The recent military activity on the Cambodian-Laos border is all part of Hun Sen’s act. His performance is more Richard III than Prospero.
The Trump-Kim summit represents an opportunity for ASEAN to demonstrate its maturity. However, disunity will prevent it from playing a leading role.
Mahathir Mohamed has achieved the first democratic transfer of power in Malaysian history. His early selections offer an insight into future policy.
Retail merchants accept QR payment. How about scaling it bigger as a payment mode for public transportation?
Myanmar’s children are at risk. Child rape cases have soared. The government’s punitive approach will not bring numbers down.
Asia PR completed its purchase of the Phnom Penh Post. The newspaper was the last remaining semblance of a free media outlet in Cambodia.
Uber’s withdrawal from Singapore opened up the ride-hailing market. Indonesian challenger Go-Jek may be the first to make significant inroads.
Under Singapore’s chairmanship, ASEAN has new initiatives. They are ASEAN Smart Cities Network, an e-commerce agreement and ASEAN Innovation Network. With plans set in place, will there be results?
The general election gripped headlines in a landmark week for Malaysia. Elsewhere in ASEAN, state visits took place and the Philippines removed its chief justice.
Mahathir Mohamad secured a historic victory. What is in store for Malaysia?