A fire hit a residential area along Pasig Line Street in Sta. Ana, Maynila on the first day of 2020.
LOS ANGELES: Anthony Davis had 23 points and nine rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 108-95 on Sunday (Monday in Manila) at Staples Center. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope came off the bench to score 19 points while LeBron James, who turns 35 on Monday, finished with a double-double, 13 points and 13 assists. […]
Of the few disappointments in the just-ended 30th Southeast Asian Games, chess sticks out like a sore thumb. We used to dominate the sport in this part of the region until we lost the edge for unexplained reasons. When the country hosted the Games in 2005, Vietnam swept all eight gold medals. To prevent that, […]
The world of international boxing saw the resurgence of the heavyweight division, but just the same the fighters in the lower weight categories continued to provide exciting fights. The younger generation of fighters dominated the spotlight, but one legend just refused to fade away. The upset of the year took place in the heavyweight division […]
LOS ANGELES: The Miami Dolphins stunned the New England Patriots 27-24 on Sunday (Monday in Manila), allowing the Kansas City Chiefs to seize an NFL first-round playoff bye with a 31-21 triumph over the Los Angeles Chargers. The heavily favored Patriots’ loss on their home field at Gillette Stadium, coupled with the Chiefs’ win, means […]
Five days after clinching the second and last Finals seat in the best-of-five PBA Governors’ Cup championship playoff series, the Meralco Bolts started their preparations on Friday. And after three days on the court, coach Norman Black sounded happy and satisfied of the outcome thus far. “Good practice, everybody was there and healthy,” Black remarked […]
MILAN: Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be officially presented as an AC Milan player on January 3, the Italian club confirmed on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). Ibrahimovic returns to the side on a six-month deal, promising to help rescue the struggling Serie A outfit’s season. The 38-year-old will undergo his medical on Thursday, January 2 […]
Two Chinese tourists drowned after falling from a sailboat in Doljo Point, Panglao, Bohol, on Sunday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Western Bohol said. Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael John Encina, spokesman for the PCG in Central Visayas, on Monday said six people were rescued including two crew. The victims were identified as Luo Rennei, 63, and […]
LEGAZPI CITY: An Eagle Star bus from Manila bound for Samar fell into a 50-meter ravine at Barangay Hidhid, Matnog town in Sorsogon province at 9:50 a.m. on Monday, according to Maria Luisa Calubaquib, regional spokesman for the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Bicol. Calubaquib said Bus No. 8168 driven by Felix Calipes, 32, a […]
By Jonas Terrado A female weightlifter gave life back to the country’s dream of finally winning an Olympic gold, a legendary boxer figured into high profile fights while dabbling in endeavors outside of the ring while professional cagers saw themselves compete against the world’s best. Those were some of the moments highlighting Philippine sports in […]
The annual “Traslacion” of the Black Nazarene scheduled on January 9 will have a slight change in the procession route.
Marikina City ended the year 2019 with performances, music, and fireworks as the city government staged its annual Year-End Concert and Fireworks Display on Monday night that drew a record-breaking crowd.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday said the rehabilitation of Manila Bay remains its top priority in the next two years.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has placed three city-run hospitals, ten Super Health Centers, and barangay health centers on alert in anticipation of treating firecracker-related injuries over the New Year holiday.
By Marjaleen Ramos Grab Philippines has started disbursing refunds to riders through GrabPay wallets on Tuesday, following the order of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). Riders will get a P1 refund for every P1,200 spent between February to May, and another P1 for every P450 spent from May to August that can be redeemed through […]
By PAOLA NAVARETTE Illustration by ARIANA CAMILLE MARALIT Holidays have a way of making you see optimism everywhere you look, including on your plate. Gingerbread cookies include ginger, which renders them health food. Stuffed potatoes? No problem: Baked potatoes are rich in fiber and vitamin C. Before you know it, you have excused away weeks […]
Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso called on all Manileños to “unite” and “remain steadfast” as a new year approaches.
Microsoft Corp said on Monday it has taken control of web domains which were used by a hacking group called “Thallium” to steal information.
After 14 long years, the Philippines returned to the summit of Southeast Asian Games supremacy when it garnered 149 gold medals in the 30th staging of the SEAG on home soil.
Philippine gymnastics and women’s boxing took centerstage this year after producing two world champions in Carlos Yulo and Nesthy Petecio.