Myanmar deserves better than Aung San Suu Kyi

Next year Myanmar’s voters are due to go to the polls in their second democratic general election since the disastrous military coup of 1962....

Jakarta’s religious card 

The future of one of the world's largest cities, Jakarta, lies in the balance. As ethnicity and religion have been increasingly exploited, the colossal...

Philippines ignores US over Huawei

The telecoms sector is providing another example of the growing influence of China across Asean, as its controversial mobile giant, Huawei, prepares to roll...

Malaysian parties fail to inspire

Malaysians go to the polls next year as the complacent Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition eyes another five-year term. But voters are understandably uninspired as they...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Declares Resigning from Politics

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Declares Retirement from Politics

On May 9, 2022, the Philippines will choose its leader for better or worse. Some candidates will vie for  Philippine president, while others are...

Clown king nears crisis point 

A close aide of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn was this month named head of the agency which manages the monarchy's vast holdings after legal...

Malaysia’s overflowing inbox

Malaysia's rulers juggle many cultural sensitivities. Source: Flickr Most of Malaysia’s ruling coalition will be pleased to see a busy year ahead with the federation...

Mindanao at the crossroads 

The southern Philippine island of Mindanao is increasingly being seen as Asean’s frontline in the battle against so-called Islamic State. Unfortunately the Philippines’ president, the...

Giap ‘testicle’ gag and online freedom

An incident in Vietnam, involving an unfortunate quip about a testicle being fashioned into the shape of a legendary general’s head, has exposed the...

Duterte’s two faces 

President Rodrigo Duterte even wore a suit when he met his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in October. Source: Wikimedia The colourful Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte,...

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Climate change is a global issue that every country must take into consideration as it affects all things that live on Earth.

Climate Change Continuously Takes Its Toll on ASEAN countries

Malaysia wasn't expecting that the country would experience early a phenomenon they supposed to happen once in a hundred years. It's all because of...
Animal abuse has been evident in some circus and amusement facilities in Vietnam. based on Animals Asia's report.

Animals Asia Uncovers Animal Abuse in Vietnam’s Circuses and Amusement Parks

Animals Asia exposes animal abuse in Vietnam's circuses and entertainment parks. The government's drive to protect the animals isn't enough to cushion them from...
Malaysia also experiences a slump in the economy because of the pandemic. To revive its dwindling economy it must focus in its export by adding values to it.

Malaysia Should Add More Value on Exports

Because of the pandemic, Malaysia wasn't able to entice foreign direct investment, unlike before. According to former PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, they missed the...