Inequality

Inequality

Inequality is a section of Politics on investvine.com
Myanmar’s new president makes a lot of promises

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Myanmar’s new president Win Myint , a loyalist of National League for Democracy leader, Myanmar State Counselor and former democracy icon Aung San Suu...
Foreign press explained the state of the nation in Thailand

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Spokespersons of the Thai government on February 19 called for a rare press conference for a large number of foreign media representatives and diplomats...
Cambodia’s authoritarian leader will end like Mugabe, says opponent

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen will end his political life like Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, exiled former opposition chief Sam Rainsy told...
ASEAN to start talks about admitting East Timor

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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...
“Quality of nationality” varies widely in Southeast Asia

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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...
Tertiary state education made free in the Philippines

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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...
Migrant worker chaos highlights ASEAN’s policy failures

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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...
Philippine economy remains in overdrive, but warning signs appear

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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...
Cambodia’s communal polls testing the waters for 2018 election

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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...
Wealth of Thailand’s richest got another boost

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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...
Communist Laos gets first-ever cardinal

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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 -...
Cambodia takes center stage as host for WEF on ASEAN

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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...
Dubai charity supports 35,000 school children in Laos

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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...
Suu Kyi’s party loses support from ethnic minorities

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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...
Philippine anti-drug war takes toll on tourism, economy

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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...
Vietnam holds record for bribery in Southeast Asia

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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...
Vietnam gains most in new global wealth report

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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...
Indonesia’s four richest people as wealthy as 100 million poorest

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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...