Hayco, Dancesport Team Cebu City bag 6 gold medals in Malaysia competition

Glendale G. Rosal 10/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dancesport Team Cebu City (DTCC) shone in the 5th Kuala Lumpur Dancesport Association (KLDSA) Open Dancesport Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022.  Eleanor Hayco, the wife of Cebu’s “father…

Saitama of Japan stuns Cebu Chooks; Manila Chooks beats Kuala Lumpur

Glendale G. Rosal 09/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Manila Chooks and Cebu Chooks had contrasting starts in their respective campaigns of the 2022 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 International Quest on Friday, September 16, 2022 at the Ayala Malls Solenad. The Manila…

Malaysian ‘Globetrotter’ reveals roots: ‘I’m more of a Filipino’

Marc Anthony Reyes - Reporter / @marcreyesINQ 08/14/2020

Scalia Nethanial headlined one of the featured presentations in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Bukit Jalil National Stadium in his hometown Kuala Lumpur. There he delighted the crowd as he jumped, pranced and performed a handstand—all…

Valiente snatches 400m hurdles silver medal in Kuala Lumpur

Glendale G. Rosal 07/21/2018

BOHOLANA sprinter Riza Jane Valiente finished with a silver medal in the girls 400-meter hurdles in the first day of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) School Games at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur,…

AirAsia to transfer int’l flights to MCIA’s new Terminal 2

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/19/2018

With the opening of the new Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) next month, AirAsia Philippines has announced its transfer of international flights to and from Cebu at the new terminal by July 1.…

Foundation bags awards on rural dev’t and poverty eradication

11/01/2017

THE Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation Inc. (AIDFI) received the 3rd Asean Leadership Award on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication, in conjunction with the 10th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE) held last October…

Flying etiquette

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/08/2017

I’m on seat 9C en route to Jakarta, Indonesia, from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — and I’m fuming mad at this man with his Android phone on his right hand as he is enjoying the time of his…

The joy of being Joy

Glendale G. Rosal 09/08/2017

ONE of the more famous athletes in the country today is Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal. The 28-year-old marathoner from Barangay Guba, Cebu City made headlines in sports pages  after winning gold in the recent Southeast Asian Games in…

HERO’S WELCOME FOR JOY

Glen Dale Rosal 08/20/2017

Cebu City to roll out red carpet for SEA Games gold medalist The Cebu City government will be preparing a hero’s welcome for Mary Joy Tabal, the petite runner from barangay Guba, Cebu City who won a…

Gold or bust for Kiyomi

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2017

  After months of intensive training under the best coaches, and winning medals in tough international competitions, Cebu-born Fil-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe is all set to take the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Kuala Lumpur by…

AirAsia keen on expanding in VisMin

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/23/2017

THE Malaysian-owned AirAsia Group is looking to the Visayas and Mindanao in its bid to expand airline operations in the Philippines, citing the massive tourism potential there is in the country. Tan Sri Anthony Francis “Tony” Fernandes,…

Local sports officials weigh in on Tabal’s exclusion from SEAG

Glendale G. Rosal 06/01/2017

Local sports officials had different takes on the exclusion of Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal from the athletes’ lineup for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this August. The Philippine Track and Field Association…

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