MALAYSIA'S political parties are gearing up for an election within months, with the ruling party launching a portal aimed at combating "fake news" and the opposition alliance holding a...

BT OUTLOOK 2018

THE dominant theme in Malaysia for 2018 is no mystery - the imminent and no doubt, hotly contested 14th General Election that must be called by August next year. And if you believe the pundits,...

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday declared victory for his party in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted...

THE landslide victory in Japan for the party behind Abenomics is likely to be good news for industries from nuclear power to defence, while posing challenges to retailers and others.

[BANGKOK] Thailand's junta chief said Tuesday the country would hold elections in November 2018, more than four years after the military seized power and imposed a blanket ban on politics...

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2017

THERE will be no Polling Day for this month's reserved presidential election after all, as Singapore's next head of state will, in all likelihood, win the race via a walkover...

WANT to influence an election? All you need is about US$400,000, according to cyber security consultant Trend Micro Inc.

BRITAIN'S messy election outcome and a weakening of the housing market have caused a sharp loss of confidence among consumers, leaving the country dependent on exports to avoid a recession,...

THE second and final round of municipal elections in Italy on Sunday showed a resurgence in support for 80-year-old former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia party and its centre-...

[PARIS] The four-candidate battle to reach the runoff in France's presidential election is putting pollsters to the test as never before...