South East Asia

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Inquirer.net

 2023-03-11 21:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gov't sets P10,000 aid each for OFWs awaiting Saudi claims...

MANILA, Philippines — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia due to the oil price crash that crippled several construction companies in the Middle Eastern kingdom between 2015 and 2017 will receive P10,000 each in finan...

 2023-03-11 21:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Marcos taps military to get 10 more Degamo slay suspects...

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has issued a verbal order to call out the Armed Forces of the Philippines to assist in the capture of the 10 remaining suspects in the March 4 assassination of Negros Orie...

 2023-03-11 21:30 

Cebu Daily News

Julia Barretto spends 'simple, quiet' birthday in Denmark: 'So grateful for this life'...

Julia Barretto, who turned 26 on Friday, March 10, treated fans to a glimpse of her birthday celebration in Copenhagen, Denmark, with her boyfriend, actor Gerald Anderson. Julia and Anderson visited attractions around the capital city, as seen on the actr...

 2023-03-11 21:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

No numbers to push charter change in Senate Zubiri...

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri on Saturday poured cold water on a move to amend or revise the Constitution, saying it did not have enough senators to back it up, especially since President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. himself wasn...

 2023-03-11 21:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Yap, Alas intersect at All-Stars...

ILOILO CITY---It is easy to forget that James Yap has been an All-Star 17 times already, and has never missed a game in the midseason extravaganza. It is hard to imagine that until this season, Kevin Alas has never been to one.Yap's staying power and ...

 2023-03-11 21:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Japeth wants to repay fans' love...

PASSI CITY, ILOILO---Japeth Aguilar may not take part in Sunday's PBA All-Star Game due to an injury, but he has embraced the role of being one of the delegation's ambassador---a responsibility he bears as the top vote-getter for the exhibition ex...

 2023-03-11 21:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

For decorated F2, a first semifinal appearance...

F2 Logistics has had quite the success in club tournaments that it somehow seems farfetched that the team is making just its first semifinal appearance in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL)."Maybe this will make it to F2 history," new coach Regin...

 2023-03-11 18:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

The legendary Bobby Ongpin...

President Bongbong Marcos remembers the first time he was in the same room with the late Roberto "Bobby" V. Ongpin, who was then serving as the youngest minister in the Cabinet of his father, then President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. The younger Marcos ...

 2023-03-11 18:16 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Celebrating Pope Francis' 10th anniversary...

Today is the 40th day since the passing of my mom, Carmelita 'Baby' Vargas Salcedo. I would just like to shout out a huge thank you to all who condoled with us, went to the wake, sent flowers and other expressions of sympathy, offered masses and p...

 2023-03-11 18:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Small businesses uplift local communities...

Perhaps every Filipino grew up in a street with a sari-sari store nearby. This ubiquitous neighborhood shop provides a variety of goods and services, and is usually owned by an "Aling Tindera" or female shopkeeper. These micro, small and medium en...

 2023-03-11 18:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'Women Rise' this month...

For Zonta Club of Makati and Environs (ZMCE), BDO Private Bank is just the right kind of partner it needs to advance its advocacy for the uplift and empowerment of women. Maritess Pineda of Arte Fino, former ZCME president and chair of the organization...

 2023-03-11 18:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

From Wall Street trader to RE pioneer...

Vicente Perez Jr. had always dreamt of working abroad and establishing himself as a successful expat. When he graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in business economics, he pursued his dream by securing an internship job in the U...

 2023-03-11 17:27 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Yeng Guiao vows fun yet competitive PBA All-Star Game...

ILOILO CITY --- Coach Yeng Guiao promised to give at least some semblance of a competitive affair on the part of Team Scottie against Team Japeth in Sunday's PBA All-Star Game in Passi City."We want to enjoy ourselves, but we also want the fans to...

 2023-03-11 17:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Raymond Almazan out to enjoy PBA All-Star experience with his son...

ILOILO CITY---Raymond Almazan knows just how big the shoes he's going to fill in the PBA All-Star Game this Sunday.But that hardly worries the Meralco standout, who was tapped as a replacement for the injured San Miguel star June Mar Fajardo under Jap...

 2023-03-11 17:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PVL: Jovielyn Prado embracing big responsibility at PLDT...

MANILA, Philippines---Jovielyn Prado is more than willing to step up to the challenge after PLDT coach Rald Ricafort put a premium on strengthening their wings especially if they make the playoffs.Prado showed she is capable of plugging the hole after put...

 2023-03-11 13:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PVL: PLDT fans semis hopes with sweep of Cignal...

MANILA, Philippines---PLDT bolstered its semifinals bid after sweeping Cignal, 25-23, 25-23, 25-14, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference at San Juan Arena on Saturday.Coach Rald Ricafort, however, wants his team to just focus on what's next."I don&#...

 2023-03-11 12:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PBA: Adrian Wong looks to carry MVP showing into Magnolia's bid...

ILOILO---Adrian Wong's sterling performance that earned him the Most Valuable Player award in Friday night's Greats-Stalwarts showcase is something he could tap into as Magnolia's bid in PBA Governors' Cup enters a critical juncture."I...

