Published: June 06, 2019
HOUSEHOLD DEBTS are on the rise and could suppress consumer spending as well as people’s ability to repay their debts, the state think-tank National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) warned yesterday.
Published: February 24, 2018
The political situation in the Maldives, an island country in the Indian Ocean, has been unstable. As the region is an important spot for sea traffic, and China is expanding its influence there, other countries concerned, including Japan, must remain vigilant.
Published: February 17, 2018
While the police investigation into the attack on a Catholic church in Yogyakarta is underway, many have been quick to express concern about the creeping intolerance facing the nation, contrary to our billing, and the world’s image of us, as – previously – a tolerant country.
Published: October 02, 2015
The rural heartlandof Thailand's deposed leader Yingluck Shinawatra and her exiledbillionaire brother Thaksin is hurting as a result of themilitary government's economic policies, stirring discontent andthe threat of protests.