Islamic State (ISIS) militants from South-east Asian countries who fought in Syria may be able to travel home to the region using stolen identities and passports, a former Malaysian Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) leader has warned.
Bankers in SEA are urged to focus on digital innovation to improve their operations.
Malaysians and Indonesians who joined the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria are unlikely to make Southeast Asia their new destination following the global terror network’s bombardment in the Levant, a US counter-terrorism official said.
A wave of recently introduced laws in countries across Southeast Asia has increased authorities’ control over the internet and criminalised any online activity deemed to be “subversive.”
It was not long ago that economists were fretting about interest rate rises in Southeast Asia. But in 2019, the mood has distinctly shifted among central banks in the region.
CAMBODIA is a hot and humid country located in the tropical region of Southeast Asia. The country has two main seasons: rainy and dry season.
SEA is still slow to address the pressing need for developing cybersecurity specialists.
The biggest event for the shipping industry in Southeast Asia is coming to Cambodia.
Southeast Asia is an important strategic partner in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The region serves as a key link in the BRI’s Maritime Silk Road, which aims to connect China’s coast to South Asia,
16 companies seek to alternate production bases from China to Southeast Asia.
Seventy-five per cent of globally exported waste ends up in Asia. But since July 2017 — when China began to ban imports of plastic waste — Southeast Asia in particular has become a dumping ground for wealthier countries’ waste.
Landlocked, secretive and with ungovernable borders, Laos has become a sluice for transporting Made-In-Myanmar meth to the drug hungry markets of Southeast Asia and Australia, where billion-dollar seizures are now being made.
Although the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations has ended, the exchange and mutual learning among civilizations will not end.
Regarding Asean as a cornerstone of its foreign policy, Cambodia has proactively and responsibly participated in the Asean Community building.
In dorms on Singapore’s fringes or employers’ backrooms, a growing number of migrant workers are using poetry to shed light on their hidden struggles and reconnect with their roots.
Analysts warn that legislation could hold back the ethical businesses.
Cambodia is experiencing a miraculous period of growth. The real estate is growing but is still far from a mature market.
If international sanctions on North Korea are not removed, economic ties between Cambodia and North Korea will remain miniscule, which in turn affects the overall bilateral relationship.
Although it should not be exaggerated, a persistent British naval presence in Southeast Asia should be expected now that commitments to Iraq and Afghanistan have reduced, argues Geoffrey Till.
If they are managed effectively, minilaterals can well complement the Asean community building process.
Strategically located at the center of the Mekong Region and Southeast Asia, Cambodia has great potential to become a bridging state in the region.
From Kampot, it goes on to the City of Temples with a long weekend of FAB shows and events including art exhibitions, film screening and concert.
AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Airline for 10 years running according to Skytrax, has continually introduced flights to Cambodia and connects the country to 130 different destinations throughout Southeast Asia and Asia, inviting its people to expand their horizons.
German chemical giant BASF officially launches its operations in the Kingdom.
More than 1,000 Southeast Asian experts worry about the region in 2019. The report by the Asean Studies Centre at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute also finds that the majority of these thought leaders are losing confidence in the US’s reliability.
To face economic headwinds in 2019, Asean member states should prioritise implementing Asean Economic Community 2025 and concluding the RCEP negotiations.
He’s an American expat of Armenian heritage who’s been operating in the Southeast Asian region for nigh on twenty years and, for the last 18 months or so, he’s been running his own establishment, Kevin’s Vagabond Pub, in the bustling night market area of downtown Siem Reap.
Polluting producers of low-quality steel have made their way to parts of Southeast Asia.
Facebook is being used to silence bloggers critical of Vietnam’s gov’t, says RSF.
The Cambodia-EU fight may have wider implications for Cambodia and for the SEA.