Huge work awaits Erram-fortified TNT

They may have acquired a legitimate center in JP Erram, but TNT KaTropa team governor Ricky Vargas is hedging his bets. Vargas, also the Philippine Basketball Association chairman, said his team needed to work on their chemistry after acquiring Erram via a three-team trade involving the KaTropa, Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Blackwater last Friday. […]

Basilan builds ‘peace bridge’ in former Abu Sayyaf hideout

COTABATO CITY: The Basilan provincial government is constructing a bridge connecting the former hideout of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) with commercial centers in Sumisip town. The bridge will link communities in Pansul Basih to Barangay Tumahubong, Sumisip and other towns in Basilan. Gov. Jim Salliaman said the bridge would provide farmers and schoolchildren […]

Salceda bares poll ‘fraud’

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay: Rep. Jose Maria Clemente “Joey” Salceda of Albay’s second district has decried and accused incumbent officials of the 17,163-strong Philippines Councilor League (PCL) of cheating in the league’s polls held on Thursday. Salceda is the chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means whose nephew Jesciel Richard Salceda, an ex-officio member […]

Muntinlupa City: Trailblazing at 25

“Our vision is for Muntinlupa to be one of the leading investment hubs in the country with educated, healthy and God-loving people, living peace- fully and securely in a climate change-adaptive and disaster- resilient community under the rule of transparent, caring and accountable leadership.” This is the key message of Mayor Jaime Fresnedi as Muntinlupa celebrates today a major milestone – its 25th anniversary as a highly-urbanized city.

US NCAA: Dayton Flyers in seventh heaven after capturing Atlantic 10 title

Fourth ranked Dayton Flyers passed the Atlantic 10 Conference test with flying colors as it finally clinched the regular season crown for the first time in three years by beating Davidson Wildcats 82-67 in the US National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s basketball held at the University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday (Philippine Standard Time).

Top Cuban coach trains Casimero

    By Nick Giongco Cuban coach Pedro Roque, whose resume is adorned with countless Olympic gold medals, has joined the camp of Filipino world bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero. Holed out in Miami for almost four weeks now, Casimero hosted an open workout Thursday and worked with Roque on the mitts as strength coach […]