Southeast Asia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor: Why It Is Being Watched Closely by the International Community

In recent weeks, the media and policy makers in South Asia, and outside, have been closely following developments pertaining to the Kartarpur Corridor. The...
Sam Rainsy at Malaysian airport

Three Takeaways From Sam Rainsy’s Attempt to Return to Cambodia

Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy, the self-exiled opposition leader landed in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend, vowing to return home to lead an uprising against his...
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...