Fiscal

Fiscal

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Singapore just became 50 - a time span that saw the small city state transform from third world to first in record speed. The...

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on July 27 delivered his sixth and last State of the Nation Address. Here are the 46 topics he...

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addressed parliament for the last time on July 27, racing to secure fragile legacies of peace in the war-torn...

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Good news for Thai exporters and for those who want to buy property in Thailand, but bad news for the Thai economy as such:...

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Ever wondered why Thailand isn’t simply falling apart in its endless spiral of corruption, military coups, over-challenged governments, volatile economic environment, substandard education and...

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The Bank of Thailand is currently negotiating with Malaysia's central banking authorities on a direct exchange of both countries' currencies - the baht and...

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Myanmar once again has postponed the launch of the country's new stock exchange, this time to mid-November or early December this year, Xinhua reported. The...

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Vietnam's economy grew by 6.28 per cent in the first half of this year, racing along at its fastest pace since 2008, official government...

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The surprising results from Greece's referendum on July 5 sent markets into a tailspin after Asian stock exchanges opened today, with US crude suffering...

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The easternmost border crossing in Thailand, and at the same time the only point where people can enter Laos by land without having to...

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The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an international economic grouping of 34 countries, has urged the Philippines to lift its bank secrecy...

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Thailand's 300-baht-per-day ($9) national daily minimum wage will be scrapped next year to be replaced by the old system where wages vary by each...

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Malaysia's central bank said on June 3 it had launched a "formal inquiry" into strategic development fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), which is struggling...

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Indonesia's rupiah dropped to a 17-year low against the US dollar on June 4, pressured by slowing economic growth and high inflation in Southeast...

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The general strength of the US dollar and poorly managed currency control by the Myanmar central bank has led to another plunge of the...

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In a rare slowdown of its otherwise over the past years strongly accelerating economy, the Philippine's GDP growth surprisingly fell to a three-year low...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak last week unveiled a $72 billion plan to revive his country's slowing economic growth amid a collapse in oil...

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Malaysia does not have the option of using fiscal instruments to face any future financial crisis, mainly due to its high debt and continuous...