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Cambodia readies for July 29 general elections – 70,000 police deployed

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Obviously not expecting a friction-free election on Cambodia’s polling day on Sunday, July 29, the government started to deploy an army of security forces...
Corruption keeps plaguing Southeast Asia

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The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...
Myanmar census shows huge differences between population groups

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Only 0.5 per cent of Myanmar's 51.5-million population possesses modern-day communication amenities such as radio, television, landline phones, mobile phones, computer and home Internet,...
Wikileaks: Malaysia gov’t withheld key TPPA details

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Leaked papers of the contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) show that the Malaysian government in Putrajaya withheld key details of the trade negotiations from...
Strategic actions towards eradicating corruption

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The Malaysian Government, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and United Nations (UNDP) are jointly organising the 2013 Asia Regional Meeting...
A government that delivers

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Interview with Dr Ali Hamsa, Chief Secretary, Government of Malaysia
Our Series: Ethics in Business – ‘Fair Trade’ or ‘Fair Game’ – Who benefits, really?

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A conversation with Dr. Rebecca Sta Maria, Secretary General, MITI
Myanmar seeks to end corruption in its energy sector

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Myanmar is expected to begin the process of joining the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) by the end of this year, according to The...
Searching for soul in a brand

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There are many facets to how a brand is built. Yet when you break down the many strong national brands globally, you can't but ask what were the bases to their creation, their formation and their endurance, writes Firoz Abdul Hamid.