Archive for February, 2015

At long last, MiG Ayesa is finally home!  After years of touring the world, and swinging between London’s West End, Broadway, New York, and all cities in between plus a few Philippine stops, he’s finally home in Australia.   Now, he’s back in Sydney and all set to thrill audiences in the superb production of Thriller Live at the Lyric Theatre.  Shows are from 26 February to 5 March, with two shows on weekends (4pm and 8pm on Saturday, 28 February, and 1pm and 6pm Sunday, 1 March). He’s just completed Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and New Zealand too. (more…)

Flamboyant American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., acknowledged as the world’s highest-paid athlete and who likes to be called “Money,” was recently denied a visa to visit Australia, according to and (more…)

I was an active member of the board of Ateneo Alumni Australia when I was accused of leaking out information on what happened during the July 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the association. A member of the board even said that “it was like ‘insider trading’.” REALLY? First of all, there were no stocks being traded and secondly, there was no financial gain in what was reported in the newspaper. I happened to be wearing two hats at the time — as a member of the board and as a journalist and that was precisely the reason why I posted in the website of Philippine Sentinel what happened during the AGM. To this day, the association secretary never bothered to write the minutes of that particular meeting — neither were such minutes printed nor distributed during the 2014 AGM. It was an outright distortion of standard procedures during AGMs. They were obviously trying to hide something. (more…)

It appears that the fight between the two boxing giants will finally happen on May 2. They met in Manny Pacquiao’s hotel suite after attending a basketball match. (more…)

Among his very first demand was a urine test because he suspected that Manny Pacquiao was using drugs. Pacquiao agreed and proved him wrong. (more…)