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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

Jun 6, 2015

TV5 Covers The Exciting Sports Events In The 28th Southeast Asian Games Now Being Held In Singapore

THE 28th South East Asian (SEA) Games started last Friday in Singapore. Pinoy basketball fans will be glad to know that they can see how the Gilas Cadets (Men’s Basketball team) and Perlas Pilipinas (Women’s Basketball team) perform in this top sports event. The Men’s team, which is led by hard court standouts Marcus Douthit and Kiefer Ravena, will first test their wares against Indonesia on June 10 (Wednesday, 1:00PM, LIVE on TV5); followed by Malaysia on June 11 (Thursday, 4:00PM, LIVE on TV5); and Timor Leste on June 12 (Friday, 6:00PM, LIVE on AksyonTV).

Their counterparts, Perlas Pilipinas, led by veteran Merenciana Arayi and Fil-Am Sofia Roman, will begin their journey against Thailand on June 9 (Tuesday, 9:00AM, LIVE on AksyonTV); Vietnam on June 10 (Wednesday, 9:00AM, LIVE on AksyonTV); Malaysia on June 11 (Thursday, 12:00NN on TV5); and Indonesia on June 12 (Friday, 12:00NN, LIVE on TV5). The Women’s team, bannered by volleyball superstar and official Philippine team flag bearer Alyssa Valdez, will first take on Indonesia on June 10 (Wednesday, 12:00NN, LIVE on AksyonTV); Malaysia on June 11 (Thursday,10:00AM, LIVE on AksyonTV); and Vietnam on June 13 (Saturday, 10:00AM, LIVE on TV5).

Meanwhile, the Men’s volleyball team will slug it out against the region’s best, beginning with Malaysia on June 10 (Wednesday, 7:00PM on AksyonTV); Myanmar on June 11 (Thursday, 7:00PM on AksyonTV); and powerhouse Thailand on June 14 (Sunday, 1:00PM on TV5). For the entire country to enjoy a complete SEA Games viewing experience, TV5 will also closely monitor our other athletes in other events like Boxing, Wushu, Billiards, Tennis, Netball, Swimming, Rugby7’s, Diving and Athletics. Don't miss the esciting SEAGAMES on AksyonTV.