The fans were disappointed. We were expecting a great match between Gilas Pilipinas and those NBA stars, only to be caught in the middle of a basketball drill.—Sen. JV Ejercito on the supposed tune-up game between the Philippine basketball team and visiting NBA players at Tuesday night’s “Last Home Stand” event that drew loud boos at Smart-Araneta Coliseum
By Maricar Cinco
Laguna still has the tallest Rizal monument in the world. But this one, unveiled at the opening of Palarong Pambansa in this town early this week, depicts the national hero, Jose Rizal, as a sportsman.
A British teenager died in southwestern Colombia after he drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual and his body was left by the side of the road by two frightened local men, authorities said Saturday.
Revenue commissioner Kim Henares went on the defensive and said she did not start the frenzy over welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s tax woes.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
New World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will arrive in the country this week but it might take a while before a courtesy call with President Benigno Aquino III is arranged.