Peso up on easing oil prices

THE PESO strengthened versus the dollar on Monday after global oil prices eased, erasing all gains posted since the start of the Russia-Ukraine war. The local unit closed at P56.64 against the greenback on Monday, stronger by three centavos from its P56.67 finish on Friday, data from the Bankers Association of the Philippines showed. The […]

Robles impresses, beats Mama

UNDEFEATED flyweight prospect Berland Robles proved that he’s ready for the next level even with just six fights under his belt after a unanimous decision win over Jerven Mama in the main event of “Engkwentro VII” at the Consolacion Sports Complex in Consolacion, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Robles got the nod of all three judges […]

Kaya FC back on top of PFL

KAYA FC-Iloilo regained the leadership of the 2022 Philippines Football League (PFL) after a 1-0 win over Azkals Development Team (ADT) on Oct. 1 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila.Robert Lopez Mendy scored his first goal of the season after a 28th minute goal. The veteran Senegalse striker beat ADT goalkeeper Julian Schwarzer with […]

Cinkir lifts Cebu FC to 2nd in PFL

TURKISH striker Arda Cinkir once again displayed his peak form after another impressive performance to lift Cebu FC to another victory over Maharlika Manila FC in the 2022 Philippines Football League (PFL).After a four-goal performance in his last match, Cinkir was The Gentle Giants lone scorer as they defeated Maharlika FC, 1-0, on Sept. 20 […]

Becky Hammon

Getting swept in the 2020 Women’s National Basketball Association Finals after posting a pacesetting 18-4 slate in the regular season was not pleasant for the Aces, and so they set their sights on going all the way the next time around. Unfortunately, there was no redemption in 2021, as a heartbreaking Game Five loss to […]

Uber says responding to ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of network breach

Uber Technologies Inc. said on Thursday it is responding to a cybersecurity incident, after a media report that its network was breached with the ride-hailing company taking several internal communications and engineering systems offline. A hacker compromised an employee’s workplace messaging Slack app and then used it to send a message to Uber employees announcing […]

Taiwan shooting down drone near China was ‘appropriate,’ premier says

Taiwan’s shooting down of a drone off the Chinese coast that buzzed a Taiwanese-controlled island was the most “appropriate” thing to do after repeated warnings, and China should exercise restraint, Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Friday. Taiwan’s military for the first time shot down an unidentified civilian drone that entered its airspace near an […]

Former world title challenger Dasmariñas faces Ponteras in Tacloban

ONE-TIME world title challenger Michael Dasmariñas is slowly rebuilding his career back up after losing his first world title attempt last year.He’ll keep himself busy with a confidence-boosting fight against experienced former regional champion Ryan Rey Ponteras for the vacant GAB Philippines super bantamweight belt on Oct. 15 at the Tacloban Convention Center in Tacloban […]

Espina: Celebrations 2

We are all happy to see so many types of celebrations in Cebu. After the serious threats of the pandemic, there have been more festive celebrations like birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, community projects, product launching, sports and what have you.Public and private schools had selective face-to-face classes. It is a pity that the usual problems of […]