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Economic Update | Philippines to court halal tourism market

17 Mar 2016
Philippines tourism
Halal tourism looks set to become a key component of wider sector growth in the Philippines, as the government moves to support the segment’s development through a major investment drive.

Economic Update | Philippines’ market sees growth from micro-insurance products

27 Feb 2016
Philippines insurance
Increased product awareness and sustained economic expansion are fuelling double-digit growth in the Philippines’ insurance sector, as the emergence of micro-insurance products helps boost...

Economic Update | Philippine banks braced for more mergers

30 Jan 2016
Philippines banking
Consolidation will remain headline news in the Philippine banking sector in 2016, with mergers and acquisitions expected among smaller lenders, particularly in rural areas.

Economic Update | Philippines Year in Review 2015

25 Dec 2015
Philippines YER
Strong domestic demand and increased government spending helped sustain high levels of economic expansion in the Philippines throughout 2015, though a slight slowdown was observed late in the year as...

Economic Update | Philippines push to list SMEs

27 Nov 2015
Philippines CM
A drive to highlight the benefits of listing on the Philippines Stock Exchange (PSE) to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is gaining pace.

Economic Update | Two additional years of schooling raises capacity concerns in the Philippines

31 Oct 2015
Philippines edu
Long-planned reforms to extend the length of schooling in the Philippines by two years are expected to significantly improve employment prospects for the country’s younger generations, while also...