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Clearing the diplomatic haze : Indonesia’s tense ties with Singapore and Malaysia
The recent haze has engulfed parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The worsening air quality, along with trenchant statements by Indonesian officials, has been causing tensions among the three countries.
Hybrid Warfare with Chinese Characteristics
In the evolution of China’s strategic thought, the centrality of information has been a perennial constant as a tool of statecraft and military power. Beijing is exploiting information operations to direct influence in ...
Telegram and IS: A Potential Security Threat?
The removal of 164 Islamic State-related channels on Telegram highlights the savviness of the group in the usage of encrypted and secure messaging applications, and also draws to attention the difficulties of governments ...
The Islamisation of Europe: Myth or Reality?
Discussion of the Islamisation of Europe is increasing, but the claim lacks evidence or empirical credibility. What is fuelling this agenda, and how can it be countered?
Towards a Transboundary Haze-Free ASEAN by 2020: Prevention and Collaboration
This concluding commentary discusses the importance of preventive and preparedness actions and inclusive participatory collaboration with all stakeholders to sustain the efforts of a transboundary haze-free ASEAN beyond 2020.
It's not the size, but how it's used: lesson for ASEAN rice reserves
ASEAN’s approach to stabilising rice markets and averting crises has focused on having sufficient rice stocks as a buffer. Insights from stabilisation in currency markets show that reserve size is not as important as the ...
Distributed local linear parameter estimation using gaussian SPAWN
We consider the problem of estimating local sensor parameters, where the local parameters and sensor observations are related through linear stochastic models. We study the Gaussian Sum-Product Algorithm over a Wireless ...
Distributed localization of a RF target in NLOS environments
We propose a novel distributed expectation maximization (EM) method for non-cooperative RF target localization using a wireless sensor network. We consider the scenario where few or no sensors receive line-of-sight signals ...
Object recognition-based mnemonics mobile app for senior adults communication
There has been an exponential increase in smartphone usage across the globe due to decreasing production costs and a competitive marketplace. Smartphones and mobile internet services have thrived together to create virtual ...
Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Contemporary Japan: Experiences and Perceptions of Some Japanese Mothers
Within a Japanese society grappling with low-birth rates, delayed marriages and late-in-life pregnancies, the use of natural and biomedical Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) has become an issue of critical public ...