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Matthew Tostevin

Was der weltgrößte Handelsvertrag für China & Co bedeutet

06 Nov 2019

Bangkok China und 14 weitere Länder haben sich auf den weltweit größten Handelsvertrag geeinigt - die Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

Explainer: World's biggest trade pact shapes up without India

05 Nov 2019

BANGKOK Although India pulled out at the last minute, China and 14 other countries agreed in Bangkok this week on plans for what could become the world's biggest trade agreement - the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

U.S.-China tensions spur progress on giant Asia trade pact

29 Oct 2019

BANGKOK Tensions between the United States and China have given new impetus to a China-backed trade pact and there is a chance of major progress, if not final agreement, when Southeast Asian leaders meet in Bangkok this week, analysts say.

Faced by strong baht, Thailand plans to relax rules on outflows

04 Oct 2019

BANGKOK In the face of a strong baht that has been Asia's best performing currency this year, Thailand will further relax rules on capital outflows before the end of the year, the central bank governor said on Friday.

Hard right: Political divide deepens in Thailand

05 Sep 2019

By Panu Wongcha-um, Panarat Thepgumpanat and Matthew Tostevin

War on numbers - Philippines targets drug killing data

18 Jul 2019

MANILA Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher numbers given by critics.

The man behind the wheel of Congo's news

09 Jul 2019

Pierre Mambele was never credited with telling the story of Congo's never-ending crises. But the news would often have gone unheard without him.

Thai protesters demand army stop supporting ruling junta

24 Mar 2018

BANGKOK More than 300 Thai pro-democracy demonstrators marched to the gates of the army headquarters in Bangkok on Saturday to call on soldiers to withdraw their support for the ruling junta.

Thai growth momentum exceeds expectations, says central bank chief

14 Mar 2018

BANGKOK The momentum of Thailand's economic growth has exceeded expectations and its recovery has become more broad-based, but monetary policy needs to remain accommodative, the central bank governor said on Wednesday.

Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city

07 Dec 2017

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia Between Sihanoukville's beaches and its multiplying casinos, "Lao Qi" and Bun Saroeun run restaurants barely a hundred dusty metres apart. But their fortunes could not be more different.

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