Pinoy boxer back, training with Cuban coach

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Pinoy boxer back, training with Cuban coach 

DAVAO CITY, June 17 -– Undefeated Filipino lightweight Harmonito “Hammer” dela Torre of General Santos City is now back training with his Cuban coach Osmiri “Moro” Fernandez in Miami, USA.

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Aussie scientists to trial "ground-breaking" malaria breath test

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Aussie scientists to trial "ground-breaking" malaria breath test 

CANBERRA, May 11 — Australian scientists will soon begin trialing a ground-breaking malaria "breath test", which would allow doctors to quickly determine whether or not a patient is infected with the disease.

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Baguio Flower Festival is IFEA member, 1st in the Philippines

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Baguio Flower Festival is IFEA member, 1st in the Philippines 

BAGUIO CITY, February 15 -– It has been announced in the opening parade program of the Baguio Flower Festival that Panagbenga is now a member of the prestigious International Festival and Events Association (IFEA).

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Phl tourism earnings up 8.24% at PHP186.89-B from January-October

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Phl tourism earnings up 8.24% at PHP186.89-B from January-October 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) — Tourists visiting the Philippines for the first 10 months of this year generated PHP186.89 billion in visitor receipts, an 8.24 percent increase from the PHP172.66 billion acquired in the same period last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported Tuesday.

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Los Baños surpasses world records of largest number of public bathers, biggest shower site

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Los Baños surpasses world records of largest number of public bathers, biggest shower site 

By Robert Maico and Zen Trinidad

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Sept. 21 (PNA) — The “Science and Nature City” of Los Baños is a qualifier to the Guinness World Record subject to confirmation of the “most people showering simultaneously” and the “world’s largest shower” titles as it culminated its 400th foundation anniversary and the week-long “14th Bañamos Festival” celebrations over the weekend.

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Hugh Jackman named global ambassador for Qantas

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hugh Jackman named global ambassador for Qantas 

LONDON, Sept. 9 — Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has landed a new role as a global ambassador for his native Australia's national airline Qantas.

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Professional underwater photographers/writers impart their professional experiences at the DRT Philippines Show 2015

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Professional underwater photographers/writers impart their professional experiences at the DRT Philippines Show 2015 

150910200156Long-time diver/photographer/writer from the United States Andrew Marriott (left) shares his diving experiences during the Dive Resort Travel (DRT) Philippines Show 2015 press conference held at the SM Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City on Thursday (Sept. 10, 2015). Professional underwater photographers/writers, underwater cinematographers, ocean advocates, technical divers, and marine biologists from nine countries are set to impart their professional experiences to Filipino enthusiasts, marine conservationists, and the general public at the DRT Philippines Show 2015 set at the SM Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall on Sept. 11-13, 2015. Among others in photo are, Professional Photographers/Writers Scott Gutsy Tuason of the Philippines, Mike Batrick of USA, Jerome Kim of Korea, and Imran Ahmad of Singapore. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Kenya says still way behind in catching sprint giants USA, Jamaica

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kenya says still way behind in catching sprint giants USA, Jamaica 

ELDORET, Kenya, Sept. 8 — Kenya athletics officials are pouring cold water on the country's blooming sprint talents, saying they are still miles away to reach the dominance of Jamaica and USA.

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Asia vs Europe and US in Kings Cup in Nov at Resorts World Manila

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Asia vs Europe and US in Kings Cup in Nov at Resorts World Manila 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA. Sept 1 (PNA)– After the historic women’s battle for the best women billiards players in the world last year comes the chance for the men to do theirs in the world pool with all media world looking at them for three competitive days.

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Bigcas wants vehicles seized by Customs returned

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bigcas wants vehicles seized by Customs returned 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 4 – Allan Lynnard Bigcas, the controversial Fi-Am businessman, accused of alleged car smuggling in 2011 here, now wants his vehicles returned.

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