Politics

Politics

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New draft laws that introduce tight regulations for foreigners working in Myanmar are rattling the country's fast growing expat community and have already triggered...

Businesses in the Philippines are getting increasingly worried about the economic isolationism of US President Donald Trump as the country's main growth engines, business...

The World Bank has adjusted this year's economic growth forecast for Myanmar to 6.9 per cent from previously 8 per cent. The global lender blames...

The Southern Philippines and the Sulu-Sulawesi Sea region, together with other nations such as Pakistan, Colombia and Venezuela, could be next on an extended...

The new Democracy Index 2016 released be the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) defines Thailand under the current junta as "hybrid regime" which is one...

Thailand, a country known for its tolerance towards transgender, gay and lesbian people, is forced to deal with a publicly quite unregarded problem that...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a suspension of his controversial anti-drugs campaign and promised to clean up the police force in the wake of...

After US President Donald Trump's radical executive order to ban Muslims from certain countries from entering the US and extend vetting against others, outraged...

Cambodia and Indonesia are the Southeast Asian nations among the worst countries in the world for growing, nurturing and retaining talent, according to the...

Despite a surge in tourism investment, the number of foreign visitors to Myanmar in 2016 dropped a staggering 38 per cent to below three...

The Philippine economy grew 6.6 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, putting the Southeast Asian nation among the world’s fastest-growing countries...

The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...

The government in Laos will hold a bidding session in February to sell off its fleet of German luxury cars used to chauffeur the...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is sending a delegation to Beijing this week for meetings with Chinese top officials to discuss investment deals worth $15...

Vietnamese citizens, known for their penchant for betting and gambling, will be allowed to enter approved casinos in Vietnam and gamble, the government announced,...

The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...

The Malaysian government will offer cash rewards "in the millions" to private parties who are able to locate the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight...