Cinkir lifts Cebu FC to 2nd in PFL

TURKISH striker Arda Cinkir once again displayed his peak form after another impressive performance to lift Cebu FC to another victory over Maharlika Manila FC in the 2022 Philippines Football League (PFL).After a four-goal performance in his last match, Cinkir was The Gentle Giants lone scorer as they defeated Maharlika FC, 1-0, on Sept. 20 […]

PH suffers second straight loss in AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers

THE Philippines took an early lead after defender Martin Merino scored in the seventh minute.Thailand, however, scored the equalizer seven minutes later with a goal by Thanakrit Laorkai.Cebuano Kamir Amirul put the Philippines up ahead again with a 28th-minute goal.Thailand refused to lose and equalized in the 49th minute with a goal by Phuwanet Thongkhui.Substitute […]

China loan application for three rail projects ‘deemed canceled’; PPP, funding from other countries eyed

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter The Beijing funding commitment for Calamba-Bicol, Clark-Subic, and Mindanao railway projects is “deemed canceled” as China has been unresponsive to the Philippine government’s loan application since 2019, a Transport official said on Friday. “There was no explicit communication” from China indicating they were withdrawing their commitment to lend money […]

Fabiosa & Villamor: Cariad

The BBC reports that the Intellectual Property Office of Sweden granted trademark registrations for: (1) “cariad,” the Swedish word for “love;” (2) “hiraeth,” a Swedish word loosely translated to “longing;” and (3) “Welsh cake.” All three trademark registrations were issued to a candle maker for its candles products. The registrations have been criticized by candle […]

UP Maroons edges Ateneo to win UAAP men’s basketball crown and end 36-year title drought

The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons are champions once again as they defeated the powerhouse Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles, 72-69, in overtime of the winner-take-all Game Three to rule over the UAAP Season 84 men’s basketball tournament on Friday at the jampacked SM Mall of Asia Arena.Butuan City native Joel Cagulangan pushed […]

Preliminary conference for 3 Marcos disqualification cases set Jan. 7

THREE petitions seeking the disqualification of Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., son and namesake of the late Philippine dictator, from running for president in the May 2022 elections have been set for preliminary conference on Jan. 7. Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena V. Guanzon, who is part of the division handling the three cases, made […]