Philippines

SEMICONDUCTOR

Chipmakers expect live circuits despite Singapore lockdown

(Apr 8): Computer chip makers are banking on less disruptions to their factories from this week’s strict lockdown in Singapore than the havoc wreaked on their supply chains last month when Malaysia

Fintech

Inaugural Philippine Fintech Festival planned for Sept 2020

SINGAPORE (Mar 10): The Philippines will be holding its first Philippine Fintech Festival (PFF) on September 16-17, 2020 at Shangri-La at The Fort, Manila.

Emerging Markets

It's Asia's turn as worst hit emerging markets set to hike rates

(Sept 26): For the most hawkish central banks in Asia, Thursday’s choice is less about whether to raise interest rates than by how much.

Property

Ascott names Cebu Landmasters as strategic partner; Makati property to receive world-first green certification

SINGAPORE (July 26): CapitaLand’s wholly-owned service residence business unit, The Ascott Limited, has entered into a strategic alliance with Filipino developer Cebu Landmasters to manage a total

Property

Ascott wins contracts to manage 4 properties in Southeast Asia; sets 160,000-unit target for 2023

SINGAPORE (Jan 29): CapitaLand says its serviced residence business unit, The Ascott, has won contracts to manage four properties with 1,200 units across Malaysia, the Philippines and China.

Results

QAF's 3Q earnings fall 62% to $7.5 mil on higher costs & expenses

SINGAPORE (Nov 10): Multi-industry food company QAF saw its earnings fall 62% to $7.5 million for 3Q17 compared to $19.4 million of earnings a year ago on higher costs and expenses.

Emerging Markets

Philippines, Indonesia and India have got a Fed problem

(Aug 23): The populist leaders of India, Indonesia and the Philippines won office with promises of massive spending to upgrade their nation’s roads, railways and ports.

NeraTel wins $14.9 mil worth of new contracts

SINGAPORE (Aug 1): Nera Telecommunications (NeraTel) has clinched a total of $14.9 million worth of new contracts for both its network infrastructure (NI) and wireless infrastructure network (WIN)

residential condominiums and townhouses in Manila, economy grows, reclaimed land prices

Fastest-rising Manila properties are from sea-reclaimed land

(July 26): In Manila, the crowded Philippine capital of more than 12 million inhabitants, land that was reclaimed from the sea is selling like hot cakes.

Top regional stocks to watch as transport infrastructure spending shifts up a gear

SINGAPORE (June 23): With the Asean-5 looking to improve their global competitiveness in the years ahead, HSBC Global Research is anticipating a regional shift in spending from power and telecoms,

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