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Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
December 19, 2014
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
Abysmal efforts by governments in the region have seen the iconic animal poached into near extinction.
Spare a Thought for the Tiger of East Asia, It’s Almost Gone
Is Indonesia Turning Away From ASEAN Under Jokowi?
December 18, 2014
Is Indonesia Turning Away From ASEAN Under Jokowi?
Early signs point to a far more bilateral, domestic-oriented foreign policy
Is Indonesia Turning Away From ASEAN Under Jokowi?
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
December 18, 2014
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
Indonesia's new president could jeopardize bilateral relations and ASEAN unity with his maritime "shock therapy."
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
December 17, 2014
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
“Now it is time for America to be clear that we stand with the new democracies of Asia.”
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
U.S., Indonesia Looking To Boost Military Ties: Officials
December 16, 2014
U.S., Indonesia Looking To Boost Military Ties: Officials
Discussions to focus on tackling joint challenges including Islamic State and maritime security
U.S., Indonesia Looking To Boost Military Ties: Officials
Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia
December 16, 2014
Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia
Threat rising despite initial measures to counter movement’s influence.
Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia
Australia’s Korean Trade Opportunity
December 12, 2014
Australia’s Korean Trade Opportunity
The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement takes effect today, with considerable potential for Australia’s farmers.
Australia’s Korean Trade Opportunity
Indonesia: A Potential Leader in the Indian Ocean
December 12, 2014
Indonesia: A Potential Leader in the Indian Ocean
Indonesia is well placed to play a leading role in developing a better regional architecture for the Indian Ocean.
Indonesia: A Potential Leader in the Indian Ocean
Interview: Nina Hachigian
December 12, 2014
Interview: Nina Hachigian
Recently appointed U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN Nina Hachigian speaks to The Diplomat following the U.S.-ASEAN Summit.
Interview: Nina Hachigian
Indonesia May Sink Chinese Vessels: Jokowi Adviser
December 11, 2014
Indonesia May Sink Chinese Vessels: Jokowi Adviser
An adviser to Indonesia’s president says Jakarta may sink Chinese vessels caught fishing illegally in Indonesian waters.
Indonesia May Sink Chinese Vessels: Jokowi Adviser
Natuna Is Indonesian, Not Chinese: Jokowi Adviser
December 11, 2014
Natuna Is Indonesian, Not Chinese: Jokowi Adviser
A senior adviser to Indonesia’s new president insists the country’s sovereignty is not up for negotiation.
Natuna Is Indonesian, Not Chinese: Jokowi Adviser
China Not Invited to Kim Jong-il's Death Anniversary Commemoration
December 09, 2014
China Not Invited to Kim Jong-il's Death Anniversary Commemoration
The North Korean government will not invite China to the commemoration of Kim Jong-il's third death anniversary.
China Not Invited to Kim Jong-il's Death Anniversary Commemoration
Can Indonesia Be Better for Business?
December 08, 2014
Can Indonesia Be Better for Business?
Jokowi promises to improve the country’s ease of doing business, but he’ll have a lot of red tape to cut through first.
Can Indonesia Be Better for Business?
China’s New Confrontationalism Could Spark Investment Boom in SE Asia
December 08, 2014
China’s New Confrontationalism Could Spark Investment Boom in SE Asia
If Chinese authorities keep going after foreign multinationals, ASEAN could be the winner.
China’s New Confrontationalism Could Spark Investment Boom in SE Asia
Low Oil Prices Won’t Last
December 07, 2014
Low Oil Prices Won’t Last
The fall in crude prices benefits many Asian countries, but the good news may be short lived.
Low Oil Prices Won’t Last
Australian Consular Officials Reveal Dumbest Requests
December 05, 2014
Australian Consular Officials Reveal Dumbest Requests
Australia’s stretched foreign ministry reveals some of the oddest requests for help it receives from Aussie travelers.
Australian Consular Officials Reveal Dumbest Requests
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