Day: April 3, 2021

Nietes eyes WBO crown versus Colombian pug

AFTER 27 months of layoff, former four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes is back in the boxing ring when he trades leather with Colombian Pablo Carrillo for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) international super flyweight strap. Donnie Nietes (left) and Pablo Carrillo MTK GLOBAL BOXING PHOTOS The fight is set on April 4, 2021 […]

Fil-Am Harper Jr. declares for NBA Draft

AFTER three seasons with Rutgers University (RU), Filipino American Ron Harper Jr. has declared for the NBA Rookie Draft. Ron Harper Jr. RUTGERS PHOTO Harper Jr., son of five-time NBA champion Ron Harper, made an announcement on Saturday in an Instagram post. “I will be entering my name into the 2021 NBA Draft while maintaining […]

LatAm’s infections pass 25M

SANTIAGO: Latin America and the Caribbean passed the 25 million mark on Friday (Saturday in Manila) for recorded coronavirus cases as a surge in infections saw countries place restrictions on travel and movement while vaccine campaigns catch up. An Agence France-Presse (AFP) tally showed the region reaching the grim milestone of 25,001,533 infections, putting it […]

Raptors rout short-handed Warriors by 50

TAMPA, Florida: Pascal Siakam scored 36 points in three quarters, and the Toronto Raptors routed the Golden State Warriors, 130-77, on Friday (Saturday in Manila) with the largest margin of victory in the NBA this season. Toronto shot 53.4 percent in the game and won for just the second time in 15 games. The Raptors […]

Africa’s Covid cases hit 4.23M

console.debug(‘TRINITY_WP’, ‘Skip player from rendering’, ‘is single: , is main loop: 1, is main query: 1’);console.debug(‘TRINITY_WP’, ‘trinity_content_filter’); ADDIS ABABA: The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,239,639 as of Friday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The Africa CDC, the specialized health care agency of the African […]

Destined to serve

Together with friends, a young lawyer from Mindanao builds a practice that is familial, diverse and innovative. Joselito Thomas P. BaenaPartnerRama Baena Tan & Ang Law Offifices “We put our feet in the shoes of our clients…then we try to see the ‘why’ and the ‘what’ from their point of view. We would craft the […]

Saso still in contention in ANA Inspiration, Bianca out

YUKA Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan have gone separate ways after the second round of the 2021 ANA Inspiration golf tournament at the Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage in California on Saturday (Philippine time). Yuka SasoAFP PHOTO Saso remained, while Pagdanganan bowed out of the competition. Trailing leader Patty Tavatanakit of Thailand by five strokes, […]

ECQ in MManila, 4 provinces extended

console.debug(‘TRINITY_WP’, ‘Skip player from rendering’, ‘is single: , is main loop: 1, is main query: 1’);console.debug(‘TRINITY_WP’, ‘trinity_content_filter’); THE government extended the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila and four nearby provinces for another week, as the country recorded 12,576 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on […]

Disgraced Republican rep faces expulsion

WASHINGTON, D. C.: The political peril for conservative Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz deepened on Friday (Saturday in Manila) as the often outlandish, Trump-styled provocateur appeared politically isolated amid a federal sex-trafficking investigation. UNDER SCRUTINY Rep. Matt Gaetz speaks during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on antitrust on Capitol Hill in Washington. Federal prosecutors are examining […]

Cause of Tiger Woods crash found

LOS ANGELES: The Los Angeles County sheriff said detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his sport utility vehicle (SUV) last month in Southern California but declined to release details, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star. Tiger WoodsAFP FILE PHOTO Woods suffered serious injuries when he struck a raised median in […]

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