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Gaming firms bet on windfall from China trip

MANILA, Philippines – Listed gaming companies stand to benefit from the Duterte administration’s stronger ties with China as more mainland Chinese tourists a.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarNov 2nd, 2016

Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

Philippine firms secure over $11B deals during China trip

BEIJING – The Philippines secured $11.24 billion worth of investments from Chinese companies involving 17 different projects as a testament to the warming ec.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 21st, 2016

Duterte firms up trip to China amid sea row

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte has firmed up his plan to visit China this month on the heels of criticisms from long-time ally the United States.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2016

Kim Jong Un heads to Beijing—reports

SEOUL --- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing soon to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss cooperation after his historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, a media report said Tuesday. A special Air Koryo flight headed to Beijing from Pyongyang on Tuesday, fanning speculations that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is making his third trip to China. Japanese media had reported earlier in the day that Beijing and Pyongyang were making arrangements for a meeting between Kim and Chinese President Xi Jinping. According to the reports, Kim is scheduled to arrive in Beijing some time Tuesday. If the meeting is held, it will be the third time for Kim to meet ...Keep on reading: Kim Jong Un heads to Beijing—reports.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

PSE, other Asian markets tumble amid U.S.-China trade war fears

HONG KONG – Fresh fears of a trade war between the world's top two economies sent most Asian markets tumbling on Monday, June 18, after the United States and China imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars of imports. Energy firms were among the biggest losers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Asian equities hit as Trump tariffs spark trade war fears

Fresh fears of a trade war between the world’s top two economies sent most Asian markets tumbling on Monday after the United States and China imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars of imports. Energy firms were among the biggest losers as oil prices plunged ahead of a key OPEC meeting, where Saudi Arabia and […] The post Asian equities hit as Trump tariffs spark trade war fears appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Tan-led Infracorp eyes O& M partner for Skytrain

INFRACORP Development, Inc. is currently looking for an operations and maintenance (O&M) partner for its P3.5-billion Skytrain project, saying it is speaking with several firms from Austria, France, Japan and China. The post Tan-led Infracorp eyes O&M partner for Skytrain appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

UAAP: LOOK: UE Red Warriors have lots of new fans in China

Everywhere an athlete goes, they are treated like celebrities. Here in the Philippines, basketball stars are usually idolized by the general public, since they play the most popular sport in the country. When people see them in public places doing stuff like any other human being, they are seen as idols, someone who is to be worshipped. In the UE Red Warriors' case, the new team, led by coach Joe Silva, were mobbed by schoolchildren in China, asking for autographs and a moment with virtually unknown players in the viewpoints of the Chinese. The UE Red Warriors were mobbed by schoolchildren in their visit to China! (video courtesy of new UE coach Joe Silva) #UAAPSeason81 pic.twitter.com/3FB9nzhPmK — ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) June 17, 2018 (Video courtesy of UE Red Warriors' head coach Joe Silva's Instagram story) Of course, we do believe that they are stars here since they play for the most popular collegiate league in the country. After the trip, Silva reported only good news from their odyssey in China. Very fruitful trip. We learned a lot and improved. #family #palag #BOMBAUE #defense — joe silva (@joesilva18) June 15, 2018.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

China says it’s not scared after reported US bomber trip over South China Sea

BEIJING — No military ship or aircraft can scare China away from its resolve to protect its territory, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after two US Air Force B-52 bombers were reported to have flown near disputed islands in the South China Sea.   Source link link: China says it’s not scared after reported US bomber trip over South China Sea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

