PSC: P12M in incentives for PH para athletes’ medalists

Glendale G. Rosal 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The medalists of the Philippine para-athletes will receive over P12 million worth of cash incentives from the government through the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) for…

Pinay booters bow out following 1-3 setback to Myanmar

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippines Women’s Under-18 football team was officially booted out from the AFF U18 Women’s Championship 2022 losing to Myanmar, 1-3, on Wednesday, July 27, at the Jakabaring Athletic Field in Palembang, Indonesia.…

Pinay U18 booters seek lofty finish in AFF Under-18 Women’s Championship in Indonesia

Glendale G. Rosal 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the historic title run of the Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) in the AFF Women’s Championship, it is the turn of its U18 squad to seek a lofty finish in the…

PH sends 144-man delegation to 11th ASEAN Para Games in Indonesia

Glendale G. Rosal 07/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s the Filipino para-athletes turn to carry the Philippine flag as the 11th ASEAN Para Games takes center stage from July 30 to August 6, 2022, in Surakarta, Indonesia. A total of 144…

CVFA U-17 squad: 4th place finish, lessons learned in Indonesia football stint

Glendale G. Rosal 07/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Central Visayas Football Association under-17 (CVFA U-17) football squad not only made a fourth-place finish in the Transtama Garuda International Cup II but they also learned lots of valuable lessons that can…

Why we should join the fight against hate

Valerie Julliand - @inquirerdotnet 06/27/2022

In mobilizing for the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Indonesia’s health workers faced not only the logistics challenge of reaching 270 million people spread across the world’s largest archipelagic nation; they also had to contend with vaccine hesitancy driven…

SEA Games: Chot Reyes takes blame for Gilas’ failed gold medal bid

MARK GIONGCO 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes took the fall for the national team’s botched gold medal bid in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday. The Philippines, deemed as an immovable dynasty in…

SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas’ reign ends as Indonesia gets basketball gold

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 05/22/2022

Playing a retooled enemy eager to assert its might in the region, the Philippines bowed to sweet-shooting Indonesia, 85-81, in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Sunday, ending a golden rule that had spanned 33 years. Gilas…

Copy our neighbors

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 04/19/2022

One little piece of advice I have for our government, particularly in steering our agriculture sector toward greater dynamism, is simply to copy our neighbors. Once upon a time, these neighbors were the ones copying us, and…

Philippine Azkals U23 grouped with Asian football powerhouses in SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 04/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) football draw in Vietnam saw the Philippine men’s football team Under-23 or the Philippine Azkals U-23 fall under Group A. The football tournament, which starts on May…

BOC Cebu-Subport Mactan seizes flower seeds ‘smuggled’ from Indonesia

Doris C. Bongcac 03/22/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Various flowers seeds that were believed to have been smuggled from Indonesia were confiscated by personnel of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) Cebu-Subport of Mactan because of lack of sanitary and phytosanitary import…

Bali welcomes back tourists with first international flight

02/17/2022

DENPASAR — Bali began a tentative re-opening to foreign tourists on Wednesday with the first international passenger flight to the Indonesian holiday island in nearly two years. The resumption of flights comes as the Southeast Asian archipelago…

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