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Lawmakers agreed to use their own salaries to raise the sum.
The 30th Southeast Asian Games has proven to be an absolute goldmine for Filipino athletes with a total of 119 medals as of the morning of day five of the regional meet. It's an impressive number, especially when compared to the 120 we ...
 
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A country celebrating Yulo's triumphs really owes this old man a debt of gratitude.
Reaping medals in his debut this 30th Southeast Asian Games, Caloy Yulo might as well be considered as the Crown Prince of Philippine gymnastics.The teenager followed a gold medal-winning performance at the World Championships of artistic gymnastics with amother memorable run in the ...
 
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You'd think better of dancesport when you hear these other sports.
Throughout the history of the Southeast Asian Games or SEA Games, numerous sports have been included in the events, many of which are so obscure you’ve probably never heard of them before or considered as a sport.That’s because SEA Games host countries want ...
 
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The Philippines is at the center of the world's Coral Triangle, that's why.
While Filipino athletes have been winning gold medals left and right at the ongoing Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine sea is making a statement of its own. The country bagged the title "World’s Leading Dive Destination" during the 26th World Travel Awards Grand ...
 
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Carlos Yulo, Filipino gymnastics superstar, comes from humble beginnings.
Carlos Yulo made headlines when he delivered back-to-back victories for the Philippines in October, first by qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, and then becoming the first Filipino gymnastics world champion at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Since then, Yulo’s star has ...
 
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Efren 'Bata' Reyes kept a hit list of the best pool shooters in the world for him to beat.
In 2017, Efren “Bata” Reyes tugged on our heartstrings when he confessed that he was no longer the great “Magician” that the world of billiards came to know. "Akala nila magaling pa ako,” he said in a report by ABS-CBN. “May partida ...
 
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Helpful tips every hiker needs to know.
Having the right hiking gear is a no-brainer for any hiker planning to brave one of our many forest-covered mountains. But finding the right hiking gear is where the trouble is at. While most people remember to bring the typical hiking gear ...
 
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"But if it’s strong, it’s postponed or delayed.”
Contingency plans are in place in the event that Typhoon Tisoy does hamper the progress of some events in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.That's what Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) COO Ramon "Tats" Suzara promised with the weather disturbance threatening ...
 
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Chicano reveals that he used to struggle with swimming.
As John Rambo Chicano floats on cloud nine after clinching gold for the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games triathlon event on Sunday, he looked back on the days he hustled twice as hard to master the sport.Starting off as a ...
 
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 A guide on how to see the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and more.
China is a huge country that is rich in history and culture. The two most recognizable attractions are the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors. You can find both in Beijing and Xi’an, cities that are home to ancient attractions, as well ...
 
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There's a catch though.
There may be hopes of entering South Korea without going through the current long visa process. In an article by the Philippine News Agency, Philippine Ambassador to Korea Noe Albano Wong reveals that the push for Filipinos to gain visa-free entry may be ...
 
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You don't need a visa to have a good honeymoon.
The best part about getting hitched are the more intimate moments that come right after. We're not talking about the mandatory reception or unsupervised afterparty—we mean the self-congratulatory honeymoon phase where you and your spouse can finally escape all the wedding stress ...
 
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All three were recently recognized for their sustainable tourism.
You now have more reason to visit these three cities next year.Baguio City, Iloilo City, and San Carlos City (Negros Occidental) have each been awarded the ASEAN Clean Tourist City award, which recognizes the cleanest and greenest cities in the ASEAN region.The criteria for ...
 
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The legends declined comment on the reason for their gathering.
Legends of Philippine sports have come together for a rare photo amid talk that they will have a major role to play in the opening ceremonies of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Saturday at the Philippine Arena.A photo of Akiko Thomson-Guevara, Efren ...
 
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The ageless actress explores the SEA Games sports complex.
As everyone scrambles to find something positive about the Philippines' hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, we came across a vlog of ageless actress Alice Dixson giving a tour of the New Clark City Sports Complex in Capas, Tarlac.Barring a controversial ...
 
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The benefits of travel cannot be understated. There’s nothing quite like visiting a new country, state, or even city to expand horizons and evolve perspectives. But it sure ain’t cheap. Even the cost of domestic travel can add up.Here, Graham Hiemstra—a New ...
 
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See different artworks projected on larger-than-life water-screen displays.
If you’ve ever been to the Ayala Triangle Gardens Lights and Sounds Show during the Christmas season, you’ve probably been awestruck with its dancing lights and special effects. Ayala Land has elevated the experience with a new festival of lights in the ...
 
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An ice bath allegedly reduces inflammation, increases fat-burning, bolsters immunity, and makes you last longer in bed.
On a dismal Sunday afternoon in November, in a roomful of men, I’m standing—or rather squatting—in 'horse stance': legs wide and slightly bent, arms moving side to side as if kindling a Hadouken, in the manner of Ryu from Street Fighter. This martial ...
 
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It went down as one of the most compelling events in the country’s sports history.
A miracle in Philippine sports?There was one 28 years ago when Olympian silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz was barely 10 months old—and nine years before world champion Carlos Yulo was born.While the phenomenon did not translate into an overall championship, it still went down ...
 
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The Ateneo senior will miss his supposed last playing year in the UAAP in the hopes of getting drafted in the big leagues.
Even though Adrian Wong decided to move on to another phase in his basketball career a little earlier than coach Tab Baldwin expected, he gave the assurance that his mentor's words would always stay at the back of his mind."He's not going ...
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