Saludar, Carcosia to see action in Japan

SANMAN fighters Froilan Saludar and Presco Carcosia are seeing action in the undercard of the world title rematch of World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka and four-division world champion Donnie Nietes on July 13 at the Ota City Gymnasium in Ota City, Tokyo, Japan.Saludar locks horns with former World Boxing Council (WBC) […]

Rehab facility aims to give drug dependents new start 

TO CURB illicit drug use in the Philippines and reintegrate former drug dependents into society, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Department of Health (DoH) inaugurated a five-hectare treatment and rehabilitation facility on June 14 in Barangay Osorio, Trece Martires City, Cavite.   The Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (DATRC) is part of a […]

Action star Padilla tops Senate race with 26.6M votes

TWELVE familiar faces are officially joining the 24-member Philippine Senate, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Wednesday. Action star Robinhood Ferdinand “Robin” C. Padilla topped the race with 26.6 million votes, according to official results. Close behind was Antique Rep. Lorna Regina “Loren” B. Legarda with 24.3 million votes, followed by TV journalist Rafael […]

Laurente faces stiffest test in Bulacan

FORMER amateur standout Criztian Pitt Laurente faces his stiffest test to date as he trades leathers with fellow unbeaten prospect Richard Bulacan for the vacant Philippines (GAB) Youth super featherweight belt on May 28 in Biñan City, Laguna.“This is a test for Laurente,” Laurente’s handler, two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa, told SunStar Cebu.The 22-year-old Laurente […]

Editorial: Questions

More questions have surfaced after the arrest of four active police officers and one former police officer for their alleged involvement in the murder of Balungag, San Fernando Barangay Councilor Maria Louela “Malou” Baringui-an and her husband.Questions did not stop on their tracks in the subsequent filing of criminal charges against the police officers.The suspects’ […]