Cebuana settles for silver in blue belt division of Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu competition

Glendale G. Rosal 01/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) champion Ellise Xoe Malilay debuted in the more competitive blue belt category with a well-deserved silver medal finish in the Challenge Jiu-Jitsu Al-Ain 2023, at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in…

Malilay, Cebuana jiu-jitsu champ, now No. 2 in world rankings in women’s youth blue belt category 

Glendale G. Rosal 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —There’s something Eliecha Malilay has more to be proud of herself after climbing to the No. 2 spot in the global rankings of the women’s youth blue belt category a few days after winning…

Malilay sisters harvest medals in Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Abu Dhabi

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Jiu-jitsu siblings of Cebu, Ellise Xoe and Eliecha Zoe Malilay won gold and silver in the Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Cup in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates over the weekend. The…

Hot dogs: UAE’s perspiring pooches get airconditioned workout

Agence France Presse - @inquirerdotnet 08/28/2022

ABU DHABI — Oscar beats the summer heat of the United Arab Emirates by working out in a gym, hitting the treadmill twice or three times a week. Nothing unusual in that — except that Oscar is…

Pia Wurtzbach: Today, I am even prouder to have voted for Leni to be our next President

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 04/14/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach took to her Instagram page to  express her support for presidential candidate Vice President Leni Robredo.  Pia shared she already voted “remotely” for Robredo during the overseas absentee voting in Abu Dhabi,…

5-year-old boy’s study routine rant tickles netizens

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 02/18/2022

CEBU, Philippines—A TikTok video of a five-year-old boy from Davao Oriental talking or complaining about his study routine is taking the internet world by storm.  Rolita Malinao Melchor told CDN Digital in an interview that his son, …

Carlos of Manila Chooks TM bags FIBA 3×3 World Tour slam dunk title in UAE

Glendale G. Rosal 10/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Filipinos can fly, that’s what David Carlos proved when he ruled the 2021 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters slam dunk contest held at the Kasr Al Amwaj, Abu Dhabi, UAE on Sunday (Manila…

Pinoys open with 2 straight losses in 2021 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters

Glendale G. Rosal 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Manila Chooks TM opened their campaign in the 2021 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters on a rough patch after the Pinoys lost their opening two games at the Kasr Al…

World champion Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP

AP 11/26/2018

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — World champion Lewis Hamilton coasted to victory from pole position at the year-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, and in doing so equaled his personal best for a season with…

Kerwin told: Stay put in Crame

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/24/2016

Arrested drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. may not be able to see his father for the last time after his lawyer discouraged him from attending the burial of slain Albuera mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. on December…

Family decides on Leyte burial for slain mayor, tells Kerwin: Stay in Crame

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/19/2016

WITH the family of the slain mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. deciding to have the mayor’s burial in Albuera town in Leyte province instead of Cebu City, a family member also expressed her desire for the mayor’s son,…

Kerwin Espinosa to arrive in Manila early Friday

11/17/2016

Kerwin Espinosa, son of slain Albuera, Leyte, Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr., will arrive in the Philippines early morning Friday from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa…

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