Politics

Politics

Politics is an Investvine section.

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A new movement called "People's Army" consisting of anti-government protesters has been formed in Thailand that wants nothing less than to overthrow the current...

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A rare visit of Vietnam's president Truong Tan Sang with US president Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on July 25 was overshadowed by protests...

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Qatar is planning to set up a "dedicated unit" for Qatar-ASEAN affairs in order to establish closer relations with the 10-member bloc of  southeast...

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Toyota Motor Corp said on July 24 that it will spend $240 million to build a new engine plant in Indonesia near the capital...

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Nazi-themed restaurants, cafés and artwork seem to enjoy high popularity in Southeast Asia. After an outrage over an Hitler-styled chicken restaurant in Thailand and...

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US-based private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) said on July 22 that it has sealed its first deal in Indonesia, buy purchasing a...

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As long as the problems faced by the Philippines? The level of domestic curiosity and interest on this particular SONA of President Aquino was unprecedented....

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Four days ago we published an article detailing what we thought Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (known as PNoy) should address in his State...

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With one eye on the pending ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Samie Lim, the Philippines ‘Champion of Franchising’ urged fellow franchisors to view ASEAN as...

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After successful growth over the past years, the recovery from the 2011 floods, with a thriving capital market and a favourable investment incentive scheme,...

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Myanmar has hosted so many conferences, forums and summits thus far in 2013 that it’s starting to become nauseous from its newfound popularity. About twelve...

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Charged on July 18 for “seditious publication” after posting a picture on Facebook of dining on pork during Ramadan, Alvin Tan, 25, and Vivian...

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For a man brought up in shadows cast by two presidential parents, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has managed to successfully carve his own...

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Indonesia will offer “pioneering” businesses a tax holiday under a proposed plan to spur investment in under-developed industries, a senior official of the National...

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In Myanmar’s next wave of historical reforms, the former pariah nation has not only owned up to harbouring prisoners incarcerated due to their beliefs,...

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The recent airtime Hitler has been getting in Thailand (first at a chicken restaurant, then a prestigious university) is nothing new to Myanmar. In front...

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The sadly immature Philippine manufacturing sector is beginning to show its capable of more than just baby steps. The jobs-starved nation has captured the...

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The term Overseas Myanmar Workers, or OMW, has still to be coined, but the government in the former pariah state has recognised that legal...