Malditas loses to Vietnam in SEA Games football semis

first_imgThe Philippines’ Eva Madarang fights with a Vietnamese player in a loose ball battle. TIEBREAKER TIMES PHOTO The Malditas became aggressive afterthat Thai conversion with clear shots on the goal before Eva Madarag convertingpast the defense of Vietnam but the referee ruled it as an offside. Vietnam, however, will not be deniedin the second half with midfielder Thai opening the scoring when she send theball past the defense of Malditas’ goal keeper Inna Palacios. BIÑAN, Laguna – The Philippine women’s football team was dealt with aheartbreaking 2-0 defeat by Vietnam in the 30th Southeast Asian Games women’sfootball semifinals at the Biñan Football Stadium.Thai Thi Tao and Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung came up with a conversion each in thesecond half for Vietnam on Thursday night, which has set up a championshipencounter with Thailand on Sunday.Facing one of the best women’s football teams in the Southeast Asia, theMalditas was able to keep in step with the Vietnamese in the opening half asthey ended the first 45 minutes with 0-0 count.center_img Vietnam then sealed the semifinalsvictory against the gutsy Malditas with six minutes from fulltime when Nguyendoubled their advantage. The Malditas will try to bounce backfrom such a devastating defeat against Myanmar on Sunday afternoon./PNlast_img read more

Second causeway closer to reality

first_imgSpecial to the PRESSA critically needed second access route connecting South Padre Island to the mainland of Texas is one step closer to reality.The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) received notification that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has approved the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed South Padre Island 2nd Access Project for further processing.“This is great news for South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laguna Vista, and the Rio Grande Valley. After the thorough process of state and federal review of the DEIS, we can finally move forward with the important next step in the environmental process by bringing the recommended preferred alternative to the public for review and comment,” said David Allex, Chairman of the CCRMA Board of Directors.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the June 4 edition of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Share RelatedRoad to ProgressDevelopers turn out for 2nd Causeway meeting By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] Approximately 175 developers, local officials and members of the public descended on South Padre Island for an industry review meeting hosted by the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) to hear updates on the Second Causeway…March 4, 2016In “News”Sepulveda: Second Causeway closer than everBy KEVIN RICH Special to the PRESS The South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) received an update on the Second Causeway project, heard a report on an entrepreneurship program, and considered funding requests related to the Birding Center and Sea Turtle Inc. during its Tuesday, Feb, 21 meeting. “We’re a…March 3, 2017In “News”Second Causeway Project updatesBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda joined the South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at their Tuesday meeting to give an update regarding the Second Causeway Project. According to the judge, the project is currently the most environmentally complex project in the United…January 25, 2016In “News”last_img read more