The Indonesian election is still seven months away. But the issue that will define the next seven months is already beginning to take shape.
The Indonesian Vice-President has expressed his interest in Indonesia re-joining the TPP. Why the change of heart? Will it benefit Indonesian trade?
Myanmar’s Vice President unveiled the government’s latest plans to attract tourists. They do little to address the real factors driving tourists away.
The IMD’s 2018 World Competitiveness Rankings are out. They may provide a reality check for some ASEAN nations.
The Thai economy has reached five-year highs. However, the government has not yet laid the foundations to take it even higher.
Indonesia’s oil industry has been at the centre of several recent disasters. As the industry seeks to recover losses, risk mitigation is no longer a priority.
Najib is using national debt as a political tool to attack the opposition. Mahathir has a poor record of managing debt. But Najib is playing with fire.
China has a colonial agenda with Laos. It provides aid and investment, but both come at the cost of Laotian sovereignty.
The world is on the edge of a trade war after Trump announced steep tariffs on steel and aluminium. How can ASEAN protect its economies?
Brunei’s economy is in turmoil. The oil-dependent state is looking to China for solutions.