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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
The Future of Singapore’s Politics in Focus Amid Election Speculation
February 06, 2019
The Future of Singapore’s Politics in Focus Amid Election Speculation
Developments in the country’s politics have come under greater scrutiny ahead of the next polls.  
The Future of Singapore’s Politics in Focus Amid Election Speculation
China-Cambodia Military Fears in the Headlines with New US Intelligence Report
February 05, 2019
China-Cambodia Military Fears in the Headlines with New US Intelligence Report
A closer look at recent headlines about Beijing’s growing military presence in the Southeast Asian state and their wider significance.
China-Cambodia Military Fears in the Headlines with New US Intelligence Report
Where Is the New ASEAN ‘Our Eyes’ Intelligence Initiative Headed?
February 05, 2019
Where Is the New ASEAN ‘Our Eyes’ Intelligence Initiative Headed?
While the initiative continues to make headway, challenges remain with respect to its operationalization.
Where Is the New ASEAN ‘Our Eyes’ Intelligence Initiative Headed?
What Does the Cameron Highland By-Election Mean for the Orang Asli?
February 02, 2019
What Does the Cameron Highland By-Election Mean for the Orang Asli?
There is a sense of optimism on the ground that the ingredients for meaningful change are finally present.
What Does the Cameron Highland By-Election Mean for the Orang Asli?
Landmark Myanmar Press Freedom Case Set For Supreme Court Appeal
February 02, 2019
Landmark Myanmar Press Freedom Case Set For Supreme Court Appeal
The effort continues to try to overturn the convictions of two Reuters reporters.
Landmark Myanmar Press Freedom Case Set For Supreme Court Appeal
What’s Behind the Fears of China’s Takeover of a Philippines Shipyard?
February 02, 2019
What’s Behind the Fears of China’s Takeover of a Philippines Shipyard?
The issue has raised broader questions about the security risks of Beijing’s involvement in certain industries overseas.
What’s Behind the Fears of China’s Takeover of a Philippines Shipyard?
Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
February 01, 2019
Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
Given Malaysia’s history and the implications for its future, the dynamics of the so-called transition bear careful watching.
Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
Thai Government Scrambles to Respond as Bangkok Choked by Smog
February 01, 2019
Thai Government Scrambles to Respond as Bangkok Choked by Smog
An air pollution crisis has the local and central governments pondering new measures to combat smog.
Thai Government Scrambles to Respond as Bangkok Choked by Smog
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
January 31, 2019
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
While it is no surprise that political calculations are being made ahead of upcoming polls, the incident shows how gambles can backfire.
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
January 30, 2019
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
A closer look at the move and what it may mean for the country's politics.
What's Behind the New Constitution Change Push in Myanmar?
Beware Cambodia’s Europe Sanctions Hype
January 30, 2019
Beware Cambodia’s Europe Sanctions Hype
Claims of threats to the country’s sovereignty are vastly exaggerated and miss the broader point about how foreign economic relations work.
Beware Cambodia’s Europe Sanctions Hype
Warship Visit Spotlights UK-Brunei Military Ties
January 30, 2019
Warship Visit Spotlights UK-Brunei Military Ties
The interaction highlighted some of the ongoing activity in the bilateral defense relationship into 2019.
Warship Visit Spotlights UK-Brunei Military Ties
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
January 30, 2019
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
ASEAN should aim to be “central” in the Mekong subregion too.
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
What Thailand’s Elections Can and Can’t Do for its Democracy
January 29, 2019
What Thailand’s Elections Can and Can’t Do for its Democracy
While the holding of an elusive election in the Southeast Asian state would be a notable step in the restoration of democratic rule, the harder work of managing wider political divisions lies ahead.
What Thailand’s Elections Can and Can’t Do for its Democracy
20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
January 29, 2019
20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
Over 100 were also wounded in the double bomb attack on Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo.
20 Dead After Bombing of Cathedral in Southern Philippines
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