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Elections

Najib full of promises ahead of May 9 election

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak promised at a Labour Day speech on May 1 to raise the minimum wage this year if he wins...
Data analytics influenced past election campaign in Thailand

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Since Cambridge Analytica, a US data analytics firm, came under pressure for its Big Data-based strategic influence on last year's US elections - and...
Singapore’s economy picks up steam

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Rift between Cambodia and the West over de-democratisation deepens

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The war of words between Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and representatives of Western organisations intensified in the past weeks, with Hun Sen boasting...
Former ASEAN secretary-general to run for Bangkok governor

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Surin Pitsuwan, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) between 2008 and 2012 and also Thailand's former foreign minister between 1997 and...
Ahead of crucial referendum, Thai junta promises elections in 2017

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Thailand could expect a general election in 2017, Thailand's junta chief Prayuth Chan-o-cha said, no matter what the outcome of the crucial national referendum...
Cambodian army investigates call for coup d’etat

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Cambodia's military is investigating a suspected coup plot against Prime Minister Hun Sen after an activist announced plans to topple Cambodia's leader in Facebook...
Thai elections peaceful, but gridlock continues

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Elections in Thailand ran peacefully on February 2, with only a few isolated incidents, but many election venues were not operating especially in Bangkok...