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New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
July 19, 2019
New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
The deal reveals Hanoi’s diplomatic acumen at negotiating past tensions relative to some of the other key Asian states in a similar environment.
New EU-Vietnam Economic Deal: Who Wins and Who Loses?
Malaysia Changes Its Voting Age
July 19, 2019
Malaysia Changes Its Voting Age
Malaysia’s political landscape shifts as lawmakers vote to lower the country’s voting age.
Malaysia Changes Its Voting Age
After Jokowi’s Indonesia Election Win, What’s Next for Prabowo’s Supporters?
July 18, 2019
After Jokowi’s Indonesia Election Win, What’s Next for Prabowo’s Supporters?
While the election result may have been settled, the post-election dynamics are only beginning to shape up.
After Jokowi’s Indonesia Election Win, What’s Next for Prabowo’s Supporters?
The Battle to Curb Swine Fever in Southeast Asia
July 18, 2019
The Battle to Curb Swine Fever in Southeast Asia
The subregion has not been exempt from the epidemic, and worries have been rising.
The Battle to Curb Swine Fever in Southeast Asia
Moving ASEAN Toward Sustainable Defense Cooperation
July 17, 2019
Moving ASEAN Toward Sustainable Defense Cooperation
What came out of the latest ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting, and what’s next?
Moving ASEAN Toward Sustainable Defense Cooperation
ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Concept and the Great Power Challenge
July 17, 2019
ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Concept and the Great Power Challenge
Rising tensions between the U.S. and China complicate ASEAN’s vision for the region.
ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Concept and the Great Power Challenge
Suicide Bombing: Is this the End of Filipino ‘Warrior Culture’?
July 12, 2019
Suicide Bombing: Is this the End of Filipino ‘Warrior Culture’?
On June 28, the Philippines was hit by its third suicide bombing. Will such tactics finally take root in the Philippines?
Suicide Bombing: Is this the End of Filipino ‘Warrior Culture’?
What to Expect From ASEAN’s New Agreement on Marine Debris
July 12, 2019
What to Expect From ASEAN’s New Agreement on Marine Debris
It’s a promising step, but needs to be translated into concrete action through a legally binding mechanism.
What to Expect From ASEAN’s New Agreement on Marine Debris
Army Exercise Puts US-Singapore Defense Ties into Focus
July 11, 2019
Army Exercise Puts US-Singapore Defense Ties into Focus
The latest iteration of the drills was just the latest manifestation of ongoing efforts by the two countries to bolster their security ties.
Army Exercise Puts US-Singapore Defense Ties into Focus
Vietnam Needs to Break Its Addiction to Chinese Coal
July 10, 2019
Vietnam Needs to Break Its Addiction to Chinese Coal
Hanoi needs to consider the environmental and strategic consequences of reliance on Chinese coal projects.
Vietnam Needs to Break Its Addiction to Chinese Coal
The Only Way to End Corruption in Laos
July 10, 2019
The Only Way to End Corruption in Laos
A true elimination of the problem will only come with broader political change in the country.
The Only Way to End Corruption in Laos
Indonesia to Return Toxic Developed World Waste
July 10, 2019
Indonesia to Return Toxic Developed World Waste
The move adds to growing backlash in Southeast Asia against being a dumping ground for rubbish from industrialized countries.
Indonesia to Return Toxic Developed World Waste
Where Is Indonesia on China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
July 09, 2019
Where Is Indonesia on China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
Jakarta continues to seek ways to manage the opportunities and challenges stemming from the BRI.
Where Is Indonesia on China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
Why Malaysia’s New Proposal Could Change Southeast Asia’s Drugs Debate
July 09, 2019
Why Malaysia’s New Proposal Could Change Southeast Asia’s Drugs Debate
A move to decriminalize personal drug use and possession could help to shift the regional discourse on drugs.
Why Malaysia’s New Proposal Could Change Southeast Asia’s Drugs Debate
Where Is Jemaah Islamiyah in Southeast Asia’s Terrorism Landscape?
July 08, 2019
Where Is Jemaah Islamiyah in Southeast Asia’s Terrorism Landscape?
A recent arrest spotlighted the role of JI, which remains a group to watch amid continued regional anxiety about the terrorism threat.
Where Is Jemaah Islamiyah in Southeast Asia’s Terrorism Landscape?
Weaponized AI in Southeast Asia: In Sight Yet out of Mind
July 06, 2019
Weaponized AI in Southeast Asia: In Sight Yet out of Mind
The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots just officially launched in Southeast Asia. Will regional governments pay attention?
Weaponized AI in Southeast Asia: In Sight Yet out of Mind
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