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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...
Philippines starts bidding round for largest PPP project ever

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A total of 8 foreign and local companies have expressed interest in the $2.8 billion Laguna Lakeshore expressway dike project that will connect Taguig in...
The Philippines’ most competitive city is…

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Makati City emerged as the Philippines' most competitive city, based on a index that ranked cities in terms of economic dynamism, infrastructure and government...
Philippines to spend nearly $4 billion on rebuilding after typhoon Haiyan

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The Philippine government plans to spend nearly $4 billion to rehabilitate areas devastated by super typhoon Haiyan last year, a senior adviser to President...
Developer plans $1.2-billion township in Metro Manila

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Philippine developer Vista Land has unveiled its plan for a major township project in Metro Manila, as the country's largest home builder moves to...
Internet in the Philippines slowest in ASEAN

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The Philippines has the slowest average Internet broadband speed in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to the crowd-sourced Net Index rankings...
ADB cuts Southeast Asia 2014 growth forecast to 4.7%

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cut its growth forecast for Southeast Asia this year, as the Thai coup, Indonesia's mineral export ban and...
Philippine army goes on shopping spree

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Dozens of global defense companies showed off their latest weaponry on July 17 at the first major defense exhibition in 15 years in the...
Etihad, Philippine Airlines agree on closer cooperation

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Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways has formed closer ties with Philippine Airline (PAL) in a move that will give it greater access to the Filipino...
Philippines to consider more rice imports, ending subsidy

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Philippine officials will meet next week to consider more rice imports and ending a subsidy for farmers to cut debt at the National Food...
Philippines sets third quarter domestic borrowing plan at $3b

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The Philippine government plans to raise as much as 135 billion pesos ($3.1) billion from the domestic debt market in the third quarter, up...
Taiwan’s Teco plans to set up electric vehicle factory in the Philippines

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Taiwan-based machinery and household appliance maker Teco Electric & Machinery plans to turn a factory in Subic Bay, the Philippines, into a plant for...
UK eyes Philippines as trade hub

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The Philippines is expected to become the United Kingdom’s gateway to the fast-growing Southeast Asian market as Britain seeks to boost its trade with...
Philippine builder benefits from massive home shortage

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8990 Holdings Inc., the largest builder of affordable homes in the Philippines, targets to boost profit by 45 per cent this year amid a...
Philippines aims at improving coconut production

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The Philippine government bolstered its bid on improving nationwide production of coconut to ensure supply of this top dollar-earner despite last year's onslaught of...
US power firm AES plans to invest up to $2b in Philippines

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American power firm AES Corp said on June 4 it is planning to invest up to $2 billion to expand its coal-fired power plant...
Smart Living City Dubai 2014 to host top international experts on smart cities

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Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing announced on June 4 the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown...
Philippines to auction new infrastructure deals

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The Philippines has added two new infrastructure ventures to a pipeline of projects it will offer to investors under a public-private partnership scheme, part...