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UAAP, NCAA SCHOOLS SUPPORT IN SEAG TRAINING URGED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Sunday asked officials of member-schools of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to allow national athletes who are set to compete in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Hanoi next year to train using the facilities of the […]

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INCREASE CASH INCENTIVES FOR SEA GAMES MEDALISTS – ANGARA

With close to 400 medals won by the Philippine contingent in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), the national team has brought tremendous pride to the country. Part of the impressive medal haul were 149 gold medals, a feat that was achieved through hard work and a lot of personal sacrifice on the part […]

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SENATE COMMENDS LA UNION SURFER FOR RESCUING INDONESIAN OPPONENT DURING SEA GAMES – BINAY

A Filipino surfer in La Union might have lost his aspiration to win a gold during the Southeast Asian Games surfing competition but won the country’s heart when he saved an Indonesian opponent from drowning last December 6. The Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. 230, taking into consideration Senate Resolution 258, to honor Roger Casogay […]

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ATHLETES ALL PRAISES FOR NEW CLARK CITY SPORTS FACILITIES – SEN. CAYETANO

“World-class!” This sums up what two Filipino athletes who won gold in the ongoing Southeast Asian (SEA) Games think about the country’s newly built sports facilities in New Clark City (NCC) in Capas, Tarlac. Olympics-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena and long-distance runner Christine Hallasgo were all praises for the sprawling sports complex, which hosted athletics and […]

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SAMBO IS AN EMERGING MEDAL SOURCE FOR PH SPORTS – NOGRALES

“Sambo is just starting to take root in the country yet our sambo athletes have already brought us pride and honor in international competition.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, Chairman of Pilipinas Sambo Federation, Inc. (PSFI) after the Philippines harvested six medals in two days of competition in the 30th Southeast […]

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SENATE SUSPENDS SESSION FOR SEA GAMES, BUDGET BICAM – ZUBIRI

The Senate has decided to suspend its sessions in view of the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and the Bicameral Conference Committee deliberations on the proposed P4.1-trillion 2020 budget. In explaining the week-long work suspension, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Senate work was automatically suspended starting December 2, Monday, […]

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DTI SETS UP HALAL FOOD FACILITY FOR SEA GAMES

In a bid to make available options for halal food and souvenirs for athletes, guests, and visitors of the 30th South East Asian Games (SEA Games), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), represented by the Export Marketing Bureau (EMB), Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP), and Regional Operations Group (ROG), has installed a temporary […]

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HOLD ME ACCOUNTABLE – SPEAKER CAYETANO

Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) chairman, House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said he is ready to face any investigation into controversies surrounding the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. “Hold me accountable. SEA Games Organizing Committee accountable. Hindi ako magtatago. Ako po haharap sa Senado, sa Ombudsman (I won’t hide. I would show up […]

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GO MUST PROBE SEA GAMES BLUNDERS – MARCOS

Senator Imee Marcos said Senator Bong Go must get to the bottom of the numerous foul-ups in hosting the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) that are embarrassing the Filipino people even before the biennial sports event has begun. Marcos added that she backs Go’s promise, as chairman of the Senate sports committee, to conduct a probe […]

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UPHOLD BAYANIHAN SPIRIT IN HOSTING THE SEA GAMES – GO

Addressing the nation, particularly the government agencies involved in the preparation and management of the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, Senator Bong Go called on Filipinos to uphold the bayanihan spirit amid issues facing the country’s hosting of the sporting event. “Maraming gustong pumalakpak, nakakalungkot sa panahong ito na ilang kababayan natin na pumapalakpak sa […]