RCEP negotiations set for conclusion in November

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trade partners are hoping for the conclusion of the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive...

Asean lacks economic freedom: US think tank

An MRT-3 train in Manila. The Philippines’ infrastructure is holding it back. Source: Wikimedia Out of a study ranking freedom in 178 economies, the Philippines...

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...

UK aristocrat’s daughter killed

Rodrigo Duterte's children, from the left, Sebastian, Veronica, Sara and Paolo escort their father to his inauguration ceremony in June. Source: Wikimedia The daughter of...
Bat virus has to do something with the evolution of the Covid-19 virus, according to Laotian study.

Bat Virus, Cause of Covid-19 Evolution, Study Shows

The Covid-19 virus quickly transforms into different variants and continues to spread around the world. In just a matter of months, more and more...

Duterte still open to Maoist peace

The Philippine army is one of the most poorly resourced in Asean. Source: Wikimedia   Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could re-impose a ceasefire with Maoist rebels a...

S’pore couple jailed for starving maid

Singapore is largely dependent on migrant labour. A Singaporean couple, both 47, have been jailed for starving their Filipina maid over a period of...

Asean cautious about South China Sea

An early release of Asean chairman's statement ahead of the leaders’ summit in Kuala Lumpur says the group's views on South China Sea disputes...

Duterte gets Trump invite 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has been invited to the White House by his political soulmate Donald Trump, who  an interest in developing a "warm,...

Girl, 3, killed in Philippine drugs ‘bust’: HRW

A three-year-old girl has been killed in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called war on drugs.  Myka Ulpina was purportedly shot during a police raid targeting...

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Climate change is a global issue that every country must take into consideration as it affects all things that live on Earth.

Climate Change Continuously Takes Its Toll on ASEAN countries

Malaysia wasn't expecting that the country would experience early a phenomenon they supposed to happen once in a hundred years. It's all because of...
Animal abuse has been evident in some circus and amusement facilities in Vietnam. based on Animals Asia's report.

Animals Asia Uncovers Animal Abuse in Vietnam’s Circuses and Amusement Parks

Animals Asia exposes animal abuse in Vietnam's circuses and entertainment parks. The government's drive to protect the animals isn't enough to cushion them from...
Malaysia also experiences a slump in the economy because of the pandemic. To revive its dwindling economy it must focus in its export by adding values to it.

Malaysia Should Add More Value on Exports

Because of the pandemic, Malaysia wasn't able to entice foreign direct investment, unlike before. According to former PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, they missed the...