Inflation under control: Jakarta

Indonesia food prices are pushing up inflation. Source: Pixabay Inflationary pressure is expected to remain a low priority for the Bank Indonesia (BI) after a...

Indonesia calls for tough haze action

Smog has become an annual event in the region. Source: Flickr Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Riau on Sumatra has called for...

Lee deepens Australian ties

Australian, US and Singaporean troops fire at Puckapunyal, Australia. Source: Wikimedia Singapore has called on China to engage “constructively” with other players, including the USA,...

Singapore Airshow sales fall from 2014

Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner. Source: Wikimedia Airbus and Boeing announced that only modest aircraft deals were secured at the Singapore Airshow 2016, suggesting demand has fallen...

Thais flock to greet ‘Siamese Foxes’

Neutrals around the world united behind Leicester City’s unlikely triumph. Source: YouTube Thai-owned English Premier League champions Leicester City have arrived in Bangkok for a celebratory tour...

Thailand mulls free Zika tests

The threat of microcephaly is worrying pregnant women in Asean. Source: YouTube The Thai authorities are considering testing all pregnant women for the Zika virus,...

Philippine growth exceeds expectations

Nagacadan rice terraces, Ifugao Province in the Philippines. The El Nino heatwave has pushed up the price of rice. Source: Wikimedia   The Philippine GDP rose 6.9...

Baht bounces after king’s death 

Thais are dressing largely in black. Source: YouTube Thailand's currency has strengthened against the US dollar for a second day running as the stock market...

Vietnam looks to boost beer production

Vietnam has developed a beer-drinking culture. Source: Flickr Vietnam, already one of Asia’s largest beer consumers, is seeking to boost its output of the beverage...

Myanmar farmers protest at Chinese copper mine

Protests have been taking place at Letpadaung for years. Source: Flickr Hundreds of villagers in Myanmar protested against the resumption of operations at a Chinese-backed...

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Thai GDP exceeds forecasts 

The Thai economy expanded at its fastest rate in four years during the second quarter of 2017, exceeding forecasts. The growth was partly fuelled...

Police name Papua mine suspects

Police in the troubled Indonesian province of Papua say they have named six people as suspects out of 17 detained over the weekend after...

Church blasts drug killings 

The head of the Catholic Church in the Philippines, Cardinal Luis Tagle, has criticised President Rodrigo Duterte's drugs slaughter, condemning "those who kill even...