UP still lone PH university in THE World University Rankings

Sep 06, 2017 - 3:05 PM

UP is now in the 601 800 bracket of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 which ranks the world s top 1000 universities

TOP UNIVERSITY. The Oblation sculpture at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus, July 20, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Djokovic drops to 5th in ATP rankings

Aug 01, 2017 - 10:20 AM

Novak Djokovic is most likely to fall further as he will not play again this season due to an elbow injury

Arum says Pacquiao, Roach payment a 'non-issue'

Jul 13, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Arum says both Pacquiao and Roach have now been paid

TOP RANK BOSS. “I blame Freddie for opening his mouth for no reason," says Bob Arum. Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Pacquiao hints he'll continue his boxing career

Jul 12, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Manny Pacquiao says he ll continue fighting until the passion is gone

ON HIS TERMS. 'I love this sport and until the passion is gone, I will continue to fight for God, my family, my fans and my country,' says Manny Pacquiao. File photo by Wendell Alinea

UP among 200 best universities in Asia Pacific

Jul 05, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Times Higher Education says UP which ranks 200th is largely seen as one of the best Filipino universities in national rankings and among the top institutions in Asia

IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Horn at the scales in Brisbane

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:46 AM

Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn both make weight as do Jerwin Ancajas and Teiru Kinoshita for their respective world title fights

Photo by Wendell Alinea

20 Philippine companies in Nikkei's top 300 Asian firms list

Jun 18, 2017 - 11:10 PM

SM Prime and Universal Robina make it to the top 30 while Bloomberry – the owner of Solaire Resort and Casino – joins the list for the first time

ASIA'S BEST. SM Prime Holdings Incorporated and Universal Robina Corporation made it to the top 30 of Nikkei's Asia300

UP inches up in latest QS world university rankings

Jun 08, 2017 - 11:50 AM

UPDATED The University of the Philippines now ranks 367th in the world according to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings

Alexander Zverev joins tennis top 10 after Rome win

May 23, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Alexander Zverev s Rome Masters victory helped him take the 10th spot in the ATP rankings

MOVING UP. The 20-year old Alexander Zverev of Germany (R) moves up 7 places to 10. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Traffic, crime, passport: Which Southeast Asian country has it worst?

Apr 24, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Which country in ASEAN has the worst traffic? Which has the most powerful passport? Which nation is considered the most corrupt? The statistics may surprise you

Promoter cautions: Pacquiao-Horn not official yet

Apr 06, 2017 - 2:44 PM

Duco Events says there is no event to be announced until all contract have been signed

NOT YET DONE. Manny Pacquiao may have signed his contract but there are still other ends to tie up before the fight is official. File photo by Wendell Alinea

Nonito Donaire a free agent after splitting with Top Rank

Mar 08, 2017 - 4:21 PM

We re no longer under a promotional contract with Top Rank says Rachel Donaire

GONE IN A FLASH. Nonito Donaire Jr has parted ways with Top Rank, nearly 9 years after signing with the company. File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Arum dismisses reports of Pacquiao-Khan fight deal as 'BS'

Feb 21, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Bob Arum says reports of a deal for Manny Pacquiao to face Amir Khan have come out of nowhere

NOT YET DONE. Top Rank CEO Bob Arum says there's no truth to reports that Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan have reached an agreement for a fight. File photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

MMFF 2016: 'Die Beautiful' leads Metro Manila box office

Jan 04, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Vince Kath James leads the provincial box office according to the MMFF ExeCom

Screengrab from YouTube/Regal Films

Murray struggles amid Djokovic chase in Paris

Nov 03, 2016 - 11:51 AM

Murray aims to end Djokovic s reign atop the rankings but is pushed to the limit by Fernando Verdasco

Pacquiao, Arum seek dismissal of Mayweather pay-per-view lawsuits

Sep 08, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The lawyer representing 6 of the 9 defendants cites a 2000 ruling which granted fans the right to view whatever event transpired with no guarantee of results

COURT MATTERS. Manny Pacquiao (L) and Bob Arum (R) are seeking to put the class action lawsuits which stemmed from the Floyd Mayweather Jr fight to rest. File photo by Wendell Alinea//OSMP

UP improves in 2016 QS world rankings

Sep 07, 2016 - 8:55 AM

The 3 other Philippine universities in the annual list maintain their 2015 rankings

Pacquiao-Vargas bout to be distributed by Top Rank’s PPV arm after HBO snub

Sep 02, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Promotion will highlight Pacquiao s work in the Senate as the fight moves to an independent production

