Easing inflation and growth being one of the fastest in the region justify the central bank's decision to keep its key interest rate steady, says Amando Tetangco, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.» Read More
Amando Tetangco, Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, says the central bank's rate hike on Thursday was in response to elevated inflation expectations.
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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.
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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.
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MANILA, July 2- Sweating under their hard hats, renowned Polish architect David Libeskind and interior designers from Italy's Armani trooped to a construction site in sweltering, downtown Manila, to perform the ground breaking for a new tower in the Philippine capital.
Conrad Saldanha, Manager, Emerging Markets Equities Fund, Neuberger Berman, explains why he likes markets in India, Indonesia and the Philippines.
While the agriculture sector may have weighed on first-quarter growth, Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, says other sectors like mining are doing well.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global, explains why the Philippines is still an attractive market despite expectations for lower first-quarter growth.
Has the Philippines done enough to attract investment money for sustained growth? CNBC's Martin Soong reports on the investment viability of the country.
Philippine equities have been one of the best performers in Asia. Hans Sicat, CEO, Philippine Stock Exchange, discusses the ratio of foreign and local money in the market.
Monetary policy is one of the key tools to ensure economic growth. Amando Tetangco, Governor of the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP), explains what he's doing to ensure price stability.
Six months after Typhoon Haiyan, Tacloban remains one of the worst-affected areas in the Philippines. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Tacloban city.
Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance of the Philippines, says the country is moving to open further industries to economic participation.
The Philippine economy may be growing rapidly, but 1 in 4 people still live in poverty. CNBC's Martin Soong filed this special report from Manila.
Remittances from citizens working abroad have been a crucial driver for the Philippines but this may change going forward. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.
Five cents says you can't name April's best-performing commodity.