Bersih 4.0 and People Power
September 01, 2015
Bersih 4.0 and People Power
Malaysia sees another major act of civil disobedience, as pressure on the BN grows.
Bersih 4.0 and People Power
Southeast Asia’s Color Protests
September 01, 2015
Southeast Asia’s Color Protests
Malaysia's protests have some colorful parallels in the region.
Southeast Asia’s Color Protests
1 Suspect Arrested, 2 More Sought in Bangkok Bombing
August 31, 2015
1 Suspect Arrested, 2 More Sought in Bangkok Bombing
Two of the suspects are foreigners, believed to be Turkish.
1 Suspect Arrested, 2 More Sought in Bangkok Bombing
Malaysia’s Economy Faces Severe Strain
August 29, 2015
Malaysia’s Economy Faces Severe Strain
Malaysia now faces economic challenges that go far beyond the impact of any Chinese slowdown.
Malaysia’s Economy Faces Severe Strain
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
August 28, 2015
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
Uyghurs have become a thorny issue for Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations in their relations with China.
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
Interview: Malaysia's Politics Amid the 1MDB Scandal
August 28, 2015
Interview: Malaysia's Politics Amid the 1MDB Scandal
The Diplomat talks with Bridget Welsh about Malaysia’s corruption scandal and its implications for the country.
Interview: Malaysia's Politics Amid the 1MDB Scandal
Asia's Refugee Policy Vacuum
August 27, 2015
Asia's Refugee Policy Vacuum
The broad absence of asylum policy in the region is alarming and needs to be rectified.
Asia's Refugee Policy Vacuum
Singapore Gears Up for its September 11 Election
August 27, 2015
Singapore Gears Up for its September 11 Election
The city-state’s next general election will be a key test for its ruling party.
Singapore Gears Up for its September 11 Election
The Truth About Myanmar's New Discriminatory Laws
August 26, 2015
The Truth About Myanmar's New Discriminatory Laws
The euphemistically-termed “Protection of Race and Religion” bills raise serious questions about the country's future.
The Truth About Myanmar's New Discriminatory Laws
Philippine Nationalism and the South China Sea
August 26, 2015
Philippine Nationalism and the South China Sea
Manila's South China Sea strategy is more about strengthening national unity than changing China’s behavior.
Philippine Nationalism and the South China Sea
Who Will Claim Responsibility for the Recent Bangkok Bombing?
August 26, 2015
Who Will Claim Responsibility for the Recent Bangkok Bombing?
Responsibility, where it has been claimed, has at times lagged actual terrorist attacks.
Who Will Claim Responsibility for the Recent Bangkok Bombing?
Happening Now: Ask Us Anything on Southeast Asia!
August 25, 2015
Happening Now: Ask Us Anything on Southeast Asia!
Join us over at Reddit’s Geopolitics forum and discuss the most recent developments in Southeast Asia and ASEAN.
Happening Now: Ask Us Anything on Southeast Asia!
A Second Look at the Bangkok Blast
August 25, 2015
A Second Look at the Bangkok Blast
As the Thai police struggle to find new leads in the case, speculation about the perpetrators has been rampant.
A Second Look at the Bangkok Blast
Critical Singapore Elections ‘Soon,’ Says Prime Minister
August 25, 2015
Critical Singapore Elections ‘Soon,’ Says Prime Minister
The city-state premier offers a further hint that polls will be held before too long.
Critical Singapore Elections ‘Soon,’ Says Prime Minister
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
August 24, 2015
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
Collaboration is notably lacking. Here's one approach governments can take.
Whither Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis?
Is East Timor Now a Rich Country?
August 22, 2015
Is East Timor Now a Rich Country?
Superficial rankings should not distract from the significant obstacles the country is yet to overcome.
Is East Timor Now a Rich Country?
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