Policy makers in ASEAN have not addressed the complex relationship between indigenous, local, national and foreign languages in the region, resulting in inconsistent and weak language policies that threaten linguistic and cultural diversity.
Although the government touts its protections for workers, intimidation and a lack of strong unionisation continues to hold them back.
In tough times, institutions should capitalise on technological advances to shape decision making.
Thailand’s new law on asylum seekers doesn’t constitute a functional refugee policy—it’s political performance in a country where migrants have few protections.
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The current spotlight on Burmese corruption is welcome, but instability in the country’s border regions makes it difficult to make headway on reducing money laundering.
Southeast Asian political and business leaders need to tackle complex issues like data privacy and transparency to bolster public trust in AI.
Help is available for freelancers and gig economy workers who are left without income as a result of coronavirus in Singapore.
As Singapore pushes for bolder emissions commitments, unlocking innovative green financing solutions are more critical than ever for the country to mobilize capital for sustainable development.