Posts Tagged Southeast Asia

Asian fans only have eyes for European soccer

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — There were so few people watching Vietnam play Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.

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Vietnam police probe soccer match-fixing

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police are investigating an alleged match-fixing incident involving 11 professional soccer players.

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Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 photo, an Uber taxi driver drives his car through a street in New Delhi, India. Riding on its startup success and flush with fresh capital, taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia. The company has in the last year started operating in 18 cities in Asia and the South Pacific including Seoul, Shanghai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and five Indian cities. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Riding on its startup success and flush with fresh capital, taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia. There’s a twist, though: Instead of being the game-changing phenomena it was in the U.S., Uber faces a slew of competitors using similar technology.

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With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt

A U.S. Navy P8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport en route to rejoin the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth,  Australia, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Military planes and ships from seven nations continue to scourer the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia for Flight 370 in one of the largest maritime multi-nation searches in history. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia’s leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long.

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Fight Schedule

At Las Vegas (ESPN2), Gilberto Ramirez vs. Giovanni Lorenzo, 10, super middleweights.

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