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Wizards ink All-Star guard Beal to two-year extension

The Washington Wizards lock in Bradley Beal as the NBA All-Star guard enters the 'prime of his career'

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Opposition to two-year probationary period gains ground

Opposition to two-year probationary period gains ground

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Suspect in rape-slay of two-year-old girl in Negros Oriental arrested

Suspect in rape-slay of two-year-old girl in Negros Oriental arrested

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NBA: Wizards lock up Beal with $72M extension

18.10.2019

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2-year probation period for hirees slammed

Labor groups on Thursday objected to the proposed extension of the maximum probationary period of workers from the current six months to two years.

18.10.2019

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Two-year probationary period for workers an indecent proposal – labor group

Two-year probationary period for workers an indecent proposal – labor group

17.10.2019

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API inks first contract to develop Fairfield in the region

API inks first contract to develop Fairfield in the region

17.10.2019

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China inflation surges in September 2019 as pork prices soar

Inflation in China hits 3% in September 2019, the highest since November 2013

15.10.2019

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LeBron under fire for comments on NBA-China row

After criticizing a Rockets executive for angering China with a 'misinformed' tweet, LeBron James draws flak for 'parroting communist propaganda'

QING James

15.10.2019

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Trump claims a victory in China trade war, but U.S. farmers want details

American farmers aren't celebrating just yet, as they seek concrete information on the United States' tentative trade deal with China

15.10.2019

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MRT-3 line to deploy China-made Dalian train Tuesday

15.10.2019

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LeBron blames China mess on Rockets GM's 'misinformed' tweet

The NBA controversy continues as LeBron James' comments draw praise in China, but harsh criticism in the United States

of course it did

15.10.2019

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Animated film ‘Abominable’ pulled in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Vietnam has pulled the animated film

15.10.2019

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Blood smuggling in China: Why pregnant women are breaking the law to find out their babies' sex

Hong Kong has become a hub for Chinese women who want to find out the gender of their unborn child by smuggling vials of blood into the city.

14.10.2019

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PH shares join regional rally on partial US-China trade deal

14.10.2019

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Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea map

14.10.2019

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China’s Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in ‘shuttered bones’

China’s Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in ‘shuttered bones’

14.10.2019

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Rappler Talk: Jeffrey Ordaniel on Duterte's embrace of China

On Monday, October 14, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Jeffrey Ordaniel of Tokyo International University to assess President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China

13.10.2019

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Nets beat Lakers to bring merciful end to tense China tour

As the NBA's controversial preseason China tour wraps up, it leaves behind questions over the future of a key market

13.10.2019

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NBA: Nets beat Lakers to bring merciful end to tense China tour

12.10.2019

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PH shares join global rally amid US-China trade optimism

11.10.2019

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NBA scraps media access to teams in China, as Saturday's game on

11.10.2019

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3 dead in China bridge collapse

A preliminary investigation shows the collapse had been caused by an overloaded truck according to the Wuxi City government

11.10.2019

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US-China trade talks 'going very well': Trump

11.10.2019

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Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

11.10.2019

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Hail King James: NBA reigns for a night in China game

The preseason Shanghai clash between the Lakers and the Nets shows it will be difficult to shake the NBA's huge following among passionate Chinese fans

11.10.2019

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NBA game to go ahead in China despite free speech row

LeBron James and the Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets in a Shanghai preseason game amid a controversial pro-democracy tweet that has angered China

10.10.2019

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Spurs coach Popovich 'thrilled' by NBA stand in China row

Amid a rift that threatens the NBA's lucrative business in China, coach Gregg Popovich praises NBA commissioner Adam Silver for coming out 'strongly for freedom of speech'

I just so love this coach... 👏👏👏🙇🙇🙇

10.10.2019

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NBA's sheer dominance could limit damage from China backlash

It's the biggest game in town and that leverage may just carry the NBA past the China crisis

They are eating crap over there and everyone knows it. China Removing the Laker banners from buildings as they walk by. Canceling practice venue as they show up at door. Lol nba will just take it then come home and tell USA we are the bad guys. Enjoy that commie crap NBA.

9.10.2019

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China plans to restrict visas for US visitors with ‘anti-China’ links

China plans to restrict visas for US visitors with ‘anti-China’ links

9.10.2019

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Shanghai Sports Federation says NBA fan event in city cancelled

9.10.2019

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Vivo, Tencent pulling out of NBA deals over Hong Kong tweet

Vivo and Tencent announce they are cutting ties with the basketball league after a pro-Hong Kong tweet by a team official

9.10.2019

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Shanghai cancels NBA fan event over 'inappropriate' HK comments

China calls off an NBA fan night on the eve of a preseason game pitting the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets

9.10.2019

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Chinese state media slams basketball's NBA in free speech row

9.10.2019

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Colliding with China, the NBA retreats with a bruised spine

9.10.2019

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Donald Trump's notable silence on the NBA-China showdown

[Analysis] President Donald Trump isn't someone who usually limits his commentary to simply political matters. And one of his favorite subjects on which to opine is sports — the NBA in particular.

9.10.2019

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China smartphone maker Vivo scraps ties with NBA

8.10.2019

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NBA won't regulate speech, apologize over tweet - commissioner - The Manila Times

NBA won’t regulate speech, apologize over tweet — commissioner via themanilatimes

8.10.2019

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NBA backs free speech after Hong Kong tweet furor

'Daryl Morey is supported in terms of his ability to exercise his freedom of expression,' says NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

8.10.2019

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NBA, Nets cancel Shanghai media event

NBA China tells the media that the event has been scrapped just 2 hours before it was due to start

8.10.2019

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China state TV to suspend broadcast of NBA exhibition games

'We believe that any comments that challenge national sovereignty and social stability are not within the scope of freedom of speech,' says CCTV in a statement

8.10.2019

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Chinese state TV halts NBA preseason China game broadcasts

BEIJING — Chinese state broadcaster CCTV will no longer air NBA preseason games set in China after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted an image that supported anti-government

8.10.2019

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Hong Kong cabinet member floats internet curbs to contain unrest

'The government will not rule out the possibility of placing a ban on the internet,' says Ip Kwok-him, a veteran pro-Beijing politician and member of Hong Kong's executive council

7.10.2019

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Chinese businesses suspend ties with Houston Rockets over Hong Kong tweet

Several Chinese businesses are suspending ties with the Houston Rockets after the American basketball team's general manager expressed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

7.10.2019

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Rockets’ general manager’s Hong Kong comments anger China

Rockets’ general manager’s Hong Kong comments anger China

7.10.2019

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Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban

7.10.2019

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Musicians take a hit as Hong Kong protests rock gigs

6.10.2019

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Hong Kong court rejects mask ban challenge as fresh protests break out

6.10.2019

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