Politics

Politics

Politics is an Investvine section.

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In the country’s first such case, two Singaporean Airbnb hosts were fined 60,000 Singapore dollars ($45,800) each for violating the country's rules on short-term...

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Just days after the Competition Commission of Singapore suspected that Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing app Grab has infringed the country’s Competition Act by purchasing...

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Thailand is planning to tax investors in digital currencies such as Bitcoin at a heavy rate in one of its latest attempts to regulate...

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Malaysia’s tourism promotion agency Tourism Malaysia says it was possible that the country could receive 36 million tourists by 2020, a growth of 39...

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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...

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Pollution, inadequate infrastructure and mass tourism are taking their toll on two of Southeast Asia’s most popular beach destinations, Boracay in the Philippines and...

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Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will visit Thailand in April to announce the company’s investment plan in connection...

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Malaysia's former prime minister and strident opposition candidate against incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak in this year's election, Mahathir Mohamad, has been publicly chided...

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Malaysia's news web portal The Malaysian Insight (TMI) will close down "temporarily" next week because of financial difficulties, its editor-in-chief said. The decision came...

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The Thai government is eager to have around two million illegal migrant workers, most of them from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, registered by...

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Myanmar's civilian president, Htin Kyaw, resigned with immediate effect "in order to take rest from the current duties and responsibilities", his office said in...

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Since Cambridge Analytica, a US data analytics firm, came under pressure for its Big Data-based strategic influence on last year's US elections - and...

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Switzerland’s parliament rejected a bid to amend the law handling ill-gotten bank profits seized by authorities that had aimed to return funds linked to...

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The Philippines and Kuwait agreed on a draft migrant labour protection pact March 16, Manila’s labour secretary said, after talks set off by maid...

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The long-awaited first underground line for Metro Manila, called Mega Manila Subway, is on the way to become reality with the first tranche of...

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Two companies incorporated in Singapore are accused of having violated United Nations (UN) sanctions against North Korea by supplying luxury goods, including wine and...

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Singapore tops the list of the world's best performing smart cities ahead of London, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in a new study...

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The Philippines recorded another all-time high in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2017, although the growth was substantially lower than in 2016. The volume...