FILIPINO whiz kid Gio Troy Ventura beat Thai Theewasu Siladaeng to share the lead in the sixth round of the Thailand Pattaya Youth Chess Championship 2018 on Monday at the Bay Beach Resort Pattaya, Banglamung, Chin Buried, Thailand.
The Dasmariñas City, Cavite bet Ventura hiked his total to 5.5 points in the Under 12 division, the same output of Arena International Master (AIM) Bhattacherjee Aayush of India, who downed Bonjoure Fille Suyamin of General Trias City, Cavite.
On September 19, Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda hosted a reception at his residence to celebrate the awarding of the Foreign Minister’s Commendation to the Philippine Federation of Japan Alumni (PHILFEJA), the umbrella organization for Japanese scholarship alumni organizations in the Philippines.
PHILFEJA President Atty. Powell Del Rosario of the JICA Alumni Association of the Philippines (JAAP) received the award from Ambassador Haneda on behalf of his organization. Mr. JJ Samuel Soriano of The Philippines-Japan Society (PJS) shared a toast in honor of this special occasion.
New York has its sights set landing Irving in the 2019 free agency. But does Irving have his sights set back on the Knicks?
The Knicks are one of several teams projected to have enough cap space to sign a max free agent in the summer of 2019, and on a recent episode of NBC Sports’ Bulls Talk podcast, Celtics reporter A. Sherrod Blakely said New York has its sights set on none other than Kyrie Irving.
Inspiration can sometimes be drawn from the unlikeliest of places. For ONE Championship featherweight contender Edward “The Ferocious” Kelly, a fictional storybook character has had a profound effect on his upbringing. Today, as a professional mixed martial artist, Kelly dreams of giving back to the Filipino people just like his childhood hero Robin Hood.