Azkals take tough road ahead (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals brace for a grueling journey as they head to North Korea then Bahrain for their next assignments in the Fifa World Cup qualifiers. The Azkals, who sit third in Group H with six points on two wins and a loss, will face unbeaten leader North Korea (nine points) on Thursday…

2 share NCA derby honors (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Harsy and BMY 5-Staf Nov.18 San Juan of Harsy Ramos and Binangonan-1 of Gov. Ito Ynares scored five points apiece to rule the National Cockers Alliance’s 6-stag derby at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City last week. Jimafer BG-1 of Jet Fernando, 114RT Diego Jade Nicole Dianne of Atty. Santos, NBC 20…

Heneral Luna's triumph (Philippine Star)

There is the historical “Heneral Luna” that is the subject of a blockbuster film showing in several cinemas in Manila. There is also the historical “Katipunan” organized by Filipinos for their wars of independence against two colonial superpowers Spain and the US in quick succession, demonstrating how brave Filipinos were, armed only with their bolos. They…

Basilan bombing aims for mass casualties (Philippine Star)

ISABELA CITY, Philippines – Police authorities said the improvised bomb that exploded hereThursdaywas similar to the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) used by the Abu Sayyaf group aimed for mass casualties. Investigators are looking at politics or business extortion as possible angle of the deadly bombing. Police Superintendent Albert Larubis, city police chief, said that more than…