PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to two tycoons he once threatened to arrest and thanked them for helping in the coronavirus pandemic, which he says has "humbled me."The president known for his expletives-laden harangues asked Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala ...
May 5, 2020
SENATOR Panfilo Lacson played down President Rodrigo Duterte's recent warning of a martial law-like lockdown due to the rise of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) violators.Lacson believes Duterte was just underlining his reminder to the public about staying home and ...
Apr 18, 2020
PRESIDENT Duterte sought an increase in the national athletes' monthly allowances as well as additional funding for the country's preparation for the 2020 Olympics following what he described as the Southeast Asian Games 'success story.'Duterte made the assurance ...
Dec 18, 2019
PRESIDENT Duterte is set to meet with Gilas Pilipinas before its match against Italy in the Fiba Basketball World Cup.According to an official of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), Duterte will go to the dugout of Gilas Pilipinas at the ...
Aug 31, 2019
THE statement of President Duterte about Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Basketball World Cup drew mixed reactions from netizens.Duterte on Tuesday came out with controversial comments about Gilas Pilipinas, saying the team doesn't stand a chance against Italy, but sees ...
Aug 7, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz initially laughed off her inclusion in a matrix of groups and personalities who Malacanang claimed on Wednesday were out to discredit the administration of President Duterte.Now the Olympic silver medal-winning weightlifter realized it's no laughing matter. ...
May 9, 2019
PRESIDENT Duterte had a simple message to the Filipino athletes bound for the Asian Games - do your best and play fair and square.The Chief Executive hosted a send-off on Monday night for the Philippine team set to do battle in ...
Aug 13, 2018
PRESIDENT Duterte wished Filipino athletes the very best as they compete in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.Most of the 272 athletes bound for Indonesia led by Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz were present in the sendoff ceremony held at ...
Aug 13, 2018
BANTAY, Ilocos Sur - President Duterte assured participants of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa that the government will continue to promote physical education and sports among the youth.Speaking during the opening of the Palaro at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium, Duterte said sports ...
Apr 15, 2018
VIGAN, Ilocos Sur - President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to attend Sunday's opening ceremonies of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa at the Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Department of Education secretary Leonor Briones said on Saturday.The opening rites is scheduled at ...
Apr 14, 2018
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas and chairman Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino were sworn into office by President Duterte on Monday in Malacanang.The oath-taking ceremony came on the eve of the POC's first board meeting under Vargas' administration at ...
Mar 6, 2018
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is set to attend the opening ceremonies of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa, the Presidential Management Staff confirmed to Department of Education officials.Duterte will be the guest of honor for Sunday's opening rites at the Binarayan Sports Complex ...
Apr 22, 2017
THE Philippine Sports Commission vowed to implement 17 programs for six missions in the next five years in line with President Rodrigo Duterte's goal to make sports a part of the life of Filipinos.PSC chairman William Ramirez said the agency ...
Apr 22, 2017
Carrying the hopes of an entire nation starved for Olympic glory on her shoulders, Hidilyn Diaz delivered a weightlifting silver medal from the Rio Games to become the Philippines' biggest sports hero of the year. Diaz is SPIN.ph's ...
Feb 4, 2017
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will be at hand to inaugurate the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI), the pet project of the current administration of the Philippine Sports Commission.According to a media advisory, Duterte will serve as a keynote speaker in the inauguration set ...
Dec 20, 2016
PRESIDENT Duterte has named Dabawenyo business tycoon and sports leader Glenn Y. Escandor as presidential assistant for sports.Escandor, a longtime sports consultant of Duterte during his term as mayor of Davao City and private partner in many sports undertakings, was appointed ...
Sep 26, 2016
OFFICIALS of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) are still waiting for their formal appointment papers to finally function with their respective positions in the government sports agency.Formal appointment papers of several government officials, including sports commissioners Mon Fernandez, Celia Kiram, Charles ...
Jul 30, 2016
RIO Olympics-bound Philippine athletes considered the send-off hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte at Malacañang a big confidence boost that they will put to good use once they plunge into action in the prestigious quadrennial games.The athletes were inspired ...
Jul 22, 2016
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has vowed his full support to Filipino athletes, promising to give the financial backing they sorely need from unpaid and uncollected taxes under his administration.Speaking during the send-off ceremony for the Rio Olympics-bound athletes in Malacañ ...
Jul 18, 2016
PRESIDENT Duterte is satisfied with the way Gilas Pilipinas played against France in the just concluded FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, according to Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez.Duterte was at the Mall of Asia Arena for the national team' ...
Jul 11, 2016
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