Philippines / Sports

UP snaps 36-year UAAP title drought

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA – The University of the Philippines (UP) finally won its first UAAP men’s basketball championship after 36 years, beating Ateneo in overtime, 72-69, in the final game of the season, that is, Game 3 of the best-of-three finals at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Friday night. JD Cagulangan, … Continue reading



Solon respects DND’s move to terminate UP-DND accord

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Wednesday said he respects the decision of Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to abrogate a 1989 agreement with the University of the Philippines prohibiting the uncoordinated entry of military and police officers in UP campuses outside very limited circumstances. In … Continue reading


Read DND-UP accord before criticizing: UP alumnus

By Marita Moaje   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– University of the Philippines (UP) students and alumni should thoroughly read the 1989 Department of National Defense-UP accord before reacting to the issue on its abrogation, a UP alumnus said on Wednesday. “Nabasa ba ninyo ito? Kung nabasa ninyo, anu-ano ba’ng mga napagkasunduan talaga ang napawalang-bisa sa pagkaka-abrogate nito … Continue reading


President Duterte threatens to cut University of the Philippines funding if students skip class

Duterte threatens to cut UP funding if students skip class By Azer Parrocha   President Rodrigo Duterte (Presidential Photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday night threatened to slash the funding of the University of the Philippines (UP) if students skipped classes to join rallies. In a taped speech, Duterte told students to stop schooling … Continue reading