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IMF warns US vulnerable in escalating trade fight

WASHINGTON – The International Monetary Fund warned on Monday that escalating and sustained trade conflicts are increasingly likely, threatening to derail economic recovery and depress medium-term growth prospects. The IMF, in an update to its World Economic Outlook growth forecasts, ...

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LOOK: Freddie Roach wishes Pacquiao well before Matthysse fight

Despite parting ways with Manny Pacquiao, boxing coach Freddie Roach showed he still cares for his former pupil. The multi-awarded boxing tactician wished Pacquiao luck on Instagram just before the Lucas Matthysse bout. Pacquiao and Roach had a falling out ...

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Cebuano KO artist looks to end fight early vs Mexican foe

Filipino fighter Jhack Tepora. Photo by Mark Giongco KUALA LUMPUR—Jhack Tepora’s first world title fight could end quickly. Tepora, the undefeated Filipino featherweight, refused to offer any predictions for his upcoming showdown against Edivaldo Ortega in the main supporting bout ...

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For Malaysian sports media, hype machine for Pacquiao fight could've been better

Malaysian sports media hope Manny Pacquiao’s fight versus Lucas Matthysse on Sunday will rouse interest in boxing in their country. Wendell Alinea KUALA LUMPUR–For a country such as Malaysia, which doesn’t list boxing as a top sport, a relentless effort ...

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Duterte flying to Malaysia to meet Mahathir, watch Pacquiao fight

Ambassador of the Philippines to Malaysia H.E Charles Jose, confirms that President Duterte will be watching the #FightofChampions and is preparing to meet the Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. pic.twitter.com/gxjLgnpgnm — DYAN CASTILLEJO (@DYANCASTILLEJO) July 10, 2018 KUALA LUMPUR — ...

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SBP vice chair Robbie Puno says Gilas ‘a united team’ after fight vs Aussies

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas vice chairman Robbie Puno said he’s “proud” of Gilas Pilipinas despite having nine players ejected following an ugly brawl during a Fiba World Cup Qualifier against Australia Monday night. Puno said the ...

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Boxing: Ancajas narrows down choice of date for next fight to October

The exact date and the opponent aren’t known yet, but already Jerwin Ancajas has started to train for his sixth title defense of the International Boxing Federation junior-bantamweight world title. All that Ancajas knows so far is that his next ...

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Pacquiao assures Matthysse fight will go on as planned

Manny Pacquiao (left) with reigning WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News Manny Pacquiao has responded to a report that his world welterweight title fight with Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse may be postponed or even cancelled.  "As far as ...

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‘Tatadtarin kita!’ Liza versus Enrique in trending ‘Bagani’ fight scene

Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil are usually seen in romantic or dramatic scenes, but the case was different in a trending episode of the adventure epic "Bagani" that aired Wednesday. Having escaped Dako Pa Roon together, Lakas (Gil) and Ganda ...

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LOOK: Pacquiao spars in Gensan ahead of Matthysse fight

Manny Pacquiao shown here hard at work while training in General Santos City. Wendell Alinea Manny Pacquiao shown here hard at work while training in General Santos City. Wendell Alinea Manny Pacquiao shown here hard at work while training in ...

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