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Adam is a former business reporter in the Philippines. He's currently pursuing a master's degree from the University of the Philippines.

ASEAN leaders want end on Myanmar crisis, envoy to facilitate talks

Southeast Asian chiefs reached an agreement with Myanmar's junta leader on Saturday to immediately end the ongoing crisis in the country, though without "a clear timeline for action." Brunei, chair of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said in a statement that the...

ASEAN press freedom weakens as Malaysia slips furthest

Press freedom in Southeast Asia continues to languish as Malaysia steps back the farthest among world nations in this year's World Press Freedom Index. The index compiled by Reporters sans frontières (RSF), also known as Reporters Without Borders, shows a general "bad" press freedom situation...

Philippines pledges 75% cut on carbon emissions

The country was last among Southeast Asian countries that submitted their official commitments to the Paris Climate Change agreement. The Philippines has submitted its official pledge to the global climate change treaty, planning to reduce three-fourths of carbon emissions within the decade. The majority of the...

Grab set for US listing via ‘world’s biggest’ SPAC merger

Grab Holdings Inc., the company behind Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing and food delivery platform, is set to go public in the U.S. through a merger with a shell company that will value it at nearly $40 billion.  In a statement on April 13, the Singapore-headquartered...

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