Diaz bags gold in weightlifting again at SEA Games

Glendale G. Rosal 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The golden girl, Hidilyn Diaz secured the gold medal in the women’s 55-kilogram weightlifting event of the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Hanoi Sports Training and Competition…

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…

Forget working from home, work from resorts, says Thai prime minister

The Nation/Asia News Network 03/29/2022

BANGKOK — In a bid to help stimulate the tourism industry, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is urging people to go on working holidays as part of the “Workation Paradise Throughout Thailand” campaign. Government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana…

Thailand’s V-Day reminder: Safe pandemic sex

Agence France Presse 02/13/2022

BANGKOK —As lovers in Thailand prepare to shower each other with tokens of affection this Valentine’s Day, health authorities are urging couples to practice safe pandemic sex—including wearing masks during intercourse. Daily coronavirus case numbers in the Southeast Asian…

Malditas end 12-match losing skid vs Thais in AFC Asian Cup opener

Glendale G. Rosal 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The Philippine Malditas finally beat perennial tormentor, Thailand, 1-0, on Friday night at the start of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup 2022 in Navi Mumbai, India, However, the Malditas’ first victory…

MGI Philippines Samantha Panlilio heartbroken and thankful

Immae Lachica 12/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Heartbroken.  This is what Miss Grand International Philippines Samantha Panlilio felt after her MGI stint last night, December 4, in Thailand.  In a chat message she sent to her fans she shared her heartbreak…

Samantha Panlilio ends Miss Grand International journey

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 12/05/2021

CEBU, Philippines— Samantha Panlilio, the Philippines’ candidate for Miss Grand International 2021, ends her journey for the Miss Grand International crown after she failed to make it as one of the top 20 semi-finalists of the competition…

Philippines’ Samantha Panlilio is set to compete in the Miss Grand International 2021

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 11/07/2021

CEBU, Phillippines –After the back-to-back wins of our beauty queens in international tilts, another Filipina hopes to add another beauty pageant crown for the country as she is set to compete in the Miss Grand International 2021…

Playing in the pandemic: Rondina getting used to playing sans audience

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana volleyball sensation Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina is getting herself used to playing a beach volleyball tournament without an audience cheering on the sidelines. Rondina who will pair up with her long-time…

Dindin aspires for longevity like her Thai idol Pleumjit

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 10/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Dindin Santiago-Manabat has been part of the national team program for almost eight years, but she’s not immune to feeling star struck when she plays against her volleyball inspirations. One such case came when she went…

Pinoy spikers bow down to Uzbeks in 4

Glendale G. Rosal 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Team Rebisco Philippines’ men’s volleyball squad put on a gallant stand before bowing to powerhouse AGMK of Uzbekistan, 1-3, in Pool B action of the ongoing 2021 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championships…

Team Rebisco PH bows to Sirjan Foulad Iranian in Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship

Glendale G. Rosal 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Team Rebisco Philippines’ men’s volleyball squad opened their campaign in the 2021 Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship with a loss to Iran’s Sirjan Foulad Iranian, 0-3, at the Terminal 21 competition hall in…

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