Inequality

Inequality

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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...

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Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will finally be inaugurated on June 30 amid high expectations among his voters that we would live up to his...

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Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte revealed plans for his population management programme to curb population growth in the country of more than 100 million people,...

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Singapore remains the most expensive city for expats in the Association for Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, according to the 2016 Cost of Living...

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Amid doubts whether the Philippines' new president Rodrigo Duterte has an economic strategy for the country when he takes over from Benigno Aquino, who...

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Although he has yet to be declared president, Rodrigo Duterte claimed victory in the Philippine elections and did not hesitate to promise he will...

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Controversial presidential frontrunner Rodrigo Duterte took over a commanding lead after May 9 polls closed in the Philippines. At publishing time and about 40 per...

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Philippine presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte could possibly be faced with a coup d'etat in case he wins the May 9 election, opponents have warned....

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Only a few days ahead of the Philippine presidential elections, Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte keeps a firm lead in the latest survey, with Manuel...

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A presidential election campaign in the Philippines accompanied by tough talk, embarrassing public statements, a massive data breach into voter databases, tricky decisions by...