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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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SEA Games: Philippines survives Thai fight to win DoTA 2 gold

The Sibol Philippine team survived a tenacious Thailand side to win the DoTA 2 gold medal on Monday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA—Thailand gave the Philippines’ DoTA 2 team a scare, but the home side represented by Sibol pulled through ...

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The Philippines Is Central to Any Western Pacific Solution

Map showing the first and second island chains. Photo: bbc.com s we pointed out in a previous editorial, the Philippines’ strategic location in the Western Pacific is highly desirable to both the United States and the Chinese navies. During the ...

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SEA Games: Philippines grabs pair of bronze medals in karate kata

Sarah Pangilinan during the karate kata event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin Vardeleon MANILA, Philippines–John Enrico Vasquez and Sarah Pangilinan salvaged bronze medals in their respective individual kata bid in the Southeast Asian Games’ karate tournament ...

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SEA Games: Philippines falls to 0-3 in women’s volleyball

MANILA, Philippines—A promising start went down the drain, as the Philippines women’s volleyball team lost to Indonesia 22-25, 28-26, 25-22, 25-14 to end the preliminary round of the Southeast Asian Games at PhilSports Arena on Saturday. Alyssa Valdez and co., ...

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SEA Games: Philippines wins more gold, silver in obstacle course

MANILA – The Philippines men’s and women’s obstacle course teams both took the gold and silver medals in their respective races Friday, further increasing the host country’s haul in the Southeast Asian Games. In the women’s 5k race, Sandi Abahan ...

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Philippines jobless rate eases in October with 43.15 million employed

A commercial establishment undergoes construction in Iloilo City on December 19, 2017. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA — The Philippines’ unemployment rate in the three months ended October eased compared to the same period last year, official data released Thursday ...

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Ride-hailing app Arcade City to reenter Philippines

MANILA – American ride-hailing app Arcade City said it would reenter the Philippines in January to compete with Grab and Angkas. “Though our new version 4 mobile app will be available worldwide on January 1st, we will be making a ...

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SEA Games: Philippines bags 4 gold medals in obstacle course

Philippine Obstacle Race Team delivers medals in the sport’s SEA Games debut. Photo from Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation MANILA, Philippines–The Philippine obstacle team delivered with four gold medals Wednesday in the sport’s debut in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. The ...

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SEA Games: Alyssa, Philippines’ gutsy stand falls short in loss to Vietnam

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine women’s national volleyball team had the perfect ending set up: forcing a fifth against a taller, more powerful Vietnam squad thanks to key adjustments and head’s up play. Vietnam and titanic open hitter Tran Thi ...

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