Robredo transfers voter registration but no decision yet on governor or presidential plans

Vice-President Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo has transferred her voter registration from Naga City to Magarao town in the province of Camarines Sur, her spokesman confirmed on Friday.  Office of the Vice-President (OVP) spokesman Ibarra “Barry” M. Gutierrez III made the announcement amid speculation that Ms. Robredo, who has been endorsed by an opposition coalition as its standard bearer for […]

ONE ‘Empower’ has new date

THE all-women ONE “Empower” show is already set with a new date on Sept. 3, 2021 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. The event, which features the ONE Women’s Atomweight Grand Prix, was originally scheduled on May 28 but was postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Unbeaten Filipina prospect Denice Zamboanga is among the […]

Magno moves ahead

ANOTHER Filipina pug, Irish Magno, advances to the Round of 16 after a unanimous decision win in the Women’s Flyweight division of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Magno outclassed Kenyan Christine Ongare via a one-sided unanimous decision on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the Kokugikan Arena. Four judges had similar scores of 30-27, […]

Jerusalem: Bring on the champs

FOLLOWING a gritty victory over Toto Landero, highly ranked minimumweight Melvin Jerusalem is willing to face any of the current world champions if given the opportunity. “If given the chance, I’m willing to fight any of the champions. I’ll prepare hard and do my best,” Jerusalem told SunStar Cebu. The 27-year-old Jerusalem is highly rated […]

Suarez soars with new win vs. Mancito

Former Olympian Charly Suarez continued his unbeaten run in the pro ranks after another win over the weekend. The 32-year-old Suarez defeated Edwardo Mancito by convincing unanimous decision on July 3, 2021 at the Urdaneta Sports Complex in Urdaneta City. Suarez had a masterful performance with scores of 100-89, 99-90 and 98-92. Suarez, who competed […]

Tribunal award ordering Nop Narongdej payment to Nopporn Suppipat reversed by Singapore Court of Appeal

BANGKOK, Jun 30, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Singapore Court of Appeal has rendered the final decision absolving Nop Narongdej of obligation to make compound payments for the purchase of shares in Wind Energy Holding (WEH), on the grounds that the ICC Tribunal award was made in excess of jurisdiction. Mr Pokpak […]

Azarcon looks for rare win in South Africa

FILIPINOS fighting in South Africa is becoming a trend this year. But Filipinos getting a win in South Africa is close to impossible. International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 13 rated minimumweight Clyde Azarcon attempts to get that rare victory in South African soil as he takes on Thembelani Okolo for the vacant World Boxing Federation […]

Suarez beats Estrada in Tarlac

FORMER Olympian Charly Suarez continues his unbeaten streak in the pro ranks after one-sided unanimous decision over Jon Jon Estrada on Feb. 13 at the Mega Mart in Paniqui, Tarlac. Suarez outclassed Estrada with scores of 100-90, 100-90 and 100-91. Suarez, who represented the Philippines in the 2016 Olympics, improved to 5-0 with four knockouts, […]

SC acquits Sibonga mayor of graft

The Supreme Court First Division has acquitted Sibonga Mayor Lionel Bacaltos of violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act for receiving a P17,512 Philhealth honorarium in 2015. It also reversed and set aside the May 17, 2019 decision of the Sandiganbayan that found Bacaltos guilty. The SC decision was promulgated on July 28, 2020, […]