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August 20, 2018 11:52 AM Chinese hotshots reign supreme at Asian Games

China’s sharpshooters reigned supreme at the Asian Games on Monday as they won both the men’s and women’s 10m air rifle titles and also secured top spot in the women’s trap. Yang Haoran, 22, and Zhao Ruozhu, 20, were crowned champions in the men’s and women’s air rifle after shrugging off strong challenges from India and South Korea respectively 3

August 20, 2018 5:28 AM Malaysia hopes China will sympathize with its fiscal woes

BEIJING, China — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he hopes China will sympathize with his country’s fiscal problems as he meets with Chinese leaders after suspending multibillion-dollar Beijing-backed projects in his country. Mahathir said at a news briefing Monday with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that he hopes China will understand Malaysia’s 3

August 20, 2018 5:20 AM Asian Games 2018: Agatha Wong gets third bronze medal for PHL

The Philippines bagged its third medal from the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, Monday morning. Agatha Wong scored 9.68 in the taijiquan competition and another 9.68 in the taijijian competition. Her performance with a total score of 19.36 earned her a bronze medal for the women's Taijiquan & Taijijian All-Round competition. A martial arts website said taijijian 3

August 19, 2018 11:32 AM China’s national panda park to open by end of this year

BEIJING — China’s first giant panda national park-covering an area triple the size of Yellowstone National Park in the United States-will open soon, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said on Thursday. The park’s administrative office building is under construction and the park is expected to be operating before year’s end, said Yang Chao, director 4

August 19, 2018 10:02 AM Hunter frees man caught in illegal boar trap in China, then abandons him

The victim, surnamed Gao, was found last week on the mountainside by villager Zhao Yonggui, from Qingtian, as reported by Beijing Youth Daily via South China Morning Post last Thursday, Aug. 16. Apparently, the unnamed hunter who freed Gao from the illegal boar trap was the same person who set the trap. Gao was caught in the said trap while he was on his way to Lishui 3

August 19, 2018 8:23 AM Asian Games: Taiwan shoots into first place for gold in Asiad blow to China

Taiwanese teenager Lin Yingshin and teammate Lu Shaochuan scored a narrow victory over bitter rivals China at the shooting range of the Asian Games on Sunday. The finals venue for the 10m air rifle mixed team event in Palembang, which is co-hosting the Games with Jakarta, was standing room only as 19-year-old Lin and 21-year-old Lu brought the victory 3

August 19, 2018 6:46 AM Asian Games: PH poomsae teams reach semis, assured of taekwondo bronze

The Philippine men's and women's poomsae teams in taekwondo reached the semifinals on Sunday, making them a lock to secure at least a bronze medal in the Asian Games in Jakarta. Dustin Jacob Mella, Jeordan Dominguez and Rodolfo Reyes Jr. opened their bid in the men's competition by beating Saudi Arabia in the round of 16 and Iran in the quarterfinals 4

August 19, 2018 6:29 AM Semis-bound PH poomsae teams assured of bronze medals in Asian Games

The Philippines secured at least two bronze medals in the 2018 Asian Games after the country’s men’s and women’s poomsae teams seized a spot in the taekwondo team poomsae semifinals Sunday at Jakarta Convention Center in Indonesia. The men’s team, composed of Rodolfo Reyes Jr., Dustin Jacob Mella and Jeordan Dominguez, will face Yuxiang Zhu, Mingda Hu and Tingfeng 3

August 18, 2018 11:50 AM TV only thing missing in Asiad Athletes Village

JAKARTA — The Athletes Village, which is close to one hour away from the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, will be home to close to 11,000 athletes for the duration of the Asian Games, and just like how the organizers have handled the media, they seem to have done a good job at it. “It’s good, comfortable,” Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao told the Inquirer 3

August 17, 2018 12:24 PM Duterte tells China: You can’t create artificial islands just because we are friends

China cannot just create artificial islands in the disputed waters and claim the territory as theirs, President Rodrigo Duterte asserted on Friday. Duterte made the remark before members of Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP), the political party of his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte in the Davao region. “When you create an artificial island, it thinks 5