INDY SHOW. Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas will be produced and distributed by Top Rank's own team. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Donaire slated to face Magdaleno on Pacquiao-Vargas card - report

Sep 01, 2016 - 2:42 PM

Donaire is set to face the undefeated Jessie Magdaleno in his first appearance on a Pacquiao card

Nonito Donaire Jr is all smiles after defending his WBO junior featherweight title. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Brock Lesnar enters heavyweight rankings after dominant UFC 200 win

Jul 16, 2016 - 4:25 AM

Brock Lesnar s victory over Mark Hunt earns him the number 9 ranking at heavyweight

RANKED. Brock Lesnar may or may not fight again, but he's still earned a top 10 ranking with the UFC. File photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images/AFP

Argentina kokoh di puncak peringkat FIFA, Portugal lewati Spanyol

Jul 15, 2016 - 9:10 AM

Indonesia turun empat peringkat ke posisi 191

Lionel Messi dibayang-bayangi pemain Chile saat menggiring bola dalam partai final Copa America, pada 27 Juni 2016. Foto dari Twitter/@CA2016

For 1st time, PH meets US standards vs trafficking

Jul 01, 2016 - 10:42 AM

The Philippines becomes the only Southeast Asian country under Tier 1 of the US trafficking report – the parting legacy of former president Benigno Aquino III

SUSPECTED TRAFFICKERS. A Filipino couple, suspected of engaging in trafficking in persons and child pornography, is escorted at the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, Philippines, on April 26, 2016. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

4 more PH schools in 2016 Asian university rankings

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Aside from UP AdMU DLSU and UST the list also includes Ateneo de Davao University Silliman University Xavier University and University of San Carlos

Bob Arum on Mayweather vs McGregor: 'It’s lunacy, it’s ridiculous!'

Jun 03, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Bob Arum thinks the fight would be a farce and would damage the sport of boxing

Serena reinforces huge tennis rankings lead

May 16, 2016 - 6:17 PM

Serena Williams maintains solid grip of the top spot of the WTA rankings after winning the Italian Open

STILL NUMBER ONE. US tennis player Serena Williams, seen here holding the trophy of the Italian Open tennis tournament, reinforces her hold of the top spot in the rankings. Photo by ETTORE FERRARI/EPA

Murray back up to second in tennis world rankings

May 16, 2016 - 5:37 PM

His rise comes after he beat world number one Novak Djokovic in the Rome Masters

WORLD NUMBER 2. Britain's Andy Murray, seen here celebrating after beating Serbian Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open tennis tournament, is back to world number 2. Photo by CLAUDIO ONORATI/EPA

Azkals rise to highest ever FIFA ranking

May 05, 2016 - 6:43 PM

The Azkals are ranked 115th in the world in the latest FIFA standings while Argentina remains the world s top squad

TOP DOGS. The Philippine Azkals continue their rise up the FIFA rankings. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE COVERAGE: Nonito Donaire vs Zsolt Bedak

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:08 PM

Live updates of the Nonito Donaire vs Zsolt Bedak boxing event from Cebu City Philippines

Boxer Mark Magsayo: 'I want to follow the footsteps of Manny Pacquiao'

Apr 22, 2016 - 12:43 AM

Featherweight prospect Mark Magsayo hopes his fight with Chris Avalos this Saturday will be his springboard to international success and world titles

MAGNIFICO. Mark Magsayo hopes his fight with Chris Avalos leads him to bigger fights in the United States. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pacquiao is a good guy who 'misspoke' against gays – Arum

Apr 09, 2016 - 8:59 AM

Arum describes Pacquiao as a great humanitarian but says the Filipino boxing legend cannot be excused for his incendiary comments toward homosexuals

PACMAN COMETH. Manny Pacquiao has been surrounded by controversy due to his anti-gay comments leading up to his third fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. Photo by Troi Santos/Rappler

UP, Ateneo, DLSU among world's top universities in subject rankings

Mar 23, 2016 - 12:06 PM

UP secures spots in 4 subjects the most among the Philippine universities that were featured in the survey

Donaire vs Bedak title fight moved to Cebu on April 23

Feb 25, 2016 - 8:05 PM

The fight will be Nonito Donaire s first world title fight in the Philippines since 2009

NEW VENUE. Nonito Donaire will be fighting for the fifth time in his country of birth when he meets Zsolt Bedak (R). Donaire photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Bedak photo by Thais Llorca/EPA

Arum denounces Pacquiao’s 'reprehensible' gay comments

Feb 18, 2016 - 6:17 AM

If Pacquiao believes it it’s unfortunate but that’s his belief says Pacquiao s promoter Bob Arum

