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    1. FT Photo Diary

      November 21, 2014

      Drying fish in Manila

      Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA Filipino fisherman Estelito Marijuan arranges dried fish at a fishing village during the celebration of...

    2. November 12, 2014

      Cameron woos overseas big spenders with expanded visa service

      David Cameron is to expand Britain’s 24-hour visa service for wealthy visitors in an attempt to make the country more...

    3. beyondbrics

      November 10, 2014

      Five things you need to know about Asean - and they're not all good

      With China’s economy slowing, Japanese companies looking for an alternative to China due to political friction with Tokyo’s...

    4. November 9, 2014

      Obama and Xi seek to bridge strategic divide

      Barack Obama and Xi Jinping will meet in Beijing at the Apec leaders’ gathering, at a time when their careers are on very...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      November 7, 2014

      Playing in Tacloban

      Erik De Castro/Reuters Boys jump from a cut-off foot bridge, which was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan, at a typhoon devastated...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      November 6, 2014

      Typhoon survivors

      Dennis M Sabangan/EPA Filipino typhoon survivor Criselda Macospad, 51, (3-R) with her children and grandchildren, sits...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      November 5, 2014

      Caged in Tacloban

      Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA Maring Cahidan, 92, suspected of having a mental illness, sits inside a makeshift cage where she...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      November 5, 2014

      One year on in Tacloban

      Erik De Castro/Reuters Residents ride their motorcycles past a ship which ran aground during last year’s Typhoon Haiyan in...

    9. November 4, 2014

      Philippines tycoon’s whisky deal highlights thirst for new markets

      If Andrew Tan has his way, the Philippine business tycoon will soon be offering drinkers in Scottish pubs a nip of...

    10. beyondbrics

      October 31, 2014

      Guest post: counting the cost of Thailand's crises

      By Daniel Gallucci, Asean Confidential How badly has Thailand’s economy been affected by a decade of political turmoil? A...

    11. October 29, 2014

      Nickel rebounds as China supplies tighten

      Nickel prices rose sharply in London on Wednesday, amid expectations that producers looked set to reduce production with...

    12. beyondbrics

      October 29, 2014

      Farewell QE3, but what's next?

      In the years since the financial crisis, emerging markets have been awash with free-flowing global liquidity. Easy money...

    13. October 16, 2014

      There is a strong economic case for universal health coverage

      Leaders in emerging markets often tell me they want to improve their competitiveness while lifting people out of poverty and...

    14. October 14, 2014

      Here Lies Love, National Theatre (Dorfman), London – review

      If any money-man deserves to have a UK arts venue named after him it is surely Lloyd Dorfman, whose Travelex company’s...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      October 14, 2014

      Philippines protest

      Dennis M. Sabangan/epa Filipino student protesters burn a mock US flag during a rally outside the US embassy in Manila. The...

    16. October 13, 2014

      Nickel bear market belies outlook

      Five months ago nickel was shining brightly. The silvery-coloured metal had surged to a two-year high on the back of an...

    17. September 30, 2014

      Concern over Asean groups’ debt-fuelled acquisitions

      What do a chicken farmer, a brewer and an international shipping line have in common? All three are among the largest...

    18. September 25, 2014

      Asia corporate policing improves, says report

      Corporate policing in Asia has improved even as companies’ own governance has slowed, according to a study that names Japan...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      September 23, 2014

      At play in Manila Bay

      Ritchie B Tongo/epa A Filipino boy swims among the washed-up rubbish in Manila bay, the Philippines. Countries have begun...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      September 15, 2014

      Capsized by Typhoon Kalmaegi

      Romeo Ranoco/Reuters A fishing boat passes the Super Shuttle Ferry 7 which capsized in strong winds and huge waves unleashed...

    21. September 4, 2014

      Nickel jumps on Philippines ban reports

      Nickel prices have jumped 5 per cent since Tuesday following reports that the Philippines may consider emulating Indonesia...

    22. August 25, 2014

      The aid needed to stop Ebola’s spread

      Panic and hysteria have become the worst enemies of the health workers struggling bravely in Sierra Leone, Liberia and...

    23. August 22, 2014

      China rejects US claim of ‘provocation’ over intercept

      Washington said on Friday that a Chinese fighter jet “dangerously” intercepted a US surveillance plane about 200 kilometres...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      August 22, 2014

      Kissable carp

      Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA Zoo owner Manny Tangco kisses his Japanese koi carp at the Malabon Zoo, north of Manila, Philippines....

    25. August 20, 2014

      A sense of destiny inspires China’s maritime claims

      China’s creeping occupation of the South China Sea is not primarily motivated by oil, let alone by its diminishing stock of...

    26. beyondbrics

      August 12, 2014

      Manila port snarl up reveals costs of Philippines' creaking infrastructure

      Chronic congestion at the Philippines’ biggest port is forcing Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container shipper, to treble...

    27. beyondbrics

      August 12, 2014

      EM export surge reveals split in fortunes

      Emerging market (EM) economies are rebounding from an export malaise that has marred their fortunes since early 2012 and...

    28. August 10, 2014

      China says South China Sea tension exaggerated

      China rejected calls from the US and the Philippines for countries to refrain from “provocative actions” that would raise...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      August 5, 2014

      Typhoon Halong hits Hermosa

      Francis R Malasig EPA Children swim in floodwater caused by Typhoon Halong in the town of Hermosa, Bataan province,...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      July 28, 2014

      Philippines protest

      Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA Riot police use water cannon to disperse protesters in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines during the...

    31. July 23, 2014

      Food M&A: tasty morsels

      Everyone likes chocolate chip cookies. Consumers in the Philippines are no exception, as shown by the latest cross-border...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      July 23, 2014

      Giant sea turtle caught accidentally

      STR/AFP/Getty Residents inspect a giant green sea turtle which got tangled in a fishing net off a village in Lingayen,...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      July 22, 2014

      Filipino childhood

      Aaron Favila/AP A Filipino boy plays inside a large metal tube that will be used to repair an old bridge in suburban...

    34. FT Tech Hub

      July 22, 2014

      Xiaomi challenges Apple with latest smartphone

      Xiaomi’s latest flagship smartphone looks much like Apple’s rival handsets except for one crucial difference: the price –...

    35. July 21, 2014

      US border crisis blurs immigration debate

      He has called himself “the most privileged undocumented immigrant in the country”. But when Jose Antonio Vargas was...

    36. July 21, 2014

      Asean: Long on optimism

      When online travel search company Skyscanner wanted to expand in Asia, its management decided not to try China first, even...

    37. July 18, 2014

      Flight MH17: facts and reactions

      What happened? Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down on Thursday afternoon in eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      July 18, 2014

      Philippines fish trophy

      Francis R Malasig/EPA A Filipino boy carries a fish washed up by floods at a lake in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila,...

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