Politics

Politics

Government deals, personalities, bills, and news

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Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on May 30 proposed the creation of a new...
Southeast Asia Just Got A Bit More Competitive

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Business district in Jakarta, Indonesia Four out of ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or...
Vietnam’s Economy Set To Overtake Singapore’s In Size

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Tran Thi Ly Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam © Arno Maierbrugger Vietnam’s economy could be bigger...
Toyota Plans Car Plant In Myanmar

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The world's largest auto maker Toyota (as of the first quarter of 2019) is planning to build...
Malaysia To Expand Use Of Palm Oil In Biofuels

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As one the world’s major palm oil producers, Malaysia will continue to play a key role in ensuring...
Chinese Tourist Arrivals In Thailand Drop Further

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Despite hopes of a reversal of a negative trend in Chinese tourist arrivals to Thailand, the number...
Travel Warnings For Indonesia As Post-election Unrest Spreads

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So far, nine countries have issued travel advisories for citizens planning to visit Indonesia following a rally...
Cambodia Seeks To Attract Muslim Tourists, Awards Halal Certifications

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The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism is targeting visitors from countries in the Middle East, a region believed...
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Thailand's tourism sector is expected to get a windfall from the ongoing China-US trade war as tourists from...
Indonesia’s President Widodo Wins Second Term

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results of the country's presidential...
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The Thai economy is likely to stay below the 3.5-per cent growth benchmark projected earlier for the...
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The government of Malaysia’s is turning to an alternative form of real estate financing to help resolve...
Bangkok’s Condo Oversupply Puts Pressure On Prices

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An abundance of condominiums is creating a buyer’s market in Bangkok at a time when Thailand’s economy...
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Indonesia is drafting ambitious plans for $412 billion in building projects, from constructing 25 airports to new power...
Duterte Strengthened In Philippine Midterm Elections

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Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte appear to have swept the elections for the Philippine Senate, according to unofficial results...
Thailand To Get Hit By China-us Trade War, Vietnam To Benefit

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Thai exporters will pay a heavy price due to the escalation of the US-China trade war, which will...
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Malaysia made $20.2 billion in overall tourism revenue last year, its highest ever. Of the total, Chinese...
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A team from China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) is in Cambodia and will soon begin a feasibility study on...