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The new report “People and Corruption 2017: Asia-Pacific” released by anti-graft organisation Transparency International comes to the conclusion that an estimated 900 million people...

Malaysia is working on making it more difficult for foreigners to buy property in the country in order to "safeguard the interests of Malaysians"...

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Bhd is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) which would be the first one of a company based in the...

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...

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...

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...

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 Philippine economy grew 6.6 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, putting the Southeast Asian nation among the world’s fastest-growing countries...

The government in Laos will hold a bidding session in February to sell off its fleet of German luxury cars used to chauffeur the...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is sending a delegation to Beijing this week for meetings with Chinese top officials to discuss investment deals worth $15...

Vietnamese citizens, known for their penchant for betting and gambling, will be allowed to enter approved casinos in Vietnam and gamble, the government announced,...

Vietnam, Asia's number one beer drinking nation, will see its next huge initial public offering next week when Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Corp,...

Indonesia has announced plans to let foreign investors lease and manage uninhabited islands across the large archipelago in a move aimed at developing them...

Malaysia has introduced a five-year Islamic Fund and Wealth Management Blueprint to further strengthen the country's position as a global hub for Islamic funds...

Malaysia's state-owned oil giant Petronas will cut oil production in 2017 to between 600,000 and 630,000 barrels per day (bpd), from the average of...

Embezzled money from scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)  has apparently been used to fund celebrity parties, papers presented by the Singapore Commercial...