Inequality

Inequality

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Poverty rate drops in Indonesia

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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...
Cambodia PM’s opaque business network exposed

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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...
Duterte takes over and faces the test

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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...
Duterte to launch family planning measures in the Philippines

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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,...
Singapore costliest, KL cheapest city for expats in ASEAN

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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...
Duterte reveals economic agenda: Aquino’s policies continued

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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...
Duterte, the Philippine Donald Trump, declares victory and promises new Constitution

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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...
Duterte poised for landslide victory in Philippine elections

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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...
Duterte win could trigger coup in the Philippines

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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....
Why would Filipinos want Duterte/Bongbong at the top?

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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...
Final countdown for Philippine presidential election

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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...
Singapore “happiest country” in ASEAN, followed by Thailand

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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...
Thailand’s sufficiency economy a role model for sustainable development

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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...
Thirty years after, Marcos still a legend for some

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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...
Duterte warms up for “bloody presidency” – if elected

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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...
Singapore club offers controversial “poverty simulation” exercise

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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...
Corruption still widespread in Southeast Asia

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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...
Inequality in Indonesia rose to record high

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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...