In the past, the “Quad” of Australia, India, Japan and the United States has been unable to offer ASEAN anything concrete to back up its alleged aim of building a rules-based international order. As the forum rapidly becomes an anti-China block, it may push ASEAN further away.
The United States has blacklisted a Chinese firm building an extensive resort in Cambodia, alleging human rights violations and corruption. However, there is much more to the project and the US’s actions than meets the eye.
Chinese cyber spies have been attacking Southeast Asia for a long time. It is high time that ASEAN and Southeast Asian governments find an effective way of plugging the existing technological loophole.
Has Indonesia’s Islamic diplomacy proved effective in the Afghan peace process?
Duterte’s decision to scrap the VFA: A look at how the media responded to the biggest story of the week.
A high volume of Filipinos working in the Middle East means the Philippine economy is inescapably linked to tensions between the US and Iran.
The Trump administration has eroded confidence in the US’s economic and foreign policy commitments. But its attempts to salvage relations risk exacerbating the situation.
For decades, China and the US have battled to gain strong footholds in Southeast Asia. As China makes gains and the US drops back, how can ASEAN respond?
Recent terrorist attacks in Indonesia reminded the nation that the threat from terrorism is still alive. The US and Hong Kong are assisting Indonesia in the battle with its brand of violent terrorism.
US-Chinese trade has traditional kept relations cordial between the two powers. Under Trump, this is changing.