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A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
November 17, 2017
A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
Rather than ecologically harmful dams, Cambodia should explore solar power to fill its energy gap.
A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?
November 17, 2017
What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?
Despite the general hype, specifics about the project remain unclear.
What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
November 16, 2017
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
The meeting in Manila saw further progress on security relations between the two sides.
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
Singapore Launches Two New Warships
November 15, 2017
Singapore Launches Two New Warships
City-state commissions more of its new Littoral Mission Vessels
Singapore Launches Two New Warships
Continuity Amid Uncertainty: Philippines-US Security Relations Under the Duterte-Trump Administrations
November 15, 2017
Continuity Amid Uncertainty: Philippines-US Security Relations Under the Duterte-Trump Administrations
Continued engagements and a refocused agenda, rather than the separation of ties, characterize the alliance today.
Continuity Amid Uncertainty: Philippines-US Security Relations Under the Duterte-Trump Administrations
APEC 2017: What Did Vietnam Achieve?
November 14, 2017
APEC 2017: What Did Vietnam Achieve?
Vietnam seems to have found a more comfortable position by balancing between China and the United States.
APEC 2017: What Did Vietnam Achieve?
Singapore, Brunei Conclude Military Exercise
November 14, 2017
Singapore, Brunei Conclude Military Exercise
Both sides held this year’s iteration of their flagship naval exercise.
Singapore, Brunei Conclude Military Exercise
China Faces Increasing Competition in Myanmar
November 14, 2017
China Faces Increasing Competition in Myanmar
Japan and Singapore are stepping up their engagement with Myanmar, where China has long dominated.
China Faces Increasing Competition in Myanmar
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
November 10, 2017
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
Islamists have gained strength thanks to political support from Prabowo Subianto's allies.
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
ASEAN’s First Naval Exercise in Perspective
November 09, 2017
ASEAN’s First Naval Exercise in Perspective
A closer look at the broader context as the grouping is set to hold its inaugural multilateral naval exercise.
ASEAN’s First Naval Exercise in Perspective
Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?
November 09, 2017
Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?
Outlook appears generally positive as Hanoi gears up for the meeting, but uncertainties still remain.
Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
November 09, 2017
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
The dark side of social media – fake news, sectarian divisions, propaganda – is on display in Myanmar.
Social Media Exhibits Its Disruptive Power in Myanmar
Why the New Vietnam-Australia Defense Dialogue Matters
November 08, 2017
Why the New Vietnam-Australia Defense Dialogue Matters
The holding of the first meeting needs to be put in broader perspective.
Why the New Vietnam-Australia Defense Dialogue Matters
What’s Behind the Russian Warship Visit to Cambodia?
November 08, 2017
What’s Behind the Russian Warship Visit to Cambodia?
A closer look at a recent engagement that got underway this week.
What’s Behind the Russian Warship Visit to Cambodia?
Indonesia-Tunisia Relations: From Trade to Democracy
November 07, 2017
Indonesia-Tunisia Relations: From Trade to Democracy
Jakarta's long-standing relationship with Tunis is expanding beyond trade and investment.
Indonesia-Tunisia Relations: From Trade to Democracy
Where Are Singapore-Brunei Defense Ties?
November 07, 2017
Where Are Singapore-Brunei Defense Ties?
A recent exchange between young leaders on both sides puts the focus on bilateral defense ties.
Where Are Singapore-Brunei Defense Ties?
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