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Asian Games venues '95% ready' but potential pitfalls remain

This picture taken on July 12, 2018 shows people exercising in front of the Senayan sports complex in Jakarta. Adek Berry, AFP JAKARTA, Indonesia — Asian Games venues will be ready before Indonesia hosts the showpiece event in a month, ...

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Most Asian markets take inspiration from Wall Street rally

The local stock market largely shrugged off widening trade deficit concerns, with analysts saying this has been priced in. And while the Philippine Stock Exchange index managed to end above 7,200, its gains were limited. – Business Nightly, ANC, July ...

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'PH infrastructure lags behind Asian peers'

President Rodrigo Duterte, earlier this week, cited the slow progress of the infrastructure build in the provinces. On this week's Outside Looking In, Guenter Taus, president of the European Chamber of Commerce, gives his take on what the government can ...

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Rugby: Philippine Volcanoes secure Asian Division 1 title

Presenting the 2018 ARC Division 1 Champions, our very own Philippine Volcanoes! We are so proud of you guys!#PhilippineRugby #PhVolcanoes #LabanPilipinas #2018ARC pic.twitter.com/MRXdRgM4kP — PhilippineVolcanoes™ (@PhilippineRugby) June 26, 2018 The Philippines beat Singapore in two straight matches to clinch the ...

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Finance chief in India for Asian infra bank meeting

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez speaks at a forum. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File MANILA — Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez is in Mumbai on Monday for the third annual meeting of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, his office said. The AIIB ...

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Asian shares dogged by trade worries, oil keeps gains

TOKYO — Asian shares got the week off to a cautious start on Monday amid lingering concerns about escalating trade frictions while US oil prices maintained hefty gains made after major oil producers had agreed on a modest increase in ...

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2 Koreas to form joint teams at Asian Games

North and South Korea agreed Monday to form unified teams for some sports at the upcoming Asian Games — a move which highlights the rapprochement on the peninsula that began with the Winter Olympics. At their historic summit in April, ...

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Asian shares fall as China-US trade spat intensifies

TOKYO — Asian shares retreated on Monday after US President Donald Trump cranked up trade tensions with China by going ahead with tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to immediately respond in kind. Fears of a trade war added to ...

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Asian economic leaders converge in Kunming Fair

INQUIRER.net photo / MAILA AGER KUNMING CITY, China—Asian economic leaders on Thursday called for stronger and deeper cooperation as they gathered here for a week-long exposition, trade fair and cooperation forum. Thousands of guests, including Chinese and foreign dignitaries, attended the opening ...

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Asian markets cautiously higher ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Philippine shares kick off this truncated trading week in positive territory as investors in Asia eagerly awaited the summit between the United States and North Korea. – Business Nightly, ANC, June 11, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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