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Philippines has lowest FDI percentage among Asean members

Philippine Economy. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippines has the lowest Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) among the countries in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), according to 2014 United Nations Human Development Report released Wednesday.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Uncategorized | Read More »

PH agriculture seen as loser in Asean bloc


The Philippine agriculture sector may end up as one of the “losers” in the forthcoming economic integration of the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), unless the government is able to provide the necessary infrastructure to pump up the sector.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

More PH-Thai MICE deals seen

A state agency in Thailand is expected to help the Philippines boost its trade with Asean and other foreign countries, through collaboration in the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) industry.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Revival of Mindanao as trade gateway eyed


Mindanao is well poised to become the Philippines’ gateway to the Asean with the opening of a shipping route from the island to the Bitung international port in Indonesia, and the possible resumption of air flights from Davao to Manado.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH an ‘emerging manufacturing nation’ in Asean


The Philippines has been identified as one of the emerging manufacturing nations in the region, but the country’s developments in this sector may still be paling in comparison to those seen among its neighbors in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »



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