A Social Weather Stations poll showed that 52% of Filipino families now consider themselves poor, 10 points higher than in March.
The campaign comes after last month’s landmark ruling in India decriminalizing homosexuality.
The poll of more than 26,000 people found that opinions of Trump continued to fall among some of U.S.’s closest allies.
Asean Foreign Ministers Urge Prosecution Over Myanmar Atrocities
As a trade war heats up between the U.S. and China, military tensions are also rising.
Thai Junta Throws Money at Poor Northeast in Bid to Stop Thaksin
China refused a U.S. warship entry to Hong Kong, days after Washington sanctioned the Chinese military for buying Russian weapons
Singapore Set to Tackle Spread of Fake News With New Laws
Mahathir's Attacks on Foreign Projects Spook Malaysia Investors
Suu Kyi Defends Prison Terms for Reuters Journalists in Myanmar
Thailand has had about a dozen military takeovers since 1932.
Rodrigo Duterte urged China to “rethink” and “temper its behavior” in the disputed South China Sea.
Control of upstream waters helps Beijing influence downstream.
Pompeo urged all governments to continue enforcing sanctions against North Korea.
Laos’ dream of becoming the “battery of Asia” has suffered a catastrophic setback.
China's $24 Billion Promise to Duterte Still Hasn't Materialized
Iran to Sign Friendship Agreement With Asean, Singapore Says
Singapore Will Seek Compensation If Malaysia Cancels Rail Plan
Japan, South Korea, China and Singapore help Myanmar become one of the fastest performing economies in SE Asia.
Singapore Terrorism Threat at Highest Since 9/11
This is part of the efforts to create an alternative narrative of China as a peaceful and reliable neighbour.