5,854 new Covid cases, 30 new deaths

Thailand logged 5,854 new Covid-19 cases and 30 new fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.On Saturday, 6,354 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the coronavirus. Since April 1, when the third wave of Covid-19 began, Thailand has treated 2,077,950…

Wider roads only bring more traffic

Earlier in the month, work began on the expansion of Ratchapruek Road, a major route north of Bangkok which links the neighbouring provinces of Pathum Thani and Nonthaburi. The road, according to the Department of Rural Roads (DoRR), will see almost 50,000 vehicles pass through it every day, as it…

Tragedy won’t deter Paradero

SPORTING CHANCE - Joaquin M. Henson - The Philippine StarNovember 28, 2021 | 12:00am Robert Paradero suffered a family tragedy last Wednesday when his father Federico died of complications from pneumonia. Paradero was scheduled to leave his Malaybalay, Bukidnon, hometown for Manila the next day then take off for Thailand…

PATAFA open to mediation

Joey Villar - The Philippine StarNovember 28, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) president Philip Ella Juico is amenable to the proposal of Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez to have the impasse with Olympian pole-vaulter EJ Obiena mediated on. “We’re okay…

Adiwang, Catalan fall

Joey Villar - The Philippine StarNovember 28, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Philippine bets Lito Adiwang’s and Rene Catalan’s bids for title shots suffered tremendous blows as they went down in defeat in ONE: Nextgen III at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Friday night. Adiwang fell to ONE newcomer Jarred…

Marañon eager to don Philippine jersey

Olmin Leyba - The Philippine StarNovember 28, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Naturalized player Bienvenido Marañon is looking forward to fulfilling Philippine team duties in the coming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup in Singapore. The Spanish-born striker, who was granted Filipino citizenship last July, received his first call-up…