Politics

Politics

Government deals, personalities, bills, and news

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The United Nation (UN)’s International Labour Organisation in a recent assessment is painting a bleak picture for...

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People queue up for free food handouts from a temple in Bangkok's Don Mueang district earlier this April

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Despite initial success in curbing the spread of the coronavirus, Singapore now flashes the title of having...

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Things are still awkward in the Philippines as the coronavirus continues keeping the country in a choke, while...

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Brunei said it will not halt oil production after the recent massive plunge in oil prices on...

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Indonesia’s ultra-conservative westernmost province of Aceh continues to punish perpetrators who committed what Aceh’s Shariah law deems a...

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Remittances from Overseas Philippine Workers, which amounted to $33.5 billion last year, or roughly ten per cent...

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Deserted beach in Bali Indonesia will be facing more than $10 billion in wiped-out tourism revenue as recreational...

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By Firoz Abdul Hamid So like many, Netflix and Amazon Prime has taken a somewhat off-center stage (thankfully not...
Airasia Could Take Over Malaysia Airlines: Reports

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The idea of a merger of ailing Malaysian national carrier Malaysia Airlines and budget airline AirAsia is...

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Plans to relocate Indonesia’s capital from Java to Borneo have been put on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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Indonesia could be faced with a new wave of poverty as the coronavirus crisis is causing a...

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By Max Herriman Just over a week ago, the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, said that he wants small...

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The Philippine government has earmarked 51 billion pesos (roughly $1 billion) in wage subsidies to support 3.4...

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Photo by Paolo Barcelon The discussion about the dilemma between curbing the coronavirus spread and avoiding a near-collapse...

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Garment workers are driven to work in Phnom Penh in times of coronavirus (Photo by Sineat Yon) The...

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Singapore’s partial lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus could cost the economy about ten billion Singapore...

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered a partial shutdown of the country’s capital Jakarta after initially resisting lockdown...