Southeast Asia

Rohingya refugees of Myanmar entering Bangladesh

Refugee Women in the Indo-Pacific Region: An Analysis of Mental Health Problems in Rohingya...

Migration is a common phenomenon which has increased in the last few years. People have migrated from one place to another from the very...
Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia

Malaysia’s Democratic Renewal Points the Way Ahead for Cambodia

Malaysia provides a lesson to countries in Asia and beyond about how seemingly timeless dominance of power can instantly disappear when the popular will...
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (L) and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi join other leaders as they pose for a group photo at the opening ceremony during the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore

Myanmar-Malaysia Ties: The Road Ahead

Myanmar’s State Counselor, Aung San Suu Kyi (the de facto leader of the ruling National League For Democracy government), while delivering a Keynote speech...
Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protest

China’s crackdown in Hong Kong Highlights Dangers Facing Cambodia

The violent crackdown against pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong is a tragedy in its own right and a warning of the dangers that await...
Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong

US-China Trade War and Its Impact on Singapore

Singapore's growth estimates for 2019 have been brought down to 0-1%, by the country’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). This is significantly lower than the...
Kra Canal Map

Can Kra Canal Construction Change Balance of Power in the Indian Ocean?

For 330 years visionaries have dreamt of this geopolitical fantasy that is now showing signs of shaping up. It is still a decade away...
Phnompenh skyline

Sino-Japanese Economic Battle for Influence in Cambodia

No one can deny the fact that China’s economic clout in Cambodia is unmatched. Figures pertaining to Chinese FDI in Cambodia and bilateral trade between...
President Jokowi of Indonesia

Understanding Jokowi’s Return to Power in Indonesia

Indonesia, the fourth most populous country in the world spanning over 17,000 islands, held its Presidential elections on 17 April, which saw the revival...
Cambodian PM Hun Sen

Sanctions Might Not Bring the Political Change the West Wants in Cambodia

Cambodia’s economic growth remains under threat, as the European Union (EU) begins the process of removing the country from the Everything-But-Arms (EBA) scheme, and...