File photo of Bob Arum from Agence France-Presse

Arum still doubts Pacquiao’s retirement, prepares Crawford as potential foe

Feb 10, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Pacquiao plans to pursue a full time career in politics after his fight with Bradley but not everyone is convinced

Philippines moves up to 70th among world's freest economies

Feb 02, 2016 - 1:39 PM

Infrastructure remains to be the bad news says the Heritage Foundation

CONTINUOUS CLIMB. At 70th out of 178 economies, the Philippines improves from last year’s 76th and marks a total gain of 45 notches since a 2011 slide

Arum hints at Mayweather vs Pacquiao rematch

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Once that bell rings for that final round Manny Pacquiao s going to rethink it Arum says

ONE MORE TIME? Bob Arum isn't willing to bet that Mayweather and Pacquiao remain retired for long. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Roach doesn't think third Bradley fight is Pacquiao's last

Jan 19, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Trainer Freddie Roach thinks Manny Pacquiao will fight again after his third fight with Timothy Bradley Jr on April 9

GYM TIME. Freddie Roach, who has led Manny Pacquiao to world titles in 7 of the 8 divisions he has conquered, doesn't think a third fight with Timothy Bradley will be the final fight of his career. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Mayweather says racism exists in boxing

Jan 06, 2016 - 11:57 AM

Floyd Mayweather Jr cites champion Gennady Golovkin former Olympic gold medalist Andre Ward and even ex UFC champ Ronda Rousey as examples

RACISM IN BOXING? Floyd Mayweather Jr says there is still racism in boxing, citing ex-UFC champion Ronda Rousey as an example. File Photo by MICHAEL NELSON/EPA

PH press freedom, Haiyan rehab checklist, Charlie Hebdo | 6PM wRap

Dec 31, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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How gratitude brought new life to Nonito Donaire’s career

Dec 21, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Now each day I say thank you each night I say thank you I’m thankful for each day that I’m alive that I get to see my kids that I get to hug my wife

FILIPINO FLASH. Nonito Donaire Jr scores two early knockdowns but had to survive the desperate rally of Cesar Juarez to hang on to victory. File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

WATCH: Donaire, Juarez make weight for title fight

Dec 11, 2015 - 4:02 AM

Both Nonito Donaire Jr and Cesar Juarez weighed in at the 122 pound limit ahead of their 12 round fight for the vacant WBO junior featherweight title fight

FILIPINO FLASH. Nonito Donaire Jr has won world titles in 4 divisions, and can win one in the division where he earned the BWAA Fighter of the Year award for 2012. Photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Crawford might be too dangerous for Pacquiao

Oct 30, 2015 - 11:25 AM

There are are some familiar names in the running for Manny Pacquiao s last fight but at least one opponent seems hungry and dangerous enough to spoil the party

YOUNG CHAMPION. Terence Crawford (R) is 8 years younger than Manny Pacquiao (L) and can fight from either stance. Crawford photo from his Facebook

PH men and women national teams rise in FIBA rankings

Oct 09, 2015 - 1:55 PM

Impressive showings in this year s FIBA Asia Championships have increased the rankings of both national squads

Gonzalez takes Mayweather’s P4P spot; Pacquiao drops to eighth

Sep 18, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Following Floyd Mayweather Jr ’s retirement The Ring Magazine has named Nicaraguan boxer Roman Chocolatito Gonzalez the new pound for pound best boxer

LITTLE BIG MAN. Roman Gonzalez has elevated to the top of the pound-for-pound rankings after the retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

Lower world rankings for UP, AdMU, DLSU

Sep 15, 2015 - 7:18 AM

But the 3 universities are part of the top 300 globally when it comes to employer reputation

Peringkat UI turun di Asia

Sep 14, 2015 - 3:55 PM

Peringkat UI turun tahun ini tapi ITB dan UGM naik

Pacquiao: ‘Injured shoulder now healed’

Aug 13, 2015 - 2:24 PM

It s God s work I never saw a doctor I never did rehab Manny Pacquiao says of his recovery

The ASEAN template: Producing graduates who fit the bill

Jul 20, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Philippine colleges and universities have to make hard decisions whether to increase graduate programs or develop niches in the undergraduate programs in order to produce the manpower needed in the ASEAN region

School rankings in ASEAN: A 'perception game' for PH

Jul 19, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Comparison will be inevitable in a post ASEAN integration era How are rankings influencing the Philippines higher education sector?

UP student graduates with near-perfect grade average

Jun 26, 2015 - 12:28 AM

Tiffany Grace C Uy a biology major graduates at the top of her class