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Philippines’ Duterte Continues ASEAN Tour with Singapore, Cambodia Visits
December 10, 2016
Philippines’ Duterte Continues ASEAN Tour with Singapore, Cambodia Visits
Trip comes before Manila officially begins its chairmanship of the regional grouping.
Philippines’ Duterte Continues ASEAN Tour with Singapore, Cambodia Visits
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
December 07, 2016
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
Despite its limitations, the body is key to ongoing efforts to save one of the world’s largest and longest rivers.
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
November 28, 2016
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Regional governments have been underestimating the environmental and economic costs of Mekong dams.
Killing the Mekong, Dam by Dam
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
November 26, 2016
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
Tokyo reveals a new initiative to advance security cooperation with the regional bloc.
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
November 18, 2016
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
Myanmar looks to be on the path to a prosperous future and a fast-growing, dynamic economy.
Myanmar’s Opening: Doing Business in Asia’s Final Frontier
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
November 18, 2016
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
We need to be clear-eyed about where there is competition and where there is not.
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
ASEAN’s Broadband Infrastructure Imperative
November 17, 2016
ASEAN’s Broadband Infrastructure Imperative
Even ASEAN’s most successful economies will not achieve their potential without well-connected neighbors.
ASEAN’s Broadband Infrastructure Imperative
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
November 16, 2016
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
Insights from See Seng Tan.
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
Japan to Give Malaysia 2 Large Vessels During Najib Visit
November 15, 2016
Japan to Give Malaysia 2 Large Vessels During Najib Visit
New deal could be inked later this week.
Japan to Give Malaysia 2 Large Vessels During Najib Visit
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
November 14, 2016
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
Elections in the two countries could determine their future interactions with ASEAN neighbors.
Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste Prepare for Strategic Elections
New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
November 11, 2016
New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
A third mainstream dam raises the threat posed to the river's future.
New Laos Dam Heightens Mekong Fears
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
November 09, 2016
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
The recent WEF-Mekong meeting in Hanoi was a useful reminder of the subregion’s significance.
ASEAN’s Mekong Potential the Focus in Vietnam Meeting
Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia: A Bridge Too Far?
November 09, 2016
Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia: A Bridge Too Far?
Hopes for a nuclear renaissance in Southeast Asia have proven overly ambitious.
Nuclear Energy in Southeast Asia: A Bridge Too Far?
Sacred Ink: Thailand’s Magic Tattoos
November 07, 2016
Sacred Ink: Thailand’s Magic Tattoos
Thailand’s ancient tradition of mystical tattooing, known as sak yant, is thriving in the kingdom today.
Sacred Ink: Thailand’s Magic Tattoos
Myanmar’s Road Construction Plans: Potholes Ahead
November 04, 2016
Myanmar’s Road Construction Plans: Potholes Ahead
Turning Myanmar into a transit hub will be a serious challenge for the country.
Myanmar’s Road Construction Plans: Potholes Ahead
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