FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In Malaysia, the signs are ominous. The coming wet season is already shaping up as potentially the worst on record for dengue fever with regional governments stepping up efforts to limit the spread of the potentially deadly disease.
The security environment in Southeast Asia has witnessed rapid change since the end of the Cold War, with various manifestations of this including the broadening of the notion of security to include climate change and […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A decision by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to repeal controversial laws that significantly curtail civil liberties has been greeted with both relief and cynicism among members of the public. Under […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Leaders of the 10-nation ASEAN bloc have laid the final groundwork for the establishment of an integrated economic community by 2015, but rifts have emerged over how to handle Chinese hegemony following […]