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Boxing champ Pacquiao launches his own crypto tokens

02 Sep 2019

MANILA, Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila, where he serenaded more than 2,000 fans to drum up interest in the product. | Video

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row

31 May 2019

SUBIC, Philippines The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte. | Video

Filipino devotees nailed to crosses to re-enact crucifixion

19 Apr 2019

CUTUD, Philippines Hundreds of tourists watched in shock as actors dressed as Roman soldiers hammered four-inch nails through the hands and feet of a Filipino into a wooden cross for the 33rd time in a Good Friday re-enactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion.

Need for speed: Carts on rails help Manila's commuters dodge gridlock

31 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of commuters flock to Manila's railway tracks every day, but rather than boarding the trains, they climb on to wooden carts pushed along the tracks, to avoid the Philippine capital's infamous traffic gridlock. | Video

Filipinos hope Pacquiao's victory will lead to rematch with Mayweather

20 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of ecstatic Filipino fans erupted in celebration after boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday, with many hoping the victory could get the southpaw boxer a rematch with Floyd Mayweather. | Video

Filipinos hope Pacquiao's victory will lead to rematch with Mayweather

20 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of ecstatic Filipino fans erupted in celebration after boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday, with many hoping the victory could get the southpaw boxer a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.

Boxing: Filipinos hope Pacquiao's victory will lead to rematch with Mayweather

20 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of ecstatic Filipino fans erupted in celebration after boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday, with many hoping the victory could get the southpaw boxer a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.

Philippine inventor aims to cut travel times with passenger drone

26 Sep 2018

BATANGAS, Philippines A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport, riding it out of a warehouse toward a cheering crowd, leaving a cloud of dust in his wake. | Video

Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips

04 Jun 2018

MANILA A kiss by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on a Filipino woman's lips while on an official visit in South Korea sparked anger and jokes on Monday, as feminists denounced what they called his "perverted way" of taunting his female critics. | Video

Philippines to phase out its beloved cheap but rickety jeepneys

29 Jan 2018

MANILA Jeepneys, the flamboyant passenger trucks of the Philippines, are nearing the end of their reign as the "Kings of the Road", but they're not going down without a fight.

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