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Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
April 16, 2014
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
The southwest province deserves to be known for more than the recent terrorist attack.
Yunnan: China’s Bridgehead to Southeast Asia and Beyond
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
April 10, 2014
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
The Boao Forum for Asia showcases China's dream of regional leadership on both economic and security issues.
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
April 09, 2014
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
Laos remains determined to move forward with dam construction that threatens the environment and food security.
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
April 09, 2014
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
According to a new Pew poll, the Asia-Pacific has the highest level of religious diversity in the world.
Asia Leads World in Religious Diversity
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
April 07, 2014
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious.
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
ANZ Sees Further Restructuring of ASEAN Businesses
March 27, 2014
ANZ Sees Further Restructuring of ASEAN Businesses
The Australian bank wants to cut ties with Cambodia’s Royal Group ahead of AEC launch.
ANZ Sees Further Restructuring of ASEAN Businesses
Sex Trafficking Victims Go Unnoticed in Laos
March 26, 2014
Sex Trafficking Victims Go Unnoticed in Laos
There is little assistance available to the many victims of sex trafficking in Laos.
Sex Trafficking Victims Go Unnoticed in Laos
Surging ASEAN Trade Prompts Banking Realignment
March 22, 2014
Surging ASEAN Trade Prompts Banking Realignment
Regional banks are getting busy ahead of the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community.
Surging ASEAN Trade Prompts Banking Realignment
Flight MH370 Shows Limits of ASEAN’s Maritime Cooperation
March 18, 2014
Flight MH370 Shows Limits of ASEAN’s Maritime Cooperation
The limits of regional Search and Rescue cooperation were evident following the disappearance of MH370.
Flight MH370 Shows Limits of ASEAN’s Maritime Cooperation
Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit
March 17, 2014
Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit
Many of the region’s economies are being held back by lagging infrastructure.
Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit
Asia’s ‘Shocking’ Gender Gap
March 11, 2014
Asia’s ‘Shocking’ Gender Gap
There’s been talk in Asia of reforms on women’s rights, but progress has been slow.
Asia’s ‘Shocking’ Gender Gap
Thai Fishing Sector Rife with Abuse, According to Report
March 07, 2014
Thai Fishing Sector Rife with Abuse, According to Report
Migrant workers are often trafficked into Thailand’s billion-dollar seafood industry.
Thai Fishing Sector Rife with Abuse, According to Report
Why China Isn't Interested in a South China Sea Code of Conduct
February 26, 2014
Why China Isn't Interested in a South China Sea Code of Conduct
A South China Sea code of conduct would threaten Beijing's interests - so don't expect much progress in negotiations.
Why China Isn't Interested in a South China Sea Code of Conduct
Singapore Diplomat Jailed for Inflating Tarts
February 21, 2014
Singapore Diplomat Jailed for Inflating Tarts
The city-state makes good on its promise to root out government corruption.
Singapore Diplomat Jailed for Inflating Tarts
China: The Insecure Global Power
February 18, 2014
China: The Insecure Global Power
Faced with growing expectations, China's foreign policy is actually becoming more insecure.
China: The Insecure Global Power
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines Top ‘Tobacco Industry Interference’ Ranking
February 05, 2014
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines Top ‘Tobacco Industry Interference’ Ranking
Also: Malaysia in the “foodie” spotlight and sparring senior citizens in Singapore.
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines Top ‘Tobacco Industry Interference’ Ranking
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