Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match 

MOSCOW, June 16 — French authorities have ordered 28 schools and colleges in the city of Lens to close ahead of the England-Wales match group match in the Euro 2016 football tournament, local media reported Thursday.

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First Disney resort in Chinese mainland opens in Shanghai

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on First Disney resort in Chinese mainland opens in Shanghai 

SHANGHAI, June 16 (Xinhua) — The Shanghai Disney Resort, with a unique blend of Disney magic and Chinese culture, officially opened Thursday.

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PBA revives Campus Tour outreach program

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on PBA revives Campus Tour outreach program 

MANILA, June 16 — The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is reviving its Campus Tour as part of its outreach program, bringing Barangay Ginebra and Mahindra to the Arellano University in Manila on Friday to start the jaunt.

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Russian sports ministry urges WADA to consider Meldonium Issue

May 12, 2016 6:21 am· Comments Off on Russian sports ministry urges WADA to consider Meldonium Issue 

MOSCOW, May 11 — Russia sent a letter to WADA requesting to investigate meldonium probe results.

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HBO accused of YouTube censorship on game of thrones spoilers

May 12, 2016 6:21 am· Comments Off on HBO accused of YouTube censorship on game of thrones spoilers 

MOSCOW, May 11 — American TV channel HBO is accused of censoring YouTube users for posting spoilers of the upcoming season of “Game of Thrones”.

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PHL Volcanoes kick off Asia Champs with win over host Malaysia

May 11, 2016 3:58 am· Comments Off on PHL Volcanoes kick off Asia Champs with win over host Malaysia 

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 10 — The Philippine Volcanoes kicked off their Division 1 Asia Rugby Championships campaign during the weekend in a close encounter over host nation malaysia which resulted in a 15 points to 10 victory.

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Philippine Harmonic Orchestra bound for Carnegie Hall in New York in June

May 11, 2016 3:58 am· Comments Off on Philippine Harmonic Orchestra bound for Carnegie Hall in New York in June 

By Lily O. Ramos

MANILA, May 10 (PNA) — The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), the country's leading professional orchestra, undertakes a historic project this June by traveling to the United States and performing at the world-renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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"Captain America: Civil War" rules China's box office

May 11, 2016 3:58 am· Comments Off on "Captain America: Civil War" rules China's box office 

BEIJING, May 10 — Disney and Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" beat domestic romance "Finding Mr.Right 2" in the week ending May 8, earning 624 million yuan (USD95.7 million) after opening on May 6, China Film News reported Monday.

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Park claims first OneAsia title at GS Caltex Maekyung Open

May 10, 2016 5:26 am· Comments Off on Park claims first OneAsia title at GS Caltex Maekyung Open 

SEOUL, May 9 — South Korean Park Sanghyun triumphed in the GS Caltex Maekyung Open on Sunday after beating countryman Lee Soomin on the second hole of a sudden-death play-off.

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Gensan boxer suffers first defeat in Russia

May 10, 2016 5:26 am· Comments Off on Gensan boxer suffers first defeat in Russia 

DAVAO CITY, May 9 — Romero "Ruthless" Duno of General Santos City suffered his first setback at the hands of undefeated Russian Mikhail Alexeev in Russia, his manager announced on Monday.

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