Duterte admin lowers Philippine growth projection on last year in office

The Philippine government has abandoned its goal to reach double-digit growth in the last year of the current administration amid the pandemic plaguing global...

Secure health passes key to ASEAN’s reopening

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Malaysia’s GDP contraction softens in Q1 on export recovery

Malaysia remains on course to recovery this year after easing the decline in its economic output in the first three months of 2021. The country's...

Indonesia’s GDP contracts 0.7% in Q1

Indonesia saw its economy slightly contracted by 0.74% year-on-year in the first three months of 2021, which signals its continuing recovery as the government...

COVID-19, coup pushing half of Myanmar into poverty: UNDP

Nearly half of Myanmar's population is at risk of falling into poverty by 2022 if the twin impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the...

Ellipse Projects, EU and the UK: Foreign Direct Investment puts Indonesia on track for...

Indonesia has seen a sharp uptick in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the tune of 14% in the first three months of 2021. FDI...

Singapore eyes vaccine passport

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Thailand eyes vaccine passports, quarantine waivers for tourists

The government of Thailand was keen on further loosening up its borders to international tourists through vaccination passports and quarantine waivers as it begins...

Nightlife to resume in Thailand in March

Thailand is set to further ease Covid-19 restrictions by allowing the resumption of entertainment businesses. According to a report by The Nation quoting the Center...

‘Open Sesame’: vaccine passports are the key to Southeast Asia’s recovery

Recently-released data makes clear the cost of coronavirus for Thailand, despite the Kingdom’s overall successful management of the pandemic: the no-show of some 40...

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