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Can Marcos Jr arrest the decline of the Filipino police?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Author: Kevin Nielsen M Agojo, CityU During the regime of former Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine National Police (PNP) played an instrumental role as ‘chief…

Jakarta gets ‘grey-zoned’ by Beijing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Author: Evan A Laksmana, NUS China is subjecting Indonesia to maritime grey zone tactics — competitive acts between states short of all-out warfare — in the…

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Asia Pacific cybercrime threatens to crimp AI

Reading Time: 4 minutes Author: Albert Jehoshua Rapha, Diponegoro University Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has experienced exponential advancement and widespread deployment globally since its initial exploration in 1950. With this pace…

Development

Economics

Thai property gains foreign popularity

Reading Time: 3 minutes Author: Prem Singh Gill, Thammasat University Thailand has been a popular expatriate destination for investment and retirement for decades. But foreign land ownership has long been…

International Relations

Jakarta gets ‘grey-zoned’ by Beijing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Author: Evan A Laksmana, NUS China is subjecting Indonesia to maritime grey zone tactics — competitive acts between states short of all-out warfare — in the…

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Can Marcos Jr arrest the decline of the Filipino police?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Author: Kevin Nielsen M Agojo, CityU During the regime of former Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine National Police (PNP) played an instrumental role as ‘chief…

Jakarta gets ‘grey-zoned’ by Beijing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Author: Evan A Laksmana, NUS China is subjecting Indonesia to maritime grey zone tactics — competitive acts between states short of all-out warfare — in the…

Russia’s new arm’s distance from Asia

Reading Time: 4 minutes Authors: Richard A Bitzinger, RSIS and Kenneth Boutin, Canberra Russia’s importance as an arms supplier to Asian states is likely to decline in the short term…

Reducing ASEAN’s food import dependency

Reading Time: 3 minutes Author: Paul Teng, NTU The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and the Russia–Ukraine conflict have exacerbated global food insecurity. The current crisis has highlighted the reliance of…

Pouring cold water on Jokowi’s maritime ambitions

Reading Time: 4 minutes Authors: Demas Nauvarian and Putu Shangrina Pramudia, CSGS On 26 July 2022, Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in China. The…

ASEAN

RCEP and ASEAN: old and new

The Future of ASEAN Maritime Security Cooperation

Hun Sen future-proofs Cambodia’s politics

Indonesia’s year of living hopefully

Climate

Building a heatwave-resistant India

Reading Time: 3 minutes Authors: Simrit Kaur and Harpreet Kaur, University of Delhi Heatwaves in India have become more frequent, prolonged, intense and geographically spread-out. Twelve of the country’s warmest…

Obstacles to energy security in Central and South Asia

Reading Time: 3 minutes Author: Dimitris Symeonidis, The Hague On 25 January 2022, an unprecedented blackout spread across much of southern Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. This is not the first…

Pacific resilience tested on multiple fronts

Reading Time: 3 minutes Author: Dr Tess Newton Cain, Pacific Hub, Griffith Asia Institute It was quite the year for the Pacific islands in 2021. Countries have had to negotiate…