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Volume 6 No. 212
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Event Notes: Philippines To Host Wushu Championships

The Philippines will be hosting the '13 edition of the Asian Wushu Championships from Aug. 8 to 12 at the Makati Coliseum (MANILA TIMES, 3/11). ... Malaysia has withdrawn from an Asian boxing tournament in the Philippines due to the incursion of armed Filipinos in Sabah (AFP, 3/11). ... The Philippines said Monday it will send its best athletes to the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar "despite alleged cherry-picking of sports to give the host country the most medals" (AFP, 3/11).