism potential there is in the country. Tan Sri Anthony Francis “Tony” Fernandes,…

Local sports officials weigh in on Tabal’s exclusion from SEAG

Glendale G. Rosal 06/01/2017

Local sports officials had different takes on the exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the athletes’ lineup for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this August. The Philippine Track and Field Association…

Italy training is pushing Tabal beyond her limits

Glendale G. Rosal 05/11/2017

CEBU’S pride, Mary Joy Tabal, is making the most out of her training in Tuscany, Italy. The 27-year-old Tabal, the first Filipina marathoner to vie in the Olympics, is in the middle of a month-long training at…

Top karateka Vidal gears up for bigger tourneys next year

Glendale G. Rosal 12/07/2016

AFTER winning three medals in the 3rd Karate Mayor’s Cup Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last weekend, Cebu’s Rafael Vidal sets his sights on bigger tournaments this January and February. The 13-year-old Vidal of the University of…

PH volley teams tryouts in Cebu in January

John Carlo Villaruel 11/25/2016

THE Philippine men’s and women’s volleyball teams will conduct open tryouts all over the country starting this December as they start their search for potential spikers who could help the country in the next Southeast Asian Games…

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