Unicapital Securities' Lexter Azurin says the new president's measures to curb corruption and crime will have a positive effect on the economy.
The Philippines is set to usher in regional mayor Rodrigo Duterte as its next president but his shaky policy agenda is likely to worry investors.
CLSA's Alfred Dy sees potential in Philippine's banking sector, because the country is still in the early stages of infrastructure-building.
Firebrand mayor Rodrigo Duterte was set to become the Philippines' next president as results from Monday's election poured in.
Federation of Philippine Industries president George Chua says the business community will be able to work with whoever wins the election.
Infrastructure spending in the Philippines needs to rise to make up for plateauing overseas remittances, says Mizuho Bank's senior economist Vishnu Varathan.
Market volatility in the last two weeks was not due to politics but the external environment, says Philippine Stock Exchange CEO Hans Sicat.
A flood of demand from local and foreign businesses is boosting real-estate in the Philippines, points out Rick Santos, chairman, founder and managing partner of CBRE Philippines.
Fidel V. Ramos, former President of the Philippines, believes the controversial statements by front-runner Roddy Duterte are simply part of his campaign strategy to win attention.
The Philippines goes to the polls Monday to choose a new head of state, with Davao mayor Roddy Duterte as the front-runner. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Manila on the controversy surrounding the candidate.
The Philippines votes for a new president on Monday after an acrimonious election campaign that revealed disgust with the country's ruling elite.
U.S. multinationals and investors are looking to see if the new leader will continue President Aquino's forward-looking economic reforms, says Marc Mealy of the US-ASEAN Business Council.
The economy is on solid footing regardless of who becomes the next president, says former finance secretary Lito Camacho, who is currently APAC vice chair at Credit Suisse.
With nearly 40 percent of eligible voters between the ages of 18-35, CNBC's Martin Soong spoke to some of them to see which candidates they prefer ahead of the vote on May 9.
Family businesses in Asian emerging markets have long spearheaded economic development by being better providers of public goods than governments.
Asia's economies may have been dragged by a slowdown in China, but they'll still power most of the world's growth, the IMF said Tuesday.
President Xi Jinping is calling on countries to back China's stance on the territorial disputes in the Spratly Islands.
Rodrigo Duterte has been soaring in popularity with his controversial views and lack of 'public relations filter.'
China is intensifying its diplomatic campaign to win support ahead of an international ruling over disputed islands, the South China Morning Post reports.
The Philippines has its own version of Donald Trump running for president, and he could emerge victorious when the country votes on May 9.