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BI to install e-gates at NAIA

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will install electronic gates (e-gates) at the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before Christmas to speed up the processing and reduce passenger queues in immigration counters during the h...

Poverty incidence in Metro Manila falls to 2.3%

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Poverty incidence among the population in Metro Manila or the National Capital Region (NCR) fell to 2.3 percent in 2018 from 4.1 percent in 2015, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). This was the lowest poverty rate among the 17 r...

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Filipino spikers advance to SEA Games finals

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The Philippine men’s volleyball team defeated Thailand with a 17-25, 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 17-15 victory Sunday night to advance to the gold medal match of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PhilSports Arena. The Filipino spikers ranked...

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SEA Games conclude with festive closing ceremony

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Malacañang has congratulated the athletes and coaches from 11 participating nations who competed at the 30th edition of Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which concluded with a festive closing ceremony in New Clark City, Tarlac. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said a...

PH rules boxing event in SEA Games

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Filipino boxers pulled away with seven gold medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, highlighted by a sensational first-round stoppage scored by Eumir Felix Marcial over his Vietnamese foe. World women’s champion Nesthy Petecio bannered the Filipino pugs’ campaign, winning the gold in ...

Filipino spikers advance to SEA Games finals

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The Philippine men’s volleyball team defeated Thailand with a 17-25, 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 17-15 victory Sunday night to advance to the gold medal match of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PhilSports Arena. The Filipino spikers ranked 131 in the world with wanting experience in the i...

Filipino soldiers win gold medals at 30th SEA Games

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Several members of the Philippine Army bagged gold medals at various sports competitions in December 1 and 2 during the 30th South East Asian Games. They were able to win a total of seven gold medals from Speak Takraw, Arnis, Judo, and Basketball events held in Pampanga and Metro Manila. Cpl. John...

Filipino boxers advance to SEA Games semis

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Olympians Rogen Ladon and Charly Suarez of the Philippines earned semis berth in the boxing competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games by outclassing their respective quarterfinal foes at the PICC Forum. Ladon dispatched Indonesia’s Aldoms Sugoro, 4-1, in the flyweight division while...

Filipino athletes add skateboarding medals in SEA Games

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Margielyn Didal won another Southeast Asian Games gold medal in the skateboarding evebt at Sigtuna Hall of the Tagaytay International Convention Center. Didal defeated compatriot Christiana Means in the finals to clinch the gold. Means settled for the silver in the process. Didal and Mea...

Filipino gold medalists in SEAG to get incentives

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The House of Representatives apprived additional incentives to Filipino gold medalists in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. The chamber adopted House Resolution No. 568, which seeks to collect and deduct the individual pledges of congressmen from their January 2020 salary for the purpose of gran...

Metro Manila athletes win SEA Games medals

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Several athletes from the National Capital Region (NCR) won medals in the ongoing Southeast Asian Games. The City Government of Makati cheered as University of Makati (UMAK) alumni, Mark Jayson Gayon and UMAK student, Mary Joy Renigen won the gold medal in the Dancesport – a competitive ballr...

Indonesia defeats Brunei in SEA Games men's football 

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Indonesia defeated Brunei, 8-0, in its bid for a semifinal spot in Group B of the Southeast Asian Games men's football tournament at Biñan Football Stadium Tuesday night. Led by a hat trick from Osvaldo Haay and a brace from Egy Maulana, Indonesia cruised past Brunei to overtake Thailand...

Arnis, wushu bring more golds for PH in SEA Games

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Arnis bolstered Team Philippines’ campaign in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. The Filipino arnis warriors copped two more gold medals in the anyo (form) competitions to wrap up their campaign with a total of 14 mints at the end of the meet on a rainy Tuesday at the Angeles University Fou...