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Asian shares struggle after yet another Brexit delay

TOKYO — Asian shares and US stock futures dipped on Wednesday after British lawmakers rejected the government’s timetable to fast-track legislation for its deal to take Britain out of the European Union. Technology shares in the region were knocked after ...

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Hover-taxi whizzes over Singapore, firm eyes Asian push

A Volocopter air taxi performs a demonstration in Singapore, October 22, 2019. Feline Lim, Reuters SINGAPORE – A drone-like flying taxi whirred over Singapore’s waterfront Tuesday, with the firm behind the test hoping the aircraft will revolutionize travel in traffic-choked ...

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Asian baseball: PH thrashes Hong Kong after missing out on Super Round

Philippine men’s baseball team. PHOTO/ Baseball Federation of Asia Facebook MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines went on a rampage after missing out on the Super Round, dismantling Hong Kong, 10-0, in eight innings in the consolation round of the BFA Asian Baseball ...

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PH shares join Asian bounce amid hopes of draft Brexit deal, strong Wall Street earnings

[embedded content] Brexit is also moving markets in Asia but for the better. Philippine shares surged back to the 7,900 level even as volumes remained low. – Business Nightly, ANC, October 16, 2019 Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Asian shares firm as ‘very good’ trade talks boost risk appetite

FILE PHOTO: Chinese and US flags flutter near The Bund, before US trade delegation meet their Chinese counterparts for talks in Shanghai, China July 30, 2019. Aly Song, Reuters SHANGHAI – Asian shares and US stock futures rose on Friday ...

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Maja Salvador named best actress at Asian TV awards for ‘Wildflower’

MANILA (UPDATE) – Actress Maja Salvador bagged the best actress award at the Asia Contents Awards 2019 in Busan, South Korea. Salvador was recognized for her role as Lily Cruz and Ivy Aguas in the teleserye “Wildflower.” LOOK: Maja Salvador ...

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Diving: Pinoys bag 3 gold medals at Asian age-group tournament

Monique Ann Demaisip and Deo Francisco did the Philippines proud in recent 10th Asian Age Group Championships in India. Courtesy of the Philippine Swimming Inc. Facebook page The Philippines national diving team won three gold medals in the recent 10th ...

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Boosting branding of Asian companies

[embedded content] In Interbrand’s Best Global Brands of 2018, only two — Toyota and Samsung — out of the top 10 companies were Asian. While Asian brands are known for reliable products, consumers still tend to lean toward brands from ...

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DocDoc gives Asian healthcare sector a boost in technology race

The Innovation Summit 2019. The day-long event was chaired by The Economist Deputy Editor Tom Sandage and The Economist US Business. Jan Yumul HONG KONG—If health is wealth, the same has yet to be said about it in the disruptive ...

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Makati’s Jollijeeps to go digital amid Grab’s Southeast Asian expansion

Jollijeeps sell affordable meals to office workers in Makati City. Jessica Fenol, ABS-CBN News file photo JAKARTA – Makati City’s roadside food vendors, called Jollijeeps, are set to join the digital economy, ride-sharing and food delivery firm Grab said Tuesday.  ...

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