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Organizer promises to raise SEA Games to ‘Asian Games level’

Philippines Sea Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) executive director Ramon Suzara heads the Southeast Asian Games media conference held at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA – The organizing committee of the 30th Southeast Asian ...

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Football: Azkals grouped with China in World Cup, Asian Cup qualifiers

The Philippines men’s national football team has been grouped with China in Round 2 of the joint qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. Also joining the Azkals and China in Group A are ...

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Better second half seen for Asian stock markets: Manulife

[embedded content] MANILA — Declining borrowing costs and a truce between the US and China in their trade war will make the second half of the year better for Asia’s equity market, said Manulife Hong Kong chief investment officer for ...

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Manila hosts Asian gaming expo as Chinese expats under scrutiny

MANILA — The Philippines hosted from Friday what was billed as Asia’s largest gathering of online gaming stakeholders, with Chinese expatriate workers increasingly under the spotlight. The 3-day Phil-Asian Gaming Expo or PAGE will include 30,000 gaming entrepreneurs and 200 ...

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Asian shares subdued on dampened US rate cut expectations

A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, July 1, 2019. Issei Kato, Reuters SYDNEY — Asian shares slipped on Monday as investors wagered on a less aggressive policy easing in the United States, ...

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Protectionism slammed as Southeast Asian leaders rally to trade pact

BANGKOK – Southeast Asian leaders made an impassioned plea against protectionism at a regional summit in Bangkok Sunday, warning that a dragging US-China trade spat could hammer their export-led economies. Tit-for-tat tariffs between Washington and Beijing have cast a dark ...

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Duterte, Southeast Asian leaders open 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok

ASEAN leaders shake hands on stage during the opening ceremony of the 34th ASEAN Summit at the Athenee Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. Seen here are Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, chairman of 34th ASEAN Summit, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien ...

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Esports: PH’s ArkAngel enters semis of Southeast Asian Mobile Legends tiff

MANILA—Silver linings come in many forms, and ArkAngel found one as it lived to fight another day in the Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup. The Filipino squad eliminated Singaporean powerhouse EVOS Esports SG 2-0 at Araneta Coliseum, Saturday to reach ...

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Asian shares slip as US-China trade brawl continues

[embedded content] Over in Asia, markets also felt the pinch of the trade fight between the two economic giants, US and China. The Philippine market is not spared when it resumes trading Thursday. – Business Nightly, ANC, June 12, 2019  ...

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US stock futures, Asian shares gain as Mexico tariffs averted

TOKYO — US stock futures and Asian shares rose on Monday after the United States dropped its threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America, while weak US jobs data raised hopes ...

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