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Rui Hao Puah

Rui Hao Puah

Rui Hao Puah is an editorial assistant at The Diplomat. He is also currently a master’s candidate in political science at Columbia University in New York. He received his bachelor’s of science from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, majoring in international political economy with a certificate in international business diplomacy. He writes on Southeast Asian affairs, economics and security.

 

 

What’s Behind a New Malaysia-Cambodia Economic Pact?
August 16, 2016
What’s Behind a New Malaysia-Cambodia Economic Pact?
A closer look at a recent agreement and its significance.
What’s Behind a New Malaysia-Cambodia Economic Pact?
China and Brunei's Growing Economic Ties
July 08, 2016
China and Brunei's Growing Economic Ties
The two countries are set to add aquaculture to a growing list of economic projects.
China and Brunei's Growing Economic Ties
Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity
June 25, 2016
Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity
The twin by-elections need to be properly understood.
Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity
Brunei to Get Its First China Bank
May 02, 2016
Brunei to Get Its First China Bank
BOCHK has been given the green light to open a branch in the sultanate.
Brunei to Get Its First China Bank
Singapore Boosts Ties With Israel in Historic Visit
April 29, 2016
Singapore Boosts Ties With Israel in Historic Visit
Lee Hsien Loong’s inaugural trip to the Jewish state saw some advances in bilateral cooperation.
Singapore Boosts Ties With Israel in Historic Visit
What’s Behind Chevron’s Giant Myanmar Gas Sale?
April 22, 2016
What’s Behind Chevron’s Giant Myanmar Gas Sale?
A closer look at what could be a big deal in Myanmar's energy sector.
What’s Behind Chevron’s Giant Myanmar Gas Sale?
Singapore to Table New Cyber Bill in 2017
April 18, 2016
Singapore to Table New Cyber Bill in 2017
Move signals city-state’s growing resolve to protect its critical information infrastructure.
Singapore to Table New Cyber Bill in 2017
The Truth About Indonesia's DiCaprio Blacklist Threat
April 14, 2016
The Truth About Indonesia's DiCaprio Blacklist Threat
A closer look at a recent incident involving Leonardo DiCaprio and the Indonesian government.
The Truth About Indonesia's DiCaprio Blacklist Threat
Who Is Vietnam’s New President?
April 06, 2016
Who Is Vietnam’s New President?
Tran Dai Quang has been sworn in, marking Vietnam's latest high-level political change.
Who Is Vietnam’s New President?
China, Cambodia Ink New Economic Pact
April 04, 2016
China, Cambodia Ink New Economic Pact
The two countries ink a new pact on science and technology.
China, Cambodia Ink New Economic Pact
What Singapore’s New Budget Means
March 29, 2016
What Singapore’s New Budget Means
A closer look at the significance of the city-state's most recent budget.
What Singapore’s New Budget Means
Where Is the Zika Virus in Southeast Asia?
March 14, 2016
Where Is the Zika Virus in Southeast Asia?
Laos becomes just the latest country to report a local transmission.
Where Is the Zika Virus in Southeast Asia?
Another Killer Blow for Cambodia's Refugee Deal With Australia
March 11, 2016
Another Killer Blow for Cambodia's Refugee Deal With Australia
More trouble for a controversial refugee resettlement pact reached between the two countries.
Another Killer Blow for Cambodia's Refugee Deal With Australia
No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
March 07, 2016
No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
As the 1MDB scandal continues, there are few signs of the country’s ongoing power struggle being resolved anytime soon.
No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
Can Jokowi Fix Indonesia's Economic Woes in 2016?
March 05, 2016
Can Jokowi Fix Indonesia's Economic Woes in 2016?
The country’s president is likely to continue to face difficulties this year on the economic front.
Can Jokowi Fix Indonesia's Economic Woes in 2016?
Is Singapore Headed For a Recession?
February 29, 2016
Is Singapore Headed For a Recession?
Is Singapore Headed For a Recession?
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Post-Election Role Remains Uncertain
February 25, 2016
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Post-Election Role Remains Uncertain
There are still lingering questions about what the opposition leader's political future will be.
In Myanmar, Suu Kyi’s Post-Election Role Remains Uncertain
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal: Case Not Closed With Ongoing International Probes
February 02, 2016
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal: Case Not Closed With Ongoing International Probes
Investigations abroad continue to haunt the nation's premier despite efforts to downplay the scandal at home.
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal: Case Not Closed With Ongoing International Probes
Singapore Wants to Tweak Its Political System
January 29, 2016
Singapore Wants to Tweak Its Political System
Premier announces changes aimed at making politics more open and accountable.
Singapore Wants to Tweak Its Political System
Malaysia Closes 1MDB Scandal Probe on Najib
January 27, 2016
Malaysia Closes 1MDB Scandal Probe on Najib
The attorney general finds no evidence of corruption, but critics say questions still remain.
Malaysia Closes 1MDB Scandal Probe on Najib
The Price Is Wrong? US Mining Giant in Divestment Talks With Indonesia
January 23, 2016
The Price Is Wrong? US Mining Giant in Divestment Talks With Indonesia
Freeport McMoRan Inc enters another stage of its contract renegotiation with Jakarta.
The Price Is Wrong? US Mining Giant in Divestment Talks With Indonesia
Singapore Cracks Down on Bangladeshi Terror Cell
January 21, 2016
Singapore Cracks Down on Bangladeshi Terror Cell
The incident marks the first time a foreign jihadist terror cell has been uncovered in the city-state.
Singapore Cracks Down on Bangladeshi Terror Cell
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