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America's Dangerous South China Sea Gamble
May 23, 2015
America's Dangerous South China Sea Gamble
Does Washington know what it's doing?
America's Dangerous South China Sea Gamble
Industrial Disputes in Cambodia: Beyond Strikes
May 22, 2015
Industrial Disputes in Cambodia: Beyond Strikes
Can the country resolve its ongoing clashes between labor and management?
Industrial Disputes in Cambodia: Beyond Strikes
Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?
May 22, 2015
Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?
A brief look behind a significant development.
Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?
The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law
May 21, 2015
The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law
The introduction of sharia law may well derail the Sultan’s vision for his country’s future.
The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law
The Trouble With China's Infrastructure Plans in ASEAN
May 21, 2015
The Trouble With China's Infrastructure Plans in ASEAN
Why financing by Beijing may prove to be a poisoned chalice.
The Trouble With China's Infrastructure Plans in ASEAN
Indonesia Sinks First Vessel From China Under Jokowi
May 21, 2015
Indonesia Sinks First Vessel From China Under Jokowi
Jakarta raises the stakes in its war on illegal fishing.
Indonesia Sinks First Vessel From China Under Jokowi
Industry 4.0 and Energy 4.0 for Southeast Asia
May 21, 2015
Industry 4.0 and Energy 4.0 for Southeast Asia
With a smart approach to energy and industry, the region has the opportunity to leapfrog ahead.
Industry 4.0 and Energy 4.0 for Southeast Asia
Can China Untangle the Kokang Knot in Myanmar?
May 20, 2015
Can China Untangle the Kokang Knot in Myanmar?
The history of the Kokang conflict, and what China can do to help solve it.
Can China Untangle the Kokang Knot in Myanmar?
Cambodia: Between China and the United States
May 20, 2015
Cambodia: Between China and the United States
Cambodia is forging a path for itself between the United States and China.
Cambodia: Between China and the United States
Najib Blogs His Response to Mahathir and Critics
May 19, 2015
Najib Blogs His Response to Mahathir and Critics
The Malaysian prime minister returns fire.
Najib Blogs His Response to Mahathir and Critics
Will Indonesia Double Its Military Budget in 2016?
May 19, 2015
Will Indonesia Double Its Military Budget in 2016?
Its president has vowed to do so. But can the goal be achieved?
Will Indonesia Double Its Military Budget in 2016?
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
May 18, 2015
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
The country is on track, but needs to overcome the “middle income trap.”
Malaysia: First World By 2020?
Why Is the US Excluding China from a New Military Meeting?
May 16, 2015
Why Is the US Excluding China from a New Military Meeting?
Not every interaction that leaves out Beijing is part of a ‘containment’ strategy.
Why Is the US Excluding China from a New Military Meeting?
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
May 16, 2015
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
The tragedy unfolding in the Andaman Sea can no longer be ignored.
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
Taiwan and Strategic Security
May 15, 2015
Taiwan and Strategic Security
The U.S. declarative policy on Taiwan of “strategic ambiguity” needs to change sooner rather than later.
Taiwan and Strategic Security
ASEAN’s Refugee Embarrassment
May 15, 2015
ASEAN’s Refugee Embarrassment
The Rohingya refugee crisis is quite possibly the greatest embarrassment ASEAN has ever faced.
ASEAN’s Refugee Embarrassment
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