The Challenges of Delivering a New Deal for Malaysia

East Asia Forum

A motley ruling coalition faces tough challenges in executing systemic reform.


OPINION: Behind the Asian Games Glitz Hides a Troubled Indonesia

The Interpreter

It'll take more than a cover over Jakarta's 'Black River' to hide the darkness that threatens the heart of Indonesia.


'Heartbreaking': Taiwan's Salvadorans Express Anger and Frustration at Diplomatic Rupture

James Baron

Salvadorans in Taiwan reflect on their president's decision to switch diplomatic recognition to Beijing.


CARTOON: China's Cash for Central American Control

Stellina Chen

China reportedly agreed to provide more than US$27 billion in financing for a port in El Salvador.


UPDATE: El Salvador Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan

David Green

El Salvador becomes the third country this year to switch diplomatic recognition to China.


OPINION: Differing Strategic Visions in the Indo-Pacific Cloud the Region's Future

Policy Forum

India, Japan and the US all have different ideas about what the Indo-Pacific means, casting doubt over its future as a concept.

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