SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas nears gold, stifles Malaysia

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 05/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines-The Philippines sustained its unbeaten run in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Saturday afternoon, dealing Malaysia an 87-44 beatdown at Thanh Tri Gymnasium in Hanoi to move closer to a 14th straight gold medal. 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…

Hegemon and bully of South China Sea

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 12/09/2021

Last Nov. 22, 2021, while marking the 30th year of the China-Asean dialogue relationship, China’s President Xi Jinping declared that China does not seek hegemony and will not bully its smaller neighbors. Chinese diplomats routinely assure the…

Iloilo Kisela Knights edge Malaysian team, move to PCAP grand finals

Glendale G. Rosal 11/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Iloilo Kisela Knights escaped the Penang Blue Panthers of Malaysia to advance in the coveted grand finals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Third Conference online chess for second…

Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo rules Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 09/03/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s very own Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo dominated four age groups in the Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup 2021 which ran from August 26 to 29. The major virtual rhythmic gymnastics tournament…

Arrivals from Malaysia, Thailand covered by PH travel ban

Leila B. Salaverria 07/24/2021

The Philippines has added Malaysia and Thailand to the list of countries whose travelers will be subjected to restrictions as part of efforts to curb the spread of the more infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 and other…

Two wheels and a flat

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 02/02/2021

Within the space of a year, our economy moved from being at the front of the pack of our comparable neighbors, to being at the tail end. Somehow, we squandered the hard-won head start we already enjoyed…

Primate monkeys around with student’s phone, takes selfies

09/18/2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey who took photo and video selfies with the device before abandoning it. Zackrydz Rodzi, 20,…

Coronavirus strain that is ’10 times more infectious’ detected in Malaysia

The Star/Asia News Network 08/17/2020

KUALA LUMPUR — A mutation of the coronavirus that is far more infectious than the original Wuhan strain has been detected in Malaysia, the health authorities said on Sunday (Aug 16). The D614G mutation was discovered by…

Otters find new playground on island in Tawi-Tawi

06/03/2020

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines—They are known as “anjing laut,” the Malay word for “sea dogs,” in neighboring Sandakan, Sabah, according to Tawi-Tawi residents who occasionally visit that part of Malaysia. But on Tawi-Tawi’s Taganak Island,…

Coronavirus won’t turn you into a ‘zombie’, says Malaysia

Associated Press 02/02/2020

  KUALA LUMPUR — The deadly coronavirus will not cause victims to act like zombies, Malaysia’s government said on social media, as officials act to correct the spread of misinformation surrounding the outbreak. As medical authorities seek…

Asian domination in international pageant’s list of top favorites

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Beauty queens from Asian countries dominated the Top 10 Most Popular Vote list in the ongoing pre-pageant activities of Miss Grand International 2019 in Caracas, Venezuela. Seven of the 10 countries in the…

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