Politics

Politics

Politics is an Investvine section.

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In 1993, the Vietnamese government granted Doan Van Vuon and several members of his family 41 hectares of swampland near the port city of...

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The so-called first-car buyer scheme in Thailand, an incentive introduced in 2012 by the populist government, turned out to be a huge failure. Under the...

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Myanmar will not grant permission for new private banks except for branch offices which are jointly cooperating with the government, according to the Deputy...

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China’s foreign ministry on August 1 issued a statement condemning a US Senate resolution that calls for China and ASEAN nations to exercise restraint...

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Inside Investor's Tweetchat held on August 2 discussed Malaysia's current bearish economic perspectives and touched upon the question if Fitch's credit rating downgrade was...

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Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) last week met with the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in Taiwan and agreed to strengthen bilateral trade...

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Thailand's benchmark index SET, which already has been Asia's worst performing stock benchmark in the past 3 months, slumped on August 1 after the...

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On July 31, Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam announced that India and ASEAN will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) on services and investment...

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Thailand and Laos will return to the negotiating table next month to discuss their unresolved border issues. According to a press release from the...

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Hussain Ahmad Najadi, the founder of Malaysia's 5th largest bank Ambank, who was shot dead on July 29 in broad daylight in Kuala Lumpur,...

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It appears Vietnam’s economy may be moving out of the emergency room. A recent report by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has...

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Mainly home-made problems are  the reason that Thailand's GDP growth could fall below 4 per cent this year, a prediction that the country's Ministry...

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A militant Islamic group in Indonesia might soon be forcibly disbanded by the government. The hardline Islamic Defenders Front, known as FPI, has a...

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The lower expectations for Malaysia's GDP growth have raised question whether the country would eventually be able to achieve its target of becoming a...

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Government spending in the Philippines’ public-private partnership (PPP) programme is a driving force behind the country’s phenomenal growth, banking giant Standard Chartered has said....

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การเลือกตั้งกัมพูชาในวันที่28 กรกฎาคม ได้ส่งผลให้พรรครัฐบาลได้รับชัยชนะในเบื้องต้น ในขณะที่นายกรัฐมนตรีฮุน เซน หัวหน้าพรรค ประชาชนกัมพูชาหรือ CPP ชนะ68 ที่นั่งใน123ที่นั่งสมาชิกรัฐสภา จากเดิมมี 90 ที่นั่ง ส่วนพรรคฝ่ายค้าน สม รังสี หัวหน้าพรรคกู้ชาติกัมพูชาหรือ CNRP ได้ถึง55ที่นั่ง. ในขณะที่ฮุน เซน จะได้ครองอำนาจอีกครั้ง เขาได้ย้อนมองเห็นว่าเหตุที่พรรค CPP แพ้คะแนนบางส่วน...

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After the Cambodian opposition rejected the election result of July 28 that saw the ruling Cambodian People's Party win a small majority, riots broke...

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The leader of an anti-Muslim, nationalist political movement in Myanmar narrowly dodged an assassination attempt July 26 when a bomb went off near him...