ASEAN was not hospitable to the Uyghur population when they arrived as refugees. But as the full extent of China’s mass incarceration policy comes to light, ASEAN nations have the opportunity to make amends.
Malaysia has banned imports of non-recyclable waste. It is time other countries followed suit and tried to solve waste problems instead of moving them elsewhere?
Recent market shifts in China have raised serious concerns regarding the long-term stability of P2P lending. But ASEAN is not China. It will not suffer the same fate.
Despite making extensive concessions to Beijing, the Philippines has not received much in return. What looked like an appealing marriage, has become an abusive relationship.
ASEAN leaders will convene in Singapore for the 33rd ASEAN summit this week. Making progress towards an effective Code of Conduct on the South China Sea should top the agenda.
US-Chinese trade has traditional kept relations cordial between the two powers. Under Trump, this is changing.
By using the 1MDB scandal for political gain, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad risks throwing relations with China into lasting disarray.
China’s influence over Malaysia is growing. It will be a critical GE14 campaign issue. Is it time for Malaysia to accept rather than fight Beijing’s influence?
Brunei’s economy is in turmoil. The oil-dependent state is looking to China for solutions.
The US and China have wildly different worldviews. But both are potentially damaging to ASEAN.