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Promoting Union Social Responsibility : Going for Universal Labour Guarantee
The objective of the International Labour Organisation in achieving Universal Labour Guarantee can be better realised if the UN agency can persuade labour unions worldwide to embrace Union Social Responsibility.
Assessment of IS Ideological Threat
On 18 February 2019, Berita Harian published an article on the ideological threat posed by the IS terrorist group (“Penilaian ke atas ancaman ideologi IS”). This is an abridged version of the article which dwells on IS’ ...
The Pulwama Attack’s After Effects : Fake News and Rumours
The terrorist attack in Kashmir which resulted in the death of more than 40 members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has generated fresh tensions between India and Pakistan. The Pakistan-based terrorism group ...
The Rakhine Crisis – Role of ASEAN
Violence in Rakhine state, involving the Myanmar national armed forces (Tatmadaw) and the outlawed Arakan army has added pressure on ASEAN to take concrete action to improve the situation in the state. ASEAN’s own credibility ...
Sri Lanka’s Drug Scourge
Sri Lanka’s recent move to bring back capital punishment for convicted drug offenders has put a spotlight on growing narcotics related crime in the country. The government’s apparent tough stance is in response to concerns ...
Putin’s State-of-the-Nation Speech : Primacy of Domestic Politics
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual address to both houses of Parliament on the 20 February 2019 predictably focussed on the country’s domestic challenges. Like his 2018 speech it reaffirms his commitment to improving ...
Trump-Kim Summit II : Challenges of Nuclear Issues to Regional Peace
As President Trump and Chairman Kim converge in Hanoi for their second summit, the key question is whether this will lead to any real breakthrough.
Sri Lanka : An Ideological Power Struggle
The ideological moorings of leaders in Sri Lanka, as they struggle for power, are as important as the strategic stakes of China and India in the Indian Ocean island state.
Breakthrough for Bangsamoro : Can They Overcome the Odds?
Muslim Mindanao is getting a fresh start as an autonomous region in the Philippines. Repeated delays to the Bangsamoro Transition Authority’s (BTA) inauguration have, however, raised questions about its ability to bring ...
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – State of Play : Who Will Win in Largest Single-Day Elections?
Indonesia will conduct its general election on 17 April 2019. A simultaneous election of the presidency as well as the national and regional legislative chambers, it is the largest single-day democratic election in the world.