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 […]

Mangutabat faces Rikiishi in Japan

SUPER featherweight prospect Tomjune Mangubat looks to win his first regional belt as he challenges Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight king Masanori Rikiishi on Saturday night, Aug. 13, 2022, at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan.“This is a 50-50 fight. It’s hard but we’ll do our best to win,” Mangubat’s coach Jinggoy […]

Y2K fashion in the 2020s

THE late ‘90s and early 2000s were marked by an experimental and rather wild turn in fashion.Remember the shiny, futuristic outfits? Chunky sneakers and mini-skirts? Monogrammed brand items? Velour tracksuits? Colorful, kitsch accessories? Well the trend cycle has come full circle and what is now known as the Y2K aesthetic has come back full force.But […]

Cebu airport, tour operators ready for increase in tourist arrivals

GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. (GMCAC) has collaborated with Cebu Alliance of Tour Operations Specialist Inc. (Catos) in efforts to bring back tourists to Cebu.The private airport operator recently engaged about 50 tour operators from central and southern Philippines through the “Balik Cebu” (Come Back to Cebu) virtual product update as Cebu gears up for the […]

2-time Filipino-Puerto Rican Grammy winner Lil’ Eddie shares new version of single ‘Save A Little Love’

FILIPINO-Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, Lil’ Eddie, is back with his latest single titled “Save A Little Love” via ONErpm records, available now on all streaming platforms.The new offering serves as the follow up to his recent and very successful release “6 Feet Away” which landed earlier this year.The single from the 12-time Grammy-nominated and two-time Grammy […]

Worker shortages, seasonal factors change push US weekly jobless claims back to 53-year lows

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, indicating a further tightening of labor market conditions heading into the second quarter, which could contribute to keeping inflation elevated.  Part of the decline in claims back to a more than 53-year low touched in mid-March reflected a revision of […]

Rosales returns vs. Salogaol

JESSIE Cris Rosales makes his ring return in December following a long layoff due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 29-year-old Rosales will take on Cebuano journeyman Junny Salogaol in HBG Promotions’ “Suntok sa Pangarap 7” on Dec. 17, 2021 in Bohol. “I’m doing okay right now. It’s been a long time. I haven’t fought for […]

TnT back as PBA champion

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo The TnT Tropang Giga are back as Philippine Basketball Association champions after closing out the Magnolia Pambansang Manok Hotshots, 94-79, in Game Five of their best-of-seven Philippine Cup finals series on Friday at the Don Honorio Ventura State University Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga. TnT won the series, 4-1, and marked […]