Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, explains why Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam offer interesting long-term opportunities in Southeast Asia.» Read More
TOKYO, Oct 2- China is likely to have annual growth of at least 7 percent over the next five years as it rebalances its economy to lift domestic demand, the Asian Development Bank's new chief economist said on Thursday. His remarks, in an interview with Reuters in Tokyo, came a week after the Manila- based regional lender left unchanged its 2014 and 2015 growth...
MANILA, Philippines— The chairman of a Philippine energy company said Friday a Chinese state-owned oil producer hasn't responded to a revived proposal to jointly explore a disputed area of the South China Sea but drilling will go ahead by 2016 with or without a partnership.
Formulated by a French company and produced in Cuba, the men's colognes are being presented this week at a Labiofam convention in Havana. But Labiofam is developing more attractive bottles and labels with hopes of putting the colognes on sale in Cuba and internationally, Gonzalez said.
MANILA, Philippines— The Asian Development Bank trimmed its economic growth forecast for Southeast Asia this year and next due to slower domestic demand in some of its bigger economies. Gross domestic product growth is expected to slow in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, but pick up in Malaysia where exports have rebounded.
MANILA, Sept 24- China has many tools to keep growth well above 7 percent next year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, downplaying the risks of the cooling property market in the world's second-largest economy.
MANILA, Sept 24- China's economy will likely grow faster than previously thought in 2015, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday, downplaying the risks of the cooling property market in the world's second-largest economy.
Sept 24- For other related diaries, please. NEW YORK- India Investment Forum. Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram to attend.
MANILA, Sept 9- A Philippine proposal to ban exports of unprocessed metal ores could take seven years to implement, its main backer said in comments that eased concerns about a supply squeeze on China and sent nickel prices skidding.
SINGAPORE/ MOSCOW/ BERLIN, Sept 5- Germany's Rocket Internet faces daunting logistical challenges and rising local competition from Lagos to Laos as it races to capture customers in emerging markets before e-commerce titans Amazon and Alibaba can catch up.
Tensions in the South China Sea may seem far off to Western investors, but any conflict in the region could affect the world economy.
SINGAPORE, Aug 28-' Open data'- the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organisations and businesses- isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections from chaos.
STOCKHOLM, Aug 7- Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company said on Thursday it was buying a 10 percent stake in Rocket Internet for 333 million euros in cash, valuing the German internet firm and potential IPO candidate at 3.3 billion euros.
*Crown's growing empire to include Macau, Sydney, Manila and Sri Lanka.
July 23- For other related diaries, please. WARSAW- Central Bank of Poland Marek Governor Belka speaks in parliament. MEXICO CITY- IMF presents its latest World Economic Outlook report- 1400 GMT.
SEOUL, July 18- South Korea will scrap caps on rice imports from 2015, potentially opening up the politically sensitive market to more imports from countries such as the United States and China, in a move that has been fiercely resisted by many farmers. Seoul said steep tariffs would be used to protect its farmers.
*South Korea has long been expected to switch to tariffs. SEOUL, July 18- South Korea will scrap caps on rice imports from the start of 2015, instead managing shipments into the country using a system of steep tariffs, the government said on Friday.
Romina Marasigan, Public Affairs Chief and Spokesperson at the Philippines Office of Civil Defense, discusses the government's response to Typhoon Rammasun.
Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan helped the Philippines to respond faster to Typhoon Rammasun, says Richard Gordon, Chairman of the Philippine National Red Cross.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology this week said Pacific Ocean surface temperatures are at levels associated with a weak El Nino, but the threshold for the weather event has not yet been breached. El Nino could bring dry weather to Australia, which is already struggling with a drought, and it could also curb its wheat, sugar and cotton production.
*Mitsubishi UFJ, CIMB and TPG among suitors- bankers. *Targets include Rizal Commercial Banking Corp- bankers.