After five straight years of robust macroeconomic expansion, the Philippines ranks as one of the best-performing economies in South-east Asia.
Although weakening global and regional demand have weighed on exports, and the agriculture sector remains subdued, prudential fiscal management, falling public debt and legal reforms aimed at improving the investment climate have left the country positioned to tap global debt markets and attract new investment.
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An archipelago state which is home to more than 100 million people, the Philippines is gradually transforming into a burgeoning modern consumer market
Amongst the world’s growth markets, the ASEAN trade bloc is a particularly notable success story. It significantly out-performs many developed territories as well as those which are still developing. (more…)
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Does Philippine Licensing Problems Offer an Opportunity to Thailand?
This regulatory regime has produced significant income for the country and continues to play a vital role in the Philippines economy.
Philippines has for a number of years found itself in the unique position of being the only country in Asia that licenses online gambling sites, done under the auspices of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), which also runs land-based casinos in the country, along with VIP slots clubs and bingo parlours. (more…)
Four major EEC infrastructure projects reviewed
The Thai government is advancing four infrastructure projects in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)
Equitable investment in human capital is vital for Thailand’s future
Despite having achieved historic progress against poverty, inequality remains a key concern for Thai people.
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If you want to be a remote worker, you may need to convince your boss. Daniel Mobbs has the lowdown...
Thai Banks to tax savings interest above 20,000 baht
BANGKOK, 23 April 2019 (NNT) – The Thai Bankers Association has held a meeting to find a solution to the...
Thailand’s new Labour Protection Act
Thailand has announced a new labour protection act with changes related to better compensation and leave allowances
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