ONE: Eustaquio-Moraes title bout moved to Macau, China

After initially being set for Beijing, it has been confirmed that ONE Championship's Pinnacle of Power card will be taking place in Macau instead.  The June 23 card is ONE's third trip to the so-called 'Las Vegas of Asia' and will feature two ONE Championship world title bouts.  Main eventing the card will be China's own ONE Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan defending her title for the first time against Argentinian Laura Balin, while co-main eventing the card will be Team Lakay star and Interim ONE Championship Flyweight World Champion Geje Eustaquio of the Philippines looking to unify the title against reigning ONE Championship Flyweight World Champion Adriano Moraes.  Eustaquio and Moraes first crossed paths inside a ONE Championship cage back in 2014, with Moraes submitting Eustaquio to claim the vacant ONE Championship Flyweight world title.  Also on the card will be Eustaquio's Team Lakay teammates, featherweight contender Edward Kelly as well as former title contender Danny Kingad.  Team Lakay has been part of ONE Championship's Macau cards since their first trip in 2016, which saw Eduard Folayang, Honorio Banario, and Joshua Pacio all pick up impressive victories.  A year later, Pacio returned to Macau but came up short against Japanese grappling ace Hayato Suzuki.  Macau also played witness to the coming out party of ONE Women's Atomweight contender Jomary Torres, as she shocked the world with a submission win over rising star Rika Ishige.  Macau has also been very good to reigning champion Moraes, who defeated Tilek Batyrov in 2015 to become interim champion, and then defeated Kairat Akhmetov a year later, also in Macau to become the undisputed ONE Flyweight World Champion.    ONE Championship: Pinnacle of Power will emanate for the Studio City Events Center in Macau, China.   .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Asia energy firms dive with oil, Trump-Kim hopes provide optimism

Hong Kong, China — Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia Monday after Saudi Arabia and Russia signaled they could lift output, while indications Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un could be back on provided support to equity markets. Both main contracts tanked on Friday after Saudi oil minister Khaled al-Faleh said his […] The post Asia energy firms dive with oil, Trump-Kim hopes provide optimism appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

Chinese delegation expresses interest in PHL investment

CHINESE firms are demonstrating increased interest in doing business in the Philippines due to the growing economy, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. In a statement, the DoF said that the All-China Federation of Commerce and Industry (ACFCI) expressed interest in a meeting with Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III on May 24. “I bring […] The post Chinese delegation expresses interest in PHL investment appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing

Chinese companies remain upbeat about investing in the Philippines with a 30-man delegation recently in the country to scout for opportunities, the Board of Investments said on Friday. The Chinese delegation, led by Director Wang Kewen of the China Overseas Development Association (CODA), was said to be interested in the infrastructure, energy, industrial parks and [...] The post BoI: Chinese firms bullish on investing appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

2 Chinese firms deserve 2nd chance — Roque

MALACAÑANG yesterday downplayed concerns over the possible involvement in Marawi rehabilitation of two Chinese firms blacklisted by the World Bank for corrupt practices. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the companies in question — China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) — deserve a second chance in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

‘2 blacklisted China firms deserve second chance’

Government officials defended yesterday the two Chinese firms that are part of a consortium rebuilding war-torn Marawi City, saying their blacklisting by the World Bank had been lifted and they deserved “a second chance.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

& apos;2 blacklisted China firms deserve second chance& apos; - Philippine Star

'2 blacklisted China firms deserve second chance' - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2018

Why top mobile payment companies are struggling to dethrone cash in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE/HANOI — Bui Mai Phuong is an avid online shopper, ordering anything from clothing to personal-care products from her smartphone. But she prefers to pay with cash. She is among hundreds of millions of people whom firms such as Softbank Group-backed Grab and China’s Tencent want to win over as they try to tap into […] The post Why top mobile payment companies are struggling to dethrone cash in Southeast Asia appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Amid territorial tensions, balangays complete month-long voyage to China

The Philippine Balangay Expedition Team has docked home after a month-long voyage to China to retrace the trip of an ancient Sultan from Sulu. The 34-member crew onboard 3 balangays went through a long and arduous journey across rocky waters and under minimal visibility using the recreations of the massive pre-colonial sailboat. The voyage of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Meet the 2018 batch of Jr. NBA PH All-Stars

