Menu
Account
Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide
February 16, 2019
Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide
The search for justice continues in one of Myanmar's high-profile cases.
Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide
Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia?
February 15, 2019
Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia?
Sam Rainsy's promise return to Cambodia is a gamble with Hun Sen and foreign governments.
Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia?
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
February 15, 2019
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
What can we tell from the decision to select Hanoi as the venue for the second Trump-Kim meeting?
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
February 14, 2019
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
Maria Ressa’s arrest deepened concerns about press freedom in the Southeast Asian state.
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
Myanmar: A New Pattern of China-Japan Interactions?
February 13, 2019
Myanmar: A New Pattern of China-Japan Interactions?
If Japan and China focus on different rail systems in Myanmar, can their division of labor create a new pattern for cooperation?
Myanmar: A New Pattern of China-Japan Interactions?
Malaysia-Brunei Military Relations in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit
February 12, 2019
Malaysia-Brunei Military Relations in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit
A recent interaction highlighted some ongoing efforts by both sides to enhance defense ties into 2019 and beyond.
Malaysia-Brunei Military Relations in the Headlines With Air Force Chief Visit
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
Southeast Asia’s Battle Against Disinformation
February 12, 2019
Southeast Asia’s Battle Against Disinformation
To be successful, ASEAN will need to negotiate differences in experiences with and approaches to disinformation campaigns in the region.
Southeast Asia’s Battle Against Disinformation
Where Is the US-Thailand Alliance Amid the 2019 Cobra Gold Military Exercises?
February 10, 2019
Where Is the US-Thailand Alliance Amid the 2019 Cobra Gold Military Exercises?
The interaction will spotlight the state of the alliance and the challenges both sides face in managing it this year and beyond.
Where Is the US-Thailand Alliance Amid the 2019 Cobra Gold Military Exercises?
Polish Man's Treason Trial Spotlights Indonesia's Papua Problem
February 09, 2019
Polish Man's Treason Trial Spotlights Indonesia's Papua Problem
The ongoing trial has raised further concerns regarding a longstanding issue in the Southeast Asian state.
Polish Man's Treason Trial Spotlights Indonesia's Papua Problem
Thai Princess’ Political Bid Sunk by Her Brother, the King
February 09, 2019
Thai Princess’ Political Bid Sunk by Her Brother, the King
It's unlikely we'll ever know just what happened behind the scenes before and after Ubolratana's shock announcement.
Thai Princess’ Political Bid Sunk by Her Brother, the King
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
February 09, 2019
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
A closer look at what an unprecedented development might mean for upcoming elections and the country’s political future.
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
February 08, 2019
Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
The government’s crackdowns on free speech and the media have Aung San Suu Kyi’s former supporters in despair.
Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
Is Cambodia’s Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction?
February 08, 2019
Is Cambodia’s Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction?
Cambodia needs to recalibrate its relationships with the US and EU, or risk becoming overly reliant on China.
Is Cambodia’s Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction?
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
February 07, 2019
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
The role of foreign influence has unsurprisingly featured among the issues in Indonesia’s upcoming general elections.
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
China’s Creeping South China Sea Challenge in the Spotlight With New Facility
February 07, 2019
China’s Creeping South China Sea Challenge in the Spotlight With New Facility
The muted Philippine response has exacerbated existing concerns about the regional response to Beijing's maritime claims.
China’s Creeping South China Sea Challenge in the Spotlight With New Facility
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief