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Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
March 30, 2017
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
We need to think of more meaningful ways to judge the new administration's approach to Southeast Asia and ASEAN.
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
What Did France’s Hollande Achieve During His Malaysia Visit?
March 29, 2017
What Did France’s Hollande Achieve During His Malaysia Visit?
A closer look at the deliverables during the second ASEAN destination of the French president’s Southeast Asia tour.
What Did France’s Hollande Achieve During His Malaysia Visit?
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
March 28, 2017
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
Singapore's rise can't be separated from the context of the Cold War in Southeast Asia.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore Bloomed in the Shadow of the Cold War
A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
March 28, 2017
A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop joins a growing list of officials highlighting the threat.
A New Islamic State Base in the Philippines?
France’s Hollande Kicks off ASEAN Tour With Singapore Visit
March 28, 2017
France’s Hollande Kicks off ASEAN Tour With Singapore Visit
President’s trip to the city-state will be followed by stops in Malaysia and Indonesia.
France’s Hollande Kicks off ASEAN Tour With Singapore Visit
Chinese Vice FM Proposes New Regional Mechanism for South China Sea States
March 27, 2017
Chinese Vice FM Proposes New Regional Mechanism for South China Sea States
Liu Zhenmin, China's vice foreign minister, calls for a new regional mechanism for the South China Sea.
Chinese Vice FM Proposes New Regional Mechanism for South China Sea States
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
March 24, 2017
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
The new People's Liberation Party, with its promise of a fresh approach, could make waves in Timor-Leste in the future.
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
China's Tourist Boycott Backfires on South Korea's Jeju Island
March 23, 2017
China's Tourist Boycott Backfires on South Korea's Jeju Island
For some Koreans, apparently the dearth of Chinese tourists is a major draw. But other industries aren't so lucky.
China's Tourist Boycott Backfires on South Korea's Jeju Island
Saving Vietnam's Floating Markets
March 21, 2017
Saving Vietnam's Floating Markets
Long a staple of Mekong Delta culture, Vietnam's floating markets must now adapt or fade away.
Saving Vietnam's Floating Markets
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
March 20, 2017
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
Asian central banks aren't rushing to follow the U.S. lead on monetary tightening.
Asia To Fed: Your Move First
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
March 18, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship to the disputed waters.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
March 16, 2017
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
From China to Iran, Cold War politics shaped the participation of Asian countries in the Olympic Games.
Asia’s Olympic Moment Has Its Roots in Cold War Politics
Reintegrating Extremist Prisoners in Indonesia: Easier Said Than Done
March 16, 2017
Reintegrating Extremist Prisoners in Indonesia: Easier Said Than Done
While government efforts at reintegration fall short, NGOs are filling the gap.
Reintegrating Extremist Prisoners in Indonesia: Easier Said Than Done
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