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...
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Economic Update | Two additional years of schooling raises capacity concerns in the Philippines
31 Oct 2015
Economic Update | Growing demand for Philippines’ residential real estate
29 Sep 2015
Underpinned by growing demand from low-cost buyers and high-end renters in Manila, the residential real estate market in the Philippines has posted strong figures in 2015 year-to-date. With vacancy...
Economic Update | The Philippines’ insurance industry back on top
31 Aug 2015
The insurance industry in the Philippines is gearing up for a strong year, as total premium income rose by more than 40% year-on-year (y-o-y) in the second quarter.
Economic Update | Philippines’ budget gives boost to health sector
31 Jul 2015
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.
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...