Inequality

Inequality

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In a surprise move, Pope Francis on May 21 named new cardinals for countries where Catholics are only a small minority: Mali, Sweden -...

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With the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN kicking off on May 10 in Phnom Penh, for thress days all eyes are on host...

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Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries, launched a new programme in Laos that...

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi saw loyalty for her National League for Democracy (NLD) party weakening in ethnic minority areas, particularly those...

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The hardline approach of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte towards drug dealers and consumers in his country that has resulted in more than 8,000 deaths...

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The new report “People and Corruption 2017: Asia-Pacific” released by anti-graft organisation Transparency International comes to the conclusion that an estimated 900 million people...

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The newest edition of the annual Knight Frank Wealth Report found that wealth creation in Vietnam has been accelerating at the fastest pace of...

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Inequality got a new meaning in Indonesia with the release of a recent country study on Indonesia by non-governmental organisation Oxfam that determined that...

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The Thai government in its economic review for 2016 said that travel and tourism accounted for 17.7 per cent of the nation’s income last...

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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...

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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...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was taking steps to open up the economy to new players and foreign investors, including in power,...

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Myanmar police said on November 26 that they arrested three Muslims for planting home-made bombs around Yangon and were investigating their links to what...

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Thailand's household-debt-to-GDP ratio has reached an unhealthy level, global insurance giant Allianz Group said at the recent presentation of its new "Global Wealth Report"...

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Other countries have their "visions" for the economic future, Thailand uses a borrowed term from the IT sector: The country wants to become "Thailand...

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Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan has been chosen by Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to lead a commission to stop alleged...

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Indonesia's Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced on July 18 that the percentage of the Indonesian population living below the poverty line decreased by 2.11...

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Hun Sen, Cambodia's Prime Minister for more than 30 years, and his extended family are in the center of a businesses network that owns...