BIENVENIDO Maranon is officially a Filipino.The Spanish-born striker has finally been granted Filipino citizenship after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11570 into law last Friday.It's a longtime coming for the United City FC striker, who ...
Jul 7, 2021
PRESIDENT Duterte will now have the final say on the Filipino citizenship of Ange Kouame and Bienve Maranon after the Senate approved their naturalization on third and final reading on Monday. The Upper House unanimously approved House Bill No. 8632, for the ...
Mar 15, 2021
ONE more reading and both Ange Kouame and Bienve Marañon are just a signature away from being full-fledged Filipinos.Senate Bill No. 1391, filed by Sen. Migz Zubiri for Maranon, and Senate Bill No. 2058, authored by Sen. Dick Gordon ...
Mar 9, 2021
TRUE to his vow, Senator Bong Go is extending his all-out support on the naturalization of Gilas Pilipinas training pool member Angelo Kouame.In a manifestation before the Senate on Tuesday, Go co-sponsored the bill granting Flipino citizenship to the ...
Mar 3, 2021
BIENVE Marañon sang the Philippine national anthem in front of Senators after the Committee on Justice and Human Rights recently approved his naturalization bid.The committee headed by Sen. Richard Gordon passed Senate Bill No. 2058 that seeks the naturalization of ...
Feb 25, 2021
ANGE Kouame and Bienve Maranon took another step closer to gaining Filipino citizenship after their naturalization bills were approved in the Senate committee level.The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, chaired by Sen. Dick Gordon, cleared the passing of both ...
Feb 24, 2021
IVORIAN center Angelo Kouame and Spanish striker Bienvenido Marañon are one step closer to gaining Filipino citizenship.The House Committee on Justice has formally approved the committee reports seeking naturalization for the two athletes on Thursday, with the House Plenary about ...
Feb 4, 2021
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman Sen. Sonny Angara is hopeful that Ange Kouame can secure his Filipino citizenship in time for the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in February.Reacting to the news of the Justice Committee ...
Dec 2, 2020
PHILIPPINE legend Manny Pacquiao came so close to donning the Philippine colors during the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics in the advent of open boxing. Officials of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) admitted having serious talks with Pacquiao ...
Jun 30, 2020
BOXING hero Manny Pacquiao wants to help knock out this coronavirus (COVID-19) disease that has brought doom and gloom around the world.So in his capacity as senator of the Philippines, the world's only eight-division boxing champion has ...
Mar 15, 2020
DESPITE recent budget cuts on the hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) remained confident of a successful staging of the biennial meet here later in the year.The bright outlook was aired by ...
Feb 13, 2019
FORMER PBA player Jeff Sanders buried five triples to highlight a perfect 8-of-8 shooting performance as defending champion Senate blasted Malacañang-Philippine Sports Commission, 82-61, to advance to the semifinals of the 7th UNTV Cup at the Pasig ...
Jan 29, 2019
NATIONAL Housing Authority kept its semis hopes alive, scoring an 89-82 overtime win over Senate in the 7th UNTV Cup at the Pasig City Sports Center.Behind Antonio Lustestica, Alvin Vitug and Marvin Mercado, the NHA Builders set the pace and ...
Jan 22, 2019
Games Sunday (Pasig City Sports Center):3 p.m. - PITC vs Malacañang-PSC5 p.m. - NHA vs SenateDEFENDING champion Senate and National Housing Authority (NHA) dispute the third semis berth as the quarterfinal round of the 7th UNTV Cup enters its ...
Jan 18, 2019
DEFENDING champion Senate recovered from a sluggish second quarter to beat PITC, 65-59, at the start of the quarterfinals of the 7th UNTV Cup at the Pasig City Sports Center.The Defenders started strong, racing to a 17-6 lead in ...
Jan 15, 2019
Games Sunday (Pasig City Sports Center): 3 p.m. - Malacañang-PSC vs NHA; 4:30 p.m. - Senate vs PITCDEFENDING champions Senate Defender look to sustain their impressive showing in the second phase of the elims when they face the PITC ...
Jan 11, 2019
PHILIPPINE National Police forced Jeff Sanders to commit a five-second violation with only five ticks left, eking out a 60-59 win over defending champion Senate in the 7th UNTV Cup held over the weekend at the Pasig City Sports Center. ...
Oct 23, 2018
Games Sunday (Pasig City Sports Center): 2 p.m. - GSIS vs PITC; 3:30 p.m. - Agriculture vs Judiciary; 5 p.m. - PNP vs SenateGroup A: Senate (3-0), AFP (3-0), DOJ (1-1), PNP (1-2), GSIS (1-2), PITC ( ...
Oct 19, 2018
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REP. Alyssa Valdez? Sounds good.Drawing inspiration from Brazilian volleyball legend Leila Barros, who was recently elected senator in her country, Valdez said she is not closing the door on running for a public position in the future."Siguro darating naman ang ...
Oct 15, 2018
DEFENDING champion Senate and Armed Forces of the Philippines try to keep their share of the group lead lead when they face separate rivals on Sunday in the 7th UNTV Cup at the Pasig City Sports Center.The Senate Defenders collide with ...
Oct 12, 2018
ADD veteran boxing referee Bruce McTavish to the list of foreigners who have fallen in love with the Philippines and have taken the ultimate step in pledging that desire.McTavish, born in Auckland, New Zealand, is now a naturalized Filipino after the ...
Oct 2, 2018
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