Welcome the New Year belting out tunes and dancing to your favorites with Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez in “The Royal Affair: 2020 New Year’s Eve Countdown” at The Tent at Solaire.
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said Tuesday that “survival” was its first priority after announcing 2019 sales were expected to fall short of projections as a result of US sanctions.
The two biggest collegiate leagues in the country had contrasting endings – though both were accomplished in historic fashion.
The leadership of the Philippine Olympic Committee got a fresh start following the election of Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino in a special election held last July.
MB Sports Yearender: Special mentions for Philippine sports
National University and Ateneo de Manila capped off the end of UAAP Season 81 in May with titles in men’s and women’s volleyball.
Ring icon Manny Pacquiao continued to make heads turn at a time when just about everyone of his contemporaries had been saying their goodbyes one by one.
Bittersweet could be the best description of San Miguel Beer’s campaign in 2019 as the chance of completing a rare Grand Slam slipped away once again.
Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao eyes an April fight when he defends his World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight belt. World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation champion Errol Spence, Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia are the top candidates as Pacquiao’s next foe. International matchmaker Sean Gibbons said though that Pacquiao, who just played basketball in […]
We’re not just moving towards the New Year—it’s a new decade. As such, there will be lots of awards for teams, players and events of the past ten years. One of the more intense debates emerged for the “NBA player of the decade” distinction. It boiled down to Steph Curry or LeBron James. It’s true—no […]
LONDON: Andy Murray said he was “gutted” to be missing next month’s Australian Open after being ruled out of the first Grand Slam of 2020 with a pelvic injury. The 32-year-old Scot suffered the injury playing for Britain in the Davis Cup last month and will also miss the inaugural ATP Cup team event across […]
LOS ANGELES: Zach Randolph, who starred on the “grit and grind” Memphis Grizzlies teams that made seven straight NBA playoff appearances from 2011-2017 called time on his 17-year career on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). The big man nicknamed Z-Bo announced his retirement on Twitter the day after scoring eight points in 15 minutes on the […]
LOS ANGELES: LeBron James scored a team high 21 points and equaled his season best of 16 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four game losing streak with a 128-120 win over Portland on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). “We just wanted to play well,” James said. “We just try to play the right […]
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT: MV Spectrum of the Seas, the largest cruise ship operating in Asia today, made its maiden port call here on Friday boosting further the Subic Bay Freeport’s growing reputation as the region’s emerging cruise ship destination. Some 5,000 passengers composed of foreign tourists disembarked from the ship, where more than 20 waiting […]
A descendant of famed 19th century Filipino artist Juan Luna will vacate a spot in the iconic Harrison Plaza in Manila that served as his second home for about 42 years when the mall closes at year end.
News that the World Boxing Council (WBC) has ordered its bantamweight (118 pounds) champion Nordine Oubaali to defend his title against our very own Nonito Donaire is a very strange twist that could have a telling effect on Filipinos and other contenders eyeing a slice of the division’s titles. The still undefeated Oubaali outpointed Takuma […]
PERTH, Australia: Japanese star Kei Nishikori pulled out of the Australian Open and the inaugural ATP Cup on Monday as he continues to struggle with an elbow injury that has kept him out since the US Open. The former world number four, who has slipped to 13, said he was disappointed not to be able […]
In a visit to typhoon victims in Pontevedra, Capiz, Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go over the weekend urged the government to immediately restore basic services such as electricity and water, fast-track repair of road and provide basic commodities to victims most in need of government attention. More than 272 families composed of 1,015 individuals from […]
KAMPO RANAO, Marawi City: Malacañang has announced that Saudi Arabia would help in developing the newly created Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). Riyadh also vowed to continue its peace initiatives in Mindanao, the Palace said. The Philippine government, according to Malacañang, has asked Saudi Arabia’s help to ensure the success of the BARMM […]
It was a night of talents and fireworks in Marikina City on Monday as the city government once again staged its annual year end concert and fireworks display ahead of the New Year’s Eve revelry.