Philippine ‘Best Stock Exchange in Southeast Asia’

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has been conferred the “Marquee Award” as “Best Stock Exchange in Southeast Asia” by institutional investment magazine Alpha Southeast Asia.

Philippines has slowest internet in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong fastest

Despite being regarded as the social media capital of the world, the Philippines has the slowest internet speed in the entire Southeast Asian region and is ranked 158th out of 190 countries worldwide, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported.

Davao Crash landing underpins Philippine Airline Chaos

The crash landing Sunday of a Cebu Pacific domestic flight in Davao…

Ayala unveils gardens for the sky in Manila

Ayala has several developments in the works for Manila and have emphasized a commitment to green projects. Filipino property company Ayala Land unveiled a vertical garden-inspired residential development at the heart of Ayala Center in Makati.

Philippines exports expand at the fastest pace in two years

Financial Markets…U.S. Treasuries advanced for a fourth consecutive day in Tuesday, pushing the benchmark 10-year yield down to as low as 1.57% (the lowest since Sept. 5), as investors remained concerned about the so-called U.S. fiscal cliff.

Islamic insurgency: what Thailand can learn from the Philippines

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) had agreed upon a peace plan after fifteen years of negotiations and forty years of war, many Thai news outlets are wondering whether Manila could teach Bangkok a lesson in how to deal with the southern Thailand insurgency.

Philippines Begin Military Exercise with US troops

Thousands of United States and Philippine troops kicked off joint military exercises Monday against the backdrop of a standoff in the South China Sea, between the Philippines and China.U.S. military officials say at 4,500 this is the largest number of American troops who will participate in annual war games with the Philippine military.