Tag Archives: Manila

Manila Stars (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Manila overpowers Cebu

Manila beat Cebu black and blue on Tuesday’s MPBL Datu Cup even as Bacoor had its share of the spotlight by completing a comeback win at the Cuneta Astrodome.

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PH police disperse group protesting US, China

Philippine riot police used shields and a water hose Saturday to disperse more than 100 left-wing activists in front of the U.S. Embassy in Manila in a confrontation that injured more than a dozen protesters.

San Juan Knights vs Pasay Voyagers (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Knights rout Voyagers

Title contender San Juan continued to serve notice of its championship aspirations in the MPBL Datu Cup even as Manila got back to its winning ways as the two teams led the winners Wedneday night at the Filoil Flying V Arena.

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Filipino vice mayor killed

Van-riding assailants gunned down the vice mayor of a small Philippine city south of Manila on Saturday, police said, the third such brazen killing of a local official in the past week.

Jeckster Apinan and Cedric Ablaza of Makati try to sandwich Marvin Hayes of Manila as they prepare to go for a rebound.

MPBL: Makati escapes Manila; Pasay stuns Rizal

Makati completed a comeback from 16 points down before pulling off a thrilling 99-98 escape win over powerhouse Manila, 99-98, in the MPBL Datu Cup late Thursday night at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.

Secretary Cayetano shakes hands with PPC President Mike Barredo in the presence of (L-R) PPC Marketing Director Debbie Tolentino, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Arnold Agustin and PPC Vice President Tom Carrasco Jr. This is the second time that the Philippines is hosting the biennial event after its 3rd edition in 2005.

All systems go for the 10th ASEAN Para Games in Manila on January 2019

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Chairman of the 10th ASEAN Para Games, starts preparations for the 10th ASEAN Para Games in Manila with the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC) and the support of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

Rodrigo Duterte (Presidential Communications Operations Office | Wikimedia Commons)

‘I will arrest you’ Philippines’ Duterte tells ICC prosecutor

President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Friday to arrest the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, who is probing his deadly drug war, telling her to stay away from the Philippines.

2018 SEAYBST (photo from Seaybst Facebook)

2018 SEAYBST A Huge Success

This year’s SEAYBST was hosted by the International Little League Association of Manila (ILLAM), the community organization spearheading Baseball and Softball’s return to the Philippines.

Risa Hontiveros (photo by Kara Santos/ Flickr)
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PH extradition hearings begin for doctor accused of New York plot

A Filipino doctor accused of wiring money for a foiled New York jihadist plot appeared in a Manila court Tuesday to fight extradition to the US, saying the Islamic State group hacked his social media accounts.