Cebuano karting sensation, 14, shares journey to his 2nd place finish in int’l race

Glendale G. Rosal 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano karting sensation William John Riley Go reminisced the sacrifices and challenges he faced before finishing second in the 2022 FIA Karting Academy Trophy in Genk, Belgium last May 15 to 17, 2022. …

Death toll in rises to 168 in Germany and Belgium floods

Reuters 07/18/2021

ERFTSTADT, Germany/WASSENBERG, Germany — The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 168 on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week collapsed houses and ripped up roads and…

11-year-old boy graduates from college as summa cum laude

Dana Cruz 07/07/2021

An 11-year-old Belgian boy has finished his bachelor’s degree in physics and graduated summa cum laude after only a year in university. Laurent Simons graduated from the University of Antwerp in Belgium after earning an average of…

3 int’l COVID-19 vaccine makers gunning for Phase 3 clinical trials in PH

Darryl John Esguerra 10/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Local vaccine experts are currently reviewing the applications of three international vaccine manufacturers to decide if Phase 3 of their respective clinical trials can be done in the Philippines to test the safety and…

Belgium tops first FIFA rankings since pandemic shutdown

Associated Press 09/17/2020

ZURICH — The first FIFA men’s world rankings for five months were still led by Belgium on Thursday after the shutdown of European teams during the coronavirus pandemic ended in September. Belgium leads an unchanged top four…

BOC condemns, burns foreign donations

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/03/2018

Donations that were supposedly intended for victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda which badly affected northern Cebu towns in October 2013 were destroyed through thermal burning on Wednesday morning. Elvira Cruz, customs district collector, said that the donations that…

PH ranks last in mobile video quality

Inquirer.net 09/26/2018

The Philippines has a long way to go in terms of delivering high-quality mobile video services, based on a crowdsourced survey conducted by OpenSignal, a wireless mapping company based in the United Kingdom. In the debut of…

Belgium finishes third at World Cup

AP 07/15/2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — For Belgium and England, the third-place match at the World Cup was more like a dress rehearsal for future finals. At least they hope. The Belgians earned their best World Cup finish by…

Belgium bags third place in World Cup

Mars G. Alison 07/15/2018

Belgium won the battle for third with a 2-0 blanking of England and claimed its best ever World Cup finish late Saturday night, Philippine time. Eden Hazard, who sealed the win for Belgium with a goal in…

Foreign runners abound in Cebu Marathon 2018

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

  THE UPCOMING Cebu Marathon 2018 will be well represented by runners from different countries around the world. The race, which starts and finishes at the Cebu Business Park on January 14, 2018, has attracted 4,997 runners…

Belgium ambassador pays courtesy visit to PRO-7

Benjie Talisic, Intern 12/05/2017

The Belgium Ambassador to the Philippines visits the Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 on Tuesday to strengthen its ties with the police as well as establish more business opportunities for its citizens. Chief Supt. Franklin Mabanog, PRO…

New Belgian consul

Jaime Picornell 11/30/2017

THE Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium HE Michel Goffin will host a reception on Monday, Dec. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the ballroom of the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel. It has a double purpose:…

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