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Anwar Ibrahim’s Quiet Triumph
After surviving a year in office, Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim is well placed to ensure economic progress, government stability and the development of policies that benefit all Malaysia’s ethnic groups, writes Kishore Mahbubani.
Sth East Asia: Between the US and China
At the annual ASEAN-Australia-NZ Dialogue in Kuala Lumpur, Southeast Asian representatives stressed the importance of national independence and resilience. Natasha Hamilton-Hart charts the economic challenges ASEAN faces in achieving those goals amid the US-China rivalry.
Southeast Asia Strategy Needs Funding and Commitment
Australia’s planned economic strategy for Southeast Asia will require significant funding, bipartisan political commitment, and good oversight if it is to succeed, writes Brenton Mauriello AM.
Perceptions of Energy Transition in Southeast Asia: Between Hope and Fear
The latest Southeast Asian Climate Outlook survey reveals generally positive perceptions about the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy. But as Mirza Sadaqat and Sharon Seah write, the region also is wary of the potential costs.
Rise of Unicorns in Southeast Asia
Tham Siew Yean examines the state of startup developments across Southeast Asia, delving deeper into the success of unicorns in Singapore and the newest unicorn hub of Indonesia.