As Cambodia’s first widespread outbreak of COVID-19 continues, lockdowns in the country’s capital are quickly creating an additional crisis that goes far beyond what’s necessary to control the virus.
Though Indonesia and Malaysia have already restricted travel ahead of the Eid holidays, the likelihood that millions will migrate to celebrate the festival after the month of Ramadan remains a challenge.
The fundamental freedom to publish critical views on society and government is necessary for real democracy and human rights to flourish in the region.
A youth leader of Thailand’s growing pro-democracy movement has been hospitalized after 46 days on hunger strike while in pretrial detention for allegedly insulting the Thai monarchy.
As conflict between the Philippines and China continues over maritime territory, the future of fisheries in the disputed area has become a key question.
As digital and smart technology transforms the global economy, Vietnam is pushing a strategy to take advantage of these changes, growing the country’s startup sector and supporting adaptation.
The Bank of Thailand says that changes in migration due to the pandemic could drive modernization of the agricultural sector and help to better distribute economic growth across the country.
The killing of an Indonesian intelligence chief by Papuan rebels has prompted calls from the president and other leaders to stamp out insurgents who support the region’s long-running independence movement.
Southeast Asian leaders have reached a muted agreement on Myanmar’s crisis at a summit that fails to condemn the military government or make any real demands of coup leader Min Aung Hlaing.
With China’s recent incursions into the South China Sea, the Philippines is taking a stronger stance to protect its maritime territories.