 2023-03-11 12:22 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PBA: Late scratch in dunk contest, Encho Serrano puts on show in RSJ game...

ILOILO---Encho Serrano may have disappointed fans after pulling out of the Slam Dunk Competition at the last minute. But he made sure to make up for it in the Greats-Stalwarts exhibition on Friday night.The Phoenix rookie put up 40 points---the most by an...

 2023-03-11 12:19 

Cebu Daily News

Gentle Giants clamp Azkals Dev't Team, close in on leader Kaya in PFL standings...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Football Club (CFC) Gentle Giants found its way back into the winning column after beating the Azkals Development Team (ADT), 2-1, in the ongoing Philippines Football League (PFL) at the Rizal Memorial Stadium on Sa...

 2023-03-11 12:07 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

F2 Logistics hopes to have Myla Pablo back in PVL semis...

MANILA, Philippines---After suffering from cramps in F2 Logistics' previous game four days ago, Myla Pablo sat out the Cargo Movers' win over Army on Saturday to avoid any major injuries.F2 Logistics coach Regine Diego said the team is taking Pabl...

 2023-03-11 11:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

UAAP: Milena Alessandrini returns, helps UST get back on track...

MANILA, Philippines --- Milena Alessandrini returned to action and helped University of Santo Tomas regain its winning ways in the UAAP Season 85 women's volleyball tournament.The Filipino-Italian spiker said she feels better after missing one game du...

 2023-03-11 11:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

UAAP: UST posts second straight win in men's volleyball...

MANILA, Philippines --- Josh Ybanez and GBoy De Vega led University of Santo Tomas to its second straight win, keeping University of the Philippines winless, 25-22, 25-18, 25- 17, in the UAAP Season 85 men's volleyball tournament on Saturday at Philsp...

 2023-03-11 11:13 

Cebu Daily News

2 men yield 2 kilos of shabu in Cebu City buy-bust...

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental Suspected shabu worth P14.7 million and weighing exactly 2 kilos were seized from two men during a buy-bust operation in B. Aranas Street, Barangay San Nicolas Proper, Cebu City, past 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. Authoriti...

 2023-03-11 11:06 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

F2 Logistics books first ever trip to PVL semis...

MANILA, Philippines---F2 Logistics secured a seat in the semifinals after turning back lowly Army-Black Mamba, 25-15, 20-25, 25-20, 25-13, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference at San Juan Arena on Saturday.The Cargo Movers booked their first semis appearanc...

 2023-03-11 10:43 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Carlos Yulo claims parallel bars gold in Baku World Cup...

MANILA, Philippines-Carlos Edriel Yulo seized the gold medal in the parallel bars of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Series in Baku, Azerbaijan on Saturday.Yulo topped the apparatus, his second gold medal in the ongoing four-leg World Cup, after fai...

 2023-03-11 10:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Kevin Belingon also parts ways with Team Lakay...

MANILA, Philippines---Just a day removed from Filipino MMA Legend Eduard Folayang's departure from Team Lakay, another former champion left headmaster Mark Sangiao's den.Kevin Belingon announced he has officially parted ways with the famed stable ...

 2023-03-11 09:31 

Cebu Daily News

Marcos orders police, military to suppress impunity in Negros Island Galvez...

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Stop the bloodshed and impunity. Pres. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has issued a "verbal call out order" to the police and the military to stop the impunity and lawless actions on Negros Island. This was confirmed o...

 2023-03-11 08:20 

Cebu Daily News

Dejao: Big sports projects in the pipeline for Cebu City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Renowned sports medicine specialist Dr. Rhoel Dejao revealed his plan of establishing a sports medicine facility as one of the commissioners of the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC). Dejao was recently assigned to oversee numerous ...

 2023-03-11 07:42 

Cebu Daily News

Barili temporarily bans swine trading as measure against ASF...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government unit (LGU) of Barili in Southwest Cebu is temporarily banning swine trading in Mantalongon Livestock Market starting March 16, 2023, the LGU's information office announced on Friday, March 10. The me...

 2023-03-11 07:27 

Cebu Daily News

Police zeroing in on identity of lone suspect in Toledo City bank heist...

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental — Police said they are still gathering leads to the possible identity of the lone robber who ran away with close to P1 million from a bank in Barangay Poblacion, Toledo City on Friday morning, March 10. Police Lieuten...

 2023-03-11 06:22 

Cebu Daily News

Delos Santos proposes creation of SAP to offer psychosocial support to students...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Mary Ann Delos Santos is proposing the establishment of a "Student Assistance Program" (SAP) to especially provide psychosocial support to elementary and junior and senior high school students her...

 2023-03-11 05:36 

Cebu Daily News

PCG-7 continues search and rescue ops for missing tugboat crew...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A surface and underwater search and rescue (SAR) operation is now ongoing to look for the missing tugboat crew who jumped in the waters after the vessel that he boarded allided with a LCT vessel on Friday afternoon, March 10...

