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Hanjin Philippines hit by world shipping downturn, seeks rehab: SBMA

MANILA — South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin is seeking court-assisted rehabilitation to be able to pay off its debt, with demand hit by a slowdown in the global shipping industry, a Filipino official said Friday. Hanjin, which has $ 2.3 billion ...

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim attends the opening ceremony of an expo in Beijing, November 6, 2018. Thomas Peter/File Photo WASHINGTON – World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced Monday he would step down next month, more than 3 ...

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World welcomes 2019 with fireworks and festivities

New Year’s Eve fireworks erupt over Sydney’s iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House during the fireworks show on January 1, 2019. AFP PARIS, France — Revelers welcomed 2019 with fireworks displays and festivities as a celebratory wave swept westward across the globe ...

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Donnie Nietes captures 4th world title after split decision win

MANILA, Philippines—Donnie Nietes captured the WBO World super flyweight title after edging past Japan’s Kazuto Ioka via split decision Monday at Wynn Palace in Macau. ADVERTISEMENT This is Nietes’ fourth World title in as many weight classes after he reigned ...

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Boxing: Donnie Nietes looks to end 2018, start new year as world champ

While everyone is busy preparing to celebrate the new year, Donnie Nietes needs to attend to some serious business on Monday — become a champion again. Nietes battles Kazuto Ioka of Japan for the super-flyweight crown in Macao, China on ...

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FIBA World Cup qualifiers: Blatche wants to ‘come in early,’ learn Yeng system

Andray Blatche can play again in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers after carrying out a 3-game suspension for his involvement in the Gilas-Australia brawl in July. File/Courtsy of the FIBA website As talk online surfaced Thursday of Andray Blatche's ...

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2018 world tennis in review: Djokovic back on top as old guard refuse to let go

2018 ended with men's tennis in the grip of a block of 30-somethings led by a resurgent Novak Djokovic. File/Pascal Rossignol, Reuters LONDON—Young German Alexander Zverev's breakthrough title at the ATP Finals in London last month brought the future into ...

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2018 world football in review: One-horse races dominate club competition

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City wrapped up the 2018 English Premier League with five games left, eventually amassing a record 100 points to finish 19 points clear. File/John Sibley, Reuters ZURICH—Club football played second fiddle to the World Cup in 2018 ...

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Billiards: Carlo Biado bows to German foe in World 9-Ball Championship

(UPDATED) Carlo Biado lost his World 9-Ball title after bowing to German rival Joshua Filler in the finals of the 2018 World 9-Ball Championship in Doha, Qatar. After posting dominant victories over Lin Wu Kun of Chinese-Taipei and Shane van ...

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Billiards: Carlo Biado beats Chinese-Taipei opponent to reach world 9-ball semis

Carlo Biado beat Lin Wu Kun of Chinese-Taipei 11-4 on Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals of the World 9-Ball Championship in Doha, Qatar. File/Courtesy of the PSC media group Carlo Biado defeated Lin Wu Kun of Chinese-Taipei 11-4 ...

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