UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases

October 5, 2016 11:02 am· Comments Off on UAE capital Abu Dhabi reports bird flu cases 

DUBAI, Oct. 5 — The Abu Dhabi emergency and crisis management team announced on Tuesday it detected a number of bird flu-infected quays, reported the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state news agency WAM.

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Maybank feats '16 Rio Paralympian Josephine Medina

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on Maybank feats '16 Rio Paralympian Josephine Medina 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA)– The Maybank Foundation, through Maybank Philippines, awarded Tuesday PHP200,000 to 2016 Rio Paralympics table tennis bronze medalist Josephine Medina.

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Top badminton players to join National Open this month

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on Top badminton players to join National Open this month 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Philippine Badminton Association (PBA) will use the upcoming Bingo Bonanza National Open as one of five tournaments to select the members of the national team for major international competitions, including the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.

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San Beda's seniors, juniors team clinch last NCAA finals seats

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on San Beda's seniors, juniors team clinch last NCAA finals seats 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — San Beda booked its 11th consecutive NCAA men's basketball finals appearance with a 77-63 win against Perpetual Help in the knockout semifinal at the Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday.

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FIFA fines Brazil for homophobic chants

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on FIFA fines Brazil for homophobic chants 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 5 — World football governing body FIFA has fined the Brazilian football confederation USD20,000 for homophobic abuse by fans.

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Croatia's economy to grow by 1.9% in 2016 — IMF

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Croatia's economy to grow by 1.9% in 2016 — IMF 

ZAGREB, Oct. 5 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday reaffirmed its projection for Croatia's economic growth by 1.9 percent in 2016.

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Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Oil prices waver narrowly amid OPEC speculation 

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — Oil prices ended slightly lower Tuesday, as traders continued to assess the impact of a preliminary deal on output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

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Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Gold down in biggest decline since 2013 on US dollar strength 

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell sharply on Tuesday as the US dollar strengthened significantly in the wake of the Brexit.

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Industrial producer prices down in both eurozone, EU in August

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on Industrial producer prices down in both eurozone, EU in August 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 5 — Industrial producer prices fell by 0.2 percent in both the 19-member euro area and the 28-member European Union (EU) in August month-on-month, according to estimates released Tuesday by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office.

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US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments

October 5, 2016 10:57 am· Comments Off on US dollar rallies on Fed officials' comments 

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 — The US dollar climbed against other major currencies on Tuesday on Federal Reserve officials' hawkish remarks on raising interest rates.

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