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US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
May 26, 2016
US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
Senator John McCain is pushing for more cooperation on maritime security issues between the United States and Vietnam.
US Senator: US Navy Should Help Vietnam in South China Sea
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
May 26, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
Unlike other female political leaders in Asia, Tsai does not belong to a political dynasty.
Tsai Ing-wen: A New Type of Female Leader in Asia
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
May 25, 2016
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
China now has a chokehold on the Mekong River, the lifeline for the Indochina peninsula.
China and the Mekong: The Floodgates of Power
How to Create a United Southern Asia
May 25, 2016
How to Create a United Southern Asia
A blueprint for integrating BIMSTEC and ASEAN through a Southern Asian Multi-Sectoral Regional Agreement.
How to Create a United Southern Asia
Did the EU Grant Thailand a Fishing Ban Extension?
May 25, 2016
Did the EU Grant Thailand a Fishing Ban Extension?
Thailand’s illegal fishing woes were in the spotlight again this week.
Did the EU Grant Thailand a Fishing Ban Extension?
Why Obama’s Lifting of the Vietnam Arms Embargo Matters
May 24, 2016
Why Obama’s Lifting of the Vietnam Arms Embargo Matters
Its significance extends beyond U.S.-Vietnam bilateral ties.
Why Obama’s Lifting of the Vietnam Arms Embargo Matters
Eliminating Statelessness in Southeast Asia
May 24, 2016
Eliminating Statelessness in Southeast Asia
ASEAN can take some reasonable measures to address the plight.
Eliminating Statelessness in Southeast Asia
Militarism in Thailand and Myanmar: A Role Reversal in the Making?
May 24, 2016
Militarism in Thailand and Myanmar: A Role Reversal in the Making?
Militarism seems to be migrating from the latter to the former at a speedy rate.
Militarism in Thailand and Myanmar: A Role Reversal in the Making?
US, Thailand Launch Naval Exercise in Andaman Sea
May 24, 2016
US, Thailand Launch Naval Exercise in Andaman Sea
Exercise Guardian Sea 2016 will last from May 23 till May 27.
US, Thailand Launch Naval Exercise in Andaman Sea
China, Thailand Kick Off Military Exercise Blue Strike 2016
May 23, 2016
China, Thailand Kick Off Military Exercise Blue Strike 2016
Beijing and Bangkok kick off drills at Sattahip naval base.
China, Thailand Kick Off Military Exercise Blue Strike 2016
Japan Won’t Depopulate Quietly Into The Night
May 20, 2016
Japan Won’t Depopulate Quietly Into The Night
The Japanese government is trying to increase the nation’s labor force.
Japan Won’t Depopulate Quietly Into The Night
A Month of US Human Rights Concerns in Southeast Asia
May 20, 2016
A Month of US Human Rights Concerns in Southeast Asia
The issue has been in the spotlight this month in several Southeast Asian states.
A Month of US Human Rights Concerns in Southeast Asia
Thailand to Buy Battle Tanks from China
May 18, 2016
Thailand to Buy Battle Tanks from China
Agreement inked with Beijing for MBT-3000s.
Thailand to Buy Battle Tanks from China
Thailand Mulls Buying New Military Helicopters from Russia
May 18, 2016
Thailand Mulls Buying New Military Helicopters from Russia
Officials say the country is eyeing purchases to replace US platforms.
Thailand Mulls Buying New Military Helicopters from Russia
Why Restoring Cambodia's Lost Tigers May be a Good Idea
May 17, 2016
Why Restoring Cambodia's Lost Tigers May be a Good Idea
A plan to reintroduce the animal into the wild deserves a closer look.
Why Restoring Cambodia's Lost Tigers May be a Good Idea
Australia, Thailand Host Regional Peacekeeping Exercise
May 17, 2016
Australia, Thailand Host Regional Peacekeeping Exercise
This year’s iteration of PIRAP-JABIRU will last until May 20.
Australia, Thailand Host Regional Peacekeeping Exercise
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