Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo rules Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 09/03/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s very own Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo dominated four age groups in the Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup 2021 which ran from August 26 to 29. The major virtual rhythmic gymnastics tournament…

Arrivals from Malaysia, Thailand covered by PH travel ban

Leila B. Salaverria 07/24/2021

The Philippines has added Malaysia and Thailand to the list of countries whose travelers will be subjected to restrictions as part of efforts to curb the spread of the more infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 and other…

Two wheels and a flat

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 02/02/2021

Within the space of a year, our economy moved from being at the front of the pack of our comparable neighbors, to being at the tail end. Somehow, we squandered the hard-won head start we already enjoyed…

Primate monkeys around with student’s phone, takes selfies

09/18/2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it. Zackrydz Rodzi, 20,…

Coronavirus strain that is ’10 times more infectious’ detected in Malaysia

The Star/Asia News Network 08/17/2020

KUALA LUMPUR — A mutation of the coronavirus that is far more infectious than the original Wuhan strain has been detected in Malaysia, the health authorities said on Sunday (Aug 16). The D614G mutation was discovered by…

Otters find new playground on island in Tawi-Tawi

06/03/2020

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines—They are known as “anjing laut,” the Malay word for “sea dogs,” in neighboring Sandakan, Sabah, according to Tawi-Tawi residents who occasionally visit that part of Malaysia. But on Tawi-Tawi’s Taganak Island,…

Coronavirus won’t turn you into a ‘zombie’, says Malaysia

Associated Press 02/02/2020

  KUALA LUMPUR — The deadly coronavirus will not cause victims to act like zombies, Malaysia’s government said on social media, as officials act to correct the spread of misinformation surrounding the outbreak. As medical authorities seek…

Asian domination in international pageant’s list of top favorites

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Beauty queens from Asian countries dominated the Top 10 Most Popular Vote list in the ongoing pre-pageant activities of Miss Grand International 2019 in Caracas, Venezuela. Seven of the 10 countries in the…

Family seeks more answers to London teen’s death in Malaysia

08/17/2019

  SEREMBAN, Malaysia — The family of a 15-year-old London teen who was found dead nine days after she disappeared from a Malaysian forest resort claimed her body on Saturday and hope to find answers to their…

Record number of 57 countries to compete in Sunday’s Ironman race in Cebu

Mars G. Alison 08/10/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A record number of 57 countries will be represented in this year’s Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Philippines Cebu which will roll out Sunday, August 11, 2019, and start and end at the Shangri-La’s…

Hospital fires psychiatrist after patient files sexual harassment complaint

07/17/2019

PETALING JAYA — The Kota Damansara Thomson Hospital has terminated the services of a consultant psychiatrist after he was accused of sexually harassing a patient. In addition, the hospital said in a statement that the case had…

CCCI president wins Asia HRD award

Irene R. Sino Cruz 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president Virgilio Espeleta won the Movers and Shakers award in the 2019 Asia Human Resources Development (HRD) Awards. Espeleta accepted the awards during the Asia HRD Awards 2019…

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