Philippines

Economic Outlook 2017: Philippines

A weakening currency was not enough to stop the Philippines posting gross domestic product growth of 7.1%, one of the fastest in the world. The peso fell 5%, hitting a seven-year low in September 2016. Howev... Read More...

Asia in 2016: Philippines

The Philippines has endured a turbulent year under Rodrigo Duterte, who assumed the country’s presidency from June 30. His agenda, which has included extra-judicial killings as part of a war on drugs and sideli... Read More...