Should the media, such as a newspaper group, try its best to be socially responsible, in the same way as a corporate body? Danapal Govindasamy tries to answer this question.
The slated meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un raises lots of questions, like: which national leader will be better prepared? DW’s Michael Knigge asked a former US special envoy for North Korea and other analysts to weigh in.
China’s road to becoming a superpower in the 21st century inevitably requires it to go south to Southeast Asia, making its way through Mekong countries, writes Nguyen Khac Giang.
If left unchecked, a decline in Australia’s influence will continue quite rapidly over the coming decade, writes Nick Bisley.
North Korea lashed out at US and South Korean policies toward the North on Wednesday and Thursday, resulting in Western media speculations that Pyongyang has shifted from the planned meeting with US President Donald Trump.
British royalty has been able to play the dignified and traditional card for decades. Is Meghan Markle, who married Prince Harry this weekend, set to change that? John Lloyd comments.
Early this week, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lauded the role of South Korea in Southeast Asia especially under the leadership of President Moon Jae-In and his New Southern Policy which was announced last year. It is a critical turning point in South Korea’s regional diplomacy.
The 2018 Malaysian general election has finally come to an end, bringing about a historic change in the country’s political landscape.
In the future, historians will lament that the United States’ long-term policy toward China was not a result of calm calculation.
What remains of Australian international broadcasting content largely mirrors the country to itself, rather than reaching out to engage audiences across cultural and political frontiers.
Takehiko Nakao outlines 10 priorities in the Asian Development Bank’s key strategy to alleviate poverty in the region.
The US embassy in Israel was relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, with Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and many US officials attending the opening ceremony on Monday.
Timor-Leste’s independence hero Xanana Gusmao is back as prime minister after his AMP coalition ousted the Fretilin–Democratic Party minority government at Saturday’s parliamentary elections.
As Malaysia’s largest trade and investment partner, China is hugely important to the country’s economic development.
Will China soon be the world’s leading economic and geopolitical power? Has it achieved this status already, as some suppose? And if the answer to either question is yes, what are the global implications for the future of democracy?
Thailand’s military regime seems bent on manipulating the electoral landscape suggesting that the ruling generals, who staged the coup in 2014, want to hang on to power for as long as possible, writes.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted with pride he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, and that they “will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace”.
“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in a democratic society.
MALAYSIAN voters finally did it! So did the opposition coalition known as Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope), which on Wednesday managed to overcome racial differences and break the six-decade dominance of the United Malay National Organisation (Umno) at the polls.
The opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH) stunningly won the Malaysia election with 113 seats out of 222 seats.
Cambodia’s economy continues its strong performance, benefiting from favourable global and regional developments. Significant risks and challenges, however, are on the horizon.
At the 32nd Asean Summit last month, Singapore introduced the Asean Smart Cities Network (ASCN) as one of the key deliverables.
US criticizes the Civil Aviation Administration of China’s demand that foreign airlines remove references on their websites or in other material suggesting Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao as “countries”.
Cambodia perceives regional maritime security cooperation as a means to promote mutual understanding and build trust.
Today, May 9, we celebrate Europe Day. May 9 is the day that in 1950 French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman launched proposals that led to the establishment of the European Coal and Steel Community, and eventually to the creation of the European Union.
Achieving equality of opportunity should be the goal of social policies in Asean. However, if there are structural problems that are likely to prolong inequality indefinitely, then it may be necessary to address those problems first, writes Rashesh Shresta.
An amicable meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader,
Kim Jong Un, has added momentum to an apparent diplomatic rapprochement on the Korean peninsula this year.
Asean is at a critical juncture. Whether it progresses or withers largely depends on the capacity of Asean to envision its role in a fluid global geopolitical environment.
Despite the improving global economic outlook in 2018, the Asean+3 (10 members of Asean and China including Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea) region faces external risks.
Cambodia, the latest member of Asean, has come a long way despite concerns in 1999 that its economy was underdeveloped and it could not play catch-up with other member states.