Vietnam benefits from US-China trade spat 

Companies in China fear tariffs on exports to the United States amid the growing trade war between the two countries escalates and several employers...

Singapore posts disappointing trade figures

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell 10 per cent year on year last month, continuing a slump that saw exports drop by 11.8 per...

Indonesia unveils $400bn investment plans 

Indonesia has unveiled plans for more than US$400 billion in building projects, from constructing 25 airports to developing power stations in an attempt to...

Indonesia reveals huge April deficit

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UN wants genocide charges for Myanmar’s generals

Myanmar's generals should be financially isolated and face trial for war crimes and genocide against the Rohingya in Rakhine State, according to United Nations...

Duterte allies crush opposition in midterm election

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies have crushed the opposition in the midterm senate election in an apparent endorsement of the leader’s bloody massacre of...

India and Vietnam vow to boost defence cooperation

India and Vietnam have agreed to strengthen bilateral defence and security, agriculture, technology and nuclear, oil, gas and renewable energy cooperation as Vice President...

Brunei’s gay community ‘lives in fear’

The sultan of Brunei last week announced a moratorium on his sharia law death penalty for gay sex but members of the sultanate’s LGBT...

Thaksin allies denied majority by minor Thai parties

Thailand's main anti-junta party has won the most parliamentary seats in the first election since the 2014 military coup but it will not get...

Singapore passes divisive ‘fake news’ law

After a heated debate, Singapore's parliament has passed its controversial "anti-fake news" bill despite concerns over free speech and abuse of power. Ministers have been...

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