Real Madrid clinics unfurl (Business Mirror (Philippines))

SPAIN’S revered Real Madrid football coaches officially kicked off the series of football clinics in the Philippines at Megaworld’s state-of-the-art McKinley Hill Stadium on Monday in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. Led by Andrew Tan’s conglomerate Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI), parent company of Emperador Inc., and the PinoySports Foundation, headed by former Sen. Edgardo Angara, the…

Toby's sets P20-M expansion (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

THE COMPANY behind Toby’s Sports, the country’s biggest sports retail chain, is investing as much as P20 million to further expand its retail network next year as it seeks to cater to the Filipinos’ growing preference for a healthy lifestyle. Roberto Claudio Sr., chair of the Quorom Group of Companies (QGC), said the amount would be…

Enrile returns to Senate after dengue bout, gives warning to non-performing agencies (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

After suffering from dengue, Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile returned to the Senate on Monday with a stern warning to mercilessly cut the budget of non-performing agencies. Enrile issued this warning during the hearing of the Senate finance subcommittee on seven agencies, including the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the first agency that he scrutinized…

Criteria for airport projects (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

THE BICOLANOS will have to wait for two or three more years before the proposed Bicol International Airport (BIA) becomes operational. A Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) official recently informed a House of Representatives committee that the airport will not be completed until 2018 or 2019 due to hitches in the awarding of the construction…

SBP, Philta grace PSA Forum (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) graces today’s PSA Forum at Shakey’s Malate with SBP executive director Sonny Barrios talking about the future of Gilas national team following its silver medal finish in the just concluded FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China. By making it to the Final Four in the recent FIBA…