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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
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
December 17, 2014
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
China wants the Gwadar port, but impoverished locals have no interest in foreign meddling.
Can China’s Gwadar Port Dream Survive Local Ire?
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015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Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015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Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
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
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
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
December 08, 2014
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
Taiwanese voters reject the ruling party’s strategy, but the mainland’s influence won't be easy to shake.
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
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
Vietnam Again Puts Cambodia on the Spot Over Montagnards
December 04, 2014
Vietnam Again Puts Cambodia on the Spot Over Montagnards
Criticism of Cambodia’s handling of asylum seekers also puts a recent Australian deal back in the spotlight.
Vietnam Again Puts Cambodia on the Spot Over Montagnards
The Modi Doctrine for the Indo-Pacific Maritime Region
December 02, 2014
The Modi Doctrine for the Indo-Pacific Maritime Region
India's PM has wasted no time pursuing a new maritime doctrine in the Indian Ocean and beyond.
The Modi Doctrine for the Indo-Pacific Maritime Region
Vietnam’s Navy Crosses the Line
December 02, 2014
Vietnam’s Navy Crosses the Line
Vietnam is stepping up its defense cooperation, particularly on maritime issues, with friends near and far.
Vietnam’s Navy Crosses the Line
Jokowi’s Maritime Doctrine and What It Means
November 29, 2014
Jokowi’s Maritime Doctrine and What It Means
Indonesia's new president has attempted to launch a bold new foreign policy doctrine.
Jokowi’s Maritime Doctrine and What It Means
Indonesia Joins China-Backed Bank
November 29, 2014
Indonesia Joins China-Backed Bank
Plus, the Xiangshan Forum and China's struggle to ban tobacco use. Friday China links.
Indonesia Joins China-Backed Bank
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
November 27, 2014
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
The region has made little headway in achieving gender equality.
Asia’s Faltering ‘Womenomics’
Uber Faces More Regulation in Southeast Asia
November 27, 2014
Uber Faces More Regulation in Southeast Asia
Regulators from the region are voicing concerns about the innovative transport business.
Uber Faces More Regulation in Southeast Asia
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