Japan's market opens lower despite better-than-expected GDP figures. CNBC's Martin Soong has more.
The Philippines goes to the polls Monday to choose a new head of state, with Davao mayor Roddy Duterte as the front-runner. CNBC's Martin Soong reports from Manila on the controversy surrounding the candidate.
With nearly 40 percent of eligible voters between the ages of 18-35, CNBC's Martin Soong spoke to some of them to see which candidates they prefer ahead of the vote on May 9.