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Philippines seen to lead growth in ASEAN real estate market

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The Philippines is expected to lead the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in terms of growth and development in the real estate market...
Long-missing Goya painting found in Imelda Marcos’ collection

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A rare artwork by 19-century Spanish painter Francisco de Goya has been found in the collection of Imelda Marcos, former first lady of the...
Surprise: Philippine growth suffers sharp slowdown in first quarter

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In a rare slowdown of its otherwise over the past years strongly accelerating economy, the Philippine's GDP growth surprisingly fell to a three-year low...
Thailand remains attractive for property buyers despite military rule

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Despite its current political and economic troubles, Thailand remains an attractive location for property investors, new data compiled by Global Property Guide, a popular...
UAE firm plans to build ‘Little Manila’ outlets across the Middle East

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Dubai-based Al Ahli Holding Group has revealed plans to open no less than 20 Philippine-themed food and beverage outlets called “Little Manila” across the...
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...
Bringing award-winning Asian cinema to Manila

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Asia Society Philippines, together with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Shangri-La Cineplex, invites the public to view the best films...
“A young, diverse and dynamic city”: Quezon City’s mayor speaks out

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Investvine’s Imran Saddique sat down with Herbert Bautista, a popular actor-turned-politician who on July 1, 2010 became mayor of Quezon City in a landslide...
‘Need enabling environment where SMEs can thrive and grow’

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Investvine's Imran Saddique caught up with Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” A. Aquino IV, a former youth leader and world-renowned social entrepreneur and youngest senator...
Mideast airlines heavily increase capacity to Singapore

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Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates are seen as the big winners after Singapore Airlines has been drastically cutting back flight capacity to the Middle...
East Asia’s rapid urbanisation an economic game-changer: World Bank

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Rapid urbanisation in East Asia is transforming the region and will lead to drastic socio-economic changes in the near future, the World Bank said...
Grooming business leaders for ASEAN’s challenges  – AIM

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The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is a private graduate school in Makati City, Manila. AIM is the first school in Southeast Asia to...
Philippines awards $1.5b Manila railway deal to Metro Pacific consortium

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The Philippines said on September 13 it had awarded a 65 billion pesos ($1.5 billion) contract to upgrade and extend Manila's oldest elevated railway...
Filipino luxury retailer confident as it prepares IPO

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SSI Group Inc., the Philippine retailer of Hermes shoes and Gucci handbags, said rising incomes will accelerate profit growth this year as it prepares...
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...
Toyota, Mitsubishi threaten to pull out production from the Philippines

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Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its feet on a...
Papua New Guinea seeks more trade with the Philippines

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) plans to expand its trade and investment links with the Philippines. Citing a letter to Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo, the Philippine...
Philippines targets 6.8 million tourists

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The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) aims to bring in a total of 6.8 million foreign tourists this year. Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez told...