A Filipino worker walks along an unfinished road leading to the aquatics centre to be used in the SEA Games. Photo: EPA

Philippines’ Duterte orders investigation into SEA Games debacle

  • Reports of delays, confusion and insufficient meals for athletes, delegates and volunteers have gone viral on social media since last week
  • A presidential spokesman admitted on Thursday that ‘there is indeed something wrong with the preparations’
Topic |   The Philippines

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A Filipino worker walks along an unfinished road leading to the aquatics centre to be used in the SEA Games. Photo: EPA
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Timorese players wait for hours at the airport before being transported to their hotel for the 2019 SEA Games. Photo: Facebook

SEA Games: How the Philippines scored an own goal before the start

  • Teams have complained about long delays at the airport, being unable to check into hotels
  • The organisers have apologised for the shortcomings, and vowed to do better
Topic |   Southeast Asian Games 2019 (SEA Games)

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Timorese players wait for hours at the airport before being transported to their hotel for the 2019 SEA Games. Photo: Facebook
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