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US Presidential Election: If Southeast Asia Could Vote
Hillary Clinton, for the Democrats, and Donald Trump, for the Republicans, have emerged front-runners in the presidential nomination campaign. There has not been much talk about their foreign policy stances, especially in ...
Reform and Federalism Post GE14 : More Power to the States?
Besides the 1MDB scandal, the failure of the Barisan Nasional (BN) government to deliver equitable development to the different states has been one of the factors that led to its historic electoral defeat at the recent ...
Institutions for Asian Development Finance : Growing Competition or Complementarity?
The benefits of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank have outweighed the costs and they are working well with their older counterparts to promote Asian development. But more needs ...
Human Security Through Formal Trials: Some Evidence from Southeast Asia
When the United Nations declared the 1990s to be “Decade of International Law”, optimism spread about the future of world peace. Another chapter of international law also began to open. Formal trials were what it would ...
North Korea’s Musudan Missile: An Evolving Threat
North Korea’s recent failures to launch intermediate range missiles should not be derided prematurely. Pyongyang has the time and political will to refine its Musudan missile into a viable threat.
ASEAN minus X: Should This Formula Be Extended?
ASEAN should enhance its ability to respond to challenges involving regional security. While preserving its practice of consensus, ASEAN should propose that the ‘ASEAN minus X’ formula, already agreed to and used on economic ...
Protecting Our Seas - Marine Environmental Governance in the South China Sea
By meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 14 on Life Below Water, parties in the South China Sea can enhance transboundary partnerships for a more sustainable approach to marine environmental governance.
Indo-Pacific : The Next Growth Engine?
There is more to gain by turning the Indo-Pacific into the next global growth engine.
Is ASEAN a Community?
As ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary it is instructive to ask whether the grouping has achieved its primary goal of creating an ASEAN Community.
ASEAN Community: Economic Integration and Development of SMEs
The ASEAN Community is in business notwithstanding various challenges. The huge potential of ASEAN Small and Medium Enterprises must be tapped to strengthen the backbone of the regional economy.