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What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia
July 27, 2015
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia
The trade deal would be a giant step for the four Southeast Asian countries currently in talks.
What the Trans-Pacific Partnership Means for Southeast Asia
The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law
May 21, 2015
The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law
The introduction of sharia law may well derail the Sultan’s vision for his country’s future.
The Implications of Brunei’s Sharia Law
Brunei’s New Midnight Ban
May 19, 2015
Brunei’s New Midnight Ban
The country now wants all shops and restaurants shut by midnight.
Brunei’s New Midnight Ban
Brunei Cracks Down on Chinese New Year
February 14, 2015
Brunei Cracks Down on Chinese New Year
The country opens a new front in its battle against non-Muslim celebrations.
Brunei Cracks Down on Chinese New Year
Southeast Asia’s Top Stories in 2014
December 31, 2014
Southeast Asia’s Top Stories in 2014
A look back at the region’s biggest stories over the past 12 months.
Southeast Asia’s Top Stories in 2014
Brunei’s War on Christmas?
December 25, 2014
Brunei’s War on Christmas?
The Islamic state has reportedly banned Christmas decorations in the capital
Brunei’s War on Christmas?
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
December 16, 2014
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
The region is not short on laws that impinge on human rights. Here are some that need urgent attention.
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
Brunei Imposes Sharia Law
May 02, 2014
Brunei Imposes Sharia Law
The country goes ‘back to the Dark Ages’ in a move that has sparked widespread international criticism.
Brunei Imposes Sharia Law
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
April 23, 2014
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Officials nonetheless remain committed to introducing the harsh penalties.
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
April 07, 2014
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious.
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
Brunei’s Royal Partiers May Have To Curb Their Enthusiasm
February 25, 2014
Brunei’s Royal Partiers May Have To Curb Their Enthusiasm
The introduction of Sharia Law will put an end to the alcohol-fueled soirees enjoyed by Brunei’s rich.
Brunei’s Royal Partiers May Have To Curb Their Enthusiasm
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