Manila Chooks booted out of FIBA 3×3 in Qatar after loss to Netherlands

Glendale G. Rosal 10/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Manila Chooks bowed out of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Al Bidda Park Challenger 2023 in Doha, Qatar after losing to Utrecht of Netherlands, 15-22, in Pool B, on Wednesday, October 18,…

US approves sending F-16 jets to Ukraine

08/18/2023

WASHINGTON — The United States has approved sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine from Denmark and the Netherlands to defend against Russian invaders as soon as pilot training is completed, a US official said Thursday. Ukraine has…

Transgender model to represent the Netherlands in 72nd Miss Universe pageant

Armin Adina 07/10/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Another transgender woman will compete in the Miss Universe pageant after Angela Ponce from Spain made history for trans visibility in 2018. Transgender model Rikkie Valerie Kolle was crowned Miss Nederland on July 8…

Messi magic helps send Argentina into World Cup last eight

Agence France Presse 12/04/2022

Lionel Messi produced a moment of trademark quality to score the opener in a 2-1 win over Australia and help send Argentina into the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday. Messi’s 789th goal in his 1,000th…

World Cup Round of 16: qualified teams, schedule and how it works

Reuters 12/03/2022

With the World Cup knockout phase having begun, here is an overview of the teams advancing to the last 16 at the tournament in Qatar: HOW DOES THE KNOCKOUT STAGE AT WORLD CUP 2022 WORK? In the…

Boholana cop bags 3 medals in World Police and Fire Games 2022 in The Netherlands

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Boholana policewoman made the country proud by bagging three medals in the World Police and Fire Games 2022 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Police Staff Sergeant Maria Caress Cenabre Arnejo of Bohol Tourist…

Ecstasy tablets worth P5M seized; man nabbed in Cebu City’s Pasil

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 07/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P5 million worth of ecstasy tablets were seized from a 30-year-old man during a controlled delivery operation conducted by on Monday afternoon, July 18, 2022, in Barangay Pasil, Cebu City.  Authorities…

Bees in the Netherlands trained to detect COVID-19 infections

Reuters 05/08/2021

AMSTERDAM — Dutch researchers have trained bees, which have an unusually keen sense of smell, to identify samples infected with COVID-19, a finding they said could cut waiting times for test results to just seconds. To train the bees,…

Cycling mecca Netherlands is embracing electric bikes

AFP Relaxnews 11/08/2020

Bicycles are an institution in the Netherlands. The country actually counts more bikes than inhabitants. And now, like elsewhere in Europe, people there are increasingly adopting e-bikes, whose sales are higher than those of classical bicycles, according…

400-year-old bible stolen from US is found in Netherlands

/INQ.net 04/27/2019

PITTSBURGH — A 17th-century Geneva Bible, one of the hundreds of rare books authorities said was stolen from a Pittsburgh library as part of a 20-year-long theft scheme, is back home. The Bible, published in 1615, was…

Foreign runners abound in Cebu Marathon 2018

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

  THE UPCOMING Cebu Marathon 2018 will be well represented by runners from different countries around the world. The race, which starts and finishes at the Cebu Business Park on January 14, 2018, has attracted 4,997 runners…

Cebu City execs off to Netherlands to strengthen sister-city relations

Inna Gian Mejia 06/05/2017

CEBU City officials headed by Mayor Tomas Osmeña will fly to the City of Haarlemmermeer in Netherlands today to celebrate the silver anniversary or 25th year of sister-city relations between the two cities. Osmeña will be traveling…

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