The much-awaited fight between Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. and Rafael “El Torito” Concepcion that billed as “Pinoy Power 2” will set to clash each other on August, 15, 2009 at the New Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. The fight is on a Pay-Per-View which promoted by Bob Arum’s Top Rank beginning at 6 p.m. PDT, with a suggested retail price of $34.95.
During today’s weigh-in, “The Filipino Flash” Nonito Donaire Jr., of the Philippines weighs in at 115 lb while his opponent Rafael “El Torito” Concepcion of Panama came in over weight at 119.5 lb. The extra 4 lbs makes this fight a non-title bout that the WBA interim world Super Flyweight is not likely at stake.
This South Korean girl group pop sensation or better known as the Wonder Girls is now famous here in the Philippines with their hit single “Nobody”. The Filipinos love to hear this song while doing the so-called “clap-clap-point” dance step. A big hit in Korea since early 2008, the Wonder Girls has crossed over to Manila in such a big way that even the world-famous Cebu inmates have a video which show the boys dancing to the song.
I think there are still many of you guys out there seems doesn’t know this girl yet. Anyway, just let me introduce Ms. Aiko Kimberly Climaco with you. Well, this girl is one of the prettiest faces in ASF dancers today. Aiko Kimberly Climaco is a Filipina dancer which was born on August 6, 1989 in Caloocan City, Philippines. She is a student of Ateneo de Manila University.
Aiko is a member of the ASF dancers which was discovered by Anna Santos Feliciano. ASF is an acronym of Anna Santos Feliciano, a talent scout and staff of Wowowwee. Read more
Team Pilipinas blasts Sri Lanka with a monstrous score of 115-31 in the opening game of 25th FIBA-Asian men’s basketball championship Thursday in Tianjin, China. They played a terrific game that a win today in able them to have an automatic semi-finals slot in the on-going FIBA-Asia tournament. But first, they must play really hard to win their remaining games for them to qualify in the 2012 London Olympics.
Filipinos Bring Back the Memories of EDSA Revolution as the Funeral Cortege of Former President Cory Aquino Goes On
There are about 25,000 people lined the streets from the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros to United Nations Avenue to pay their final respects to former President Corazon Aquino, the National Capital Region Police Office said Wednesday.
Despite of heavy rains brought by tropical storm “Kiko” that affects several areas of Metro Manila right now, it doesn’t stop the people to witness the funeral cortege of the late President Aquino. The crowds chanted Cory’s name and flashed the “L” sign as Aquino’s hearse passed enroute to Manila Memorial Park.
Splash Island is considered the largest water park in the Philippines that is re-opened by Global Gutz Parks Philippine Inc. to let everyone experience and enjoys a complete aqua thrills and adventure among the many facilities and amenities in the island. It is located at the Southwood Ecocentrum in Biñan, Laguna. The park has a very huge area that it can accommodate 6,000 guests at any given time.
Malacañang has declared a non-working holiday in all regions on August 5, 2009 to give honor of the late former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday where the former President will be buried beside her late husband, Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. at the Manila Memorial Park.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and US President Barack Obama finally met at the White House on Thursday (early Friday in Philippines); with the two leaders tighten the Philippine-US partnership despite of several issues.
President Arroyo is the first Southeast Asian leader who was received by Obama in the White House, arrived at around 3 p.m. at the executive mansion, where pro and anti-Arroyo groups held protests outside the White House gates.
Japeth Paul C. Aguilar is a Filipino amateur basketball player which was born on January 25, 1985. He is currently playing for the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers in the division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. He is the first Filipino-born basketball player ever to be recruited by a Division I program. Japeth is a son of former Philippine Basketball Association player named Peter Aguilar.
In college, before he went to the United States, he played for the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines in 2004. However, his first season stint was cut short due to appendicitis.
Beef Bulalo or other known as Pochero actually refers to the beef bone marrow which is boiled for hours until the marrow is tapped out from the bone. It is one such a favorite Filipino soup that is perfectly served during cold weather even in warm weather too. The hotter the soup it was made, the best time to serve.
This dish is a hearty one-pot meal. Terribly easy to do, but it does take some planning as it does take a while to cook. So, you should start to prepare the cooking in the afternoon hoping to have it done in the dinner time.