Inequality

Inequality

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Malaysia’s shadow economy has a value of about 300 billion ringgit ($73.8 billion) or 21 per cent...

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The Lao government is seeking input from academic and other research to help formulate strategies for poverty...
Myanmar’s Economy Picking Up Again Ahead Of Next Year’s Elections

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Government district in Naypyitaw, Myanmar © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s GDP is projected to grow by 6.6 per cent...
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General...
Thailand Seeks To Boost Weakening Economy With $10.2-billion Stimulus Package

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Thailand is planning a stimulus package worth 316 billion baht ($10.2 billion) to support farmers, lower-income earners, tourism...
Imf Recommends Thailand Fiscal Reform And Monetary Easing

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In the wake of slowing GDP growth amid rising global trade tensions and the lack of internal...
Vietnam To Hike Minimum Wages By 5.5%

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Vietnam will next year lift regional minimum salaries in the private sector by 5.5 per cent after labour...
Living Costs In Bangkok Surge

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Bangkok has again become more expensive for visitors, expats, retirees and the average Thai over the past year....
Indonesia Elections: Widodo Leading Comfortably In Early Counts

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Indonesia’s incumbent President Joko Widodo looks likely to have secured a comfortable win over his rival in Indonesian...
Laos’ Big China-backed Projects Bring Debt And Hurt The Poor: Expert

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A United Nations human rights expert has urged communist-ruled Laos to focus less on foreign-invested dam and railway contracts...
Happiness Dropped In Thailand, Malaysia: Un Report

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The newly released World Happiness Report 2019 by the United Nations shows that most Southeast Asian countries...
Reports says Thailand has worst wealth distribution globally

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Thailand has overtaken Russia and India as the most unequal country in the latest survey by Credit Suisse. Two years ago, Thailand ranked third...
Thailand takes over ASEAN chairmanship

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The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formally turned over on November 15, with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Vietnam’s economic miracle unabated – new “tiger” is born, report says

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A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s...
Credit watcher sees “overheating risk” for Philippine economy

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Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...
Thai junta hikes security and defense budget by 20% to $10 billion

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The Thai junta unveiled a new $10-billion defense and security budget for the 2019 fiscal year on June 7 in what Prime Minister Prayut...
Poverty in Indonesia becomes urban problem

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Indonesia’s national development planning ministry is targeting a national poverty rate next year of 8.5 per cent to 9.5 per cent, down from the...
Labour Day brings new minimum wage to Laos: $130 per month

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All businesses and factories in Laos are required to increase the minimum wage from 900,000 kip (some $108) to 1.1 million kip ($133) a...