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 How Safe is ASEAN from Global Economic Turmoil?
February 05, 2016
How Safe is ASEAN from Global Economic Turmoil?
Recent numbers indicate that some members of the bloc may be more insulated from a downturn than initially thought.
How Safe is ASEAN from Global Economic Turmoil?
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
February 05, 2016
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
A Chinese media report claims that Vietnamese land reclamation on a Spratly reef was washed away in a typhoon.
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
TPP: The Ratification Race is On
February 05, 2016
TPP: The Ratification Race is On
All eyes will be on the United States (and Japan), which can make or break the massive free trade agreement.
TPP: The Ratification Race is On
Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea
February 04, 2016
Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea
The country’s plan for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance is taking shape.
Vietnam’s Master Plan for the South China Sea
Is Laos Moving Away From China With Its Leadership Transition?
February 03, 2016
Is Laos Moving Away From China With Its Leadership Transition?
Recent changes raises questions about the country's regional alignments.
Is Laos Moving Away From China With Its Leadership Transition?
Vietnam Should Not Abandon Non-Alignment in its Foreign Policy
February 03, 2016
Vietnam Should Not Abandon Non-Alignment in its Foreign Policy
Calls for Hanoi to shift its approach are unrealistic and problematic.
Vietnam Should Not Abandon Non-Alignment in its Foreign Policy
India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands
February 03, 2016
India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands
The event plans to unite regional navies, but the security environment remains fraught.
India’s International Fleet Review: Building Bridges on Shifting Sands
The Lives of Phnom Penh’s Chams
February 03, 2016
The Lives of Phnom Penh’s Chams
In the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, a small community of Cambodian Muslims live half their lives on the water.
The Lives of Phnom Penh’s Chams
Cambodia Now ASEAN’s Most Corrupt Country
February 02, 2016
Cambodia Now ASEAN’s Most Corrupt Country
The country records the region's worst score in Transparency International’s annual corruption index.
Cambodia Now ASEAN’s Most Corrupt Country
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
February 02, 2016
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
The second U.S. FONOP had a different legal rationale than the first -- and sparked a different Chinese response.
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
Incentivizing Multilateralism in the South China Sea
January 31, 2016
Incentivizing Multilateralism in the South China Sea
How might claimants encourage a multilateral approach to the troubled waters?
Incentivizing Multilateralism in the South China Sea
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
January 31, 2016
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
On Saturday, the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed within 12 nautical miles of a disputed island in the Paracel Islands.
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
Violence Flares in Laos
January 30, 2016
Violence Flares in Laos
Hmong-government violence appears to have picked up again.
Violence Flares in Laos
Vietnam’s Economic Reforms to Continue Under New Leadership
January 30, 2016
Vietnam’s Economic Reforms to Continue Under New Leadership
Re-elected General Secretary Trong has no intention of slowing down economic reforms.
Vietnam’s Economic Reforms to Continue Under New Leadership
Vietnam Should Abandon Non-Alignment Now
January 29, 2016
Vietnam Should Abandon Non-Alignment Now
The outcome of the recent Party Congress provides Hanoi with the opportunity to rethink its foreign policy.
Vietnam Should Abandon Non-Alignment Now
From South China Sea Island, Taiwan's President Presents 'Roadmap' for Peace
January 29, 2016
From South China Sea Island, Taiwan's President Presents 'Roadmap' for Peace
Ma Ying-jeou reaffirmed Taiwan's sovereignty claims but also offered a plan for moving beyond the disputes.
From South China Sea Island, Taiwan's President Presents 'Roadmap' for Peace
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