Sovereignty concerns arise over foreign ownership of critical national assets, and foreign control of service provision in critical sectors.
The current version of ASEAN is inadequate to implement a robust neutrality enforcement policy that follows a “strong neutrality” and “cohesive neutrality” principle.
Public opinion should force the Indonesian government to consider and adjust its policies and responses to China in the South China Sea.
A reflection on China-Myanmar relations ahead of Xi Jinping’s visit on 17 January 2020.
Chinese elites have looked to Singapore as a model throughout much of the reform era, but have failed to understand what made the city-state tick.
Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.
A common logic—play nice with Beijing, get investment—doesn't fit the facts in the Philippines.
How Australia can keep afloat as Trump torpedoes global order.
How a historical China-Myanmar border treaty can help smooth troubled waters.
Why a Trump presidency is a major setback for US-Southeast Asia ties.
The political economy of the Philippines’ shift to China.
Why Beijing benefits from softer US sanctions on Myanmar.
Indonesia foreign policy experts call for respect and restraint.
South China Sea a health risk and needs to be confronted sooner rather than later.
South China Sea award is a legal and moral victory for the Philippines. But the battle is only half won.