Tears flow as curtain comes down on Roger Federer’s glittering career

09/24/2022

LONDON—Roger Federer’s trophy-laden career ended with defeat on Friday, but for once the result hardly mattered as the Swiss maestro headed into retirement with tears in his eyes and cheers ringing in his ears. With a sellout…

Leaders and monarchs gather for final farewell to Queen Elizabeth

Reuters 09/19/2022

LONDON — Leaders and monarchs from across the globe gathered in London on Monday to bid farewell to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth at a state funeral of inimitable pageantry, marking the passing of a beloved figure who unified the nation…

Mourners brave 24-hour wait in chilly London to see Queen Elizabeth’s coffin

Reuters 09/17/2022

LONDON — The entry to an already miles-long queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state in London resumed after a pause on Friday, with the government saying the current wait-time is over 24 hours, in temperatures…

Queen Elizabeth II embarks on solemn final journey

Agence France Presse 09/11/2022

BALLATER, United Kingdom — Thousands of mourners lined the route to pay their respects as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on Sunday headed from the Scottish retreat where she died to Edinburgh on the first leg of her sombre final journey.…

Elizabeth, the queen who moved with a changing world

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON – The crowning achievement of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, who died on Thursday after 70 years on the throne, was to maintain the popularity of the monarchy across decades of seismic political, social and cultural change that…

Death of Queen Elizabeth marked around world with tributes and flowers

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON  – As world leaders paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth on her death aged 96 on Thursday, ordinary people in Britain and around the globe paid their own respects to a woman who had been the face of…

Tearful crowds sing ‘God Save the Queen’ at Buckingham Palace

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON — Thousands of people gathered outside Buckingham Palace in London, shedding tears and singing “God Save the Queen” in an impromptu show of emotion as news emerged that Queen Elizabeth had died. A double rainbow arched…

PAL to ax some long-haul flights to slow bleeding

Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Airlines (PAL) will stop money-losing “ultra-long haul routes” as it prepares for a major restructuring program that is deemed crucial to its bid to survive the ongoing pandemic and aviation downturn. PAL did…

Araneta to let fists do the talking

Glendale G. Rosal 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Christian “The Bomb” Araneta laughed off all the threats his opponent, African Sivenathi Nontshinga, said in a live interview recently.  Araneta and Nontshinga faced off for the first time via a video interview in a…

Medvedev beats Nadal to set up Thiem title match at ATP Finals

Agence France Presse 11/22/2020

Daniil Medvedev sent Rafael Nadal packing after a grueling slugfest at the ATP Finals in London on Saturday to set up a title match against Novak Djokovic’s conqueror Dominic Thiem. The Spanish world number two, who has…

SM wins at the World Branding Awards in London

PR 01/18/2020

SM Supermalls was honored the prestigious Brand of the Year Award under the ‘National Tier – Shopping Centre / Mall’ category 2019 to 2020, during the recently concluded World Branding Awards ceremonies, held at the iconic Kensington…

Probe expands in truck deaths, all 39 victims are from China

Associated Press 10/25/2019

LONDON – All 39 people found dead in a refrigerated container truck near an English port were Chinese citizens, British police confirmed Thursday as they investigated one of the country’s deadliest cases of human smuggling. The Essex…

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