Violence in the Philippines Feared After Peace Deal Setback
February 05, 2016
Violence in the Philippines Feared After Peace Deal Setback
Congress fails to approve the Bangsamoro Basic Law, threatening to undermine a peace deal to end a decades-long insurgency.
Violence in the Philippines Feared After Peace Deal Setback
More ISIS Attacks in Indonesia Likely Amid Leadership Rivalry: Report
February 04, 2016
More ISIS Attacks in Indonesia Likely Amid Leadership Rivalry: Report
Battle for influence among pro-ISIS groups likely to fuel violence, a new report argues.
More ISIS Attacks in Indonesia Likely Amid Leadership Rivalry: Report
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
Thailand Expects More Investment from China in 2016
February 03, 2016
Thailand Expects More Investment from China in 2016
Finance minister says he anticipates more investment from Beijing this year after a mission there.
Thailand Expects More Investment from China in 2016
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
Thailand’s Junta Chief Pledges New Elections in 2017
February 02, 2016
Thailand’s Junta Chief Pledges New Elections in 2017
Premier says much-awaited polls will take place next year regardless of the fate of a new draft constitution.
Thailand’s Junta Chief Pledges New Elections in 2017
Myanmar’s New Parliament Convenes With Looming President Selection
February 02, 2016
Myanmar’s New Parliament Convenes With Looming President Selection
First parliamentary session held, with a vote on a new president expected next month.
Myanmar’s New Parliament Convenes With Looming President Selection
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
Violence Flares in Laos
January 30, 2016
Violence Flares in Laos
Hmong-government violence appears to have picked up again.
Violence Flares in Laos
Singapore’s New Political Reforms: What You Need to Know
January 29, 2016
Singapore’s New Political Reforms: What You Need to Know
The city-state premier has proposed key changes to the electoral system.
Singapore’s New Political Reforms: What You Need to Know
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
Indonesia to Boost Deradicalization After Islamic State Attack
January 29, 2016
Indonesia to Boost Deradicalization After Islamic State Attack
Top presidential adviser says more funds are on the way for deradicalization programs.
Indonesia to Boost Deradicalization After Islamic State Attack
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
Singapore Ratifies ASEAN Anti-Trafficking Pact
January 28, 2016
Singapore Ratifies ASEAN Anti-Trafficking Pact
City-state signs on to a new ASEAN convention against trafficking in persons.
Singapore Ratifies ASEAN Anti-Trafficking Pact
EU Eyes Strategic Partnership With ASEAN as New Mission Officially Opens
January 28, 2016
EU Eyes Strategic Partnership With ASEAN as New Mission Officially Opens
Inauguration of the mission is seen as a step toward elevating ties between the regional bodies.
EU Eyes Strategic Partnership With ASEAN as New Mission Officially Opens
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