International

Is Myanmar abandoning China for Japan?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Zofia Reych On 3 May, Japan’s foreign minister Fumio Kishida met with Myanmar’s newly appointed State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, and expressed Japan’s…



Is Southeast Asia vulnerable to ISIS?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Jolene Yeo A wave of religious radicalisation has spread over Southeast Asia, as the region finds itself in a strategically and historically vulnerable orientation…




Indonesia-Israel relations: A curious dilemma

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Michel Struharova Although Indonesia has long asserted its support for the recognition of Palestinian statehood, its business ties with Israel have been developing for…


The Americans are back – in the Philippines

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Loke Hoe Yeong In scenes that would have been unbelievable just two decades ago, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited the Philippines and proclaimed…




“Do not come here”

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailDonald Tusk, the President of the European Council, warned illegal economic migrants not to come to Europe. “Do not believe the smugglers”, he said. “Do…