Inequality

Inequality

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...

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....

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

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

Singapore tops the list of happiest countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, in the World Happiness Report 2016, which was...

Thailand has set the focus on promoting its "sufficiency economy" principle as a solution for sustainable development and in order to tackle economic difficulties...

A peaceful revolution, the "People Power" uprising, on February 25, 1986, brought an end to one of the most violent and oppressive presidencies in...

In the first public debate organised among presidential candidates in the Philippines in 24 years, all five candidates on February 21 outlined their programmes...

Singapore, one of the richest countries in Asia and among the top ten most expensive places to live globally, offers one more pastime for...

The latest Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 released by Berlin-based graft watchdog Transparency International on January 27 shows that “tea money” remains an important requirement...

Inequality in Indonesia has reached historical high, a World Bank report released in Jakarta on December 8 revealed. The country's Gini coefficient, which measures...

The World Bank in the latest of its half-yearly East Asia and Pacific Economic Update reports released in October documents a rapid decline in...

The latest education ranking by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published last month shows surprisingly diverse skills levels of young pupils...

In an updated report just released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation (FAO), the institution revealed that about 795 million...

The wealthy Arab nation of Qatar on May 28 pledged $50 million to help Indonesia shelter Muslim Rohingya migrants from Myanmar, the official Qatar...

According to a recently released report by the United Nations on the world economic situation and its prospects in 2015, the world economy continues...

Going by the figures for the e-Kasih programme, a government scheme to combat poverty, Sarawak has taken over Sabah as the state with the...

Malaysia's 2015 budget, scheduled to be tabled in parliament in October, will continue to stimulate growth, and improve fiscal position and the people’s standards...