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Strait of Malacca
Strait of Malacca


Piracy In Southeast Asia: The Current Situation – Analysis

Recent media reports claim that piracy is again a major problem in Southeast Asia but a closer look at the situation suggests these reports are alarmist. By Sam Bateman CHANNEL NEWS ASIA recently carried a report that piracy in Southeast Asia had surged, particularly in ‘the maritime trading hub of the Malacca Straits’ with the […]

China - India relations
China - India relations


China’s Second Coast: Implications For Northeast India – Analysis

By Namrata Goswami Northeast of India has been in the news recently with the coming to power of the new NDA government at the Centre. With the appointment of Gen (Retd) V. K. Singh, former Chief of Army Staff, and now a federal minister of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), the arresting […]

Cambodia
Cambodia


HRW Calls For Cambodia To Quash Convictions Of 25 Activists, Workers

The Cambodian government should quash the convictions of 25 human rights activists, factory workers, and others for lack of evidence, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 30, 2014, the Phnom Penh municipal court convicted the defendants in three cases of committing violence during recent demonstrations and imposed suspended sentences of up to four-and-a-half years. […]

Cambodia
Cambodia


Cambodia’s Parliament Passes Laws ‘Threatening Judicial Independence’

Cambodia’s opposition-boycotted parliament has unanimously approved a set of judicial laws that rights groups say will give Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government effective control over the judiciary and further undermine the independence of courts. All members of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) in the National Assembly agreed to adopt the laws which in effect […]