The EU approved a draft to ban palm oil importation for use in biofuel. This will have damaging effects on Indonesian and Malaysian exports.
The up-and-coming bus service will optimise its route and consider real-time commuter demand. It poses a threat to existing players like Grabshuttle.
The retail ivory market in Laos has rocketed in recent years. Corruption and weak law enforcement remain an obstacle to eradicating the destructive trade.
Myanmar’s government is imposing Burman culture on its country’s ethnic minorities. Its denials of the damaging policy do not stand up to scrutiny.
What would its membership bring to ASEAN? What can ASEAN give to Australia? Is an Australian entry into ASEAN on the horizon?
Thailand and Malaysia agreed on a plan for a border wall in Songkhla. It more closely resembles a political calculation than a calculated national security measure.
Fake news threatens the social harmony in ASEAN. Singapore is particularly at risk. The government seeks a solution.
Duterte has weaponized the Filipino social media environment. He now has Russian help in his attempt to drown out dissent.
When the F&B industry gets tough, there is nothing to stop firms from diversifying into Fintech.
China’s influence over Malaysia is growing. It will be a critical GE14 campaign issue. Is it time for Malaysia to accept rather than fight Beijing’s influence?