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World markets mostly lower as investors await Fed report

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly lower in Europe early Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy statement, after a lackluster day of trading in Asia. Germany’s DAX sank 0.8 percent to 11,695.08 and the CAC 40 in France gave up ...

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Brave 22: Stephen Loman retains world title as Team Lakay bets rise

Stephen Loman retains his bantamweight title anew. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Brandon Magpantay MANILA, Philippines–It took Stephen Loman four rounds to finally make Elias Boudegzdame’s knees shake. But once he did, he went on relentlessly to keep his foe on the ground and ...

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Facebook down in PH, parts of the world

Courtesy of downdetector.com MANILA–Facebook users in several parts of the world reported the social network was inaccessible late Wednesday and early morning Thursday. The tech giant said it is working to fix the problem. "We’re aware that some people are ...

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USA's three-time cycling world champ Catlin dead at 23

Sarah Hammer (USA) of USA, Kelly Catlin (USA) of USA, Chloe Dygert (USA) of USA and Jennifer Valente (USA) of USA on podium with the silver medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Matthew Childs, Reuters/File WASHINGTON — American cyclist Kelly ...

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FIBA World Cup: Blatche or Clarkson? Guiao speaks

Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao is hoping they can field both Andray Blatche and Fil-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. However, if they could not get any consideration from FIBA to field Clarkson as a ...

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FIBA World Cup: Guiao admits erring in cutting Blatche out of Gilas

National team coach Yeng Guiao admitted they made a big risk when they decided to cut Andray Blatche from the lineup for the fifth window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers. "Ang mentality ko doon is natukso ako," said ...

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Fil-Am leaves mark in world paintball tournament

[embedded content] LAS VEGAS — In the world of paintball shooting, Ronnie Dizon is leaving a mark. His team bagged the 2018 World Cup and World Series. The paintball game, in which players shoot dye-filled gelatin capsules at opponents, was ...

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PH economy hampered by monopolies, lack of competition: World Bank

MANILA – The Philippine economy is hampered by monopolies, duopolies, and oligopolies in key markets, the World Bank said in a study presented on Monday.  The multilateral lender said the Philippine economy is "more concentrated" than other economies in the ...

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World Bank study shows PH economy hampered by lack of competition

A new study by the World Bank showed lack of competition in the Philippine market continues to hamper the country's economic growth. But the Philippine antitrust body insists, reforms are already underway to address the issue of monopolies in key ...

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US top diplomat: World must have 'eyes wide open' on Huawei 'risks'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference with Philippines Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. at the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Home Office in Manila, Philippines, Friday, March 1, 2019. Andrew Harnik/Pool via Reuters MANILA — ...

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