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The plan was unveiled at the first anniversary of the Pakatan Harapan government.
BJP’s key pledges include housing for all by 2022 and the doubling of farmers’ incomes.
Incumbent presidential candidate Joko Widodo and running mate Ma’ruf Amin join the carnival parade in Tangerang Banten.
According to Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, the decision to withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court was a political move made to avoid a coup attempt.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s lead over his election rival Prabowo Subianto has narrowed slightly, a new survey of more than 1,000 eligible voters has shown.
The X70, a fully imported version of Geely’s Boyue, makes up over half of national carmaker’s sales.
Counting not done after Election Commission says its systems experienced technical failure.
Singapore’s Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh called on Japan to return to Asean as its top investor, as it was in the 1970s and 1980s.
China will boost the incomes of urban and rural residents, and domestic consumption is expected to continue to expand and to upgrade.
It was the worst escalation in tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals since 2001.
The Election Commission said that members of the royal family should be “above politics” and therefore cannot “hold any political office”.
Ties between Malaysia and Singapore are still “good” despite ongoing air and maritime disputes between the two countries.
Jho Low rubbishes Wall Street Journal report about China’s alleged role in 1MDB probe.
The by-election comes after a disastrous local election cycle where the pro-independence party lost heavily.
The Straits Times takes a look at three headlines that will shape Southeast Asia in 2019.
The emperor made his last speech before his pending abdication.
The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers reach remote areas.
Saudi Arabia, the United States, and Russia being notable exceptions to the plan.
A racist ad and Instagram post has prompted massive backlash at luxury brand Dolce and Gabbana in China.
Grab on Thursday announced a partnership with Thailand’s Kasikornbank to launch
Henry Kissinger said that US and Chinese trade negotiators should avoid getting bogged down in details and first explain to each other what objectives they are seeking to achieve.
Search and rescue crews are still searching the area using sonar to recover debris and material.
Anwar Ibrahim said that as long as the position of the Malay language as the national language is accepted without question, mastery of other languages should be supported.
The Oxfam report criticised Singapore for spending “well below countries such as South Korea and Thailand” on healthcare, education and social protection.
Limiting global warming to 1,5 degrees Celcius possible but will need unprecedented societal changes: UN panel.
The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Rosmah Mansor, is arrested on corruption charges.
Tens of thousands of children are in an “extremely precarious” condition after last Friday’s earthquake in eastern Indonesia.
China has hit back with reciprocal tariffs after President Trump imposed tariffs on over $200 billion of Chinese goods.
Parti Keadilan Rakyat president says relationship with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad amicable.
Despite typhoons and earthquakes, regular citizens attempt to go about their everyday lives.
A visit without Xi is now unlikely to achieve any positive results on the nuclear issue, say analysts.
Two Myanmar journalists were jailed for seven years each on Monday (Sept 3) for breaching the country’s official secrets act.
Flood-struck Kerala politicians say national pride should not be at expense of rehabilitation funds.
Singapore and Malaysia can pursue win-win cooperation and focus on their respective domestic priorities if bilateral relations are kept stable and close, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Indonesia’s resort islands of Bali and Lombok were rocked by a magnitude 7 earthquake on Sunday with scores dead and widespread property damage reported.
The two sides have agreed to formal texts to negotiate a long sought after code of conduct in the South China Sea.
The growing influence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has meant that the threat of transnational terrorism erupting in the region has grown significantly.
Malaysia’s new government intends to rein in the country’s most powerful Islamic agency and its huge financial budget.
The Grab-Uber merger has implications for competition law and long-term commuting behaviour, and deserve careful scrutiny.
Kim is rumoured to have met Xi, even as China risks being sidelined in denuclearisation talks.