The Trump-Kim summit represents an opportunity for ASEAN to demonstrate its maturity. However, disunity will prevent it from playing a leading role.
Under Singapore’s chairmanship, ASEAN has new initiatives. They are ASEAN Smart Cities Network, an e-commerce agreement and ASEAN Innovation Network. With plans set in place, will there be results?
The general election gripped headlines in a landmark week for Malaysia. Elsewhere in ASEAN, state visits took place and the Philippines removed its chief justice.
ASEAN holds economic and diplomatic opportunities for Russia. After shoring up his power at home, Putin is turning his attention to Southeast Asia.
Cambridge Analytica and its parent company have been operating in ASEAN since 1998. What influence have they had and were all their activities legal?
The world is on the edge of a trade war after Trump announced steep tariffs on steel and aluminium. How can ASEAN protect its economies?
What would its membership bring to ASEAN? What can ASEAN give to Australia? Is an Australian entry into ASEAN on the horizon?
ASEAN nations are buying more weapons than ever before. In doing so, they are helping Putin improve Russia’s international standing.
There are problems in the Chinese manufacturing industry. Is it time for a new low-cost manufacturing hub in Asia?
The US and China have wildly different worldviews. But both are potentially damaging to ASEAN.