Remittances from citizens working abroad have been a crucial driver for the Philippines but this may change going forward. CNBC's Martin Soong reports.
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Gregory Domingo, Philippines Secretary of Trade and Industry, discusses the state of ties with China amid territorial disputes between the two nations in the South China sea.
Gregory Domingo, Philippines Secretary of Trade and Industry, explains the trade developments that happened during President Obama's visit.
A devastating disease is putting the world's banana crop at serious risk and threatening the income of millions of people.
Jose Sio, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at SM Investments Corporation, expects the robust Philippine economy to support the company's expansion strategy.
Amando Tetangco, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), says the central bank's decision to hold rates steady while increasing the triple-R will help it to mitigate inflation risks in the Philippines.
The Philippine central bank is likely to stand pat on interest rates but could make adjustments to the triple-R after hawkish comments by its governor last week, says Prakriti Sofat, Regional Economist at Barclays.
Lewis Kaufman of Thornburg Investment Management gives his top picks for emerging markets with the greatest potential.
Bharat Joshi, Investment Manager at Aberdeen Asset Management, identifies political stability and corporate governance as reasons why investors should look to the Southeast Asian nation.
Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, says investors can look to Taiwan and Korea for buying opportunities, but warns to avoid Thailand and the Philippines.
Amando Tetangco Jr., Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, says the central bank will hold rates steady as long as inflation remains within its target.
Jim Walker, Founder & CEO of Asianomics, says companies in Southeast Asia and India are driving their home economies with sound investments, particularly the Philippines and India.
After 2013 growth came in stronger-than-expected, Gregory Domingo, Secretary of the Philippines Dept of Trade & Industry, is optimistic that his nation can replicate similar growth this year.
Jeff Ng, Economist, Southeast Asia at Standard Chartered, analyses the latest gross domestic product report and the impact of Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippine economy.
Melco Crown announced that luxury hotel chain Nobu will be part of its newest integrated casino resort. CNBC's Susan Li reports live from Manila.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, says the impact of the political unrest in Thailand is bound to paralyze parts of the economy, but exports should still hold up.
The Philippines aims to recover three paintings that a former aide of Imelda Marcos has been jailed in the United States for trying to sell.
Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, describes his outlook on the Philippines. He's positive on consumer plays given the nation's large remittance flows.
Jeff Ng, economist at Standard Chartered, expects the Philippines' fourth quarter GDP to be minimally impacted by the typhoon and says 2014 reconstruction could be accretive to the country's growth.