Politics

Politics

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Inequality got a new meaning in Indonesia with the release of a recent country study on Indonesia by non-governmental organisation Oxfam that determined that...

The Thai government in its economic review for 2016 said that travel and tourism accounted for 17.7 per cent of the nation’s income last...

CCTV footage from Kuala Lumpur International Airport showing the deadly assault last week on Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un,...

The Philippine army will create a battalion-sized task force to help the government's anti-narcotics agency run after high-level targets in President Rodrigo Duterte's war...

Thousands of Filipino Catholics marched through Manila on February 18 in what was the biggest gathering expressing protest against extra-judicial killings in President Rodrigo...

New revealings in the assassination case of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, suggest that the two women involved in...

Kim Jong-nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half-brother, was killed in an apparent assassination in the morning of February 14 at Kuala Lumpur International...

A top-level advisory panel to the government of Singapore last week proposed a 10-year strategy aimed at ensuring annual economic growth of 2-3 per...

Cambodia's opposition party met on February 12 after the surprise resignation of its founder and leader Sam Rainsy, with the movement seemingly paralysed ahead...

Malaysia, one of the few countries globally that have close diplomatic relations with North Korea and of the even fewer ones for which North...

More than one tenth of the Thai population is still living below the poverty line even though the country's GDP would be high enough...

The Philippine central bank approved new rules and regulations governing the operation of virtual currency exchanges, including those for the most widely used cryptocurrency...

Cambodia's long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen has released an order that the raising of the flags of Taiwan and Tibet is forbidden in the...

New draft laws that introduce tight regulations for foreigners working in Myanmar are rattling the country's fast growing expat community and have already triggered...

Businesses in the Philippines are getting increasingly worried about the economic isolationism of US President Donald Trump as the country's main growth engines, business...

The World Bank has adjusted this year's economic growth forecast for Myanmar to 6.9 per cent from previously 8 per cent. The global lender blames...

The Southern Philippines and the Sulu-Sulawesi Sea region, together with other nations such as Pakistan, Colombia and Venezuela, could be next on an extended...

The new Democracy Index 2016 released be the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) defines Thailand under the current junta as "hybrid regime" which is one...