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Jokowi's challenges at sea
THE new Indonesian administration of President Joko Widodo will face a number of challenges as a result of the promises of reform made during his presidential campaign in July. Among other things,...
Ray of hope for Myanmar's Rohingya
PINK is best, but green will do just as well. Both colours represent citizenship for Myanmar's minority Muslim Rohingya. A camp for the displaced, housing some 3,000 residents in...
Protests that matter in Singapore
The continuing protests in Hong Kong have received international attention. Some commentators, both internationally and locally, have made comparisons between the protest culture in Hong Kong...
Thai junta's elusive soft landing
As its latest military coup on May 22 crosses the five-month mark, Thailand will either end up with the most benevolent and enlightened military-dominated regime in the country...
The next 50 years in Singapore politics
As a young nation, Singapore is about to embark on a precarious period of transition.

Op-Ed

China's three decades of double-digit economic growth have come to an end. The country's...
 
IN FOUR weeks, we will have the opportunity to watch another spectacle in the form of the Umno (...
 
IT IS not a good time to be a policeman in Hong Kong. Working a minimum 18-hour shift, they have to...
 

Blogs

Amid the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong, one Chinese commentator “Guo Ping” has been most...
 
EMPTY tables at restaurants usually booked up for weeks. Short lines at Disneyland. Clear air and...
 
The ring of onlookers is packed five men deep. They crane their necks to get a glimpse of about 20...
 

People

NAUDERO (REUTERS) – The scion of Pakistan’s leading political dynasty, emerging from the shadow of his mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto seven years after she was assassinated, has...