Politics

Politics

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Malaysia will impose a new tourism tax from July 1 this year, ranging from 2.50 ringgit ($0.60) per room per night for an “unrated”...

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The Philippines on June 6 blocked the deployment of new overseas workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state started grappling with a diplomatic...

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Members of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group who are holding the southern Philippine city of Marawi on Mindanao under siege have begun destroying...

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Cambodians in around 1,600 municipalities across the country are going to the polls on June 4 in what is seen as the biggest test...

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The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, suggested that the search for the missing plane of doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished on March...

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A new report by Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs released on June 1 noted that the terrorism threat to the city state reached the...

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest persons is out, and - lo and behold - it shows that their collective net worth...

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The high-profile court case on the alleged murder of North Korea’s Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 this year has...

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An increasing number of acts of terrorism and violent attacks, the spread of Islamist ideas and serious incidents of human trafficking from Southeast Asia...

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Myanmar's ultra-nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement despite a ban gathered in a Yangon monastery on May 27, just shortly after Myanmar's top Buddhist clergy...

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Pictures of the southern Philippine city of Marawi on fire are sending a worrying message across the world: Will Mindanao, the Philippines' conflict-ridden southern...

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The Philippine government said on May 26 that the clashes in Marawi City on the southern island of Mindanao were an "invasion of foreign...

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Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is not amused about the sale of a 49.9-per-cent stake of national car maker Proton to Chinese automotive...

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In a surprise move, Pope Francis on May 21 named new cardinals for countries where Catholics are only a small minority: Mali, Sweden -...

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Countries in the economic pact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreed on May 21 to move on with the multilateral trade deal without the...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital notoriously undersupplied with public transport facilities, will get a skytrain system for which a feasibility study will start in August...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte got serious with his plans to ban public smoking all over the country by signing a respective executive order on...

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Malaysian low-budget carrier AirAsia is working on expanding its network with two new subsidiaries in China and Cambodia. On May 14, Tony Fernandes, co-founder and...