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2018/11/09 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Pham Anh's Viral Oil Paintings Portray Hanoi's Inimitable Serenity
Journey through Hanoi's meandering, tranquil alleys courtesy of Vietnamese artist Pham Anh.
2018/05/30 | Mongabay
Southeast Asia's Road Building Spree Splinters Ecosystems
Weaknesses in mapping roads in these areas leads to blank spots where illegal deforestation can occur.
2018/05/17 | AsiaGlobal Online
ANALYSIS: ASEAN's Place in the Quad-China Face-off
As each ASEAN country has its own position on China and the Quad, Southeast Asia risks being torn between great powers.
2018/03/19 | The Third Pole
What Can Fix the Disjointed Management of the Mekong River?
Decades of distrust between governments means that the world's 12th longest river has only the loosest management.
2018/02/22 | Pamela Mar
OPINION: Asia's Factory Workers Will Struggle to Adapt to an AI-Driven World
Artificial intelligence and advanced automation are going to come down hard on the working class, but governments can take a few steps to soften the blow.
2018/01/21 | Haironesah Domado
International Terrorists Become Traders in Southeast Asia
Transnational militants possess specialist knowledge of 'market conditions' across the Southeast Asian archipelago and the regional linkages they need to access them.
2017/11/12 | Julian CH Lee
A New Generation of Protest Culture Sweeps Southeast Asia
Young protestors in Malaysia differ from other activists in terms of the their collective identity, the moral value they place on that identity, and the breadth of issues they may champion.
2017/11/06 | Aim Singpeng
Divide and Conquer: Authoritarianism and Cyberspace in Southeast Asia
In Southeast Asia, only the Philippines ranks as having free internet access, according to Freedom House. Across the region, cyberspace has evolved into an arena in which the state and its societal opponents battle for power and control, with the former exerting greater and more sophisticated control over the latter.
2017/11/05 | Michael J Green
Trump's Asia Tour Puts US Regional Strategy in Focus
To get China right, you have to get Asia right, Rich Armitage and Joe Nye declared in a 2007 CSIS report. As Trump embarks on his Asia tour, whether the U.S. president understands that the key to leverage in Beijing is a free and open Indo-Pacific framework is about to be put to the test.
2017/10/29 | Dan Slater
Dictatorship versus Democracy in Southeast Asia
For civil society to help save Southeast Asian democracy, its educational mission will need to loom as large as its organizational one.
2017/10/23 | Sally Tyler
End to 'War on Coal' Puts Asia's Renewable Future at Risk
New Trump administration moves to bolster coal-fired electricity production echo recent moves to embrace the polluting fossil fuel in Southeast Asia, and threaten both renewable energy goals and greenhouse gas emission targets of the Paris climate change accord.
2017/10/20 | Kwei-Bo Huang
Tsai's Southbound Policy Faces 'One China' Opposition
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's New Southbound Policy has raised awareness of the South Asian and Southeast Asian countries that it targets, but is struggling to strike meaningful deals in the face of mounting Chinese diplomatic and economic opposition.
2017/10/15 | Kelly Gerard
Towards Solving ASEAN's Gender Inequality Problems
There are deep structural flaws within ASEAN's approach to addressing gender inequalities, not least a focus on women's economic empowerment over more nuanced, collective strategies. The challenge is developing holistic and effective approaches that make the most of increased funding in Southeast Asia.
2017/10/02 | Matthew Fulco
Southbound Policy Helps Taiwan Banks Advance
Taiwan's New Southbound Policy is bearing fruit, at least for the nation's banks, which are expanding their footprint across ASEAN in lockstep with their corporate clients.
2017/09/11 | Huang Jing
What is China's End Game in East Asian Order?
Given the rapid, ongoing changes in strategic balance throughout the region, it remains to be seen whether China’s strategic diplomacy in Southeast Asia can really deliver what Beijing desires.