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The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on November 9 ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos (89) after finding her guilty on seven counts...

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The new edition of EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI), a ranking compiled annually by Swedish education company EF Education First, revealed that English...

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Thailand is readying to become the first Asian country to legalise marijuana, albeit just for medical use as the country does not want to...

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Malaysia’s government has launched a one-month auction for luxury yacht Equanimity which has allegedly been bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of...

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The Philippines is more popular for expats within Southeast Asia for those seeking a partner and finding a place to raise their children, but...

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Singapore is set to begin test flights with flying taxis in the second half of 2019, the German company behind the technology said in...

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After a thorough six-month clean-up, the popular holiday island of Boracay in the central Philippines that was once dubbed a "cesspool" is to have...

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Japan on October 8 pledged to give 900 million yen ($8 million) towards removing unexploded bombs in Laos that were scattered there during the...

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Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak, has been detained on October 3 by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). According to...

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The story of the multi-billion-dollar graft scandal involving Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) – believed to be the world’s largest-ever fraud case...

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The Canadian parliament has unanimously voted to strip Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship over her handling of the Rohingya...

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Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak who is embroiled in the multi-billion fraud scandal surrounding state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...

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Vietnam’s national assembly appointed Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh as interim president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam after the death of President Tran Dai...

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...

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The Hanoi Department of Transport is considering collecting tolls for private vehicles traveling into the inner-city areas which often face traffic jams. Vu Van...

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The Malaysian government will raise and standardise the minimum wage for the private sector across the country as of January 1, 2019, fulfilling one...

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Taiwan mulls reducing the number of visa-free entries for citizens of Thailand, the Philippines and Brunei to two times year, down from currently six...

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The Vietnamese government has said it supports the idea of staging a Formula One race on the streets of the capital Hanoi, Reuters reported,...