Philippines

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki signed a deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token on Thursday, with the firm [more…]

No money down the drain for Philippine sanitation workers

No money down the drain for Philippine sanitation workers

Published 18/10/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines sanitation workers unblocking a drain discovered dozens of wallets had been clogging it up, some containing credit cards and IDs, but [more…]

Philippine inventor aims to cut travel times with passenger drone

Philippine inventor aims to cut travel times with passenger drone

Published 26/09/2018

BATANGAS, Philippines (Reuters) - A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport, riding it out [more…]

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Published 17/09/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte repeated his call on Monday to shut all mines in the country following deadly landslides, hours after his [more…]

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Published 17/09/2018

UCAB, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a [more…]

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Go-Jek aims to raise $2 billion for Southeast Asia expansion: sources

Published 17/09/2018

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek is seeking to raise about $2 billion from existing investors, including Tencent Holdings Ltd and JD.com, to fund [more…]

Games-Japan’s scandal-hit men’s basketball team out of Asian Games

Games-Japan’s scandal-hit men’s basketball team out of Asian Games

Published 27/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Japan’s turbulent Asian Games basketball tournament, which saw four players sent home in disgrace, came to an end on Monday when they [more…]

Vietnamese website taunts Chinese drama fans with South China Sea quiz

Vietnamese website taunts Chinese drama fans with South China Sea quiz

Published 24/08/2018

HANOI (Reuters) - A Vietnamese website, which only works when users correctly answer a quiz about disputed islands in the South China Sea, has infuriated [more…]

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Indonesia’s Go-Jek close to profits in all segments, except…

Published 18/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Go-Jek, Indonesia’s first billion-dollar startup, is “extremely close” to achieving profitability in all its segments, except transportation, its founder and CEO Nadiem [more…]

Asian Games – Philippines to compete in Jakarta basketball tournament

Asian Games – Philippines to compete in Jakarta basketball tournament

Published 06/08/2018

(Reuters) - The Philippines have reversed their decision to pull out of the basketball tournament at the Asian Games after listening to the views of [more…]