‘MUCH IMPROVED’

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

Trainer says Melindo giving his all in preparation for New Year’s Eve bout Expect to see a top-notch Milan “El Metodico” Melindo when he sees action on New Year’s Eve against Japanese Ryoichi Taguchi at the Ota-City…

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…

PAL to open Cebu-Bangkok flights

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

Amid increasing public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to Central Visayas, national flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to open a service between Cebu and Bangkok starting Dec. 2. In a statement, PAL said…

Mariel de Leon’s family flies to Japan

Michelle Joy Padayhag 11/11/2017

MARIEL de Leon’s family will be watching her next week as she competes in the Miss International 2017 pageant in Tokyo. The beauty queen’s mother, actress Sandy Andolong, posted a photo of her with husband, Christopher de Leon and…

9 headless bodies found in Tokyo flat – police

AP 10/31/2017

Japanese police have found nine bodies with their flesh stripped off and heads severed in containers in a suburban Tokyo flat, media reported Tuesday. Police confirmed to AFP they had arrested 27-year-old Takahiro Shiraishi, who lives in…

Nearing typhoon brings heavy rain, wind

AFP 10/23/2017

A powerful typhoon barreled toward Japan on Sunday, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to order his government on alert as millions struggled to the polls for a national election. Typhoon Lan, described as “very large and very…

Tokyo still safest in the world

AFP 10/18/2017

Cities in Asia and Europe dominate a newly released Safe Cities Index by The Economist Intelligence Unit, which named Tokyo as the world’s safest city for the second consecutive time. For the 2017 edition of the biennial…

Cebuano singer wins in Tokyo contest

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/16/2017

A CEBUANO singer has given pride to Filipinos after winning at the 7th International Red White Singing Festival held at the concert hall of Youth Education National Olympics Memorial Youth Center in Tokyo, Japan last October 9. Kenichi…

Firefighters battle blaze at Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji market

AP 08/04/2017

TOKYO—Dozens of firefighters battled a fire Thursday at Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji fish market, an area packed with tiny seafood vendors, sushi restaurants and tourists. Efforts to bring the fire under control continued late in the evening. Clouds…

Milan: Teamwork did it

Glendale G. Rosal 05/22/2017

  Newly crowned IBF World light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo said a solid teamwork was the key to his stunning first round knockout of erstwhile champion Akira Yaegashi Sunday night in front of a partisan…

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