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Thailand’s economy slows, foreign investors on the sidelines

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Thailand's economy slowed in the third quarter this year as the trade war and a slowdown in tourism started to bite, prompting the government...
Chinese to invest $2 billion to build industrial park in Clark, Philippines

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Chinese construction and engineering company China Gezhouba Group will invest $2 billion to establish an industrial park in New Clark City in Pampanga province...
Finally: Imelda Marcos found guilty of graft, sentenced to prison

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The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on November 9 ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos (89) after finding her guilty on seven counts...
“Mislatel” chosen as third Philippine telecom operator

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A consortium led by Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy in partnership with China Telecom has been declared the country’s third major player, which is expected...
Philippines to sign $3.3-billion railway loan deal with China

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Philippine President Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are set to sign this month a 175-billion pesos ($3.3 billion) credit deal to build...
Expat life in the Philippines a double-edged sword, says survey

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The Philippines is more popular for expats within Southeast Asia for those seeking a partner and finding a place to raise their children, but...
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...
Philippines tourist island Boracay reopens, but beach party times are over

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After a thorough six-month clean-up, the popular holiday island of Boracay in the central Philippines that was once dubbed a "cesspool" is to have...
Filipino entrepreneur builds passenger drone for traffic-plagued cities (video)

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A Philippine inventor has constructed a large drone suitable for passenger transport and found a partner for mass production in Australia. Former dancer and camera...
Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Philippine president seeks advice as country faces mounting economic troubles

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who previously had confessed his inadequacy on economic issues, is seeking help from people more fit in the subject. The...
Grab to stoke up ride-hailing competition in Indonesia with $250m investment

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Singapore ride-hailing company Grab, which claims it holds 65 per cent of Indonesia's ride-hailing market, will invest $250 million through its newly launched unit...
Duterte’s fatigue opens avenues for Marcos as new Philippine president

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is 73, could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice...
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The top 10 alternative fitness and health places in Makati It’s estimated that about one million people descend on Makati every day to work. This...
Philippine GDP growth drops to three-year-low

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Economic growth in the Philippines slowed to six per cent during the second quarter of the year, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on August...
Duterte fulfills promise and gives Muslim Mindanao wider autonomy

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed an autonomy law covering wider self-rule for Muslims in the south and was fulfilling is election...
Foreign arrivals to the Philippines at all-time high

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Foreign visitor arrivals in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 3.7 million in the first half of 2018, the country’s Department of Tourism...
Credit watcher sees “overheating risk” for Philippine economy

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Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...