Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:50:36
Malaysia's Mahathir named opposition PM candidate
Shah Alam, Malaysia - Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad was named as the opposition's prime ministerial candidate Sunday as a bruising election battle looms against scandal-plagued premier Najib Razak and his long-ruling coalition.
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:05:05
Herbert, Norbert and HC: Austria's far-right triumvirate
Vienna - Austrian conservative "wunderkind" Sebastian Kurz, 31, secured his path to becoming Europe's youngest leader on Saturday with a coalition agreement with the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe).
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Suharto dynasty suffers blow to ambitions in Indonesia
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo can afford a sigh of relief this week after his government dodged the fallout from a corruption case engulfing his key coalition partner. Indonesia’s presidency was rocked when Golkar Party chairman Setya Novanto was detained last month as a suspect in one of Indonesia’s biggest-ever corruption cases.
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:00:00
The huge role small parties can play
The leverage minor actors hold when coalition governments are born is a catalyst for nepotism
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Thinking the unthinkable: A coalition of the two big parties
If you want to stir a huge debate among friends at this point, when no one is sure when the next election will take place, there is one sure way to ignite a really heated exchange.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Manson dead, Mugabe ousted, Merkel foiled – can things get any better?
In the space of a few weeks, President Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been forced out of power, German Chancellor Merkel has failed to create a coalition government,
Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:51:59
More private firms certified as ‘bribe-free’
The Private Sector Collective Action Coalition against Corruption Council has certified 34 more companies that have adopted policies and compliance standards to prevent graft, boosting the total number of certified companies to 264.
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:24:08
Krungsi reaffirms anti-corruption stance
Krungsri Group has been certified for the second time as a member of Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC).
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00:00
Mahathir no regret for his action against Anwar
IT WOULD be up to Malaysian people to decide what to do with Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak should the newly formed coalition Pakatan Harapan, chaired by former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, win the election and form a government.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 19:17:31
Asia Internet Coalition warns against regulation of OTT content
The Asia Internet Coalition has warned the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) that its move to regulate over-the-top (OTT) business could be detrimental to Thailand, stoke business uncertainty, slow economic growth and dampen investment in the country’s growing digital industry.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 01:00:00
Internet industry group objects to NBTC moves to regulate OTT
THE ASIA Internet Coalition has warned the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission that its move to regulate over-the-top (OTT) business could be detrimental to Thailand, stoke business uncertainty, slow economic growth and dampen investment in the country’s growing digital industry.
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 19:41:05
Finland's nationalist party elects populist hardliner
HELSINKI - The populist Finns party on Saturday elected a leader whose hardline views risk breaking up the coalition government.
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 01:00:00
Doubts over Brexit as vote backfires on May
UK prime minister forced to form a coalition; Thailand sees no short-term impact from uncertainty in Britain.
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:04:21
Thai Union, Mars Petcare, USAID Oceans going digital for sustainability
Thai Union Group and Mars Petcare, along with a coalition of other industry and government groups such as the US Agency for International Development's Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans), recently launched a digital traceability pilot programme.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 11:05:54
Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen expels Qatar: statement
RIYADH - A Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Yemeni rebels announced Monday it was ending Qatar's membership as most Gulf countries severed ties with Doha amid heightened tension between the neighbouring states.