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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...

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...

The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...

The Malaysian government will offer cash rewards "in the millions" to private parties who are able to locate the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight...

The number of maritime kidnappings hit a ten-year high last year, with waters off the southern Philippines, particularly the Sulu Sea, becoming increasingly dangerous,...

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean ended on January 17 without any trace being found of the...

Myanmar launched a new public transport system in its business hub and largest city of Yangon on January 16,  the first such network providing...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem in the country deteriorates, basically admitting that his...

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...

Thai public servants officially convicted in corruption cases involving more than 1 billion baht ($28 million) could face the death penalty under a proposal...

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...

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing almost three years ago, will end in...

Russia is ready to supply the Philippines with weapons including aircraft and submarines and hopes to become a "close friend" of the country which...

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...

Approved investment projects in the Philippines grew 20.4 per cent in 2016, reaching P441.5 billion from the P366.7 billion registered in 2015.    The value of...