Regional Outlook, Global Perspective
Topic of the week, consisting of two published op-eds or editorial or commentary, with an analytical introduction by AsiaViews
ASEAN LIP-SERVICING HUMAN RIGHTS?
0 comments, 24/09/2018 in Spotlight

Rohingya refugees in refugee camp in Bangladesh, 2017   Danilo T. Ibayan, 22 September 2018 First published in the Manila Times and access... Read more...

TURNING A BLIND EYE
0 comments, 03/09/2018 in Spotlight

Fear and ignorance are at the heart of the violence that Myanmar is perpetrating against the Rohingya. For most in Myanmar, the Rohingya are not part of the country’s body politic and as such must be expelled before they wreak further havoc, whether in the form of Islamist terrorism or ethnic sepa... Read more...

LOSING FAITH IN AUNG SAN SUU KYI
0 comments, 03/09/2018 in Spotlight

First published in The Jakarta Post on 29 August 2018 and accessible at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2018/08/29/losing-faith-in-aung-san-suu-kyi.html How will history judge 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner and Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi? How does the once global icon of ... Read more...

MYANMAR MUST FACE INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
0 comments, 03/09/2018 in Spotlight

First published in The Nation on 28 August 2018 and accessible at: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/opinion/30353106 In a damning report by the United Nations, Myanmar’s military has been accused of committing genocide against the Rohingya Muslims. The report, which is based on a fact-fin... Read more...

NO VACILLATING ON VACCINATIONS!
0 comments, 27/08/2018 in Spotlight

Ignorance can be bliss. For decades, the success of widespread immunization of children against such illnesses as measles or polio meant that the suffering caused by these scourges on children of previous generations slowly faded from living memory. As a result, parents grew complacent over the dang... Read more...

THE RE-EMERGING THREAT OF MEASLES
0 comments, 27/08/2018 in Spotlight

By Maizura Ismail, ASEAN Post-August 23, 2018 First published in the ASEAN Post and accessible at: https://theaseanpost.com/article/re-emerging-threat-measles Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released data showing that over 41,000 children and adults in Europe have been infec... Read more...