Category: Southeast Asia

Learning to live Indonesian Islam

Panicked prophecies about a rise of conservative Islam in Indonesia do little to address the underlying issues, writes Alia Huberman.

Decoding the Trump-Kim Summit: what happened, and what is to come?

North Korea has vowed to take steps towards denuclearisation, but evidence shows we shouldn’t hold our breath. The shortfalls of the summit in June leave […]

An end to poverty in Thailand is not on the cards

Thailand’s latest social welfare program is a few cards short of a full deck, Wannaphong Durongkaveroj writes.

Tragedy on the Mekong: why greater government scrutiny is needed in Laos

The recent dam collapse in Laos highlights major flaws in government accountability and oversight, Benjamin Clarke writes.