Duterte’s Pemberton pardon draws jeers and cheers from senator

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 09/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to grant absolute pardon to US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton drew mixed reactions from senators, with one lawmaker thanking him for settling the issue while another branded it…

Canceling ‘Barkada’

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 08/07/2020

A Facebook post from a Filipina based in Washington, DC, recently went viral, lambasting an American-owned wine bar for taking on the name “Barkada.” The name choice, according to the post, was “problematic” because the Filipino word…

First coronavirus death on US soil confirmed, Trump calls for calm

Agence France Presse 03/01/2020

SEATTLE, United States — The first fatality from the novel coronavirus has been confirmed on US soil, as President Donald Trump on Saturday urged Americans not to panic. Health officials said the man who died in Washington…

Bulls rally from 18 down to beat Wizards in overtime

12/19/2019

WASHINGTON — Chicago Bulls forward Zach LaVine offered blunt advice to teammates as they rallied against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, December 19, 2019, Philippine time). “It just seemed like a real ugly game,”…

Vucevic, Fournier help Magic hold off Wizards

11/18/2019

ORLANDO, Florida  — Markelle Fultz is fitting in nicely with the Orlando Magic. The former No. 1 overall pick had 19 points and the deciding defensive play in a 125-121 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday…

Harden scores 59 points as Rockets outlast Wizards

10/31/2019

WASHINGTON  — James Harden needed every one of his 59 points against the Washington Wizards. Harden made one of two free throws with 2.4 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 159-158 victory over Washington on…

Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game

10/10/2019

Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association. The Wizards beat the Guangzhou Long-Lions 137-98 in a…

Beal, Wizards roll to 125-116 victory over Nets

AP 02/28/2019

NEW YORK — Bradley Beal scored 31 points, Trevor Ariza had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Brooklyn Nets 125-116 on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, Philippine time). Reserve Thomas Bryant had 18…

China economy shows weakness as consumers ease up on spending

AFP 12/14/2018

Chinese consumer spending grew at its slowest pace in 15 years and factories eased up in November, official data showed Friday, raising the prospect of fresh stimulus measures as the economy sputters. The figures come just as…

Despite House loss, Trump sees midterms success

AP 11/07/2018

WASHINGTON — Resigned to the loss of one-party control over Washington in Tuesday’s elections, President Donald Trump stared down the prospect of endless House investigations, stymied policy efforts and fresh questions about the resilience of his unorthodox…

The safest level of drinking is… none

AFP 09/24/2018

PARIS, France — Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each…

PH President slams UN, Canada, Washington anew over failed deals

Inquirer.net 09/08/2018

DAVAO CITY— President Duterte slammed the United Nations, Canada and Washington anew, calling them all stupid, over his failed deals to procure helicopters and weapons as part of his modernization program for his military. Speaking at the…

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