Malaysia looks to tech as subsidies decline

Malaysia is looking to technology to boost its manufacturing sector with its National Policy on Industry 4.0 (Industry4WRD) as it tries again to make...

Swiss move to ban palm-oil exports 

The regional parliament of Geneva in Switzerland has passed a resolution to exclude palm oil from free-trade talks with Indonesia and Malaysia. Five other...

Kachin jade scavenger shot by guards

A jade scavenger in Myanmar has been shot dead by mine security staff, according to the authorities.   On Monday, a scavenger from troubled Rakhine...

Duterte’s two faces 

President Rodrigo Duterte even wore a suit when he met his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in October. Source: Wikimedia The colourful Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte,...

HRW attacks Duterte’s bloody year 

The Philippines' president, Rodrigo Duterte, has unleashed a "human rights calamity" during his first year in office, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).  His so-called...

Manila poised to increase rates

With Indonesia and Vietnam both lowering interest rates in the past two months and Thailand under increasing pressure to follow suit, the Philippines is...

OCBC to buy Barclays Asia wealth business

The OCBC Skyway at Singapore’s South Bay. Source: Flickr Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has announced it is acquiring British bank Barclays’ wealth and investment...

Indonesia probes Guernsey assets

Indonesia says it is investigating reports that US$1.4 billion held by Standard Chartered in Guernsey, mainly on behalf of Indonesian clients, was transferred to...

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...

Singapore hit by export fall

Singapore remains a regional economic titan. Source: Wikimedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore dipped 3.3 per cent in November, after recording flat growth in...

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The discovery of a new tarantula species, called Taksinus Bambus is one of the many reasons why Thai forests needs conservation.

Tarantula Species that Lives on Bamboo, Discovered in Thailand

Many animals have become extinct, while others are on the endangered's list. In Thailand, a Thai YouTuber discovers a new tarantula species that live...
Comelec voids petition to repeal Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s Certificate of Candidacy to run for Philippine president.

COMELEC Voids Petition to Negate Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s Presidential Candidacy

The race for the new Philippine president and its administration is fast approaching. The opposition will always be present and will do everything to...
Thailand is one of the ASEAN countries that is now enduring the soaring inflation rate of basic commodities, including pork, fuel, and more.

Thailand’s Soaring Inflation Rate Getting Worse

Prices of basic commodities in Thailand started increasing at the onset of 2022. The soaring inflation rate adversely impacts the prices of fuel, noodles....