Philippines peace deal boosts investment hopes
In the Philippines a 40-year long insurgency in the south of the country may be coming to an end with the signing of a landmark peace deal on Monday.
Fighting on the island of Mindanao has killed an estimated 120,000 people, and the violence has deterred development of the mineral-rich area.
But as the BBC's Kate McGeown reports from Mindanao, the Philippines may now attract new waves of foreign investment on this new promise of peace.
15 Oct 2012