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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...

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...

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...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a suspension of his controversial anti-drugs campaign and promised to clean up the police force in the wake of...

Cambodia and Indonesia are the Southeast Asian nations among the worst countries in the world for growing, nurturing and retaining talent, according to the...

Despite a surge in tourism investment, the number of foreign visitors to Myanmar in 2016 dropped a staggering 38 per cent to below three...

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 new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...