As schooling shifts online amid the COVID-19 crisis, there is a dire need for a more holistic approach to internet policymaking. Unless governments provide key internet services, education gaps will widen in Southeast Asia.
While COVID-19 has highlighted the challenges facing indigenous communities across Southeast Asia, many groups now point to how the pandemic is illustrating the need for self-reliance and self-determination among indigenous peoples.
A group of local community and human rights organisations put in a formal request with the UN to put an end to displacement along Indonesia’s border with Malaysia in Borneo.
The guilty verdict in former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s corruption trial is a sign of hope but it hardly means that justice has been delivered in the case. Malaysia’s judiciary has a historic opportunity to restore some degree of independence and push back against decades of political interventions.
Should the US put its military muscle where its mouth is on the South China Sea—and if it does—what are the likely consequences?
There are already alarming signs of deteriorating media freedoms under Malaysia’s new government. In the country’s contentious political landscape, parties and leaders show little concern for freedom of the press.
With Malaysia’s current government facing a serious challenge of legitimacy, a snap election could be around the corner.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0Linkedinemail The Japanese government is encouraging firms to relocate manufacturing from China to Southeast Asia. As Tokyo reacts to Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus and…
Southeast Asia’s gaming market presents a new way to boost the region’s economic growth in the post-COVID-19 era.
In 2019, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines made major efforts to defeat local and international terrorist organizations. But did these countries meet the US government’s criteria for combating terrorism?