Cebu City’s John Ernest Tan Ting ready for Mister International Philippines 2022

A competitive pageant entrant from Cebu is vying for the premier national male pageant in the country in the hopes of representing the Philippines in international competition. Before the international competition begins, hopefuls first try their luck on the national stage, clamoring for a place to represent the country.For John Ernest Tan Ting, an athletic […]

Philippines places 20th in global illegal fishing index

The Philippines ranked 20th out of 152* coastal countries in the 2021 Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Index by the Poseidon Aquatic Resource Management Ltd. and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. The index assesses a country’s vulnerability to, prevalence of, and response to IUU fishing. Compared to the 2019 edition, the Philippines’ […]

Azkals beat Mongolia in AFC

THE Philippines got its first win in the final stage of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup Qualifiers after a 1-0 win over host Mongolia on June 10 at the MFF Football Center in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.Gerrit Holtmann had an impressive debut for the Azkals as he scored the match-clinching goal just in […]

vivo X80 series available for pre-order

SMARTPHONE brand vivo launched on Thursday the vivo X80, the latest addition to its premium flagship smartphone category. Co-engineered with optics manufacturer Zeiss, vivo said the X80 series has “powerful professional imaging capabilities suited for capturing moments and masterpieces.” “The launch of the newest X80 series aims to encourage Filipinos to find art and capture […]

Skechers opens biggest store in Cebu

BANKING on the promising prospects in the retail industry, Skechers Philippines has expanded its presence in Cebu by opening its largest store to date at the Ayala Center Cebu.More store reopening with bigger store formats are expected starting this year as Skechers Philippines moves away from its third-party distributor in the country, according to Suzette […]

Get up to P238K off an MG

1 of 2 PHOTO BY MG PHILIPPINES THE COVENANT Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) rolls out a promotion consisting of generous cash discounts and low monthly installment schemes on select models and variants of British heritage brand MG (or Morris Garages). The vehicles include the MG 6 fastback sedan, the MG ZS crossover and its turbocharged […]

A new chapter begins for Isuzu PHL

1 of 2 After serving for seven years, Hajime Koso (left) turns over the presidency of Isuzu Philippines Corp. to Noboru Murakami. — PHOTO FROM ISUZU PHILIPPINES CORP. With Messrs. Murakami and Koso are (from left) IPC Vice-President for Sales Yasuhiko Oyama, IPC Executive Vice-President Shojiro Sakoda, and Assistant Division Head for Sales Robert Carlos. […]

PH wins 1st gold in SEA Games

THE Philippines earned its first gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam on May 11, after Mary Francine Cezar Padios won the Women’s Seni Tunggal (Artistic Single) finals of Pencak Silat.Padios outclassed Indonesia’s Puspa Arum Sari in a neck-to-neck battle. Cezar tallied a score of 9.960, while Sari scored 9.945.On the other […]