Plania, Duno set for big Florida fights

“MAGIC” Mike Plania and Romero Duno are seeing action in activity fights on Aug. 20, 2021 in Miami, Florida, USA. Both Plania and Duno are fighting eight-rounders against yet-to-be-determined opponents. “The opponents aren’t final yet, but they will have fights,” Sanman Promotions CEO JC Manangquil, who handles both fighters, told SunStar Cebu. Since his win […]

Mendoza: Rekindling Tokyo romance

If there’s one city in the world that gave us our biggest Olympic break in history, it is Tokyo. It is there where we saw our first Olympian make it to the finals of one event 40 years after our first stint in the quadrennial Games. That discipline was boxing, where our featherweight, the late […]

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 […]

Jerusalem outlasts Landero in rematch

MELVIN Jerusalem outlasted Toto Landero in a 12-round rematch to win the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) minimumweight title last July 16, 2021 in the main event of boxing show promoted by ZIP Boxing and Sanman Promotions at the Tabunok Sports Complex in Talisay City. Jerusalem was more accurate with his combinations and got […]

Casimero vs Rigondeaux fight officially back

WORLD Boxing Organization bantamweight king Johnriel Casimero is officially back to fighting his original opponent, two-division world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14, 2021 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, USA announced Premier Boxing Champions. Rigondeaux was Casimero’s original opponent before he stepped down to give way to an all-Filipino world title […]

Villaflor: Argentina vs. Italy 2022

Arguably, 2021 should count as one of the most memorable years in the history of international football. And watching two fall-off-your-seat top-class continental championships one after the other was the perfect respite for football fans reeling from a pandemic that has overstayed its welcome. I was rooting for both Argentina and Italy to win their […]

ASEAN’s data and analytics leaders alongside key players to digitally converge and discuss strategies for the future

Singapore, Jul 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The back-breaking year of the Covid-19 pandemic had just left economies to endure, markets crashed and some of the burgeoning industries wiped out entirely. But for the IT and digital transformation industry, Covid-19 was a blessing in disguise, a banner year. Particularly because Big Data […]

Araneta vs. Claveras in Tabunok

INTERNATIONAL Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 7 rated light flyweight Christian Araneta faces former world title challenger Richard Claveras in the undercard of the Sanman Promotions and ZIP Boxing’s event on July 16, 2021 at the Tabunok Sports Complex in Talisay City. Araneta and Claveras were originally slated to fight in Omega Sports Promotions’ “Kumbati 10” […]

World Bank apologizes over ‘inadvertent’ release of Philippine education report

The World Bank on Friday apologized to the Philippine government for “inadvertently” publishing a controversial report on the country’s education system ahead of schedule, after government officials criticized the findings.   “We deeply regret that the report on education was inadvertently published earlier than scheduled and before the Department of Education had enough chance to provide […]

Editorial: Burning bodies

Complementing SunStar Cebu’s Associated Press (AP) story on the global state of the Covid-19 pandemic hitting four million is a photograph of a woman, all wrapped in a safety suit, on her knees, apparently wailing her heart out in immeasurable grief. The elements rose up behind her, smoke and fire from an ongoing cremation of […]

Experts to navigate Qatar’s National Cyber Security Strategy at Trescon’s World Cyber Security Summit

QATAR, UAE, Jul 5, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The 11th Global Edition of Trescon’s World Cyber Security Summit will virtually gather over 200 online participants and discuss the future adoption of cyber security solutions, that will help boost Qatar’s tech infrastructure into the new normal. The internet has connected us to individuals […]

Business group raises alarm on ‘serious crisis’ in PHL education

By Bianca Angelica D. Añago and Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporters EDUCATION in the Philippines is “in serious crisis,” according to the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd), and this affects not just the young generation’s future but also the nation’s economic growth prospects. “We are seeing declining access and quality of education, affecting the learning […]

Fujitsu Reports Rapid Progress in First 100 Days of UN Aligned SDG Communities Initiative

TOKYO, Jul 2, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu today reports rapid progress with its new SDG Communities (1) global initiative to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which consist of 17 global goals designed to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. More than 30,000 Fujitsu employees worldwide […]

Jinjiang Wulin Qiaopi Hall Included in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register

Jinjiang, China, Jul 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – With the recent approval of UNESCO Memory of the World Program’s Sub-Committee on Education and Research and the National Archives Administration of China, the Fujian Provincial Archives and Jinjiang Municipal Archives jointly established Jinjiang Wulin Qiaopi Hall as the practice base of the “Memory […]

Donaire Jr. insulted, calls off Casimero fight

WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. apparently pulled out from his all-Filipino world championship unification bout with brash World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight king Johnriel Casimero on Aug. 14 after getting fed up with the antics coming from Casimero’s camp. The spat between the two camps heated up when Casimero apparently failed […]

Top Asian OTT leaders explored the potential of OTT in supporting businesses and enterprises in the Asian market

Vietnam, Jun 29, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The inaugural edition of World OTT Show – Asia gathered business leaders across industry sectors from ASIA such as technology experts and leading technology solution providers, to discuss macro issues, strategies and challenges in the burgeoning OTT space. An image from World OTT Show – […]

SMEStreet Foundation Celebrates World MSME Day With a Commitment to Add Value for Entrepreneurs Who Thrive to Exceed

New Delhi, India, Jun 28, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Every crisis has some positive takeaway. Every challenge can lead to an innovative solution that can be a benchmark. Entrepreneurs and especially the MSME entrepreneurs hold great importance because of the great spark they possess. The spark to exceed and the spark to […]

Casimero spars with ex-rival Sultan

One-time world title challenger Jonas Sultan helps out another former rival as he works as one of World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight king Johnriel Casimero’s sparring partners. Sultan will fly to Las Vegas next month to work with Casimero for the latter’s all-Filipino world title unification bout with World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight champion Nonito […]