‘Distorted news’ deemed health issue in junta-run Thailand

AP 11/29/2017

BANGKOK — Thailand’s military government says it is fighting a new threat to public health: distorted news reports. The country’s health ministry announced Tuesday it is launching a new smartphone application that will allow users to flag…

PAL to open Cebu-Bangkok flights

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

Amid increasing public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to Central Visayas, national flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to open a service between Cebu and Bangkok starting Dec. 2. In a statement, PAL said…

ANS bet helps PH shock Thai sepak team

John Carlo Villaruel 10/21/2016

Abellana National School’s (ANS) Rheyjey Ortouste and partners Jason Huerte and Mark Gonzales led the Philippines to pulling off a monumental upset against the defending champions and World No. 1 Thailand, 2-1, in the men’s doubles division…

Thais mourn death of beloved monarch

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/15/2016

BANGKOK — Thailand began its first day in 70 years without a king on Friday in a profound state of mourning, as the crown prince asked for more time before ascending the throne following the death of…

Thais vote on new constitution that could dilute democracy

08/08/2016

BANGKOK — Thais voted Sunday in a referendum on a new constitution that critics say is tailor-made for the military government to stay in control for several years and entrench a new, quasi-democratic system that gives vast…

Vivina’s transcontinental dinner

Jaime Picornell 07/01/2016

FIFTY guests, mostly from the pharmaceutical and medical industry attended “Come Dine With Me” at the Sampaguita ballroom of the Cebu City Marriott Hotel. The menu was transcontinental, ideated by Dr. Vivina Chiu Yrastorza in collaboration with…

Pilipinas MX3 Kings continue slump in ABL

Jonas N. Panerio 12/15/2015

THE FREEFALL of the country’s lone representative in the ASEAN Basketball League continued as the Pilipinas MX3 Kings got bested by the Mono Vampire Club, 74-76, on Sunday night at the Chualongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. Not…

PH sepak takraw team finishes 3rd in Bangkok

John Carlo Villaruel 10/25/2015

CEBUANO striker Rheyjey Ortouste put up another strong showing to lead the Philippine Sepak Takraw team a third place finish with a 21-19, 21-15 beating of last Friday night in the ISTAF Super Series in Bangkok, Thailand.…

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Glendale G. Rosal 06/29/2015

Casimero fails to grab IBF flyweight title from Thai foe, losing in badly officiated bout International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world champion Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand added another Filipino in his list of victims after defeating former…

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