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Asia Pacific Security

ASEAN’s anti-terror coordination problem

On September 19 and 20, the ten ASEAN member countries gathered for two Ministerial Meetings to further define and strengthen the bloc’s position on counter-terrorism.

Economics International

Automation will make countries with a youth bulge more volatile

Automation is on track to disrupt the status quo everywhere, but nations with a youth bulge will be more affected than others.

Natural resources and energy South and Central Asia

Indonesian and Malaysian palm oil at a crossroads

Europe’s war against palm oil and overall western pressure risks pushing Indonesia and Malaysia closer to less regulated markets.

Asia Pacific Natural resources and energy North America

To the victor belong the spoils: The future of green energy

In recent years, China has pushed for the rapid development of renewable energy infrastructure, touting itself as the leader of innovative green energy.

Asia Pacific Security

New Indonesian counter-terrorism measures deserve scrutiny

New measures to combat extremism have been tabled in Indonesia. Although at first glance they seem logical given the growing regional militant threat – particularly from the ongoing armed conflict

Asia Pacific Security

From wannabes to warriors: the Maute group were underestimated

The Maute group have grown into a sophisticated transnational network of militants, posing a serious security threat for the Philippines and broader region.

Asia Pacific Politics

3 takeaways from Anies Baswedan’s election win in Jakarta

The key question in the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election was whether a Christian should govern a majority-Muslim electorate. What does this say about where Indonesia is headed?

International

Copper boom or bust? Here’s three countries to watch

Strikes in Chile’s copper mine and pending negotiations in Indonesia are amongst the most pressing factors affecting copper prices in the coming year.

Economics Power Brokers South and Central Asia

Indonesian president Jokowi: A reform-minded leader

Jokowi won the presidential election of Indonesia in 2014, making him the first president outside of the political and military elite.

Asia Pacific Future Generator

Future Generator: Media in Indonesia will turn negative for the next month

News coverage of Indonesia will turn negative over the next month as domestic instability increases. Indonesia is dealing with an increase in fake news.