Jokowi wants to boost Indonesia’s economy through a string of bureaucratic reforms designed to increase foreign investment. But his cabinet appointments could derail his economic agenda.
The businessman accused of orchestrating the 1MDB scandal secured asylum from an unnamed country. The move complicates efforts to bring him to justice.
The island nation is looking to update its climate pledge under the Paris Agreement. A bold pledge is necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A high volume of Filipinos working in the Middle East means the Philippine economy is inescapably linked to tensions between the US and Iran.
Dealers use EU tariffs to squeeze Cambodian farmers. The episode holds warnings for 2020 as EBA protections remain under threat.
A strong verdict in the Philippines’ journalist massacre case is a step in the right direction, but Filipino journalists still face an uphill battle.
Southeast Asia is one of the fastest-growing regional economies. However, insufficient financial safety nets leave the region economically vulnerable.
While not easily visible, between 921 and 1,050 people in Singapore sleep on the streets every night. Why is the city-state leaving these vulnerable citizens behind?
Fintech has been one of the ASEAN region’s major economic success stories. But 2020 might not hold the sector’s next digital breakthrough.
As Thailand seeks to become a regional high-tech manufacturing and services hub by 2021, Technical and Vocation Educational Training (TVET) reforms are crucial.