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Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Duterte’s Philippine economic agenda eyes sustained GDP growth

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Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte unveiled a 10-point agenda for economic growth in the country last week which aims at sustaining the average GDP growth...
Ferdinand Marcos to get burial at Manila Heroes’ Cemetery

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The Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte will allow the "immediate burial" of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos at a heroes' cemetery in Manila. “I will allow the...
Duterte reveals economic agenda: Aquino’s policies continued

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Amid doubts whether the Philippines' new president Rodrigo Duterte has an economic strategy for the country when he takes over from Benigno Aquino, who...
Duterte poised for landslide victory in Philippine elections

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Controversial presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte took over a commanding lead after May 9 polls closed in the Philippines. At publishing time and about 40 per...
Duterte win could trigger coup in the Philippines

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Philippine presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte could possibly be faced with a coup d'etat in case he wins the May 9 election, opponents have warned....
Duterte warms up for “bloody presidency” – if elected

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In the first public debate organised among presidential candidates in the Philippines in 24 years, all five candidates on February 21 outlined their programmes...
Hardliner Duterte keeps leading Philippine elections polls

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Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte, 70, mayor of Davao City, in a new survey was the top-rated contender in the 2016 elections for 38 per...
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Senator Grace Poe, according to latest surveys one favorite to succeed Benigno Aquino III as president of the Philippines, was barred on December 1...
Bongbong Marcos counts on dad’s legacy in election bid (video)

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Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, in his first public comments since announcing on October 5 he would run...
Philippines to build third runway at Manila’s congested airport

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino has ordered the construction of a third runway at Manila's main international airport to ease air traffic congestion in one...
Philippines abandons rice self-sufficiency plan

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The Philippines has shifted away from setting a target date for its plan to be completely self-sufficient in the production of rice, a senior...
Philippines to consider more rice imports, ending subsidy

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Philippine officials will meet next week to consider more rice imports and ending a subsidy for farmers to cut debt at the National Food...
Philippines may halve global debt sale in 2015 to $750 million

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The Philippines may offer about $750 million in global bonds in 2015, half the overseas debt it sold this year as the nation continues...
Philippine builder benefits from massive home shortage

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8990 Holdings Inc., the largest builder of affordable homes in the Philippines, targets to boost profit by 45 per cent this year amid a...
Philippines wins another rating upgrade from S&P

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Rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has again upgraded the Philippines' credit rating to two notches above junk status, as the debt watcher expects...
Philippines, Hong Kong settle 2010 hostage row

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Hong Kong on April 23 scrapped travel sanctions against the Philippines after Manila offered an apology and compensation for a hostage tragedy almost four...
San Miguel Corp wants to build $10b Manila airport

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San Miguel Corp, the Philippines' largest business conglomerate, is planning to present a proposal to the government soon to build a $10 billion airport...