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  • How the BSP plans to prevent asset bubbles     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Philippines turning less reliant on remittances?     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    Remittances from citizens working abroad have been a crucial driver for the Philippines but this may change going forward. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.

  • *Area 7 block falls in disputed Reed Bank area of South China Sea. MANILA, May 9- The Philippines on Friday launched a tender for exploration rights in 11 oil and gas blocks, including one in a disputed area of the South China Sea that is likely to fuel further tension with China.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 20 Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 8- For other related diaries, please. for emerging market economic indicator release dates and forecasts. BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on topic "What kind of Europe do we want?

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 16 Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.

  • TOKYO, May 7- A lawyer for Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp offered to pay a former Universal employee if he retracted a claim that the company had given bribes to advance a Philippine casino project and stopped cooperating with investigators, according to a copy of the proposal seen by Reuters.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 15 Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 5- For other related diaries, please. KAMPALA- Central Bank of Uganda announces Monetary Policy Statement. PARIS- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Forum 2014.

  • Nickel matte in workers cupped hands

    Five cents says you can't name April's best-performing commodity.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 14 Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 2- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 13 Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 1- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.

  • MANILA, April 29- The United States said it has removed the Philippines from its piracy watch list after two decades following significant reforms put in place by Manila, raising prospects for increased trade and investment between the two allies. President Barack Obama in the Philippines, the United States' oldest ally in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Philippines: 'Remain friendly to China'     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:48 PM ET

    Gregory Domingo, Philippines Secretary of Trade and Industry, discusses the state of ties with China amid territorial disputes between the two nations in the South China sea.

  • Key highlights of Obama's Philippines visit     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:44 PM ET

    Gregory Domingo, Philippines Secretary of Trade and Industry, explains the trade developments that happened during President Obama's visit.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 9 Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    April 29- For other related diaries, please. SEOUL- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will attend a cabinet meeting at the Presidential House- 0100 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea will release the minutes of its April rate-setting meeting- 0700 GMT.

  • President Barack Obama calls his sanctions policy against Russia "calibrated", while his Republican rivals dismiss it a "slap on the wrist" and Russia condemns it as "illegitimate."

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- A new 10- year security pact between the United States and the Philippines could lead to modest increases in U.S. weapons sales in coming years, especially for maritime surveillance equipment, analysts said on Sunday.

  • HANOI, April 22- Prices for rice exports from Vietnam have risen 2-3 percent in the last few days as harvesting comes to an end and as two state-owned companies look set to win the Philippines' biggest order for the grain in three years.