Malaysia Social Media Update 16 - 22 September 2019

Read the top issues on Malaysian social media by mention.

Vietnam's Growing Agricultural Economy

Vietnam's agricultural economy is growing exponentially. While the country aims to become one of the largest agricultural nations in the world, volatile prices and fluctuating demand are amongst some of the challenges they face.

Tourism in Southeast Asia: Potential and Problems

Southeast Asia is becoming an increasingly popular destination. However, there are serious environmental, sociocultural and economic issues with tourism in developing nations that must be solved as travel numbers continue to go up.

Why India matters

With a USD 49.9 trillion economy, it is ASEAN's fourth largest trading partner. The upcoming elections will determine its outlook and ties with our region.

Thailand's General Election 2019

Thailand's general election will be held on 24 March 2019. This will be the first election since the 2014 military coup.

Singapore's 2019 Budget: Precursor to polls?

Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered the budget in Parliament on 18 February 2019.The budget seeks to “build a strong and united Singapore”.

Indonesia's 2nd Presidential Debate: Infrastructure, Food and Unicorns

Indonesia’s second presidential debate was held on 17 February 2019. Incumbent Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and challenger Prabowo Subianto debated infrastructure, energy, food, natural resources and the environment.

Semenyih: Crunch time for Bersatu, PH

There will be a bye-election for the Semenyih state seat in Selangor on 2 March 2019. BERSATU-PH won the seat in 2018 with a majority of 8,964 votes.

2019 Philippines Senatorial Election

The election of 12 seats in the Senate of the Philippines scheduled for 13 May 2019 will be a test to Rodrigo Dutere's popularity in the midpoint of his six-year tenure as President.