TV to further boost image of Philippine football (The Philippine Star) - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Football stakeholders and supporters have batted for a comprehensive television coverage of football tournaments in the country to help give the sport a mainstream appeal and at the same time help generate revenues for the local clubs. In the recent Business Football-Philippines Convention organized by MMC Sportz, top-notch executives of organizations such as AFC, PFF, PFL, LaLiga, Dentsu X, SMG Insight, Globe Telecom, RSportz, Toby Sports and Manila Times said the football is now tipped to become the fastest growing sport in the country with the largest potential for success commercially and in terms of on-pitch success. The sport, which is currently No. 3 in the Philippines in terms of popularity and participation, after basketball and boxing, is said to be still lagging behind compared to other sports, … [Read more...] about TV to further boost image of Philippine football
La Liga’s top executive in Asia will be one of the international speakers attending the “Business of Football – Philippines,” a one-day conference that will tackle the future of the sport in the country. Ivan Codina, La Liga’s managing director for Southeast Asia, Australia, Japan and South Korea, thinks that like all other countries in Asia, the Philippines is also important for La Liga because it is a largely untapped market. “We are adopting a ‘glo-cal’ approach using our global experience to help develop the standard of football in the Philippines, and expertise to tackle any local challenges,” Codina said. “We seek to position ourselves as a source of entertainment for the Philippine fans and engage them with public viewing events and other activations to enhance the entire LaLiga Experience.” “Business of Football – Philippines,” sanctioned by the Philippine Football Federation and organized … [Read more...] about News Football: La Liga regional exec in Manila to tackle sport’s future in PH
For some politicians it has been the most euphoric ride of their life, for others a ride through hell. As for journalists, it has been an experience of a lifetime as they watched history unfold from a ringside seat. The rollercoaster has yet to come to a halt and by the time it does, the entire political landscape of Malaysia is going to be utterly different. For several days after the stunning election outcome, the media struggled to keep up with the speed at which events unfolded, from the swearing-in of the new Prime Minister to the formation of his Cabinet. image: https://content.thestar.com.my/smg/settag/name=lotame/tags=all,Demo_Age_18to24_enr,Demo_Age_45to54_enr,Int_Travel,Int_Travel_Local The state governments of Kedah, Kelantan, Terengganu, Selangor, Melaka, Johor and Sabah are up and their respective Mentris Besar and Chief Minister have been sworn in. Kedah must be experiencing some cosmic force – the late Sultan of Kedah became the King twice in his … [Read more...] about Analysis : It is a Mahathir tsunami
Firstly, in an e-mail sent to its users, Grab says that "in the immediate term, nothing will change and operations will continue as normal." Uber's services will still be available in South-East Asia until April 8, but after that, passengers can only use the Grab app (available on iOS and Android) to book their rides. For existing Uber users, they can still view their past trips and ratings in the app. The account remains active and can be used when in any country outside South-East Asia where Uber operates. image: https://content.thestar.com.my/smg/count/FCID=2778/viewid=88541018958/random=13048938113/network=SMG/site=TSOL/area=TSOL.Tech.TechNews/pagetype=StoryPage/platform=desktop/size=videoinread/position=atf image: … [Read more...] about Grab is taking over Uber in South-East Asia. How will it affect you?
A successful 3rd SPIA Asia – Asia’s Sports Industry Awards & Conference came to a close with a black-tie Awards Gala Dinner with , Mr Nattavuth Ruengves, Deputy Governor for Elite Sports and Sports Science of Sports Authority of Thailand and Mr. Somyot Poompunmoung, President of the Football Association of Thailand and more than 400 VIP guests in attendance, gathered to celebrate the best-of-the-best in Asia’s sports industry at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. Attended by global sports agencies, governing bodies, international sports federations, global and Asian brands, event organisers and industry suppliers, the Awards Gala followed the two-day “The Business of Sports – Asia’s Sports Industry in the Fast Lane III” conference which saw presentations and panel discussions from 35 leading sports experts and influencers from around the world as well as the presentation of the English Premier League Trophy by … [Read more...] about Top Asian sports brands & events recognised at 2017 SPIA Asia Awards