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Sri Lanka completes controversial $1 billion port deal with China

Jul 29, 2017 - 8:24 PM

Negotiations over the deal have been held up for months amid opposition from trade unions and political parties

AGREEMENT. Managing Director of China Merchants Port Holdings Dr, Bai Jingtao (R) and Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake (2L) exchange documents during the Hambantota International Port Concession Agreement at a signing ceremony in Colombo on July 29, 2017. Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP

Legendary U.S. comedian Don Rickles dies at age 90

Apr 07, 2017 - 9:41 AM

Don Rickles who voiced Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story films dies of kidney failure

Larry Merchant compares Pacquiao-Mayweather to Lewis-Tyson

Mar 02, 2015 - 8:09 PM

Merchant said Pacquiao Mayweather is the biggest fight since Mayweather Dela Hoya in terms of interest but it s more like the Lewis Tyson in 2002

Larry Merchant likens the upcoming Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight to the 2002 bout between heavyweights Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson. File Photos from AFP

Comeback hopes fall short as Batang Gilas yields to Argentina

Aug 15, 2014 - 1:40 AM

A late rally by Batang Gilas was too little too late as the Philippines fell to Argentina to lose their fifth straight game in the FIBA Under 17 World Championship

Batang Gilas remains luckless in the FIBA Under-17 World Championship. Photo from FIBA U17's Facebook

Capital Cities: Unabashedly Cheery

Jan 11, 2014 - 10:02 PM

In town for a series of shows The LA based indie pop duo explains why their debut album is bursting with optimism and where they got their sweet moves

CAPITAL CITIES. Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant met through an online ad posted by Sebu   on Craigslist. In 2010, they formed the band. Photo courtesy of MCA Music

Grand Wine Event 2013: Masterclass edition

Nov 13, 2013 - 3:59 AM

A night of endless wine happens on November 15

MY FRIENDS AND I ARE ALL WINE AND LIQUOR ENTHUSIASTS! Here in the photo are Jayjay Cocjin, Christine San Diego, Tim Walters, Koby Parcell-Cruz and Kishore Ramnami. All photos courtesy of G Töngi

5 tips on how merchants can thrive in the age of Internet

Mar 21, 2012 - 9:49 AM

Experts in marketing media and telecommunications dish out up to the minute advice for the rapidly changing internet age