Vietnam jails man for five years for spreading COVID-19

Agence France Presse 09/07/2021

HANOI — A Vietnamese man has been sentenced to five years in jail for spreading Covid-19 after he breached home quarantine rules. Le Van Tri was convicted of “spreading dangerous infectious diseases to other people” after he…

SEA Games in Vietnam postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Glendale G. Rosal 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bad news for Filipino athletes, who are grinding themselves in training for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG), after the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President and Congressman Abraham Bambol Tolentino announced its postponement…

4 Cebuano cyclists seek SEA Games berths this weekend

Glendale G. Rosal 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Four Cebuanos will race head-to-head against the country’s best cyclists in the upcoming PhilCycling National Trials this weekend, July 10 to 11, 2021, at the Clark Freeport in Mabalacat, Pampanga. According to Phil Cycling…

Triathlete Remolino, Marathon Queen Tabal hoping SEA Games will push through

Glendale G. Rosal 06/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two of the Philippines’ top bets in the upcoming 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG), Cebuano triathlete Andrew Kim Remolino and Marathoner Mary Joy Tabal are crossing their fingers that the meet will push…

Vietnam mulls postponing SEAG opening due to recent rise in COVID-19 cases

Glendale G. Rosal 06/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam, the host country of the 31st Southeast Asian Games, is mulling to move the Games’ opening from November this year to July next year. Philippine Olympic Committee…

Why are we bullied?

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 06/15/2021

A few years back, when Dutertismo was still a novel ideology and hopes ran high for transformative politics, I stumbled upon an interesting comment on one of my interviews. It was posted by an overseas Filipino worker…

Hungary training helps Cebuana gymnast prepare for SEAG 

Dale Rosal 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuana gymnast Daniela Reggie Dela Pisa takes a short break after four months of rigid training in Budapest, Hungary, under the tutelage of two-time Olympian Dora Vass. The 17-year-old Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) gold medalist is…

Marathon queen Tabal gets 1st jab: I can focus now on my training

Glendale G. Rosal 05/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal finally got her first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, May 27, 2021, in-time for her preparations for the big races she will be joining this year. The…

Vietnam to bar non-vaccinated delegates from 31st SEAG

Glendale G. Rosal 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) organizing committee will be enforcing a strict “No vaccine, no participation” policy for all participants of the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam from November 21 to December…

Tabal eager to compete again, sets sights on two big races

Glendale G. Rosal 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As she completely abandons her Tokyo Olympics dream, Cebuana Marathon Queen Mary Joy Tabal is setting her sights on two equally important races this year—the Tokyo Marathon 2021 in October and the Vietnam Southeast Asian…

The tragedy of vaccine apartheid

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 02/16/2021

No one is safe unless everyone is safe.” This is the mantra we repeatedly hear, underlining the need for universal vaccinations to fight the pandemic. And yet, the world is facing a tragically bizarre situation where healthy…

So who really dropped the ball?

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 12/19/2020

The recent brouhaha about somebody “dropping the ball” with regard to getting 10 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine by end January hasn’t gotten the public attention it deserves. Maybe this is because government authorities—the executive, the…

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