Spacious press center caters to Asian Games media


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first_imgFlags of countries for the participants of the 2018 Asian Games decorate Bung Karno stadium in Senayan sport complex in Jakarta on August 18, 2018, prior to the opening ceremony. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYOJAKARTA—You know you’re a regional sports power and a reputed news agency when you have your own nook inside the huge main press center of the 18th Asian Games.The organizers wasted no effort—and space—in guaranteeing that the covering press get what they need in chronicling this regional showcase among 45 nations. But they have also made sure that the countries with the biggest chance at winning—and the news outfits that cover them—are well taken care of.ADVERTISEMENT DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Peza offers relief to ecozone firmscenter_img LATEST STORIES ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ PVL: FEU survives UP in 5-set thriller to book semis slot Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Xinhua News Agency of China, Korea’s Munhua Broadcasting Corporation, Chunichi Shimbun of Japan and of course, the Jakarta Post, occupy separate rooms big enough to accommodate their respective teams.The others are left to find their places in a comfortable working area where coffee and tea are readily available together with pasta and other refreshments every day and all the time.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The Main Media Center’s working area looks so big that it’s like the basketball floor of the old Rizal Memorial Stadium, with the entire lower box section included.last_img

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