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Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on 30 May 17 that economic growth in 2017 could top the current official target, thanks to better trade numbers and investment than in 2016. Indrawati said growth
President Duterte has vowed to ignore the Supreme Court and Congress as he enforces martial law across Mindanao despite the Constitution giving them oversight. The 1987 Constitution imposes limits on martial law to prevent a
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has come under heavy attack for asking “leading questions” that are seen as an attempt to gather public support for the regime to stay on in power. He came up with
A new tweak to the mechanism of setting the yuan’s exchange rate gives China’s central bank more power to counter market sentiments betting against the currency, analysts said. The adjustment, announced 26 May 17 by
The union cabinet on 24 May 17 approved dismantling of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board, marking a watershed in India’s overseas investment framework, giving a major boost to ‘Make in India’ and easing the flow