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Team PH bags ‘sweet surprise’ 2nd SEA Games overall title

Team PH bags ‘sweet surprise’ 2nd SEA Games overall title By Jelly Musico   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Team Philippines on Tuesday raked in 11 more gold medals to formally clinch the 30th Southeast Asian Games’ overall championship described by a top local sports official as “sweet surprise”. The host country was actually unthreatened on … Continue reading

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There's more than winning the overall title: PSC chief

There’s more than winning the overall title: PSC chief   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The miracle of 2005 is within grasp but there’s more than scooping the golds for the Philippines in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games. While action continues in various fronts, Philippine Sports Commission chair and chef de mission William ‘’Butch’’ … Continue reading

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PH launches tourism microsite for SEA Games visitors

PH launches tourism microsite for SEA Games visitorsBy Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Visiting athletes and delegates in the Philippines can now access the newly launched tourism webpage for Southeast Asian (SEA) Games visitors, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Tuesday. The tourism microsite (philippines.travel/seagames2019) will help SEA Games visitors — … Continue reading

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SEA Games observes cancellation protocol due to ‘Tisoy’

SEA Games observes cancellation protocol due to ‘Tisoy’ By Azer Parrocha  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said all events in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will follow a “cancellation protocol” to brace for the impact of Typhoon Tisoy (international name Kammuri). Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo … Continue reading

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

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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