Nelia Sancho and the saga of the Filipina comfort women

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 09/06/2022

Unlike most beauty title holders, who usually pursued modelling or showbiz careers, Nelia Sancho was popularly described as “beauty queen turned women’s rights activist. I greeted her virtually during her 71st birthday last August 30 just to…

Sugar isn’t sweet

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 09/05/2022

The sugar debacle is an early example of why the President should put an agriculture secretary in place with some urgency. He just doesn’t have time to think through and address all the details handling agriculture requires,…

AVC Cup: Creamline-PH rallies past Australia, plays Taipei for 5th place

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Tots Carlos and Jema Galanza delivered and the Philippine women’s volleyball team pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind 21-25, 25-19, 19-25, 25-18, 15-12 victory over Australia and advance to the battle for fifth place of…

Hard facts on sugar

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 08/23/2022

So much has been written on the so-called “sugar mess” in the past two weeks that I hesitated to add more. But I thought it might help if we distilled the cold hard facts from opinions, accusations,…

Filipinas crush Malaysian women booters, stay on top of Group A

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2022

BOHOL, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) seemed virtually unstoppable in their campaign in the 12th AFF Women’s Championship as they logged their third straight victory by beating Malaysia, 4-0, last Friday evening at…

Filipinas in Group A in AFF Women’s Championship 2022 in July

Glendale G. Rosal 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) or the Filipinas got slotted to Group A of the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship 2022 on July 4 to 17, 2022 and will…

Kenya’s Okutoyi aiming to be ‘Serena of Africa’ at French Open

Agence France Presse 05/28/2022

It has been a long and painful path for Angella Okutoyi to reach the red clay courts of Roland Garros but the 18-year-old Kenyan is in no doubt about her ambition. “The French Open is the big…

‘Gumanda talaga’: After 4-year hiatus, Anne Curtis to showcase ‘improvement’ in her voice in comeback concert

Allan Policarpio 05/28/2022

For Anne Curtis, the past two years were all about enjoying the simple things and restoring some normalcy in her life. The actress-television host took a break from show biz in December 2019 in anticipation of motherhood.…

Filipinas go on a 16-0 scoring spree in friendly with Tongans in Australia

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas overwhelmed the Tonga National Team, 16-0, in their friendly match in Australia on Friday, April 22, 2022.  The Filipinas were merciless in their game against…

Filipinas trounce Fijian women booters team in friendly match in Australia

Glendale G. Rosal 04/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) or the Filipinas clobbered the Fijian Women’s National Football Team, 7-2, in the first of their back-to-back friendly matches at the  Western Sydney Wanderers field in…

Filipinas, PH women’s football team, start training in Australia for SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) headed to the Land Down Under with a new moniker to begin their preparations for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in May in Hanoi, Vietnam.…

PH beach volleyball teams show promising performances in Aussie tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Philippine beach volleyball teams showcased promising performances after hauling in two gold medals in the 2022 Australia Beach Volleyball Tour Championships in Brisbane, Australia, last Sunday, March 27, 2022.  The team also bagged…

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