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Olympian and Filipino table tennis star Ian Lariba died late Sunday night, September 2, following a year-long battle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was 23.

She was the first Filipina table tennis player to qualify for the Olympics, seeing action in the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She also carried the Philippine flag in the opening ceremonies as the country's flag-bearer.

  • The Government of Japan has revised the Country Development Cooperation Policy for the Republic of the Philippines.
  • The revised development cooperation policy states that making full use of its strengths, Japan will extend economic cooperation for the Philippines’ pursuit of “inclusive growth, a high-trust and resilient society, and a globally competitive knowledge economy” that the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 states as its goals.

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“The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice what you are for what you could become.” Charles Dickens

Newly installed Vancouver Consul General Madam Maria Andrelita Austria recently addressed the members and directors of the Philippine Canada Trade Council in Burnaby, BC. Madam Austria declares, “It is our utmost concern and goal to meet all the Fil-Canadians in Vancouver and BC to find out about their concerns and issues.”

Basketball aficionados and diehard NBA fans have a lot to look forward to with the return of the NBA 3X Philippines presented by AXA: a two-day event of music, entertainment, and live basketball action, happening on Aug. 25-26, 2018 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.

Now on its 8th year, the action-packed basketball event will feature an array of guests including Five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway Sr., NBA Champion Brian Scalabrine and the Detroit Pistons dunk team. Adding to the fun and excitement are in-house DJsspinning to electrifying beats to delight the audience.

On August 17, 2018, Dr. Takeo Okada, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan attended the turnover ceremony for “The Project for the Construction of a Health Facility” in Pateros, Metro Manila. The project was approved in Fiscal Year 2014 and is part of Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Miguel F. Ponce III, Vice Mayor Gerald S. German, Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Gerardo V. Bayugo, DOH National Capital Region Assistant Director Maria Paz P. Corrales, other local government officials, and beneficiaries of the project.

TOP Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz broke the gold medal drought for the Philippines at the18th Asian Games in Indonesia on Tuesday night, topping the women’s 53 kg weightlifting event at the Jakarta International Expo.

A silver medallist at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, Ms. Diaz delivered the golden performance in the ongoing Asiad by edging out Kristian Shermetova of Turmekistan for the top spot.

TWELVE teams are set to participate in the inaugural season of the National Basketball League (NBL)-Philippines on August 25 as homegrown players battle for supremacy for their locales.

Teams that have confirmed their participation for the opening season of the newest amateur league in the country are Bataan, Bulacan, Camarines Sur, Dasmarinas, Laguna, Marikina, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Paranaque, Quezon City, Rizal, and Taguig.

TELUS International Philippines (TIP) stamped its dominance at the 2018 BPO Olympics once more after its women's badminton doubles team bagged the tournament championship, adding another trophy to their current haul.

The ladies from TIP emerged on top after a thrilling three-set match against Cognizant. After splitting the first two sets, the deciding battle on the badminton court entertained spectators, as both teams chased every shot and defended countless smashes.

08 August 2018 - MANILA - Fresh from its sold-out CM Challenge Clark event last weekend, ColorManila, the country’s number one fun-run organizer, will now head to Davao City, for CM Challenge Davao on August 12, 2018, and CM Blacklight Cavite, on August 25, 2018.

CM Challenge Run Davao, which is scheduled for August 12, 2018, will be held at the SM Lanang Premier, its official venue partner. The event is also made possible by Camella and Honda Philippines.

01 August 2018 - MANILA - ColorManila, the country’s number one fun-run organizer, is heading to Davao City on August 12, 2018, for the CM Challenge Run Davao, set to take place at the SM Lanang Premier. This will be the first time that the CM Challenge Run, which combines obstacles with the race, will be brought to Mindanao, this is also Davao’s first time to host such an event.

EXPECT polo matches in next year’s SEA Games to get a fair share of attention as the scions of the rich and powerful are eager to showcase their flair in pursuit of sporting glory. 

First to confirm their participation are the royalties of Brunei, who are determined to improve on their bronze medal showing two years Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

Manila, Philippines (July 9, 2018) – Actor Xian Lim, Tough Mudder Philippines Brand Ambassador, got to experience Tough Mudder in Scotland just recently. In his Instagram account, Xian got to share his experience to his close to a million followers.

Tough Mudder Scotland 2018, which was held at the Drumlanrig Castle & Estate in Thornhill, Scotland, served as the backdrop for the full course length of 10.6 miles, and 27 obstacles, which was enjoyed by 11,000 participants.