Regional Outlook, Global Perspective
Topic of the week, consisting of two published op-eds or editorial or commentary, with an analytical introduction by AsiaViews
THE SAUDI QUESTION
0 comments, 26/11/2018 in Regions, Spotlight

Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque also the state mosque of Pahang, Kuantan. Malaysia, Aug 2005. Wikimedia Commons Jamal Khasoggi’s assassination by Sa... Read more...

MA’RUF AMIN: JOKOWI’S SECRET WEAPON?
0 comments, 19/11/2018 in Spotlight

Indonesia’s image of diversity by Pixabay in Wikimedia Commons By Yang Razali Kassim* - October 28 First published by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and accessible at: https://www.rsis.edu.sg/rsis-publication/rsis/maruf-ami... Read more...

CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS
0 comments, 05/11/2018 in Spotlight

Global Investigative Journalism Network, in Wikimedia Commons Journalism is viewed by some as a glamorous profession. Watch how Hollywood movies tend to depict scribes as muckrakers on a hero’s journey to expose the truth, insidiously obscured by the corrupt rich and powerful. In real life, journ... Read more...

A DANGEROUS TIME
0 comments, 05/11/2018 in Spotlight

ASEANEWS.NET By John Nery First published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer on Oct 30, 2018 and accessible at: https://opinion.inquirer.net/117097/a-dangerous-time In New York, tracking the terrible arc of online abuse becoming offline violence, I am reminded again and again that the hostility... Read more...

LIVING WITH TREMORS, TYPHOONS AND TIDAL WAVES
0 comments, 15/10/2018 in Spotlight

Bali’s Mount Agung spewing smoke while school children look on, Nov 2017. AP photo in Wikimedia Commons Southeast Asia is no stranger to natural disasters that affect up to hundreds of thousands of people. Just in 2018, major natural disasters—earthquakes, floods, landslides, tsunamis, typhoon... Read more...