SEA Games: Philippines draws Cambodia after late goal by Dennis Chung

Teenager Dennis Chung struck a late equalizer as the Philippines salvaged a 1-1 draw with Cambodia Monday night in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. The 18-year-old Chung, who plays for Zehlendorf, came off the bench to fire home the goal that lifted the spirits of the Filipino crowd at Rizal…

PH underwater hockey team eyes SEA Games sweep

The Philippines’ national underwater hockey teams like their chances of seizing the gold when the sport makes its debut in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Team captains Alex Colet and Chari May Ongyanco are keen on a potential SEA Games sweep having trained extensively while being exposed to high-caliber competition…

UK thanks PH for rescuing Brit, Filipino wife abducted in Sulu

The British Embassy on Monday thanked the Philippine government following the rescue of a British man and his Filipino wife who were abducted by armed men believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf Group. British national Allan Arthur Hyrons and his wife Wilma were rescued around 8:25 a.m. on…

Bong Pineda amusement park, speed track, flying club seen to put Lubao in tourism map

The rarely seen in public businessman Rodolfo “Bong” Pineda led groundbreaking rites for his latest venture, tourism estate Pradera Verde, on Monday, Nov. 25, which would give rise to a 23-hectare amusement park, a 13-hectare speed track and a 1.2-hectare kilometer runway for a flying club. Pineda, who owns Pradera…

Floorball teams deliver Philippines’ first 2 wins in SEA Games

The Philippines finally had something to feel good about in the 30th Southeast Asian Games after its men’s and women’s floorball teams picked up contrasting wins Monday night at University of the Philippines College of Human Kinetics Gymnasium in Quezon City. The women’s squad delivered the country’s first win in…

Cloudy skies, light rains in Luzon due to ‘amihan,’ thunderstorms – Pagasa

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains are expected in parts of Northern Luzon due to the northeast monsoon or “amihan,” the state weather bureau said on Monday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said that the Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, and Cagayan Valley will…

UK thanks PH for rescuing Brit, Filipino wife abducted in Sulu

The British Embassy on Monday thanked the Philippine government following the rescue of a British man and his Filipino wife who were abducted by armed men believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf Group. British national Allan Arthur Hyrons and his wife Wilma were rescued around 8:25 a.m. on…