SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas whips Cambodia after surviving Thais

Mark Giongco - Reporter 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines—After opening with a close call against Thailand, Gilas Pilipinas had no trouble in easing past an overmatched Cambodia side, 100-32, Tuesday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Gunning for a 14th straight…

PH U23 set to do battle in Cambodia

Dale Rosal 02/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Men’s under-23 national football team will debut in tomorrow’s Asean Football Federation (AFF) U23 Championships 2022 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. They will face Timor-Leste in their opening match under Group A at…

SEA Games in Vietnam postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Glendale G. Rosal 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bad news for Filipino athletes, who are grinding themselves in training for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG), after the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President and Congressman Abraham Bambol Tolentino announced its postponement…

All aboard the Cambodian cafe train to nowhere

Agence France Presse 06/14/2021

PHNOM PENH — Train travel has largely ground to a halt in Cambodia due to the coronavirus but railway fans can still get their fix aboard a stationary carriage converted into a hipster cafe. The country has…

Floods kill 111 in central Vietnam, Storm Saudel on the way

10/22/2020

Vietnam—More than 100 people have died and 20 others are missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides, authorities said Wednesday, October 21, 2020, as the country braced for yet another storm this weekend.…

Ultimate ‘travel’ experience to stunning heritage sites while at home

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/18/2020

Can’t wait to travel and see the world? As we stay indoors and wait for another grand adventure, we think about our plans that have been canceled or rescheduled. Our #TravelGoals will have to be set aside…

Filipinos get option to stay in Cambodia, which has zero COVID-19 death, or return to PH

Eunice Barbara C. Novio 04/10/2020

Bangkok, Thailand—The Philippine Embassy in Cambodia has extended the deadline for Filipino workers there to opt for repatriation although the threat of COVID-19 in Cambodia, which has no recorded death because of the disease, was not as…

Yui, Japanese girl in Cebu with an amazing advocacy

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 02/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eula Arañez Co was buying a drink together with her friends in a drugstore chain along the bustling street of A.S Fortuna in Mandaue City when a Japanese girl caught her attention outside…

Laos dam collapse sends floods into Cambodia

AFP 07/26/2018

The torrent of water unleashed in a deadly Laos dam collapse has drained into Cambodia, forcing thousands to be evacuated, as rescuers on Thursday battled monsoon rains to find scores of Laotians still missing after whole villages…

Iligan OFW is the man behind Miss Cambodia pageant’s revival

Agnes B. Alpuerto 11/26/2017

IT IS not anymore surprising to see Filipinos create a mark in the international scene, where they are recognized and get awards and praises for their talents and skills. But it isn’t also every day that we…

Cambodia’s top court orders opposition party dissolved

AP 11/16/2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s Supreme Court ordered the main opposition party to be dissolved on Thursday, dealing a crushing blow to democratic aspirations in the increasingly oppressive Southeast Asian state. The decision clears the way for…

Mandaue business group eyes trade ties with Aspac countries

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/19/2016

THE Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has a lot on its plate as it gears up for at least four trade missions across Asia and the Pacific in 2017. Glenn Soco, MCCI president, said they…

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