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January 9, 2019 4:47 AM Phil Younghusband hopes to play bigger role in Asian Cup

'It’s disappointing to have not had played a bigger role but there’s still games to go so hopefully I’ll get more game time then,' says Phil Younghusband MANILA, Philippines – Phil Younghusband may have been happy to make his 106th international appearance for the Philippines, but he hopes to play a bigger role in the Azkals' debut stint in the 2019 AFC Asian 105

January 7, 2019 4:12 PM Azkals make it a game in 0-1 loss to Korea

The Philippine Azkals held their ground until the 67th minute when the Korean Taeguk Warriors' attacks yielded them a goal Monday night at the Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai. Hwang Ui-Jo scored on a follow up with a right-footed shot from the right side off the six yard box to the high center of the goal, 1-0, giving Korea its first win at the start of the Group 86

January 7, 2019 3:53 AM Darren Criss dedicates Golden Globes win to 'firecracker Filipino' mom

His win comes as the importance of representation gets a spotlight in this year's Golden Globes MANILA, Philippines – Actor Darren Criss dedicated his first Golden Globe to his "firecracker Filipino" mother, as he received an award for his role as serial killer Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace. "This has been a marvelous year for representation 94

January 6, 2019 12:49 PM Azkals plot surprise over South Korea in Asian Cup opener

'It would be a tough game for us, but we have been in football for very long and there are surprises everywhere,' says Stephan Schrock e’re very grateful and happy that we can represent the Philippines in this tournament of Asia," said midfielder Stephan Schrock. "It would be a tough game for us, but we have been in football for very long and there are surprises 94

January 6, 2019 8:55 AM LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs South Korea – Asian Cup 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals are in for a tough opening game as they face FIFA World Cup team South Korea in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in Dubai on Monday, January 7. Although the absence of Asia's top footballer Son Heungmin spares the Azkals from his attacking prowess, the Nationals still face a brilliant South Korea side that eliminated 85

January 3, 2019 11:45 AM 2019 SEA Games: Rizal Memorial Stadium renovations in full swing

Individual seats and a roof over the spectators' area are some of the improvements expected from the renovation of the Rizal Memorial Stadium MANILA, Philippines – Huge renovations are underway this year for the Rizal Memorial Stadium – Manila's main football turf – as the Philippines hosts the 2019 Southeast Asian Games starting November 30. Rizal Memorial 81

December 29, 2018 4:46 AM NEDA: Japan still Philippines' top ODA provider

Japan's loans and grants to the Philippines in the first 3 quarters of 2018 reached $5.98 billion or more than 40% of the total Official Development Assistance received by the Philippines during the period MANILA, Philippines – Japan remained as the Philippines’ biggest source of official development assistance (ODA) as of the third quarter of 2018, the National 69

December 27, 2018 3:21 PM No Etheridge in Azkals lineup for Asian Cup

The Philippines will make its first appearance in the quadrennial meet's history BIG SHOES TO FILL. Neil Etheridge won't be seeing action for the Philippines in its Asian Cup debut. Photo from Neil Etheridge's Twitter. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals revealed their 23-man lineup for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, and it doesn't include star goalkeeper 71

December 24, 2018 6:09 AM South Korea fines BMW $10 million over engine fires

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea said Monday, December 24, it will fine German automaker BMW 11.2 billion won ($10 million) for allegedly dragging its feet in recalling cars with faulty engines linked to dozens of engine fires. BMW vehicles bursting into flames made headlines in South Korea earlier this year, with local media reporting more than 40 cases 76

December 20, 2018 2:41 AM Socceroos include injured Mooy in Asian Cup title defense

Midfielder Aaron Mooy desperately wants to play with the Australia national football team in the 2019 Asian Cup SYDNEY, Australia – Aaron Mooy included in the Socceroos squad on Thursday, December 20, to defend its Asian Cup title, despite Huddersfield ruling him out of the tournament, but the experienced Tomi Juric was axed. Midfielder Mooy has been in fine form in the English 76