From a space-starved nation to a pioneer in space technology, Singapore is breaking the space tech mould by leveraging its world-class private tech sector to drive innovation instead of creating a government-owned space agency.
As India and Malaysia attempt to settle a dispute over palm oil, the bout shows how quickly nationalists are willing to threaten international norms, from accountability for human rights abuses to trade relations.
Singaporeans are increasingly turning to online content providers for their video entertainment. However, they are highly dissatisfied with the quality of streaming services.
As major retailers leverage improved infrastructure to expand their operations, Indonesia is predicted to enjoy double-digit growth in both offline and online retail markets over the next decade. Cashless payments will be key to realising its future economic potential.
Two recent reports point to coal as the most feasible way to meet ASEAN’s rising energy demand. However, the industry cannot spend the next two decades relying on the same technologies it did for the past two.
Thailand declared itself a democracy in March after nearly five years of military dictatorship. But as those who speak out face violence and threats, the government has a long way to go before it can call itself legitimate.
The Philippines’ conditional cash transfer program is a boon for poor families, but it isn’t perfect.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has reportedly asked his former political opponent Prabowo Subianto to join his cabinet. What is behind the decision to reach across the aisle? And what does it mean for Jokowi’s second term in office?
As Thailand pushes to cut its waste, a new startup is incentivizing residents and businesses to recycle. To be effective, the service depends on local governments building strong, sustainable waste management systems.
Vietnam blocks cinemas from showing ‘Abominable’. As China wrestles control of the global cultural narrative, the decision will be the first of many.