TOURISM has been hit hard over the past three months.Last year, the country logged in more than 8 million international tourists, and the government was projecting 9.2 million visitors in 2020. Tourism secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat had even set a ...
Jul 2, 2020
THE country's top volleyball players love to unwind and travel to beautiful vacation spots here in the Philippines whenever they have free time.With a year-round schedule fighting for school pride in the UAAP and NCAA and playing for ...
Jul 17, 2019
EL Nido, Palawan - A leap of faith is needed to succeed - both in diving and in life.British diver Gary Hunt, the winner of the opener of the 2019 Red Bull Cliff Diving Series on Saturday, shared an important lesson he learned ...
Apr 15, 2019
EL Nido, Palawan - Australian Rhiannan Iffland ruled the opener of the 2019 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on Saturday at the Big Lagoon in Miniloc island here.The 27-year old Iffland scored 329.25 to cop her 12th win in ...
Apr 13, 2019
DIVING legend Greg Louganis is set to arrive to serve as sports director of the first-ever leg of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Season 11 to be staged in the country.The four-time Olympic gold medalist previously served ...
Mar 19, 2019
THE popular Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series goes to the Philippines for the first time when it kicks off its 11th season in picturesque El Nido, Palawan on April 12 to 13.The highly-anticipated debut in the Philippines of the ...
Feb 20, 2019
NOT unless one of them goes out of his way, there's not going to be any Philippine meet-up for rivals Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.Working on a hectic schedule, the two boxing superstars' paths are not about to ...
May 8, 2018
PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN - Nine teams from six nations see action in beach water polo event as the 2nd Pilipinas International Beach Sports Festival kicks off Sunday at the Baywalk Park here.Four teams led by defending champion Philippine-Turbo, will represent the ...
May 28, 2017
NBA
EVAN Fournier is having a blast, warming up to the Philippine style of basketball months before playing for France in the Fiba Olympic Qualifiers in Manila.In an Instagram post, Fournier was seen along with a companion playing with several kids in ...
Apr 27, 2016
EVAN Fournier has quietly slipped into the country for a vacation in Palawan, a few months before he returns to the Philippines to play for France in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament.In an Instagram post, the French player of the Orlando ...
Apr 26, 2016
PBA
TROPANG TNT cranks up its title-retention drive as it takes on Mahindra for a spot in playoffs of the PBA Commissioner's Cup, which goes on the road on Saturday in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.After a slow start to the midseason ...
Apr 9, 2016
PBA
FORMER PBA superstar Kenneth Duremdes' visit to Puerto Princesa recently turned into a trip down memory lane.Duremdes was approached by Jovie Uy, a longtime fan from Palawan who used to send letters to 'Captain Marbel' via the old- ...
Sep 14, 2015
AN officer at a Palawan electric company has urged customers to turn off major appliances to help prevent outages that have recently plagued the province so people can watch the much-awaited fight between Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.Palawan ...
May 1, 2015
PBA
PUERTO PRINCESA - PBA superstar James Yap believes young star Terrence Romeo is destined to become one of the brightest stars of the pro league.This early, the 33-year-old Yap is already seeing the talented sophomore guard as deserving to be ...
Mar 9, 2015
PBA
PUERTO PRINCESA - Once a dunker, always a dunker.After watching from courtside the latest Slam Dunk contest of the PBA All-Stars, five-time champion KG Canaleta admitted feeling a sudden itch to compete in the side event once again."Babalik ako ...
Mar 9, 2015
PBA
PUERTO PRINCESA - The move of Chito Salud from commissioner to president and chief executive officer of the PBA was broached by the PBA board and was in no way scripted, league chairman Patrick Greogorio said.The alternate governor of Talk 'N Text ...
Mar 9, 2015
PBA
PUERTO PRINCESA - Calvin Abueva is aware of the online furor over the choice for the MVP in the just-concluded 2015 PBA All-Star Game, but was quick to shrug it off.Not a few fans felt Abueva deserved the award more ...
Mar 8, 2015
PBA
PUERTO PRINCESA - Terrence Romeo admitted he was surprised to find himself winning the MVP award in the 2015 PBA All-Star game shortly after the North pulled off a thrilling 166-161 victory over the South on Sunday at the Puerto Princesa ...
Mar 8, 2015
PBA
PUERTO PRINCESA - Terrence Romeo capped a memorable 2015 PBA All-Stars performance by taking MVP honors in the North squad's 166-161 win over South in an entertaining game played at a jampacked Puerto Princesa Coliseum here.The flamboyant GlobalPort ...
Mar 8, 2015
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