India's 2024 general elections loom as Prime Minister Modi seeks a third term. BJP faces challenges despite strengths, while Congress and regional parties aim to consolidate anti-BJP votes.
Malaysia, recognizing the gig economy's growth, considers establishing the Malaysia Gig Economy Commission for worker welfare. Despite challenges, the sector thrived, reaching RM1.33 billion in Q3 2023.
Democracies face rising election costs, exemplified by Indonesia's $1.7 billion budget. Officials express confidence, anticipating economic growth spurred by elections' positive impact on GDP and national development.
Strategic Economic Alliances: Hong Kong and Malaysia Forge Deeper Connections Despite Ongoing US-China Dynamics
Hong Kong, facing repercussions from the US trade war, navigates a business exodus. The new government fosters ties with Malaysia, aiming for ASEAN free-trade agreements amid China's support.
Mahathir’s Shadow: Analyzing the Allegations Against Daim Zainuddin in Malaysia’s Corruption Crackdown
Malaysia intensifies high-profile investigations post-Pandora Papers, fueled by long-standing political rivalry between Anwar Ibrahim and Mahathir Mohammed, focusing on figures like Daim Zainuddin and Mirzan.
Malaysia forms royal commission to probe 2018 decision withdrawing ICJ application on Pedra Branca. Focus on potential misconduct and impact on sovereignty dispute with Singapore.
Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of Thailand's Move Forward Party, retains parliamentary seat as Constitutional Court dismisses media shares ownership accusations, signaling continued legal challenges amid public support.
Malaysia steadfastly supports Palestine amid wavering Arab backing, urging UN membership and ceasefire. It condemns Israel's Gaza attacks, asserting justice and legal action against violations.
As geopolitical tensions rise in Asia, Vietnam emerges as Europe's alternative to China, drawing attention through strategic partnerships, economic growth, and diplomatic ties, signaling a shift in global dynamics.
Singapore, lauded for low corruption, faces shockwaves as ex-Transport Minister S Iswaran faces 27 charges, prompting concerns over PAP's electoral strategy and leadership transition amid a challenging political landscape.