The Republic of the Philippines is the world's third-largest English-speaking country. Most children grow up bilingual. More than a million mainly young and well-educated people work in call centers in the Philippines.
The EU and the Philippines have signed a multimillion dollar economic cooperation deal. But should the EU be assisting a country whose government is allegedly involved in massive rights abuses? Ana P. Santos reports.
A mall blaze in the southern Philippines city of Davao is feared to have killed dozens of employees of an American-linked call-center on its top floor. The fire brings added tragedy to a region hit by a tropical storm.
Europe's main stock markets recovered at the start of trading on Monday following tentative rebounds in Asia. However, analysts believe volatility will remain high amid fears of rising inflation in the United States.
Donald Trump's 12-day tour might go down in history as being the last attempt to master the shifting of power in Asia. What is clear is that Washington has no clue, writes DW's Frank Sieren.
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