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Aquino administration

Moody’s warns of risks to Philippines’ investment grade

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Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has warned that the ongoing pork barrel issue and the relief response to typhoon Haiyan pose political risks that...
Philippines, Malaysia to lead ASEAN growth

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The Philippines and Malaysia are expected to lead growth in Southeast Asia until 2015, thanks to reforms and projected roll-out of major infrastructure projects,...
Philippine government deficit surges

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The Philippines' budget deficit rose to $1.2 billion in July 2013, 35.6 per cent higher than in the same month in 2012, the Department...
Philippines sees record outflow in May

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The Philippines saw $640.84 million of foreign investment in May 2013 flow out of the country as speculative investors yanked capital from the emerging...
Joseph Estrada declared Manila mayor

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Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada has been declared mayor of Manila on May 14 in what was his first elected post since he was...
Luzon blackout stresses power deficiency

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The Philippine capital of Manila and almost half of Luzon experienced a blackout when about five power stations shut down just after sunset on...
Upcoming Philippine elections a personal affair

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In the May 13 midterm elections in the Philippines, involving congressional, local and provincial candidates, 12 of the top 20 senatorial candidates are part of political dynasties, Justin Calderon found out.
Investment in Southeast Asia’s solar revolution

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Across the sun-drenched tropical expanse of Southeast Asia and with a number of new projects coming up, solar power is increasingly gathering a polished appeal, finds Justin Calderon. Has the solar revolution in ASEAN arrived?
ADB: Basics of growth in the Philippines

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The Asian Development Bank's Philippine country director, Neeraj Jain, explains how governance reforms have improved the nation's economy.
Manufacturing key to more Philippine jobs

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In order to rid the inglorious reputation of ASEAN’s most economically unequal economy, the Philippines will need to address infrastructure, policy and skills bottlenecks...
Brunei Sultan, Aquino promote stability

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Bruneian flags waved alongside their Filipino counterparts across Makati on April 15 welcoming Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei on his two-day trip to...
Philippines to train 5,000 tourism workers

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A multi-million dollar grant provided by the Canadian government will be used to train 5,000 Filipino workers, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez,...
Philippine tourism most improved

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The Philippine tourism industry has been named 'the most improved' in the Asia-Pacific region, according the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report...
Aquino outlines development roadmap

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has outlined a three-pronged developmental approach to sustain the blindingly high economic momentum the country has achieved through heavy...
Sulu and the other rebels of Philippines’ south

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The Sultan of Sulu’s aim to take ownership of Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah has placed Malaysian military on high alert, but the Sulu rebels from the Philippines are not the only destablilising force in the region.
Aquino speeds up Mindanao development

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has made an historic visit to the rebel stronghold of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in the southern...
Call Center

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The Philippines is predicted to overtake India’s business process outsourcing (BPO) industry by 2015, building steam off of its favourable demographics and an English-proficient...