DOH: 32 Delta variant cases detected in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 32 cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were detected in Central Visayas, the state’s health bureau reported. The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, July…

Filipino flyweight Carlo Paalam moves on to round-of-16

MARK GIONGCO 07/26/2021

  TOKYO–Carlo Paalam continued the rich flyweight tradition of the Philippines in the Olympics, coughing up a split decision victory over Ireland’s Brendan Irvine on Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Kokugikan Arena here. Getting off to…

Tokyo Olympics: PH’s Cris Nievarez moves on to rowing quarterfinals

Francis T.J. Ochoa 07/23/2021

TOKYO–Filipino bet Cris Nievarez advanced to the quarterfinals of the men’s singles sculls of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at Sea Forest Waterway on Friday, July 23, 2021. The top three rowers in each of the six heats…

Radio blocktimer in Cebu City shot outside radio station

Paul Lauro 07/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Still unidentified gunmen shot a radio blocktimer here who had just gone off-air after a program on Thursday morning, July 22, 2021. Rey Cortes of dyRB-Cebu was rushed to a hospital after a riding-in-tandem shot…

Milwaukee Bucks are 2021 NBA champs

07/21/2021

Milwaukee–Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points in an astounding all-around performance and the Milwaukee Bucks captured their first NBA title since 1971 by defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday (Wednesday morning, July 21, 2021, Philippine time). The…

Former Cebu governor Lito Osmeña passes away

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu Governor Emilio Mario ‘Lito’ Osmeña has passed away on Monday, July 19, members of the Osmeña family confirmed on social media. He was 82 years old. Cebu City Councilor Renato ‘Junjun’…

NBA Finals: Suns beat Bucks for 2-0 lead

07/09/2021

Phoenix, United States—Devin Booker scored 31 points and Chris Paul added 23 on Thursday to spark Phoenix over Milwaukee 118-108 and give the Suns a commanding lead in the NBA Finals. Phoenix’s Mikal Bridges scored a playoff…

It’s green and go for Mindanao leg of VisMin Super Cup 

Dale Rosal 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—After several postponements, the much-awaited Mindanao leg of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup will finally tip-off on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at the Ipil Provincial Gym in the Municipality of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay.…

Military plane carrying 85 people crashes in Jolo–AFP chief

Agence France Presse 07/04/2021

COTABATO,  Philippines — A military plane carrying at least 85 people “missed the runway” and crashed in the restive southern Philippines on Sunday, the armed forces chief said. So far 40 people have been rescued from the…

Military plane carrying 85 people crashes in Jolo–AFP chief

Agence France Presse 07/04/2021

COTABATO,  Philippines — A military plane carrying at least 85 people crashed in the southern Philippines on Sunday, the armed forces chief said. So far 15 people have been rescued from the burning wreckage of the C-130,…

Antetokounmpo injured in Bucks-Hawks clash

06/30/2021

New York—Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo limped out of Tuesday’s (Wednesday, June 30, 2021, Philippine time) NBA Eastern Conference finals clash with the Atlanta Hawks after suffering a knee injury in the third quarter. The two-time NBA…

Bomb threat alarms DepEd Cebu City officials

Pegeen Maisie 06/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Employees were asked to vacate their offices following a bomb threat that was reported at the Cebu City Schools Division office of the Department of Education (DepEd). In a Facebook post, Ramil Ayuman,…

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