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Manila

Filipinos feel food insecure

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The percentage of Filipinos who consider themselves food insecure increased nationwide, a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), a public opinion polling...
Luzon on the Java trail

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The Philippines and Indonesia at times seem to be tethered to the same wagon. Both countries sit just above or below investment-worthy credit ratings and are forecast to maintain a GDP growth rate of at least 5 per cent annually during the following decade.
Cheap loans boost Philippine real estate

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The real estate market in the Philippines is expecting another good year after residential and commercial property purchases and rentals have been booming throughout...
Thailand, Philippines top ASEAN bourses

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Thailand's SET index and the Philippines' PSE Composite were among the top 10 best-performing stock markets globally in 2012 based on year-to-date performance. The SET...
China’s island funding fuels conflict

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China on December 25 announced it will invest more than $1.6 billion to build infrastructure on disputed islands in the South China Sea and...
Looking East: Resilience, your name is ASEAN

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When looking for new success stories in today’s global business environment, it is hard not to notice the remarkable resilience that Southeast Asia, and especially the ten ASEAN nations, are currently showing.
Not quite peace for investors in Mindanao, Philippines

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Investor fascination has been sparked in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao with a recent peace agreement, but if security issues persist this new found attention may be fleeting, writes Justin Calderon.

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A $316-million lot in Manila’s upscale neighbourhood of Fort Bonifacio has opened up to local and foreign bidders, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority...

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Filipino-German energy firm Hydrotec Renewables Inc will begin the first phase of its planned series of mini-hydropower projects with a plant on the Marikina...
E Trike Philippines ADB

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Philippine government have established a $399-million project to replace the soot-belching tricycles that shuttle residents in Manila and...
Jakarta5

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A new report ranks Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur among the top five real estate investment markets out of 22 in Asia-Pacific, along with...
Philippines Smart Cities

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Britain has expressed interest in increasing trade and investments in the Philippines, particularly in information and communications technology and public-private partnership projects, the British...

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Typhoon Pablo is forecast to make landfall over Surigao del Norte on the morning of December 4, bringing with it sustained winds of 185...
Andrew Tan

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Andrew Tan, a Filipino billionaire who engages in real estate, liquor and fast food, plans to spend $1.5 billion to triple his Alliance Global...
San Miguel

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Philippines’ San Miguel Corporation, Southeast Asia’s largest food and beverage conglomerate, is joining forces with Indonesia’s Citra Group to attract $1 billion in financing...
Filipinos

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The Philippine GDP will grow by 5 per cent in 2012, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said during her visit in...
Vietnam Worker

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Several ASEAN countries have raised their minimum wages or will do so in the near future to adjust salaries to the rising costs of living...
Filipino Dubai

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Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) will get a monthly minimum wage of $400 in Dubai following a similar deal with Saudi Arabia, Arabian Business reported...