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Setback for Suu Kyi in Myanmar by-elections

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Myanmar's ruling party led by the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi lost a constituency it previously held to the military-backed opposition party...
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...
Malaysia likely to hold elections as early as this year

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Malaysia's next general elections, initially due not before August 2018, could be held as early as in September or October this year, rumours emerged...
Cambodia opposition in shock after leader’s resignation

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Cambodia's opposition party met on February 12 after the surprise resignation of its founder and leader Sam Rainsy, with the movement seemingly paralysed ahead...
Thai government sticks to election roadmap

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The Thai government reassured that plans to stage elections by the end of next year remain unchanged despite the sad demise of Thailand's King...
After referendum, Thailand’s economic direction unclear

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Thailand's referendum on the country's new constitution on August 7 brought a flattering result for the ruling junta. The 'Yes' camp accounted for 61.4...
Thailand cuts 2014 growth forecast to 2.6% from 4%

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Thailand's Finance Ministry sharply cut its growth forecast for 2014, citing the spillover effects from months of political unrest. The country's economy is projected...
Foreign direct investment in Cambodia surges 73%

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A few weeks ahead of the general elections on July 28, Cambodia received applause from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development which...
Ethics in Business: Walking the ethical track in Malaysia – a perspective

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Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon, prominent Malaysian businessman and adviser of the government, shares his views on business ethics in Malaysia and how better practices could be instituted.
Malaysia’s BN coalition hangs on to power

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Malaysia’s long-governing coalition has won national elections to extend its 56 years of unbroken rule, fending off the strongest opposition it has ever faced. The...