April 27, 2014
Washington’s Flawed Myanmar Policy
By David Brenner
Many of Myanmar's ethnic minorities are growing increasingly disillusioned with America and may turn to China instead.
April 24, 2014
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
By Elisabeth Rosen
Although the country is a major rice exporter, the industry suffers from quality issues.
April 22, 2014
Can Cambodia’s Media Reform?
By Theara Khoun
Without sweeping reform, traditional media in Cambodia is at risk of becoming irrelevant.
April 18, 2014
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
By David Mann
Is one of Asia’s most repressive states paving the way for gay marriage?
April 11, 2014
Jokowi and Indonesian Democracy
By Jonathan Chen and Emirza Adi Syailendra
Although his party underperformed this week, the Jakarta governor remains a bright light for Indonesia’s democracy.
April 10, 2014
The Regional Implications of Indonesia's Rise
By Abdul-Latif Halimi
As it tallies votes from Wednesday’s election, Indonesia’s economic outlook is strong. What does that mean for the region?
April 09, 2014
Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams
By Tom Fawthrop
Laos remains determined to move forward with dam construction that threatens the environment and food security.
April 08, 2014
Inside Myanmar’s Karen State
By Brennan O`Connor
Largely hidden from the world, the state can now contemplate the possibility of peace for the first time in decades.
April 07, 2014
Cambodia Leads Doubts Over AEC
By Luke Hunt
Hopes that the ASEAN Economic Community will be ready to launch on time look increasingly ambitious.
April 02, 2014
The Fight to Save Indonesia’s Forests
By Dana Maclean
Indigenous Dayak communities are in a battle to preserve ancestral forests.
April 01, 2014
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
By Sophie Boisseau du Rocher & Bruno Hellendorff
Russia’s big move shows both the limits and importance of diplomacy in territorial disputes.
March 28, 2014
A Small Step Forward for ASEAN LGBT Rights
By Kirsten Han
LGBT activists face a tough battle winning acceptance in Southeast Asia, but there are some modest signs of change.