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ICERD and Old Politics : New Twists in Post-Election Malaysia?
The Malaysian government’s move not to ratify the International Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) despite an earlier decision to do so has dominated headlines. The events surrounding the ICERD ...
We, Citizens of Smart Singapore: Data Protection in Hyper-connected Age
Data theft and abuse is expected to increase with hyper-connectivity. A more robust personal data protection regime goes hand in hand with a smart Singapore. What are the key features of this regime?
UN and EU: Partners in Security Governance?
As new global threats emerge triggering renewed interest in regional organisations, the EU can play the role of a partner of the UN in global security governance.
TPP12 vs TPP11: Gainers and Losers
Our simulation of an econometric model suggests that the net benefit of TPP11 is positive. There is, therefore, a case for going ahead with TPP11.
Safety first in managing airspace
A recent article by a former Indonesian air force chief over-simplifies a complex operational and technical issue.
Politics, Plurality and Inter-Group Relations in Indonesia - Islam Nusantara & Its Critics: The Rise of NU’s Young Clerics
Two years after it was first introduced, the Islam Nusantara theology of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Indonesian Islamic organisation, continues to face opposition from more conservative factions. This is casting a ...
ASEAN+3 Financial Cooperation and AIIB: Next Steps Forward
ASEAN+3 Regional Financial Safety Net and the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) are making good progress in strengthening their operations and in cooperating with and complementing global institutions. What are ...
Islamic State’s Wilayah Philippines: Implications for Southeast Asia
The announcement of Wilayah Philippines in southern Philippines epitomises a new IS strategy to “pivot” to Southeast Asia. It signals a direct threat to countries in the region even as IS Central comes under pressure in ...
Science, Technology and Human Security - Fighting Food Wastage: New Ideas From The Past
Food wastage amounts to US$ 310 billion annually in developing countries, the bulk of it from fruits and vegetables. Could a 4,000-year old idea for food storage help in reducing such wastage?
A tale of cities: local champions for global climate action
Despite being the biggest contributors to climate change and home to majority of the world’s population, cities have so far had little say in global climate negotiations. As the frontlines of climate risks, cities will ...