New poll asks: Is democracy working for Indonesia?

Survey data shows Indonesians aren’t satisfied with how their democracy is functioning during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country’s economy dives, citizens are questioning their leaders’ decisions.




A green reboot for ASEAN countries

As Southeast Asia emerges from the pandemic, policymakers at both the regional and national levels must implement a green recovery to future-proof the economy and the health and safety of our people and planet.







Singapore firm to build US$1.7 billion coal power plant in Laos

Laos has approved a Singapore energy firm’s plan to build a 1,000 MW coal-fired power plant in the southern province of Sekong. The plant is slated to export power to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam and would be the country’s second coal power plant.