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Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Philippine officials downplay safety risks as travel warnings mount

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Despite a rising number of travel warnings after violent attacks in popular tourist spots in the Philippines and ecurity concerns over mass killings in...
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...
AirAsia bullish on Philippine air travel growth potential

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Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia is gearing up for a re-fleeting program in 2016, hedging on the potential of the Philippine market. Chairman Tony Fernandes...
Indian IT firm plans new BPO centers in the Philippines

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Tech Mahindra, an information technology-business process outsourcing company based in India is expanding its footprint in the Philippines on the back of bright prospects...
Philippines may miss 2014 growth targets

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Despite the continued positive outlook by international rating agencies on the Philippine economy in 2014, two important developments, if left unchecked, could change their...
Philippine jobless number crosses 12 million

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Despite GDP growth of 7.2 per cent in 2013, the number of unemployed Filipinos in the last quarter of 2013 swelled dramatically. The jobless...
Bank of Philippine Islands to take up PPP projects

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The Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI) plans to participate in most of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program of the government, a ranking bank official...
Philippines, India fight for BPO pole position

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While India is still in the top rank of the global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, the Philippines are catching up rapidly, a new...
Philippines: Oil found on Cebu island

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Australian oil company Gas2Grid reported that it has discovered oil onshore Cebu in the Malolos oil field, saying that reserves could be 4 million...
Philippines to miss tourism targets due to disaster

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The Philippines is unlikely to hit its earlier target of five million tourists in 2013 due to the disastrous typhoon Haiyan and an October...
Philippines to create 8 hubs for international cruise liners

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The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and the Department of Tourism have identified eight ports as tourism gateways that could become international hubs for cruise...
Becoming a truly global company

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Felda's group CEO Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah about his strategy
The power of the Philippine earthquake on videovideo

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A bystander captured the moment a bell tower of Philippines' oldest church in Cebu, the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino, collapses during the devastating...
How can Qatar beef up its appeal for foreign workers?

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An easy question, it seems: Pay them a multiple of what they would earn at home. That’s true, but does only apply to highly-skilled...
Cebu suffers from heavy oil spill

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Two weeks after a passenger ship sank off the coast of the Philippine province of Cebu after it collided with a cargo ship, an...
Philippines’ Zest Air not ‘airworthy’ any more

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The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has suspended operations of budget carrier Zest Air due to a series of safety breaches, including...
New mindset in urban planning

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An interview with Karima Palafox of Palafox Associates, Philippines