World No. 4 Kenin shocked by unranked teenager

Agence France Presse 02/14/2021

Beaten Australian Open titleholder Sofia Kenin’s slump deepened as she was stunned by unranked teenager Olivia Gadecki at the Phillip Island Trophy on Sunday. Kenin, whose maiden Grand Slam title defense ended in the second round this…

Australian firm proposes joint venture with Cebu City gov’t for waste management facility

Irene R. Sin Cruz 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY — An Australian company has proposed a joint venture with the Cebu City government for a waste management facility. Anthony Aucone, chief executive officer of NextGen NRG, met with Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella Tuesday…

Australian state declares emergency due to wildfires

11/11/2019

CANBERRA, Australia  — Australia’s most populous state declared a state of emergency on Monday due to unprecedented wildfire danger as calls grew for Australia to take more action to counter climate change. New South Wales state Emergency…

Australian traveller-blogger Groves eyes another Adventure Bag Day cleanup in Cebu

Immae Lachica 03/19/2019

 CEBU CITY, Philippines – An international traveller and blogger made a move to take care of Mother Earth and successfully brought the movement here in Cebu. Jackson Groves, an Australian traveller and blogger, told Cebu Daily News Digital…

Six minors rescued, suspected human trafficker nabbed in Lahug sting operation

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six minors were rescued after police arrested a suspected human trafficker in an entrapment operation inside a fastfood outlet in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City over the weekend. Joey Donozo was arrested by operatives…

Mass Australian stranding leaves 28 whales dead

Inquirer.net 11/28/2018

Melbourne, Australia — Twenty-eight whales were found dead in the remote southeast of Australia on Wednesday, following a mass stranding that has baffled experts. A pilot flying a private plane over Croajingolong National Park in Victoria state…

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

AFP 07/03/2018

One of the highest-ranked church officials convicted of covering up child sex abuse was Tuesday sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment, but Philip Wilson could avoid jail after a court ordered he be assessed for home detention. The…

AUSTRALIAN CHILD TRAFFICKER, PINAY GET LIFE

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/13/2018

The cases against Liezyl Margallo, who was arrested in Cebu and described by authorities as ‘savage girl,’ are still pending. A notorious child trafficker who ran a gruesome international cyberpornography trade from the Philippines will spend the…

Australian Champs Barden and De-Fonseka return to Cebu for DanceSport Dance Camp

PR 04/24/2018

AFTER a successful stint as trainers in last year’s DanceSport Dance Camp, Australian Champions Brodie Barden and Lana Skrgic De-Fonseka are returning to Cebu once again to be among the top-notch trainers in the DanceSport Dance Camp…

Australian shot dead in Valencia, Negros Oriental

Benjie B. Talisic 03/28/2018

An elderly Australian was found dead at a grassy spot in Purok 4, Barangay Balugo in Valencia town, Negros Oriental at past 11 am Wednesday. Chief Insp. Ronoel Fungo of the Valencia municipal police precinct identified the…

Australian Embassy donates 15 sports wheelchairs to PADS cagers

Ray Charlie Diaz 03/03/2018

The Philippine Accessible Disability Services (PADS) Inc. Wheelchair Basketball Program successfully ended yesterday at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. Antonio Abatol, who was named the Most Valuable Player of the mini-tournament that concluded the two-day…

Cebu court convicts Australian, Filipina for cybersex operation

Ador Vincent Mayol 02/20/2018

An Australian national was meted two life terms and another 20 years in prison for operating a cybersex den and exploiting minors in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City in 2013. Drew Frederick Shobbrook was found guilty by the…

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