By Rodel Rodis
China’s official state-run China Central Television (CCTV) announced on August 25 that Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, the winner of eight world boxing titles, had entered into an agreement in Beijing with the Chinese government “to establish a string of boxing academies” all over China with the aim of helping to “grow the sport in China and provide [...]
By Emil Guillermo
Ask any Filipino sports fan to name the two most dominant athletes with full or part-Filipino heritage and would there be any other names beside the pugilist Manny Pacquiao and the San Francisco Giants double-Cy, twin-no hit hurler, Tim Lincecum? Anyone else out there? Back in 2009, when Pacquiao was on the rise, he appeared at AT&T Park to promote [...]
By Susan K
Nora Ursabia of Davao City sent an SMS (text message) to Bantay OCW. Ursabia, who said she read Inquirer every day in the Department of Education office in Davao City where she worked, has a sister in Dubai whose contract ended in March.
By Lourdes Santos Tancinco
“I was introduced to a man I’d never seen. He held my hand, as I boarded an airplane for the first time.” This is how Jose Antonio Vargas (Jose), a Pulitzer prize-winning Filipino journalist, described his departure for the United States. It was 1993 and he was 12 years old at the time.
By Susan K
Despite the difficult situation of Anna Liza in Saudi Arabia, she still managed to post a message on the Bantay OCW Facebook page. An avid listener and televiewer of the Bantay OCW program, Anna Liza knew this was one site she could go to for help.