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Japanese Corporations Optimistic over Expansion in ASEAN, Philippines

A recent study conducted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) shows that the overwhelming majority, seventy-five percent of the 3,471 Japanese firms surveyed, are considering the ASEAN region, including the Philippines, as an investment destination. In mid-year 2013, 700 Japanese firms had set up facilities in various economic zones in the country according to the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).

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Rising Cost of U.S. Healthcare Boosts Medical Tourism in the Philippines

As the cost of Healthcare in the U.S. continues to rise, the Philippines is fast becoming a prime medical tourism destination for Americans and foreign nationals. The Philippine Department of Tourism reports that the number of overseas patients visiting the Philippines is increasing by as much as 88%, from 60,000 clients in 2007 to 600,000 in 2009.

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