ASEAN countries fear a potential arms race and future confrontation between great powers taking place in their region.
The Philippines has reported 34,000 deaths in the pandemic. It’s now in its fourth wave and with vaccination levels at just 14%, case numbers continue to soar.
By exploring Southeast Asian etymologies, we get a glance into the centuries-old relationships between humans and forest creatures.
Two things contribute to increased COVID-19 cases in several countries in Southeast Asia: human mobility and activities and the spreading of new coronavirus variants.
India had the legal ability to classify migrant workers as internally displaced and offer them protection, but instead they were marooned and left to the mercy of fate.
Many developing countries cannot free up public money to invest in economic stimulus packages. For them to join in the global recovery, they will need assistance.
Combining archaeological evidence, aerial scans and machine learning algorithms, researchers modeled how this medieval city grew over time.
A new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the federal government has overlooked the national security threats of climate change.
What began in the 1940s as a revolutionary army created to liberate Myanmar from British colonial rule soon turned repressive. The country has been a military dictatorship on and off since 1962.
In countries such as Indonesia, politicised science can obscure real research. Open science has the potential to help filter out sketchy research and protect the public’s interests.
In many of these countries, traditional power — often autocratic, feudal and authoritarian — lies just beneath the veneer of liberal democracies.
The ancestors of modern-day people living on Southeast Asian islands likely interbred with a prehistoric species called Denisovans - raising the possibility of fresh and intriguing fossil discoveries.
Many have looked to Asia for lessons on successful pandemic management. However, recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Thailand and nearby countries also offer warnings about what not to do.
A bat virus discovered a decade ago in Cambodia indicates that pangolin trafficking remains a credible explanation for the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic.
When illegal fishing is misrepresented, it leads to poor investments and misguided policies that don’t help the actual problem.
Biden’s soft approach to China is expected to accommodate Southeast Asia countries to make both US and China as allies.
The US is willing to ignore human rights violations committed by a country as long as it does not interfere with US interests.
If Indonesia can maximise its role as the hub for the production and distribution of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines for Southeast Asia region, the country may gain profits.
With a limited number of fact-checkers in Southeast Asia, fact-checking content becomes a challenging task to complete.
Several theories have suggested either humans, climate change or both drove megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia. Our newest work suggests otherwise.