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January 6, 2019 10:50 AM Philippine court orders arrest of Japanese casino mogul Okada

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada, about a month after the country’s Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud. The DOJ has found cause to indict Okada for three counts of swindling after he acquired “through mistake or fraud 108

December 31, 2018 9:47 AM 2 dead, 21 wounded in bomb blast at Philippine shopping mall; Muslim militants eyed

COTABATO, Philippines – A Philippine general says at least two people were killed and 21 others wounded when a bomb believed to be detonated remotely by suspected Muslim militants exploded near the entrance of a mall in the country's south. Maj. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana says the bomb went off Monday near the entrance of the South Seas mall in Cotabato 87

December 20, 2018 1:17 AM Tottenham confirm Son Heung-Min will go to Asian Cup after Man United game

Spurs struck a deal with Korea at the start of the season whereby they agreed that Son could play in the Asian Games, which is not on FIFA's official calendar, in August as long as he missed their international friendlies in November and the first two group matches at the Asian Cup in United Arab Emirates against Philippines and Kyrgyzstan. South Korea 107

December 17, 2018 4:02 AM Miss Universe winner is Catriona Gray, 24, from Philippines

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, of South Africa, right, crowns new Miss Universe Catriona Gray, of Philippines, during the final of 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.(Associated Press) Was it the “lava walk” that helped crown Catriona Gray of the Philippines as the new Miss Universe? Just one day before 166

December 13, 2018 3:25 AM Alibaba-backed Lazada appoints new CEO; second change in 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lazada Group, a Southeast-Asian e-commerce company backed by Alibaba Group Holding, appointed Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer (CEO) on Thursday as part of its succession planning. Poignant, the company’s executive president, will succeed Lucy Peng as CEO with immediate effect, Lazada said in a statement. Peng will remain 130

November 21, 2018 10:28 PM Manny Pacquiao Says He'll Retire In 3 Years

Manny Pacquiao has put an expiration date on his boxing career -- telling TMZ Sports the plan is to fight until 2021 ... and then hang up the gloves for good. Manny -- who turns 40 next month -- has a big fight coming up against Adrien Broner in January. Since there aren't a lot of guys fighting into their 40s, we asked if he would retire if he lost the fight 70

November 19, 2018 4:00 AM Google-Temasek study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed, a fifth more than previously estimated, as more consumers use their smartphones to go online. The study, first published in 2016, encompasses ride-hailing, e-commerce, online travel and online media 106

November 12, 2018 3:10 PM Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines making AFF Cup defence hard for Thailand

Thailand's football chief wants a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title but has warned that the improving Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines squads make the 2018 edition that much harder. After winning the 2014 and 2016 titles, the War Elephants kicked off their defence in Bangkok last week with a 7-0 win over Timor Leste but are aware that the challenge 80

October 31, 2018 5:28 PM Little girl's headless Halloween costume goes viral: 'Best costume I've ever seen'

A little girl in the Philippines is going viral for her spectacularly spooky Halloween costume. The 2-year-old, named Maya, from Southbay Village, went trick-or-treating dressed up in a flowered dress carrying her own bloodied severed head on a plate. Maya’s mom, Krystal Hwang, shared images and a video of her daughter in the custom-made costume she designed 143

October 24, 2018 6:15 PM Uber Rival Grab Challenges China’s Tech Giants With Mastercard Deal

The ride-hailing firm is launching a new payment card after ousting Uber from Southeast Asia Fresh from ousting Uber Technologies Inc. from the Southeast Asian market, ride-hailing firm Grab Inc. is pushing deeper into digital financial services, creating a partnership with Mastercard to compete with China’s tech giants. Singapore-based Grab said Wednesday 95