Thailand to impose curfew on 4 provinces

The government of Thailand is stepping up its security measures in the southernmost provinces but the move was said to have nothing to do...

Charoen Group awaits Court ruling over airport project dispute

A Thailand-based consortium seeking to develop the Eastern Airtport City Project is holding its breath for a High Court ruling over a dispute with...

South African firms wooed to invest in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government is luring South African businesses to invest in Vietnam and create an improved political and economic relationship between the two countries. During...

15 dead in Yala, Thailand attack

Fifteen people have been killed while four others were injured in an attack by suspected Muslim rebels on a security point in Yala, Thailand. An...

Philippine VP accepts ‘drug czar’ post offer

Philippine Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo on Wednesday accepted an offer installing her as a drug czar to combat the proliferation of drug...

Malaysia, 5 countries to probe into 1MDB scandal

The Malaysian government is working with at least five countries to recover $4.34 billion (18 billion ringgit) worth of assets allegedly siphoned from the...

RCEP conclusion fails amid India’s withdrawal

A free-trade deal between members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their five trading partners failed to be signed amid India’s...

‘Singapore-Malaysia railway system to proceed’

The Malaysian government is set to proceed with the construction of a high-speed railway system that will link to Singapore, but this time, with...

Widodo hands Indonesia defence job to brutal rival

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has named his presidential challenger, Prabowo Subianto, as his defence minister.The disgraced former general is accused of human rights...

Thailand’s king sacks mistress

King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand has stripped his royal consort of her titles, status and military rank for "disloyalty" three months after she was...

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Trade war prompts US firms to set sights on Thailand

Companies in the United States are transferring their operations to Southeast Asia—particularly Thailand—having suffered from more than a year of trade dispute between the...

Indonesia reports trade surplus

Indonesia posted a surprise trade surplus last month, beating forecasts of a deficit.Imports fell more sharply than exports amid feeble global and domestic...

Malaysian government to bail out pilgrimage fund for RM10.3 billion

The government of Malaysia will bear an RM10.3 billion ($2.48 billion) premium to restore the financial health of Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) as part...