15 Filipino WW2 Vets honored w...

Dec 1, 2018 by

Seven three years after the end of World War II, 15 Filipino veterans finally got their long awaited recognition from the United States Government through the conferment of the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal.

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Kuta: in the heart of Bali, In...

Nov 21, 2018 by

You’ll be hard pressed to find a livelier place to visit in Indonesia than the former fishing village of Kuta in Bali, southern Indonesia. I recently had the opportunity to visit Kuta as part of a Familiarization Tour for Visayas and Mindanao Media courtesy of Cebu Pacific, JG Summit Holdings and Aneka Kartika Tours & Travels of Indonesia. And here’s what I think of this “Happy Place”.

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Kagay-anon Booter wins Golden ...

Nov 20, 2018 by

Cagayan de Oro booter Carlo Dorin won the coveted Golden Boot award and played a key role in helping the Philippines’ Great Oak Manor (GOM) win back-to-back championships in the prestigious SingaCup in Singapore recently. Great Oak Manor (Philippines) was crowned U18 Champion 2018 via a penalty shootout over Kelab Bolasepak Remaja Shah Alam (Malaysia) (3) 0-0 (2). SportCares (Singapore) finished third in this tourney billed as Asia’s largest international youth football tournament, held Nov. 3 to Nov. 9, 2018 at Turf City, Singapore.

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Tonight at Rodelsa Hall –...

Nov 20, 2018 by

Cagayan de Oro’s first eponymously named contemporary symphony orchestra makes its debut at 7PM tonight with a classical program at the Rodelsa Hall, Liceo de Cagayan University. The 34-strong orchestra is a project of the Marinela Neri Velez Foundation and is composed almost entirely of the foundation’s scholars.

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Cebu Pacific opens new routes ...

Nov 13, 2018 by

09 November 2018 – Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), the leading carrier in the Philippines, begins commercial operation of its daily flight between its Clark and Davao hubs. The new routes are part of plans to expand the CEB route network from the Clark International Airport. Flight 5J 985 is scheduled to depart from Clark to Davao daily at 145pm, with estimated arrival at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao at 340pm. The return flight, 5J 986, is scheduled to depart Davao at 410pm, with Estimate Time of Arrival at the Clark International Airport at 605pm.

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Football’s Crazy Rich As...

Nov 7, 2018 by

Tony Fernandes, 54, is the Malaysian owner of English club, Queen's Park Rangers. Tony is best known to Filipinos as the Chairman of AirAsia, the largest low cost carrier, with formidable operations in the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, India and, naturally, Malaysia. Tony went to school in London, worked there with Sir Richard Branson of the Virgin Group and, naturally, loves football. He bought the London club, QPR in 2011 but had seen the club's performance fluctuate between EPL and Championship levels.

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