A WORKER of the National Parks Development Committee cleans the Flower Clock at the Rizal Park in Manila, a day after President Aquino signed a law setting the Philippine Standard Time, yesterday. (Photo by Michael Varcas)
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions – or no religion – work together.
MEMBERS of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescue team, clad in fatigue uniforms, board a truck for their deployment in Manila to help clear the sidewalks of vendors and other obstructions. (Photo by KJ Rosales)
SENATOR Manny Villar and Senator-elect Cynthia Villar check the plastic school chairs, finish product of the Waste Plastic Recycling Factory in Barangay Ilaya, Las Pinas, which they inaugurated yesterday morning. The factory turns plastic wastes into durable school chairs that could last up to 20 years. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
SINGER Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year.
GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo (seated, left) is locked in a battle with GM Li Shilong of China during the sixth round of the Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Watching the game (from left) are GM Mark Paragua, NCFP executive-director Jayson Gonzales, NCFP secretary-general Cavite Rep. Bambol Tolentino and NCFP director - Rommel Tacorda.
MIAMI Heat guard Dwyane Wade battles for a lose ball against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill during the third quarter of Game 1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat in Miami. (AP photo)
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NEW ORLEANS - Grammy-winning singer Usher believes his dancing skills will help him in his upcoming role as Sugar Ray Leonard in “Hands of Stone,“ a new boxing film about the great brawler Roberto Duran.
Usher said he has been preparing to play Leonard a fighter with fast hands, smooth feet and a wide smile for more than a year and still needs to lose nearly 25 pounds before...
By NICK GIONGCO
Manila, Philippines – There used to be five of them: Manny Pacquiao. Brian Viloria. Nonito Donaire. Johnreil Casimero. Donnie Nietes.
Only two Casimero and Nietes remain.
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Manila, Philippines – Two of the Philippines’ top MMA fighters are set to headline ONE FC when the Asia’s largest MMA organization returns in Manila this May 31 for ONE FC 9: Rise to Power at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
ONE FC Featherweight champion Honorio “The Rock“ Banario is set to defend his title for the first time against Japanese submission specialist Koji...
SHANGHAI (AFP) – Sebastian Vettel has risked further antagonising Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber, saying he “doesn’t apologize for winning” last month’s Malaysian Grand Prix at the Australian’s expense.
The pair will be under fierce scrutiny at this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai as they return to action for the first time since Vettel ignored...
HONG KONG (AFP) – China’s two-time Olympic boxing champion Zou Shiming makes his professional debut on Saturday in Macau, embarking on what he and his ambitious US promoters hope will be a fast track to a world title.
A household name in his homeland — where boxing was once banned under Mao Zedong — the three-time amateur world champion faces the little-known Mexican...
NEW YORK (AFP) - Robert Guerrero, set to fight Floyd Mayweather in five weeks, was arrested on Thursday for allegedly trying to take a handgun onto an airplane, prosecutors in New York said.
The 30-year-old Guerrero was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport on gun possession charges while trying to catch a flight to Las Vegas.
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HONG KONG (AFP) - Two-time Olympic champion Zou Shiming says that he is aiming for the top, ahead of his professional debut next month, as he bids to become China’s first boxer to make it big on the world stage.
The nimble Zou, light flyweight gold medallist at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, begins his quest for world domination in Macau on April 6 against the little-known Mexican...
KINGSTON (AFP) - Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt, testing himself again over 400 meters, clocked 46.44secs on Saturday in a runner-up finish to Nicholas Maithland at the University of West Indies Invitational.
It was the third 400m of the young season for Bolt, better known as the back-to-back Olympic champion in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m.
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MELBOURNE (AFP) – Lewis Hamilton is shaping as a wildcard challenger to Sebastian Vettel as the German embarks on his bid for a historic fourth straight Formula One title at this week’s Australian Grand Prix.
Hamilton, the 2008 world champion, and new Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg were the best performers in winter testing, giving the German marque hope as it bids to gatecrash...
Manila, Philippines – Johnriel Casimero, who won the interim IBF lightfylweight title early last year and succesfully defended it later, will be honored along with four others during the 13th Gabriel “Flash“ Elorde Memorial Awards and Banquet of Champions on March 25 at the Sofitel Hotel.
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