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…

Villamor on Donnie “Ahas” Nietes: Fast and fearsome as ever

Glendale G. Rosal 02/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Veteran boxing trainer Edito Villamor believes that Father Time hasn’t caught up with four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes yet. This after Nietes, also the longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion, displayed fearsome form while training…

DOH asks NBI help in tracing 2 unlocated contacts of UK variant patient

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 01/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to find the two still unlocated co-passengers of the Filipino infected with the UK Covid-19 variant. As of…

Look out, Mars: Here we come with a fleet of spacecraft

Associated Press 07/13/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet…

Filipino in UAE gets 10 years for joining IS

07/26/2019

DUBAI—A Filipino man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in the United Arab Emirates for being a member of the Islamic State (IS) jihadi group and promoting its ideology on social media, Emirati media reported…

Louvre reopens 24 hours after ‘Allahu Akbar’ attack

02/05/2017

Paris, France — The Louvre reopened its doors Saturday, a day after soldiers outside the Paris museum shot and wounded a machete-wielding attacker, suspected of being an Egyptian national. The incident on Friday thrust the issue of…

The Emirates is no haven for Kerwin

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 11/14/2016

Less than a month after he was arrested in Abu Dhabi, Kerwin Espinosa, the alleged biggest drug lord of Eastern Visayas, is expected to arrive in Manila on Thursday to face charges linking him to the illegal…

KERWIN FALLS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/17/2016

Alleged big-time drug lord Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr., son of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr., was arrested by the police in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Philippine National Police (PNP) Dir. Gen. Ronald “Bato” dela…

Helping Filipinos find opportunities

Vanessa Claire Lucero 07/06/2015

For more than a decade now, Pinoycare Visa Center Inc. has been helping Filipinos find better job opportunities overseas. Prisca Niña O. Mabatid, president and chief executive officer, said she started the business in 1999 with just…

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