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Melaka, Malaysia: Chinese History, Chinese Future?
October 31, 2018
Melaka, Malaysia: Chinese History, Chinese Future?
Kuala Lumpur may have concerns about the Belt and Road, but Chinese projects in Melaka are continuing apace.
Melaka, Malaysia: Chinese History, Chinese Future?
A Year After Marawi, What’s Left of ISIS in the Philippines?
October 25, 2018
A Year After Marawi, What’s Left of ISIS in the Philippines?
What became of the ISIS-linked groups in Mindanao after the Marawi siege?
A Year After Marawi, What’s Left of ISIS in the Philippines?
Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution
October 25, 2018
Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution
Big data, AI, and digital technologies: Cambodia’s nascent tech sector is blooming.
Cambodia’s Coming AI Revolution
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
October 23, 2018
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
Australia’s potential Israel embassy policy will impact Australia-Indonesia relations.
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia
October 17, 2018
How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia
Weapons from the insurgency in southern Thailand are making their way to ISIS-linked extremists in Malaysia.
How the Thai Conflict Is Boosting Islamic State in Malaysia
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
October 07, 2018
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
JI, which remains a potent force, is benefitting from a narrow focus on Islamic State.
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
October 05, 2018
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
As of October 4, the death toll had risen to 1,424.
Indonesia Devastated by Tsunami, Time Running Out
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
September 27, 2018
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
Even an attempt just to hold Sharia-dictated canings in private was ultimately unsuccessful.
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
September 24, 2018
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
The lack of justice in the Maguindanao Massacre underscores Duterte's contempt for journalists.
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
September 19, 2018
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
A group of Rohingyas are tortured, then made to lie to the press about their treatment upon returning to Myanmar.
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
September 14, 2018
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
Why are Special Economic Zones so attractive to Vietnam's government, despite proven shortcomings?
SEZs in Vietnam: What’s in a Name?
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
September 07, 2018
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Timorese victims of Indonesian occupation speak of murdered human rights defender Munir Said Thalib.
Timor-Leste Remembers Indonesia’s Slain Human Rights Hero
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
September 05, 2018
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Indonesia’s rupiah is nearing levels last seen in the Asian Financial Crisis. Here's why this time is different.
Another Indonesian Financial Crisis? Not Quite.
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
August 31, 2018
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
A Facebook ban on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing will have major ramifications.
Facebook May Have Doomed the Political Career of Myanmar’s Top General
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
August 27, 2018
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
Images of one Rohingya village in Myanmar and one Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh before and after the crackdown.
A Satellite View of the Rohingya's Plight
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
August 17, 2018
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
The election outcome all but completes the country’s transition to a one-party state.
A New Era for Hun Sen’s Cambodia?
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