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As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
May 03, 2019
As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
King Vajiralongkorn will finally be officially coronated, over two years after the death of beloved King Bhumibol.
As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
Vietnam and the Mekong’s Synthetic Drug Epidemic
May 02, 2019
Vietnam and the Mekong’s Synthetic Drug Epidemic
Mainland Southeast Asia remains a hotspot for illegal drug manufacturing, and Vietnam is emerging as a transit hub.
Vietnam and the Mekong’s Synthetic Drug Epidemic
The Future of New Malaysia’s Defense Policy in Focus with Countertrade Chatter
May 01, 2019
The Future of New Malaysia’s Defense Policy in Focus with Countertrade Chatter
A closer look at the context for ongoing discussions on this front.
The Future of New Malaysia’s Defense Policy in Focus with Countertrade Chatter
Is Marawi City ‘Alive and Booming’ or a ‘Ghost Town’?
May 01, 2019
Is Marawi City ‘Alive and Booming’ or a ‘Ghost Town’?
The answer, oddly, is both – and that says a lot about reconstruction efforts.
Is Marawi City ‘Alive and Booming’ or a ‘Ghost Town’?
The Old Challenge in the New Indonesia-Vietnam South China Sea Clash
May 01, 2019
The Old Challenge in the New Indonesia-Vietnam South China Sea Clash
Both sides continue to face difficulties in managing illegal fishing and broader maritime issues within their wider relationship.
The Old Challenge in the New Indonesia-Vietnam South China Sea Clash
What’s in Russia’s New Military Facility in Vietnam?
April 30, 2019
What’s in Russia’s New Military Facility in Vietnam?
A new maintenance center spotlights some of the ongoing defense collaboration by the two sides and Moscow’s desire to strengthen its security footprint in the wider region.
What’s in Russia’s New Military Facility in Vietnam?
The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges
April 30, 2019
The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges
It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.
The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges
Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital
April 30, 2019
Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital
Discussion on the move continues despite the significant challenges that remain.
Indonesia Continues to Mull Plan to Abandon Jakarta for New Capital
Brunei Officially Gets a New Navy Chief
April 29, 2019
Brunei Officially Gets a New Navy Chief
The change of command ceremony spotlighted an important personnel shift.
Brunei Officially Gets a New Navy Chief
Visit Puts the Prospects of EU-Vietnam Security Ties Into Focus
April 29, 2019
Visit Puts the Prospects of EU-Vietnam Security Ties Into Focus
A recent interaction spotlighted some of the ongoing activity within the defense aspect of the relationship.
Visit Puts the Prospects of EU-Vietnam Security Ties Into Focus
Indonesia's Papua Issue in Focus with High-Level Court Review
April 27, 2019
Indonesia's Papua Issue in Focus with High-Level Court Review
Lawyers are challenging Indonesia’s incorporation of the region into its territory a half-century ago.
Indonesia's Papua Issue in Focus with High-Level Court Review
Myanmar’s Supreme Court Rejects Journalists’ Final Appeal
April 27, 2019
Myanmar’s Supreme Court Rejects Journalists’ Final Appeal
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been sentenced to seven years for their work investigating Myanmar’s brutal crackdown on the Rohingya.
Myanmar’s Supreme Court Rejects Journalists’ Final Appeal
Cambodia’s Opposition Party Must End its Policy Silence Now
April 26, 2019
Cambodia’s Opposition Party Must End its Policy Silence Now
The CNRP’s weakened position makes the case for unveiling policy specifics stronger than ever.
Cambodia’s Opposition Party Must End its Policy Silence Now
A Decade of Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership
April 26, 2019
A Decade of Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership
The future of the Philippines-Japan strategic partnership is by no means a foregone conclusion.
A Decade of Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership
Economic Focus Ahead for Indonesia in Jokowi’s Coming Second Term
April 25, 2019
Economic Focus Ahead for Indonesia in Jokowi’s Coming Second Term
Based on Jokowi’s first term and how the country’s election played out, the economy is likely to continue to be a key priority.
Economic Focus Ahead for Indonesia in Jokowi’s Coming Second Term
What’s in the First Brunei-Jordan Joint Defense Meeting?
April 24, 2019
What’s in the First Brunei-Jordan Joint Defense Meeting?
A notable first spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in the bilateral defense relationship.
What’s in the First Brunei-Jordan Joint Defense Meeting?
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