Tag: south east asia
Women make up more than 30% of the boards of top Malaysian lenders in comparison with only 9% in the Philippines and 13% in Singapore.
Southeast Asian markets have come under pressure since the imposition of tariffs by the world's two economic giants on each other's goods.
As Antisemitism grows in Europe, in Southeast Asia, Nazi symbols are relatively easy to find, as they are considered as a certain type of fashion.
Espenilla was a three-decade veteran of the central bank when he took office in July 2017.
About 10 police officers showed up at a local TV station where they were giving an interview, and told them to stop making media appearances or risk being deported.
The leaders are slated to meet in Hanoi on February 27-28 to follow up on their first meeting last June in Singapore.
While not expected to be as headline-grabbing as last year, the 2019 budget will cover a range of familiar policy priorities.
He vowed that the army would step back for the election.
Thai electoral law forbids parties from using the monarchy in campaigns.
The announcement effectively invalidates Princess Ubolratana's unprecedented bid for prime minister in the March elections.
The princess did not directly mention her brother or her political hopes, but thanked her supporters.
Soccer players and organisations around the world have called for Araibi's release.
The bombings came days after voters endorsed a new autonomous region intended to end decades of violence in Sulu.
Officials are still assessing the impact but there were no immediate reports of damage and casualties.
Philippines' chief economist says spending for the mid-term elections can add 1-2% to this year’s GDP expansion.
Michael Garcia wants to apply his expertise of Philippine shares to Vietnam and Myanmar.
Bashir was convicted in 2010 under anti-terrorism laws for links to militant training camps in Aceh province and jailed for 15 years.
Henry Sy made his fortune with a Philippine shopping centre conglomerate that has put up some of the largest malls in the world.
The rebound has shown no signs of fading in 2019.
The EU threatened to withdraw the duty-free Everything But Arms scheme (EBA), which benefits exports from Cambodia's garment and footwear sector.
Clashes between Malay-Muslim rebels and the Buddhist-majority Thai state have killed nearly 7,000 people since 2004.
She was stopped by Saudi and Kuwaiti officials when she arrived in Suvarnabhumi airport and her travel document was forcibly taken from her.
The junta has promised and postponed the election several times since it came to power.
Fighting resurged in Rakhine state between government forces and the rebel Arakan Army, which wants greater autonomy for Rakhine.