Philippines

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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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

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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

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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