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FIBA World Cup: Despite winless group round, Gilas still in high spirits

Despite a winless campaign in the group round, the Philippines are still excited for the rest of their journey in the FIBA World Cup. FIBA.basketball BEIJING — Their winless campaign in the group round of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World ...

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UAAP adds 3×3 basketball, high school beach volleyball to Season 82 calendar

UAAP president Emmanuel Fernandez. Handout MANILA — The University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) is opening the door for more student-athletes to showcase their talents by adding more sporting disciplines to its calendar. At a press conference on Sunday, ...

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Philippines urged to tap ‘high value’ potential of coconut

[embedded content] The Philippines should address the lack of facilities to covert raw coconut into makeup, medicine and other products, manufacturers say. The United Coconut Association of the Philippines also suggests the easing of foreign ownership limits in the sector. ...

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PVL: Comebacking Tolenada has high hopes for ‘underdog’ Motolite

New Motolite setter Iris Tolenada. Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – Over two years since she last played in the Philippines, Iris Tolenada is back – and this time, she will be suiting up for an up-and-coming team ...

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Alphabet, Starbucks drive Wall Street to record high

Robust earnings from Alphabet and Starbucks pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to record highs on Friday, with support from data showing US economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter. The US Commerce Department said GDP ...

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PVL: Angels fly high, claim Reinforced Conference crown

PetroGazz completes a come-from-behind PVL Season 3 Reinforced Conference Finals series. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports ANTIPOLO — PetroGazz denied Creamline a three-peat after completing a come-from-behind finals series win on Sunday to claim its breakthrough Premier Volleyball League Season 3 ...

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Revival of death penalty has ‘more chance’ if only for high level drug traffickers

MANILA, Philippines — The revival of the death penalty has “more chance” of passing if it will only be for high level drug traffickers, Senate President Vicente Sotto III said Wednesday. Sotto said this a day after newbie senator Christopher ...

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Zeus joins Junior New System, dances in high heels on ‘Showtime’

MANILA — Zeus Collins joined dance group Junior New System, as they performed in high heels on “It’s Showtime” on Monday. Junior New System, which recently earned a spot in the semifinals of “World’s Got Talent” in China, danced to ...

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Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say

BEIJING – As many as half of China’s breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply ...

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‘Take the high road’: Duterte urges US, China to end trade war

BANGKOK — President Rodrigo Duterte said the United States and China must “take the high road” and end their trade war that he said was affecting global growth and possibly delaying economic integration. At the same time, Mr. Duterte pushed ...

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