Jr. NBA PH press release PASAY CITY, METRO MANILA – Eight boys and eight girls were named as Jr. NBA Philippines All-Stars from a total of 74 participants during the Jr. NBA Philippines 2018 presented by Alaska National Training Camp to become the eleventh batch of Jr. NBA All-Stars. Headlined by Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein and WNBA Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes, the National Training Camp was held at the Gatorade Hoops Center on May 18, at Don Bosco Technical Institute on May 19 and SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 20. The National Training Camp players were the top performers in Regional Selection Camps in Bacolod, Baguio, Butuan, Metro Manila and Alaska Power Camp, which were led by Jr. NBA Coaches Carlos Barroca and Rob Newson, together with Alaska coaches led by PBA Legend Jeffrey Cariaso. Jr. NBA alumni were in attendance throughout the camp with Thirdy Ravena and Ricci Rivero visiting the Gatorade Hoops Center and Kai Sotto and Rhayyan Amsali highlighting the participants of the Jr. NBA Alumni All-Star Game in SM Mall of Asia. The Jr. NBA All-Stars showcased skills on the court and exemplified the Jr. NBA core S.T.A.R. Values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude, and Respect. Prince Ray Alao, 14, of San Beda University; Ethan Rod Alian, 14, of La Salle Greenhills; John Lester Amagan, 14, of St. Robert’s International Academy of Iloilo; Seven Gagate, 14, of Chiang Kai Shek College; Nathan Jan Jundana, 14, of Bacolod Tay Tung; Christian Joi Mesias, 14, of Jose Maria College of Davao; Kim Aaron Tamayo, 13, of National University; and Rhon Khaniel Telles, 13, of St. Anthony de Carmelli Academy of Cavite topped the boys division, while Madelyn Flores, 14, of Bukidnon National High School; Gin Kayla Huelar, 13, of St. La Salle University, Bacolod; Aishe Solis, 13, of Corpus Christi School in Cagayan De Oro; Pauline Angelique Valle, 13, of Misamis Oriental General Comprehensive High School; Christine Nichole Venterez, 12, Baguio City National High School; Marielle Vingno, 14, of Escuela de Sophia of Caloocan Inc.; Amber Esquivel, 14, and Kyla Marie Mataga, 13, of De La Salle Zobel were the outstanding performers in the girls’ division. Pauline Angelique Valle and Prince Ray Alao were named this year’s Jr. NBA Most Valuable Players while Marielle Vingno and Ethan Rod Alian were selected as Alaska Ambassadors. Hazel Yambot of Baguio and Mark “Tata” Belangel of Bacolod were chosen as the Coaches of the Year. In addition, special awards were handed out to Kayla Marie Mataga and Javier Louis Jugo as Gatorade Hustle awardees, Merylle Cuasay and Czarlo Salvador as Panasonic Rising Stars, and Aishe Solis and Kim Aaron Tamayo, Cloudfone Awesome Players of the Game. “The Jr. NBA program gives us the opportunity to contribute to our goal of getting more kids to play the game of basketball and help them understand how working hard on their craft can open doors and unlock greater opportunities in life,” said Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes.  “I came here to inspire you but your passion and eagerness to learn inspire me and I’m so grateful for that,” shared Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein to the campers. An NBA experience trip in Shanghai, China awaits the All-Stars in October where they will be joined by other Jr. NBA All-Stars from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam in training and friendly competitions as they catch the NBA China Games 2018 featuring the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks. Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska, the league’s global youth basketball participation program for boys and girls, continues to promote proper nutrition and an active lifestyle, serving as an effective platform in implementing Alaska Milk’s NUTRITION.ACTION.CHAMPION. program that helps address the issue of overweight and undernourished children in the country. AXA, Cloudfone, Gatorade, Globe Telecom and Panasonic serve as Official Partners of the Jr. NBA in the Philippines, while Spalding is a Supporting Partner. ABS-CBN Sports + Action, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV are the Official NBA Broadcasters of the Jr. NBA in the Philippines. Fans can also follow Jr. NBA at www.jrnba.asia/philippines and on Facebook. For all the latest news and updates on the NBA, visit www.nba.com and follow the league on Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about the Alaska Milk Corporation, visit www.alaskamilk.com and follow PlayPH at www.playph.com and on Facebook and Twitter......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

EU data protection may trigger global ripple effect

PARIS, France – The EU's new data protection rules that enter into force later this month are having an impact around the world as firms, including in the United States and China, move to comply. While all firms globally are required to comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018