Manny Pacquiao v Lucas Matthysse: Filipino’s career ‘not over’

via – Former world champion Manny Pacquiao says his fight with Lucas Matthysse will not be his last, and he wants to prove his career “is not yet over”. Pacquiao, 39, faces the 35-year-old WBA world welterweight title holder in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 15 July. And the Filipino Read more »

NFA set to import 250,000 MT tons of rice in May

via – National Food Authority (NFA) said the planned government-to government (G2G) importation of 250,000 metric tons (MT) of cheap rice to serve as buffer stock is expected to stabilize the price of the food staple. The NFA said in a statement on April 20, Friday, that “in consultation Read more »

UNIQUE-ORN This floating unicorn island in the Philippines is attracting tourists from across the world

By Caroline McGuire, Digital Travel Editor/ – A giant inflatable unicorn park exists in the Philippines for every holidaymaker who thinks that selfies are a key part of any trip abroad. The inflatable island in Subic Bay in the Zambales province of the Philippines features a range of inflatable slides, Read more »

Reuters bags Pulitzer for Philippines’ drug war story

By Christina Mendez & Paolo Romero/The Philippine Star- A Filipino was among the Reuters journalists who received this year’s Pulitzer Prize for the news agency’s “relentless” reporting on the thousands killed in the war on drugs of the Duterte administration. Manuel Mogato, a correspondent in Reuters’ Manila bureau, along with Read more »

ABL: Justin Brownlee is getting more Pinoy by the day

By Paul Lintag/ – Justin Brownlee has transformed himself into a cult hero in the Philippines. After leading Brgy. Ginebra to two PBA championships, one following a dramatic championship-clinching buzzer beater, it would be a surprise if Brownlee is still not a cult hero in the Philippines. Everywhere he goes, Read more »

Philippine economy at risk of overheating, World Bank says

By Audrey Morallo/ – Although the Philippine economy is one of the top three growth performers in the region, it faces several domestic risks such as overheating, higher inflation and climbing fiscal deficits, the World Bank warned on Monday. In its Philippines Economic Update, the World Bank said that the Read more »