Kerber wins, US Open champ loses

01/08/2018

SYDNEY — Former No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber needed to save two match points before fending off Lucie Safarova 6-7 (3), 7-6 (8), 6-2 on Monday to set up a second-round match against Venus Williams. Kerber, coming off…

Moralde falters in US

Glendale G. Rosal 12/02/2017

SANMAN Promotion’s prized ward John Vincent “Mulawin” Moralde faltered in his debut fight in the United States after losing to WBA-NABA featherweight champion Toka Kahn “T Nice” Clary in their 10-rounder non-title showdown yesterday at the Strand…

Another US warship damaged in sea collision

AFP 11/19/2017

TOKYO, Japan — An American warship has been damaged after a tug boat drifted into the destroyer during a drill off Japan, according to the US navy, the latest in a spate of incidents in Asia. The…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 11/13/2017

BURNING THE US FLAG A lot of netizens, both Filipino and foreign, were angry and aghast over the burning of the US flag by leftist militant groups who held a rally in front of the dilapidated Cebu…

US rules 18th Fed Cup after 17-year drought

AP 11/13/2017

MINSK, Belarus — A seventeen-year championship drought came to an end Sunday for the United States when it beat Belarus 3-2 to take its 18th Fed Cup title. CoCo Vandeweghe and Shelby Rogers defeated Aryna Sabalenka and…

Ministers agree Asia-Pacific trade pact without US

AFP 11/11/2017

  Ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed yesterday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States, as the world’s largest economy seeks to go it alone under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy.…

US supersonic bombers conduct exercise in South Korean region

AFP 11/03/2017

  United States bombers accompanied by Japanese and South Korean warplanes flew a mission in the South Korea region on Thursday amid high regional tensions, the US Air Force said. Two supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers took off…

Extradition process for US terror suspect gets Aguirre nod

Inquirer.net 10/08/2017

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Sunday that the extradition process for a Filipino doctor accused of plotting terror attacks in the US should already begin. “It only means that we have to begin the extradition…

US, Ph troops launch new counter-terror drills

AFP 10/02/2017

US and Philippine troops launched new joint counter-terrorism exercises on Monday, days after President Rodrigo Duterte, a fierce critic of Washington, reversed course in favor of pursuing one of Asia’s oldest military alliances. Duterte vowed last week…

Max’s expands in US, to set up store in Tukwila, Washington

Inquirer.net 09/26/2017

MAX’S Group Inc. (MGI)’s legacy Filipino restaurant brand Max’s is expanding its footprint in the US with the opening of a new store in the suburban city of Tukwila in Washington by next year. In a disclosure…

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