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Duterte apologizes for SEA Games 'mishaps'
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Duterte apologizes for SEA Games 'mishaps'

Duterte apologizes for SEA Games ‘mishaps’By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday issued a public apology for the supposed “mishaps” hounding the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. Duterte apologized, as he acknowledged that several of the 11 participating nations experienced inconvenience upon their arrival … Continue reading

Edmonton

Public Service Announcement – ETS winter schedule adjustments begin December 1

ETS winter schedule adjustments begin December 1 Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) will introduce schedule adjustments to several bus routes to improve schedule reliability, service efficiency and connections beginning Sunday, December 1, 2019. Changes will stay in effect until Saturday, February 8, 2020.Construction detours will also end for Routes 112 and 322, and buses will return … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte urged to make SEA Games entrance-free

Duterte urged to make SEA Games entrance-freeBy Ferdinand Patinio MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A labor group on Thursday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to waive entrance fees for events of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in several venues in Luzon including Metro Manila, particularly for ordinary workers and their families who cannot afford the entire … Continue reading

Philippines

PHISGOC laments Lacson’s erroneous claims on SEAG disbursements

PHISGOC laments Lacson’s erroneous claims on SEAG disbursements   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) said Thursday that the state spending for the Philippines’ hosting of the regional sports competition is all accounted for and complies with Commission on Audit (COA) rules. Ramon Suzara, chief operating officer … Continue reading

Philippines

Cayetano not involved in corruption: Duterte

Cayetano not involved in corruption: Duterte By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he believes in the integrity of his ally, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, who has been in hot water following the supposed blunders and irregularities in the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian … Continue reading

Philippines

Rizal Memorial Complex, PhilSports facilities ready for SEA Games

Rizal Memorial Complex, PhilSports facilities ready for SEA Games   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — As promised, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Wednesday made sure that the newly-restored Rizal Memorial Sports Complex (RMSC) and PhilSports Complex in Pasig City will be part of this year’s historic event in Philippine Sports. Seven out of 56 sports … Continue reading