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…

SEA Games: Shugen Nakano clinches Philippines’ second judo gold

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 05/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Shugen Nakano completed his golden repeat in the 66-kilogram men’s judo of the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Friday at Hoai Duc Gymnasium in Vietnam. Nakano, who won the gold in the 2019 SEA Games,…

SEA Games: Kayla Richardson rules 100m dash for PH’s fifth athletics gold

Marc Anthony Reyes - Reporter 05/18/2022

HANOI, Vietnam — Kayla Richardson was lacing down her spikes at the athletes’ passage underneath My Dinh Stadium right after the 100-meter dash heats. Compensating for a slow start, she rushed for second place in a wild…

From 2016 to 2022: Provinces’ flip key to Marcos win

Kurt dela Peña 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Far different from 2016, when Leni Robredo took down Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s vice presidential bid by a hairline, the 2022 election saw Marcos win in 64 out of 81 provinces. Robredo, who won in 42 provinces…

Malacañang website containing historical records goes down

Zacarian Sarao 05/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang’s official website, which also stored the Presidential Museum and Library that contained the historical records of the Martial Law regime under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr., had suddenly gone down on Monday.…

Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu finally arrives in the Philippines

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 04/25/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Reigning Miss Universe queen Harnaaz Sandhu arrived in Manila on Sunday, April 24, 2022.  The beauty queen updated fans by posting a photo showing an aerial view of an island tagging Philippines as location. She…

Pia Wurtzbach and Jeremy Jauncey back in Manila

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 04/18/2022

CEBU, Philippines— The power couple are now back in Manila together.  The couple spent some quality time on a vacation in Switzerland.  The two shared photos from their trip back to Manila in their respective Instagram pages…

Philippines unfazed by Vietnam’s hard-to-beat stance for SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 04/11/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine delegation is unfazed as Vietnam puts up a hard-to-beat stance a month before the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, according to Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol”…

Karolina Bielawska of Poland is the 70th Miss World

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 03/17/2022

CEBU, Philippines — A new queen was hailed Miss World. It’s Karolina Bielawska of Poland.  The reigning Miss World Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica, the longest-reigning queen since 2019, crowned her successor at the 70th Miss World in San Juan,…

PH logs 3,574 new cases of COVID-19, lowest since start of 2022

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 02/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday recorded 3,574 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest since the year began, together with 14,644 recoveries. This was registered, however, amid a low number of tests at…

Yuka Saso now officially representing Japan in LPGA

MARK GIONGCO 01/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Star golfer Yuka Saso will officially represent Japan when she competes in the upcoming LPGA event in Orlando, Florida. The LPGA has already recognized Saso as a Japanese citizen with the 20-year-old rising star’s profile on…

DOH detects Omicron variant in 2 travelers from Japan, Nigeria

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 12/15/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed having detected the COVID-19 Omicron variant in two travelers who recently arrived in the Philippines from Japan and Nigeria. A press release from the DOH on Wednesday…

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