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Politics

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The National Bureau of Investigations (NBI) in the Philippines has recommended that eight Coast Guard members who shot and killed a Taiwanese fisherman be...

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On Wednesday, August 7, two roadside bombs detonated in the Philippines’ tumultuous south, wounding seven soldiers. Just two days before, a similar explosion killed eight...

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Singapore has dropped charges against a satirical political cartoonist that was accused of acting in contempt of court for lampooning the justice system in...

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A businessman from Kuching, capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, was shot dead during a visit to neighbouring state Sabah at a car...

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If anti-government protests and political instability in Thailand continue, GDP growth of the country could be seriously threatened, the Economic and Business Forecasting Center...

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On August 5, a leading Muslim cleric was murdered in Thailand’s restive south. This was one of the highest-profile assassinations yet of a Muslim...

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The head of Singapore’s anti-corruption agency is resigning over corruption at his agency. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, Eric Tan,...

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As the government braces for more political protests this week, police in Thailand have charged four people with causing panic by spreading rumours of a...

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Philippine households have among the lowest debt in Asia, solidifying a “long runway” for continued economic growth in the outperforming ASEAN nation, a...

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In the wake of a move by Washington D.C. to shut down embassies across the Middle East and North Africa due to a terrorist...

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Bhutan's new prime minister has said he will reassess the country's economic policy that so far was based on the so-called "Gross National Happiness...

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China says its human rights are at a "historic best", yet Uzra Zeya, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy...

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Thousands of protesters gathered in Bangkok on August 4 to rally against the government of Yingluck Shinawatra amid worries over the potential for fresh...

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Rating and Investment Information Inc (R&I), a debt watcher from Japan, has upgraded its Philippines' credit outlook from "stable" to "positive" citing "progressive changes...

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On August 1, a journalist was shot and killed in General Santos City in the Philippines. According to the police, an unidentified gunman entered...

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With around 80,000 people forming in Bangkok for the largest street rally since the violent crackdown in 2010 and busloads of more on August...

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The sheer magnitude of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been lost on Putrajaya. The ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) involving 12 nations...

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Speaking to the press on August 3, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen blasted US threats to withhold aid money if the recent Cambodian national...