Man accused of tackling comic Dave Chappelle on stage is charged with assault

LOS ANGELES, USA – The man accused of tackling comedian Dave Chappelle to the stage floor during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles was charged on Wednesday, May 4 with felony assault with a deadly weapon. The attack on Chappelle, 48, occurred Tuesday night, May 3 during a sold-out appearance by the … Read more

Steve Nash keeping it simple as Nets try to stage historic rally

A tumultuous season filled with one colossal challenge after another has come down to the clichés for Steve Nash and the Nets. The road to their current predicament in a first-round playoff series against the Celtics has been filled with potholes — from Kyrie Irving’s refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, to Kevin Durant’s midseason … Read more

G20 members condemn Russia’s war in Ukraine, after Yellen and others stage walkout

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey, Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, and European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde join US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in the walkout Top officials from Britain, the United States and Canada walked out on Russia’s representatives at a Group of 20 meeting on Wednesday, April … Read more

Red-tagging issue takes center stage in Baguio women candidates’ forum

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong’s opposition to red-tagging encourages other local candidates to speak out on the issue BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Concerns about red-tagging have become one of the electoral issues in the country’s Summer Capital, with participants expressing concern during a women candidates’ forum on Thursday, March 31. “I will support that [legislation]. … Read more

Breaking down the group stage draw for England at World Cup 2022

By Andrew Thompson Published: April 1, 2022 9:25 pm Last Updated: April 1, 2022 9:46 pm After months of anticipation, the world finally has clarity when it comes to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar after today’s group stage draw that took place in Doha. For England, the number five ranked nation according to … Read more

Streaming showdown and a ceremony shakeup set stage for Oscar 2022

In a bid to draw more viewers, the 2022 Oscars will add two awards: the result of fan votes on Twitter for favorite film and scene LOS ANGELES, USA – A dark Western, The Power of the Dogwill battle feel-good deaf family drama CODA for the film industry’s top honor on Sunday, March 27, when, … Read more

Negros Occidental drivers to stage 2-day strike amid high fuel prices

While expressing sympathy for the transport sector, the city government and the Negros Occidental provincial government says they would provide rides for affected workers to ensure the delivery of services BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — Drivers in Negros Occidental and its capital city Bacolod will stage a two-day transport strike from Monday, March 21 to March … Read more

Hidilyn Diaz takes center stage at PSA Awards

Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz leads the top achievers who will be honored in the annual Philippine sports gala night MANILA, Philippines – The country’s Olympic heroes and top sports achievers get a well-deserved tribute Monday, March 14, during the annual celebration of the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (SMC-PSA) Awards Night at the Diamond … Read more

Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away’ begins stage production in Japan

Chihiro and Haku’s friendship comes to life in Caird’s take on the award-winning animated film MANILA, Philippines – Studio Ghibli classic Spirited Away now has its first-ever stage play production, in celebration of Toho Stage’s 90th anniversary. Two decades after the film first came out in 2001, the theatrical production began showing at Imperial Theater … Read more

Soaring prices set stage for eventual reversal of oil, gas demand

HOUSTON, USA – Oil prices running at their hottest level in 14 years are poised to cut post-COVID-19 pandemic fuel demand as consumers react to surging pump and power prices by pulling back on spending and travel, top energy executives warned on Monday, March 7. Global oil futures hit as much as $139 a barrel … Read more