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Fajardo upbeat for FIBA World Cup

Five-time Philippine Basketball Association Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo believes it is not impossible for Team Pilipinas to score wins in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup on August 31 to September 15 in China. “It will be a very tough competition because all the teams there are …

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Phoenix eyes share of lead vs Alaska tonight

Phoenix Pulse guns for a share of the top stop with current solo leader Rain or Shine when it clashes against Alaska today in Season 44 Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. After surviving Northport, 98-96, on Wednesday, the No. 2 Fuel …

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Pinoy fighters defend titles in ONE: A New Era

Philippine pride is at stake as Filipino fighters Eduard “The Landslide” Folayang and Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon of Team Lakay defend their titles against respective rivals in ONE: A New Era on March 31 in Tokyo, Japan. The main event will be the battle between ONE lightweight world champion Folayang …

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Ageless Wade lifts Heat over Warriors, Bucks edge Kings

LOS ANGELES: Miami icon Dwyane Wade banked in a buzzer-beating three-pointer to lift the Heat to a 126-125 victory over the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). Wade, who announced before the season that he would retire after this campaign, added another sublime moment to …

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M3, lending growth eases in January

Money supply growth moderated in January as bank lending decelerated for the third straight month, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported on Thursday. Domestic liquidity or M3 expanded by 7.6 percent year-on-year to P11.40 trillion, slower than December’s 9.2 percent. Month-on-month and seasonally adjusted, M3 grew by 0.6 percent. …

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BSP projects Feb inflation at 3.7-4.5%

INFLATION is likely to have slowed to as low as 3.7 percent or marginally risen to 4.5 percent last month, according to the latest forecast of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). In a statement on Thursday, the central bank said its Department of Economic Research projected the rate of …

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PH fiscal condition still stable – Moody’s

The Philippines continues to enjoy fiscal stability despite last year’s wider-than-programmed budget deficit, a credit ratings agency said on Wednesday. In a report, Moody’s Investors Service took note of the national government’s full-year fiscal performance, which, at 3.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), was higher than the programmed 3.0 …

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