The Philippines depends on remittances for around 10 percent of GDP, but changes in where workers are headed may see that dry up. The Financial Times reports.
"The last few decades have shown that Communist Party rhetoric typically doesn't play out in the real world," says an author and former China resident.
How China's new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank can rival the West's World Bank, says Curtis Chin.
In this final episode of "Global Opportunities Philippines", CNBC's Pauline Chiou examines whether the Philippines has what it takes to grab a much bigger slice of the manufacturing business.
The negative analyst report that decked AirAsia shares finally went into wide release, accusing the airline of being a "new dog playing old tricks."
Marvin Fausto, founding president & board adviser at the Fund Managers Association of the Philippines, expects growth to pick up in the remainder of 2015 due to next year's elections.
In this episode of "Global Opportunities Philippines", CNBC's Pauline Chiou speaks to entrepreneurs who remain upbeat on the Philippines' potential despite lagging tech infrastructure.
Greece's drama is nearing a potentially catastrophic denouement, likely hijacking market attention from economic pulse checks on China and Japan this week.
In this special report titled "Global Opportunities Philippines", CNBC's Pauline Chiou looks at whether the Philippines has what it takes to become Asia's next gaming hub.
Markets across Asia have dropped precipitously, but it's more of a hike hissy than a replay of the taper tantrum rout two years ago, analysts said.
Once the sick man of Asia, the Philippine economy is no longer in ill health. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more in this first part of a special report titled "Global Opportunities Philippines."
Andrew Freris, CEO of Ecognosis Advisory, says investors should steer clear of Chinese and Japanese equities and explains why he likes markets in South Korea and the Philippines.
Frustration over how the recruitment industry treats Hong Kong's domestic helpers spurred entrepreneurs to found the Fair Employment Agency.
Somesh Agarwal, senior analyst at Macquarie Securities Group, attributes his poor outlook for Genting Singapore in the medium term to factors such as bad VIP gambling debts.
Philippines' economy is expanding and corporates are over-performing, says Hans Sicat, CEO of the Philippine Stock Exchange
Lexter Azurin, head, Equity Research and Senior Manager at Unicapital Securities, says the panic selling sparked by Thursday's disappointing GDP print is a "healthy correction."
Cesar Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines, attributes the less-than-stellar first-quarter growth to a fall in government construction and explains his confidence in the country's outlook moving forward.
Cesar Purisima, finance secretary of the Philippines, says factors such as better governance helped the country to grow over 6 percent every year since 2012. He adds that the government is aiming for a faster pace of growth so as to eradicate poverty.
Defense spending among nations in the South China Sea region is rising, but most of it isn't going to the United States.
Ernest Cu, president & CEO of Globe Telecom, attributes the 43 percent jump in first-quarter net income to a "tremendous increase" in mobile data revenues, alongside steady fixed line data business.