Journalist Salil Tripathi reflects on Anwar Ibrahim, the firebrand turned reformist politician, and his long and arduous journey to become prime minister of Malaysia
The new Malaysian government has an uphill battle against political corruption and cronyism, write Universiti Malaya's Khairul Saidah Abas Azmi and Rozaimah Zainudin
ASEAN members may find the IPEF an attractive platform for advancing economic engagement with the US.
Leaders have focused on short-term needs and benefits without addressing long-term implications.
Financial technology applications need to go beyond payments systems to provide a wide array of services, from lending to insurance, to new and existing banking customers
Transparentem's investigations into human rights abuses in economies in Asia, and recommendations for how to reform the social auditing industry.
Why did the announcement of the OECD's ground-breaking global minimum tax proposal have little effect on markets?
ASEAN has been put in an increasingly difficult position if it is to preserve its neutrality, assert its much-prized centrality in the region, and maintain cohesion.
Disruptions and disputes among the major powers with interests in the region should not hinder deeper cooperation if all players focus on trade and investment.
This is especially pertinent in this time of economic hardship for many women in the region.
Beijing is now seeking to turn the tide in its favor through fresh narratives centering on China’s goodwill in providing public goods for international cooperation.
The pitfalls of a US Indo-Pacific strategy
In Southeast Asia, rampant corruption has fueled an illegal trade in plastic waste, a source of much pollution through dumping, leaching and burning.
Europe might have done better to conduct a more informal, consultative approach involving all stakeholders instead of a unilateral ban on palm oil imports.
The purpose of the Chiang Mai Initiative should be renewed and deploying it would be a step towards ASEAN regional financial integration.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome, which has long been linked to polluted air, has been a major cause of Covid-19-related deaths.