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Gilas women, Eric Cray lead Philippines’ closing burst

Philippines’ Janine Pontejos and Jack Animam celebrate after defeating Thailand to claim the gold medal during the women’s 5×5 basketball final at the 30th South East Asian Games 2019. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin Vardeleon There’s a first for everything, even in ...

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MPBL, Chooks to Go ink 5-year partnership

MBPL and Chooks to go executives at the contract signing between two entities. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League and Chooks to Go  entered a five-year partnership on Tuesday. Chooks to Go has promoted sports under its own umbrella, ...

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Qatar emir not attending annual Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia

A Qatari flag flies in front of a banner showing Saudi King Salman with Arabic reads, “We pledge you to listen and obey” at a trade center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, ahead of the Gulf Cooperation ...

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After series of heartbreaks, hard work yields medal for PH men’s volleyball

The Philippine men’s volleyball team celebrates a point against Thailand. INQUIRER PHOTO/AUGUST DELA CRUZ MANILA, Philippines—After a long time, the Philippines is finally back on the men’s volleyball podium of the Southeast Asian Games. The Philippines captured the silver medal ...

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Duterte offers more cash bonuses to SEA Games medalists

Philippine delegates cheer during the opening ceremony of the 30th South East Asian Games at the Philippine Arena, Bulacan province, northern Philippines on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Gymnastics world champion Carlos Edriel Yulo will be ...

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SEA Games: Another gold for PH kickboxing team as Saclag delivers

Jean Claude Saclag of the Philippines (red) connects a left side kick to the chest of Malaysia’s Mohammad Mahmoud (blue) in the kickboxing match of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. EDWIN BACASMAS/INQUIRER MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines added three more dabs of ...

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JG Summit, DHL ink logistics venture

PHOTO FROM DHL.COM.PH Gokongwei group-led conglomerate JG Summit Holdings is diversifying into the logistics business in partnership with global logistics giant Deutsche Post Beteiligungen Holding GMBH (DHL). JG Summit, DHL and ACCRAIN Holdings Corp. entered into a joint venture to ...

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FDI entry still sluggish as economic worries keep investors gun-shy

Foreign direct investments continued their sluggish entry into the Philippines with September FDIs amounting to only $ 566 million, or 2.9 percent lower than $ 582 million in the same period in 2018, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas ...

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Gasoline prices decreased; diesel mixed

MANILA, Philippines — Gasoline prices eased by as much as 40 centavos per liter starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday as pump rates were yet to be affected by announcements that crude oil producers would further tighten supply. Pilipinas Shell, ...

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Sugar industry worker leaders call for review of sugar charter

BACOLOD CITY –– Sugar industry labor leaders are calling for a review of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) charter to make it more responsive and in tune with the changing times. “It is high time for Congress to review the ...

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