Inequality

Inequality

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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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

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

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

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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...

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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...

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Some 95 per cent of adults in Myanmar live on under $10 a day, with 10 per cent preferring to save money in gold...

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The Philippine government on April 14 announced plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to lift millions out of...