The new head of state has already made waves with his latest moves in just the five weeks since inauguration.
This month alone, Duterte's threatened the mining sector, vowed to "destroy oligarchs," and insulted a U.S. diplomat.
The RBNZ needed to consider how much lower can it cut record-low cash rates in order to derive a weaker kiwi, says UOB's Alvin Liew.
The Philippines central bank will likely keep rates steady so as to ensure that credit growth is kept in check, says Natixis' Trinh Nguyen.
The Philippines's transformation into a unlikely regional powerhouse in renewable energy hasn't been easy.
Vietnam has fortified its islands in the South China Sea with new rocket launchers capable of striking China's runways in the vital trade route.
It's been a tough year for Asean as tensions over China's incursions into the South China Sea have challenged its long-running practices.
In the face of an uncertain global environment, CNBC's Martin Soong asked the head of the Philippines central bank what the outlook is for the country.
Cadiz City in the Philippines has switched from agricultural farming to solar farming amid strong investment in renewable energy, reports CNBC's Martin Soong.
As business investment across the region weakens, Joseph Incalcaterra from HSBC explains what policymakers can do.
Hundreds of suspected drug dealers have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte took office a month ago, many at the hands of vigilantes.
China and Russia will hold "routine" naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
Minh Phuong Dang built MP Logistics from scratch, and welcomes the competition Vietnam's growth will bring.
The Philippines pushed hard for The Hague's ruling to be included a joint ASEAN statement, Manila's foreign minister said.
The firm warns countries in Asia and Mexico will face a negative impact in the event Donald Trumps is elected president.
A potential President Donald Trump would be almost as painful for Asia as for his usual whipping boy, Mexico, Nomura has warned.
Control Risks' Andrew Gilholm says China will continue to vocalize that it rejects the tribunal's ruling as top U.S. officials visit Asia.
Rodrigo Duterte will hold his first national security council following his landslide election victory.
The Philippines' new president holds his first security council meeting Monday, and The Hague's ruling will be top of the agenda.
World Policy Institute's James Nolt says China and the Philippines might sit on the discussion table given the importance of trade ties.