Millennials Aim to spoil Malaysia’s Polls

In an election featuring many age-old familiar faces, an increasingly engaged but alienated younger generation of Malaysian voters is committing to #UndiRosak, a social media sparked campaign that advocates... Read more »

Fears of US ‘Bloody Nose’ Attack on North Korea on The Rise

Converging signals from the United States, Japan, South Korea and even the United Kingdom indicate that a US military strike on North Korea is morelikely than ever – adding... Read more »

A Tale of Two Changs and How They’re Shaping Chinese Consumerism

Stanley Chao, a Los Angeles-based author and business consultant, has a unique take on what may happen in the world’s second-biggest economy in the next few years — especially... Read more »

Myanmar Vows to Improve Company Registry, Cut Red Tape

Myanmar plans to launch an electronic company-registry system this year and boost its efforts to reduce red tape for businesses after it amended its Companies Act last month to... Read more »

China-UK Spat Brewing Over May’s Belt and Road Caution

When Theresa May lands in China on Wednesday it will be the first official visit by a British Prime Minister in five years. The last was by her predecessor,... Read more »

China Hails its 170th Satellite, But Hush on Spy Programs

The launch this month of a high-throughput communication satellite, the Shijian-13, has brought the number of Chinese satellites orbiting the earth to 170. That feat is being trumpeted by... Read more »

India Takes Fight to China via SEAsia

In what has been described as “the most significant exposition of its ‘Act East’ policy,” India invited Southeast Asian heads of state as its chief guests during its recent... Read more »

Will India and Asean Counterbalance China?

As China continues its inexorable rise, global strategists are increasingly looking – anxiously – to India. Why? Many are hoping that India, with its huge population and roaring gross... Read more »

Cambodians Come to Hong Kong to Meet The Increasing Demand For Helpers

Cambodia on Wednesday sent its first batch of maids to work in Hong Kong, which is scrambling to meet growing demand for domestic helpers after a series of abuse... Read more »

‘An Era to Forget’: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Hails Close Singapore Ties While Taking Aim at Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak praised his country’s relationship with neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday, but added a jibe for his closest rival in upcoming elections. “We believe in good... Read more »