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Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Philippine president accused of mass murder in The Hague

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is faced with a complaint accusing him of mass murder and crimes against humanity brought in at the International Criminal...
Final countdown for Philippine presidential election

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A presidential election campaign in the Philippines accompanied by tough talk, embarrassing public statements, a massive data breach into voter databases, tricky decisions by...
Disappearing into Davao, the Philippines’ remote southern capital

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The woman sitting in seat 16A hadn’t noticed me yet, and I honestly wasn’t expecting her to. It was a short flight and she,...
AirAsia bullish on Philippine air travel growth potential

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Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia is gearing up for a re-fleeting program in 2016, hedging on the potential of the Philippine market. Chairman Tony Fernandes...
Philippines could get 1,200 MW of new hydroelectric power capacity

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Four new hydropower projects could give the Philippines more than 1,200 megawatts of additional capacity. The plants, proposed by San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders and...
Philippines to create 8 hubs for international cruise liners

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The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and the Department of Tourism have identified eight ports as tourism gateways that could become international hubs for cruise...
New mindset in urban planning

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An interview with Karima Palafox of Palafox Associates, Philippines
No Al-Qaeda threat in Philippines, say officials

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In the wake of a move by Washington D.C. to shut down embassies across the Middle East and North Africa due to a terrorist...
Forget Myanmar, Mindanao is the final frontier

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Myanmar has hosted so many conferences, forums and summits thus far in 2013 that it’s starting to become nauseous from its newfound popularity. About twelve...
Canada, Australia issue Mindanao travel warnings

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Canada and Australia have raised travel warnings for their citizens to the Philippines’ second largest island, Mindanao, due to fresh threats of terrorism and...
Mindanao fights rising fossil fuels with green scheme

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Efforts to alleviate the precarious electricity supply situation on Mindanao have spurred the development of several fossil fuel-based plants, with the Philippine government targeting...
Philippines’ Ayala takes first step into healthcare

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Ayala Land, the Philippine real estate giant under the Ayala group of companies, has announced that it will make its first venture into healthcare...
Philippine growth too much to power?

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The Philippines’ national energy plan will have to be rethought if the country continues to maintain its current clip of economic growth, a high-level...
BPO industry: A sector in constant evolution

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The Philippines' Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry is earmarked to hit $16 billion by end-2013. Inside Investor spoke to the senior executive director of the BPO industry body about future strategies.
Philippine polls feature rogue candidates

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The Philippine mid-term elections being held on May 13 are seen as a mandate for President Benigno Aquino's reform agenda. Voters are choosing more...
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.