Ascent - updates

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Startup launches helicopter ride-sharing service

Apr 03, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Tech startup Ascent offers ride-sharing in the skies

CHOPPER SERVICE. Ascent offers helicopter ride-sharing in select parts of the Luzon island region in the Philippines. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Lee, Gracie claim inaugural ONE FC titles

May 06, 2016 - 11:39 PM

Lee survives a 5 round test from Yamaguchi to earn the inaugural ONE Championship women’s atomweight title

NEW CHAMP. Angela Lee is now the first Asian female to win an MMA world title. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pinoy fighters Yabo, Bullos falter at ONE: Ascent to Power

May 06, 2016 - 9:56 PM

Filipino fighters Jimmy Yabo and Cary Bullos fall to Singaporean opposition at ONE Championship’s Ascent to Power event

SINGAPORE SETBACK. Pinoy fighter Jimmy Yabo was sent back to the losing column by local fighter Benedict Ang. File photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler

MMA: Mei Yamaguchi banks on experience vs Angela Lee

May 06, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Yamaguchi who has held the Valkyrie and Deep Jewels women’s featherweight titles in the past stressed that her experience will play a pivotal role

Angela Lee determined to be first Asian female to win MMA world title

May 06, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Singaporean prospect Angela Lee seeks to make her own milestone in the sport of mixed martial arts

MMA: Cary Bullos eyes upset win against Christian Lee

May 06, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Bullos wants to show he has what it takes to end Lee s does not have what it takes to topple Lee and his 3 fight winning streak at ONE: Ascent to Power

MMA: Jimmy Yabo avoids being complacent against young opponent

May 06, 2016 - 1:18 PM

The 35 year old native from Lapu lapu City Cebu is booked to compete on the undercard of ONE Championship’s Ascent to Power event

Roger seeks to be first Gracie to win MMA world title

May 06, 2016 - 12:43 PM

Despite the family s influence on modern MMA no Gracie has ever won an MMA company s title Roger Gracie seeks to change that

Two Pinoy MMA fighters face tough foes at ONE: Ascent to Power

May 05, 2016 - 1:03 PM

A tough test awaits two homegrown talents from the Philippines

Roger Gracie battles Michal Pasternak for first ONE FC light heavyweight title

Apr 28, 2016 - 6:00 PM

ONE Championship stakes another of its vacant titles at the Ascent to Power event

Social entrepreneurship beyond livelihood

May 30, 2015 - 4:48 PM

BPI and Ateneo launch a social business competition that aims to widen the focus of social entrepreneurship

Guides, climbers cancel Everest expeditions after tragedy

Apr 21, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Some of the sherpas and their families are angry about the Nepali government s offer of 40 000 rupees to pay for the funeral expenses of those killed calling it a disrespectful gesture

WORST ACCIDENT. Group of family members of the Nepalese mountaineer carry the body of Ang Kaji Sherpa who died on Mt. Everest Avalanche upon its arrival at Sherpa Monastry in Kathmandu, Nepal. April 19, 2014. Photo by Narendra Shrestha/EPA