Jerusalem : Chances brighter for another world title shot

Glendale G. Rosal 04/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem feels optimistic that he will land another world title shot soon after ascending to the top spot of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimumweight division in…

Sanman boxers dominate foes in Bubble Boxing VIII in Gensan

Glendale G. Rosal 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Zip-Sanman stalwarts displayed dominating performances in the Sanman Bubble Boxing VIII on Saturday, February 26, in General Santos City. Cebu-based Esneth Domingo, Kevin Jake Cataraja, Melvin Jerusalem, and Alex Santisima Jr. of Zip-Sanman Boxing…

Jerusalem wins rematch with Landero, walks away with OPBF title

Glendale G. Rosal 07/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Toto “Mascuvado” Landero found himself in a state of deja vu after he was badly beaten by Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem in their rematch last Friday evening in the main event of the Zip…

Jerusalem, Landero make weight for July 16 OPBF minimumweight title match 

Glendale G. Rosal 07/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former world title challenger Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem and his opponent Toto “Muscovado” Landero officially passed the weigh-in to schedule their rematch for the Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) minimumweight title tomorrow, Friday at the Tabunok…

Jerusalem, Landero to fight for OPBF minimumweight title 

Glendale G. Rosal 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimumweight title challenger Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem returns into action by having a rematch against fellow former world title challenger Toto “Muscovado” Landero on July 18, 2021, at…

Quiet Bethlehem Christmas means ‘less business, more religion’

Agence France Presse 12/24/2020

Deprived of its usual tourist influx by the pandemic, Bethlehem will celebrate a quiet Christmas this year that is less about commerce and more about religion, says its parish priest. In a normal year hundreds of thousands…

These remarkable biblical wonders are still on our maps today

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/07/2020

Biblical places written in the bible have significant roles in our history. Some of these places were centers of ancient power or trade, these places were even the heart of an empire. Many of these places have…

Palm Sunday and palm crosses

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Palm fronds or lukay is commonly used to produce hanging rice or puso –  an iconic Cebuano staple. But in Roman Catholicism, this symbolizes peace and victory. In most liturgical churches, it is…

Cops checking if 2 HVTs caught with P7M shabu are members of drug syndicate

Alven Marie A. Timtim 01/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are investigating if the two high value targets, who were caught with P7 million worth of suspected shabu, have links to a big illegal drugs syndicate. Police Major Verniño Noserale, Consolacion Police…

‘Doomaguete’: Artist presents a whole new look of Dumaguete

Immae Lachica 08/31/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Can you visualize a new kind of Dumaguete city? The one with a darker approach to it and looking like scenes out of an animated movie after mass destruction? Well, Ace Gibson Jerusalem,…

Trip to Jerusalem

JASON BAGUIA 05/08/2018

It started with Perfecto Yasay. He was Philippine foreign affairs secretary. That state of affairs did not last long. He turned out to have an unresolved allegiance to the US. He resigned. Next came Vitalian Aguirre II.…

Pope seeks peace in Jerusalem

AFP 12/26/2017

  Pope Francis in his traditional Christmas address on Monday called for peace in Jerusalem and highlighted the plight of children scarred by conflict, having earlier urged the world’s Catholics not to ignore the conditions migrants face.…

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