[BANGKOK] Thailand's long-delayed general election to end military rule will have to be postponed from its Feb 24 date and will likely be held in March, two officials in the Election Commission...

STRADDLING the Indo-Pacific, India and Indonesia, two of Asia's largest and noisiest democracies with a combined population of over 1.6 billion hold crucial elections in 2019...

BANGLADESH'S Election Commission is investigating allegations of vote rigging coming from across the country on Sunday, a spokesman told Reuters, as polling for a general election marred by...

THE BOTTOM LINE

TWO YEARS AGO, after the shock of US President Donald Trump's election, financial markets briefly freaked out, then quickly recovered. In effect, they decided that while Mr Trump was manifestly...

THAILAND will soon hold its first election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup and many hope the vote will return South-east Asia's second-largest economy to democracy...

INDONESIAN PRESIDENT Joko Widodo will double cash handouts to the poor next year ahead of general elections in April next year.

COMMENTARY

BRAZIL, the largest and most influential country in South America, goes to the polls on Sunday. The landmark presidential election could see controversial right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro win big.

WHEN political strategist James Carville coined the phrase "It's the economy, stupid!" as the theme of Bill Clinton's successful 1992 presidential campaign against sitting...

ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of the way, Phnom Penh, once known as the "Pearl of Asia...