Indonesia could turn this year’s ASEAN Chairmanship into opportunities that will benefit not just itself, but the region as a whole.
What might seem like ‘normal’ social greetings among many Asian communities can be felt as stigmatising for unmarried and childless women.
Buddhists believe that bodhisattvas reside in heavenly realms but can also appear on Earth disguised as humans, animals or other types of beings.
Careful diplomacy rather than uncritical alliances will help steer a course through Australia’s foreign policy challenges.
This week’s executions have reminded the world about what’s happening under the generals. It’s time for Australian policy to change
A government review, now in train, is crucial in preparing Australia for the climate dangers ahead. But we must get it right.
Judging by the campaign, and a bit of recent history, we can expect to see a Labor government pay more attention than their predecessors did to Indonesia – and Southeast Asia in general.
The Coalition’s track record was mostly positive until the AUKUS announcement.
In Southeast Asia, Songkran is a time to celebrate the coming year with water fights, honoring elders and offering prayers.
TikTok is a new strategic tool for propagandists to push for political narrative during the electoral period.
One year after the military coup, a possible return to executions threatens the lives of dozens of political prisoners.
Tracking misinformation and disinformation on TikTok is a difficult feat, a study finds
A single tree in a tropical forest has the same cooling effect as two air conditioners. Imagine how hot it gets when a whole forest is felled.
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.