World Bank: PH climbs to 60th place in trade logistics rankings

Inquirer.net 07/25/2018

THE Philippines’ competitiveness in trade logistics improved in the past two years, such that its rank jumped to 60th place among 168 countries in this year’s edition of a biennial World Bank report. The report titled “Connecting…

PH pride: World Cup champion France’s goalkeeper is Filipino

Inquirer.net 07/16/2018

Two world-class Filipino athletes brought pride to the Philippines on July 15: Senator Manny Pacquiao who scored a knockout win to claim the WBA welterweight title and Alphonse Areola, one of the three goalkeepers of France, the…

France is 2018 FIFA World Cup champion

Mars Alison 07/16/2018

  France clinched its second World Cup title via a 4-2 outsmarting of Croatia late last night, Philippine time. The first time that France hoisted the World Cup golden trophy was in 1998. France’s sensational teenager Kylian…

Belgium bags third place in World Cup

Mars G. Alison 07/15/2018

Belgium won the battle for third with a 2-0 blanking of England and claimed its best ever World Cup finish late Saturday night, Philippine time. Eden Hazard, who sealed the win for Belgium with a goal in…

Working in a ‘man’s’ world

Nestle L. Semilla 07/14/2018

GARMA, OTIDA, MACATANGAY Society may tend to view women as weak and inferior as they are thrust into gender roles and biases of what women should or shouldn’t do. But make no mistake about it. In the…

It’s Croatia vs France for World Cup title

Mars Alison 07/12/2018

Croatia made history after it advanced to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia finals after scoring a 2-1 come from behind win against England early Thursday, Philippine time. Mario Mandzukic scored a goal in the 109th minute…

Goodbye Brazil: Belgium eliminates five-time World Cup champions

AP 07/07/2018

KAZAN, Russia — Neymar used Brazil’s famed yellow jersey to shield his anguish. The Belgians, clad in red and dancing in a celebratory circle nearby, couldn’t hide their relief. Belgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the…

Tony Parker signs with Hornets; Dwight Howard eyeing Washington

AP 07/07/2018

LAS VEGAS — Tony Parker went to San Antonio as a teenager nearly two decades ago, quickly became part of the Spurs’ legendary Big Three and celebrated four championships while wearing silver and black. He’s not done…

World Cup update: France advances to semis

Mars Alison 07/07/2018

France clinched the first semifinals ticket with a 2-0 dismissal of Uruguay in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Uruguay was playing without Edinson Cavani, who was out due to a calf injury. Defender Raphael Varane put the…

WORLD CUP UPDATE:Sweden, England complete quarterfinal round cast

Mars Alison 07/04/2018

England and Sweden will face each other in the quarterfinal round after dismissing separate opponents in contrasting fashion in the last day of the Round of 16 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Sweden advanced…

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