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Manny Pangilinan says he was disappointed the IOC Boxing Task Force rejected the Philippine offer to host the Olympic qualifiers
Wuhan, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, cancels several events including the 2020 Asia and Oceania Boxing Olympic qualifying tournament
Jericho Cruz brings his act to the international stage again, but it won't be for the Philippines
Authorities ramp up airport screenings ahead of an expected surge in arrivals for Chinese New Year. More than 1,300 passengers are expected to arrive in Thailand daily from Wuhan alone.
An official statement from the mall management says the foundation of the mall is ‘built on concrete piles that reach the bedrock and will withstand extreme situations’
The 2020 Asia & Oceania Boxing Olympic qualifying tournament in Wuhan, China is still scheduled to push through
Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and Air Asia have committed to help in government repatriation efforts in the Middle East, says the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
June Mar Fajardo won't see action in the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers, but the SBP assures the San Miguel star remains part of its future plans
Top Asian shuttlers plunge into action in Manila as the country hosts a regional badminton team competition in February
As Gilas Pilipinas moves forward with a younger team for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, Marc Pingris may have been tapped to impart his knowledge and experience
Gilas Pilipinas has yet to tap even an interim coach for the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers in February
The SBP and Gilas Pilipinas eye a different naturalized player for the qualifiers of the FIBA Asia Cup starting in February
The award is proof that the Philippines, while a developing country, is investing in metrology
[OPINION] Asia's Winners and Losers in 2019: From K-Pop sensation BTS to the beleaguered people of Hong Kong
So, who was up and who was down in the Indo-Pacific region in 2019? Here’s our assessment.
President Rodrigo Duterte's trust and approval ratings soar most especially in Balance Luzon
(UPDATED) Results of the early December survey show 48% of Filipinos also expect the holiday season to be 'more prosperous for them and their families'
Michael Concio Jr scores a career breakthrough as the 14-year-old also earns an International Master title
The senator and former police chief says he has yet to receive official communication that his US visa was cancelled over human rights violations in the government's war on drugs
The World Bank's cost estimate does not include longer-term effects of repeated exposure to haze, such acute respiratory illnesses, or lost school time after students and teachers were advised to stay home
There’s no breather in the newsroom this week. For one, the Obamas are in the neighborhood!
The Sports Industry Award Asia's own website says it is ‘endorsed’ and ‘supported’ by the Cayetano-led SEA Games organizing committee
'I’m nowhere near from being a billionaire, but I try my best to do my part in my own little way,' says the actress
President Rodrigo Duterte's national security adviser says Southeast Asian countries should band together amid great power competition between the US and China
Here are some highlights of the Pope's four-day trip, which capped an Asia tour that also took in Thailand
Max wins for her role in 'Verdict'
The 82-year-old Pope is on his first visit to Buddhist majority Thailand, where he will spend 4 days before setting off to Japan
The sparsely attended address from National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien stood in contrast to earlier ASEAN meetings, which had all been attended by most heads of state
Thailand and the Philippines have shrugged off cybersecurity warnings in a rush to exploit the ultra-fast 5G network promised by China's biggest smartphone maker, while Vietnam has edged away from Huawei
The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says its new findings strongly suggest that the Chinese ship does not operate solely as a commercial fishing ship and 'raises the question of whether the collision with the Gem-Ver was intentional'
The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia have booming economies and rising standards of living, yet many working parents do not have the time, money or awareness to steer clear of food hurting their kids
With protests showing no signs of slowing, Hong Kong's property sector is feeling the pain
This year's pageant theme is 'Love The Difference'
The Philippines' Klyza Castro finishes the competition as part of the Top 25
As the Philippines positions itself to be the top gambling destination in Asia, the country prepares to host one of the most highly anticipated gaming expos
The director is one of 8 directors in 'Food Lore'
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, elected as top House leader in July, gets better approval and trust ratings than the Vice President in September
Maja wins the award for her role in the show 'Wildflower'
The Philippines topples host India to retain its place in Division A
After upsetting the defending champion, the San Miguel Beermen shoot for an East Asia finals slot against former NBA player Lance Stephenson’s Liaoning squad
The organizers have yet to announce a new date for the festival
'The thick smoke does not only endanger the health of our staff... but also it affects the 355 orangutans we currently care for,' says the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, referring to just once center in Kalimantan
Indonesia's forest fires are an annual problem but have been worsened this year by particularly dry weather, and in recent days sent toxic smog floating over Malaysia
An official in Sarawak state on Borneo – where air quality dropped to very unhealthy levels this week – demands Indonesia to send face masks and medical supplies to Malaysia for those affected by the pollution
Massive jungle areas in Sumatra and Borneo island are ablaze as thousands of personnel battle to quell the fires, frequently started to clear land for crop plantations
Bohol's pride Mark 'Magnifico' Magsayo keeps his record perfect at 20-0 after defeating Thai veteran Panya Uthok via unanimous decision
Filipino fighter Mark Magsayo puts his unbeaten streak on the line against Thai veteran Panya Uthok at Pride of Bohol
The festival will be hosted by Sandara Park
A confident Magsayo, who carries a perfect 19-0 record with 14 knockouts, heads into the weigh-in declaring he’s in great shape for the homecoming fight against Uthok