The government in the Philippines has implemented land redistribution policies for decades, but they’ve failed to reduce rural poverty rates.
In public appearances, the foul-mouthed Filipino president flits between comedian and action hero. This endears him to voters but diverts attention from an underwhelming first three-years in office.
A glut of mangos has left the government is scrambling to sell them before it’s too late. But poorly-regulated supply chains hamper international sales.
The presidential palace has released several matrices of alleged national security threats. Many are just individuals critical of President Duterte’s policies.
More than one in five Filipinos live in poverty. That number is decreasing. The government has put in place several schemes to reduce poverty. Are they working?
Some of the biggest names in the Asian VC scene are flocking to the Philippines. After years of lacklustre growth, the Filipino fintech sector is undergoing a renaissance.
The company operating the Subic Bay shipyard in the Philippines defaulted on debt repayments. Chinese companies are interested in taking it over, but there are other options.
President Rodrigo Duterte continues his assault on critics and political opponents. With the 2019 mid-term elections on the horizon, is he poised to assume even more power?
Despite making extensive concessions to Beijing, the Philippines has not received much in return. What looked like an appealing marriage, has become an abusive relationship.
Malaysia’s general election result had far-reaching consequences. As Mahathir prepares to loosen ties with China, what does that mean for the Philippines?