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Singapore, Makati, Bangkok: Highest cost of living in Southeast Asia

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The 2018 Cost of Living Index compiled by crowd-sourced global database Numbeo ranked Singapore, Makati and Bangkok as the three cities with the highest...
Malaysia says it is ready to help Mindanao out of poverty

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Malaysian businesses are ready to help the southern Philippine island of Mindanao out of poverty through targeted investments that would help the region develop...
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...
Duterte enters presidential race in Philippines, leads poll

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Rodrigo Duterte, mayor of the southern Philippine metropolis of Davao City, will be another contender for the May 2016 elections weeks after the deadline...
Philippine presidential election, 2016: Get to know the contenders

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  On May 9, 2016, the Philippines will go to the polls to choose a new head of state, bringing to an end the six-year...
Mindanao attracts Mideast investors for port development and boosts halal industry

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The Philippine’s southernmost region of Mindanao, a predominantly Muslim island group with about 25 million people which last year signed a peace treaty with...
Philippines: The 5 best beaches besides Boracay

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It can be said, perhaps here more than anywhere, that “life is a beach.” The Philippines is blessed with some of the world’s most...
ASEAN Muslim grouping highly lists food security

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The ASEAN grouping representing the southern swathe of Southeast Asian Muslims has made a joint push for hybrid rice farming to up production, it...
IBM helps Davao to become smart city

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US information technology giant IBM on June 6 launched its long-awaited Intelligent Operations Center in Davao City, the fourth-largest city in the Philippines by...
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.
Unearthed gem: Mindanao, Philippines

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Romeo Montenegro of the Mindanao Development Authority spoke with Inside Investor about the huge potential the Philippines' southern region has.
Philippine retailers show halal interest

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Robinsons Supermarket and Rustan’s Super Center, two of the largest department stores in the Philippines, recently joined the 10th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (Mihas)...
Mindanao to face higher power prices

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Mindanao has warmed up to the reality of having to pay market prices for energy in order to solve the rolling brownouts that plague...
Top US firms meet to analyse Philippines

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Members of the US business elite representing the heads of major companies were briefed of the challenges and opportunities present in the Philippines’ mining,...
Pacified Mindanao new investors’ darling

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The peace framework agreement signed between Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and the break away Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been successful at...
Mindanao takes center stage for investors

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The news that Mindanao would be receiving investments from Malaysia amounting to $575 million was the most viewed story on Investvine over the past three days. Justin Calderon found out why.
Malaysia to invest $575m in Mindanao

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Malaysian investors have committed to 23 billion pesos, or $575 million, of  investments in industry and agriculture on the Philippines' southern island of Mindanao,...