Magsayo to dedicate world-title fight to typhoon-ravaged Bohol

Dale Rosal 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Unbeaten Boholano  Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo said he is dedicating his fight against reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. to the province of Bohol, which was among those greatly affected by…

William “Yamyam” Gucong is first ‘Pinoy Big Brother’ Ultimate Big Winner from Bohol 

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines— Boholano William “Yamyam” Gucong was named as the Ultimate Big Winner of the reality show “Pinoy Big Brother: Otso” during the Big Night last Sunday, August 4, 2019. PBB’s official Instagram account congratulated Gucong…

Boholano fisherman loses way at sea because of rain, rescued in Argao

Doris C. Bongcac 01/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A fisherman from the municipality of Loon in Bohol province is now taking temporary shelter at the Argao police station after he was rescued from the waters of Barangay Looc, Argao late this…

Boholano boxer Magsayo has new manager, promoter

Glendale G. Rosal 06/05/2018

Leaving ALA Boholano boxer Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo has started a new chapter in his blossoming boxing career as he signed up with a new promoter after five years of fighting under ALA Promotions International. The 22-year-old Tagbilaran…

Boholano taxi driver among Vegas heroes

Inquirer Visayas 10/07/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — Tales of heroism have emerged in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting, which left 59 people dead and more than 500 injured. One of them involved Bohol-native Winifredo Balbido Maquindang, 66,…

Boholano welder who escaped the siege in Marawi City swears never to go back

Leo Udtohan 05/31/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol-A 20-year-old welder promised himself that he would never go back to Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. John (not his real name) was shot at and had to escape the city under siege before he…

GRIEF-STRICKEN MOTHER

Junjie Mendoza 04/23/2017

Ma. Norma Melloria, mother of slain Boholano Abu Sayyaf member Joselito Melloria, broke down as she saw for the first time the body of her son laid down on the morgue of the funeral home in the…

Moro raids and the Japanese occupation

Jobers R. Bersales 04/12/2017

The clash in Inabanga, Bohol, the other day between government forces and the terrorist group Abu Sayyaf brings to mind the dreadful centuries of Moro slave raids that decimated the coastal towns of the Visayas and Luzon…

Boholano wins bout in Canada

Glendale G. Rosal 10/23/2016

JAPAN-BASED Boholano slugger Ricky Sismundo showcased precision and power to win by unanimous decision over African Ghislain Maduma in a non-title bout last Saturday night (Sunday morning Philippine time) at the Bell Center, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.…

Anda at the crossroads

Jobers R. Bersales 11/05/2015

The white sands on the beaches of Anda, Bohol are said to be finer than those of Boracay. And resorts are starting to sprout there like mushrooms. And, like Boracay during its “developing” stage in the early…

NO HOLDING BACK

Glendale G. Rosal 07/13/2015

An injured right hand couldn’t stop Donnie “Ahas” Nietes from scoring a “brilliant win,” using his ring savvy to dismantle Mexican warrior Francisco “Chihuas” Rodriguez Jr. on Saturday night in the main event of the Pinoy Pride…

After settling for a draw in his first fight in PH, Mexican Rodriguez eyes big win vs Nietes

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2015

TO PROVE  A POINT WBO minimum weight world champion Francisco “Chihuas” Rodriguez Jr. is confident he can finally pull off a victory in his second fight in the Philippines. The 21-year-old Rodriguez, who sports a 17-2-1 (win-loss-draw)…

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