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Asialink Webinar Series: Anwar's States of the Nation: six elections, one future?
Elections in six Malaysian states on 12 August are being billed as a referendum on Anwar Ibrahim's leadership less than a year after he led a federal unity government to power.
What the Voice Means for Australia’s Reputation
The outcome of the Voice referendum will affect Australia’s reputation – a fact voters should consider, writes John McCarthy.
One Year In, Marcos Jr. Struggles to Govern
After a landslide election win, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has struggled to live up to the hype in his first year in power, write Cleve V. Arguelles and Jose Miguelito Enriquez.
Peter McCawley (1944-2023): A Trailblazer in Australia’s Engagement with Asia
Peter McCawley was one of the great trailblazers of Australia’s relations with Indonesia, writes Howard Dick. As Australia regrettably reverts to being a “more inward-looking and parochial nation” there are many lessons to learn from McCawley’s life-long efforts to bring Australia closer to its immediate region.
Thailand’s Quest for a New Prime Minister
Thailand’s prolonged quest for a new prime minister is a test of the country’s cohesion and talent for political compromise, writes Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee.