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Ranking: Based on global opinion, these nations are Asia's best

Akhyari Hananto3 years ago
Behind a country’s wealth and success are the policies that create possibilities, the people that drive the effort and the history that shapes the ...

Is Timor-Leste Eventually Ready to Join ASEAN?

Akhyari Hananto3 years ago
After years of pushing for membership, Timor-Leste is now ready to become the 11th member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The ...

Indonesian President Goes Off Road in Papua

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo rode trail bikes to inspect a stretch of dirt roads in Wamena in the Papua highlands — part of the ...

When World's 2nd and 3rd Largest Democracies Meet

Akhyari Hananto3 years ago
  U.S. Vice President Mike Pence toured Southeast Asia's largest mosque on Thursday during a visit to Indonesia, calling the Muslim-majority nation's tradition of following ...

Global topper in info dissemination? Brunei Government

Akhyari Hananto3 years ago
The Brunei Government’s social media account has been named the most active in the world, according to a study conducted by Burson-Marsteller, a leading ...

Indonesia Sets the Trend in Fishing Policy in Asia

Several neighboring countries are taking a cue from Indonesia’s regulation restricting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the territory that has increased the ...

Bright spots for global credit in Southeast Asia

Akhyari Hananto3 years ago
The Philippines and Indonesia, with strong economic fundamentals, have bucked a global trend of declining credit ratings, an official of Standard Chartered said. There are ...

Thailand and Cambodia Strengthen Ties with China

Thailand's government yesterday agreed to buy 10 tanks from China for US$58 million (S$81 million), while Cambodia told a United States Navy unit its ...

China, ASEAN Progress on Framework Deal on Disputed Sea

China and Southeast Asian countries have made progress in talks on a code of conduct for the disputed South China Sea, although the issue on ...

France Strengthens Ties with Singapore to Beat Protectionism

French President Francois Hollande, on an official visit to Singapore, expressed a desire Sunday to strengthen France's partnership with the Southeast Asian countries. "France considers Singapore ...