Jeff Horn hangs up gloves due to health concerns

Agence France Presse 07/02/2023

Australia’s Jeff Horn, best known for his stunning upset of Filipino great Manny Pacquiao to win the WBO welterweight world title, officially retired Sunday citing memory issues. The former schoolteacher beat Pacquiao in a unanimous 12-round decision in Brisbane…

Astrolabio of Gensan to fight Moloney of Australia for WBO world bantamweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— World-rated Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio finally gets a world title shot on May 13 against former world title challenger Australian Jason Moloney for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight title in Stockton, United…

Crash site of missing Cessna found in Albay

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 02/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines —  The crash site of the missing Cessna plane reported in Albay has finally been found 32 hours after its disappearance. According to Camalig Mayor Caloy Baldo in a statement, the aircraft crashed on the…

Hackers demand $10 million for stolen Australian health records

Agence France Presse 11/10/2022

Sydney, Australia — Hackers leaking medical records stolen from a major Australian healthcare company said Thursday they are demanding $10 million to make it stop, about a dollar for each of their potential victims. Medibank earlier this week…

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…

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