Government

Government

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Lim Jock Hoi, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei, has been appointed as the next Secretary-General of the...

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...

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Two Asian cities made it in the top-ten smartest cities in the world, according to the 2017 Smart Cities Index compiled by EasyPark Group,...

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Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon warned against the wave of technology that's is currently disrupting the financial services industry, calling such "another hype"...

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen in a Cabinet speech last week said that he had no fear of Western sanctions against his country in...

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While the value of the digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof – 1 BTC on November 3 hit the $7,462-mark in day...

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Thailand agreed to host an Asian Cup qualifying match between Malaysia and North Korea next month, Asia’s football governing body announced on November 1,...

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Philippine police director-general Ronald dela Rosa, "Bato" (Rock), who retires in 2018, hinted at his political ambitions at a speech to his forces on...

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Myanmar has huge plans for its tourism industry. While 2.9 million tourists visited Myanmar in 2016, the government targets to welcome 3.5 million tourists...

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The Philippine government on October 27 kicked off the full reconstruction and rebuilding of conflict-torn Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao, the...

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Indonesia is looking for reasons why the country is ranked relatively low in an new international survey.  The nation has been ranked 64th on...

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The Singapore passport has been ranked the "most powerful" in the world, according to the Global Passport Index by global advisory firm Arton Capital. The...

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Malaysia aims to export its rail technology post-2027 when the country's total rail network milage is expected to reach 3,000 kilometers, Prime Minister Najib...

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Malaysia’s state-owned carrier Malaysia Airlines on October 21 named veteran senior executive Izham Ismail as its new CEO after his predecessor surprisingly quit which...

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The Indonesian government has set up regulations for all online ride-hailing operators and will require them to provide insurance for both drivers and passengers,...

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The Malaysian government has chosen US-based maritime company Ocean Infinity to begin a new search for the missing plane of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at first reacted angrily to the two-day strike of public transport workers across the country on October 16 and 17,...