China will start reclamation at the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea this year, a military source said, the South China Morning Post reports.
The Philippines must make sure casinos are covered by anti-money laundering legislation, the World Bank said.
As China seeks to strengthen its control over the South China Sea, a tribunal is about to test Beijing's adherence to international law.
China bashing is popular during election years, but the issues between the US and China are far more nuanced than candidates admit, says Ed Sappin.
Fierce lobbying by the gaming industry has left the Philippines one of the world's softest targets for money launderers, a senator told Reuters.
The Bank of Thailand faces a tough policy decision, while SKorea will release Q4 GDP and Japan offers up inflation data in a short week.
U.S. Navy chief warned of new Chinese activity around a reef in the disputed South China Sea which could be the precursor to more land reclamation.
The sports apparel maker cut ties with the Filipino boxer after his anti-gay comments.
Philippine Airlines has placed an order for six A350-900 jets with Airbus, the two companies announced at the Singapore Airshow Wednesday.
Philippines is a perfect example of a current account surplus economy, says Rahul Chadha from Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong).
With several markets closed for the Lunar New Year and only a smattering of Asian data due, it may be a rare quiet week for investors.
Michael Preiss, executive director at Taurus Wealth Advisors, identifies Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam as three good investment alternatives to China.
The Philippine economy grew 5.8% in 2015, probably one of the strongest growth rates in a turbulent year.
Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, analyzes the country's strong on-year Q4 GDP growth of 6.3 percent.
Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities, says South Korea has several positives.
Southeast Asian art has been enjoying greater recognition in recent years but is it a worthwhile investment? The answer depends on who you ask.
Economic growth in these countries is outpacing infrastructure, and their trash is collecting in the sea.
Goldman Sachs is underweight in markets where stocks markets have greater correlation with Chinese equities - mostly markets in North Asia.
Vietnam and the Philippines object to Beijing's test flight in the disputed area
Emerging nations in Asia are trying to pop the fizz, with a tax on sugary drinks on the agenda of several fast-growing markets.