Pricey onions and neglected farms

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 12/13/2022

Former senator Kiko Pangilinan hit the news recently when he tweeted on prices he witnessed in Thailand in late September. “Last week sa Bangkok, 50 baht o 85 pesos 1 kilo ng bawang (garlic). 35 baht o…

Bohol’s Amparo eyes WBA Asia minimumweight belt vs tough Vietnamese this Wednesday

Glendale G. Rosal 11/29/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Boholano prospect Jake “El Bambino” Amparo is itching to take on Vietnamese Huu Toan Le and grab the World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia minimumweight belt in Bangkok, Thailand on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.…

DTCC pair wins gold in Vietnam tilt

Dale Rosal 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Dancesport Team Cebu City’s (DTCC) Angelo Marquez and his pair Stephanie Sabalo bagged the gold medal in the recently concluded Thang Long International Open Dancesport Championship- World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) International Open in Hanoi, Vietnam. …

Vietnam wins first Miss Intercontinental crown; PH’s Gabrielle Basiano in Top 20

Armin P. Adina 10/15/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Vietnam won its first Miss Intercontinental crown at the culmination of the pageant’s 50th edition in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt on Friday, October 14 (Oct 15 in Manila). Le Nguyen Bao Ngoc bested 70 other aspirants…

Creamline Philippines bows to Thailand in Asean volleyball tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Thailand showcased why they are the volleyball queens of Southeast Asia after beating the Creamline Philippines, 25-17, 25-22, 25-12, at the start of the 2nd ASEAN Grand Prix Women’s Volleyball Invitation at Chartchai…

Japan ousts defending champs China, bags AVC Cup 2022 title

Glendale G. Rosal 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japan dethroned the defending champions, China in the AVC Cup for Women, 25-23, 25-21, 19-25, 25-16, winning its first gold medal in the tournament on Monday evening (August 29) at the Philsports Arena…

Filipinas dethrone Vietnam women booters, barge into finals of AFF Women’s C’ship tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas etched another historic feat in their storied franchise after clinching its first finals appearance in the 2022 AFF Women’s Championship by stunning Vietnam, 4-0, in…

Philippines to host SEA Games in 2033 — POC chief

Glendale G. Rosal 07/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As early as now, the Philippines has already announced that it will host the 2033 Southeast Asian Games. That is according to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino on…

Make COVID-19 booster shot mandatory, says infectious disease expert

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 vaccine booster dose should now be made mandatory to boost the protection of more Filipinos amid the rising number of infections, an infectious disease expert said Monday. Dr. Rontgene Solante, a member…

POC releases mid-year cash bonuses for 31st SEAG medalists

Glendale Rosal 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for Filipino athletes who won medals in last May’s 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Vietnam. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced on Thursday, July 7, 2022, the release of their…

Cebuano SEA Games medalists receive heroes’ welcome during homecoming fete at SM Seaside Cebu

Glendale G. Rosal 06/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebuano Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) medalists received a warm welcome from their friends, family, and the Cebuanos during their grand homecoming hosted by the SM Seaside Cebu on Saturday, June 11, 2022.…

Doing a Vietnam

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 05/31/2022

How we wish our next secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) would be known as the champion and booster of Philippine exports,” someone mused in a conversation last week. He was coming from the…

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