The health sector emerged as one of the big winners in the Philippines’ 2016 draft budget, with a significant increase in funding allocated for the coming year.
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Economic Update | Philippines’ budget gives boost to health sector
31 Jul 2015
Economic Update | Coal-fired plants to boost the Philippines’ power supply
29 Jun 2015
Falling global coal prices and rising domestic demand will see a growing number of private coal-fired power plants open in the Philippines by 2020, dramatically improving electricity supply in the...
Economic Update | Philippines’ remittance industry embraces cryptocurrency
29 May 2015
Home to the world’s third-largest remittance market after India and China, the Philippines is witnessing robust growth in the tech industry as the number of remittance payment platforms for the...
Economic Update | Philippines auto sales show steady growth
30 Apr 2015
The automobile industry notched up a robust performance in the Philippines last year, with record sales continuing in early 2015, largely due to economic expansion and the growth of the middle class...
Economic Update | The Philippines looks to tourism revival
31 Mar 2015
After a challenging year for tourism, the Philippines is hoping that an international marketing campaign, major events and further regional integration as part of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)...
Economic Update | The Philippines agriculture sector boosted by initiatives
27 Feb 2015
Having endured several challenging years marked by damaging typhoons, the Philippines’ agricultural industry made a spirited recovery in 2014, setting the scene for further growth this year across a...