Philippines: Risks rising with China Challenging US at sea

AP 02/19/2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The risks of a “miscalculation” and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the…

China is the top source of shabu entering PH — PDEA

Inquirer.net 02/04/2018

China remained the top source of illegal drugs smuggled into the country, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said. PDEA spokesperson Derrick Carreon said that the smuggling of methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” and the operation of drug…

When the ruler becomes the law

Radel Paredes 01/27/2018

Invited to speak in a recent military event, President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the soldiers to shoot him if he would dare to trample the Constitution, such as when he becomes a dictator one day. It’s his typical…

PH bets rebound in China youth chess

Marlon Bernardino 01/26/2018

FILIPINO Fide Master (FM) elect Daniel Quizon rebounded from his fourth round loss on Thursday with a crucial fifth round victory yesterday to stay in contention of the 2018 Boyi Cup China Youth Chess International Open Tournament…

Cebuano student trains with China tech giant

PR 12/27/2017

Months after Sept Lozada and his schoolmates garnered top honors at the 2017 innovation competition of Smart Communications, the information technology student from University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) in Cebu found himself learning from one of the…

Foreign runners abound in Cebu Marathon 2018

Glendale G. Rosal 12/26/2017

  THE UPCOMING Cebu Marathon 2018 will be well represented by runners from different countries around the world. The race, which starts and finishes at the Cebu Business Park on January 14, 2018, has attracted 4,997 runners…

China hails first flight to Antarctica for tourists

Marc Cosep 12/20/2017

Want to see penguins this Christmas? Then board China’s first commercial flight to Antarctica . The first commercial flight to Antarctica successfully landed on Saturday; carrying about around 20 Chinese passengers. The plane departed from Hong Kong…

Exporters upbeat about industry’s ’18 prospects China ties seen to boost sector next year

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/14/2017

The Philippines’ warmer relation with China has gotten export players in Cebu more bullish for what’s in store for the industry in 2018. Federico Escalona, executive director at the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (Philexport) in Cebu, said…

USC crushes China squad by 109 points

Jonas N. Panerio 12/09/2017

THE UNIVERSITY of San Carlos Warriors racked up their second win in a row with a 109-point shellacking of the Jiangxi Provincial Pingxiang Experimental School, 141-32, in the Asia Pacific University Games 2017 at the Cebu Coliseum.…

Blast rocks Chinese megaport city, two dead

AFP 11/26/2017

A major explosion hit China’s megaport city of Ningbo on Sunday, killing at least two people, injuring dozens and wrecking buildings, state media and local authorities said. The Ningbo government said on a social media account that…

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