Casimero to Rigondeux: Let’s engage‍ and fight

Marc Anthony Reyes 07/26/2021

John Riel Casimero made this plea to Guillermo Rigondeux to make their Aug. 14 fight in Carson, California, and interesting one: Fight and engage. But the Filipino champion of the World Boxing Organization’s bantamweight division—as well as…

Rigondeaux feels ‘underestimated’ ahead of Casimero bout

MARK GIONGCO 07/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Cuban stylist Guillermo Rigondeaux thinks he’s not getting the credit he rightfully deserves when it comes to his punching power. Rigondeaux plans to prove his pundits wrong while also keeping the same methodical approach…

Sultan to fight in Casimero-Rigondeaux unification battle

Glendale G. Rosal 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former ALA Boxing Gym standout and ex-world title challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will fight in the undercard of the world title unification showdown between John Riel Casimero and Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14…

Donaire promises a great fight in world title showdown in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four-division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. promises “a great fight” in his upcoming world title showdown this Saturday, May 29, (Sunday, May 30, 2021 Manila time) in Carson City,…

California to ban sale of gas-fueled vehicles in 15 years

AP, INQUIRER.net US Bureau 09/27/2020

SACRAMENTO, California — California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation’s most populous state that could force U.S. automakers…

California heat wave raises coronavirus concerns

AP 08/15/2020

LOS ANGELES — California is withering under a heatwave that has brought dangerously high temperatures, increased wildfire danger, and fears of coronavirus spread as people flock to beaches and recreation areas. High-pressure building over Western states pushed…

Disney closes US and Paris theme parks, delays ‘Mulan’ over virus

AFP 03/15/2020

Disney will close its giant theme parks in Florida, California and Paris and pull the releases of major blockbusters including “Mulan” over the coronavirus, it announced Thursday. The resorts are among the largest theme parks in the…

Airbnb bans ‘party houses’ after deadly US shooting

Agence France Presse 11/03/2019

  NEW YORK, United States — Airbnb’s boss announced Saturday that the online platform, which offers private homes for rent for short periods, is banning “party houses” after a deadly shooting at a Halloween event in California.…

Trump visits border wall in California, calls it ‘amazing’

Associated Press 09/19/2019

SAN DIEGO – President Donald Trump is capping a three-day trip to the West with a visit to the border wall in San Diego, where he is showing reporters details of the ongoing construction. Trump calls it…

WCOPA silver medalist Erneville Vinculado: Sing for the Lord

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana singer Erneville Vinculado shares the one secret on how she made it to World Championships for the Performing Arts (WCOPA) 2019. Vinculado said that her secret was honoring God and offering her…

Singers Christian Cayobit and Pinky Mari: Reaching the stars together

Michelle Joy Padayhag 08/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It is more fulfilling to achieve your dreams with the one you love. That is what happened to Cebuano singer Christian Cayobit and his girlfriend Pinky Mari who bagged medals during the recently concluded World…

Tourism rocket ship takes off on test flight

AP 12/14/2018

MOJAVE, California — A jet carrying Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship has taken off from a California airport on a test flight. The two pilots will attempt to launch the craft on a supersonic flight to the edge…

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