Philippines

Philippine Christian group ends protest blocking Manila highway

Published 31/08/2015

MANILA An influential Christian group in the Philippines ended a protest on Monday over the prosecution of its leaders, calling off a blockade by 20,000 [more…]

Mayweather stripped of title he won in Pacquiao fight

Published 07/07/2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with [more…]

U.S., China set for high-stakes rivalry in skies above South China Sea

U.S., China set for high-stakes rivalry in skies above South China Sea

Published 18/05/2015

HONG KONG When the U.S. navy sent a littoral combat ship on its first patrol of the disputed Spratly islands in the South China Sea [more…]

China, India pledge to cool border dispute

China, India pledge to cool border dispute

Published 15/05/2015

BEIJING China and India proposed measures on Friday to resolve a long-festering border dispute, as Beijing sought to clear obstacles to a relationship that it [more…]

Injured Pacquiao faces possible sanctions

Published 05/05/2015

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The fallout from the "Fight of the Century" became murkier on Monday with possible lawsuits in the works and Manny Pacquiao [more…]

Pacquiao to undergo shoulder surgery: ESPN

Pacquiao to undergo shoulder surgery: ESPN

Published 05/05/2015

REUTERS - Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery this week for a torn rotator cuff, with the recovery time expected to put the Filipino out of [more…]

Hollywood royalty ready for fighters to rumble

Published 03/05/2015

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - With security beefed up at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the rich and famous settled into their expensive seats shortly before [more…]

ASEAN draft statement says South China Sea land reclamation risks security

ASEAN draft statement says South China Sea land reclamation risks security

Published 27/04/2015

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - ASEAN host Malaysia is set to give in to pressure from some neighbors and address the sensitive issue of land reclamations [more…]

Indonesian court rejects last-ditch appeal by Australian death-row convict

Published 06/04/2015

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian court rejected on Monday a last-ditch challenge by Australian drug convict Andrew Chan, who is facing execution by firing squad, [more…]