New dates for the rock art in the Gua Sireh cave in Malaysia reveal resistance to frontier violence between 1670 and 1830.
For a quarter of a century Malaysians have campaigned for something better, for greater transparency and accountability, and a more equitable, cross-communal, way of governing Malaysia.
A strange worm found in the jungle, then harvested and preserved in… gin, provides a better understanding of the evolution and genetics of flatworms.
Our research shows why Indonesians are using ‘return smugglers’ to get home from Malaysia.
Using the state budget as collateral it is too risky a move when it comes to dealing with Beijing.
A new study looks back into history to assess human impacts on the range of Asian elephants and finds sharp decline starting several centuries ago.
The South China Sea is of strategic and economic importance to Beijing and the US, setting up a potential power struggle that could spark conflict.
Last year saw attendance records smashed at screenings of homegrown movies in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Can Anwar, the man who wrote a book on “his vision for a more tolerant, pluralistic Asia”, bring together a divided Malaysia?
Setting aside half of Borneo would significantly reduce their decline, say experts.
Shariah law informs financial contracts and credit systems, and the growth of Islamic financing options provides an alternative to current debt-based banking systems.
With accelerating climate change making the need to decarbonise clearer by the day, two oil-dependent countries weigh how to preserve and present their historical fossil fuel infrastructure.
Four different female presidents led three Asian nations in recent decades. What does their legislative record tell us about the impact women leaders can have on women’s lives?
Political families have a strong hold on power in Southeast Asian countries – often to the detriment of the people they serve.
Over the past two years, labour restrictions, climate change and violent conflict have contributed to the record-breaking high prices of vegetable oil around the world.
TikTok is a new strategic tool for propagandists to push for political narrative during the electoral period.
Tracking misinformation and disinformation on TikTok is a difficult feat, a study finds
More than 100 world leaders have pledged to end the destruction of forests by 2030 as a way to slow climate change. That will require changing how the world produces four widely used commodities.
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.
Palm oil is responsible for widespread deforestation and labor abuses, but it’s also cheap and incredibly useful. That’s why many advocates call for reforming the industry, not replacing it.