Duterte to Shift Thousands of Government Workers to New City
February 6, 2018

Thousands of government workers will be moved from Manila to a new city that’s being built in a former U.S. military base, as President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration seeks to ease a traffic gridlock in the capital.

The government and private companies are Continue reading

Philippine GDP Growth Exceeds 6% for a Ninth Consecutive Quarter
November 23, 2017

The Philippine economy grew more than 6 percent for a ninth consecutive quarter, cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding in the world.

Key Points
  • Gross domestic product increased 6.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, Continue reading