ASEAN


Old Bagan
Photo by Chistopher Michel

Myanmar: The New Tourist Frontier 2

In 2011, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar initiated political, social and economic reforms after 51 years of military rule.  As a result of these reforms—most notably the democratic elections of 2012 that brought Aung San Suu Kyi back into formal politics—Myanmar, or Burma to many, saw an unprecedented more »


internet

Cybercrime Enforcement: ASEAN’s New Industrial Policy? 1

Southeast Asian states are stepping up their prosecution of cybercrime and illicit online activities. A September UNCTAD report showed that 8 out of 10 ASEAN countries have cybercrime legislation exceeding international standards, and on September 19th, ASEAN declared the creation of a new cybercrime working group. ASEAN nations are also more »