Rappler CEO and co-founder Maria Ressa has been arrested again, putting the Philippines’ record on press freedom back in the spotlight. With elections approaching, how well are voters prepared to combat the spectre of viral misinformation?
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.
Healthcare for all in the Philippines – but is there a catch?
As the world takes cognizance of the use of biometrics in fintech and regtech, the Philippines is bringing biometrics to fore of its growth trajectory.
Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte made bringing peace to Mindanao a central issue on the campaign trail. Has he done enough to call himself a Moro people’s president?
Political tensions in the South China Sea are creating an environmental disaster. Can claimants put aside their differences and tackle environmental threats before fishing stocks collapse?
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.