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BSP monitors water situation, swine fever over possible effects on inflation

MANILA – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said on Wednesday that the central bank is monitoring the water situation in Metro Manila as well as the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) over their possible effects on inflation.  ...

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Shaquille O’Neal backs Rockets exec Morey over China-NBA row

FILE – Shaquille O’Neal speaks onstage during the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports/AFP NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal gave his support ...

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NBA: Shaq backs Rockets executive Morey over China-NBA row

LOS ANGELES – NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal gave his support to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey on Tuesday, saying the executive “was right” in his comments that ignited a furore between the NBA and China. Speaking on TNT television’s ...

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Nike CEO Mark Parker to step down, John Donahoe to take over

Nike CEO Mark Parker speaks during a launch event in New York, United States on March 16, 2016. Brendan McDermid, Reuters/File Nike Inc’s longtime chief executive officer, Mark Parker, will step down next year and be replaced by John Donahoe, ...

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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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PSEi ekes out gains despite fresh uncertainties over Brexit

[embedded content] Philippine shares managed to eke out gains despite the latest Brexit setback. The main index still closed above 7,800. An analyst believes there are opportunities in the medium term due to solid fundamentals. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Angry over Brexit, thousands to gather in London demanding new referendum

People attend a protest against Brexit outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 9, 2019. Yves Herman, Reuters LONDON – The battle over Brexit spills onto the streets of London on Saturday when many thousands of people are ...

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Gun involved? Gretchen plans to sue nephew over alleged threat at dad’s wake

Gretchen Barretto. Photo courtesy of Metro.Style/Metro MANILA — Former actress Gretchen Barretto is planning to sue a nephew in relation to the controversial scuffle that ensued during her father Miguel’s wake on October 16. Gretchen alleged that the nephew, whom ...

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China asked NBA to fire Rockets exec over Hong Kong tweet: Silver

Customers shop in the NBA Store in New York City in this October 7, 2019 file photo. Brendan McDermid, Reuters NEW YORK — China demanded that a Houston Rockets executive be sacked for supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA ...

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Phivolcs allays fears over earthquake frequency, urges public to prepare

[embedded content] MANILA — The powerful earthquake in North Cobatato that left 5 people killed spawned 400 aftershocks, a state volcanologist said Wednesday, as he allayed fears on the perceived frequency of tremors. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology ...

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