Papua New Guinea has long sought to join ASEAN. However the regional bloc has always been lukewarm to PNG’s advances. But can LNG change that?
Thailand Cambodia Overlapping Claims Area. Is a settlement in sight?
Thailand and Cambodia have indicated they are prepared to talk about joint exploration of the overlapping claims area. But after 20 years of no progress, will it really happen? This article examines the key considerations.
Cannabis, same-sex unions & beer – the end of Thai prohibition?
Cannabis, alcohol production and same sex marriage, look set to be reformed and legalized in Thailand by the end of 2022.
Thai Agritech and future directions
The Thai agricultural sector stands at a crossroads. Decreasing farm productivity, crop yields, and higher costs are confronting the broader industry. This article examines the quiet grassroots revolution taking place aiming to modernize the sector.
Uber retreats from ASEAN – how the ridesharing giant was outplayed in SE Asia
First China, then Russia and now ASEAN. How the ride-sharing giant lost out in South-East Asia.