Bong, Akiko, Pawie and Jaja : Women of Substance

Jaja Santiago [Photo courtesy of Japan V.League]
April 11, 2021

The deep, powerful presence of legendary bowler Bong Coo, three-time Olympian Akiko Nakamura Thomson-Guevarra, future Navy chief Mary Pauline “Pawie” Fornea and fast-rising volleyball star Alvya Daphne “Jaja” Santiago should be enough for us to think of better days ahead.


Wataru Misaka: ‘Wat a story’

Wataru “Wat” Misaka
March 26, 2021

Wataru Misaka was 5-foot-7 and was drafted by the New York Knicks of the then BAA (Basketball Association of America), the forerunner and precursor of the NBA or National Basketball Association.