The recent US statement criticising China’s actions in the South China Sea is inaccurate and hypocritical. It misrepresents China’s claims and blames Beijing for ‘offenses’ that Vietnam has also committed, all while the US itself has continued its aggression in the area amid the pandemic.
As the chances of Donald Trump winning re-election increase, Southeast Asia may be bracing for four more years of US policy that prioritizes strategic competition with China.
Southeast Asia’s governments have failed to coordinate a response to COVID-19, instead adopting piecemeal policies that ignore the impacts of the pandemic on marginalized groups
US-ASEAN ties have deteriorated under President Donald Trump. Can Vietnam’s position as ASEAN chair offer an opportunity to hit reset?
The first confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Cox’s Bazar has heightened concerns the outbreak will devastate the Rohingya community in nearby camps.
The pressure is mounting on the Indonesian government to take a tougher stance against India over its aggression towards Muslim minorities.
WHO urges more aggressive measures against COVID-19: A look at how the media responded to the biggest story of the week.
Governments along the Salween River are pushing a series of hydropower dams across the river basin but offering little information on the status of the projects or their social and environmental impacts.
Southeast Asian political and business leaders need to tackle complex issues like data privacy and transparency to bolster public trust in AI.
RCEP negotiations: A look at how the media responded to the biggest story of the week.