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What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for ASEAN
October 22, 2014
What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for ASEAN
One of the last regional bulwarks of democracy is showing signs of slipping.
What Indonesia’s Regional Election Bill Means for ASEAN
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
October 20, 2014
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Can ASEAN members join forces on defense procurement? It’s more complex than it seems.
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Malaysia’s Reputation Hinges on MH370, Not on UNSC or Terrorists
October 18, 2014
Malaysia’s Reputation Hinges on MH370, Not on UNSC or Terrorists
The mysteries of the missing flight create doubts that will continue to plague the Najib government.
Malaysia’s Reputation Hinges on MH370, Not on UNSC or Terrorists
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles
October 10, 2014
Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles
The country’s tourism sector is taking a hit following a high-profile murder case and a bungled police response.
Thailand: Murder in the Land of Smiles
Cambodia-China Relations: Overcoming the Trust Deficit
October 07, 2014
Cambodia-China Relations: Overcoming the Trust Deficit
Why China is having trouble overcoming suspicions about its motives in Cambodia.
Cambodia-China Relations: Overcoming the Trust Deficit
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
October 07, 2014
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
Global investors may be heading for the exit, as emerging Asian economies look set to slow.
Fears For Carry Trade as Asian Growth Drops
Cambodia’s Ruling Elite May Face ICC Probe Over Land Grab
October 07, 2014
Cambodia’s Ruling Elite May Face ICC Probe Over Land Grab
A criminal complaint has been filed with the International Criminal Court, alleging crimes against humanity.
Cambodia’s Ruling Elite May Face ICC Probe Over Land Grab
How Disaster Relief Can Save China-ASEAN Relations
October 07, 2014
How Disaster Relief Can Save China-ASEAN Relations
China and ASEAN signed an MoU on disaster relief, opening the door for the diplomatic benefits of cooperation on HA/DR.
How Disaster Relief Can Save China-ASEAN Relations
The Pivot and Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia
October 04, 2014
The Pivot and Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia
Could the U.S. pivot to Asia have encouraged authoritarianism in the region?
The Pivot and Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia
ASEAN Finds Its Voice on Islamic State
October 02, 2014
ASEAN Finds Its Voice on Islamic State
The bloc has finally broken its silence. Can it now contribute to the fight against the terrorist outfit?
ASEAN Finds Its Voice on Islamic State
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
October 01, 2014
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
There's a heavy sigh from viewers in Asia as Canberra loses an important plank in its soft power.
Australia Shuts Down Its TV Network
An Unloved Australia Seals Its Cambodian Refugee Deal
September 26, 2014
An Unloved Australia Seals Its Cambodian Refugee Deal
The Australian government tries to bury a much-maligned resettlement deal for asylum seekers.
An Unloved Australia Seals Its Cambodian Refugee Deal
Why Cambodian Garment Workers Are on Strike Again
September 25, 2014
Why Cambodian Garment Workers Are on Strike Again
Workers revive their campaign, trying to learn the lessons of the violent strike earlier in the year.
Why Cambodian Garment Workers Are on Strike Again
Jokowi’s Priorities
September 20, 2014
Jokowi’s Priorities
A slowing economy, a poor education system, and crumbling infrastructure – there is much to choose from.
Jokowi’s Priorities
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
September 17, 2014
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
The MSR is embraced by Sri Lanka and the Maldives, but may hit a snag over South China Sea tensions.
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
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