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Luxury hotels discover Philippines

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The Philippines are increasingly being targeted by high-end hotel chains due to an anticipated growth in tourism on the back of a fast growing...
China’s island funding fuels conflict

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China on December 25 announced it will invest more than $1.6 billion to build infrastructure on disputed islands in the South China Sea and...
Strong peso hurts Philippine call centers

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The low-cost advantage of the export-oriented Filipino service economy, in particular the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, has become under threat due to the...
Looking East: Resilience, your name is ASEAN

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When looking for new success stories in today’s global business environment, it is hard not to notice the remarkable resilience that Southeast Asia, and especially the ten ASEAN nations, are currently showing.
Taken by storm: The economic impact

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Countries in the presumable or constant path of storms must develop infrastructure and contingency plans to alleviate the social and economic costs of the whims of the world’s weather, writes Justin Calderon.
Philippines growing faster than expected

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The Philippine economy is expected to grow by more than 6 per cent this year, which is above the country's earlier growth forecast of...
Cambodia GDP set to grow 7%

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Cambodia is projected to have the second fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia behind Laos over the next few years, the World Bank said in...

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A $316-million lot in Manila’s upscale neighbourhood of Fort Bonifacio has opened up to local and foreign bidders, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority...

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Filipino-German energy firm Hydrotec Renewables Inc will begin the first phase of its planned series of mini-hydropower projects with a plant on the Marikina...

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Some of the biggest names in private equity have recently been racing to set up business in ASEAN and to put their surplus cash to work. They are all drawn by a region that is still defying the global economic slowdown.
GM

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US car maker General Motors plans to expand heavily in Indonesia and Thailand in order to tap growth opportunities in the two markets with...

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Indian healthcare provider Apollo Group of Hospitals has launched its telemedicine service in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, this month. The telemedicine service will be used...
Xstrata 007

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Production at Swiss mining giant Xstrata’s $5.9-million copper-gold mine in the Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao has been delayed three years to 2019 due...
E Trike Philippines ADB

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Philippine government have established a $399-million project to replace the soot-belching tricycles that shuttle residents in Manila and...
Jakarta5

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A new report ranks Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur among the top five real estate investment markets out of 22 in Asia-Pacific, along with...
Manila1

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Japanese and South Korean companies have been steadily escaping rising wages and nationalism in China and relocating to the Philippines, contributing to the $1...
Philipine Infrastructure Investment

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The private financing arm of the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), will invest up to $400 million in the Philippines in 2013, doubling...

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It’s time for the Gulf Cooperation Council to look East. Global capital is now ending up in Southeast Asia, a region identified as new investment haven with growth prospects unheard of at present times