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Soriano sees beach volley world tour hosting as start of something bigger

Beach Volleyball Republic founder Charo Soriano. It was in June of 2015 when Charo Soriano and her friends looked at the sands as not just an alternative for indoor volleyball, and in less than three years, they have helped thrust ...

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8 teams to represent PH in FIVB Beach Volley World Tour

MANILA, Philippines – Eight teams, led by Beach Volleyball Republic national champions Team Ato Ni Bai and Team Tagum-PNP, will represent the Philippines in the first-ever FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila Open, to be held from May 3 to ...

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PH drug war short film gets top prize in World Press Photo

MANILA – A 9-minute short video about extrajudicial killings under President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs won the top prize in a recently held international photo and video competition. “Duterte’s Hell”, a film that depicted dead drug suspects, wailing family ...

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2019 Women's World Cup qualifiers: End of the road for the Malditas

MANILA – The Philippines’ dream of qualifying for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup collapsed on Tuesday following a 5-0 defeat to South Korea in Amman, Jordan. The Philippine women’s national football team failed to secure a spot in the ...

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Kai Sotto looks to get stronger with World Cup on the horizon

Batang Gilas center Kai Sotto. Handout photo MANILA, Philippines – After an impressive performance in the 2018 FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship, Kai Sotto is looking to improve further as he and the rest of Batang Gilas gear up for the ...

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Fil-Am education advocate wins World Literacy Summit’s ‘Schweitzer Award’

Albert Schweitzer Awardee Melissa Villa with Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development. CONTRIBUTED LONDON – The Filipino American founder of Project PEARLS was bestowed the Albert at the World Literacy Summit held at Oxford University ...

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LOOK: Earth Hour around the world

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Trump honors World Series champion Houston Astros

President Donald Trump poses for photographs as Houston Astros’ Josh Reddick, right, presents him with a jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 12, 2018, where he honored the World Series ...

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World Bank head warns Trump to be 'careful' on tariffs

BRUSSELS – The chief executive of the World Bank urged US President Donald Trump on Thursday to be “careful” before imposing controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, warning that they could affect global trade. Kristalina Georgieva said Trump should “assess the ...

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PBA to free up 9 days from its sked for FIBA World Cup qualifiers in June-July

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial plans to set aside 9 days from next conference’s schedule in connection with the stint of the Philippine national team in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Marcial told ABS-CBN News on Thursday that no games would ...

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