Inequality

Inequality

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...

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The newly released Quality of Nationality Index by UK-based residency consultancy Henley & Partners gives some insight in what the firm calls "objective value...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a new law that makes education at all state universities and colleges in the country tuition-free, saying he believes...

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The current migrant worker crisis in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) highlights the ineffectiveness of the bloc in regulating core issues of...

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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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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 new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest persons is out, and - lo and behold - it shows that their collective net worth...

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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...