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Surin Pitsuwan, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) between 2008 and 2012 and also Thailand's former foreign minister between 1997 and...

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The National Bank of Cambodia is pushing ahead with trials for interbank payments using blockchain technology that facilitates secure financial transactions. To that end, the...

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A bloody anti-drug war that blurs the line between law and lawlessness and serious problems with jihadists in the south did so far not...

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Khieu Samphan, one of the two surviving top leaders of the 1975-79 Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, in his final statements in the second...

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In what looks for some as a distraction attempt from the escalating alleged embezzlement scandal revolving around state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the...

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Now that US authorities are seeking to seize a variety of assets purchased with allegedly embezzled money from Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...

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A few decades ago, life in the hill tribes area in northern Thailand was no bed of roses. The region between Chiang Rai and...

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Just three countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, made it in the top-50 of this year's Global Innovation Index, published...

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The US Department of Justice said it will seek to recover $540 million in assets that were allegedly stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth...

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Google through its Asia Pacific headquarters agreed on future tax payments in Indonesia, a move seen as the beginning of a shake-up in how...

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Prosecutors in the ongoing trial against two surviving top leaders of the former Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia have begun summing up their case...

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Philippine congressman and list representative of the right-wing Magdalo Party, Gary Alejano, brought in a proposal to rename the Philippines in order to ditch...

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A US-based campaign group focusing on Myanmar urged the World Bank’s financing arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) to reconsider its Myanmar investments, saying its...

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Cambodia scores lowest in Southeast Asia as per most indicators in the newly released, biannual Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report of the World Economic...

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The Philippines on June 6 blocked the deployment of new overseas workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state started grappling with a diplomatic...

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Members of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group who are holding the southern Philippine city of Marawi on Mindanao under siege have begun destroying...

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Cambodians in around 1,600 municipalities across the country are going to the polls on June 4 in what is seen as the biggest test...

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The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, suggested that the search for the missing plane of doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished on March...