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Philippines signs deal with Israeli oil exploration firm

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on October 18 signed a seven-year oil exploration deal with an Israeli firm in a bid to develop the country’s...
Brunei invests in Philippine rice plantations

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A Brunei company, Four Bays Iman Sdn Bhd (FBIS), has signed an agreement with SL Agritech of the Philippines to jointly develop 2,000 hectares...
Rebel leader declares independence of Mindanao

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Nur Misuari, founder and leader of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), a rebel movement in the Philippines' troubled southern island of Mindanao, on...
The ‘Accidental President’ delivers his State of the Nation address

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Four days ago we published an article detailing what we thought Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (known as PNoy) should address in his State...
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...
No Sabah solution ahead of ASEAN Summit

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Ahead of the ASEAN Summit being held in Brunei’s capital Bandar Seri Begawan on April 24 and 25, conflicting reports continue to emerge from...
Philippines to train 5,000 tourism workers

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A multi-million dollar grant provided by the Canadian government will be used to train 5,000 Filipino workers, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez,...
Philippines seeks natural gas investors

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The Philippines is on the outlook for substantial investments into the country's natural gas sector, with the Department of Energy pursuing talks with natural...
Philippine investors plow into San Vicente

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The remote beachside municipality of San Vicente in northwestern Palawan, little known outside of the Philippines, is receiving a flood of domestic investors that...
Philippines Tourism Interview – Best-kept secret

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The Philippine tourism industry is expected to become the ignition behind the country’s job machine in the years to come, Inside Investor learned..

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Even though the conflict between Sulu invaders and the Malaysian military is heating up in Sabah and a "civil war" in the state has...
Manila targets Saudi tourism investment

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The Philippines is taking steps to attract investments from Saudi Arabia into infrastructure in the country, especially in tourism, on the initiative of Philippine...
Philippine tourism to create 3.6m jobs

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The Philippine tourism industry is readied to become the muscle behind the country’s job generation machine, employing 7.4 million people by 2016, up from...
Sulu and the other rebels of Philippines’ south

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The Sultan of Sulu’s aim to take ownership of Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah has placed Malaysian military on high alert, but the Sulu rebels from the Philippines are not the only destablilising force in the region.