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Miller takes Friday off skis, joins team PHL in ‘Bird’s Nest’ 

YANQING, CHINA—Asa Miller skipped training at the National Alpine Skiing Centre on Friday to rest his muscles following three consecutive days of practice session...

Winter sports boom in China

BEIJING—Holding his skis beside a bunny slope, Li Wei enthuses over his winter job as a farmer-turned-ski coach on the northwestern outskirts of Beijing....

A shot at history

EVEN before he hit his first ball at this year’s Australian Open, Rafael Nadal knew he had an open door to set the men’s...

Iga Swiatek wins 3-hour match vs. Kaia Kanepi in afternoon heat to join Danielle Collins in Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia—Iga Swiatek took three hours in the afternoon heat to beat 36-year-old Kaia Kanepi, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3, on Wednesday, with the payoff...

‘Magnifico’ World Champ!

MARK “MAGNIFICO” MAGSAYO snatched Gary Russell Jr.’s World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight belt in a 12-round fight that saw the Filipino displaying immense aggression...

Govs’ Cup suspension tolls on TNT’s Williams, Rosario

WITH the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) hinting that the soonest the Governors’ Cup could resume is next month, TNT Tropang Giga’s spitfire rookie Mikey Williams...

Pork drives 30% rise in 11-month meat imports

DRIVEN by higher pork imports, the country’s meat imports from January to November expanded by more than 30 percent year-on-year to a record level...

Pork drives 30% rise in 11-month meat imports

DRIVEN by higher pork imports, the country’s meat imports from January to November expanded by more than 30 percent year-on-year to a record level...

Shell using ₧6-B bank loan to pay other debts

PILIPINAS Shell Petroleum Corp. obtained a P6-billion loan from a local bank mainly to repay its short-term loan. “Following a competitive tender process and...

Shell using ₧6-B bank loan to pay other debts

PILIPINAS Shell Petroleum Corp. obtained a P6-billion loan from a local bank mainly to repay its short-term loan. “Following a competitive tender process and...

Honeymooning couple escapes from Siargao

JANINA Coscolluela Fernandez and her husband John Paul (“JP”) headed to Siargao for what they thought would be the best of times of their...

Honeymooning couple escapes from Siargao

JANINA Coscolluela Fernandez and her husband John Paul (“JP”) headed to Siargao for what they thought would be the best of times of their...

‘Resilient’ creative industries bill pitched

AS the future of Philippine exports rests a lot on service-based industries, including culture, an economist-lawmaker is pushing for the passage of the proposed Build,...

NCR mayors give ₧100M in aid to typhoon-hit LGUs

METRO Manila mayors have unanimously agreed to release P100 million to help local government units (LGUs) affected by typhoon “Odette.” Chairman Benjamin “Benhur” Abalos...

‘Utter devastation’: UN and Red Cross teams fly to VisMin to gauge help for Odette victims

The United Nations, Red Cross and other foreign nongovernment organizations have sent teams to provinces hit hardest by Typhoon Odette over the weekend. The...

DFA’s Macau post repatriates 191 Filipinos

THE Philippine Consulate General in Macau SAR successfully conducted its 26th repatriation mission from Macau carrying 191 Filipinos back home to the Philippines in...

‘Odette’ farm damage climbs to P362.3 million–DA report

The damage to the agriculture sector by Typhoon Odette (international code name Rai) has risen to P362.3 million with at least 12,906 farmers incurring...

SC resolution on government inaction on plastic pollution hailed

Environmental groups on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court’s issuance of a Writ of Kalikasan and a Writ of Continuing Mandamus against plastic pollution on...
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