Rajiv Biswas - updates

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El Niño dries up Asia as its stormy sister La Niña looms

Apr 29, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The regional fever is expected to break by mid year but fears are growing that an equally forceful La Niña will follow

DROUGHT. A photo made available on April 1, 2016 shows Thai villagers walking on drought-parched land near the dried up Phayao Lake in Phayao province, northern Thailand, March 29, 2016. Thailand is facing a water shortage caused by the worst drought in decades, exacerbated by the El Nino weather phenomenon and combined with seasonal hot weather. File photo by Chaichan Chaimun/EPA

Singapore GDP growth drops to 2.1% in 2015

Jan 04, 2016 - 1:43 PM

The slump demand for Asian exports drags Singapore s economic growth in 2015

WITHIN FORECAST. Although Singapore's GDP growth last year dropped, it falls within the government's revised forecast of "close to 2%." Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

'PH to become a $1 trillion economy by 2029'

Apr 21, 2015 - 3:50 PM

UPDATED The IT BPO industry and remittances remain the drivers of growth for the country IHS Asia Pacific chief economist Rajiv Biswas says

PH economy to double in next decade: think-tank

May 19, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Once the region s perennial economic laggard the Philippines is seen to stage a major comeback to be one of the top 3 economies in the region by 2030