Politics

Politics

Government deals, personalities, bills, and news

464
Thailand’s government in its effort to broaden the variety of touristic destinations in the country has set its sight on less-known regions that, nevertheless,...

480
Three airlines in Myanmar suspended operations in the recent past, citing economic losses and a shortage of aircraft. Two of them, Yangon-based Air Bagan...

533
The sleepy mini-state of Brunei Darussalam squeezed within Sarawak in the north of Borneo Island is set to give its underdeveloped tourism industry a...

404
Foreign visitor arrivals in the Philippines reached an all-time high of 3.7 million in the first half of 2018, the country’s Department of Tourism...

397
Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...

457
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad showed disappointment in a blog post after many Malaysians seem to reject his idea of introducing a new national...

663
The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, just behind India, rank within the top four in the latest international consumer confidence survey compiled by US-based research...

472
Indonesia's first mass rapid transit (MRT) rail system is on track to start operations in March next year, giving around 170,000 commuters a day...

417
Hollywood movie director Jon M. Chu, best known for movies such as the Step Up series, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Jem and the...

588
The government of Laos is set to revise its expectations for tourism arrivals this year after it has become unlikely that the country will...

399
Indonesia will extend its portfolio of economic growth centers beyond the economic heartland of Java, national development planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said, adding that...

516
Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is faced with an unflattering survey result presented by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS) which found that “net satisfaction” with...

772
Singapore will try to recover costs incurred for a rail project with Malaysia, which have exceeded 250 million Singapore dollars ($184 million) and are...

466
Property developers in Singapore are protesting against new property market cooling measures imposed last week which let the stock market tumble. The city state’s renewed...

727
The first two members of the engineering team dispatched by US billionaire Elon Musk are due to arrive in Thailand late on July 7...

458
The Philippines, now has bilateral Social Security Agreements (SSAs) with Germany and Japan effective June 1 and August 1 of this year, respectively, ensuring...

542
Cambodia on July 4 reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighbouring Thailand in...

613
Impatient with the sluggishness of the economy, local and foreign investors are losing confidence in the Myanmar government’s economic policies, according to a June...