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Highlights
  • Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Summit
  • Julie Bishop on ASEAN-Australia Relations
  • Unpacking the Rakhine Issue
  • Surakiat Sathirathai on the Advisory Board on the Rakhine Issue
  • Puppetry Arts in Southeast Asia

ASEANFocus Issue 2/2018

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Highlights
  • Urgent steps to save ASEAN biodiversity from the brink
  • Why the EU’s anti-palm oil measures do not help the environment
  • Unpacking ASEAN’s trade surplus with the US
  • What lies ahead for the Korean Peninsula after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
  • Constraints of Southeast Asia’s engagement with the DPRK

ASEANFocus Issue 1/2018

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Highlights
  • Singapore Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan shares his views on ASEAN’s future and outlines Singapore’s priorities as ASEAN Chair in 2018
  • HE Le Luong Minh reflects on his tenure as ASEAN Secretary-General and the regional organisation in his last official interview as SG
  • Southeast Asia’s “report card” on Trump’s visit to region
  • Making sense out of the Indo-Pacific concept
  • A tribute to the late Dr Surin Pitsuwan and his contributions to ASEAN and regional integration
  • Outlook at 50: Multi-stakeholders’ perspectives on the future of tertiary, vocational and technical education in ASEAN

ASEANFocus Issue 7/2017

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Highlights
  • The 31st ASEAN Summit
Highlights from the ASEAN Summit, the East Asia Summit and other meetings
  • The 19th Chinese Communist Party National Congress
Xi Jinping’s second term and its implications for Chinese foreign policy and Southeast Asia
  • TPP Revisited
The future of cross-Pacific and regional trade through the CPTPP
  • ASEAN-India Relations
Overcoming challenges, realising potentials and endless possibilities
  • Outlook at 50: Religiosity in Southeast Asia
An in-depth look into trends and transformations in the most religiously diverse region in the world

ASEANFocus Issue 6/2017

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Highlights
  • ASEAN at 50: Then & Now
  • Defining Southeast Asia's Geopolitical Identity
  • Thoughts from ASEAN Secretaries-General and Dialogue Partners 
  • The Genesis and Evolution of ASEAN Centrality
  • The Future of ASEAN
  • Champions of ASEAN Economic Integration
  • A Map of ASEAN'S Global Engagement

ASEANFocus Issue 5/2017

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Highlights
  • Analysis of the 50th AMM and Related Meetings
  • Is ASEAN a Community?
  • The Sino-Japanese HSR Race in ASEAN
  • Outlook at 50: Demographic Trends in Southeast Asia
  • Coping with an Ageing ASEAN
  • Insider Views: EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on ASEAN-EU Relations
  • Know Your ASEAN: SEA Games

ASEANFocus Issue 4/2017

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Highlights
  • ASEAN’s response to the North Korean Missile Tests
  • Challenges to Protecting Migrant Workers in Southeast Asia
  • Timor-Leste: In or Out?
  • Outlook At 50: Disruption and the New Economy
  • Marawi and the ISIS Threat in Southeast Asia
  • Know Your ASEAN: ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity

ASEANFocus Issue 3/2017

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Highlights
  • Analysis on the 30th ASEAN Summit
  • Conversations on US Engagement in Southeast Asia
  • US-China Trade War
  • Survey Results: “How do Southeast Asians View the Trump Administration?”
  • Outlook at 50: Urbanisation in ASEAN
  • RCEP is the Only Game in Town
  • Know Your ASEAN – AHA Centre

ASEANFocus Issue 2/2017

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Highlights
  • Southeast Asia's Leading Diplomatic Voices Debate ASEAN Consensus
  • ESM Goh Chok Tong on the ASEAN Economic Community and Future of ASEAN
  • Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on ASEAN-Australia Ties
  • The Implications and Costs of Climate Change for ASEAN
  • Is the Singapore-Kunming Rail Link on Track?

ASEANFocus Issue 1/2017

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Highlights
  • Priorities of the Philippines’ ASEAN Chairmanship
  • The Rise of Populism in Southeast Asia
  • RCEP, TPP and the Future of Regional Trade
  • Insider Views: Minister K. Shanmugam on Terrorism
  • Building an ASEAN Community through the ASEAN University Network
  • 2016 in Review

ASEANFocus Issue 9/2016

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