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  • In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organizations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Manny Pacquiao's basketball team drafts Pacquiao

    Manny Pacquiao's basketball team drafts Pacquiao
    Manny Pacquiao is a boxing champion, Philippines congressman and a professional basketball coach. So forgive him if he lacks time to research. Named the coach of Kia Motors' team in the Philippine Basketball Assn. in June, Pacquiao might not have been...
  • Coach Manny Pacquiao picks himself in Philippines pro basketball draft

    Coach Manny Pacquiao picks himself in Philippines pro basketball draft
    Manny Pacquiao is a very busy man. Boxing champion. Philippines congressman. Basketball coach. So it might be forgiven if he didn't have all the time in the world to dedicate to that last profession. Named the head coach of Kia Motors' Philippine...
  • Philippines to repatriate workers from Ebola-hit West Africa

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines is pulling out almost 3,500 workers from three West African states due to the Ebola outbreak, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, a day after Filipino troops in Liberia were ordered to go home. "We are preparing for...
  • Philippine Muslim rebels take crucial step on path to pact

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' largest Muslim rebel group has taken a crucial step in ending decades of conflict, formally submitting to the president a final proposal for self-rule that both it and the government have agreed on, a presidential...
  • Policy delay has Japanese carmakers reviewing Philippines expansion plans

    MANILA (Reuters) - Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its feet on a plan to rebuild its shrinking car manufacturing industry. The potential pullout...
  • China rejects Manila protest on ships, complains of detentions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China rejected Philippine complaints on Wednesday about Chinese survey vessels operating in a gas-rich area of Manila's exclusive economic zone, and has lodged a separate complaint about the detention of Chinese workers, as tensions...
  • Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning

    Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning
    Hip-hop dance is not going global -- it's been global for years, and the evidence was once again presented at the recent Hip Hop International's USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships and World Battles in Las Vegas. The global reach was evident not...
  • Kristen Stewart, Adam Sandler, John Travolta, Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies Headed to Toronto Film Fest

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival will spotlight films featuring Kristen Stewart as an actress' personal assistant, Dustin Hoffman as a choir teacher, John Travolta as an art forger, Adam Sandler as...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Philippines sees growth in second quarter, rest of the year, better than first quarter

    MANILA (Reuters) - Improving exports, robust consumption and spending related to typhoon rehabilitation will ensure growth in the second quarter and subsequent quarters will be better than in the first three months of the year, the Philippines' economic...