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Hary Tanoesoedibjo: Does Indonesia need its own Trump?

One of Indonesia’s richest men says he is considering throwing his hat into the ring for the next presidential election. He believes his business sense and strategic friendships could do great things for the country’s biggest problems. 



Does Duterte’s nation need American money?

Senior American lawmakers are calling for the withdrawal of large aid packages to the Philipines in the wake of Duterte’s increasingly provocative and bloodthirsty statements on the drugs war. But as the days of the Obama administration tick away, the Filipino president is happy to bluff and wait for fairer winds. 


Singapore’s big balancing act: the US vs China

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailThe waters of the China-Singapore relationship have been muddied by a recent spat, but there is no reason to think that the nation’s decades-long balancing…



Donald Trump v China: what it means for ASEAN

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailDonald Trump talked a lot about China on the campaign trail, making relations between the two likely to be a big issue as the President-elect’s…





Why are China’s netizens fixated on Donald Trump?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Claire Heffron Initially, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was viewed in China as an entertaining reality television programme. He was ridiculed. His surname sounds like “Breaking…