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Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
September 07, 2018
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
Recent disasters in Japan and its responses present valuable lessons for Southeast Asia's infrastructure boom.
Redundancy and Risk Management: Lessons from Japan’s Disasters for Southeast Asian Infrastructure
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
September 06, 2018
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
A recent regional forum addressed the “global crisis” of killings and abuses linked to land.
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
Upgrading Conventional Railways in Asia: A Practical Alternative to High Speed Rail?
July 18, 2018
Upgrading Conventional Railways in Asia: A Practical Alternative to High Speed Rail?
Rather than go all in on HSR now, Southeast Asian countries could focus on upgrading their current narrow gauge systems.
Upgrading Conventional Railways in Asia: A Practical Alternative to High Speed Rail?
LGBT Tourism and Inclusion in Southeast Asia: A Divided Future?
June 21, 2018
LGBT Tourism and Inclusion in Southeast Asia: A Divided Future?
Some countries in Southeast Asia do better than others in welcoming LGBT tourists.
LGBT Tourism and Inclusion in Southeast Asia: A Divided Future?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
June 04, 2018
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
Bangladesh’s cities are awash with red methamphetamine pills that come in from Myanmar.
Yaba: The Red Pills and the Rohingya
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
May 11, 2018
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
What the US-China Struggle for Regional Dominance Means for Southeast Asia
April 17, 2018
What the US-China Struggle for Regional Dominance Means for Southeast Asia
How are Southeast Asian countries responding to growing tensions between the two powers?
What the US-China Struggle for Regional Dominance Means for Southeast Asia
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
April 10, 2018
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Chinese president sought to indirectly address concerns in Washington, but his assurances likely won't be sufficient.
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?
February 08, 2018
What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?
The Southeast Asian state has advanced a version of the concept before, with some important differences.
What Does Indonesia’s Own Indo-Pacific Strategy Look Like?
The Future of India's Ties With ASEAN
January 26, 2018
The Future of India's Ties With ASEAN
As ASEAN leaders converge on New Delhi, what are India's priorities for Southeast Asia?
The Future of India's Ties With ASEAN
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
January 04, 2018
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
What are the issues and flashpoints that will come to define Asia in 2018?
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
Construction of Thailand-China Railway Finally Gets Underway
December 28, 2017
Construction of Thailand-China Railway Finally Gets Underway
Obstacles, particularly in Laos, persist.
Construction of Thailand-China Railway Finally Gets Underway
Deep-Sea Gold Miners Target PNG Coast
December 27, 2017
Deep-Sea Gold Miners Target PNG Coast
Locals fear for their environment despite promises of riches.
Deep-Sea Gold Miners Target PNG Coast
Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018
December 21, 2017
Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018
Vietnam's state-owned enterprises are set for widespread divestment.
Vietnam Gears up to Divest State-Owned Enterprises in 2018
Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties
December 18, 2017
Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties
The visit is the second by the Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy to Timor-Leste.
Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties
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