Pinoy KO artist Astrolabio to face Rigondeaux in Dubai next month

Glendale G. Rosal 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Knockout artist Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio will get his power tested against former world champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux in a planned regional title bout this February in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The…

Nietes flies to Dubai for world title eliminator bout with Jimenez

Glendale G. Rosal 12/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion and four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes flies to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for his WBA world super flyweight title eliminator slated on December 11 against Norbelto “Meneito”…

Carlos of Manila Chooks TM bags FIBA 3×3 World Tour slam dunk title in UAE

Glendale G. Rosal 10/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Filipinos can fly, that’s what David Carlos proved when he ruled the 2021 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters slam dunk contest held at the Kasr Al Amwaj, Abu Dhabi, UAE on Sunday (Manila…

Pinoys open with 2 straight losses in 2021 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters

Glendale G. Rosal 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Manila Chooks TM opened their campaign in the 2021 FIBA 3×3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters on a rough patch after the Pinoys lost their opening two games at the Kasr Al…

Marcial, 3 other Pinoy pugs settle for bronze in ASBC Asian Elite Championships

Glendale G. Rosal 05/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Eumir Felix Marcial and three other Filipino boxers settled for bronze medals on Friday evening, May 28, in the ASBC Asian Elite Championships in Dubai, UAE. The 25-year Marcial lost, 0-5, to Uzbek boxer…

Nietes dominates Colombian foe, wrests WBO Int’l Super Flyweight belt

Glendale G. Rosal 04/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a two-year and three-month hiatus, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes made an empathic comeback by wresting the World Boxing Organization (WBO) international super flyweight title in dominating fashion against Colombian Pablo “Trencito” Carillo on…

Nietes, Carillo promise exciting April 3 fight in Dubai

Glendale G. Rosal 04/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four division world champion and longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and his opponent, Pablo Carillo of Colombia displayed mutual respect from each other after they faced personally for the first…

Edmund Villamor says Nietes is well-prepared vs Colombian foe

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Veteran boxing trainer Edmund Villamor, the trusted cornerman of four-division world champion and longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, assured Filipino boxing fans that his ward is well-prepared for his  comeback…

Another OFW in Mandaue tests positive for COVID-19 after being vaccinated in UAE

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Another Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) here who was already vaccinated against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tested positive for the virus. The female OFW was vaccinated completely…

Vaccinated in UAE, positive in Cebu; an OFW’s dilemma

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/17/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) here who already got vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) before he returned home in Mandaue last January 5, 2021, tested positive for the virus…

UK Covid-19 variant detected in PH

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 01/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The new and more infectious variant of Covid-19 first reported in the United Kingdom has been detected in the Philippines. In a statement Wednesday, the Department of Health (DOH) said the Philippine Genome Center…

Freed OFW says she never lost hope while in UAE prison

Inquirer.net 11/02/2018

JENNIFER Dalquez, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was released from prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said Friday that she never lost hope that she would return home someday and be with her family again.…

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