 2023-03-11 05:24 

Cebu Daily News

Filipinas earn first win in AFC U-20 Women's Asian Cup qualifiers...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippines under-20 women's national football team earned its first win in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U20 Women's Asian Cup 2024 qualifiers by beating host country Laos, 1-0, on Friday evening, March ...

 2023-03-11 04:49 

Cebu Daily News

China's Xi handed historic third term as president...

BEIJING — Xi Jinping was handed a third term as Chinese president on Friday, capping a rise that has seen him become the country's most powerful leader in generations. The appointment by China's rubber-stamp parliament comes after Xi locked ...

 2023-03-11 01:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

TikTok unveils a new way to make money...

What if you could charge viewers for access to certain TikTok videos? That's the latest concept being launched by the Chinese giant as it seeks new ways to build loyalty and draw in audiences. Like Only Fans or Twitter Blue, "Series" is a feat...

 2023-03-11 01:13 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Meta working on potential Twitter rival...

SAN FRANCISCOFacebook owner Meta is working on a new "text sharing" social media network, it said Friday, in a project seen as a potential rival to embattled Twitter. Since billionaire Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter in October, the platform h...

 2023-03-11 00:33 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Scottie Thompson's biggest challenge is just about to come...

MANILA, Philippines---After being hailed as this year's "Mr. Basketball" by the Philippine Sportswriters Association at Diamond Hotel on Monday, Scottie Thompson said the biggest challenge of his life is just about to come.Thompson and his wif...

 2023-03-11 00:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Jovelyn Gonzaga giving full commitment to beach volleyball, but not leaving indoor for good...

MANILA, Philippines --- Jovelyn Gonzaga continues to live her dream at sands court, but she is not closing her doors on returning to the Premier Volleyball League.Gonzaga, who was a major awardee for Beach Volleyball along with partner Sisi Rondina during...

 2023-03-11 00:00 

Cebu Daily News

No cultural deficiency...

The phrase, "A damaged culture," which first appeared in 1987 in The Atlantic magazine, is readily trotted out by lazy writers when things go wrong. But characterizing the Filipino people by it is wrong. It merely sounds cute. A 1988 survey test. ...

 2023-03-10 23:58 

Cebu Daily News

Empowering women in a male-dominated industry: Stories from Visayan Electric...

Visayan Electric, the second largest electric utility company in the Philippines, celebrates International Women's Month by featuring three exceptional women excelling in their respective fields. These women provide a reflection of their work experien...

 2023-03-10 23:31 

Cebu Daily News

Dexter Alazas shows that art can also be fashionable in ready-to-wear hablon fashion line...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Cebuano fashion designer Dexter Alazas is giving the hablon of Argao, Cebu a chic look. Alazas said he would be targeting local and foreign tourists who would be looking for souvenirs with the latest addition to his ready-to-wea...

 2023-03-10 22:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Anchor Land adds to the glory of Manila Bay with Admiral Hotel...

Written by: Amy R. Remo It's a fitting nod to the illustrious past and rich legacy of one of Manila's most iconic landmarks. Admiral Hotel Manila—whose site was where Admiral Apartments, touted as a beacon of luxury of 1940s Manila, once sto...

 2023-03-10 21:54 

Cebu Daily News

Elephant that carried tourists for 25 years has caved-in spine...

Elephants the world's largest land mammals are known for their strength. As working animals, they haul heavy loads and also provide elephant rides. One elephant is suffering permanent damage to its back, following years of carrying tourists. The 71-ye...

 2023-03-10 21:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOH: Rabies 'almost 100-percent fatal'...

About 9 in 10 Filipinos who got bitten by animals in recent years did not receive any post-exposure vaccines that could have reduced the risk of fatal rabies infection. Based on the historical data of the Department of Health (DOH) from 2012-2023, 91 perc...

 2023-03-10 21:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Pimentel seeks action vs Thai sugar import...

Malacaang must show the same gusto when it acted on last year's sugar importation fiasco in investigating the alleged unlawful entry of a sugar shipment from Thailand last month, Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel III said Friday. "They shou...

 2023-03-10 21:46 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Crew of rescued vessel 'crime suspects in China'...

The Chinese Embassy in Manila has identified the seven Chinese crew members of a distressed fishing vessel in the waters off Eastern Samar as "suspects engaged in crime in China" and has asked the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for their transfer to...

 2023-03-10 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Voter education in schools pushed...

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday said he wanted the integration of voter education in the country's education curriculum to encourage the youth to make informed choices during elections. In his speech at the National Election Summit in Pasay C...

 2023-03-10 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Restore trust, PNPA grads told...

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday told fresh graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) "to be catalysts for restoring public trust" in law enforcers by being just and morally upright. "I also ask you to be catalysts for...

 2023-03-10 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PH Coast Guard notes fewer, more scattered Sino vessels...

Chinese vessels continue to loiter in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) but are now fewer in number, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) which has recently publicized China's incursion as part of the new administration's move to counter the ...

 2023-03-10 21:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Marcos wants PH Heart Center annex at Clark...

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has ordered the establishment of a Philippine Heart Center (PHC) annex at Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga to bring the services of the specialty hospital currently based in Quezon City to more Filipinos. Under Executive Orde...

  • Need an account?  
    or