Tag: south east asia
Tile considering moving its plant to Malaysia, Vietnam and Mexico.
The proposal came as Asean telecoms regulators were meeting this week in Bangkok with an aim to come up with regional guidelines to regulate over-the-top platforms, including taxation policies.
State and federal governments agree at a conference to draw up a timeline for developing their own recycling capabilities.
The US State Department criticises Thailand for not pushing their anti-trafficking efforts enough.
Purchasing manager indexes for Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan remain below 50, signalling deeper contractions in factory output.
Advocates of Brexit have long argued that one of the biggest benefits of leaving the EU will be an ability to strike new bilateral trade deals rather than relying on EU-level agreements.
New policies include educating and training communities in fire prevention and setting up a Peatland Restoration Agency.
While President Rodrigo Duterte’s tax plans are pending, Philippine peso value declined as traders focused on falling bets for an aggressive easing by the Federal Reserve this month.
Vietnam and China are embroiled in a years-long dispute over the potentially energy-rich stretch of waters in the South China Sea.
Improving economic standards in the region has brought about lifestyle changes, which in turn have led to a shift to more unhealthy diets, a report says.
Cambodian authorities say they would send the waste back to its stated countries of origin – the United States and Canada.
The cartels, based in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Thailand, produce most of the meth in northern Myanmar and distribute it as far away as Japan and New Zealand.
China's U-shaped 'nine-dash line' marks a vast expanse of the South China Sea that it claims, including large oil-filled chunks of Vietnam's continental shelf.
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.