Noynay takes on Japanese knockout artist in Tokyo

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Joe “Jaw Breaker” Noynay and Japanese Jin Sasaki passed the official weigh-in for their double regional title showdown at the Korakuen Hall scheduled in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday, May 16. Noynay, a native…

Vitor, PMI eyes rematch against Japanese tormentor

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Boholano Virgel “Valiente” Vitor of the PMI Bohol Boxing Stable is gunning for a rematch against Japanese Toshihiro Suzuki after reclaiming the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight title.  This was…

Japanese, Korean drown in Mandaue, Camotes

Paul Lauro and Mary Rose Sagarino 10/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Japanese national and Korean national drowned in different areas in Cebu today, October 17, 2023. At past 6 a.m. today, in Mandaue City off the seawaters of Pajara Park, which is under…

Lapu gov’t rescues 2 Japanese women found sleeping on sidewalk of Brgy Pusok

Futch Anthony Inso 10/13/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Two Japanese women were rescued by the Lapu-Lapu City Government after they were found sleeping on the sidewalk in Sitio Mustang in Barangay Pusok. The two women, a mother and her daughter, had been…

The disappearing ‘lolas’ of Mapanique

Joel Ruiz Butuyan - @inquirerdotnet 03/30/2023

There were originally 96 members when they formed the Malaya Lolas, an association of Filipino women who suffered mass rape and other forms of horrendous crimes committed by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. As…

Rintaro leads Gentle Giants to hard-fought win against Mendiola FC in Cavite

Glendale G. Rosal 03/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Football Club (CFC) Gentle Giants edged Mendiola FC 1991, 1-0, in the ongoing Philippines Football League (PFL), on Saturday, March 25, at the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) National Training Center in Carmona,…

Flowers for Lolas: Accurate historical inclusion while the comfort women’s voices can still be heard

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 03/21/2023

Like other Filipina comfort women, Lola Hilaria Bustamante died still fighting without receiving justice. Lola Hilaria passed away  last Saturday, March 18, 2023  at the age of 97, 10 days after the UN Committee on the Elimination…

Revel in Japanese Cuisine at bai Hotel’s Ume Restaurant 

Jeanne Sherlyn S. Tello, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 09/02/2022

One of the most famous and favored cuisines by many Filipinos and Cebuanos, in particular, is Japanese food.     From ramen to sushi, these appetizing Japanese choices are oozing with flavors and are best paired with hane…

Filipino boxer, Carcosia, to square off with Japanese foe, Mori, in Tokyo

Glendale G. Rosal 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another Filipino boxer will try his luck in Japan as Presco “The Iceman” Carcosia faces Japanese up and comer Musashi Mori in a non title featherweight bout on July 13, 2022 at the…

The saga of the WW II women victims of sexual slavery and violence 

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 11/30/2021

Lola Isabelita Viduya died last November 23, 2021 at age of 89 due to pneumonia, the same day the unfortunate event called “Mapanique Siege” happened in 1944. Lola Isabelita is a leader of the Malaya Lolas who…

Japanese artist creates map of Cebu City in metal

Immae Lachica 12/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Seeing maps around Cebu is nothing new. But seeing a metal representation of the city’s map sure is something we don’t see all the time. This is what Japanese artist Wataru Sakuma and his…

2nd crew member, dead cows found after ship sinks off Japan

Associated Press 09/04/2020

TOKYO — Japanese rescuers found the second crew member and multiple dead cows Friday in waters where a ship carrying thousands of cows from New Zealand capsized and is believed to have sunk during stormy weather, coast…

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