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    1. Fast FT

      August 25, 2016

      Philippines June imports boosted by telecoms shipments

      Imports to the Philippines rose by double digits again in June, though at a considerably lower level than the...

    2. August 22, 2016

      Death toll soars in Philippine war on drugs

      An escalating war on drugs in the Philippines has led to almost 1,800 deaths — double previous estimates — under new...

    3. Fast FT

      August 22, 2016

      Deaths since start of Philippines anti-drug campaign near 1,800

      The number of killings since the start of an anti-drug campaign in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte has...

    4. Fast FT

      August 18, 2016

      Philippines' economy grows 7% in Q2

      The Philippine economy grew more than expected in the second quarter. GDP grew 7 per cent year-on-year in the three...

    5. August 16, 2016

      The Philippines does not need another strongman

      His outrageous statements and theatrical behaviour have earned him nicknames like “the punisher”, “Dirty Harry” and the...

    6. Fast FT

      August 15, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Japan and Thailand GDP

      Stocks in Asia look set to open lower on Monday after Wall Street pulled back in the final session of last week. On...

    7. August 12, 2016

      Former Philippines president seeks to calm waters in China spat

      Former Philippines president Fidel Ramos has been invited to Beijing for formal discussions about the two nations’...

    8. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      Philippines stands pat on interest rates

      The central bank of Philippines kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged in its policy meeting today as expected,...

    9. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      Asian stocks lower amid renewed focus on central banks

      Asian stocks were lower on Thursday amid a renewed focus on central banks, as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand cut...

    10. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      BoK leaves rate unchanged

      The Bank of Korea is standing pat on monetary policy, on a busy day for central bankers across the region. The BoK last...

    11. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: RBNZ cuts, Korean rates

      Central banks are back in the spotlight today with decisions from Asian policymakers arriving in the wake of continued...

    12. August 9, 2016

      Photos add to doubts on China’s maritime pledge

      China has built hangars large enough for some of its biggest military aircraft on three contested reefs despite a...

    13. August 8, 2016

      Duterte move to give Marcos hero’s burial divides the Philippines

      Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing ahead with controversial plans to bury the late dictator Ferdinand...

    14. August 6, 2016

      Filipinos upbeat about life under Duterte

      Economic sentiment among Filipinos has been improving steadily since the third quarter of 2015 in line with rising GDP...

    15. Fast FT

      August 5, 2016

      Philippines consumer price growth plateaus

      By any of three gauges, consumer prices in the Philippines are easing up on the throttle. The country’s core consumer...

    16. beyondbrics

      July 29, 2016

      Southeast Asia emerges as consumer powerhouse

      Kevin Martin, HSBC Don’t underestimate the Asean consumer. Yes, there are only about half as many of them as there are...

    17. July 28, 2016

      Russia and China to hold joint exercises in South China Sea

      The Chinese and Russian navies will hold joint exercises in the South China Sea in September, the Chinese defence...

    18. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Philippines import growth defies expectations with acceleration

      Weak global demand? The Philippines scoffs at your so-called weak global demand. Apparently. Imports to the Philippines...

    19. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Hong Kong (re)introduces closing auction mechanism

      A big welcome to the Hong Kong closing auction, launching today. This would seem a very small step for other markets...

    20. July 19, 2016

      Top Beijing diplomat hits at US over South China Sea tribunal

      A top Chinese diplomat has criticised the US over a “politically motivated” arbitration case that dismissed Beijing’s...

    21. July 18, 2016

      Beijing censors South China Sea protest

      Chinese censors have deleted reports of a small protest against an international ruling that rejected China’s...

    22. July 15, 2016

      South China Sea: Building up trouble

      Whoever replaces Barack Obama will face many difficult choices but few are likely to be as stark as those in the Asia...

    23. July 15, 2016

      Duterte calls for calm as SE Asia grapples with sea ruling

      The Philippines’ new president Rodrigo Duterte once vowed to ride a jet ski to plant his country’s flag on islands...

    24. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: China GDP and data, BoE aftermath

      For a bit of a change, there is likely to be a more Asian flavour to today’s session, with investors gearing up for a...

    25. July 13, 2016

      China struggles to win friends over South China Sea

      When foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathered for a meeting with their Chinese...

    26. FT Alphaville

      July 13, 2016

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Dani Rodrik: The abdication of the Left. - Creating a virtual economy, Pokémon Go trading...

    27. July 13, 2016

      Tribunal rules against Beijing in South China Sea dispute

      The US has called on China and other countries in the South China Sea to renew diplomatic efforts to solve their...

    28. July 12, 2016

      Asian nations welcome South China Sea ruling

      Asian countries locked in maritime disputes with China welcomed the legal victory won by the Philippines over China’s...

    29. July 12, 2016

      A big test for Beijing over the South China Sea

      A tribunal’s ruling on Tuesday that invalidates China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea confronts Beijing...

    30. July 12, 2016

      Nickel at 9-month high on Philippine environmental fears

      Nickel has powered to its highest level since October 2015 as investors become increasingly concerned about an...

    31. July 12, 2016

      Timeline: South China Sea dispute

      A UN tribunal has ruled unanimously in favour of the Philippines in its case against China’s extensive claims in the...

    32. July 12, 2016

      Beijing to focus on blunting impact of South China Sea ruling

      Beijing has been working behind the scenes to blunt Tuesday’s precedent-setting rejection of its claims in the South...

    33. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      UN tribunal rules for Philippines in South China Sea dispute

      A UN tribunal has ruled unanimously in favour of the Philippines in its case against China’s extensive claims in the...

    34. July 12, 2016

      Obama forced Xi to back down over South China Sea dispute

      US President Barack Obama in March delivered a stark admonition to Xi Jinping over the South China Sea, warning the...

    35. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      Philippines export contraction eases slightly

      You’ve got to admit, they’re getting better. A little better. Just… not all the time. The value of exports contracted...

    36. July 12, 2016

      Beijing may stiffen its resolve in the South China Sea dispute

      China is getting its retaliation in early. As a UN tribunal on the law of the sea prepares to rule on Tuesday on a case...

    37. July 11, 2016

      China: risk on the high seas

      Friday’s huge gain in US payrolls was just what emerging markets needed: proof that the US economy is continuing to...

    38. July 10, 2016

      World Diary: July 11- July 18

      A UN tribunal is expected to rule on Tuesday on a controversial case brought by the Philippines that questions some of...

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