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IMF sees emerging Asia as top global growth engine

The IMF said Tuesday it remains upbeat about the economic prospects of emerging Asia, labeling the region “the most important engine of global growth” despite concerns over trade disputes and mounting debt. The International Monetary Fund’s latest quarterly World Economic ...

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ADB forecasts solid, slightly lower growth in developing Asia

MANILA – The Asian Development Bank forecast Wednesday that economic growth in developing and newly industrialized economies of Asia and the Pacific will remain solid in 2018 and 2019, albeit slightly lower than last year. According to its latest annual ...

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Asia stocks hold nerve as S&P futures bounce

SYDNEY — Asian share started flat on Monday as US President Donald Trump kept up his twitter war with China over trade just a couple of days before President Xi Jinping gives a keynote speech on his policy priorities. Soothing ...

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FIBA Asia Under-16: Kai’s 20-20 powers Pinoys past Japan, into semis

Kai Sotto scored 28 points and pulled down 21 rebounds, but Batang Gilas needed a last-gasp basket courtesy of RC Calimag to down Japan 72-70 at Foshan Lingnan Mingzhu Gymnasium in China on Friday and reach the semifinals of the ...

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Batang Gilas crushes Hong Kong, advances to q'finals of FIBA Asia U-16

Batang Gilas advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia U-16 Championship after clobbering Hong Kong. FIBA photo MANILA, Philippines – One day after absorbing a massive loss at the hands of powerhouse Australia, the Philippine national under-16 basketball team ...

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Asia shares cheered by trade hopes, dollar downcast

SYDNEY – Asian share markets rallied on Tuesday as reports of behind-the-scenes talks between the United States and China rekindled hopes a damaging trade war could be averted, in turn sapping the strength of the dollar and yen. Taking its ...

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Uber to sell Southeast Asia business to rival Grab – source

People wait for the start of ride-hailing company Grab’s news conference in Singapore in this June 6, 2017 file photo. Edgar Su, Reuters SINGAPORE — Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger ...

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ComicCon Asia 2018, dinagsa kahit nagkansela ang malalaking bisita

Maagang napuno ng mga comic book at anime fans ang SMX Convention Center para sa ComicCon Asia 2018. Ito ay sa kabila ng pagkansela ng pagbisita ng legendary comic book writer na si Stan Lee at ng aktres na si ...

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Most Asia markets up as Fed rate fears soothed

HONG KONG – Most Asia markets rose on Thursday and the dollar extended losses after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, soothing concerns it would embark on a quicker pace. After one of ...

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This is how much a photo with Stan Lee will cost at Comic Con Asia 2018

A photo with the legendary comic book writer Stan Lee will cost Filipino fans at least P6,720.  News that the Marvel Comics great will be coming to Comic Con Asia 2018 was announced earlier this month, and organizers on Friday ...

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