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Indonesia’s budget deficit was estimated at IDR682.1tr in the Jan – Sep 20 period, equivalent to 4.16% of gross domestic product, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said. The government has forecast a fiscal deficit of
As rallies to oust the government mushroomed across the country, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha appeared to tone down his stance against protesters. Government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri said on 18 Oct 20 the prime minister recognised
The 120-kilometre Thai Canal project running from Krabi on the Andaman Sea to Trang, stretching to Nakhon Si Thammarat and Songkhla on the Gulf of Thailand, recently returned to the limelight after decades of proposals.
Allies of newly-minted Speaker Lord Allan Velasco (Marinduque) were elected on 14 Oct 20 to top House posts just a day after the House ratified his election as to the top post in Batasang Pambansa.
In a bruising battle that began in 2019, a trio of Chinese banks are seeking to enforce an order made in May 20 by the High Court in London instructing Anil Ambani to repay USD717mn