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Indonesia presents new economic stimulus package

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Indonesia on November 16 announced a new economic stimulus package to support the rupiah and spur growth in the lead-up to the upcoming presidential...
Malaysia election: Opposition names Mahathir as candidate for prime minister

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Malaysia’s opposition coalition on January 7 named Mahathir Mohamad, the country’s 92-year old former premier, as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election...
Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck said to have fled to Dubai

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Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is said to have fled Thailand before a scheduled court verdict on August 25 that could have led...
Philippines stops sending workers to Qatar, fearing food riots

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The Philippines on June 6 blocked the deployment of new overseas workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state started grappling with a diplomatic...
Kim Jong-nam murder trial goes to high court, suspects facing death

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The high-profile court case on the alleged murder of North Korea’s Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 this year has...
Is Mindanao Southeast Asia’s Syria in the making?

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Pictures of the southern Philippine city of Marawi on fire are sending a worrying message across the world: Will Mindanao, the Philippines' conflict-ridden southern...
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...
Kim Jong-nam’s killers believed it was all for a “reality TV prank”

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New revealings in the assassination case of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, suggest that the two women involved in...
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...
Philippines starts worrying about Trump’s protectionism

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Businesses in the Philippines are getting increasingly worried about the economic isolationism of US President Donald Trump as the country's main growth engines, business...
Democracy index: Thailand seen as ‘hybrid’ regime, US downgraded

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The new Democracy Index 2016 released be the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) defines Thailand under the current junta as "hybrid regime" which is one...
Indonesia, Malaysia condemn Trump’s travel ban against Muslims

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After US President Donald Trump's radical executive order to ban Muslims from certain countries from entering the US and extend vetting against others, outraged...
Asia seeks new trade deals after Trump dumps TPP

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Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...
Philippines turns to China for $15-billion investment deals

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is sending a delegation to Beijing this week for meetings with Chinese top officials to discuss investment deals worth $15...
Trump: Uncertainties and conflicts of interest abound in SE Asia

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...
New Year message to Thais: No elections in 2017?

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Democratic elections initially planned for this year will not happen until at least mid-2018 because the necessary legislation has to be passed first, a...
Marcos opponents want buried dictator’s remains exhumed

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Protesters in the Philippines launched legal action on November 21 to exhume the body of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, just three days after his...
Massive protests against Malaysia PM despite arrests, rally ban

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Tens of thousands of protesters, unimpressed by the arrests of opposition leaders, marched in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur on November 19, demanding that scandal-hit...