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Malaysia Launches Express Immigration Lanes for ASEAN Citizens
December 21, 2014
Malaysia Launches Express Immigration Lanes for ASEAN Citizens
Move to ease travel comes ahead of country’s assumption of the ASEAN chairmanship in 2015
Malaysia Launches Express Immigration Lanes for ASEAN Citizens
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
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
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
December 16, 2014
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
The region is not short on laws that impinge on human rights. Here are some that need urgent attention.
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
December 16, 2014
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
Call issued on anniversary of disappearance of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone
ASEAN Should Confront Laos On Rights Abuses: NGOs
Malaysia, US Spar Over Human Rights
December 12, 2014
Malaysia, US Spar Over Human Rights
Malaysia summons U.S. envoy after a week of criticism for its tarnished human rights record
Malaysia, US Spar Over Human Rights
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
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
Malaysia Accused of Mistreating Refugees
December 03, 2014
Malaysia Accused of Mistreating Refugees
A documentary produced by Al Jazeera makes some worrying claims.
Malaysia Accused of Mistreating Refugees
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