IM Yap at 74th place in Dubai

Glendale G. Rosal 04/09/2017

CEBUANO International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap climbed three places after the sixth round of the 19th Dubai Open International Chess Tournament held at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club in Dubai, UAE. IM Yap now has…

IM Yad draws 4th rd match in Dubai chess

Glendale G. Rosal 04/07/2017

INTERNATIONAL Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap of Cebu settled for a draw in his fourth round match in the 19th Dubai Open International Chess Tournament in Dubai, UAE. The 65th-seed Yap drew with 106th seed Puneet Jaiswal…

IM Yap of Cebu logs second win in Dubai Open

Glendale G. Rosal 04/06/2017

  CEBUANO International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap kept his hopes of earning a Grand Master (GM) norm alive when he scored a much needed win in the 19th Dubai International Open Chess Tournament in Dubai UAE…

IM Yap loses in second round of Dubai Open

Glendale G. Rosal 04/05/2017

AFTER a strong start, Cebuano International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap stumbled in the second round of the 19th Dubai Open 2017 yesterday in Dubai, UAE. Seeded 65th in the tournament, Yap bowed to the sixth-ranked Venezuelan…

Canoy now in South Africa, says he’s ready

Calvin D. Cordova 03/28/2017

IN HIGH spirits, Jason Canoy of the Omega Boxing Gym arrived in Cape Town, South Africa last Monday for his much-awaited world title showdown with the unbeaten Mzuvikile Magwaca. Canoy (26W-6L-2D-19KOs) will be fighting the South African…

IM Yap prepares for Dubai Open chess tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 02/21/2017

International Master (IM) Kim Steven Yap of Cebu is gearing up for the biggest tournament he will be joining this year that will help him in his pursuit for a Grand Master (GM) norm. The 28-year-old Yap,…

Cebuano fashion designer wins in Dubai

Apple Ta-as 10/01/2016

AT 29, Cebuano designer Harvey Cenit is slowly making a name for himself in Dubai. Harvey, a native of Medellin, northern Cebu, has created designs for prominent personalities such as Broadway star Lea Salonga, beauty queen Maria…

Drones disrupt operations at Dubai, Warsaw airports

06/13/2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The busy Dubai International Airport closed for over an hour after a drone flew into its airspace. The airport says the closure disrupted flights for 69 minutes on Saturday. The airport, the…

Local trade, tourism to benefit from new Cebu-Dubai flights

Vanessa Claire Lucero 03/30/2016

Emirates launch caps month’s opening of new international routes to Mactan airport Cebu’s tourism and trade economies can expect significant growth this year and in the years to come due to the launch of new flights, several…

Emirates-Airlines launches flight in Cebu

Vanessa Claire Lucero 03/30/2016

International carrier Emirates Airlines launches its daily circular flight at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) this afternoon, its first two-stop flight in the country. The Cebu-Dubai flight will be a daily circular service, stopping over at Clark…

Dubai airliner crashes in Russia, killing all 61

03/20/2016

Moscow — An airliner carrying 61 people from Dubai crashed early yesterday while landing in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in strong winds, killing all aboard, Russian officials said. All 55 passengers and six crew members…

Cebuano OFW’s remains to arrive Feb. 7

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/01/2016

After more than one month, the remains of deceased overseas worker Lotis Camocamo will finally be flown back to Cebu. Mariette Megabon, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) coordinator on overseas workers, said Camocamo’s remains will…

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