Marriages where females are older than males face scorn in the interplay between age, wage and gender roles in Indonesian society.
Lazada has not made a profit since 2013. Could Alibaba’s recent investments of US$2 billion turn the platform’s fortunes round?
Singapore’s reputation for the world’s best healthcare is being challenged after improvements in the systems of its ASEAN neighbours.
A Thai man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for defaming their monarch. Is it time ASEAN turned its back on the monarchy?
China has problems in the ASEAN region. Its reputation, its history, and its ability to deliver on its promises.
China’s nude loans are a sign of the country’s deficient student loan system. Beijing must create proper credit-borrowing channels specially catered to students to solve the problem.
Poorly trained pilots and slipping safety standards are putting the public at risk. Unless action is taken, it is only a matter of time before another aviation disaster strikes.
Japan’s largest warship has made a controversial sailing through disputed waters as Abe’s nation warms up to increasing militarisation.
Anti-Chinese sentiments are building across Southeast Asia. Can grassroots movements derail Xi Jinping’s big plans?
Live streaming is gaining traction across Asia as a social activity and lucrative profession. Governments across the region have been quick to recognise the need to carefully watch what is going on.