Bangladesh’s plan to relocate Rohingya refugees to a small silt island will expose them to worse threats than they already face. With repatriation still impossible, humanitarian agencies must push the government to work with communities on more sustainable solutions.
For decades, China and the US have battled to gain strong footholds in Southeast Asia. As China makes gains and the US drops back, how can ASEAN respond?
The Vietnamese government wants to facilitate the growth of a sharing economy. But it lags behind other ASEAN nations with regulations governing the peer-to-peer (P2P) industry.
More than one in five Filipinos live in poverty. That number is decreasing. The government has put in place several schemes to reduce poverty. Are they working?
Unlike his predecessor, Mahathir Mohamad’s government is trying to tackle the root causes of bankruptcy. Can a government expenditure guide solve the problem?
In 2018, Singapore was ranked the most food secure country in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The city-state, which currently produces less than 10% of its own nutritional needs, will not rest on its laurels.
Singapore is ready for energy deregulation. A slower, more cautious approach is ensuring consumers, as well as providers, can enjoy the spoils or deregulation.
AI is transforming the human rights space and encouraging civilian participation in the fight against human trafficking.
A new NGO-private sector report shows just how much migrant domestic workers contribute to economic growth in the Asia Pacific. Governments must build policies that acknowledge the skills and voices of these workers.
Like previous budgets, this years is extensive and progressive. However, benefits are swayed towards Singaporeans born in the 1950s.