Obama to be first US president to visit Laos

President Barack Obama will be the first US head of state to visit Laos when he attends an Asean summit in the landlocked country...

Border dispute delays China tourist gateway

Myanmar Beer is indicative of protected firms that are struggling in an open market: Source: Wikimedia  A disagreement over border demarcation is delaying the completion of...

Mahathir reviving economy: minister 

Economic relations between Malaysia and Singapore are still “good”, according to Malaysian International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.  He said issues over the 1962...

Najib faces more 1MDB charges

Malaysian police have arrested ex-prime minister Najib Razak, who is now facing at least 21 charges related to more than US$620 million in public...

UN Report reinforces Singapore’s genius in social engineering

Singaporeans may be wrong in estimating the prevalence of Chinese and Indian nationals in their country, but the government definitely hasn’t missed a beat...

Malaysia steps up security ahead of Asean summit

The Paris attacks overshadow the Asean summit Following Friday’s terror strikes in Paris, Malaysia’s police have been put on high alert and will be doubling...

Trump partner eyes top job

Pura Tanah Lot in Bali, which the Trump development will overlook. Source: Wikimedia Donald Trump's Indonesian business partner says he may run for president in...

Singapore relaxes online betting

The entrance to the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Singapore will allow online betting before the end of the year as the...

Junta called to launch aircraft probe

Thai Airways has close links to the military. Source: Wikimedia Thailand’s military government is under increasing pressure to investigate corruption allegations surrounding Britain’s Rolls-Royce and...

Asean set to unveil vision for future

Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The blueprint for Asean's future will top the agenda for the 27th regional summit in November 21 in Kuala Lumpur. The 2025 blueprint...

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