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Happiness Dropped In Thailand, Malaysia: Un Report

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The newly released World Happiness Report 2019 by the United Nations shows that most Southeast Asian countries...
Corruption Is Getting Worse In Asia, Report Shows

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With an average score of just 44 out of 100 for three consecutive years, the Asia-Pacific region is making little progress in the fight...
Philippines Gdp Growth Slowest In Three Years

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The Philippine economy grew 6.2 per cent in 2018, missing the government’s growth target as price increases slowed consumer spending as well as business...
Khmer Rouge tribunal coming to an end with final verdicts

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The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians is expected to issue...
Malaysian passport classified as fifth-best worldwide

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The Malaysian passport has been ranked fifth among the best passports in the world in terms of visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to other countries...
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Dili, the capital of the fifth-youngest nation on earth, East Timor, is an odd place within Southeast Asia for people used to the hustle...
Malaysia stops imports from North Korea, closes embassy in Pyongyang

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Two companies incorporated in Singapore are accused of having violated United Nations (UN) sanctions against North Korea by supplying luxury goods, including wine and...
Suu Kyi rejects UN probe into alleged Rohingya violence

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on May 3 dismissed a decision by the United Nation’s rights council to investigate allegations of crimes...
Suu Kyi to get prime minister-like role in Myanmar government

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Aung San Suu Kyi, a recent recipient of the Harvard humanitarian of the year award and a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1991 in...
Philippines will remain UN member despite Duterte’s threats to leave

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Philippine authorities on August 22 clarified that the country will not leave the United Nations (UN) despite a threat made by Philippine President Rodrigo...
Ethnic clashes: Thousands flee northern Myanmar state

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More than 3,000 people fled their homes in northern Myanmar after new clashes between two ethnic rebel groups erupted, the United Nations said on...
Cambodia’s poverty rate dropping rapidly

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The United Nations hailed Cambodia for its accomplishments in meeting its Millennium Development Goal targets in 2015. In a recent report, the UN calls...
Myanmar asks international community for flood aid

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Myanmar has appealed for international assistance to help provide food, temporary shelter and clothing for more than 260,000 people affected by widespread flooding following...
Education in Asia: Gap between richer and poorer countries widens

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The latest education ranking by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published last month shows surprisingly diverse skills levels of young pupils...
Dr M wants Myanmar be kicked out of ASEAN

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Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian prime minister and still an influential figure in the country's somewhat opaque political ecosystem, said at an international conference...
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In an updated report just released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nation (FAO), the institution revealed that about 795 million...
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According to a recently released report by the United Nations on the world economic situation and its prospects in 2015, the world economy continues...
Malaysia under fire for controversial anti-terror and sedition laws

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The Malaysian parliament in the early hours of April 10 after a record 14+ hour debate pushed through a revised law that includes online...