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Warisan Merdeka Controversy
November 08, 2010
Warisan Merdeka Controversy
Plans for a new 100-storey skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur are dismissed by critics as a waste of money.
Warisan Merdeka Controversy
Vietnam Saves ASEAN Chat Fest
November 05, 2010
Vietnam Saves ASEAN Chat Fest
By announcing its Cam Ranh Bay plans at the ASEAN meeting, Hanoi moved the agenda past the Diaoyu Islands spat.
Vietnam Saves ASEAN Chat Fest
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
November 04, 2010
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
Critics of Cambodian leader Hun Sen frequently miss the point about his leadership. He likes a fight.
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
November 02, 2010
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
Why is Burma actually holding elections? It’s a question that’s been strangely overlooked. Here are some theories.
13 Reasons for Burma Poll
November 01, 2010
Aquino's Spratly Islands Call
Philippine President Benigno Aquino calls for a peaceful sharing of the Spratly Islands’ natural resources.
Aquino's Spratly Islands Call
October 29, 2010
New Flag, Same Country
Burma’s ruling junta has changed the country’s name and flag. But what about real, democratic change?
New Flag, Same Country
Kissinger on Vietnam’s Light Side
October 27, 2010
Kissinger on Vietnam’s Light Side
Henry Kissinger offers some interesting insights into the Vietnam War at a recent Washington conference.
Kissinger on Vietnam’s Light Side
ADB Thirsts for Mackellar Touch
October 26, 2010
ADB Thirsts for Mackellar Touch
The Asian Development Bank warns South-east Asia’s water footprint needs to shrink dramatically.
ADB Thirsts for Mackellar Touch
Philippines Polls: Big Fish vs Small
October 25, 2010
Philippines Polls: Big Fish vs Small
Noynoy Aquino has called for reform. But don’t expect local races to shed their corrupt image any time soon.
Philippines Polls: Big Fish vs Small
Floods and Food Security
October 22, 2010
Floods and Food Security
ASEAN needs to co-ordinate its response to the floods that have hit Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.
Floods and Food Security
The Politics of Tragedy in Borneo
October 20, 2010
The Politics of Tragedy in Borneo
The death of a Malaysian MP has raised the political stakes in Borneo—and will give a glimpse of how popular the govt is.
The Politics of Tragedy in Borneo
Thai Reds Sing Cambodian Blues
October 19, 2010
Thai Reds Sing Cambodian Blues
Cambodia has a history of attracting troublemakers. But this is unlikely to include Thailand’s Red Shirts.
Thai Reds Sing Cambodian Blues
Grassroots Politics in Barangay
October 19, 2010
Grassroots Politics in Barangay
All politics are local. But a village forum in the Philippines shows local concerns can have national implications.
Grassroots Politics in Barangay
October 18, 2010
Mahathir vs Lee
Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew has some scathing things to say about Malaysian politics.
Mahathir vs Lee
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