49 Filipinos still in Afghanistan amid Taliban takeover; 158 evacuated — DFA

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 08/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 49 Filipinos are still in Afghanistan while 158 have already left or were evacuated amid the takeover of the Taliban, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday. According to the DFA’s…

SBP saddened as Fiba Asia qualifiers in Qatar canceled

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 02/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Qatar’s hosting of the February window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup will not push through after the gulf state’s government canceled all events due to the surge of COVID-19 cases. Al Panlilio, Samahang Basketbol ng…

Cebuano Santillan of 1Bataan Risers sets eye on 3×3 hoops in Doha

Jonas N. Panerio 04/08/2019

CEBU CITY — Cebuano forward Leonard Santillan has already moved past his endgame gaffes that cost the 1Bataan Risers the title in the Chooks-to-Go 3×3 Asia Pacific Super Quest on Sunday and is already looking forward to…

Qatar’s former emir dies

10/25/2016

DOHA — Qatar on Sunday announced three days of national mourning after the former Emir Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani, who was deposed in a palace coup, died aged 84. The former ruler died on Sunday, according to…

Body of OFW from Doha to arrive Monday

Rene F. Alima 03/11/2016

The remains of the Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who died in an underground tunnel accident in Doha, Qatar will be home on March 14. Amelyn Pardillo, widow  of Juanito Pardillo, said the insurance agency of her husband…

Cebu students in World Robotics tilt

11/08/2015

Six grade school students from Cebu are representing the Philippines in the World Robotics Olympiad (WRO) in Doha, Qatar that started last November 5 and ends today, November 9. Team A members Andre Perez, Trisha Nicole Alejandrino…

AZKALS ON A ROLL

Dale G. Rosal 06/18/2015

PH men’s football team blanks Yemen for second  win in World Cup Qualifying Doha,  Qatar—They are nowhere near qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but two hard-fought victories in a span of five days have…

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