Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to retire after last fight with Bradley

Manny Pacquiao has decided to take the final bow after one last fight with arch rival Timothy Bradley. This much-awaited bout is all set to take place in Las Vegas on April 9, marking their trilogy. The boxing champion has decided to run for senatorship in May elections after his retirement and make a difference to his country. Given his popularity, Pacquiao even hopes to run for the presidency which is scheduled to take place in 2022.

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Vietnam Issued Second Warning to China For Flight in South China Sea

Vietnam issued second warning for China for landing two airplane on the artificial island in disputed Fiery Cross Reef.

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A Philippine judge clarified the ruling of his court, suspending the application of permits by prospective drivers

A Philippine judge clarified Saturday that the ruling of his court doesn't stop operations of ride-sharing companies, but only suspend the application of permits by prospective drivers.

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PLDT to Maintain Capital Spending at Record Level to prepare for Telstra entry

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. will allocate another record level 43 billion pesos ($915 million) in capital spending this year to defeat domestic competition and prepare for the possible entry of Telstra Corp. to the Philippines.

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Obama to sign TPP deal with Philippines and Vietnam in APEC Summit

US President Barack Obama is heading for an Asian trip and is expected to join the APEC Summit in Manila to talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit, which will be attended by all Asia-Pacific leaders will be the center of Obama's attention to deliver a speech and convince leaders to sign the agreement.

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Bitcoin startup Abra announces U.S. and Philippines launch

Bitcoin startup company, Abra, recently announced that it is set to launch in the United States and the Philippines after getting $12 million in Series A Round funding from investors, including the American Express and Ratan Tata, the chairman emeritus of Tata Sons.

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How to Turn Your Travelling Hobby into A Million Dollar Business: 7 Tips from A Successful Blogger

One of the most successful travel bloggers in the world, Johnny Ward, is hailed from a small town in Northern Ireland called Kilkeel. It is exactly that which inspired him to travel and explore the world.

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Google brings Android One to Africa

Google's Android One initiative is now officially on its way to Africa. For those who may not be familiar with Android One, it is an initiative started by the search engine giant, Google, as a way to help bring inexpensive yet still useful smartphones to developing countries, according to Business Insider Australia.

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Xshot Deluxe Selfie Stick with Bluetooth Remote - Click When Ready

Xshot Deluxe has finally came up with what the selfie fans have been dreaming of. A shutter remote control for the perfect shot!

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Retailers make a killing ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight

Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find.

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Emerging shares seen lagging developed countries for fifth straight year

The roaring stock market rallies of the United States, Japan and Europe show no sign of reaching most emerging markets, where lackluster economic growth and company profits point to a fifth straight year of lagging performance.

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Layoffs and empty streets as Australia's boom towns go bust

When Probo Junio got a visa to work in Australia, he thought he had won a ticket to the good life. In 2013, the 45-year-old boilermaker left his hometown of Cebu in the Philippines, where he was getting paid about $10 a day, to work in Karratha in Western Australia for $30 an hour. Enough to support his relatives and build a new life Down Under.

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Oil-driven Asian bond rally could boomerang

Plunging oil prices have sparked a big rally in Asian government bond markets as lower fuel costs cut inflation expectations, but the rally could be built on shallow foundations as monetary policymakers remain out of step with tumbling bond yields.

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Euro starts new year at new lows in Asia

The euro started the new year at 29-month lows in Asia after the head of the head of the European Central Bank fanned expectations it would take bolder steps on stimulus this month, so underlining the U.S. dollar's rate advantage.

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Asia closing the year on a cautious note

Asian markets were set for a cautious close to 2014 on Wednesday as worries about Greece's future in the euro zone served as an excuse to take profits on popular trades.

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