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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.
*Indonesia, Philippines at greatest El Nino risk- FAO. Malaysia and the Philippines are working to manage water supplies and India has bolstered its food stockpiles. They are aiming to reduce the impact of the so-called El Nino, a weather pattern that can bring drought to Australia, Southeast Asia and India.
*China says Vietnam making "irresponsible accusations" against it. *Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia may meet on China later this month.
MANILA, May 22- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said his government was considering various "defense options" against China, including legal action, following the deployment of a Chinese oil rig to disputed waters in the South China Sea.
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.
*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.
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?
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.
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.
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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.
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.