Daily News

These are sample stories on Asia which we track on a daily basis. The sources and links to the stories, which are available online, are acknowledged and listed. Where any of these stories require paid subscription to access, we've listed only the portion which the site allows.

Thailand: Future Forward on thin ice


All eyes will be on the Constitutional Court on 20 Nov 19 when it delivers a ruling which could make or break the embattled Future Forward Party (FFP) leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit in a media-shareholding case.

India: IMF wants Indian government to be more credible, transparent on fiscal numbers


New Delhi needs to become more “transparent” on the fiscal numbers as it is a “laggard” among the G20 peers on this front, a senior official from the International Monetary Fund said here on 6

India: Can think of taking ‘further decision’ if firm indication given on ‘core interests’: MEA on RCEP


India on 7 Nov 19 said if it gets a “firm indication” that its core interests will be accommodated in the RCEP trade deal then it can think of taking a “further decision” on the

Malaysia: Pakatan hopes to win Tg Piai with development agenda


Development of Tg Piai will be Pakatan Harapan’s main campaign thrust in the parliamentary by-election despite the opposition’s propensity to take up issues of race and religion. PH candidate Karmaine Sardini’s message to Tg Piai’s

Thailand: Additional stimulus package a possibility


An additional stimulus package could be launched later this year to invigorate the economy after 3Q19 GDP was weaker than expected. The economic cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday acknowledged that 3Q19 economic