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  • Japan investment in Southeast Asia surges amid China slump

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese companies' investments in Southeast Asia surged last year to almost three times the amount invested in China, after relations between Beijing and Tokyo soured in 2012 and Chinese labor costs rose, a government agency of Japan...
  • Muslim rebels to Philippine military: exercise caution to uphold peace deal

    MANILA (Reuters) - A leader of the Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group urged the military to take precautions on Tuesday after a clash in which 20 people were killed, exposing the fragile nature of a landmark peace accord signed only two weeks...
  • Filipinos celebrate as Pacquiao regains crown

    MANILA (Reuters) - Filipinos jumped from their seats, raised their arms and burst into cheers as the country's boxing hero Manny Pacquiao regained his WBO welterweight title against American Timothy Bradley Jr in Las Vegas late on Saturday. In cinemas,...
  • Manny Pacquiao's true test will come outside the ropes

    Manny Pacquiao's true test will come outside the ropes
    Life is good for Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao gave Timothy Bradley a major beatdown in Las Vegas late Saturday night, scoring a decisive unanimous decision to regain his welterweight world title and handing Bradley his first defeat while avenging a...
  • Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights

    Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights
    The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a law guaranteeing access to birth control and sex education in a country that has high maternal mortality and ranks 53rd worldwide in total fertility rate.  Implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and...
  • Why did Calif. state Sen. Leland Yee escape terrorism charges?

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. Shocking enough are the allegations that a long-perceived unassuming state senator tried brokering an international arms deal with military-style rifles and rocket launchers, but Leland Yee may have narrowly escaped an even more...
  • Philippines March inflation at 3.9 percent, slower than expected

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine inflation slowed for the second straight month in March on lower prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco and partly as a pending power tariff hike has yet to be implemented, allowing policymakers room to keep rates steady...
  • Yee wanted campaign cash from gun conspiracy, feds say

    SACRAMENTO -- The history of politics is littered with unorthodox and illegal schemes to raise campaign cash, but the method allegedly used by Sen. Leland Yee stands apart. A criminal complaint released Wednesday says the San Francisco Democrat wanted...
  • Calif. state senator indicted on arms trafficking, corruption charges

    SAN FRANCISCO In a stunning criminal complaint, California state Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to traffic in firearms and public corruption as part of a major FBI operation spanning the San Francisco Bay Area, casting yet another...
  • Osaka Fest Rewards Philippines, Korea Titles

    HONG KONG - The Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan wrapped on Sunday with its top prize going to "Shift" by Philippines director Siege Ledesma. The jury said that films from South Korea and The Philippines stood out, and that it had awarde the Grand...
  • Healing power of art

    Healing power of art
    The first time Linda Lawler spoke to Jacky she expected their conversation to be somber — sad, even. Instead, she was taken by the joy and hope beaming from the young woman, whose real name and age are not being used to protect her privacy....
  • Measles cases continue to rise in California, officials warn

    Measles cases continue to rise in California, officials warn
    State health officials announced Friday that the number of measles cases in California was far higher compared to the same time last year. The California Department of Public Health confirmed 32 such cases so far this year, compared to three measles...