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The Philippines has been the scene of what can be called a “social revolution” in recent years. Spurred by the growth of new industries...
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Those that reside in the Manila, Philippines are all too familiar with the frustration involved in hailing a cab especially during peak hours where...
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The 'Its more fun in the Philippines' campaign launched in 2012 to attract more visitors was lauded as a 'remarkable success' by Warc 100...
Philippines gets first major computer game studio

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France-headquartered video and computer game developer Ubisoft opened a new studio in the Philippines, a first for an internationally active major game maker to...
Philippines, Indonesia, Laos block ASEAN open sky agreement

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Only a few days after the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) the idea of airlines from ASEAN member states flying freely throughout...
Philippines clears streets of the poor ahead of APEC summit

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The Philippine government is clearing Manila's streets of hundreds of homeless Manila residents, including more than 140 street children ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic...
Election season kicks off in the Philippines

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The Philippines’ election season began on October 12 with seven months of campaigning ahead until election day scheduled for May 9, 2016. Candidates have...
Manila’s tale of two cities: Where rich and poor coexist

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When Marc walks out of his Makati neighborhood, a cramped warren of squat slum dwellings in West Rembo, the view he sees could not...
Thailand, Philippines among countries with worst traffic globally

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Thailand and the Philippines are among the top 5 countries globally with the worst traffic conditions, according to a new ranking by online database Numbeo....
Hooters to open 30 new restaurants across Southeast Asia

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US casual dining chain Hooters, whose concept is to sexualise the intake of fried chicken and other high-calorie junk food through scantily clad waitresses...
Mapúa: Science, research in the focus

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Mapúa Institute of Technology, or simply Mapúa is a research-oriented Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila and in Makati. Investvine asked Dr Reynaldo...
Reopening of US naval base in Philippines could fuel South China Sea row

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The Philippine government on July 16 announced that it will revive a US-built deep-water naval base in Subic Bay, marking the return of military...
Worst-ever smartphone ad spotted in Manila

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Dear Mr. Wayne Chi, CEO of KingCom Philippines, We believe that you are selling great smartphones and your company is certainly good in marketing them,...
President Aquino: For cities to get smart, climate change strategy needed

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In a series of interviews with public and private sector officials on the challenges and opportunities for the Philippines in moving towards a smarter...
Foreign investors keep dumping Philippine stocks

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Philippine stocks, once favoured by emerging-market investors, were under heavy selling pressure siege from April to June, Reuters data shows. Net foreign selling in...
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...
Bank secrecy is dead – also for the Philippines?

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The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an international economic grouping of 34 countries, has urged the Philippines to lift its bank secrecy...
Philippines’ top beach Boracay ‘highly endangered’

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Japanese government agency Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) together with a group of Japanese and Filipino scientists is sounding the alarm of an "imminent...