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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.



Posts by Rui Hao Puah
August 16, 2016

What’s Behind a New Malaysia-Cambodia Economic Pact?

By Rui Hao Puah
A closer look at a recent agreement and its significance.

July 08, 2016

China and Brunei's Growing Economic Ties

By Rui Hao Puah
The two countries are set to add aquaculture to a growing list of economic projects.
June 25, 2016

Malaysia's Recent Elections Weren't Just About Najib's Popularity

By Rui Hao Puah
The twin by-elections need to be properly understood.

May 02, 2016

Brunei to Get Its First China Bank

By Rui Hao Puah
BOCHK has been given the green light to open a branch in the sultanate.

April 29, 2016

Singapore Boosts Ties With Israel in Historic Visit

By Rui Hao Puah
Lee Hsien Loong’s inaugural trip to the Jewish state saw some advances in bilateral cooperation.

April 22, 2016

What’s Behind Chevron’s Giant Myanmar Gas Sale?

By Rui Hao Puah
A closer look at what could be a big deal in Myanmar's energy sector.
April 18, 2016

Singapore to Table New Cyber Bill in 2017

By Rui Hao Puah
Move signals city-state’s growing resolve to protect its critical information infrastructure.

April 14, 2016

The Truth About Indonesia's DiCaprio Blacklist Threat

By Rui Hao Puah
A closer look at a recent incident involving Leonardo DiCaprio and the Indonesian government.

April 06, 2016

Who Is Vietnam’s New President?

By Rui Hao Puah
Tran Dai Quang has been sworn in, marking Vietnam's latest high-level political change.

April 04, 2016

China, Cambodia Ink New Economic Pact

By Rui Hao Puah
The two countries ink a new pact on science and technology.

March 29, 2016

What Singapore’s New Budget Means

By Rui Hao Puah
A closer look at the significance of the city-state's most recent budget.
March 14, 2016

Where Is the Zika Virus in Southeast Asia?

By Rui Hao Puah
Laos becomes just the latest country to report a local transmission.

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